Slashdot Items Tagged "security"

Date / Time Story
Monday December 11, 2017 @08:36AM How Email Open Tracking Quietly Took Over the Web
Monday December 11, 2017 @07:14AM HP Laptops Found To Have Hidden Keylogger
Saturday December 09, 2017 @09:11PM Microsoft's 'Malware Protection Engine' Had A Remote Code Execution Flaw
Saturday December 09, 2017 @08:58PM Touting Government/Industry 'Partnership' on Security Practices, NIST Drafts Cybersecurity Framework Update
Saturday December 09, 2017 @07:40PM Secure Apps Exposed to Hacking via Flaws in Underlying Programming Languages
Saturday December 09, 2017 @07:15PM Autocratic Governments Can Now 'Buy Their Own NSA'
Saturday December 09, 2017 @02:48PM 'Process Doppelganging' Attack Bypasses Most Security Products, Works On All Windows Versions
Friday December 08, 2017 @11:14PM Reporter Regrets Letting Amazon's Delivery People Into His House
Friday December 08, 2017 @05:00PM Zero-Day iOS HomeKit Vulnerability Allowed Remote Access To Smart Accessories Including Locks
Friday December 08, 2017 @04:52PM People Who Can't Remember Their Bitcoin Passwords Are Really Freaking Out Now
Friday December 08, 2017 @03:35PM Chrome 63 Offers Even More Protection From Malicious Sites, Using Even More Memory
Friday December 08, 2017 @12:21PM Bangladesh Bank, NY Fed Discuss Suing Manila Bank For Heist Damages
Friday December 08, 2017 @05:31AM "Process Doppelgänging" Attack Works on All Windows Versions
Thursday December 07, 2017 @12:28PM Kaspersky To Close Washington Office But Expand Non-State Sales
Thursday December 07, 2017 @10:19AM Uber Paid 20-year-old Florida Man To Keep Data Breach Secret
Thursday December 07, 2017 @08:17AM Keylogger Found On Nearly 5,500 WordPress Sites
Thursday December 07, 2017 @08:03AM Cloud database debased: Keyboard app leaks 31M users' sensitive data
Wednesday December 06, 2017 @05:35PM Warrantless Surveillance Can Continue Even If Law Expires, Officials Say
Wednesday December 06, 2017 @04:53PM NiceHash Hacked, $62 Million of Bitcoin May Be Stolen
Wednesday December 06, 2017 @04:37PM Apple Issues Security Updates for MacOS, iOS, TvOS, WatchOS, and Safari
Tuesday December 05, 2017 @01:52PM Germany Preparing Law for Backdoors in Any Type of Modern Device
Tuesday December 05, 2017 @12:27PM A Popular Virtual Keyboard App Leaks 31 Million Users' Personal Data
Monday December 04, 2017 @04:48PM PayPal Says 1.6 Million Customer Details Stolen In Breach At Canadian Subsidiary
Monday December 04, 2017 @07:51AM Apple Snafu Means Updating To macOS 10.13.1 Could Reactivate Root Access Bug
Sunday December 03, 2017 @04:13PM Dell Begins Offering Laptops With Intel's 'Management Engine' Disabled
Sunday December 03, 2017 @01:12PM StartCom Will Stop Issuing Certificates, Revoking Them All in 2020
Saturday December 02, 2017 @11:19PM Massive Financial Aid Data Breach Proves Stanford Lied For Years To MBAs
Saturday December 02, 2017 @10:00PM PHP Now Supports Argon2 Next-Generation Password Hashing Algorithm
Saturday December 02, 2017 @05:34PM Valuable Republican Donor Database Breached -- By Other Republicans
Friday December 01, 2017 @06:40PM Volunteers Around the World Build Surveillance-Free Cellular Network Called 'Sopranica'
