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Slashdot Items Tagged "security"

Date / TimeStory
Monday March 02, 2015 @12:50PM Feds admit Stingray can disrupt bystanders' communications
Monday March 02, 2015 @10:05AM Jolla Partners With SSH To Create Sailfish Secure
Sunday March 01, 2015 @08:19PM How Does One Verify Hard Drive Firmware?
Sunday March 01, 2015 @10:38AM Pharming Attack Targets Home Router DNS Settings
Friday February 27, 2015 @08:53PM Pharming Attack Targets Home Router DNS Settings
Friday February 27, 2015 @03:14PM Simple IT Security Tactics for Small Businesses (Video)
Friday February 27, 2015 @10:41AM EFF Unearths Evidence of Possible Superfish-style Attacks in the Wild
Thursday February 26, 2015 @10:43PM Fighting Scams Targeting the Elderly With Old-School Tech
Wednesday February 25, 2015 @06:05PM It's Official: NSA Spying Is Hurting the US Tech Economy
Wednesday February 25, 2015 @05:49PM 3 Million Strong RAMNIT Botnet Taken Down
Wednesday February 25, 2015 @03:34PM US Govt and Private Sector Developing "Precrime" System Against Cyber-Attacks
Tuesday February 24, 2015 @03:24PM Hackers Using PowerShell, WMI to Evade Detection
Monday February 23, 2015 @10:17AM NSA, GHCQ Implicated In SIM Encryption Hack
Sunday February 22, 2015 @05:36PM Ars: SSL-Busting Code That Threatened Lenovo Users Found In a Dozen More Apps
Saturday February 21, 2015 @11:21AM Linux Foundation: Bugs Can Be Made Shallow With Proper Funding
Friday February 20, 2015 @06:57PM Homeland Security Urges Lenovo Customers To Remove Superfish
Thursday February 19, 2015 @04:27PM The Great SIM Heist: How Spies Stole The Keys To The Encryptation Castle
Thursday February 19, 2015 @02:24PM Superfish Security Certificate Password Cracked, Creating New Attack Vector
Thursday February 19, 2015 @01:56PM Superfish security certificate password cracked, creating new attack vector
Thursday February 19, 2015 @01:38PM The Disastrous Privacy Consequences of Canada's Anti-Terrorism Bill
Thursday February 19, 2015 @11:30AM New Android Trojan Fakes Device Shut Down, Spies On Users
Thursday February 19, 2015 @09:45AM Duplicate SSH Keys Put Tens of Thousands of Home Routers At Risk
Thursday February 19, 2015 @08:48AM Lenovo Allegedly Installing "Superfish" Proxy Adware On New Computers
Wednesday February 18, 2015 @06:46PM Jamie Oliver's Website Serving Malware
Wednesday February 18, 2015 @06:40PM Credit Card Fraud Could Peak In 2015 As the US Moves To EMV
Wednesday February 18, 2015 @03:26PM FreeBSD-Current Random Number Generator Broken
Wednesday February 18, 2015 @12:52PM Government, Military and Private Sector Fighting Over Next-Gen Cyber-Warriors
Tuesday February 17, 2015 @10:12AM Flaw In Netgear Wi-Fi Routers Exposes Admin Password, WLAN Details
Monday February 16, 2015 @03:31PM How "Omnipotent" Hackers Tied To NSA Hid For 14 Years and Were Found At Last
Friday February 13, 2015 @07:33AM Netatmo Weather Station Sends WPA Passwords In the Clear
Thursday February 12, 2015 @10:49AM US Gas Pump Hacked With 'Anonymous' Tagline
Thursday February 12, 2015 @09:08AM Microsoft Fixes Critical Remotely Exploitable Windows Root-Level Design Bug
Wednesday February 11, 2015 @05:54PM Facebook Launches ThreatExchange To Let Companies Share Threat Info
Wednesday February 11, 2015 @01:24PM Russia seeking to ban Tor, VPNs and other anonymising tools
Tuesday February 10, 2015 @08:35PM Ask Slashdot: What Will It Take To End Mass Surveillance?
