Slashdot Items Tagged "security"

Date / Time Story
Thursday November 26, 2015 @10:41AM 900 Embedded Devices Share Hard-Coded Certs, SSH Host Keys
Wednesday November 25, 2015 @05:43PM Critical Zen Cart Vulnerability Could Spell Black Friday Disaster For Shoppers
Wednesday November 25, 2015 @12:30PM This Gizmo Knows Your Amex Card Number Before You've Received It
Tuesday November 24, 2015 @12:38PM Second Root Cert-Private Key Pair Found On Dell Computer
Tuesday November 24, 2015 @09:12AM Pearson Credential Manager System Used By Cisco, IBM, F5 Has Been Breached
Monday November 23, 2015 @03:05PM Dell Accused of Installing 'Superfish-Like' Rogue Certificates On Laptops
Monday November 23, 2015 @12:39PM What the Sony Hack Looked Like To Employees
Monday November 23, 2015 @07:20AM How Anonymous' War With Isis Is Actually Harming Counter-Terrorism
Sunday November 22, 2015 @09:50AM CIOs Spend a Third of Their Time On Security
Sunday November 22, 2015 @09:48AM The History of SQL Injection, the Hack That Will Never Go Away
Sunday November 22, 2015 @09:12AM Whistleblowers: How NSA Created the 'Largest Failure' In Its History
Friday November 20, 2015 @11:28PM 600,000 Arris Cable Modems Have 'Backdoors In Backdoors,' Researcher Claims
Friday November 20, 2015 @11:23PM Comcast Xfinity Wi-Fi Discloses Customer Names and Addresses
Friday November 20, 2015 @04:40PM Meet Mårten Mickos, Serial Open Source CEO (Video)
Thursday November 19, 2015 @09:15PM Exploit Vendor Publishes Prices For Zero-Day Vulnerabilities
Thursday November 19, 2015 @10:15AM Microsoft To Provide New Encryption Algorithm For the Healthcare Sector
Wednesday November 18, 2015 @06:12PM Police Find Paris Attackers Coordinate Via Unencrypted SMS
Wednesday November 18, 2015 @04:36PM Carnegie Mellon Denies FBI Paid For Tor-Breaking Research
Wednesday November 18, 2015 @01:14PM How Cisco Is Trying To Prove It Can Keep NSA Spies Out of Its Gear
Monday November 16, 2015 @06:36PM UK PM Wants To Speed Up Controversial Internet Bill After Paris Attacks
Monday November 16, 2015 @12:57PM After Paris, ISIS Moves Propaganda Machine To Darknet
Sunday November 15, 2015 @08:47AM Police Body Cameras Come With Pre-Installed Malware
Saturday November 14, 2015 @06:23PM Chrome V8 JavaScript Exploit Leaves All Android Devices Ripe For Attack
Thursday November 12, 2015 @08:14PM Mac App Store Apps 'Damaged' Following Security Certificate Bug
Thursday November 12, 2015 @02:55PM Ask Slashdot: Automated Verification For Uploaded Files?
Wednesday November 11, 2015 @04:14PM Linux Ransomware Has Predictable Key, Automated Decryption Tool Released
Wednesday November 11, 2015 @04:11PM Ivan Ristic and SSL Labs: How One Man Changed the Way We Understand SSL
Wednesday November 11, 2015 @03:04PM Classified Report On the CIA's Secret Prisons Is Caught In Limbo
Tuesday November 10, 2015 @02:36PM Harnessing Conflict in the Workplace (video)
Tuesday November 10, 2015 @01:46PM 2016 Presidential Candidate Security Investigation
Monday November 09, 2015 @10:17PM 8 of the 10 Top Security Flaws Used By Cyber-Criminals This Year Were Flash Bugs
Monday November 09, 2015 @08:54PM UK Gov't Can Demand Backdoors, Give Prison Sentences For Disclosing Them
Monday November 09, 2015 @06:01PM Comcast Resets Nearly 200,000 Passwords After Customer List Goes On Sale
Monday November 09, 2015 @06:00PM The Sophisticated Business of Today's Most Nasty Phishing Attacks
Monday November 09, 2015 @03:09PM China, Russia Try To Hack Australia's Upcoming Submarine Plans
Sunday November 08, 2015 @09:00AM Going Dark Crypto Debate Going Nowhere
Sunday November 08, 2015 @08:53AM Badly-Coded Ransomware Locks User Files and Throws Away Encryption Key
Friday November 06, 2015 @11:10PM How a Mobile App Firm Found the XcodeGhost In the Machine
