Slashdot Items Tagged "security"

Date / Time Story
Sunday October 23, 2016 @05:35PM Who Should We Blame For Friday's DDOS Attack?
Sunday October 23, 2016 @12:09AM Dyn Executive Responds To Friday's DDOS Attack
Saturday October 22, 2016 @09:50PM VeraCrypt Security Audit Reveals Many Flaws, Some Already Patched
Saturday October 22, 2016 @08:49PM Feds Walk Into a Building, Demand Everyone's Fingerprints To Open Phones
Saturday October 22, 2016 @02:07PM John McAfee Thinks North Korea Hacked Dyn, and Iran Hacked the DNC
Friday October 21, 2016 @09:06PM WikiLeaks To Its Supporters: 'Stop Taking Down the US Internet, You Proved Your Point'
Friday October 21, 2016 @05:56PM Chemical-Releasing Bike Lock Causes Vomiting To Deter Thieves
Friday October 21, 2016 @05:39PM Mirai and Bashlight Join Forces Against DNS Provider Dyn
Friday October 21, 2016 @04:05PM Prosecutors Say NSA Contractor Could Flee To Foreign Power
Friday October 21, 2016 @03:51PM Amid Major Internet Outages, Affected Websites Have Lessons To Learn
Friday October 21, 2016 @03:49PM 43 Million Weebly and 22 Million Foursquare Accounts Stolen
Friday October 21, 2016 @11:34AM 'Most Serious' Linux Privilege-Escalation Bug Ever Is Under Active Exploit
Friday October 21, 2016 @10:23AM HackerOne CEO: Every Computer System is Subject To Vulnerabilities
Friday October 21, 2016 @09:45AM 'Adding a Phone Number To Your Google Account Can Make it Less Secure'
Thursday October 20, 2016 @04:11PM How Hackers Broke Into John Podesta and Colin Powell's Gmail Accounts
Thursday October 20, 2016 @11:10AM India's Biggest ATM Breach? 3.2 Million Debit Cards Across 19 Banks May Have Been Compromised
Wednesday October 19, 2016 @08:00PM Researchers Bypass ASLR Protection on Intel Haswell CPUs
Wednesday October 19, 2016 @07:58PM Researchers Bypass ASLR Protection On Intel Haswell CPUs
Wednesday October 19, 2016 @05:13PM Czechs Arrest Russian Hacker Wanted By FBI
Wednesday October 19, 2016 @05:11PM Donald Trump Running Insecure Email Servers
Wednesday October 19, 2016 @04:55PM OMGUbuntu: 'Why Use Linux?' Answered in 3 Short Words
Wednesday October 19, 2016 @11:49AM Traditional Keyboard Sounds Can be Decoded By Listening Over a VoIP Connection, Researchers Say
Tuesday October 18, 2016 @07:00PM CIA-Backed Surveillance Tool 'Geofeedia' Was Marketed To Public Schools
Tuesday October 18, 2016 @04:15PM Half of American Adults Are In a Face-Recognition Database
Monday October 17, 2016 @04:40PM Hackers Steal Credit Card Data From Visitors of US Senate GOP Committee Website
Monday October 17, 2016 @12:08PM UK Security Agencies Unlawfully Collected Data For 17 Years, Court Rules
Sunday October 16, 2016 @07:44PM Report: Russian Hackers Phished The DNC And Clinton Campaign Using Fake Gmail Forms
Sunday October 16, 2016 @03:55PM Cyber Attackers Have Successfully Hit A Nuclear Power Plant And A Lab
Saturday October 15, 2016 @10:03PM Firefox Users Reach HTTPS Encryption Milestone
Saturday October 15, 2016 @09:07PM CIA Prepping For Possible Cyber Strike Against Russia
Saturday October 15, 2016 @02:35PM The Slashdot Interview With Security Expert Mikko Hypponen: 'Backupception'
Saturday October 15, 2016 @02:38AM Google Reveals It Received Secret FBI Subpoena