Tuesday February 10, 2015 @08:49AM EU Parliament Blocks Outlook Apps For Members Over Privacy Concerns
Monday February 09, 2015 @04:31PM Airport Using Google Glass For Security and Passenger Information
Monday February 09, 2015 @01:29PM New Multi-Purpose Backdoor Targets Linux Servers
Monday February 09, 2015 @12:02PM Report: Automakers Fail To Fully Protect Against Hacking
Monday February 09, 2015 @11:56AM New Multi-Purpose Backdoor Targets Linux Servers
Monday February 09, 2015 @11:03AM Samsung SmartTV Customers Warned Personal Conversations May Be Recorded
Saturday February 07, 2015 @03:05PM TurboTax Halts E-filing of State Tax Returns Because of Potential Fraud
Saturday February 07, 2015 @10:39AM Utah Cyberattacks, Up To 300 Million Per Day, May Be Aimed At NSA Facility
Friday February 06, 2015 @11:32PM How To Hack a BMW: Details On the Security Flaw That Affected 2.2 Million Cars
Friday February 06, 2015 @08:38PM Employees In Swedish Office Complex Volunteer For RFID Implants For Access
Thursday February 05, 2015 @08:53PM Uber Will Add Panic Button and Location/Journey Sharing In India
Thursday February 05, 2015 @06:14PM With Insider Help, ID Theft Ring Stole $700,000 In Apple Gift Cards
Thursday February 05, 2015 @06:04PM GPG Programmer Werner Koch Is Running Out of Money
Thursday February 05, 2015 @05:56PM The one guy responsible for GPG is running out of money
Thursday February 05, 2015 @12:19PM Another 0 day exploit hitting Adobe Flash
Thursday February 05, 2015 @11:41AM Some Hackers Unknowingly Gathering Intel For the NSA
Thursday February 05, 2015 @10:25AM Why Gmail Has Better Security Than Your Bank
Thursday February 05, 2015 @08:29AM US Health Insurer Anthem Suffers Massive Data Breach
Wednesday February 04, 2015 @04:30PM New Chinese Regulations Require Real Name on Internet
Monday February 02, 2015 @05:16PM BMW Patches Security Flaw Affecting Over 2 Million Vehicles
Monday February 02, 2015 @10:48AM Syrian Social Hack Co-Opts Fighter's Computers
Sunday February 01, 2015 @02:10PM New Google Security Reward Program Announcement
Sunday February 01, 2015 @01:34PM Google Security Reward Program Gets New Characteristics
Friday January 30, 2015 @01:13PM Verizon supercookie is tracking you
Friday January 30, 2015 @08:29AM Adobe's Latest Zero-Day Exploit Repurposed, Targeting Adult Websites
Friday January 30, 2015 @08:24AM Georgia Institute of Technology Researchers Bridge the Airgap
Thursday January 29, 2015 @09:22PM Source Code Similarities: Experts Unmask 'Regin' Trojan as NSA Tool
Thursday January 29, 2015 @09:10PM D-Link Routers Vulnerable To DNS Hijacking
Thursday January 29, 2015 @06:56PM 'Never Miss Another Delivery' - if You Have a TrackPIN (Video)
Wednesday January 28, 2015 @09:10PM Snowden Documents: CSE Tracks Millions of Downloads Daily
Wednesday January 28, 2015 @08:48PM Why ATM Bombs May Be Coming Soon To the United States
Wednesday January 28, 2015 @01:00PM Book Review: Designing and Building a Security Operations Center
Wednesday January 28, 2015 @09:34AM Justice Department: Default Encryption Has Created a 'Zone of Lawlessness'
Wednesday January 28, 2015 @09:33AM CSE tracks millions of downloads daily: Snowden documents
Tuesday January 27, 2015 @04:47PM Serious Network Function Vulnerability Found In Glibc
Tuesday January 27, 2015 @10:34AM White House Drone Incident Exposes Key Security Gap
Monday January 26, 2015 @05:45PM Plan C: The Cold War Plan Which Would Have Brought the US Under Martial Law
Monday January 26, 2015 @08:17AM Google Explains Why WebView Vulnerability Will Go Unpatched On Android 4.3
Sunday January 25, 2015 @06:35PM Ed Felten: California Must Lead On Cybersecurity
Saturday January 24, 2015 @12:32AM Made-In-Nigeria Smart Cards To Extend Financial Services To the Poor
Thursday January 22, 2015 @09:02PM Apple Agrees To Chinese Security Audits of Its Products
Thursday January 22, 2015 @12:50PM Adobe Patches One Flash Zero Day, Another Still Unfixed
Wednesday January 21, 2015 @02:12PM Oracle Releases Massive Security Update
