Security Alerts & News
by Tymoteusz A. Góral

History
#1866 The official Tor browser for iOS is free to use
When Mike Tigas first created the Onion Browser app for iOS in 2012, he never expected it to become popular. He was working as a newsroom Web developer at The Spokesman-Review in Spokane, Washington, at the time, and wanted a Tor browser app for himself and his colleagues. Expecting little interest, he then put Onion Browser on the Apple App Store at just $0.99/£0.69, the lowest non-zero price that Apple allows.

Fast forward to 2016, and Tigas found himself living in New York City, working as a developer and investigative journalist at ProPublica, while earning upwards of $2,000 a month from the app—and worrying that charging for it was keeping anonymous browsing out of the hands of people who needed it.
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#1869 Credit card data and other information targeted in Netflix phishing campaign
#1868 Android banking Trojan malware disguises itself as Super Mario Run
#1867 Google plugs severe Android vulnerability that exposed devices to spying
#1866 The official Tor browser for iOS is free to use
#1865 This ransomware scheme is targeting schools, colleges and head teachers, warn police
#1864 Unsecure routers, webcams prompt feds to sue DLink
#1863 MongoDB attacks jump from hundreds to 28,000 in just days
#1862 Experts warn of novel PDF-based phishing scam
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