Slashdot Items Tagged "security"

Date / Time Story
Friday May 18, 2018 @07:55PM New Spectre Attack Can Reveal Firmware Secrets
Friday May 18, 2018 @07:32PM RedDawn Android Malware Is Harvesting Personal Data of North Korean Defectors
Friday May 18, 2018 @09:50AM A Bug in Keeper Password Manager Leads To Sparring Over 'Zero-Knowledge' Claim
Thursday May 17, 2018 @05:29PM Ask Slashdot: Which Is the Safest Router?
Thursday May 17, 2018 @05:11PM Cell Phone Tracking Firm Exposed Millions of Americans' Real-time Locations
Thursday May 17, 2018 @03:43PM Google Chrome To Remove 'Secure' Indicator From HTTPS Pages in September
Thursday May 17, 2018 @02:31PM Hardcoded Password Found in Cisco Enterprise Software, Again
Wednesday May 16, 2018 @01:37PM Hacker Breaches Securus, the Company That Helps Cops Track Phones Across the US
Tuesday May 15, 2018 @09:25PM Justice Department, FBI Are Investigating Cambridge Analytica
Tuesday May 15, 2018 @07:26PM Ecuador Spent $5 Million Protecting and Spying On Julian Assange, Says Report
Tuesday May 15, 2018 @04:43PM Suspect Identified In CIA 'Vault 7' Leak
Tuesday May 15, 2018 @03:06PM Smarter People Don't Have Better Passwords, Study Finds
Tuesday May 15, 2018 @02:56PM Homeland Security Unveils New Cyber Security Strategy Amid Threats
Tuesday May 15, 2018 @09:52AM Kaspersky Lab Moving Core Infrastructure To Switzerland
Monday May 14, 2018 @05:17PM Encrypted Email Has a Major, Divisive Flaw
Monday May 14, 2018 @05:07PM Researchers Reportedly Exposed Facebook Quiz Data On 3 Million Users
Monday May 14, 2018 @04:29PM AMD Integrates Ryzen PRO and Radeon Vega Graphics In Next-Gen APUs
Monday May 14, 2018 @02:00PM Card Breach Announced at Chili's Restaurant Chain
Monday May 14, 2018 @10:09AM Attention PGP Users: New Vulnerabilities Require You To Take Action Now
Sunday May 13, 2018 @11:31PM California High Schooler Changes Grades After Phishing Teachers, Gets 14 Felonies for His Efforts
Saturday May 12, 2018 @05:40PM Malware Found In the Ubuntu Snap Store
Saturday May 12, 2018 @02:43PM One Year After WannaCry, EternalBlue Exploit Is Bigger Than Ever
Saturday May 12, 2018 @12:38AM Hacker Shuts Down Copenhagen's Public City Bikes System
Friday May 11, 2018 @10:48PM US Appeals Court Rules Border Agents Need Suspicion To Search Cellphones
Friday May 11, 2018 @12:53PM North Korean Hackers Are Now Developing iPhone Spy Tools
Friday May 11, 2018 @07:27AM Malicious Apps Get Back on the Play Store Just by Changing Their Name
Thursday May 10, 2018 @09:19PM Malicious Chrome Extensions Infect Over 100,000 Users Again
Thursday May 10, 2018 @08:47PM Symantec Stock Tanks After Announcing An Internal Probe
Thursday May 10, 2018 @07:42PM Does Gmail's New 'Confidential Mode' Make It Easier to Phish?
