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Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
Yahoo says forged cookie hack affected 32M accounts, 26 of which were specifically targeted, and was linked to the state-sponsored attackers behind 2014 breach   —  Nation-sponsored attackers targeted 26 specific accounts.  —  Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer said she'll forego her 2016 bonus …
Mar 2, 2017, 1:45 AMIn context
Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
Cloudflare fixes bug active since September 2016 that leaked private user info, says search engine caches have now been cleared of sensitive information   —  Service used by 5.5 million websites may have leaked passwords and authentication tokens.  —  Cloudflare, a service that helps optimize …
Feb 23, 2017, 9:30 PMIn context
AP News:
Yahoo issues new warnings of potential malicious activity on accounts between 2015 and 2016 related to forged cookies, won't disclose number of users affected   —  LONDON (AP) — Yahoo is warning users of potentially malicious activity on their accounts between 2015 and 2016 …
Feb 15, 2017, 2:25 PMIn context
Laura Stevens / Wall Street Journal:
How shopping online, shared Amazon accounts, web browser histories, and targeted advertising make it hard to keep holiday gifts secret from family and friends   —  Online shopping makes it simple to buy gifts, but cookies, browsing histories and thumbprint passwords make it hard to hide them; it's from Amazon, not Santa
Dec 24, 2016, 1:55 AMIn context
Paul Sawers / VentureBeat:
Opera launches a free and unlimited VPN app for iOS   —  European technology titan Opera Software is today launching a virtual private network (VPN) client for iPhones and iPads.  This launch comes three weeks after the announcement of such a feature for its desktop Opera browser.
May 9, 2016, 10:15 AMIn context
Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
OpenSSL fixes high-severity bugs allowing cookie decryption and code execution   —  Aging and bloated OpenSSL is purged of 2 high-severity bugs  —  Padding oracles and memory corruption threats caused by use of older schemes.  —  Maintainers of the OpenSSL cryptographic library …
May 4, 2016, 2:10 PMIn context
Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
iOS cookie theft bug that allowed hackers to impersonate users fixed by Apple after 2.5 years   —  iOS cookie theft bug allowed hackers to impersonate users  —  Apple fixes vulnerability 2.5 years after receiving private report.  —  Apple has squashed a bug in its iOS operating system …
Jan 21, 2016, 10:30 AMIn context
Jeremy Seth Davis / SC Magazine:
AVG's Chrome extension exposes personal data of 9 million users   —  Google Project Zero researcher Tavis Ormandy discovered a vulnerability, since fixed, in AVG Web TuneUp, a Chrome extension that forcibly installs when users install the AVG antivirus software.
Dec 29, 2015, 11:40 PMIn context
Michael Mimoso / Threatpost:
Facebook and security researcher clash over disclosure best practices and compensation over Instagram bug and researcher's further systems probing   —  Facebook, Researcher Spar Over Instagram Vulnerabilities  —  A security researcher is in a bit of a scrum with Facebook over vulnerability disclosures …
Dec 18, 2015, 11:15 AMIn context
Chris Baraniuk / BBC:
Facebook to require Belgian users to log in to view pages in response to cookie privacy ruling   —  Facebook bows to Belgian privacy ruling over cookies  —  Facebook has said that it will respond to a privacy ruling in Belgium by requiring users to log in to view pages on the site.
Dec 2, 2015, 2:30 PMIn context

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