Slashdot Items Tagged "security"

Date / Time Story
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Thursday March 23, 2017 @02:37PM 71 Percent of Android Phones On Major US Carriers Have Out of Date Security Patches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
Sunday February 26, 2017 @04:20PM Apache Subversion Fails SHA-1 Collision Test, Exploit Moves Into The Wild
Sunday February 26, 2017 @03:33PM 94% of Microsoft Vulnerabilities Can Be Mitigated By Turning Off Admin Rights
Saturday February 25, 2017 @06:29PM Linus Torvalds On Git's Use Of SHA-1: 'The Sky Isn't Falling'
Saturday February 25, 2017 @05:55PM UK Police Arrest Suspect Behind Mirai Malware Attacks On Deutsche Telekom
Saturday February 25, 2017 @04:11PM Ask Slashdot: How Are You Responding To Cloudbleed?
Friday February 24, 2017 @11:12PM Severe IE 11 Bug Allows 'Persistent JavaScript' Attacks
Friday February 24, 2017 @10:58PM Java and Python FTP Attacks Can Punch Holes Through Firewalls
Friday February 24, 2017 @10:20PM Are Your Slack Conversations Really Private and Secure?
Friday February 24, 2017 @06:32PM FCC To Halt Rule That Protects Your Private Data From Security Breaches
Friday February 24, 2017 @04:50PM World's Largest Spam Botnet Adds DDoS Feature
Friday February 24, 2017 @04:27PM Security Lapse Exposed New York Airport's Critical Servers For a Year
Friday February 24, 2017 @11:12AM World's Largest Spam Botnet Adds DDoS Feature
Thursday February 23, 2017 @11:19PM Cloudflare Leaks Sensitive User Data Across the Web
Thursday February 23, 2017 @04:53PM Judge Rules Against Forced Fingerprinting
Thursday February 23, 2017 @04:14PM Cellebrite Can Now Unlock Apple iPhone 6, 6 Plus
Thursday February 23, 2017 @01:30PM Google Has Demonstrated a Successful Practical Attack Against SHA-1
Thursday February 23, 2017 @11:04AM 'Social Media Needs A Travel Mode'
Wednesday February 22, 2017 @04:28PM Software Vendor Who Hid 'Supply Chain' Breach Outed
Wednesday February 22, 2017 @04:09PM Americans at Risk of Identity Theft as They File their Tax Returns
Wednesday February 22, 2017 @01:03PM GE, Intel, and AT&T Are Putting Cameras and Sensors All Over San Diego
Wednesday February 22, 2017 @11:46AM US Homeland Security Employees Locked Out of Computer Networks
Wednesday February 22, 2017 @11:23AM Wyden To Introduce Bill To Prohibit Warrantless Phone Searches At Border
Tuesday February 21, 2017 @06:14PM Unstoppable JavaScript Attack Helps Ad Fraud, Tech Support Scams, 0-Day Attacks
Tuesday February 21, 2017 @02:45PM Netflix Just Announced a User Focused Security Application
Tuesday February 21, 2017 @01:59PM GlobalSign Supports Billions of Device Identities In an Effort To Secure the IoT
Sunday February 19, 2017 @06:31PM Google Discloses An Unpatched Windows Bug (Again)
Sunday February 19, 2017 @09:18AM Krebs: 'Men Who Sent SWAT Team, Heroin to My Home Sentenced'
Sunday February 19, 2017 @02:30AM Used Cars Can Still Be Controlled By Their Previous Owners' Apps
Sunday February 19, 2017 @02:05AM A Source Code Typo Allowed An Attacker To Steal $592,000 In Cryptocurrency
Saturday February 18, 2017 @03:33PM RSA Conference Attendees Get Hacked
Saturday February 18, 2017 @10:26AM A Source Code Typo Allowed an Attacker to Steal 370,000 Zerocoin ($592,000)
Friday February 17, 2017 @11:01PM Congressman Calls For Probe Into Trump's Unsecured Android Phone
Friday February 17, 2017 @08:32PM Researchers Discover Security Problems Under the Hood of Automobile Apps
Friday February 17, 2017 @04:19PM Deleting Your Yahoo Email Account? Yeah, Good Luck With That
Thursday February 16, 2017 @05:14PM Scottish Court Awards Damages For CCTV Camera Pointed At Neighbor's House
Wednesday February 15, 2017 @07:11PM Bipartisan Bill Seeks Warrants For Police Use of 'Stingray' Cell Trackers
Wednesday February 15, 2017 @05:49PM JavaScript Attack Breaks ASLR On 22 CPU Architectures
Wednesday February 15, 2017 @04:14PM Yahoo Notifying Users of Malicious Account Activity as Verizon Deal Progresses
Wednesday February 15, 2017 @08:31AM Russian Cyberspies Blamed For US Election Hacks Are Now Targeting Macs
Wednesday February 15, 2017 @06:56AM IT Decisions Makers and Executives Don't Agree On Cyber Security Responsibility
Tuesday February 14, 2017 @04:44PM University DDoSed By Its Own IoT Devices
Tuesday February 14, 2017 @04:34PM University DDoSed by Its Own IoT Devices
Tuesday February 14, 2017 @04:34PM Microsoft Delays February Patch Tuesday Indefinitely
Tuesday February 14, 2017 @01:56PM Microsoft Calls For 'Digital Geneva Convention'
Tuesday February 14, 2017 @09:49AM Story Of a Country Which Has Built a Centralized Biometrics Database Of 1.1B People But Appears To Be Mishandling It Now
Tuesday February 14, 2017 @01:07AM Michael Flynn Resigns As Trump's National Security Adviser
