A newly published research paper exposes weaknesses in short URLs used by cloud-based services such as OneDrive that put supposedly private data at risk.
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FBI Director James Comey discussed the scope of the tool they used to break the iPhone 5C and challenged the concept of absolute privacy in a talk Wednesday.
New life has been injected into the BREACH crypto attacks by researchers who have discovered how to bypass existing mitigations.
Reddit has removed a warrant canary from its latest transparency report, indicating it has received its first National Security Letter.
The week in news is recapped, including how the FBI cracked that iPhone, ransomware hitting hospitals, and the Hack the Pentagon bug bounty trial program.
The FBI has refused to comply with a judge’s request to describe how it was able to compromise Tor and trigger a wave of child pornography investigations last year.
Check Point has discovered a weakness that allows hackers to use phishing to carry out man-in-the-middle attacks between iOS devices and mobile device management tools and allow an attacker to push malicious apps to devices.
MedStar Health is the latest healthcare provider to fall victim to ransomware in escalating attacks targeting hospitals.
Threatpost Editor in Chief Mike Mimoso talks to crypto pioneer and security expert Bruce Schneier of Resilient Systems about the early days of the RSA Conference, the integration of privacy and security, and the current FBI-Apple debate over encryption and surveillance.
Yahoo’s latest transparency report, published today, reflects a spike in government and law enforcement requests for user data following the Paris terrorist attacks of Nov. 13.