Slashdot Items Tagged "security"

Date / Time Story
Tuesday August 23, 2016 @11:06AM Epic Games Forums Hacked, Again
Monday August 22, 2016 @07:06PM BHU's 'Tiger Will Power' Wi-Fi Router May Be The Most Insecure Router Ever Made
Monday August 22, 2016 @06:20PM Turkish Journalist Jailed For Terrorism Was Framed, Forensic Report Shows
Monday August 22, 2016 @06:19PM This Chinese Router Is Depressingly Insecure and Downright Evil
Monday August 22, 2016 @05:34PM Researchers Discover Why We Ignore PC Security Warnings
Monday August 22, 2016 @04:34PM FBI Finds 14,900 More Documents From Hillary Clinton's Email Server
Sunday August 21, 2016 @06:35PM Software Exploits Aren't Needed To Hack Most Organizations
Sunday August 21, 2016 @02:50PM Will Internet Voting Endanger The Secret Ballot?
Sunday August 21, 2016 @02:11PM German Minister Wants Facial Recognition Software At Airports and Train Stations
Saturday August 20, 2016 @08:50PM New Linux Trojan Is A DDoS Tool, a Bitcoin Miner, and Web Ransomware
Saturday August 20, 2016 @06:00PM How SSL/TLS Encryption Hides Malware
Saturday August 20, 2016 @05:24PM Has WikiLeaks Morphed Into A Malware Hub?
Saturday August 20, 2016 @01:26AM Computer Science Professor Mocks The NSA's Buggy Code
Friday August 19, 2016 @05:28PM Computer Science Professor Gives Failing Grade to Newly Leaked NSA Hacking Tool
Friday August 19, 2016 @12:45PM Malware Infected All Eddie Bauer Stores In US, Canada
Friday August 19, 2016 @09:47AM The NSA Leak Is Real, Snowden Documents Confirm
Friday August 19, 2016 @06:27AM Password Strength Meters on Websites Are Doing a Terrible Job
Thursday August 18, 2016 @06:31PM 'Smart' Electrical Socket Leaks Your Email Address, Can Launch DDoS Attacks
Thursday August 18, 2016 @06:13PM How The US Will Likely Respond To Shadow Brokers Leak
Thursday August 18, 2016 @06:05PM "Smart" Electrical Socket Leaks Your Email Address, Can Launch DDoS Attacks
Thursday August 18, 2016 @03:46PM Millions Of Steam Game Keys Stolen After Hacker Breaches Gaming Site
Wednesday August 17, 2016 @07:02PM Cisco Patches 'ExtraBacon' Zero-day Exploit Leaked By NSA Hackers
Wednesday August 17, 2016 @05:57PM People Ignore Software Security Warnings Up To 90% of the Time, Says Study
Tuesday August 16, 2016 @06:35PM Malware That Fakes Bank Login Screens Found In Google Ads
Tuesday August 16, 2016 @04:50PM Snowden Speculates Leak of NSA Spying Tools Is Tied To Russian DNC Hack
Tuesday August 16, 2016 @04:15PM Windows UAC Bypass Permits Code Execution
Tuesday August 16, 2016 @02:04PM Anonymous targets engineering firms in Quebec
Monday August 15, 2016 @11:35PM China Launches World's First Quantum Communications Satellite
Monday August 15, 2016 @11:22PM FalseCONNECT Vulnerability Affects Software From Apple, Microsoft, Oracle, More
Monday August 15, 2016 @05:42PM DNC Creates 'Cybersecurity Board' Without Any Cybersecurity Experts
Monday August 15, 2016 @05:38PM 1.4 Billion Android Devices Affected by Linux TCP Flaw
Monday August 15, 2016 @04:47PM Tim Cook: Privacy Is Worth Protecting
Monday August 15, 2016 @04:38PM Linux Traffic Hijack Flaw Also Affects Most Android Phones, Tablets
Monday August 15, 2016 @03:42PM Serious Flaws In iMessage Crypto Allow For Message Decryption
Monday August 15, 2016 @02:32PM Hackers Claim To Be Selling NSA Cyberweapons In Online Auction
Monday August 15, 2016 @11:23AM EU Plans To Extend Some Telecom Rules To Web-Based Providers
Monday August 15, 2016 @09:41AM First Confirmed Prism Surveillance Target Was Democracy Activist
Sunday August 14, 2016 @11:31PM Ask Slashdot: Are There Secure Alternatives To Skype?
