Slashdot Items Tagged "security"

Date / Time Story
Friday February 05, 2016 @11:27PM Avast SafeZone Browser Lets Attackers Access Your Filesystem
Friday February 05, 2016 @12:40AM MIT Reveals "Hack-Proof" RFID Chip
Thursday February 04, 2016 @08:48PM Anti-Malware Maker Files Lawsuit Over Bad Review
Thursday February 04, 2016 @12:11PM Push To Hack: Reverse Engineering an IP Camera
Thursday February 04, 2016 @12:02PM Harnessing Artificial Intelligence To Build an Army of Virtual Analysts
Thursday February 04, 2016 @10:22AM Survey: Average Successful Hack Nets Less Than $15,000
Thursday February 04, 2016 @10:06AM Google Targets Fake "Download" and "Play" Buttons
Wednesday February 03, 2016 @12:55PM Winner of the 2015 Underhanded C Contest Announced
Wednesday February 03, 2016 @11:42AM Duplicate Login Details Enabled Hack of More Than 20 Million Chinese Consumers
Wednesday February 03, 2016 @09:16AM Chromodo Browser Disables Key Web Security
Tuesday February 02, 2016 @10:15PM Shopping Mall SMS Parking Notifications Could Be Used To Track Any Car
Tuesday February 02, 2016 @06:43PM Severe and Unpatched eBay Vulnerability Allows Attackers To Distribute Malware
Tuesday February 02, 2016 @04:03PM Socat Weak Crypto Draws Suspicions Of a Backdoor
Tuesday February 02, 2016 @01:19AM AnonSec Attempts To Crash $222m Drone, Releases Secret Flight Videos
Monday February 01, 2016 @11:30PM Cisco Patches Authentication, Denial-of-Service, NTP Flaws In Many Products
Monday February 01, 2016 @02:19PM Dutch Police Train Bald Eagles To Take Out Drones
Monday February 01, 2016 @01:11PM Ask Slashdot: How Do I Reduce Information Leakage From My Personal Devices?
Monday February 01, 2016 @11:15AM What Happened To Norse Corp.? Threat Intelligence Vendor Disappears
Monday February 01, 2016 @08:57AM Running "rm -rf /" Is Now Bricking Linux Systems
Sunday January 31, 2016 @11:26PM San Francisco Bay Area In Superbowl Surveillance Mode
Sunday January 31, 2016 @06:59PM Microsoft Edge's Private Browsing Mode Isn't Actually Private
Sunday January 31, 2016 @04:37PM LG G3 'Snap' Vulnerability Leaves Owners At Risk of Data Theft
Sunday January 31, 2016 @01:01AM NSA Hacker Chief Explains How To Keep Him Out of Your System
Saturday January 30, 2016 @11:24PM Linux Kernel 2.6.32 LTS Reaches End of Life In February 2016
Saturday January 30, 2016 @01:25PM Sensitive Information Can Be Revealed From Tor Hidden Services On Apache
Friday January 29, 2016 @11:57PM iOS App Update Technique Puts Users At Risk
Friday January 29, 2016 @03:43PM The Dark Arts: Meet the LulzSec Hackers
Friday January 29, 2016 @03:15PM Google Will Soon Let You Know By Default When Websites Are Unencrypted
Thursday January 28, 2016 @06:33PM Attackers Use Microsoft Office To Push BlackEnergy Malware
Thursday January 28, 2016 @03:49PM Israel's Electric Grid Targeted By Malware, Energy Minister Says
Thursday January 28, 2016 @08:35AM Oracle To Drop Java Browser Plugin In JDK 9
Tuesday January 26, 2016 @11:08AM Exposed HP LaserJet Printers Offer Anonymous FTP To the Public
Tuesday January 26, 2016 @06:35AM Ransomware Author Blackmails Security Researcher, But In a Good Way
Sunday January 24, 2016 @10:49PM Ransomware Hits Three Indian Banks, Causes Millions In Damages
Sunday January 24, 2016 @08:34PM Is Blockchain the Most Important IT Invention of Our Age?
