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Date / TimeStory
Thursday July 02, 2015 @02:29PM Angler Exploit Kit Evasion Techniques Keep Cryptowall Thriving
Tuesday June 30, 2015 @12:10PM Interviews: Brian Krebs Answers Your Questions
Tuesday June 30, 2015 @08:36AM Malwarebytes Offers Pirates Its Premium Antimalware Product For Free
Saturday June 27, 2015 @01:23PM Ask Slashdot: Are Post-Install Windows Slowdowns Inevitable?
Friday June 26, 2015 @08:49AM The Next Java Update Could Make Yahoo Your Default Search Provider
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
Sunday June 21, 2015 @10:21AM 1 In 3 Data Center Servers Is a Zombie
Friday June 19, 2015 @10:07PM Secunia Drops Public Listing of Vulnerabilities
Tuesday June 16, 2015 @08:44AM The Words That Indicate Malicious Domain URLs
Friday June 12, 2015 @12:39AM Microsoft Research Paper Considers Serving Web-ads From Localhost
Thursday June 11, 2015 @12:54PM Ask Toolbar Now Considered Malware By Microsoft
Tuesday May 26, 2015 @12:47PM Latest Vector To Attack Point-of-Sale Terminals: Email
Tuesday May 26, 2015 @12:37PM Exploit Kit Delivers Pharming Attacks Against SOHO Routers
Tuesday May 19, 2015 @10:22AM Trojanized, Info-Stealing PuTTY Version Lurking Online
Thursday May 14, 2015 @11:31AM Online Voting Should Be Verifiable -- But It's a Hard Problem
Tuesday May 12, 2015 @12:23PM Anonymous Accused of Running a Botnet Using Thousands of Hacked Home Routers
Monday May 11, 2015 @04:46PM 'Breaking Bad' Crypto Ransomware Targets Australian Users
Thursday May 07, 2015 @07:47AM Self-Destructing Virus Kills Off PCs
Sunday May 03, 2015 @01:05AM CareerBuilder Cyberattack Delivers Malware Straight To Employers
Saturday May 02, 2015 @01:34PM Unnoticed For Years, Malware Turned Linux Servers Into Spamming Machines
Tuesday April 28, 2015 @10:31AM TeslaCrypt Isn't All That Cryptic
Saturday April 25, 2015 @12:24AM Buggy Win 95 Code Almost Wrecked Stuxnet Campaign
Thursday April 23, 2015 @01:46PM iOS WiFi Bug Allows Remote Reboot of All Devices In Area
Thursday April 09, 2015 @04:43PM Google Is Too Slow At Clearing Junkware From the Chrome Extension Store
Thursday April 02, 2015 @08:49AM MP3 Backend of Firefox and Thunderbird Found Vulnerable
Tuesday March 31, 2015 @12:13AM EFF Questions US Government's Software Flaw Disclosure Policy
Monday March 30, 2015 @11:24AM How Malvertising Abuses Real-Time Bidding On Ad Networks
Saturday March 28, 2015 @01:10AM Github Under JS-Based "Greatfire" DDoS Attack, Allegedly From Chinese Government
Thursday March 26, 2015 @01:17PM NJ School District Hit With Ransomware-For-Bitcoins Scheme
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
Thursday March 19, 2015 @09:19AM Persistent BIOS Rootkit Implant To Debut At CanSecWest
Thursday March 19, 2015 @12:21AM UK's GCHQ Admits To Using Vulnerabilities To Hack Target Systems
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 @09:48AM Ex-NSA Researcher Claims That DLL-Style Attacks Work Just Fine On OS X
Thursday March 12, 2015 @05:21PM New Crypto-Ransomware Encrypts Video Game Files
Thursday March 12, 2015 @03:28PM OpenSSL To Undergo Massive Security Audit
Wednesday March 11, 2015 @10:37AM New Evidence Strengthens NSA Ties To Equation Group Malware
Monday March 09, 2015 @01:34PM Listen To a Microsoft Support Scam As It Happened
Sunday March 08, 2015 @03:47PM Lenovo Still Shipping Laptops With Superfish
Saturday March 07, 2015 @02:13AM uTorrent Quietly Installs Cryptocurrency Miner
Tuesday March 03, 2015 @02:50PM Why We Should Stop Hiding File-Name Extensions
Tuesday March 03, 2015 @11:03AM Blu-Ray Players Hackable Via Malicious Discs
