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A collaboration between leading content delivery networks and technology companies—some of them competitors—is in the midst of shutting down the largest botnet of mobile devices ever recorded. The WireX botnet was detected on Aug. 17 after businesses in a number industries, most notably hospitality, porn and gambling, as well as domain registrars, reported signs of […]

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Smartwatches can be a perfectly useful and handy wearable device for some users, but it’s good to keep in mind that using them might mean opening yourself to an additional line of attack. As student Tony Beltramelli has demonstrated for his Master’s thesis, it’s possible for an attacker to trick the user into installing a […]

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Apple has released security updates for Safari, OS X Yosemite (and previous OS X versions), and iOS. The OS X update contains fixes for 77 vulnerabilities, many of which can be exploited by attackers to gain admin or root privilege, crash applications, perform unauthenticated access to the system, execute arbitrary code, intercept network traffic, and […]

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