Slashdot Items Tagged "security"

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Thursday October 19, 2017 @04:36PM Apple Watch's LTE Suspended In China Possibly Due To Government Security Concerns
Thursday October 19, 2017 @02:37PM Canada's 'Super Secret Spy Agency' Is Releasing a Malware-Fighting Tool To the Public
Thursday October 19, 2017 @01:01PM Targeted Fuzzing Is Improving Linux Security, Linus Torvalds Says
Thursday October 19, 2017 @12:20AM Dodging Russian Spies, Customers Are Ripping Out Kaspersky
Wednesday October 18, 2017 @05:02PM Ask Slashdot: What Are Ways To Get Companies To Actually Focus On Security?
Wednesday October 18, 2017 @01:27PM The Internet Is Ripe With In-Browser Miners and It's Getting Worse Each Day
Tuesday October 17, 2017 @05:44PM 'Significant' Number of Equifax Victims Already Had Info Stolen, Says IRS
Tuesday October 17, 2017 @04:51PM Netflix, Amazon, Movie Studios Sue Over TickBox Streaming Device
Tuesday October 17, 2017 @02:48PM Companies Overlook Risks in Open Source Software, Survey Finds
Tuesday October 17, 2017 @12:39PM 'Google Just Made Gmail the Most Secure Email Provider on the Planet'
Tuesday October 17, 2017 @10:43AM Microsoft Responded Quietly After Detecting Secret Database Hack in 2013
Monday October 16, 2017 @05:36PM Every Patch For 'KRACK' Wi-Fi Vulnerability Available Right Now
Monday October 16, 2017 @04:56PM Ask Slashdot: What Are Some Hard Truths IT Must Learn To Accept?
Monday October 16, 2017 @04:21PM Kaspersky Lab Finds Flash Vulnerability Through Microsoft Word
Monday October 16, 2017 @02:58PM Google Chrome for Windows Gets Basic Antivirus Features
Monday October 16, 2017 @01:36PM Millions of High-Security Crypto Keys Crippled by Newly Discovered Flaw
Monday October 16, 2017 @01:21PM Second Crypto Bug of the Day: Infineon TPM Chipsets Generate Insecure RSA Keys
Monday October 16, 2017 @12:06PM Microsoft Has Already Fixed the Wi-Fi Attack Vulnerability; Android Will Be Patched Within Weeks
Monday October 16, 2017 @10:09AM WPA2 Security Flaw Puts Almost Every Wi-Fi Device at Risk of Hijack, Eavesdropping
Sunday October 15, 2017 @10:36PM Ask Slashdot: Should Users Uninstall Kaspersky's Antivirus Software?
Sunday October 15, 2017 @05:19PM Pentagon Turns To High-Speed Traders To Fortify Markets Against Cyberattack
Sunday October 15, 2017 @04:21PM Pizza Hut Leaks Credit Card Info On 60,000 Customers
Saturday October 14, 2017 @07:00PM Unpatched Exploit Lets You Clone Key Fobs and Open Subaru Cars
Saturday October 14, 2017 @06:40PM Not Just Equifax. Rival Site Transunion Served Malware Too -- and 1,000 More Sites
Saturday October 14, 2017 @03:46PM Ransomware Sales On the Dark Web Spike 2,502% In 2017
Friday October 13, 2017 @04:54PM IRS Suspends $7 Million Contract With Equifax After Malware Discovered
Friday October 13, 2017 @03:06PM SWIFT Says Hackers Still Targeting Bank Messaging System
Thursday October 12, 2017 @06:36PM Researcher Turns HDD Into Rudimentary Microphone
Thursday October 12, 2017 @05:09PM Hyatt Hotels Discovers Card Data Breach At 41 Properties Across 11 Countries
Thursday October 12, 2017 @04:48PM DJI Unveils Technology To Identify and Track Airborne Drones
