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Slashdot Items Tagged "security"

Date / TimeStory
Thursday July 02, 2015 @11:23PM MasterCard To Approve Online Payments Using Your Selfies
Thursday July 02, 2015 @09:05PM UK Government Illegally Spied On Amnesty International
Thursday July 02, 2015 @02:29PM Angler Exploit Kit Evasion Techniques Keep Cryptowall Thriving
Thursday July 02, 2015 @01:42PM Ask Slashdot: Dealing With Passwords Transmitted As Cleartext?
Thursday July 02, 2015 @12:29AM Windows 10 Shares Your Wi-Fi Password With Contacts
Wednesday July 01, 2015 @05:42PM Hundreds of Dark Web mirror sites 'booby-trapping' Tor users
Wednesday July 01, 2015 @05:36PM Federal wiretaps down slightly, encryption impact decreases
Tuesday June 30, 2015 @12:10PM Interviews: Brian Krebs Answers Your Questions
Tuesday June 30, 2015 @10:57AM RFC 7568 Deprecates SSLv3 As Insecure
Tuesday June 30, 2015 @09:56AM UK Researchers Find IPv6-Related Data Leaks In 11 of 14 VPN Providers
Monday June 29, 2015 @05:36PM How IKEA Patched Shellshock
Monday June 29, 2015 @02:55PM Malwarebytes Offers Pirates Its Premium Antimalware Product For Free
Monday June 29, 2015 @02:43PM Avira Wins Case Upholding Its Right To Block Adware
Saturday June 27, 2015 @01:23PM Ask Slashdot: Are Post-Install Windows Slowdowns Inevitable?
Saturday June 27, 2015 @10:27AM Samsung To Stop Blocking Automatic Windows Updates
Friday June 26, 2015 @12:39PM Put Your Enterprise Financial Data In the Cloud? Sure, Why Not
Friday June 26, 2015 @12:31PM My United Airlines Website Hack Gets Snubbed
Thursday June 25, 2015 @03:26PM Cisco Security Appliances Found to Have Default SSH Keys
Tuesday June 23, 2015 @03:57PM Ask Slashdot: Keeping Cloud Data Encrypted Without Cross-Platform Pain?
Tuesday June 23, 2015 @12:40PM Hackers Exploit MacKeeper Flaw To Spread OS X Malware
Tuesday June 23, 2015 @09:47AM New Snowden Leaks Show NSA Attacked Anti-Virus Software
Tuesday June 23, 2015 @08:31AM The US Navy's Warfare Systems Command Just Paid Millions To Stay On Windows XP
Tuesday June 23, 2015 @12:37AM Cyberattack Grounds Planes In Poland
Monday June 22, 2015 @04:29PM Controversial GCHQ Unit Engaged In Domestic Law Enforcement, Online Propaganda
Monday June 22, 2015 @12:44PM Swedish Investigators Attempt Assange Interview; Wikileaks Makes Major Release
Monday June 22, 2015 @08:25AM Linux containers set for surge, but security concerns remain
Saturday June 20, 2015 @12:43AM Fwknop on OpenWrt and Android
Friday June 19, 2015 @10:07PM Secunia Drops Public Listing of Vulnerabilities
Friday June 19, 2015 @06:52PM Schneier: China and Russia Almost Definitely Have the Snowden Docs
Friday June 19, 2015 @07:44AM Encryption Would Not Have Protected Secret Federal Data, Says DHS
Wednesday June 17, 2015 @11:26PM Canadian Government Servers Compromised By Anonymous
Wednesday June 17, 2015 @06:45PM E-Detective Spy Tool Used By Police and Governments Has Major Security Holes
Wednesday June 17, 2015 @06:33PM The Internet of Things Is the Password Killer We've Been Waiting For
Wednesday June 17, 2015 @03:41PM Is Surespot the Latest Crypto War Victim?
