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Slashdot Items Tagged "security"

Date / TimeStory
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
Friday December 19, 2014 @12:02PM New Zeus Variant Targets Users Of 150 Banks
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
Sunday November 09, 2014 @02:13PM Berlin's Digital Exiles: Where Tech Activists Go To Escape the NSA
Saturday November 08, 2014 @02:14PM More Tor .Onion Sites May Get Digital Certificates Soon
Thursday November 06, 2014 @11:25PM Informational Wi-Fi Traffic As a Covert Communication Channel For Malware
Thursday November 06, 2014 @11:24PM British Spies Are Free To Target Lawyers and Journalists
Thursday November 06, 2014 @06:26PM Home Depot Says Hackers Grabbed 53 Million Email Addresses
Thursday November 06, 2014 @01:53PM WireLurker Mac OS X Malware Found, Shut Down
Wednesday November 05, 2014 @05:52PM The Fight Over the EFF's Secure Messaging Scoreboard
Tuesday November 04, 2014 @09:24PM Google Releases Open Source Nogotofail Network Traffic Security Testing Tool
Tuesday November 04, 2014 @01:21PM Ask Slashdot: Single Sign-On To Link Google Apps and Active Directory?
Monday November 03, 2014 @06:45PM Flaw in New Visa Cards Would Let Hackers Steal $1M Per Card
Monday November 03, 2014 @01:11PM Smartphone App To Be Used As Hotel Room Keys
Monday November 03, 2014 @10:25AM The 7th Underhanded C Contest Is Online
Monday November 03, 2014 @08:06AM Chinese Hackers Mess With Texas By Attacking Fracking Firms
Saturday November 01, 2014 @07:34PM Video Raises Doubts About Attkisson's Claims of Malicious Hacking
Saturday November 01, 2014 @02:22PM OpenBSD 5.6 Released
Thursday October 30, 2014 @05:00PM Google To Disable Fallback To SSL 3.0 In Chrome 39 and Remove In Chrome 40
Thursday October 30, 2014 @04:30PM Vulnerabilities Found (and Sought) In More Command-Line Tools
Thursday October 30, 2014 @08:38AM Drupal Warns Users of Mass, Automated Attacks On Critical Flaw
Wednesday October 29, 2014 @02:42PM Security Companies Team Up, Take Down Chinese Hacking Group
Wednesday October 29, 2014 @01:17PM Hackers Breach White House Network
Wednesday October 29, 2014 @11:42AM Apple Pay Competitor CurrentC Breached
Monday October 27, 2014 @08:08AM Book Review: Measuring and Managing Information Risk: a FAIR Approach
Friday October 24, 2014 @07:46PM OwnCloud Dev Requests Removal From Ubuntu Repos Over Security Holes
Thursday October 23, 2014 @08:45AM Cisco Fixes Three-Year-Old Telnet Flaw In Security Appliances
Thursday October 23, 2014 @07:35AM Proposed Penalty For UK Hackers Who "Damage National Security": Life
Wednesday October 22, 2014 @11:48AM Windows 0-Day Exploited In Ongoing Attacks
Tuesday October 21, 2014 @11:35AM Google Adds USB Security Keys To 2-Factor Authentication Options
Tuesday October 21, 2014 @08:25AM Delivering Malicious Android Apps Hidden In Image Files
Thursday October 16, 2014 @02:15PM FBI Director Continues His Campaign Against Encryption
Thursday October 16, 2014 @11:47AM FBI Warns Industry of Chinese Cyber Campaign
Wednesday October 15, 2014 @03:48PM Drupal Fixes Highly Critical SQL Injection Flaw
Tuesday October 14, 2014 @08:46AM Dropbox Wasn't Hacked, Says Leaked Credentials Are From Unrelated Services
Monday October 13, 2014 @02:23PM Password Security: Why the Horse Battery Staple Is Not Correct
