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Encrypting SNI: Fixing One of the Core Internet Bugs

submitted by /u/protecz

TV and radio are hacking smart speakers

I just noticed that my smart speaker had some apps that I did not download. When I checked the history of commands, I found that all the unauthorized downloads came from commands issued by a radio in...

From VNC to reverse shell

submitted by /u/Benjojo

Building a Hacking Kit with Raspberry Pi and Kali Linux

submitted by /u/SagarArif

Build a Beginner Hacking Kit with the Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+

submitted by /u/SagarArif

[DISCUSSION] Google’s Maps is the service you should be the most worried about

So, a while ago I started having serious privacy concerns on whether my data was being propperly used by the services I used or not. Unsurprisingly, Google and Facebook were the ones that worried me the most,...

Here are ALL the permissions "Google Play Services" wants.

List of all permissions "Google Play Services" wants (6 Screenshots): https://imgur.com/gallery/c68OZ6V To view the permissions of any app on your Android device in DETAIL, install "Yalp Store" or "Aurora Store" from F-Droid. Note, you can only view...

So Im not a hacker?

submitted by /u/Sn0wlizz4rd

Who needs a VPN when…

submitted by /u/Randopher326

Breach at US Retailer SHEIN Hits Over Six Million Users

Breach at US Retailer SHEIN Hits Over Six Million UsersUS fashion retailer SHEIN has admitted suffering a major breach affecting the personal information of over six million customers. The women’s clothing company revealed at the end of last week that...
The Register

Bug? Feature? Power users baffled as BitLocker update switch-off continues

Microsoft claims issue confined to older kit Three months on, users continue to report that Microsoft's BitLocker disk encryption technology turns itself off during security updates.…
ZDNet

UK issues first-ever GDPR notice in connection to Facebook data scandal

Canadian firm AggregateIQ, linked to the Facebook & Cambridge Analytica data scandal, is the first to be put on notice.
SecurityWeek

Symantec Completes Internal Accounting Investigation

Symantec announced on Monday that it has completed its internal accounting audit, and while some issues have been uncovered, only one customer transaction has an impact on financial statements. read more

Are Colleges Teaching Real-World Cyber Security Skills?

The cybersecurity skill shortage is a well-recognized industry challenge, but the problem isn’t that there are too few people rather that many of them lack suitable skills and experience. Cybersecurity is a fast-growing profession, and talented graduates are in...