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The Government Protects Our Food and Cars. Why Not Our Data?

  • None
  • Published date: 2019-11-02 21:49:00

After Apple discovered in June that certain MacBook laptops could overheat, posing a fire hazard, the Consumer Product Safety Commission quickly issued a warning, along with information and smoke inhalation. But after Apple learned that its FaceTime video cha…

In that treatise, Professor Warren argued that novel financial products had far outpaced consumer protections, making it easy for unscrupulous lenders to prey on vulnerable Americans. Four years later, Congress established the Consumer Financial Protection Bu… [+2246 chars]

MITRE ATT&CK: Man-in-the-browser

  • Greg Belding
  • Published date: 2019-10-31 13:01:00

Introduction Web browsing is a well-known cause of exposure to a variety of nasty pieces of malware and related maladies for web surfers. This is especially true if they are using pre-infected or... Go on to the site to read the full article The post MITRE AT…

Introduction Web browsing is a well-known cause of exposure to a variety of nasty pieces of malware and related maladies for web surfers. This is especially true if they are using pre-infected or otherwise compromised systems.  One lesser-known but dangerou… [+1680 chars]

Firm spots 17 malware apps have now been removed from the App Store

  • Oliver Haslam
  • Published date: 2019-10-25 11:47:50

What you need to know 17 apps have been removed from the App Store. The iPhone apps were found to contain malware. The apps covered a wide range of categories. Some BMI calculators, video compressors, and restaurant locators carried the malware. Apple has con…

Even though no data or financial theft took place, users would have been impacted by the trojan. People with these apps installed might have noticed their iPhone battery draining more quickly than usual. Or it might simply have performed more slowly than expe… [+305 chars]

Illegal Data Center Hidden in Former NATO Bunker

  • Bruce Schneier
  • Published date: 2019-10-09 11:34:19

Interesting: German investigators said Friday they have shut down a data processing center installed in a former NATO bunker that hosted sites dealing in drugs and other illegal activities. Seven people were arrested. [...] Thirteen people aged 20 to 59 are u…

Interesting : German investigators said Friday they have shut down a data processing center installed in a former NATO bunker that hosted sites dealing in drugs and other illegal activities. Seven people were arrested. [...] Thirteen people aged 20 to 59 are … [+1185 chars]