Slashdot Items Tagged "security"

Date / Time Story
Wednesday April 18, 2018 @07:48PM 'Login With Facebook' Data Hijacked By JavaScript Trackers
Wednesday April 18, 2018 @03:38PM Microsoft Ports Edge Anti-Phishing Technology To Google Chrome
Wednesday April 18, 2018 @01:19PM Data Firm Leaks 48 Million User Profiles it Scraped From Facebook, LinkedIn, Others
Tuesday April 17, 2018 @11:59PM Huawei To Back Off US Market Amid Rising Tensions
Tuesday April 17, 2018 @02:55PM Windows 10 Update Will Support More Password-Free Logins
Tuesday April 17, 2018 @10:39AM Cybersecurity Tech Accord: More Than 30 Tech Firms Pledge Not to Assist Governments in Cyberattacks
Monday April 16, 2018 @06:55PM Planet Fitness Evacuated After WiFi Network Named 'Remote Detonator' Causes Scare
Monday April 16, 2018 @09:04AM Hackers Stole a Casino's High-Roller Database Through a Thermometer in the Lobby Fish Tank
Sunday April 15, 2018 @02:18PM Intel SPI Flash Flaw Lets Attackers Alter or Delete BIOS/UEFI Firmware
Saturday April 14, 2018 @08:49PM PUBG Ransomware Decrypts Your Files If You Play PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
Friday April 13, 2018 @05:24PM The Long, Slow Demise of Credit Card Signatures Starts Today
Thursday April 12, 2018 @04:42PM Cops Around the Country Can Now Unlock iPhones, Records Show
Thursday April 12, 2018 @04:33PM Uber's 2016 Breach Affected More Than 20 Million US Users
Thursday April 12, 2018 @03:32PM Cyber-Espionage Groups Are Increasingly Leveraging Routers in Their Attacks
Thursday April 12, 2018 @02:51PM Some Android Device Makers Are Lying About Security Patch Updates
Thursday April 12, 2018 @01:12PM You Think Discovering a Computer Virus Is Hard? Try Naming One
Thursday April 12, 2018 @11:24AM Data Exfiltrators Send Info Over PCs' Power Supply Cables
Wednesday April 11, 2018 @02:26PM AMD Releases Spectre v2 Microcode Updates for CPUs Going Back To 2011
Wednesday April 11, 2018 @11:43AM Microsoft Removes Antivirus Registry Key Check for All Windows Versions
Tuesday April 10, 2018 @03:26PM Emergency Alert Systems Used Across the US Can Be Easily Hijacked
Tuesday April 10, 2018 @02:08PM Firefox Follows Chrome and Blocks the Loading of Most FTP Resources
Tuesday April 10, 2018 @10:02AM Linux: Beep Command Can Be Used to Probe for the Presence of Sensitive Files
Tuesday April 10, 2018 @09:57AM Biometric and App Logins Will Soon Be Pushed Across the Web
Tuesday April 10, 2018 @08:03AM YouTube Hack: Several High-Profile Videos Mysteriously Disappear From Platform, Some Defaced
Monday April 09, 2018 @04:41PM Don't Give Away Historic Details About Yourself
Monday April 09, 2018 @04:18PM Steve Wozniak Drops Facebook: 'The Profits Are All Based On the User's Info'
Saturday April 07, 2018 @08:14PM 'Big Brother' In India Requires Fingerprint Scans For Food, Phones, Finances
Saturday April 07, 2018 @07:12PM 'Vigilante Hackers' Strike Routers In Russia and Iran, Reports Motherboard
Saturday April 07, 2018 @05:59PM Torvalds Opposes Tying UEFI Secure Boot to Kernel Lockdown Mode
Friday April 06, 2018 @06:17PM T-Mobile Stores Part of Customers' Passwords In Plaintext, Says It Has 'Amazingly Good' Security
Friday April 06, 2018 @04:37PM Best Buy Warns of Data Breach
Thursday April 05, 2018 @05:18PM Hacker Uses Exploit To Generate Verge Cryptocurrency Out of Thin Air
Thursday April 05, 2018 @04:44PM Microsoft Modifies Open-Source Code, Blows Hole In Windows Defender
Thursday April 05, 2018 @04:29PM Secret Service Warns of Chip Card Scheme
Thursday April 05, 2018 @01:28PM Malware Attack on Vendor To Blame for Delta and Sears Data Breach Affecting 'Hundreds of Thousands' of Customers
Thursday April 05, 2018 @09:29AM Intel Tells Users to Uninstall Remote Keyboard App Over Unpatched Security Bugs
Thursday April 05, 2018 @12:30AM YouTube Will Increase Security At All Offices Worldwide Following Shooting
Thursday April 05, 2018 @12:20AM 1.1.1.1: Cloudflare's New DNS Attracting 'Gigabits Per Second' of Rubbish
Wednesday April 04, 2018 @02:28PM McAfee Finds That Gamers Are Strong Candidates for Cybersecurity Jobs
Wednesday April 04, 2018 @09:56AM Outgoing White House Emails Not Protected by Verification System