Wednesday January 21, 2015 @01:15PM New Flash Zero Day Found in Angler Exploit Kit
Tuesday January 20, 2015 @10:59AM FBI Seeks to Legally Hack You If You're Connected to TOR or a VPN
Tuesday January 20, 2015 @10:58AM The Most Popular Passwords Are Still "123456" and "password"
Monday January 19, 2015 @04:26PM Researchers Use Siri To Steal Data From iPhones
Monday January 19, 2015 @03:19PM Researchers Use Siri to Steal Data From iPhones
Monday January 19, 2015 @11:33AM Microsoft Outlook Users In China Hit With MITM Attack
Monday January 19, 2015 @11:03AM Chinese government hacks Microsoft's Outlook service
Friday January 16, 2015 @09:42PM Spanish Judge Cites Use of Secure Email As a Potential Terrorist Indicator
Friday January 16, 2015 @07:28PM 19,000 French Websites Hit By DDoS, Defaced In Wake of Terror Attacks
Thursday January 15, 2015 @06:19PM Simple Rogue WiFi Hotspot Captures High Profile Data
Wednesday January 14, 2015 @10:44PM Adobe Patches Nine Vulnerabilities In Flash
Wednesday January 14, 2015 @03:36PM NSA Official: Supporting Backdoored Random Number Generator Was "Regrettable"
Wednesday January 14, 2015 @12:53PM Cyber Attacks Demonstrated On Autonomous Ground Vehicles
Wednesday January 14, 2015 @12:43AM Wireless Keylogger Masquerades as USB Phone Charger
Monday January 12, 2015 @11:32AM Google Throws Microsoft Under Bus, Then Won't Patch Android Flaw
Saturday January 10, 2015 @11:12AM Sloppy File Permissions Make Red Star Vulnerable
Friday January 09, 2015 @12:48PM Glitch In OS X Search Can Expose Private Details of Apple Mail Users
Friday January 09, 2015 @08:51AM Microsoft Restricts Advanced Notification of Patch Tuesday Updates
Friday January 09, 2015 @08:49AM Asus Wireless Routers Can Be Exploited By Anyone Inside the Network
Friday January 09, 2015 @08:35AM OpenBSD Releases a Portable Version of OpenNTPD
Friday January 09, 2015 @08:02AM HTTP/2 - the IETF Is Phoning It In
Thursday January 08, 2015 @08:39PM Study: 15 Per Cent of Business Cloud Users Have Been Hacked
Thursday January 08, 2015 @07:41PM MI5 Chief Seeks New Powers After Paris Magazine Attack
Thursday January 08, 2015 @04:04PM First OSX Bootkit Revealed
Wednesday January 07, 2015 @09:44PM FBI: North Korean Hackers "Got Sloppy", Leaked IP Addresses
Wednesday January 07, 2015 @03:30PM In-Flight Service Gogo Uses Fake SSL Certificates To Throttle Streaming
Wednesday January 07, 2015 @10:55AM Tips for Securing Your Secure Shell
Tuesday January 06, 2015 @12:35PM FBI Says Search Warrants Not Needed To Use "Stingrays" In Public Places
Monday January 05, 2015 @10:13AM Bitstamp Bitcoin Exchange Suspended Due To "Compromised Wallet"
Sunday January 04, 2015 @05:52PM Finnish Bank OP Under Persistent DDoS Attack
Sunday January 04, 2015 @01:42PM Writer: How My Mom Got Hacked
Thursday January 01, 2015 @02:27PM When FISA Court Rejects a Surveillance Request, the FBI Issues a NSL Instead
Thursday January 01, 2015 @03:20AM Google Researcher Publishes Unpatched Windows 8.1 Security Vulnerability
Wednesday December 31, 2014 @01:09PM US Army Could Waive Combat Training For Hackers
Tuesday December 30, 2014 @07:04PM Over 78% of All PHP Installs Are Insecure
Tuesday December 30, 2014 @02:46PM NVIDIA Breached
Monday December 29, 2014 @04:21PM The NSA Uses the Same Chat Protocol As Hackers
Monday December 29, 2014 @12:49PM Kim Dotcom's Mega Again Announces Encrypted Browser-Based Chat Service
Monday December 29, 2014 @12:39PM FBI Allegedly Investigating Lizard Squad Member Over Xbox Live, PSN Attacks
Monday December 29, 2014 @12:39PM 2015 Could Be the Year of the Hospital Hack
Sunday December 28, 2014 @11:18PM Twitter Bug Locks Out Many Users
Sunday December 28, 2014 @09:51PM Norse Security IDs 6, Including Ex-Employee, As Sony Hack Perpetrators
Sunday December 28, 2014 @07:36PM Snowden Documents Show How Well NSA Codebreakers Can Pry
Sunday December 28, 2014 @04:47PM Chaos Computer Club Claims It Can Reproduce Fingerprints From People's Photos
Sunday December 28, 2014 @01:22PM Ask Slashdot: Dealing With Companies With Poor SSL Practices?
