Slashdot Items Tagged "security"

Date / Time Story
Thursday February 22, 2018 @05:48PM The Los Angeles Times Website Is Unintentionally Serving a Cryptocurrency Mining Script
Thursday February 22, 2018 @04:36PM US Border Officials Haven't Properly Verified Visitor Passports For More Than a Decade Due To Improper Software
Wednesday February 21, 2018 @04:40PM 100-Page Report Warns of the Many Dangers of AI
Wednesday February 21, 2018 @01:06PM Intel Has a New Spectre and Meltdown Firmware Patch For You To Try Out
Wednesday February 21, 2018 @01:00PM uTorrent Client Affected by Some Pretty Severe Security Flaws
Wednesday February 21, 2018 @09:15AM Lawsuits Threaten Infosec Research -- Just When We Need it Most
Tuesday February 20, 2018 @12:57PM Hackers Hijacked Tesla's Amazon Cloud Account To Mine Cryptocurrency
Tuesday February 20, 2018 @12:16PM Tesla Internal Servers Infected with Cryptocurrency Miner
Monday February 19, 2018 @02:23PM Flight Sim Company Embeds Malware To Steal Pirates' Passwords
Sunday February 18, 2018 @10:50AM Contractors Pose Cyber Risk To Government Agencies
Sunday February 18, 2018 @10:37AM US's Greatest Vulnerability is Ignoring the Cyber Threats From Our Adversaries, Foreign Policy Expert Says
Saturday February 17, 2018 @03:22PM Facebook Admits SMS Notifications Sent Using Two-Factor Number Was Caused by Bug
Friday February 16, 2018 @05:32PM Phishing Attack Scores Credentials For More Than 50,000 Snapchat Users
Friday February 16, 2018 @02:14PM A Hacker Has Wiped a Spyware Company's Servers -- Again
Friday February 16, 2018 @01:51PM Google Exposes How Malicious Sites Can Exploit Microsoft Edge
Thursday February 15, 2018 @05:55PM Pro-Gun Russian Bots Flood Twitter After Parkland Shooting
Thursday February 15, 2018 @12:55PM Hey Microsoft, Stop Installing Apps On My PC Without Asking
Thursday February 15, 2018 @10:15AM UK Blames Russia For Cyber Attack, Says Won't Tolerate Disruption
Wednesday February 14, 2018 @06:32PM Facebook Is Spamming Users Via Their 2FA Phone Numbers
Wednesday February 14, 2018 @01:11PM AMP For Email Is a Terrible Idea
Tuesday February 13, 2018 @07:58PM Kaspersky Says Telegram Flaw Used For Cryptocurrency Mining
Tuesday February 13, 2018 @03:26PM Facebook is Pushing Its Data-tracking Onavo VPN Within Its Main Mobile App
Tuesday February 13, 2018 @03:09PM Many ID-Protection Services Fail Basic Security
Monday February 12, 2018 @06:19PM Skype Can't Fix a Nasty Security Bug Without a Massive Code Rewrite
Monday February 12, 2018 @03:48PM Consumers Prefer Security Over Convenience For the First Time Ever, IBM Security Report Finds
Sunday February 11, 2018 @10:51PM Games Organizers at Pyeongchang Winter Olympics Confirm Cyber Attack, Won't Reveal Source
Sunday February 11, 2018 @03:47PM Hackers Hijack Government Websites To Mine Crypto-Cash
Sunday February 11, 2018 @11:19AM Sandboxed Mac Apps Can Record Screen Any Time Without You Knowing
Friday February 09, 2018 @06:03PM Hackers In Equifax Breach Accessed More Personal Information Than Previously Disclosed
Friday February 09, 2018 @05:42PM Should GitHub Allow Username Reuse?
