Slashdot Items Tagged "security"

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Thursday September 29, 2016 @01:20PM Researcher Find D-Link DWR-932 Router Is 'Chock Full of Holes'
Thursday September 29, 2016 @12:12PM Microsoft Widens Edge Browser Bug Hunt For Bounty Hunters
Thursday September 29, 2016 @01:17AM Comey Denies Clinton Email 'Reddit' Cover-Up
Wednesday September 28, 2016 @05:33PM US Believes Hackers Are Shielded By Russia To Hide Its Role In Cyberintrusions: WSJ
Wednesday September 28, 2016 @04:52PM Verizon Technician Is Accused of Selling Customers' Call Records and Location Data To Private Investigator
Wednesday September 28, 2016 @04:11PM HP To Issue 'Optional Firmware Update' Allowing 3rd-Party Ink
Wednesday September 28, 2016 @12:07PM Yahoo Repeatedly Didn't Invest In Security, Rejected Bare Minimum Measure To Reset All User Passwords: NYTimes
Wednesday September 28, 2016 @11:14AM Apple Logs Your iMessage Contacts - And May Share Them With Police: The Intercept
Tuesday September 27, 2016 @07:36PM FBI Investigating Possible Hack of Democratic Party Staffer Cell Phones
Tuesday September 27, 2016 @05:52PM Revealed: How One Amazon Kindle Scam Made Millions of Dollars
Tuesday September 27, 2016 @04:42PM OVH Hosting Suffers From Record 1Tbps DDoS Attack Driven By 150K Devices
Tuesday September 27, 2016 @02:45PM Niantic Responds To Senate Inquiry Into Pokemon Go Privacy
Tuesday September 27, 2016 @12:50PM Yahoo's Delay in Reporting Hack 'Unacceptable', Say Senators
Tuesday September 27, 2016 @09:58AM Windows 10 Will Soon Run Edge In a Virtual Machine To Keep You Safe
Monday September 26, 2016 @06:24PM Misguided Researcher Releases Linux Ransomware "For Educational Purposes"
Monday September 26, 2016 @04:28PM Mozilla's Proposed Conclusion: Game Over For WoSign and Startcom?
Monday September 26, 2016 @03:42PM As We Speak, Teen Social Site Is Leaking Millions Of Plaintext Passwords
Monday September 26, 2016 @12:38AM Ask Slashdot: Is My IoT Device Part of a Botnet?
Sunday September 25, 2016 @12:38PM Krebs Is Back Online Thanks To Google's Project Shield
Sunday September 25, 2016 @01:08AM Malware Evades Detection By Counting Word Documents
Saturday September 24, 2016 @08:04PM Street Fighter V Update Installed Hidden Rootkits on PCs
Saturday September 24, 2016 @07:59PM Street Fighter V Update Installed Hidden Rootkits on PCs
Saturday September 24, 2016 @01:48AM 97% of the Top Companies Have Leaked Credentials Online
Friday September 23, 2016 @11:37PM Why the Silencing of KrebsOnSecurity Opens a Troubling Chapter For the Internet
Friday September 23, 2016 @07:40PM Hacker Who Aided ISIS Gets 20 Years In Prison
Friday September 23, 2016 @07:30PM 40 Percent of Organizations Store Admin Passwords In Word Documents, Says Survey
Friday September 23, 2016 @07:20PM Yahoo Sued For Gross Negligence Over Huge Hacking
Friday September 23, 2016 @02:31PM Sad Reality: It's Cheaper To Get Hacked Than Build Strong IT Defenses
Friday September 23, 2016 @09:05AM Akamai Kicked Journalist Brian Krebs' Site Off Its Servers After He Was Hit By a Record Cyberattack
