Slashdot Items Tagged "security"

Date / Time Story
Sunday March 18, 2018 @04:42PM When China Hoards Its Hackers Everyone Loses
Sunday March 18, 2018 @03:30PM Firefox Master Password System Has Been Poorly Secured for the Past 9 Years, Researcher Says
Saturday March 17, 2018 @07:16PM 1 in 3 Michigan Workers Tested Opened A Password-Phishing Email
Friday March 16, 2018 @03:05PM Hacker Adrian Lamo Dies At 37
Friday March 16, 2018 @12:21PM Yet Again, Google Tricked Into Serving Scam Amazon Ads
Friday March 16, 2018 @11:48AM Android Is Now as Safe as the Competition, Google Says
Thursday March 15, 2018 @11:54PM Microsoft Launches Bounty Program For Speculative Execution Side Channel Vulnerabilities
Thursday March 15, 2018 @06:24PM The 600+ Companies PayPal Shares Your Data With
Thursday March 15, 2018 @04:58PM Linus Torvalds Slams CTS Labs Over AMD Vulnerability Report
Thursday March 15, 2018 @02:59PM US Says Russia Hacked Energy Grid, Punishes 19 for Meddling
Thursday March 15, 2018 @01:09PM Intel Says 'Partitions' in New Chips Will Correct the Design Flaw that Created Spectre and Meltdown
Thursday March 15, 2018 @10:41AM Can AMD Vulnerabilities Be Used To Game the Stock Market?
Wednesday March 14, 2018 @07:10PM Microsoft Removes Antivirus Registry Key Check for Windows 10 Users
Wednesday March 14, 2018 @05:06PM Jewelry Site Leaks Personal Details, Plaintext Passwords of 1.3 Million Users
Wednesday March 14, 2018 @04:54PM New Bill In Congress Would Bypass the Fourth Amendment, Hand Your Data To Police
Tuesday March 13, 2018 @02:36PM Privacy-Busting Bugs Found in Popular VPN Services Hotspot Shield, Zenmate and PureVPN
Tuesday March 13, 2018 @11:58AM Researchers Find Critical Vulnerabilities in AMD's Ryzen and EPYC Processors, But They Gave the Chipmaker Only 24 Hours Before Making the Findings Public
Monday March 12, 2018 @06:54PM Trump Issues Order To Block Broadcom's Takeover of Qualcomm
Monday March 12, 2018 @04:34PM 'Slingshot' Malware That Hid For Six Years Spread Through Routers
Monday March 12, 2018 @02:52PM Data Breach Victims Can Sue Yahoo in the United States, Federal Judge Rules
Sunday March 11, 2018 @10:13PM New Traces of Hacking Team in the Wild
Saturday March 10, 2018 @01:21AM Massive DDOS Attacks Are Now Targeting Google, Amazon, and the NRA
Saturday March 10, 2018 @12:46AM SgxSpectre Attack Can Extract Data From Intel SGX Enclaves
Friday March 09, 2018 @03:37PM In a Remarkable Turn of Events, Hackers -- Not Users -- Lost Money in Attempted Cryptocurrency Exchange Heist
Friday March 09, 2018 @02:07PM Documents Prove Local Cops Have Bought Cheap iPhone Cracking Tech
Friday March 09, 2018 @01:28PM Downloads of Popular Apps Were Silently Swapped For Spyware in Turkey: Citizen Lab
Friday March 09, 2018 @10:46AM Half of Ransomware Victims Didn't Recover Their Data After Paying the Ransom
Thursday March 08, 2018 @02:02PM Businesses Under Pressure To 'Consumerize' Logins
Thursday March 08, 2018 @12:30PM Vatican Invites Hackers To Fix Problems, Not Breach Security
Thursday March 08, 2018 @10:35AM McAfee Acquires VPN Provider TunnelBear
Thursday March 08, 2018 @10:05AM Hardcoded Password Found in Cisco Software