Thursday February 26, 2015 @03:07AM 3 Million Strong RAMNIT Botnet Taken Down
Monday February 23, 2015 @01:29AM SSL-busting code that threatened Lenovo users found in a dozen more apps
Monday February 23, 2015 @01:26AM Ars: SSL-Busting Code That Threatened Lenovo Users Found In a Dozen More Apps
Saturday February 21, 2015 @03:46PM Homeland Security Urges Lenovo Customers To Remove Superfish
Saturday February 21, 2015 @12:21PM Linux Foundation: Bugs Can Be Made Shallow With Proper Funding
Saturday February 21, 2015 @08:27AM US State Department Can't Get Rid of Email Hackers
Friday February 20, 2015 @08:44AM Superfish Security Certificate Password Cracked, Creating New Attack Vector
Thursday February 19, 2015 @06:30PM How NSA Spies Stole the Keys To the Encryption Castle
Thursday February 19, 2015 @02:26PM Jamie Oliver's Website Serving Malware
Thursday February 19, 2015 @12:30PM New Android Trojan Fakes Device Shut Down, Spies On Users
Thursday February 19, 2015 @09:48AM Lenovo Allegedly Installing "Superfish" Proxy Adware On New Computers
Tuesday January 27, 2015 @09:39AM Researchers Tie Regin Malware To NSA, Five Eyes Intel Agencies
Friday January 23, 2015 @01:41AM Adobe Patches One Flash Zero Day, Another Still Unfixed
Thursday January 22, 2015 @01:10AM Bypass Demonstrated for Microsoft Use-After-Free Mitigation in IE
Wednesday January 21, 2015 @01:38AM Silverlight Exploits Up, Java Exploits Down, Says Cisco
Sunday January 18, 2015 @01:58PM Ask Slashdot: Can I Trust Android Rooting Tools?
Tuesday January 13, 2015 @11:13AM How To Hijack Your Own Windows System With Bundled Downloads
Friday January 09, 2015 @01:50PM Microsoft Restricts Advanced Notification of Patch Tuesday Updates
Monday January 05, 2015 @01:30AM Writer: How My Mom Got Hacked
Sunday January 04, 2015 @02:32PM A Bot Committed a Crime - Who's Responsible?
Friday January 02, 2015 @12:02PM 2014: The Year We Learned How Vulnerable Third-Party Code Libraries Are
Tuesday December 30, 2014 @11:53AM Lizard Squad: Xbox Live, PSN Attacks Were a 'Marketing Scheme' For DDoS Service
Wednesday December 24, 2014 @10:04PM North Korean Defector Spills Details On the Country's Elite Hacking Force
Tuesday December 23, 2014 @12:17PM Apple Pushes First Automated OS X Security Update
Saturday December 20, 2014 @09:43AM Hackers Used Nasty "SMB Worm" Attack Toolkit Against Sony
Saturday December 20, 2014 @12:00AM 65,000 Complaints Later, Microsoft Files Suit Against Tech Support Scammers
Monday December 15, 2014 @03:47PM Forbes Blasts Latests Windows 7 Patch as Malware
Thursday December 11, 2014 @06:33PM Bank Security Software EULA Allows Spying On Users
Thursday December 11, 2014 @02:14PM New Destover Malware Signed By Stolen Sony Certificate
Tuesday December 09, 2014 @11:28AM AdNauseam Browser Extension Quietly Clicks On Blocked Ads
Thursday December 04, 2014 @09:34AM Fraudulent Apps Found In Apple's Store
Tuesday December 02, 2014 @03:34PM FBI: Wiper Malware Has Korean Language Packs, Hard Coded Targets
Thursday November 27, 2014 @03:16PM Syrian Electronic Army Takes Credit For News Site Hacking
Tuesday November 25, 2014 @01:15AM Regin Malware In EU Attack Linked To US and British Intelligence Agencies
Monday November 24, 2014 @12:44AM Highly Advanced Backdoor Trojan Cased High-Profile Targets For Years
Friday November 21, 2014 @08:23PM Critical XSS Flaws Patched In WordPress and Popular Plug-In
Tuesday November 18, 2014 @01:13PM Microsoft Releases Out-of-Band Security Patch For Windows
Sunday November 16, 2014 @02:46PM Open Source Self-Healing Software For Virtual Machines
Friday November 14, 2014 @06:02PM Ask Slashdot: Is Non-USB Flash Direct From China Safe?
