Slashdot Items Tagged "exploit"

Date / Time Story
Wednesday August 17, 2016 @07:02PM Cisco Patches 'ExtraBacon' Zero-day Exploit Leaked By NSA Hackers
Monday June 06, 2016 @06:52PM Drive-By Exploits Pushing Ransomware Now Able To Bypass Microsoft EMET
Friday June 03, 2016 @05:16PM FTC Has Serious Concerns About IoT Security and Privacy
Tuesday May 31, 2016 @08:23PM Windows Zero-Day Affecting All OS Versions On Sale For $90,000
Wednesday May 25, 2016 @12:35PM Pastejacking Attack Appends Malicious Terminal Commands To Your Clipboard
Thursday May 12, 2016 @05:33PM Dangerous 7-Zip Vulnerabilities Flow To Top Security, Software Tools
Thursday May 12, 2016 @10:29AM Attackers Targeting Critical SAP Flaw Since 2013
Tuesday April 19, 2016 @10:09PM Google Admits That Google.com Is Partially Dangerous
Friday April 15, 2016 @06:31PM FBI May Be Hoarding a Firefox Zero-Day
Friday April 08, 2016 @10:27AM Adobe Patches Flash Zero-Day Exploited By Magnitude Exploit Kit
Sunday March 27, 2016 @08:58AM New Attack Discovered On Node.js Package Manager npm
Monday March 21, 2016 @09:26AM iMessage Bug Allows Attackers to Decrypt Photos and Videos
Saturday March 12, 2016 @11:57AM The Source of All Major Android Banking Trojans Just Got Updated To V2
Saturday March 12, 2016 @03:14AM 600,000 TFTP Servers Can Be Abused For Reflection DDoS Attacks
Saturday March 12, 2016 @03:05AM Critical Bug In Libotr Opens Users of ChatSecure, Adium, Pidgin To Compromise
Friday March 11, 2016 @10:37PM 2 Years Later, Java Security Still Broken By Faulty Oracle Patch
Friday March 11, 2016 @10:05AM One Solution to MITRE's Overworked CVE System: Build a New One
Thursday March 10, 2016 @04:09PM Cisco Patches Serious Flaws In Cable Modems and Home Gateways
Wednesday March 09, 2016 @01:13PM Hacking Internet-Connected Trucks and Buses
Tuesday March 08, 2016 @08:45PM KeRanger Mac Ransomware Based On Linux Forebear, Not Windows
Saturday March 05, 2016 @12:28AM WordPress Plugin Comes With a Backdoor, Steals Admin Credentials In Cleartext
Thursday March 03, 2016 @11:35PM Cisco Issues Patch For Nexus Switches To Remove Hardcoded Credentials
Thursday March 03, 2016 @11:45AM FREAK, Logjam, DROWN All a Result of Weaknesses Demanded By US Gov't
Wednesday March 02, 2016 @08:58PM Windows' Built-In PDF Reader Exposes Edge Browser To Hacking
Tuesday March 01, 2016 @01:43PM A Third of All HTTPS Websites Vulnerable To DROWN Attack
Wednesday February 24, 2016 @01:39PM Nissan Leaf HVAC-Hack Vulnerability Disclosed
Monday February 22, 2016 @08:50PM Airport Experiment Shows That People Recklessly Connect To Any Free Wi-Fi Spot
Thursday February 11, 2016 @12:12PM Cisco ASA Firewall Has a Wormable Problem — And a Million Installs
Monday February 08, 2016 @06:20PM Java Installer Flaw Shows Why You Should Clear Your Downloads Folder
Monday February 08, 2016 @12:10PM Metel Hackers Roll Back ATM Transactions, Steal Millions
Thursday February 04, 2016 @01:11PM Push To Hack: Reverse Engineering an IP Camera
Wednesday February 03, 2016 @12:43PM Duplicate Login Details Enabled Hack of More Than 20 Million Chinese Consumers
Saturday January 30, 2016 @12:57AM iOS App Update Technique Puts Users At Risk
Friday January 29, 2016 @04:43PM The Dark Arts: Meet the LulzSec Hackers
Thursday January 28, 2016 @07:33PM Attackers Use Microsoft Office To Push BlackEnergy Malware
Tuesday January 26, 2016 @12:08PM Exposed HP LaserJet Printers Offer Anonymous FTP To the Public
Saturday January 23, 2016 @01:21PM Hot Potato Exploit Gives Attackers the Upper Hand On Multiple Windows Versions
Thursday January 21, 2016 @04:32PM Fake Facebook Emails Deliver Malware Masquerading As Audio Message
Tuesday January 19, 2016 @09:26AM Serious Linux Kernel Vulnerability Patched
