Security Alerts & News
by Tymoteusz A. Góral

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#345 Whole lotta onions: number of Tor hidden sites spikes — along with paranoia
In recent weeks, the number of "hidden services"—usually Web servers and other Internet services accessible by a ".onion" address on the Tor anonymizing network—has risen dramatically. After experiencing an earlier spike in February, the number of hidden services tracked by Tor spiked to 114,000 onion addresses on March 1. They then dropped just as quickly, falling to just below 70,000 hidden services seen by Tor on Thursday—still twice the number that Tor had held steady at
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#345 Whole lotta onions: number of Tor hidden sites spikes — along with paranoia
#344 Online break-in forces bank to tighten security
#343 How hackers attacked Ukraine's power grid: implications for industrial IoT security
#342 Bitcoin's nightmare scenario has come to pass
#341 Dirt-cheap DDoS: The rock-bottom cost of mounting crippling 400Gbps attacks
#340 Attack on Zygote: a new twist in the evolution of mobile threats
#339 Macro malware strides in new direction, uses forms to store its code
#338 New attack steals secret crypto keys from Android and iOS phones
#337 Cisco issues critical patch for Nexus switches to remove hardcoded credentials
#336 Mozilla bans Firefox add-on that tampered with security settings
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