Friday October 14, 2016 @06:51PM Top Democrats Request FBI Investigation of Trump Campaign Ties To Russia Over Hacking
Friday October 14, 2016 @05:20PM Hackers Hit 6,000 Sites On Active 18-Month Carding Spree
Friday October 14, 2016 @04:55PM Shadow Warrior 2 Developers Say DRM Is a Waste of Time
Friday October 14, 2016 @04:42PM Android Trojan Asks Victims To Submit a Selfie Holding Their ID Card
Friday October 14, 2016 @12:54PM Android Trojan Asks Victims to Submit a Selfie Holding Their ID Card
Friday October 14, 2016 @12:42AM DHS Warns of Mirai Botnet Threat To Cellular Modems
Thursday October 13, 2016 @04:59PM Android Devices That Contain Foxconn Firmware May Have a Secret Backdoor
Thursday October 13, 2016 @04:37PM Android Devices That Contain Foxconn Firmware May Have a Secret Backdoor
Thursday October 13, 2016 @04:25PM 4Chan Hackers Claim To Have Remotely Wiped John Podesta's iPhone and iPad
Thursday October 13, 2016 @03:02PM GlobalSign Error Causes Widespread Internet Issues
Thursday October 13, 2016 @01:10AM Chrome 54 Arrives With YouTube Flash Embed Rewriting To HTML5
Wednesday October 12, 2016 @04:39PM Senator Wants Nationwide, All-Mail Voting To Counter Election Hacks
Wednesday October 12, 2016 @12:00PM AVTECH Shuns Security Firm and Leaves All Products Vulnerable Without a Patch
Wednesday October 12, 2016 @11:34AM Most Businesses Haven't Inspected Cloud Services For Malware
Wednesday October 12, 2016 @10:32AM AVTECH Shuns Security Firm and Leaves All Products Vulnerable Without a Patch
Tuesday October 11, 2016 @07:57PM Samsung Ships Flameproof Boxes For Note 7 Returns
Tuesday October 11, 2016 @05:51PM White House Vows 'Proportional' Response For Russian DNC Hack
Tuesday October 11, 2016 @04:45PM US Military Is Looking At Blockchain Technology To Secure Nuclear Weapons
Tuesday October 11, 2016 @04:31PM How a Video Game About Sheep Exposes the FBI's Broken FOIA System
Tuesday October 11, 2016 @02:41PM 'StrongPity' Malware Infects Users Through Legitimate WinRAR and TrueCrypt Installers
Tuesday October 11, 2016 @09:59AM Second Hacker Group Targets SWIFT Users, Symantec Warns
Monday October 10, 2016 @07:54PM Samsung Orders the Global Shutdown of Both Sales and Exchanges of Galaxy Note 7
Monday October 10, 2016 @06:03PM UK Is Banning Apple Watch From Cabinet Meetings Over Russian Hacking Fears
Monday October 10, 2016 @05:42PM Yahoo Disables Automatic Email Forwarding Feature, Making It Difficult For Users To Leave
Monday October 10, 2016 @04:01PM WikiLeaks Posts 2,000 More Emails From John Podesta
Monday October 10, 2016 @03:25PM Physically-Secure 'ORWL' Computer Expands Its Open Source Policy
Sunday October 09, 2016 @11:53PM Clinton Responds To WikiLeaks During Debate, And Blames Russian Hackers
Sunday October 09, 2016 @04:08PM A Spotify Ad Slipped Malware Onto PCs and Macs
Friday October 07, 2016 @09:19PM Linux Foundation Shares LinuxCon Highlights
Friday October 07, 2016 @08:06PM MITRE Dangles $50,000 Prize For Spotting Rogue Internet of Things Devices
Friday October 07, 2016 @07:12PM Baltimore Police Took 1 Million Surveillance Photos of City
Friday October 07, 2016 @06:13PM CIA 'Siren Servers' Can Predict Social Uprisings Several Days Before They Happen
Friday October 07, 2016 @04:27PM FBI Looks Into Unlocking Minnesota Mall Stabber's iPhone