Thursday October 12, 2017 @04:03PM US Weapons Data Stolen During Raid of Australian Defense Contractor's Computers
Thursday October 12, 2017 @12:44PM Down the Rabbit Hole With a BLU Phone Infection
Thursday October 12, 2017 @12:38PM Equifax Takes Web Page Offline After Reports of New Cyber Attack
Thursday October 12, 2017 @11:21AM Equifax Website Hacked Again, this Time To Redirect To Fake Flash Update
Wednesday October 11, 2017 @04:00PM Equifax Breach Included 10 Million US Driving Licenses
Wednesday October 11, 2017 @02:10PM Moscow Has Turned Kaspersky Antivirus Software Into a Global Spy Tool, Using It To Scan Computers For Secret US Data
Tuesday October 10, 2017 @08:09PM Justice Department To Be More Aggressive In Seeking Encrypted Data From Tech Companies
Tuesday October 10, 2017 @06:07PM OxygenOS Telemetry Lets OnePlus Tie Phones To Individual Users
Tuesday October 10, 2017 @05:57PM Symantec CEO: Source Code Reviews Pose Unacceptable Risk
Tuesday October 10, 2017 @05:52PM Security and Privacy Focused Librem 5 Linux Smartphone Successfully Crowdfunded
Tuesday October 10, 2017 @05:40PM Equifax Increases Number of Britons Affected By Data Breach To 700,000
Tuesday October 10, 2017 @05:14PM Security, Privacy Focused Librem 5 Linux Smartphone Successfully Crowdfunded
Tuesday October 10, 2017 @04:43PM Amazon Is Reportedly Building a Doorbell That Lets Drivers Into Your House
Tuesday October 10, 2017 @02:35PM T-Mobile Website Allowed Hackers to Access Your Account Data With Just Your Phone Number
Tuesday October 10, 2017 @10:03AM Security Researcher Finds a Fundamental Flaw in iOS
Monday October 09, 2017 @05:23PM Equifax Made Salary, Work History Available To Anyone With Your SSN and DOB
Monday October 09, 2017 @01:21PM Office Depot, Best Buy Pull Kaspersky Products From Shelves
Sunday October 08, 2017 @06:29PM The Case Against Biometric IDs
Saturday October 07, 2017 @12:08AM HP Enterprise Let Russia Scrutinize The Pentagon's Cyberdefense Software
Friday October 06, 2017 @10:02PM Java Coders Are Getting Bad Security Advice From Stack Overflow
Friday October 06, 2017 @07:56PM Disqus Confirms Over 17.5 Million Email Addresses Were Stolen In 2012 Hack of Its Comments Tool
Friday October 06, 2017 @04:27PM White House Chief of Staff's Phone Was Reportedly Hacked Months Ago
Friday October 06, 2017 @09:52AM Kaspersky Lab Denies Involvement in Russian Hack of NSA Contractor
Thursday October 05, 2017 @04:41PM Uber's iOS App Had Secret Permissions That Allowed It to Copy Your Phone Screen, Researchers Say
Thursday October 05, 2017 @02:25PM Hundreds of Printers Expose Backend Panels and Password Reset Functions Online
Thursday October 05, 2017 @02:13PM Apple Addresses a Bug That Caused Disk Utility in macOS High Sierra To Expose Passwords of Encrypted APFS Volumes
Thursday October 05, 2017 @01:32PM Russian Hackers Exploited Kaspersky Antivirus To Steal NSA Data on US Cyber Defense: WSJ
Wednesday October 04, 2017 @11:13AM Ask Slashdot: Share Your Security Review Tales
Wednesday October 04, 2017 @11:08AM Spies Hack. But the Best Spies Hack Other Spies.