Sunday January 24, 2016 @05:51PM Ransomware Hits Three Indian Banks, Causes Millions in Damages
Sunday January 24, 2016 @01:23AM Hot Potato Exploit Gives Attackers the Upper Hand On Multiple Windows Versions
Saturday January 23, 2016 @11:23PM Sys-Admin Dispenses Passwords With a Banana
Saturday January 23, 2016 @11:14PM Open-Source Ransomware Abused For the Second Time In Real-Life Infections
Saturday January 23, 2016 @09:56PM IoT Security Is So Bad, There's a Search Engine For Sleeping Kids
Saturday January 23, 2016 @08:21PM Internet of Things security is so bad, there's a search engine for sleeping kids
Saturday January 23, 2016 @07:45PM Open-Source Ransomware Abused for the Second Time in Real-Life Infections
Friday January 22, 2016 @07:13PM Symantec Disavows Business Partner Caught Running a Tech Support Scam
Thursday January 21, 2016 @10:47PM Ashley Madison Blackmail Letter Revealed
Thursday January 21, 2016 @03:32PM Fake Facebook Emails Deliver Malware Masquerading As Audio Message
Thursday January 21, 2016 @01:15PM Backdoor Account Found on Devices Used by White House, US Military
Thursday January 21, 2016 @01:13PM Backdoor Account Found On Devices Used By White House, US Military
Thursday January 21, 2016 @07:35AM Fake Facebook Emails Deliver Malware Masquerading As Audio Message
Wednesday January 20, 2016 @03:44PM Do the Risks of BYOD Outweigh the Benefits? (Video)
Tuesday January 19, 2016 @10:28AM New Linux Trojan Spies on Users by Taking Screenshots and Recording Audio
Tuesday January 19, 2016 @08:26AM Serious Linux Kernel Vulnerability Patched
Tuesday January 19, 2016 @05:27AM Yahoo Fixes Bug That Could Compromise Email Accounts When Opening an Email
Sunday January 17, 2016 @10:45AM LastPass Vulnerable to Extremely Simple Phishing Attack
Saturday January 16, 2016 @10:55AM Casino Sues Security Firm for Failing to Contain Malware Infection
Saturday January 16, 2016 @01:29AM Cheap Web Cams Can Open Permanent, Difficult-To-Spot Backdoors Into Networks
Wednesday January 13, 2016 @10:01PM Coalition letter to Congress opposing TSA's new mandatory-AIT rule
Tuesday January 12, 2016 @06:00AM eBay Fixes Critical Bug That Revealed Passwords Only at Media's Pressure
Monday January 11, 2016 @05:13PM TrendMicro Antivirus may accidentally provide user passwords & command inter
Monday January 11, 2016 @01:32AM New WiFi HaLow Protocol May Bring Old Security Issues With It
Sunday January 10, 2016 @02:23PM GM's New Bug Bounty Program Lacks One Thing: A Bounty
Saturday January 09, 2016 @03:53PM Antivirus Software Could Make Your Company More Vulnerable
Saturday January 09, 2016 @09:22AM Uncooperative Russian ISP Prevents Cisco From Shutting Down Cybercriminal Gang
Thursday January 07, 2016 @05:58PM Android-Based Smart TVs Aren't That Smart When You Install Malware On Them