Thursday September 22, 2016 @04:19PM 19-Year-Old Jailbreaks iPhone 7 In 24 Hours
Thursday September 22, 2016 @04:04PM Hacker Leaks Michelle Obama's Passport
Thursday September 22, 2016 @12:08PM Hackers Seed Torrent Trackers With Malware Disguised as Popular Downloads
Thursday September 22, 2016 @05:05AM Yahoo Confirms Massive Data Breach, 500 Million Users Impacted [Updated]
Wednesday September 21, 2016 @12:32AM Tesla Fixes Security Bugs After Claims of Model S Hack
Tuesday September 20, 2016 @05:46PM College Student Got 15 Million Miles By Hacking United Airlines
Monday September 19, 2016 @07:04PM Anonymous Hacker Explains His Attack On Boston Children's Hospital
Monday September 19, 2016 @12:23PM Cisco Scrambles To Patch Second Shadow Brokers Bug In Firewalls
Monday September 19, 2016 @11:06AM Hacker Takes Control of Hundreds of US Government FTP Servers
Saturday September 17, 2016 @03:29PM The World's Most Secure Home Computer Reaches Crowdfunding Goal
Saturday September 17, 2016 @12:34AM How The FBI Might've Opened the San Bernardino Shooter's iPhone 5c
Friday September 16, 2016 @08:42PM UK Court Rules to Extradite Hacktivist Lauri Love to the US
Friday September 16, 2016 @07:54PM Alleged Hacker Lauri Love To Be Extradited To US
Friday September 16, 2016 @05:31PM NYPD Says Talking About Its IMSI Catchers Would Make Them Vulnerable To Hacking
Friday September 16, 2016 @04:07PM Mozilla Checks If Firefox Is Affected By Same Malware Vulnerability As Tor
Friday September 16, 2016 @01:17PM AP, Vice, USA Today Sue FBI For Info On Phone Hack of San Bernardino Shooter
Thursday September 15, 2016 @07:28PM House Committee: Edward Snowden's Leaks Did 'Tremendous Damage'
Thursday September 15, 2016 @05:57PM Over 500K People Have Installed a Pokemon Go-Related App That Roots and Hijacks Android Devices
Thursday September 15, 2016 @03:34PM FBI Agent Posing As Journalist To Deliver Malware To Suspect Was Fine, Says DOJ
Thursday September 15, 2016 @03:23PM Xiaomi Can Silently Install Any App On Your Android Phone Using A Backdoor
Thursday September 15, 2016 @10:38AM Mobileye Says Tesla Was Dropped Because of Safety Concerns
Thursday September 15, 2016 @01:25AM FBI Director James Comey: Cover Up Your Webcam
Wednesday September 14, 2016 @08:46PM None of Your Pixelated or Blurred Information Will Stay Safe On The Internet
Wednesday September 14, 2016 @05:43PM Colin Powell's Private Email Account Has Been Hacked
Wednesday September 14, 2016 @03:13PM Google Is Offering $200K To Hack Android Phones Using Email and A Phone Number
Wednesday September 14, 2016 @02:20PM Someone Is Learning How To Take Down the Internet, Warns Bruce Schneier
Wednesday September 14, 2016 @10:20AM GCHQ Planning UK-Wide DNS Firewall
Tuesday September 13, 2016 @10:57PM Guccifer 2.0 Releases More DNC Documents
Tuesday September 13, 2016 @06:38PM DDoS-for-Bitcoin Extortionists Now Also Threaten to Install Ransomware
Tuesday September 13, 2016 @06:19PM Edward Snowden Makes 'Moral' Case For Presidential Pardon
Tuesday September 13, 2016 @05:20PM World Anti-Doping Agency Says It Was Hacked By Russia
Tuesday September 13, 2016 @04:37PM ClixSense Suffers Massive Data Breach, 6.6 Million Users Compromised
