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Slashdot Items Tagged "security"

Date / TimeStory
Thursday October 02, 2014 @11:39AM Building a Honeypot To Observe Shellshock Attacks In the Real World
Thursday October 02, 2014 @09:19AM Xen Cloud Fix Shows the Right Way To Patch Open-Source Flaws
Thursday October 02, 2014 @08:16AM New OS X Backdoor Malware Roping Macs Into Botnet
Wednesday October 01, 2014 @05:41PM Leaked Docs Reveal List of 30 Countries Hacked On Orders of FBI Informant Sabu
Wednesday October 01, 2014 @02:06PM Obama Administration Argues For Backdoors In Personal Electronics
Wednesday October 01, 2014 @01:04PM iOS Trojan Targets Hong Kong Protestors
Tuesday September 30, 2014 @08:28AM Apple Fixes Shellshock In OS X
Tuesday September 30, 2014 @08:21AM Man Walks Past Security Screening Staring At iPad, Causing Airport Evacuation
Sunday September 28, 2014 @10:04PM Bash To Require Further Patching, As More Shellshock Holes Found
Sunday September 28, 2014 @03:05PM At CIA Starbucks, Even the Baristas Are Covert
Saturday September 27, 2014 @07:43AM Apple Yet To Push Patch For "Shellshock" Bug
Thursday September 25, 2014 @08:50PM NSF Awards $10 Million To Protect America's Processors
Thursday September 25, 2014 @07:06PM First Shellshock Botnet Attacking Akamai, US DoD Networks
Thursday September 25, 2014 @01:57PM Flurry of Scans Hint That Bash Vulnerability Could Already Be In the Wild
Thursday September 25, 2014 @11:07AM Amazon Forced To Reboot EC2 To Patch Bug In Xen
Thursday September 25, 2014 @10:16AM Ask Slashdot: How To Keep Students' Passwords Secure?
Thursday September 25, 2014 @02:24AM Dropbox and Google Want To Make Open Source Security Tools Easy To Use
Thursday September 25, 2014 @02:21AM 5 Million Gmail Passwords Leaked, Google Says No Evidence Of Compromise
Thursday September 25, 2014 @02:12AM Apple Denies Systems Breach In Photo Leak
Thursday September 25, 2014 @02:05AM Reported iCloud Hack Leaks Hundreds of Private Celebrity Photos
Thursday September 25, 2014 @02:05AM New Nigerian ID Card Includes Prepay MasterCard Wallet
Wednesday September 24, 2014 @11:18PM Banks Report Credit Card Breach At Home Depot
Wednesday September 24, 2014 @09:56PM Where Whistleblowers End Up Working
Wednesday September 24, 2014 @05:35PM Remote Exploit Vulnerability Found In Bash
Wednesday September 24, 2014 @03:26PM US Asks Universities To Flag Risky Pathogen Experiments
Wednesday September 24, 2014 @01:47PM Apple Allegedly Knew of iCloud Brute-Force Vulnerability Since March
Tuesday September 23, 2014 @12:10PM jQuery.com Compromised To Serve Malware
Monday September 22, 2014 @05:03PM Service Promises To Leak Your Documents If the Government Murders You
Saturday September 20, 2014 @10:24PM Secret Service Critics Pounce After White House Breach
Saturday September 20, 2014 @10:18PM Emails Cast Unflattering Light On Internal Politics of Healthcare.gov Rollout
Friday September 19, 2014 @08:41PM Data Archiving Standards Need To Be Future-Proofed
Friday September 19, 2014 @07:28PM Microsoft Kills Off Its Trustworthy Computing Group
Friday September 19, 2014 @06:32PM Google's Doubleclick Ad Servers Exposed Millions of Computers To Malware
Wednesday September 17, 2014 @05:13PM Tinba Trojan Targets Major US Banks
Wednesday September 17, 2014 @03:07PM eBay Redirect Attack Puts Buyers' Credentials At Risk
Monday September 15, 2014 @11:37AM Canon Printer Hacked To Run Doom Video Game
Sunday September 14, 2014 @09:24PM Malware Distributed Through Twitch Chat Is Hijacking Steam Accounts
Sunday September 14, 2014 @08:59PM New Details About NSA's Exhaustive Search of Edward Snowden's Emails
Saturday September 13, 2014 @01:26AM Ask Slashdot: Advice On Building a Firewall With VPN Capabilities?