Thursday January 07, 2016 @05:41PM Drupal Update Process Flawed by Multiple Bugs, Attackers Can Take Over Sites
Thursday January 07, 2016 @11:00AM Time Warner Cable Warns 320,000 Customers of Possible Compromise
Thursday January 07, 2016 @09:37AM Malvertising Campaign Used a Free Certificate From Let's Encrypt
Thursday January 07, 2016 @08:45AM Always-Listening IoT Devices Raise Security Policy Questions For the Workplace
Tuesday January 05, 2016 @06:27PM New HTTPS Bicycle Attack Reveals Details About Passwords From Encrypted Traffic
Tuesday January 05, 2016 @01:58PM Exploit Vendor Zerodium Puts $100,000 Bounty on Flash's New Security Feature
Wednesday December 30, 2015 @01:58PM 1st Cir. injunction re TSA's new mandatory AIT search rule fully briefed
Tuesday December 29, 2015 @12:02PM European Payment Card Protocols Wide Open To Fraud
Monday December 28, 2015 @02:15PM Malware Infects Computers, Adds Them to Russian Proxy Service
Monday December 28, 2015 @12:01AM Pwnd Aethra Routers Used To Brute-Force WordPress Sites
Saturday December 26, 2015 @01:22PM Steam: No "Unauthorized Actions" On Exposed Accounts
Friday December 25, 2015 @05:35PM Pwnd Aethra Routers Used To Brute-Force WordPress Sites
Thursday December 24, 2015 @10:05PM Australian Government Tells Citizens To Turn Off Two-factor Authentication
Thursday December 24, 2015 @04:25PM Motion Filed In 1st Circuit To Enjoin TSA's New Mandatory "AIT" Screening
Thursday December 24, 2015 @08:54AM Hyatt Hotels Payment-Processing Systems Hit By Malware
Wednesday December 23, 2015 @02:18PM Motion filed in 1st Circuit to enjoin TSA's new mandatory "AIT" screening
Wednesday December 23, 2015 @09:27AM Pwnd Aethra Routers Used to Brute-Force WordPress Sites
Tuesday December 22, 2015 @12:09PM Oracle Settles FTC Charges Regarding Deceptive Java Security Updates
Tuesday December 22, 2015 @12:08PM Cisco Systems Will Be Auditing Their Code For Backdoors
Tuesday December 22, 2015 @07:14AM Cisco Reviewing Code After Juniper Backdoor Hack
Monday December 21, 2015 @03:31PM Israeli Firm Creates a Device That Can Hack Any Nearby Phone
Saturday December 19, 2015 @05:54PM US Budget Bill Passes With CISA Surveillance Intact
Friday December 18, 2015 @10:52PM New Outlook Bug Doesn't Require Users To Interact With Emails To Be Compromised
Friday December 18, 2015 @07:48PM Phantom Squad Hacking Group Claims Credit For Three-Hour Xbox Live Outage
Thursday December 17, 2015 @02:50PM Facebook Threatens Researcher Over Instagram Hack
Thursday December 17, 2015 @09:07AM Ask Slashdot: Keeping My Data Mine? (2015 Edition)
Wednesday December 16, 2015 @01:23PM BIg Brother has been alive and well in the UK for the last 15 years, it seems.
Tuesday December 15, 2015 @09:27AM 21-Year-Old British Man Arrested In Connection With VTech Hack
Sunday December 13, 2015 @02:02PM Ask Slashdot: Security Monitoring Company That Accepts VPN Video Feeds?
