Some Signal Disappearing Messages Are Not Disappearing
Journalists and sources may try to secure their communications not just with encryption, but also with automatically disappearing messages. But Signal has a nasty bug that can retain some messages.
People Are Freaking Out That PGP Is ‘Broken’—But You Shouldn’t Be Using It Anyway
Hackers that can intercept your encrypted emails, or steal your emails from your computer or a server, may be able to decrypt them taking advantage of new vulnerabilities found in the way some email clients treat HTML.
Researchers Rickrolled Emergency Alert Sirens in Proof-of-Concept Hack
Security researchers found that it was relatively easy to hijack the signal of the emergency alert siren system in San Francisco.
Facebook's Search Bar Briefly Autocompleted to 'Video of Girl Sucking Dick Under Water'
The social media platform served disturbing search results to some of its users tonight.
Millions of Dollars In Ethereum Are Vulnerable to Hackers Right Now
Researchers discovered 34,200 buggy smart contracts on Ethereum.
Relax, the Meltdown and Spectre CPU Patches Aren't Messing With Your Frame Rates
Your ability to crush noobs won’t be impeded.
‘Dumb’ MacOS Bug Allowed Anyone to Get Admin Privileges Without a Password
A new bug on MacOS allowed any user to log in as the full-privilege admin user “root” just by entering root as login and pressing enter.
Ethereum Wallet Company Knew About Critical Flaw That Let a User Lock Up Millions
Parity released its postmortem of the incident on Wednesday.
Someone ‘Accidentally’ Locked Away $150M Worth of Other People's Ethereum Funds
And a hard fork is on the table.
Google Docs Is Randomly Flagging Files for Violating Its Terms of Service
Let this serve as a reminder that you have less control over your stuff online than it often appears.
T-Mobile Alerted ‘A Few Hundred Customers’ Targeted By Hackers
T-Mobile has called customers targeted by hackers who were trying to take control of their SIM cards, alerting them of the hack attempts, and suggesting ways to secure their accounts.
Equifax Was Warned
Last year, a security researcher alerted Equifax that anyone could have stolen the personal data of all Americans. The company failed to heed the warning.
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