Monday October 13, 2014 @09:11AM The Correct Response To Photo Hack Victim-Blamers
Sunday October 12, 2014 @03:41PM Pro-Democracy Websites In Hong Kong Targeted With and Serving Malware
Sunday October 12, 2014 @07:59AM How Poor Punctuation Can Break Windows
Friday October 10, 2014 @07:05PM Kmart Says Its Payment System Was Hacked
Friday October 10, 2014 @12:43PM Interviews: Ask Reuben Paul What Hackers Can Learn From an 8-Year-Old
Thursday October 09, 2014 @05:46PM Ask Slashdot: Capture the Flag Training
Thursday October 09, 2014 @05:18PM National Security Letter Issuance Likely Headed To Supreme Court
Thursday October 09, 2014 @01:23PM A Critical Look At Walter "Scorpion" O'Brien
Thursday October 09, 2014 @07:26AM Department of Defense May Give Private Cloud Vendors Access To Top Secret Data
Wednesday October 08, 2014 @04:32PM The Malware of the Future May Come Bearing Real Gifts
Tuesday October 07, 2014 @11:37PM Infected ATMs Give Away Millions of Dollars Without Credit Cards
Tuesday October 07, 2014 @09:59AM Encryption and the Right to Privacy
Monday October 06, 2014 @12:12PM Hackers Compromised Yahoo Servers Using Shellshock Bug
Monday October 06, 2014 @09:13AM Bugzilla Bug Exposes Zero-Day Bugs
Sunday October 05, 2014 @03:26PM Professor Kevin Fu Answers Your Questions About Medical Device Security
Sunday October 05, 2014 @11:14AM DARPA Delving Into the Black Art of Super Secure Software Obfuscation
Sunday October 05, 2014 @11:13AM Smart Gun Inspires Smart Mouse Authentification System
Friday October 03, 2014 @02:28AM JP Morgan Chase Attacked; data for 76million stolen
Thursday October 02, 2014 @08:14PM FDA Issues Guidance On Cybersecurity of Medical Devices
Thursday October 02, 2014 @05:09PM Google Threatened With $100M Lawsuit Over Nude Celebrity Photos
Thursday October 02, 2014 @04:54PM Hacking USB Firmware
Thursday October 02, 2014 @10:39AM Building a Honeypot To Observe Shellshock Attacks In the Real World
Thursday October 02, 2014 @08:19AM Xen Cloud Fix Shows the Right Way To Patch Open-Source Flaws
Thursday October 02, 2014 @07:16AM New OS X Backdoor Malware Roping Macs Into Botnet
Wednesday October 01, 2014 @04:41PM Leaked Docs Reveal List of 30 Countries Hacked On Orders of FBI Informant Sabu
Wednesday October 01, 2014 @01:06PM Obama Administration Argues For Backdoors In Personal Electronics
Wednesday October 01, 2014 @12:04PM iOS Trojan Targets Hong Kong Protestors
Tuesday September 30, 2014 @07:28AM Apple Fixes Shellshock In OS X
Tuesday September 30, 2014 @07:21AM Man Walks Past Security Screening Staring At iPad, Causing Airport Evacuation
Sunday September 28, 2014 @09:04PM Bash To Require Further Patching, As More Shellshock Holes Found
Sunday September 28, 2014 @02:05PM At CIA Starbucks, Even the Baristas Are Covert
Saturday September 27, 2014 @06:43AM Apple Yet To Push Patch For "Shellshock" Bug
Thursday September 25, 2014 @07:50PM NSF Awards $10 Million To Protect America's Processors
Thursday September 25, 2014 @06:06PM First Shellshock Botnet Attacking Akamai, US DoD Networks
Thursday September 25, 2014 @12:57PM Flurry of Scans Hint That Bash Vulnerability Could Already Be In the Wild
Thursday September 25, 2014 @10:07AM Amazon Forced To Reboot EC2 To Patch Bug In Xen
Thursday September 25, 2014 @09:16AM Ask Slashdot: How To Keep Students' Passwords Secure?