Thursday January 14, 2016 @11:04PM Zero-Day Vulnerability Discovered In FFmpeg Lets Attackers Steal Files Remotely
Tuesday December 29, 2015 @01:02PM European Payment Card Protocols Wide Open To Fraud
Tuesday December 22, 2015 @01:08PM Cisco Systems Will Be Auditing Their Code For Backdoors
Tuesday December 22, 2015 @10:22AM HIV Dating Company Accuses Researchers of Hacking Database
Monday December 21, 2015 @04:31PM Israeli Firm Creates a Device That Can Hack Any Nearby Phone
Monday December 21, 2015 @02:07PM Swedish Researchers Break 'Unbreakable' Quantum Cryptography
Monday December 21, 2015 @01:37PM Juniper's Backdoor Password Disclosed, Likely Added In Late 2013
Thursday December 17, 2015 @11:24AM Over 650 TB of Data Up For Grabs From Publicly Exposed MongoDB Database
Thursday December 03, 2015 @09:43AM Scammy Tech Support Sites Now Serving Up Ransomware
Tuesday November 17, 2015 @09:11AM Snowden Says It's Your Duty To Use an Ad Blocker (for Security)
Saturday November 14, 2015 @07:23PM Chrome V8 JavaScript Exploit Leaves All Android Devices Ripe For Attack
Friday November 13, 2015 @07:52PM BadBarcode Attack Forces Host System To Carry Out Commands
Thursday November 12, 2015 @03:51PM New Android Phones Hijackable With Chrome Exploit
Thursday November 12, 2015 @11:52AM 8 of the 10 Top Security Flaws Used By Cyber-Criminals This Year Were Flash Bugs
Thursday November 12, 2015 @09:45AM Tor Project Claims FBI Paid University Researchers $1m To Unmask Tor Users
Thursday November 05, 2015 @01:50PM First Remote-Access Trojan That Can Target Android, Linux, Mac and Windows
Sunday October 18, 2015 @10:42AM Radio Waves Can Be Used To Hijack Androids and iPhones Via Siri and Google Now
Thursday October 08, 2015 @06:27PM Man Behind Week-Long Bitcoin Attacks Reveals Himself
Wednesday September 30, 2015 @12:37AM Newly Found TrueCrypt Flaw Allows Full System Compromise
Tuesday September 29, 2015 @12:28PM Advertisers Already Using New iPhone Text Message Exploit
Thursday September 24, 2015 @04:05PM Modern Browsers Are Undefended Against Cookie-based MITM Attacks Over HTTPS
Saturday September 19, 2015 @01:31PM Crash Chrome With 16 Characters
Thursday September 17, 2015 @08:31AM Chinese Compiling "Facebook" of US Government Employees
Thursday September 10, 2015 @11:39AM GM Performs Stealth Update To Fix Security Bug In OnStar
Thursday September 10, 2015 @10:04AM "Extremely Critical" OS X Keychain Vulnerability Steals Passwords Via SMS
Tuesday September 08, 2015 @12:49PM Vulnerabilities In WhatsApp Web Affect Millions of Users Globally
Saturday August 29, 2015 @04:42PM Abusing Symbolic Links Like It's 1999
Tuesday August 25, 2015 @12:28PM Many Android Users Susceptible To Plug-In Exploit -- And Many Of Them Have It
Saturday August 22, 2015 @03:23AM Yet Another Compromising Preinstalled "Glitch" In Lenovo Laptops
Friday August 21, 2015 @11:00PM WordPress Hacks Behind Surging Neutrino EK Traffic
Thursday August 20, 2015 @08:34AM BitTorrent Clients Can Be Made To Participate In High-Volume DoS Attacks
Tuesday August 18, 2015 @12:08PM Multiple Vulnerabilities Exposed In Pocket
Thursday August 13, 2015 @10:31AM Facebook Intern Gets Preemptive Ax For Exposing Security Flaw
Thursday August 13, 2015 @08:27AM Thunderstrike2 Details Revealed
Tuesday August 11, 2015 @10:18AM BlackBerry Denies QNX Was To Blame In Jeep Cherokee Hack
Tuesday August 11, 2015 @08:39AM Severe Deserialization Vulnerabilities Found In Android, 3rd Party Android SDKs
Thursday July 30, 2015 @05:55PM Hacker's Device Can Intercept OnStar's Mobile App and Unlock, Start GM Cars
Thursday July 30, 2015 @09:10AM Symantec: Hacking Group Black Vine Behind Anthem Breach
