Slashdot Items Tagged "security"

Date / Time Story
Sunday July 23, 2017 @09:52PM US Agency Revokes All State Discounts For Kaspersky Products
Sunday July 23, 2017 @06:51PM Company Gets 45,000 Bad Facebook Reviews After Teenaged Hacker's Unjust Arrest
Sunday July 23, 2017 @12:13AM Microsoft Launches A Counterattack Against Russia's 'Fancy Bear' Hackers
Thursday July 20, 2017 @05:39PM Sony Using Copyright Requests To Remove Leaked PS4 SDK From the Web
Thursday July 20, 2017 @05:28PM Ubuntu 16.10 Reaches End of Life
Thursday July 20, 2017 @05:00PM Apple Flies Top Privacy Executives Into Australia To Lobby Against Proposed Encryption Laws
Thursday July 20, 2017 @04:30PM Alleged Dark Web Kingpin Doxed Himself With His Personal Hotmail Address
Thursday July 20, 2017 @04:10PM FCC Says It Has No Documentation of Cyberattack That It Claims Happened
Thursday July 20, 2017 @11:07AM Russia Says in Talks With US To Create Cyber Security Working Group
Wednesday July 19, 2017 @06:27PM Hacker Steals $30 Million Worth of Ethereum From Parity Multi-Sig Wallets
Wednesday July 19, 2017 @04:00PM Telecom Lobbyists Downplayed 'Theoretical' Security Flaws in Mobile Data Backbone
Wednesday July 19, 2017 @10:59AM AMD Has No Plans To Release PSP Code
Wednesday July 19, 2017 @10:38AM Avast Now Owns CCleaner After Acquiring Piriform
Tuesday July 18, 2017 @07:02PM Android Backdoor 'GhostCtrl' Can Silently Record Your Audio, Video and More
Tuesday July 18, 2017 @05:04PM Should We Ignore the South Carolina Election Hacking Story?
Tuesday July 18, 2017 @04:39PM Flaw In IoT Security Cameras Leaves Millions of Devices Open To Hackers
Tuesday July 18, 2017 @04:25PM Nearly 90,000 Sex Bots Invaded Twitter in 'One of the Largest Malicious Campaigns Ever Recorded on a Social Network'
Tuesday July 18, 2017 @04:19PM Ask Slashdot: Is Password Masking On Its Way Out?
Tuesday July 18, 2017 @03:13PM Google Bolsters Security To Prevent Another Google Docs Phishing Attack
Tuesday July 18, 2017 @11:08AM Hacks 'Probably Compromised' UK Industry
Monday July 17, 2017 @08:03PM Exploit Derived From EternalSynergy Upgraded To Target Newer Windows Versions
Monday July 17, 2017 @05:06PM Facial Recognition Could Be Coming To Police Body Cameras
Monday July 17, 2017 @04:51PM Hacker Allegedly Steals $7.4 Million In Ethereum After Hijacking ICO
Monday July 17, 2017 @04:19PM US To Create the Independent US Cyber Command, Split Off From NSA
Monday July 17, 2017 @03:25PM US Appeals Court Upholds Nondisclosure Rules For Surveillance Orders
Monday July 17, 2017 @01:46PM It's Trivially Easy to Hack into Anybody's Myspace Account
Sunday July 16, 2017 @01:15PM TechCrunch Urges Developers: Replace C Code With Rust
Sunday July 16, 2017 @02:18AM Is Homeland Security's Face-Scanning At Airports An Unreasonable Search?
Saturday July 15, 2017 @02:30AM Ashley Madison Parent in $11.2 Million Settlement Over Data Breach
Saturday July 15, 2017 @02:16AM US Government Crackdown Threatens Kaspersky's American Dream
Friday July 14, 2017 @10:33PM EternalBlue Vulnerability Scanner Finds Exposed Hosts Worldwide
Friday July 14, 2017 @09:44PM NATO Providing Cybersecurity Equipment To Ukraine
Friday July 14, 2017 @05:10PM Google To Replace SMS Codes With Mobile Prompts in 2-Step-Verification Procedure
Friday July 14, 2017 @02:03PM Popular Chrome Extension Sold To New Dev Who Immediately Turns It Into Adware
Friday July 14, 2017 @11:38AM Google to Replace SMS One-Time Codes With Mobile Prompts in 2FA Procedure
Thursday July 13, 2017 @05:34PM Congress Seeks To Outlaw Cyber Intel Sharing With Russia
Thursday July 13, 2017 @05:23PM Border Patrol Says It's Barred From Searching Cloud Data On Phones
Thursday July 13, 2017 @01:11PM Swedish Security Company Boss Declared 'Bankrupt' After Identity Stolen
Thursday July 13, 2017 @11:09AM Millions of Verizon Customer Records Exposed in Security Lapse
Thursday July 13, 2017 @05:01AM EFF Officially Appeals Tim Berners-Lee Decision On DRM In HTML
Wednesday July 12, 2017 @05:35PM Radio Station Hijacked Eight Times In the Past Month To Play 'I'm a Wanker' Song
Wednesday July 12, 2017 @10:16AM Symantec Explores Selling Web Certificates Business
Wednesday July 12, 2017 @09:55AM Kaspersky Lab Says It Has Become Pawn in US-Russia Geopolitical Game
Tuesday July 11, 2017 @04:47PM Kaspersky Lab Has Been Working With Russian Intelligence
Monday July 10, 2017 @05:46PM Trump Proposes Joint 'Cyber Security Unit' With Russia, Then Quickly Backs Away From It
Monday July 10, 2017 @04:50PM Russians Now Need a Passport To Watch Pornhub
Monday July 10, 2017 @04:33PM Ask Slashdot: Is There a Way To Experience the Chinese Internet From Outside?
