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Slashdot Items Tagged "exploit"

Date / TimeStory
Saturday December 20, 2014 @08:43AM Hackers Used Nasty "SMB Worm" Attack Toolkit Against Sony
Thursday December 18, 2014 @07:46PM Critical Git Security Vulnerability Announced
Thursday December 18, 2014 @12:57AM Over 9,000 PCs In Australia Infected By TorrentLocker Ransomware
Thursday December 11, 2014 @02:48PM Keurig 2.0 Genuine K-Cup Spoofing Vulnerability
Friday November 21, 2014 @07:23PM Critical XSS Flaws Patched In WordPress and Popular Plug-In
Thursday October 30, 2014 @08:38AM Drupal Warns Users of Mass, Automated Attacks On Critical Flaw
Tuesday October 21, 2014 @09:19AM Delivering Malicious Android Apps Hidden In Image Files
Tuesday October 07, 2014 @07:58AM Hackers Compromised Yahoo Servers Using Shellshock Bug
Monday September 29, 2014 @12:49PM Bash To Require Further Patching, As More Shellshock Holes Found
Saturday September 27, 2014 @06:43AM Apple Yet To Push Patch For "Shellshock" Bug
Thursday September 25, 2014 @12:57PM Flurry of Scans Hint That Bash Vulnerability Could Already Be In the Wild
Thursday September 18, 2014 @09:35AM US Military Aware Only Belatedly of Chinese Attacks Against Transport Contractor
Tuesday September 16, 2014 @07:08AM Malware Distributed Through Twitch Chat Is Hijacking Steam Accounts
Friday September 12, 2014 @07:28AM Turning the Tables On "Phone Tech Support" Scammers
Thursday August 28, 2014 @07:43AM FBI Investigates 'Sophisticated' Cyber Attack On JP Morgan, 4 More US Banks
Thursday August 21, 2014 @09:44AM Critical Delphi and C++ Builder VCL library bug found
Sunday August 10, 2014 @11:30AM Silent Circle's Blackphone Exploited at Def Con
Thursday August 07, 2014 @08:45AM Oracle Database Redaction Trivial To Bypass, Says David Litchfield
Thursday August 07, 2014 @07:50AM Massive Russian Hack Has Researchers Scratching Their Heads
Tuesday August 05, 2014 @01:31PM PayPal's Two-Factor Authentication Can Be Bypassed Using eBay Bug
Thursday July 31, 2014 @09:36PM "BadUSB" Exploit Makes Devices Turn "Evil"
Saturday July 26, 2014 @08:20AM Private Data On iOS Devices Not So Private After All
Monday July 21, 2014 @10:22PM The "Rickmote Controller" Can Hijack Any Google Chromecast
Tuesday July 08, 2014 @09:25PM 'Rosetta Flash' Attack Leverages JSONP Callbacks To Steal Credentials
Saturday June 28, 2014 @01:41PM KeyStore Vulnerability Affects 86% of Android Devices
Wednesday June 25, 2014 @11:45AM Trivial Bypass of PayPal Two-Factor Authentication On Mobile Devices
Monday June 23, 2014 @07:24PM Over 300,000 Servers Remain Vulnerable To Heartbleed
Monday June 02, 2014 @10:22AM Heartbleed Bug Exploited Over Extensible Authentication Protocol
Saturday May 24, 2014 @10:44AM Severe Vulnerability At eBay's Website
Thursday May 15, 2014 @07:17AM 5-Year-Old Linux Kernel Bug Fixed
Tuesday April 29, 2014 @05:52PM Heartbleed Turned Against Cyber Criminals
Sunday April 20, 2014 @09:39AM Heartbleed Used To Bypass 2-Factor Authentication, Hijack User Sessions
Sunday April 13, 2014 @01:37PM Private Keys Stolen Within Hours From Heartbleed OpenSSL Site
Monday March 31, 2014 @11:38AM NSA Infiltrated RSA Deeper Than Imagined
Thursday March 27, 2014 @11:57AM WordPress Malware disguised As Fake 'Patched' Plugins
