Slashdot Items Tagged "security"

Date / Time Story
Friday October 09, 2015 @07:07AM Iran-Based Hacking Crew Uses Fake LinkedIn Profiles In Espionage Attacks
Thursday October 08, 2015 @03:54PM Man Behind Week-Long Bitcoin Attacks Reveals Himself
Wednesday October 07, 2015 @09:48PM NSF Awards $74.5 Million To Support Interdisciplinary Cybersecurity Research
Tuesday October 06, 2015 @12:03PM Matthew Garrett Forks the Linux Kernel
Tuesday October 06, 2015 @10:19AM International Exploit Kit Angler Thwarted By Cisco Security Team
Sunday October 04, 2015 @11:09AM Stolen Patreon User Data Dumped On Internet
Saturday October 03, 2015 @03:57PM DHS Detains Mayor of Stockton, CA, Forces Him To Hand Over His Passwords
Saturday October 03, 2015 @12:44AM Samsung Decides Not To Patch Kernel Vulnerabilities In Some S4 Smartphones
Thursday October 01, 2015 @09:52PM Experian Breached, 15 Million T-Mobile Customer's Data Exposed
Thursday October 01, 2015 @04:16PM Patreon Hacked, Personal Data Accessed
Thursday October 01, 2015 @10:38AM Stagefright 2.0 Vulnerabilities Affect 1 Billion Android Devices
Thursday October 01, 2015 @07:50AM Will 'Chip and Pin' Credit Card Technology Really Increase Security? (Video)
Thursday October 01, 2015 @12:30AM 500 Million Users At Risk of Compromise Via Unpatched WinRAR Bug
Wednesday September 30, 2015 @05:28PM South Korean Citizen IDs Vulnerable, Based On US Model
Wednesday September 30, 2015 @05:14PM Researchers: Thousands of Medical Devices Are Vulnerable To Hacking
Wednesday September 30, 2015 @04:41PM Virginia State Police Cars Hacked
Wednesday September 30, 2015 @02:58PM Nerves Rattled By Highly Suspicious Windows Update Delivered Worldwide
Tuesday September 29, 2015 @12:28PM Advertisers Already Using New iPhone Text Message Exploit
Tuesday September 29, 2015 @12:13AM Raytheon Wins US Civilian Cyber Contract Worth $1 Billion
Monday September 28, 2015 @05:57PM Study: $1.8 Billion In Reshipping Fraud With Stolen Cards Each Year
Monday September 28, 2015 @03:33PM Google AdSense Click Fraud Made Possible By Uncloaking Advertisers' Sites
Monday September 28, 2015 @11:14AM CIA Details Agency's New Digital and Cyber Espionage Focus
Sunday September 27, 2015 @08:20AM Analysis: China-US Hacking Accord Is Tall On Rhetoric, Short On Substance
Sunday September 27, 2015 @07:59AM Ask Slashdot: Make Windows Update Install Only Security Updates Automatically?
Friday September 25, 2015 @10:15PM Intelligent System Hunts Out Malware Hidden In Shortened URLs
Friday September 25, 2015 @07:19PM GCHQ tried to track Web visits of "every visible user on Internet"
Friday September 25, 2015 @02:26PM Saudi Arabia Almost Bought Hacking Team
Friday September 25, 2015 @02:13PM The US and China Agree Not To Conduct Economic Espionage In Cyberspace
Friday September 25, 2015 @11:53AM Curbing the For-Profit Cybercrime Food Chain
Friday September 25, 2015 @07:54AM 'RipSec' Goes To Hollywood: How the iCloud Celeb Hack Happened
Thursday September 24, 2015 @09:42PM Phone Passwords Protected By 5th Amendment, Says Federal Court
Thursday September 24, 2015 @07:15PM Obama administration explored ways to bypass smartphone encryption
Thursday September 24, 2015 @06:23PM Obama Administration Explored Ways To Bypass Smartphone Encryption
Thursday September 24, 2015 @04:05PM Modern Browsers Are Undefended Against Cookie-based MITM Attacks Over HTTPS
Thursday September 24, 2015 @08:35AM Imgur Exploited To Channel Botnet Attacks At 4chan
Thursday September 24, 2015 @08:13AM Does IoT Data Need Special Regulation?
