Slashdot Items Tagged "security"

Date / Time Story
Tuesday May 30, 2017 @11:36PM Experts Call For Preserving Copper, Pneumatic Systems As Hedge For Cyber Risk
Monday May 22, 2017 @06:35PM Researchers Find Method To Own VoIP Phones, Silently Listen To Any Call
Friday March 10, 2017 @10:13AM Slashdot Asks: Are Password Rules Bullshit?
Saturday November 05, 2016 @11:08PM User Forks FileZilla FTP Client After Getting Hacked
Tuesday August 16, 2016 @02:04PM Anonymous targets engineering firms in Quebec
Wednesday August 10, 2016 @02:53PM Muslim dating site hacked, 98,8% accounts said to be false
Wednesday August 03, 2016 @07:42AM The Dark Side Of Certificate Transparency
Tuesday July 26, 2016 @10:25AM Hiding Commands in AAAA DNS Records for Covert Command and Control Channels
Sunday June 26, 2016 @04:50AM How to Phone Home with Somebody Else's Phone
Saturday June 11, 2016 @03:00AM Ransomware Attacks Targeting Schools, Calgary Uni Paid C$20,000 in Bitcoin
Monday May 09, 2016 @01:06PM Security Expert Jailed for Reporting Vulnerabilities in Lee County, FL Elections
Wednesday April 20, 2016 @10:39AM FBI Warns Farmers About Smart Farm Hacking Risk
Sunday March 27, 2016 @08:58AM New Attack Discovered On Node.js Package Manager npm
Friday March 25, 2016 @10:25AM Area Around Chernobyl Plant To Become a Nuclear Dump
Wednesday March 23, 2016 @08:39PM Google Opens Access To Its Speech Recognition API, Going Head To Head With Nuance
Wednesday March 23, 2016 @08:02PM CCTV DVR Vulnerabilities Traced To Chinese OEM Which Spurned Researchers' Advice
Tuesday March 22, 2016 @11:27PM After Decades of Abuse, Microsoft Adds an Anti-Macro-Malware Feature To Office
Tuesday March 22, 2016 @11:27AM Encryption Securing Mobile Money Transfers Can Be Broken
Monday March 21, 2016 @09:26AM iMessage Bug Allows Attackers to Decrypt Photos and Videos
Monday March 21, 2016 @09:15AM Rust-Based Redox OS Devs Slam Linux, Unix, GPL
Monday March 21, 2016 @08:49AM Australia Promises To Remove Tax On Bitcoin, Support FinTech Innovation
Sunday March 20, 2016 @03:03PM Bitcoin Trading Platform Announces Huge Downtime Following Cyber-Attack
Sunday March 20, 2016 @02:50PM Facebook Exec Explains Why Technical Skills Aren't Enough To Be a Great Engineer
Sunday March 20, 2016 @11:51AM Snowden: What Happened In 2013 Couldn't Have Happened Without Free Software
Friday March 18, 2016 @10:13PM FTC Warns Android App Developers About Use of Audio-Tracking Code
Thursday March 17, 2016 @02:07PM Ask Slashdot: How To Keep Keyfiles Secure, But Still Accessible?