Sunday August 14, 2016 @10:44PM Internal 'Set Of Blunders' Crashed Australia's Census Site
Sunday August 14, 2016 @01:28PM Can We Avoid Government Surveillance By Leaving The Grid?
Sunday August 14, 2016 @12:25PM Under Fire, US Social Security Site Changes Security Policy Again
Sunday August 14, 2016 @11:56AM Should Cloud Vendors Decrypt Data For The Government?
Saturday August 13, 2016 @08:38PM Researchers Warn Linux Vendors About Cloud-Memory Hacking Trick
Saturday August 13, 2016 @05:57PM One In Five Vehicle Software Vulnerabilities Are 'Hair On Fire' Critical
Saturday August 13, 2016 @04:59PM America's NIST Seeks Public Comments on Cybersecurity and Cryptography
Saturday August 13, 2016 @02:53PM Disable WPAD Now or Have Your Accounts Compromised, Researchers Warn
Saturday August 13, 2016 @11:53AM Voting Machines Can Be Easily Compromised, Symantec Demonstrates
Friday August 12, 2016 @11:25PM New Cache Attack Can Monitor Keystrokes On Android Phones
Friday August 12, 2016 @08:04PM Hacker Publishes Cell Phone Numbers of House Democrats
Friday August 12, 2016 @07:47PM LinkedIn Suffers Huge Bot Attack That Steals Members' Personal Data
Friday August 12, 2016 @05:43PM DDoSCoin: New Crypto-Currency Rewards Users For Participating In DDoS Attacks
Friday August 12, 2016 @09:57AM New Air-Gap Jumper Covertly Transmits Data in Hard-Drive Sounds
Thursday August 11, 2016 @07:17PM Tor Promises Not To Build Backdoors Into Its Services
Thursday August 11, 2016 @04:12PM Ask Slashdot: How Do You Deal With Unreasonable Companies?
Thursday August 11, 2016 @01:57PM A New Wireless Hack Can Unlock Almost Every Volkswagen Sold Since 1995
Thursday August 11, 2016 @12:23PM Hack of Democrats' Accounts Was Wider Than Believed, Officials Say
Thursday August 11, 2016 @12:19PM France Says Fight Against Messaging Encryption Needs Worldwide Initiative
Wednesday August 10, 2016 @07:45PM Tesla Owner In China Blames Autopilot For Crash
Wednesday August 10, 2016 @06:52PM Samsung Pay Hack Lets Attackers Make Fraudulent Payments
Wednesday August 10, 2016 @06:37PM Microsoft Accidentally Provides Example of Dangers of Encryption 'Back Doors'
Wednesday August 10, 2016 @02:53PM Muslim dating site hacked, 98,8% accounts said to be false
Wednesday August 10, 2016 @02:43PM Linux Bug Leaves USA Today, Other Top Sites Vulnerable To Serious Hijacking Attacks
Wednesday August 10, 2016 @02:06PM Researchers Crack Microsoft Feature, Say Encryption Backdoors Similarly Crackable
Wednesday August 10, 2016 @12:03PM Zero-Day Hunters Will Pay Over Twice as Much as Apple's New Bug Bounty Programme
Wednesday August 10, 2016 @11:28AM Popular Sex Toy Caught Sending Intimate Data To Manufacturer
Wednesday August 10, 2016 @10:05AM Dota 2 Forum Breach Leaks 2 Million User Accounts
Tuesday August 09, 2016 @07:10PM Australian Census Website Shut Down On Census Night After 4 DDoS Attacks
Tuesday August 09, 2016 @06:29PM Annoying 'Open PDF In Edge' Default Option Puts Windows 10 Users At Risk
Tuesday August 09, 2016 @05:15PM Microsoft Disables RC4 In Internet Explorer 11 and Edge
Tuesday August 09, 2016 @05:13PM Annoying "Open PDF in Edge" Default Option Puts Windows 10 Users at Risk
Tuesday August 09, 2016 @01:11PM China Suspected of Hacking Organizations Involved in South China Sea Dispute
Tuesday August 09, 2016 @12:07PM Researchers Crack Open Unusually Advanced Malware that Hid For 5 Years