Friday December 01, 2017 @04:00PM Blockchains Are Poised To End the Password Era
Friday December 01, 2017 @03:34PM Homeland Security Claims DJI Drones Are Spying For China
Friday December 01, 2017 @10:55AM US 'Orchestrated' Russian Spies Scandal, Says Kaspersky Founder
Friday December 01, 2017 @10:36AM Google Will Block Third-Party Software From Injecting Code Into Chrome
Friday December 01, 2017 @10:29AM The Underground Uber Networks Driven by Russian Hackers
Thursday November 30, 2017 @06:34PM Democrat Senators Introduce National Data Breach Notification Law
Thursday November 30, 2017 @05:30PM System76 Will Disable Intel Management Engine On Its Linux Laptops
Thursday November 30, 2017 @01:09PM High Sierra Root Login Bug Was Mentioned on Apple's Support Forums Two Weeks Ago
Thursday November 30, 2017 @12:49PM 'Bomb on Board' Wi-Fi Network Causes Turkish Airlines Flight To Be Diverted
Wednesday November 29, 2017 @03:06PM Facebook's New Captcha Test: 'Upload A Clear Photo of Your Face'
Wednesday November 29, 2017 @01:48PM Sensitive Personal Information of 246,000 DHS Employees Found on Home Computer
Wednesday November 29, 2017 @01:07PM Apple To Review Software Practices After Patching Serious Mac Bug
Wednesday November 29, 2017 @11:10AM 66 Percent of Popular Android Cryptocurrency Apps Don't Use Encryption
Tuesday November 28, 2017 @07:08PM Three Quarters of Android Apps Track Users With Third Party Tools, Says Study
Tuesday November 28, 2017 @04:35PM MacOS High Sierra Bug Allows Login As Root With No Password
Tuesday November 28, 2017 @01:44PM New NSA Leak Exposes Red Disk, the Army's Failed Intelligence System
Tuesday November 28, 2017 @11:44AM HP Quietly Installs System-Slowing Spyware On Its PCs, Users Say
Monday November 27, 2017 @04:33PM White House Weighs Personal Mobile Phone Ban For Staff
Monday November 27, 2017 @03:19PM Computer Science GCSE in Disarray After Tasks Leaked Online
Sunday November 26, 2017 @01:16PM FBI Failed To Notify 70+ US Officials Targeted By Russian Hackers
Saturday November 25, 2017 @01:07AM Should Brokers Use 'Voice Prints' For Stock Transactions?
Friday November 24, 2017 @10:27PM Imgur Confirms Email Addresses, Passwords Stolen In 2014 Hack
Friday November 24, 2017 @08:25PM Bipartisan US Election Group Issues Security Tips
Friday November 24, 2017 @03:36PM Data Breach Hits Australia's Department of Social Services Credit Card System
Friday November 24, 2017 @12:32PM There's Now a Dark Web Version of Wikipedia
Friday November 24, 2017 @11:08AM There's Some Intense Web Scans Going on for Bitcoin and Ethereum Wallets
Friday November 24, 2017 @02:39AM EU Lawmakers Back Exports Control on Spying Technology
Thursday November 23, 2017 @01:30PM Uber Hackers May Have Been Russian
Thursday November 23, 2017 @09:51AM Firefox Will Warn Users When Visiting Sites That Suffered a Data Breach
Wednesday November 22, 2017 @04:10PM Uber Is Under Investigation By Multiple States Over a 2016 Data Breach
Wednesday November 22, 2017 @12:56PM Television's Most Infamous Hack Is Still a Mystery 30 Years Later
Tuesday November 21, 2017 @06:12PM Ask Slashdot: How Are So Many Security Vulnerabilities Possible?