Friday February 09, 2018 @09:34AM Turkey Rolls Out Domestic Rival To WhatsApp, Raising Surveillance Concerns
Thursday February 08, 2018 @05:22PM 32 Senators Want To Know If US Regulators Halted Equifax Probe
Thursday February 08, 2018 @03:26PM Google Chrome Pushes For User Protection With 'Not secure' Label
Thursday February 08, 2018 @02:38PM Apple Says the Leaked iPhone Source Code is Outdated
Thursday February 08, 2018 @09:32AM Intel Replaces its Buggy Fix for Skylake PCs
Thursday February 08, 2018 @12:42AM Police In China Are Scanning Travelers With Facial Recognition Glasses
Thursday February 08, 2018 @12:36AM Attackers Drain CPU Power From Water Utility Plant In Cryptojacking Attack
Wednesday February 07, 2018 @08:02PM Key iPhone Source Code Gets Posted On GitHub
Wednesday February 07, 2018 @06:29PM Samsung and Roku Smart TVs Vulnerable To Hacking, Consumer Reports Finds
Wednesday February 07, 2018 @05:09PM Computer Virus disrupts major City's computer systems for second day
Wednesday February 07, 2018 @01:51PM 36 Indicted in Global Cybercrime Ring That Stole $530M
Wednesday February 07, 2018 @11:18AM Meet the Tiny Startup That Sells IPhone and Android Zero Days To Governments
Wednesday February 07, 2018 @09:51AM Scammers Use Download Bombs To Freeze Chrome Browsers on Shady Sites
Tuesday February 06, 2018 @03:21PM A Flaw In Hotspot Shield Can Expose VPN Users, Locations
Tuesday February 06, 2018 @11:48AM A Bug in Browser Extension Grammarly, Now Patched, Could Have Allowed an Attacker To Read Everything Users Wrote Online
Tuesday February 06, 2018 @10:50AM Over 7,400 Android Devices Infected by New Monero-Mining Botnet
Tuesday February 06, 2018 @09:38AM Apple is Sending Some Developers Ad Spend and Install Details For Other People's Apps
Monday February 05, 2018 @07:44PM Man Sues T-Mobile For Allegedly Failing To Stop Hackers From Stealing His Cryptocurrency
Monday February 05, 2018 @12:00PM Lauri Love Ruling 'Sets Precedent' For Trying Hacking Suspects in UK
Monday February 05, 2018 @09:46AM NSA Exploits Ported To Work on All Windows Versions Released Since Windows 2000
Sunday February 04, 2018 @05:14PM LKRG: A Loadable Linux Kernel Module for Runtime Integrity Checking
Saturday February 03, 2018 @11:05PM Malware Exploiting Spectre, Meltdown CPU Flaws Emerges
Friday February 02, 2018 @12:12AM New Zero-Day Vulnerability Found In Adobe Flash Player
Thursday February 01, 2018 @05:00PM How DIY Rebels Are Working To Replace Tech Giants
Thursday February 01, 2018 @04:41PM Ask Slashdot: Which Tech Company Do You Respect Most?
Thursday February 01, 2018 @04:09PM Equifax Releases Credit Locking App That Doesn't Work
Thursday February 01, 2018 @02:00PM Windows Defender Will Soon Start Removing Applications With Coercive Messaging: Cleaners and Optimizers Put on Notice
Thursday February 01, 2018 @09:47AM Messaging App Telegram Pulled From Apple's App Store Due To 'Inappropriate Content'
Tuesday January 30, 2018 @04:47PM Google Play Removed 700,000 Bad Apps In 2017, 70 Percent More Than In 2016
Tuesday January 30, 2018 @08:08AM Apple is Postponing Release of New Features To iOS This Year To Focus on Reliability and Performance: Report
Monday January 29, 2018 @04:16PM Pentagon Reviews GPS Policies After Fitness Trackers Reveal Locations
Monday January 29, 2018 @03:01PM China Denies Report it Hacked African Union Headquarters
Monday January 29, 2018 @01:02PM Lenovo's Fingerprint Scanner Can Be Bypassed via a Hardcoded Password
Monday January 29, 2018 @08:48AM First 'Jackpotting' Attacks Hit US ATMs
Monday January 29, 2018 @12:20AM Intel Told Chinese Firms of Meltdown Flaws Before the US Government
Sunday January 28, 2018 @03:25PM Microsoft Issues Windows Out-of-Band Update That Disables Spectre Mitigations
Sunday January 28, 2018 @12:29AM Dutch Intelligence Agents Watched Russia Hack the DNC
Friday January 26, 2018 @08:06PM Is It Time For Zero-Trust Corporate Networks?