Thursday May 10, 2018 @01:57PM Siri, Alexa, and Google Assistant Can Be Controlled By Inaudible Commands
Thursday May 10, 2018 @01:07PM IBM Bans Staff From Using Removable Storage Devices
Thursday May 10, 2018 @12:43PM 26% of Companies Ignore Security Bugs Because They Don't Have the Time to Fix Them
Thursday May 10, 2018 @11:04AM Researchers Say a Breathalyzer Has Flaws, Casting Doubt On Countless Convictions
Wednesday May 09, 2018 @02:15PM Iran Recruits Online Talent For Quick Cyber Strikes
Wednesday May 09, 2018 @01:24PM Multiple OS Vendors Release Security Patches After Misinterpreting Intel Docs
Tuesday May 08, 2018 @04:34PM Police Drop Charges Filed Against 19-Year-Old Archivist For Downloading FOIA Releases
Tuesday May 08, 2018 @04:02PM Equifax's Data Breach By the Numbers: 146 Million Social Security Numbers, 99 Million Addresses, and More
Tuesday May 08, 2018 @03:35PM iOS 11.4 Disables Lightning Connector After 7 Days, Limiting Law Enforcement Access
Monday May 07, 2018 @10:12PM Drupal Sites Fall Victims To Cryptojacking Campaigns
Monday May 07, 2018 @01:48PM After Equifax Breach, Major Firms Still Rely on Same Flawed Software
Sunday May 06, 2018 @01:22PM New Hacking Tool Lets Users Access a Bunch of DVRs and Their Video Feeds
Sunday May 06, 2018 @10:26AM New Hacking Tool Lets Users Access a Bunch of DVRs and Their Video Feeds
Saturday May 05, 2018 @05:07PM Chinese Government Is Behind a Decade of Hacks On Software Companies, Says Report
Saturday May 05, 2018 @02:35PM Ask Slashdot: Is the World Better Or Worse Because of Security Tech?
Saturday May 05, 2018 @01:30PM Eight New Meltdown-Like Flaws Found
Friday May 04, 2018 @04:56PM Abbott Addresses Life-Threatening Flaw In a Half-Million Pacemakers
Friday May 04, 2018 @04:33PM NSA Collected 500 Million US Call Records In 2017, Says Report
Friday May 04, 2018 @12:36PM Cyberattack Crashes Tennessee County's Website on Election Night
Friday May 04, 2018 @09:54AM Vulnerabilities Affecting Over One Million Dasan GPON Routers Are Now Under Attack
Thursday May 03, 2018 @05:29PM Phone Maker BLU Settles With FTC Over Unauthorized User Data Extraction
Thursday May 03, 2018 @04:17PM Twitter Says Glitch Exposed 'Substantial' Number of Users' Passwords In Plain Text
Thursday May 03, 2018 @02:54PM 'Next Generation' Flaws Found on Computer Processors
Thursday May 03, 2018 @11:30AM Unable to sign out from 'portal.office.com' is not considered a security issue
Thursday May 03, 2018 @11:10AM Somebody Tried to Hide a Backdoor in a Popular JavaScript npm Package
Thursday May 03, 2018 @09:43AM Australia's Largest Bank Lost The Personal Financial Histories Of 12 Million Customers, And Did Not Tell Them About It
Wednesday May 02, 2018 @11:22PM Ask Slashdot: Any Idiosyncrasies of the New Windows 10 April 2018 Update?
Wednesday May 02, 2018 @11:10PM Facebook Has Fired Multiple Employees for Snooping on Users: Motherboard
Wednesday May 02, 2018 @06:48PM Hacktivists, Tech Giants Protest Georgia's 'Hack-Back' Bill
Wednesday May 02, 2018 @04:27PM The Pentagon Bans Huawei, ZTE Phones From Retail Stores On Military Bases
Wednesday May 02, 2018 @12:12PM Tech Giants Hit by NSA Spying Slam Encryption Backdoors
Wednesday May 02, 2018 @10:48AM A Critical Security Flaw in Popular Industrial Software Put Power Plants At Risk
Wednesday May 02, 2018 @02:13AM GitHub Accidentally Exposes Some Plaintext Passwords In Its Internal Logs
Wednesday May 02, 2018 @01:50AM Scammers Are Using Google Maps To Skirt Link-Shortener Crackdown, Redirect Users To Dodgy Websites
