Slashdot Items Tagged "security"

Date / Time Story
Friday July 14, 2017 @11:38AM Google to Replace SMS One-Time Codes With Mobile Prompts in 2FA Procedure
Saturday July 08, 2017 @04:28AM Author of Original Petya Ransomware Publishes Master Decryption Key
Thursday July 06, 2017 @06:45PM M.E.Doc Software Was Backdoored 3 Times, Servers Left Without Updates Since 2013
Monday July 03, 2017 @09:37AM Security Firms Find Thin Lines Connecting NotPetya to Ukraine Power Grid Attacks
Wednesday June 28, 2017 @08:47AM Vaccine Found for Petya (NotPetya) Ransomware Outbreak
Tuesday June 27, 2017 @05:39PM Petya Ransomware Outbreak Originated in Ukraine via Tainted Accounting Software
Sunday June 11, 2017 @03:22PM French Police Seize Two Tor Relays in WannaCry Investigation
Tuesday June 06, 2017 @10:30AM Malware Uses Router LEDs to Steal Data From Secure Networks
Friday June 02, 2017 @06:02PM CIA Malware Can Switch Clean Files With Malware When You Download Them via SMB
Sunday May 28, 2017 @05:02PM Author of EternalRocks SMB Worm Calls It Quits After Intense Media Coverage
Thursday May 25, 2017 @03:31PM Malvertising Campaign Finds a Way Around Ad Blockers
Monday May 22, 2017 @06:35PM Researchers Find Method To Own VoIP Phones, Silently Listen To Any Call
Friday May 19, 2017 @07:09PM New SMB Worm Uses Seven NSA Hacking Tools. WannaCry Used Just Two.
Sunday May 14, 2017 @08:26AM PCs Connected to the Internet Will Get Infected with WanaDecrypt0r In Minutes
Friday May 12, 2017 @01:22PM Ransomware Using NSA Exploit Leaked by Shadow Brokers Is on a Global Rampage
Friday May 12, 2017 @09:48AM Telefonica Tells Employees to Shut Down PCs Amid Massive Ransomware Outbreak
Thursday May 11, 2017 @08:58AM Keylogger Found in Audio Driver of HP Laptops
Monday May 01, 2017 @06:10PM Security Researcher and Alleged Spam Operator to Square Off in Ugly Lawsuit
Friday April 28, 2017 @06:12PM Open Ports Create Backdoors in Millions of Smartphones
Thursday April 27, 2017 @12:23PM Backdoor Could Allow Company To Shut Down 70% Of All Bitcoin Mining Operations
Tuesday April 25, 2017 @07:24PM US ISP Goes Down as Two Malware Families Go to War Over Its Modems
Friday April 14, 2017 @08:28AM Shadow Brokers Release New Batch of Files Containing Windows and SWIFT Exploits
Friday April 07, 2017 @05:32PM A huge trove of patient data leaks, thanks to telemarketers' bad security
Thursday April 06, 2017 @03:07PM New Destructive Malware Intentionally Bricks IoT Devices
Tuesday April 04, 2017 @02:37PM Gigabyte Firmware Bugs Allow the Installation of BIOS/UEFI Ransomware
Saturday April 01, 2017 @09:37AM Flatbed Scanners Used as Relay Point for Controlling Malware
Friday March 31, 2017 @02:30PM USB Canary Sends an SMS When Someone Tinkers with Your USB Ports
Wednesday March 29, 2017 @04:24PM About 90% of Smart TVs Vulnerable To Remote Hacking Via Rogue TV Signals
Friday March 24, 2017 @07:41PM Over 14K Let's Encrypt SSL Certificates Issued to PayPal Phishing Sites
Thursday March 23, 2017 @05:08PM Google Reducing Trust in Symantec Certificates Following Numerous Slip-Ups
Wednesday March 22, 2017 @05:39PM LastPass Bugs Allow Malicious Websites to Steal Passwords
Monday March 20, 2017 @05:54PM New Technology Combines Lip Motion And Passwords For User Authentication
Friday March 17, 2017 @06:29PM Ask Toolbar Network Compromised Twice in Two Months
Thursday March 16, 2017 @07:27PM Windows 10 UAC Bypass Uses Backup and Restore Utility
Friday March 10, 2017 @06:50PM MAC Address Randomization Flaws Leave Android and iOS Phones Open to Tracking
Friday March 10, 2017 @10:13AM Slashdot Asks: Are Password Rules Bullshit?
