Slashdot Items Tagged "security"

Date / Time Story
Wednesday June 28, 2017 @12:33AM Britain's Newest Warship Runs Windows XP, Raising Cyber Attack Fears
Tuesday June 27, 2017 @08:42PM Contractors Lose Jobs After Hacking CIA's In-House Vending Machines
Tuesday June 27, 2017 @06:30PM Vaccine Found for Petya (NotPetya) Ransomware Outbreak
Tuesday June 27, 2017 @06:11PM Petya Ransomware Outbreak Originated In Ukraine Via Tainted Accounting Software
Tuesday June 27, 2017 @05:39PM Petya Ransomware Outbreak Originated in Ukraine via Tainted Accounting Software
Tuesday June 27, 2017 @04:40PM Hacker Behind Massive Ransomware Outbreak Can't Get Emails From Victims Who Paid
Tuesday June 27, 2017 @04:23PM Microsoft Bringing EMET Back As a Built-In Part of Windows 10
Tuesday June 27, 2017 @03:02PM Heritage Valley Health System Target Of Cyber Attack
Tuesday June 27, 2017 @10:33AM Ukrainian Banks, Electricity Firm Hit by Fresh Cyber Attack; Reports Claim the Ransomware Is Quickly Spreading Across the World
Monday June 26, 2017 @05:14PM China, Canada Vow Not To Conduct Cyberattacks On Private Sector
Monday June 26, 2017 @03:59PM Judge Sentences Man To One Year In Prison For Hacking Smart Water Readers In Five US Cities
Monday June 26, 2017 @02:05PM Anthem To Pay $115 Million In The Largest Data Breach Settlement Ever
Sunday June 25, 2017 @01:31PM Researcher Finds Critical OpenVPN Bug Using Fuzzing
Saturday June 24, 2017 @08:02PM How A Contractor Exploited A Vulnerability In The FCC Website
Saturday June 24, 2017 @07:44PM Account Registrations Enable 'Password Reset Man In The Middle' Attacks
Saturday June 24, 2017 @01:36PM UK Parliament Emails Closed After 'Sustained And Determined' Cyber-Attack
Friday June 23, 2017 @09:50PM Obama Authorized a Secret Cyber Operation Against Russia, Says Report
Friday June 23, 2017 @05:26PM 32TB of Windows 10 Internal Builds, Core Source Code Leak Online
Friday June 23, 2017 @03:43PM WikiLeaks Doc Dump Reveals CIA Tools For Hacking Air-Gapped PCs
Friday June 23, 2017 @01:48PM Under Pressure, Western Tech Firms Including Cisco and IBM Bow To Russian Demands To Share Cyber Secrets
Friday June 23, 2017 @01:37PM Victims Aren't Reporting Ransomware Attacks, FBI Report Concludes
Friday June 23, 2017 @11:59AM Microsoft Claims 'No Known Ransomware' Runs on Windows 10 S. Researcher Says 'Hold My Beer'
Thursday June 22, 2017 @04:00PM Fireball Browser Hijack Impact Revised After Microsoft Analysis
Wednesday June 21, 2017 @06:17PM Microsoft Admits Disabling Anti-Virus Software For Windows 10 Users
Wednesday June 21, 2017 @05:15PM Ask Slashdot: Best Way To Isolate a Network And Allow Data Transfer?
Wednesday June 21, 2017 @05:07PM NSA Opens GitHub Account, Lists 32 Projects Developed By the Agency
Wednesday June 21, 2017 @04:32PM How Hollywood Got Hacked: Studio at Center of Netflix Leak Breaks Silence
Wednesday June 21, 2017 @04:21PM Facial Recognition Is Coming To US Airports
Wednesday June 21, 2017 @03:56PM California May Restore Broadband Privacy Rules Killed By Congress and Trump
Wednesday June 21, 2017 @02:04PM Honda Shuts Down Factory After Finding NSA-derived Wcry In Its Networks
Wednesday June 21, 2017 @11:18AM If It Uses Electricity, It Will Connect To the Internet: F-Secure's CRO
Tuesday June 20, 2017 @02:57PM South Korean Web Hosting Provider Pays $1 Million In Ransomware Demand
Tuesday June 20, 2017 @11:27AM Cisco Subdomain Private Key Found in Embedded Executable
Monday June 19, 2017 @04:09PM Equipment Already In Space Can Be Adapted For Extremely Secure Data Encryption
Sunday June 18, 2017 @05:18PM How Can Businesses Close 'The Cybersecurity Gap'?
