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Slashdot Items Tagged "security"

Date / TimeStory
Friday April 24, 2015 @07:30PM Allegation: Philly Cops Leaned Suspect Over Balcony To Obtain Password
Thursday April 23, 2015 @06:20PM Good: Companies Care About Data Privacy Bad: No Idea How To Protect It
Thursday April 23, 2015 @06:09PM Groupon Refuses To Pay Security Expert Who Found Serious XSS Site Bugs
Thursday April 23, 2015 @05:56PM Researcher Discloses Methods For Bypassing All OS X Security Protections
Thursday April 23, 2015 @08:40AM POS Vendor Uses Same Short, Numeric Password Non-Stop Since 1990
Wednesday April 22, 2015 @10:54PM Security Companies Accused of Exaggerating Iran's Cyberthreats Against the US
Wednesday April 22, 2015 @05:55PM Wi-Fi Attack Breaks iPhones By Locking Them Into an Endless Loop
Wednesday April 22, 2015 @05:49PM House Bill Slashes Research Critical To Cybersecurity
Wednesday April 22, 2015 @04:54PM Swallowing Your Password
Wednesday April 22, 2015 @12:45PM New Javascript Attack Lets Websites Spy On the CPU's Cache
Monday April 20, 2015 @10:54AM D-Link Apologizes For Router Security
Monday April 20, 2015 @10:27AM New Dark Web Market Is Selling Zero-Day Exploits
Sunday April 19, 2015 @04:28PM Chrome 43 Should Help Batten Down HTTPS Sites
Saturday April 18, 2015 @08:57PM US Military To Recruit Civilian Cybersecurity Experts
Friday April 17, 2015 @01:53PM Exploit For Crashing Minecraft Servers Made Public
Thursday April 16, 2015 @11:21AM Calling Out a GAO Report That Says In-Flight Wi-Fi Lets Hackers Access Avionics
Thursday April 16, 2015 @12:33AM Remote Code Execution Vulnerability Found In Windows HTTP Stack
Wednesday April 15, 2015 @11:04PM The Voting Machine Anyone Can Hack
Wednesday April 15, 2015 @05:43PM Gyro-Copter Lands On West Lawn of US Capitol, Pilot Arrested
Wednesday April 15, 2015 @03:45PM Why "Designed For Security" Is a Dubious Designation
Tuesday April 14, 2015 @09:36AM Allegation: Lottery Official Hacked RNG To Score Winning Ticket
Monday April 13, 2015 @03:56PM Windows Remains Vulnerable To Serious 18-Year-Old SMB Security Flaw
Monday April 13, 2015 @09:55AM Chinese Hacker Group Targets Air-Gapped Networks
Sunday April 12, 2015 @02:26PM The NSA Wants Tech Companies To Give It "Front Door" Access To Encrypted Data
Sunday April 12, 2015 @09:43AM French Intelligence Bill: 5 Web Hosting Providers Threaten To Leave the Country
Sunday April 12, 2015 @09:32AM NIST Solicits Comments On Electronic Authentication Guideline
Sunday April 12, 2015 @02:33AM LG Split Screen Software Compromises System Security
Thursday April 09, 2015 @04:43PM Google Is Too Slow At Clearing Junkware From the Chrome Extension Store
Thursday April 09, 2015 @12:56PM Apple Leaves Chinese CNNIC Root In OS X and iOS Trusted Stores
Thursday April 09, 2015 @12:37PM French TV Network TV5Monde Targeted In 'Pro-ISIS' Cyberattack
Wednesday April 08, 2015 @05:46PM US Started Keeping Secret Records of International Telephone Calls In 1992
Wednesday April 08, 2015 @12:53PM Greenwald Criticizes Universities' Funding-Driven Collaboration With NSA
Tuesday April 07, 2015 @11:25AM Research Finds Shoddy Security On Connected Home Gateways
Friday April 03, 2015 @07:27AM DHS: Drug Infusion Pumps Vulnerable To Trivial Hacks
Thursday April 02, 2015 @10:30PM Laptop Destroyed Over Snowden Leaks Is Now an Art Exhibit
Thursday April 02, 2015 @02:25PM How to Prepare for an IT Security Disaster (Video)
Thursday April 02, 2015 @10:33AM EFF: Wider Use of HTTPS Could Have Prevented Attack Against GitHub
Thursday April 02, 2015 @08:33AM Firefox 37 Released
Wednesday April 01, 2015 @10:33PM MP3 Backend of Firefox and Thunderbird Found Vulnerable