Tuesday March 25, 2014 @11:19AM Remote ATM Attack Uses SMS To Dispense Cash
Saturday March 22, 2014 @05:53PM One Billion Android Devices Open To Privilege Escalation
Saturday March 22, 2014 @05:06PM NSA Hacked Huawei, Stole Source Code
Tuesday March 11, 2014 @09:33PM Large DDoS Attack Brings WordPress Pingback Abuse Back Into Spotlight
Wednesday February 26, 2014 @12:32PM IE Vulnerability Exposing Banking Logins, Spreading Rapidly
Monday February 24, 2014 @12:42PM Complete Microsoft EMET Bypass Developed
Friday February 21, 2014 @01:15PM Source Code for Android iBanking Bot Appears On Underground Forum
Thursday February 20, 2014 @05:42PM Drive-by Android Malware Exploits Unpatchable Vulnerability
Thursday February 20, 2014 @09:12AM Major Vulnerability In Tinder Dating App Allowed User Tracking
Thursday January 23, 2014 @09:39AM Facebook's Biggest Bounty Yet To Hacker Who Found "Keys To the Kingdom"
Saturday January 18, 2014 @12:51PM VPN Encryption Vulnerability On Android
Wednesday January 08, 2014 @04:26PM OpenSUSE Forums Defaced, Email Addresses Leaked
Friday January 03, 2014 @02:09PM Backdoor Discovered In Netgear and Linkys Routers
Monday December 30, 2013 @10:15PM USB Sticks Used In Robbery of ATMs
Wednesday December 11, 2013 @01:08PM Disqus Bug Deanonymizes Commenters
Tuesday November 05, 2013 @08:58PM Microsoft Warns of Zero-Day Under Attack
Thursday August 29, 2013 @11:53AM Mobile Networks of Entire Cities Can be Jammed With Just 11 Modified Phones
Thursday August 29, 2013 @10:05AM CoreText Font Rendering Bug Leads To iOS, OS X Exploit
Thursday August 15, 2013 @12:03PM Google admits Bitcoin thieves exploited Android crypto PRNG flaw
Tuesday August 13, 2013 @12:08PM Hacking Lightbulbs To Cause a Sustained Blackout
Tuesday August 06, 2013 @01:59PM Backdoor found in OpenX ad platform
Thursday August 01, 2013 @03:24PM iPhone Hacked In Under 60 Seconds Using Malicious Charger
Thursday July 25, 2013 @08:29AM Android Master Key Attacks Begin
Wednesday June 26, 2013 @10:57AM HP Confirms Backdoor In StoreOnce Backup Products
Thursday June 06, 2013 @12:45PM Hacker publishes alleged zero-day exploit for Plesk
Thursday June 06, 2013 @12:26PM Hacker Publishes Alleged Zero-Day Exploit For Plesk
Thursday June 06, 2013 @07:23AM Fake Mt. Gox Pages Aim To Infect Bitcoin Users
Wednesday June 05, 2013 @10:50AM European HbbTV Smart TV Holes Make Sets Hackable
Sunday June 02, 2013 @10:12PM Researchers Infect iOS Devices With Malware Via Malicious Charger
Thursday May 30, 2013 @08:39AM Google Advocates 7-Day Deadline For Vulnerability Disclosure
Sunday April 21, 2013 @08:28AM CBS Twitter Feed Compromised
Thursday March 07, 2013 @09:02AM Chrome, Firefox, IE 10, Java, Win 8 All Hacked At Pwn2Own
Tuesday February 26, 2013 @09:55AM Bypassing Google's Two-Factor Authentication
Saturday February 23, 2013 @08:32PM PunkSPIDER Project Puts Vulnerabilities On (Searchable) Display
Sunday February 10, 2013 @07:29PM Widespread Compromise Of Yahoo-Backed Email In New Zealand
Friday February 08, 2013 @07:36PM Adobe Hopes Pop-up Warnings Will Stop Office-Borne Flash Attacks
Friday February 08, 2013 @03:51PM New Adobe Flash Vulnerabilities Being Actively Exploited On Windows and OS X
Friday January 25, 2013 @07:47PM Trojanized SSH Daemon In the Wild, Sending Passwords To Iceland
