Last Friday’s ShadowBrokers dump, Microsoft ditching passwords, and a new car dongle hack are all discussed.
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Google asked for MLAT reform, and released its biannual Transparency Report revealing it received a record number of government requests for user data.
A white hat hacker is believed responsible for the Hajime IoT botnet because its main objective appears to be to secure IoT devices vulnerable to the notorious Mirai malware.
Microsoft announced this week its giving users a new way to sign into their accounts without long and complicated passwords.
InterContinental Hotels Group said on Friday that it found malware designed to access payment card data at more than 1,000 of its hotels.
At F8 today, Facebook released SDKs and documentation for the integration of Delegated Account Recovery into Java, NodeJS and Ruby applications.
A new ransomware-as-a-service called Karmen appeals to ransomware newbies with a low price, easy setup and developer updates.
A rash of Java-based remote access Trojans is targeting tax filers with bogus IRS attachments.
Academics argue that Netflix’s recent upgrade to HTTPS is doing little to protect its users from a passive traffic analysis attack.