Wednesday April 01, 2015 @06:28PM Obama Authorizes Penalties For Foreign Cyber Attackers
Monday March 30, 2015 @05:27PM Sign Up At irs.gov Before Crooks Do It For You
Monday March 30, 2015 @02:47PM China's Foreign Ministry: China Did Not Attack Github, We Are the Major Victims
Monday March 30, 2015 @11:24AM How Malvertising Abuses Real-Time Bidding On Ad Networks
Sunday March 29, 2015 @08:10PM Secret Service Plans New Fence, Full Scale White House Replica, But No Moat
Sunday March 29, 2015 @02:34PM NSA: We Mulled Ending Phone Program Before Edward Snowden Leaks
Friday March 27, 2015 @08:14PM UK Licensing Site Requires MSIE Emulation, But Won't Work With MSIE
Thursday March 26, 2015 @08:39PM Big Vulnerability In Hotel Wi-Fi Router Puts Guests At Risk
Thursday March 26, 2015 @03:24PM 'Bar Mitzvah Attack' Plagues SSL/TLS Encryption
Thursday March 26, 2015 @02:49PM RSA Conference Bans "Booth Babes"
Thursday March 26, 2015 @01:17PM NJ School District Hit With Ransomware-For-Bitcoins Scheme
Thursday March 26, 2015 @11:40AM Many Password Strength Meters Are Downright Weak, Researchers Say
Tuesday March 24, 2015 @09:34AM Hack Air-Gapped Computers Using Heat
Monday March 23, 2015 @11:34AM Leaked Snowden Docs Show Canada's "False Flag" Operations
Monday March 23, 2015 @10:52AM The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists Introduces the Doomsday Dashboard
Monday March 23, 2015 @07:45AM Cisco SPA300/500 IP Phones Vulnerable To Remote Eavesdropping
Sunday March 22, 2015 @01:53PM UK Government Admits Intelligence Services Allowed To Break Into Any System
Sunday March 22, 2015 @05:10AM LightEater Malware Attack Places Millions of Unpatched BIOSes At Risk
Saturday March 21, 2015 @06:15PM MRIs Show Our Brains Shutting Down When We See Security Prompts
Saturday March 21, 2015 @09:23AM South Korea Begins To Deprecate ActiveX
Friday March 20, 2015 @02:40PM How 'The Cloud' Eats Away at Your Online Privacy (Video)
Thursday March 19, 2015 @11:03PM NZ Customs Wants Power To Require Passwords
Thursday March 19, 2015 @09:04PM Target To Pay $10 Million In Proposed Settlement For 2013 Data Breach
Thursday March 19, 2015 @06:29PM Microsoft Says Free Windows 10 Upgrades For Pirates Will Be Unsupported
Thursday March 19, 2015 @12:27PM OpenSSL Security Update Less Critical Than Expected, Still Recommended
Thursday March 19, 2015 @09:19AM Persistent BIOS Rootkit Implant To Debut At CanSecWest
Wednesday March 18, 2015 @04:48PM Microsoft Blacklists Fake Finnish Certificate
Tuesday March 17, 2015 @11:56AM Researchers Find Same RSA Encryption Key Used 28,000 Times
Tuesday March 17, 2015 @10:43AM Fraud Rampant In Apple Pay
Tuesday March 17, 2015 @09:48AM Ex-NSA Researcher Claims That DLL-Style Attacks Work Just Fine On OS X
Monday March 16, 2015 @05:25PM You Don't Need to Start as a Teen to be an Ethical Hacker (Video)
Saturday March 14, 2015 @01:47PM MIT Launches Three-pronged Effort To Thwart Cyber Attacks
Friday March 13, 2015 @10:08PM Why Israel Could Be the Next Cybersecurity World Power
Thursday March 12, 2015 @05:21PM New Crypto-Ransomware Encrypts Video Game Files
Wednesday March 11, 2015 @12:57PM Ask Slashdot - Breaking Into Penetration Testing At 30
Tuesday March 10, 2015 @12:59PM CIA Tried To Crack Security of Apple Devices
Monday March 09, 2015 @02:50PM Kali Linux On a Raspberry Pi (A/B+/2) With LUKS Disk Encryption
Monday March 09, 2015 @12:30PM Listen To a Microsoft Support Scam As It Happened
Monday March 09, 2015 @11:09AM NSA Director Argues For "Red Button" Autonomy Against Unattributed Cyber-Attacks
Sunday March 08, 2015 @09:39AM Lenovo Still Shipping Laptops With Superfish
Friday March 06, 2015 @08:25AM Anthem Blocking Federal Auditor From Doing Vulnerability Scans
