Slashdot Items Tagged "security"

Date / Time Story
Tuesday January 23, 2018 @10:43AM Tinder's Lack of Encryption Lets Strangers Spy on Your Swipes
Tuesday January 23, 2018 @09:04AM Hackers Stole $172 Billion From People Last Year
Monday January 22, 2018 @10:09AM Yale Privacy Lab and Exodus Privacy's F-Droid Android App Store is a Replacement for Google Play That Features Only FOSS Apps That Don't Do Any Tracking
Friday January 19, 2018 @11:06PM EFF: Thousands of People Have Secure Messaging Clients Infected By Spyware
Friday January 19, 2018 @05:45PM Security Breaches Don't Affect Stock Price, Study Suggests
Friday January 19, 2018 @05:10PM Trump Signs Surveillance Extension Into Law
Friday January 19, 2018 @02:54PM Top Bug Hunters Make 2.7 Times More Money Than an Average Software Engineer
Thursday January 18, 2018 @04:08PM 'Text Bomb' Is Latest Apple Bug
Thursday January 18, 2018 @02:05PM Microsoft Resumes Meltdown and Spectre Updates for AMD Devices
Thursday January 18, 2018 @01:39PM Senate Passes Bill Renewing NSA's Internet Surveillance Program
Thursday January 18, 2018 @01:36PM Less Than 1 in 10 Gmail Users Enable Two-Factor Authentication
Thursday January 18, 2018 @10:29AM Intel Says Newer Chips Also Hit by Unwanted Reboots After Patch
Wednesday January 17, 2018 @01:08PM Mozilla Restricts All New Firefox Features To HTTPS Only
Tuesday January 16, 2018 @06:23PM Hackers Seem Close To Publicly Unlocking the Nintendo Switch
Tuesday January 16, 2018 @05:49PM Many Enterprise Mobile Devices Will Never Be Patched Against Meltdown, Spectre
Tuesday January 16, 2018 @03:25PM Researchers Uncover Android Malware With Never-Before-Seen Spying Capabilities
Tuesday January 16, 2018 @12:26PM Now Meltdown Patches Are Making Industrial Control Systems Lurch
Monday January 15, 2018 @12:29PM Lenovo Discovers and Removes Backdoor In Networking Switches
Monday January 15, 2018 @11:12AM India To Add Facial Authentication For Its Aadhaar Card Security
Sunday January 14, 2018 @05:42PM VMware Bug Allowed Root Access
Saturday January 13, 2018 @09:32PM Following Other Credit Cards, Visa Will Also Stop Requiring Signatures
Friday January 12, 2018 @09:43PM Adult Themed VR Game Leaks Data On Thousands
Friday January 12, 2018 @03:12PM Google Pulls 60 Apps From Play Store After Malware Exposes Kids To Porn
Friday January 12, 2018 @03:01PM Researcher Finds Another Security Flaw In Intel Management Firmware
Friday January 12, 2018 @01:37PM Intel's Chip Bug Fixes Have Bugs of Their Own
Friday January 12, 2018 @09:41AM Cisco Can Now Sniff Out Malware Inside Encrypted Traffic
Friday January 12, 2018 @12:53AM AMD Is Releasing Spectre Firmware Updates To Fix CPU Vulnerabilities
Thursday January 11, 2018 @04:24PM Hackers Could Blow Up Factories Using Smartphone Apps
Thursday January 11, 2018 @01:48PM Microsoft Partners with Signal to Bring End-To-End Encryption to Skype
Thursday January 11, 2018 @11:43AM FBI Calls Apple 'Jerks' and 'Evil Geniuses' For Making iPhone Cracks Difficult
Wednesday January 10, 2018 @03:39PM macOS High Sierra's App Store System Preferences Can Be Unlocked With Any Password
Wednesday January 10, 2018 @12:50PM WhatsApp Security Flaws Could Be Exploited To Covertly Add Members To Group Chats
Wednesday January 10, 2018 @11:34AM Meltdown and Spectre Patches Bricking Ubuntu 16.04 Computers
Wednesday January 10, 2018 @10:13AM NVIDIA GPUs Weren't Immune To Spectre Security Flaws Either
Wednesday January 10, 2018 @08:49AM Taiwanese Police Give Cyber-security Quiz Winners Infected Devices
Wednesday January 10, 2018 @12:29AM 'I Tried the First Phone With An In-Display Fingerprint Sensor'
