Slashdot Items Tagged "security"

Date / Time Story
Friday July 29, 2016 @12:01PM British Spy Agency GCHQ Used URL Shortener To Honeypot Arab Spring Activists
Thursday July 28, 2016 @05:57PM North Korea Is Blackmailing Top South Korean Online Retailer For $2.66 Million
Thursday July 28, 2016 @04:30PM Gary Johnson: I'd Consider Pardoning Snowden, Chelsea Manning
Thursday July 28, 2016 @04:09PM WikiLeaks Releases Hacked Voicemails From DNC Officials
Thursday July 28, 2016 @11:17AM Using VPN in UAE Could Cost You $545,000
Wednesday July 27, 2016 @10:10PM Tor Project Confirms Sexual Misconduct By Developer Jacob Appelbaum
Wednesday July 27, 2016 @08:13PM Tesla and Autopilot Supplier Mobileye Split Up After Fatal Crash
Wednesday July 27, 2016 @03:40PM Rio Olympics Will Be First Sporting Event Watched By 'Eye In The Sky' Drone Cameras
Wednesday July 27, 2016 @02:53PM New York DA Wants Apple, Google To Roll Back Encryption
Wednesday July 27, 2016 @12:27PM Trump Calls For Russia To Cyber-Invade the United States To Find Clinton's 'Missing' Emails
Wednesday July 27, 2016 @09:42AM LastPass Accounts Can Be 'Completely Compromised' When Users Visit Sites
Tuesday July 26, 2016 @04:16PM Harrison Ford Could Have Died In Star Wars Set Incident, Court Hears
Tuesday July 26, 2016 @03:39PM Popular Wireless Keyboards From HP, Toshiba and Others Don't Use Encryption, Can Be Easily Snooped On
Tuesday July 26, 2016 @03:13PM Motorola Confirms That It Will Not Commit To Monthly Security Patches
Tuesday July 26, 2016 @02:33PM Obama Creates a Color-Coded Cyber Threat 'Schema' After the DNC Hack
Tuesday July 26, 2016 @02:00PM 'DNC Hacker' Unmasked: He Really Works for Russia, Researchers Say
Tuesday July 26, 2016 @12:38PM Notorious Group OurMine Hacks TechCrunch
Tuesday July 26, 2016 @11:49AM Pop Star Tells Fans To Send Their Twitter Passwords, But It Might Be Illegal
Tuesday July 26, 2016 @10:25AM Hiding Commands in AAAA DNS Records for Covert Command and Control Channels
Monday July 25, 2016 @07:03PM NIST Prepares To Ban SMS-Based Two-Factor Authentication
Monday July 25, 2016 @06:49PM Vine's Source Code Was Accidentally Made Public For Five Minutes
Monday July 25, 2016 @02:39PM Researchers Discover 110 Snooping Tor Nodes
Monday July 25, 2016 @07:19AM Microsoft Can't Shield User Data From Government, Says Government
Sunday July 24, 2016 @04:54PM Clinton Campaign: Russia Leaked Emails to Help Trump
Sunday July 24, 2016 @12:09PM EU To Give Free Security Audits To Apache HTTP Server and Keepass
Sunday July 24, 2016 @08:22AM EU to Give Free Security Audits to Apache HTTP Server and Keepass
Saturday July 23, 2016 @08:10PM UK Cybersecurity Executives Plead Guilty To Hacking A Rival Firm
Saturday July 23, 2016 @06:00PM Homeland Security Border Agents Can Seize Your Phone
Saturday July 23, 2016 @03:09PM Can Iris-Scanning ID Systems Tell the Difference Between a Live and Dead Eye?
