[HackerNews] Researchers Demonstrate New Fingerprinting Attack on Tor Encrypted Traffic

A new analysis of website fingerprinting (WF) attacks aimed at the Tor web browser has revealed that it’s possible for an adversary to glean a website frequented by a victim, but only in scenarios where the threat actor is interested in a specific subset of the websites visited by users.
“While attacks can exceed 95% accuracy when monitoring a small set of five popular websites, indiscriminate (

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[SecurityWeek] Audit: Cybersecurity Weak for Many Kansas School Districts

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Many Kansas school districts aren’t taking basic steps to protect their computer systems and the privacy of sensitive information collected about students, according to a legislative audit release Tuesday. read more Source: Read More (SecurityWeek RSS Feed)

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[BleepingComputer] Windows 11 will be released on October 5th to newer devices

Microsoft has announced that Windows 11 will be released on October 5th, 2021, to Windows 10 users with support devices. […] Source: Read More (BleepingComputer)

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Vastaamon asiakkaat ovat saaneet henkilökohtaisia kiristysviestejä, viesteissä vaaditaan 200-500 euron arvosta bitcoineja Poliisi: “Kiristysviestin vaatimuksiin ei tule suostua” www.hs.fi/kotimaa/art-2000006698803.html Jos uhri ei maksa, kiristäjä uhkaa julkaista hänen tietonsa sisältäen henkilötietojen lisäksi tarkan potilaskertomuksen, joka sisältää litteroituna terapeutin kanssa käydyt keskustelut. Myös: Vastaamon asiakkaat saavat nyt kiristysviestejä sähköposteihinsa viesteissä vaaditaan 200-500 euron arvosta bitcoineja – yle.fi/uutiset/3-11612183 […]

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