Thursday March 17, 2016 @09:27AM Pwn2Own Day 1: Hackers Earn $280k For Hacking Chrome, Flash, Safari
Wednesday March 16, 2016 @05:48PM Apple Files Final Response In San Bernardino iPhone Case
Wednesday March 16, 2016 @10:55AM Malvertising Campaign Hits MSN, NY Times, BBC, AOL
Wednesday March 16, 2016 @09:40AM Security Firms Say Chinese Hackers Behind US Ransomware Attacks
Wednesday March 16, 2016 @12:23AM Tavis Ormandy Criticizes Meaningless Antivirus Excellence Awards
Tuesday March 15, 2016 @07:00PM DOJ Threatens To Seize iOS Source Code
Tuesday March 15, 2016 @11:04AM Hack Chromebook In Guest Mode, Win $100,000
Tuesday March 15, 2016 @09:42AM DOJ to Apple: We can do this the hard way, if you want
Tuesday March 15, 2016 @09:01AM Verizon To Pay $1.35 Million Fine To Settle US Privacy Probe
Tuesday March 15, 2016 @08:44AM Amazon Wants To Replace Passwords With Selfies and Videos
Monday March 14, 2016 @09:38PM Typosquatters Running .om Domain Scam To Push Mac Malware
Sunday March 13, 2016 @10:17PM US Says North Korean Submarine Missing
Sunday March 13, 2016 @12:04PM Hackers Steal Bank's Crypto Credentials, But Are Foiled By Their Own Typo
Saturday March 12, 2016 @01:29PM Wi-Fi Hotspot Blocking Persists Despite FCC Crackdown
Saturday March 12, 2016 @04:50AM Qubes OS 3.1 Has Been Released
Saturday March 12, 2016 @03:14AM 600,000 TFTP Servers Can Be Abused For Reflection DDoS Attacks
Saturday March 12, 2016 @03:05AM Critical Bug In Libotr Opens Users of ChatSecure, Adium, Pidgin To Compromise
Saturday March 12, 2016 @01:10AM Leaked Islamic State Documents Identify Thousands of Jihadis
Friday March 11, 2016 @10:37PM 2 Years Later, Java Security Still Broken By Faulty Oracle Patch
Friday March 11, 2016 @09:18PM Apple Might Be Forced to Hand Over iOS Source Code to the FBI
Friday March 11, 2016 @10:05AM One Solution to MITRE's Overworked CVE System: Build a New One
Thursday March 10, 2016 @10:26PM Apple Announces 'Let Us Loop You In' Event For March 21st
Thursday March 10, 2016 @09:06PM Federal Judge Admits Existence Of NSA's PRISM Program
Thursday March 10, 2016 @01:03PM FBI Quietly Changes Its Privacy Rules For Accessing NSA Data On Americans
Thursday March 10, 2016 @11:23AM Dell Open Sources DCEPT, a Honeypot Tool For Detecting Network Intrusions
Thursday March 10, 2016 @09:50AM Biometric Tech Uses Sound To Distinguish Ear Cavity Shape
Wednesday March 09, 2016 @11:34PM Microsoft To Court: Make Comcast Give Us Windows-Pirating Subscriber's Info
Wednesday March 09, 2016 @01:13PM Hacking Internet-Connected Trucks and Buses
Wednesday March 09, 2016 @12:02PM Home Depot Will Pay Up To $19.5 Million For Massive 2014 Data Breach
Tuesday March 08, 2016 @08:45PM KeRanger Mac Ransomware Based On Linux Forebear, Not Windows
Tuesday March 08, 2016 @04:10PM FTC Demands Info From PCI Auditors On Breached Companies' Compliance
Monday March 07, 2016 @03:33PM Apple Has Shut Down the First Fully-Functional Mac OS X Ransomware
Monday March 07, 2016 @01:38PM Facebook Fixes Bug That Allowed Users To Set Other Users' Passwords
Sunday March 06, 2016 @11:38AM You Can Unlock Fingerprint-Protected Phones With A Regular Inkjet Printer
Saturday March 05, 2016 @11:27PM Fingerprint-Protected Phones Vulnerable To Inkjet Attack
