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2017-10-01: Auditory Response to Pulsed Radiofrequency Energy

2017-10-01: pestudio -- USEFUL FOR MALWARE ANALYSIS
2017-10-01: Time's up: As CHIP expires unrenewed, Congress blows a chance to save healthcare for 9 million children
2017-10-01: Austria's 'Burqa Ban' law comes into force
2017-10-01: Apple MacBooks at risk from flawed updates, Duo Security says
2017-10-01: Gravitational Waves Will Bring the Extreme Universe Into View
2017-10-01: "netsh wlan show profile key=clear" shows wi-fi passwords
2017-10-01: Hash Length Extension Attacks | SANS Institute
2017-10-02: SpiderLabs/CryptOMG: CryptOMG is a configurable CTF style test bed that highlights common flaws in cryptographic implementations.

2017-10-02: Breaking DKIM - on Purpose and by Chance
2017-10-02: Breaking DKIM - on Purpose and by Chance
2017-10-02: CryptOMG Walkthrough - Challenge 1
2017-10-02: CryptOMG Walkthough - Challenge 2
2017-10-02: DNSMasq: Yet more DNS, and DHCP, vulnerabilities
2017-10-02: DCEPT -- Open Source Honeytoken Tripwire | Secureworks
2017-10-02: FBI's secret iPhone hacking tool must stay under wraps, court rules
2017-10-02: Following Las Vegas shooting, Facebook's Safety Check page filled with scammers and hoaxes
2017-10-02: How to Prevent Gun Deaths? Where Experts and the Public Agree
2017-10-02: HPE coughed up source code for Pentagon's IT defenses to ... Russia
2017-10-02: Google admits citing 4chan to spread fake Vegas shooter news
2017-10-02: UK National Lottery knocked offline by DDoS attack
2017-10-02: New York voters have no 1st Amendment right to snap ballot-booth selfies
2017-10-02: Draining the wallets - pwning "the world's most secure Bitcoin Wallet & Exchange"
2017-10-02: Physicists find we're not living in a computer simulation
2017-10-02: Equifax couldn't find or patch vulnerable Struts implementations
2017-10-02: Renaming the Bro Project
2017-10-02: BlueBorne - Proof of Concept - Unarmed/Unweaponized - DoS (Crash) only
2017-10-02: Bluetooth DoS PoC
2017-10-03: Tracking Hackers on Your Network with Sysinternals Sysmon

2017-10-03: Nikki Haley learns the hard way that retweets are endorsements
2017-10-03: Web giants allowed fake news to flow on Las Vegas shooting
2017-10-03: Why the CDC Wants in on Blockchain
2017-10-03: Robot sex will be common in 2067, half of Americans say
2017-10-03: All 3 Billion Yahoo Accounts Were Affected by 2013 Attack
2017-10-03: Azure fell over for 7 hours in Europe because someone accidentally set off the fire extinguishers
2017-10-03: WDC's new 14TB spinner has shingled write scheme
2017-10-03: ISIS and Jack Daniel's: One of these things is not like the other
2017-10-03: Home Sec Amber Rudd: Yeah, I don't understand encryption. So what?
2017-10-03: Despite massive hack, Equifax wins IRS contract for fraud-detection
2017-10-05: Bitcoin Software Wars: Segwit2x Node Masking and Opt-in Replay Protection Merged

2017-10-05: Former Equifax CEO blames breach on one IT employee
2017-10-05: Dead Drop SF (San Francisco, CA) | Meetup -- Thurs., Oct. 26 in Oakland
2017-10-05: usb-canary: Monitor devices while your computer is locked. Detects someone plugging in or unplugging devices.
2017-10-05: Voting machine security: Senator wants answers
2017-10-05: jullrich/pcap2curl: Read a packet capture, extract HTTP requests and turn them into cURL commands for replay.
2017-10-05: Colleges Are Marketing Drone Pilot Courses, but the Career Opportunities Are Murky
2017-10-05: Russian Hackers Stole NSA Data on U.S. Cyber Defense -- SHOW TO CLASS
2017-10-05: Kaspersky official statement re the recent article in WSJ
2017-10-05: More Than 2 Million Undocumented Immigrants Will Now Be Protected Under California's Sanctuary Law
2017-10-05: High Sierra user? Update now to fix an encrypted APFS error and a nasty keychain bug found by @patrickwardle:
2017-10-05: Entire Facebook Staff Laughs As Man Tightens Privacy Settings
2017-10-05: Google's $400 Million Bet Is Starting to Pay Off
2017-10-05: Amazon Is Testing Its Own Delivery Service to Rival FedEx and UPS
2017-10-05: Jeff Sessions just threw every transgender American to the wolves
2017-10-05: California Just Became a 'Sanctuary State.' Here's What That Means
2017-10-05: John Kelly's personal cell phone was compromised, White House believes
2017-10-05: Study: Americans more divided along party lines than ever
2017-10-05: Russian spies used Kaspersky AV to hack NSA contractor, swipe exploit code -- new claim
2017-10-05: Dumb bug of the week: Apple's macOS reveals your encrypted drive's password in the hint box
2017-10-06: The FBI, during top secret arrest of Hal Martin (NSA TAO) for alleged tool leakage, uploaded his files to VirusTotal