Wednesday June 17, 2015 @03:23PM "Let's Encrypt" Project To Issue First Free Digital Certificates Next Month
Wednesday June 17, 2015 @12:12PM Interviews: Ask Brian Krebs About Security and Cybercrime
Tuesday June 16, 2015 @11:59AM Report: Aging Java Components To Blame For Massively Buggy Open-Source Software
Tuesday June 16, 2015 @08:44AM The Words That Indicate Malicious Domain URLs
Monday June 15, 2015 @11:17PM Malware Attacks Give Criminals 1,425% Return On Investment
Monday June 15, 2015 @08:11PM Journalist Greenwald denies claim that Snowden files breached
Monday June 15, 2015 @08:01PM US Navy Solicits Zero Days
Monday June 15, 2015 @05:43PM LastPass Reporting a Security Breach, Including Authentication Hashes and Salts
Monday June 15, 2015 @03:43PM Hacks To Be Truly Paranoid About
Monday June 15, 2015 @01:08PM Rethinking Security: Securing Activities Instead of Computers
Sunday June 14, 2015 @12:55AM A Tale of Election Intrigue Wins Bruce Schneier's 8th Movie-Plot Contest
Friday June 12, 2015 @07:26PM M0n0wall Fork SmallWall Has First Official Release
Friday June 12, 2015 @06:34PM Kaspersky Explains Why They Won't Say Who Hacked Them
Friday June 12, 2015 @06:10PM SF86 Data Captured In OPM Hack
Thursday June 11, 2015 @06:45PM New OpenSSL Security Advisory Announced
Thursday June 11, 2015 @11:36AM New OpenSSL Security Advisory Announced
Thursday June 11, 2015 @08:23AM Ask Toolbar Now Considered Malware By Microsoft
Wednesday June 10, 2015 @05:57PM Whitehouse Mandates HTTPS For Government Sites and Services
Wednesday June 10, 2015 @04:17PM Kaspersky Lab Reveals Cyberattack On Its Corporate Network
Wednesday June 10, 2015 @04:02PM German Parliament May Need To Replace All Hardware and Software To Stop Malware
Wednesday June 10, 2015 @02:10PM Why Our Brains Can't Process the Gravest Threats To Humanity
Wednesday June 10, 2015 @12:52PM Kaspersky Lab Reveals Cyberattack On Its Corporate Network
Tuesday June 09, 2015 @02:30PM Ask Slashdot: Should We Expect Attacks When Windows 2003 Support Ends?
Tuesday June 09, 2015 @12:01PM US Army Website Hacked By Syrian Electronic Army
Tuesday June 09, 2015 @11:55AM Undetectable NSA-linked hybrid malware hits Intel Security radar
Tuesday June 09, 2015 @11:54AM Obama lawyers ask FISA court to ignore 2nd circuit's decision on spying
Tuesday June 09, 2015 @09:28AM Developer Draws Legal Threat For Exposing Indian Telco's Net Neutrality Violation
Tuesday June 09, 2015 @12:55AM Report: Evidence of Healthcare Breaches Lurks On Infected Medical Devices
Monday June 08, 2015 @05:45PM TSA Fails To Find Links To Terrorism of Airport Workers
Saturday June 06, 2015 @03:13PM "Einstein 3" Fooled By "Chinese" Hackers In Massive Government Data Breach
Saturday June 06, 2015 @02:41AM Microsoft Lets EU Governments Inspect Source Code For Security Issues
Friday June 05, 2015 @10:46PM 2014 Underhanded C Contest Winners Announced
Friday June 05, 2015 @07:18PM Typing 'http://:' Into a Skype Message Trashes the Installation Beyond Repair
Friday June 05, 2015 @06:10PM Ask Slashdot: Options After Google Chrome Discontinues NPAPI Support?
Friday June 05, 2015 @02:55PM Edward Snowden: the World Says No To Surveillance
Thursday June 04, 2015 @07:11PM Intel Security Scares Ransomware Script Kiddie Out of Business
Thursday June 04, 2015 @06:13PM US Office of Personnel Management Hacked Again
Wednesday June 03, 2015 @09:39PM Users With Weak SSH Keys Had Access To GitHub Repositories For Popular Projects
Tuesday June 02, 2015 @09:58PM Tim Cook: "Weakening encryption or taking it away harms good people"
Tuesday June 02, 2015 @09:56PM DEA eavesdropping tripled, bypassed federal courts
Tuesday June 02, 2015 @09:52PM Senate Passes USA Freedom Act
Tuesday June 02, 2015 @01:34PM Professional Russian Trolling Exposed
Monday June 01, 2015 @10:31PM Facebook Now Supports PGP To Send You Encrypted Emails
Monday June 01, 2015 @10:15PM US Airport Screeners Missed 95% of Weapons, Explosives In Undercover Tests
Monday June 01, 2015 @04:13PM Cybersecurity and the Tylenol Murders
Monday June 01, 2015 @04:09PM Ransomware Creator Apologizes For "Sleeper" Attack, Releases Decryption Keys
Monday June 01, 2015 @02:01AM Macs Vulnerable To Userland Injected EFI Rootkits
Sunday May 31, 2015 @05:15PM China Unveils World's First Facial Recognition ATM
Saturday May 30, 2015 @09:28PM Orange County Public Schools To Monitor Students On Social Media
Saturday May 30, 2015 @06:04PM The Patriot Act May Be Dead For Good
Friday May 29, 2015 @07:22AM Why Detecting Drones Is a Tough Gig
Thursday May 28, 2015 @03:54PM Android M Arrives In Q3: Native Fingerprint Support, Android Pay, 'Doze' Mode
Tuesday May 26, 2015 @06:45PM Symantec Data Protection
Tuesday May 26, 2015 @12:48PM Attackers Use Email Spam To Infect Point-of-Sale Terminals
Tuesday May 26, 2015 @12:37PM Exploit Kit Delivers Pharming Attacks Against SOHO Routers
Monday May 25, 2015 @05:47PM Sniffing and Tracking Wearable Tech and Smartphones
Friday May 22, 2015 @08:19AM Security Researchers Wary of Wassenaar Rules
Thursday May 21, 2015 @11:11PM NSA Planned To Hijack Google App Store To Hack Smartphones
Thursday May 21, 2015 @06:43PM What Was the Effect of Rand Paul's 10-Hour "Filibuster"?