Friday September 12, 2014 @08:28AM Turning the Tables On "Phone Tech Support" Scammers
Monday September 08, 2014 @10:33AM Feds Say NSA "Bogeyman" Did Not Find Silk Road's Servers
Friday September 05, 2014 @03:34PM Mozilla 1024-Bit Cert Deprecation Leaves 107,000 Sites Untrusted
Thursday September 04, 2014 @06:10PM Hackers Break Into HealthCare.gov
Thursday September 04, 2014 @03:35PM Privacy Vulnerabilities In Coursera, Including Exposed Student Email Addresses
Wednesday September 03, 2014 @12:04PM Akamai Warns: Linux Systems Infiltrated and Controlled In a DDoS Botnet
Wednesday September 03, 2014 @10:32AM Bringing New Security Features To Docker
Tuesday September 02, 2014 @08:18AM Hackers Behind Biggest-Ever Password Theft Begin Attacks
Tuesday September 02, 2014 @12:26AM Tox, a Skype Replacement Built On 'Privacy First'
Sunday August 31, 2014 @11:39AM Hacker Disrupts New Zealand Election Campaign
Friday August 29, 2014 @12:27PM Microsoft Releases Replacement Patch With Two Known Bugs
Thursday August 28, 2014 @05:58PM The Executive Order That Led To Mass Spying, As Told By NSA Alumni
Thursday August 28, 2014 @08:43AM FBI Investigates 'Sophisticated' Cyber Attack On JP Morgan, 4 More US Banks
Wednesday August 27, 2014 @03:23PM Netflix Open Sources Internal Threat Monitoring Tools
Wednesday August 27, 2014 @09:28AM Chromium 37 Launches With Major Security Fixes, 64-bit Windows Support
Tuesday August 26, 2014 @06:33PM Project Zero Exploits 'Unexploitable' Glibc Bug
Monday August 25, 2014 @12:10PM Securing the US Electrical Grid
Saturday August 23, 2014 @01:07AM Securing Networks In the Internet of Things Era
Friday August 22, 2014 @04:58PM Your Phone Can Be Snooped On Using Its Gyroscope
Thursday August 21, 2014 @09:43PM UPS: We've Been Hacked
Wednesday August 20, 2014 @06:04PM Smartphone Kill Switch, Consumer Boon Or Way For Government To Brick Your Phone?
Wednesday August 20, 2014 @01:48PM Book Review: Social Engineering In IT Security Tools, Tactics, and Techniques
Wednesday August 20, 2014 @10:26AM 51% of Computer Users Share Passwords
Tuesday August 19, 2014 @12:17PM Nuclear Regulator Hacked 3 Times In 3 Years
Monday August 18, 2014 @08:06PM Research Unveils Improved Method To Let Computers Know You Are Human
Monday August 18, 2014 @07:58PM Hackers Steal Data Of 4.5 Million US Hospital Patients
Monday August 18, 2014 @03:01PM Linux Kernel Git Repositories Add 2-Factor Authentication
Monday August 18, 2014 @09:33AM Researchers Find Hundreds of Thousands of Woefully Insecure IoT Devices
Sunday August 17, 2014 @11:56AM New Cridex Malware Copies Tactics From GameOver Zeus
Thursday August 14, 2014 @10:43PM US Defense Contractors Still Waiting For Breach Notification Rules
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
Wednesday August 13, 2014 @11:35AM Password Gropers Hit Peak Stupid, Take the Spamtrap Bait
Tuesday August 12, 2014 @07:09PM Study: Firmware Plagued By Poor Encryption and Backdoors
Tuesday August 12, 2014 @09:44AM Ask Slashdot: Why Are Online Job Applications So Badly Designed?