Sunday June 18, 2017 @01:04AM Microsoft Will Disable WannaCry Attack Vector SMBv1 Starting This Fall
Saturday June 17, 2017 @01:56PM Ask Slashdot: How Do You Prepare For The Theft Of Your PC?
Saturday June 17, 2017 @12:58AM What Happens When Software Companies Are Liable For Security Vulnerabilities?
Friday June 16, 2017 @06:28PM Chinese Satellite Breaks Distance Record For Quantum-Key Exchange
Friday June 16, 2017 @06:22PM You Can Hack Some Mazda Cars With a USB Flash Drive
Friday June 16, 2017 @05:51PM Firm Responsible For Mirai-Infected Webcams Hires Software Firm To Make Its Products More Secure
Friday June 16, 2017 @11:59AM Putin Claims Russia Proposed a Cyber War Treaty In 2015 But the Obama Admin Ignored Them
Thursday June 15, 2017 @06:14PM CIA Created 'CherryBlossom' Toolkit For Hacking Hundreds of Routers Models
Thursday June 15, 2017 @04:09PM Japan Passes Controversial 'Anti-Conspiracy' Bill
Thursday June 15, 2017 @11:59AM US Intelligence Agencies Tried To Bribe Our Developers To Weaken Encryption, Says Telegram Founder
Wednesday June 14, 2017 @11:40PM NSA Links WannaCry To North Korea
Wednesday June 14, 2017 @08:05PM US Internet Company Refused To Participate In NSA Surveillance, Documents Reveal
Wednesday June 14, 2017 @03:52PM Samsung Left Millions Vulnerable To Hackers Because It Forgot To Renew a Domain
Wednesday June 14, 2017 @01:28PM Oil Changes, Safety Recalls, and Software Patches
Tuesday June 13, 2017 @04:30PM Apple Mac Computers Are Being Targeted By Ransomware, Spyware
Tuesday June 13, 2017 @01:36PM Microsoft Warns of 'Destructive Cyberattacks', Issues New Windows XP Patches
Monday June 12, 2017 @06:45PM Hackers Can Spoof Phone Numbers, Track Users Via 4G VoLTE Mobile Technology
Monday June 12, 2017 @06:16PM Report Reveals In-App Purchase Scams In the App Store
Monday June 12, 2017 @03:40PM Researchers Reveal Malware Designed To 'Power Down' Electric Grid
Monday June 12, 2017 @01:00AM New Malware Downloader Can Infect PCs Without A Mouse Click
Sunday June 11, 2017 @10:55PM Researchers Have Found a Way To Root Out Identity Thieves By Analyzing Their Mouse Movements With AI
Sunday June 11, 2017 @10:26PM The Internet Of Things Is Becoming More Difficult To Escape
Sunday June 11, 2017 @06:57PM Former FBI Director Predicts Russian Hackers Will Interfere With More Elections
Sunday June 11, 2017 @03:22PM French Police Seize Two Tor Relays in WannaCry Investigation
Sunday June 11, 2017 @01:52AM Linux Malware Infects Raspberry Pi Devices And Makes Them Mine Cryptocurrency
Saturday June 10, 2017 @11:34AM Docker's LinuxKit Launches Kernel Security Efforts, Including Next-Generation VPN
Saturday June 10, 2017 @01:04AM Why Does Microsoft Still Offer a 32-bit OS?
