Slashdot Items Tagged "security"

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Saturday December 10, 2016 @04:48PM NSA's Best Are 'Leaving In Big Numbers,' Insiders Say
Friday December 09, 2016 @11:28PM A 'Turkish Hacker' Is Giving Out Prizes For DDoS Attacks
Friday December 09, 2016 @10:15PM The DEA Has Been Secretly Paying Transport Employees To Search Travelers' Bags
Friday December 09, 2016 @09:10PM US Think Tank Wants To Regulate The Design of IoT Devices For Security Purposes
Friday December 09, 2016 @08:52PM 5-Year-Old Critical Linux Vulnerability Patched
Friday December 09, 2016 @06:41PM Researchers Point Out 'Theoretical' Security Flaws In AMD's Upcoming Zen CPU
Friday December 09, 2016 @06:05PM Google Starts Using HTML5 By Default Instead of Flash For Some Chrome Users
Friday December 09, 2016 @03:39PM DHS Tried To Breach Our Firewall, Says Georgia's Secretary of State
Friday December 09, 2016 @09:38AM White House Voices Concerns About China Cyber Law
Friday December 09, 2016 @07:49AM Researchers Point Out "Theoretical" Security Flaws in AMD's Upcoming Zen CPU
Friday December 09, 2016 @01:53AM Zeus Variant 'Floki Bot' Targets PoS Data
Friday December 09, 2016 @12:23AM PowerShell Security Threats Greater Than Ever, Researchers Warn
Thursday December 08, 2016 @06:58PM Transportation Department Proposes Allowing In-Flight Phone Calls
Thursday December 08, 2016 @04:40PM Watchdog Group Claims Smart Toys Are Spying On Kids
Thursday December 08, 2016 @11:39AM Yahoo Fixes Flaw Allowing an Attacker To Read Any User's Emails
Wednesday December 07, 2016 @07:11PM Adobe Flash Responsible For Six of the Top 10 Bugs Used By Exploit Kits In 2016
Wednesday December 07, 2016 @04:41PM NSA, GCHQ Have Been Intercepting In-Flight Mobile Calls For Years
Wednesday December 07, 2016 @04:07PM Nintendo Offers Up To $20,000 To Hack the 3DS
Wednesday December 07, 2016 @09:11AM Backdoor Accounts Found in 80 Sony IP Security Camera Models
Wednesday December 07, 2016 @12:33AM New Stegano Exploit Kit Hides Malvertising Code In Banner Pixels
Monday December 05, 2016 @04:53PM Google Preparing 'Invisible ReCAPTCHA' System For No User Interaction
Monday December 05, 2016 @04:01PM Dailymotion Hack Exposes Millions of Accounts
Sunday December 04, 2016 @07:06PM Does Windows 10's Data Collection Trade Privacy For Microsoft's Security?
Sunday December 04, 2016 @04:31PM 70 Laptops Got Left Behind At An Airport Security Checkpoint In One Month
Sunday December 04, 2016 @12:09AM Crooks Need Just Six Seconds To Guess A Credit Card Number
Friday December 02, 2016 @11:54PM iOS's 'Activation Lock' For Stolen iPads And iPhones Can Be Easily Bypassed
Friday December 02, 2016 @05:43PM The 'USB Killer' Has Been Mass Produced -- Available Online For About $50
Friday December 02, 2016 @05:29PM Hackers Steal $31 Million at Russia's Central Bank
Friday December 02, 2016 @10:15AM UK Homes Lose Internet Access After Cyber-Attack
Friday December 02, 2016 @10:11AM Russia Says Foreign Spies Plan Cyber Attack On Banking System
Thursday December 01, 2016 @10:54PM Multiple Vulnerabilities In AirDroid Opens At Least 10 Million Android Users To MITM Attacks, Hijackings
Thursday December 01, 2016 @06:21PM International Authorities Take Down Massive 'Avalanche' Botnet, Sinkhole Over 800,000 Domains
Thursday December 01, 2016 @04:35PM 'Fatal' Flaws Found in Medical Implant Software
Thursday December 01, 2016 @04:11PM Destructive Hacks Strike Saudi Arabia, Posing Challenge to Trump
Wednesday November 30, 2016 @04:56PM Firefox Zero-Day Can Be Used To Unmask Tor Browser Users