Thursday May 21, 2015 @06:04PM Netgear and ZyXEL Confirm NetUSB Flaw, Are Working On Fixes
Thursday May 21, 2015 @04:31PM Academics Build a New Tor Client Designed To Beat the NSA
Thursday May 21, 2015 @01:45PM Stanford Researcher Finds Little To Love In Would-Be Hacker Marketplace
Thursday May 21, 2015 @12:57PM CareFirst Admits More Than a Million Customer Accounts Were Exposed In Security Breach
Thursday May 21, 2015 @10:11AM US Proposes Tighter Export Rules For Computer Security Tools
Thursday May 21, 2015 @12:09AM Telstra Says Newly Acquired Pacnet Hacked, Customer Data Exposed
Wednesday May 20, 2015 @06:12PM FBI: Social Media, Virtual Currency Fraud Becoming a Huge Problem
Wednesday May 20, 2015 @06:06PM Simple Flaw Exposed Data On Millions of Charter Internet Customers
Wednesday May 20, 2015 @04:51PM How 1990s Encryption Backdoors Put Today's Internet In Jeopardy
Wednesday May 20, 2015 @01:18PM Eugene Kaspersky: "Our Business Is Saving the World From Computer Villains"
Tuesday May 19, 2015 @12:31PM Yubikey Neo Teardown and Durability Review
Tuesday May 19, 2015 @10:22AM Trojanized, Info-Stealing PuTTY Version Lurking Online
Monday May 18, 2015 @04:33PM Chris Roberts Is the Least Important Part of the Airplane Hacking Story
Friday May 15, 2015 @07:28AM Ask Slashdot: Security Certification For an Old Grad?
Thursday May 14, 2015 @05:38PM Mobile Spy Software Maker MSpy Hacked, Customer Data Leaked
Thursday May 14, 2015 @01:59PM United Airlines Invites Hackers To Find Security Vulnerabilities
Thursday May 14, 2015 @11:31AM Online Voting Should Be Verifiable -- But It's a Hard Problem
Wednesday May 13, 2015 @07:59PM Hackers Using Starbucks Gift Cards To Access Credit Cards
Wednesday May 13, 2015 @07:32PM US Passport Agency Contractor Stole Applicants' Data To Steal Their Identities
Wednesday May 13, 2015 @03:11PM Hackers Can Use Starbucks Gift Cards To Access Your Credit Cards
Tuesday May 12, 2015 @01:20PM Microsoft Is Confident In Security of Edge Browser
Tuesday May 12, 2015 @12:41PM Warrantless airport seizure of laptop "cannot be justified," judge rules
Tuesday May 12, 2015 @12:40PM Google Confirms Cops Can Wiretap Your Hangouts
Tuesday May 12, 2015 @12:40PM US Passport Agency Contractor Stole Applicants' Data To Steal Their Identities
Tuesday May 12, 2015 @12:23PM Anonymous Accused of Running a Botnet Using Thousands of Hacked Home Routers
Monday May 11, 2015 @11:29PM The Best Way To Protect Real Passwords: Create Fake Ones
Monday May 11, 2015 @10:22PM GPU Malware Can Also Affect Windows PCs, Possibly Macs
Thursday May 07, 2015 @11:53PM Top Cyber Attack Vectors For Critical SAP Systems
Thursday May 07, 2015 @10:04PM James Comey: the Man Who Wants To Outlaw Encryption
Thursday May 07, 2015 @06:19PM Superfish Injects Ads In 1 In 25 Google Page Views
Thursday May 07, 2015 @07:47AM Self-Destructing Virus Kills Off PCs
Thursday May 07, 2015 @01:23AM LinkedIn Used To Create Database of 27,000 US Intelligence Personnel
Wednesday May 06, 2015 @06:15PM Researcher: Drug Infusion Pump Is the "Least Secure IP Device" He's Ever Seen
Wednesday May 06, 2015 @05:17PM FBI Releases Its Files On DEF CON: Not Amused By Spot-the-Fed
Wednesday May 06, 2015 @05:05PM MacKeeper May Have To Pay Millions In Class-Action Suit
Wednesday May 06, 2015 @04:35PM Ancestery.com caught sharing DNA database with government