Wednesday September 23, 2015 @09:53PM Russia's Plan To Crack Tor Crumbles
Wednesday September 23, 2015 @02:52PM Security is an Important Coding Consideration Even When You Use Containers (Video)
Wednesday September 23, 2015 @12:53PM OPM Says 5.6 million Fingerprints Stolen In Cyberattack
Wednesday September 23, 2015 @10:03AM Misusing Ethernet To Kill Computer Infrastructure Dead
Tuesday September 22, 2015 @12:57PM Apple XcodeGhost Malware More Malicious Than Originally Reported
Tuesday September 22, 2015 @09:27AM Legislation Requiring Tech Industry To Report Terrorist Activity Dropped
Tuesday September 22, 2015 @08:51AM Number of XcodeGhost-Infected iOS Apps Rises
Monday September 21, 2015 @11:34PM Facebook Dislike Hype Exploited In Phishing Campaign
Monday September 21, 2015 @01:48PM George W Bush Made Retroactive NSA 'Fix' After Hospital Room Showdown
Monday September 21, 2015 @12:17PM Apple's iOS 9 Breaks VPNs
Monday September 21, 2015 @12:19AM South Korea's "Smart Sheriff" Nanny App Puts Children At Risk
Sunday September 20, 2015 @08:12PM Apple Cleaning Up App Store After Its First Major Attack
Saturday September 19, 2015 @09:44PM Private Medical Data of Over 1.5 Million People Exposed Through Amazon
Saturday September 19, 2015 @07:13PM Symantec Subsidiary Thawte Issues Rogue Google Certificates
Saturday September 19, 2015 @03:44PM Ask Slashdot: What To Do About Android Malware?
Saturday September 19, 2015 @01:31PM Crash Chrome With 16 Characters
Thursday September 17, 2015 @11:06PM Heartbleed OpenSSL Flaw Still Affects 200,000 Devices
Thursday September 17, 2015 @01:52PM D-Link Accidentally Publishes Private Code Signing Keys
Thursday September 17, 2015 @11:14AM What's In Your Hand? This Malware Knows
Thursday September 17, 2015 @09:45AM Android Lollipop Can Be Hacked With Very Long Password
Wednesday September 16, 2015 @06:43PM Chinese Compiling "Facebook" of US Government Employees
Tuesday September 15, 2015 @11:20PM Cryptome PGP keys compromised, revoked
Monday September 14, 2015 @11:40PM Microsoft Signs Renewed Cybersecurity Agreement With NATO
Monday September 14, 2015 @05:56PM Intel Establishes Automotive Security Review Board
Monday September 14, 2015 @05:35PM Intelligence Start-Up Goes Behind Enemy Lines To Get Ahead of Hackers
Monday September 14, 2015 @12:43PM Sen. Ron Wyden Says CISA Data Collection Could Put Americans At Risk
Sunday September 13, 2015 @03:34PM Researchers Use Smartwatch To Spy What Users Are Typing On a Keyboard
Sunday September 13, 2015 @08:20AM Hackers' Latest Targets: Google's Webmaster Tools
Sunday September 13, 2015 @08:14AM Ask Slashdot: Linux-Based Home Security
Friday September 11, 2015 @10:22AM In Survey of American Universities, MIT Scores Worst In Cybersecurity
Thursday September 10, 2015 @05:41PM The First Talking, Artificially Intelligent Surveillance Camera
Thursday September 10, 2015 @04:18PM FireEye Tries to Bury Keynote Reporting That It Ran Apache As Root On Security Servers
Thursday September 10, 2015 @04:02PM New UK Security Guidelines: Password Re-Use OK, Frequent Changing a Waste
Thursday September 10, 2015 @02:03PM Ashley Madison's Passwords Cracked, Soon To Be Released
Thursday September 10, 2015 @11:39AM GM Performs Stealth Update To Fix Security Bug In OnStar
Wednesday September 09, 2015 @03:38PM Cryptographers Brace For Quantum Revolution
Tuesday September 08, 2015 @09:21PM Apple To FBI: Encryption Rules Out Handing Over iMessage Data In Real Time
Tuesday September 08, 2015 @12:49PM Vulnerabilities In WhatsApp Web Affect Millions of Users Globally
Tuesday September 08, 2015 @11:17AM Porn-themed Android Ransomware Takes Your Picture Before Asking For Money
Tuesday September 08, 2015 @08:12AM Bugs In Belkin Routers Allow DNS Spoofing, Credential Theft
Monday September 07, 2015 @02:32PM Backdoor Discovered Into Seagate NAS Drives
Monday September 07, 2015 @08:01AM Researcher Hacks Self-Driving Car Sensors
Wednesday September 02, 2015 @09:32PM Government Still Hasn't Notified Individuals Whose Personal Data Was Hacked
Wednesday September 02, 2015 @07:33PM "Extremely Critical" OS X Keychain Vulnerability Steals Passwords Via SMS