Tuesday January 09, 2018 @05:26PM UK Backs Off From Banning Reidentification Research
Tuesday January 09, 2018 @12:59PM Microsoft Details Performance Impact of Spectre and Meltdown Mitigations on Windows Systems
Tuesday January 09, 2018 @11:34AM With WPA3, Wi-Fi Security is About To Get a Lot Tougher
Tuesday January 09, 2018 @10:56AM FBI Chief Calls Unbreakable Encryption 'Urgent Public Safety Issue'
Tuesday January 09, 2018 @09:45AM Microsoft Pauses Rollout of Spectre and Meltdown Patches To AMD Systems
Tuesday January 09, 2018 @08:57AM Microsoft Says No More Windows Security Updates Unless AVs Set a Registry Key
Monday January 08, 2018 @04:42PM Western Digital 'My Cloud' Devices Have a Hardcoded Backdoor
Monday January 08, 2018 @02:21PM Apple Updates macOS and iOS To Address Spectre Vulnerability
Monday January 08, 2018 @07:04AM Microsoft's Meltdown and Spectre Patch Is Bricking Some AMD PCs
Sunday January 07, 2018 @03:15PM After Intel ME, Researchers Find Security Bug In AMD's SPS Secret Chip-on-Chip
Friday January 05, 2018 @08:31PM Intel Hit With Three Class-Action Lawsuits Over Meltdown and Spectre Bugs
Friday January 05, 2018 @08:04PM Linus Torvalds Says Intel Needs To Admit It Has Issues With CPUs
Friday January 05, 2018 @05:20PM New US Customs Guidelines Limit Copying Files and Searching Cloud Data
Friday January 05, 2018 @03:51PM Eben Upton Explains Why Raspberry Pi Isn't Vulnerable To Spectre Or Meltdown
Friday January 05, 2018 @09:43AM Nope, No Intel Chip Recall After Spectre and Meltdown, CEO Says
Friday January 05, 2018 @09:02AM When F00F Bug Hit 20 Years Ago, Intel Reacted the Same Way
Thursday January 04, 2018 @05:30PM Google Says CPU Patches Cause 'Negligible Impact On Performance' With New 'Retpoline' Technique
Thursday January 04, 2018 @04:28PM How a Researcher Hacked His Own Computer and Found One of the Worst CPU Bugs Ever Found
Thursday January 04, 2018 @01:39PM By Next Week, Intel Expects To Issue Updates To More Than 90% of Processor Products Introduced Within Past Five Years
Thursday January 04, 2018 @08:53AM Personal Data of a Billion Indians Sold Online For $8, Report Claims
Thursday January 04, 2018 @12:40AM Intel Memory Access Design Flaw Partially Addressed by Apple in macOS 10.13.2 [Unconfirmed]
Thursday January 04, 2018 @12:36AM Microsoft Issues Rare Out-of-Band Emergency Windows Update For Processor Security Bugs
Thursday January 04, 2018 @12:29AM Intel Says CEO Dumping Tons of Stock Last Year 'Unrelated' To Big Security Exploit
Thursday January 04, 2018 @12:24AM Google Says Almost All CPUs Since 1995 Vulnerable To 'Meltdown' And 'Spectre' Flaws
Wednesday January 03, 2018 @08:31PM Google's Project Zero Team Discovered Critical CPU Flaw Last Year
Wednesday January 03, 2018 @04:22PM 2 Years Later, Security Holes Linger In GPS Services Used By Millions of Devices
Wednesday January 03, 2018 @03:57PM Intel Responds To Alleged Chip Flaw, Claims Effects Won't Significantly Impact Average Users
Tuesday January 02, 2018 @05:01PM 'Kernel Memory Leaking' Intel Processor Design Flaw Forces Linux, Windows Redesign
Tuesday January 02, 2018 @04:43PM US Calls On Iran To Unblock Social Media Sites Amid Protests
Tuesday January 02, 2018 @04:19PM New Bill Could Finally Get Rid of Paperless Voting Machines
Tuesday January 02, 2018 @10:30AM macOS Exploit Published on the Last Day of 2017
Sunday December 31, 2017 @09:00PM New Year's Resolutions For Linux Admins: Automate More, Learn New Languages
Sunday December 31, 2017 @04:39PM EFF Applauds 'Massive Change' to HTTPS
Saturday December 30, 2017 @02:49PM Could We Reduce Data Breaches With Better Open Source Funding?