Thursday March 05, 2015 @11:04AM Schneier: Either Everyone Is Cyber-secure Or No One Is
Thursday March 05, 2015 @09:58AM Firefox 37 To Check Security Certificates Via Blocklist
Wednesday March 04, 2015 @02:10PM US Air Traffic Control System Is Riddled With Vulnerabilities
Wednesday March 04, 2015 @01:50PM New Zealand Spied On Nearly Two Dozen Pacific Countries
Tuesday March 03, 2015 @01:12PM Flaw In GoPro Update Mechanism Reveals Users' Wi-Fi Passwords
Tuesday March 03, 2015 @11:11AM Why We Should Stop Hiding File-Name Extensions
Monday March 02, 2015 @11:05AM Jolla Partners With SSH To Create Sailfish Secure
Sunday March 01, 2015 @11:38AM Pharming Attack Targets Home Router DNS Settings
Friday February 27, 2015 @04:14PM Simple IT Security Tactics for Small Businesses (Video)
Thursday February 26, 2015 @11:43PM Fighting Scams Targeting the Elderly With Old-School Tech
Wednesday February 25, 2015 @07:05PM It's Official: NSA Spying Is Hurting the US Tech Economy
Wednesday February 25, 2015 @06:49PM 3 Million Strong RAMNIT Botnet Taken Down
Wednesday February 25, 2015 @04:34PM US Govt and Private Sector Developing "Precrime" System Against Cyber-Attacks
Monday February 23, 2015 @11:17AM NSA, GHCQ Implicated In SIM Encryption Hack
Sunday February 22, 2015 @06:36PM Ars: SSL-Busting Code That Threatened Lenovo Users Found In a Dozen More Apps
Saturday February 21, 2015 @12:21PM Linux Foundation: Bugs Can Be Made Shallow With Proper Funding
Friday February 20, 2015 @07:57PM Homeland Security Urges Lenovo Customers To Remove Superfish
Thursday February 19, 2015 @03:24PM Superfish Security Certificate Password Cracked, Creating New Attack Vector
Thursday February 19, 2015 @12:30PM New Android Trojan Fakes Device Shut Down, Spies On Users
Thursday February 19, 2015 @10:45AM Duplicate SSH Keys Put Tens of Thousands of Home Routers At Risk
Thursday February 19, 2015 @09:48AM Lenovo Allegedly Installing "Superfish" Proxy Adware On New Computers
Wednesday February 18, 2015 @07:46PM Jamie Oliver's Website Serving Malware
Wednesday February 18, 2015 @07:40PM Credit Card Fraud Could Peak In 2015 As the US Moves To EMV
Wednesday February 18, 2015 @04:26PM FreeBSD-Current Random Number Generator Broken
Wednesday February 18, 2015 @01:52PM Government, Military and Private Sector Fighting Over Next-Gen Cyber-Warriors
Tuesday February 17, 2015 @11:12AM Flaw In Netgear Wi-Fi Routers Exposes Admin Password, WLAN Details
Monday February 16, 2015 @04:31PM How "Omnipotent" Hackers Tied To NSA Hid For 14 Years and Were Found At Last
Friday February 13, 2015 @08:33AM Netatmo Weather Station Sends WPA Passwords In the Clear
Thursday February 12, 2015 @11:49AM US Gas Pump Hacked With 'Anonymous' Tagline
Thursday February 12, 2015 @10:08AM Microsoft Fixes Critical Remotely Exploitable Windows Root-Level Design Bug
Wednesday February 11, 2015 @06:54PM Facebook Launches ThreatExchange To Let Companies Share Threat Info
Tuesday February 10, 2015 @09:49AM EU Parliament Blocks Outlook Apps For Members Over Privacy Concerns
Monday February 09, 2015 @05:31PM Airport Using Google Glass For Security and Passenger Information
Monday February 09, 2015 @02:29PM New Multi-Purpose Backdoor Targets Linux Servers
Monday February 09, 2015 @01:02PM Report: Automakers Fail To Fully Protect Against Hacking
Saturday February 07, 2015 @11:39AM Utah Cyberattacks, Up To 300 Million Per Day, May Be Aimed At NSA Facility
Saturday February 07, 2015 @12:32AM How To Hack a BMW: Details On the Security Flaw That Affected 2.2 Million Cars
Friday February 06, 2015 @09:38PM Employees In Swedish Office Complex Volunteer For RFID Implants For Access
Thursday February 05, 2015 @09:53PM Uber Will Add Panic Button and Location/Journey Sharing In India
