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Foiling people who manufacture fake money can be a pretty challenging task, which is why governments regularly role out new security enhancements to their legal tender. Holographic strips, special serial numbers and insignias, one-of-a-kind ink helps keep paper bills safer from fakes than they’ve ever been, but what about coinage? The UK’s Royal Mint thinks it has a solution, and it’s introduced it in its brand new one pound coin. The only problem is that nobody besides the Royal Mint actually know what the feature is, how it works, or why it makes coins “impossible” to fake.
Open-source developers who use Github are in the cross-hairs of advanced malware that can steal passwords, download sensitive files, take screenshots, and self-destruct when necessary.
Hackers are demanding Apple pay a ransom in bitcoin, or they claim they will remotely erase millions of customer iPhones, iPads, and Macs.
We first noted a few days ago several loose ends and nuances to consider in this developing story. New reporting by ZDNet paints a slightly clearer picture.
For most of us, Saturday morning is a time for a lie in, a leisurely brunch, or maybe taking the kids to the park. But for some it's bug-hunting time.
The Mac and iPhone exploits described in new documents attributed to the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency were patched years ago, according to Apple.
WikiLeaks released a new set of files Thursday that supposedly came from the CIA. They contain details about the agency’s alleged malware and attack capabilities against iPhones and Mac computers.