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Slashdot Items Tagged "security"

Date / TimeStory
Friday December 19, 2014 @12:02PM New Zeus Variant Targets Users Of 150 Banks
Thursday December 18, 2014 @11:49PM Critical Git Security Vulnerability Announced
Thursday December 18, 2014 @11:45PM Grinch Vulnerability Could Put a Hole In Your Linux Stocking
Thursday December 18, 2014 @11:40PM Hackers Compromise ICANN, Access Zone File Data System
Wednesday December 17, 2014 @10:06PM RFID-Blocking Blazer and Jeans Could Stop Wireless Identity Theft
Wednesday December 17, 2014 @09:49PM US Links North Korea To Sony Hacking
Wednesday December 17, 2014 @05:37PM Over 9,000 PCs In Australia Infected By TorrentLocker Ransomware
Wednesday December 17, 2014 @05:33PM Google Proposes To Warn People About Non-SSL Web Sites
Wednesday December 17, 2014 @04:49PM Top Five Theaters Won't Show "The Interview" Sony Cancels Release
Wednesday December 17, 2014 @01:15PM Manufacturer's Backdoor Found On Popular Chinese Android Smartphone
Monday December 15, 2014 @07:43AM Eric Schmidt: To Avoid NSA Spying, Keep Your Data In Google's Services
Thursday December 11, 2014 @07:17PM "Lax" Crossdomain Policy Puts Yahoo Mail At Risk
Thursday December 11, 2014 @06:28PM Sony Reportedly Is Using Cyber-Attacks To Keep Leaked Files From Spreading
Thursday December 11, 2014 @06:19PM Are the TSA's New Electronic Device Screenings Necessary?
Tuesday December 09, 2014 @12:47PM Just-Announced X.Org Security Flaws Affect Code Dating Back To 1987
Tuesday December 09, 2014 @08:42AM Neglecting the Lessons of Cypherpunk History
Monday December 08, 2014 @11:24PM Uber Banned In Delhi After Taxi Driver Accused of Rape
Monday December 08, 2014 @03:16PM FISA Court Extends Section 215 Bulk Surveillance For 90 Days
Monday December 08, 2014 @11:40AM Sony Hacks Continue: PlayStation Hit By Lizard Squad Attack
Sunday December 07, 2014 @06:54PM How I Learned To Stop Worrying and Love the Twitterbot
Sunday December 07, 2014 @06:39PM North Korea Denies Involvement In "Righteous" Sony Hack
Thursday December 04, 2014 @06:31PM The Sony Pictures Hack Was Even Worse Than Everyone Thought
Thursday December 04, 2014 @05:13PM Ask Slashdot: Convincing My Company To Stop Using Passwords?
Wednesday December 03, 2014 @08:17PM UK MP Says ISPs Must Take Responsibility For Movie Leaks, Sony Eyes North Korea
Wednesday December 03, 2014 @04:25PM Dragon Age: Inquisition Reviewed and Benchmarked
Wednesday December 03, 2014 @04:01PM Fraudulent Apps Found In Apple's Store
Tuesday December 02, 2014 @11:56AM Big Banks Will Vie For Your Attention With Cardless ATMs and VR
Monday December 01, 2014 @05:35PM Cyber Ring Stole Secrets For Gaming US Stock Market
Monday December 01, 2014 @12:00PM BlackBerry Clears Hurdle For Voice Crypto Acquisition
Saturday November 29, 2014 @01:30AM Hackers Breach Payment Systems of Major Parking Garage Operator
Thursday November 27, 2014 @02:16PM Syrian Electronic Army Takes Credit For News Site Hacking
Wednesday November 26, 2014 @04:41PM Ask Slashdot: Best Biometric Authentication System?
