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Elusive FinFisher spyware can finally be cracked, researchers believe

The elusive FinFisher spyware, which is used widely in covert surveillance campaigns, especially by oppressive nations against political opposition, could soon be cracked, researchers believe.

320 m compromised passwords hashes cracked by research 'cracktivists'

CynoSure Prime reports that it has cracked the hashes of virtually all 320 million passwords which security researcher Troy Hunt had put on his 'HaveIBeenPwned' website by early August.

Researcher posts paper detailing US$100 iPhone 5C NAND mirroring device

Cambridge researcher Sergei Skorobogatov has released a paper detailing a proof-of-concept, which is accompanied by a YouTube video explaining how he is able to crack the iPhone 5c passcode screen.