Another Windows 0-day flaw has been published on Twitter

https://t.co/1Of8EsOW8z Here’s a low quality bug that is a pain to exploit.. still unpatched. I’m done with all this anyway. Probably going to get into problems because of being broke now.. but whatever. — SandboxEscaper (@SandboxEscaper) October 23, 2018 SandboxEscaper, a researcher who back in August tweeted out a Windows privilege escalation bug, has published another unpatched Windows flaw on Twitter. The new bug...

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How to make elections secure in the age of digital operatives

Video by Chris Schodt, production by Justin Wolfson. (video link) In our latest episode of Ars Technica Live, we talk about election security. My guest was Alex Stamos, a researcher at Stanford who just happened to be the CSO at Facebook when the company discovered Russian operatives meddling in the US presidential election. He told us about that experience and what’s worrying him about the future of US democracy. It was odd for...

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Democrat Mail Bomb Scares Are a Perfect Misinformation Storm

News of apparent mail bombs targeting prominent Democrats and CNN give way to a deluge of false reports, partisan finger-pointing, and bad-faith conspiracy theories online.

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How Mail Bombs Get Intercepted—And What Happens Next

Devices that might be explosives targeting Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton, CNN, and more all are caught before reaching their final destinations. Here’s how.

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SEC Suspends Trading in Company Over False Cryptocurrency-Related Claims
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SEC Suspends Trading in Company Over False Cryptocurrency-Related Claims

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has suspended trading in a firm for making several false cryptocurrency-related claims. Among them are the firm’s partnership with an SEC qualified custodian, regulated cryptocurrency transactions, and tokens that are fully registered with the commission. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space Trading Suspension The SEC announced on Monday that it...

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