Wednesday March 07, 2018 @07:48PM Oculus Rift Headsets Are Offline Following a Software Error
Wednesday March 07, 2018 @12:36PM Leaked Files Show How the NSA Tracks Other Countries' Hackers
Wednesday March 07, 2018 @12:05PM Researchers Bypassed Windows Password Locks With Cortana Voice Commands
Tuesday March 06, 2018 @07:35PM US Calls Broadcom's Bid For Qualcomm a National Security Risk
Tuesday March 06, 2018 @03:23PM Spyware Seller Shuts Down After Hack
Tuesday March 06, 2018 @02:36PM One Single Malicious Vehicle Can Block 'Smart' Street Intersections In the US
Monday March 05, 2018 @06:20PM Mysterious $15,000 'GrayKey' Promises To Unlock iPhone X For The Feds
Sunday March 04, 2018 @03:03PM New LTE Attacks Can Snoop On Messages, Track Locations, and Spoof Emergency Alerts
Sunday March 04, 2018 @02:45PM GitHub Survived the Biggest DDoS Attack Ever Recorded
Sunday March 04, 2018 @01:47AM 23,000 HTTPS Certs Axed After CEO Emails Private Keys
Thursday March 01, 2018 @01:39PM Equifax Identifies Additional 2.4 Million Customers Hit By Data Breach
Wednesday February 28, 2018 @08:59PM Germany Says Government Network Was Breached
Wednesday February 28, 2018 @02:08PM US Response 'Hasn't Changed The Calculus' Of Russian Interference, NSA Chief Says
Tuesday February 27, 2018 @05:37PM Bill Gates: Cryptocurrency Is 'Rare Technology That Has Caused Deaths In a Fairly Direct Way'
Monday February 26, 2018 @04:47PM Pop-Up Cameras Could Soon Be a Mobile Trend
Monday February 26, 2018 @04:37PM Apple To Suspend iTunes Store Support For 'Obsolete' First-Gen Apple TV
Monday February 26, 2018 @03:09PM Israel-Based Vendor Cellebrite Can Unlock Every iPhone, including the Current-Gen iPhone X, That's On the Market: Forbes
Sunday February 25, 2018 @02:43AM Scientists Say Space Aliens Could Hack Our Planet
Sunday February 25, 2018 @12:30AM Hackers Are Selling Legitimate Code-signing Certificates To Evade Malware Detection
Saturday February 24, 2018 @03:39PM New Tech Industry Lobbying Group Argues 'Right to Repair' Laws Endanger Consumers
Friday February 23, 2018 @05:18PM 'Critical' T-Mobile Bug Allowed Hackers To Hijack Users' Accounts
Friday February 23, 2018 @04:40PM Facebook's Mandatory Anti-Malware Scan Is Invasive and Lacks Transparency
Friday February 23, 2018 @01:05PM More Than 40% of Global Log-in Attempts Are Malicious
Friday February 23, 2018 @11:19AM OpenBSD Releases Meltdown Patch
Friday February 23, 2018 @11:15AM Intel Did Not Tell US Cyber Officials About Chip Flaws Until Made Public
Thursday February 22, 2018 @06:48PM The Los Angeles Times Website Is Unintentionally Serving a Cryptocurrency Mining Script
Thursday February 22, 2018 @05:36PM US Border Officials Haven't Properly Verified Visitor Passports For More Than a Decade Due To Improper Software
Wednesday February 21, 2018 @05:40PM 100-Page Report Warns of the Many Dangers of AI
Wednesday February 21, 2018 @02:06PM Intel Has a New Spectre and Meltdown Firmware Patch For You To Try Out
Wednesday February 21, 2018 @02:00PM uTorrent Client Affected by Some Pretty Severe Security Flaws
Wednesday February 21, 2018 @10:15AM Lawsuits Threaten Infosec Research -- Just When We Need it Most