Friday January 26, 2018 @07:13PM OnePlus Is Again Sending User Data To a Chinese Company Without User Consent
Friday January 26, 2018 @06:58PM Crooks Created 28 Fake Ad Agencies To Disguise Massive Malvertising Campaign
Friday January 26, 2018 @06:30PM Crooks Created 28 Fake Ad Agencies to Disguise Massive Malvertising Campaign
Friday January 26, 2018 @04:11PM ICE Is About To Start Tracking License Plates Across the US
Friday January 26, 2018 @09:25AM Intel Plans To Release Chips That Have Built-in Meltdown and Spectre Protections Later This Year
Thursday January 25, 2018 @05:39PM Researchers Warn of Physics-Based Attacks On Sensors
Thursday January 25, 2018 @02:38PM Tech Firms Let Russia Probe Software Widely Used by US Government
Wednesday January 24, 2018 @05:55PM Google X Is Launching a Cybersecurity Company Called Chronicle
Wednesday January 24, 2018 @10:55AM NSA Deletes 'Honesty' and 'Openness' From Core Values
Tuesday January 23, 2018 @04:54PM Apple Releases Meltdown and Spectre Fixes For Older Versions of MacOS
Tuesday January 23, 2018 @10:43AM Tinder's Lack of Encryption Lets Strangers Spy on Your Swipes
Tuesday January 23, 2018 @09:04AM Hackers Stole $172 Billion From People Last Year
Monday January 22, 2018 @10:09AM Yale Privacy Lab and Exodus Privacy's F-Droid Android App Store is a Replacement for Google Play That Features Only FOSS Apps That Don't Do Any Tracking
Friday January 19, 2018 @11:06PM EFF: Thousands of People Have Secure Messaging Clients Infected By Spyware
Friday January 19, 2018 @05:45PM Security Breaches Don't Affect Stock Price, Study Suggests
Friday January 19, 2018 @05:10PM Trump Signs Surveillance Extension Into Law
Friday January 19, 2018 @02:54PM Top Bug Hunters Make 2.7 Times More Money Than an Average Software Engineer
Thursday January 18, 2018 @04:08PM 'Text Bomb' Is Latest Apple Bug
Thursday January 18, 2018 @02:05PM Microsoft Resumes Meltdown and Spectre Updates for AMD Devices
Thursday January 18, 2018 @01:39PM Senate Passes Bill Renewing NSA's Internet Surveillance Program
Thursday January 18, 2018 @01:36PM Less Than 1 in 10 Gmail Users Enable Two-Factor Authentication
Thursday January 18, 2018 @10:29AM Intel Says Newer Chips Also Hit by Unwanted Reboots After Patch
Wednesday January 17, 2018 @01:08PM Mozilla Restricts All New Firefox Features To HTTPS Only
Tuesday January 16, 2018 @06:23PM Hackers Seem Close To Publicly Unlocking the Nintendo Switch
Tuesday January 16, 2018 @05:49PM Many Enterprise Mobile Devices Will Never Be Patched Against Meltdown, Spectre
Tuesday January 16, 2018 @03:25PM Researchers Uncover Android Malware With Never-Before-Seen Spying Capabilities
Tuesday January 16, 2018 @12:26PM Now Meltdown Patches Are Making Industrial Control Systems Lurch
Monday January 15, 2018 @12:29PM Lenovo Discovers and Removes Backdoor In Networking Switches
Monday January 15, 2018 @11:12AM India To Add Facial Authentication For Its Aadhaar Card Security
Sunday January 14, 2018 @05:42PM VMware Bug Allowed Root Access
Saturday January 13, 2018 @09:32PM Following Other Credit Cards, Visa Will Also Stop Requiring Signatures
Friday January 12, 2018 @09:43PM Adult Themed VR Game Leaks Data On Thousands
Friday January 12, 2018 @03:12PM Google Pulls 60 Apps From Play Store After Malware Exposes Kids To Porn
Friday January 12, 2018 @03:01PM Researcher Finds Another Security Flaw In Intel Management Firmware
Friday January 12, 2018 @01:37PM Intel's Chip Bug Fixes Have Bugs of Their Own
Friday January 12, 2018 @09:41AM Cisco Can Now Sniff Out Malware Inside Encrypted Traffic