2017-10-06: Trump ObamaCare directive keeps Americans from life-saving coverage
2017-10-06: Ex-NSA Hackers Are Not Surprised by Bombshell Kaspersky Report
2017-10-06: Bypassing Intel Boot Guard
2017-10-06: U.S. Top Law Enforcement Call Strong Encryption a 'Serious Problem' -- SHOW TO CLASS
2017-10-06: Apple Allows Uber to Use a Powerful Feature that Lets it Record iPhone Screen
2017-10-06: Fappening 2017: More Celebrity Nude Photos Hacked and Leaked Online
2017-10-06: Hackers Exploiting Microsoft Servers to Mine Monero - Makes $63,000 In 3 Months
2017-10-06: EtherParty Breach: Another Ethereum ICO Gets Hacked -- SHOW TO CLASS
2017-10-06: Project Zero: Using Binary Diffing to Discover Windows Kernel Memory Disclosure Bugs
2017-10-06: Microsoft silently fixes security holes in Windows 10 -- dumps Win 7, 8 out in the cold
2017-10-06: How bad can the new spying legislation be? Exhibit 1: it's called the USA Liberty Act
2017-10-06: Moscow faces 130 fake bomb calls, evacuates 100,000 people
2017-10-06: Ghostface Killah Is Starting a Cryptocurrency Company
2017-10-06: When Security Features Collide
2017-10-06: Trump officials roll back birth control mandate
2017-10-06: SF moves to phase out residential garbage bins
2017-10-06: Civil rights groups slam DOJ for 'despicable' religious liberty guidance
2017-10-06: Trump Jr. slams liberal universities in speech
2017-10-06: Update on the Bitcoin SegWit2x hard fork -- The Coinbase Blog
2017-10-06: It's 4PM on Friday, almost time to log off and, oh look, Disqus says it's been hacked
2017-10-06: Avast urges devs to secure toolchains after hacked build box led to CCleaner disaster
2017-10-06: California challenges Trump's rollback of birth control mandate
2017-10-06: Bee-harming pesticides in 75 percent of honey worldwide: study
2017-10-06: 'Eve Online' is going mobile next year with 'Project Aurora'
2017-10-06: TC4: How NASA Plans to Test its Planetary Defense Systems on Close-Approach Asteroid
2017-10-06: There's a Climate Bomb Under Your Feet
2017-10-06: After Las Vegas, Democratic House members donate their past NRA contributions
2017-10-06: RDP hijacking — how to hijack RDS and RemoteApp sessions transparently to move through an organisation -- SHOW TO CLASS
2017-10-06: The FBI's New U.S. Terrorist Threat: 'Black Identity Extremists
2017-10-07: Please stop saying 80-90% of apps are libraries. We directly measure actual use. It's 8.5%. And 93% of vulns are in custom code.

2017-10-07: Easily Report Phishing and Malware -- SHOW TO CLASS
2017-10-07: SpaceX Hiring for Infosec
2017-10-07: ATTACKING DELL FOGLIGHT SERVER
2017-10-07: Mining Adminers - Hackers Scan the Internet For DB Scripts
2017-10-07: SYSCON Backdoor Uses FTP as a C&C Channel
2017-10-07: How To Tell When Someone Else Tweets From @realDonaldTrump
2017-10-07: Google Pixel Buds Preview -- a Babelfish
2017-10-07: Trump on North Korea: 'Sorry, but only one thing will work!'
2017-10-07: ICE director signals 'at-large arrests' over new California sanctuary law
2017-10-07: Google Home Max Preview
2017-10-07: EVEREST: Evaluation and Validation of Election-Related Equipment, Standards and Testing∗† -- SHOW TO CLASS
2017-10-07: BlackBoxVoting.org
2017-10-07: Elections Industry: Voting system technical material, manuals, troubleshooting | BlackBoxVoting.org
2017-10-07: GEMS 1.18 User’s Guide
2017-10-07: Fraction Magic -- Part 1: Votes are being counted as fractions instead of as whole numbers | BlackBoxVoting.org
2017-10-07: Credit cards are so 2016, now you can pay with a smile
2017-10-07: Let's go live now to MagicLeap and... Ah, still making millions from made-up tech
2017-10-08: Woman films her spying webcam as it talks to her