Saturday March 05, 2016 @05:18PM Anonymous Hacks Donald Trump's Voicemail and Leaks the Messages
Saturday March 05, 2016 @10:58AM New Ransomware-as-a-Service Speaks To Victims
Saturday March 05, 2016 @12:28AM WordPress Plugin Comes With a Backdoor, Steals Admin Credentials In Cleartext
Friday March 04, 2016 @08:47PM Eavesdropping On 3D Printers Allows Reverse Engineering of Designs
Thursday March 03, 2016 @09:54PM Kim To N. Korean Military: Be Ready To Use Nuclear Weapons At Any Time
Thursday March 03, 2016 @09:32PM Mozilla Bans Popular Firefox Add-On That Tampered With Security Settings
Thursday March 03, 2016 @04:03PM U8 Smartwatch Engages In Covert Traffic With Chinese IP Behind Your Back
Thursday March 03, 2016 @11:45AM FREAK, Logjam, DROWN All a Result of Weaknesses Demanded By US Gov't
Thursday March 03, 2016 @12:35AM Guix Gets Grafts: Timely Delivery of Security Updates
Wednesday March 02, 2016 @10:15PM Pirates Hacked Shipping Firm's CMS To Plan Attacks, Find Valuable Cargo
Wednesday March 02, 2016 @02:04PM DoD Announces New Bug Bounty Program Called Hack the Pentagon
Wednesday March 02, 2016 @12:20PM LibreSSL Unaffected By DROWN
Wednesday March 02, 2016 @12:00PM Hacking a Professional Drone
Wednesday March 02, 2016 @01:33AM Microsoft Brings Post-Breach Detection To Windows 10
Tuesday March 01, 2016 @11:24PM Security Talent Shortage Hits Cybercrime Groups, Too
Tuesday March 01, 2016 @02:33PM Mars Rover Code Used For Cyber-Espionage Malware
Tuesday March 01, 2016 @01:43PM A Third of All HTTPS Websites Vulnerable To DROWN Attack
Monday February 29, 2016 @02:54PM Snapchat Employee Data Leaked Following Phishing Scam
Friday February 26, 2016 @03:09PM 90% of All SSL VPNs Use Insecure Or Outdated Encryption
Thursday February 25, 2016 @08:39PM ISIS Makes Direct Threats Against Mark Zuckerberg and Jack Dorsey
Thursday February 25, 2016 @01:10PM Keylogger Authors Manage To Infect Themselves 16 Different Times
Thursday February 25, 2016 @11:09AM Patient Monitors Altered, Drug Dispensary Popped In Colossal Hospital Hack Test
Thursday February 25, 2016 @09:40AM Google Releases Project Shield To Fight Against DDoS Attacks
Wednesday February 24, 2016 @02:03PM Attackers Can Turn Microsoft's Exploit Defense Tool EMET Against Itself
Wednesday February 24, 2016 @12:38PM FTC Forces Asus To Improve Router Security
Wednesday February 24, 2016 @11:38AM Baidu Browser Acts Like a Mildly Tempered Infostealer Virus
Tuesday February 23, 2016 @10:23PM To Secure ATM Transactions: Ditch the Card
Tuesday February 23, 2016 @05:05PM Cross-Site Scripting Enabled On 1000 Major Sites
Tuesday February 23, 2016 @02:13PM Mousejack Attacks Exploit Wireless Keyboards and Mice
Monday February 22, 2016 @11:30PM Database Error Exposes Sensitive Information On 1,700 Kids
Monday February 22, 2016 @08:50PM Airport Experiment Shows That People Recklessly Connect To Any Free Wi-Fi Spot
Monday February 22, 2016 @05:08PM AT&T and Intel Team Up To Test Drone Technology
Monday February 22, 2016 @12:19PM MasterCard Rolls Out 'Selfie' Verification For Mobile Payments
Monday February 22, 2016 @11:18AM Apple's iPhone Already Has a Backdoor
Monday February 22, 2016 @10:32AM What Happens When Google Doc Credentials Are Leaked On the Dark Web?
