Slashdot Items Tagged "security"

Date / Time Story
Wednesday February 22, 2017 @03:28PM Software Vendor Who Hid 'Supply Chain' Breach Outed
Wednesday February 22, 2017 @03:09PM Americans at Risk of Identity Theft as They File their Tax Returns
Wednesday February 22, 2017 @12:03PM GE, Intel, and AT&T Are Putting Cameras and Sensors All Over San Diego
Wednesday February 22, 2017 @10:46AM US Homeland Security Employees Locked Out of Computer Networks
Wednesday February 22, 2017 @10:23AM Wyden To Introduce Bill To Prohibit Warrantless Phone Searches At Border
Tuesday February 21, 2017 @05:14PM Unstoppable JavaScript Attack Helps Ad Fraud, Tech Support Scams, 0-Day Attacks
Tuesday February 21, 2017 @01:45PM Netflix Just Announced a User Focused Security Application
Tuesday February 21, 2017 @12:59PM GlobalSign Supports Billions of Device Identities In an Effort To Secure the IoT
Sunday February 19, 2017 @05:31PM Google Discloses An Unpatched Windows Bug (Again)
Sunday February 19, 2017 @08:18AM Krebs: 'Men Who Sent SWAT Team, Heroin to My Home Sentenced'
Sunday February 19, 2017 @01:30AM Used Cars Can Still Be Controlled By Their Previous Owners' Apps
Sunday February 19, 2017 @01:05AM A Source Code Typo Allowed An Attacker To Steal $592,000 In Cryptocurrency
Saturday February 18, 2017 @02:33PM RSA Conference Attendees Get Hacked
Saturday February 18, 2017 @09:26AM A Source Code Typo Allowed an Attacker to Steal 370,000 Zerocoin ($592,000)
Friday February 17, 2017 @10:01PM Congressman Calls For Probe Into Trump's Unsecured Android Phone
Friday February 17, 2017 @07:32PM Researchers Discover Security Problems Under the Hood of Automobile Apps
Friday February 17, 2017 @03:19PM Deleting Your Yahoo Email Account? Yeah, Good Luck With That
Thursday February 16, 2017 @04:14PM Scottish Court Awards Damages For CCTV Camera Pointed At Neighbor's House
Wednesday February 15, 2017 @06:11PM Bipartisan Bill Seeks Warrants For Police Use of 'Stingray' Cell Trackers
Wednesday February 15, 2017 @04:49PM JavaScript Attack Breaks ASLR On 22 CPU Architectures
Wednesday February 15, 2017 @03:14PM Yahoo Notifying Users of Malicious Account Activity as Verizon Deal Progresses
Wednesday February 15, 2017 @07:31AM Russian Cyberspies Blamed For US Election Hacks Are Now Targeting Macs
Wednesday February 15, 2017 @05:56AM IT Decisions Makers and Executives Don't Agree On Cyber Security Responsibility
Tuesday February 14, 2017 @03:44PM University DDoSed By Its Own IoT Devices
Tuesday February 14, 2017 @03:34PM University DDoSed by Its Own IoT Devices
Tuesday February 14, 2017 @03:34PM Microsoft Delays February Patch Tuesday Indefinitely
Tuesday February 14, 2017 @12:56PM Microsoft Calls For 'Digital Geneva Convention'
Tuesday February 14, 2017 @08:49AM Story Of a Country Which Has Built a Centralized Biometrics Database Of 1.1B People But Appears To Be Mishandling It Now
Tuesday February 14, 2017 @12:07AM Michael Flynn Resigns As Trump's National Security Adviser
Monday February 13, 2017 @03:19PM Ransomware Insurance Is Coming
Monday February 13, 2017 @11:04AM Encrypted Email Is Still a Pain in 2017
Saturday February 11, 2017 @11:53PM Trend Micro's Own Cybersecurity Blog Gets Hacked
Saturday February 11, 2017 @05:50PM College Network Attacked With Its Own Insecure IoT Devices