Friday December 29, 2017 @04:36PM 300,000 Users Exposed In Ancestry.com Data Leak
Friday December 29, 2017 @08:59AM Chrome Extension with 100,000 Users Caught Pushing Cryptocurrency Miner
Wednesday December 27, 2017 @08:24PM Web Trackers Exploit Flaw In Browser Login Managers To Steal Usernames
Wednesday December 27, 2017 @05:06PM FBI Software For Analyzing Fingerprints Contains Russian-Made Code, Whistleblowers Say
Wednesday December 27, 2017 @04:59PM Some Sonos and Bose Speakers Are Being Hijacked To Play Ghostly Sounds
Wednesday December 27, 2017 @10:55AM Acoustic Attacks on HDDs Can Sabotage PCs, CCTV Systems, ATMs, More
Wednesday December 27, 2017 @08:41AM Mozilla Patches Critical Bug in Thunderbird
Tuesday December 26, 2017 @04:11PM Beware: 'Digmine' Cryptocurrency Bot Is Spreading Via Facebook Messenger
Monday December 25, 2017 @04:53PM UK Companies Facing Cyber Security Staff Shortage
Monday December 25, 2017 @11:49AM Man Threatened Company With Cyber Attack To Fire Employee and Hire Him Instead
Sunday December 24, 2017 @06:56AM Man Threatened Company with Cyber Attack to Fire Employee and Hire Him Instead
Saturday December 23, 2017 @12:01AM 65% of Washington DC's Outdoor Surveillance Cameras Infiltrated by Romanian Hackers
Friday December 22, 2017 @04:26PM Amazon Acquires Connected Camera and Doorbell Startup 'Blink'
Friday December 22, 2017 @11:18AM 'Username or Password is Incorrect' Security Defense is a Weak Practice
Friday December 22, 2017 @08:50AM Snowden's New App Haven Uses Your Smartphone To Physically Guard Your Laptop
Thursday December 21, 2017 @05:05PM AnyDVD Supports UHD Blu-Ray Ripping, While Devices Patch Security Holes
Thursday December 21, 2017 @09:10AM Security Firm Keeper Sues News Reporter Over Vulnerability Story
Thursday December 21, 2017 @08:42AM Windows 10 Facial Recognition Feature Can Be Bypassed with a Photo
Wednesday December 20, 2017 @05:40PM Youbit Shuts Down Cryptocurrency Exchange After Second Hack, Files For Bankruptcy
Wednesday December 20, 2017 @04:56PM Cable TV's Password-Sharing Crackdown Is Coming
Wednesday December 20, 2017 @04:37PM Firefox Prepares To Mark All HTTP Sites 'Not Secure' After HTTPS Adoption Rises
Tuesday December 19, 2017 @06:59PM Cloud-Based Repository Leak Exposes 123 Million American Households
Tuesday December 19, 2017 @06:34PM Ask Slashdot: Are There Any Alternatives To Android Or iOS?