Friday January 12, 2018 @12:53AM AMD Is Releasing Spectre Firmware Updates To Fix CPU Vulnerabilities
Thursday January 11, 2018 @04:24PM Hackers Could Blow Up Factories Using Smartphone Apps
Thursday January 11, 2018 @01:48PM Microsoft Partners with Signal to Bring End-To-End Encryption to Skype
Thursday January 11, 2018 @11:43AM FBI Calls Apple 'Jerks' and 'Evil Geniuses' For Making iPhone Cracks Difficult
Wednesday January 10, 2018 @03:39PM macOS High Sierra's App Store System Preferences Can Be Unlocked With Any Password
Wednesday January 10, 2018 @12:50PM WhatsApp Security Flaws Could Be Exploited To Covertly Add Members To Group Chats
Wednesday January 10, 2018 @11:34AM Meltdown and Spectre Patches Bricking Ubuntu 16.04 Computers
Wednesday January 10, 2018 @10:13AM NVIDIA GPUs Weren't Immune To Spectre Security Flaws Either
Wednesday January 10, 2018 @08:49AM Taiwanese Police Give Cyber-security Quiz Winners Infected Devices
Wednesday January 10, 2018 @12:29AM 'I Tried the First Phone With An In-Display Fingerprint Sensor'
Tuesday January 09, 2018 @05:26PM UK Backs Off From Banning Reidentification Research
Tuesday January 09, 2018 @12:59PM Microsoft Details Performance Impact of Spectre and Meltdown Mitigations on Windows Systems
Tuesday January 09, 2018 @11:34AM With WPA3, Wi-Fi Security is About To Get a Lot Tougher
Tuesday January 09, 2018 @10:56AM FBI Chief Calls Unbreakable Encryption 'Urgent Public Safety Issue'
Tuesday January 09, 2018 @09:45AM Microsoft Pauses Rollout of Spectre and Meltdown Patches To AMD Systems
Tuesday January 09, 2018 @08:57AM Microsoft Says No More Windows Security Updates Unless AVs Set a Registry Key
Monday January 08, 2018 @04:42PM Western Digital 'My Cloud' Devices Have a Hardcoded Backdoor
Monday January 08, 2018 @02:21PM Apple Updates macOS and iOS To Address Spectre Vulnerability
Monday January 08, 2018 @07:04AM Microsoft's Meltdown and Spectre Patch Is Bricking Some AMD PCs
Sunday January 07, 2018 @03:15PM After Intel ME, Researchers Find Security Bug In AMD's SPS Secret Chip-on-Chip
Friday January 05, 2018 @08:31PM Intel Hit With Three Class-Action Lawsuits Over Meltdown and Spectre Bugs
Friday January 05, 2018 @08:04PM Linus Torvalds Says Intel Needs To Admit It Has Issues With CPUs
Friday January 05, 2018 @05:20PM New US Customs Guidelines Limit Copying Files and Searching Cloud Data
Friday January 05, 2018 @03:51PM Eben Upton Explains Why Raspberry Pi Isn't Vulnerable To Spectre Or Meltdown
Friday January 05, 2018 @09:43AM Nope, No Intel Chip Recall After Spectre and Meltdown, CEO Says
Friday January 05, 2018 @09:02AM When F00F Bug Hit 20 Years Ago, Intel Reacted the Same Way
Thursday January 04, 2018 @05:30PM Google Says CPU Patches Cause 'Negligible Impact On Performance' With New 'Retpoline' Technique
Thursday January 04, 2018 @04:28PM How a Researcher Hacked His Own Computer and Found One of the Worst CPU Bugs Ever Found
Thursday January 04, 2018 @01:39PM By Next Week, Intel Expects To Issue Updates To More Than 90% of Processor Products Introduced Within Past Five Years
Thursday January 04, 2018 @08:53AM Personal Data of a Billion Indians Sold Online For $8, Report Claims
Thursday January 04, 2018 @12:40AM Intel Memory Access Design Flaw Partially Addressed by Apple in macOS 10.13.2 [Unconfirmed]
Thursday January 04, 2018 @12:36AM Microsoft Issues Rare Out-of-Band Emergency Windows Update For Processor Security Bugs
Thursday January 04, 2018 @12:29AM Intel Says CEO Dumping Tons of Stock Last Year 'Unrelated' To Big Security Exploit
