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Slashdot Items Tagged "security"

Date / TimeStory
Sunday April 20, 2014 @10:39AM Heartbleed Used To Bypass 2-Factor Authentication, Hijack User Sessions
Saturday April 19, 2014 @06:09AM Bug Bounties Don't Help If Bugs Never Run Out
Friday April 18, 2014 @01:46AM Heartbleed Sparks 'Responsible' Disclosure Debate
Thursday April 17, 2014 @02:38PM Tor Blacklisting Exit Nodes Vulnerable To Heartbleed
Thursday April 17, 2014 @02:36PM The Dismal State of SATCOM Security
Tuesday April 15, 2014 @12:19PM OpenBSD Team Cleaning Up OpenSSL
Monday April 14, 2014 @04:13PM Heartbleed Disclosure Timeline Revealed
Monday April 14, 2014 @07:41AM Akamai Reissues All SSL Certificates After Admitting Heartbleed Patch Was Faulty
Sunday April 13, 2014 @11:53AM Private Keys Stolen Within Hours From Heartbleed OpenSSL Site
Sunday April 13, 2014 @08:30AM US Takes Out Gang That Used Zeus Malware To Steal Millions
Friday April 11, 2014 @07:42AM Stung By File-Encrypting Malware, Researchers Fight Back
Thursday April 10, 2014 @06:35PM Heartbleed Coder: Bug In OpenSSL Was an Honest Mistake
Thursday April 10, 2014 @05:12PM Google Chrome Flaw Sets Your PC's Mic Live
Thursday April 10, 2014 @11:20AM Theo De Raadt's Small Rant On OpenSSL
Thursday April 10, 2014 @08:53AM Canada Halts Online Tax Returns In Wake of Heartbleed
Wednesday April 09, 2014 @07:05PM Heartbleed OpenSSL Vulnerability: A Technical Remediation
Monday April 07, 2014 @07:54PM OpenSSL Bug Allows Attackers To Read Memory In 64k Chunks
Monday April 07, 2014 @11:15AM Not Just Apple: GnuTLS Bug Means Security Flaw For Major Linux Distros
Sunday April 06, 2014 @10:48PM UAV Operator Blames Hacking For Malfunction That Injured Triathlete
Saturday April 05, 2014 @12:22PM Ask Slashdot: User-Friendly Firewall For a Brand-New Linux User?
Saturday April 05, 2014 @11:02AM Microsoft's Security Products Will Block Adware By Default Starting On July 1
Friday April 04, 2014 @11:20PM Bugs In SCADA Software Leave 7,600 Factories Vulnerable
Thursday April 03, 2014 @11:00AM NYU Group Says Its Scheme Makes Cracking Individual Passwords Impossible
Thursday April 03, 2014 @09:02AM Book Review: How I Discovered World War II's Greatest Spy
Tuesday April 01, 2014 @02:06PM Chester Wisniewski of Sophos Talks About Secure Credit Card Transactions (Video)
Monday March 31, 2014 @10:09PM DVRs Used To Attack Synology Disk Stations and Mine Bitcoin
Monday March 31, 2014 @11:00AM NSA Infiltrated RSA Deeper Than Imagined
Friday March 28, 2014 @06:49PM FTC Settles With Sites Over SSL Lies
Thursday March 27, 2014 @08:03PM China Arrests 1,500 People For Sending Spam Messages From Fake Mobile Bases
Thursday March 27, 2014 @03:36PM eBay Japan Passwords Revealed As Username+123456
Thursday March 27, 2014 @03:25PM Russian Officials Dump iPads For Samsung Tablets Over Spy Fears
Thursday March 27, 2014 @08:44AM Weev's Attorney Says FBI Is Intercepting His Client's Mail
Thursday March 27, 2014 @08:42AM China Arrests 1,500 People for Sending Spam Text Messages from Fake Mobile Base
Wednesday March 26, 2014 @03:39PM Security for the 'Internet of Things' (Video)
Wednesday March 26, 2014 @12:16PM Target and Trustwave Sued Over Credit Card Breach
Wednesday March 26, 2014 @08:24AM Rebooting the Full Disclosure List
Tuesday March 25, 2014 @02:54PM Remote ATM Attack Uses SMS To Dispense Cash
Tuesday March 25, 2014 @12:10PM Einstein's Spooky Theory Could Bring Snowden's Encrypted Internet Dream to Life
Tuesday March 25, 2014 @10:17AM Big Data Breaches Give Credit Monitoring Services a Boost
Tuesday March 25, 2014 @02:23AM Microsoft Word Zero-Day Used In Targeted Attacks
Sunday March 23, 2014 @09:11PM AWS Urges Devs To Scrub Secret Keys From GitHub
Saturday March 22, 2014 @06:53PM One Billion Android Devices Open To Privilege Escalation
Saturday March 22, 2014 @01:38PM Fake PGP Keys For Crypto Developers Found
Friday March 21, 2014 @08:48PM WPA2 Wireless Security Crackable WIth "Relative Ease"
Friday March 21, 2014 @01:29PM Linux May Succeed Windows XP As OS of Choice For ATMs
Thursday March 20, 2014 @04:07PM Tor Project: Fake Tor App Has Been In Apple's App Store For Months
Thursday March 20, 2014 @02:34PM Gmail Goes HTTPS Only For All Connections
Wednesday March 19, 2014 @12:35PM Security Industry Incapable of Finding Firmware Attackers
Wednesday March 19, 2014 @08:18AM Full-Disclosure Security List Suspended Indefinitely
Monday March 17, 2014 @10:01PM Is Analog the Fix For Cyber Terrorism?
