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Apple Keeps Leaving Macs Open To Malware -- But Whitehat Hackers Have Your Back

Apple employed a Gatekeeper for its Macs to do one job: keep unsigned, unverified software out. It might be time to fire Gatekeeper, or hire a new one, as its failures have again been shown up by Patrick Wardle, ex-NSA staffer and head of research at bug hunting firm Synack.<p>In September last year, …

A drone dropped heroin, marijuana and tobacco in an Ohio prison yard

"Upon reviewing the cameras, it was determined that a drone passed over the recreation yards immediately before the fight began," the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction said in an incident report.<p>There were no significant injuries to staff or inmates in the July 27 fight, which was …

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Ashley Madison Hack Latest Reminder Stupid Passwords Are Stupid

The recent hack of fembot dating extramarital affairs website Ashley Madison, which resulted in data from millions of accounts being dumped online, has one more salutary yet familiar lesson to deliver: even very well encrypted stupid passwords are still stupid.<p>While plenty of aspects of Ashley …

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Ashley Madison hack reveals weakness of 11 million client-chosen passwords | The Star

When data from the massive Ashley Madison hack first leaked online, one tiny bright spot was that researchers said the company appeared to use a …

Kaspersky Finds New Nation-State Attack—In Its Own Network

Researchers at Kaspersky Lab in Russia have discovered yet another new nation-state attack attributed to members of the infamous Stuxnet and Duqu …