Monday August 11, 2014 @11:53AM Hackers Demand Automakers Get Serious About Security
Monday August 11, 2014 @11:45AM Connected Collar Lets Your Cat Do the War-Driving
Monday August 11, 2014 @07:42AM DARPA Wants To Kill the Password
Sunday August 10, 2014 @12:30PM Silent Circle's Blackphone Exploited at Def Con
Saturday August 09, 2014 @08:56PM John McAfee Airs His Beefs About Privacy In Def Con Surprise Talk
Friday August 08, 2014 @12:17PM Cornering the Market On Zero-Day Exploits
Thursday August 07, 2014 @07:00PM Microsoft To Drop Support For Older Versions of Internet Explorer
Thursday August 07, 2014 @06:51PM Facebook Acquires Server-Focused Security Startup
Thursday August 07, 2014 @09:45AM Oracle Database Redaction Trivial To Bypass, Says David Litchfield
Thursday August 07, 2014 @08:50AM Massive Russian Hack Has Researchers Scratching Their Heads
Thursday August 07, 2014 @08:37AM Mozilla Dumps Info of 76,000 Developers To Public Web Server
Wednesday August 06, 2014 @09:33AM Alleged Massive Account and Password Seizure By Russian Group
Wednesday August 06, 2014 @01:23AM Hack an Oscilloscope, Get a DMCA Take-Down Notice From Tektronix
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 August 05, 2014 @10:55AM PayPal's Two-Factor Authentication Can Be Bypassed Using eBay Bug
Tuesday August 05, 2014 @08:54AM Leaked Docs Offer Win 8 Tip: FinFisher Spyware Can't Tap Skype's Metro App
Monday August 04, 2014 @07:43PM Least Secure Cars Revealed At Black Hat
Monday August 04, 2014 @02:02PM Planes Can Be Hacked Via Inflight Wi-fi, Says Researcher
Sunday August 03, 2014 @03:40PM UK Spy Agency Certifies Master's Degrees In Cyber Security
Friday August 01, 2014 @10:43PM Recipe For Building a Cheap Raspberry Pi Honeypot Network
Friday August 01, 2014 @06:37PM Georgia Tech Researchers Jailbreak iOS 7.1.2
Friday August 01, 2014 @05:53PM Hotel Chain Plans Phone-Based Check-in and Room Access
Friday August 01, 2014 @12:50PM Multipath TCP Introduces Security Blind Spot
Friday August 01, 2014 @12:49PM The CIA Does Las Vegas
Thursday July 31, 2014 @10:36PM "BadUSB" Exploit Makes Devices Turn "Evil"
Thursday July 31, 2014 @10:30PM Journalist Sues NSA For Keeping Keith Alexander's Financial History Secret
Tuesday July 29, 2014 @12:59PM Ask Slashdot: Open Hardware/Software-Based Security Token?
Tuesday July 29, 2014 @10:13AM Put Your Code in the SWAMP: DHS Sponsors Online Open Source Code Testing
Monday July 28, 2014 @10:44AM Attackers Install DDoS Bots On Amazon Cloud
Monday July 28, 2014 @12:07AM Ask Slashdot: Preparing an Android Tablet For Resale?
Saturday July 26, 2014 @09:20AM Private Data On iOS Devices Not So Private After All
Thursday July 24, 2014 @09:18AM Internet Explorer Vulnerabilities Increase 100%
Wednesday July 23, 2014 @06:20PM The Psychology of Phishing
Wednesday July 23, 2014 @06:16PM Dropbox Head Responds To Snowden Claims About Privacy
Wednesday July 23, 2014 @12:22PM Dropbox Says Privacy-Savvy Users Should Add Their Own Encryption
Wednesday July 23, 2014 @10:36AM CNN iPhone App Sends iReporters' Passwords In the Clear
Tuesday July 22, 2014 @12:05PM Exodus Intelligence Details Zero-Day Vulnerabilities In Tails OS
Tuesday July 22, 2014 @10:07AM AirMagnet Wi-Fi Security Tool Takes Aim At Drones
Monday July 21, 2014 @06:15PM Researcher Finds Hidden Data-Dumping Services In iOS
Monday July 21, 2014 @03:56PM The "Rickmote Controller" Can Hijack Any Google Chromecast
Sunday July 20, 2014 @10:59PM Snowden Seeks To Develop Anti-Surveillance Technologies
Sunday July 20, 2014 @01:12PM Critroni Crypto Ransomware Seen Using Tor for Command and Control
Friday July 18, 2014 @08:59PM Australian Website Waits Three Years To Inform Customers of Data Breach
Thursday July 17, 2014 @01:06PM The Hacking of NASDAQ
Thursday July 17, 2014 @12:51PM How the University of Michigan patched Heartbleed
Thursday July 17, 2014 @10:32AM Pushdo Trojan Infects 11,000 Systems In 24 Hours