Tuesday February 20, 2018 @01:57PM Hackers Hijacked Tesla's Amazon Cloud Account To Mine Cryptocurrency
Tuesday February 20, 2018 @01:16PM Tesla Internal Servers Infected with Cryptocurrency Miner
Monday February 19, 2018 @03:23PM Flight Sim Company Embeds Malware To Steal Pirates' Passwords
Sunday February 18, 2018 @11:50AM Contractors Pose Cyber Risk To Government Agencies
Sunday February 18, 2018 @11:37AM US's Greatest Vulnerability is Ignoring the Cyber Threats From Our Adversaries, Foreign Policy Expert Says
Saturday February 17, 2018 @04:22PM Facebook Admits SMS Notifications Sent Using Two-Factor Number Was Caused by Bug
Friday February 16, 2018 @06:32PM Phishing Attack Scores Credentials For More Than 50,000 Snapchat Users
Friday February 16, 2018 @03:14PM A Hacker Has Wiped a Spyware Company's Servers -- Again
Friday February 16, 2018 @02:51PM Google Exposes How Malicious Sites Can Exploit Microsoft Edge
Thursday February 15, 2018 @06:55PM Pro-Gun Russian Bots Flood Twitter After Parkland Shooting
Thursday February 15, 2018 @01:55PM Hey Microsoft, Stop Installing Apps On My PC Without Asking
Thursday February 15, 2018 @11:15AM UK Blames Russia For Cyber Attack, Says Won't Tolerate Disruption
Wednesday February 14, 2018 @07:32PM Facebook Is Spamming Users Via Their 2FA Phone Numbers
Wednesday February 14, 2018 @02:11PM AMP For Email Is a Terrible Idea
Tuesday February 13, 2018 @08:58PM Kaspersky Says Telegram Flaw Used For Cryptocurrency Mining
Tuesday February 13, 2018 @04:26PM Facebook is Pushing Its Data-tracking Onavo VPN Within Its Main Mobile App
Tuesday February 13, 2018 @04:09PM Many ID-Protection Services Fail Basic Security
Monday February 12, 2018 @07:19PM Skype Can't Fix a Nasty Security Bug Without a Massive Code Rewrite
Monday February 12, 2018 @04:48PM Consumers Prefer Security Over Convenience For the First Time Ever, IBM Security Report Finds
Sunday February 11, 2018 @11:51PM Games Organizers at Pyeongchang Winter Olympics Confirm Cyber Attack, Won't Reveal Source
Sunday February 11, 2018 @04:47PM Hackers Hijack Government Websites To Mine Crypto-Cash
Sunday February 11, 2018 @12:19PM Sandboxed Mac Apps Can Record Screen Any Time Without You Knowing
Friday February 09, 2018 @07:03PM Hackers In Equifax Breach Accessed More Personal Information Than Previously Disclosed
Friday February 09, 2018 @06:42PM Should GitHub Allow Username Reuse?
Friday February 09, 2018 @10:34AM Turkey Rolls Out Domestic Rival To WhatsApp, Raising Surveillance Concerns
Thursday February 08, 2018 @06:22PM 32 Senators Want To Know If US Regulators Halted Equifax Probe
Thursday February 08, 2018 @04:26PM Google Chrome Pushes For User Protection With 'Not secure' Label
Thursday February 08, 2018 @03:38PM Apple Says the Leaked iPhone Source Code is Outdated
Thursday February 08, 2018 @10:32AM Intel Replaces its Buggy Fix for Skylake PCs
Thursday February 08, 2018 @01:42AM Police In China Are Scanning Travelers With Facial Recognition Glasses
Thursday February 08, 2018 @01:36AM Attackers Drain CPU Power From Water Utility Plant In Cryptojacking Attack
Wednesday February 07, 2018 @09:02PM Key iPhone Source Code Gets Posted On GitHub