Thursday September 25, 2014 @01:24AM Dropbox and Google Want To Make Open Source Security Tools Easy To Use
Thursday September 25, 2014 @01:21AM 5 Million Gmail Passwords Leaked, Google Says No Evidence Of Compromise
Thursday September 25, 2014 @01:12AM Apple Denies Systems Breach In Photo Leak
Thursday September 25, 2014 @01:05AM Reported iCloud Hack Leaks Hundreds of Private Celebrity Photos
Thursday September 25, 2014 @01:05AM New Nigerian ID Card Includes Prepay MasterCard Wallet
Wednesday September 24, 2014 @10:18PM Banks Report Credit Card Breach At Home Depot
Wednesday September 24, 2014 @08:56PM Where Whistleblowers End Up Working
Wednesday September 24, 2014 @04:35PM Remote Exploit Vulnerability Found In Bash
Wednesday September 24, 2014 @02:26PM US Asks Universities To Flag Risky Pathogen Experiments
Wednesday September 24, 2014 @12:47PM Apple Allegedly Knew of iCloud Brute-Force Vulnerability Since March
Tuesday September 23, 2014 @11:10AM jQuery.com Compromised To Serve Malware
Monday September 22, 2014 @04:03PM Service Promises To Leak Your Documents If the Government Murders You
Saturday September 20, 2014 @09:24PM Secret Service Critics Pounce After White House Breach
Saturday September 20, 2014 @09:18PM Emails Cast Unflattering Light On Internal Politics of Healthcare.gov Rollout
Friday September 19, 2014 @07:41PM Data Archiving Standards Need To Be Future-Proofed
Friday September 19, 2014 @06:28PM Microsoft Kills Off Its Trustworthy Computing Group
Friday September 19, 2014 @05:32PM Google's Doubleclick Ad Servers Exposed Millions of Computers To Malware
Wednesday September 17, 2014 @04:13PM Tinba Trojan Targets Major US Banks
Wednesday September 17, 2014 @02:07PM eBay Redirect Attack Puts Buyers' Credentials At Risk
Monday September 15, 2014 @10:37AM Canon Printer Hacked To Run Doom Video Game
Sunday September 14, 2014 @08:24PM Malware Distributed Through Twitch Chat Is Hijacking Steam Accounts
Sunday September 14, 2014 @07:59PM New Details About NSA's Exhaustive Search of Edward Snowden's Emails
Saturday September 13, 2014 @12:26AM Ask Slashdot: Advice On Building a Firewall With VPN Capabilities?
Friday September 12, 2014 @07:28AM Turning the Tables On "Phone Tech Support" Scammers
Monday September 08, 2014 @09:33AM Feds Say NSA "Bogeyman" Did Not Find Silk Road's Servers
Friday September 05, 2014 @02:34PM Mozilla 1024-Bit Cert Deprecation Leaves 107,000 Sites Untrusted
Thursday September 04, 2014 @05:10PM Hackers Break Into HealthCare.gov
Thursday September 04, 2014 @02:35PM Privacy Vulnerabilities In Coursera, Including Exposed Student Email Addresses
Wednesday September 03, 2014 @11:04AM Akamai Warns: Linux Systems Infiltrated and Controlled In a DDoS Botnet
Wednesday September 03, 2014 @09:32AM Bringing New Security Features To Docker
Tuesday September 02, 2014 @07:18AM Hackers Behind Biggest-Ever Password Theft Begin Attacks
Monday September 01, 2014 @11:26PM Tox, a Skype Replacement Built On 'Privacy First'
Sunday August 31, 2014 @10:39AM Hacker Disrupts New Zealand Election Campaign
Friday August 29, 2014 @11:27AM Microsoft Releases Replacement Patch With Two Known Bugs
Thursday August 28, 2014 @04:58PM The Executive Order That Led To Mass Spying, As Told By NSA Alumni
Thursday August 28, 2014 @07:43AM FBI Investigates 'Sophisticated' Cyber Attack On JP Morgan, 4 More US Banks
Wednesday August 27, 2014 @02:23PM Netflix Open Sources Internal Threat Monitoring Tools
Wednesday August 27, 2014 @08:28AM Chromium 37 Launches With Major Security Fixes, 64-bit Windows Support
Tuesday August 26, 2014 @05:33PM Project Zero Exploits 'Unexploitable' Glibc Bug
Monday August 25, 2014 @11:10AM Securing the US Electrical Grid
Saturday August 23, 2014 @12:07AM Securing Networks In the Internet of Things Era
Friday August 22, 2014 @03:58PM Your Phone Can Be Snooped On Using Its Gyroscope
Thursday August 21, 2014 @08:43PM UPS: We've Been Hacked
Wednesday August 20, 2014 @05:04PM Smartphone Kill Switch, Consumer Boon Or Way For Government To Brick Your Phone?
