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Slashdot Items Tagged "security"

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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 @01:20PM 'Bar Mitzvah Attack' Plagues SSL/TLS Encryption
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 @03:40PM Leaked Document Reveals Upcoming Biometric Experiments at US Customs
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
Friday March 13, 2015 @08:30PM Mass Surveillance: Can We Blame It All On the Government?
Friday March 13, 2015 @12:06AM OpenSSL To Undergo Massive Security Audit
Thursday March 12, 2015 @05:21PM New Crypto-Ransomware Encrypts Video Game Files
Thursday March 12, 2015 @12:03PM New Crypto-Ransomware Encrypts Video Games 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 @08:03PM GSM/GPS Tracking Device Found On Activist's Car At Circumvention Tech Festival
Friday March 06, 2015 @08:25AM Anthem Blocking Federal Auditor From Doing Vulnerability Scans
Thursday March 05, 2015 @12:46PM Quebecker Faces Jail For Not Giving Up Phone Password To Canadian Officials
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 @05:15PM FREAK Attack Threatens SSL Clients
Tuesday March 03, 2015 @01:43PM Supreme Court Gives Tacit Approval To Warrantless DNA Collection
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 @01:50PM Feds admit Stingray can disrupt bystanders' communications
Monday March 02, 2015 @11:05AM Jolla Partners With SSH To Create Sailfish Secure
Sunday March 01, 2015 @09:19PM How Does One Verify Hard Drive Firmware?
Sunday March 01, 2015 @11:38AM Pharming Attack Targets Home Router DNS Settings
Friday February 27, 2015 @09:53PM Pharming Attack Targets Home Router DNS Settings
Friday February 27, 2015 @04:14PM Simple IT Security Tactics for Small Businesses (Video)
Friday February 27, 2015 @11:41AM EFF Unearths Evidence of Possible Superfish-style Attacks in the Wild
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
Tuesday February 24, 2015 @04:24PM Hackers Using PowerShell, WMI to Evade Detection
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 @05:27PM The Great SIM Heist: How Spies Stole The Keys To The Encryptation Castle
Thursday February 19, 2015 @03:24PM Superfish Security Certificate Password Cracked, Creating New Attack Vector
Thursday February 19, 2015 @02:56PM Superfish security certificate password cracked, creating new attack vector
Thursday February 19, 2015 @02:38PM The Disastrous Privacy Consequences of Canada's Anti-Terrorism Bill
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
Wednesday February 11, 2015 @02:24PM Russia seeking to ban Tor, VPNs and other anonymising tools
Tuesday February 10, 2015 @09:35PM Ask Slashdot: What Will It Take To End Mass Surveillance?
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
Monday February 09, 2015 @12:56PM New Multi-Purpose Backdoor Targets Linux Servers
Monday February 09, 2015 @12:03PM Samsung SmartTV Customers Warned Personal Conversations May Be Recorded
Saturday February 07, 2015 @04:05PM TurboTax Halts E-filing of State Tax Returns Because of Potential Fraud
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 @06:56PM The one guy responsible for GPG is running out of money
Thursday February 05, 2015 @01:19PM Another 0 day exploit hitting Adobe Flash
Thursday February 05, 2015 @12:41PM Some Hackers Unknowingly Gathering Intel For the NSA
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
Wednesday February 04, 2015 @05:30PM New Chinese Regulations Require Real Name on Internet
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
Sunday February 01, 2015 @02:34PM Google Security Reward Program Gets New Characteristics
Friday January 30, 2015 @02:13PM Verizon supercookie is tracking you
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 @10:22PM Source Code Similarities: Experts Unmask 'Regin' Trojan as NSA Tool
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 @10:10PM Snowden Documents: CSE Tracks Millions of Downloads Daily
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
Wednesday January 28, 2015 @10:34AM Justice Department: Default Encryption Has Created a 'Zone of Lawlessness'
Wednesday January 28, 2015 @10:33AM CSE tracks millions of downloads daily: Snowden documents
Tuesday January 27, 2015 @05:47PM Serious Network Function Vulnerability Found In Glibc
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
Wednesday January 21, 2015 @02:15PM New Flash Zero Day Found in Angler Exploit Kit
Tuesday January 20, 2015 @11:59AM FBI Seeks to Legally Hack You If You're Connected to TOR or a VPN
Tuesday January 20, 2015 @11:58AM The Most Popular Passwords Are Still "123456" and "password"
Monday January 19, 2015 @05:26PM Researchers Use Siri To Steal Data From iPhones
Monday January 19, 2015 @04:19PM Researchers Use Siri to Steal Data From iPhones
Monday January 19, 2015 @12:33PM Microsoft Outlook Users In China Hit With MITM Attack
Monday January 19, 2015 @12:03PM Chinese government hacks Microsoft's Outlook service
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
Saturday January 10, 2015 @12:12PM Sloppy File Permissions Make Red Star Vulnerable
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
Wednesday January 07, 2015 @11:55AM Tips for Securing Your Secure Shell
Tuesday January 06, 2015 @01:35PM FBI Says Search Warrants Not Needed To Use "Stingrays" In Public Places
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 @08:04PM Over 78% of All PHP Installs Are Insecure
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 @08:36PM Snowden Documents Show How Well NSA Codebreakers Can Pry
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 @02:01PM Dealing with companies with particularly 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 @07:27PM Tor Network May Be Attacked, Says Project Leader
Saturday December 20, 2014 @09:43AM Hackers Used Nasty "SMB Worm" Attack Toolkit Against Sony
Friday December 19, 2014 @10:23PM TOR network may be attacked
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

The meat is rotten, but the booze is holding out. Computer translation of "The spirit is willing, but the flesh is weak."

 



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