Slashdot Items Tagged "security"

Date / Time Story
Thursday January 19, 2017 @07:54AM Krebs Pinpoints the Likely Author of the Mirai Botnet
Wednesday January 18, 2017 @08:20PM Malwarebytes Discovers 'First Mac Malware of 2017'
Wednesday January 18, 2017 @06:14PM Julian Assange Will Not Hand Himself In Because Chelsea Manning's Release Won't Happen Immediately, Lawyer Says
Wednesday January 18, 2017 @09:40AM Ukraine's Power Outage Was a Cyber Attack, Says Power Supplier
Wednesday January 18, 2017 @12:27AM Dutch Developer Added Backdoor To Websites He Built, Phished Over 20,000 Users
Tuesday January 17, 2017 @04:38PM President Obama Commutes Chelsea Manning's Sentence
Tuesday January 17, 2017 @03:53PM Blockchain Technology Could Save Banks $12 Billion a Year
Monday January 16, 2017 @12:51PM Microsoft: Windows 7 Does Not Meet the Demands of Modern Technology; Recommends Windows 10
Monday January 16, 2017 @10:16AM Google Reveals Its Servers All Contain Custom Security Silicon
Monday January 16, 2017 @12:41AM Microsoft's Security Bulletins Will End In February
Saturday January 14, 2017 @09:52PM Hackers Corrupt Data For Cloud-Based Medical Marijuana System
Saturday January 14, 2017 @03:38AM Petition With Over 1 Million Signatures Urges President Obama To Pardon Snowden
Saturday January 14, 2017 @01:06AM Student Hacker Faces 10 Years in Prison For Spyware That Hit 16,000 Computers
Friday January 13, 2017 @11:52PM Hamas 'Honey Trap' Dupes Israeli Soldiers
Friday January 13, 2017 @04:06PM Faulty Phone Battery May Have Caused Fire That Brought Down EgyptAir Flight MS80
Friday January 13, 2017 @03:26PM Trump's Cyber Security Advisor Rudy Giuliani Runs Ancient, Utterly Hackable Website
Friday January 13, 2017 @09:44AM Security Experts Rebut The Guardian's Report That Claimed WhatsApp Has a Backdoor
Thursday January 12, 2017 @03:46PM Fingerprinting Methods Identify Users Across Different Browsers On the Same PC
Thursday January 12, 2017 @03:13PM Europe Calls For Mandatory 'Kill Switches' On Robots
Thursday January 12, 2017 @03:06PM Obama Changed Rules Regarding Raw Intelligence, Allowing NSA To Share Raw Data With US's Other 16 Intelligence Agencies
Thursday January 12, 2017 @12:50PM Hacker Steals 900 GB of Cellebrite Data
Thursday January 12, 2017 @12:47AM Latest Adobe Acrobat Reader Update Silently Installs Chrome Extension
Wednesday January 11, 2017 @10:08PM Japan Researchers Warn of Fingerprint Theft From 'Peace' Sign
Wednesday January 11, 2017 @05:36PM Implantable Cardiac Devices Could Be Vulnerable To Hackers, FDA Warns
Wednesday January 11, 2017 @05:15PM Buggy Domain Validation Forces GoDaddy To Revoke SSL Certificates
Wednesday January 11, 2017 @03:44PM Microsoft Anti-Porn Workers Sue Over PTSD
Wednesday January 11, 2017 @03:21PM Windows 10 Will Soon Lock Your PC When You Step Away From It
Tuesday January 10, 2017 @06:08PM Why You Shouldn't Trust Geek Squad
Tuesday January 10, 2017 @05:43PM Microsoft To Enhance User Privacy Controls In Upcoming Windows 10 Update
Tuesday January 10, 2017 @05:39PM LinkedIn's and eBay's Founders Are Donating $20 Million To Protect Us From AI
Monday January 09, 2017 @03:55PM Ask Slashdot: What Is the Best Way To Thank Users For Reporting Security Issues?
