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Jan 19th 2021

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2021's First Patch Tuesday, Titan Security Key Side-Channel Attack, WhatsApp
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2021's first Patch Tuesday, Titan Security Key side-channel attack, WhatsApp.

  • When is Chrome not Chromium?
  • A major DuckDuckGo milestone.
  • Project Zero in the wild.
  • First Patch Tuesday of 2021.
  • ZeroLogon Drop Dead.
  • NSA warns against outsourcing DoH services.
  • A Side-Channel in Titan.
  • The "PayPal Football"
  • WhatsApp's decision to bring its data into Facebook.

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