Facebook Bug Bounty Program Makes Biggest Reward Payout Yet

Despite Cambridge Analytica and a damaging hack, Facebook’s bug bounty program offers a bright...

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Nationwide Bomb Threats Look Like New Spin on an Old Bitcoin Scam

Apparent bitcoin scammers caused chaos across the US Thursday, radically escalating longstanding tactics.

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At a New York Privacy Pop-Up, Facebook Sells Itself

The one-day pop-up kiosk is meant to show that Facebook takes users’ privacy concerns seriously. It also was an opportunity to gather more data.

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If China Hacked Marriott, 2014 Marked a Full-on Assault

It increasingly appears that China was behind the Marriott hack, making 2014 a landmark year in cyberattacks against the US.

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9 Trumpworld Figures Who Should Fear Mueller the Most

After Michael Cohen’s sentencing, plenty more people and entities in Trump’s orbit potentially sit in the special counsel’s crosshairs.

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Cryptography failure leads to easy hacking for PlayStation Classic
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Cryptography failure leads to easy hacking for PlayStation Classic

Enlarge / The PlayStation Classic’s internal USB, removed and picked at as part of the hacking effort. (credit: Yifan Lu / Twitter) In the days since the PlayStation Classic’s official release, hackers have already made great progress in loading other PlayStation games (and even non-PlayStation software) onto the plug-and-play device. What’s more, it seems some sloppy cryptography work on Sony’s part is key to...

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