Saturday July 23, 2016 @02:03PM 'High-Risk Vulnerabilities' In Oracle File-Processing SDKs Affect Major Third-Party Products
Saturday July 23, 2016 @12:44PM Microsoft Rewrites Wassenaar Arms Control Pact To Protect The Infosec Industry
Saturday July 23, 2016 @07:05AM Avast Suckers GOP Delegates Into Connecting To Insecure Wi-Fi Hotspots
Friday July 22, 2016 @06:52PM Auto Industry Publishes Its First Set of Cybersecurity Best Practices
Friday July 22, 2016 @02:00PM Fortune 500 Company Hires Ransomware Gang To Hack the Competition
Friday July 22, 2016 @10:40AM Hacker Steals 1.6 Million Accounts From Top Mobile Game's Forum
Thursday July 21, 2016 @09:12PM Police 3D-Printed A Murder Victim's Finger To Unlock His Phone
Thursday July 21, 2016 @07:00PM Texas Man Who Acted As Russian Agent Gets 10 Years' Prison
Thursday July 21, 2016 @01:58PM Apple Patches Stagefright-Like Bug In IOS
Thursday July 21, 2016 @12:21PM EFF Is Suing the US Government To Invalidate the DMCA's DRM Provisions
Thursday July 21, 2016 @12:02PM Microsoft Responds To Allegations That Windows 10 Collects 'Excessive Personal Data'
Thursday July 21, 2016 @10:39AM Edward Snowden's New Research Aims To Keep Smartphones From Betraying Their Owners
Wednesday July 20, 2016 @06:53PM BlackBerry CEO 'Disturbed' By Apple's Hard Line On Encryption
Wednesday July 20, 2016 @02:07PM Android Nougat Won't Boot If Your Phone's Software Is Corrupt Or Has Malware
Wednesday July 20, 2016 @01:52PM Firefox To Block Non-Essential Flash Content In August 2016, Require Click-To-Activate In 2017
Wednesday July 20, 2016 @12:30PM Software Flaw Puts Mobile Phones and Networks At Risk Of Complete Takeover
Tuesday July 19, 2016 @11:37PM WikiLeaks Releases 300K Turkey Government Emails In Response To Erdogan's Post-Coup Purges
Tuesday July 19, 2016 @09:15PM Amazon Isn't Saying If Echo Has Been Wiretapped
Tuesday July 19, 2016 @04:41PM Library of Congress Hit With a Denial-Of-Service Attack
Monday July 18, 2016 @06:11PM RNC Is Preparing For Cyberattacks
Monday July 18, 2016 @05:52PM Ex Cardinal's Scouting Director Chris Correa Sentenced To 46 Months For Hacking Astros' Computer System
Monday July 18, 2016 @05:31PM Researcher Finds Way To Steal Cash From Google, Instagram, and Microsoft Through The Phone
Monday July 18, 2016 @05:03PM Hacking Group 'OurMine' Claims Credit For Attack On Pokemon Go Servers
Monday July 18, 2016 @11:08AM Hacker Uses Premium Rate Calls To Steal From Instagram, Google, Microsoft
Sunday July 17, 2016 @09:35PM DARPA Will Stage an AI Fight in Las Vegas For DEF CON
Saturday July 16, 2016 @05:35PM Juniper OS Flaw Allowed Forged Certificates
Saturday July 16, 2016 @02:25PM Bird-Shaped Drone Symbolizes New Forms Of Covert Surveillance To Come
Saturday July 16, 2016 @11:21AM Uber's Investigators Admit To Lying While Digging Up Dirt On Legal Foes
Saturday July 16, 2016 @01:53AM Jill Stein Pledges To Pardon Snowden and Appoint Him To Her Cabinet
Friday July 15, 2016 @06:43PM Newt Gingrich Says Visiting An ISIS Or Al Qaeda Website Should Be A Felony
Friday July 15, 2016 @05:12PM Fake Pokemon Go App On Google Play Infects Phones With Screenlocker
Friday July 15, 2016 @04:39PM Do You Have A Living Doppelgänger?