Monday January 09, 2017 @12:21AM Browser Autofill Profiles Can Be Abused For Phishing Attacks
Sunday January 08, 2017 @10:39AM Browser Form Autofill Profiles Can Be Abused for Phishing Attacks
Saturday January 07, 2017 @02:45AM US Government Offers $25,000 Prize For Inventing A Way To Secure IoT Devices
Saturday January 07, 2017 @01:08AM Hackers Unlock NES Classic, Upload New Games Via USB Cable
Friday January 06, 2017 @04:54PM US Releases Declassified Report On Russian Hacking, Concludes That Putin 'Developed a Clear Preference' For Trump
Friday January 06, 2017 @04:24PM WikiLeaks Threatens To Publish Twitter Users' Personal Info
Friday January 06, 2017 @03:42PM Fake Malware-Filled Super Mario Run Apps Take Advantage of Android Absence
Thursday January 05, 2017 @04:59PM Ultrasound Tracking Could Be Used To Deanonymize Tor Users
Thursday January 05, 2017 @03:42PM FTC Takes D-Link To Court Citing Lax Product Security, Privacy Perils
Wednesday January 04, 2017 @04:36PM 'Forza Horizon 3' Update Accidentally Published Unencrypted Build of the Game
Wednesday January 04, 2017 @04:13PM Over 1,800 MongoDB Databases Held For Ransom By Mysterious Attacker
Wednesday January 04, 2017 @10:59AM New California Law Finally Makes Ransomware Illegal
Wednesday January 04, 2017 @10:54AM Android Was 2016's Most Vulnerable Product, Oracle the
Wednesday January 04, 2017 @04:08AM Over 1,800 MongoDB Databases Held for Ransom by Mysterious Attacker
Tuesday January 03, 2017 @04:56PM Sensitive Data Stored On Box.com Accounts Accessible Via Search Queries
Tuesday January 03, 2017 @04:12PM Koolova Ransomware Decrypts For Free If You Read Two Articles About Ransomware
Tuesday January 03, 2017 @03:34PM Norton Announces Core, a Smart Router To Protect Domestic IoT Devices
Tuesday January 03, 2017 @09:56AM Programmer Finds Way To Liberate Ransomware Affected Smart TV, Thanks To LG
Sunday January 01, 2017 @07:51PM Changing Other People's Flight Bookings Is Too Easy
Saturday December 31, 2016 @10:33AM Washington Post Retracts Story About Russian Hackers Penetrating US Electricity Grid
Friday December 30, 2016 @09:37PM Russian Hackers Penetrated The US Electricity Grid, Say Officials
Friday December 30, 2016 @05:02PM Smart Electricity Meters Can Be Dangerously Insecure, Warns Expert
Friday December 30, 2016 @04:04PM How Russia Recruited Elite Hackers For Its Cyberwar
Thursday December 29, 2016 @10:23PM FBI and Homeland Security Detail Russian Hacking Campaign In New Report
Wednesday December 28, 2016 @11:25PM Automatic Brakes Stopped Berlin Truck During Christmas Market Attack
Wednesday December 28, 2016 @08:18PM Florida Senator: No Permit Needed For Driverless Cars In Florida
Wednesday December 28, 2016 @06:23PM Czech Republic Sets Up Counter-Terrorism Unit To Counter Fake News Threat
Wednesday December 28, 2016 @04:29PM Nevada Website Bug Leaks Thousands of Medical Marijuana Dispensary Applications
Wednesday December 28, 2016 @03:58PM Ask Slashdot: Is Computing As Cool and Fun As It Once Was?