Wednesday February 07, 2018 @07:29PM Samsung and Roku Smart TVs Vulnerable To Hacking, Consumer Reports Finds
Wednesday February 07, 2018 @06:09PM Computer Virus disrupts major City's computer systems for second day
Wednesday February 07, 2018 @02:51PM 36 Indicted in Global Cybercrime Ring That Stole $530M
Wednesday February 07, 2018 @12:18PM Meet the Tiny Startup That Sells IPhone and Android Zero Days To Governments
Wednesday February 07, 2018 @10:51AM Scammers Use Download Bombs To Freeze Chrome Browsers on Shady Sites
Tuesday February 06, 2018 @04:21PM A Flaw In Hotspot Shield Can Expose VPN Users, Locations
Tuesday February 06, 2018 @12:48PM A Bug in Browser Extension Grammarly, Now Patched, Could Have Allowed an Attacker To Read Everything Users Wrote Online
Tuesday February 06, 2018 @11:50AM Over 7,400 Android Devices Infected by New Monero-Mining Botnet
Tuesday February 06, 2018 @10:38AM Apple is Sending Some Developers Ad Spend and Install Details For Other People's Apps
Monday February 05, 2018 @08:44PM Man Sues T-Mobile For Allegedly Failing To Stop Hackers From Stealing His Cryptocurrency
Monday February 05, 2018 @01:00PM Lauri Love Ruling 'Sets Precedent' For Trying Hacking Suspects in UK
Monday February 05, 2018 @10:46AM NSA Exploits Ported To Work on All Windows Versions Released Since Windows 2000
Sunday February 04, 2018 @06:14PM LKRG: A Loadable Linux Kernel Module for Runtime Integrity Checking
Sunday February 04, 2018 @12:05AM Malware Exploiting Spectre, Meltdown CPU Flaws Emerges
Friday February 02, 2018 @01:12AM New Zero-Day Vulnerability Found In Adobe Flash Player
Thursday February 01, 2018 @06:00PM How DIY Rebels Are Working To Replace Tech Giants
Thursday February 01, 2018 @05:41PM Ask Slashdot: Which Tech Company Do You Respect Most?
Thursday February 01, 2018 @05:09PM Equifax Releases Credit Locking App That Doesn't Work
Thursday February 01, 2018 @03:00PM Windows Defender Will Soon Start Removing Applications With Coercive Messaging: Cleaners and Optimizers Put on Notice
Thursday February 01, 2018 @10:47AM Messaging App Telegram Pulled From Apple's App Store Due To 'Inappropriate Content'
Tuesday January 30, 2018 @05:47PM Google Play Removed 700,000 Bad Apps In 2017, 70 Percent More Than In 2016
Tuesday January 30, 2018 @09:08AM Apple is Postponing Release of New Features To iOS This Year To Focus on Reliability and Performance: Report
Monday January 29, 2018 @05:16PM Pentagon Reviews GPS Policies After Fitness Trackers Reveal Locations
Monday January 29, 2018 @04:01PM China Denies Report it Hacked African Union Headquarters
Monday January 29, 2018 @02:02PM Lenovo's Fingerprint Scanner Can Be Bypassed via a Hardcoded Password
Monday January 29, 2018 @09:48AM First 'Jackpotting' Attacks Hit US ATMs
Monday January 29, 2018 @01:20AM Intel Told Chinese Firms of Meltdown Flaws Before the US Government
Sunday January 28, 2018 @04:25PM Microsoft Issues Windows Out-of-Band Update That Disables Spectre Mitigations
Sunday January 28, 2018 @01:29AM Dutch Intelligence Agents Watched Russia Hack the DNC
Friday January 26, 2018 @09:06PM Is It Time For Zero-Trust Corporate Networks?