Tuesday November 25, 2014 @12:15AM Regin Malware In EU Attack Linked To US and British Intelligence Agencies
Monday November 24, 2014 @03:01PM DHS Set To Destroy "Einstein" Surveillance Records
Monday November 24, 2014 @10:43AM Nuclear Weapons Create Their Own Security Codes With Radiation
Sunday November 23, 2014 @01:17PM Highly Advanced Backdoor Trojan Cased High-Profile Targets For Years
Sunday November 23, 2014 @11:47AM Book Review: Bulletproof SSL and TLS
Saturday November 22, 2014 @08:47PM Congress Suggests Moat, Electronic Fence To Protect White House
Friday November 21, 2014 @07:23PM Critical XSS Flaws Patched In WordPress and Popular Plug-In
Thursday November 20, 2014 @07:16PM Greenwald Advises Market-Based Solution To Mass Surveillance
Wednesday November 19, 2014 @06:15PM Android Botnet Evolves, Could Pose Threat To Corporate Networks
Tuesday November 18, 2014 @11:23AM Microsoft Releases Out-of-Band Security Patch For Windows
Monday November 17, 2014 @06:26PM State Department Joins NOAA, USPS In Club of Hacked Federal Agencies
Monday November 17, 2014 @12:38PM Military Laser/Radio Tech Proposed As Alternative To Laying Costly Fiber Cable
Friday November 14, 2014 @01:35PM 81% of Tor users can be de-anonymized by analysing router information
Thursday November 13, 2014 @05:46PM US Gov't Issues Alert About iOS "Masque Attack" Threat
Thursday November 13, 2014 @02:37PM Internet Voting Hack Alters PDF Ballots In Transmission
Thursday November 13, 2014 @11:42AM Popular Smartphones Hacked At Mobile Pwn2Own 2014
Wednesday November 12, 2014 @10:41PM Senate May Vote On NSA Reform As Soon As Next Week
Wednesday November 12, 2014 @04:41PM US Weather System and Satellite Network Hacked
Monday November 10, 2014 @05:21PM US Postal Service Hacked, 500k+ Employees and Public Data Breached
Monday November 10, 2014 @10:07AM Report: Federal Workers, Contractors Behind Half of Government Cyber Breaches
Monday November 10, 2014 @08:09AM Espionage Campaign Targets Corporate Executives Traveling Abroad
Monday November 10, 2014 @08:05AM Book Review: Countdown To Zero Day
Sunday November 09, 2014 @02:13PM Berlin's Digital Exiles: Where Tech Activists Go To Escape the NSA
Saturday November 08, 2014 @02:14PM More Tor .Onion Sites May Get Digital Certificates Soon
Thursday November 06, 2014 @11:25PM Informational Wi-Fi Traffic As a Covert Communication Channel For Malware
Thursday November 06, 2014 @11:24PM British Spies Are Free To Target Lawyers and Journalists
Thursday November 06, 2014 @06:26PM Home Depot Says Hackers Grabbed 53 Million Email Addresses
Thursday November 06, 2014 @01:53PM WireLurker Mac OS X Malware Found, Shut Down
Wednesday November 05, 2014 @05:52PM The Fight Over the EFF's Secure Messaging Scoreboard
Tuesday November 04, 2014 @09:24PM Google Releases Open Source Nogotofail Network Traffic Security Testing Tool
Tuesday November 04, 2014 @01:21PM Ask Slashdot: Single Sign-On To Link Google Apps and Active Directory?
Monday November 03, 2014 @06:45PM Flaw in New Visa Cards Would Let Hackers Steal $1M Per Card
Monday November 03, 2014 @01:11PM Smartphone App To Be Used As Hotel Room Keys
Monday November 03, 2014 @10:25AM The 7th Underhanded C Contest Is Online
Monday November 03, 2014 @08:06AM Chinese Hackers Mess With Texas By Attacking Fracking Firms
Saturday November 01, 2014 @07:34PM Video Raises Doubts About Attkisson's Claims of Malicious Hacking
Saturday November 01, 2014 @02:22PM OpenBSD 5.6 Released
Thursday October 30, 2014 @05:00PM Google To Disable Fallback To SSL 3.0 In Chrome 39 and Remove In Chrome 40
Thursday October 30, 2014 @04:30PM Vulnerabilities Found (and Sought) In More Command-Line Tools
Thursday October 30, 2014 @08:38AM Drupal Warns Users of Mass, Automated Attacks On Critical Flaw
Wednesday October 29, 2014 @02:42PM Security Companies Team Up, Take Down Chinese Hacking Group
Wednesday October 29, 2014 @01:17PM Hackers Breach White House Network
Wednesday October 29, 2014 @11:42AM Apple Pay Competitor CurrentC Breached
Monday October 27, 2014 @08:08AM Book Review: Measuring and Managing Information Risk: a FAIR Approach
Friday October 24, 2014 @07:46PM OwnCloud Dev Requests Removal From Ubuntu Repos Over Security Holes
