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Hackers exploited Tor exit relays to generate bitcoin: research

by Sean Lyngaas

The attackers regained control of relays after Tor's oversees kicked them off, according to the research.

New Wi-Fi chip bug affects everything from Amazon's Echo to home routers

by Sean Lyngaas

An estimated 1 billion devices are affected.

Political parties are still struggling with cybersecurity basics

by Shannon Vavra

With international elections approaching, researchers assessed parties' digital readiness.

Pentagon lays out plan to secure websites in response to lawmaker inquiry

by Zaid Shoorbajee

CIO Dana Deasy lays out the department's plan in response to Sen. Ron Wyden, who raised concerna about the security of DOD's many public-facing sites.

Newly uncovered malware uses DNS requests to siphon credit card data

by Zaid Shoorbajee

Normally, point-of-sale malware uses HTTP requests to exfiltrate data. Using DNS requests allows attackers to avoid detection.

Google: HTTPS use continues to soar

by Chris Bing

More than half of pages loaded and two-thirds of total time spent by Chrome desktop users occur via HTTPS, according to Google

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