Saturday February 11, 2017 @04:51PM Mission Possible: Self-Destructing Phones Are Now a Reality
Friday February 10, 2017 @06:38PM Russia Considers Sending Snowden Back To US As a 'Gift' To Trump
Friday February 10, 2017 @05:34PM Senators Push Trump Administration For Clarity On Privacy Act Exclusions
Friday February 10, 2017 @03:48PM Former CIA Analyst Sues Defense Department To Vindicate NSA Whistleblowers
Friday February 10, 2017 @02:43PM Google Might Be Gearing Up To Remove Millions of Play Store Apps Next Month
Friday February 10, 2017 @12:26PM State-sponsored Hackers Targeting Prominent Journalists, Google Warns
Thursday February 09, 2017 @08:10PM Attacks On WordPress Sites Intensify As Hackers Deface Over 1.5 Million Pages
Thursday February 09, 2017 @06:48PM Attacks on WordPress Sites Intensify as Hackers Deface Over 1.5 Million Pages
Thursday February 09, 2017 @05:47PM Republicans Are Reportedly Using a Self-Destructing Message App To Avoid Leaks
Thursday February 09, 2017 @04:21PM Arby's Probes Possible Data Breach Affecting 355,000 Credit Cards
Thursday February 09, 2017 @03:53PM RSA: Ban On Booth Babes Has Been No Big Deal
Thursday February 09, 2017 @09:46AM NSA Contractor Indicted Over Mammoth Theft of Classified Data
Tuesday February 07, 2017 @05:22PM 72% of 'Anonymous' Browsing History Can Be Attached To the Real User
Tuesday February 07, 2017 @03:01PM Iris Scans and Fingerprints Could Be Your Ticket On British Rail
Tuesday February 07, 2017 @10:09AM Dozens of Popular iOS Apps Vulnerable To Intercept of TLS-Protected Data
Monday February 06, 2017 @01:42AM DRM Company Denuvo Forgets To Secure Its Server, Leaks Two Years Of Emails
Sunday February 05, 2017 @03:46PM 14,000 Domains Dropped Dyn's DNS Service After Mirai Attack
Sunday February 05, 2017 @02:37PM Anonymous Takes Down 10,613 Dark Web Portals
Sunday February 05, 2017 @01:33PM Can The Mayhem AI Automate Bug-Patching?
Sunday February 05, 2017 @01:23AM Which US Cities Have The Worst Malware Infection Rates?
Saturday February 04, 2017 @09:06PM A Hacker Just Pwned Over 150,000 Printers Exposed Online
Saturday February 04, 2017 @04:33PM Privacy-Centric Linux Distro Tails 3.0 Will Drop 32-Bit Processor Support
Saturday February 04, 2017 @01:00AM Zero-Day Windows Security Flaw Can Crash Systems, Cause BSODs
Friday February 03, 2017 @05:07PM Dark net markets moving to adopt bug bounty programs
Friday February 03, 2017 @05:07PM Hackers break into Polish banks through government regulator charged with bank s
Thursday February 02, 2017 @10:03PM Hacker Dumps iOS Cracking Tools Allegedly Stolen From Cellebrite
Thursday February 02, 2017 @08:00PM The Netherlands Opts For Manual Vote-Count Amid Cyberattack Fears
Thursday February 02, 2017 @06:01PM Windows DRM-Protected Files Used To Decloak Tor Browser Users
Thursday February 02, 2017 @03:33PM Cisco Patches 'Prime Home' Flaw That Allowed Hackers To Reach Into People's Homes
Thursday February 02, 2017 @03:00PM Ransomware Completely Shuts Down Ohio Town Government
Wednesday February 01, 2017 @08:34AM Google Chrome Engineer Says Windows Defender 'the Only Well Behaved Antivirus', Cites 'Tons of Empirical Data'
Wednesday February 01, 2017 @07:50AM HTTPS Adoption Has Reached the Tipping Point
Tuesday January 31, 2017 @08:00PM 2K Games Wins the Right To Store and Share Your Biometric Facial Data