Sunday March 05, 2017 @05:46AM Third-Party Vendor Issues Temporary Patch for Windows GDI Vulnerability
Wednesday March 01, 2017 @06:36PM Researcher Breaks reCAPTCHA Using Google's Speech Recognition API
Friday February 24, 2017 @11:12AM World's Largest Spam Botnet Adds DDoS Feature
Tuesday February 21, 2017 @06:14PM Unstoppable JavaScript Attack Helps Ad Fraud, Tech Support Scams, 0-Day Attacks
Saturday February 18, 2017 @10:26AM A Source Code Typo Allowed an Attacker to Steal 370,000 Zerocoin ($592,000)
Tuesday February 14, 2017 @04:34PM University DDoSed by Its Own IoT Devices
Thursday February 09, 2017 @07:48PM Attacks on WordPress Sites Intensify as Hackers Deface Over 1.5 Million Pages
Friday February 03, 2017 @06:07PM Dark net markets moving to adopt bug bounty programs
Friday February 03, 2017 @06:07PM Hackers break into Polish banks through government regulator charged with bank s
Tuesday January 31, 2017 @11:16AM Spanish Police Claim to Have Arrested Phineas Fisher - Hacking Team Hacker
Sunday January 29, 2017 @09:41AM Ransomware Locks Guests Out of Their Rooms at Austrian Hotel
Monday January 23, 2017 @08:41PM Hacker Group Claims Responsibility for Lloyds Bank Outages, Ransom Demand
Sunday January 08, 2017 @11:39AM Browser Form Autofill Profiles Can Be Abused for Phishing Attacks
Wednesday January 04, 2017 @05:08AM Over 1,800 MongoDB Databases Held for Ransom by Mysterious Attacker
Wednesday December 28, 2016 @05:50AM Android Ransomware Infects Smart TV, LG Refuses to Help
Saturday December 17, 2016 @01:49PM Security Firms Almost Brought Down Massive Mirai Botnet
Thursday December 15, 2016 @06:47PM 0-days hitting Fedora and Ubuntu open desktops to a world of hurt
Thursday December 15, 2016 @06:47PM $300 Device Can Steal Mac FileVault2 Passwords
Thursday December 15, 2016 @11:22AM Consumers Worry More About Cybercrime Than Physical Crime
Wednesday December 14, 2016 @06:19AM Malvertising Campaign Infects Your Router Instead of Your Browser
Friday December 09, 2016 @08:49AM Researchers Point Out "Theoretical" Security Flaws in AMD's Upcoming Zen CPU
Wednesday November 30, 2016 @01:54PM Holding Shift + F10 During Windows 10 Updates Opens Root CLI, Bypasses BitLocker
Wednesday November 30, 2016 @01:18PM More Than 1 Million Android Devices Rooted by Gooligan Malware
Saturday November 26, 2016 @11:27AM You Can Now Rent a Mirai Botnet of 400,000 Bots
Friday November 25, 2016 @07:22AM Android Malware Used To Hack And Steal Tesla Car
Thursday November 24, 2016 @07:55AM Personal Details for 134,386 US Sailors Exposed by Navy Contractor
Saturday November 19, 2016 @05:34AM Second Chinese Firm in a Week Found Hiding a Backdoor in Android Firmware
Thursday November 17, 2016 @12:23PM iOS Bug Lets Attackers Bypass iPhone and iPad Passcodes Using Siri
Friday November 11, 2016 @06:58PM Antivirus Maker Forced to Pay Damages to Infected User
Saturday November 05, 2016 @11:08PM User Forks FileZilla FTP Client After Getting Hacked
Wednesday November 02, 2016 @01:00PM LastPass Makes Password Management Free Across All Of Your PCs, Tablets and Smartphones
Wednesday October 19, 2016 @08:00PM Researchers Bypass ASLR Protection on Intel Haswell CPUs
