Slashdot Items Tagged "security"

Date / Time Story
Saturday April 29, 2017 @01:40AM Russian-Controlled Telecom Hijacks Traffic For Mastercard, Visa, And 22 Other Services
Saturday April 29, 2017 @01:18AM Stray WiFi Signals Could Let Spies See Inside Closed Rooms
Friday April 28, 2017 @11:47PM Some Of The Pentagon's Critical Infrastructure Still Runs Windows 95 And 98
Friday April 28, 2017 @07:43PM Open Ports Create Backdoors In Millions of Smartphones
Friday April 28, 2017 @06:12PM Open Ports Create Backdoors in Millions of Smartphones
Friday April 28, 2017 @04:05PM WikiLeaks Reveals the 'Snowden Stopper': CIA Tool To Track Whistleblowers
Friday April 28, 2017 @02:51PM NSA Halts Collection of Americans' Emails About Foreign Targets
Friday April 28, 2017 @01:41PM A Database of Thousands of Credit Cards Was Left Exposed on the Open Internet
Thursday April 27, 2017 @11:42PM Lawsuit: Fox News Group Hacked, Surveilled, and Stalked Ex-Host Andrea Tantaros
Thursday April 27, 2017 @05:06PM Backdoor Could Allow Company To Shut Down 70% of All Bitcoin Mining Operations
Thursday April 27, 2017 @03:30PM Chrome Will Start Marking HTTP Sites In Incognito Mode As Non-Secure In October
Thursday April 27, 2017 @02:36PM Hackers Exploited Word Flaw For Months While Microsoft Investigated
Thursday April 27, 2017 @02:17PM Facebook and Google Were Victims of $100M Payment Scam
Thursday April 27, 2017 @12:23PM Backdoor Could Allow Company To Shut Down 70% Of All Bitcoin Mining Operations
Thursday April 27, 2017 @10:17AM 'World's Most Secure' Email Service Is Easily Hackable
Wednesday April 26, 2017 @07:01PM Hacking Group Is Charging German Companies $275 For 'DDoS Tests'
Wednesday April 26, 2017 @04:52PM British Cops Will Scan Every Fan's Face At the Champions League Final
Tuesday April 25, 2017 @08:06PM US ISP Goes Down As Two Malware Families Go To War Over Its Modems
Tuesday April 25, 2017 @07:24PM US ISP Goes Down as Two Malware Families Go to War Over Its Modems
Tuesday April 25, 2017 @11:23AM Antivirus Webroot Deletes Windows Files, Causes Serious Problems For Users
Tuesday April 25, 2017 @02:26AM BrickerBot, the Permanent Denial-of-Service Botnet, Is Back With a Vengeance
Monday April 24, 2017 @05:14PM NSA's DoublePulsar Kernel Exploit a 'Bloodbath'
Monday April 24, 2017 @12:25AM Wall Street IT Engineer Hacks Employer To See If He'll Be Fired
Sunday April 23, 2017 @04:32PM Companies Are Paying Millions For White Hat Hacking
Friday April 21, 2017 @11:32PM EFF Says Google Chromebooks Are Still Spying On Students
Friday April 21, 2017 @11:11PM WikiLeaks Releases New CIA Secret: Tapping Microphones On Some Samsung TVs
Friday April 21, 2017 @05:57PM Developer of BrickerBot Malware Claims He Destroyed Over Two Million Devices
Friday April 21, 2017 @04:29PM DOJ: Russian 'Superhacker' Gets 27 Years In Prison
Friday April 21, 2017 @03:15PM Teenage Hackers Motivated By Morality Not Money, Study Finds
Thursday April 20, 2017 @05:53PM Ambient Light Sensors Can Be Used To Steal Browser Data
Thursday April 20, 2017 @01:22PM President Trump Misses 90-Day Deadline To Appoint a Cybersecurity Team After Alleged Russian Hacking
Thursday April 20, 2017 @06:31AM Mastercard is Building Fingerprint Scanners Directly Into Its Cards
