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A Peek Inside the NSA's Spy Gear Catalogue

Der Spiegel's fairly harrowing report about the NSA's hacking unit, Tailored Access Operations (TAO) got a little more harrowing this morning when an unnamed blogger at LeakSource published images from the agency's hilariously-named and terrifying spy gear catalogue. Read More >>

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All It Took to Hijack Google Glass Was a Dumb QR Code

The scariest Google Glass hack just got fixed before anyone evil could actually use it, but the details are a little unsettling. Using nothing more than Glass's camera and a malicious QR code, hackers would have been able to steal total control of the device if you so much as looked at the wrong thing. Read More >>

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How Rental PCs Loaded With Spyware Snooped on and Photographed Their Users

When you pay to use a computer, you don't expect it to be tracking your each and every digital move as a result. But that's exactly what happened to Aaron's Sale and Leasing customers — who had their rental computers snooped on in incredible detail. Read More >>

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Flame Hijacks Microsoft Update to Spread Malware Disguised As Legit Code

It's a scenario security researchers have long worried about, a man-in-the-middle attack that allows someone to impersonate Microsoft Update to deliver malware - disguised as legitimate Microsoft code - to unsuspecting users. Read More >>

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Meet ‘Flame’, The Massive Spy Malware Infiltrating Iranian Computers

A massive, highly sophisticated piece of malware has been newly found infecting systems in Iran and elsewhere and is believed to be part of a well-coordinated, ongoing, state-run cyberespionage operation. Read More >>

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New Mac Trojan Earns Other People Bitcoins on Your Dime

Odd, I could have sworn Bitcoin was on the fast track towards technological irrelevance. So why is this new Mac malware harnessing infected GPUs to mine the digital dollars? Read More >>

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