Friday January 25, 2013 @06:00PM 10 Years After SQL Slammer
Friday January 25, 2013 @05:59PM Thousands of Publicly Accessible Printers Searchable On Google
Friday January 25, 2013 @05:58PM Hacker Bypasses Windows 7/8 Address Space Layout Randomization
Thursday January 24, 2013 @11:18AM Barracuda Appliances Have Exploitable Holes, Fixed By Firmware Updates
Friday January 11, 2013 @10:09PM Oracle Knew of Latest Java 0-Day Security Hole In August
Thursday January 03, 2013 @04:23PM All Ruby On Rails Versions Suffer SQL Injection Flaw
Friday December 28, 2012 @07:43AM Nvidia Display Driver Service Attack Escalates Privileges On Windows Machines
Monday December 17, 2012 @05:28AM Researchers Convert Phones Into Secret Listening Devices
Sunday December 16, 2012 @05:48PM Huge Security Hole In Recent Samsung Devices
Wednesday December 12, 2012 @01:05PM Zero Day Hole In Samsung Smart TVs Could Have TV Watching You
Saturday November 17, 2012 @09:03AM FreeBSD Project Discloses Security Breach Via Stolen SSH Key
Thursday November 15, 2012 @11:27AM Hacker Grabs 150k Adobe User Accounts Via SQL Injection
Tuesday November 13, 2012 @09:09AM Critical Vulnerabilities In Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3, CryEngine 3
Thursday November 08, 2012 @09:27AM $50,000 Zero-Day Exploit Evades Adobe's Sandbox, Say Russian Analysts
Monday October 22, 2012 @02:55AM Aussie Researchers Crack Transport Crypto, Get Free Rides
Sunday October 21, 2012 @02:20AM Spammers Using Shortened .gov URLs
Wednesday October 17, 2012 @03:59PM Steam Protocol Opens PCs to Remote Code Execution
Friday October 12, 2012 @10:00PM Lulzsec Member Raynaldo Rivera Pleads Guilty To Sony Pictures Breach
Friday October 12, 2012 @02:19PM Lone Packet Crashes Telco Networks
Friday October 12, 2012 @07:09AM Firefox 16 Pulled To Address Security Vulnerability
Sunday October 07, 2012 @04:07PM Entire Cities In World of Warcraft Dead, Hack Suspected
Tuesday September 25, 2012 @11:31AM Samsung Smartphones Vulnerable To Remote Wipe Hack
Thursday September 13, 2012 @09:02AM BMW Cars Vulnerable To Blank Key Attack
Thursday September 06, 2012 @07:48AM BitFloor Joins List of Compromised BitCoin Exchanges
Thursday September 06, 2012 @07:45AM Apple Denies FBI Had Access To UDIDs
Thursday September 06, 2012 @07:13AM FBI Denies It Held iPhone UDIDs Stolen By AntiSec
Tuesday September 04, 2012 @07:22AM Firefox, Opera Allow Phishing By Data URI Claims New Paper
Thursday August 30, 2012 @11:22AM Polish Researcher: Oracle Knew For Months About Java Zero-Day
Tuesday August 28, 2012 @08:22AM Hackers Dump Millions of Records From Banks, Politicians
Wednesday August 22, 2012 @11:02PM FAA Denies Vulnerabilities In New Air Traffic Control System
Friday August 17, 2012 @07:00PM Google Employees Find 60 Security Holes In Adobe Reader
Wednesday August 01, 2012 @02:13PM Proprietary Nvidia Linux Driver Contains Privilege Escalation Hole
Tuesday July 24, 2012 @12:16PM F-Secure Report: Another SCADA Attack in Iran — This Time With AC/DC
Sunday July 22, 2012 @08:31AM Poison Attacks Against Machine Learning
Saturday July 21, 2012 @09:54AM First iOS, Now Mac OS X In-App Purchases Hacked
Tuesday July 17, 2012 @12:22PM 'Madi' Cyber Espionage Malware Hits Middle East Targets
Thursday July 12, 2012 @02:10PM How Exploit Kits Have Changed Spammers' M.O.