Friday October 07, 2016 @04:05PM US Intel Officially Blames the Russian Government For Hacking DNC
Friday October 07, 2016 @03:34PM Bruce Schneier: We Need To Save the Internet From the Internet of Things
Friday October 07, 2016 @02:10PM Yahoo's Government Email Scanner Was Not A Modified Spam Filter, But a Secret Hacking Tool: Motherboard
Friday October 07, 2016 @12:55AM Prominent Pro-Patent Judge Issues Opinion Declaring All Software Patents Bad
Thursday October 06, 2016 @11:55PM Verizon Wants $1 Billion Discount On Yahoo Deal After Reports of Hacking, Email Scanning
Thursday October 06, 2016 @07:29PM FCC Proposal: Internet Providers Must Ask To Share Your Data
Thursday October 06, 2016 @06:59PM Johnson & Johnson Discloses That Its Insulin Pump Is Hackable
Thursday October 06, 2016 @05:42PM New York To Test Facial Recognition Cameras At 'Crossing Points'
Thursday October 06, 2016 @06:27AM Judge Allows Small Businesses To Sue Credit Card Giants For Forcing Them To Adopt Chip Readers
Thursday October 06, 2016 @12:07AM Yahoo Scan By US Fell Under Foreign Spy Law Expiring Next Year
Wednesday October 05, 2016 @06:08PM 53% of DDoS Attacks Result In Additional Compromise, Says Neustar
Wednesday October 05, 2016 @11:07AM Yahoo Offers Non-Denial Denial of Bombshell Spy Report
Wednesday October 05, 2016 @10:02AM BuzzFeed Hacked By OurMine As Group Accuses Site of Publishing 'Fake News'
Tuesday October 04, 2016 @11:03PM BadKernel Vulnerability Affects One In 16 Android Smartphones
Tuesday October 04, 2016 @09:46PM BadKernel Vulnerability Affects One in 16 Android Smartphones
Tuesday October 04, 2016 @06:52PM Apple, Google, Microsoft: We Have No Government Email Scanning Program Like Yahoo's
Tuesday October 04, 2016 @05:44PM Encryption App Signal Wins Fight Against FBI Subpoena and Gag Order
Tuesday October 04, 2016 @04:55PM Guccifer 2.0 Dumps a Bunch of Clinton Foundation Donor Data
Tuesday October 04, 2016 @03:28PM Yahoo Secretly Scanned Customer Emails For US Intelligence
Tuesday October 04, 2016 @11:30AM High-Tech Card Rolled Out By French Banks Replaces CSC Number Every Sixty Minutes To Prevent Fraud
Tuesday October 04, 2016 @09:29AM Julian Assange: All That Malware On Wikileaks Isn't a Big Deal
Monday October 03, 2016 @04:59PM Researchers Develop System To Send Passwords, Keys Through Users' Bodies
Monday October 03, 2016 @04:42PM FBI Agreed To Destroy Laptops of Clinton Aides With Immunity Deal, Sources Say
Monday October 03, 2016 @09:59AM Source Code For IoT Botnet 'Mirai' Which Took Down Krebs On Security Website With DDoS Attack Released
Monday October 03, 2016 @09:33AM Tim Cook Defends Apple's Approach To Security: 'Encryption is Inherently Great'
Sunday October 02, 2016 @09:14PM WikiLeaks' Big Tuesday Announcement Will Now Take Place Via Video
Sunday October 02, 2016 @07:37PM Splunk CTO Urges Collaboration Against Cyberattacks - And 'Shapeshifting' Networks
Sunday October 02, 2016 @05:32PM No One's Bidding on The Shadow Brokers' Stolen NSA Hacking Tools
Sunday October 02, 2016 @04:39PM Krebs Warns Source Code Leaked From Massive IoT Botnet Attack
Sunday October 02, 2016 @03:29PM French Banks Offer Credit Card Numbers That Change Every Hour
Saturday October 01, 2016 @06:49PM Are Flawed Languages Creating Bad Software?
