Slashdot Items Tagged "security"

Date / Time Story
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
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 @07:47AM Evaluating The Security Of Open Source Software
Friday August 21, 2015 @07:31AM Bruce Schneier On Cisco ROMMON Firmware Exploit: "This Is Serious"
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
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 @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
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 @07:54PM 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 @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
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?
Saturday July 11, 2015 @11:17PM The Guardian Looks At Hacking Team's Client List, Internal Communications
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 @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
Wednesday July 08, 2015 @09:11PM Apple Drops Recovery Key From Two-Factor Authentication In New OS Versions
Tuesday July 07, 2015 @01:34PM 'Severe Bug' To Be Patched In OpenSSL
Tuesday July 07, 2015 @11:44AM Crypto Experts Blast Gov't Backdoors For Encryption
Tuesday July 07, 2015 @09:55AM Hacking Team Scrambling To Limit Damage Brought On By Explosive Data Leak
Monday July 06, 2015 @06:08PM Click-Fraud Trojan Politely Updates Flash On Compromised Computers
Monday July 06, 2015 @12:47PM Chilling Effect of the Wassenaar Arrangement On Exploit Research
Thursday July 02, 2015 @11:23PM MasterCard To Approve Online Payments Using Your Selfies
Thursday July 02, 2015 @02:29PM Angler Exploit Kit Evasion Techniques Keep Cryptowall Thriving
Thursday July 02, 2015 @01:42PM Ask Slashdot: Dealing With Passwords Transmitted As Cleartext?
Thursday July 02, 2015 @12:29AM Windows 10 Shares Your Wi-Fi Password With Contacts
Tuesday June 30, 2015 @12:10PM Interviews: Brian Krebs Answers Your Questions
Tuesday June 30, 2015 @10:57AM RFC 7568 Deprecates SSLv3 As Insecure
Tuesday June 30, 2015 @09:56AM UK Researchers Find IPv6-Related Data Leaks In 11 of 14 VPN Providers
Monday June 29, 2015 @05:36PM How IKEA Patched Shellshock
Monday June 29, 2015 @02:55PM Malwarebytes Offers Pirates Its Premium Antimalware Product For Free
Monday June 29, 2015 @02:43PM Avira Wins Case Upholding Its Right To Block Adware
Saturday June 27, 2015 @01:23PM Ask Slashdot: Are Post-Install Windows Slowdowns Inevitable?
Saturday June 27, 2015 @10:27AM Samsung To Stop Blocking Automatic Windows Updates
Friday June 26, 2015 @12:39PM Put Your Enterprise Financial Data In the Cloud? Sure, Why Not
Friday June 26, 2015 @12:31PM My United Airlines Website Hack Gets Snubbed
Tuesday June 23, 2015 @12:40PM Hackers Exploit MacKeeper Flaw To Spread OS X Malware
Tuesday June 23, 2015 @09:47AM New Snowden Leaks Show NSA Attacked Anti-Virus Software
Tuesday June 23, 2015 @08:31AM The US Navy's Warfare Systems Command Just Paid Millions To Stay On Windows XP
Tuesday June 23, 2015 @12:37AM Cyberattack Grounds Planes In Poland
Monday June 22, 2015 @04:29PM Controversial GCHQ Unit Engaged In Domestic Law Enforcement, Online Propaganda
Monday June 22, 2015 @12:44PM Swedish Investigators Attempt Assange Interview; Wikileaks Makes Major Release
Monday June 22, 2015 @08:25AM Linux containers set for surge, but security concerns remain
Saturday June 20, 2015 @12:43AM Fwknop on OpenWrt and Android
Friday June 19, 2015 @10:07PM Secunia Drops Public Listing of Vulnerabilities
Friday June 19, 2015 @06:52PM Schneier: China and Russia Almost Definitely Have the Snowden Docs
Friday June 19, 2015 @07:44AM Encryption Would Not Have Protected Secret Federal Data, Says DHS
Wednesday June 17, 2015 @11:26PM Canadian Government Servers Compromised By Anonymous
Wednesday June 17, 2015 @06:45PM E-Detective Spy Tool Used By Police and Governments Has Major Security Holes
Wednesday June 17, 2015 @06:33PM The Internet of Things Is the Password Killer We've Been Waiting For
Wednesday June 17, 2015 @03:41PM Is Surespot the Latest Crypto War Victim?
