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Explaining Spring4Shell: The Internet security disaster that wasn’t

EnlargeGetty Images Hype and hyperbole were on full display this week as the security world reacted to reports of yet another Log4Shell....

Apple rushes out patches for two zero-days threatening iOS and macOS users

EnlargeGetty Images Apple on Thursday released fixes for two critical zero-day vulnerabilities in iPhones, iPads, and Macs that give hackers dangerous access...

Some Twitter traffic briefly funneled through Russian ISP, thanks to BGP mishap

EnlargeGetty Images Some Internet traffic in and out of Twitter on Monday was briefly funneled through Russia after a major ISP in...

FCC puts Kaspersky on security threat list, says it poses “unacceptable risk“

Enlarge / Eugene Kaspersky, CEO and founder of Moscow-based Kaspersky, at the 2020 World Internet Conference (WIC) at Wuzhen, China.Getty Images The...

Why Russia’s “disconnection” from the Internet isn’t amounting to much

EnlargeSean Gladwell / Getty Images Rumors of Russian Internet services degrading have been greatly exaggerated, despite unprecedented announcements recently from two of...

Feds extradite ransomware suspects from 2 prolific gangs in a single week

EnlargeGetty Images / iStock Federal prosecutors extradited two suspected ransomware operators, including a man they said was responsible for an intrusion that...

Linux has been bitten by its most high-severity vulnerability in years

EnlargeGetty Images Linux has yet another high-severity vulnerability that makes it easy for untrusted users to execute code capable of carrying out...

Attackers can force Amazon Echos to hack themselves with self-issued commands

Enlarge / A group of Amazon Echo smart speakers, including Echo Studio, Echo, and Echo Dot models. (Photo by Neil Godwin/Future Publishing via Getty...

Cybercriminals who breached Nvidia issue one of the most unusual demands ever

EnlargeGetty Images Data extortionists who stole up to 1 terabyte of data from Nvidia have delivered one of the most unusual ultimatums...

Google Play app downloaded more than 10,000 times contained data-stealing RAT

EnlargeGetty Images A malicious app downloaded from Google Play more than 10,000 times surreptitiously installed a remote access trojan that stole users’...

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