Tuesday July 03, 2012 @08:15AM Blackhole Exploit Kit Gets an Upgrade
Thursday June 21, 2012 @01:51PM Android App Lets You Steal Contactless Credit Card Data
Thursday May 17, 2012 @08:21AM Most CCTV Systems Come With Trivial Exploits
Thursday May 10, 2012 @11:56AM Apple Auto-Disables Old Flash Players In Mac OS X 10.7.4
Thursday April 26, 2012 @04:43PM Backdoor Found In Arcadyan-based Wi-Fi Routers
Monday April 23, 2012 @11:51AM Brain Scan Can Predict Math Mistakes
Tuesday April 10, 2012 @05:30PM McAfee Claims Successful Insulin Pump Attack
Monday April 09, 2012 @05:32PM SMS-Controlled Malware Hijacking Android Phones
Thursday April 05, 2012 @09:19AM Microsoft: 'Unlikely' Credit Card Details Lifted From Xbox 360s
Tuesday April 03, 2012 @08:50AM Mozilla Blocks Vulnerable Java Versions In Firefox
Tuesday March 20, 2012 @07:47AM Windows Remote Desktop Exploit In the Wild
Saturday January 28, 2012 @10:27AM Stealing Smartphone Crypto Keys Using Radio Waves
Tuesday January 24, 2012 @12:29PM Fighting Rogue Access Points At linux.conf.au
Tuesday January 24, 2012 @08:11AM Pwn2Own 2012 Set To Reveal More Browser Vulnerabilities Than In the Past
Tuesday January 17, 2012 @08:47AM Viruses Stole City College of S.F. Data For Years
Friday January 13, 2012 @06:21PM The Future of Hi-Tech Auto Theft
Monday January 09, 2012 @11:33AM Israel Says It Will Treat Online Credit Card Theft As It Would Terrorism
Wednesday January 04, 2012 @01:26PM Cleaning Up the Mess After a Major Hack Attack
Wednesday January 04, 2012 @12:30PM One Million Web Pages Attacked By Lilupophilupop
Friday December 30, 2011 @06:16PM Malicious QR Code Use On the Rise
Thursday December 29, 2011 @12:08PM Researchers Demo New GSM Attacks at Chaos Communications Congress
Tuesday December 20, 2011 @12:58PM New Remote Flaw in Windows 7 x64 Found
Thursday December 08, 2011 @09:16AM Study Shows Many Sites Still Failing Basic Security Measures
Thursday December 08, 2011 @08:02AM Adobe Warns of Critical Zero Day Vulnerability
Monday November 21, 2011 @07:15PM Fox-IT Completes the Picture On the Factored RSA-512 Keys
Monday November 21, 2011 @10:42AM SCADA Hacker: Water District Used 3-Character Password
Wednesday November 16, 2011 @04:22PM Romanian Accused of Breaking Into NASA
Friday November 11, 2011 @06:23PM Valve Announces Massive Steam Server Intrusion
Monday November 07, 2011 @07:24PM Charlie Miller Circumvents Code Signing For iOS Apps
Saturday November 05, 2011 @08:16PM MS Traces Duqu Zero-Day To Font Parsing In Win32k
Friday November 04, 2011 @03:05AM Duqu Installer Exploits Windows Kernel Zero Day
Wednesday November 02, 2011 @01:51PM Duqu virus uses Microsoft Windows security hole to
Monday October 24, 2011 @03:18PM Bug Opens Chrome to Easy Remote Code Execution
Sunday October 02, 2011 @04:53PM Security Flaw Bypasses AT&T Samsung Galaxy S II Screen Lock
Saturday September 24, 2011 @08:44PM Why the BEAST Doesn't Threaten Tor Users
Thursday September 15, 2011 @08:58AM Italian Hacker Publishes 0day SCADA Hacks
Wednesday September 14, 2011 @07:40PM BIOS Rootkit Found In The Wild
Wednesday September 14, 2011 @07:25PM New BIOS Exploiting Rootkit Discovered
Tuesday September 06, 2011 @07:45AM (Possible) Diginotar Hacker Comes Forward
Monday September 05, 2011 @12:38PM The Register Hacked
Sunday August 28, 2011 @06:14PM Nokia get hacked, developer data leaked
Saturday August 13, 2011 @03:38PM BlackBerry Server Can Be Hacked With Image File
Tuesday August 09, 2011 @01:53PM Russian raid brings down Mac Defender malware co.