Saturday October 01, 2016 @05:55PM Multiple Linux Distributions Affected By Crippling Bug In Systemd
Saturday October 01, 2016 @04:54PM Fake Cellphone Emergency Alerts About Zombies and Nuclear Attacks Predicted
Saturday October 01, 2016 @04:04PM Pennsylvania's Voting Machines Are Running Windows XP
Saturday October 01, 2016 @01:49AM Yahoo Insiders Believe Hackers Could Have Stolen Over 1 Billion Accounts
Saturday October 01, 2016 @12:14AM Senator Questions The Declassification Policies of America's National Intelligence Office
Friday September 30, 2016 @07:12PM New US 'Secret' Clearance Unit Hires Firm Linked To 2014 Hacks
Friday September 30, 2016 @04:15PM Newsweek Website Attacked After Report On Trump, Cuban Embargo
Friday September 30, 2016 @03:58PM Researchers Ask Federal Court To Unseal Years of Surveillance Records
Friday September 30, 2016 @11:31AM Hack iOS 10, Get $1.5 Million
Friday September 30, 2016 @10:02AM Avast Not Done With Deal-Making After AVG Buy, But No Rush
Thursday September 29, 2016 @11:22PM Oscar Winners, Sports Stars and Bill Gates Are Building Lavish Bunkers
Thursday September 29, 2016 @08:06PM The Psychological Reasons Behind Risky Password Practices
Thursday September 29, 2016 @05:18PM The Yahoo Hackers Weren't State-Sponsored, Security Firm Says
Thursday September 29, 2016 @01:20PM Researcher Find D-Link DWR-932 Router Is 'Chock Full of Holes'
Thursday September 29, 2016 @12:12PM Microsoft Widens Edge Browser Bug Hunt For Bounty Hunters
Thursday September 29, 2016 @01:17AM Comey Denies Clinton Email 'Reddit' Cover-Up
Wednesday September 28, 2016 @05:33PM US Believes Hackers Are Shielded By Russia To Hide Its Role In Cyberintrusions: WSJ
Wednesday September 28, 2016 @04:52PM Verizon Technician Is Accused of Selling Customers' Call Records and Location Data To Private Investigator
Wednesday September 28, 2016 @04:11PM HP To Issue 'Optional Firmware Update' Allowing 3rd-Party Ink
Wednesday September 28, 2016 @12:07PM Yahoo Repeatedly Didn't Invest In Security, Rejected Bare Minimum Measure To Reset All User Passwords: NYTimes
Wednesday September 28, 2016 @11:14AM Apple Logs Your iMessage Contacts - And May Share Them With Police: The Intercept
Tuesday September 27, 2016 @07:36PM FBI Investigating Possible Hack of Democratic Party Staffer Cell Phones
Tuesday September 27, 2016 @05:52PM Revealed: How One Amazon Kindle Scam Made Millions of Dollars
Tuesday September 27, 2016 @04:42PM OVH Hosting Suffers From Record 1Tbps DDoS Attack Driven By 150K Devices
Tuesday September 27, 2016 @02:45PM Niantic Responds To Senate Inquiry Into Pokemon Go Privacy
Tuesday September 27, 2016 @12:50PM Yahoo's Delay in Reporting Hack 'Unacceptable', Say Senators
Tuesday September 27, 2016 @09:58AM Windows 10 Will Soon Run Edge In a Virtual Machine To Keep You Safe
Monday September 26, 2016 @06:24PM Misguided Researcher Releases Linux Ransomware "For Educational Purposes"
Monday September 26, 2016 @04:28PM Mozilla's Proposed Conclusion: Game Over For WoSign and Startcom?
Monday September 26, 2016 @03:42PM As We Speak, Teen Social Site Is Leaking Millions Of Plaintext Passwords
Monday September 26, 2016 @12:38AM Ask Slashdot: Is My IoT Device Part of a Botnet?