Thursday November 05, 2015 @06:32PM Microsoft Follows Mozilla In Considering Early Ban On SHA-1 Certificates
Thursday November 05, 2015 @06:28PM Android App Mutates Source Code, Spreads Virally and Enables Mesh Networks
Thursday November 05, 2015 @03:53PM Crypto-Ransomware Encrypts Files "Offline"
Thursday November 05, 2015 @12:50PM First Remote-Access Trojan That Can Target Android, Linux, Mac and Windows
Wednesday November 04, 2015 @06:08PM FireEye: Many Companies Still Running XcodeGhost-Infected Apple Apps
Wednesday November 04, 2015 @06:03PM Latest EMET Bypass Targets WoW64 Windows Subsystem
Wednesday November 04, 2015 @01:33PM Can the Cloud Be More Secure Than Your Own Servers? (Video)
Monday November 02, 2015 @09:56PM Internet Firms To Be Banned From Offering Unbreakable Encryption Under New UK Laws
Monday November 02, 2015 @04:22PM Somebody Just Claimed a $1 Million Bounty For Hacking the iPhone
Monday November 02, 2015 @04:03PM Google Patches More Stagefright Vulnerabilities In Android
Monday November 02, 2015 @02:08PM Tor Releases Messenger Beta For Secure Chat
Monday November 02, 2015 @12:52AM Vodafone Attack Hits Nearly 2000 Customer Accounts
Saturday October 31, 2015 @06:09PM UK Police Make Third Arrest Over TalkTalk Cyber Attack
Friday October 30, 2015 @06:41PM CoinVault and Bitcryptor Ransomware Victims Can Now Recover Their Files For Free
Friday October 30, 2015 @06:37PM Bug Bounties Are Bonanza, For a Few Persistent Hackers
Thursday October 29, 2015 @10:11PM Xen Patches 7-Year-Old Bug That Shattered Hypervisor Security
Thursday October 29, 2015 @07:28PM Apple Usurps Oracle As the Biggest Threat To PC Security
Thursday October 29, 2015 @05:30PM Fewer IPsec Connections At Risk From Weak Diffie-Hellman
Thursday October 29, 2015 @11:50AM Hackers, Activists, Journos: How To Build a Secure Burner Laptop
Wednesday October 28, 2015 @08:32PM UK Government Says App Developers Won't Be Forced To Implement Backdoors
Wednesday October 28, 2015 @01:29PM Revisiting the Infamous Sony BMG Rootkit Scandal 10 Years Later
Wednesday October 28, 2015 @11:58AM MySQL Servers Hijacked With Malware To Perform DDoS Attacks
Tuesday October 27, 2015 @01:48PM F-Troop and the 'Internet of Thingies' (Video)
Tuesday October 27, 2015 @11:55AM Univ. of New Haven Cyber Lab: WhatsApp Collects Phone Numbers, Call Duration, and More
Tuesday October 27, 2015 @10:20AM Open Source Code Isn't a Warranty
Monday October 26, 2015 @11:55AM Despite Takedown, the Dridex Botnet Is Running Again
Monday October 26, 2015 @08:42AM W3C Sets Up Web Payments Standards Group To Improve Check-Out Security
Friday October 23, 2015 @04:40PM Affordable Care Act Exchanges Fail To Detect Counterfeit Documentation
Thursday October 22, 2015 @04:58PM Sen. Ron Wyden Explains the Fight Ahead Over CISA
Thursday October 22, 2015 @04:08PM Dutch Researchers Show Connected Cars Can Be Cheaply Tracked
Thursday October 22, 2015 @02:05PM Security Researchers Face Revenge of Spy Agencies
Thursday October 22, 2015 @01:20PM Ask Slashdot: Worthwhile Security Training Courses?
Thursday October 22, 2015 @10:00AM Microsoft To Pay Up To $15K For Bugs In Two Visual Studio Tools
Thursday October 22, 2015 @09:39AM Researchers Warn Computer Clocks Can Be Easily Scrambled Via NTP Flaws
Wednesday October 21, 2015 @05:02PM Oracle Fixes Java Vulnerability Used By Russian Cyberspies
Wednesday October 21, 2015 @11:52AM Google Makes Full-Disk Encryption Mandatory For Some Android 6.0 Devices
Tuesday October 20, 2015 @11:44AM Tattling Kettles Help Researchers Crack WiFi Networks In London
Tuesday October 20, 2015 @11:36AM eFast Malware Hijacks Browser With Chrome Clone
Tuesday October 20, 2015 @11:11AM Criminals Hacked Chip-and-PIN System By Perfecting Point-of-Sale Attack
Tuesday October 20, 2015 @09:18AM Why Aren't There Better Cybersecurity Regulations For Medical Devices?