Tuesday December 19, 2017 @05:08PM Russia-Linked Twitter Accounts 'Tried To Divide UK' After Terrorist Attacks
Tuesday December 19, 2017 @03:59PM 'Loapi' Cryptocurrency Mining Malware Is Causing Phone Batteries To Bulge
Tuesday December 19, 2017 @03:56PM Chinese Backdoor Still Active on Many Android Devices
Tuesday December 19, 2017 @11:16AM Apple Seems To Have Forgotten About the Whole 'It Just Works' Thing
Tuesday December 19, 2017 @05:16AM US Says North Korea 'Directly Responsible' For WannaCry Ransomware Attack
Tuesday December 19, 2017 @12:33AM Think Twice About Buying Internet-connected Devices Off Ebay
Monday December 18, 2017 @11:15AM China Blocks Foreign Companies From Mapping Its Roads for Self-Driving Cars
Monday December 18, 2017 @09:15AM Microsoft Disables Word DDE Feature To Prevent Further Malware Attacks
Saturday December 16, 2017 @10:53PM Microsoft Releases a Preview of OpenSSH Client and Server For Windows 10
Saturday December 16, 2017 @10:29PM Windows 10 Bundled a Password Manager with a Security Flaw
Saturday December 16, 2017 @09:26AM Windows 10 Bundles a Password Manager. Password Manager Bundles a Security Flaw
Friday December 15, 2017 @10:27PM Here's the Letter Alleging Uber Spied on Individuals For Competitive Intelligence
Friday December 15, 2017 @05:08PM Mozilla Slipped a 'Mr. Robot'-Promo Plugin Into Firefox and Users Are Pissed
Friday December 15, 2017 @08:11AM Lock Out: the Austrian Hotel That Was Hacked Four Times
Thursday December 14, 2017 @09:09PM CIA Captured Putin's 'Specific Instructions' To Hack the 2016 Election, Says Report
Thursday December 14, 2017 @05:12PM A Cryptocurrency Without a Blockchain Has Been Built To Outperform Bitcoin
Thursday December 14, 2017 @04:12PM Attackers Deploy 'Triton' Malware Against Industrial Safety Equipment
Thursday December 14, 2017 @09:00AM Fortinet VPN Client Exposes VPN Creds; Palo Alto Firewalls Allow Remote Attacks
Thursday December 14, 2017 @07:27AM Data Breach at Website with 45 Million Users Discovered During Academic Research
Wednesday December 13, 2017 @07:06PM Avast Launches Open-Source Decompiler For Machine Code
Wednesday December 13, 2017 @06:42PM Trump Administration Calls For Government IT To Adopt Cloud Services
Wednesday December 13, 2017 @06:09PM Author of BrickerBot Malware Retires, Says He Bricked 10 Million IoT Devices
Wednesday December 13, 2017 @05:42PM Author of BrickerBot Malware Retires. Says He Bricked 10 Million IoT Devices
Wednesday December 13, 2017 @02:47PM Maker of Sneaky Mac Adware Sends Security Researcher Cease-and-Desist Letters
Wednesday December 13, 2017 @01:06PM Uber's Massive Scraping Program Collected Data About Competitors Around The World
Wednesday December 13, 2017 @12:14PM Old Crypto Vulnerability Hits Major Tech Firms
Tuesday December 12, 2017 @05:24PM Trump Signs Into Law US Government Ban on Kaspersky Lab Software
Tuesday December 12, 2017 @03:47PM Searchable Database of 1.4 Billion Stolen Credentials Found On Dark Web
Monday December 11, 2017 @08:36AM How Email Open Tracking Quietly Took Over the Web
Monday December 11, 2017 @07:14AM HP Laptops Found To Have Hidden Keylogger
Saturday December 09, 2017 @09:11PM Microsoft's 'Malware Protection Engine' Had A Remote Code Execution Flaw
Saturday December 09, 2017 @08:58PM Touting Government/Industry 'Partnership' on Security Practices, NIST Drafts Cybersecurity Framework Update
Saturday December 09, 2017 @07:40PM Secure Apps Exposed to Hacking via Flaws in Underlying Programming Languages
Saturday December 09, 2017 @07:15PM Autocratic Governments Can Now 'Buy Their Own NSA'
Saturday December 09, 2017 @02:48PM 'Process Doppelganging' Attack Bypasses Most Security Products, Works On All Windows Versions
Friday December 08, 2017 @11:14PM Reporter Regrets Letting Amazon's Delivery People Into His House
Friday December 08, 2017 @05:00PM Zero-Day iOS HomeKit Vulnerability Allowed Remote Access To Smart Accessories Including Locks
Friday December 08, 2017 @04:52PM People Who Can't Remember Their Bitcoin Passwords Are Really Freaking Out Now
Friday December 08, 2017 @03:35PM Chrome 63 Offers Even More Protection From Malicious Sites, Using Even More Memory