Monday March 17, 2014 @08:03PM Kaspersky: Mt. Gox Data Archive Contains Bitcoin-Stealing Malware
Thursday March 13, 2014 @06:39PM A Look at the NSA's Most Powerful Internet Attack Tool
Thursday March 13, 2014 @05:31PM What If the Next Presidential Limo Was a Tesla?
Thursday March 13, 2014 @12:34PM TrustyCon was the 'Rebel Conference' Across the Street From RSA 2014 (Video)
Thursday March 13, 2014 @08:34AM Replicant Hackers Find and Close Samsung Galaxy Back-door
Tuesday March 11, 2014 @10:33PM Large DDoS Attack Brings WordPress Pingback Abuse Back Into Spotlight
Tuesday March 11, 2014 @03:16PM Top E-commerce Sites Fail To Protect Users From Stupid Passwords
Monday March 10, 2014 @10:15PM CanSecWest Presenter Self-Censors Risky Critical Infrastructure Talk
Monday March 10, 2014 @08:02PM University of Cambridge Develops Potentially More Secure Password Storage System
Monday March 10, 2014 @05:05PM The Tangled Tale of Mt. Gox's Missing Millions
Monday March 10, 2014 @02:06PM SXSW: Edward Snowden Swipes At NSA
Monday March 10, 2014 @11:49AM Author Says It's Time To Stop Glorifying Hackers
Monday March 10, 2014 @11:36AM US Intelligence Officials To Monitor Federal Employees With Security Clearances
Saturday March 08, 2014 @11:16AM Portal 2 Incompatible With SELinux
Friday March 07, 2014 @01:11PM HTTPS More Vulnerable To Traffic Analysis Attacks Than Suspected
Friday March 07, 2014 @01:02PM TrustyCon Session Videos Now Online
Thursday March 06, 2014 @07:29PM New Tool Makes Android Malware Easier To Create
Thursday March 06, 2014 @03:43PM Pwnie Express Rides Again at RSA 2014 (Video)
Thursday March 06, 2014 @09:48AM Target Rich Environment: Mobile Malware in China
Wednesday March 05, 2014 @07:52PM Apple Refuses To Unlock Bequeathed iPad
Wednesday March 05, 2014 @01:24PM Ask Slashdot: Does Your Employer Perform HTTPS MITM Attacks On Employees?