2017-10-08: Hiding Your Process from Sysinternals
2017-10-08: CCSF Won 2nd Place at CPTC Regionals -- We're Going to Nationals!
2017-10-08: Equifax Breach Fallout: Your Salary History
2017-10-08: iPhone's new "off" switch that leaves Bluetooth and Wi-Fi turned on
2017-10-08: VPN logs helped unmask alleged 'net stalker, say feds
2017-10-08: FEMA chief on San Juan mayor: We 'filter' out political noise
2017-10-08: Anonymous attacks US government over deadly Michigan health crisis in latest viral video
2017-10-08: Dove apologizes for ad that shows black woman turning into a white woman.
2017-10-08: Donald Trump warns "only one thing will work" to deal with North Korea.
2017-10-08: DeVos champions online charter schools, but the results are poor
2017-10-09: Introducing Mythril: A framework for bug hunting on the Ethereum blockchain

2017-10-09: Cyber-security threat to UK 'as serious as terrorism' - GCHQ
2017-10-09: Troy Hunt: Disqus Demonstrates How to Do Breach Disclosure Right
2017-10-09: Base64 All The Things! - SANS Internet Storm Center
2017-10-09: U.S. Banking Regulator Hit by 54 Breaches in 2015, 2016
2017-10-09: Disqus Discloses 2012 Breach Impacting 17 Million Users
2017-10-09: British Teen Admits Trying to Hack CIA Chief
2017-10-09: Critical Flaw Found in Siemens Smart Meters
2017-10-09: iOS 11 'drains batteries in less than 96 minutes'
2017-10-09: Uber suspends unlicensed service in Norway in change of tack
2017-10-09: Cloudflare Stream Promises Easy, Cheap Video Hosting
2017-10-09: Mattel has canceled plans for a kid-focused AI device that drew privacy concerns
2017-10-09: Vegan's life upended after Facebook rant about "carnists" killed in Vegas
2017-10-09: Nate makes nine Atlantic hurricanes in a row--unprecedented in modern era
2017-10-09: Silicon Valley rose as water use restrictions kicked in
2017-10-09: Anti-Nazi game wasn't meant to "incite political discussions"
2017-10-09: Infotainment bad, blind spot and lane-departure warnings good, studies say
2017-10-09: California won't require Uber, Lyft drivers to be fingerprinted
2017-10-09: Should drunk drivers be charged with DUI in fully autonomous cars?
2017-10-09: Miami Beach cops arrest man for Twitter parody of police spokesman
2017-10-09: GAW Miners founder owes nearly $10 million to SEC over Bitcoin fraud
2017-10-09: New coding language Fetlang's syntax designed to read like 'poorly written erotica'
2017-10-09: German Firefox users to test recommendation engine 'a bit like thought-reading'
2017-10-09: PostgreSQL says SCRAM to MD5 authentication
2017-10-09: Kotlin's killin' Java among Android devs
2017-10-09: RedBoot ransomware also modifies partition table, is it a wiper?
2017-10-09: Video: Get ready for RedBoot and the next wave of ransomware-as-a-service
2017-10-09: The World's Biggest Military Contractors Don't Encrypt Their Websites
2017-10-09: How to bypass passcode lock screens on iPhones and iPads using iOS 11
2017-10-09: Machine learning-based threat detection is coming to your smartphone
2017-10-09: IOS 11 battery drain: Here's how to fix this iPhone issue
2017-10-09: Japan scientists grow drugs in chicken eggs
2017-10-09: Curriculum Committee at CCSF
2017-10-10: WhatsApp Exploit Can Allow Hackers To Monitor Your Sleep And Other Things