Tuesday January 31, 2017 @06:51PM Secret Rules Make It Pretty Easy For the FBI To Spy On Journalists
Tuesday January 31, 2017 @10:44AM Google Hands Over $3M in Bug Bounties as Payouts Soar For New Android Flaws
Tuesday January 31, 2017 @10:16AM Spanish Police Claim to Have Arrested Phineas Fisher - Hacking Team Hacker
Tuesday January 31, 2017 @09:25AM Netgear Exploit Found in 31 Models Lets Hackers Turn Your Router Into a Botnet
Monday January 30, 2017 @03:58PM Google Quietly Makes 'Optional' Web DRM Mandatory In Chrome
Monday January 30, 2017 @03:39PM Google Removes Plugin Controls From Chrome, Reports Claim
Monday January 30, 2017 @03:24PM Facebook's New Tool Looks To Replace Traditional Two-Factor Authentication
Sunday January 29, 2017 @01:20PM 'Here's Where Google Hid Chrome's SSL Certificate Information'
Sunday January 29, 2017 @08:41AM Ransomware Locks Guests Out of Their Rooms at Austrian Hotel
Saturday January 28, 2017 @10:33PM Ransomware Infects a Hotel's Key System
Saturday January 28, 2017 @09:48PM Who Hacked The Washington D.C. Police Surveillance Cameras?
Saturday January 28, 2017 @03:41PM Police Department Loses Years Worth of Evidence In Ransomware Incident
Friday January 27, 2017 @10:49PM iPhone 7 Ousts Samsung Galaxy Note 4 As 'Device of Choice' For UK Defense Officials
Friday January 27, 2017 @10:36PM Remote Attackers Can Force Samsung Galaxy Devices Into Never-Ending Reboot Loop
Friday January 27, 2017 @07:22PM Twitter Releases National Security Letters
Friday January 27, 2017 @09:04AM You Don't Need an Antivirus (Except Microsoft's Built-in on Windows), Says Former Firefox Developer
Thursday January 26, 2017 @05:42PM Breach Notification Website LeakedSource Allegedly Raided By Feds
Thursday January 26, 2017 @02:09PM Chrome Now Reloads Pages 28% Faster
Wednesday January 25, 2017 @06:08PM Gmail Will Soon Block JavaScript File Attachments
Wednesday January 25, 2017 @05:38PM Dropbox Kept Files Around For Years Due To 'Delete' Bug
Wednesday January 25, 2017 @03:35PM Russia Arrests Top Kaspersky Lab Security Researcher On Charges of Treason
Wednesday January 25, 2017 @08:17AM Viruses, Spyware Found in 'Alarming' Number of Android VPN Apps
Monday January 23, 2017 @07:41PM Hacker Group Claims Responsibility for Lloyds Bank Outages, Ransom Demand
Monday January 23, 2017 @06:09PM Yahoo Sale To Verizon Delayed After Hack Disclosures
Monday January 23, 2017 @03:54PM Ransomware Infects All St Louis Public Library Computers
Monday January 23, 2017 @03:40PM Yahoo Faces SEC Probe Over Data Breaches
Monday January 23, 2017 @03:24PM FBI Is Probing Sundance Cyberattack That Forced Box Office To Close
Monday January 23, 2017 @09:48AM Android Device's Pattern Lock Can Be Cracked Within Five Attempts, Researchers Show
Sunday January 22, 2017 @04:40PM Database Attacks Spread To CouchDB, Hadoop, and ElasticSearch Servers
Sunday January 22, 2017 @02:00AM Army Bug Bounty Researcher Compromises US Defense Department's Internal Network
Saturday January 21, 2017 @04:59PM The SHA-1 End Times Have Arrived
Saturday January 21, 2017 @03:11PM Geek Avenges Stolen Laptop By Remotely Accessing Thief's Facebook Account
Friday January 20, 2017 @11:24PM Google Pressured 90,000 Android Developers Over Insecure Apps
Friday January 20, 2017 @10:09PM Are Squirrels A Bigger Threat To Our Critical Infrastructure?