Tuesday March 04, 2014 @03:27PM Australian Company Claims Laser-Based Quantum Crypto is "Unbreakable" (Video)
Tuesday March 04, 2014 @02:17PM In Ukraine, Cyber War With Russia Heating Up
Tuesday March 04, 2014 @12:49PM Ukraine Crisis: 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
Sunday March 02, 2014 @01:48PM Book Review: Threat Modeling: Designing For Security
Sunday March 02, 2014 @09:23AM Cisco Offers $300,000 Prize For Internet of Things Security Apps
Friday February 28, 2014 @10:12PM Live Q&A With Ex-TSA Agent Jason Harrington
Thursday February 27, 2014 @07:23PM Spooks-as-a-Service Swarm RSA Conference
Thursday February 27, 2014 @03:27PM Why We Need To Teach Hacking In High School
Thursday February 27, 2014 @02:09PM Sundar Pichai: Android Designed For Openness; Security a Lower Priority
Thursday February 27, 2014 @11:15AM The Emerging RadioShack/Netflix Debacle
Thursday February 27, 2014 @11:13AM Apple Drops Snow Leopard Security Updates, Doesn't Tell Anyone
Thursday February 27, 2014 @07:11AM Android Mobile Malware Uses Anonymous Tor Network to Hide Its Tracks
Thursday February 27, 2014 @01:06AM IE Vulnerability Exposing Banking Logins, Spreading Rapidly
Tuesday February 25, 2014 @02:17PM New iOS Keylogging Vulnerability Discovered
Tuesday February 25, 2014 @12:49AM Paraguayan ccTLD Hacked, Google.com.py Redirected, Internal Database Leaked
Monday February 24, 2014 @10:21PM Meet the Developers Who Want To Build the Next Snapchat
Monday February 24, 2014 @09:39PM Complete Microsoft EMET Bypass Developed
Monday February 24, 2014 @11:26AM Lumia Phones Leaking Private Data To Microsoft
Monday February 24, 2014 @11:15AM Apple SSL Bug In iOS Also Affects OS X
Monday February 24, 2014 @10:55AM US Carriers Said To Have Rejected Kill Switch Technology Last Year
Monday February 24, 2014 @10:18AM Speedier Screening May Be Coming To an Airport Near You
Monday February 24, 2014 @09:42AM Ghostwriter Reveals the Secret Life of WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange
Sunday February 23, 2014 @01:35PM Slashdot Asks: Do You Label Your Tech Gear, and If So, How?
Friday February 21, 2014 @11:47PM Apple Fixes Dangerous SSL Authentication Flaw In iOS
Friday February 21, 2014 @08:23AM TSA: Confiscating Aluminum Foil and Watching Out For Solar Powered Bombs
Thursday February 20, 2014 @06:42PM Drive-by Android Malware Exploits Unpatchable Vulnerability
Thursday February 20, 2014 @01:49PM Your Next Online Order Could Be Delivered To Your Car's Trunk
Thursday February 20, 2014 @10:12AM Major Vulnerability In Tinder Dating App Allowed User Tracking
Wednesday February 19, 2014 @10:06PM EFF Reports GHCQ and NSA Keeping Tabs On Wikileaks Visitors and Reporters
Wednesday February 19, 2014 @10:00PM Robot To Serve Security Detail At FIFA World Cup In Brazil
Tuesday February 18, 2014 @01:56PM Oops: Security Holes In Belkin Home Automation Gear
Tuesday February 18, 2014 @09:53AM Google Acquires Israeli Security Startup SlickLogin
Monday February 17, 2014 @11:57PM Reporting From the Web's Underbelly
Monday February 17, 2014 @10:18PM Dear Asus Router User: All Your Cloud Are Belong To Us
Monday February 17, 2014 @08:33PM DARPA Training Cadets and Midshipmen As Cyber Warriors
Monday February 17, 2014 @11:10AM Edward Snowden's Lawyer Claims Harassment From Heathrow Border Agent
Monday February 17, 2014 @09:49AM Edward Snowden's Lawyer Claims Harassment from Heathrow Airport Border Police
Sunday February 16, 2014 @09:34AM LA Times: Snowden Had 3 Helpers Inside NSA
Thursday February 13, 2014 @09:13PM IE Zero-Day Exploit Used In Attack Targeting Military Intelligence
Thursday February 13, 2014 @03:44PM Linksys Routers Exploited By "TheMoon"
Wednesday February 12, 2014 @11:59AM More Bitcoin Exchanges Forced Out of Sync After Massive DDoS Attack
Tuesday February 11, 2014 @09:41AM Death Hovers Politely For Americans' Swipe-and-Sign Credit Cards