Monday October 19, 2015 @03:31PM Feds Looking Into Reports CIA Director's Email Was Hacked
Monday October 19, 2015 @11:38AM LTE 4G Networks Put Androids At Risk of Overbilling and Phone Number Spoofing
Sunday October 18, 2015 @11:17AM Celebrating 20 Years of OpenBSD With Release 5.8
Sunday October 18, 2015 @09:42AM Radio Waves Can Be Used To Hijack Androids and iPhones Via Siri and Google Now
Thursday October 15, 2015 @12:35PM Why Paywalls Need To Be So Fragile
Thursday October 15, 2015 @08:35AM USB Killer 2.0: a Harmless-Looking USB Stick That Destroys Computers
Tuesday October 13, 2015 @03:02PM Clinton home servers had ports open
Monday October 12, 2015 @08:01PM Japan Leads Push For AI-Based Anti-Cyberattack Solutions
Monday October 12, 2015 @05:08PM British Police Stop 24/7 Monitoring of Julian Assange At Ecuadorian Embassy
Monday October 12, 2015 @12:03PM Bernie Sanders Comes Out Against CISA
Sunday October 11, 2015 @12:37PM Kaspersky Fixes Bug That Allowed Attackers To Block Windows Update & Others
Sunday October 11, 2015 @07:20AM Wordpress Brute Force Attacks Using Multiple Passwords Per Login Via XML-RPC
Sunday October 11, 2015 @07:15AM Another Drone Crashes Near White House
Friday October 09, 2015 @02:53PM Linux Foundation: Security Threatens 'Golden Age' Of Open Source
Friday October 09, 2015 @06:07AM Iran-Based Hacking Crew Uses Fake LinkedIn Profiles In Espionage Attacks
Thursday October 08, 2015 @02:54PM Man Behind Week-Long Bitcoin Attacks Reveals Himself
Wednesday October 07, 2015 @08:48PM NSF Awards $74.5 Million To Support Interdisciplinary Cybersecurity Research
Tuesday October 06, 2015 @11:03AM Matthew Garrett Forks the Linux Kernel
Tuesday October 06, 2015 @09:19AM International Exploit Kit Angler Thwarted By Cisco Security Team
Sunday October 04, 2015 @10:09AM Stolen Patreon User Data Dumped On Internet
Friday October 02, 2015 @11:44PM Samsung Decides Not To Patch Kernel Vulnerabilities In Some S4 Smartphones
Thursday October 01, 2015 @08:52PM Experian Breached, 15 Million T-Mobile Customer's Data Exposed
Thursday October 01, 2015 @03:16PM Patreon Hacked, Personal Data Accessed
Thursday October 01, 2015 @09:38AM Stagefright 2.0 Vulnerabilities Affect 1 Billion Android Devices
Thursday October 01, 2015 @06:50AM Will 'Chip and Pin' Credit Card Technology Really Increase Security? (Video)
Wednesday September 30, 2015 @11:30PM 500 Million Users At Risk of Compromise Via Unpatched WinRAR Bug
Wednesday September 30, 2015 @04:28PM South Korean Citizen IDs Vulnerable, Based On US Model
Wednesday September 30, 2015 @04:14PM Researchers: Thousands of Medical Devices Are Vulnerable To Hacking
Wednesday September 30, 2015 @03:41PM Virginia State Police Cars Hacked
Wednesday September 30, 2015 @01:58PM Nerves Rattled By Highly Suspicious Windows Update Delivered Worldwide
Tuesday September 29, 2015 @11:28AM Advertisers Already Using New iPhone Text Message Exploit
Monday September 28, 2015 @11:13PM Raytheon Wins US Civilian Cyber Contract Worth $1 Billion
Monday September 28, 2015 @04:57PM Study: $1.8 Billion In Reshipping Fraud With Stolen Cards Each Year
Monday September 28, 2015 @02:33PM Google AdSense Click Fraud Made Possible By Uncloaking Advertisers' Sites
Monday September 28, 2015 @10:14AM CIA Details Agency's New Digital and Cyber Espionage Focus
Sunday September 27, 2015 @07:20AM Analysis: China-US Hacking Accord Is Tall On Rhetoric, Short On Substance
Sunday September 27, 2015 @06:59AM Ask Slashdot: Make Windows Update Install Only Security Updates Automatically?