Friday January 20, 2017 @08:10PM Pwn2Own 2017 Offers Big Bounties For Linux, Browser, and Apache Exploits
Friday January 20, 2017 @03:35PM Lavabit Is Relaunching
Friday January 20, 2017 @10:32AM Top Security Researchers Ask The Guardian To Retract Its WhatsApp Backdoor Report
Friday January 20, 2017 @08:50AM Viral Chinese Selfie App Meitu, Valued at Over $5 Billion, Phones Home With Personal Data
Friday January 20, 2017 @08:25AM Trump Trades in Android Phone For Secret Service-Approved Device
Thursday January 19, 2017 @12:06PM ProtonMail Adds Tor Onion Site To Fight Risk Of State Censorship
Thursday January 19, 2017 @07:54AM Krebs Pinpoints the Likely Author of the Mirai Botnet
Wednesday January 18, 2017 @08:20PM Malwarebytes Discovers 'First Mac Malware of 2017'
Wednesday January 18, 2017 @06:14PM Julian Assange Will Not Hand Himself In Because Chelsea Manning's Release Won't Happen Immediately, Lawyer Says
Wednesday January 18, 2017 @09:40AM Ukraine's Power Outage Was a Cyber Attack, Says Power Supplier
Wednesday January 18, 2017 @12:27AM Dutch Developer Added Backdoor To Websites He Built, Phished Over 20,000 Users
Tuesday January 17, 2017 @04:38PM President Obama Commutes Chelsea Manning's Sentence
Tuesday January 17, 2017 @03:53PM Blockchain Technology Could Save Banks $12 Billion a Year
Monday January 16, 2017 @12:51PM Microsoft: Windows 7 Does Not Meet the Demands of Modern Technology; Recommends Windows 10
Monday January 16, 2017 @10:16AM Google Reveals Its Servers All Contain Custom Security Silicon
Monday January 16, 2017 @12:41AM Microsoft's Security Bulletins Will End In February
Saturday January 14, 2017 @09:52PM Hackers Corrupt Data For Cloud-Based Medical Marijuana System
Saturday January 14, 2017 @03:38AM Petition With Over 1 Million Signatures Urges President Obama To Pardon Snowden
Saturday January 14, 2017 @01:06AM Student Hacker Faces 10 Years in Prison For Spyware That Hit 16,000 Computers
Friday January 13, 2017 @11:52PM Hamas 'Honey Trap' Dupes Israeli Soldiers
Friday January 13, 2017 @04:06PM Faulty Phone Battery May Have Caused Fire That Brought Down EgyptAir Flight MS80
Friday January 13, 2017 @03:26PM Trump's Cyber Security Advisor Rudy Giuliani Runs Ancient, Utterly Hackable Website
Friday January 13, 2017 @09:44AM Security Experts Rebut The Guardian's Report That Claimed WhatsApp Has a Backdoor
Thursday January 12, 2017 @03:46PM Fingerprinting Methods Identify Users Across Different Browsers On the Same PC
Thursday January 12, 2017 @03:13PM Europe Calls For Mandatory 'Kill Switches' On Robots
Thursday January 12, 2017 @03:06PM Obama Changed Rules Regarding Raw Intelligence, Allowing NSA To Share Raw Data With US's Other 16 Intelligence Agencies
Thursday January 12, 2017 @12:50PM Hacker Steals 900 GB of Cellebrite Data
Thursday January 12, 2017 @12:47AM Latest Adobe Acrobat Reader Update Silently Installs Chrome Extension
Wednesday January 11, 2017 @10:08PM Japan Researchers Warn of Fingerprint Theft From 'Peace' Sign
Wednesday January 11, 2017 @05:36PM Implantable Cardiac Devices Could Be Vulnerable To Hackers, FDA Warns
Wednesday January 11, 2017 @05:15PM Buggy Domain Validation Forces GoDaddy To Revoke SSL Certificates
Wednesday January 11, 2017 @03:44PM Microsoft Anti-Porn Workers Sue Over PTSD
Wednesday January 11, 2017 @03:21PM Windows 10 Will Soon Lock Your PC When You Step Away From It
Tuesday January 10, 2017 @06:08PM Why You Shouldn't Trust Geek Squad
Tuesday January 10, 2017 @05:43PM Microsoft To Enhance User Privacy Controls In Upcoming Windows 10 Update
Tuesday January 10, 2017 @05:39PM LinkedIn's and eBay's Founders Are Donating $20 Million To Protect Us From AI
Monday January 09, 2017 @03:55PM Ask Slashdot: What Is the Best Way To Thank Users For Reporting Security Issues?