Monday February 10, 2014 @11:50PM DDoS Larger Than the Spamhaus Attack Strikes US and Europe
Monday February 10, 2014 @06:10PM Sophisticated Spy Tool 'The Mask' Rages Undetected For 7 Years
Monday February 10, 2014 @09:14AM Hackers Penetrate Top Medical Device Makers
Monday February 10, 2014 @01:35AM Mac OS X Bitcoin Stealing Trojan Horse Called OSX/CoinThief Discovered
Sunday February 09, 2014 @10:21AM On the Practicalities of Counterfeit-Proof Physical Bitcoins
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
Friday February 07, 2014 @12:08AM Target's Data Breach Started With an HVAC Account
Thursday February 06, 2014 @07:49PM NBC News Confuses the World About Cyber-Security
Thursday February 06, 2014 @11:17AM Got Malware? The FBI Wants It
Thursday February 06, 2014 @10:23AM How Edward Snowden's Actions Have Impacted Defense Contractors
Wednesday February 05, 2014 @10:21AM Adobe Flash Remote Code Execution Flaw Exploited In the Wild
Wednesday February 05, 2014 @09:18AM Britain's GCHQ Attacked Anonymous Supporters With DDoS
Tuesday February 04, 2014 @01:08AM Microsoft's IE Is the Most Targeted Application By Security Researchers
Tuesday February 04, 2014 @12:59AM Crypto Legend Quisquater Targeted - But NSA May Not Be To Blame
Monday February 03, 2014 @02:52PM Anonymous Slovenia Claims To Have Hacked the FBI and Posted Emails To Pastebin
Monday February 03, 2014 @10:57AM Anonymous Slovenia Claims to Have Hacked the FBI and Posted Emails to Pastebin
Monday February 03, 2014 @10:20AM Pwn2own 2014 Set To Hunt Unicorns
Thursday January 30, 2014 @07:27PM Obama Nominates Vice Admiral Michael Rogers New NSA Chief
Thursday January 30, 2014 @02:27PM The App That Tracks Who's Tracking You
Thursday January 30, 2014 @01:54PM Red Team, Blue Team: the Only Woman On the Team
Wednesday January 29, 2014 @11:37PM Edward Snowden and the Death of Nuance
Wednesday January 29, 2014 @01:43PM Rovio Denies Knowledge of NSA Access, Angry Birds Website Defaced Anyway
Wednesday January 29, 2014 @11:27AM Developer Loses Single-Letter Twitter Handle Through Extortion
Monday January 27, 2014 @11:33PM FileZilla Has an Evil Twin That Steals FTP Logins
Monday January 27, 2014 @03:21PM Congressmen Call For Immediate Firing of Director of National Intelligence
Monday January 27, 2014 @11:36AM Ask Slashdot: What Does Edward Snowden Deserve?
Saturday January 25, 2014 @08:31PM Michaels Stores Investigating Possible Data Breach
Saturday January 25, 2014 @11:23AM Hackers Steal Law Enforcement Documents From Microsoft
Saturday January 25, 2014 @09:53AM Mexico's Stolen Radiation Truck: It Could Happen In the US
Friday January 24, 2014 @10:07PM Google Raises the Ante at CanSecWest With $2.7M In Pwnium Prize Money
Thursday January 23, 2014 @04:37PM Snapchat Account Registration CAPTCHA Defeated
Thursday January 23, 2014 @10:38AM Facebook's Biggest Bounty Yet To Hacker Who Found "Keys To the Kingdom"
Thursday January 23, 2014 @01:00AM Why Whistleblowers Can't Get a Fair Trial
Wednesday January 22, 2014 @07:09PM Security Vendors Self-Censor Target Breach Details
Tuesday January 21, 2014 @01:56PM Hacker Says He Could Access 70,000 Healthcare.Gov Records In 4 Minutes
Tuesday January 21, 2014 @01:12PM RSA Boycot Group Sets Up Rival Conference
Tuesday January 21, 2014 @11:57AM Sniffing and Decoding NRF24L01+ and Bluetooth LE Packets For Under $30
Tuesday January 21, 2014 @09:25AM Japanese CCTV System Identifies Criminals by the Way they Walk
Sunday January 19, 2014 @11:48PM Romanian Bitcoin Entrepreneur Steps In To Pay OpenBSD Shortfall
Sunday January 19, 2014 @01:45PM 20 Million People Exposed In Massive South Korea Data Leak
Sunday January 19, 2014 @01:27AM Analyst Calls Russian Teen Author of Target Malware
Friday January 17, 2014 @10:01PM The Spamming Refrigerator
Friday January 17, 2014 @01:26AM 95% of ATMs Worldwide Are Still Using Windows XP
Thursday January 16, 2014 @05:32PM Microsoft Remotely Deleted Tor From Windows Machines To Stop Botnet
