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Watershed SHA1 collision just broke the WebKit repository, others may follow

Enlarge (credit: youngthousands) Thursday's watershed attack on the widely used SHA1 hashing function has claimed its first casualty: it's the version control system...

At death’s door for years, widely used SHA1 function is now...

(credit: Bob Embleton) For more than six years, the SHA1 cryptographic hash function underpinning Internet security has been at death's door. Now it's...

Breaking The Weakest Link Of The Strongest Chain

Around July last year, more than a 100 Israeli servicemen were hit by a cunning threat actor.The attack compromised their devices and exfiltrated data...

Already on probation, Symantec issues more illegit HTTPS certificates

EnlargeOwn Work reader comments 16 Share this story A security researcher has unearthed evidence showing that three browser-trusted certificate authorities owned and operated...

Hacker claims FBI CMS zero day hack, dumps 155 purported logins

Amnesty nobs Plone CMS bug A hacker is claiming to have breached the FBI's content management system, dumping email addresses and SHA1 encrypted passwords with...

Security! experts! slam! Yahoo! management! for! using! old! crypto!

Suits should have done more to protect users, rather than user numbers ANALYSIS Fallen web giant Yahoo! has been branded negligent for failing to tackle...

AdultFriendFinder hacked: 400 million accounts exposed

Enlargereader comments 29 Share this story AdultFriendFinder has been hacked, revealing the account details of more than 400 million people who would...

412 million FriendFinder Network accounts said to be exposed in hack

Over 412 million accounts on dating and entertainment network FriendFinder Networks have reportedly been exposed, the second time that the network has been breached...

Yahoo Tells SEC It Knew About Data Breach in 2014

Yahoo fessed up in its latest SEC filing that it knew in 2014 that attackers were on its network and stole information from 500...

LinkedIn says hacking suspect is tied to breach that stole 117M...

EnlargeKlaus with K reader comments 3 Share this story An alleged Russian hacker arrested in the Czech Republic following an FBI-coordinated tip-off is suspected...

CryPy: ransomware behind Israeli lines

A Tweet posted recently by AVG researcher, Jakub Kroustek, suggested that a new ransomware, written entirely in Python, had been found in the wild,...