Monday February 22, 2016 @09:40AM HTTP GZIP Compression Leaks Data On the Location of Tor Web Servers
Saturday February 20, 2016 @12:55AM Comodo Antivirus Tech Support Feature Lets Anyone Connect To Your PC
Friday February 19, 2016 @04:35PM Apple Says Sorry For iPhone Error 53 and Issues IOS 9.2.1 Update To Fix It
Friday February 19, 2016 @04:01PM Judge Slams Anthem, Rules That Breach Constitutes Harm To Customers
Friday February 19, 2016 @10:23AM 3-in-1 Android Malware Acts As Ransomware, Banking Trojan and Info Thief
Thursday February 18, 2016 @10:04PM Anonymous Hacker Gets Lost At Sea, Rescued, Then Arrested
Thursday February 18, 2016 @08:42PM PVS-Studio Analyzer Spots 40 Bugs In the FreeBSD Kernel
Thursday February 18, 2016 @05:38PM John McAfee Offers To Decrypt San Bernardino iPhone For the FBI and Save America
Thursday February 18, 2016 @02:37PM IRS Warns Of 400% Flood In Phishing and Malware This Tax Year Alone
Thursday February 18, 2016 @12:26PM Stealing Keys From a Laptop In Another Room — and Offline
Thursday February 18, 2016 @11:07AM Magnitude of glibc Vulnerability Coming To Light
Thursday February 18, 2016 @09:42AM Russian POS Pickpocket Generates New Interest In RFID-Blocking Wallets
Wednesday February 17, 2016 @10:53PM L.A. Hospital Pays Off Ransomware Thieves To Reclaim Its Network
Wednesday February 17, 2016 @06:48PM Hard-Coded Password Exposes Video Surveillance DVRs To Hacking
Tuesday February 16, 2016 @10:04PM Judge Tells Apple To Help FBI Access San Bernardino Shooters' iPhone
Tuesday February 16, 2016 @01:24PM Red Hat, Google Disclose Severe Glibc DNS Vulnerability; Patched But Widespread
Tuesday February 16, 2016 @12:33PM What Gmail's New TLS Icon Really Means: Email Encryption Is Still Broken
Monday February 15, 2016 @07:11PM Hackers Demand $3.6 Million From Hollywood Hospital Following Cyber-Attack
Monday February 15, 2016 @05:26PM Hackers Break Into Ringo Starr's Twitter Account With Simple Password Reset
Monday February 15, 2016 @10:03AM Vulnerability In Font Processing Library Affects Linux, OpenOffice, Firefox
Friday February 12, 2016 @10:11PM Ransomware Hits UK Website, Defaces Homepage
Friday February 12, 2016 @02:54PM UK GHCQ Is Allowed To Hack
Friday February 12, 2016 @12:25PM Hackers of Ukrainian Utilities Probably Hit Mining and Railroad Targets, Too
Friday February 12, 2016 @10:20AM Pirate Bay Browser Streaming Technology Is a Security and Privacy Nightmare
Thursday February 11, 2016 @11:04PM Pwn2Own 2016 Won't Attack Firefox (Because It's Too Easy)
Thursday February 11, 2016 @01:34PM ZDNet Writer Downplays Windows 10's Phoning-Home Habits
Thursday February 11, 2016 @12:12PM Cisco ASA Firewall Has a Wormable Problem — And a Million Installs
Thursday February 11, 2016 @03:17AM Researchers Discover a Cheap Method of Breaking Bitcoin Wallet Passwords
Wednesday February 10, 2016 @04:35PM Trane Takes 2 Years To Remove Hard-Coded Root Passwords From IoT Thermostat
Tuesday February 09, 2016 @11:45PM French Gov't Gives Facebook 3 Months To Stop Tracking Non-User Browsers
Tuesday February 09, 2016 @11:25PM Most IT Pros Have Seen Embarrassing Information About Their Colleagues
Tuesday February 09, 2016 @07:17PM Hearthstone Cheats and Tools Spiked With Malware
Tuesday February 09, 2016 @01:00PM President Obama Unveils $19 Billion Plan To Overhaul U.S. Cybersecurity
Tuesday February 09, 2016 @09:46AM Hackers Leak List of FBI Employees
Tuesday February 09, 2016 @01:23AM Researcher Finds Tens of Software Products Vulnerable To Simple Bug
Monday February 08, 2016 @06:20PM Java Installer Flaw Shows Why You Should Clear Your Downloads Folder