Tuesday November 21, 2017 @05:55PM How a Wi-Fi Pineapple Can Steal Your Data (And How To Protect Yourself From It)
Tuesday November 21, 2017 @05:32PM Uber Concealed Cyberattack That Exposed 57 Million People's Data
Tuesday November 21, 2017 @05:05PM FCC Will Also Order States To Scrap Plans For Their Own Net Neutrality Laws
Tuesday November 21, 2017 @04:21PM Sacramento Regional Transit Systems Hit By Hacker
Tuesday November 21, 2017 @12:53PM Iranian 'Game of Thrones' Hacker Demanded $6 Million Bitcoin Ransom From HBO, Feds Say
Tuesday November 21, 2017 @10:33AM Intel: We've Found Severe Bugs in Secretive Management Engine, Affecting Millions
Monday November 20, 2017 @05:35PM Over 400 of the World's Most Popular Websites Record Your Every Keystroke
Monday November 20, 2017 @04:01PM Why Hackers Reuse Malware
Monday November 20, 2017 @09:12AM Security Problems Are Primarily Just Bugs, Linus Torvalds Says
Monday November 20, 2017 @02:01AM 10-Year-Old Boy Cracks the Face ID On Both Parents' IPhone X
Saturday November 18, 2017 @05:00PM 'Lazy' Hackers Exploit Microsoft RDP To Install Ransomware
Saturday November 18, 2017 @01:23AM DJI Threatens Researcher Who Reported Exposed Cert Key, Credentials, and Customer Data
Friday November 17, 2017 @04:56PM Massive US Military Social Media Spying Archive Left Wide Open In AWS S3 Buckets
Friday November 17, 2017 @03:07PM Windows 8 and Later Fail To Properly Apply ASLR
Friday November 17, 2017 @11:01AM Germany Bans Children's Smartwatches
Thursday November 16, 2017 @07:37PM Bluetooth Hack Affects 20 Million Amazon Echo, Google Home Devices
Thursday November 16, 2017 @04:49PM Report Claims That 18 Nation's Elections Were Impacted By Social Engineering Last Year
Thursday November 16, 2017 @01:25PM Amazon Key Flaw Could Let Rogue Deliverymen Disable Your Camera
Thursday November 16, 2017 @11:11AM Internal Kaspersky Investigation Says NSA Worker's Computer Was Infested with Malware
Wednesday November 15, 2017 @08:25PM Consumers Are Holding Off On Buying Smart-Home Gadgets Due To Security, Privacy Fears
Wednesday November 15, 2017 @12:54PM Amazon Is Cutting Prices at Whole Foods Again
Wednesday November 15, 2017 @11:02AM Forbes '30 Under 30' Conference Website Exposed Attendees' Personal Information
Tuesday November 14, 2017 @07:11PM Boeing 757 Testing Shows Airplanes Vulnerable To Hacking, DHS Says
Tuesday November 14, 2017 @03:43PM Investigation Finds Security Flaws In 'Connected' Toys
Tuesday November 14, 2017 @02:18PM About 15 Percent of US Agencies Detected Kaspersky Software on Networks
Tuesday November 14, 2017 @09:00AM OnePlus Phones Come Preinstalled With a Factory App That Can Root Devices
Monday November 13, 2017 @11:45AM Huddle's 'Highly Secure' Work Tool Exposed KPMG And BBC Files
Sunday November 12, 2017 @12:34PM US Airports Still Fail New Security Tests
Saturday November 11, 2017 @10:04PM Equifax Tells Investors They Could Be Breached Again - And That They're Still Profitable
Saturday November 11, 2017 @07:49PM Researchers Run Unsigned Code on Intel ME By Exploiting USB Ports
Saturday November 11, 2017 @12:44AM The Computer Scientist Who Prefers Voting With Paper
Friday November 10, 2017 @05:27PM This Time, Facebook Is Sharing Its Employees' Data
Friday November 10, 2017 @04:32PM Following Equifax Breach, CEO Doesn't Know If Data Is Encrypted
Friday November 10, 2017 @02:21PM Man Who Sent GIF of Laughing Mouse To Employer After DDoS Attack Is Now Arrested
Friday November 10, 2017 @02:12PM Man Who Sent GIF Of Laughing Mouse to Employer After DDoS Attack Is Now Arrested
Friday November 10, 2017 @06:06AM How AV Can Open You To Attacks That Otherwise Wouldn't Be Possible
Thursday November 09, 2017 @06:05PM DOJ: Strong Encryption That We Don't Have Access To Is 'Unreasonable'
Thursday November 09, 2017 @05:57PM Ask Slashdot: What Should A Mac User Know Before Buying a Windows Laptop?