Tuesday September 13, 2016 @10:28AM US 911 Emergency System Can Be Crippled By a Mobile Botnet
Sunday September 11, 2016 @05:27PM US Goverment Employees Targetted By New 'GovRAT' Malware
Sunday September 11, 2016 @07:55AM IoT Devices With Default Telnet Passwords Used As Botnet
Saturday September 10, 2016 @09:08PM Alleged Proprietors of 'DDOS For Hire' Service vDOS Arrested
Saturday September 10, 2016 @08:28PM Malware Infects 70% of Seagate Central NAS Drives, Earns $86,400
Saturday September 10, 2016 @07:39PM Arrests Made After Group Hacks CIA Director's AOL Account
Saturday September 10, 2016 @06:04PM Over 70% of Seagate Central NAS Hard-Drives Infected with Malware
Friday September 09, 2016 @05:19PM General Motors Recalls 4.3 Million Vehicles Over a Software Bug
Thursday September 08, 2016 @05:48PM Researcher Gets 20 Days In Prison For Hacking State Websites As Political Stunt
Thursday September 08, 2016 @05:09PM White House Names Retired Air Force General As First Cyber Security Chief
Thursday September 08, 2016 @04:50PM Israeli DDoS Provider 'vDOS' Earned $600,000 In Two Years
Wednesday September 07, 2016 @08:25PM Leaked Demo Video Shows How Government Spyware Infects a Computer
Wednesday September 07, 2016 @06:10PM Intel Selling Majority Stake In Intel Security, 'New' Company To Be Called McAfee
Wednesday September 07, 2016 @04:48PM Modified USB Ethernet Adapter Can Steal Windows and Mac Credentials
Wednesday September 07, 2016 @11:55AM Google Rebuilt the Android Media Stack To Prevent Another Stagefright
Wednesday September 07, 2016 @11:08AM Million More Devices Sharing Known Private Keys For HTTPS, SSH Admin
Tuesday September 06, 2016 @06:19PM Pokemon-Themed Umbreon Rootkit Targets Linux Systems On ARM and x86
Tuesday September 06, 2016 @05:23PM New Snowden Leaks Reveal More About NSA Satellite Eavesdropping
Tuesday September 06, 2016 @05:04PM Yelp Launches Public Bug Bounty Program
Tuesday September 06, 2016 @11:04AM More Passwords, Please: 98 Million Leaked From 2012 Breach Of 'Russia's Yahoo'
Tuesday September 06, 2016 @01:43AM 'Catastrophic' DDoS Attack Hits Linode Servers Over Labor Day Weekend
Monday September 05, 2016 @07:05PM "Catastrophic" DDoS Attack Hits Linode Over The Weekend - Data Breach Again?
Monday September 05, 2016 @06:42PM US Investigating Potential Covert Russian Plan To Disrupt November Elections
Monday September 05, 2016 @03:49PM President Obama Wants To Prevent a Cyber Weapon 'Arms Race'
Monday September 05, 2016 @01:32PM Microsoft Helps Develop Smart, IoT-Enabled Refrigerators
Monday September 05, 2016 @10:01AM Brazzers Porn Site's Forum Hacked, Exposes Data Of 800,000 Users
Sunday September 04, 2016 @11:43PM Whither Tor? Building the Next Generation of Anonymity Tools
Sunday September 04, 2016 @06:40PM Long TSA Delays Force Airports To Hire Private Security Contractors
Sunday September 04, 2016 @02:19PM John McAfee Sues Intel To Use His Own Name
Sunday September 04, 2016 @02:16PM John McAfee Tried to Trick Reporters Into Thinking He Hacked WhatsApp
Sunday September 04, 2016 @05:12AM FTC Warns Consumers: Don't Sync To Your Rental Car!