Monday August 08, 2016 @07:26PM White House Releases Federal Source Code Policy To Help Government Agencies Go Open Source
Monday August 08, 2016 @06:32PM Hacker Uses Fake Boarding Pass App To Get Into Fancy Airline Lounges
Monday August 08, 2016 @06:08PM Google: Unwanted Software Is Worse Than Malware
Monday August 08, 2016 @04:19PM Iran Bans Pokemon Go Over 'Security Concerns'
Monday August 08, 2016 @02:48PM Data Breach At Oracle's MICROS Point-of-Sale Division
Monday August 08, 2016 @01:24PM 75 Percent of Bluetooth Smart Locks Can Be Hacked
Monday August 08, 2016 @01:14PM One Billion Monitors Vulnerable to Hijacking and Spying
Monday August 08, 2016 @10:49AM Hackers Make the First-Ever Ransomware For Smart Thermostats
Sunday August 07, 2016 @09:08PM 900M Android Devices Vulnerable To New 'Quadrooter' Security Flaw
Sunday August 07, 2016 @08:02PM Linux on Windows Exposes a New Attack Surface
Sunday August 07, 2016 @07:23PM Aggressive Hackers Are Targeting Rio's Olympics
Sunday August 07, 2016 @06:11PM FBI Forced To Release 18 Hours of Spy Plane Footage
Sunday August 07, 2016 @05:44PM DOJ Official Tells 100 Federal Judges To Use Tor
Sunday August 07, 2016 @04:41PM Microsoft Researchers Reveal Remote Encryption-Bypassing 'Evil Butler' Exploit
Sunday August 07, 2016 @02:14PM 32 States Offer Online Voting, But Experts Warn It Isn't Secure
Saturday August 06, 2016 @09:40PM GhostMail Closes in September, Leaves Users Searching For Secure Email Alternatives
Saturday August 06, 2016 @06:45PM 'Mayhem' Wins $2M In DARPA's AI Hacking Contest, Draws EFF Scrutiny
Saturday August 06, 2016 @05:30PM Conservative Site Argues Profiting from Snowden 'Treason' May Violate Law
Saturday August 06, 2016 @03:40PM Assange Says Wikileaks is 'Working On' Hacking Donald Trump's Tax Return
Saturday August 06, 2016 @12:34PM Nigerian Scammers Infect Themselves With Own Malware, Reveal New Fraud Scheme
Saturday August 06, 2016 @12:02PM Remote Evil Butler Attack Threatens Windows Computers
Saturday August 06, 2016 @12:34AM BBC To Deploy Detection Vans To Snoop On Internet Users
Saturday August 06, 2016 @12:17AM Is The US Social Security Site Still Vulnerable To Identity Theft?
Friday August 05, 2016 @11:32PM The Dark Side of Certificate Transparency
Friday August 05, 2016 @07:45PM Car Thieves Arrested After Using Laptop and Malware To Steal More Than 30 Jeeps
Friday August 05, 2016 @05:54PM 1,000+ US Spies Are Protecting Rio Olympics, Says Report
Friday August 05, 2016 @04:17PM DJI Issues Software Update That Implements No-Fly Zones For Rio Olympics
Friday August 05, 2016 @02:47PM Hackers Bring Ethics To Las Vegas
Friday August 05, 2016 @01:21PM This Company Has Built a Profile On Every American Adult
Friday August 05, 2016 @10:10AM Robocalling Scourge May Not Be Unstoppable After All
Thursday August 04, 2016 @06:57PM Malware Linked To Government of Kazakhstan Targets Journalists, Political Activists and Lawyers, Says Report
Thursday August 04, 2016 @06:25PM Pokemon Go DDoS Attacks Postponed As PoodleCorp Botnet Suffers Security Breach
Thursday August 04, 2016 @06:01PM Galaxy Note 7 Iris Scanner Explained
Thursday August 04, 2016 @05:15PM Banner Health Alerts 3.7 Million Potential Victims of Hack
Thursday August 04, 2016 @03:57PM Ask Slashdot: Should The DHS Designate Elections As Critical Infrastructure?