Wednesday May 06, 2015 @04:27PM Self-destructing virus kills off PCs
Tuesday May 05, 2015 @12:10PM USBKill Transforms a Thumb Drive Into an "Anti-Forensic" Device
Monday May 04, 2015 @06:07PM Maritime Cybersecurity Firm: 37% of Microsoft Servers On Ships Are Vulnerable
Monday May 04, 2015 @06:03PM Researchers Detect Android Apps That Connect to User Tracking and Ad Sites
Sunday May 03, 2015 @02:56PM CareerBuilder cyberattack delivers malware straight to employers
Sunday May 03, 2015 @03:20AM Hacking the US Prescription System
Sunday May 03, 2015 @01:05AM CareerBuilder Cyberattack Delivers Malware Straight To Employers
Saturday May 02, 2015 @03:47PM Researcher Bypasses Google Password Alert For Second Time
Friday May 01, 2015 @11:34PM Unnoticed For Years, Malware Turned Linux Servers Into Spamming Machines
Thursday April 30, 2015 @06:44PM Once a Forgotten Child, OpenSSL's Future Now Looks Bright
Thursday April 30, 2015 @06:13PM FBI Slammed On Capitol Hill For "Stupid" Ideas About Encryption
Wednesday April 29, 2015 @09:56PM Windows XP Support Deal Not Renewed By UK Government, Leaves PCs Open To Attack
Wednesday April 29, 2015 @05:31PM Google Announces "Password Alert" To Protect Against Phishing Attacks
Monday April 27, 2015 @11:44AM The Sun Newspaper Launches Anonymous Tor-Based WikiLeaks-Style SecureDrop
Sunday April 26, 2015 @05:52PM Officials Say Russian Hackers Read Obama's Unclassified Emails
Friday April 24, 2015 @11:17PM Microsoft Opens Vulnerability Bounty Program For Spartan Browser
Friday April 24, 2015 @08:20PM Buggy Win 95 Code Almost Wrecked Stuxnet Campaign
Friday April 24, 2015 @07:30PM Allegation: Philly Cops Leaned Suspect Over Balcony To Obtain Password
Thursday April 23, 2015 @06:20PM Good: Companies Care About Data Privacy Bad: No Idea How To Protect It
Thursday April 23, 2015 @06:09PM Groupon Refuses To Pay Security Expert Who Found Serious XSS Site Bugs
Thursday April 23, 2015 @05:56PM Researcher Discloses Methods For Bypassing All OS X Security Protections
Thursday April 23, 2015 @08:40AM POS Vendor Uses Same Short, Numeric Password Non-Stop Since 1990
Wednesday April 22, 2015 @10:54PM Security Companies Accused of Exaggerating Iran's Cyberthreats Against the US
Wednesday April 22, 2015 @05:55PM Wi-Fi Attack Breaks iPhones By Locking Them Into an Endless Loop
Wednesday April 22, 2015 @05:49PM House Bill Slashes Research Critical To Cybersecurity
Wednesday April 22, 2015 @04:54PM Swallowing Your Password
Wednesday April 22, 2015 @12:45PM New Javascript Attack Lets Websites Spy On the CPU's Cache
Tuesday April 21, 2015 @10:04PM iOS bug breaks HTTPS
Monday April 20, 2015 @10:54AM D-Link Apologizes For Router Security
Monday April 20, 2015 @10:27AM New Dark Web Market Is Selling Zero-Day Exploits
Sunday April 19, 2015 @04:28PM Chrome 43 Should Help Batten Down HTTPS Sites
Saturday April 18, 2015 @08:57PM US Military To Recruit Civilian Cybersecurity Experts
Friday April 17, 2015 @10:32PM Twitter moves non-US accounts to Ireland away from the NSA
Friday April 17, 2015 @01:53PM Exploit For Crashing Minecraft Servers Made Public
Thursday April 16, 2015 @11:21AM Calling Out a GAO Report That Says In-Flight Wi-Fi Lets Hackers Access Avionics
Thursday April 16, 2015 @12:33AM Remote Code Execution Vulnerability Found In Windows HTTP Stack
