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“Yahoobleed” flaw leaked private e-mail attachments and credentials

Yahoo promptly retired ImageMagic library after failing to install 2-year-old patch.

Researcher Creates Tool to Unlock WannaCry-Infected Windows XP Files

A security researcher appears to have discovered a flaw in WannaCry that may provide Windows XP victims of the attack with a way to unlock their files.

Virulent WCry ransomware worm may have North Korea’s fingerprints on it

Identical code ties Fridayrsquo;s attacks to hacks on Sony Pictures and $1bn bank heist.

How I accidentally stopped a global Wanna Decryptor ransomware attack

A British security researcher found and pulled WannaCrypt's kill switch.

HP issues fix for ‘keylogger’ found on several laptop models

A security researcher says an audio driver is recording every keystroke entered, accessible to any person or malware that knows where to look.

Google phishing attack was foretold by researchers—and it may have used...

A potential threat from spoofing Google applications was cited in 2011.

Flickr Vulnerability Worth $7K Bounty to Researcher

Yahoo has patched an account takeover vulnerability on its Flickr image-hosting service that earned an independent security researcher a $7,000 bounty.

A Day in the Life of a Security Avenger

Behind the scenes with a security researcher as we follow her through a typical day defending the world against seeming boundless cyberthreats and attacks.

Samsung Smart TV pwnable over Wi-Fi Direct, pentester says

Sammy says trust-known-MACs code is a feature not a bug A security researcher is complaining that Samsung isn't making a serious response to a vulnerability in its Smart TVs.…

Uber’s app fingerprinted iPhone hardware, breaking App Store rules

Device fingerprinting was used to prevent account fraud.

Researcher finds LastPass 2FA could become 1FA

Not only was LastPass using a password hash in its two-factor authentication scheme, but 2FA could be disabled by an attacker, a security researcher has found.

Flaws let attackers hijack multiple Linksys router models

Two dozen Linksys router models are vulnerable to attacks that could extract sensitive information from their configurations, cause them to become unresponsive and even completely take them over.The vulnerabilities were discovered by senior security...