Thursday November 09, 2017 @03:49PM WikiLeaks Starts Releasing Source Code For Alleged CIA Spying Tools
Thursday November 09, 2017 @03:28PM Google Says Hackers Steal Almost 250,000 Logins Each Week
Thursday November 09, 2017 @10:21AM Microsoft To Integrate 3rd-party Security Info Into Its Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection Service
Wednesday November 08, 2017 @04:36PM Federal Prosecutors Charge Man With Hiring Hackers To Sabotage Former Employer
Wednesday November 08, 2017 @12:30PM Linux Has a USB Driver Security Problem
Wednesday November 08, 2017 @10:57AM Former Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer Apologizes For Data Breach, Blames Russians
Tuesday November 07, 2017 @06:02PM Flaw Crippling Millions of Crypto Keys Is Worse Than First Disclosed
Tuesday November 07, 2017 @02:27PM How Cloudflare Uses Lava Lamps To Encrypt the Internet
Tuesday November 07, 2017 @05:41AM MINIX: Intel's Hidden In-chip Operating System
Monday November 06, 2017 @06:15PM Microsoft Releases Standards For Highly Secure Windows 10 Devices
Monday November 06, 2017 @05:56PM Microsoft Releases Standards for Highly Secure Windows 10 Devices
Monday November 06, 2017 @05:20PM Should Private Companies Be Allowed To Hit Back At Hackers?
Monday November 06, 2017 @01:52PM One in Four UK Workers Maliciously Leaks Business Data Via Email, Study Says
Sunday November 05, 2017 @01:45PM Mozilla Might Distrust Dutch Government Certs Over 'False Keys'
Sunday November 05, 2017 @11:31AM Crypto Bugs in IEEE Standard Expose Intellectual Property in Plaintext
Saturday November 04, 2017 @12:27AM Experts Propose Standard For IoT Firmware Updates
Friday November 03, 2017 @06:59PM TorMoil Vulnerability Leaks Real IP Address from Tor Browser Users
Friday November 03, 2017 @05:20PM Equifax Investigation Clears Execs Who Dumped Stock Before Hack Announcement
Friday November 03, 2017 @05:11PM Chelsea Manning Archivist Excludes Hacktivist Jailed By Carmen Ortiz From Aaron Swartz Day
Friday November 03, 2017 @04:27PM TorMoil Vulnerability Leaks Real IP Address From Tor Browser Users; Security Update Released
Thursday November 02, 2017 @07:17PM Malware Developer Who Used Spam Botnet To Pay For College Gets No Prison Time
Thursday November 02, 2017 @05:29PM Malware Dev Who Used Spam Botnet to Pay for College Gets No Prison Time
Thursday November 02, 2017 @05:04PM Eric Schmidt and Bob Work: Our AI 'Sputnik Moment' Is Now
Thursday November 02, 2017 @04:34PM Hilton Paid a $700K Fine For 2015 Breach; Under GDPR, It Would Be $420 Million
Thursday November 02, 2017 @02:50PM Google Explains Tuesday's Drive, Docs Bug That Marked Some Files As Violating Terms of Service
Thursday November 02, 2017 @08:49AM Russia Hackers Had Targets Worldwide, Beyond US Election
Wednesday November 01, 2017 @03:26PM CIA Releases 321GB of Bin Laden's Digital Library
Wednesday November 01, 2017 @01:13PM LastPass Reveals the Threats Posed By Passwords in the Workplace
Wednesday November 01, 2017 @12:58PM Student Charged By FBI For Hacking His Grades More Than 90 times
Wednesday November 01, 2017 @09:32AM Estonia Is Enhancing the Security of Its Digital Identities
Tuesday October 31, 2017 @06:21PM Russia's Anti-VPN Law Goes Into Effect
Tuesday October 31, 2017 @03:10PM New VibWrite System Uses Finger Vibrations To Authenticate Users
Tuesday October 31, 2017 @11:26AM New VibWrite System Uses Finger Vibrations to Authenticate Users
Monday October 30, 2017 @06:46PM Calgary Police Cellphone Surveillance Device Must Remain Top Secret, Judge Rules
Monday October 30, 2017 @04:39PM A Surge of Sites and Apps Are Exhausting Your CPU To Mine Cryptocurrency
Monday October 30, 2017 @04:20PM BlackBerry CEO Promises To Try To Break Customers' Encryption If the US Government Asks Him To
Monday October 30, 2017 @11:50AM Bug in Google's Bug Tracker Lets Researcher Access List of Company's Vulnerabilities
Sunday October 29, 2017 @06:05PM Researchers Devise 2FA System That Relies On Taking Photos of Ordinary Objects
Sunday October 29, 2017 @03:32PM Heathrow Airport Security Files Found on USB Stick In The Street
Sunday October 29, 2017 @01:17PM While Equifax Victims Sue, Congress Limits Financial Class Actions
Sunday October 29, 2017 @05:45AM Researchers Devise 2FA System That Relies on Taking Photos of Ordinary Objects
Sunday October 29, 2017 @12:48AM Apple Fires Engineer After His Daughter's iPhone X Video Goes Viral
Saturday October 28, 2017 @11:41PM Why Do Web Developers Keep Making The Same Mistakes?