Wednesday November 30, 2016 @12:58PM SourceForge Introduces HTTPS Support For Project Websites
Wednesday November 30, 2016 @12:54PM Holding Shift + F10 During Windows 10 Updates Opens Root CLI, Bypasses BitLocker
Wednesday November 30, 2016 @12:20PM More Than 1 Million Android Devices Rooted By Gooligan Malware
Wednesday November 30, 2016 @12:18PM More Than 1 Million Android Devices Rooted by Gooligan Malware
Wednesday November 30, 2016 @12:52AM Muni System Hacker Hit Others By Scanning For Year-Old Java Vulnerability
Wednesday November 30, 2016 @12:13AM Holding Shift + F10 During Windows 10 Updates Opens Root CLI, Bypasses BitLocker
Monday November 28, 2016 @03:51PM 'DroneGun' Can Take Down Aircraft From Over 1.2 Miles Away
Monday November 28, 2016 @10:25AM Microsoft Update Servers Left All Azure RHEL Instances Hackable
Sunday November 27, 2016 @05:30PM You Can Now Rent A Mirai Botnet Of 400,000 Bots
Sunday November 27, 2016 @01:19PM Ransomware Compromises San Francisco's Mass Transit System
Saturday November 26, 2016 @01:33PM Delete Yourself From Many Internet Sites By Pressing This Button
Saturday November 26, 2016 @11:10AM Trump National Security Adviser Michael Flynn Had 'Forbidden' Internet Connection At the Pentagon, Says Report
Saturday November 26, 2016 @10:27AM You Can Now Rent a Mirai Botnet of 400,000 Bots
Friday November 25, 2016 @08:24PM Russian Propaganda Effort Helped Spread 'Fake News' During Election, Experts Say
Friday November 25, 2016 @02:46PM Locky Ransomware Uses Decoy Image Files To Ambush Facebook, LinkedIn Accounts
Friday November 25, 2016 @01:30PM Edward Snowden Loses Norway Safe Passage Case
Friday November 25, 2016 @06:39AM Android Malware Used To Hack and Steal Tesla Car
Friday November 25, 2016 @06:22AM Android Malware Used To Hack And Steal Tesla Car
Thursday November 24, 2016 @12:45PM Personal Data For More Than 130,000 Sailors Hacked: U.S. Navy
Thursday November 24, 2016 @06:55AM Personal Details for 134,386 US Sailors Exposed by Navy Contractor
Wednesday November 23, 2016 @08:42PM Security Researchers Can Turn Headphones Into Microphones
Wednesday November 23, 2016 @06:38PM Nearly 40% of Americans Would Give Up Sex For Better Online Security, Survey Finds
Wednesday November 23, 2016 @04:50PM Telegram Launches Telegraph, An Anonymous Blogging Platform
Wednesday November 23, 2016 @02:09PM Snowden Can Be Asked To Testify In Person In Germany NSA Probe
Wednesday November 23, 2016 @10:14AM Clinton Urged To Challenge Election Results Due To Possible Hacking [Update]
Tuesday November 22, 2016 @11:40PM WordPress Auto-Update Server Had Flaw Allowing Persistent Backdoors In Websites
Tuesday November 22, 2016 @05:09PM Tor-Enabled Smartphone Is Antidote To Google 'Hostility' Over Android, Says Developer
Tuesday November 22, 2016 @04:46PM Surveillance Firm 'Geofeedia' Cuts Half of Staff After Losing Access To Twitter, Facebook
Tuesday November 22, 2016 @04:32PM Hacker Explains How He Hacked Into Tel Aviv's Public Wi-Fi Network In Three Days
Tuesday November 22, 2016 @09:51AM ATM Hacks in 'More Than a Dozen' European Countries in 2016
Monday November 21, 2016 @11:47PM 'ClickClickClick' Site Reveals How Much Browsers Know About Your Online Behavior
Monday November 21, 2016 @01:30PM Symantec To Acquire LifeLock for $2.3B
Sunday November 20, 2016 @07:32PM Android User Locked Out Of Google Accounts After Moving To A New City
Sunday November 20, 2016 @06:23PM Ask Slashdot: Could A 'Smart Firewall' Protect IoT Devices?