Tuesday October 03, 2017 @07:46PM IRS Awards $7 Million Fraud Prevention Contract To Equifax
Tuesday October 03, 2017 @04:55PM Yahoo Triples Estimate of Breached Accounts To 3 Billion
Tuesday October 03, 2017 @04:46PM US Studying Ways To End Use of Social Security Numbers For ID
Tuesday October 03, 2017 @04:12PM Former Equifax CEO Blames Breach On One Individual Who Failed To Deploy Patch
Monday October 02, 2017 @07:19PM North Korea Gets Second Route To Internet Via Russia Link
Monday October 02, 2017 @05:28PM Equifax Says 2.5 Million More Americans May Be Affected By Hack
Sunday October 01, 2017 @10:54PM How Cisco Fixed An Undocumented SSH Support Tunnel In Umbrella
Sunday October 01, 2017 @05:30PM Google Plans Upgrade of Two-Factor Authentication For Politicians and CEOs
Sunday October 01, 2017 @03:06PM New 'Illusion Gap' Attack Bypasses Windows Defender Scans
Sunday October 01, 2017 @02:32PM ICANN Delays KSK Rollover Because of Lazy ISPs, Technical Faults
Saturday September 30, 2017 @04:36PM Equifax CEO: All Companies Get Breached
Saturday September 30, 2017 @04:07PM Squabble With Contractor Delayed Equifax's Response To Data Breach
Friday September 29, 2017 @10:56PM Equifax Board Forms Panel To Review Executives' Stock Sales After Data Breach
Friday September 29, 2017 @05:01PM Apple Reports 400 Percent Rise In National Security Requests
Friday September 29, 2017 @02:47PM What Isn't Telegram Saying About Its Connections To the Kremlin?
Friday September 29, 2017 @01:47PM Critical EFI Code in Millions of Macs Isn't Getting Apple's Updates
Friday September 29, 2017 @10:28AM Chaos and Hackers Stalk Investors on Cryptocurrency Exchanges
Thursday September 28, 2017 @04:38PM Apple Recommends Children Under 13, Twins and Siblings Do Not Use Face ID On iPhone X
Thursday September 28, 2017 @12:33PM Moscow Deploys Facial Recognition to Spy on Citizens in Streets
Thursday September 28, 2017 @12:04PM Companies Are Once Again Storing Data On Tape, Just in Case
Wednesday September 27, 2017 @10:45PM Internet Explorer Bug Leaks Whatever You Type In the Address Bar
Wednesday September 27, 2017 @03:49AM The World's First Blockchain Smartphone Is In Development
Wednesday September 27, 2017 @02:53AM Equifax CEO Steps Down Amid Hacking Scandal
Monday September 25, 2017 @04:07PM China Blocks WhatsApp
Monday September 25, 2017 @04:06PM Deloitte Hit By Cyber-attack Revealing Clients' Secret Emails
Monday September 25, 2017 @03:56PM Apple Releases macOS High Sierra; Ex-NSA Hacker Publishes Zero-Day
Monday September 25, 2017 @03:43PM DDoS Attacks Will Now Be 'Something You Only Read About In The History Books', Says Cloudflare CEO
Saturday September 23, 2017 @10:30PM Experian Criticized Over Credit-Freeze PIN Security and 'Dark Web' Scans
Saturday September 23, 2017 @05:13PM ARM TrustZone Hacked By Abusing Power Management
Saturday September 23, 2017 @08:08AM Info on CCleaner Infections Lost Due To Malware Server Running Out of Disk Space
Friday September 22, 2017 @05:31PM Adobe Security Team Accidentally Posts Private PGP Key On Blog
Friday September 22, 2017 @04:49PM Hackers Using iCloud's Find My iPhone Feature To Remotely Lock Macs, Demand Ransom Payments
Friday September 22, 2017 @04:36PM Google Experiment Tests Top 5 Browsers, Finds Safari Riddled With Security Bugs
Friday September 22, 2017 @02:50PM Passwords For 540,000 Car Tracking Devices Leaked Online
Friday September 22, 2017 @02:05PM Major Cyber-Attack Will Happen Soon, Warns UK's Security Boss
Thursday September 21, 2017 @06:14PM Attackers Can Use HVAC Systems to Control Malware on Air-Gapped Networks
Thursday September 21, 2017 @05:49PM 'Dear Apple, The iPhone X and Face ID Are Orwellian and Creepy'
Thursday September 21, 2017 @03:59PM Security Researchers Warn that Third-Party GO Keyboard App is Spying on Millions of Android Users
Thursday September 21, 2017 @10:39AM SEC Discloses Hackers Penetrated EDGAR, Profited in Trading
Thursday September 21, 2017 @09:50AM The CCleaner Malware Fiasco Targeted at Least 20 Specific Tech Firms
Thursday September 21, 2017 @05:25AM Hackers Used CCleaner App to Target Western Tech Companies
Wednesday September 20, 2017 @03:06PM Ransomware Hack Targeting 2 Million an Hour