Friday October 14, 2016 @12:54PM Android Trojan Asks Victims to Submit a Selfie Holding Their ID Card
Thursday October 13, 2016 @04:37PM Android Devices That Contain Foxconn Firmware May Have a Secret Backdoor
Wednesday October 12, 2016 @10:32AM AVTECH Shuns Security Firm and Leaves All Products Vulnerable Without a Patch
Tuesday October 04, 2016 @09:46PM BadKernel Vulnerability Affects One in 16 Android Smartphones
Monday September 26, 2016 @06:24PM Misguided Researcher Releases Linux Ransomware "For Educational Purposes"
Monday September 19, 2016 @11:06AM Hacker Takes Control of Hundreds of US Government FTP Servers
Friday September 16, 2016 @08:42PM UK Court Rules to Extradite Hacktivist Lauri Love to the US
Tuesday September 13, 2016 @06:38PM DDoS-for-Bitcoin Extortionists Now Also Threaten to Install Ransomware
Saturday September 10, 2016 @06:04PM Over 70% of Seagate Central NAS Hard-Drives Infected with Malware
Monday September 05, 2016 @07:05PM "Catastrophic" DDoS Attack Hits Linode Over The Weekend - Data Breach Again?
Friday September 02, 2016 @06:23PM Hackers Combine Three Botnets to Launch Massive DDoS Attack
Thursday September 01, 2016 @08:37AM Data of 43 Million Users Stolen in 2012 Data Breach
Monday August 22, 2016 @06:19PM This Chinese Router Is Depressingly Insecure and Downright Evil
Friday August 19, 2016 @05:28PM Computer Science Professor Gives Failing Grade to Newly Leaked NSA Hacking Tool
Thursday August 18, 2016 @06:05PM "Smart" Electrical Socket Leaks Your Email Address, Can Launch DDoS Attacks
Tuesday August 16, 2016 @02:04PM Anonymous targets engineering firms in Quebec
Monday August 15, 2016 @05:38PM 1.4 Billion Android Devices Affected by Linux TCP Flaw
Wednesday August 10, 2016 @02:53PM Muslim dating site hacked, 98,8% accounts said to be false
Tuesday August 09, 2016 @05:13PM Annoying "Open PDF in Edge" Default Option Puts Windows 10 Users at Risk
Saturday August 06, 2016 @12:02PM Remote Evil Butler Attack Threatens Windows Computers
Wednesday August 03, 2016 @07:42AM The Dark Side Of Certificate Transparency
Monday August 01, 2016 @07:10PM Hacker Selling Data for 200 Million Yahoo Users on the Dark Web
Sunday July 31, 2016 @06:36PM QRLJacking Can Bypass Any QR Login System
Tuesday July 26, 2016 @10:25AM Hiding Commands in AAAA DNS Records for Covert Command and Control Channels
Sunday July 24, 2016 @08:22AM EU to Give Free Security Audits to Apache HTTP Server and Keepass
Tuesday July 12, 2016 @06:11PM Vulnerability Exploitable via Printer Protocols Affects All Windows Versions
Monday June 27, 2016 @05:28PM A Massive Botnet of CCTV Cameras Involved in Ferocious DDoS Attacks
Sunday June 26, 2016 @04:50AM How to Phone Home with Somebody Else's Phone
Friday June 24, 2016 @09:21AM Malware Can Use Fan Noise To Steal Data From Air-Gapped Systems
Sunday June 19, 2016 @05:21PM Hackers Used Nearly One Million IPs to Brute-Force a Financial Institution
Wednesday June 15, 2016 @05:05PM BadTunnel Bug Hijacks Network Traffic, Affects All Windows Versions
Saturday June 11, 2016 @03:00AM Ransomware Attacks Targeting Schools, Calgary Uni Paid C$20,000 in Bitcoin