Sunday December 28, 2014 @01:01PM Dealing with companies with particularly poor SSL practices
Sunday December 28, 2014 @12:17PM Sony PlayStation Network Back Up Now, Supposedly
Sunday December 28, 2014 @09:49AM Finn Linked To Lizard Squad Christmas Attack
Saturday December 27, 2014 @11:31AM 13,000 Passwords, Usernames Leaked For Major Commerce, Porn Sites
Thursday December 25, 2014 @10:57PM Why Lizard Squad Took Down PSN and Xbox Live On Christmas Day
Thursday December 25, 2014 @09:59PM Russian Hackers Stole Millions From Banks, ATMs
Thursday December 25, 2014 @06:10PM Rackspace Restored After DDOS Takes Out DNS
Thursday December 25, 2014 @04:33PM South Korea Says Nuclear Reactors Safe After Cyberattacks
Thursday December 25, 2014 @04:10PM Xbox Live and PlayStation Networks Downed By Apparent Attack
Wednesday December 24, 2014 @09:04PM North Korean Defector Spills Details On the Country's Elite Hacking Force
Wednesday December 24, 2014 @01:03PM Sony To Release the Interview Online Today; Apple Won't Play Ball
Wednesday December 24, 2014 @12:57PM Did North Korea Really Attack Sony?
Tuesday December 23, 2014 @11:17AM Apple Pushes First Automated OS X Security Update
Tuesday December 23, 2014 @08:52AM JP Morgan Breach Tied To Two-Factor Authentication Slip
Monday December 22, 2014 @03:24PM North Korean Internet Is Down
Monday December 22, 2014 @09:02AM Tor Warns of Possible Disruption of Network Through Server Seizures
Monday December 22, 2014 @08:44AM South Korean Power Plants To Conduct Cyber-Attack Drills Following Hack
Monday December 22, 2014 @08:04AM TSA Has Record-Breaking Haul In 2014: Guns, Cannons, and Swords
Sunday December 21, 2014 @09:22PM Major Security Vulnerabilities Uncovered At Frankfurt Airport
Sunday December 21, 2014 @08:26AM US Seeks China's Help Against North Korean Cyberattacks
Saturday December 20, 2014 @06:27PM Tor Network May Be Attacked, Says Project Leader
Saturday December 20, 2014 @08:43AM Hackers Used Nasty "SMB Worm" Attack Toolkit Against Sony
Friday December 19, 2014 @09:23PM TOR network may be attacked
Friday December 19, 2014 @07:51PM Staples: Breach May Have Affected 1.16 Million Customers' Cards
Thursday December 18, 2014 @11:49PM Critical Git Security Vulnerability Announced
Thursday December 18, 2014 @11:45PM Grinch Vulnerability Could Put a Hole In Your Linux Stocking
Thursday December 18, 2014 @11:40PM Hackers Compromise ICANN, Access Zone File Data System
Wednesday December 17, 2014 @10:06PM RFID-Blocking Blazer and Jeans Could Stop Wireless Identity Theft
Wednesday December 17, 2014 @09:49PM US Links North Korea To Sony Hacking
Wednesday December 17, 2014 @05:37PM Over 9,000 PCs In Australia Infected By TorrentLocker Ransomware
Wednesday December 17, 2014 @05:33PM Google Proposes To Warn People About Non-SSL Web Sites
Wednesday December 17, 2014 @04:49PM Top Five Theaters Won't Show "The Interview" Sony Cancels Release
Wednesday December 17, 2014 @01:15PM Manufacturer's Backdoor Found On Popular Chinese Android Smartphone
Monday December 15, 2014 @07:43AM Eric Schmidt: To Avoid NSA Spying, Keep Your Data In Google's Services
Thursday December 11, 2014 @07:17PM "Lax" Crossdomain Policy Puts Yahoo Mail At Risk
Thursday December 11, 2014 @06:28PM Sony Reportedly Is Using Cyber-Attacks To Keep Leaked Files From Spreading
Thursday December 11, 2014 @06:19PM Are the TSA's New Electronic Device Screenings Necessary?