Friday June 09, 2017 @07:45PM Researcher Wants To Protect Whistleblowers Against Hidden Printer Dots
Thursday June 08, 2017 @06:09PM EU Seeks New Powers To Obtain Data 'Directly' From Tech Firms
Thursday June 08, 2017 @02:49PM No Known Ransomware Works Against Windows 10 S, Says Microsoft
Thursday June 08, 2017 @01:54PM Malware Uses Obscure Intel CPU Feature To Steal Data and Avoid Firewalls
Thursday June 08, 2017 @01:52PM Malware Uses Obscure Intel CPU Feature to Steal Data and Avoid Firewalls
Wednesday June 07, 2017 @07:15PM US Spy Chief Reverses Course, Will Not Say How Many Americans Caught in NSA Surveillance
Wednesday June 07, 2017 @05:17PM Apple To Force Users To 2FA On iOS 11, macOS High Sierra
Wednesday June 07, 2017 @04:07PM Russian Malware Communicates Using Britney Spears's Instagram Account
Tuesday June 06, 2017 @06:18PM Malware Uses Router LEDs To Steal Data From Secure Networks
Tuesday June 06, 2017 @04:48PM WannaCry Exploit Could Infect Windows 10
Tuesday June 06, 2017 @04:25PM Police In Oklahoma Have Cracked Hundreds of People's Cell Phones
Tuesday June 06, 2017 @10:44AM Kaspersky Files Antitrust Complaint Against Microsoft Over Disabling Its Antivirus Software
Tuesday June 06, 2017 @10:30AM Malware Uses Router LEDs to Steal Data From Secure Networks
Monday June 05, 2017 @05:11PM Top-Secret NSA Report Details Russian Hacking Effort Days Before 2016 Election
Monday June 05, 2017 @04:41PM Hackers Leak Eight Episodes of An Unreleased ABC Show
Sunday June 04, 2017 @02:05PM Congressman Proposes Organizations Should Be Allowed To 'Hack Back'
Saturday June 03, 2017 @11:51PM Insecure Hadoop Servers Expose Over 5 Petabytes of Data
Saturday June 03, 2017 @10:02PM What To Do If the Laptop Ban Goes Global
Saturday June 03, 2017 @12:22AM Network Time Protocol Hardened To Protect Users From Spying, Increase Privacy
Friday June 02, 2017 @06:39PM CIA Malware Can Switch Clean Files With Malware When You Download Them Via SMB
Friday June 02, 2017 @06:02PM CIA Malware Can Switch Clean Files With Malware When You Download Them via SMB
Friday June 02, 2017 @04:26PM Chinese 'Fireball' Malware Infects Nearly 250 Million Computers Worldwide
Friday June 02, 2017 @10:02AM Google Quadruples Top Reward For Hacking Android To $200,000
Thursday June 01, 2017 @05:36PM China's Unprecedented Cyber Law Signals Its Intent To Protect a Precious Commodity: Data
Thursday June 01, 2017 @04:36PM Trump Administration Approves Tougher Visa Vetting, Including Social Media Checks
Thursday June 01, 2017 @04:04PM Man Sentenced To 180 Days In Jail For Refusing To Give Police His iPhone Passcode
Thursday June 01, 2017 @02:17PM OneLogin Says Breach Exposed Ability To Decrypt Customer Data
Thursday June 01, 2017 @12:37PM Your Face or Fingerprint Could Soon Replace Your Plane Ticket
Thursday June 01, 2017 @11:30AM Putin Hints At US Election Meddling By 'Patriotically Minded' Russians
Thursday June 01, 2017 @03:32AM Democrats Ask FBI To Probe Reported FCC Cyberattack
Wednesday May 31, 2017 @05:09PM EFF Sues FBI For Records About Paid Best Buy Geek Squad Informants
Wednesday May 31, 2017 @04:49PM Motorcycle Gang Busted For Hacking and Stealing Over 150 Jeep Wranglers
Wednesday May 31, 2017 @01:37PM Top Defense Contractor Left Sensitive Pentagon Files on Amazon Server With No Password
Tuesday May 30, 2017 @11:36PM Experts Call For Preserving Copper, Pneumatic Systems As Hedge For Cyber Risk
Tuesday May 30, 2017 @03:54PM Windows XP Computers Were Mostly Immune To WannaCry
Monday May 29, 2017 @11:58AM China To Implement Cyber Security Law From Thursday