Tuesday July 28, 2015 @08:40AM Hacker Set To Demonstrate 60 Second Brinks Safe Hack At DEFCON
Sunday July 26, 2015 @11:45PM After Progressive Insurance's Snapshot Hacked, Manufacturer Has Been, Too
Saturday July 25, 2015 @04:47PM HardenedBSD Completes Strong ASLR Implementation
Thursday July 23, 2015 @12:37PM A Tweet-Sized Exploit Can Get Root On OS X 10.10
Tuesday July 14, 2015 @12:45PM New Default: Mozilla Temporarily Disables Flash In Firefox
Monday July 13, 2015 @06:40AM First Java 0-Day In 2 Years Exploited By Pawn Storm Hackers
Tuesday July 07, 2015 @09:55AM Hacking Team Scrambling To Limit Damage Brought On By Explosive Data Leak
Thursday July 02, 2015 @02:29PM Angler Exploit Kit Evasion Techniques Keep Cryptowall Thriving
Tuesday June 23, 2015 @12:40PM Hackers Exploit MacKeeper Flaw To Spread OS X Malware
Tuesday June 23, 2015 @09:47AM New Snowden Leaks Show NSA Attacked Anti-Virus Software
Monday June 01, 2015 @02:01AM Macs Vulnerable To Userland Injected EFI Rootkits
Sunday May 31, 2015 @11:11PM Tor Connections To Hidden Services Could Be Easy To De-Anonymize
Thursday May 21, 2015 @12:57PM CareFirst Admits More Than a Million Customer Accounts Were Exposed In Security Breach
Saturday May 02, 2015 @06:30PM CareerBuilder Cyberattack Delivers Malware Straight To Employers
Thursday April 23, 2015 @01:46PM iOS WiFi Bug Allows Remote Reboot of All Devices In Area
Thursday April 23, 2015 @10:08AM Networking Library Bug Breaks HTTPS In ~1,500 iOS Apps
Thursday April 23, 2015 @10:08AM Wi-Fi Attack Breaks iPhones By Locking Them Into an Endless Loop
Friday April 17, 2015 @01:53PM Exploit For Crashing Minecraft Servers Made Public
Wednesday April 15, 2015 @10:38AM Remote Code Execution Vulnerability Found In Windows HTTP Stack
Thursday April 02, 2015 @10:33AM EFF: Wider Use of HTTPS Could Have Prevented Attack Against GitHub
Thursday April 02, 2015 @08:49AM MP3 Backend of Firefox and Thunderbird Found Vulnerable
Thursday March 26, 2015 @03:24PM 'Bar Mitzvah Attack' Plagues SSL/TLS Encryption
Tuesday March 24, 2015 @09:34AM Hack Air-Gapped Computers Using Heat
Sunday March 22, 2015 @05:10AM LightEater Malware Attack Places Millions of Unpatched BIOSes At Risk
Sunday February 22, 2015 @06:36PM Ars: SSL-Busting Code That Threatened Lenovo Users Found In a Dozen More Apps
Thursday February 19, 2015 @06:30PM How NSA Spies Stole the Keys To the Encryption Castle
Thursday January 22, 2015 @02:22PM Fujitsu Psychology Tool Profiles Users At Risk of Cyberattacks
Thursday January 22, 2015 @01:50PM Adobe Patches One Flash Zero Day, Another Still Unfixed
Sunday January 18, 2015 @07:51PM Insurance Company Dongles Don't Offer Much Assurance Against Hacking
Sunday January 18, 2015 @04:02PM NSA Prepares For Future Techno-Battles By Plotting Network Takedowns
Monday January 12, 2015 @12:32PM Google Throws Microsoft Under Bus, Then Won't Patch Android Flaw
Friday January 09, 2015 @01:07PM Asus Wireless Routers Can Be Exploited By Anyone Inside the Network
Saturday December 20, 2014 @09:43AM Hackers Used Nasty "SMB Worm" Attack Toolkit Against Sony
Thursday December 18, 2014 @01:57AM Over 9,000 PCs In Australia Infected By TorrentLocker Ransomware
Thursday December 11, 2014 @03:48PM Keurig 2.0 Genuine K-Cup Spoofing Vulnerability
Friday November 21, 2014 @08:23PM Critical XSS Flaws Patched In WordPress and Popular Plug-In
Thursday October 30, 2014 @09:38AM Drupal Warns Users of Mass, Automated Attacks On Critical Flaw
Tuesday October 07, 2014 @08:58AM Hackers Compromised Yahoo Servers Using Shellshock Bug
Monday September 29, 2014 @01:49PM Bash To Require Further Patching, As More Shellshock Holes Found
Saturday September 27, 2014 @07:43AM Apple Yet To Push Patch For "Shellshock" Bug