Wednesday September 02, 2015 @06:09PM Despite Reports of Hacking, Baby Monitors Remain Woefully Insecure
Wednesday September 02, 2015 @06:00PM Check Point Introduces New CPU-Level Threat Prevention
Wednesday September 02, 2015 @03:59PM Netflix Open Sources Sleepy Puppy XSS Hunter
Wednesday September 02, 2015 @12:36PM Hacking Medical Mannequins
Wednesday September 02, 2015 @11:02AM Turkey Arrests Journalists For Using Encryption
Monday August 31, 2015 @11:40PM US Weighs Sanctioning Russia As Well As China In Cyber Attacks
Monday August 31, 2015 @08:12PM Six UK Teens Arrested For Being "Customers" of Lizard Squad's DDoS Service
Sunday August 30, 2015 @11:39AM The Coming Terrorist Threat From Autonomous Vehicles
Saturday August 29, 2015 @04:42PM Abusing Symbolic Links Like It's 1999
Saturday August 29, 2015 @11:26AM Systemd Absorbs "su" Command Functionality
Thursday August 27, 2015 @06:29PM Inside the Booming, Unhinged, and Dangerous Malvertising Menace
Thursday August 27, 2015 @06:13PM Most Healthcare Managers Admit Their IT Systems Have Been Compromised
Thursday August 27, 2015 @02:26PM A "Public Health" Approach To Internet of Things Security
Thursday August 27, 2015 @02:11PM German spies cede citizen data in exchange for NSA spyware
Thursday August 27, 2015 @02:09PM Most Healthcare Managers Admit Their IT Systems Have Been Compromised
Wednesday August 26, 2015 @02:35PM IBM Tells Administrators To Block Tor On Security Grounds
Tuesday August 25, 2015 @12:28PM Many Android Users Susceptible To Plug-In Exploit -- And Many Of Them Have It
Monday August 24, 2015 @03:39PM Court: FTC Can Punish Companies With Sloppy Cybersecurity
Sunday August 23, 2015 @07:53PM Why Car Info Tech Is So Thoroughly At Risk
Saturday August 22, 2015 @04:25PM Cheap Thermal Imagers Can Steal User PINs
Saturday August 22, 2015 @03:23AM Yet Another Compromising Preinstalled "Glitch" In Lenovo Laptops
Friday August 21, 2015 @11:00PM WordPress Hacks Behind Surging Neutrino EK Traffic
Friday August 21, 2015 @08:58PM Extortionists Begin Targeting AshleyMadison Users, Demand Bitcoin
Friday August 21, 2015 @07:31AM Bruce Schneier On Cisco ROMMON Firmware Exploit: "This Is Serious"
Thursday August 20, 2015 @09:00PM Cheap thermal imagers can steal user PINs
Thursday August 20, 2015 @08:54PM More Ashley Madison Files Published
Thursday August 20, 2015 @04:41PM Engaging Newbies In Email Encryption and Network Privacy
Wednesday August 19, 2015 @06:08PM Reflection DDoS Attacks Abusing RPC Portmapper
Tuesday August 18, 2015 @12:08PM Multiple Vulnerabilities Exposed In Pocket
Monday August 17, 2015 @03:16PM How an Obscure Acronym Helped Link AT&T To NSA Spying
Monday August 17, 2015 @01:56PM BitTorrent Clients Can Be Made To Participate In High-Volume DoS Attacks
Sunday August 16, 2015 @01:11PM Documents Reveal Details Behind AT&T-NSA Partnership
Thursday August 13, 2015 @06:12PM Stagefright Patch Incomplete and Zero Day in Android Google Admin App Found
Thursday August 13, 2015 @02:53PM 'Banned' Article About Faulty Immobilizer Chip Published After Two Years
Thursday August 13, 2015 @11:02AM Redefining Security Visualization With Hollywood UI Design
Thursday August 13, 2015 @10:35AM New IP Address Blacklist Based On Web Chatter
Thursday August 13, 2015 @10:31AM Facebook Intern Gets Preemptive Ax For Exposing Security Flaw
Thursday August 13, 2015 @08:29AM Facebook Awards Researchers $100k For Detecting Emerging Class of C++ Bugs
Tuesday August 11, 2015 @12:13PM Oracle Exec: Stop Sending Vulnerability Reports
Tuesday August 11, 2015 @10:18AM BlackBerry Denies QNX Was To Blame In Jeep Cherokee Hack
Tuesday August 11, 2015 @08:39AM Severe Deserialization Vulnerabilities Found In Android, 3rd Party Android SDKs
Monday August 10, 2015 @02:47PM Hacker Has DefCon Founder Jeff Moss Declared Dead
Monday August 10, 2015 @08:06AM Many Australians Forced To Pay For "Unbreakable" Cryptolocker Ransomware
Sunday August 09, 2015 @10:12PM 2.4 Million Customer's Records Stolen From Carphone Warehouse
Sunday August 09, 2015 @01:53PM Ask Slashdot: How To Safely Use Older Android Phones?
