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Comment Re:What? Read this again! (Score 1) 77

From the article:

to click on an attacker-supplied HTTPS link that looked much like this one that led to the authentic SmartThings login page.

Emphasis mine. Also you can see from the link that that is indeed what it does. Yes it's a phishing attack, but not one that uses a look-alike login page.

Comment Re:What? Read this again! (Score 1) 77

No. One of the flaws is that users who click a link that takes them to THE SMARTTHINGS LOG-IN SCREEN, where they then provide their credentials, which then sends their credentials to some OTHER web site, are then vulnerable to OTHER people using their credentials. The news is that Samsung's API happily sends log-in results to any arbitrary third party. That's bad, although "the OAuth mechanism has recently been fixed."

By posting this here as "news" we can all feel smug and laugh at them and learn from their mistake.

Submission + - Opera Browser Now Comes With Free Built-In VPN

An anonymous reader writes: Opera added a free VPN client with unlimited data usage in its newest developer version. All other VPNs for the major desktop browsers are extensions, with most of them based on a paid-subscription model or offering limited data usage. In this developer release, users can choose from one of three virtual locations – USA, Canada and Germany – but more locations will be available in the stable version of the Opera browser.

Comment Title prefix (Score 4, Insightful) 150

Can you at least prefix the title with "Poll:" or something? Right now I see a collapsed article with the title "Ross Ulbricht was sentenced to life in prison, and ...". Expanding that (because I'm a sucker for some clickbait) hoping to get some information about poor Ross and getting a poll instead leaves me feeling like I got a dead bunny for Christmas.

Please think of the bunnies.

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