Thursday September 25, 2014 @01:57PM Flurry of Scans Hint That Bash Vulnerability Could Already Be In the Wild
Thursday September 18, 2014 @10:35AM US Military Aware Only Belatedly of Chinese Attacks Against Transport Contractor
Tuesday September 16, 2014 @08:08AM Malware Distributed Through Twitch Chat Is Hijacking Steam Accounts
Friday September 12, 2014 @08:28AM Turning the Tables On "Phone Tech Support" Scammers
Thursday August 28, 2014 @08:43AM FBI Investigates 'Sophisticated' Cyber Attack On JP Morgan, 4 More US Banks
Sunday August 10, 2014 @12:30PM Silent Circle's Blackphone Exploited at Def Con
Thursday August 07, 2014 @09:45AM Oracle Database Redaction Trivial To Bypass, Says David Litchfield
Thursday August 07, 2014 @08:50AM Massive Russian Hack Has Researchers Scratching Their Heads
Thursday July 31, 2014 @10:36PM "BadUSB" Exploit Makes Devices Turn "Evil"
Saturday July 26, 2014 @09:20AM Private Data On iOS Devices Not So Private After All
Saturday June 28, 2014 @02:41PM KeyStore Vulnerability Affects 86% of Android Devices
Monday June 23, 2014 @08:24PM Over 300,000 Servers Remain Vulnerable To Heartbleed
Saturday May 24, 2014 @11:44AM Severe Vulnerability At eBay's Website
Thursday May 15, 2014 @08:17AM 5-Year-Old Linux Kernel Bug Fixed
Sunday April 20, 2014 @10:39AM Heartbleed Used To Bypass 2-Factor Authentication, Hijack User Sessions
Tuesday March 25, 2014 @12:19PM Remote ATM Attack Uses SMS To Dispense Cash
Saturday March 22, 2014 @06:53PM One Billion Android Devices Open To Privilege Escalation
Saturday March 22, 2014 @06:06PM NSA Hacked Huawei, Stole Source Code
Tuesday March 11, 2014 @10:33PM Large DDoS Attack Brings WordPress Pingback Abuse Back Into Spotlight
Thursday February 20, 2014 @06:42PM Drive-by Android Malware Exploits Unpatchable Vulnerability
Thursday February 20, 2014 @10:12AM Major Vulnerability In Tinder Dating App Allowed User Tracking
Thursday January 23, 2014 @10:39AM Facebook's Biggest Bounty Yet To Hacker Who Found "Keys To the Kingdom"
Thursday August 29, 2013 @11:05AM CoreText Font Rendering Bug Leads To iOS, OS X Exploit
Tuesday August 13, 2013 @01:08PM Hacking Lightbulbs To Cause a Sustained Blackout
Thursday August 01, 2013 @04:24PM iPhone Hacked In Under 60 Seconds Using Malicious Charger
Thursday July 25, 2013 @09:29AM Android Master Key Attacks Begin
Wednesday June 26, 2013 @11:57AM HP Confirms Backdoor In StoreOnce Backup Products
Thursday June 06, 2013 @01:26PM Hacker Publishes Alleged Zero-Day Exploit For Plesk
Thursday June 06, 2013 @08:23AM Fake Mt. Gox Pages Aim To Infect Bitcoin Users
Wednesday June 05, 2013 @11:50AM European HbbTV Smart TV Holes Make Sets Hackable
Sunday June 02, 2013 @11:12PM Researchers Infect iOS Devices With Malware Via Malicious Charger
Thursday May 30, 2013 @09:39AM Google Advocates 7-Day Deadline For Vulnerability Disclosure
Sunday April 21, 2013 @09:28AM CBS Twitter Feed Compromised
Thursday March 07, 2013 @10:02AM Chrome, Firefox, IE 10, Java, Win 8 All Hacked At Pwn2Own
Tuesday February 26, 2013 @10:55AM Bypassing Google's Two-Factor Authentication
Saturday February 23, 2013 @09:32PM PunkSPIDER Project Puts Vulnerabilities On (Searchable) Display
Sunday February 10, 2013 @08:29PM Widespread Compromise Of Yahoo-Backed Email In New Zealand
Friday February 08, 2013 @08:36PM Adobe Hopes Pop-up Warnings Will Stop Office-Borne Flash Attacks
Friday January 25, 2013 @08:47PM Trojanized SSH Daemon In the Wild, Sending Passwords To Iceland
Friday January 25, 2013 @07:00PM 10 Years After SQL Slammer
Friday January 25, 2013 @06:59PM Thousands of Publicly Accessible Printers Searchable On Google