Thursday July 28, 2011 @04:03PM Hackers' Flying Drone Now Eavesdrops On GSM Phones
Friday July 22, 2011 @05:01PM Apple Laptops Vulnerable To Battery Firmware Hack
Thursday June 30, 2011 @04:51PM Anonymous Leaks New Batch of Data
Sunday June 12, 2011 @12:27AM International Monetary Fund Hit By Cyber Attack
Saturday June 11, 2011 @01:34PM Anonymous Takes Down Turkish Government Site
Friday June 03, 2011 @05:07PM Anonymous Steals 10,000 Iranian Government Emails
Thursday May 26, 2011 @11:30AM OpenSSL Timing Attack Steals Private Keys
Wednesday May 18, 2011 @07:02PM Android Users Warned To Avoid Public WiFi
Tuesday May 17, 2011 @02:11PM Swiped Tokens Expose Android Devices To Data Theft
Thursday May 12, 2011 @01:44PM Ask Slashdot: How Should Sony Compensate PSN Users?
Tuesday May 10, 2011 @10:38PM WebGL Poses New Security Problems
Monday May 09, 2011 @10:48PM New Chrome Exploit Bypasses Sandbox, ASLR and DEP
Saturday May 07, 2011 @06:33AM OpenID Warns of Serious Remote Bug, Urges Upgrade
Tuesday May 03, 2011 @12:00PM Sony Breach Gets Worse: 24.6 Million Compromised Accounts At SOE
Thursday April 14, 2011 @04:04PM Adobe To Patch Flash 0-Day Friday
Saturday April 02, 2011 @12:06AM RSA Says SecurID Hack Based On Phishing With Flash 0-Day
Friday March 18, 2011 @10:42PM UK PC Users Hit By Huge Fake Antivirus Attack
Thursday March 10, 2011 @03:28PM New Attack Can Disable Phones Via SMS
Saturday February 26, 2011 @05:13PM Support Center Served Over 2,000 Identity Thieves
Wednesday February 23, 2011 @10:06AM High Severity BIND Vulnerability Advisory Issued
Wednesday February 16, 2011 @11:01AM On Retirement, Israeli General Takes Credit for Stuxnet Attacks
Tuesday February 15, 2011 @06:45PM Remote Bug Found In Ubuntu Kerberos
Thursday February 10, 2011 @12:44PM iPhone Attack Reveals Passwords In Six Minutes
Friday February 04, 2011 @07:00PM Adobe's Reader X Spoils New PDF Attack
Tuesday February 01, 2011 @07:02PM New PS3 Firmware Contains Backdoor
Saturday January 29, 2011 @02:46PM New Android Exploit Discovered To Steal Data
Thursday January 27, 2011 @03:59PM SourceForge Down After Attack [Updated]
Thursday January 27, 2011 @01:53PM Hackers Bringing Telnet Back
Tuesday January 25, 2011 @05:01PM Fedora Infrastructure Compromised
Wednesday January 19, 2011 @11:48PM Hackers Respond To Help Wanted Ads With Malware
Tuesday January 11, 2011 @06:47PM Google ReCAPTCHA Cracked
Thursday January 06, 2011 @05:46PM Man Arrested For Exploiting Error In Slot Machines
Tuesday January 04, 2011 @06:05PM Microsoft Confirms Zero-Day Hours After Exploit
Friday December 31, 2010 @02:51PM Windows Phone 7 Marketplace Hack Demonstrated
Friday December 31, 2010 @12:32AM Android Trojan Found, Spreading From Chinese App Stores
Monday December 27, 2010 @12:23PM UK Banks Attempt To Censor Academic Publication
Sunday December 26, 2010 @09:46PM Did Stuxnet Take Out 1,000 Centrifuges At Natanz?
Saturday December 04, 2010 @02:10PM Doorways Sneak To Non-Default Ports of Hacked Servers
Friday December 03, 2010 @04:07PM Researchers Bypass IE Protected Mode
Thursday December 02, 2010 @09:17AM Attack of the Trojan Printers
Friday November 26, 2010 @04:53AM New Windows Kernel Vulnerability Bypasses UAC
Thursday November 18, 2010 @01:37PM Stuxnet Virus Now Biggest Threat To Industry
Tuesday November 16, 2010 @07:53PM Stuxnet Was Designed To Subtly Interfere With Uranium Enrichment
Tuesday November 16, 2010 @04:26PM New Rootkit Bypasses Windows Code-Signing Security
Saturday November 13, 2010 @08:16PM Android Holes Allow Secret Installation of Apps
Thursday November 11, 2010 @03:59AM Security App For the New German Personal ID Hacked
Wednesday November 10, 2010 @04:26PM Targeted Attacks Focus On Economic Cyberterrorism

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