Saturday October 28, 2017 @10:24PM Purism Now Offers Laptops with Intel's 'Management Engine' Disabled
Saturday October 28, 2017 @07:56AM Google to Remove Public Key Pinning (PKP) Support in Chrome
Friday October 27, 2017 @07:00PM NotPetya Outbreak Left Merck Short of HPV Vaccine Gardasil
Friday October 27, 2017 @02:49PM Kaspersky CEO Says Hack Claims Cutting US Cyber Security Sales
Friday October 27, 2017 @12:33PM Facebook Exec: 'Just Not True' That We Listen To Your Phone's Mic
Friday October 27, 2017 @10:51AM Bug in Mobile App Lets Hackers Take Control of LG Smart Devices
Friday October 27, 2017 @05:57AM UK's NHS Could Have Avoided WannaCry Hack With 'Basic IT Security', Says Report
Thursday October 26, 2017 @04:54PM Critical Flaws In Maritime Communications System Could Endanger Entire Ships
Thursday October 26, 2017 @03:03PM This Machine Kills Captchas
Thursday October 26, 2017 @12:57PM McAfee Says It No Longer Will Permit Government Source Code Reviews
Thursday October 26, 2017 @10:40AM Equifax Was Warned
Wednesday October 25, 2017 @01:16PM With Camera Permission, iPhone Apps Can Surreptitiously Take Pictures and Videos
Wednesday October 25, 2017 @11:15AM Apple Reduced Face ID Accuracy To Ease Production, Bloomberg Reports
Wednesday October 25, 2017 @08:02AM Dell Lost Control of Key Customer Support Domain for a Month in 2017
Wednesday October 25, 2017 @07:55AM Kaspersky Admits To Reaping Hacking Tools From NSA Employee PC
Tuesday October 24, 2017 @07:47PM DUHK Crypto Attack Recovers Encryption Keys, Exposes VPN Connections
Tuesday October 24, 2017 @04:38PM DUHK Crypto Attack Recovers Encryption Keys, Exposes VPN Connections
Tuesday October 24, 2017 @03:56PM Legal Hack Back Lets You Go After Attackers In Your Network
Tuesday October 24, 2017 @12:30PM TV News 'Hack' Sees Bitcoins Swiped
Tuesday October 24, 2017 @10:21AM New Cyber Attacks Hit Airport, Metro in Ukraine
Tuesday October 24, 2017 @09:01AM Microsoft To Drop Lawsuit After US Government Revises Data Request Rules
Monday October 23, 2017 @09:47PM Tech Firms Seek Washington's Prized Asset: Top-Secret Clearances
Monday October 23, 2017 @01:14PM FBI Couldn't Access Nearly 7,000 Devices Because of Encryption
Monday October 23, 2017 @10:20AM Windows 10's 'Controlled Folder Access' Anti-Ransomware Feature Is Now Live
Monday October 23, 2017 @09:06AM Kaspersky Lab To Open Software To Review, Says Nothing To Hide
Saturday October 21, 2017 @09:25PM A 14-Year-Old Asks: When Should I Get a VPN?