Wednesday July 16, 2014 @10:27AM Selectively re-using bad passwords is not a bad idea, researchers say
Wednesday July 16, 2014 @10:24AM LibreSSL PRNG Vulnerability Patched
Wednesday July 16, 2014 @09:42AM Selectively Reusing Bad Passwords Is Not a Bad Idea, Researchers Say
Wednesday July 16, 2014 @08:39AM Breaches Exposed 22.8 Million Personal Records of New Yorkers
Tuesday July 15, 2014 @10:55AM Google's Project Zero Aims To Find Exploits Before Attackers Do
Monday July 14, 2014 @11:35PM German NSA Committee May Turn To Typewriters To Stop Leaks
Monday July 14, 2014 @03:56PM Hacking Online Polls and Other Ways British Spies Seek To Control the Internet
Monday July 14, 2014 @10:36AM Critical Vulnerabilities In Web-Based Password Managers Found
Monday July 14, 2014 @10:09AM Critical Vulnerabilities In Web-Based Password Managers Found
Monday July 14, 2014 @09:28AM Apple Refutes Report On iPhone Threat To China's National Security
Sunday July 13, 2014 @11:45AM NSA Says Snowden Emails Exempt From Public Disclosure
Sunday July 13, 2014 @08:39AM Want To Ensure Your Personal Android Data Is Truly Wiped? Turn On Encryption
Saturday July 12, 2014 @12:16AM Chinese Hackers Infiltrate Firms Using Malware-Laden Handheld Scanners
Thursday July 10, 2014 @01:28PM India's National Informatics Centre Forged Google SSL Certificates
Thursday July 10, 2014 @11:16AM Hacking a Tesla Model S Could Net $10,000 Prize
Wednesday July 09, 2014 @09:48PM India forged Google SSL certificates
Wednesday July 09, 2014 @10:27AM DHS Mistakenly Releases 840 Pages of Critical Infrastructure Documents
Tuesday July 08, 2014 @08:15AM TSA Prohibits Taking Discharged Electronic Devices Onto Planes
Tuesday July 08, 2014 @12:59AM Book Review: Data-Driven Security: Analysis, Visualization and Dashboards
Monday July 07, 2014 @04:23PM Researchers Develop New Way To Steal Passwords Using Google Glass
Sunday July 06, 2014 @10:30AM New Snowden Leak: of 160000 Intercepted Messages, Only 10% From Official Targets
Saturday July 05, 2014 @07:20PM Industrial Control System Firms In Dragonfly Attack Identified
Thursday July 03, 2014 @06:21PM Can the NSA Really Track You Through Power Lines?
Thursday July 03, 2014 @03:37PM Researchers Disarm Microsoft's EMET
Wednesday July 02, 2014 @06:45PM Cybercrooks May Have Stolen Billions Using Brazilian "Boletos"
Tuesday July 01, 2014 @10:09AM Western Energy Companies Under Sabotage Threat
Monday June 30, 2014 @08:25PM Microsoft Takes Down No-IP.com Domains
Monday June 30, 2014 @12:05PM Krebs on Microsoft Suspending "Patch Tuesday" Emails and Blaming Canada
Monday June 30, 2014 @03:15AM Ars Takes an Early Look At the Privacy-Centric Blackphone
Sunday June 29, 2014 @04:02PM RAND Study: Looser Civil Service Rules Would Ease Cybersecurity Shortage
Saturday June 28, 2014 @03:49PM Are the Hard-to-Exploit Bugs In LZO Compression Algorithm Just Hype?
Saturday June 28, 2014 @02:41PM KeyStore Vulnerability Affects 86% of Android Devices
Friday June 27, 2014 @09:38PM Microsoft Suspending "Patch Tuesday" Emails
Wednesday June 25, 2014 @09:43PM Australian Government Seeks To Boost Spy Agencies' Powers
Wednesday June 25, 2014 @08:43PM Trivial Bypass of PayPal Two-Factor Authentication On Mobile Devices
Wednesday June 25, 2014 @08:27AM Banking Fraud Campaign Steals 500k Euros In a Week
Monday June 23, 2014 @08:24PM Over 300,000 Servers Remain Vulnerable To Heartbleed
Monday June 23, 2014 @05:12PM Court Releases DOJ Memo Justifying Drone Strike On US Citizen
Friday June 20, 2014 @07:38AM Malware Posing As Official Google Play Store Evades Most Security Checks
Thursday June 19, 2014 @08:41PM German Intel Agency Helped NSA Tap Fiber Optic Cables In Germany
Thursday June 19, 2014 @01:28PM Research Project Pays People To Download, Run Executables
Thursday June 19, 2014 @09:05AM Ask Slashdot: How To Bequeath Sensitive Information?