Monday February 13, 2017 @04:19PM Ransomware Insurance Is Coming
Monday February 13, 2017 @12:04PM Encrypted Email Is Still a Pain in 2017
Sunday February 12, 2017 @12:53AM Trend Micro's Own Cybersecurity Blog Gets Hacked
Saturday February 11, 2017 @06:50PM College Network Attacked With Its Own Insecure IoT Devices
Saturday February 11, 2017 @05:51PM Mission Possible: Self-Destructing Phones Are Now a Reality
Friday February 10, 2017 @07:38PM Russia Considers Sending Snowden Back To US As a 'Gift' To Trump
Friday February 10, 2017 @06:34PM Senators Push Trump Administration For Clarity On Privacy Act Exclusions
Friday February 10, 2017 @04:48PM Former CIA Analyst Sues Defense Department To Vindicate NSA Whistleblowers
Friday February 10, 2017 @03:43PM Google Might Be Gearing Up To Remove Millions of Play Store Apps Next Month
Friday February 10, 2017 @01:26PM State-sponsored Hackers Targeting Prominent Journalists, Google Warns
Thursday February 09, 2017 @09:10PM Attacks On WordPress Sites Intensify As Hackers Deface Over 1.5 Million Pages
Thursday February 09, 2017 @07:48PM Attacks on WordPress Sites Intensify as Hackers Deface Over 1.5 Million Pages
Thursday February 09, 2017 @06:47PM Republicans Are Reportedly Using a Self-Destructing Message App To Avoid Leaks
Thursday February 09, 2017 @05:21PM Arby's Probes Possible Data Breach Affecting 355,000 Credit Cards
Thursday February 09, 2017 @04:53PM RSA: Ban On Booth Babes Has Been No Big Deal
Thursday February 09, 2017 @10:46AM NSA Contractor Indicted Over Mammoth Theft of Classified Data
Tuesday February 07, 2017 @06:22PM 72% of 'Anonymous' Browsing History Can Be Attached To the Real User
Tuesday February 07, 2017 @04:01PM Iris Scans and Fingerprints Could Be Your Ticket On British Rail
Tuesday February 07, 2017 @11:09AM Dozens of Popular iOS Apps Vulnerable To Intercept of TLS-Protected Data
Monday February 06, 2017 @02:42AM DRM Company Denuvo Forgets To Secure Its Server, Leaks Two Years Of Emails
Sunday February 05, 2017 @04:46PM 14,000 Domains Dropped Dyn's DNS Service After Mirai Attack
Sunday February 05, 2017 @03:37PM Anonymous Takes Down 10,613 Dark Web Portals
Sunday February 05, 2017 @02:33PM Can The Mayhem AI Automate Bug-Patching?
Sunday February 05, 2017 @02:23AM Which US Cities Have The Worst Malware Infection Rates?
Saturday February 04, 2017 @10:06PM A Hacker Just Pwned Over 150,000 Printers Exposed Online
Saturday February 04, 2017 @05:33PM Privacy-Centric Linux Distro Tails 3.0 Will Drop 32-Bit Processor Support
Saturday February 04, 2017 @02:00AM Zero-Day Windows Security Flaw Can Crash Systems, Cause BSODs
Friday February 03, 2017 @06:07PM Dark net markets moving to adopt bug bounty programs
Friday February 03, 2017 @06:07PM Hackers break into Polish banks through government regulator charged with bank s
Thursday February 02, 2017 @11:03PM Hacker Dumps iOS Cracking Tools Allegedly Stolen From Cellebrite
Thursday February 02, 2017 @09:00PM The Netherlands Opts For Manual Vote-Count Amid Cyberattack Fears
Thursday February 02, 2017 @07:01PM Windows DRM-Protected Files Used To Decloak Tor Browser Users
Thursday February 02, 2017 @04:33PM Cisco Patches 'Prime Home' Flaw That Allowed Hackers To Reach Into People's Homes
Thursday February 02, 2017 @04:00PM Ransomware Completely Shuts Down Ohio Town Government
Wednesday February 01, 2017 @09:34AM Google Chrome Engineer Says Windows Defender 'the Only Well Behaved Antivirus', Cites 'Tons of Empirical Data'
Wednesday February 01, 2017 @08:50AM HTTPS Adoption Has Reached the Tipping Point
Tuesday January 31, 2017 @09:00PM 2K Games Wins the Right To Store and Share Your Biometric Facial Data
Tuesday January 31, 2017 @07:51PM Secret Rules Make It Pretty Easy For the FBI To Spy On Journalists
Tuesday January 31, 2017 @11:44AM Google Hands Over $3M in Bug Bounties as Payouts Soar For New Android Flaws
Tuesday January 31, 2017 @11:16AM Spanish Police Claim to Have Arrested Phineas Fisher - Hacking Team Hacker
Tuesday January 31, 2017 @10:25AM Netgear Exploit Found in 31 Models Lets Hackers Turn Your Router Into a Botnet
Monday January 30, 2017 @04:58PM Google Quietly Makes 'Optional' Web DRM Mandatory In Chrome
Monday January 30, 2017 @04:39PM Google Removes Plugin Controls From Chrome, Reports Claim
Monday January 30, 2017 @04:24PM Facebook's New Tool Looks To Replace Traditional Two-Factor Authentication
Sunday January 29, 2017 @02:20PM 'Here's Where Google Hid Chrome's SSL Certificate Information'
Sunday January 29, 2017 @09:41AM Ransomware Locks Guests Out of Their Rooms at Austrian Hotel
Saturday January 28, 2017 @11:33PM Ransomware Infects a Hotel's Key System
Saturday January 28, 2017 @10:48PM Who Hacked The Washington D.C. Police Surveillance Cameras?