Thursday February 05, 2015 @07:14PM With Insider Help, ID Theft Ring Stole $700,000 In Apple Gift Cards
Thursday February 05, 2015 @07:04PM GPG Programmer Werner Koch Is Running Out of Money
Thursday February 05, 2015 @11:25AM Why Gmail Has Better Security Than Your Bank
Thursday February 05, 2015 @09:29AM US Health Insurer Anthem Suffers Massive Data Breach
Monday February 02, 2015 @06:16PM BMW Patches Security Flaw Affecting Over 2 Million Vehicles
Monday February 02, 2015 @11:48AM Syrian Social Hack Co-Opts Fighter's Computers
Sunday February 01, 2015 @03:10PM New Google Security Reward Program Announcement
Friday January 30, 2015 @09:29AM Adobe's Latest Zero-Day Exploit Repurposed, Targeting Adult Websites
Friday January 30, 2015 @09:24AM Georgia Institute of Technology Researchers Bridge the Airgap
Thursday January 29, 2015 @10:10PM D-Link Routers Vulnerable To DNS Hijacking
Thursday January 29, 2015 @07:56PM 'Never Miss Another Delivery' - if You Have a TrackPIN (Video)
Wednesday January 28, 2015 @09:48PM Why ATM Bombs May Be Coming Soon To the United States
Wednesday January 28, 2015 @02:00PM Book Review: Designing and Building a Security Operations Center
Tuesday January 27, 2015 @11:34AM White House Drone Incident Exposes Key Security Gap
Monday January 26, 2015 @06:45PM Plan C: The Cold War Plan Which Would Have Brought the US Under Martial Law
Monday January 26, 2015 @09:17AM Google Explains Why WebView Vulnerability Will Go Unpatched On Android 4.3
Sunday January 25, 2015 @07:35PM Ed Felten: California Must Lead On Cybersecurity
Saturday January 24, 2015 @01:32AM Made-In-Nigeria Smart Cards To Extend Financial Services To the Poor
Thursday January 22, 2015 @10:02PM Apple Agrees To Chinese Security Audits of Its Products
Thursday January 22, 2015 @01:50PM Adobe Patches One Flash Zero Day, Another Still Unfixed
Wednesday January 21, 2015 @03:12PM Oracle Releases Massive Security Update
Monday January 19, 2015 @05:26PM Researchers Use Siri To Steal Data From iPhones
Monday January 19, 2015 @12:33PM Microsoft Outlook Users In China Hit With MITM Attack
Friday January 16, 2015 @10:42PM Spanish Judge Cites Use of Secure Email As a Potential Terrorist Indicator
Friday January 16, 2015 @08:28PM 19,000 French Websites Hit By DDoS, Defaced In Wake of Terror Attacks
Thursday January 15, 2015 @07:19PM Simple Rogue WiFi Hotspot Captures High Profile Data
Wednesday January 14, 2015 @11:44PM Adobe Patches Nine Vulnerabilities In Flash
Wednesday January 14, 2015 @04:36PM NSA Official: Supporting Backdoored Random Number Generator Was "Regrettable"
Wednesday January 14, 2015 @01:53PM Cyber Attacks Demonstrated On Autonomous Ground Vehicles
Wednesday January 14, 2015 @01:43AM Wireless Keylogger Masquerades as USB Phone Charger
Monday January 12, 2015 @12:32PM Google Throws Microsoft Under Bus, Then Won't Patch Android Flaw
Friday January 09, 2015 @01:48PM Glitch In OS X Search Can Expose Private Details of Apple Mail Users
Friday January 09, 2015 @09:51AM Microsoft Restricts Advanced Notification of Patch Tuesday Updates
Friday January 09, 2015 @09:49AM Asus Wireless Routers Can Be Exploited By Anyone Inside the Network
Friday January 09, 2015 @09:35AM OpenBSD Releases a Portable Version of OpenNTPD
Friday January 09, 2015 @09:02AM HTTP/2 - the IETF Is Phoning It In
Thursday January 08, 2015 @09:39PM Study: 15 Per Cent of Business Cloud Users Have Been Hacked
Thursday January 08, 2015 @08:41PM MI5 Chief Seeks New Powers After Paris Magazine Attack
Thursday January 08, 2015 @05:04PM First OSX Bootkit Revealed
Wednesday January 07, 2015 @10:44PM FBI: North Korean Hackers "Got Sloppy", Leaked IP Addresses
Wednesday January 07, 2015 @04:30PM In-Flight Service Gogo Uses Fake SSL Certificates To Throttle Streaming