Thursday June 19, 2014 @08:14AM Nokia Extorted For Millions Over Stolen Encryption Keys
Wednesday June 18, 2014 @11:42AM How Sabu Orchestrated the Hack of FBI Contractor ManTech
Wednesday June 18, 2014 @11:13AM Code Spaces Hosting Shutting Down After Attacker Deletes All Data
Tuesday June 17, 2014 @02:56AM Toy Robots Can Guard Your Home
Monday June 16, 2014 @08:45AM Book Review: Security Without Obscurity
Saturday June 14, 2014 @06:39PM Transforming the Web Into a Transparent 'HTTPA' Database
Friday June 13, 2014 @02:24PM Clueless About Card Data Hack, PF Chang's Reverts to Imprinting Devices
Thursday June 12, 2014 @08:46AM The Computer Security Threat From Ultrasonic Networks
Wednesday June 11, 2014 @06:25PM TweetDeck Hacked
Wednesday June 11, 2014 @06:22PM Cybercriminals Ramp Up Activity Ahead of 2014 World Cup
Wednesday June 11, 2014 @11:16AM Project Un1c0rn Wants To Be the Google For Lazy Security Flaws
Monday June 09, 2014 @02:52PM Kids With Operators Manual Alert Bank Officials: "We Hacked Your ATM"
Monday June 09, 2014 @07:33AM Did Russia Trick Snowden Into Going To Moscow?
Sunday June 08, 2014 @08:55AM IPMI Protocol Vulnerabilities Have Long Shelf Life
Thursday June 05, 2014 @06:25PM How FBI Informant Sabu Helped Anonymous Hack Brazil
Thursday June 05, 2014 @09:59AM New OpenSSL Man-in-the-Middle Flaw Affects All Clients
Wednesday June 04, 2014 @11:24PM Life Sentences For Serious Cyberattacks Proposed In Britain
Wednesday June 04, 2014 @09:09AM DARPA's Cyber Grand Challenge Offers $3.75 Million In Prizes
Tuesday June 03, 2014 @09:57AM Bill Blunden's Rejected DEF CON Presentation Posted Online
Monday June 02, 2014 @08:41PM The Latest Wave of Cyberattacks On the West Is Coming From the Middle East
Monday June 02, 2014 @02:43PM The Coming IT Nightmare of Unpatchable Systems
Monday June 02, 2014 @11:56AM TrueCrypt Cryptanalysis To Include Crowdsourcing Aspect
Monday June 02, 2014 @11:47AM Justice Dept. Names ZeuS Trojan Author, Seizes Control of P2P "Gameover" Botnet
Monday June 02, 2014 @09:37AM Heartbleed Bug Exploited Over Extensible Authentication Protocol
Saturday May 31, 2014 @05:31PM New Federal Database Will Track Americans' Credit Ratings, Other Financial Info
Thursday May 29, 2014 @05:32PM Imparting Malware Resistance With a Randomizing Compiler
Thursday May 29, 2014 @11:30AM OpenSSL To Undergo Security Audit, Gets Cash For 2 Developers
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
Monday May 26, 2014 @03:12PM Book Review: Hacking Point of Sale
Monday May 26, 2014 @12:47PM Bug In DOS-Based Voting Machines Disrupts Belgian Election
Monday May 26, 2014 @12:37PM Registry Hack Enables Continued Updates For Windows XP
Sunday May 25, 2014 @09:20AM US Gov't Seeks 7-Month Sentence For LulzSec's Sabu
Saturday May 24, 2014 @11:42PM US May Prevent Chinese Hackers From Attending Def Con, Black Hat
Saturday May 24, 2014 @11:44AM Severe Vulnerability At eBay's Website
Saturday May 24, 2014 @02:13AM DARPA Unveils Hack-Resistant Drone

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