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Malicious Python Packages

The Computer Security Incident Response Team Slovakia posted an advisory about some malicious python packages on the PyPi repository.  The advisory states these packages were duplicates of the official packages so they work as expected, however extra code was added to the setup.py installation script.  369 more words


Siri, Alexa, and other voice assistants can be hacked with inaudible commands

(Source: www.hardwarezone.com.sg)

Siri, Alexa, and other voice assistants can be hacked with inaudible commands

Hacking has taken a strange new turn with the rise of voice assistants like iOS’s Siri and Amazon’s Alexa.   324 more words


Secret chips in replacement parts can completely hijack your phone’s security

(Source: arstechnica.com)

People with cracked touch screens or similar smartphone maladies have a new headache to consider: the possibility the replacement parts installed by repair shops contain secret hardware that completely hijacks the security of the device. 766 more words


Malicious code written into DNA infects the computer that reads it

(Source: techcrunch.com)

In a mind-boggling world first, a team of biologists and security researchers have successfully infected a computer with a malicious program coded into a strand of DNA. 1,056 more words


The malicious have a dark happiness

It is quite probably unfair to label this duck malicious but look at his face. The Victor Hugo quote just suits him perfectly.

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Spicer slams SNL sketches as 'stupid,' 'malicious' By Fox News

“Spicer slams SNL sketches as ‘stupid,’ ‘malicious'” Not funny. That’s Sean Spicer’s verdict on much of “Saturday Night Live’s” relentless parody of his press secretary tenure, now that he’s stepping down. 7 more words


ZeroFox secures $40m Series C to help manage social media risk

(Source: techcrunch.com)

ZeroFox, a startup that helps companies manage social media risk including scams, malicious links and account hijacking, announced a $40 million Series C investment today. 408 more words