Sunday September 25, 2016 @12:38PM Krebs Is Back Online Thanks To Google's Project Shield
Sunday September 25, 2016 @01:08AM Malware Evades Detection By Counting Word Documents
Saturday September 24, 2016 @08:04PM Street Fighter V Update Installed Hidden Rootkits on PCs
Saturday September 24, 2016 @07:59PM Street Fighter V Update Installed Hidden Rootkits on PCs
Saturday September 24, 2016 @01:48AM 97% of the Top Companies Have Leaked Credentials Online
Friday September 23, 2016 @11:37PM Why the Silencing of KrebsOnSecurity Opens a Troubling Chapter For the Internet
Friday September 23, 2016 @07:40PM Hacker Who Aided ISIS Gets 20 Years In Prison
Friday September 23, 2016 @07:30PM 40 Percent of Organizations Store Admin Passwords In Word Documents, Says Survey
Friday September 23, 2016 @07:20PM Yahoo Sued For Gross Negligence Over Huge Hacking
Friday September 23, 2016 @02:31PM Sad Reality: It's Cheaper To Get Hacked Than Build Strong IT Defenses
Friday September 23, 2016 @09:05AM Akamai Kicked Journalist Brian Krebs' Site Off Its Servers After He Was Hit By a Record Cyberattack
Thursday September 22, 2016 @04:19PM 19-Year-Old Jailbreaks iPhone 7 In 24 Hours
Thursday September 22, 2016 @04:04PM Hacker Leaks Michelle Obama's Passport
Thursday September 22, 2016 @12:08PM Hackers Seed Torrent Trackers With Malware Disguised as Popular Downloads
Thursday September 22, 2016 @05:05AM Yahoo Confirms Massive Data Breach, 500 Million Users Impacted [Updated]
Wednesday September 21, 2016 @12:32AM Tesla Fixes Security Bugs After Claims of Model S Hack
Tuesday September 20, 2016 @05:46PM College Student Got 15 Million Miles By Hacking United Airlines
Monday September 19, 2016 @07:04PM Anonymous Hacker Explains His Attack On Boston Children's Hospital
Monday September 19, 2016 @12:23PM Cisco Scrambles To Patch Second Shadow Brokers Bug In Firewalls
Monday September 19, 2016 @11:06AM Hacker Takes Control of Hundreds of US Government FTP Servers
Saturday September 17, 2016 @03:29PM The World's Most Secure Home Computer Reaches Crowdfunding Goal
Saturday September 17, 2016 @12:34AM How The FBI Might've Opened the San Bernardino Shooter's iPhone 5c
Friday September 16, 2016 @08:42PM UK Court Rules to Extradite Hacktivist Lauri Love to the US
Friday September 16, 2016 @07:54PM Alleged Hacker Lauri Love To Be Extradited To US
Friday September 16, 2016 @05:31PM NYPD Says Talking About Its IMSI Catchers Would Make Them Vulnerable To Hacking
Friday September 16, 2016 @04:07PM Mozilla Checks If Firefox Is Affected By Same Malware Vulnerability As Tor
Friday September 16, 2016 @01:17PM AP, Vice, USA Today Sue FBI For Info On Phone Hack of San Bernardino Shooter
Thursday September 15, 2016 @07:28PM House Committee: Edward Snowden's Leaks Did 'Tremendous Damage'
Thursday September 15, 2016 @05:57PM Over 500K People Have Installed a Pokemon Go-Related App That Roots and Hijacks Android Devices
Thursday September 15, 2016 @03:34PM FBI Agent Posing As Journalist To Deliver Malware To Suspect Was Fine, Says DOJ
Thursday September 15, 2016 @03:23PM Xiaomi Can Silently Install Any App On Your Android Phone Using A Backdoor
Thursday September 15, 2016 @10:38AM Mobileye Says Tesla Was Dropped Because of Safety Concerns
Thursday September 15, 2016 @01:25AM FBI Director James Comey: Cover Up Your Webcam
Wednesday September 14, 2016 @08:46PM None of Your Pixelated or Blurred Information Will Stay Safe On The Internet
Wednesday September 14, 2016 @05:43PM Colin Powell's Private Email Account Has Been Hacked
Wednesday September 14, 2016 @03:13PM Google Is Offering $200K To Hack Android Phones Using Email and A Phone Number