Monday January 09, 2017 @12:21AM Browser Autofill Profiles Can Be Abused For Phishing Attacks
Sunday January 08, 2017 @10:39AM Browser Form Autofill Profiles Can Be Abused for Phishing Attacks
Saturday January 07, 2017 @02:45AM US Government Offers $25,000 Prize For Inventing A Way To Secure IoT Devices
Saturday January 07, 2017 @01:08AM Hackers Unlock NES Classic, Upload New Games Via USB Cable
Friday January 06, 2017 @04:54PM US Releases Declassified Report On Russian Hacking, Concludes That Putin 'Developed a Clear Preference' For Trump
Friday January 06, 2017 @04:24PM WikiLeaks Threatens To Publish Twitter Users' Personal Info
Friday January 06, 2017 @03:42PM Fake Malware-Filled Super Mario Run Apps Take Advantage of Android Absence
Thursday January 05, 2017 @04:59PM Ultrasound Tracking Could Be Used To Deanonymize Tor Users
Thursday January 05, 2017 @03:42PM FTC Takes D-Link To Court Citing Lax Product Security, Privacy Perils
Wednesday January 04, 2017 @04:36PM 'Forza Horizon 3' Update Accidentally Published Unencrypted Build of the Game
Wednesday January 04, 2017 @04:13PM Over 1,800 MongoDB Databases Held For Ransom By Mysterious Attacker
Wednesday January 04, 2017 @10:59AM New California Law Finally Makes Ransomware Illegal
Wednesday January 04, 2017 @10:54AM Android Was 2016's Most Vulnerable Product, Oracle the
Wednesday January 04, 2017 @04:08AM Over 1,800 MongoDB Databases Held for Ransom by Mysterious Attacker
Tuesday January 03, 2017 @04:56PM Sensitive Data Stored On Box.com Accounts Accessible Via Search Queries
Tuesday January 03, 2017 @04:12PM Koolova Ransomware Decrypts For Free If You Read Two Articles About Ransomware
Tuesday January 03, 2017 @03:34PM Norton Announces Core, a Smart Router To Protect Domestic IoT Devices
Tuesday January 03, 2017 @09:56AM Programmer Finds Way To Liberate Ransomware Affected Smart TV, Thanks To LG
Sunday January 01, 2017 @07:51PM Changing Other People's Flight Bookings Is Too Easy
Saturday December 31, 2016 @10:33AM Washington Post Retracts Story About Russian Hackers Penetrating US Electricity Grid
Friday December 30, 2016 @09:37PM Russian Hackers Penetrated The US Electricity Grid, Say Officials
Friday December 30, 2016 @05:02PM Smart Electricity Meters Can Be Dangerously Insecure, Warns Expert
Friday December 30, 2016 @04:04PM How Russia Recruited Elite Hackers For Its Cyberwar
Thursday December 29, 2016 @10:23PM FBI and Homeland Security Detail Russian Hacking Campaign In New Report
Wednesday December 28, 2016 @11:25PM Automatic Brakes Stopped Berlin Truck During Christmas Market Attack
Wednesday December 28, 2016 @08:18PM Florida Senator: No Permit Needed For Driverless Cars In Florida
Wednesday December 28, 2016 @06:23PM Czech Republic Sets Up Counter-Terrorism Unit To Counter Fake News Threat
Wednesday December 28, 2016 @04:29PM Nevada Website Bug Leaks Thousands of Medical Marijuana Dispensary Applications
Wednesday December 28, 2016 @03:58PM Ask Slashdot: Is Computing As Cool and Fun As It Once Was?
