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Day: July 17, 2021
Biden Puts a $10M Bounty on Foreign Hackers
Plus: REvil goes dark, spyware runs amok, and more of the week’s top security news.
Bash Your Way to Fitness With FightCamp’s Home Workouts
Learn real boxing and kickboxing skills at home with this fitness system that marries punch-tracking tech with streaming video workouts.
Can Swimmers and Sharks Coexist? Smarter Maps Might Help
Great whites have returned to Cape Cod, a conservation success story and a hazard. Can new, predictive tools help keep beachgoers safe?
The 15 Best Weekend Deals on Headphones, TVs, and Tech
We’ve scoured the internet to find you the best weekend discounts on everything from MacBooks to air fryers.
Private Espionage Is Booming. The US Needs a Spy Registry
From Black Cube to Fusion GPS, the operatives-for-hire industry has recklessly exploded. Disclosure requirements could keep things in check.
Biden’s Cybersecurity Team Gets Crowded at the Top
It’s a lot of talent, but the US now has five overlapping roles jockeying for limited budgets, authorities, and bureaucratic victories.
Hackers Got Past Windows Hello by Tricking a Webcam
The security researchers used infrared photos and third-party hardware to best Microsoft’s facial-recognition tech.