Google taking new steps to prevent malicious Chrome extensions
Oct03

Google taking new steps to prevent malicious Chrome extensions

Google has announced plans to further restrict Chrome extensions in a bid to crack down on the number of malicious extensions found in the Chrome Web Store. We’ve seen a spate of malicious extensions this year; the extensions do things like steal credentials and participate in click fraud schemes. The malicious extensions take advantage of the considerable access to webpages that extensions have. Google has already taken some...

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Hackers Can Stealthily Avoid Traps Set to Defend Amazon's Cloud

In the cat and mouse game of protecting cloud services, attackers find a sneaky advantage.

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The Facebook Hack Is an Internet-Wide Failure

Major sites using Facebook’s Single Sign-On don’t implement basic security features, potentially making the fallout of last week’s hack much worse.

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How the Kavanaugh Information War Mirrors Real Warzones

Opinion: From using open source intelligence to spreading false reports to brazenly rewriting history, social media warriors on both sides of the controversy are taking a page from Russia.

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The Daily: Bitcoin Burns Critics, Bill Clinton Does Blockchain
Oct03

The Daily: Bitcoin Burns Critics, Bill Clinton Does Blockchain

There’s never a dull day in crypto. It’s soap opera for geeks who are too busy to do soap opera. Whether you’re a BUIDLER or HODLER, The Daily delivers the latest drama from the cryptocurrency world in less time than it takes to solve the captcha and log in to your favorite exchange. Today’s edition details a hit piece on Bitcoin that gets everything wrong and Bill Clinton’s foray into the realm of...

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