No Surprise, China Has Been Hijacking BGP Routes

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Cathay Pacific Hacked, Personal Data For 9.4 Million Passengers Compromised

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[Before the fall: Mariah Carey and James Packer]

You may have been seeing stories out of Australia about actor Tom Cruise and an Australian billionaire named James Packer. These stories caught us by surprise for two reasons.

1: Most of what’s in them was already covered by Steve Cannane in his excellent 2016 book Fair [...]


Pentagon Expands Bug Bounty To Include Physical Systems

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An Indian security researcher has discovered a highly critical flaw in X.Org Server package that impacts OpenBSD and most Linux distributions, including Debian, Ubuntu, CentOS, Red Hat, and Fedora.

Xorg X server is a popular open-source implementation of the X11 system (display server) that offers a graphical environment to a wider range of hardware and OS platforms. It serves as an


Once again, an airline has become a victim of a cyber attack. However, what makes this incident distinct is the

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UK fines Facebook over Cambridge Analytica scandal, Pentagon expands bug-bounty program to physical systems, more people exposed in British Airways breach and more on episode 150 of our daily podcast.

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[PAC Base, Los Angeles. Ana, you there?]

Jeffrey Augustine reveals some of Scientology’s dirty work, and we’ll caution you to be prepared for some off-color language ahead.

Scientology appears to be sending out sexually explicit harassing e-mails from someone claiming to be named “Ana Kasparin” and from the account ana209@mail.com.

One e-mail was sent [...]

Facebook has finally been slapped with its first fine of £500,000 for allowing political consultancy firm Cambridge Analytica to improperly gather and misuse data of 87 million users.

The fine has been imposed by the UK's Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) and was calculated using the UK's old Data Protection Act 1998 which can levy a maximum penalty of £500,000 — ironically that’s

When it comes to security updates, Android is a real mess.

Even after Google timely rolls out security patches for its Android platform, a major part of the Android ecosystem remains exposed to hackers because device manufacturers do not deliver patches regularly and on a timely basis to their customers.

To deal with this issue, Google at its I/O Developer Conference May 2018 revealed the


Russian Malware Used In An Attempt To Sabotage Saudi Petrol Plant

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Most Enterprise Vulns Remain Unpatched A Month After Discovery

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Another Windows zero-day exploit disclosed on Twitter, Cathay Pacific airline suffers data breach and Apple actually locks out iPhone cracking tool used by law enforcement on episode 149 of our daily podcast.

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Tim Cook Blasts Weaponization Of Personal Data And Praises GDPR

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Pocket iNet Left All Of Its Corporate Passwords, Keys, And Data Exposed

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Mozilla Will Match All Donations To The Tor Project

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Two New Supply-Chain Attacks Come To Light

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  When I first got into Scientology I was still in high school. I was going to go to film school with my best friend at the time. He did end up going to university and studying film. This was in Toronto, after which he ended up moving to the states and eventually going [...]


Tim Cook Blast Weaponization Of Personal Data And Praises GDPR

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Cybersecurity firm FireEye claims to have discovered evidence that proves the involvement of a Russian-owned research institute in the development of the TRITON malware that caused some industrial systems to unexpectedly shut down last year, including a petrochemical plant in Saudi Arabia.

TRITON, also known as Trisis, is a piece of ICS malware designed to target the Triconex Safety

A security researcher with Twitter alias SandboxEscaper—who two months ago publicly dropped a zero-day exploit for Microsoft Windows Task Scheduler—has yesterday released another proof-of-concept exploit for a new Windows zero-day vulnerability.

SandboxEscaper posted a link to a Github page hosting a proof-of-concept (PoC) exploit for the vulnerability that appears to be a privilege


Triton malware linked to Russian research institute, ad fraud ring exposed and a 5th man pleads guilty to Celebgate charges on episode 148 of our daily podcast.

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