Wednesday December 28, 2016 @03:53PM Destructive KillDisk Malware Turns Into Ransomware
Wednesday December 28, 2016 @03:40PM North Korea's Android Tablet Takes a Screenshot Every Time You Open an App
Wednesday December 28, 2016 @12:59PM Bigger Than Mirai: Leet Botnet Delivers 650 Gbps DDoS Attack
Wednesday December 28, 2016 @10:43AM Frequent Flyer Points Put at Risk By Website Flaws
Wednesday December 28, 2016 @09:24AM Android Ransomware Infects LG Smart TV, Company 'Refuses' To Help
Wednesday December 28, 2016 @04:50AM Android Ransomware Infects Smart TV, LG Refuses to Help
Tuesday December 27, 2016 @06:56PM Amazon Patents System To Defend Drones Against Hackers, Jammers and Arrows
Tuesday December 27, 2016 @04:27PM Millions of Websites Vulnerable Due To Security Bug In Popular PHP Script
Tuesday December 27, 2016 @03:27PM Police Request Amazon Echo Recordings For Homicide Investigation
Tuesday December 27, 2016 @09:30AM China Renews Calls For Tighter Cyberspace Security
Monday December 26, 2016 @09:53PM Sony Music Apologises To Britney Spears, Fans After Fake RIP Tweet Sent
Friday December 23, 2016 @07:37PM U2F Security Keys May Be the World's Best Hope Against Account Takeovers
Friday December 23, 2016 @04:38PM US Government Begins Asking Foreign Travelers About Social Media
Friday December 23, 2016 @02:55PM FBI Probes FDIC Hack Linked To China's Military: Reuters
Friday December 23, 2016 @02:41PM Mozilla Will Support Firefox For XP and Vista Until At Least September 2017
Friday December 23, 2016 @01:37PM Russian Authorities Are Trying To Unlock iPhone 4S From Russian Ambassador's Killer
Friday December 23, 2016 @02:55AM Leaked Files Reveal Scope of Cellebrite's Smartphone-Cracking Technology
Thursday December 22, 2016 @05:05PM Russians Used Malware On Android Devices To Track and Target Ukraine Artillery, Says Report
Thursday December 22, 2016 @03:40PM Congressional Report Claims Snowden In 'Contact With Russian Intelligence'
Thursday December 22, 2016 @11:39AM Apple Delays App Store Security Deadline For Developers
Thursday December 22, 2016 @11:37AM Encrypted Messaging App Signal Uses Google To Bypass Censorship
Wednesday December 21, 2016 @06:34PM NIST Asks Public For Help With Quantum-Proof Cryptography
Wednesday December 21, 2016 @06:11PM Hotbed of Cybercrime Activity Tracked Down To ISP In Region Where Russia Is Invading Ukraine
Wednesday December 21, 2016 @03:24PM White Hat Security Group Hacks Marvel Twitter Accounts
Tuesday December 20, 2016 @06:51PM Barnes & Noble's Latest Tablet Is Running Spyware From Shanghai
Tuesday December 20, 2016 @05:52PM US Fails To Renegotiate Arms Control Rule For Hacking Tools
Tuesday December 20, 2016 @03:49PM Russian Hackers Stole $5 Million Per Day From Advertisers With Bots and Fake Websites
Tuesday December 20, 2016 @01:53PM Egypt Has Blocked Encrypted Messaging App Signal
Tuesday December 20, 2016 @01:14PM Aircraft Entertainment Systems Hacks Are Back
Monday December 19, 2016 @05:17PM South Carolina Bill Wants To Put Porn Blocks On New Computers
Monday December 19, 2016 @04:20PM Google Releases Tool To Find Common Crypto Bugs
Monday December 19, 2016 @03:50PM Filmmaker Installed Security Software On a Decoy Phone To Spy On Smartphone Thieves
Monday December 19, 2016 @01:13PM Nigerian Man Charged in Hacking of Los Angeles County Emails
Sunday December 18, 2016 @05:55PM Ubuntu Survey Discovers 'Consumers Are Terrible' About Updating Their IoT Devices
Sunday December 18, 2016 @04:43PM The FBI Is Arresting People Who Rent DDoS Botnets
Sunday December 18, 2016 @02:24PM LinkedIn Warns 9.5 Million Lynda Users About Database Breach
Saturday December 17, 2016 @02:25PM Massive Mirai Botnet Hides Its Control Servers On Tor
Saturday December 17, 2016 @12:51PM Does Code Reuse Endanger Secure Software Development?