Sunday August 09, 2015 @08:47AM Linux Servers' Entropy Pool Too Shallow, Compromising Security
Friday August 07, 2015 @12:04PM Mozilla Issues Fix For Firefox Zero-Day Bug
Friday August 07, 2015 @11:52AM ProxyHam Debunked and Demoed At DEFCON
Friday August 07, 2015 @07:46AM Tesla Model S Has Been Hacked
Friday August 07, 2015 @07:27AM Researcher Exploits 18-Year-Old Design Flaw To Compromise X86 Chips
Thursday August 06, 2015 @06:46PM Zimperium Releases Stagefright Detection Tool and Vulnerability Demo Video
Thursday August 06, 2015 @06:17PM Latest Samy Kamkar Hack Unlocks Most Cars
Thursday August 06, 2015 @03:24PM NBC Report: Russian Hackers Behind Attack On Pentagon Mail System
Thursday August 06, 2015 @09:58AM At Black Hat: Square Reader To Credit Card Skimmer In 10 Minutes
Thursday August 06, 2015 @09:51AM Israeli Security Company Builds "Unhackable" Version of Windows
Wednesday August 05, 2015 @07:50PM SDN Switches Not Hard To Compromise, Researcher Says
Wednesday August 05, 2015 @04:47PM Samsung To Push Monthly Over-the-Air Security Updates For Android
Tuesday August 04, 2015 @12:01PM Cleaning Up Botnets Takes Years, May Never Be Completed
Monday August 03, 2015 @05:30PM Counterterrorism Expert: It's Time To Give Companies Offensive Cybercapabilities
Monday August 03, 2015 @01:30PM Microsoft Creates a Quantum Computer-Proof Version of TLS Encryption Protocol
Monday August 03, 2015 @01:28PM Privacy Alert: Your Laptop Or Phone Battery Could Track You Online
Saturday August 01, 2015 @06:21PM One In Four Indiana Residents' E-Record Data Exposed in Hack
Friday July 31, 2015 @03:04AM Hacker's Device Can Intercept OnStar's Mobile App and Unlock, Start GM Cars
Thursday July 30, 2015 @08:35PM Germany Won't Prosecute NSA, But Bloggers
Wednesday July 29, 2015 @10:12PM Symantec: Hacking Group Black Vine Behind Anthem Breach
Wednesday July 29, 2015 @07:44PM Symantec: Hacking Group Black Vine Behind Anthem Breach
Wednesday July 29, 2015 @07:39PM Kentucky Man Arrested After Shooting Down Drone
Wednesday July 29, 2015 @05:57PM Research: Industrial Networks Are Vulnerable To Devastating Cyberattacks
Wednesday July 29, 2015 @12:53PM Tools Coming To Def Con For Hacking RFID Access Doors
Wednesday July 29, 2015 @12:45PM What Federal Employees Really Need To Worry About After the Chinese Hack
Tuesday July 28, 2015 @03:01PM Veteran IT Journalist Worries That Online Privacy May Not Exist (Video)
Tuesday July 28, 2015 @10:40AM Chrome Extension Thwarts User Profiling Based On Typing Behavior
Tuesday July 28, 2015 @09:43AM Your Stolen Identity Goes For $20 On the Internet Black Market
Tuesday July 28, 2015 @08:36AM Hacker Set To Demonstrate 60 Second Brinks Safe Hack At DEFCON
Monday July 27, 2015 @09:34PM Air-Gapped Computer Hacked (Again)
Monday July 27, 2015 @04:22PM 950 Million Android Phones Can Be Hijacked By Malicious Text Messages
Sunday July 26, 2015 @11:45PM After Progressive Insurance's Snapshot Hacked, Manufacturer Has Been, Too
Saturday July 25, 2015 @04:47PM HardenedBSD Completes Strong ASLR Implementation
Saturday July 25, 2015 @03:15PM Swiss Researchers Describe a Faster, More Secure Tor
Friday July 24, 2015 @10:30PM Using HTML5 To Hide Malware
Friday July 24, 2015 @09:46PM The OpenSSH Bug That Wasn't
Thursday July 23, 2015 @08:14PM Remote Control of a Car, With No Phone Or Network Connection Required
Thursday July 23, 2015 @07:58PM Remote control of a car, with no phone or network connection required
Thursday July 23, 2015 @07:54PM A Tweet-Sized Exploit Can Get Root On OS X 10.10
Thursday July 23, 2015 @04:30PM HP: Smartwatches Are a Major Security Risk
Thursday July 23, 2015 @11:36AM What Non-Experts Can Learn From Experts About Real Online Security
Wednesday July 22, 2015 @06:06PM Belgian Government Phishing Test Goes Off-Track
Wednesday July 22, 2015 @02:53PM Bug Exposes OpenSSH Servers To Brute-Force Password Guessing Attacks
Wednesday July 22, 2015 @01:50PM Free Tools For Detecting Hacking Team Malware In Your Systems
Tuesday July 21, 2015 @06:31PM As Nations Hack Each Other, Protecting Personal Information Must Become Priority
Tuesday July 21, 2015 @04:51PM Red Star Linux Adds Secret Watermarks To Files
Tuesday July 21, 2015 @11:55AM Ask Slashdot: Do You Use a Smartphone At Work, Contrary to Policy?
