Slashdot Items Tagged "security"

Date / Time Story
Saturday May 27, 2017 @01:25AM SSD Drives Vulnerable To Rowhammer-Like Attacks That Corrupt User Data
Saturday May 27, 2017 @12:33AM Hackers Have Targeted Both the Trump Organization And Democrat Election Data
Friday May 26, 2017 @10:11PM Wormable Code-Execution Bug Lurked In Samba For 7 Years
Friday May 26, 2017 @12:34PM Major US Tech Firms Press Congress For Internet Surveillance Reforms
Thursday May 25, 2017 @03:31PM Malvertising Campaign Finds a Way Around Ad Blockers
Thursday May 25, 2017 @03:11PM 83 Percent Of Security Staff Waste Time Fixing Other IT Problems
Thursday May 25, 2017 @01:57PM Newly Discovered Vulnerability Raises Fears Of Another WannaCry
Thursday May 25, 2017 @10:35AM US Intelligence Community Has Lost Credibility Due To Leaks
Wednesday May 24, 2017 @03:47PM The Trump Administration Wants To Be Able To Track and Hack Your Drone
Wednesday May 24, 2017 @09:29AM Malicious Subtitles Threaten VLC, Kodi and Popcorn Time Users, Researchers Warn
Tuesday May 23, 2017 @03:22PM Hackers Unlock Samsung Galaxy S8 With Fake Iris
Tuesday May 23, 2017 @09:52AM Microsoft Announces 'Windows 10 China Government Edition', Lets Country Use Its Own Encryption
Monday May 22, 2017 @06:35PM Researchers Find Method To Own VoIP Phones, Silently Listen To Any Call
Monday May 22, 2017 @04:57PM Microsoft Says a Chinese 'Gaming Service' Company Is Hacking Xbox Accounts
Monday May 22, 2017 @10:29AM Hackers Hit Russian Bank Customers, Planned International Cyber Raids
Saturday May 20, 2017 @07:48PM Indian Election Officials Challenges Critics To Hack Electronic Voting Machine
Saturday May 20, 2017 @06:06PM Netgear Adds Support For "Collecting Analytics Data" To Popular R7000 Router
Saturday May 20, 2017 @05:08PM Attackers DDoS WannaCry Kill Switch
Saturday May 20, 2017 @03:59PM New SMB Worm Uses Seven NSA Hacking Tools. WannaCry Used Just Two
Saturday May 20, 2017 @02:57AM Groups War Over Resources For DDoS Attacks
Saturday May 20, 2017 @01:33AM Stealing Windows Credentials Using Google Chrome
Friday May 19, 2017 @07:09PM New SMB Worm Uses Seven NSA Hacking Tools. WannaCry Used Just Two.
Friday May 19, 2017 @06:41PM Aftermath From The Net Neutrality Vote: A Mass Movement To Protect The Open Internet?
Friday May 19, 2017 @03:48PM Federal Agents Used a Stingray To Track an Immigrant's Phone
Friday May 19, 2017 @03:26PM A Bug in Twitter's Old Vine App May Have Exposed Your Email
Friday May 19, 2017 @02:11PM CIA Co-Developed 'Athena' Windows Malware With US Cyber Security Company, WikiLeaks Reveals
Friday May 19, 2017 @09:17AM French Researchers Find Last-ditch Cure To Unlock WannaCry Files
Thursday May 18, 2017 @01:57PM 'WannaCry Makes an Easy Case For Linux'
Thursday May 18, 2017 @11:27AM App Maker's Code Stolen in Malware Attack
Wednesday May 17, 2017 @11:19AM Chinese State Media Says US Should Take Some Blame For Cyberattack
Tuesday May 16, 2017 @12:28PM 1.9 Million Bell Customer Email Addresses Stolen By 'Anonymous Hacker'
Tuesday May 16, 2017 @11:59AM Group Linked To NSA Spy Leaks Threatens Sale of New Tech Secrets
Tuesday May 16, 2017 @10:43AM Hackers Aligned With Vietnam Government Are Attacking Foreign Companies
Tuesday May 16, 2017 @09:57AM Breach at DocuSign Led To Targeted Email Malware Campaign
Monday May 15, 2017 @03:15PM Apple Releases macOS 10.12.5, iOS 10.3.2, watchOS 3.2.2, tvOS 10.2.1
Monday May 15, 2017 @02:30PM UK Tabloids Doxxed the 'Hero' Hacker Who Stopped a Global Cyberattack
Monday May 15, 2017 @08:10AM 'Don't Tell People To Turn Off Windows Update, Just Don't'
Monday May 15, 2017 @07:21AM Gizmodo Went Phishing With the Trump Team -- Will They Catch a Charge?
