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Category: Hacker News
The United States Department of Justice has announced criminal charges and sanctions against 9 Iranians involved in hacking universities, tech companies, and government organisations worldwide to steal scientific research resources and academic papers.
Top Story— Facebook has just lost over $60 billion in market value over the past two days—that’s more than Tesla’s entire market capitalisation and almost three times that of Snapchat.
AMD has finally acknowledged 13 critical vulnerabilities, and exploitable backdoors in its Ryzen and EPYC processors disclosed earlier this month by Israel-based CTS Labs and promised to roll out firmware patches for millions of affected devices ‘in the coming weeks.’
Chicago-based online travel booking company Orbitz, a subsidiary of Expedia, reveals that one of its old websites has been hacked, exposing nearly 880,000 payment card numbers of the people who made purchases online.
You have always been warned not to share remote access to your computer with untrusted people for any reason—it’s a basic cybersecurity advice, and common sense, right?
If you are unaware, the security standard HTTP Strict Transport Security (HSTS) can be abused as a ‘supercookie’ to surreptitiously track users of almost every modern web browser online without their knowledge even when they use “private browsing.”
Adrian Lamo, the hacker who tipped off the FBI about Wikileaks whistleblower Chelsea Manning, dies at the age of 37, according to a Facebook post by a family member.
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