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Telegram app vuln recorded anything macOS users pasted—even in secret

CEO Pavel Durov claims Telegram has plugged "a minor bug phrased to look big."
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Stealing Bitcoin With Math - HOPE XI

Explaining Bitcoin and attacks old and new.

WARNING: contains more than 15 math formulas.

Recording: http://livestream.com/internetsociety/hopeconf/videos/130745035

Live brainwallet theft demo: https://blockchain.info/address/1JEnL6xYG9iHPWFV4Zz1xYUq1kQTKmnJwM

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Facebook Admits It Blocked Links to Wikileaks DNC Emails

Facebook Admits It Blocked Links to Wikileaks DNC Emails | Hacking Wisdom | Scoop.it
Facebook admitted it briefly blocked links to Wikileaks files containing internal Democratic National Committee (DNC) emails. The block seems to be the result of another algorithm accident that may have incorrectly determined the links to be malicious or spam.
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Shut up snitch! - reverse engineering and exploiting a critical Little Snitch vulnerability - SentinelOne

Shut up snitch! - reverse engineering and exploiting a critical Little Snitch vulnerability - SentinelOne | Hacking Wisdom | Scoop.it
Shut up snitch! – reverse engineering and exploiting a critical Little Snitch vulnerability Little Snitch was among the first software packages I tried to reverse and crack when I started using Macs. In the past I reported some weaknesses related to their licensing scheme but I never audited their kernel code since I am not... Read more »
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Osram Lightify light bulbs 'vulnerable to hack'

Osram Lightify light bulbs 'vulnerable to hack' | Hacking Wisdom | Scoop.it
Security researchers discover nine vulnerabilities in a range of internet-connected light bulbs made by Osram.
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Hackers could sniff out your passwords if you're typing nearby

Hackers could sniff out your passwords if you're typing nearby | Hacking Wisdom | Scoop.it
The keysniffer attack picks up your passwords when you type on a wireless keyboard. But hackers have to sneak up pretty close to make it work.
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Ransomware advice service to tackle extortion gangs - BBC News

Ransomware advice service to tackle extortion gangs - BBC News | Hacking Wisdom | Scoop.it
European police agency Europol teams up with cybersecurity companies in an initiative aimed at slowing an "exponential" rise in ransomware.
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Windows UAC Bypass Leaves Systems Open to Malicious DLLs

Windows UAC Bypass Leaves Systems Open to Malicious DLLs | Hacking Wisdom | Scoop.it
Launching a BypassUAC attack just got a bit easier with a new Windows User Account Control bypass technique that can fly under the radar of security solutions
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Windows Hello face recognition is vulnerable to the Jedi mind trick – The Old New Thing

Windows Hello face recognition is vulnerable to the Jedi mind trick – The Old New Thing | Hacking Wisdom | Scoop.it
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Cisco Talos Blog: Vulnerability Spotlight: Apple Remote Code Execution With Image Files

Cisco Talos Blog: Vulnerability Spotlight: Apple Remote Code Execution With Image Files | Hacking Wisdom | Scoop.it
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Edward Snowden’s New Research Aims to Keep Smartphones From Betraying Their Owners

Edward Snowden’s New Research Aims to Keep Smartphones From Betraying Their Owners | Hacking Wisdom | Scoop.it
Working with famed hacker “Bunnie” Huang, Snowden wants to help imperiled journalists and activists fully silence their mobile devices.
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orgalorg - orgalorg can run command and upload files in parallel by SSH on many hosts

orgalorg - Parallel SSH commands executioner and file synchronization tool
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WikiLeaks Has Officially Lost the Moral High Ground

WikiLeaks Has Officially Lost the Moral High Ground | Hacking Wisdom | Scoop.it
Because hacktivism shouldn't mean doxing, anti-Semitism, or (maybe, possibly, probably not) colluding with Vladimir Putin.
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How we broke PHP, hacked Pornhub and earned $20,000 | Bug Bounties - Evonide

How we broke PHP, hacked Pornhub and earned $20,000 | Bug Bounties - Evonide | Hacking Wisdom | Scoop.it
We audited Pornhub, then PHP and broke both. In particular, we have gained remote code execution on pornhub.com and have earned a $20,000 bug bounty.
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Hijacking Youtube to transmit your Data

Hijacking Youtube to transmit your Data | Hacking Wisdom | Scoop.it
(Also check out my other hacks) Hijacking Youtube to transmit your Data A little while back I thought to myself “I wonder if I can hide secret data within youtube videos?”. I asked myself this question because sometimes I will be on a network and I am unable to do certain things (like download files)…
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Cisco busts ransomware rodent targeting bitcoin, cryptocoin subreddits

Cisco busts ransomware rodent targeting bitcoin, cryptocoin subreddits | Hacking Wisdom | Scoop.it
VXer mass posts to Reddit in sorrowful bid to make a living
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How Hackers Are Making the Internet and the World a Safer Place

How Hackers Are Making the Internet and the World a Safer Place | Hacking Wisdom | Scoop.it
Hackers as the immune system for our connected society
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Leaked DNC emails reveal the inner workings of the party’s finance operation

Leaked DNC emails reveal the inner workings of the party’s finance operation | Hacking Wisdom | Scoop.it
They show how the party has tried to leverage its greatest weapon — the president — as it entices wealthy backers to bankroll the convention and other needs.
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Mitigating the HTTPoxy Vulnerability with NGINX

Mitigating the HTTPoxy Vulnerability with NGINX | Hacking Wisdom | Scoop.it
Use NGINX/NGINX Plus to prevent the HTTPoxy vulnerability, which attacks CGI and FastCGI-like application interfaces, from being exploited on your servers.
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I wanna go fast: HTTPS' massive speed advantage

I tweeted this the other day, and the internet was not pleased: HTTPS is slow. No - wait - is it HTTP that's slow?! https://t.co/T49GG7oCaK pic.twitter.com/cfnYOpXMWc— Troy Hunt (@troyhunt) July 8, 2016 In fact, a bunch of the internet was pretty
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Git for Windows accidentally creates NTFS alternate data streams

What happens when you sync a file with a colon in the filename?
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