Thursday April 20, 2017 @02:13AM China To Question Apple About Live-Streaming Apps On App Store That Violate Internet Regulations
Wednesday April 19, 2017 @04:29PM Microsoft's Skype Is Most Used Messaging Service For Cyber Criminals, Study Finds
Tuesday April 18, 2017 @04:18PM User-Made Patch Lets Owners of Next-Gen CPUs Install Updates On Windows 7 & 8.1
Tuesday April 18, 2017 @01:07AM Microsoft Says Previous Windows Patches Fixed Newly Leaked NSA Exploits
Monday April 17, 2017 @04:11PM Cylance Accused of Distributing Fake Malware Samples To Customers To Close Deals
Monday April 17, 2017 @04:02PM Trump Administration Kills Open.Gov, Will Not Release White House Visitor Logs
Monday April 17, 2017 @09:29AM Chrome 59 To Address Punycode Phishing Attack
Saturday April 15, 2017 @03:37PM Unpatched Magento Zero Day Leaves 200,000 Merchants Vulnerable
Friday April 14, 2017 @08:21PM Remote-Access Router Exploit Finally Revealed
Friday April 14, 2017 @04:26PM FDA Slams St. Jude Medical For Ignoring Security Flaws In Medical Devices
Friday April 14, 2017 @04:17PM NSA-Leaking Shadow Brokers Just Dumped Its Most Damaging Release Yet
Friday April 14, 2017 @08:28AM Shadow Brokers Release New Batch of Files Containing Windows and SWIFT Exploits
Friday April 14, 2017 @01:47AM Microsoft Says US Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Requests More Than Doubled
Thursday April 13, 2017 @04:52PM Researchers Develop Master Fingerprints That Can Break Into Smartphones
Thursday April 13, 2017 @03:59PM Former Sysadmin Accused of Planting 'Time Bomb' In Company's Database
Thursday April 13, 2017 @12:21AM Microsoft Kills Off Security Bulletins
Wednesday April 12, 2017 @11:57PM West Point Researchers Demonstrate Passive Netflix Traffic Analysis Attack
Wednesday April 12, 2017 @06:25PM VPN Providers Report Huge Increase In Downloads, Usage Since Privacy Rules Were Repealed
Wednesday April 12, 2017 @02:07PM Employees in the Dark About Data Retention Policy
Tuesday April 11, 2017 @06:56PM Scientists Prove Your Phone's PIN Can Be Stolen Using Its Gyroscope Data
Monday April 10, 2017 @06:02PM Thousands of Fake Google Maps Listings Redirect Users To Fraudulent Sites
Monday April 10, 2017 @03:08PM Amazon's Third-Party Sellers Hit By Hackers
Monday April 10, 2017 @10:41AM Major Banks and Parts of Federal Gov't Still Rely On COBOL, Now Scrambling To Find IT 'Cowboys' To Keep Things Afloat
Monday April 10, 2017 @09:36AM Spyware Firms in Breach of Global Sanctions
Sunday April 09, 2017 @12:35PM A Huge Trove of Patient Data Leaks, Thanks To Telemarketers' Bad Security
Sunday April 09, 2017 @01:39AM McAfee: Big Spike In Mac OS Malware In 2016, Mostly From Adware Bundling
Sunday April 09, 2017 @01:15AM Server Snafu Exposes Ask.com User Search Queries Via Internal Status Page
Sunday April 09, 2017 @12:52AM Tunnelled IPv6 Attacks Bypass Network Intrusion Detection Systems
Saturday April 08, 2017 @11:02PM US Hacker Sets Off 156 Sirens At Midnight
Saturday April 08, 2017 @03:54PM Hacker Group Leaks 'NSA's Top Secret Arsenal of Digital Weapons'
Saturday April 08, 2017 @12:48AM IRS Warns Tax Info Leaked By US Financial Aid Site
Friday April 07, 2017 @10:20PM Should The FBI Have Arrested 'The Hacker Who Hacked No One'?