Wednesday June 17, 2015 @03:23PM "Let's Encrypt" Project To Issue First Free Digital Certificates Next Month
Wednesday June 17, 2015 @12:12PM Interviews: Ask Brian Krebs About Security and Cybercrime
Tuesday June 16, 2015 @11:59AM Report: Aging Java Components To Blame For Massively Buggy Open-Source Software
Tuesday June 16, 2015 @08:44AM The Words That Indicate Malicious Domain URLs
Monday June 15, 2015 @11:17PM Malware Attacks Give Criminals 1,425% Return On Investment
Monday June 15, 2015 @08:01PM US Navy Solicits Zero Days
Monday June 15, 2015 @05:43PM LastPass Reporting a Security Breach, Including Authentication Hashes and Salts
Monday June 15, 2015 @03:43PM Hacks To Be Truly Paranoid About
Monday June 15, 2015 @01:08PM Rethinking Security: Securing Activities Instead of Computers
Sunday June 14, 2015 @12:55AM A Tale of Election Intrigue Wins Bruce Schneier's 8th Movie-Plot Contest
Friday June 12, 2015 @07:26PM M0n0wall Fork SmallWall Has First Official Release
Friday June 12, 2015 @06:34PM Kaspersky Explains Why They Won't Say Who Hacked Them
Friday June 12, 2015 @06:10PM SF86 Data Captured In OPM Hack
Thursday June 11, 2015 @06:45PM New OpenSSL Security Advisory Announced
Thursday June 11, 2015 @08:23AM Ask Toolbar Now Considered Malware By Microsoft
Wednesday June 10, 2015 @05:57PM Whitehouse Mandates HTTPS For Government Sites and Services
Wednesday June 10, 2015 @04:17PM Kaspersky Lab Reveals Cyberattack On Its Corporate Network
Wednesday June 10, 2015 @04:02PM German Parliament May Need To Replace All Hardware and Software To Stop Malware
Wednesday June 10, 2015 @02:10PM Why Our Brains Can't Process the Gravest Threats To Humanity
Tuesday June 09, 2015 @02:30PM Ask Slashdot: Should We Expect Attacks When Windows 2003 Support Ends?
Tuesday June 09, 2015 @12:01PM US Army Website Hacked By Syrian Electronic Army
Tuesday June 09, 2015 @09:28AM Developer Draws Legal Threat For Exposing Indian Telco's Net Neutrality Violation
Tuesday June 09, 2015 @12:55AM Report: Evidence of Healthcare Breaches Lurks On Infected Medical Devices
Monday June 08, 2015 @05:45PM TSA Fails To Find Links To Terrorism of Airport Workers
Saturday June 06, 2015 @02:41AM Microsoft Lets EU Governments Inspect Source Code For Security Issues
Friday June 05, 2015 @10:46PM 2014 Underhanded C Contest Winners Announced
Friday June 05, 2015 @07:18PM Typing 'http://:' Into a Skype Message Trashes the Installation Beyond Repair
Friday June 05, 2015 @06:10PM Ask Slashdot: Options After Google Chrome Discontinues NPAPI Support?