2017-10-10: Wildfires tear through California; 10 dead, thousands evacuated
2017-10-10: Accenture left a huge trove of highly sensitive data on exposed servers
2017-10-10: Texas Tech shooter was too young to have gun under campus carry law, police say
2017-10-10: University of Hawaii Students Warned About Possible North Korea Nuclear Attack
2017-10-10: T-Mobile Website Allowed Hackers to Access Your Account Data With Just Your Phone Number
2017-10-10: Social Engineer bank robber arrested weeks after successful $142,000 heist
2017-10-10: Mensa offers to host IQ test for Trump and Tillerson
2017-10-10: Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein Remarks on Encryption - SHOW TO CLASS
2017-10-10: A Bug Has No Name: Multiple Heap Buffer Overflows In the Windows DNS Client -- SHOW TO CLASS
2017-10-10: Kaspersky's Integrity Control for HTTP Updates
2017-10-10: Another $60 M SWIFT Hack
2017-10-10: iOS Privacy: steal.password - Easily get the user's Apple ID password, just by asking -- SHOW TO CLASS
2017-10-10: Jimmy Carter offers to meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un
2017-10-10: Law Enforcement Backdoors
2017-10-10: Equifax: About those 400,000 UK records we lost? It's now 15.2M. Yes, M for MEELLLIOON
2017-10-10: Intel moves towards production quantum computing with new 17-qubit chip
2017-10-10: Cabrillo College hack exposed 40,000 students' data
2017-10-10: Trump's DOJ tries to rebrand weakened encryption as "responsible encryption"
2017-10-10: CCSF Ranks #2 in CPTC Western Region
2017-10-10: Israel hacked Kaspersky, then tipped the NSA that its tools had been breached
2017-10-10: PowerShell malware being served from .gov server
2017-10-11: DEF CON 25 Voting Machine Hacking Village Report Released!

2017-10-11: San Francisco Bay Area experiencing 'worst air quality ever in many parts'
2017-10-11: Bug Allowed Google Home Mini Speakers to Record Everything
2017-10-11: 'Beam of Invisibility' Could Hide Objects Using Light
2017-10-11: Judge moves to conceal identities of users behind anti-Trump website
2017-10-11: In Africa, boys think they're smarter than girls. Boys think the same thing in the U.S.
2017-10-11: China's AI Awakening
2017-10-11: How Kaspersky AV reportedly was caught helping Russian hackers steal NSA secrets
2017-10-11: Dow Jones posts fake story claiming Google was buying Apple
2017-10-11: Whoops: Drug ads gloss over risks with a mind trick--that's backed by the FDA
2017-10-11: Supreme Court: Hacking conviction stands for man who didn't hack computer
2017-10-11: FCC's claim that one ISP counts as "competition" faces scrutiny in court
2017-10-11: North Korea Allegedly Used Antivirus Software to Steal Defense Secrets
2017-10-11: In Major Shift, Boy Scouts Says It Will Begin Allowing Girls To Join
2017-10-11: Restricted Australian defence data hacked <--DREADED ADMIN/ADMIN ATTACK!
2017-10-11: Dumb bug of the week: Outlook staples together encrypted emails and their plaintext versions when sending messages
2017-10-11: Pornhub Using AI to Identify, Tag Porn Stars
2017-10-11: Completely driverless cars could hit California roads as early as next June, if not sooner
2017-10-12: Equifax website hacked again, this time to redirect to fake Flash update

2017-10-12: Rose McGowan's Temporary Twitter Suspension Explained
2017-10-12: Bitcoin just passed $5,000
2017-10-12: U.S. withdraws from UNESCO, the U.N.'s cultural organization, citing anti-Israel bias
2017-10-12: Wine Country fires: What we know, and what we don't
2017-10-12: Drone captures eerie footage of USPS truck driving in devastated Santa Rosa neighborhood
2017-10-12: Microsoft pleads for more enterprise Windows 10 Insider recruits
2017-10-12: Study: Use of IoT in corporate networks is soaring
2017-10-12: What's new at GitHub: dependency management, security alerts
2017-10-12: Watch the Long-Awaited US vs. Japan Robot Battle
2017-10-12: House Republican accuses media of inventing Puerto Rico crisis
2017-10-12: What it Feels Like to Work in a Supportive Environment for Female Engineers
2017-10-13: How do I re-upload a presentation on SlideShare?