Sunday November 20, 2016 @02:31PM Spammers Compromised Popular Twitter Accounts Including Viacom And Microsoft Xbox
Saturday November 19, 2016 @07:44PM Second Chinese Firm In a Week Found Hiding a Backdoor In Android Firmware
Saturday November 19, 2016 @04:34AM Second Chinese Firm in a Week Found Hiding a Backdoor in Android Firmware
Friday November 18, 2016 @04:46PM IRS Demands Identities of All US Coinbase Traders Over Three Year Period
Friday November 18, 2016 @03:39PM Antivirus Firm Kaspersky Launches Its Own Hackproof OS, Based On Microkernel
Friday November 18, 2016 @03:27PM Internet of Things Set To Change the Face of Dementia Care
Friday November 18, 2016 @02:52PM Windows 10 Informs Chrome and Firefox Users That Edge is 'Safer'
Friday November 18, 2016 @12:40PM Data Breach at Three Mobile, Customer Details of Millions Exposed
Thursday November 17, 2016 @03:48PM Mozilla Launches Firefox Focus, a Stripped-Down Private Browser For iOS
Thursday November 17, 2016 @11:23AM iOS Bug Lets Attackers Bypass iPhone and iPad Passcodes Using Siri
Thursday November 17, 2016 @09:48AM iPhones Secretly Send Call History To Apple, Security Firm Says
Thursday November 17, 2016 @08:58AM Google Security Engineer Urges Hackers To Focus Less on Anti-Virus and Intrusion Products
Wednesday November 16, 2016 @06:49PM A $5 Tool Called PoisonTap Can Hack Your Locked Computer In One Minute
Wednesday November 16, 2016 @03:46PM Office Depot Allegedly Diagnosing Computers With Nonexistent Viruses To Meet Sales Goals
Wednesday November 16, 2016 @03:02PM Schneier: We Need a New Agency For IoT Security
Tuesday November 15, 2016 @04:50PM Cryptsetup Vulnerability Grants Root Shell Access On Some Linux Systems
Tuesday November 15, 2016 @11:15AM Experts Say Internet 'Mega' Attacks Are on the Rise
Tuesday November 15, 2016 @10:28AM Secret Backdoor in Some US Phones Sent Data To China
Tuesday November 15, 2016 @09:36AM Shazam Keeps Your Mac's Microphone Always On, Even When You Turn It Off
Monday November 14, 2016 @11:18PM US Internet Firms Ask Trump To Support Encryption, Ease Regulations
Monday November 14, 2016 @10:37AM Bangladesh Hopes To Recover $30 Million More From Cyber Heist
Monday November 14, 2016 @02:21AM Microsoft Says Windows 10 Version 1607 is The Most Secure Windows Ever
Sunday November 13, 2016 @04:44PM Hack Exposes 412 Million Accounts on AdultFriendFinder Sites
Saturday November 12, 2016 @07:26PM Smartphone WiFi Signals Can Leak Your Keystrokes, Passwords, and PINs
Saturday November 12, 2016 @02:18PM OWASP ModSecurity Core Rule Set Version 3.0 Released
Saturday November 12, 2016 @01:26PM 1 Billion Mobile Apps Exposed To Account Hijacking Through OAuth 2.0 Flaw
Friday November 11, 2016 @08:35PM 'Lurking Malice' Study Finds Malware Hiding In The Cloud
Friday November 11, 2016 @05:58PM Antivirus Maker Forced to Pay Damages to Infected User
Friday November 11, 2016 @05:23PM Researchers Set To Work On Malware-Detecting CPUs
Friday November 11, 2016 @04:38PM FBI Operated 23 Tor-Hidden Child Porn Sites, Deployed Malware From Them
Friday November 11, 2016 @09:58AM Russian Banks Floored by Withering DDoS Attacks
Thursday November 10, 2016 @02:59PM Russian Hackers Launch Targeted Cyberattacks Hours After Trump's Win