Saturday October 21, 2017 @08:00PM Microsoft Chastises Google Over Chrome Security
Saturday October 21, 2017 @07:37PM US Government Warns Of 'Ongoing' Hacks Targeting Nuclear and Power Industries
Saturday October 21, 2017 @03:24PM 'Broadp0wn' Chipset Security Vulnerability Was Widespread On Smartphones
Saturday October 21, 2017 @01:26PM 2 Million IoT Devices Enslaved By Fast-Growing BotNet
Saturday October 21, 2017 @11:53AM Google Offers $1,000 Bounties For Hacking Dropbox, Tinder, Snapchat, and Others
Saturday October 21, 2017 @12:24AM With Rising Database Breaches, Two-Factor Authentication Also At Risk
Friday October 20, 2017 @08:18PM Security Upgraded For NetBSD-amd64 with Kernel ASLR Support
Friday October 20, 2017 @08:02PM Why Are We Still Using Passwords?
Friday October 20, 2017 @04:08PM Body Camera Study Shows No Effect On Police Use of Force Or Citizen Complaints
Friday October 20, 2017 @03:16PM Google Says 64 Percent of Chrome Traffic On Android Now Protected With HTTPS, 75 Percent On Mac, 66 Percent On Windows
Friday October 20, 2017 @01:01PM Student Expelled After Using Hardware Keylogger to Hack School, Change Grades
Friday October 20, 2017 @11:39AM MasterCard Has Finally Realized That Signatures Are Obsolete and Stupid
Friday October 20, 2017 @03:36AM Facebook Security Chief Says Its Corporate Network Is Run 'Like a College Campus'
Thursday October 19, 2017 @03:36PM Apple Watch's LTE Suspended In China Possibly Due To Government Security Concerns
Thursday October 19, 2017 @01:37PM Canada's 'Super Secret Spy Agency' Is Releasing a Malware-Fighting Tool To the Public
Thursday October 19, 2017 @12:01PM Targeted Fuzzing Is Improving Linux Security, Linus Torvalds Says
Wednesday October 18, 2017 @11:20PM Dodging Russian Spies, Customers Are Ripping Out Kaspersky
Wednesday October 18, 2017 @04:02PM Ask Slashdot: What Are Ways To Get Companies To Actually Focus On Security?
Wednesday October 18, 2017 @12:27PM The Internet Is Ripe With In-Browser Miners and It's Getting Worse Each Day
Tuesday October 17, 2017 @04:44PM 'Significant' Number of Equifax Victims Already Had Info Stolen, Says IRS
Tuesday October 17, 2017 @03:51PM Netflix, Amazon, Movie Studios Sue Over TickBox Streaming Device
Tuesday October 17, 2017 @01:48PM Companies Overlook Risks in Open Source Software, Survey Finds
Tuesday October 17, 2017 @11:39AM 'Google Just Made Gmail the Most Secure Email Provider on the Planet'
Tuesday October 17, 2017 @09:43AM Microsoft Responded Quietly After Detecting Secret Database Hack in 2013
Monday October 16, 2017 @04:36PM Every Patch For 'KRACK' Wi-Fi Vulnerability Available Right Now
Monday October 16, 2017 @03:56PM Ask Slashdot: What Are Some Hard Truths IT Must Learn To Accept?
Monday October 16, 2017 @03:21PM Kaspersky Lab Finds Flash Vulnerability Through Microsoft Word
Monday October 16, 2017 @01:58PM Google Chrome for Windows Gets Basic Antivirus Features
Monday October 16, 2017 @12:36PM Millions of High-Security Crypto Keys Crippled by Newly Discovered Flaw
Monday October 16, 2017 @12:21PM Second Crypto Bug of the Day: Infineon TPM Chipsets Generate Insecure RSA Keys
Monday October 16, 2017 @11:06AM Microsoft Has Already Fixed the Wi-Fi Attack Vulnerability; Android Will Be Patched Within Weeks