Friday January 25, 2013 @06:58PM Hacker Bypasses Windows 7/8 Address Space Layout Randomization
Thursday January 24, 2013 @12:18PM Barracuda Appliances Have Exploitable Holes, Fixed By Firmware Updates
Friday January 11, 2013 @11:09PM Oracle Knew of Latest Java 0-Day Security Hole In August
Thursday January 03, 2013 @05:23PM All Ruby On Rails Versions Suffer SQL Injection Flaw
Friday December 28, 2012 @08:43AM Nvidia Display Driver Service Attack Escalates Privileges On Windows Machines
Monday December 17, 2012 @06:28AM Researchers Convert Phones Into Secret Listening Devices
Sunday December 16, 2012 @06:48PM Huge Security Hole In Recent Samsung Devices
Saturday November 17, 2012 @10:03AM FreeBSD Project Discloses Security Breach Via Stolen SSH Key
Tuesday November 13, 2012 @10:09AM Critical Vulnerabilities In Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3, CryEngine 3
Thursday November 08, 2012 @10:27AM $50,000 Zero-Day Exploit Evades Adobe's Sandbox, Say Russian Analysts
Monday October 22, 2012 @03:55AM Aussie Researchers Crack Transport Crypto, Get Free Rides
Sunday October 21, 2012 @03:20AM Spammers Using Shortened .gov URLs
Friday October 12, 2012 @11:00PM Lulzsec Member Raynaldo Rivera Pleads Guilty To Sony Pictures Breach
Friday October 12, 2012 @08:09AM Firefox 16 Pulled To Address Security Vulnerability
Sunday October 07, 2012 @05:07PM Entire Cities In World of Warcraft Dead, Hack Suspected
Tuesday September 25, 2012 @12:31PM Samsung Smartphones Vulnerable To Remote Wipe Hack
Thursday September 13, 2012 @10:02AM BMW Cars Vulnerable To Blank Key Attack
Thursday September 06, 2012 @08:48AM BitFloor Joins List of Compromised BitCoin Exchanges
Thursday September 06, 2012 @08:45AM Apple Denies FBI Had Access To UDIDs
Thursday September 06, 2012 @08:13AM FBI Denies It Held iPhone UDIDs Stolen By AntiSec
Tuesday September 04, 2012 @08:22AM Firefox, Opera Allow Phishing By Data URI Claims New Paper
Thursday August 30, 2012 @12:22PM Polish Researcher: Oracle Knew For Months About Java Zero-Day
Tuesday August 28, 2012 @09:22AM Hackers Dump Millions of Records From Banks, Politicians
Thursday August 23, 2012 @12:02AM FAA Denies Vulnerabilities In New Air Traffic Control System
Friday August 17, 2012 @08:00PM Google Employees Find 60 Security Holes In Adobe Reader
Tuesday July 24, 2012 @01:16PM F-Secure Report: Another SCADA Attack in Iran — This Time With AC/DC
Sunday July 22, 2012 @09:31AM Poison Attacks Against Machine Learning
Saturday July 21, 2012 @10:54AM First iOS, Now Mac OS X In-App Purchases Hacked
Tuesday July 17, 2012 @01:22PM 'Madi' Cyber Espionage Malware Hits Middle East Targets
Thursday July 12, 2012 @03:10PM How Exploit Kits Have Changed Spammers' M.O.
Tuesday July 03, 2012 @09:15AM Blackhole Exploit Kit Gets an Upgrade
Thursday May 17, 2012 @09:21AM Most CCTV Systems Come With Trivial Exploits
Thursday May 10, 2012 @12:56PM Apple Auto-Disables Old Flash Players In Mac OS X 10.7.4
Thursday April 05, 2012 @10:19AM Microsoft: 'Unlikely' Credit Card Details Lifted From Xbox 360s
Tuesday April 03, 2012 @09:50AM Mozilla Blocks Vulnerable Java Versions In Firefox
Tuesday March 20, 2012 @08:47AM Windows Remote Desktop Exploit In the Wild
Saturday January 28, 2012 @11:27AM Stealing Smartphone Crypto Keys Using Radio Waves
Tuesday January 24, 2012 @09:11AM Pwn2Own 2012 Set To Reveal More Browser Vulnerabilities Than In the Past
Tuesday January 17, 2012 @09:47AM Viruses Stole City College of S.F. Data For Years
Friday January 13, 2012 @07:21PM The Future of Hi-Tech Auto Theft
Monday January 09, 2012 @12:33PM Israel Says It Will Treat Online Credit Card Theft As It Would Terrorism
Wednesday January 04, 2012 @02:26PM Cleaning Up the Mess After a Major Hack Attack