A New Era of Security and Privacy? – Threat Wire

A Signal audit has been performed, but is it secure? Use OAuth to sign in? It might open up your apps to account hijacking. What does Donald Trumps win mean for security and privacy? Plus, another adult site gets hacked. Coming up now on Threat Wire!
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Signal Audit Reveals Protocol Cryptographically Sound

https://eprint.iacr.org/2016/1013.pdf

https://whispersystems.org/blog/advanced-ratcheting/

OAuth 2.0 Hack Exposes 1 Billion Mobile Apps to Account Hijacking

https://www.blackhat.com/docs/eu-16/materials/eu-16-Yang-Signing-Into-Billion-Mobile-Apps-Effortlessly-With-OAuth20-wp.pdf

http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2016/11/what-the-trump-win-means-for-tech-science-and-beyond/

http://arstechnica.com/security/2016/11/russian-hackers-throw-trump-victory-party-with-new-spear-phishing-campaign/

Hackers Target Pro-Clinton Phone Banks—But Hit Trump’s Too

Trump’s Win Signals Open Season for Russia’s Political Hackers

http://www.businessinsider.com/donald-trump-fcc-net-neutrality-zero-rating-policy-future-2016-11

https://thehackernews.com/2016/11/election-trump-phishing-malware.html

Hack Brief: 412M Accounts Breached on FriendFinder Sex Sites

https://www.cnet.com/news/hack-reportedly-exposes-412m-friendfinder-networks-accounts-adult-dating-swinger/

https://www.leakedsource.com/blog/friendfinder

 

Source: Security news