Monday February 08, 2016 @12:10PM Metel Hackers Roll Back ATM Transactions, Steal Millions
Monday February 08, 2016 @09:45AM Hackers Leak DHS Staff Directory, Claim FBI Is Next
Sunday February 07, 2016 @09:42PM Malware Targets Skype Users, Records Conversations
Saturday February 06, 2016 @02:37PM Neutrino Exploit Kit Has a New Way To Detect Security Researchers
Saturday February 06, 2016 @11:50AM Even With Telemetry Disabled, Windows 10 Talks To Dozens of Microsoft Servers
Saturday February 06, 2016 @12:27AM Avast SafeZone Browser Lets Attackers Access Your Filesystem
Friday February 05, 2016 @01:40AM MIT Reveals "Hack-Proof" RFID Chip
Thursday February 04, 2016 @09:48PM Anti-Malware Maker Files Lawsuit Over Bad Review
Thursday February 04, 2016 @01:11PM Push To Hack: Reverse Engineering an IP Camera
Thursday February 04, 2016 @01:02PM Harnessing Artificial Intelligence To Build an Army of Virtual Analysts
Thursday February 04, 2016 @11:22AM Survey: Average Successful Hack Nets Less Than $15,000
Thursday February 04, 2016 @11:06AM Google Targets Fake "Download" and "Play" Buttons
Wednesday February 03, 2016 @01:55PM Winner of the 2015 Underhanded C Contest Announced
Wednesday February 03, 2016 @12:42PM Duplicate Login Details Enabled Hack of More Than 20 Million Chinese Consumers
Wednesday February 03, 2016 @10:16AM Chromodo Browser Disables Key Web Security
Tuesday February 02, 2016 @11:15PM Shopping Mall SMS Parking Notifications Could Be Used To Track Any Car
Tuesday February 02, 2016 @07:43PM Severe and Unpatched eBay Vulnerability Allows Attackers To Distribute Malware
Tuesday February 02, 2016 @05:03PM Socat Weak Crypto Draws Suspicions Of a Backdoor
Tuesday February 02, 2016 @02:19AM AnonSec Attempts To Crash $222m Drone, Releases Secret Flight Videos
Tuesday February 02, 2016 @12:30AM Cisco Patches Authentication, Denial-of-Service, NTP Flaws In Many Products
Monday February 01, 2016 @03:19PM Dutch Police Train Bald Eagles To Take Out Drones
Monday February 01, 2016 @02:11PM Ask Slashdot: How Do I Reduce Information Leakage From My Personal Devices?
Monday February 01, 2016 @12:15PM What Happened To Norse Corp.? Threat Intelligence Vendor Disappears
Monday February 01, 2016 @09:57AM Running "rm -rf /" Is Now Bricking Linux Systems
Monday February 01, 2016 @12:26AM San Francisco Bay Area In Superbowl Surveillance Mode
Sunday January 31, 2016 @07:59PM Microsoft Edge's Private Browsing Mode Isn't Actually Private
Sunday January 31, 2016 @05:37PM LG G3 'Snap' Vulnerability Leaves Owners At Risk of Data Theft
Sunday January 31, 2016 @02:01AM NSA Hacker Chief Explains How To Keep Him Out of Your System
Sunday January 31, 2016 @12:24AM Linux Kernel 2.6.32 LTS Reaches End of Life In February 2016
Saturday January 30, 2016 @02:25PM Sensitive Information Can Be Revealed From Tor Hidden Services On Apache
Saturday January 30, 2016 @12:57AM iOS App Update Technique Puts Users At Risk
Friday January 29, 2016 @04:43PM The Dark Arts: Meet the LulzSec Hackers
Friday January 29, 2016 @04:15PM Google Will Soon Let You Know By Default When Websites Are Unencrypted
Thursday January 28, 2016 @07:33PM Attackers Use Microsoft Office To Push BlackEnergy Malware
Thursday January 28, 2016 @04:49PM Israel's Electric Grid Targeted By Malware, Energy Minister Says
Thursday January 28, 2016 @09:35AM Oracle To Drop Java Browser Plugin In JDK 9
Tuesday January 26, 2016 @12:08PM Exposed HP LaserJet Printers Offer Anonymous FTP To the Public
Sunday January 24, 2016 @11:49PM Ransomware Hits Three Indian Banks, Causes Millions In Damages
Sunday January 24, 2016 @09:34PM Is Blockchain the Most Important IT Invention of Our Age?