Friday December 08, 2017 @12:21PM Bangladesh Bank, NY Fed Discuss Suing Manila Bank For Heist Damages
Friday December 08, 2017 @05:31AM "Process Doppelgänging" Attack Works on All Windows Versions
Thursday December 07, 2017 @12:28PM Kaspersky To Close Washington Office But Expand Non-State Sales
Thursday December 07, 2017 @10:19AM Uber Paid 20-year-old Florida Man To Keep Data Breach Secret
Thursday December 07, 2017 @08:17AM Keylogger Found On Nearly 5,500 WordPress Sites
Thursday December 07, 2017 @08:03AM Cloud database debased: Keyboard app leaks 31M users' sensitive data
Wednesday December 06, 2017 @05:35PM Warrantless Surveillance Can Continue Even If Law Expires, Officials Say
Wednesday December 06, 2017 @04:53PM NiceHash Hacked, $62 Million of Bitcoin May Be Stolen
Wednesday December 06, 2017 @04:37PM Apple Issues Security Updates for MacOS, iOS, TvOS, WatchOS, and Safari
Tuesday December 05, 2017 @01:52PM Germany Preparing Law for Backdoors in Any Type of Modern Device
Tuesday December 05, 2017 @12:27PM A Popular Virtual Keyboard App Leaks 31 Million Users' Personal Data
Monday December 04, 2017 @04:48PM PayPal Says 1.6 Million Customer Details Stolen In Breach At Canadian Subsidiary
Monday December 04, 2017 @07:51AM Apple Snafu Means Updating To macOS 10.13.1 Could Reactivate Root Access Bug
Sunday December 03, 2017 @04:13PM Dell Begins Offering Laptops With Intel's 'Management Engine' Disabled
Sunday December 03, 2017 @01:12PM StartCom Will Stop Issuing Certificates, Revoking Them All in 2020
Saturday December 02, 2017 @11:19PM Massive Financial Aid Data Breach Proves Stanford Lied For Years To MBAs
Saturday December 02, 2017 @10:00PM PHP Now Supports Argon2 Next-Generation Password Hashing Algorithm
Saturday December 02, 2017 @05:34PM Valuable Republican Donor Database Breached -- By Other Republicans
Friday December 01, 2017 @06:40PM Volunteers Around the World Build Surveillance-Free Cellular Network Called 'Sopranica'
Friday December 01, 2017 @04:00PM Blockchains Are Poised To End the Password Era
Friday December 01, 2017 @03:34PM Homeland Security Claims DJI Drones Are Spying For China
Friday December 01, 2017 @10:55AM US 'Orchestrated' Russian Spies Scandal, Says Kaspersky Founder
Friday December 01, 2017 @10:36AM Google Will Block Third-Party Software From Injecting Code Into Chrome
Friday December 01, 2017 @10:29AM The Underground Uber Networks Driven by Russian Hackers
Thursday November 30, 2017 @06:34PM Democrat Senators Introduce National Data Breach Notification Law
Thursday November 30, 2017 @05:30PM System76 Will Disable Intel Management Engine On Its Linux Laptops
Thursday November 30, 2017 @01:09PM High Sierra Root Login Bug Was Mentioned on Apple's Support Forums Two Weeks Ago
Thursday November 30, 2017 @12:49PM 'Bomb on Board' Wi-Fi Network Causes Turkish Airlines Flight To Be Diverted
Wednesday November 29, 2017 @03:06PM Facebook's New Captcha Test: 'Upload A Clear Photo of Your Face'
Wednesday November 29, 2017 @01:48PM Sensitive Personal Information of 246,000 DHS Employees Found on Home Computer
Wednesday November 29, 2017 @01:07PM Apple To Review Software Practices After Patching Serious Mac Bug
Wednesday November 29, 2017 @11:10AM 66 Percent of Popular Android Cryptocurrency Apps Don't Use Encryption
Tuesday November 28, 2017 @07:08PM Three Quarters of Android Apps Track Users With Third Party Tools, Says Study
Tuesday November 28, 2017 @04:35PM MacOS High Sierra Bug Allows Login As Root With No Password
Tuesday November 28, 2017 @01:44PM New NSA Leak Exposes Red Disk, the Army's Failed Intelligence System
Tuesday November 28, 2017 @11:44AM HP Quietly Installs System-Slowing Spyware On Its PCs, Users Say
Monday November 27, 2017 @04:33PM White House Weighs Personal Mobile Phone Ban For Staff
Monday November 27, 2017 @03:19PM Computer Science GCSE in Disarray After Tasks Leaked Online
Sunday November 26, 2017 @01:16PM FBI Failed To Notify 70+ US Officials Targeted By Russian Hackers
Saturday November 25, 2017 @01:07AM Should Brokers Use 'Voice Prints' For Stock Transactions?