Saturday September 03, 2016 @03:22AM Penetration-Testing Distro Kali Linux 2016.2 Released
Friday September 02, 2016 @06:23PM Hackers Combine Three Botnets to Launch Massive DDoS Attack
Friday September 02, 2016 @05:13PM Clinton's First Email Server Was a Power Mac Tower
Friday September 02, 2016 @04:14PM Police Seize Two 'Perfect Privacy' VPN Servers
Friday September 02, 2016 @03:42PM Google Chrome Begins Warns Users About Insecure Pages
Friday September 02, 2016 @02:51PM FBI Releases Hillary Clinton Email Report
Friday September 02, 2016 @12:40AM Lawsuit Accuses Warriors' Mobile App of Eavesdropping On Fans -- Even When Not In Use
Friday September 02, 2016 @12:06AM The Unsettling Relationship Between Russia and Wikileaks
Thursday September 01, 2016 @05:47PM OpenBSD 6.0 Released
Thursday September 01, 2016 @04:49PM New Cloud Attack Takes Full Control of Virtual Machines With Little Effort
Thursday September 01, 2016 @04:01PM Microsoft Deprecating 'Obsolete' SmartScreen Spam Filters In Outlook and Exchange
Thursday September 01, 2016 @11:46AM Hackers Stole Over 43 Million Last.fm Accounts In 2012 Breach
Thursday September 01, 2016 @08:37AM Data of 43 Million Users Stolen in 2012 Last.fm Data Breach
Wednesday August 31, 2016 @08:49PM Staff Breach At OneLogin Exposes Password Storage Feature
Wednesday August 31, 2016 @07:36PM One of Europe's Biggest Companies Loses 40 Million Euros In Online Scam
Wednesday August 31, 2016 @05:22PM Half Of People Click Anything Sent To Them
Wednesday August 31, 2016 @02:47PM After Breaches At Other Services, Spotify Is Resetting Users' Passwords
Wednesday August 31, 2016 @11:35AM SWIFT Discloses More Cyber Thefts, Pressures Banks On Security
Wednesday August 31, 2016 @11:29AM Hackers Stole Account Details for Over 60 Million Dropbox Users
Wednesday August 31, 2016 @11:10AM Transmission Malware On Mac, Strike 2
Tuesday August 30, 2016 @05:34PM FBI Director Says Prolific Default Encryption Hurting Government Spying Efforts
Tuesday August 30, 2016 @04:53PM Google Login Bug Allows Credential Theft
Monday August 29, 2016 @01:58PM FBI Says Foreign Hackers Breached State Election Systems
Monday August 29, 2016 @11:01AM Tens of Thousands of Infowars Accounts Hacked
Monday August 29, 2016 @10:34AM Cyber Security Should Be Expanded To Departments Other Than IT: CII-KPMG
Monday August 29, 2016 @10:23AM Opera Sync Users May Have Been Compromised In Server Breach
Sunday August 28, 2016 @08:31PM How Security Experts Are Protecting Their Own Data
Sunday August 28, 2016 @01:25AM New Ransomware Poses As A Windows Update
Saturday August 27, 2016 @06:47PM Apple Fixes Three Zero Days Used In Targeted Attack
Saturday August 27, 2016 @02:06PM New SWEET32 Crypto Attacks Speed Up Deprecation of 3DES, Blowfish
Saturday August 27, 2016 @01:34PM Japanese Government Plans Cyber Attack Institute
Saturday August 27, 2016 @03:39AM Cybercriminals Select Insiders To Attack Telecom Providers
Saturday August 27, 2016 @03:11AM Eavesdropping On Tinder: Researcher Demonstrates Man-in-the-Middle Attacks
Friday August 26, 2016 @04:18PM British Companies Are Selling Advanced Spy Tech To Authoritarian Regimes
Friday August 26, 2016 @10:32AM Dropbox Is Urging Users To Reset Their Passwords
Thursday August 25, 2016 @07:41PM The Big Short: Security Flaws Fuel Bet Against St. Jude
Thursday August 25, 2016 @06:47PM Apple Patenting a Way To Collect Fingerprints, Photos of Thieves
Thursday August 25, 2016 @05:34PM PSA: PlayStation Network Gets Two-Step Verification
Thursday August 25, 2016 @05:12PM FCC Proposes 5G Cybersecurity Requirements, Asks For Industry Advice
Thursday August 25, 2016 @04:12PM Italy Quake Rescuers Ask Locals To Unlock Their Wi-Fi
Thursday August 25, 2016 @02:13PM Malware Sold To Governments Helped Them Spy on iPhones
Wednesday August 24, 2016 @11:37AM Over 25 Million Accounts Stolen After Mail.ru Forums Hacked