Sunday January 24, 2016 @02:23AM Hot Potato Exploit Gives Attackers the Upper Hand On Multiple Windows Versions
Sunday January 24, 2016 @12:23AM Sys-Admin Dispenses Passwords With a Banana
Sunday January 24, 2016 @12:14AM Open-Source Ransomware Abused For the Second Time In Real-Life Infections
Saturday January 23, 2016 @10:56PM IoT Security Is So Bad, There's a Search Engine For Sleeping Kids
Thursday January 21, 2016 @11:47PM Ashley Madison Blackmail Letter Revealed
Thursday January 21, 2016 @04:32PM Fake Facebook Emails Deliver Malware Masquerading As Audio Message
Thursday January 21, 2016 @02:13PM Backdoor Account Found On Devices Used By White House, US Military
Wednesday January 20, 2016 @04:44PM Do the Risks of BYOD Outweigh the Benefits? (Video)
Tuesday January 19, 2016 @09:26AM Serious Linux Kernel Vulnerability Patched
Saturday January 16, 2016 @02:29AM Cheap Web Cams Can Open Permanent, Difficult-To-Spot Backdoors Into Networks
Wednesday January 13, 2016 @11:01PM Coalition letter to Congress opposing TSA's new mandatory-AIT rule
Monday January 11, 2016 @02:32AM New WiFi HaLow Protocol May Bring Old Security Issues With It
Sunday January 10, 2016 @03:23PM GM's New Bug Bounty Program Lacks One Thing: A Bounty
Saturday January 09, 2016 @04:53PM Antivirus Software Could Make Your Company More Vulnerable
Saturday January 09, 2016 @10:22AM Uncooperative Russian ISP Prevents Cisco From Shutting Down Cybercriminal Gang
Thursday January 07, 2016 @06:58PM Android-Based Smart TVs Aren't That Smart When You Install Malware On Them
Thursday January 07, 2016 @12:00PM Time Warner Cable Warns 320,000 Customers of Possible Compromise
Thursday January 07, 2016 @10:37AM Malvertising Campaign Used a Free Certificate From Let's Encrypt
Thursday January 07, 2016 @09:45AM Always-Listening IoT Devices Raise Security Policy Questions For the Workplace
Wednesday December 30, 2015 @02:58PM 1st Cir. injunction re TSA's new mandatory AIT search rule fully briefed
Tuesday December 29, 2015 @01:02PM European Payment Card Protocols Wide Open To Fraud
Monday December 28, 2015 @01:01AM Pwnd Aethra Routers Used To Brute-Force WordPress Sites
Saturday December 26, 2015 @02:22PM Steam: No "Unauthorized Actions" On Exposed Accounts
Friday December 25, 2015 @06:35PM Pwnd Aethra Routers Used To Brute-Force WordPress Sites
Thursday December 24, 2015 @11:05PM Australian Government Tells Citizens To Turn Off Two-factor Authentication
Thursday December 24, 2015 @05:25PM Motion Filed In 1st Circuit To Enjoin TSA's New Mandatory "AIT" Screening
Thursday December 24, 2015 @09:54AM Hyatt Hotels Payment-Processing Systems Hit By Malware
Wednesday December 23, 2015 @03:18PM Motion filed in 1st Circuit to enjoin TSA's new mandatory "AIT" screening
Tuesday December 22, 2015 @01:09PM Oracle Settles FTC Charges Regarding Deceptive Java Security Updates