Friday January 26, 2018 @08:13PM OnePlus Is Again Sending User Data To a Chinese Company Without User Consent
Friday January 26, 2018 @07:58PM Crooks Created 28 Fake Ad Agencies To Disguise Massive Malvertising Campaign
Friday January 26, 2018 @07:30PM Crooks Created 28 Fake Ad Agencies to Disguise Massive Malvertising Campaign
Friday January 26, 2018 @05:11PM ICE Is About To Start Tracking License Plates Across the US
Friday January 26, 2018 @10:25AM Intel Plans To Release Chips That Have Built-in Meltdown and Spectre Protections Later This Year
Thursday January 25, 2018 @06:39PM Researchers Warn of Physics-Based Attacks On Sensors
Thursday January 25, 2018 @03:38PM Tech Firms Let Russia Probe Software Widely Used by US Government
Wednesday January 24, 2018 @06:55PM Google X Is Launching a Cybersecurity Company Called Chronicle
Wednesday January 24, 2018 @11:55AM NSA Deletes 'Honesty' and 'Openness' From Core Values
Tuesday January 23, 2018 @05:54PM Apple Releases Meltdown and Spectre Fixes For Older Versions of MacOS
Tuesday January 23, 2018 @11:43AM Tinder's Lack of Encryption Lets Strangers Spy on Your Swipes
Tuesday January 23, 2018 @10:04AM Hackers Stole $172 Billion From People Last Year
Monday January 22, 2018 @11:09AM 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
Saturday January 20, 2018 @12:06AM EFF: Thousands of People Have Secure Messaging Clients Infected By Spyware
Friday January 19, 2018 @06:45PM Security Breaches Don't Affect Stock Price, Study Suggests
Friday January 19, 2018 @06:10PM Trump Signs Surveillance Extension Into Law
Friday January 19, 2018 @03:54PM Top Bug Hunters Make 2.7 Times More Money Than an Average Software Engineer
Thursday January 18, 2018 @05:08PM 'Text Bomb' Is Latest Apple Bug
Thursday January 18, 2018 @03:05PM Microsoft Resumes Meltdown and Spectre Updates for AMD Devices
Thursday January 18, 2018 @02:39PM Senate Passes Bill Renewing NSA's Internet Surveillance Program
Thursday January 18, 2018 @02:36PM Less Than 1 in 10 Gmail Users Enable Two-Factor Authentication
Thursday January 18, 2018 @11:29AM Intel Says Newer Chips Also Hit by Unwanted Reboots After Patch
Wednesday January 17, 2018 @02:08PM Mozilla Restricts All New Firefox Features To HTTPS Only
Tuesday January 16, 2018 @07:23PM Hackers Seem Close To Publicly Unlocking the Nintendo Switch
Tuesday January 16, 2018 @06:49PM Many Enterprise Mobile Devices Will Never Be Patched Against Meltdown, Spectre
Tuesday January 16, 2018 @04:25PM Researchers Uncover Android Malware With Never-Before-Seen Spying Capabilities
Tuesday January 16, 2018 @01:26PM Now Meltdown Patches Are Making Industrial Control Systems Lurch
Monday January 15, 2018 @01:29PM Lenovo Discovers and Removes Backdoor In Networking Switches
Monday January 15, 2018 @12:12PM India To Add Facial Authentication For Its Aadhaar Card Security
Sunday January 14, 2018 @06:42PM VMware Bug Allowed Root Access
Saturday January 13, 2018 @10:32PM Following Other Credit Cards, Visa Will Also Stop Requiring Signatures
Friday January 12, 2018 @10:43PM Adult Themed VR Game Leaks Data On Thousands
Friday January 12, 2018 @04:12PM Google Pulls 60 Apps From Play Store After Malware Exposes Kids To Porn
Friday January 12, 2018 @04:01PM Researcher Finds Another Security Flaw In Intel Management Firmware
Friday January 12, 2018 @02:37PM Intel's Chip Bug Fixes Have Bugs of Their Own
Friday January 12, 2018 @10:41AM Cisco Can Now Sniff Out Malware Inside Encrypted Traffic
Friday January 12, 2018 @01:53AM AMD Is Releasing Spectre Firmware Updates To Fix CPU Vulnerabilities
Thursday January 11, 2018 @05:24PM Hackers Could Blow Up Factories Using Smartphone Apps
Thursday January 11, 2018 @02:48PM Microsoft Partners with Signal to Bring End-To-End Encryption to Skype
Thursday January 11, 2018 @12:43PM FBI Calls Apple 'Jerks' and 'Evil Geniuses' For Making iPhone Cracks Difficult