Tuesday June 07, 2016 @10:29AM Researchers Develop Hardware-Level Backdoor in Computer Chips
Sunday June 05, 2016 @11:59AM ASUS Delivers BIOS and UEFI Updates over HTTP with No Verification
Friday June 03, 2016 @06:37PM WordPress Sites Under Attack from New Zero-Day in Popular Plugin
Wednesday June 01, 2016 @05:21PM TeamViewer Servers Go Down as Users Complain on Reddit About Getting Hacked
Tuesday May 31, 2016 @07:50PM Windows Zero-Day Affecting All OS Versions on Sale for $90,000
Monday May 30, 2016 @05:45PM Microsoft Warns of ZCryptor Ransomware with Self-Propagation Features
Tuesday May 24, 2016 @05:00PM Pastejacking Attack Appends Malicious Terminal Commands to Your Clipboard
Saturday May 21, 2016 @05:51PM Ransomware Adds DDoS Capabilities to Annoy Other People, Not Just You
Sunday May 15, 2016 @06:46PM US Veterans Affairs Department Wants to Scan the Dark Web for Leaked Data
Friday May 13, 2016 @08:16AM Dark Web Forum Hack Shows Cooperation Between Albanian Mafia & US Authoritie
Monday May 09, 2016 @01:06PM Security Expert Jailed for Reporting Vulnerabilities in Lee County, FL Elections
Sunday May 08, 2016 @05:47PM After Qatar, Now UAE Bank Suffers Massive Data Breach
Saturday May 07, 2016 @02:13PM Pirate Bay Blocked in Chrome, Firefox & Safari, Malvertising Campaign Suspec
Friday May 06, 2016 @06:50PM Microsoft Sees Over 10 Million Cyberattacks per Day on Its Online Infrastructure
Thursday May 05, 2016 @06:55PM Apparently Slashdot Mobile Pushed Malvertising Back In January
Wednesday May 04, 2016 @07:20PM Sneaky Android Malware Makes Its Way on the Google Play Store, Again
Tuesday May 03, 2016 @07:32PM ImageMagick Zero-Day Puts Countless Websites at Risk, Used in Live Attacks
Wednesday April 27, 2016 @08:35PM American Samoa Domain Registry Was Exposing Client Data Since the mid-1990s
Tuesday April 26, 2016 @09:40AM Malware Shuts Down German Nuclear Power Plant on Chernobyl's 30th Anniversary
Monday April 25, 2016 @11:43AM Ransomware Discovered That Infects Android Devices Without Any User Interaction
Wednesday April 20, 2016 @10:39AM FBI Warns Farmers About Smart Farm Hacking Risk
Tuesday April 19, 2016 @06:59PM Security Firm Discovers Secret Plan to Hack Numerous Websites and Forums
Sunday April 17, 2016 @09:45AM Hacker's Account Of How He Took Down Hacking Team's Servers
Saturday April 16, 2016 @11:25AM JBoss Java Server Backdoor Puts 3.2 Million Servers at Risk
Wednesday April 13, 2016 @11:31AM USB Exploit Can Bypass Locked Samsung Galaxy Devices, Start Calls,Send SMS Texts
Tuesday April 12, 2016 @07:20PM Facebook's Account Kit Login System Works via Phone Numbers, No Passwords Needed
Tuesday April 12, 2016 @10:00AM Jigsaw Ransomware Deletes Your Files If You Don't Pay or When You Reboot Your PC
Sunday April 10, 2016 @07:31PM Syrian Government Hacked, Data Spilled Online by Hacktivists
Saturday April 09, 2016 @06:44AM Android Malware Discovered in 100 Apps on Google Play Store
Tuesday April 05, 2016 @06:49PM This May Be The Most Unsecure Router Ever Made (20+ Major Security Bugs)
Friday April 01, 2016 @06:52AM Hackers Can Unlock Any HID Door Controller with One UDP Packet
Monday March 28, 2016 @07:27PM Hacker Weev Admits to Hacking Printers to Spew Racist and Anti-Semitic Messages