Friday April 07, 2017 @10:14PM Ransomware Asks For High Score Instead of Money
Friday April 07, 2017 @05:32PM A huge trove of patient data leaks, thanks to telemarketers' bad security
Thursday April 06, 2017 @04:16PM New Destructive Malware Intentionally Bricks IoT Devices
Thursday April 06, 2017 @03:07PM New Destructive Malware Intentionally Bricks IoT Devices
Wednesday April 05, 2017 @07:44PM Android Devices Can Be Fatally Hacked By Malicious Wi-Fi Networks
Wednesday April 05, 2017 @05:36PM JetBlue and Boeing Are Betting Big On Electric Jet Startup 'Zunem Aero'
Wednesday April 05, 2017 @04:53PM Canada's RCMP National Police Force Reveals Use of Secretive Cellphone Surveillance Technology
Wednesday April 05, 2017 @03:59PM Taser Offers Free Body Cameras To All US Police
Wednesday April 05, 2017 @03:44PM Phony VPN Services Are Cashing In On America's War On Privacy
Wednesday April 05, 2017 @12:33PM Bannon Loses National Security Council Role in Trump Shakeup
Tuesday April 04, 2017 @09:04PM 'Arctic World Archive' Will Keep the World's Data Safe In an Arctic Mineshaft
Tuesday April 04, 2017 @04:41PM Security Researcher Says Samsung's Tizen OS Is The Worst Code He's Ever Seen
Tuesday April 04, 2017 @04:27PM Gigabyte Firmware Bugs Allow the Installation of BIOS/UEFI Ransomware
Tuesday April 04, 2017 @04:17PM 'Extreme Vetting' Would Require Visitors To US To Share Contacts, Passwords
Tuesday April 04, 2017 @03:33PM Web Inventor Sir Tim Berners-Lee Slams UK and US Net Plans
Tuesday April 04, 2017 @02:37PM Gigabyte Firmware Bugs Allow the Installation of BIOS/UEFI Ransomware
Tuesday April 04, 2017 @01:53PM Bill Would Stop Warrantless Border Device Searches of US Citizens
Monday April 03, 2017 @09:42PM Companies Start Implanting Microchips Into Workers' Bodies
Monday April 03, 2017 @04:39PM AIG Is Now Selling Cyber Insurance, But Only To High Net Worth Individuals
Monday April 03, 2017 @09:35AM Drone Complaints Soar in the UK
Monday April 03, 2017 @12:49AM GitHub Repository Owners Targeted By Data-Stealing Malware
Sunday April 02, 2017 @10:47AM Flatbed Scanners Used As Relay Point For Controlling Malware
Saturday April 01, 2017 @09:37AM Flatbed Scanners Used as Relay Point for Controlling Malware
Saturday April 01, 2017 @12:12AM CIA Tricked Antivirus Programs, Claims WikiLeaks
Saturday April 01, 2017 @12:09AM USB Canary Sends An SMS When Someone Tinkers With Your USB Ports
Friday March 31, 2017 @03:11PM Millions of Websites Affected By Unpatched Flaw in Microsoft IIS 6 Web Server
Friday March 31, 2017 @02:30PM USB Canary Sends an SMS When Someone Tinkers with Your USB Ports
Thursday March 30, 2017 @08:48AM Will VPNs Protect Your Privacy? It's Complicated
Wednesday March 29, 2017 @04:24PM About 90% of Smart TVs Vulnerable To Remote Hacking Via Rogue TV Signals
Wednesday March 29, 2017 @04:18PM About 90% of Smart TVs Vulnerable To Remote Hacking Via Rogue TV Signals
Tuesday March 28, 2017 @05:03PM DJI Proposes New Electronic 'License Plate' For Drones
Tuesday March 28, 2017 @04:48PM Hong Kong Government Loses Laptops Containing Personal Data of 3.7 Million Voters
Monday March 27, 2017 @05:32PM Facial Recognition Database Used By FBI Is Out of Control, House Committee Hears
Monday March 27, 2017 @04:42PM Ask Slashdot: What's the Best Working Environment For a Developer?
