Exclusive: U.S. government seeks Facebook help to wiretap Messenger..

The U.S. government is trying to force Facebook Inc to break the encryption in its popular Messenger app so law enforcement may listen to a suspect’s voice conversations in a criminal probe, three people briefed on the case said, resurrecting the issue of whether companies can be compelled to alter their products to enable surveillance.

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Police Bodycams Can Be Hacked to Doctor Footage

Analysis of five body camera models marketed to police departments details vulnerabilities could let a hacker manipulate footage.

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The Myth of the Hacker-Proof Voting Machine

Election officials have insisted that machines can’t be remotely compromised because they’re not “connected to the internet.” But security experts point out crucial ways in which they are.

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Details on an Air Force drone? $200 on the dark web

This does not make sense. Why is a personal router issue the Captain’s problem? What has his training got to do with it? If his computer was allowed outside secure facilities, it should have been hardened enough to presume insecure and vulnerable networks elsewhere.

After further investigation, Recorded Future learned that the hacker gained access to the information “through a previously disclosed FTP vulnerability in Netgear routers,” referring to a method of sharing files over the internet. The hacker “infiltrated the computer of a captain” stationed at Creech Air Force Base in Nevada, who just months earlier completed a Cyber Awareness Challenge training program meant to guard against such attacks.

The hacked documents represent embarrassing security vulnerabilities and raises questions about basic cyber-hygiene in the U.S. military apparatus.

Source: Details on an Air Force drone? $200 on the dark web

Exigent Circumstances: iOS 12’s USB Restricted Mode and Warrantless iPhone Access

Apple’s USB Restricted Mode may prompt police to argue they don’t need a warrant to access iPhone data thanks to “exigent circumstances.”

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