Monday May 29, 2017 @11:47AM Wikipedia's Switch To HTTPS Has Successfully Fought Government Censorship
Monday May 29, 2017 @10:04AM India's Ethical Hackers Rewarded Abroad, Ignored at Home
Monday May 29, 2017 @04:31AM US Might Ban Laptops On All Flights Into And Out of the Country
Sunday May 28, 2017 @05:02PM Author of EternalRocks SMB Worm Calls It Quits After Intense Media Coverage
Saturday May 27, 2017 @02:21AM Chipotle Says 'Most' of Its Restaurants Were Infected With Credit Card Stealing Malware
Saturday May 27, 2017 @01:25AM SSD Drives Vulnerable To Rowhammer-Like Attacks That Corrupt User Data
Saturday May 27, 2017 @12:33AM Hackers Have Targeted Both the Trump Organization And Democrat Election Data
Friday May 26, 2017 @10:11PM Wormable Code-Execution Bug Lurked In Samba For 7 Years
Friday May 26, 2017 @06:36PM 10 Years Later: FileZilla Adds Support For Master Password That Encrypts Your Logins
Friday May 26, 2017 @04:55PM Two Different Studies Find Thousands of Bugs In Pacemakers, Insulin Pumps and Other Medical Devices
Friday May 26, 2017 @12:34PM Major US Tech Firms Press Congress For Internet Surveillance Reforms
Thursday May 25, 2017 @06:02PM More Than Half of Streaming Users In US Are Sharing Their Passwords, Says Report
Thursday May 25, 2017 @04:08PM Proposed Active-Defense Bill Would Allow Destruction of Data, Use of Beacon Tech
Thursday May 25, 2017 @03:31PM Malvertising Campaign Finds a Way Around Ad Blockers
Thursday May 25, 2017 @03:11PM 83 Percent Of Security Staff Waste Time Fixing Other IT Problems
Thursday May 25, 2017 @01:57PM Newly Discovered Vulnerability Raises Fears Of Another WannaCry
Thursday May 25, 2017 @10:35AM US Intelligence Community Has Lost Credibility Due To Leaks
Wednesday May 24, 2017 @05:03PM Vermont DMV Caught Using Illegal Facial Recognition Program
Wednesday May 24, 2017 @04:45PM Manchester Attack Could Lead To Internet Crackdown
Wednesday May 24, 2017 @04:28PM Robot Police Officer Goes On Duty In Dubai
Wednesday May 24, 2017 @03:47PM The Trump Administration Wants To Be Able To Track and Hack Your Drone
Wednesday May 24, 2017 @09:29AM Malicious Subtitles Threaten VLC, Kodi and Popcorn Time Users, Researchers Warn
Tuesday May 23, 2017 @09:42PM DEFCON Conference To Target Voting Machines
Tuesday May 23, 2017 @07:13PM Wikimedia Is Clear To Sue the NSA Over Its Use of Warrantless Surveillance Tools
Tuesday May 23, 2017 @03:22PM Hackers Unlock Samsung Galaxy S8 With Fake Iris
Tuesday May 23, 2017 @09:52AM Microsoft Announces 'Windows 10 China Government Edition', Lets Country Use Its Own Encryption
Monday May 22, 2017 @06:35PM Researchers Find Method To Own VoIP Phones, Silently Listen To Any Call
Monday May 22, 2017 @04:57PM Microsoft Says a Chinese 'Gaming Service' Company Is Hacking Xbox Accounts
Monday May 22, 2017 @10:29AM Hackers Hit Russian Bank Customers, Planned International Cyber Raids
Saturday May 20, 2017 @07:48PM Indian Election Officials Challenges Critics To Hack Electronic Voting Machine
Saturday May 20, 2017 @06:06PM Netgear Adds Support For "Collecting Analytics Data" To Popular R7000 Router
Saturday May 20, 2017 @05:08PM Attackers DDoS WannaCry Kill Switch
Saturday May 20, 2017 @03:59PM New SMB Worm Uses Seven NSA Hacking Tools. WannaCry Used Just Two
Saturday May 20, 2017 @02:57AM Groups War Over Resources For DDoS Attacks
Saturday May 20, 2017 @01:33AM Stealing Windows Credentials Using Google Chrome
Friday May 19, 2017 @07:09PM New SMB Worm Uses Seven NSA Hacking Tools. WannaCry Used Just Two.