Monday March 27, 2017 @11:01AM Microsoft Yanks Docs.com Search After Complaints of Exposed Sensitive Files
Monday March 27, 2017 @10:00AM Laptop Ban on Planes Came After Plot To Put Explosives in iPad
Sunday March 26, 2017 @02:14PM Over 14K 'Let's Encrypt' SSL Certificates Issued To PayPal Phishing Sites
Saturday March 25, 2017 @04:24PM Comcast Launches New 24/7 Workplace Surveillance Service
Saturday March 25, 2017 @02:46PM Anti-Virus Vendors Scramble To Patch Hijacking Exploit Involving Microsoft Tool
Friday March 24, 2017 @07:41PM Over 14K Let's Encrypt SSL Certificates Issued to PayPal Phishing Sites
Friday March 24, 2017 @07:01PM Microsoft Delivers Secure China-Only Cut of Windows 10
Friday March 24, 2017 @04:39PM FedEx Will Pay You $5 To Install Flash
Friday March 24, 2017 @10:06AM Some Of Hacker Group's Claims Of Having Access To 250M iCloud Accounts Aren't False
Thursday March 23, 2017 @09:40PM US Ordered 'Mandatory Social Media Check' For Visa Applicants Who Visited ISIS Territory
Thursday March 23, 2017 @06:14PM Google Reducing Trust In Symantec Certificates Following Numerous Slip-Ups
Thursday March 23, 2017 @05:08PM Google Reducing Trust in Symantec Certificates Following Numerous Slip-Ups
Thursday March 23, 2017 @04:05PM WikiLeaks' New Dump Shows How The CIA Allegedly Hacked Macs and iPhones Almost a Decade Ago
Thursday March 23, 2017 @04:01PM Feds: We're Pulling Data From 100 Phones Seized During Trump Inauguration
Thursday March 23, 2017 @02:37PM 71 Percent of Android Phones On Major US Carriers Have Out of Date Security Patches
Wednesday March 22, 2017 @07:10PM LastPass Bugs Allow Malicious Websites To Steal Passwords
Wednesday March 22, 2017 @05:39PM LastPass Bugs Allow Malicious Websites to Steal Passwords
Wednesday March 22, 2017 @04:38PM A Lithuanian Phisher Tricked Two Big US Tech Companies Into Wiring Him $100 Million
Wednesday March 22, 2017 @04:21PM Hackers Claim Access To 300 Million iCloud Accounts, Demand $75,000 From Apple To Delete the Cache of Data
Wednesday March 22, 2017 @03:10PM Ebay Asks Users To Downgrade Security
Wednesday March 22, 2017 @01:35AM Why American Farmers Are Hacking Their Tractors With Ukrainian Firmware
Wednesday March 22, 2017 @01:27AM Microsoft's Edge Was Most Hacked Browser At Pwn2Own 2017, While Chrome Remained Unhackable
Tuesday March 21, 2017 @04:41PM Burglars Can Easily Make Google Nest Security Cameras Stop Recording
Tuesday March 21, 2017 @12:24PM Twitter Suspended Hundreds of Thousands of Accounts Amid 'Violent Extremism'
Monday March 20, 2017 @07:32PM New Technology Combines Lip Motion and Passwords For User Authentication
Monday March 20, 2017 @05:54PM New Technology Combines Lip Motion And Passwords For User Authentication
Monday March 20, 2017 @05:32PM IBM Unveils Blockchain As a Service Based On Open Source Hyperledger Fabric Technology
Monday March 20, 2017 @04:28PM Royal Jordanian Airlines Bans Use of Electronics After US Voices Security 'Concerns'
Monday March 20, 2017 @03:15PM Hundreds of Cisco Switches Vulnerable To Flaw Found in WikiLeaks Files
Monday March 20, 2017 @11:17AM FBI Director Comey Confirms Investigation Into Trump Campaign
Sunday March 19, 2017 @04:29PM WikiLeaks Won't Tell Tech Companies How To Patch CIA Zero-Days Until Demands Are Met
Sunday March 19, 2017 @09:37AM Edge, VMWare, Safari, And Ubuntu Linux Hacked at Pwn2Own 2017
Saturday March 18, 2017 @07:41PM Company's Former IT Admin Accused of Accessing Backdoor Account 700+ Times
