Mozilla urges Apple to make privacy a team sport

Mozilla is currently pushing Apple into placing extra barriers between iPhone users and online advertisers. Why? Because, according to Mozilla, it could work, which could benefit users everywhere.

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Facebook’s history betrays its privacy pivot

Facebook’s self-proclaimed pivot to privacy faces a fierce opponent—Facebook’s own history.

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Compromising vital infrastructure: communication

In the series about vital infrastructure we look at communication. How vital is it? How is malware a threat and even how does malware show us the way to secure communication?

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Merging Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp, and Instagram: a technical, reputational hurdle

Facebook’s plan to integrate secure messaging across Messenger, WhatsApp, and Instagram will demand technical know-how and a fierce commitment to user privacy.

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Marriott breach impacts 500 million customers: here’s what to do about it

Marriott disclosed a large-scale data breach impacting up to 500 million customers who have stayed at a Starwood-branded hotel within the last four years.

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The many faces of omnichannel fraud

There’s a new kind of fraud out there, and it’s after organizations that have embraced omnichannel, a strategy that focuses on improved user experience. We take a look at what omnichannel is, the kinds of fraud that can affect businesses using this approach, and how they can protect themselves—and their clients.

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Malware analysis: decoding Emotet, part 2

In part two of our series on decoding Emotet, we analyze the PowerShell code flow and structure. We also reconstruct the command-line arguments—for fun!

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A week in security (April 09 – April 15)

A roundup of the security news from April 09 – April 16, including fake updates, safe messaging, and Facebook spammers. And our quarterly CTNT report is out.

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A week in security (March 26 – April 01)

A roundup of notable security news from March 26 to April 1, including data breaches, encryption, exploit kits, and more.

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Encryption 101: Decryptor’s thought process

In this part of the encryption 101 series, we will begin wrapping it up by going into detail on a ransomware with weak encryption and walking through step-by-step the thought process of creating a decryptor for it.

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