Slashdot Items Tagged "security"

Date / Time Story
Monday June 18, 2018 @09:36AM macOS Breaks Your OpSec by Caching Data From Encrypted Hard Drives
Sunday June 17, 2018 @01:02AM US Government Finds New Malware From North Korea
Friday June 15, 2018 @08:26PM Eric Raymond Shares 'Code Archaeology' Tips, Urges Bug-Hunts in Ancient Code
Friday June 15, 2018 @07:47PM Inside the Private Event Where Microsoft, Google, Salesforce and Other Rivals Share Security Secrets
Friday June 15, 2018 @04:11PM Chinese Cyber-Espionage Group Hacked Government Data Center
Friday June 15, 2018 @03:12PM 17 Backdoored Images Downloaded 5 Million Times Removed From Docker Hub
Friday June 15, 2018 @02:38PM 17 Backdoored Docker Images Removed From Docker Hub
Thursday June 14, 2018 @08:51PM How the World Cup Plays Out Among Hackers
Thursday June 14, 2018 @04:41PM Kaspersky Halts Europol Partnership After Controversial EU Parliament Vote
Thursday June 14, 2018 @04:05PM Comey, Who Investigated Hillary Clinton For Using Personal Email For Official Business, Used His Personal Email For Official Business
Thursday June 14, 2018 @03:22PM Cops Are Confident iPhone Hackers Have Found a Workaround to Apple's New Security Feature
Thursday June 14, 2018 @11:53AM Another Day, Another Intel CPU Security Hole: Lazy State
Wednesday June 13, 2018 @05:10PM Cybercrime is Costing Africa's Businesses Billions
Wednesday June 13, 2018 @02:46PM Britain's Dixons Carphone Discovers Data Breach Affecting 5.9 Million Payment Cards
Wednesday June 13, 2018 @10:17AM Microsoft Explains How it Decides Whether a Vulnerability Will Be Patched Swiftly or Left For a Version Update
Tuesday June 12, 2018 @05:09PM UK Watchdog Issues $334K Fine For Yahoo's 2014 Data Breach
Tuesday June 12, 2018 @03:45PM 5% of All Monero Currently In Circulation Has Been Mined Using Malware
Tuesday June 12, 2018 @02:20PM Google Disables Inline Installation For Chrome Extensions
Tuesday June 12, 2018 @10:08AM Bugs Allowed Hackers To Make Malware Look Like Apple Software
Monday June 11, 2018 @08:57PM Facebook Offers Nearly 500 Pages of Answers To Congress' Questions From Zuckerberg's Testimony
Monday June 11, 2018 @02:48PM US Sanctions Russians Over Military, Intelligence Hacking
Monday June 11, 2018 @12:05PM Hackers Stole Over $20 Million From Misconfigured Ethereum Clients
Sunday June 10, 2018 @05:13PM Digital IDs Needed To End 'Mob Rule' Online, Says UK's Security Minister
Sunday June 10, 2018 @04:19PM How Microsoft's Windows Red Team Keeps PCs Safe
Sunday June 10, 2018 @12:29PM Hackers Crashed a Bank's Computers While Attempting a SWIFT Hack
Sunday June 10, 2018 @11:11AM BlackBerry Key2 is the 'Most Secure Android Smartphone', Company Claims
Sunday June 10, 2018 @06:44AM Hackers Crashed a Bank's Computers While Attempting a SWIFT Hack
Friday June 08, 2018 @04:39PM WiFi Phishing Attacks Discovered Around Atlanta City Hall
Friday June 08, 2018 @03:21PM China Hacked a Navy Contractor and Secured a Trove of Highly Sensitive Data on Submarine Warfare
Friday June 08, 2018 @11:54AM Cisco Removes Backdoor Account, Fourth Incident in the Last Four Months
Thursday June 07, 2018 @05:27PM Severe Firmware Vulnerabilities Found In Popular Supermicro Server Products
Thursday June 07, 2018 @05:13PM Severe Firmware Vulnerabilities Found in Popular Supermicro Server Products
Thursday June 07, 2018 @04:39PM Ticketfly Says 27 Million Accounts Compromised During 'Malicious' Attack
Thursday June 07, 2018 @08:03AM US Piles New Charges on Marcus Hutchins (aka MalwareTech)
Thursday June 07, 2018 @05:38AM UK Bank TSB Admits 1,300 Accounts Hit By Fraud Amid IT Meltdown
Wednesday June 06, 2018 @04:01PM VPNFilter Can Also Infect ASUS, D-Link, Huawei, Ubiquiti, UPVEL, and ZTE Devices