Thursday November 13, 2014 @06:46PM US Gov't Issues Alert About iOS "Masque Attack" Threat
Monday November 10, 2014 @02:43AM Book review: Countdown to Zero Day: Stuxnet and the Launch of the World's First
Thursday November 06, 2014 @02:53PM WireLurker Mac OS X Malware Found, Shut Down
Saturday November 01, 2014 @08:34PM Video Raises Doubts About Attkisson's Claims of Malicious Hacking
Thursday October 30, 2014 @09:38AM Drupal Warns Users of Mass, Automated Attacks On Critical Flaw
Friday October 24, 2014 @06:24PM FTDI Removes Driver From Windows Update That Bricked Cloned Chips
Tuesday October 21, 2014 @09:25AM Delivering Malicious Android Apps Hidden In Image Files
Monday October 13, 2014 @10:26AM Ask Slashdot: Why Can't Google Block Spam In Gmail?
Sunday October 12, 2014 @04:41PM Pro-Democracy Websites In Hong Kong Targeted With and Serving Malware
Saturday October 11, 2014 @11:38AM Only 100 Cybercrime Brains Worldwide, Says Europol Boss
Wednesday October 08, 2014 @05:32PM The Malware of the Future May Come Bearing Real Gifts
Tuesday October 07, 2014 @08:58AM Hackers Compromised Yahoo Servers Using Shellshock Bug
Thursday October 02, 2014 @08:16AM New OS X Backdoor Malware Roping Macs Into Botnet
Tuesday September 30, 2014 @08:28AM Apple Fixes Shellshock In OS X
Tuesday September 23, 2014 @12:10PM jQuery.com Compromised To Serve Malware
Saturday September 20, 2014 @01:14AM Google's Doubleclick Ad Servers Exposed Millions of Computers To Malware
Thursday September 18, 2014 @01:11PM Tinba Trojan Targets Major US Banks
Sunday September 14, 2014 @09:24PM 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 @02:07PM Microsoft Dumps 1,500 Apps From Its Windows Store
Thursday August 21, 2014 @07:36AM Microsoft's Windows 8 App Store Is Full of Scamware
Tuesday August 19, 2014 @09:21AM New Cridex Malware Copies Tactics From GameOver Zeus
Monday August 18, 2014 @02:07AM The Windows Store is a Cesspool of Scam Apps, Why Doesn't Microsoft Care?
Thursday August 14, 2014 @03:00PM Google Expands Safe Browsing To Block Unwanted Downloads
Thursday August 14, 2014 @10:26AM The Biggest iPhone Security Risk Could Be Connecting One To a Computer
Wednesday August 13, 2014 @01:00PM A Look At Advanced Targeted Attacks Through the Lens of a Human-Rights NGO
Saturday August 09, 2014 @06:00PM F-Secure: Xiaomi Smartphones Do Secretly Steal Your Data
Tuesday August 05, 2014 @04:18PM The FBI Is Infecting Tor Users With Malware With Drive-By Downloads
Tuesday August 05, 2014 @11:48AM Synolocker 0-Day Ransomware Puts NAS Files At Risk
Tuesday July 29, 2014 @09:01PM Old Apache Code At Root of Android FakeID Mess
Monday July 28, 2014 @10:44AM Attackers Install DDoS Bots On Amazon Cloud
Sunday July 27, 2014 @11:55PM Popular Android Apps Full of Bugs: Researchers Blame Recycling of Code
Tuesday July 22, 2014 @08:09AM A New Form of Online Tracking: Canvas Fingerprinting
Saturday July 12, 2014 @11:35PM Source Code Leaked For Tinba Banking Trojan
Saturday July 12, 2014 @06:01AM Chinese Hackers Infiltrate Firms Using Malware-Laden Handheld Scanners