Friday May 19, 2017 @06:41PM Aftermath From The Net Neutrality Vote: A Mass Movement To Protect The Open Internet?
Friday May 19, 2017 @04:27PM BlackBerry Working With Automakers On Antivirus Tool For Your Car
Friday May 19, 2017 @03:48PM Federal Agents Used a Stingray To Track an Immigrant's Phone
Friday May 19, 2017 @03:26PM A Bug in Twitter's Old Vine App May Have Exposed Your Email
Friday May 19, 2017 @03:16PM Almost All WannaCry Victims Were Running Windows 7
Friday May 19, 2017 @02:11PM CIA Co-Developed 'Athena' Windows Malware With US Cyber Security Company, WikiLeaks Reveals
Friday May 19, 2017 @09:17AM French Researchers Find Last-ditch Cure To Unlock WannaCry Files
Thursday May 18, 2017 @08:22PM Hacker Steals 17 Million Zomato Users' Data, Briefly Puts It On Dark Web
Thursday May 18, 2017 @04:42PM Font Sharing Site DaFont Has Been Hacked, Exposing Thousands of Accounts
Thursday May 18, 2017 @03:59PM Firefox 55: Flash Will Become 'Ask To Activate' For Everyone
Thursday May 18, 2017 @03:47PM Windows XP PCs Infected By WannaCry Can Be Decrypted Without Paying Ransom
Thursday May 18, 2017 @01:57PM 'WannaCry Makes an Easy Case For Linux'
Thursday May 18, 2017 @11:27AM App Maker's Code Stolen in Malware Attack
Thursday May 18, 2017 @02:18AM Any Half-Decent Hacker Could Break Into Mar-a-Lago
Wednesday May 17, 2017 @06:46PM Justice Department Appoints Former FBI Director Robert Mueller As Special Counsel For Russia Investigation
Wednesday May 17, 2017 @11:19AM Chinese State Media Says US Should Take Some Blame For Cyberattack
Tuesday May 16, 2017 @09:15PM Chelsea Manning Set To Be Released From Prison, 28 Years Early
Tuesday May 16, 2017 @12:28PM 1.9 Million Bell Customer Email Addresses Stolen By 'Anonymous Hacker'
Tuesday May 16, 2017 @11:59AM Group Linked To NSA Spy Leaks Threatens Sale of New Tech Secrets
Tuesday May 16, 2017 @10:43AM Hackers Aligned With Vietnam Government Are Attacking Foreign Companies
Tuesday May 16, 2017 @09:57AM Breach at DocuSign Led To Targeted Email Malware Campaign
Monday May 15, 2017 @10:50PM WikiLeaks Dump Reveals CIA Malware That Can Sabotage User Software
Monday May 15, 2017 @07:00PM Disney Chief Bob Iger Says Hackers Claim To Have Stolen Upcoming Movie
Monday May 15, 2017 @05:54PM WannaCry Ransomware Shares Code With North Korean Malware, Says Researchers
Monday May 15, 2017 @04:54PM Access Codes For United Cockpit Doors Accidentally Posted Online
Monday May 15, 2017 @03:15PM Apple Releases macOS 10.12.5, iOS 10.3.2, watchOS 3.2.2, tvOS 10.2.1
Monday May 15, 2017 @02:30PM UK Tabloids Doxxed the 'Hero' Hacker Who Stopped a Global Cyberattack
Monday May 15, 2017 @08:10AM 'Don't Tell People To Turn Off Windows Update, Just Don't'
Monday May 15, 2017 @07:21AM Gizmodo Went Phishing With the Trump Team -- Will They Catch a Charge?
Monday May 15, 2017 @07:04AM Cyberattacks From WannaCry Ransomware Slow But Fears Remain
Monday May 15, 2017 @03:39AM Slashdot Asks: In the Wake Of Ransomware Attacks, Should Tech Companies Change Policies To Support Older OSs Indefinitely?