Thursday January 16, 2014 @12:25PM Starbucks Phone App Stores Password Unencrypted
Wednesday January 15, 2014 @12:51PM Amazon and GoDaddy Are the Biggest Malware Hosters
Wednesday January 15, 2014 @11:40AM Oracle Seeking Community Feedback on Java 8 EE Plans
Monday January 13, 2014 @11:53PM Mathematical Model Helps Estimate Optimal Timing of Cyber Attack
Monday January 13, 2014 @02:33PM Target Confirms Point-of-Sale Malware Was Used In Attack
Monday January 13, 2014 @10:25AM LulzSec's Sabu To Be Sentenced In New York
Sunday January 12, 2014 @09:41AM Hackers Gain "Full Control" of Critical SCADA Systems
Saturday January 11, 2014 @08:30AM Australian Teen Reports SQL Injection Vulnerability, Company Calls Police
Friday January 10, 2014 @11:40PM Oracle Promises Patches Next Week For 36 Exploits In Latest Java
Friday January 10, 2014 @07:21PM Target Admits Data Breach May Have Up To 110 Million Victims
Thursday January 09, 2014 @01:10PM Senior Managers Are the Worst Information Security Offenders
Thursday January 09, 2014 @09:11AM Security Experts Call For Boycott of RSA Conference In NSA Protest
Wednesday January 08, 2014 @10:01PM Security Expert: Yahoo's Email Encryption Needs Work
Wednesday January 08, 2014 @07:15PM Blackhole Exploit Kit Successor Years Away
Wednesday January 08, 2014 @01:35PM OpenSUSE Forums Defaced, Email Addresses Leaked
Wednesday January 08, 2014 @12:35PM Google Ports Capsicum To Linux, and Other End-of-Year Capsicum News
Wednesday January 08, 2014 @10:21AM 23-Year-Old X11 Server Security Vulnerability Discovered
Tuesday January 07, 2014 @01:37PM Creating Better Malware Warnings Through Psychology
Tuesday January 07, 2014 @10:57AM McAfee Brand Name Will Be Replaced By Intel Security
Monday January 06, 2014 @08:15PM FBI Edits Mission Statement: Removes Law Enforcement As 'Primary' Purpose
Monday January 06, 2014 @09:03AM Bruce Schneier Becomes CTO of Co3 Systems
Sunday January 05, 2014 @11:22PM Researchers Develop "Narrative Authentication" System
Sunday January 05, 2014 @10:44AM Yahoo Advertising Serves Up Malware For Thousands
Friday January 03, 2014 @11:15PM Snapchat Update Addresses Security Hole
Friday January 03, 2014 @09:06PM Ask Slashdot: State of the Art In DIY Security Systems?
Friday January 03, 2014 @08:26AM Unencrypted Windows Crash Reports a Blueprint For Attackers
Thursday January 02, 2014 @08:49PM Backdoor Discovered In Netgear and Linkys Routers
Thursday January 02, 2014 @03:46PM How to Avoid a Target-Style Credit Card Security Breach (Video)
Thursday January 02, 2014 @10:17AM Thank Goodness For the NSA — A Fable
Wednesday January 01, 2014 @11:14PM Syrian Electronic Army Defaces Skype's Facebook Page, Twitter Account, and Blog
Wednesday January 01, 2014 @07:05PM US Customs Destroys Virtuoso's Flutes Because They Were "Agricultural Items"
Wednesday January 01, 2014 @09:57AM Partially Censored Database From Snapchat Intrusion Released
Tuesday December 31, 2013 @12:42PM No Question: Snowden Was 2013's Most Influential Tech Figure
Tuesday December 31, 2013 @11:12AM 4 Tips For Your New Laptop
Tuesday December 31, 2013 @10:49AM Linux Distributions Storing Wi-Fi Passwords In Plain Text
Monday December 30, 2013 @12:46PM The Startling Array of Hacking Tools In NSA's Armory
Monday December 30, 2013 @09:35AM Former CIA/NSA Head: NSA Is "Infinitely" Weaker As a Result of Snowden's Leaks
Monday December 30, 2013 @09:29AM Hacker Took Over BBC Server, Tried To Sell Access On Christmas Day
Sunday December 29, 2013 @12:34PM Cracking Atlanta Subway's Poorly-Encrypted RFID Smart Cards Is a Breeze
Saturday December 28, 2013 @08:06PM Snapchat Users' Phone Numbers Exposed To Hackers

Thus mathematics may be defined as the subject in which we never know what we are talking about, nor whether what we are saying is true. -- Bertrand Russell

 



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