Thursday January 04, 2018 @12:24AM Google Says Almost All CPUs Since 1995 Vulnerable To 'Meltdown' And 'Spectre' Flaws
Wednesday January 03, 2018 @08:31PM Google's Project Zero Team Discovered Critical CPU Flaw Last Year
Wednesday January 03, 2018 @04:22PM 2 Years Later, Security Holes Linger In GPS Services Used By Millions of Devices
Wednesday January 03, 2018 @03:57PM Intel Responds To Alleged Chip Flaw, Claims Effects Won't Significantly Impact Average Users
Tuesday January 02, 2018 @05:01PM 'Kernel Memory Leaking' Intel Processor Design Flaw Forces Linux, Windows Redesign
Tuesday January 02, 2018 @04:43PM US Calls On Iran To Unblock Social Media Sites Amid Protests
Tuesday January 02, 2018 @04:19PM New Bill Could Finally Get Rid of Paperless Voting Machines
Tuesday January 02, 2018 @10:30AM macOS Exploit Published on the Last Day of 2017
Sunday December 31, 2017 @09:00PM New Year's Resolutions For Linux Admins: Automate More, Learn New Languages
Sunday December 31, 2017 @04:39PM EFF Applauds 'Massive Change' to HTTPS
Saturday December 30, 2017 @02:49PM Could We Reduce Data Breaches With Better Open Source Funding?
Friday December 29, 2017 @04:36PM 300,000 Users Exposed In Ancestry.com Data Leak
Friday December 29, 2017 @08:59AM Chrome Extension with 100,000 Users Caught Pushing Cryptocurrency Miner
Wednesday December 27, 2017 @08:24PM Web Trackers Exploit Flaw In Browser Login Managers To Steal Usernames
Wednesday December 27, 2017 @05:06PM FBI Software For Analyzing Fingerprints Contains Russian-Made Code, Whistleblowers Say
Wednesday December 27, 2017 @04:59PM Some Sonos and Bose Speakers Are Being Hijacked To Play Ghostly Sounds
Wednesday December 27, 2017 @10:55AM Acoustic Attacks on HDDs Can Sabotage PCs, CCTV Systems, ATMs, More
Wednesday December 27, 2017 @08:41AM Mozilla Patches Critical Bug in Thunderbird
Tuesday December 26, 2017 @04:11PM Beware: 'Digmine' Cryptocurrency Bot Is Spreading Via Facebook Messenger
Monday December 25, 2017 @04:53PM UK Companies Facing Cyber Security Staff Shortage
Monday December 25, 2017 @11:49AM Man Threatened Company With Cyber Attack To Fire Employee and Hire Him Instead
Sunday December 24, 2017 @06:56AM Man Threatened Company with Cyber Attack to Fire Employee and Hire Him Instead
Saturday December 23, 2017 @12:01AM 65% of Washington DC's Outdoor Surveillance Cameras Infiltrated by Romanian Hackers
Friday December 22, 2017 @04:26PM Amazon Acquires Connected Camera and Doorbell Startup 'Blink'
Friday December 22, 2017 @11:18AM 'Username or Password is Incorrect' Security Defense is a Weak Practice
Friday December 22, 2017 @08:50AM Snowden's New App Haven Uses Your Smartphone To Physically Guard Your Laptop
Thursday December 21, 2017 @05:05PM AnyDVD Supports UHD Blu-Ray Ripping, While Devices Patch Security Holes
Thursday December 21, 2017 @09:10AM Security Firm Keeper Sues News Reporter Over Vulnerability Story
Thursday December 21, 2017 @08:42AM Windows 10 Facial Recognition Feature Can Be Bypassed with a Photo
Wednesday December 20, 2017 @05:40PM Youbit Shuts Down Cryptocurrency Exchange After Second Hack, Files For Bankruptcy
Wednesday December 20, 2017 @04:56PM Cable TV's Password-Sharing Crackdown Is Coming
Wednesday December 20, 2017 @04:37PM Firefox Prepares To Mark All HTTP Sites 'Not Secure' After HTTPS Adoption Rises
Tuesday December 19, 2017 @06:59PM Cloud-Based Repository Leak Exposes 123 Million American Households
Tuesday December 19, 2017 @06:34PM Ask Slashdot: Are There Any Alternatives To Android Or iOS?
