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China’s Police State Targets Zero-Covid Protesters

It was another busy week in security that saw big news about protests, surveillance, spyware, data breaches, and more. In the US, recent court filings detail how the FBI’s use.

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Android Phone Makers’ Encryption Keys Stolen and Used in Malware

While Google develops its open source Android mobile operating system, the “original equipment manufacturers” who make Android smartphones, like Samsung, play a large role in tailoring and securing the OS.

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Iran’s Protests Reveal What’s Lost If Twitter Crumbles

Twitter isn’t Iran’s biggest social network—WhatsApp, Instagram, and Telegram are more popular—but as in many other countries, it is used to share breaking news and real-time updates on events. It.

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Google Moves to Block Invasive Spanish Spyware Framework

The commercial spyware industry has increasingly come under fire for selling powerful surveillance tools to anyone who can pay, from governments to criminals around the world. Across the European Union,.

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Drop What You’re Doing and Update iOS, Android, and Windows

November saw the release of patches from the likes of Apple’s iOS, Google Chrome, Firefox, and Microsoft Windows to fix multiple security vulnerabilities. Some of these issues are pretty severe,.

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The Hunt for the Kingpin Behind AlphaBay, Part 6: Endgame

The direct ripple effects of that explosion of incriminating data, passed through so many institutions' records, aren't easy to track. But over the following years, Grant Rabenn, who served as.

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A Peek Inside the FBI’s Unprecedented January 6 Geofence Dragnet

For the final step, the government sought subscriber information, including phone numbers, Google accounts, and email addresses, for two groups of users. The first was for devices that appeared to.

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Apple Tracks You More Than You Think

Cybersecurity startup Corellium offered or sold its software to spyware and hacking-tool creators in multiple repressive countries, a WIRED investigation revealed this week. A previously unreported 507-page document, believed to.

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Redacted Documents Are Not as Secure as You Think

“Even if you do the redaction, supposedly correctly, even if you remove the text, there’s a lot of latent information that is dependent on the content that was redacted, and.

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I Lost $17,000 in Crypto. Here’s How to Avoid My Mistake

In 2014, I bought 25,000 dogecoin as a joke. By 2021, it was briefly worth over $17,000. Problem was, I couldn’t remember the password. Determined to get my coins back,.

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