Thursday July 10, 2014 @01:41PM Microsoft Settles With No-IP After Malware Takedown
Saturday July 05, 2014 @07:20PM Industrial Control System Firms In Dragonfly Attack Identified
Tuesday July 01, 2014 @10:09AM Western Energy Companies Under Sabotage Threat
Tuesday July 01, 2014 @12:42AM Microsoft Takes Down No-IP.com Domains
Saturday June 28, 2014 @02:41PM KeyStore Vulnerability Affects 86% of Android Devices
Friday June 27, 2014 @06:37PM Saudi Government Targeting Dissidents With Mobile Malware
Friday June 27, 2014 @06:24PM Exploiting Wildcards On Linux/Unix
Friday June 27, 2014 @04:09PM Banking Fraud Campaign Steals 500k Euros In a Week
Tuesday June 24, 2014 @11:46AM They're Spying On You: Hacking Team Mobile Malware, Infrastructure Uncovered
Friday June 20, 2014 @06:39PM Make a Date With Fraud
Friday June 20, 2014 @07:38AM Malware Posing As Official Google Play Store Evades Most Security Checks
Thursday June 19, 2014 @01:28PM Research Project Pays People To Download, Run Executables
Saturday June 14, 2014 @06:23PM The Nightmare On Connected Home Street
Thursday June 12, 2014 @08:46AM The Computer Security Threat From Ultrasonic Networks
Tuesday May 27, 2014 @09:14AM Google Releases VirusTotal Uploader For OS X
Tuesday May 27, 2014 @08:41AM Australian iPhone and iPad Users Waylaid By Ransomware
Wednesday May 21, 2014 @11:41AM Android iBanking Malware Still Fetches $5,000
Monday May 19, 2014 @03:31PM Almost 100 Arrested In Worldwide Swoop On Blackshades Malware
Friday May 16, 2014 @03:37PM Malvertising up by over 200%
Friday May 16, 2014 @11:03AM EFF: Amazon, AT&T, and Snapchat Most Likely To Rat On You To the Gov't
Wednesday May 14, 2014 @12:45PM The Fight To Uncover Spyware Exports To Repressive Regimes
Friday April 11, 2014 @07:42AM Stung By File-Encrypting Malware, Researchers Fight Back
Saturday April 05, 2014 @11:02AM Microsoft's Security Products Will Block Adware By Default Starting On July 1
Tuesday March 25, 2014 @02:23AM Microsoft Word Zero-Day Used In Targeted Attacks
Saturday March 22, 2014 @06:53PM One Billion Android Devices Open To Privilege Escalation
Thursday March 20, 2014 @04:07PM Tor Project: Fake Tor App Has Been In Apple's App Store For Months
Monday March 17, 2014 @08:03PM Kaspersky: Mt. Gox Data Archive Contains Bitcoin-Stealing Malware
Thursday March 06, 2014 @09:48AM Target Rich Environment: Mobile Malware in China
Tuesday March 04, 2014 @02:17PM In Ukraine, Cyber War With Russia Heating Up
Monday March 03, 2014 @09:06PM New Attack Hijacks DNS Traffic From 300,000 Routers
Monday March 03, 2014 @11:00AM Russians Suspected of Uroburos Spy Malware
Thursday February 20, 2014 @06:42PM Drive-by Android Malware Exploits Unpatchable Vulnerability
Thursday February 20, 2014 @09:27AM Routers Pose Biggest Security Threat To Home Networks
Thursday February 13, 2014 @03:44PM Linksys Routers Exploited By "TheMoon"
Monday February 10, 2014 @01:35AM Mac OS X Bitcoin Stealing Trojan Horse Called OSX/CoinThief Discovered
Saturday February 08, 2014 @10:13PM Is Whitelisting the Answer To the Rise In Data Breaches?