Wednesday August 20, 2014 @12:48PM Book Review: Social Engineering In IT Security Tools, Tactics, and Techniques
Wednesday August 20, 2014 @09:26AM 51% of Computer Users Share Passwords
Tuesday August 19, 2014 @11:17AM Nuclear Regulator Hacked 3 Times In 3 Years
Monday August 18, 2014 @07:06PM Research Unveils Improved Method To Let Computers Know You Are Human
Monday August 18, 2014 @06:58PM Hackers Steal Data Of 4.5 Million US Hospital Patients
Monday August 18, 2014 @02:01PM Linux Kernel Git Repositories Add 2-Factor Authentication
Monday August 18, 2014 @08:33AM Researchers Find Hundreds of Thousands of Woefully Insecure IoT Devices
Sunday August 17, 2014 @10:56AM New Cridex Malware Copies Tactics From GameOver Zeus
Thursday August 14, 2014 @09:43PM US Defense Contractors Still Waiting For Breach Notification Rules
Thursday August 14, 2014 @02:00PM Google Expands Safe Browsing To Block Unwanted Downloads
Thursday August 14, 2014 @09:26AM The Biggest iPhone Security Risk Could Be Connecting One To a Computer
Wednesday August 13, 2014 @12:00PM A Look At Advanced Targeted Attacks Through the Lens of a Human-Rights NGO
Wednesday August 13, 2014 @10:35AM Password Gropers Hit Peak Stupid, Take the Spamtrap Bait
Tuesday August 12, 2014 @06:09PM Study: Firmware Plagued By Poor Encryption and Backdoors
Tuesday August 12, 2014 @08:44AM Ask Slashdot: Why Are Online Job Applications So Badly Designed?
Monday August 11, 2014 @10:53AM Hackers Demand Automakers Get Serious About Security
Monday August 11, 2014 @10:45AM Connected Collar Lets Your Cat Do the War-Driving
Monday August 11, 2014 @06:42AM DARPA Wants To Kill the Password
Sunday August 10, 2014 @11:30AM Silent Circle's Blackphone Exploited at Def Con
Saturday August 09, 2014 @07:56PM John McAfee Airs His Beefs About Privacy In Def Con Surprise Talk
Friday August 08, 2014 @11:17AM Cornering the Market On Zero-Day Exploits
Thursday August 07, 2014 @06:00PM Microsoft To Drop Support For Older Versions of Internet Explorer
Thursday August 07, 2014 @05:51PM Facebook Acquires Server-Focused Security Startup
Thursday August 07, 2014 @08:45AM Oracle Database Redaction Trivial To Bypass, Says David Litchfield
Thursday August 07, 2014 @07:50AM Massive Russian Hack Has Researchers Scratching Their Heads
Thursday August 07, 2014 @07:37AM Mozilla Dumps Info of 76,000 Developers To Public Web Server
Wednesday August 06, 2014 @08:33AM Alleged Massive Account and Password Seizure By Russian Group
Wednesday August 06, 2014 @12:23AM Hack an Oscilloscope, Get a DMCA Take-Down Notice From Tektronix

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