Saturday December 17, 2016 @12:49PM Security Firms Almost Brought Down Massive Mirai Botnet
Friday December 16, 2016 @11:45PM Researcher Discovered An Easy Way To Bypass MacOS's File Encryption
Friday December 16, 2016 @11:24PM Netgear Releases 'Beta' Patches For Additional Routers Found With Root Vulnerability
Friday December 16, 2016 @10:45PM McAfee Takes Six Months To Patch Remote Code Exploit In Linux VirusScan Enterprise
Friday December 16, 2016 @10:19PM President Obama Threatens Retaliatory Actions Against Russia Over Hacks
Friday December 16, 2016 @03:25PM Election Assistance Commission Hacked Using SQL Injection
Friday December 16, 2016 @09:02AM Yahoo's Billion-User Database Reportedly Sold On the Dark Web for Just $300,000 - NYT
Friday December 16, 2016 @08:41AM Evernote Reverses Course On Opt-out Privacy Policy That Would've Exposed Users' Content To Employees
Thursday December 15, 2016 @09:29PM Zero-Days Hitting Fedora and Ubuntu Open Desktops To a World of Hurt
Thursday December 15, 2016 @06:04PM A $300 Device Can Steal Mac FileVault2 Passwords
Thursday December 15, 2016 @05:47PM 0-days hitting Fedora and Ubuntu open desktops to a world of hurt
Thursday December 15, 2016 @05:47PM $300 Device Can Steal Mac FileVault2 Passwords
Thursday December 15, 2016 @04:38PM White House Supports Claim Putin Directed US Election Hack
Thursday December 15, 2016 @01:11PM Verizon Explores Lower Price or Even Exit From Yahoo Deal
Thursday December 15, 2016 @10:22AM Consumers Worry More About Cybercrime Than Physical Crime
Wednesday December 14, 2016 @06:42PM Newly Uncovered Site Suggests NSA Exploits For Direct Sale
Wednesday December 14, 2016 @05:36PM Yahoo Says Hackers Stole Information From Over 1 Billion Accounts
Wednesday December 14, 2016 @04:56PM Most Businesses Pay Ransomware Demands, IBM Finds
Wednesday December 14, 2016 @03:59PM Malvertising Campaign Infects Your Router Instead of Your Browser
Wednesday December 14, 2016 @03:20PM Flash Will Soon Be 'Click-To-Run' in Microsoft Edge
Wednesday December 14, 2016 @03:07PM Ashley Madison To Pay $1.6M Settlement Related To Data Breach
Wednesday December 14, 2016 @10:35AM 150 Filmmakers and Photojournalists Call On Nikon, Sony, and Canon To Build in Encryption
Wednesday December 14, 2016 @05:19AM Malvertising Campaign Infects Your Router Instead of Your Browser
Tuesday December 13, 2016 @10:10PM Snowden: 'The Central Problem of the Future' Is Control of User Data
Tuesday December 13, 2016 @06:29PM Google Publishes Eight National Security Letters
Tuesday December 13, 2016 @06:00PM Florida Court Says Suspected Voyeur Must Reveal His iPhone Passcode To Police
Tuesday December 13, 2016 @05:19PM A Typo Led To Podesta's Email Hack, Says Report
Tuesday December 13, 2016 @01:15PM Android Things Is Google's New OS For Smart Devices
Tuesday December 13, 2016 @11:11AM Malware Found In the Firmware of 26 Low-Cost Android Models
Tuesday December 13, 2016 @09:41AM SWIFT Confirms New Cyber Thefts, Hacking Tactics
Tuesday December 13, 2016 @12:03AM PwC Sends Legal Threats To Researchers Who Found Critical Security Flaw
Monday December 12, 2016 @08:33PM Quest Diagnostics Says Personal Health Information of 34,000 Customers Hacked
Monday December 12, 2016 @06:30PM Uber Employees Used the Platform To Stalk Celebrities and Their Exes, Says Former Employee
Monday December 12, 2016 @06:19PM First Version of Sandboxed Tor Browser Available
Monday December 12, 2016 @11:30AM Some Bangladesh Bank Officials Involved In Heist, Says Investigator
Sunday December 11, 2016 @11:57PM New Ransomware Offers The Decryption Keys If You Infect Your Friends
Sunday December 11, 2016 @01:32PM Vulnerability Prompts Warning: Stop Using Netgear WiFi Routers
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