Monday May 15, 2017 @07:04AM Cyberattacks From WannaCry Ransomware Slow But Fears Remain
Monday May 15, 2017 @03:39AM Slashdot Asks: In the Wake Of Ransomware Attacks, Should Tech Companies Change Policies To Support Older OSs Indefinitely?
Monday May 15, 2017 @03:23AM Netflix Says No To Unlocked Android Smartphones
Monday May 15, 2017 @01:59AM UK Group Fights Arrest Over Refusing To Surrender Passwords At The Border
Monday May 15, 2017 @12:58AM PCs Connected To the Internet Will Get Infected With WanaDecrypt0r In Minutes
Sunday May 14, 2017 @09:37PM Microsoft Blasts Spy Agencies For Leaked Exploits Used By WanaDecrypt0r
Sunday May 14, 2017 @04:21PM EFF Warns Most Of Intel's Chipsets Contain 'A Security Hazard'
Sunday May 14, 2017 @08:26AM PCs Connected to the Internet Will Get Infected with WanaDecrypt0r In Minutes
Sunday May 14, 2017 @01:36AM Slashdot Asks: Should Businesses Switch To Biometric Passwords?
Saturday May 13, 2017 @06:53PM WanaDecrypt0r Ransomware Earns Just $26,000 In Ransom Payments
Saturday May 13, 2017 @06:43PM Researchers Find New Version Of WanaDecrypt0r Ransomware Without A Kill Switch
Saturday May 13, 2017 @01:45PM As World Reacts To WanaDecrypt0r, Microsoft Issues Patch For Old Windows Systems
Saturday May 13, 2017 @03:03AM Wana Decryptor Ransomware Using NSA Exploit Leaked By Shadow Brokers To Spread Ransomware Worldwide
Saturday May 13, 2017 @01:05AM 'Accidental Hero' Finds Kill Switch To Stop Wana Decrypt0r Ransomware
Saturday May 13, 2017 @12:06AM 'Accidental Hero' Finds Kill Switch To Stop Spread of Ransomware Cyberattack
Friday May 12, 2017 @09:13PM Google Hands Over $3M in Bug Bounties as Payouts Soar For New Android Flaws
Friday May 12, 2017 @08:34PM Microsoft Finally Bans SHA-1 Certificates In Its Browsers
Friday May 12, 2017 @01:22PM Ransomware Using NSA Exploit Leaked by Shadow Brokers Is on a Global Rampage
Friday May 12, 2017 @10:10AM Cyberattack Hits England's National Health Service With Ransom Demands
Friday May 12, 2017 @09:51AM New Ransomware 'Jaff' Spotted; Malware Groups Pushing 5M Emails Per Hour To Circulate It
Friday May 12, 2017 @09:48AM Telefonica Tells Employees to Shut Down PCs Amid Massive Ransomware Outbreak
Friday May 12, 2017 @05:00AM HP Issues Fix For Keylogger Found On Several Laptop Models
Thursday May 11, 2017 @04:50PM Expiring Section 702 of FISA Helped US Conclude Russia Hacked Election To Help Trump, NSA Chief Says
Thursday May 11, 2017 @04:46PM Director of National Intelligence Warns of IoT Security Threats
Thursday May 11, 2017 @02:43PM Man To Pay $300,000 In Damages For Hacking Employer
Thursday May 11, 2017 @02:03PM NYU Accidentally Exposed Military Code-breaking Computer Project To Entire Internet
Thursday May 11, 2017 @11:26AM Keylogger Found in Audio Driver of HP Laptops, Says Report
Thursday May 11, 2017 @08:58AM Keylogger Found in Audio Driver of HP Laptops
Wednesday May 10, 2017 @01:53PM Hackers Came, But the French Were Prepared
Tuesday May 09, 2017 @03:27PM Officials Fear Russia Could Try To Target United States Through Kaspersky AV
Tuesday May 09, 2017 @11:42AM NIST's Draft To Remove Periodic Password Change Requirements Gets Vendors' Approval
Monday May 08, 2017 @12:17PM Inside Germany's Plan To Kill Online Registrations
Sunday May 07, 2017 @06:01PM WikiLeaks Reveals A CIA LAN-Attacking Tool From 'Vault 7'
Sunday May 07, 2017 @04:34PM Intel's Remote Hijacking Flaw Was 'Worse Than Anyone Thought'
Sunday May 07, 2017 @03:09AM HandBrake Urges Mac Users To Verify Recent Download, Says Mirror Server Was Compromised
Saturday May 06, 2017 @04:21PM Glaring Vulnerabilities Make Many Commercial Drones 'Insecure by Design'
Saturday May 06, 2017 @01:27AM New Shodan Tool Tracks Down Botnet Command-And-Control Servers
Friday May 05, 2017 @04:03PM More Than Half of People Believe Using Spyware To Snoop On Family Members Is Legal, Study Finds
Friday May 05, 2017 @11:15AM Microsoft Tests a Secured Edge Browser For Business
Friday May 05, 2017 @10:11AM Leaked Document Reveals UK Plans For Wider Internet Surveillance
Friday May 05, 2017 @08:49AM A New Instance of Android Malware is Discovered Every 10 Seconds, Say Researchers
Thursday May 04, 2017 @03:39PM Known Flaws in Mobile Data Backbone Allow Hackers To Trick 2FA
Thursday May 04, 2017 @12:39PM How Good is Antivirus Software at Protecting Itself?