Wednesday April 15, 2015 @11:04PM The Voting Machine Anyone Can Hack
Wednesday April 15, 2015 @05:43PM Gyro-Copter Lands On West Lawn of US Capitol, Pilot Arrested
Wednesday April 15, 2015 @03:45PM Why "Designed For Security" Is a Dubious Designation
Tuesday April 14, 2015 @09:36AM Allegation: Lottery Official Hacked RNG To Score Winning Ticket
Monday April 13, 2015 @03:56PM Windows Remains Vulnerable To Serious 18-Year-Old SMB Security Flaw
Monday April 13, 2015 @09:55AM Chinese Hacker Group Targets Air-Gapped Networks
Sunday April 12, 2015 @02:26PM The NSA Wants Tech Companies To Give It "Front Door" Access To Encrypted Data
Sunday April 12, 2015 @09:43AM French Intelligence Bill: 5 Web Hosting Providers Threaten To Leave the Country
Sunday April 12, 2015 @09:32AM NIST Solicits Comments On Electronic Authentication Guideline
Sunday April 12, 2015 @02:33AM LG Split Screen Software Compromises System Security
Thursday April 09, 2015 @04:43PM Google Is Too Slow At Clearing Junkware From the Chrome Extension Store
Thursday April 09, 2015 @12:56PM Apple Leaves Chinese CNNIC Root In OS X and iOS Trusted Stores
Thursday April 09, 2015 @12:37PM French TV Network TV5Monde Targeted In 'Pro-ISIS' Cyberattack
Wednesday April 08, 2015 @05:46PM US Started Keeping Secret Records of International Telephone Calls In 1992
Wednesday April 08, 2015 @12:53PM Greenwald Criticizes Universities' Funding-Driven Collaboration With NSA
Tuesday April 07, 2015 @11:25AM Research Finds Shoddy Security On Connected Home Gateways
Monday April 06, 2015 @12:30AM Popular Android Package Uses Just XOR -- and That's Not the Worst Part
Friday April 03, 2015 @09:02AM DHS wants access to license-plate tracking system, again
Friday April 03, 2015 @07:27AM DHS: Drug Infusion Pumps Vulnerable To Trivial Hacks
Thursday April 02, 2015 @10:30PM Laptop Destroyed Over Snowden Leaks Is Now an Art Exhibit
Thursday April 02, 2015 @09:20PM Android malware drops but there are still nearly 10 million affected devices
Thursday April 02, 2015 @02:25PM How to Prepare for an IT Security Disaster (Video)
Thursday April 02, 2015 @10:33AM EFF: Wider Use of HTTPS Could Have Prevented Attack Against GitHub
Thursday April 02, 2015 @08:33AM Firefox 37 Released
Wednesday April 01, 2015 @10:33PM MP3 Backend of Firefox and Thunderbird Found Vulnerable
Wednesday April 01, 2015 @06:28PM Obama Authorizes Penalties For Foreign Cyber Attackers
Monday March 30, 2015 @05:27PM Sign Up At irs.gov Before Crooks Do It For You
Monday March 30, 2015 @02:47PM China's Foreign Ministry: China Did Not Attack Github, We Are the Major Victims
Monday March 30, 2015 @11:24AM How Malvertising Abuses Real-Time Bidding On Ad Networks
Sunday March 29, 2015 @08:10PM Secret Service Plans New Fence, Full Scale White House Replica, But No Moat
Sunday March 29, 2015 @02:34PM NSA: We Mulled Ending Phone Program Before Edward Snowden Leaks
Friday March 27, 2015 @08:14PM UK Licensing Site Requires MSIE Emulation, But Won't Work With MSIE
Thursday March 26, 2015 @08:39PM Big Vulnerability In Hotel Wi-Fi Router Puts Guests At Risk
Thursday March 26, 2015 @03:24PM 'Bar Mitzvah Attack' Plagues SSL/TLS Encryption
Thursday March 26, 2015 @02:49PM RSA Conference Bans "Booth Babes"

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