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by Tymoteusz A. Góral

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#1461 Google is giving you $200,000 to hack the Nexus 6P and 5X
If you’ve always wanted to get into hacking, now’s the time.

Today Google is launching the Project Zero Security Contest and awarding over $300,000 in prizes to anyone who can hack Nexus 6P and 5X knowing only the devices’ phone number and email address.
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#1468 BkSoD by ransomware: HDDCryptor uses commercial tools to encrypt network shares and lock HDDs
#1467 Pay-to-click ad service hacked, 6.6M plaintext passwords dumped
#1466 Cisco patches critical WebEx meetings server vulnerability
#1465 Signal bug lets attackers tamper with encrypted messages—patch now
#1464 Neverquest trojan gets big summer update
#1463 Ransomware getting more targeted and expensive
#1462 DualToy Windows trojan attacks Android and iOS Devices
#1461 Google is giving you $200,000 to hack the Nexus 6P and 5X
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