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Thieves drain 2fa-protected bank accounts by abusing SS7 routing protocol

Enlarge (credit: Raimond Spekking) A known security hole in the networking protocol used by cellphone providers around the world played a key role in a recent string of attacks that drained bank customer accounts, according to a report published Wednesday. The unidentified attackers exploited weaknesses in Signalling System No. 7, a telephony signaling language that […]

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Waymo to judge: Stop Uber from using our trade secrets, ASAP

Enlarge (credit: Getty Images) SAN FRANCISCO – In a packed courtroom today, lawyers for Google’s Waymo self-driving car division made their case that Uber’s self-driving car chief should be kicked off the job by judicial order. Anthony Levandowski, a former Google employee who now works on Uber’s self-driving car project, has been accused by Google of stealing trade […]

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Russian Cyberspies Hacked Us For Two Years: Danish Defense Minister

A Russian cyberespionage group hacked into the emails of Danish Defense Ministry employees for two years, the country’s defense minister says. In an… Read more: International News, Russia, Cyber Security, Hackers, Denmark, Cyber Attack, Claus Hjort Frederiksen, Danish Defence Intelligence Service, World News Source: Russian Cyberspies Hacked Us For Two Years: Danish Defense Minister

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Divorce lawyer who thought he could beat NSA in court, couldn’t

This is the man challenging the government’s spying programs. (credit: Elliott Schuchardt) Unsurprisingly, the Pennsylvania lawyer who tried to single-handedly challenge the Obama Administration’s surveillance infrastructure has had his case dismissed. Like similar cases, it was tossed for lack of standing. While Elliott Schuchardt talked tough, US District Judge Cathy Bissoon found that he could […]