Slashdot Items Tagged "security"

Date / Time Story
Saturday May 27, 2017 @02:21AM Chipotle Says 'Most' of Its Restaurants Were Infected With Credit Card Stealing Malware
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 Targetted 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 @06:36PM 10 Years Later: FileZilla Adds Support For Master Password That Encrypts Your Logins
Friday May 26, 2017 @04:55PM Two Different Studies Find Thousands of Bugs In Pacemakers, Insulin Pumps and Other Medical Devices
Friday May 26, 2017 @12:34PM Major US Tech Firms Press Congress For Internet Surveillance Reforms
Thursday May 25, 2017 @06:02PM More Than Half of Streaming Users In US Are Sharing Their Passwords, Says Report
Thursday May 25, 2017 @04:08PM Proposed Active-Defense Bill Would Allow Destruction of Data, Use of Beacon Tech
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 @05:03PM Vermont DMV Caught Using Illegal Facial Recognition Program
Wednesday May 24, 2017 @04:45PM Manchester Attack Could Lead To Internet Crackdown
Wednesday May 24, 2017 @04:28PM Robot Police Officer Goes On Duty In Dubai
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 @09:42PM DEFCON Conference To Target Voting Machines
Tuesday May 23, 2017 @07:13PM Wikimedia Is Clear To Sue the NSA Over Its Use of Warrantless Surveillance Tools
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 @04:27PM BlackBerry Working With Automakers On Antivirus Tool For Your Car
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 @03:16PM Almost All WannaCry Victims Were Running Windows 7
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 @08:22PM Hacker Steals 17 Million Zomato Users' Data, Briefly Puts It On Dark Web
Thursday May 18, 2017 @04:42PM Font Sharing Site DaFont Has Been Hacked, Exposing Thousands of Accounts
Thursday May 18, 2017 @03:59PM Firefox 55: Flash Will Become 'Ask To Activate' For Everyone
Thursday May 18, 2017 @03:47PM Windows XP PCs Infected By WannaCry Can Be Decrypted Without Paying Ransom
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
Thursday May 18, 2017 @02:18AM Any Half-Decent Hacker Could Break Into Mar-a-Lago
Wednesday May 17, 2017 @06:46PM Justice Department Appoints Former FBI Director Robert Mueller As Special Counsel For Russia Investigation
Wednesday May 17, 2017 @11:19AM Chinese State Media Says US Should Take Some Blame For Cyberattack
Tuesday May 16, 2017 @09:15PM Chelsea Manning Set To Be Released From Prison, 28 Years Early
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 @10:50PM WikiLeaks Dump Reveals CIA Malware That Can Sabotage User Software
Monday May 15, 2017 @07:00PM Disney Chief Bob Iger Says Hackers Claim To Have Stolen Upcoming Movie
Monday May 15, 2017 @05:54PM WannaCry Ransomware Shares Code With North Korean Malware, Says Researchers
Monday May 15, 2017 @04:54PM Access Codes For United Cockpit Doors Accidentally Posted Online
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 @08:07PM Trump Signs Executive Order On Cybersecurity
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 @08:24PM New IoT Malware Targets 100,000 IP Cameras Via Known Flaw
Wednesday May 10, 2017 @07:50PM Call Center Operator and His Cousin Steal $645,000 From UK Water Supplier
Wednesday May 10, 2017 @01:53PM Hackers Came, But the French Were Prepared
Tuesday May 09, 2017 @08:49PM FCC Should Prove DDoS Attacks Stopped Net Neutrality Comments
Tuesday May 09, 2017 @05:52PM Trump Fires FBI Director James Comey
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
Tuesday May 09, 2017 @12:12AM Mac Users Installing Popular DVD Ripper Get Nasty Backdoor Instead
Monday May 08, 2017 @07:06PM ISPs Could Take Down Large Parts of Bitcoin Ecosystem If They Wanted To
Monday May 08, 2017 @04:28PM Google Researchers Find Wormable 'Crazy Bad' Windows Exploit
Monday May 08, 2017 @04:18PM FCC Says It Was Victim of Cyberattack After John Oliver Show
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 @07:42PM Days Before Election: Macron Campaign Says It Is the Victim of Massive, Coordinated Hacking Campaign
Friday May 05, 2017 @06:02PM US To Seek Social Media Details From Certain Visa Applicants
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 @05:08PM Google Was Warned About This Week's Mass Phishing Email Attack Six Years Ago
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?