Tuesday May 01, 2018 @10:48AM Starting Today, Google Chrome Will Show Warnings for Non-Logged SSL Certificates
Monday April 30, 2018 @05:41PM Volkswagen, Audi Cars Vulnerable To Remote Hacking
Sunday April 29, 2018 @03:33PM Long Prison Sentence for Man Who Hacked Jail Computer System To Bust Out Friend
Sunday April 29, 2018 @12:22AM Code Published for Triggering a BSOD on Windows Computers -- Even If They're Locked
Friday April 27, 2018 @04:58PM Uber Tightens Bug Bounty Extortion Policies Following 2016 Data Breach
Thursday April 26, 2018 @03:46PM Ski Lift In Austria Left Control Panel Open On the Internet
Thursday April 26, 2018 @03:43PM New C# Ransomware Compiles Itself at Runtime
Wednesday April 25, 2018 @05:07PM Bezop Cryptocurrency Server Exposes Personal Info of 25,000 Investors
Wednesday April 25, 2018 @03:56PM Drupal Warns of New Remote-Code Bug, the Second in Four Weeks
Wednesday April 25, 2018 @03:13PM North Korea Linked To Global Hacking Operation Against Critical Infrastructure, Telecoms
Wednesday April 25, 2018 @02:26PM Researchers Hacked Amazon's Alexa To Spy On Users, Again
Wednesday April 25, 2018 @12:02PM Europol Shuts Down World's Largest DDoS-for-Hire Service
Wednesday April 25, 2018 @10:51AM Hackers Built a 'Master Key' For Millions of Hotel Rooms
Tuesday April 24, 2018 @05:15PM SEC Issues $35 Million Fine Over Yahoo Failing To Disclose Data Breach
Tuesday April 24, 2018 @03:15PM Suspicious Event Hijacks Amazon Traffic For 2 hours, Steals Cryptocurrency
Tuesday April 24, 2018 @01:09PM Ask Slashdot: Do We Need a New Word For Hacking?
Tuesday April 24, 2018 @11:19AM Atlanta Projected To Spend At Least $2.6 Million on Ransomware Recovery
Monday April 23, 2018 @06:12PM The 'Unpatchable' Exploit That Makes Every Current Nintendo Switch Hackable
Monday April 23, 2018 @05:07PM US Government Weighing Sanctions Against Kaspersky Lab
Monday April 23, 2018 @03:35PM New Attack Group Orangeworm Targets Healthcare Sector in US, Asia, and Europe: Symantec
Monday April 23, 2018 @01:49PM Hacking a Satellite is Surprisingly Easy
Sunday April 22, 2018 @02:10PM 'Drupalgeddon2' Touches Off Arms Race To Mass-Exploit Powerful Web Servers
Sunday April 22, 2018 @03:06AM UK Teen Who Hacked CIA Director Sentenced To 2 Years In Prison
Friday April 20, 2018 @12:04PM AI Can Scour Code To Find Accidentally Public Passwords
Thursday April 19, 2018 @04:59PM LinkedIn's AutoFill Plugin Could Leak user Data, Secret Fix Failed
Thursday April 19, 2018 @03:46PM Millions of Chrome Users Have Installed Malware Posing as Ad Blockers
Wednesday April 18, 2018 @07:48PM 'Login With Facebook' Data Hijacked By JavaScript Trackers
Wednesday April 18, 2018 @03:38PM Microsoft Ports Edge Anti-Phishing Technology To Google Chrome
Wednesday April 18, 2018 @01:19PM Data Firm Leaks 48 Million User Profiles it Scraped From Facebook, LinkedIn, Others
Tuesday April 17, 2018 @11:59PM Huawei To Back Off US Market Amid Rising Tensions
Tuesday April 17, 2018 @02:55PM Windows 10 Update Will Support More Password-Free Logins
Tuesday April 17, 2018 @10:39AM Cybersecurity Tech Accord: More Than 30 Tech Firms Pledge Not to Assist Governments in Cyberattacks
Monday April 16, 2018 @06:55PM Planet Fitness Evacuated After WiFi Network Named 'Remote Detonator' Causes Scare
Monday April 16, 2018 @09:04AM Hackers Stole a Casino's High-Roller Database Through a Thermometer in the Lobby Fish Tank