Wednesday September 20, 2017 @02:48PM Equifax Has Been Sending Consumers To a Fake Phishing Site for Almost Two Weeks
Tuesday September 19, 2017 @03:14PM In a 'Plot Twist', Wikileaks Releases Documents It Claims Detail Russia Mass Surveillance Apparatus
Monday September 18, 2017 @09:37PM AI Just Made Guessing Your Password a Whole Lot Easier
Monday September 18, 2017 @07:00PM Equifax Suffered a Hack Almost Five Months Earlier Than the Date It Disclosed
Monday September 18, 2017 @04:39PM Why You Shouldn't Use Texts For Two-Factor Authentication
Monday September 18, 2017 @01:54PM Avast's CCleaner Free Windows Application Infected With Malware
Monday September 18, 2017 @11:20AM Apple Officially Bans Scammy Antivirus Apps From iOS App Store
Monday September 18, 2017 @06:08AM CCleaner Compromised to Distribute Malware for Almost a Month
Sunday September 17, 2017 @11:59AM Security.txt Standard Proposed, Similar To Robots.txt
Saturday September 16, 2017 @12:08PM NSA Launches 'Codebreaker Challenge' For Students: Stopping an Infrastructure Attack
Saturday September 16, 2017 @11:33AM Equifax CEO Hired a Music Major as the Company's Chief Security Officer
Saturday September 16, 2017 @09:03AM Security.txt Standard Proposed, Similar to Robots.txt
Saturday September 16, 2017 @12:01AM 'Bashware' Attacks Exploit Windows 10's Subsystem for Linux
Friday September 15, 2017 @07:08PM Equifax Says Almost 400,000 Britons Hit In Data Breach
Friday September 15, 2017 @05:26PM Mystery of Sonic Weapon Attacks At US Embassy In Cuba Deepens
Friday September 15, 2017 @05:21PM Warning: 'MetalKettle' Repository For Kodi Becomes Vulnerable After GitHub Takeover
Friday September 15, 2017 @04:48PM Credit Karma To Launch Free ID Monitoring Following Equifax Hack
Thursday September 14, 2017 @05:37PM First Ever Malvertising Campaign Uses JavaScript To Mine Cryptocurrencies In Your Browser
Thursday September 14, 2017 @05:29PM First Ever Malvertising Campaign Uses JavaScript to Mine Monero In Your Browser
Thursday September 14, 2017 @04:47PM ISPs Claim a Privacy Law Would Weaken Online Security, Increase Pop-Ups
Thursday September 14, 2017 @10:30AM In a Highly Unusual Move, FTC Confirms It Is Investigating Equifax
Thursday September 14, 2017 @09:19AM FTP Resources Will Be Marked Not Secure in Chrome Starting Later This Year
Wednesday September 13, 2017 @05:52PM Backdoor Found In WordPress Plugin With More Than 200,000 Installations
Wednesday September 13, 2017 @04:57PM Equifax Had 'Admin' as Login and Password in Argentina
Wednesday September 13, 2017 @03:35PM Kaspersky Software Banned From US Government Systems Over Concerns About Russia
Wednesday September 13, 2017 @12:49PM Exploit Broker Zerodium Offers $1 Million for Tor Browser Zero-Days
Tuesday September 12, 2017 @06:17PM At Least 1.65 Million Computers Are Mining Cryptocurrency For Hackers So Far This Year
Tuesday September 12, 2017 @05:17PM Department of Energy Invests $50 Million To Improve Critical Energy Infrastructure Security
Tuesday September 12, 2017 @04:30PM BlueBorne Vulnerabilities Impact Over 5 Billion Bluetooth-Enabled Devices
Tuesday September 12, 2017 @04:22PM Researchers Catch Microsoft Zero-Day Used To Install Government Spyware
Tuesday September 12, 2017 @04:04PM BlueBorne Vulnerabilities Impact Over 5 Billion Bluetooth-Enabled Devices
Tuesday September 12, 2017 @12:36AM The Only Safe Email is Text-Only Email
Tuesday September 12, 2017 @12:03AM Equifax's App Has Disappeared From Apple's App Store and Google Play
Monday September 11, 2017 @06:16PM Virginia Scraps Electronic Voting Machines Hackers Destroyed At DefCon
Monday September 11, 2017 @06:04PM Google Details Plan To Distrust Symantec Certificates
Monday September 11, 2017 @05:13PM ShadowBrokers Releases NSA UNITEDRAKE Manual That Targets Windows Machines
Monday September 11, 2017 @04:48PM Equifax Blames Open-Source Software For Its Record-Breaking Security Breach
Monday September 11, 2017 @03:52PM Torvalds Wants Attackers To Join Linux Before They Turn To the "Dark Side"
Monday September 11, 2017 @11:46AM Equifax Breach Provokes Calls For Serious Data Protection Reforms
Sunday September 10, 2017 @03:28PM Google Chrome Will Soon Detect Man-in-the-Middle Attacks
Sunday September 10, 2017 @01:12AM Should British Hacker Lauri Love Be Tried In America?