Thursday October 23, 2014 @08:45AM Cisco Fixes Three-Year-Old Telnet Flaw In Security Appliances
Thursday October 23, 2014 @07:35AM Proposed Penalty For UK Hackers Who "Damage National Security": Life
Wednesday October 22, 2014 @11:48AM Windows 0-Day Exploited In Ongoing Attacks
Tuesday October 21, 2014 @11:35AM Google Adds USB Security Keys To 2-Factor Authentication Options
Tuesday October 21, 2014 @08:25AM Delivering Malicious Android Apps Hidden In Image Files
Thursday October 16, 2014 @02:15PM FBI Director Continues His Campaign Against Encryption
Thursday October 16, 2014 @11:47AM FBI Warns Industry of Chinese Cyber Campaign
Wednesday October 15, 2014 @03:48PM Drupal Fixes Highly Critical SQL Injection Flaw
Tuesday October 14, 2014 @08:46AM Dropbox Wasn't Hacked, Says Leaked Credentials Are From Unrelated Services
Monday October 13, 2014 @02:23PM Password Security: Why the Horse Battery Staple Is Not Correct
Monday October 13, 2014 @09:11AM The Correct Response To Photo Hack Victim-Blamers
Sunday October 12, 2014 @03:41PM Pro-Democracy Websites In Hong Kong Targeted With and Serving Malware
Sunday October 12, 2014 @07:59AM How Poor Punctuation Can Break Windows
Friday October 10, 2014 @07:05PM Kmart Says Its Payment System Was Hacked
Friday October 10, 2014 @12:43PM Interviews: Ask Reuben Paul What Hackers Can Learn From an 8-Year-Old
Thursday October 09, 2014 @05:46PM Ask Slashdot: Capture the Flag Training
Thursday October 09, 2014 @05:18PM National Security Letter Issuance Likely Headed To Supreme Court
Thursday October 09, 2014 @01:23PM A Critical Look At Walter "Scorpion" O'Brien
Thursday October 09, 2014 @07:26AM Department of Defense May Give Private Cloud Vendors Access To Top Secret Data
Wednesday October 08, 2014 @04:32PM The Malware of the Future May Come Bearing Real Gifts
Tuesday October 07, 2014 @11:37PM Infected ATMs Give Away Millions of Dollars Without Credit Cards
Tuesday October 07, 2014 @09:59AM Encryption and the Right to Privacy
Monday October 06, 2014 @12:12PM Hackers Compromised Yahoo Servers Using Shellshock Bug
Monday October 06, 2014 @09:13AM Bugzilla Bug Exposes Zero-Day Bugs
Sunday October 05, 2014 @03:26PM Professor Kevin Fu Answers Your Questions About Medical Device Security
Sunday October 05, 2014 @11:14AM DARPA Delving Into the Black Art of Super Secure Software Obfuscation
Sunday October 05, 2014 @11:13AM Smart Gun Inspires Smart Mouse Authentification System
Friday October 03, 2014 @02:28AM JP Morgan Chase Attacked; data for 76million stolen
Thursday October 02, 2014 @08:14PM FDA Issues Guidance On Cybersecurity of Medical Devices
Thursday October 02, 2014 @05:09PM Google Threatened With $100M Lawsuit Over Nude Celebrity Photos
Thursday October 02, 2014 @04:54PM Hacking USB Firmware
Thursday October 02, 2014 @10:39AM Building a Honeypot To Observe Shellshock Attacks In the Real World
Thursday October 02, 2014 @08:19AM Xen Cloud Fix Shows the Right Way To Patch Open-Source Flaws
Thursday October 02, 2014 @07:16AM New OS X Backdoor Malware Roping Macs Into Botnet
Wednesday October 01, 2014 @04:41PM Leaked Docs Reveal List of 30 Countries Hacked On Orders of FBI Informant Sabu
Wednesday October 01, 2014 @01:06PM Obama Administration Argues For Backdoors In Personal Electronics
Wednesday October 01, 2014 @12:04PM iOS Trojan Targets Hong Kong Protestors
Tuesday September 30, 2014 @07:28AM Apple Fixes Shellshock In OS X
Tuesday September 30, 2014 @07:21AM Man Walks Past Security Screening Staring At iPad, Causing Airport Evacuation
Sunday September 28, 2014 @09:04PM Bash To Require Further Patching, As More Shellshock Holes Found
Sunday September 28, 2014 @02:05PM At CIA Starbucks, Even the Baristas Are Covert
Saturday September 27, 2014 @06:43AM Apple Yet To Push Patch For "Shellshock" Bug
Thursday September 25, 2014 @07:50PM NSF Awards $10 Million To Protect America's Processors
Thursday September 25, 2014 @06:06PM First Shellshock Botnet Attacking Akamai, US DoD Networks
Thursday September 25, 2014 @12:57PM Flurry of Scans Hint That Bash Vulnerability Could Already Be In the Wild
Thursday September 25, 2014 @10:07AM Amazon Forced To Reboot EC2 To Patch Bug In Xen
Thursday September 25, 2014 @09:16AM Ask Slashdot: How To Keep Students' Passwords Secure?
