General Cyber News via Ars Technica Risk Assessment

I’m a security reporter and got fooled by a blatant phish

Think you're too smart to be fooled by a phisher? Think again.
Publish Date: 8/11/2022
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Amid backlash from privacy advocates, Meta expands end-to-end encryption trial

E2EE prevents anyone other than the sender and receiver from reading messages.
Publish Date: 8/11/2022
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One of 5G’s biggest features is a security minefield

There are vulnerabilities in 5G platforms carriers offer to wrangle embedded device data.
Publish Date: 8/11/2022
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Google Fiber was stalled for years but now says it’ll expand to 5 new states

ISP's history suggests you can expect only limited availability in each area.
Publish Date: 8/10/2022
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Man who built ISP instead of paying Comcast $50K expands to hundreds of homes

Jared Mauch gets $2.6 million from gov't to expand fiber ISP in rural Michigan.
Publish Date: 8/10/2022
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Phishers who breached Twilio and targeted Cloudflare could easily get you, too

Unusually resourced threat actor has targeted multiple companies in recent days.
Publish Date: 8/9/2022
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10 malicious Python packages exposed in latest repository attack

Supply-chain attacks are moving GitHub toward digitally signed packages.
Publish Date: 8/9/2022
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Setting our heart-attack-predicting AI loose with “no-code” tools

In the second part of this three-part series, our heart attack predictions take flight.
Publish Date: 8/9/2022
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SGX, Intel’s supposedly impregnable data fortress, has been breached yet again

ÆPIC Leak spills users' most sensitive secrets in seconds from SGX enclaves.
Publish Date: 8/9/2022
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Crypto and the US government are headed for a decisive showdown

Lawsuits may decide whether most digital assets are illegal securities offerings.
Publish Date: 8/9/2022
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Small businesses count cost of Apple’s privacy changes

Online brands reliant on personalized ads ramp back marketing spending.
Publish Date: 8/9/2022
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Crypto-driven GPU crash makes Nvidia miss Q2 projections by $1.4 billion

Cheaper GPUs are good for gamers but bad for Nvidia's bottom line.
Publish Date: 8/8/2022
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Excel esports on ESPN show world the pain of format errors

Where one sheet link can be the difference between success or elimination.
Publish Date: 8/8/2022
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Cyberattack on Albanian government suggests new Iranian aggression

Tehran-linked hack of a NATO member is a significant escalation.
Publish Date: 8/5/2022
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“Huge flaw” threatens US emergency alert system, DHS researcher warns

Hackers can disrupt legit warnings or issue fake ones of their own.
Publish Date: 8/5/2022
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North Korea-backed hackers have a clever way to read your Gmail

SHARPEXT has slurped up thousands of emails in the past year and keeps getting better.
Publish Date: 8/3/2022
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Intel’s loss is AMD’s gain as EPYC server CPUs benefit from Intel’s delays

Success in laptops, game consoles, and servers leads to record quarter for AMD.
Publish Date: 8/3/2022
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Post-quantum encryption contender is taken out by single-core PC and 1 hour

Leave it to mathematicians to muck up what looked like an impressive new algorithm.
Publish Date: 8/2/2022
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Charter loses home Internet customers, blames end of COVID subsidy program

After loss of 42,000 customers, Charter pins growth hopes on new federal funding.
Publish Date: 8/1/2022
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No code, no problem—we try to beat an AI at its own game with new tools

In part one of three, we give the cloud a new problem to (heart) attack.
Publish Date: 8/1/2022
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