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Slashdot Items Tagged "security"

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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 @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 @10:32AM Pushdo Trojan Infects 11,000 Systems In 24 Hours
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 @10:09AM 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 @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
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
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
Friday May 23, 2014 @05:07PM eBay Compromised
Wednesday May 21, 2014 @06:00PM New IE 8 Zero Day Discovered
Wednesday May 21, 2014 @11:41AM Android iBanking Malware Still Fetches $5,000
Tuesday May 20, 2014 @01:04PM Gun Rights Groups Say They Don't Oppose Smart Guns, Just Mandates
Tuesday May 20, 2014 @11:52AM China Bans Government Purchases of Windows 8
Monday May 19, 2014 @12:15PM Almost 100 Arrested In Worldwide Swoop On Blackshades Malware
Monday May 19, 2014 @09:10AM US To Charge Chinese Military Employees With Hacking
Monday May 19, 2014 @08:18AM Cisco Complains To Obama About NSA Adding Spyware To Routers
Sunday May 18, 2014 @10:37AM Mozilla Launches Student Coding Program "Winter of Security"
Sunday May 18, 2014 @08:18AM Malvertising Up By Over 200%
Saturday May 17, 2014 @05:31AM Emory University SCCM Server Accidentally Reformats All Computers Campus-wide
Friday May 16, 2014 @12:16PM Finding More Than One Worm In the Apple
Friday May 16, 2014 @08:25AM Ask Slashdot: Anti-Theft Products For the Over-Equipped Household?
Thursday May 15, 2014 @12:18PM Unlock Your Android Phone With Open Source Wearable NFC
Thursday May 15, 2014 @08:16AM 5-Year-Old Linux Kernel Bug Fixed
Wednesday May 14, 2014 @06:02PM Sony To Make Movie of Edward Snowden Story
Wednesday May 14, 2014 @12:45PM The Fight To Uncover Spyware Exports To Repressive Regimes
Wednesday May 14, 2014 @12:10PM Estonia Urged To Drop Internet Voting Over Security Fears
Tuesday May 13, 2014 @10:33AM Researchers Find, Analyze Forged SSL Certs In the Wild
Monday May 12, 2014 @08:36AM Flaws In Popular Solar Power Management Platform Could Crash the Grid
Sunday May 11, 2014 @08:21AM Feds: Sailor Hacked Navy Network While Aboard Nuclear Aircraft Carrier
Saturday May 10, 2014 @01:21AM The NSA and Snowden: Securing the All-Seeing Eye
Friday May 09, 2014 @07:48AM McAfee Grabbed Data Without Paying, Says Open Source Vulnerability Database
Wednesday May 07, 2014 @11:28PM ACLU and EFF Endorse Weaker USA Freedom Act Passed By Committee
Wednesday May 07, 2014 @03:52PM It's World Password Day: Change Your Passwords
Wednesday May 07, 2014 @11:39AM TLS 1.3 Draft Prepares to Drop Static RSA Key Exchange
Wednesday May 07, 2014 @11:16AM 4chan Launches '$20 Bug Bounty' After Hackers Ruin moot's Day
Tuesday May 06, 2014 @09:43AM Anti-Virus Is Dead (But Still Makes Money) Says Symantec
Sunday May 04, 2014 @11:33PM Applying Pavlovian Psychology to Password Management
Sunday May 04, 2014 @07:22PM Help EFF Test a New Tool To Stop Creepy Online Tracking
Sunday May 04, 2014 @06:10PM Europe's Cybersecurity Policy Under Attack
Saturday May 03, 2014 @09:06PM How To Prevent the Next Heartbleed
Saturday May 03, 2014 @01:07AM Why Microsoft Shouldn't Patch the XP Internet Explorer Flaw
Friday May 02, 2014 @09:29PM Free Can Make You Bleed: the Underresourced Open Source
Friday May 02, 2014 @01:52AM XP Systems Getting Emergency IE Zero Day Patch
Thursday May 01, 2014 @11:11PM Born In the NSA: These Former Spies Are Starting Companies of Their Own
Thursday May 01, 2014 @12:56PM OpenBSD 5.5 Released
Thursday May 01, 2014 @08:25AM Target Moves To Chip and Pin Cards To Boost Security
Wednesday April 30, 2014 @06:09PM Researchers Find Easy To Exploit Bugs In Traffic Control Systems
Tuesday April 29, 2014 @12:41PM Ask Slashdot: Intelligently Moving From IT Into Management?
Tuesday April 29, 2014 @02:13AM US and UK Governments Advise Avoiding Internet Explorer Until Bug Fixed
Monday April 28, 2014 @10:00AM Open Core Initiative Promises Millions of Dollars For Open Source Security
Monday April 28, 2014 @01:09AM Microsoft Issues Advisory For Internet Explorer Vulnerability
Sunday April 27, 2014 @08:11AM Apache Struts Zero Day Not Fixed By Patch
Thursday April 24, 2014 @02:54PM When it comes to security at nuclear facilities, danger likely lurks from within
Thursday April 24, 2014 @10:09AM Anonymous' Airchat Aim: Communication Without Need For Phone Or Internet
Tuesday April 22, 2014 @12:34PM Not Just a Cleanup Any More: LibreSSL Project Announced
Monday April 21, 2014 @10:47PM Intentional Backdoor In Consumer Routers Found
Monday April 21, 2014 @02:21PM Administration Ordered To Divulge Legal Basis For Killing Americans With Drones
Monday April 21, 2014 @10:17AM Heartbleed Pricetag To Top $500 Million?
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

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