2017-10-13: FBI has emails from Russian news agency Sputnik
2017-10-13: President Trump Doesn't Know He's the President of the U.S. Virgin Islands
2017-10-13: This drone will patrol your house while you're gone
2017-10-13: New 'hacking back' legislation is back in Congress
2017-10-13: Russian Military Parade
2017-10-13: Trump's pick for NOAA chief causes a storm
2017-10-13: IRS temporarily suspends contract with Equifax
2017-10-13: Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak launches his own online tech education platform
2017-10-13: Twitter deleted data potentially crucial to Russia probes
2017-10-13: Twitter gives Senate investigators names of Russia-linked accounts: report
2017-10-14: Cambridge Analytica: the Geotargeting and Emotional Data Mining Scripts

2017-10-14: Futuristic Russian Military Suit Gets Nuclear-Proof Upgrade
2017-10-14: T-Mobile Limiting High-Speed Data in Canada, Mexico to 5GB
2017-10-14: Fraud Scandals Sap China's Dream of Becoming a Science Superpower
2017-10-14: Caught Sleeping or Worse, Troubled Teachers Will Return to New York Classrooms
2017-10-14: iTerm2 Leaks Everything You Hover in Your Terminal via DNS Requests
2017-10-14: Downloads Parallels Desktop for Mac Pro Edition-- free for 30 days
2017-10-15: Hustler's Larry Flynt offers $10 million for information to impeach Trump.

2017-10-15: Microsoft's anti-malware sniffing service powers Edge to top spot in browser blocking tests
2017-10-15: Microsoft patch problems persist: bad release sequences, CRM blocks
2017-10-15: Enterprises to get locked-down Windows 10 in six months
2017-10-15: Bug bounty hunters can make big bucks with the right hack
2017-10-15: The myth of responsible encryption: Experts say it can't work
2017-10-15: Pokemon Go reportedly got played in Russian meddling, too
2017-10-15: Cell phone tracking demonstration
2017-10-15: Predicting, Decrypting, and Abusing WPA2/802.11 Group Keys (from 2016) - SHOW TO CLASS
2017-10-15: Over 500,000 car tracking devices' passwords accidentally leaked due to misconfigured cloud server
2017-10-15: (8) Drone collides with passenger jet over Quebec
2017-10-15: CONFIRMED: China's Space Station Is Out Of Control And Currently Crashing Towards Earth
2017-10-15: PureVPN's 'non-existent' logs used to track, arrest alleged internet stalker
2017-10-15: Copyright Isn't a Tool for Removing Negative Reviews
2017-10-16: KRACK Attacks: Breaking WPA2 -- SHOW TO CLASS

2017-10-16: WPA2: Broken with KRACK. What now? -- Alex Hudson
2017-10-16: KRACK: Researcher discovers flaws in WPA2 authentication
2017-10-16: Android DoubleLocker ransomware encrypts data, changes device PIN
2017-10-16: Equifax Takes Down Webpage After Report Of New Cybersecurity 'Situation'
2017-10-16: Wag, the 'Uber for Dog-Walking,' Is Drawing Uber-Like Scrutiny
2017-10-16: Google isn't saying Microsoft security sucks but Chrome for Windows has its own antivirus
2017-10-16: Here's what you can do to protect yourself from the KRACK WiFi vulnerability
2017-10-16: Study finds that students themselves, not professors, lead some to become more liberal in college
2017-10-16: Ex-Hurricane Ophelia slams Ireland with 119 mph winds
2017-10-16: Factorization Flaw in TPM Chips Makes Attacks on RSA Private Keys Feasible -- SHOW TO CLASS
2017-10-16: Infineon RSA Key Generation Bug : How the attack works and what to do
2017-10-16: Trump joked Pence 'wants to hang' all gay people, New Yorker reports
2017-10-16: CyberWarrior Scholarships Debut for Returning Vets
2017-10-16: Preparing for the Bitcoin Hard Forks: A Step-by-Step Walkthrough
2017-10-16: Putin Orders the Issue of Russia's National Cryptocurrency -- the Cryptoruble
2017-10-16: Austria's 'Millennial' leader could team with Nazi-linked party
2017-10-16: NRA spokeswoman says she's moving due to gun control death threats
2017-10-16: Even China is tackling climate change, while US takes a back seat
2017-10-16: Byzantium Hard Fork Announcement - Ethereum Blog -- SHOW TO CLASS
2017-10-16: Ethereum blockchain is sailing to Byzantium -- hard fork up and running
2017-10-16: Millions of high-security crypto keys crippled by newly discovered flaw -- SHOW TO CLASS
2017-10-16: Trying to Breathe in the Bay Area
2017-10-16: The World Once Laughed at North Korean Cyberpower. No More.
2017-10-16: As U.S. Confronts Internet's Disruptions, China Feels Vindicated
2017-10-16: Hackers have turned Politifact's website into a trap for your PC -- SHOW TO CLASS

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