Tuesday December 09, 2014 @12:47PM Just-Announced X.Org Security Flaws Affect Code Dating Back To 1987
Tuesday December 09, 2014 @08:42AM Neglecting the Lessons of Cypherpunk History
Monday December 08, 2014 @11:24PM Uber Banned In Delhi After Taxi Driver Accused of Rape
Monday December 08, 2014 @03:16PM FISA Court Extends Section 215 Bulk Surveillance For 90 Days
Monday December 08, 2014 @11:40AM Sony Hacks Continue: PlayStation Hit By Lizard Squad Attack
Sunday December 07, 2014 @06:54PM How I Learned To Stop Worrying and Love the Twitterbot
Sunday December 07, 2014 @06:39PM North Korea Denies Involvement In "Righteous" Sony Hack
Thursday December 04, 2014 @06:31PM The Sony Pictures Hack Was Even Worse Than Everyone Thought
Thursday December 04, 2014 @05:13PM Ask Slashdot: Convincing My Company To Stop Using Passwords?
Wednesday December 03, 2014 @08:17PM UK MP Says ISPs Must Take Responsibility For Movie Leaks, Sony Eyes North Korea
Wednesday December 03, 2014 @04:25PM Dragon Age: Inquisition Reviewed and Benchmarked
Wednesday December 03, 2014 @04:01PM Fraudulent Apps Found In Apple's Store
Tuesday December 02, 2014 @11:56AM Big Banks Will Vie For Your Attention With Cardless ATMs and VR
Monday December 01, 2014 @05:35PM Cyber Ring Stole Secrets For Gaming US Stock Market
Monday December 01, 2014 @12:00PM BlackBerry Clears Hurdle For Voice Crypto Acquisition
Saturday November 29, 2014 @01:30AM Hackers Breach Payment Systems of Major Parking Garage Operator
Thursday November 27, 2014 @02:16PM Syrian Electronic Army Takes Credit For News Site Hacking
Wednesday November 26, 2014 @04:41PM Ask Slashdot: Best Biometric Authentication System?
Tuesday November 25, 2014 @12:15AM Regin Malware In EU Attack Linked To US and British Intelligence Agencies
Monday November 24, 2014 @03:01PM DHS Set To Destroy "Einstein" Surveillance Records
Monday November 24, 2014 @10:43AM Nuclear Weapons Create Their Own Security Codes With Radiation
Sunday November 23, 2014 @01:17PM Highly Advanced Backdoor Trojan Cased High-Profile Targets For Years
Sunday November 23, 2014 @11:47AM Book Review: Bulletproof SSL and TLS
Saturday November 22, 2014 @08:47PM Congress Suggests Moat, Electronic Fence To Protect White House
Friday November 21, 2014 @07:23PM Critical XSS Flaws Patched In WordPress and Popular Plug-In
Thursday November 20, 2014 @07:16PM Greenwald Advises Market-Based Solution To Mass Surveillance
Wednesday November 19, 2014 @06:15PM Android Botnet Evolves, Could Pose Threat To Corporate Networks
Tuesday November 18, 2014 @11:23AM Microsoft Releases Out-of-Band Security Patch For Windows
Monday November 17, 2014 @06:26PM State Department Joins NOAA, USPS In Club of Hacked Federal Agencies
Monday November 17, 2014 @12:38PM Military Laser/Radio Tech Proposed As Alternative To Laying Costly Fiber Cable
Friday November 14, 2014 @01:35PM 81% of Tor users can be de-anonymized by analysing router information
Thursday November 13, 2014 @05:46PM US Gov't Issues Alert About iOS "Masque Attack" Threat
Thursday November 13, 2014 @02:37PM Internet Voting Hack Alters PDF Ballots In Transmission
Thursday November 13, 2014 @11:42AM Popular Smartphones Hacked At Mobile Pwn2Own 2014
Wednesday November 12, 2014 @10:41PM Senate May Vote On NSA Reform As Soon As Next Week
Wednesday November 12, 2014 @04:41PM US Weather System and Satellite Network Hacked
Monday November 10, 2014 @05:21PM US Postal Service Hacked, 500k+ Employees and Public Data Breached
Monday November 10, 2014 @10:07AM Report: Federal Workers, Contractors Behind Half of Government Cyber Breaches
Monday November 10, 2014 @08:09AM Espionage Campaign Targets Corporate Executives Traveling Abroad
Monday November 10, 2014 @08:05AM Book Review: Countdown To Zero Day

Whenever a system becomes completely defined, some damn fool discovers something which either abolishes the system or expands it beyond recognition.

 



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