Wednesday April 04, 2018 @09:33AM Intel Says Some CPU Models Will Never Receive Microcode Updates
Tuesday April 03, 2018 @06:24PM Swedes Turn Against Cashlessness
Tuesday April 03, 2018 @04:00PM WhatsApp Public Groups Can Leave User Data Vulnerable To Scraping
Tuesday April 03, 2018 @11:59AM Suit To Let Researchers Break Website Rules Wins a Round
Monday April 02, 2018 @07:26PM Panerabread.com Leaks Millions of Customers Records
Monday April 02, 2018 @05:38PM Gay Dating App Grindr Is Letting Other Companies See User HIV Status, Location Data
Sunday April 01, 2018 @03:54PM Card Data Stolen From 5 Million Saks and Lord & Taylor Customers
Sunday April 01, 2018 @02:52PM To Protect AI From Attacks, Show It Fake Data
Sunday April 01, 2018 @04:21AM Atlanta Still Struggles To Recover From Ransomware Attack
Saturday March 31, 2018 @12:43AM Security Experts See Chromebooks as a Closed Ecosystem That Improves Security
Thursday March 29, 2018 @05:34PM Under Armour Says 150 Million MyFitnessPal Accounts Were Hacked
Thursday March 29, 2018 @05:34PM US To Seek Social Media Details From All Visa Applicants
Thursday March 29, 2018 @10:25AM Update Drupal ASAP: Over a Million Sites Can Be Easily Hacked by Any Visitor
Wednesday March 28, 2018 @07:14PM Boeing Hit By WannaCry Virus, Fears It Could Cripple Some Jet Production
Wednesday March 28, 2018 @04:10PM Microsoft's Windows 7 Meltdown Fixes From January and February Made PCs More Insecure
Tuesday March 27, 2018 @04:58PM macOS High Sierra Logs Encryption Passwords in Plaintext for APFS External Drives
Tuesday March 27, 2018 @04:41PM Atlanta, Hit by Ransomware Attack, Also Fell Victim To Leaked NSA Exploits
Tuesday March 27, 2018 @02:28PM Intel CPUs Vulnerable To New 'BranchScope' Attack
Tuesday March 27, 2018 @12:22PM FBI Had No Way To Access Locked iPhone After Terror Attack, Watchdog Finds
Monday March 26, 2018 @01:11PM Cops Are Now Opening iPhones With Dead People's Fingerprints
Monday March 26, 2018 @10:47AM State Department Seemingly Buys $15,000 iPhone Cracking Tech GrayKey
Sunday March 25, 2018 @12:48PM Justice Department Revives Push To Mandate a Way To Unlock Phones
Sunday March 25, 2018 @09:13AM IETF Approves TLS 1.3 as Internet Standard
Sunday March 25, 2018 @02:22AM Face ID Deemed Too Costly To Copy, Android Makers Target In-Display Fingerprint Sensors Instead
Sunday March 25, 2018 @01:28AM Justice Department Revives Push To Mandate a Way To Unlock Phones
Saturday March 24, 2018 @03:43PM Shodan Search Exposes Thousands of Servers Hosting Passwords and Keys
Friday March 23, 2018 @10:56PM School Pays To Get an Algorithm To Scan Students' Social Media For Threats and Suicide Risks Posts
Friday March 23, 2018 @05:10PM Firefox In 2018: We'll Tackle Bad Ads, Breach Alerts, Autoplay Video, Says Mozilla
Friday March 23, 2018 @11:29AM US Charges Iranians For Global Cyber Attacks on Behalf of Tehran
Friday March 23, 2018 @10:09AM More Evidence Ties Alleged DNC Hacker Guccifer 2.0 To Russian Intelligence
Thursday March 22, 2018 @04:41PM New R2D2 Technique Protects Files Against Wiper Malware, Secure Delete Apps
Thursday March 22, 2018 @04:40PM Atlanta City Government Systems Down Due To Ransomware Attack
Thursday March 22, 2018 @12:29AM US Spending Bill Contains CLOUD Act, a Win For Tech and Law Enforcement
Wednesday March 21, 2018 @10:42PM Best Buy Stops Selling Huawei Smartphones
Wednesday March 21, 2018 @06:38PM A 15-Year-Old Hacked the Secure Ledger Crypto Wallet
Wednesday March 21, 2018 @10:47AM Kaspersky Lab Plans Swiss Data Center To Combat Spying Allegations, Report Says
Wednesday March 21, 2018 @09:53AM AMD Says Patches Coming Soon For Chip Vulnerabilities
Tuesday March 20, 2018 @05:41PM Telegram Loses Supreme Court Appeal In Russia, Must Hand Over Encryption Keys
Tuesday March 20, 2018 @05:09PM Orbitz Says Legacy Travel Site Likely Hacked, Affecting 880,000 Credit Cards
Monday March 19, 2018 @07:27PM Facebook Security Chief Said To Leave After Clashes Over Disinformation
Monday March 19, 2018 @04:50PM Facebook Hires Firm To Conduct Forensic Audit of Cambridge Analytica Data
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