Wednesday August 24, 2016 @11:19AM NASA's Outsourced Computer People Are Even Worse Than You Might Expect
Tuesday August 23, 2016 @06:01PM FBI Authorized Informants To Break The Law 22,800 Times In 4 Years
Tuesday August 23, 2016 @05:13PM Ashley Madison Security Protocols Violated Canada, Austrialia Privacy Laws
Tuesday August 23, 2016 @11:06AM Epic Games Forums Hacked, Again
Monday August 22, 2016 @07:06PM BHU's 'Tiger Will Power' Wi-Fi Router May Be The Most Insecure Router Ever Made
Monday August 22, 2016 @06:20PM Turkish Journalist Jailed For Terrorism Was Framed, Forensic Report Shows
Monday August 22, 2016 @06:19PM This Chinese Router Is Depressingly Insecure and Downright Evil
Monday August 22, 2016 @05:34PM Researchers Discover Why We Ignore PC Security Warnings
Monday August 22, 2016 @04:34PM FBI Finds 14,900 More Documents From Hillary Clinton's Email Server
Sunday August 21, 2016 @06:35PM Software Exploits Aren't Needed To Hack Most Organizations
Sunday August 21, 2016 @02:50PM Will Internet Voting Endanger The Secret Ballot?
Sunday August 21, 2016 @02:11PM German Minister Wants Facial Recognition Software At Airports and Train Stations
Saturday August 20, 2016 @08:50PM New Linux Trojan Is A DDoS Tool, a Bitcoin Miner, and Web Ransomware
Saturday August 20, 2016 @06:00PM How SSL/TLS Encryption Hides Malware
Saturday August 20, 2016 @05:24PM Has WikiLeaks Morphed Into A Malware Hub?
Saturday August 20, 2016 @01:26AM Computer Science Professor Mocks The NSA's Buggy Code
Friday August 19, 2016 @05:28PM Computer Science Professor Gives Failing Grade to Newly Leaked NSA Hacking Tool
Friday August 19, 2016 @12:45PM Malware Infected All Eddie Bauer Stores In US, Canada
Friday August 19, 2016 @09:47AM The NSA Leak Is Real, Snowden Documents Confirm
Friday August 19, 2016 @06:27AM Password Strength Meters on Websites Are Doing a Terrible Job
Thursday August 18, 2016 @06:31PM 'Smart' Electrical Socket Leaks Your Email Address, Can Launch DDoS Attacks
Thursday August 18, 2016 @06:13PM How The US Will Likely Respond To Shadow Brokers Leak
Thursday August 18, 2016 @06:05PM "Smart" Electrical Socket Leaks Your Email Address, Can Launch DDoS Attacks
Thursday August 18, 2016 @03:46PM Millions Of Steam Game Keys Stolen After Hacker Breaches Gaming Site
Wednesday August 17, 2016 @07:02PM Cisco Patches 'ExtraBacon' Zero-day Exploit Leaked By NSA Hackers
Wednesday August 17, 2016 @05:57PM People Ignore Software Security Warnings Up To 90% of the Time, Says Study
Tuesday August 16, 2016 @06:35PM Malware That Fakes Bank Login Screens Found In Google Ads
Tuesday August 16, 2016 @04:50PM Snowden Speculates Leak of NSA Spying Tools Is Tied To Russian DNC Hack
Tuesday August 16, 2016 @04:15PM Windows UAC Bypass Permits Code Execution
Tuesday August 16, 2016 @02:04PM Anonymous targets engineering firms in Quebec
Monday August 15, 2016 @11:35PM China Launches World's First Quantum Communications Satellite
Monday August 15, 2016 @11:22PM FalseCONNECT Vulnerability Affects Software From Apple, Microsoft, Oracle, More
Monday August 15, 2016 @05:42PM DNC Creates 'Cybersecurity Board' Without Any Cybersecurity Experts
Monday August 15, 2016 @05:38PM 1.4 Billion Android Devices Affected by Linux TCP Flaw
Monday August 15, 2016 @04:47PM Tim Cook: Privacy Is Worth Protecting
Monday August 15, 2016 @04:38PM Linux Traffic Hijack Flaw Also Affects Most Android Phones, Tablets
Monday August 15, 2016 @03:42PM Serious Flaws In iMessage Crypto Allow For Message Decryption
Monday August 15, 2016 @02:32PM Hackers Claim To Be Selling NSA Cyberweapons In Online Auction
Monday August 15, 2016 @11:23AM EU Plans To Extend Some Telecom Rules To Web-Based Providers
Monday August 15, 2016 @09:41AM First Confirmed Prism Surveillance Target Was Democracy Activist
Sunday August 14, 2016 @11:31PM Ask Slashdot: Are There Secure Alternatives To Skype?