Sunday March 27, 2016 @08:58AM New Attack Discovered On Node.js Package Manager npm
Friday March 25, 2016 @10:25AM Area Around Chernobyl Plant To Become a Nuclear Dump
Thursday March 24, 2016 @11:50PM Petya Ransomware Uses DOS-Level Lock Screen, Prevents OS Boot Up
Wednesday March 23, 2016 @08:39PM Google Opens Access To Its Speech Recognition API, Going Head To Head With Nuance
Wednesday March 23, 2016 @08:02PM CCTV DVR Vulnerabilities Traced To Chinese OEM Which Spurned Researchers' Advice
Tuesday March 22, 2016 @11:27PM After Decades of Abuse, Microsoft Adds an Anti-Macro-Malware Feature To Office
Tuesday March 22, 2016 @11:34AM Hackers Modify Water Treatment Parameters by Accident
Tuesday March 22, 2016 @11:27AM Encryption Securing Mobile Money Transfers Can Be Broken
Monday March 21, 2016 @09:26AM iMessage Bug Allows Attackers to Decrypt Photos and Videos
Monday March 21, 2016 @09:15AM Rust-Based Redox OS Devs Slam Linux, Unix, GPL
Monday March 21, 2016 @08:49AM Australia Promises To Remove Tax On Bitcoin, Support FinTech Innovation
Sunday March 20, 2016 @03:03PM Bitcoin Trading Platform Announces Huge Downtime Following Cyber-Attack
Sunday March 20, 2016 @02:50PM Facebook Exec Explains Why Technical Skills Aren't Enough To Be a Great Engineer
Sunday March 20, 2016 @11:51AM Snowden: What Happened In 2013 Couldn't Have Happened Without Free Software
Friday March 18, 2016 @10:13PM FTC Warns Android App Developers About Use of Audio-Tracking Code
Friday March 18, 2016 @10:32AM Security Researcher Goes Missing After Investigating Bangladesh Bank Cyber-Heist
Thursday March 17, 2016 @02:07PM Ask Slashdot: How To Keep Keyfiles Secure, But Still Accessible?
Thursday March 17, 2016 @09:27AM Pwn2Own Day 1: Hackers Earn $280k For Hacking Chrome, Flash, Safari
Wednesday March 16, 2016 @05:48PM Apple Files Final Response In San Bernardino iPhone Case
Wednesday March 16, 2016 @10:55AM Malvertising Campaign Hits MSN, NY Times, BBC, AOL
Wednesday March 16, 2016 @09:40AM Security Firms Say Chinese Hackers Behind US Ransomware Attacks
Wednesday March 16, 2016 @12:23AM Tavis Ormandy Criticizes Meaningless Antivirus Excellence Awards
Tuesday March 15, 2016 @07:00PM DOJ Threatens To Seize iOS Source Code
Tuesday March 15, 2016 @11:04AM Hack Chromebook In Guest Mode, Win $100,000
Tuesday March 15, 2016 @09:42AM DOJ to Apple: We can do this the hard way, if you want
Tuesday March 15, 2016 @09:01AM Verizon To Pay $1.35 Million Fine To Settle US Privacy Probe
Tuesday March 15, 2016 @08:44AM Amazon Wants To Replace Passwords With Selfies and Videos
Monday March 14, 2016 @09:38PM Typosquatters Running .om Domain Scam To Push Mac Malware
Monday March 14, 2016 @06:22AM Hacker GhostShell Doxes Himself So He Could Get a Job in the Industry
Sunday March 13, 2016 @10:17PM US Says North Korean Submarine Missing
Sunday March 13, 2016 @12:04PM Hackers Steal Bank's Crypto Credentials, But Are Foiled By Their Own Typo
Saturday March 12, 2016 @01:29PM Wi-Fi Hotspot Blocking Persists Despite FCC Crackdown
Saturday March 12, 2016 @04:50AM Qubes OS 3.1 Has Been Released
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
