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FIDO Alliance to Tackle Identity Verification and IoT Authentication

Standards group forms two new working groups to develop new open specifications.

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Could Foster Kids Help Solve the Security Skills Shortage?

Foster Warriors is a new nonprofit initiative focused on helping foster kids find a place in the world, and especially in the world of security. Join us! 10 more words

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A reflection on the history of cellular security research and the security outlook of 5G

(Originally published as a LinkedIn article – Reposted on this blog)

About 10 years ago, I started working on mobile and cellular security research. While most of my work in the early days leveraged costly… 1,705 more words

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Microsoft OneDrive users get an even more secure Personal Vault

Microsoft has announced that, by the end of the year, all users of its OneDrive cloud storage service will get a Personal Vault, which will provide added protection for especially sensitive data and files they want to store. 270 more words

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Hacker threw Molotov cocktail, dropped USB drive of his DDoS deeds

If you’re going to go around DDoSing businesses, it’s probably not the slickest idea to carry a thumb drive full of evidence in your pocket while you’re hurling a Molotov cocktail at one of their brick-and-mortars. 522 more words

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Social engineering forum hacked, user data dumped on rival site

Social Engineered, a forum that bills itself as dedicated to the “Art of Human Hacking,” may have been given a dose of its own medicine: in mid-June, its user data was leaked and dumped on a rival forum. 534 more words

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VLC media player gets biggest security update ever

Earlier this month, VideoLAN – the maintainers of the world’s most popular open source media player, VLC – issued the biggest single set of security fixes in the program’s history. 488 more words

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