Saturday September 09, 2017 @09:28PM TechCrunch: Equifax Hack-Checking Web Site Is Returning Random Results
Saturday September 09, 2017 @08:48PM Equifax Breach is Very Possibly the Worst Leak of Personal Info Ever
Saturday September 09, 2017 @05:36PM The Teen Malware Career Of Marcus Hutchins
Friday September 08, 2017 @08:55PM Apple and Google Fix Browser Bug. Microsoft Does Not.
Friday September 08, 2017 @08:54PM Ask Slashdot: What's a Practical Response To the Equifax Breach?
Friday September 08, 2017 @04:31PM Best Buy Stops Selling Kaspersky Security Software
Friday September 08, 2017 @03:05PM Mexican Tax Refund Site Left 400GB of Sensitive Customer Info Wide Open
Thursday September 07, 2017 @06:25PM Bug In Windows Kernel Could Prevent Security Software From Identifying Malware
Thursday September 07, 2017 @04:56PM Credit Reporting Firm Equifax Announces 'Cybersecurity Incident Impacting Approximately 143 Million US Consumers'
Thursday September 07, 2017 @01:11PM Software To Capture Votes in Upcoming National Election is Insecure
Wednesday September 06, 2017 @04:46PM Hackers Can Take Control of Siri and Alexa By Whispering To Them in Frequencies Humans Can't Hear
Wednesday September 06, 2017 @04:27PM Android Oreo's Rollback Protection Will Block OS Downgrades
Wednesday September 06, 2017 @04:03PM Hackers Have Penetrated Energy Grid, Symantec Warns
Tuesday September 05, 2017 @07:22PM TrustZone Downgrade Attack Opens Android Devices To Old Vulnerabilities
Tuesday September 05, 2017 @04:53PM A Critical Apache Struts Security Flaw Makes It 'Easy' To Hack Fortune 100 Firms
Tuesday September 05, 2017 @04:36PM Over 28 Million Records Stolen In Breach of Latin American Social Network Taringa
Tuesday September 05, 2017 @04:00PM TrustZone Downgrade Attack Opens Android Devices to Old Vulnerabilities
Tuesday September 05, 2017 @10:13AM Vulnerabilities Discovered In Mobile Bootloaders of Major Vendors
Monday September 04, 2017 @05:36PM Vulnerabilities Discovered in Mobile Bootloaders of Major Vendors
Sunday September 03, 2017 @12:49PM Hacking Group 'OurMine' Temporarily Redirected WikiLeaks DNS Service
Sunday September 03, 2017 @12:22PM AT&T Uverse Modems Found To Have Several Serious Security Vulnerabilities
Sunday September 03, 2017 @01:25AM Thousands of Job Applicants Citing Top Secret US Government Work Exposed In Amazon Server Data Breach
Friday September 01, 2017 @04:52PM Nearly 3,000 Bitcoin Miners Exposed Online Via Telnet Ports, Without Passwords
Friday September 01, 2017 @03:40PM Chinese Agency Linked To Cyber-Espionage Operations Will Review Source Code of Foreign Firms
Friday September 01, 2017 @03:17PM Millions of Time Warner Cable Customer Records Exposed in Third-Party Data Leak
Thursday August 31, 2017 @06:22PM Hacking Retail Gift Cards Remains Scarily Easy
Thursday August 31, 2017 @04:43PM A Canadian University Gave $11 Million To a Scammer
Thursday August 31, 2017 @01:19PM AMD Releases Ryzen PRO Processors Worldwide, 8-Core Ryzen Threadripper 1900X