Thursday November 10, 2016 @09:03AM Some Within Yahoo Knew of Massive Breach in 2014
Wednesday November 09, 2016 @07:49PM iOS WebView Bug Can Force iPhones To Make Calls While UI Freezes
Wednesday November 09, 2016 @05:49PM Fake Fingerprint Stickers Let You Access a Protected Phone While Wearing Gloves
Wednesday November 09, 2016 @04:42PM Google Safe Browsing Adds 'Repeat Offender' Category
Wednesday November 09, 2016 @09:21AM Android's Latest Update Doesn't Patch Major Security Flaw 'Dirty COW'
Tuesday November 08, 2016 @07:41PM Researchers Hack Philips Hue Smart Bulbs Using a Drone
Tuesday November 08, 2016 @10:51AM Web of Trust, Downloaded 140M Times, Pulled From Extension Stores After Revelations That It Sells Users' Data
Tuesday November 08, 2016 @09:28AM DDoS Attack Halts Heating in Finland Amidst Winter
Monday November 07, 2016 @04:04PM Unsealed Court Docs Show FBI Used Malware Like 'A Grenade'
Monday November 07, 2016 @02:07PM Nvidia Adds Telemetry To Latest Drivers
Monday November 07, 2016 @10:51AM Fake Shopping Apps Are Invading the iPhone
Monday November 07, 2016 @10:39AM British Retail Tesco Bank: 20,000 Customers Lose Money
Monday November 07, 2016 @09:48AM China Adopts Controversial Cybersecurity Law; Experts Say It Will Hurt Businesses
Sunday November 06, 2016 @10:01PM Security Firm Shows How To Hack a US Voting Machine
Sunday November 06, 2016 @08:11PM Microsoft Promises To Defend World Chess Champion From Russian Hackers
Saturday November 05, 2016 @10:08PM User Forks FileZilla FTP Client After Getting Hacked
Saturday November 05, 2016 @10:05PM User Forks FileZilla FTP Client After Getting Hacked
Saturday November 05, 2016 @09:44PM Secret Service, DHS Scramble To Secure America's Election
Saturday November 05, 2016 @04:45PM Researchers Create An Undetectable Rootkit That Targets Industrial Equipment
Saturday November 05, 2016 @02:15PM Ask Slashdot: What's the Best Way to Browse the Web Anonymously?
Saturday November 05, 2016 @11:55AM A Powerful New Android Spyware Targets Business Executives
Friday November 04, 2016 @04:53PM The DNC Has Told FBI It Found Evidence Its Headquarters Was Bugged
Friday November 04, 2016 @10:32AM More Than 50 Percent of All Pages In Chrome Are Loaded Over HTTPS Now
Thursday November 03, 2016 @03:18PM Microsoft Extends EMET End of Life Date
Thursday November 03, 2016 @02:14PM Mirai Botnet Attackers Are Trying To Knock Liberia Offline
Thursday November 03, 2016 @10:08AM UK Government Wants Prisons Geoblocked By Drone Manufacturers
Thursday November 03, 2016 @09:54AM FBI Launches Internal Investigation Into Its Own Twitter Account
Wednesday November 02, 2016 @05:02PM LastPass On Mobile Is Now Free
Wednesday November 02, 2016 @03:02PM Computer Virus Attack Forces Hospitals To Cancel Operations, Shut Down Systems
Wednesday November 02, 2016 @02:25PM Another Internet Outage Takes Down Services in US and UK
Wednesday November 02, 2016 @01:43PM On Wall Street, a High-Ranking Few Still Avoid Email
Wednesday November 02, 2016 @12:00PM LastPass Makes Password Management Free Across All Of Your PCs, Tablets and Smartphones
Wednesday November 02, 2016 @11:05AM Tim Berners-Lee Warns of Danger of Chaos in Unprotected Public Data
Tuesday November 01, 2016 @05:56PM Google Security Engineer Claims Android Is Now As Secure As the iPhone
