Amid Its Covid-19 Crisis, China Was Still Hacking Uighurs iPhones

China may have been one of the first countries to lock down over the first months of 2020, as Covid-1 9 began its world-wide spread. But that didn’t stop believed Chinese snoops from carrying out a brand-new smartphone-hacking campaign aimed…

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Google Sees State-Sponsored Hackers Ramping Up Coronavirus Attacks

Digital swindles and phishing expeditions related to Covid-1 9 have been exploding since January, and it isn’t just criminal fraudsters driving the trend. As investigates predicted, government-backed intruders around the world are exploiting the pandemic as cover for digital reconnaissance…

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Security News This Week: Chinese Hacking Surges Amid Coronavirus Crisis

As the world continues to adjust to the reality of the new coronavirus, scammers are increasingly taking advantage as well. But one Twitch streamer has been calling them out before a live gathering of millions. And as health care organisations…

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The Best and Worst Browsers for Privacy, Ranked

Microsoft Edge received the lowest privacy rating in a recently published study, which compared the user information collected by major browsers. Yandex, the less-popular browser developed by the Russian Web search provider Yandex, shared that dubious preeminence; Brave, the upstart…

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The EARN IT Act Is a Sneak Attack on Encryption

A bipartisan pair of US senators today established long-rumored legislation known as the EARN IT Act. Meant to combat child sexual exploitation online, the legislation threatens to erode established protections against containing tech firms responsible for what people do and…

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Putins Top Spy: Were Teaming Up With D.C. on Cybersecurity

Following a recent seminar of foreign security and law enforcement agencies, the head of Russia’s State Security Service, the FSB, recently uncovered disinformation campaign to influence our upcoming presidential scoot. Such cyber-cooperation might also lend legitimacy to the FSB’s known…

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Security News this Week: Palantir Manual Shows How Law Enforcement Tracks Families

On Zoom conference calls across the US this week, brows grooved as the news broke that the video discussion fellowship had a flaw in its backend that have been able to utter intruders access to people’s webcams. Worse, Zoom seemed…

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Your Google Calendar Isn’t Safe, an Eye-Controlled TV, and More News

There &# x27; s a new scam get after your Google Calendar, you can now control TVs with your eyes, and it &# x27; s time to get your smorgasbord of cell phone photos planned. Now &# x27; s the…

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A Top Voting-Machine Firm Calls for Paper Ballots

Election Systems& Software, which describes itself as the nation’s guiding elections-equipment provider, has vowed to stop selling paperless electronic voting systems–at least as the “primary voting device in a jurisdiction.” And the company is calling on Congress to pass legislation…

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UK’s tax office ordered to destroy the voice data of millions

Have you been giving away your voiceprint ? Image: Getty Epitome/ Ikon Images Imagine the IRS sitting on a gigantic database of peculiar voiceprints collected from millions of citizens. That’s mostly what happened in the U.K ., but at least…

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