Thursday August 04, 2016 @11:41AM New Attack Steals SSNs, E-mail Addresses, and More From HTTPS Pages
Wednesday August 03, 2016 @07:12PM Canada Wants To Keep Federal Data Within National Borders
Wednesday August 03, 2016 @12:35PM Project Hosting Service Fosshub Compromised, Embedding Malware Inside Hosted Files
Wednesday August 03, 2016 @11:21AM Your Battery Status Is Being Used To Track You Online
Wednesday August 03, 2016 @09:23AM Frequent Password Changes Are the Enemy Of Security, FTC Technologist Says
Wednesday August 03, 2016 @07:42AM The Dark Side Of Certificate Transparency
Tuesday August 02, 2016 @07:38PM Bitcoin Exchange Bitfinex Says It Was Hacked, Roughly $60M Stolen
Tuesday August 02, 2016 @06:22PM Top DNC Staffers Leave Following WikiLeaks Email Scandal
Tuesday August 02, 2016 @05:34PM Judge Rules FBI Violated Fourth Amendment By Recording 200+ Hours of Audio At A Courthouse
Tuesday August 02, 2016 @05:24PM Hackers Break Into Telegram, Revealing 15 Million Users' Phone Numbers
Tuesday August 02, 2016 @12:31PM Microsoft Live Account Credentials Leaking From Windows 8 And Above
Tuesday August 02, 2016 @11:27AM Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Launched, Features Curved Display, Iris Scanner
Monday August 01, 2016 @09:10PM Hacker Selling Data For 200 Million Yahoo Users On The Dark Web
Monday August 01, 2016 @07:10PM Hacker Selling Data for 200 Million Yahoo Users on the Dark Web
Monday August 01, 2016 @06:47PM QRLJacking Attack Can Bypass Any QR Login System
Monday August 01, 2016 @06:14PM Elizabeth Holmes Finally Releases Theranos Data, Including A 'miniLab'
Monday August 01, 2016 @03:22PM Washington State Sues Comcast For $100M Over 'Pattern of Deceptive Practices'
Monday August 01, 2016 @01:13PM Reported Top Nigerian Email Scammer Arrested
Monday August 01, 2016 @11:11AM Microsoft's SwiftKey Suspends Sync After Keyboard Leaks Strangers' Contact Details
Monday August 01, 2016 @01:08AM Cyberattackers Hijack Screens at Two Vietnam Airports, Broadcast Political Messages
Sunday July 31, 2016 @07:03PM Ask Slashdot: How Do You Keep Your Credit Card Secure?
Sunday July 31, 2016 @06:36PM QRLJacking Can Bypass Any QR Login System
Sunday July 31, 2016 @05:46PM All Windows 10 Kernel Mode Drivers Must Be Digitally Signed By Microsoft
Saturday July 30, 2016 @11:23PM New Crowdfunding Campaign Offers Modular EOMA68 Computing Devices
Saturday July 30, 2016 @08:17PM Onion Debian Services Are Now Available
Saturday July 30, 2016 @07:39PM 'How I Hacked Imgur for Fun and Profit'
Saturday July 30, 2016 @07:12PM America Uses Stealthy Submarines To Hack Other Countries' Systems
Saturday July 30, 2016 @06:50PM Famed Security Researcher 'Mudge' Creates New Algorithm For Measuring Code Security
Saturday July 30, 2016 @03:40PM Russian Government Gets 'Hacked Back', Attacks Possibly Launched By The NSA
Saturday July 30, 2016 @12:52PM Android Stagefright Bug Required 115 Patches, Millions Still At Risk
Saturday July 30, 2016 @11:52AM Xen Vulnerability Allows Hackers To Escape Qubes OS VM And Own the Host
Saturday July 30, 2016 @10:24AM Russia's Rise To Cyberwar Superpower
Friday July 29, 2016 @10:51PM Cisco Finds $34 Million Ransomware Industry
Friday July 29, 2016 @10:28PM Bruce Schneier: Our Election Systems Must Be Secured If We Want To Stop Foreign Hackers
Friday July 29, 2016 @08:38PM Snowden Questions WikiLeaks' Methods of Releasing Leaks
Friday July 29, 2016 @08:36PM Clinton Campaign Breached By Hackers
Friday July 29, 2016 @05:51PM Malvertising Campaign Infected Thousands of Users Per Day For More Than a Year
Friday July 29, 2016 @04:06PM SwiftKey Bug Leaked Email Addresses, Phone Numbers To Strangers
Friday July 29, 2016 @03:30PM US Military Using $600K 'Drone Buggies' To Patrol Camps In Africa
Friday July 29, 2016 @01:36PM WhatsApp Isn't Fully Deleting Its 'Deleted' Chats
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