Wednesday January 10, 2018 @04:39PM macOS High Sierra's App Store System Preferences Can Be Unlocked With Any Password
Wednesday January 10, 2018 @01:50PM WhatsApp Security Flaws Could Be Exploited To Covertly Add Members To Group Chats
Wednesday January 10, 2018 @12:34PM Meltdown and Spectre Patches Bricking Ubuntu 16.04 Computers
Wednesday January 10, 2018 @11:13AM NVIDIA GPUs Weren't Immune To Spectre Security Flaws Either
Wednesday January 10, 2018 @09:49AM Taiwanese Police Give Cyber-security Quiz Winners Infected Devices
Wednesday January 10, 2018 @01:29AM 'I Tried the First Phone With An In-Display Fingerprint Sensor'
Tuesday January 09, 2018 @06:26PM UK Backs Off From Banning Reidentification Research
Tuesday January 09, 2018 @01:59PM Microsoft Details Performance Impact of Spectre and Meltdown Mitigations on Windows Systems
Tuesday January 09, 2018 @12:34PM With WPA3, Wi-Fi Security is About To Get a Lot Tougher
Tuesday January 09, 2018 @11:56AM FBI Chief Calls Unbreakable Encryption 'Urgent Public Safety Issue'
Tuesday January 09, 2018 @10:45AM Microsoft Pauses Rollout of Spectre and Meltdown Patches To AMD Systems
Tuesday January 09, 2018 @09:57AM Microsoft Says No More Windows Security Updates Unless AVs Set a Registry Key
Monday January 08, 2018 @05:42PM Western Digital 'My Cloud' Devices Have a Hardcoded Backdoor
Monday January 08, 2018 @03:21PM Apple Updates macOS and iOS To Address Spectre Vulnerability
Monday January 08, 2018 @08:04AM Microsoft's Meltdown and Spectre Patch Is Bricking Some AMD PCs
Sunday January 07, 2018 @04:15PM After Intel ME, Researchers Find Security Bug In AMD's SPS Secret Chip-on-Chip
Friday January 05, 2018 @09:31PM Intel Hit With Three Class-Action Lawsuits Over Meltdown and Spectre Bugs
Friday January 05, 2018 @09:04PM Linus Torvalds Says Intel Needs To Admit It Has Issues With CPUs
Friday January 05, 2018 @06:20PM New US Customs Guidelines Limit Copying Files and Searching Cloud Data
Friday January 05, 2018 @04:51PM Eben Upton Explains Why Raspberry Pi Isn't Vulnerable To Spectre Or Meltdown
Friday January 05, 2018 @10:43AM Nope, No Intel Chip Recall After Spectre and Meltdown, CEO Says
Friday January 05, 2018 @10:02AM When F00F Bug Hit 20 Years Ago, Intel Reacted the Same Way
Thursday January 04, 2018 @06:30PM Google Says CPU Patches Cause 'Negligible Impact On Performance' With New 'Retpoline' Technique
Thursday January 04, 2018 @05:28PM How a Researcher Hacked His Own Computer and Found One of the Worst CPU Bugs Ever Found
Thursday January 04, 2018 @02:39PM By Next Week, Intel Expects To Issue Updates To More Than 90% of Processor Products Introduced Within Past Five Years
Thursday January 04, 2018 @09:53AM Personal Data of a Billion Indians Sold Online For $8, Report Claims
Thursday January 04, 2018 @01:40AM Intel Memory Access Design Flaw Partially Addressed by Apple in macOS 10.13.2 [Unconfirmed]
Thursday January 04, 2018 @01:36AM Microsoft Issues Rare Out-of-Band Emergency Windows Update For Processor Security Bugs
Thursday January 04, 2018 @01:29AM Intel Says CEO Dumping Tons of Stock Last Year 'Unrelated' To Big Security Exploit
Thursday January 04, 2018 @01:24AM Google Says Almost All CPUs Since 1995 Vulnerable To 'Meltdown' And 'Spectre' Flaws
Wednesday January 03, 2018 @09:31PM Google's Project Zero Team Discovered Critical CPU Flaw Last Year
Wednesday January 03, 2018 @05:22PM 2 Years Later, Security Holes Linger In GPS Services Used By Millions of Devices
Wednesday January 03, 2018 @04:57PM Intel Responds To Alleged Chip Flaw, Claims Effects Won't Significantly Impact Average Users
Tuesday January 02, 2018 @06:01PM 'Kernel Memory Leaking' Intel Processor Design Flaw Forces Linux, Windows Redesign
Tuesday January 02, 2018 @05:43PM US Calls On Iran To Unblock Social Media Sites Amid Protests
Tuesday January 02, 2018 @05:19PM New Bill Could Finally Get Rid of Paperless Voting Machines