Monday July 10, 2017 @03:27PM British Judge Uses Personal Email To Send Details of Sensitive Court Case
Monday July 10, 2017 @02:37PM Google Guillotine Falls on Certificate Authorities WoSign, StartCom
Monday July 10, 2017 @01:52PM Company Accused of Selling User Data Shuts Down After $104 Million Settlement
Saturday July 08, 2017 @05:53PM Ask Slashdot: How Safe, Really, Is Paying For Things Online?
Saturday July 08, 2017 @06:14AM Author of Original Petya Ransomware Publishes Master Decryption Key
Saturday July 08, 2017 @04:28AM Author of Original Petya Ransomware Publishes Master Decryption Key
Friday July 07, 2017 @11:06PM The EFF's 'Let's Encrypt' Plans Wildcard Certificates For Subdomains
Friday July 07, 2017 @09:03AM Hackers Targeting US Nuclear Power Plants, Report Finds
Friday July 07, 2017 @06:55AM Germany Says Cyber Threat Greater Than Expected, More Firms Affected
Friday July 07, 2017 @06:50AM The Pentagon Says It Will Start Encrypting Soldiers' Emails Next Year
Thursday July 06, 2017 @06:45PM M.E.Doc Software Was Backdoored 3 Times, Servers Left Without Updates Since 2013
Thursday July 06, 2017 @06:04PM WikiLeaks Unveils CIA Implants That Steal SSH Credentials From Windows, Linux PCs
Thursday July 06, 2017 @02:42PM New Attack Can Now Decrypt Satellite Phone Calls in 'Real Time'
Thursday July 06, 2017 @02:04PM Russia Jails Hacker For Spilling Top Government Officials' Secrets
Thursday July 06, 2017 @11:51AM iPhone Bugs Are Too Valuable To Report To Apple
Wednesday July 05, 2017 @05:48PM Linux Is Not As Safe As You Think
Wednesday July 05, 2017 @05:28PM Petya Ransomware Authors Demand $250,000 In First Public Statement Since Attack
Wednesday July 05, 2017 @01:11PM Ukraine Scrambles To Contain New Cyber Threat After NotPetya Attack
Wednesday July 05, 2017 @12:21PM Afghan Girl Roboticists Denied US Visas
Monday July 03, 2017 @08:30PM 65 Percent of Major US Banks Have Failed Web Security Testing, Says Report
Monday July 03, 2017 @04:16PM Apple Tests 3-D Face Scanning To Unlock Next iPhone: Bloomberg
Monday July 03, 2017 @09:37AM Security Firms Find Thin Lines Connecting NotPetya to Ukraine Power Grid Attacks
Sunday July 02, 2017 @07:33PM Should Kaspersky Lab Show Its Source Code To The US Government?
Friday June 30, 2017 @02:23PM The Life, Death, and Legacy of iPhone Jailbreaking
Friday June 30, 2017 @06:30AM Despite Hacking Charges, US Tech Industry Fought To Keep Ties To Russia Spy Service
Thursday June 29, 2017 @01:52PM The Petya Ransomware Is Starting To Look Like a Cyberattack in Disguise
Thursday June 29, 2017 @09:45AM Windows 10 Will Soon Protect Files and Folders From Ransomware
Thursday June 29, 2017 @09:12AM Let's Encrypt Hits New Milestone: Over 100,000,000 Certificates Issued
Thursday June 29, 2017 @08:56AM US Senators Seek Military Ban on Kaspersky Lab Products Amid FBI Probe
Thursday June 29, 2017 @08:17AM Hacks Raise Fear Over NSA's Hold on Cyberweapons
Wednesday June 28, 2017 @07:27PM WikiLeaks Dump Reveals CIA Malware For Tracking Windows Devices Via WiFi Networks
Wednesday June 28, 2017 @06:00PM London Metropolitan Police's 18,000 Windows XP PCs Is a Disaster Waiting To Happen
Wednesday June 28, 2017 @04:52PM US Imposes Stricter Security Screenings At Foreign Airports, But Won't Expand Laptop Ban Yet
Wednesday June 28, 2017 @01:15PM FBI Interviews Employees of Russia-Linked Cyber Security Firm Kaspersky Lab
Wednesday June 28, 2017 @12:59PM Vulnerability Discovered In Latest Ubuntu Distributions, Users Advised To Update
Wednesday June 28, 2017 @12:56PM Microsoft's Telemetry Shows Petya Infections in 65 Countries Around the World
Wednesday June 28, 2017 @10:36AM The Guardian Backtracks On WhatsApp 'Backdoor' Report
Wednesday June 28, 2017 @08:47AM Vaccine Found for Petya (NotPetya) Ransomware Outbreak
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 @06:11PM 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
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