Monday May 15, 2017 @03:23AM Netflix Says No To Unlocked Android Smartphones
Monday May 15, 2017 @01:59AM UK Group Fights Arrest Over Refusing To Surrender Passwords At The Border
Monday May 15, 2017 @12:58AM PCs Connected To the Internet Will Get Infected With WanaDecrypt0r In Minutes
Sunday May 14, 2017 @09:37PM Microsoft Blasts Spy Agencies For Leaked Exploits Used By WanaDecrypt0r
Sunday May 14, 2017 @04:21PM EFF Warns Most Of Intel's Chipsets Contain 'A Security Hazard'
Sunday May 14, 2017 @08:26AM PCs Connected to the Internet Will Get Infected with WanaDecrypt0r In Minutes
Sunday May 14, 2017 @01:36AM Slashdot Asks: Should Businesses Switch To Biometric Passwords?
Saturday May 13, 2017 @06:53PM WanaDecrypt0r Ransomware Earns Just $26,000 In Ransom Payments
Saturday May 13, 2017 @06:43PM Researchers Find New Version Of WanaDecrypt0r Ransomware Without A Kill Switch
Saturday May 13, 2017 @01:45PM As World Reacts To WanaDecrypt0r, Microsoft Issues Patch For Old Windows Systems
Saturday May 13, 2017 @03:03AM Wana Decryptor Ransomware Using NSA Exploit Leaked By Shadow Brokers To Spread Ransomware Worldwide
Saturday May 13, 2017 @01:05AM 'Accidental Hero' Finds Kill Switch To Stop Wana Decrypt0r Ransomware
Saturday May 13, 2017 @12:06AM 'Accidental Hero' Finds Kill Switch To Stop Spread of Ransomware Cyberattack
Friday May 12, 2017 @09:13PM Google Hands Over $3M in Bug Bounties as Payouts Soar For New Android Flaws
Friday May 12, 2017 @08:34PM Microsoft Finally Bans SHA-1 Certificates In Its Browsers
Friday May 12, 2017 @01:22PM Ransomware Using NSA Exploit Leaked by Shadow Brokers Is on a Global Rampage
Friday May 12, 2017 @10:10AM Cyberattack Hits England's National Health Service With Ransom Demands
Friday May 12, 2017 @09:51AM New Ransomware 'Jaff' Spotted; Malware Groups Pushing 5M Emails Per Hour To Circulate It
Friday May 12, 2017 @09:48AM Telefonica Tells Employees to Shut Down PCs Amid Massive Ransomware Outbreak
Friday May 12, 2017 @05:00AM HP Issues Fix For Keylogger Found On Several Laptop Models
Thursday May 11, 2017 @08:07PM Trump Signs Executive Order On Cybersecurity
Thursday May 11, 2017 @04:50PM Expiring Section 702 of FISA Helped US Conclude Russia Hacked Election To Help Trump, NSA Chief Says
Thursday May 11, 2017 @04:46PM Director of National Intelligence Warns of IoT Security Threats
Thursday May 11, 2017 @02:43PM Man To Pay $300,000 In Damages For Hacking Employer
Thursday May 11, 2017 @02:03PM NYU Accidentally Exposed Military Code-breaking Computer Project To Entire Internet
Thursday May 11, 2017 @11:26AM Keylogger Found in Audio Driver of HP Laptops, Says Report
Thursday May 11, 2017 @08:58AM Keylogger Found in Audio Driver of HP Laptops
Wednesday May 10, 2017 @08:24PM New IoT Malware Targets 100,000 IP Cameras Via Known Flaw
Wednesday May 10, 2017 @07:50PM Call Center Operator and His Cousin Steal $645,000 From UK Water Supplier
Wednesday May 10, 2017 @01:53PM Hackers Came, But the French Were Prepared
Tuesday May 09, 2017 @08:49PM FCC Should Prove DDoS Attacks Stopped Net Neutrality Comments
Tuesday May 09, 2017 @05:52PM Trump Fires FBI Director James Comey
Tuesday May 09, 2017 @03:27PM Officials Fear Russia Could Try To Target United States Through Kaspersky AV
Tuesday May 09, 2017 @11:42AM NIST's Draft To Remove Periodic Password Change Requirements Gets Vendors' Approval
Tuesday May 09, 2017 @12:12AM Mac Users Installing Popular DVD Ripper Get Nasty Backdoor Instead