Saturday December 12, 2015 @10:38PM FBI: Just Don't Call Them Backdoors
Saturday December 12, 2015 @05:55PM Google Bans Symantec Root Certificates
Saturday December 12, 2015 @01:52PM Google Bans Symantec Root Certificates
Saturday December 12, 2015 @09:26AM Anonymous Goes After Donald Trump
Friday December 11, 2015 @01:00PM FBI: Just don't call them backdoors
Friday December 11, 2015 @12:57PM Obama Administration To Offer Full Position On Encryption By End of Year
Thursday December 10, 2015 @03:13PM Quantum Computer Security? NASA Doesn't Want To Talk About It
Thursday December 10, 2015 @10:10AM FBI Admits It Uses Stingrays, Zero-Day Exploits
Thursday December 10, 2015 @09:00AM 1 in 3 Patients Will Have Their Healthcare Records Compromised
Thursday December 10, 2015 @05:22AM AVG, McAfee, Kaspersky Antiviruses Had All a Common Bug
Wednesday December 09, 2015 @01:00PM Top Democratic senator will seek legislation to 'pierce' through encryption
Tuesday December 08, 2015 @05:46PM Script Kiddies Can Now Hack Your IoT Wind Turbine
Tuesday December 08, 2015 @11:38AM First Ever EU Rules On Cybersecurity
Monday December 07, 2015 @10:15AM French Legislation Would Block Tor and Restrict Free Wi-Fi
Sunday December 06, 2015 @10:56AM California Attack Has US Rethinking Strategy On Homegrown Terror
Saturday December 05, 2015 @01:40AM No More Security Fixes For Older OpenSSL Branches
Thursday December 03, 2015 @09:05PM The Top Programming Languages That Spawn the Most Security Bugs
Thursday December 03, 2015 @03:16PM Let's Encrypt Is Now In Public Beta
Thursday December 03, 2015 @10:39AM After Demanding $3 Million Ransom, Hacker Dumps Massive Customer Financial Data
Wednesday December 02, 2015 @11:12AM Zero-Day Bugs in Numerous Modems/Routers Could Compromise Millions of Users
Wednesday December 02, 2015 @06:05AM IRS: We Used Stingray Devices To Track 37 Phones
Tuesday December 01, 2015 @12:41PM DHS Offering Free Vulnerability Scans, Penetration Tests
Tuesday December 01, 2015 @09:09AM After Twenty Years of Flash, Adobe Kills the Name
Tuesday December 01, 2015 @08:43AM Revealed: What Info The FBI Can Collect With A National Security Letter
Monday November 30, 2015 @11:52AM Surprise! IoT Home Alarm System Can Be Easily Hacked and Spoofed
Monday November 30, 2015 @07:35AM Pwned Barbies Spying On Children? Toytalk CEO Downplays Hacking Reports
Saturday November 28, 2015 @06:14AM DecryptorMax/CryptInfinite Ransomware Decrypted, No Need to Pay Ransom
Friday November 27, 2015 @06:53PM Privacy Vulnerability Exposes VPN Users' Real IP Addresses
Friday November 27, 2015 @03:59PM VTech Hack Exposes Data On 4.8 Million Adults, 200,000 Kids
Friday November 27, 2015 @10:51AM Privacy Vulnerability Exposes VPN Users' Real IP Addresses
Thursday November 26, 2015 @10:41AM 900 Embedded Devices Share Hard-Coded Certs, SSH Host Keys
Tuesday November 24, 2015 @12:38PM Second Root Cert-Private Key Pair Found On Dell Computer
Tuesday November 24, 2015 @09:12AM Pearson Credential Manager System Used By Cisco, IBM, F5 Has Been Breached
Friday November 20, 2015 @11:28PM 600,000 Arris Cable Modems Have 'Backdoors In Backdoors,' Researcher Claims
Friday November 20, 2015 @11:23PM Comcast Xfinity Wi-Fi Discloses Customer Names and Addresses
Friday November 20, 2015 @04:40PM Meet Mårten Mickos, Serial Open Source CEO (Video)
Thursday November 19, 2015 @06:29PM Exploit Vendor Publishes Prices for Zero-Day Vulnerabilities
Thursday November 19, 2015 @11:00AM Manhattan DA Pressures Google and Apple To Kill Zero Knowledge Encryption
Thursday November 19, 2015 @10:15AM Microsoft To Provide New Encryption Algorithm For the Healthcare Sector
Tuesday November 17, 2015 @05:17PM Your C# Executables: Now Even More Unsafe
Sunday November 15, 2015 @08:47AM Police Body Cameras Come With Pre-Installed Malware
Saturday November 14, 2015 @06:23PM Chrome V8 JavaScript Exploit Leaves All Android Devices Ripe For Attack
Thursday November 12, 2015 @02:55PM Ask Slashdot: Automated Verification For Uploaded Files?
