Internet

US voter data traded on hacker forums: researchers

A database with information on virtually the entire US voting population has been circulated on hacker forums, opening up the potential for disinformation and scams that could impact the November 3 election, security researchers ...

Business

Apple loses copyright suit against security startup

A federal judge Tuesday dismissed Apple's copyright infringement lawsuit against cybersecurity startup Corellium in a case which could have implications for researchers who find software bugs and vulnerabilities.

Software

Need for speed in COVID–19 digital contact tracing

Australia's COVIDSafe app needs to be faster and have higher uptake rates to be effective as the nation's digital contact tracing solution, according to a working paper released by The University of Queensland's Institute ...

Internet

Facebook says bug in Messenger app on Android fixed

(Tech Xplore)—As many know by now, Facebook recently had a security issue involving Messenger. Outside Facebook, security researchers said that a bug with the Messenger service would have allowed attackers to change the ...

Energy & Green Tech

US pushes ahead with nuclear plans despite watchdog concerns

The Biden administration appears to be picking up where former President Donald Trump left off as the federal agency that oversees U.S. nuclear research and bomb-making has approved the conceptual design and cost range for ...

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