Friday November 24, 2017 @10:27PM Imgur Confirms Email Addresses, Passwords Stolen In 2014 Hack
Friday November 24, 2017 @08:25PM Bipartisan US Election Group Issues Security Tips
Friday November 24, 2017 @03:36PM Data Breach Hits Australia's Department of Social Services Credit Card System
Friday November 24, 2017 @12:32PM There's Now a Dark Web Version of Wikipedia
Friday November 24, 2017 @11:08AM There's Some Intense Web Scans Going on for Bitcoin and Ethereum Wallets
Friday November 24, 2017 @02:39AM EU Lawmakers Back Exports Control on Spying Technology
Thursday November 23, 2017 @01:30PM Uber Hackers May Have Been Russian
Thursday November 23, 2017 @09:51AM Firefox Will Warn Users When Visiting Sites That Suffered a Data Breach
Wednesday November 22, 2017 @04:10PM Uber Is Under Investigation By Multiple States Over a 2016 Data Breach
Wednesday November 22, 2017 @12:56PM Television's Most Infamous Hack Is Still a Mystery 30 Years Later
Tuesday November 21, 2017 @06:12PM Ask Slashdot: How Are So Many Security Vulnerabilities Possible?
Tuesday November 21, 2017 @05:55PM How a Wi-Fi Pineapple Can Steal Your Data (And How To Protect Yourself From It)
Tuesday November 21, 2017 @05:32PM Uber Concealed Cyberattack That Exposed 57 Million People's Data
Tuesday November 21, 2017 @05:05PM FCC Will Also Order States To Scrap Plans For Their Own Net Neutrality Laws
Tuesday November 21, 2017 @04:21PM Sacramento Regional Transit Systems Hit By Hacker
Tuesday November 21, 2017 @12:53PM Iranian 'Game of Thrones' Hacker Demanded $6 Million Bitcoin Ransom From HBO, Feds Say
Tuesday November 21, 2017 @10:33AM Intel: We've Found Severe Bugs in Secretive Management Engine, Affecting Millions
Monday November 20, 2017 @05:35PM Over 400 of the World's Most Popular Websites Record Your Every Keystroke
Monday November 20, 2017 @04:01PM Why Hackers Reuse Malware
Monday November 20, 2017 @09:12AM Security Problems Are Primarily Just Bugs, Linus Torvalds Says
Monday November 20, 2017 @02:01AM 10-Year-Old Boy Cracks the Face ID On Both Parents' IPhone X
Saturday November 18, 2017 @05:00PM 'Lazy' Hackers Exploit Microsoft RDP To Install Ransomware
Saturday November 18, 2017 @01:23AM DJI Threatens Researcher Who Reported Exposed Cert Key, Credentials, and Customer Data
Friday November 17, 2017 @04:56PM Massive US Military Social Media Spying Archive Left Wide Open In AWS S3 Buckets
Friday November 17, 2017 @03:07PM Windows 8 and Later Fail To Properly Apply ASLR
Friday November 17, 2017 @11:01AM Germany Bans Children's Smartwatches
Thursday November 16, 2017 @07:37PM Bluetooth Hack Affects 20 Million Amazon Echo, Google Home Devices
Thursday November 16, 2017 @04:49PM Report Claims That 18 Nation's Elections Were Impacted By Social Engineering Last Year