Friday September 25, 2015 @09:15PM Intelligent System Hunts Out Malware Hidden In Shortened URLs
Friday September 25, 2015 @01:26PM Saudi Arabia Almost Bought Hacking Team
Friday September 25, 2015 @01:13PM The US and China Agree Not To Conduct Economic Espionage In Cyberspace
Friday September 25, 2015 @10:53AM Curbing the For-Profit Cybercrime Food Chain
Friday September 25, 2015 @06:54AM 'RipSec' Goes To Hollywood: How the iCloud Celeb Hack Happened
Thursday September 24, 2015 @05:23PM Obama Administration Explored Ways To Bypass Smartphone Encryption
Thursday September 24, 2015 @03:05PM Modern Browsers Are Undefended Against Cookie-based MITM Attacks Over HTTPS
Thursday September 24, 2015 @07:35AM Imgur Exploited To Channel Botnet Attacks At 4chan
Thursday September 24, 2015 @07:13AM Does IoT Data Need Special Regulation?
Wednesday September 23, 2015 @01:52PM Security is an Important Coding Consideration Even When You Use Containers (Video)
Wednesday September 23, 2015 @11:53AM OPM Says 5.6 million Fingerprints Stolen In Cyberattack
Wednesday September 23, 2015 @09:03AM Misusing Ethernet To Kill Computer Infrastructure Dead
Tuesday September 22, 2015 @11:57AM Apple XcodeGhost Malware More Malicious Than Originally Reported
Tuesday September 22, 2015 @08:27AM Legislation Requiring Tech Industry To Report Terrorist Activity Dropped
Tuesday September 22, 2015 @07:51AM Number of XcodeGhost-Infected iOS Apps Rises
Monday September 21, 2015 @10:34PM Facebook Dislike Hype Exploited In Phishing Campaign
Monday September 21, 2015 @12:48PM George W Bush Made Retroactive NSA 'Fix' After Hospital Room Showdown
Monday September 21, 2015 @11:17AM Apple's iOS 9 Breaks VPNs
Sunday September 20, 2015 @11:19PM South Korea's "Smart Sheriff" Nanny App Puts Children At Risk
Sunday September 20, 2015 @07:12PM Apple Cleaning Up App Store After Its First Major Attack
Saturday September 19, 2015 @08:44PM Private Medical Data of Over 1.5 Million People Exposed Through Amazon
Saturday September 19, 2015 @06:13PM Symantec Subsidiary Thawte Issues Rogue Google Certificates
Saturday September 19, 2015 @02:44PM Ask Slashdot: What To Do About Android Malware?
Saturday September 19, 2015 @12:31PM Crash Chrome With 16 Characters
Thursday September 17, 2015 @10:06PM Heartbleed OpenSSL Flaw Still Affects 200,000 Devices
Thursday September 17, 2015 @12:52PM D-Link Accidentally Publishes Private Code Signing Keys
Thursday September 17, 2015 @10:14AM What's In Your Hand? This Malware Knows
Thursday September 17, 2015 @08:45AM Android Lollipop Can Be Hacked With Very Long Password
Wednesday September 16, 2015 @05:43PM Chinese Compiling "Facebook" of US Government Employees
Monday September 14, 2015 @10:40PM Microsoft Signs Renewed Cybersecurity Agreement With NATO
Monday September 14, 2015 @04:56PM Intel Establishes Automotive Security Review Board
Monday September 14, 2015 @04:35PM Intelligence Start-Up Goes Behind Enemy Lines To Get Ahead of Hackers
Monday September 14, 2015 @11:43AM Sen. Ron Wyden Says CISA Data Collection Could Put Americans At Risk
Sunday September 13, 2015 @02:34PM Researchers Use Smartwatch To Spy What Users Are Typing On a Keyboard
Sunday September 13, 2015 @07:20AM Hackers' Latest Targets: Google's Webmaster Tools
Sunday September 13, 2015 @07:14AM Ask Slashdot: Linux-Based Home Security
Friday September 11, 2015 @09:22AM In Survey of American Universities, MIT Scores Worst In Cybersecurity
Thursday September 10, 2015 @04:41PM The First Talking, Artificially Intelligent Surveillance Camera
Thursday September 10, 2015 @03:18PM FireEye Tries to Bury Keynote Reporting That It Ran Apache As Root On Security Servers
Thursday September 10, 2015 @03:02PM New UK Security Guidelines: Password Re-Use OK, Frequent Changing a Waste
Thursday September 10, 2015 @01:03PM Ashley Madison's Passwords Cracked, Soon To Be Released
Thursday September 10, 2015 @10:39AM GM Performs Stealth Update To Fix Security Bug In OnStar