Thursday June 04, 2015 @07:11PM Intel Security Scares Ransomware Script Kiddie Out of Business
Thursday June 04, 2015 @06:13PM US Office of Personnel Management Hacked Again
Wednesday June 03, 2015 @09:39PM Users With Weak SSH Keys Had Access To GitHub Repositories For Popular Projects
Tuesday June 02, 2015 @01:34PM Professional Russian Trolling Exposed
Monday June 01, 2015 @10:31PM Facebook Now Supports PGP To Send You Encrypted Emails
Monday June 01, 2015 @10:15PM US Airport Screeners Missed 95% of Weapons, Explosives In Undercover Tests
Monday June 01, 2015 @04:13PM Cybersecurity and the Tylenol Murders
Monday June 01, 2015 @04:09PM Ransomware Creator Apologizes For "Sleeper" Attack, Releases Decryption Keys
Monday June 01, 2015 @02:01AM Macs Vulnerable To Userland Injected EFI Rootkits
Sunday May 31, 2015 @05:15PM China Unveils World's First Facial Recognition ATM
Friday May 29, 2015 @07:22AM Why Detecting Drones Is a Tough Gig
Thursday May 28, 2015 @03:54PM Android M Arrives In Q3: Native Fingerprint Support, Android Pay, 'Doze' Mode
Tuesday May 26, 2015 @06:45PM Symantec Data Protection
Tuesday May 26, 2015 @12:48PM Attackers Use Email Spam To Infect Point-of-Sale Terminals
Tuesday May 26, 2015 @12:37PM Exploit Kit Delivers Pharming Attacks Against SOHO Routers
Monday May 25, 2015 @05:47PM Sniffing and Tracking Wearable Tech and Smartphones
Friday May 22, 2015 @08:19AM Security Researchers Wary of Wassenaar Rules
Thursday May 21, 2015 @11:11PM NSA Planned To Hijack Google App Store To Hack Smartphones
Thursday May 21, 2015 @06:43PM What Was the Effect of Rand Paul's 10-Hour "Filibuster"?
Thursday May 21, 2015 @06:04PM Netgear and ZyXEL Confirm NetUSB Flaw, Are Working On Fixes
Thursday May 21, 2015 @01:45PM Stanford Researcher Finds Little To Love In Would-Be Hacker Marketplace
Thursday May 21, 2015 @12:57PM CareFirst Admits More Than a Million Customer Accounts Were Exposed In Security Breach
Thursday May 21, 2015 @10:11AM US Proposes Tighter Export Rules For Computer Security Tools
Thursday May 21, 2015 @12:09AM Telstra Says Newly Acquired Pacnet Hacked, Customer Data Exposed
Wednesday May 20, 2015 @06:12PM FBI: Social Media, Virtual Currency Fraud Becoming a Huge Problem
Wednesday May 20, 2015 @06:06PM Simple Flaw Exposed Data On Millions of Charter Internet Customers
Wednesday May 20, 2015 @04:51PM How 1990s Encryption Backdoors Put Today's Internet In Jeopardy
Wednesday May 20, 2015 @01:18PM Eugene Kaspersky: "Our Business Is Saving the World From Computer Villains"
Tuesday May 19, 2015 @12:31PM Yubikey Neo Teardown and Durability Review
Tuesday May 19, 2015 @10:22AM Trojanized, Info-Stealing PuTTY Version Lurking Online
Monday May 18, 2015 @04:33PM Chris Roberts Is the Least Important Part of the Airplane Hacking Story
Friday May 15, 2015 @07:28AM Ask Slashdot: Security Certification For an Old Grad?
Thursday May 14, 2015 @05:38PM Mobile Spy Software Maker MSpy Hacked, Customer Data Leaked
Thursday May 14, 2015 @01:59PM United Airlines Invites Hackers To Find Security Vulnerabilities
Thursday May 14, 2015 @11:31AM Online Voting Should Be Verifiable -- But It's a Hard Problem
Wednesday May 13, 2015 @07:59PM Hackers Using Starbucks Gift Cards To Access Credit Cards
Wednesday May 13, 2015 @07:32PM US Passport Agency Contractor Stole Applicants' Data To Steal Their Identities
Tuesday May 12, 2015 @01:20PM Microsoft Is Confident In Security of Edge Browser
Tuesday May 12, 2015 @12:23PM Anonymous Accused of Running a Botnet Using Thousands of Hacked Home Routers
Monday May 11, 2015 @11:29PM The Best Way To Protect Real Passwords: Create Fake Ones
Monday May 11, 2015 @10:22PM GPU Malware Can Also Affect Windows PCs, Possibly Macs
Thursday May 07, 2015 @11:53PM Top Cyber Attack Vectors For Critical SAP Systems
Thursday May 07, 2015 @10:04PM James Comey: the Man Who Wants To Outlaw Encryption
Thursday May 07, 2015 @06:19PM Superfish Injects Ads In 1 In 25 Google Page Views