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Shutdown makes dozens of .gov websites insecure due to expired TLS certificates

Shutdown makes dozens of .gov websites insecure due to expired TLS certificates The US government shutdown is causing trouble in internet security. As the shutdown enters day 22, dozens of government websites have been rendered insecure or inaccessible due to expired transport layer security (TLS) certificates. The post Shutdown makes …

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Another server security lapse at NASA exposed staff and project data – TechCrunch

Another server security lapse at NASA exposed staff and project data – TechCrunch Two months ago, NASA quietly fixed a buggy internal server that was leaking sensitive information about the agency’s staff and their work. The leaking server was — ironically — a bug reporting server, running the popular Jira …

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Security flaw in DJI’s website and apps exposed accounts to hackers and drone live feeds – TechCrunch

Security flaw in DJI’s website and apps exposed accounts to hackers and drone live feeds – TechCrunch It took about six months for popular consumer drone maker DJI to fix a security vulnerability across its website and apps, which if exploited could have given an attacker unfettered access to a …

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Google’s cyber unit Jigsaw introduces Intra, a new security app dedicated to busting censorship – TechCrunch

Google’s cyber unit Jigsaw introduces Intra, a new security app dedicated to busting censorship – TechCrunch Jigsaw, the division owned by Google parent Alphabet, has revealed Intra, a new app aimed at protecting users from state-sponsored censorship. Intra is a new app that aims to prevent DNS manipulation attacks. Whenever …

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Cloudflare partners with Microsoft, Google and others to reduce bandwidth costs – TechCrunch

Cloudflare partners with Microsoft, Google and others to reduce bandwidth costs – TechCrunch Say hello to the Bandwidth Alliance, a new group led by Cloudflare that promises to reduce the price of bandwidth for many cloud customers. The overall idea here is that customers who use both Cloudflare, which is …

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AdGuard resets all user passwords after account hacks – TechCrunch

AdGuard resets all user passwords after account hacks – TechCrunch Popular ad-blocker AdGuard has forcibly reset all of its users’ passwords after it detected hackers trying to break into accounts. The company said it “detected continuous attempts to login to AdGuard accounts from suspicious IP addresses which belong to various …

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Prosecutors charge Russian accused of hacking JP Morgan, Dow Jones – TechCrunch

Prosecutors charge Russian accused of hacking JP Morgan, Dow Jones – TechCrunch New York prosecutors have extradited a Russian hacker accused of breaking into JP Morgan, one of the world’s largest banking institutions. Moscow resident Andrei Tiurin, 35, was charged Friday after he was extradited from neighboring Georgia, with the theft …

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Tesla’s new bug bounty protects hackers — and your warranty – TechCrunch

Tesla’s new bug bounty protects hackers — and your warranty – TechCrunch Good news if you’re into hacking your car, you probably won’t void your warranty. The electric car giant confirmed the move in a tweet this week. Tesla’s product security policy now says that if, through “good-faith security research” …

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1Password nets partnership with ‘Have I Been Pwned’ – TechCrunch

A little over a month since 1Password incorporated a pwned password check feature developed by Have I Been Pwned‘s Troy Hunt, the password manager service has now netted what’s being described as “a partnership” with the popular breach monitoring service. Essentially this boils down to a commercial arrangement between 1Password and …

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