Wednesday May 03, 2017 @05:05PM Court Rules In 'Sextortion' Case That Phone PINs Are Not Protected By Fifth Amendment
Wednesday May 03, 2017 @04:31PM Gmail, Google Docs Users Hit By Massive Email Phishing Scam
Monday May 01, 2017 @06:26PM Security Researcher and Alleged Spam Operator To Square Off In Court In Ugly Lawsuit
Monday May 01, 2017 @06:10PM Security Researcher and Alleged Spam Operator to Square Off in Ugly Lawsuit
Monday May 01, 2017 @06:08PM Intel Patches Remote Execution Hole That's Been Hidden In Its Chips Since 2008
Monday May 01, 2017 @04:03PM Taser Will Use Police Body Camera Videos 'To Anticipate Criminal Activity'
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
Saturday April 29, 2017 @01:18AM Stray WiFi Signals Could Let Spies See Inside Closed Rooms
Friday April 28, 2017 @11:47PM Some Of The Pentagon's Critical Infrastructure Still Runs Windows 95 And 98
Friday April 28, 2017 @07:43PM Open Ports Create Backdoors In Millions of Smartphones
Friday April 28, 2017 @06:12PM Open Ports Create Backdoors in Millions of Smartphones
Friday April 28, 2017 @04:05PM WikiLeaks Reveals the 'Snowden Stopper': CIA Tool To Track Whistleblowers
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 @11:42PM Lawsuit: Fox News Group Hacked, Surveilled, and Stalked Ex-Host Andrea Tantaros
Thursday April 27, 2017 @05:06PM Backdoor Could Allow Company To Shut Down 70% of All Bitcoin Mining Operations
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
Wednesday April 26, 2017 @07:01PM Hacking Group Is Charging German Companies $275 For 'DDoS Tests'
Wednesday April 26, 2017 @04:52PM British Cops Will Scan Every Fan's Face At the Champions League Final
Tuesday April 25, 2017 @08:06PM US ISP Goes Down As Two Malware Families Go To War Over Its Modems
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
Tuesday April 25, 2017 @02:26AM BrickerBot, the Permanent Denial-of-Service Botnet, Is Back With a Vengeance
Monday April 24, 2017 @05:14PM NSA's DoublePulsar Kernel Exploit a 'Bloodbath'
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 @11:32PM EFF Says Google Chromebooks Are Still Spying On Students
Friday April 21, 2017 @11:11PM WikiLeaks Releases New CIA Secret: Tapping Microphones On Some Samsung TVs
Friday April 21, 2017 @05:57PM Developer of BrickerBot Malware Claims He Destroyed Over Two Million Devices
Friday April 21, 2017 @04:29PM DOJ: Russian 'Superhacker' Gets 27 Years In Prison
Friday April 21, 2017 @03:15PM Teenage Hackers Motivated By Morality Not Money, Study Finds
Thursday April 20, 2017 @05:53PM Ambient Light Sensors Can Be Used To Steal Browser Data
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
Thursday April 20, 2017 @02:13AM China To Question Apple About Live-Streaming Apps On App Store That Violate Internet Regulations
Wednesday April 19, 2017 @04:29PM Microsoft's Skype Is Most Used Messaging Service For Cyber Criminals, Study Finds
Tuesday April 18, 2017 @04:18PM User-Made Patch Lets Owners of Next-Gen CPUs Install Updates On Windows 7 & 8.1
Tuesday April 18, 2017 @01:07AM Microsoft Says Previous Windows Patches Fixed Newly Leaked NSA Exploits
Monday April 17, 2017 @04:11PM Cylance Accused of Distributing Fake Malware Samples To Customers To Close Deals
Monday April 17, 2017 @04:02PM Trump Administration Kills Open.Gov, Will Not Release White House Visitor Logs
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 @04:26PM FDA Slams St. Jude Medical For Ignoring Security Flaws In Medical Devices
Friday April 14, 2017 @04:17PM NSA-Leaking Shadow Brokers Just Dumped Its Most Damaging Release Yet
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
Thursday April 13, 2017 @04:52PM Researchers Develop Master Fingerprints That Can Break Into Smartphones
Thursday April 13, 2017 @03:59PM Former Sysadmin Accused of Planting 'Time Bomb' In Company's Database
Thursday April 13, 2017 @12:21AM Microsoft Kills Off Security Bulletins
Wednesday April 12, 2017 @11:57PM West Point Researchers Demonstrate Passive Netflix Traffic Analysis Attack
Wednesday April 12, 2017 @06:25PM VPN Providers Report Huge Increase In Downloads, Usage Since Privacy Rules Were Repealed
Wednesday April 12, 2017 @02:07PM Employees in the Dark About Data Retention Policy
Tuesday April 11, 2017 @06:56PM Scientists Prove Your Phone's PIN Can Be Stolen Using Its Gyroscope Data
Monday April 10, 2017 @06:02PM Thousands of Fake Google Maps Listings Redirect Users To Fraudulent Sites
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 @10:14PM Ransomware Asks For High Score Instead of Money
Friday April 07, 2017 @05:32PM A huge trove of patient data leaks, thanks to telemarketers' bad security
Thursday April 06, 2017 @04:16PM New Destructive Malware Intentionally Bricks IoT Devices
Thursday April 06, 2017 @03:07PM New Destructive Malware Intentionally Bricks IoT Devices
Wednesday April 05, 2017 @07:44PM Android Devices Can Be Fatally Hacked By Malicious Wi-Fi Networks
Wednesday April 05, 2017 @05:36PM JetBlue and Boeing Are Betting Big On Electric Jet Startup 'Zunem Aero'
Wednesday April 05, 2017 @04:53PM Canada's RCMP National Police Force Reveals Use of Secretive Cellphone Surveillance Technology
Wednesday April 05, 2017 @03:59PM Taser Offers Free Body Cameras To All US Police
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