Monday January 05, 2015 @11:13AM Bitstamp Bitcoin Exchange Suspended Due To "Compromised Wallet"
Sunday January 04, 2015 @06:52PM Finnish Bank OP Under Persistent DDoS Attack
Sunday January 04, 2015 @02:42PM Writer: How My Mom Got Hacked
Thursday January 01, 2015 @03:27PM When FISA Court Rejects a Surveillance Request, the FBI Issues a NSL Instead
Thursday January 01, 2015 @04:20AM Google Researcher Publishes Unpatched Windows 8.1 Security Vulnerability
Wednesday December 31, 2014 @02:09PM US Army Could Waive Combat Training For Hackers
Tuesday December 30, 2014 @03:46PM NVIDIA Breached
Monday December 29, 2014 @05:21PM The NSA Uses the Same Chat Protocol As Hackers
Monday December 29, 2014 @01:49PM Kim Dotcom's Mega Again Announces Encrypted Browser-Based Chat Service
Monday December 29, 2014 @01:39PM FBI Allegedly Investigating Lizard Squad Member Over Xbox Live, PSN Attacks
Monday December 29, 2014 @01:39PM 2015 Could Be the Year of the Hospital Hack
Monday December 29, 2014 @12:18AM Twitter Bug Locks Out Many Users
Sunday December 28, 2014 @10:51PM Norse Security IDs 6, Including Ex-Employee, As Sony Hack Perpetrators
Sunday December 28, 2014 @05:47PM Chaos Computer Club Claims It Can Reproduce Fingerprints From People's Photos
Sunday December 28, 2014 @02:22PM Ask Slashdot: Dealing With Companies With Poor SSL Practices?
Sunday December 28, 2014 @01:17PM Sony PlayStation Network Back Up Now, Supposedly
Sunday December 28, 2014 @10:49AM Finn Linked To Lizard Squad Christmas Attack
Saturday December 27, 2014 @12:31PM 13,000 Passwords, Usernames Leaked For Major Commerce, Porn Sites
Thursday December 25, 2014 @11:57PM Why Lizard Squad Took Down PSN and Xbox Live On Christmas Day
Thursday December 25, 2014 @10:59PM Russian Hackers Stole Millions From Banks, ATMs
Thursday December 25, 2014 @07:10PM Rackspace Restored After DDOS Takes Out DNS
Thursday December 25, 2014 @05:33PM South Korea Says Nuclear Reactors Safe After Cyberattacks
Thursday December 25, 2014 @05:10PM Xbox Live and PlayStation Networks Downed By Apparent Attack
Wednesday December 24, 2014 @10:04PM North Korean Defector Spills Details On the Country's Elite Hacking Force
Wednesday December 24, 2014 @02:03PM Sony To Release the Interview Online Today; Apple Won't Play Ball
Wednesday December 24, 2014 @01:57PM Did North Korea Really Attack Sony?
Tuesday December 23, 2014 @12:17PM Apple Pushes First Automated OS X Security Update
Tuesday December 23, 2014 @09:52AM JP Morgan Breach Tied To Two-Factor Authentication Slip
Monday December 22, 2014 @04:24PM North Korean Internet Is Down
Monday December 22, 2014 @10:02AM Tor Warns of Possible Disruption of Network Through Server Seizures
Monday December 22, 2014 @09:44AM South Korean Power Plants To Conduct Cyber-Attack Drills Following Hack
Monday December 22, 2014 @09:04AM TSA Has Record-Breaking Haul In 2014: Guns, Cannons, and Swords
Sunday December 21, 2014 @10:22PM Major Security Vulnerabilities Uncovered At Frankfurt Airport
Sunday December 21, 2014 @09:26AM US Seeks China's Help Against North Korean Cyberattacks
Saturday December 20, 2014 @09:43AM Hackers Used Nasty "SMB Worm" Attack Toolkit Against Sony
Friday December 19, 2014 @08:51PM Staples: Breach May Have Affected 1.16 Million Customers' Cards
Friday December 19, 2014 @01:02PM New Zeus Variant Targets Users Of 150 Banks
Friday December 19, 2014 @12:49AM Critical Git Security Vulnerability Announced
Friday December 19, 2014 @12:45AM Grinch Vulnerability Could Put a Hole In Your Linux Stocking
Friday December 19, 2014 @12:40AM Hackers Compromise ICANN, Access Zone File Data System

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