Saturday February 08, 2014 @10:38AM Snowden Docs Show UK's Digital Spies Using Viruses, Honey Traps
Thursday February 06, 2014 @11:17AM Got Malware? The FBI Wants It
Thursday January 30, 2014 @02:27PM The App That Tracks Who's Tracking You
Monday January 27, 2014 @11:32PM FileZilla Has an Evil Twin That Steals FTP Logins
Sunday January 26, 2014 @12:39AM Spoiled Onions: Exposing Malicious Tor Exit Relays
Sunday January 19, 2014 @01:27AM Analyst Calls Russian Teen Author of Target Malware
Friday January 17, 2014 @10:01PM The Spamming Refrigerator
Wednesday January 15, 2014 @12:51PM Amazon and GoDaddy Are the Biggest Malware Hosters
Tuesday January 07, 2014 @01:37PM Creating Better Malware Warnings Through Psychology
Friday December 20, 2013 @08:13PM Microsoft Security Essentials Misses 39% of Malware
Thursday December 19, 2013 @10:44AM CryptoLocker Gang Earns $30 Million In Just 100 Days
Thursday December 19, 2013 @09:32AM Why Charles Stross Wants Bitcoin To Die In a Fire
Tuesday December 17, 2013 @01:05PM The Case For a Global, Compulsory Bug Bounty
Tuesday December 17, 2013 @10:10AM NSA Says It Foiled Plot To Destroy US Economy Through Malware
Tuesday December 10, 2013 @09:09AM Insight On FBI Hacking Ops
Friday December 06, 2013 @07:29PM Europol, Microsoft Target 2-Million Strong ZeroAccess Click Fraud Botnet
Saturday November 30, 2013 @01:07PM Bitcoin Miners Bundled With PUPs In Legitimate Applications Backed By EULA
Sunday November 24, 2013 @09:45AM Route-Injection Attacks Detouring Internet Traffic
Thursday November 21, 2013 @11:41AM Researcher Offers New Perspective On Stuxnet-Wielding Sabotage Program
Thursday November 21, 2013 @11:17AM Microsoft Customers Hit With New Wave of Fake Tech Support Calls
Tuesday November 19, 2013 @01:40PM 1.2% of Apps On Google Play Are Repackaged To Deliver Ads, Collect Info
Thursday November 14, 2013 @10:16AM Could Slashdot (Or Other Private Entity) Sue a Spy Agency Like GCHQ Or NSA?
Wednesday November 13, 2013 @01:56AM Porn-Surfing Execs Infecting Corporate Networks With Malware
Tuesday November 12, 2013 @09:11AM IE Zero-Day Exploit Disappears On Reboot
Friday November 08, 2013 @02:49AM Google To Block Local Chrome Extensions On Windows Starting In January
Thursday November 07, 2013 @10:33AM Protect Your Android Phone By Killing All Its Crapware
Tuesday November 05, 2013 @09:59AM Why Internet Explorer Still Dominates South Korea.
Friday November 01, 2013 @07:47PM 'Morris Worm' Turns 25: Watch How TV Covered It Then
Thursday October 31, 2013 @03:55PM Ars: Cross-Platform Malware Communicates With Sound
Thursday October 31, 2013 @01:51PM Google Chrome Is Getting Automatic Blocking of Malicious Downloads
Thursday October 24, 2013 @10:16AM Rental Business Aaron's Admits Role In Spying On Customers
Friday October 11, 2013 @12:32AM Some Bing Ads Redirecting To Malware
Saturday October 05, 2013 @02:00PM The Hail Mary Cloud and the Lessons Learned
Tuesday October 01, 2013 @08:07AM How Your Smartphone Can Spy On What You Type
Tuesday October 01, 2013 @07:52AM Sinkhole Sucks Brains From Wasteful Bitcoin Mining Botnet
Thursday September 19, 2013 @12:10PM FBI warns "Beta Bot" can kill your anti-virus programs, steal data
Friday September 06, 2013 @06:33PM Parallels Update Installs Unrelated Daemon Without Permission
Thursday September 05, 2013 @12:19PM Security Company Attributes Tor Traffic Surge To Botnet
Tuesday September 03, 2013 @07:49AM US Mounted 231 Offensive Cyber-operations In 2011, Runs Worldwide Botnet
Friday August 30, 2013 @06:32PM Kelihos Relying On CBL Blacklists To Evaluate New Bots
Monday August 19, 2013 @11:22AM McAfee Regrets "Flawed" Trillion Dollar Cyber Crime Claims
Thursday July 25, 2013 @11:58AM Cybercrooks Increasingly Use Tor Network To Control Botnets
Tuesday July 16, 2013 @11:08AM OS X Malware Demands $300 FBI Fine For Viewing, Distributing Porn
Tuesday July 16, 2013 @08:53AM Ask Slashdot: Light-Footprint Antivirus For Windows XP?
Sunday July 14, 2013 @12:26PM Business Is Booming In the 'Zero-Day' Game

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