Sunday April 15, 2018 @02:18PM Intel SPI Flash Flaw Lets Attackers Alter or Delete BIOS/UEFI Firmware
Saturday April 14, 2018 @08:49PM PUBG Ransomware Decrypts Your Files If You Play PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
Friday April 13, 2018 @05:24PM The Long, Slow Demise of Credit Card Signatures Starts Today
Thursday April 12, 2018 @04:42PM Cops Around the Country Can Now Unlock iPhones, Records Show
Thursday April 12, 2018 @04:33PM Uber's 2016 Breach Affected More Than 20 Million US Users
Thursday April 12, 2018 @03:32PM Cyber-Espionage Groups Are Increasingly Leveraging Routers in Their Attacks
Thursday April 12, 2018 @02:51PM Some Android Device Makers Are Lying About Security Patch Updates
Thursday April 12, 2018 @01:12PM You Think Discovering a Computer Virus Is Hard? Try Naming One
Thursday April 12, 2018 @11:24AM Data Exfiltrators Send Info Over PCs' Power Supply Cables
Wednesday April 11, 2018 @02:26PM AMD Releases Spectre v2 Microcode Updates for CPUs Going Back To 2011
Wednesday April 11, 2018 @11:43AM Microsoft Removes Antivirus Registry Key Check for All Windows Versions
Tuesday April 10, 2018 @03:26PM Emergency Alert Systems Used Across the US Can Be Easily Hijacked
Tuesday April 10, 2018 @02:08PM Firefox Follows Chrome and Blocks the Loading of Most FTP Resources
Tuesday April 10, 2018 @10:02AM Linux: Beep Command Can Be Used to Probe for the Presence of Sensitive Files
Tuesday April 10, 2018 @09:57AM Biometric and App Logins Will Soon Be Pushed Across the Web
Tuesday April 10, 2018 @08:03AM YouTube Hack: Several High-Profile Videos Mysteriously Disappear From Platform, Some Defaced
Monday April 09, 2018 @04:41PM Don't Give Away Historic Details About Yourself
Monday April 09, 2018 @04:18PM Steve Wozniak Drops Facebook: 'The Profits Are All Based On the User's Info'
Saturday April 07, 2018 @08:14PM 'Big Brother' In India Requires Fingerprint Scans For Food, Phones, Finances
Saturday April 07, 2018 @07:12PM 'Vigilante Hackers' Strike Routers In Russia and Iran, Reports Motherboard
Saturday April 07, 2018 @05:59PM Torvalds Opposes Tying UEFI Secure Boot to Kernel Lockdown Mode
Friday April 06, 2018 @06:17PM T-Mobile Stores Part of Customers' Passwords In Plaintext, Says It Has 'Amazingly Good' Security
Friday April 06, 2018 @04:37PM Best Buy Warns of Data Breach
Thursday April 05, 2018 @09:26PM Getting PCI Compliant Introduces Security Vulnerabilities
Thursday April 05, 2018 @05:18PM Hacker Uses Exploit To Generate Verge Cryptocurrency Out of Thin Air
Thursday April 05, 2018 @04:44PM Microsoft Modifies Open-Source Code, Blows Hole In Windows Defender
Thursday April 05, 2018 @04:29PM Secret Service Warns of Chip Card Scheme
Thursday April 05, 2018 @01:28PM Malware Attack on Vendor To Blame for Delta and Sears Data Breach Affecting 'Hundreds of Thousands' of Customers
Thursday April 05, 2018 @09:29AM Intel Tells Users to Uninstall Remote Keyboard App Over Unpatched Security Bugs
Thursday April 05, 2018 @12:30AM YouTube Will Increase Security At All Offices Worldwide Following Shooting
Thursday April 05, 2018 @12:20AM 1.1.1.1: Cloudflare's New DNS Attracting 'Gigabits Per Second' of Rubbish
Wednesday April 04, 2018 @02:28PM McAfee Finds That Gamers Are Strong Candidates for Cybersecurity Jobs
Wednesday April 04, 2018 @09:56AM Outgoing White House Emails Not Protected by Verification System
Wednesday April 04, 2018 @09:33AM Intel Says Some CPU Models Will Never Receive Microcode Updates