Wednesday November 11, 2015 @10:14AM DNA Data From California Newborn Blood Samples Stored, Sold To 3rd Parties
Wednesday November 11, 2015 @10:08AM Microsoft Putting Servers In Germany To Keep User Data Away From US Intelligence
Tuesday November 10, 2015 @02:36PM Harnessing Conflict in the Workplace (video)
Tuesday November 10, 2015 @01:46PM 2016 Presidential Candidate Security Investigation
Monday November 09, 2015 @06:01PM Comcast Resets Nearly 200,000 Passwords After Customer List Goes On Sale
Monday November 09, 2015 @11:25AM Bitdefender Releases a Tool to Prevent CryptoWall 4.0 Infections
Friday November 06, 2015 @11:10PM How a Mobile App Firm Found the XcodeGhost In the Machine
Friday November 06, 2015 @01:06PM Badly-Coded Ransomware Locks User Files And Throws Away Encryption Key
Thursday November 05, 2015 @03:53PM Crypto-Ransomware Encrypts Files "Offline"
Thursday November 05, 2015 @12:50PM First Remote-Access Trojan That Can Target Android, Linux, Mac and Windows
Thursday November 05, 2015 @11:27AM Trojanized Versions of 20,000 Popular Apps Found Rooting Android Devices
Wednesday November 04, 2015 @01:33PM Can the Cloud Be More Secure Than Your Own Servers? (Video)
Monday November 02, 2015 @01:24PM UK to ban "unbreakable" encryption
Monday November 02, 2015 @12:52AM Vodafone Attack Hits Nearly 2000 Customer Accounts
Saturday October 31, 2015 @06:09PM UK Police Make Third Arrest Over TalkTalk Cyber Attack
Friday October 30, 2015 @06:41PM CoinVault and Bitcryptor Ransomware Victims Can Now Recover Their Files For Free
Friday October 30, 2015 @06:37PM Bug Bounties Are Bonanza, For a Few Persistent Hackers
Thursday October 29, 2015 @11:50AM Hackers, Activists, Journos: How To Build a Secure Burner Laptop
Wednesday October 28, 2015 @05:13AM China Hacks International Hague Tribunal over South China Sea Dispute
Tuesday October 27, 2015 @01:48PM F-Troop and the 'Internet of Thingies' (Video)
Tuesday October 27, 2015 @11:55AM Univ. of New Haven Cyber Lab: WhatsApp Collects Phone Numbers, Call Duration, and More
Tuesday October 27, 2015 @10:20AM Open Source Code Isn't a Warranty
Tuesday October 27, 2015 @04:59AM FBI's Advice for Ransomware Victims: Pay Up!
Monday October 26, 2015 @11:55AM Despite Takedown, the Dridex Botnet Is Running Again
Monday October 26, 2015 @08:42AM W3C Sets Up Web Payments Standards Group To Improve Check-Out Security
Monday October 26, 2015 @06:35AM W3C Sets Up Web Payments Standards Group to Improve Check-Out Security
Friday October 23, 2015 @04:40PM Affordable Care Act Exchanges Fail To Detect Counterfeit Documentation
Thursday October 22, 2015 @04:58PM Sen. Ron Wyden Explains the Fight Ahead Over CISA
Thursday October 22, 2015 @04:08PM Dutch Researchers Show Connected Cars Can Be Cheaply Tracked
Thursday October 22, 2015 @02:05PM Security Researchers Face Revenge of Spy Agencies
Thursday October 22, 2015 @01:20PM Ask Slashdot: Worthwhile Security Training Courses?