Saturday March 12, 2016 @01:10AM Leaked Islamic State Documents Identify Thousands of Jihadis
Friday March 11, 2016 @10:37PM 2 Years Later, Java Security Still Broken By Faulty Oracle Patch
Friday March 11, 2016 @09:18PM Apple Might Be Forced to Hand Over iOS Source Code to the FBI
Friday March 11, 2016 @01:13PM Two Years Later, Java Security Still Broken Due to 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 @10:26PM Apple Announces 'Let Us Loop You In' Event For March 21st
Thursday March 10, 2016 @09:06PM Federal Judge Admits Existence Of NSA's PRISM Program
Thursday March 10, 2016 @01:03PM FBI Quietly Changes Its Privacy Rules For Accessing NSA Data On Americans
Thursday March 10, 2016 @11:23AM Dell Open Sources DCEPT, a Honeypot Tool For Detecting Network Intrusions
Thursday March 10, 2016 @09:50AM Biometric Tech Uses Sound To Distinguish Ear Cavity Shape
Thursday March 10, 2016 @07:07AM 600,000 TFTP Servers Can Be Abused for Reflection DDoS Attacks
Wednesday March 09, 2016 @11:34PM Microsoft To Court: Make Comcast Give Us Windows-Pirating Subscriber's Info
Wednesday March 09, 2016 @01:13PM Hacking Internet-Connected Trucks and Buses
Wednesday March 09, 2016 @12:02PM Home Depot Will Pay Up To $19.5 Million For Massive 2014 Data Breach
Tuesday March 08, 2016 @08:45PM KeRanger Mac Ransomware Based On Linux Forebear, Not Windows
Tuesday March 08, 2016 @04:10PM FTC Demands Info From PCI Auditors On Breached Companies' Compliance
Monday March 07, 2016 @06:26PM Brazilian Coders Are Pioneering the First Cross-OS Malware Using JAR Files
Monday March 07, 2016 @03:33PM Apple Has Shut Down the First Fully-Functional Mac OS X Ransomware
Monday March 07, 2016 @01:38PM Facebook Fixes Bug That Allowed Users To Set Other Users' Passwords
Monday March 07, 2016 @01:22PM Facebook Fixes Bug That Allowed Users to Set New Passwords for Other Accounts
Sunday March 06, 2016 @11:38AM You Can Unlock Fingerprint-Protected Phones With A Regular Inkjet Printer
Saturday March 05, 2016 @11:27PM Fingerprint-Protected Phones Vulnerable To Inkjet Attack
Saturday March 05, 2016 @10:44PM You Can Unlock Fingerprint-Protected Phones With a Regular Inkjet Printer
Saturday March 05, 2016 @05:18PM Anonymous Hacks Donald Trump's Voicemail and Leaks the Messages
Saturday March 05, 2016 @10:58AM New Ransomware-as-a-Service Speaks To Victims
Saturday March 05, 2016 @12:28AM WordPress Plugin Comes With a Backdoor, Steals Admin Credentials In Cleartext
Friday March 04, 2016 @08:47PM Eavesdropping On 3D Printers Allows Reverse Engineering of Designs
Thursday March 03, 2016 @09:54PM Kim To N. Korean Military: Be Ready To Use Nuclear Weapons At Any Time
Thursday March 03, 2016 @09:32PM Mozilla Bans Popular Firefox Add-On That Tampered With Security Settings
Thursday March 03, 2016 @04:03PM U8 Smartwatch Engages In Covert Traffic With Chinese IP Behind Your Back
Thursday March 03, 2016 @11:45AM FREAK, Logjam, DROWN All a Result of Weaknesses Demanded By US Gov't
Thursday March 03, 2016 @12:35AM Guix Gets Grafts: Timely Delivery of Security Updates
Wednesday March 02, 2016 @10:15PM Pirates Hacked Shipping Firm's CMS To Plan Attacks, Find Valuable Cargo