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reader comments 93 with 51 posters participating Share this story Scammers have been caught using a clever sleight of hand to impersonate the website for the Brave browser and using it in Google ads to push malware that takes control of browsers and steals sensitive data. The attack worked by registering the domain xn--brav-yva[.]com, an ..

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reader comments 106 with 73 posters participating, including story author Share this story Open source packages downloaded an estimated 30,000 times from the PyPI open source repository contained malicious code that surreptitiously stole credit card data and login credentials and injected malicious code on infected machines, researchers said on Thursday. In a post, researchers Andrey ..

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reader comments 52 with 42 posters participating, including story author Share this story Recently detected Android malware, some spread through the Google Play Store, uses a novel way to supercharge the harvesting of login credentials from more than 100 banking and cryptocurrency applications. The malware, which researchers from Amsterdam-based security firm ThreatFabric are calling Vultur, ..

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Enlarge / US President Joe Biden, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg and Belgian Prime Minister Alexander De Croo attend a plenary session of a NATO summit at the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) headquarters in Brussels, on June 14, 2021. reader comments 116 with 73 posters participating Share this story President Joe Biden has warned ..

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Enlarge / Artist’s impression of low-Earth-orbit satellites like those launched by SpaceX and OneWeb. reader comments 10 with 8 posters participating Share this story A UK government agency is worried that OneWeb, SpaceX’s Starlink, and similar low Earth orbit (LEO) satellite-broadband systems could block each others’ signals. Ofcom, the UK’s communications regulator, proposed new rules ..

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reader comments 36 with 17 posters participating, including story author Share this story Is Our Machine Learning? View more stories We’ve spent the past few weeks burning copious amounts of AWS compute time trying to invent an algorithm to parse Ars’ front-page story headlines to predict which ones will win an A/B test—and we learned ..

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Getty Images reader comments 85 with 60 posters participating Share this story Venmo, the popular mobile payment service, has redesigned its app. That’s normally news you could safely ignore, but this announcement is worth a closer look. In addition to making some navigational tweaks and adding new purchase protections, the PayPal-owned platform is finally shutting ..

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Enlarge / A report this week indicates that the problem of high-caliber spyware is far more widespread than previously feared. reader comments 41 with 32 posters participating Share this story The shadowy world of private spyware has long caused alarm in cybersecurity circles, as authoritarian governments have repeatedly been caught targeting the smartphones of activists, ..

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reader comments 47 with 35 posters participating Share this story Kaseya—the remote management software seller at the center of a ransomware operation that struck as many as 1,500 downstream networks—said it has obtained a decryptor that should successfully restore data encrypted during the Fourth of July weekend attack. Affiliates of REvil, one of the Internet’s ..

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Aurich Lawson | Getty Images reader comments 14 with 13 posters participating Share this story Is Our Machine Learning? View more stories We may have bitten off more than we could chew, folks. An Amazon engineer told me that when he heard what I was trying to do with Ars headlines, the first thing he ..

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