Friday July 15, 2016 @04:30PM Cybercrime Overtakes Traditional Crime In UK, Says Report
Friday July 15, 2016 @11:33AM Ubuntu Linux Forums Hacked -- IP Address, Username, Email of 2M Accounts Compromised
Friday July 15, 2016 @11:29AM In China, Fears That Pokemon Go May Aid Locating Military Bases
Friday July 15, 2016 @10:38AM UK Gov Says New Home Sec Will Have Powers To Ban End-to-end Encryption
Friday July 15, 2016 @09:53AM It Took Nearly Three Hours For France's Terror Alert App To Respond To Nice Attack
Thursday July 14, 2016 @11:47AM In Privacy Victory, Microsoft Wins Appeal Over Foreign Data Warrant
Thursday July 14, 2016 @10:39AM Maxthon Web Browser Sends Sensitive Data To China
Wednesday July 13, 2016 @10:50PM 'Fourth Amendment Caucus' Aims To Fight Government Surveillance
Wednesday July 13, 2016 @09:05PM Windows Malware Poses As Ransomware, Just Deletes Victims' Files
Wednesday July 13, 2016 @08:34PM Tor Project Installs New Board of Directors After Jacob Appelbaum Controversy
Wednesday July 13, 2016 @08:16PM Theresa May Becomes UK's 'Spy Queen' and New Prime Minister
Wednesday July 13, 2016 @05:27PM Parents Upset After Their Boy Was 'Knocked Down and Run Over' By A Security Robot
Wednesday July 13, 2016 @03:23PM China Hacked US Banking Regulator From 2010 Until 2013 - and US Officials Covered It Up: Report
Wednesday July 13, 2016 @02:37PM Vulnerability Exploitable Via Printer Protocols Affects All Windows Versions
Wednesday July 13, 2016 @02:37PM Leaky Database Leaves Oklahoma Police, Bank Vulnerable To Intruders
Wednesday July 13, 2016 @01:48PM Guccifer 2.0 Drops New Documents
Wednesday July 13, 2016 @12:12AM US Judge Throws Out Cell Phone 'Stingray' Evidence For The First Time
Tuesday July 12, 2016 @11:57PM FBI Closes D.B. Cooper Investigation After 45 Years
Tuesday July 12, 2016 @06:37PM Sega Saturn's DRM Cracked Almost 23 Years After Launch
Tuesday July 12, 2016 @06:11PM Vulnerability Exploitable via Printer Protocols Affects All Windows Versions
Tuesday July 12, 2016 @05:55PM VPN Provider Removes Russian Presence After Servers Seized
Tuesday July 12, 2016 @05:29PM FBI Has Collected 430,000 Iris Scans In 'Pilot Program'
Tuesday July 12, 2016 @04:07PM NBC Universal Patents a Way To Detect BitTorrent Pirates In Real-Time
Tuesday July 12, 2016 @04:00PM Researchers Found a Hacking Tool that Targets Energy Grids on the Dark Web
Tuesday July 12, 2016 @02:38PM Cops Warn Pokemon Go Players: Please Don't Trespass To Catch 'em All
Tuesday July 12, 2016 @01:17PM XDedic, Underground Market For Hacked Servers, Resurfaces On Tor Domain
Tuesday July 12, 2016 @07:23AM Pokemon Go Was Never Able To Read Your Email
Monday July 11, 2016 @07:38PM Congress Is Trying To Expand The Patriot Act
Monday July 11, 2016 @07:06PM Third Tesla Crashes Amid Report of SEC Investigation
Monday July 11, 2016 @05:29PM PSA: Pokemon Go Has Full Access To Your Google Account Data
Monday July 11, 2016 @04:41PM Password Reuse Tool Makes It Easy To ID Vulnerable Accounts On Other Sites
Monday July 11, 2016 @04:41PM MIT Says Their Anonymity Network Is More Secure Than Tor
Monday July 11, 2016 @01:57PM Infected Pokemon GO APK Carries Dangerous Android Backdoor
Monday July 11, 2016 @12:35PM Millions Of Xiaomi Phones at Risk Of Remotely Installed Malware
Monday July 11, 2016 @07:08AM Hacker Finds Bug to Edit or Delete Any Medium Post
Sunday July 10, 2016 @09:35PM Stuxnet/Cyberwar Documentary Reviewer: 'The U.S. Has Pwned Iran'
Saturday July 09, 2016 @10:48PM 17,000 Leaked Names From DNC Hack Appear To Be Ticket Purchasers
Saturday July 09, 2016 @07:02PM Yahoo and Twitter CEOs Have Their Twitter Accounts Compromised
Saturday July 09, 2016 @03:49PM Carrying A Gun-Shaped iPhone 'Makes It Much Less Likely You'll Catch Your Plane'
Saturday July 09, 2016 @02:09PM US Terrorist Conviction Appealed Over Use of NSA Data
Saturday July 09, 2016 @09:50AM Do You Own Your Own Fingerprints?