Sunday August 14, 2016 @10:44PM Internal 'Set Of Blunders' Crashed Australia's Census Site
Sunday August 14, 2016 @01:28PM Can We Avoid Government Surveillance By Leaving The Grid?
Sunday August 14, 2016 @12:25PM Under Fire, US Social Security Site Changes Security Policy Again
Sunday August 14, 2016 @11:56AM Should Cloud Vendors Decrypt Data For The Government?
Saturday August 13, 2016 @08:38PM Researchers Warn Linux Vendors About Cloud-Memory Hacking Trick
Saturday August 13, 2016 @05:57PM One In Five Vehicle Software Vulnerabilities Are 'Hair On Fire' Critical
Saturday August 13, 2016 @04:59PM America's NIST Seeks Public Comments on Cybersecurity and Cryptography
Saturday August 13, 2016 @02:53PM Disable WPAD Now or Have Your Accounts Compromised, Researchers Warn
Saturday August 13, 2016 @11:53AM Voting Machines Can Be Easily Compromised, Symantec Demonstrates
Friday August 12, 2016 @11:25PM New Cache Attack Can Monitor Keystrokes On Android Phones
Friday August 12, 2016 @08:04PM Hacker Publishes Cell Phone Numbers of House Democrats
Friday August 12, 2016 @07:47PM LinkedIn Suffers Huge Bot Attack That Steals Members' Personal Data
Friday August 12, 2016 @05:43PM DDoSCoin: New Crypto-Currency Rewards Users For Participating In DDoS Attacks
Friday August 12, 2016 @09:57AM New Air-Gap Jumper Covertly Transmits Data in Hard-Drive Sounds
Thursday August 11, 2016 @07:17PM Tor Promises Not To Build Backdoors Into Its Services
Thursday August 11, 2016 @04:12PM Ask Slashdot: How Do You Deal With Unreasonable Companies?
Thursday August 11, 2016 @01:57PM A New Wireless Hack Can Unlock Almost Every Volkswagen Sold Since 1995
Thursday August 11, 2016 @12:23PM Hack of Democrats' Accounts Was Wider Than Believed, Officials Say
Thursday August 11, 2016 @12:19PM France Says Fight Against Messaging Encryption Needs Worldwide Initiative
Wednesday August 10, 2016 @07:45PM Tesla Owner In China Blames Autopilot For Crash
Wednesday August 10, 2016 @06:52PM Samsung Pay Hack Lets Attackers Make Fraudulent Payments
Wednesday August 10, 2016 @06:37PM Microsoft Accidentally Provides Example of Dangers of Encryption 'Back Doors'
Wednesday August 10, 2016 @02:53PM Muslim dating site hacked, 98,8% accounts said to be false
Wednesday August 10, 2016 @02:43PM Linux Bug Leaves USA Today, Other Top Sites Vulnerable To Serious Hijacking Attacks
Wednesday August 10, 2016 @02:06PM Researchers Crack Microsoft Feature, Say Encryption Backdoors Similarly Crackable