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Trump berated Maguire after lawmakers were briefed on Russia’s active interference in 2020 election

In an echo of 2016, the intelligence community reportedly has warned lawmakers that Russia is trying to influence the 2020 election in a briefing that drew the ire of President Trump and may have prompted the ouster of acting Director of National Intelligence (DNI) Joseph Maguire. Trump, still peeved by

Apple drops a bomb on long-life HTTPS certificates: Safari to snub new security certs valid for more than 13 months

Keep your crypto to less than 398 days after September 1 and you’re all good Safari will, later this year, no longer accept new HTTPS certificates that expire more than 13 months from their creation date. That means websites using multi-year SSL/TLS certs issued after the cut-off point will throw

Adobe, VMWare issue patches for critical vulnerabilities

Adobe and VMWare pushed out a critical out-of-band updates for After Effects and vRealize Operations for Horizon Adapter which if exploited could lead to arbitrary code execution. The Adobe issue, CVE-2020-3765, is an out-of-bounds write vulnerability affecting After Effects version 16.1.2 and earlier versions for Windows. Adobe is recommending that