Saturday March 18, 2017 @07:34AM Windows 10 UAC Bypass Uses Backup and Restore Utility
Saturday March 18, 2017 @01:24AM Bruce Schneier Calls for IoT Legislation, Argues The Internet Is Becoming One Giant Robot
Saturday March 18, 2017 @12:06AM Some HTTPS Inspection Tools Actually Weaken Security
Friday March 17, 2017 @06:29PM Ask Toolbar Network Compromised Twice in Two Months
Friday March 17, 2017 @04:10PM Judge Grants Search Warrant For Everyone Who Searched a Crime Victim's Name On Google
Friday March 17, 2017 @07:36AM A US Ally Shot Down a $200 Drone With a $3 Million Patriot Missile
Thursday March 16, 2017 @07:27PM Windows 10 UAC Bypass Uses Backup and Restore Utility
Thursday March 16, 2017 @01:45PM Buying a Samsung TV Online Could Jeopardize Your Data
Wednesday March 15, 2017 @06:00PM NSA, DOE Say China's Supercomputing Advances Put US At Risk
Wednesday March 15, 2017 @04:18PM Inside a Phishing Gang That Targets Victims of iPhone Theft
Wednesday March 15, 2017 @01:54PM Canonical Preps Security Lifeboat, Yells: Ubuntu 12.04 Hold-Outs, Get In
Wednesday March 15, 2017 @01:22PM Millions of Records Leaked From Huge US Corporate Database
Wednesday March 15, 2017 @11:04AM Many Smartphone Owners Don't Take Steps To Secure Their Devices
Wednesday March 15, 2017 @10:38AM Justice Department Charging Russian Spies and Criminal Hackers in Yahoo Intrusion
Wednesday March 15, 2017 @05:20AM Hundreds of Verified Twitter Accounts Compromised, Post Swastikas, Pro-Erdogan Content
Wednesday March 15, 2017 @01:21AM Hacking Victim Can't Sue Foreign Government For Hacking Him On US Soil, Says Court
Tuesday March 14, 2017 @04:30PM Vibrator Maker To Pay Millions Over Claims It Secretly Tracked Use
Tuesday March 14, 2017 @03:54PM It's Possible To Hack a Smartphone With Sound Waves, Researchers Show
Tuesday March 14, 2017 @02:16PM Germany Plans To Fine Social Media Sites Over Hate Speech
Tuesday March 14, 2017 @11:31AM Questions Linger After ISP Blocks TeamViewer Over Fraud Fears
Tuesday March 14, 2017 @12:01AM Work-Life Balance: Cryptographer Fired By BAE Systems For Taking Care of Dying Wife
Monday March 13, 2017 @08:39PM Nintendo Switch Ships With Unpatched 6-Month-Old WebKit Vulnerabilities
Monday March 13, 2017 @05:38PM Facebook and Instagram Ban Developers From Using Data For Surveillance
Monday March 13, 2017 @04:54PM Ask Slashdot: How Would You Solve the Instant Messaging Problem?
Monday March 13, 2017 @02:40PM The Most Striking Thing About the WikiLeaks CIA Data Dump Is How Little Most People Cared
Monday March 13, 2017 @01:08AM What The CIA WikiLeaks Dump Tells Us: Encryption Works
Sunday March 12, 2017 @03:32PM Notepad++ Update Fixes 'CIA Hacking' Issue
Saturday March 11, 2017 @03:59PM MAC Address Randomization Flaws Leave Android and iOS Phones Open To Tracking
Saturday March 11, 2017 @03:58PM Intel Security Releases Detection Tool For EFI Rootkits After CIA Leak
Saturday March 11, 2017 @12:58PM New 'USG' Firewalls Protect USB Drives From Malicious Attacks
Saturday March 11, 2017 @01:30AM Malware Found Preinstalled On 38 Android Phones Used By 2 Companies
Friday March 10, 2017 @06:50PM MAC Address Randomization Flaws Leave Android and iOS Phones Open to Tracking
Friday March 10, 2017 @04:48PM Message For AMD: Open PSP Will Improve Security, Hinder Intel
Friday March 10, 2017 @10:13AM Slashdot Asks: Are Password Rules Bullshit?