Tuesday April 03, 2018 @06:24PM Swedes Turn Against Cashlessness
Tuesday April 03, 2018 @04:00PM WhatsApp Public Groups Can Leave User Data Vulnerable To Scraping
Tuesday April 03, 2018 @11:59AM Suit To Let Researchers Break Website Rules Wins a Round
Monday April 02, 2018 @07:26PM Panerabread.com Leaks Millions of Customers Records
Monday April 02, 2018 @05:38PM Gay Dating App Grindr Is Letting Other Companies See User HIV Status, Location Data
Sunday April 01, 2018 @03:54PM Card Data Stolen From 5 Million Saks and Lord & Taylor Customers
Sunday April 01, 2018 @02:52PM To Protect AI From Attacks, Show It Fake Data
Sunday April 01, 2018 @04:21AM Atlanta Still Struggles To Recover From Ransomware Attack
Saturday March 31, 2018 @12:43AM Security Experts See Chromebooks as a Closed Ecosystem That Improves Security
Thursday March 29, 2018 @05:34PM Under Armour Says 150 Million MyFitnessPal Accounts Were Hacked
Thursday March 29, 2018 @05:34PM US To Seek Social Media Details From All Visa Applicants
Thursday March 29, 2018 @10:25AM Update Drupal ASAP: Over a Million Sites Can Be Easily Hacked by Any Visitor
Wednesday March 28, 2018 @07:14PM Boeing Hit By WannaCry Virus, Fears It Could Cripple Some Jet Production
Wednesday March 28, 2018 @04:10PM Microsoft's Windows 7 Meltdown Fixes From January and February Made PCs More Insecure
Tuesday March 27, 2018 @04:58PM macOS High Sierra Logs Encryption Passwords in Plaintext for APFS External Drives
Tuesday March 27, 2018 @04:41PM Atlanta, Hit by Ransomware Attack, Also Fell Victim To Leaked NSA Exploits
Tuesday March 27, 2018 @02:28PM Intel CPUs Vulnerable To New 'BranchScope' Attack
Tuesday March 27, 2018 @12:22PM FBI Had No Way To Access Locked iPhone After Terror Attack, Watchdog Finds
Monday March 26, 2018 @01:11PM Cops Are Now Opening iPhones With Dead People's Fingerprints
Monday March 26, 2018 @10:47AM State Department Seemingly Buys $15,000 iPhone Cracking Tech GrayKey
Sunday March 25, 2018 @12:48PM Justice Department Revives Push To Mandate a Way To Unlock Phones
Sunday March 25, 2018 @09:13AM IETF Approves TLS 1.3 as Internet Standard
Sunday March 25, 2018 @02:22AM Face ID Deemed Too Costly To Copy, Android Makers Target In-Display Fingerprint Sensors Instead
Sunday March 25, 2018 @01:28AM Justice Department Revives Push To Mandate a Way To Unlock Phones
Saturday March 24, 2018 @03:43PM Shodan Search Exposes Thousands of Servers Hosting Passwords and Keys
Friday March 23, 2018 @10:56PM School Pays To Get an Algorithm To Scan Students' Social Media For Threats and Suicide Risks Posts
Friday March 23, 2018 @05:10PM Firefox In 2018: We'll Tackle Bad Ads, Breach Alerts, Autoplay Video, Says Mozilla
Friday March 23, 2018 @11:29AM US Charges Iranians For Global Cyber Attacks on Behalf of Tehran
Friday March 23, 2018 @10:09AM More Evidence Ties Alleged DNC Hacker Guccifer 2.0 To Russian Intelligence
Thursday March 22, 2018 @04:41PM New R2D2 Technique Protects Files Against Wiper Malware, Secure Delete Apps
Thursday March 22, 2018 @04:40PM Atlanta City Government Systems Down Due To Ransomware Attack
Thursday March 22, 2018 @12:29AM US Spending Bill Contains CLOUD Act, a Win For Tech and Law Enforcement
Wednesday March 21, 2018 @10:42PM Best Buy Stops Selling Huawei Smartphones
Wednesday March 21, 2018 @06:38PM A 15-Year-Old Hacked the Secure Ledger Crypto Wallet
Wednesday March 21, 2018 @10:47AM Kaspersky Lab Plans Swiss Data Center To Combat Spying Allegations, Report Says