Saturday July 09, 2016 @12:48AM Researchers Find Over 6,000 Compromised Redis Installations
Friday July 08, 2016 @06:42PM Researchers Develop A Way To Stop Ransomware By Watching The Filesystem
Friday July 08, 2016 @04:34PM Researchers Discover Over 100 Tor Nodes Designed To Spy On Hidden Services
Friday July 08, 2016 @04:11PM Apple Devices Held For Ransom, Rumors Claim 40M iCloud Accounts Hacked; Apple-Related Forums Compromised
Friday July 08, 2016 @12:25PM Researchers Add Software Bugs To Reduce the Number of Software Bugs
Friday July 08, 2016 @10:05AM Antivirus Software Is 'Increasingly Useless' and May Make Your Computer Less Safe
Friday July 08, 2016 @04:08AM Putin Gives Federal Security Agents Two Weeks To Produce 'Encryption Keys' For The Internet
Thursday July 07, 2016 @06:01PM FBI Director: Guccifer Admitted He Lied About Hacking Hillary Clinton's Email
Thursday July 07, 2016 @04:50PM Wendy's Says More Than 1,000 Restaurants Affected By Hack
Thursday July 07, 2016 @04:22PM Baton Rouge Police Database Hacked In Retaliation For Killing of Alton Sterling
Thursday July 07, 2016 @02:19PM Android KeyStore Encryption Scheme Broken
Thursday July 07, 2016 @02:11PM Google Is Working To Safeguard Chrome From Quantum Computers
Thursday July 07, 2016 @04:56AM Avast Acquires AVG For $1.3 Billion To Create Security Software Giant
Wednesday July 06, 2016 @07:21PM Second Tesla Autopilot Crash Under Review By US Regulators
Wednesday July 06, 2016 @06:28PM DOJ Will Not File Charges Against Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton
Wednesday July 06, 2016 @05:54PM European Union's First Cybersecurity Law Gets Green Light
Wednesday July 06, 2016 @05:32PM Hackers Can Use Smart Watch Movements To Reveal A Wearer's ATM PIN
Wednesday July 06, 2016 @04:39PM Entire Federal Government Exempt From Robocall Laws, FCC Rules
Wednesday July 06, 2016 @04:10PM Password Sharing Is a Federal Crime, Appeals Court Rules
Wednesday July 06, 2016 @03:56PM Walmart Now Lets You Pay With Phone At All 4,600 US Stores Via Walmart Pay
Wednesday July 06, 2016 @01:17PM EasyDoc Malware Adds Tor Backdoor To Macs For Botnet Control
Wednesday July 06, 2016 @05:02AM 'New Way of Stealing Cars': Hacking Them With A Laptop
Tuesday July 05, 2016 @06:30PM Japan Says Yes To Mirrorless Cars
Tuesday July 05, 2016 @05:15PM UK Police Accessed Civilian Data For Fun and Profit, Says Report
Tuesday July 05, 2016 @10:23AM TP-LINK Loses Control of Two Device Configuration Domains
Monday July 04, 2016 @03:18PM Lenovo Scrambling To Get a Fix For BIOS Vulnerability
Monday July 04, 2016 @01:53PM A Chinese Ad Firm Is Using Malware to Get More Clicks
Sunday July 03, 2016 @06:04PM Interview With An 'NSA Hacker' Published By The Intercept
Sunday July 03, 2016 @01:31PM A New Corporate AI Can Read Your Emails - and Your Mind
Saturday July 02, 2016 @06:05PM Will Brexit Hurt International Cyber-Security?