Tuesday November 01, 2016 @05:05PM New, More-Powerful IoT Botnet Infects 3,500 Devices In 5 Days
Tuesday November 01, 2016 @04:27PM Microsoft Says Russia-Linked Hackers Are Exploiting Newly Discovered Flaw In Windows OS
Tuesday November 01, 2016 @03:17PM Google Joins Mozilla and Apple In Distrusting WoSign and StartCom Certificates
Tuesday November 01, 2016 @03:07PM Montreal Police Monitored iPhone of La Presse Journalist Patrick Lagace
Tuesday November 01, 2016 @10:32AM You Can Legally Hack Your Own Car, Pacemaker, or Smartphone Now
Tuesday November 01, 2016 @08:59AM UK Government Vows To Sink $2.3 Billion Into New Cybersecurity Plan
Monday October 31, 2016 @08:09PM Computer Scientists Believe a Trump Server Was Communicating With a Russian Bank
Monday October 31, 2016 @01:54PM The Next President Will Face a Cybercrisis Within 100 Days, Predicts Report
Monday October 31, 2016 @01:27PM Google Discloses Exploited Windows Vulnerability 10 Days After Telling Microsoft
Monday October 31, 2016 @12:37PM China's New Policing Computer Is Frontend Cattle Prod, Backend Supercomputer
Monday October 31, 2016 @10:15AM NSA Hackers The Shadow Brokers Dump More Files
Sunday October 30, 2016 @02:32PM Serious Hacks Possible Through Inaudible Ultrasound
Saturday October 29, 2016 @01:19PM New Attack Can Seize Control of Drones
Saturday October 29, 2016 @12:01PM Google's 'Project Zero' Hid A Major Vulnerability in Apple's OS and iOS Cores
Saturday October 29, 2016 @11:20AM NetBSD Project Releases NetBSD 7.0.2
Saturday October 29, 2016 @09:43AM Teenager Accidentally Launches DDoS Attack On 911 Systems
Saturday October 29, 2016 @07:57AM US Bank Regulator Notifies Congress of Major Data Security Breach
Friday October 28, 2016 @07:25PM Payback? Russia Gets Hacked, Revealing Putin Aide's Secrets
Friday October 28, 2016 @07:20PM Payback? Russia Gets Hacked, Revealing Putin Aide's Secrets
Friday October 28, 2016 @08:59AM Red Cross Blood Service Admits To Personal Data Breach Affecting Half a Million Donors
Thursday October 27, 2016 @05:43PM Feds Charge 61 People In Indian-Based IRS Phone Scam Case
Thursday October 27, 2016 @10:04AM Web Bluetooth Opens New Abusive Channels
Wednesday October 26, 2016 @04:27PM AI-Powered Body Scanners Could Soon Speed Up Your Airport Check-in
Wednesday October 26, 2016 @04:08PM How Vigilante Hackers Could Stop the Internet of Things Botnet
Wednesday October 26, 2016 @03:09PM Dyn DNS DDoS Likely The Work of Script Kiddies, Says FlashPoint
Wednesday October 26, 2016 @12:23AM Nuclear Plants Leak Critical Alerts In Unencrypted Pager Messages
Tuesday October 25, 2016 @03:01PM The Phone Hackers At Cellebrite Have Had Their Firmware Leaked Online
Monday October 24, 2016 @05:32PM Rowhammer Attack Can Now Root Android Devices
Monday October 24, 2016 @04:23PM Alibaba Founder To Chinese Government: Use Big Data To Stop Criminals
Monday October 24, 2016 @08:56AM China Electronics Firm To Recall Some US Products After Hacking Attack
Sunday October 23, 2016 @11:18PM Slashdot Asks: How Can We Prevent Packet-Flooding DDOS Attacks?
Sunday October 23, 2016 @09:57PM A New Attack Allows Intercepting Or Blocking Of Every LTE Phone Call And Text
Sunday October 23, 2016 @04:35PM Who Should We Blame For Friday's DDOS Attack?