Tuesday December 19, 2017 @05:08PM Russia-Linked Twitter Accounts 'Tried To Divide UK' After Terrorist Attacks
Tuesday December 19, 2017 @03:59PM 'Loapi' Cryptocurrency Mining Malware Is Causing Phone Batteries To Bulge
Tuesday December 19, 2017 @03:56PM Chinese Backdoor Still Active on Many Android Devices
Tuesday December 19, 2017 @11:16AM Apple Seems To Have Forgotten About the Whole 'It Just Works' Thing
Tuesday December 19, 2017 @05:16AM US Says North Korea 'Directly Responsible' For WannaCry Ransomware Attack
Tuesday December 19, 2017 @12:33AM Think Twice About Buying Internet-connected Devices Off Ebay
Monday December 18, 2017 @11:15AM China Blocks Foreign Companies From Mapping Its Roads for Self-Driving Cars
Monday December 18, 2017 @09:15AM Microsoft Disables Word DDE Feature To Prevent Further Malware Attacks
Saturday December 16, 2017 @10:53PM Microsoft Releases a Preview of OpenSSH Client and Server For Windows 10
Saturday December 16, 2017 @10:29PM Windows 10 Bundled a Password Manager with a Security Flaw
Saturday December 16, 2017 @09:26AM Windows 10 Bundles a Password Manager. Password Manager Bundles a Security Flaw
Friday December 15, 2017 @10:27PM Here's the Letter Alleging Uber Spied on Individuals For Competitive Intelligence
Friday December 15, 2017 @05:08PM Mozilla Slipped a 'Mr. Robot'-Promo Plugin Into Firefox and Users Are Pissed
Friday December 15, 2017 @08:11AM Lock Out: the Austrian Hotel That Was Hacked Four Times
Thursday December 14, 2017 @09:09PM CIA Captured Putin's 'Specific Instructions' To Hack the 2016 Election, Says Report
Thursday December 14, 2017 @05:12PM A Cryptocurrency Without a Blockchain Has Been Built To Outperform Bitcoin
Thursday December 14, 2017 @04:12PM Attackers Deploy 'Triton' Malware Against Industrial Safety Equipment
Thursday December 14, 2017 @09:00AM Fortinet VPN Client Exposes VPN Creds; Palo Alto Firewalls Allow Remote Attacks
Thursday December 14, 2017 @07:27AM Data Breach at Website with 45 Million Users Discovered During Academic Research
Wednesday December 13, 2017 @07:06PM Avast Launches Open-Source Decompiler For Machine Code
Wednesday December 13, 2017 @06:42PM Trump Administration Calls For Government IT To Adopt Cloud Services
Wednesday December 13, 2017 @06:09PM Author of BrickerBot Malware Retires, Says He Bricked 10 Million IoT Devices
Wednesday December 13, 2017 @05:42PM Author of BrickerBot Malware Retires. Says He Bricked 10 Million IoT Devices
Wednesday December 13, 2017 @02:47PM Maker of Sneaky Mac Adware Sends Security Researcher Cease-and-Desist Letters
Wednesday December 13, 2017 @01:06PM Uber's Massive Scraping Program Collected Data About Competitors Around The World
Wednesday December 13, 2017 @12:14PM Old Crypto Vulnerability Hits Major Tech Firms
Tuesday December 12, 2017 @05:24PM Trump Signs Into Law US Government Ban on Kaspersky Lab Software
Tuesday December 12, 2017 @03:47PM Searchable Database of 1.4 Billion Stolen Credentials Found On Dark Web
Monday December 11, 2017 @08:36AM How Email Open Tracking Quietly Took Over the Web