Friday July 01, 2016 @07:37PM Security Researcher Publishes How-To Guide To Crack Android Full Disk Encryption
Friday July 01, 2016 @05:43PM Senate Staffers Will No Longer Be Issued BlackBerry Devices
Friday July 01, 2016 @04:05PM Security Researcher Gets Threats Over Amazon Review
Friday July 01, 2016 @10:37AM You Can Now Browse Through 427 Millon Stolen MySpace Passwords
Friday July 01, 2016 @10:00AM Why Twitter Can't Even Protect Tech CEOs From Getting Hacked
Friday July 01, 2016 @12:51AM Guccifer 2.0 Calls DNC Hack His "Personal Project," Mocks Security Firms
Thursday June 30, 2016 @06:06PM 'UpgradeSubscription.exe' File In Preview Build Hints At Windows 10 Subscriptions
Thursday June 30, 2016 @09:57AM Hacker Takes Over Oculus CEO's Twitter Account, Announces New CEO
Thursday June 30, 2016 @09:05AM Spanish Authorities Raid Google Offices Over Tax
Thursday June 30, 2016 @01:22AM US Efforts To Regulate Encryption Have Been Flawed, Government Report Finds
Wednesday June 29, 2016 @11:40PM Congressman Wants Ransomware Attacks To Trigger Breach Notifications
Wednesday June 29, 2016 @10:55PM 2 Million-Person Terror Database Leaked Online
Wednesday June 29, 2016 @07:25PM DMCA Notices Remove 8,268 Projects On Github In 2015
Wednesday June 29, 2016 @11:20AM Android Malware Pretends To Be WhatsApp, Uber and Google Play
Wednesday June 29, 2016 @11:02AM Istanbul Attack: A Grim Reminder Of Why Airports Are Easy Targets
Wednesday June 29, 2016 @06:32AM Google Found Disastrous Symantec and Norton Vulnerabilities That Are 'As Bad As It Gets'
Tuesday June 28, 2016 @11:21PM Study: 78% of Resold Drives Still Contain Readable Personal or Business Data
Tuesday June 28, 2016 @06:15PM The Moral Dilemma of Driverless Cars: Save The Driver or Save The Crowd?
Tuesday June 28, 2016 @04:41PM Micro-Camera Can Be Injected With A Syringe -- May Pose Surveillance Concerns
Tuesday June 28, 2016 @02:39PM US Healthcare Records Offered For Sale Online
Tuesday June 28, 2016 @01:56PM China Tells App Developers To Increase User Monitoring
Tuesday June 28, 2016 @11:19AM Facebook Backtracks, Now Says It Is Not Using Your Phone's Location To Suggest Friends
Monday June 27, 2016 @08:05PM US Customs Wants To Know Travelers' Social Media Account Names
Monday June 27, 2016 @05:57PM A Massive Botnet of CCTV Cameras Involved In Ferocious DDoS Attacks
Monday June 27, 2016 @05:28PM A Massive Botnet of CCTV Cameras Involved in Ferocious DDoS Attacks
Monday June 27, 2016 @04:17PM President Obama Should Pardon Edward Snowden Before Leaving Office
Monday June 27, 2016 @03:17PM New and Improved CryptXXX Ransomware Rakes In $45,000 In 3 Weeks
Monday June 27, 2016 @12:26PM Google CEO Sundar Pichai's Quora Account Hacked
Sunday June 26, 2016 @06:47PM Religious Hacker Defaces 111 Escort Sites
Sunday June 26, 2016 @11:27AM IRS Gets Hacked Again, Forced To Scrap Their Entire PIN System
Sunday June 26, 2016 @04:50AM How to Phone Home with Somebody Else's Phone
Sunday June 26, 2016 @02:59AM Lenovo Warns Users To Upgrade Pre-Installed Tool With Severe Security Holes
Saturday June 25, 2016 @03:45PM Vacationing Security Researcher Exposes Austrian ATM Skimmer
Saturday June 25, 2016 @11:07AM Crypto Ransomware Attacks Have Jumped 500% In The Last Year
Saturday June 25, 2016 @11:05AM Why You Should Stop Using Telegram Right Now
Saturday June 25, 2016 @10:41AM Java, PHP, NodeJS, and Ruby Tools Compromised By Severe Swagger Vulnerability
Saturday June 25, 2016 @09:43AM Why Are Hackers Increasingly Targeting the Healthcare Industry?