Thursday March 09, 2017 @11:28PM Apache Servers Under Attack Through Easily Exploitable Struts 2 Flaw
Thursday March 09, 2017 @08:35PM Google's reCAPTCHA Turns 'Invisible,' Will Separate Bots From People Without Challenges
Thursday March 09, 2017 @06:12PM Nearly 200,000 Wi-Fi Cameras Are Open To Hacking
Thursday March 09, 2017 @11:53AM How Wiretaps Actually Work
Thursday March 09, 2017 @10:38AM China Expresses Concern at Revelations in Wikileaks Dump of Hacked CIA Data
Wednesday March 08, 2017 @05:02PM Ask Slashdot: Should You Use Password Managers?
Wednesday March 08, 2017 @04:32PM GOP Senators' New Bill Would Let ISPs Sell Your Web Browsing Data
Wednesday March 08, 2017 @04:09PM Apple Says It's Already Fixed Many WikiLeaks Security Issues
Wednesday March 08, 2017 @01:59PM Federal Criminal Probe Being Opened Into WikiLeaks' Publication of CIA Documents
Wednesday March 08, 2017 @10:10AM Hey CIA, You Held On To Security Flaw Information -- But Now It's Out. That's Not How It Should Work
Tuesday March 07, 2017 @05:24PM WikiLeaks CIA Files: The 6 Biggest Spying Secrets Revealed By the Release of 'Vault 7'
Tuesday March 07, 2017 @04:51PM Ask Slashdot: How Do You Best Protect Client Files From Wireless Hacking?
Tuesday March 07, 2017 @03:23PM Payments Giant Verifone Investigating Breach
Tuesday March 07, 2017 @10:40AM WikiLeaks Reveals CIA's Secret Hacking Tools and Spy Operations
Tuesday March 07, 2017 @02:06AM Mozilla Firefox 52 Released As ESR Branch, Will Receive Security Updates Until 2018
Monday March 06, 2017 @04:10PM Consumer Reports To Consider Cyber Security in Product Reviews
Monday March 06, 2017 @02:38PM Huge Database Leak Reveals 1.37 Billion Email Addresses and Exposes Illegal Spam Operation
Monday March 06, 2017 @10:31AM Exploit that Caused iPhones To Repeatedly Dial 911 Reveals Grave Cybersecurity Threat, Say Experts
Sunday March 05, 2017 @02:28PM Hidden Backdoor Discovered In Chinese IoT Devices
Sunday March 05, 2017 @05:46AM Third-Party Vendor Issues Temporary Patch for Windows GDI Vulnerability
Friday March 03, 2017 @06:26PM Bill Would Legalize Active Defense Against Hacks
Friday March 03, 2017 @12:46AM Mike Pence Used His AOL Email For Indiana State Business -- and It Got Hacked
Thursday March 02, 2017 @03:30PM AI Scientists Gather to Plot Doomsday Scenarios
Thursday March 02, 2017 @02:30AM Google Chrome Users On Apple MacOS Get Enhanced Safe Browsing Protection
Wednesday March 01, 2017 @09:26PM Yahoo Says Forged Cookie Attack Accessed About 32 Million Accounts
Wednesday March 01, 2017 @07:49PM Marissa Mayer Is Giving Yahoo Employees Her Annual Bonus To Make Up For Massive Hacks
Wednesday March 01, 2017 @06:36PM Researcher Breaks reCAPTCHA Using Google's Speech Recognition API
Wednesday March 01, 2017 @05:45PM Researcher Breaks ReCAPTCHA Using Google's Speech Recognition API
Wednesday March 01, 2017 @05:14PM Software Engineer Detained At JFK, Given Test To Prove He's An Engineer
Wednesday March 01, 2017 @05:04PM White House Supports Renewal of Spy Law Without Reforms
Wednesday March 01, 2017 @11:48AM Anthem's Historic Data Breach: What We Still Don't Know 2 Years Later
Tuesday February 28, 2017 @06:44PM Severe SQL Injection Flaw Discovered In WordPress Plugin With Over 1 Million Installs
Tuesday February 28, 2017 @01:03AM CloudPets IoT Toys Leaked and Ransomed, Exposing Kids' Voice Messages
Tuesday February 28, 2017 @12:50AM Man Gets 30 Days In Jail For Drone Crash That Knocked Woman Unconscious
Monday February 27, 2017 @03:00AM Google Discloses Yet Another New Unpatched Microsoft Vulnerability In Edge/IE