Thursday September 25, 2014 @01:24AM Dropbox and Google Want To Make Open Source Security Tools Easy To Use
Thursday September 25, 2014 @01:21AM 5 Million Gmail Passwords Leaked, Google Says No Evidence Of Compromise
Thursday September 25, 2014 @01:12AM Apple Denies Systems Breach In Photo Leak
Thursday September 25, 2014 @01:05AM Reported iCloud Hack Leaks Hundreds of Private Celebrity Photos
Thursday September 25, 2014 @01:05AM New Nigerian ID Card Includes Prepay MasterCard Wallet
Wednesday September 24, 2014 @10:18PM Banks Report Credit Card Breach At Home Depot
Wednesday September 24, 2014 @08:56PM Where Whistleblowers End Up Working
Wednesday September 24, 2014 @04:35PM Remote Exploit Vulnerability Found In Bash
Wednesday September 24, 2014 @02:26PM US Asks Universities To Flag Risky Pathogen Experiments
Wednesday September 24, 2014 @12:47PM Apple Allegedly Knew of iCloud Brute-Force Vulnerability Since March
Tuesday September 23, 2014 @11:10AM jQuery.com Compromised To Serve Malware
Monday September 22, 2014 @04:03PM Service Promises To Leak Your Documents If the Government Murders You
Saturday September 20, 2014 @09:24PM Secret Service Critics Pounce After White House Breach
Saturday September 20, 2014 @09:18PM Emails Cast Unflattering Light On Internal Politics of Healthcare.gov Rollout
Friday September 19, 2014 @07:41PM Data Archiving Standards Need To Be Future-Proofed
Friday September 19, 2014 @06:28PM Microsoft Kills Off Its Trustworthy Computing Group
Friday September 19, 2014 @05:32PM Google's Doubleclick Ad Servers Exposed Millions of Computers To Malware
Wednesday September 17, 2014 @04:13PM Tinba Trojan Targets Major US Banks
Wednesday September 17, 2014 @02:07PM eBay Redirect Attack Puts Buyers' Credentials At Risk
Monday September 15, 2014 @10:37AM Canon Printer Hacked To Run Doom Video Game
Sunday September 14, 2014 @08:24PM Malware Distributed Through Twitch Chat Is Hijacking Steam Accounts
Sunday September 14, 2014 @07:59PM New Details About NSA's Exhaustive Search of Edward Snowden's Emails
Saturday September 13, 2014 @12:26AM Ask Slashdot: Advice On Building a Firewall With VPN Capabilities?