Wednesday September 09, 2015 @02:38PM Cryptographers Brace For Quantum Revolution
Tuesday September 08, 2015 @11:49AM Vulnerabilities In WhatsApp Web Affect Millions of Users Globally
Tuesday September 08, 2015 @10:17AM Porn-themed Android Ransomware Takes Your Picture Before Asking For Money
Tuesday September 08, 2015 @07:12AM Bugs In Belkin Routers Allow DNS Spoofing, Credential Theft
Monday September 07, 2015 @01:32PM Backdoor Discovered Into Seagate NAS Drives
Monday September 07, 2015 @07:01AM Researcher Hacks Self-Driving Car Sensors
Wednesday September 02, 2015 @08:32PM Government Still Hasn't Notified Individuals Whose Personal Data Was Hacked
Wednesday September 02, 2015 @06:33PM "Extremely Critical" OS X Keychain Vulnerability Steals Passwords Via SMS
Wednesday September 02, 2015 @05:09PM Despite Reports of Hacking, Baby Monitors Remain Woefully Insecure
Wednesday September 02, 2015 @05:00PM Check Point Introduces New CPU-Level Threat Prevention
Wednesday September 02, 2015 @02:59PM Netflix Open Sources Sleepy Puppy XSS Hunter
Wednesday September 02, 2015 @11:36AM Hacking Medical Mannequins
Monday August 31, 2015 @10:40PM US Weighs Sanctioning Russia As Well As China In Cyber Attacks
Monday August 31, 2015 @07:12PM Six UK Teens Arrested For Being "Customers" of Lizard Squad's DDoS Service
Sunday August 30, 2015 @10:39AM The Coming Terrorist Threat From Autonomous Vehicles
Saturday August 29, 2015 @03:42PM Abusing Symbolic Links Like It's 1999
Saturday August 29, 2015 @10:26AM Systemd Absorbs "su" Command Functionality
Thursday August 27, 2015 @05:29PM Inside the Booming, Unhinged, and Dangerous Malvertising Menace
Thursday August 27, 2015 @05:13PM Most Healthcare Managers Admit Their IT Systems Have Been Compromised
Thursday August 27, 2015 @01:26PM A "Public Health" Approach To Internet of Things Security
Wednesday August 26, 2015 @01:35PM IBM Tells Administrators To Block Tor On Security Grounds
Tuesday August 25, 2015 @11:28AM Many Android Users Susceptible To Plug-In Exploit -- And Many Of Them Have It
Monday August 24, 2015 @02:39PM Court: FTC Can Punish Companies With Sloppy Cybersecurity
Sunday August 23, 2015 @06:53PM Why Car Info Tech Is So Thoroughly At Risk
Saturday August 22, 2015 @03:25PM Cheap Thermal Imagers Can Steal User PINs
Saturday August 22, 2015 @02:23AM Yet Another Compromising Preinstalled "Glitch" In Lenovo Laptops
Friday August 21, 2015 @10:00PM WordPress Hacks Behind Surging Neutrino EK Traffic
Friday August 21, 2015 @07:58PM Extortionists Begin Targeting AshleyMadison Users, Demand Bitcoin
Friday August 21, 2015 @06:47AM Evaluating The Security Of Open Source Software
Friday August 21, 2015 @06:31AM Bruce Schneier On Cisco ROMMON Firmware Exploit: "This Is Serious"
Thursday August 20, 2015 @03:41PM Engaging Newbies In Email Encryption and Network Privacy
Wednesday August 19, 2015 @05:08PM Reflection DDoS Attacks Abusing RPC Portmapper
Tuesday August 18, 2015 @11:08AM Multiple Vulnerabilities Exposed In Pocket
Monday August 17, 2015 @02:16PM How an Obscure Acronym Helped Link AT&T To NSA Spying
Monday August 17, 2015 @12:56PM BitTorrent Clients Can Be Made To Participate In High-Volume DoS Attacks
Sunday August 16, 2015 @12:11PM Documents Reveal Details Behind AT&T-NSA Partnership
Thursday August 13, 2015 @05:12PM Stagefright Patch Incomplete and Zero Day in Android Google Admin App Found
Thursday August 13, 2015 @01:53PM 'Banned' Article About Faulty Immobilizer Chip Published After Two Years
Thursday August 13, 2015 @10:02AM Redefining Security Visualization With Hollywood UI Design
Thursday August 13, 2015 @09:35AM New IP Address Blacklist Based On Web Chatter
Thursday August 13, 2015 @09:31AM Facebook Intern Gets Preemptive Ax For Exposing Security Flaw
Thursday August 13, 2015 @07:29AM Facebook Awards Researchers $100k For Detecting Emerging Class of C++ Bugs
Tuesday August 11, 2015 @11:13AM Oracle Exec: Stop Sending Vulnerability Reports