Monday May 01, 2017 @06:10PM Security Researcher and Alleged Spam Operator to Square Off in Ugly Lawsuit
Sunday April 30, 2017 @08:09PM A Sophisticated Grey Hat Vigilante Protects Insecure IoT Devices
Sunday April 30, 2017 @05:54PM Hacker Leaks 'Orange Is the New Black' Episodes After Failing To Extort Netflix
Sunday April 30, 2017 @12:57AM Australia Wants ISPs To Protect Customers From Viruses
Saturday April 29, 2017 @09:12PM Humans Are Already Harassing Security Robots
Saturday April 29, 2017 @01:40AM Russian-Controlled Telecom Hijacks Traffic For Mastercard, Visa, And 22 Other Services
Friday April 28, 2017 @11:47PM Some Of The Pentagon's Critical Infrastructure Still Runs Windows 95 And 98
Friday April 28, 2017 @06:12PM Open Ports Create Backdoors in Millions of Smartphones
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 @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
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
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 @11:11PM WikiLeaks Releases New CIA Secret: Tapping Microphones On Some Samsung TVs
Friday April 21, 2017 @03:15PM Teenage Hackers Motivated By Morality Not Money, Study Finds
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
Tuesday April 18, 2017 @01:07AM Microsoft Says Previous Windows Patches Fixed Newly Leaked NSA Exploits
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 @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
Wednesday April 12, 2017 @02:07PM Employees in the Dark About Data Retention Policy
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 @05:32PM A huge trove of patient data leaks, thanks to telemarketers' bad security
Thursday April 06, 2017 @03:07PM New Destructive Malware Intentionally Bricks IoT Devices
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 @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 @09:35AM 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
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 @10:06AM Some Of Hacker Group's Claims Of Having Access To 250M iCloud Accounts Aren't False
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 @02:37PM 71 Percent of Android Phones On Major US Carriers Have Out of Date Security Patches
Wednesday March 22, 2017 @05:39PM LastPass Bugs Allow Malicious Websites to Steal Passwords
Wednesday March 22, 2017 @03:10PM Ebay Asks Users To Downgrade Security
Tuesday March 21, 2017 @12:24PM Twitter Suspended Hundreds of Thousands of Accounts Amid 'Violent Extremism'
Monday March 20, 2017 @05:54PM New Technology Combines Lip Motion And Passwords For User Authentication
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 @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 @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 @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
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
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 @12:58PM New 'USG' Firewalls Protect USB Drives From Malicious Attacks
Friday March 10, 2017 @06:50PM MAC Address Randomization Flaws Leave Android and iOS Phones Open to Tracking
Friday March 10, 2017 @10:13AM Slashdot Asks: Are Password Rules Bullshit?
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 @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 @03:23PM Payments Giant Verifone Investigating Breach
Tuesday March 07, 2017 @10:40AM WikiLeaks Reveals CIA's Secret Hacking Tools and Spy Operations
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
Thursday March 02, 2017 @03:30PM AI Scientists Gather to Plot Doomsday Scenarios
Wednesday March 01, 2017 @06:36PM Researcher Breaks reCAPTCHA Using Google's Speech Recognition API
Wednesday March 01, 2017 @11:48AM Anthem's Historic Data Breach: What We Still Don't Know 2 Years Later
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