Wednesday March 21, 2018 @09:53AM AMD Says Patches Coming Soon For Chip Vulnerabilities
Tuesday March 20, 2018 @05:41PM Telegram Loses Supreme Court Appeal In Russia, Must Hand Over Encryption Keys
Tuesday March 20, 2018 @05:09PM Orbitz Says Legacy Travel Site Likely Hacked, Affecting 880,000 Credit Cards
Monday March 19, 2018 @07:27PM Facebook Security Chief Said To Leave After Clashes Over Disinformation
Monday March 19, 2018 @04:50PM Facebook Hires Firm To Conduct Forensic Audit of Cambridge Analytica Data
Sunday March 18, 2018 @04:42PM When China Hoards Its Hackers Everyone Loses
Sunday March 18, 2018 @03:30PM Firefox Master Password System Has Been Poorly Secured for the Past 9 Years, Researcher Says
Saturday March 17, 2018 @07:16PM 1 in 3 Michigan Workers Tested Opened A Password-Phishing Email
Friday March 16, 2018 @03:05PM Hacker Adrian Lamo Dies At 37
Friday March 16, 2018 @12:21PM Yet Again, Google Tricked Into Serving Scam Amazon Ads
Friday March 16, 2018 @11:48AM Android Is Now as Safe as the Competition, Google Says
Thursday March 15, 2018 @11:54PM Microsoft Launches Bounty Program For Speculative Execution Side Channel Vulnerabilities
Thursday March 15, 2018 @06:24PM The 600+ Companies PayPal Shares Your Data With
Thursday March 15, 2018 @04:58PM Linus Torvalds Slams CTS Labs Over AMD Vulnerability Report
Thursday March 15, 2018 @02:59PM US Says Russia Hacked Energy Grid, Punishes 19 for Meddling
Thursday March 15, 2018 @01:09PM Intel Says 'Partitions' in New Chips Will Correct the Design Flaw that Created Spectre and Meltdown
Thursday March 15, 2018 @10:41AM Can AMD Vulnerabilities Be Used To Game the Stock Market?
Wednesday March 14, 2018 @07:10PM Microsoft Removes Antivirus Registry Key Check for Windows 10 Users
Wednesday March 14, 2018 @05:06PM Jewelry Site Leaks Personal Details, Plaintext Passwords of 1.3 Million Users
Wednesday March 14, 2018 @04:54PM New Bill In Congress Would Bypass the Fourth Amendment, Hand Your Data To Police
Tuesday March 13, 2018 @02:36PM Privacy-Busting Bugs Found in Popular VPN Services Hotspot Shield, Zenmate and PureVPN
Tuesday March 13, 2018 @11:58AM Researchers Find Critical Vulnerabilities in AMD's Ryzen and EPYC Processors, But They Gave the Chipmaker Only 24 Hours Before Making the Findings Public
Monday March 12, 2018 @06:54PM Trump Issues Order To Block Broadcom's Takeover of Qualcomm
Monday March 12, 2018 @04:34PM 'Slingshot' Malware That Hid For Six Years Spread Through Routers
Monday March 12, 2018 @02:52PM Data Breach Victims Can Sue Yahoo in the United States, Federal Judge Rules
Sunday March 11, 2018 @10:13PM New Traces of Hacking Team in the Wild
Saturday March 10, 2018 @01:21AM Massive DDOS Attacks Are Now Targeting Google, Amazon, and the NRA
Saturday March 10, 2018 @12:46AM SgxSpectre Attack Can Extract Data From Intel SGX Enclaves
Friday March 09, 2018 @03:37PM In a Remarkable Turn of Events, Hackers -- Not Users -- Lost Money in Attempted Cryptocurrency Exchange Heist
Friday March 09, 2018 @02:07PM Documents Prove Local Cops Have Bought Cheap iPhone Cracking Tech
Friday March 09, 2018 @01:28PM Downloads of Popular Apps Were Silently Swapped For Spyware in Turkey: Citizen Lab
Friday March 09, 2018 @10:46AM Half of Ransomware Victims Didn't Recover Their Data After Paying the Ransom
Thursday March 08, 2018 @02:02PM Businesses Under Pressure To 'Consumerize' Logins
Thursday March 08, 2018 @12:30PM Vatican Invites Hackers To Fix Problems, Not Breach Security