Monday July 20, 2015 @10:05PM Spurious Drones Buzzing Around Spanish Royal Palace
Monday July 20, 2015 @03:24PM How Developers Can Rebuild Trust On the Internet
Monday July 20, 2015 @01:28PM Netragard Ends Exploit Acquisition Program After Hacking Team Breach
Sunday July 19, 2015 @07:22PM Hacking Team and Boeing Subsidiary Envisioned Drones Deploying Spyware
Thursday July 16, 2015 @09:09PM New RC4 Encryption Attacks Reduces Plaintext Recovery Time
Wednesday July 15, 2015 @08:17PM NSA Releases Open Source Security Tool For Linux
Wednesday July 15, 2015 @05:54PM Pawn Storm Group Makes Trend Micro IP Address a C&C Server
Wednesday July 15, 2015 @04:44PM OPM hack included fingerprints
Tuesday July 14, 2015 @09:53PM Critical Internet Explorer 11 Vulnerability Identified After Hacking Team Breach
Tuesday July 14, 2015 @05:20PM Security Fears Might Slowly Doom Adobe Flash
Tuesday July 14, 2015 @01:14PM Encryption Rights Community: Protecting Our Rights To Strongly Encrypt
Tuesday July 14, 2015 @01:08PM New Default: Mozilla Temporarily Disables Flash In Firefox
Tuesday July 14, 2015 @12:50PM Ask Slashdot: VPN Solution To Connect Mixed-Environment Households?
Monday July 13, 2015 @09:12PM Facebook's New Chief Security Officer Wants To Set a Date To Kill Flash
Monday July 13, 2015 @07:39AM For £70,000, You Might Be Able to Own an Enigma
Monday July 13, 2015 @06:40AM First Java 0-Day In 2 Years Exploited By Pawn Storm Hackers
Sunday July 12, 2015 @02:06PM Ask Slashdot: Giving Users Extra-Firewall Access For Sites Normally Blocked?
Sunday July 12, 2015 @12:48PM Snoopers' Charter Could Mean Trouble For UK Users of Encryption-Capable Apps
Saturday July 11, 2015 @11:17PM The Guardian Looks At Hacking Team's Client List, Internal Communications
Friday July 10, 2015 @05:22PM The Rise of the New Crypto War
Friday July 10, 2015 @07:35AM Hacking Team Breach Leaks Zero-Days, Renews Fight To Regulate Cyberweapons
Friday July 10, 2015 @05:32AM Hacker Group That Hit Twitter, Facebook, Apple and Microsoft Intensifies Attacks
Thursday July 09, 2015 @11:04PM Australian Cops and Anti-Corruption Agencies Keen On Hacking Team Malware
Thursday July 09, 2015 @06:10PM More Than 22 Million People's Data Compromised By OPM Hack
Thursday July 09, 2015 @11:02AM OpenSSL Patches Critical Certificate Forgery Bug
Thursday July 09, 2015 @09:25AM Ask Slashdot: Dealing With Ongoing Suspected Identity Theft?
Thursday July 09, 2015 @08:38AM Microsoft Thanked For Its "Significant Financial Donation" To OpenBSD Foundation
Wednesday July 08, 2015 @11:47PM DARPA's $4M Cyber-Threat Clash Down To Seven Challengers