Wednesday September 14, 2016 @02:20PM Someone Is Learning How To Take Down the Internet, Warns Bruce Schneier
Wednesday September 14, 2016 @10:20AM GCHQ Planning UK-Wide DNS Firewall
Tuesday September 13, 2016 @10:57PM Guccifer 2.0 Releases More DNC Documents
Tuesday September 13, 2016 @06:38PM DDoS-for-Bitcoin Extortionists Now Also Threaten to Install Ransomware
Tuesday September 13, 2016 @06:19PM Edward Snowden Makes 'Moral' Case For Presidential Pardon
Tuesday September 13, 2016 @05:20PM World Anti-Doping Agency Says It Was Hacked By Russia
Tuesday September 13, 2016 @04:37PM ClixSense Suffers Massive Data Breach, 6.6 Million Users Compromised
Tuesday September 13, 2016 @10:28AM US 911 Emergency System Can Be Crippled By a Mobile Botnet
Sunday September 11, 2016 @05:27PM US Goverment Employees Targetted By New 'GovRAT' Malware
Sunday September 11, 2016 @07:55AM IoT Devices With Default Telnet Passwords Used As Botnet
Saturday September 10, 2016 @09:08PM Alleged Proprietors of 'DDOS For Hire' Service vDOS Arrested
Saturday September 10, 2016 @08:28PM Malware Infects 70% of Seagate Central NAS Drives, Earns $86,400
Saturday September 10, 2016 @07:39PM Arrests Made After Group Hacks CIA Director's AOL Account
Saturday September 10, 2016 @06:04PM Over 70% of Seagate Central NAS Hard-Drives Infected with Malware
Friday September 09, 2016 @05:19PM General Motors Recalls 4.3 Million Vehicles Over a Software Bug
Thursday September 08, 2016 @05:48PM Researcher Gets 20 Days In Prison For Hacking State Websites As Political Stunt
Thursday September 08, 2016 @05:09PM White House Names Retired Air Force General As First Cyber Security Chief
Thursday September 08, 2016 @04:50PM Israeli DDoS Provider 'vDOS' Earned $600,000 In Two Years
Wednesday September 07, 2016 @08:25PM Leaked Demo Video Shows How Government Spyware Infects a Computer
Wednesday September 07, 2016 @06:10PM Intel Selling Majority Stake In Intel Security, 'New' Company To Be Called McAfee
Wednesday September 07, 2016 @04:48PM Modified USB Ethernet Adapter Can Steal Windows and Mac Credentials
Wednesday September 07, 2016 @11:55AM Google Rebuilt the Android Media Stack To Prevent Another Stagefright
Wednesday September 07, 2016 @11:08AM Million More Devices Sharing Known Private Keys For HTTPS, SSH Admin
Tuesday September 06, 2016 @06:19PM Pokemon-Themed Umbreon Rootkit Targets Linux Systems On ARM and x86
Tuesday September 06, 2016 @05:23PM New Snowden Leaks Reveal More About NSA Satellite Eavesdropping
Tuesday September 06, 2016 @05:04PM Yelp Launches Public Bug Bounty Program
Tuesday September 06, 2016 @11:04AM More Passwords, Please: 98 Million Leaked From 2012 Breach Of 'Russia's Yahoo'
Tuesday September 06, 2016 @01:43AM 'Catastrophic' DDoS Attack Hits Linode Servers Over Labor Day Weekend
Monday September 05, 2016 @07:05PM "Catastrophic" DDoS Attack Hits Linode Over The Weekend - Data Breach Again?
Monday September 05, 2016 @06:42PM US Investigating Potential Covert Russian Plan To Disrupt November Elections
Monday September 05, 2016 @03:49PM President Obama Wants To Prevent a Cyber Weapon 'Arms Race'
Monday September 05, 2016 @01:32PM Microsoft Helps Develop Smart, IoT-Enabled Refrigerators
Monday September 05, 2016 @10:01AM Brazzers Porn Site's Forum Hacked, Exposes Data Of 800,000 Users
Sunday September 04, 2016 @11:43PM Whither Tor? Building the Next Generation of Anonymity Tools
Sunday September 04, 2016 @06:40PM Long TSA Delays Force Airports To Hire Private Security Contractors
Sunday September 04, 2016 @02:19PM John McAfee Sues Intel To Use His Own Name
Sunday September 04, 2016 @02:16PM John McAfee Tried to Trick Reporters Into Thinking He Hacked WhatsApp