LTE flaws let hackers ‘easily’ spoof presidential alerts
Security vulnerabilities in LTE can allow hackers to “easily” spoof presidential alerts sent to mobile phones in the event of a national emergency. Using off-the-shelf equipment and open-source software, a working exploit made it possible to send a simulated …
McConnell embraces new nickname
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell calls himself the “Grim Reaper,” vowing to kill whichever bill that he labels as socialist legislation, including a bill that pushes for election security. CNN’s Sunlen Serfaty reports.
Cellebrite Now Says It Can Unlock Any iPhone for Cops
In a strangely public product announcement, the phone-cracking firm revealed a powerful new device.
Tell Us About Your Favorite Password Manager
It’s time for another Hive Five ! This time, we want to hear about your favorite password managers. If you don’t have one, what are you waiting for? Don’t memorize the same few, terrible passwords ; you’re better than that Read more…
The Sane Person’s Guide to FIRE Savings
The concept of FIRE—Financial Independence, Retire Early— is pretty straightforward. If you can save up enough money when you’re young(er), you can have a ton more flexibility later in life. You might choose to quit your job and start a business, or unload y…
Security firms demonstrate subdomain hijack exploit vs. EA/Origin
Two security firms graphically demonstrate the danger of subdomain hijacking.