Wednesday December 28, 2016 @03:53PM Destructive KillDisk Malware Turns Into Ransomware
Wednesday December 28, 2016 @03:40PM North Korea's Android Tablet Takes a Screenshot Every Time You Open an App
Wednesday December 28, 2016 @12:59PM Bigger Than Mirai: Leet Botnet Delivers 650 Gbps DDoS Attack
Wednesday December 28, 2016 @10:43AM Frequent Flyer Points Put at Risk By Website Flaws
Wednesday December 28, 2016 @09:24AM Android Ransomware Infects LG Smart TV, Company 'Refuses' To Help
Wednesday December 28, 2016 @04:50AM Android Ransomware Infects Smart TV, LG Refuses to Help
Tuesday December 27, 2016 @06:56PM Amazon Patents System To Defend Drones Against Hackers, Jammers and Arrows
Tuesday December 27, 2016 @04:27PM Millions of Websites Vulnerable Due To Security Bug In Popular PHP Script
Tuesday December 27, 2016 @03:27PM Police Request Amazon Echo Recordings For Homicide Investigation
Tuesday December 27, 2016 @09:30AM China Renews Calls For Tighter Cyberspace Security
Monday December 26, 2016 @09:53PM Sony Music Apologises To Britney Spears, Fans After Fake RIP Tweet Sent
Friday December 23, 2016 @07:37PM U2F Security Keys May Be the World's Best Hope Against Account Takeovers
Friday December 23, 2016 @04:38PM US Government Begins Asking Foreign Travelers About Social Media
Friday December 23, 2016 @02:55PM FBI Probes FDIC Hack Linked To China's Military: Reuters
Friday December 23, 2016 @02:41PM Mozilla Will Support Firefox For XP and Vista Until At Least September 2017
Friday December 23, 2016 @01:37PM Russian Authorities Are Trying To Unlock iPhone 4S From Russian Ambassador's Killer
Friday December 23, 2016 @02:55AM Leaked Files Reveal Scope of Cellebrite's Smartphone-Cracking Technology
Thursday December 22, 2016 @05:05PM Russians Used Malware On Android Devices To Track and Target Ukraine Artillery, Says Report
Thursday December 22, 2016 @03:40PM Congressional Report Claims Snowden In 'Contact With Russian Intelligence'
Thursday December 22, 2016 @11:39AM Apple Delays App Store Security Deadline For Developers
Thursday December 22, 2016 @11:37AM Encrypted Messaging App Signal Uses Google To Bypass Censorship
Wednesday December 21, 2016 @06:34PM NIST Asks Public For Help With Quantum-Proof Cryptography
Wednesday December 21, 2016 @06:11PM Hotbed of Cybercrime Activity Tracked Down To ISP In Region Where Russia Is Invading Ukraine
Wednesday December 21, 2016 @03:24PM White Hat Security Group Hacks Marvel Twitter Accounts
Tuesday December 20, 2016 @06:51PM Barnes & Noble's Latest Tablet Is Running Spyware From Shanghai
Tuesday December 20, 2016 @05:52PM US Fails To Renegotiate Arms Control Rule For Hacking Tools
Tuesday December 20, 2016 @03:49PM Russian Hackers Stole $5 Million Per Day From Advertisers With Bots and Fake Websites
Tuesday December 20, 2016 @01:53PM Egypt Has Blocked Encrypted Messaging App Signal
Tuesday December 20, 2016 @01:14PM Aircraft Entertainment Systems Hacks Are Back
Monday December 19, 2016 @05:17PM South Carolina Bill Wants To Put Porn Blocks On New Computers
Monday December 19, 2016 @04:20PM Google Releases Tool To Find Common Crypto Bugs
Monday December 19, 2016 @03:50PM Filmmaker Installed Security Software On a Decoy Phone To Spy On Smartphone Thieves
Monday December 19, 2016 @01:13PM Nigerian Man Charged in Hacking of Los Angeles County Emails
Sunday December 18, 2016 @05:55PM Ubuntu Survey Discovers 'Consumers Are Terrible' About Updating Their IoT Devices