Thursday August 31, 2017 @10:39AM Instagram Hack Targets Celebrities
Wednesday August 30, 2017 @01:06PM FDA Issues Recall of 465,000 St. Jude Pacemakers To Patch Security Holes
Wednesday August 30, 2017 @12:06AM Dealership Remotely Disables A Car Over A $200 Fee
Wednesday August 30, 2017 @12:00AM Dealership Remotely Disables A Car Over A $200 Fee
Tuesday August 29, 2017 @09:00PM Massive New Spambot Ensnares 711,000,000 Email Addresses
Tuesday August 29, 2017 @06:39PM Researchers Find a Way To Disable Intel ME Component Courtesy of the NSA
Tuesday August 29, 2017 @01:25PM On Internet Privacy, Be Very Afraid
Monday August 28, 2017 @04:11PM Someone Published a List of Telnet Credentials For Thousands of IoT Devices
Monday August 28, 2017 @03:44PM Someone Published a List of Telnet Credentials for Thousands of IoT Devices
Monday August 28, 2017 @02:29PM Tech Firms Team Up To Take Down 'WireX' Android DDoS Botnet
Monday August 28, 2017 @02:12PM A Year After Mirai: DVR Torture Chamber Test Shows Two Minutes Between Exploits
Monday August 28, 2017 @01:14PM Hit App Sarahah Quietly Uploads Your Address Book
Monday August 28, 2017 @12:11AM As Prosecutors Submit Evidence, WannaCry Hero's Legal Fund Returns All Donations
Sunday August 27, 2017 @09:56PM OpenJDK May Tackle Java Security Gaps With A Secretive New Group
Sunday August 27, 2017 @05:47PM Lawsuit Filed Against Logitech For Delaying Warranty Claims, Hiding EOL
Saturday August 26, 2017 @06:05PM Microsoft Claims PowerShell Now More Secure
Friday August 25, 2017 @06:46PM Who's Responsible For IoT Security?
Friday August 25, 2017 @03:52PM AI Training Algorithms Susceptible to Backdoors, Manipulation
Friday August 25, 2017 @01:00PM It Took a Massachusetts Hospital 14 Years To Detect a Data Breach
Friday August 25, 2017 @11:24AM 'US Intelligence Agencies Should Put Up Or Shut Up With Kaspersky Rumors'
Thursday August 24, 2017 @06:58PM The CIA Built a Fake Software Update System To Spy On Intel Partners
Thursday August 24, 2017 @06:03PM Fake Messages Rigged With Malware Are Spreading Via Facebook Messenger
Wednesday August 23, 2017 @07:01PM Google Pulls 500+ Backdoored Apps With Over 100 Million Downloads From Google Play
Tuesday August 22, 2017 @04:20PM Fourth US Navy Collision This Year Raises Suspicion of Cyber-Attacks
Tuesday August 22, 2017 @12:40PM Two-Factor Authentication Fail: Identity Thieves Hijack Cellphone Accounts to Go After Virtual Currency
Monday August 21, 2017 @06:29PM Facebook Makes Safety Check a Permanent Feature
Monday August 21, 2017 @06:23PM iPhone 8's 3D Face Scanner Will Work In 'Millionths of a Second'
Monday August 21, 2017 @04:38PM Third Party Trackers On Web Shops Can Identify Users Behind Bitcoin Transactions
Monday August 21, 2017 @10:58AM To Treat Online Abuse as Seriously as Hate Crime in Real Life
Sunday August 20, 2017 @05:32PM Bug In Lowe's Site Sold Goods For Free. Couple Arrested For Exploiting It