Saturday June 25, 2016 @06:18AM Snowden Finally Identified As Target of Investigation That Ended Lavabit
Friday June 24, 2016 @05:48PM NASCAR Team Pays Ransomware Fee To Recover Files Worth $2 Million
Friday June 24, 2016 @05:06PM Oculus Ditches DRM Hurdle, Allows HTC Vive Games On Rift Again
Friday June 24, 2016 @03:11PM Piracy Phishing Scam Targets US ISPs and Subscribers
Friday June 24, 2016 @02:25PM Russia Lawmakers Pass Spying Law That Requires Encryption Backdoors, Call Surveillance
Friday June 24, 2016 @01:01PM Study Finds Password Misuse In Hospitals Is 'Endemic'
Friday June 24, 2016 @12:36PM FBI Is Classifying Its Tor Browser Exploit Because 'National Security'
Friday June 24, 2016 @10:19AM 'Godless' Apps, Some Found In Google Play, Root 90% Of Android Phones
Friday June 24, 2016 @10:10AM Malware Can Use Fan Noise To Steal Data From Air-Gapped Systems
Friday June 24, 2016 @09:21AM Malware Can Use Fan Noise To Steal Data From Air-Gapped Systems
Thursday June 23, 2016 @06:38PM Clinton's Private Email Was Blocked By Spam Filters, So State IT Turned Them Off
Thursday June 23, 2016 @05:26PM HTML5 Ads Aren't That Safe Compared To Flash, Experts Say
Thursday June 23, 2016 @05:11PM Internet Trolls Hack Popular YouTube Channel WatchMojo
Thursday June 23, 2016 @04:40PM Federal Court: The Fourth Amendment Does Not Protect Your Home Computer
Thursday June 23, 2016 @03:46PM Comodo Attempting to Register 'Let's Encrypt' Trademarks, And That's Not Right
Thursday June 23, 2016 @12:29PM 154 Million Voter Records Exposed Due To Database Error
Thursday June 23, 2016 @10:41AM Apple Says iOS Kernel Cache Left Unencrypted Intentionally, Nothing To Worry About
Wednesday June 22, 2016 @06:47PM Sony Agrees To Pay Millions To Gamers To Settle PS3 Linux Debacle
Wednesday June 22, 2016 @04:48PM The New Censorship: 'How Did Google Become The Internet's Censor and Master Manipulator?'
Wednesday June 22, 2016 @03:34PM Battle of the Secure Messaging Apps: Signal Triumphs Over WhatsApp, Allo
Wednesday June 22, 2016 @03:16PM Senate Rejects FBI Bid For Warrantless Access To Internet Browsing Histories
Wednesday June 22, 2016 @02:57PM Advertiser That Tracked Around 100M Phone Users Without Consent Pays $950,000
Wednesday June 22, 2016 @01:52PM Severe Flaws Found In Libarchive Open Source Library
Wednesday June 22, 2016 @11:16AM Mark Zuckerberg Tapes Over His Webcam. Should You?
Wednesday June 22, 2016 @06:55AM Kernel of iOS 10 Preview Is Not Encrypted -- Nobody Knows Why
Tuesday June 21, 2016 @07:44PM DNC Hacker Releases Clinton Foundation Documents
Tuesday June 21, 2016 @07:28PM Hackers Find 138 Different Security Gaps In Pentagon Websites
Tuesday June 21, 2016 @07:05PM Indie Dev TinyBuild Lost $450K To Fraudulent Sales Facilitated By G2A
Tuesday June 21, 2016 @06:15PM 3 Million Strong Botnet Grows Right Under Twitter's Nose
Tuesday June 21, 2016 @04:32PM Online Backup Firm Carbonite Tells Users To Change Their Passwords Now
Tuesday June 21, 2016 @03:32PM Elon Musk's Open Source OpenAI: We're Working On a Robot For Your Household Chores