Thursday October 22, 2015 @10:00AM Microsoft To Pay Up To $15K For Bugs In Two Visual Studio Tools
Thursday October 22, 2015 @09:39AM Researchers Warn Computer Clocks Can Be Easily Scrambled Via NTP Flaws
Tuesday October 20, 2015 @07:35PM No, Your Medical Records Are Not Private
Tuesday October 20, 2015 @11:44AM Tattling Kettles Help Researchers Crack WiFi Networks In London
Tuesday October 20, 2015 @11:36AM eFast Malware Hijacks Browser With Chrome Clone
Tuesday October 20, 2015 @11:11AM Criminals Hacked Chip-and-PIN System By Perfecting Point-of-Sale Attack
Tuesday October 20, 2015 @10:56AM Internet-Connected Kettles Help Researchers Crack WiFi Networks Across London
Tuesday October 20, 2015 @09:18AM Why Aren't There Better Cybersecurity Regulations For Medical Devices?
Monday October 19, 2015 @03:31PM Feds Looking Into Reports CIA Director's Email Was Hacked
Monday October 19, 2015 @11:24AM LTE 4G Networks Put Androids at Risk of Overbilling and Phone Number Spoofing
Sunday October 18, 2015 @11:17AM Celebrating 20 Years of OpenBSD With Release 5.8
Sunday October 18, 2015 @09:42AM Radio Waves Can Be Used To Hijack Androids and iPhones Via Siri and Google Now
Sunday October 18, 2015 @09:37AM Radio Waves Can Be Used to Hijack Androids and iPhones via Siri and Google Now
Thursday October 15, 2015 @12:35PM Why Paywalls Need To Be So Fragile
Thursday October 15, 2015 @08:35AM USB Killer 2.0: a Harmless-Looking USB Stick That Destroys Computers
Tuesday October 13, 2015 @03:02PM Clinton home servers had ports open
Saturday October 10, 2015 @11:25AM Cloud DDoS Mitigation Services Can Be Bypassed by Aiming Attacks at Website's IP
Friday October 09, 2015 @03:33PM US Government Will Not Force Companies To Decode Encrypted Data... For Now
Friday October 09, 2015 @02:53PM Linux Foundation: Security Threatens 'Golden Age' Of Open Source
Friday October 09, 2015 @06:07AM Iran-Based Hacking Crew Uses Fake LinkedIn Profiles In Espionage Attacks
Tuesday October 06, 2015 @11:03AM Matthew Garrett Forks the Linux Kernel
Tuesday October 06, 2015 @09:19AM International Exploit Kit Angler Thwarted By Cisco Security Team
Sunday October 04, 2015 @10:09AM Stolen Patreon User Data Dumped On Internet
Saturday October 03, 2015 @02:57PM DHS Detains Mayor of Stockton, CA, Forces Him To Hand Over His Passwords
Friday October 02, 2015 @11:44PM Samsung Decides Not To Patch Kernel Vulnerabilities In Some S4 Smartphones
Thursday October 01, 2015 @09:38AM Stagefright 2.0 Vulnerabilities Affect 1 Billion Android Devices
Thursday October 01, 2015 @06:50AM Will 'Chip and Pin' Credit Card Technology Really Increase Security? (Video)
Tuesday September 29, 2015 @11:28AM Advertisers Already Using New iPhone Text Message Exploit
Friday September 25, 2015 @09:15PM Intelligent System Hunts Out Malware Hidden In Shortened URLs
Friday September 25, 2015 @06:19PM GCHQ tried to track Web visits of "every visible user on Internet"
Thursday September 24, 2015 @08:42PM Phone Passwords Protected By 5th Amendment, Says Federal Court
Thursday September 24, 2015 @06:15PM Obama administration explored ways to bypass smartphone encryption
Thursday September 24, 2015 @03:05PM Modern Browsers Are Undefended Against Cookie-based MITM Attacks Over HTTPS
Thursday September 24, 2015 @07:35AM Imgur Exploited To Channel Botnet Attacks At 4chan