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Android Ups the Mobile Security Ante with Default TLS Encryption

More than 90 percent of Android apps running on the latest OS encrypt their traffic by default. Read more

NSO Group President Defends Controversial Tactics

Firm defends controversial business offerings, claims it should be considered a force of good. Read more

TrickBot Evolves to Go After SSH Keys

The info-stealing malware has updated its password-grabbing module. Read more

Major Airport Malware Attack Shines a Light on OT Security

A cryptomining infection spread to half of the workstations at a major international airport. Read more

Alabama Hospitals Pay Up in Ransomware Attack

A trio of Alabama hospitals have decided to pay for a decryption key. Read more

AG Barr, Officials to Facebook: Don’t Encrypt Messaging

Officials say they are concerned about their ability to fight crime and protect citizens, while privacy advocates remain critical of government interference Read more

Telegram fixes ‘unsend message’ bug that held on to your pictures

A security researcher uncovered a flaw in Telegram's 'unsend message' feature. Read more

XKCD forums breached

How did the Correct Horse Battery get Stapled? Read more

Dangerous Cryptomining Worm Racks Up 850K Infections, Self-Destructs

Law enforcement takedown causes Retadup malware to eat itself. Read more

Parents, it’s time to delete Pet Chat from your child’s LeapPad

LeapFrog has done lots to fix the security of the LeapPad. Now all that's left is for parents to scrape Pet Chat off of older tablets. Read more

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Framework Developer ‘Ragequits’ Open Source Community, Citing Negative Comments, ‘Very Few Provide Help’

The maintainer of the popular Rust web framework Actix has quit the project -- though he's backed off threats to make its code private...

EFF Defends Bruce Perens Victory Against ‘Open Source Security’ in Appeals Court

Bruce Perens (Slashdot reader #3872) co-founded the Open Source Initiative with Eric Raymond in 1998. (And then left it this January 2nd.) But in...

Realtek SDK Information Disclosure / Code Execution

Realtek SDK based routers suffer from information disclosure, incorrect access control, insecure password storage, code execution, and incorrectly implemented CAPTCHA vulnerabilities. Read more