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Months-long trial of alleged CIA Vault 7 exploit leaker ends with hung jury: Ex-sysadmin guilty of contempt, lying to FBI

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/03/09/cia_hacking_trial_verdict/

4 weeks ago

Mystery still surrounds saga of top-secret tools spillage

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Mind the gap: Google patches holes in Chrome – exploit already out there for one of them after duo spot code fix

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/02/25/google_chrome_security_bugs/

a month ago

Pair engineer malicious code from public source tweak before official binary releases

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Time to patch your lightbulb? Researchers demonstrate Philips Hue exploit

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/02/05/time_to_patch_your_lightbulb_researchers_demonstrate_philips_hue_exploit/

2 months ago

First the lightbulb. Then the controller. Then your internal network.

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If you haven't shored up that Citrix hole, you were probably hacked over the weekend: Exploit code now available

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/01/13/security_roundup_100120/

3 months ago

Roundup Plus: TikTok clocked, Honey in a sticky situation, Arm's PAN mechanisms sidestepped

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Here we go again: Software nasties slip into Google Play, exploit make-me-root Android flaw for maximum pwnage

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/01/07/nasty_google_play_apps/

3 months ago

Apps spotted abusing use-after-free() bug seven months before patch

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Alphabet, Apple, Dell, Tesla, Microsoft exploit child labor to mine cobalt for batteries, human-rights warriors claim

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/12/16/alphabet_apple_dell_microsoft_tesla/

4 months ago

Updated Woke tech giants sued for 'knowingly benefiting from ... the cruel and brutal use of young children'

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If you're going to exploit work's infrastructure to torrent, you better damn well know how to hide it

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/11/04/who_me/

5 months ago

Who, Me? Thank $DEITY for VPNs and, er, Service Pack 3... yeah, that's it. Service Pack 3!

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Google forks out $2.1bn for Fitbit – and promises not to exploit all that delicious health data to sling ads (honest)

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/11/01/google_buys_fitbit/

5 months ago

Purchase another sign of mass consolidation by tech giants

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Got a pre-A12 iPhone? Love jailbreaks? Happy Friday! 'Unpatchable tethered Boot ROM exploit' released

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/09/27/unpatchable_exploit_for_ios/

6 months ago

Coder claims iThings older than two years can be unlocked from Apple's clutches

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Real estate giant Keller Williams uses AI to exploit its scale

https://www.zdnet.com/video/real-estate-giant-keller-williams-uses-ai-to-exploit-its-scale/

8 months ago

Keller Williams is turning its status as part of the old guard of real estate into an advantage, by leveraging its data and vast network of real estate agents to build AI tools, says Keller Williams' chief product officer Neil Dholakia. Read more: https://zd.net/2KqSnjr

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