Tuesday June 05, 2018 @04:46PM Zip Slip Vulnerability Affects Thousands of Projects
Tuesday June 05, 2018 @04:12PM DHS Will Use Facial Recognition To Scan Travelers at the Border
Tuesday June 05, 2018 @12:51PM MyHeritage, a DNA Testing and Ancestry Service, Announces Data Breach of Over 92 Million Account Details
Tuesday June 05, 2018 @05:37AM Apple Is Testing a Feature That Could Kill Police iPhone Unlockers
Monday June 04, 2018 @12:48PM Mobile Devs Making the Same Security Mistakes Web Devs Made in the Early 2000s
Monday June 04, 2018 @10:49AM Tech Support Scammers Used Victims' Webcams To Secretly Record 'Testimonials' For YouTube
Friday June 01, 2018 @02:08PM Thousands of Organizations Are Exposing Sensitive Data Via Google Groups Lists, Researchers Find
Friday June 01, 2018 @01:10AM Ticketfly Temporarily Shuts Down To Investigate 'Cyber Incident'
Thursday May 31, 2018 @01:23PM Valve Patches Security Bug That Existed in Steam Client for the Past Ten Years
Wednesday May 30, 2018 @02:50PM Kaspersky Suits Tossed, Fed Bans Will Continue
Tuesday May 29, 2018 @05:43PM Russia Demands Apple Remove Telegram From Russian App Store
Tuesday May 29, 2018 @05:07PM Canadian Hacker Sentenced To 5 Years For Yahoo Security Breach
Tuesday May 29, 2018 @12:04AM Cyber Thieves Claim To Hit Two Big Canadian Banks
Monday May 28, 2018 @06:52PM Python May Let Security Tools See What Operations the Runtime Is Performing
Monday May 28, 2018 @01:46PM Python May Let Security Tools See What Operations the Runtime Is Performing
Sunday May 27, 2018 @09:52AM Paytm, India's Largest Digital Wallet App, Accused Of Handing Over User Data To The Government
Saturday May 26, 2018 @11:35AM Researchers Crack Open AMD's Server VM Encryption
Friday May 25, 2018 @06:17PM FBI Tells Router Users To Reboot Now To Kill Malware Infecting 500,000 Devices
Friday May 25, 2018 @02:09PM In Apple Mail, There's No Protecting PGP-Encrypted Messages
Friday May 25, 2018 @12:09PM Vulnerability in Z-Wave Wireless Communications Protocol, Used By Some IoT and Smart Devices, Exposes 100 Million Devices To Attack
Friday May 25, 2018 @10:33AM Z-Wave Downgrade Attack Impacts Over 100 Million IoT Devices
Friday May 25, 2018 @09:20AM Microsoft Explains Why Windows Defender Isn't Ranked Higher in New Antivirus Tests
Thursday May 24, 2018 @04:13PM Some Low-Cost Android Phones Shipped With Malware Built In
Thursday May 24, 2018 @03:09PM T-Mobile Bug Let Anyone See Any Customer's Account Details
Wednesday May 23, 2018 @07:47PM FBI Seizes Control of Russian Botnet
Wednesday May 23, 2018 @04:02PM Personal Records of Nearly 1 Million South Africans Leaked Online
Wednesday May 23, 2018 @10:57AM Backdoor Account Found in D-Link DIR-620 Routers
Wednesday May 23, 2018 @09:37AM Cyber Firms Warn on Suspected Russian Plan To Attack Ukraine
Tuesday May 22, 2018 @09:14PM FBI Repeatedly Overstated Encryption Threat Figures To Congress, Public
Tuesday May 22, 2018 @11:32AM 90% of Financial Institutions Targeted By Ransomware in the Last Year
Tuesday May 22, 2018 @08:18AM Microsoft To Block Flash In Office 365 Starting January 2019
Monday May 21, 2018 @11:44PM Trump Ignores 'Inconvenient' Security Rules To Keep Tweeting On His iPhone, Says Report
Monday May 21, 2018 @08:16PM Comcast Website Bug Leaks Xfinity Customer Data
Monday May 21, 2018 @05:40PM Google and Microsoft Disclose New CPU Flaw, and the Fix Can Slow Machines Down
Sunday May 20, 2018 @03:16PM 'TeenSafe' Phone Monitoring App Leaked Thousands of User Passwords
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 '' 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 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