Saturday October 22, 2016 @11:09PM Dyn Executive Responds To Friday's DDOS Attack
Saturday October 22, 2016 @08:50PM VeraCrypt Security Audit Reveals Many Flaws, Some Already Patched
Saturday October 22, 2016 @07:49PM Feds Walk Into a Building, Demand Everyone's Fingerprints To Open Phones
Saturday October 22, 2016 @01:07PM John McAfee Thinks North Korea Hacked Dyn, and Iran Hacked the DNC
Friday October 21, 2016 @08:06PM WikiLeaks To Its Supporters: 'Stop Taking Down the US Internet, You Proved Your Point'
Friday October 21, 2016 @04:56PM Chemical-Releasing Bike Lock Causes Vomiting To Deter Thieves
Friday October 21, 2016 @04:39PM Mirai and Bashlight Join Forces Against DNS Provider Dyn
Friday October 21, 2016 @03:05PM Prosecutors Say NSA Contractor Could Flee To Foreign Power
Friday October 21, 2016 @02:51PM Amid Major Internet Outages, Affected Websites Have Lessons To Learn
Friday October 21, 2016 @02:49PM 43 Million Weebly and 22 Million Foursquare Accounts Stolen
Friday October 21, 2016 @10:34AM 'Most Serious' Linux Privilege-Escalation Bug Ever Is Under Active Exploit
Friday October 21, 2016 @09:23AM HackerOne CEO: Every Computer System is Subject To Vulnerabilities
Friday October 21, 2016 @08:45AM 'Adding a Phone Number To Your Google Account Can Make it Less Secure'
Thursday October 20, 2016 @03:11PM How Hackers Broke Into John Podesta and Colin Powell's Gmail Accounts
Thursday October 20, 2016 @10:10AM India's Biggest ATM Breach? 3.2 Million Debit Cards Across 19 Banks May Have Been Compromised
Wednesday October 19, 2016 @07:00PM Researchers Bypass ASLR Protection on Intel Haswell CPUs
Wednesday October 19, 2016 @06:58PM Researchers Bypass ASLR Protection On Intel Haswell CPUs
Wednesday October 19, 2016 @04:13PM Czechs Arrest Russian Hacker Wanted By FBI
Wednesday October 19, 2016 @04:11PM Donald Trump Running Insecure Email Servers
Wednesday October 19, 2016 @03:55PM OMGUbuntu: 'Why Use Linux?' Answered in 3 Short Words
Wednesday October 19, 2016 @10:49AM Traditional Keyboard Sounds Can be Decoded By Listening Over a VoIP Connection, Researchers Say
Tuesday October 18, 2016 @06:00PM CIA-Backed Surveillance Tool 'Geofeedia' Was Marketed To Public Schools
Tuesday October 18, 2016 @03:15PM Half of American Adults Are In a Face-Recognition Database
Monday October 17, 2016 @03:40PM Hackers Steal Credit Card Data From Visitors of US Senate GOP Committee Website
Monday October 17, 2016 @11:08AM UK Security Agencies Unlawfully Collected Data For 17 Years, Court Rules
Sunday October 16, 2016 @06:44PM Report: Russian Hackers Phished The DNC And Clinton Campaign Using Fake Gmail Forms
Sunday October 16, 2016 @02:55PM Cyber Attackers Have Successfully Hit A Nuclear Power Plant And A Lab
Saturday October 15, 2016 @09:03PM Firefox Users Reach HTTPS Encryption Milestone
Saturday October 15, 2016 @08:07PM CIA Prepping For Possible Cyber Strike Against Russia
Saturday October 15, 2016 @01:35PM The Slashdot Interview With Security Expert Mikko Hypponen: 'Backupception'
Saturday October 15, 2016 @01:38AM Google Reveals It Received Secret FBI Subpoena
Friday October 14, 2016 @05:51PM Top Democrats Request FBI Investigation of Trump Campaign Ties To Russia Over Hacking