This week ended with terror, as a shooting in New Zealand took the lives of at least 49 people at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand. A video of the attack, livestreamed by the shooter on Facebook, quickly spread across all major internet platforms, which demonstrated a general inability to stop it. Separately, we took a look at how ICE leans on cozy relationships with local law enforcement to access license plate location data it wouldn’t otherwise be allowed to. We explained why it’s so hard to restart a power grid from scratch under the best of circumstances, much less in the chaos of current-day Venezuela. And we showed how a team of patient hackers took Mexican banks for around $20 million in a series of cyber heists last year. Remember when Facebook went down for a full day this week? That was crazy! It also wasn’t hackers, as usual, so please set that conspiracy theory aside for good. Meanwhile, if you’re looking for an easy way to send large files securely, give Firefox Send a try. It’s not perfect, but it’ll let you send up to 2.5 gigabytes at once—about the size of a Game of Thrones episode—with end-to-end… Read full this story
- Google Project Zero: 'Here's the secret to flagging up bugs before hackers find them'
- North Korea's hackers are re-using old code to build new attacks
- There's 'bigger fish to fry' than anti-encryption laws: Telstra security chief
- 'Unhackable' Bitfi wallet circus delights security researchers with hacking challenge
- The future of IoT? State-sponsored attacks, say security professionals
- Flaw let researchers snoop on Swann smart security cameras
- Google tested this security app with activists in Venezuela. Now you can use it too
- Journalist crowdfunds £6,000 in nine days to cover month-long 'public interest' Post Office group action trial
- News diary 6-12 August: English cricketer Ben Stokes affray trial begins and NASA to launch solar probe
- Will Russian hackers affect this year’s election?
Security News This Week: Beto O'Rourke Was Part of an Infamous '90s Hacker Group have 319 words, post on www.wired.com at March 16, 2019. This is cached page on Gatofuns. If you want remove this page, please contact us.