More than 100,000 people have had their eyes scanned for free cryptocurrency

Worldcoin reveals "orb" scanner, aims to distribute cryptocurrency to 1 billion people.

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How hackers hijacked thousands of high-profile YouTube accounts

Spate of attacks turned creator channels into cryptocurrency scam livestreams.

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Passengers couldn’t fly after NHS vaccine passport went offline

Outage lasted approximately 4 hours, causing issues with health app.

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“Hacker X”—the American who built a pro-Trump fake news empire—unmasks himself

He was hired to build a fake news op but now wants to put things right.

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Verizon’s Visible cell customers hacked, leading to unauthorized purchases

Company suspects credential stuffing, but questions remain.

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US gov’t will slap contractors with civil lawsuits for hiding breaches

Civil Cyber-Fraud Initiative mandates data-breach reporting for gov't contractors.

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Twitch source code, creator earnings exposed in 125GB leak

Twitch blames a "server configuration change" for the massive data leak.

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Company that routes SMS for all major US carriers was hacked for five years

Syniverse hasn't revealed whether text messages were exposed.

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Facebook’s outage likely cost the company over $60 million

Configuration change cascaded down the data centers, bringing systems to a halt.

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Windows 11: The Ars Technica review

Attractive new design overshadowed by regressions and high system requirements.

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Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp, and Oculus are down. Here’s what we know [Updated]

The root cause of the worldwide outage appears to be a flubbed BGP route update.

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Researcher refuses Telegram’s bounty award, discloses auto-delete bug

Telegram took months to fix "self-destruct" message bug. Then requested silence.

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Hundreds of scam apps hit over 10 million Android devices

GriftHorse campaign used clever techniques to avoid detection in Google Play.

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California DMV gives Cruise and Waymo OK to charge for rides

But the California Public Utilities Commission still has to give its approval.

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Neiman Marcus data breach impacts 4.6 million customers

Users were asked to change passwords—but were not offered free credit monitoring.

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Intel launches its next-generation neuromorphic processor—so, what’s that again?

Intel's Loihi processors have electronics that behave a lot like neurons.

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Apple forgot to sanitize the Phone Number field for lost AirTags

Another bug-bounty boondoggle leads to public disclosure before the bug is fixed.

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PoC exploit released for Azure AD brute-force bug—here’s what to do

Microsoft maintains it's not a security risk but is working toward a solution.

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Russia arrests cybersecurity expert on treason charge

Ilya Sachkov is founder of Group-IB, which specializes in ransomware attack prevention.

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NBC demanded that YouTube TV bundle Peacock or lose access to NBC channels

YouTube TV could lose NBC channels when contract expires Thursday.

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New Azure Active Directory password brute-forcing flaw has no fix

Microsoft says AD authentication responses are working as intended.

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GM’s BrightDrop starts production of its EV600 electric delivery van

The vans use GM's new Ultium battery platform and have a range of 250 miles.

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Film studios sue “no logs” VPN provider for $10 million

Independent movie studios are demanding $10 million in damages from LiquidVPN.

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Researchers use Starlink satellites to pinpoint location, similar to GPS

Researchers track 6 satellites to get location with accuracy of 8 meters.

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Ford picks Kentucky and Tennessee for $11.4 billion EV investment

Three battery plants and a truck factory will add 11,000 new jobs to the region.

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He escaped the dark web’s biggest bust. Now he’s back

DeSnake apparently eluded the takedown of AlphaBay and now plans to resurrect it.

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