Friday September 12, 2014 @07:28AM Turning the Tables On "Phone Tech Support" Scammers
Monday September 08, 2014 @09:33AM Feds Say NSA "Bogeyman" Did Not Find Silk Road's Servers
Friday September 05, 2014 @02:34PM Mozilla 1024-Bit Cert Deprecation Leaves 107,000 Sites Untrusted
Thursday September 04, 2014 @05:10PM Hackers Break Into HealthCare.gov
Thursday September 04, 2014 @02:35PM Privacy Vulnerabilities In Coursera, Including Exposed Student Email Addresses
Wednesday September 03, 2014 @11:04AM Akamai Warns: Linux Systems Infiltrated and Controlled In a DDoS Botnet
Wednesday September 03, 2014 @09:32AM Bringing New Security Features To Docker
Tuesday September 02, 2014 @07:18AM Hackers Behind Biggest-Ever Password Theft Begin Attacks
Monday September 01, 2014 @11:26PM Tox, a Skype Replacement Built On 'Privacy First'
Sunday August 31, 2014 @10:39AM Hacker Disrupts New Zealand Election Campaign
Friday August 29, 2014 @11:27AM Microsoft Releases Replacement Patch With Two Known Bugs
Thursday August 28, 2014 @04:58PM The Executive Order That Led To Mass Spying, As Told By NSA Alumni
Thursday August 28, 2014 @07:43AM FBI Investigates 'Sophisticated' Cyber Attack On JP Morgan, 4 More US Banks
Wednesday August 27, 2014 @02:23PM Netflix Open Sources Internal Threat Monitoring Tools
Wednesday August 27, 2014 @08:28AM Chromium 37 Launches With Major Security Fixes, 64-bit Windows Support
Tuesday August 26, 2014 @05:33PM Project Zero Exploits 'Unexploitable' Glibc Bug
Monday August 25, 2014 @11:10AM Securing the US Electrical Grid
Saturday August 23, 2014 @12:07AM Securing Networks In the Internet of Things Era
Friday August 22, 2014 @03:58PM Your Phone Can Be Snooped On Using Its Gyroscope
Thursday August 21, 2014 @08:43PM UPS: We've Been Hacked
Wednesday August 20, 2014 @05:04PM Smartphone Kill Switch, Consumer Boon Or Way For Government To Brick Your Phone?
Wednesday August 20, 2014 @12:48PM Book Review: Social Engineering In IT Security Tools, Tactics, and Techniques
Wednesday August 20, 2014 @09:26AM 51% of Computer Users Share Passwords
Tuesday August 19, 2014 @11:17AM Nuclear Regulator Hacked 3 Times In 3 Years
Monday August 18, 2014 @07:06PM Research Unveils Improved Method To Let Computers Know You Are Human
Monday August 18, 2014 @06:58PM Hackers Steal Data Of 4.5 Million US Hospital Patients
Monday August 18, 2014 @02:01PM Linux Kernel Git Repositories Add 2-Factor Authentication
Monday August 18, 2014 @08:33AM Researchers Find Hundreds of Thousands of Woefully Insecure IoT Devices
Sunday August 17, 2014 @10:56AM New Cridex Malware Copies Tactics From GameOver Zeus
Thursday August 14, 2014 @09:43PM US Defense Contractors Still Waiting For Breach Notification Rules
Thursday August 14, 2014 @02:00PM Google Expands Safe Browsing To Block Unwanted Downloads
Thursday August 14, 2014 @09:26AM The Biggest iPhone Security Risk Could Be Connecting One To a Computer
Wednesday August 13, 2014 @12:00PM A Look At Advanced Targeted Attacks Through the Lens of a Human-Rights NGO
Wednesday August 13, 2014 @10:35AM Password Gropers Hit Peak Stupid, Take the Spamtrap Bait
Tuesday August 12, 2014 @06:09PM Study: Firmware Plagued By Poor Encryption and Backdoors
Tuesday August 12, 2014 @08:44AM Ask Slashdot: Why Are Online Job Applications So Badly Designed?
Monday August 11, 2014 @10:53AM Hackers Demand Automakers Get Serious About Security
Monday August 11, 2014 @10:45AM Connected Collar Lets Your Cat Do the War-Driving
Monday August 11, 2014 @06:42AM DARPA Wants To Kill the Password
Sunday August 10, 2014 @11:30AM Silent Circle's Blackphone Exploited at Def Con
Saturday August 09, 2014 @07:56PM John McAfee Airs His Beefs About Privacy In Def Con Surprise Talk
Friday August 08, 2014 @11:17AM Cornering the Market On Zero-Day Exploits
Thursday August 07, 2014 @06:00PM Microsoft To Drop Support For Older Versions of Internet Explorer
Thursday August 07, 2014 @05:51PM Facebook Acquires Server-Focused Security Startup
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
Thursday August 07, 2014 @07:37AM Mozilla Dumps Info of 76,000 Developers To Public Web Server
Wednesday August 06, 2014 @08:33AM Alleged Massive Account and Password Seizure By Russian Group
Wednesday August 06, 2014 @12:23AM Hack an Oscilloscope, Get a DMCA Take-Down Notice From Tektronix
Tuesday August 05, 2014 @03:18PM The FBI Is Infecting Tor Users With Malware With Drive-By Downloads
Tuesday August 05, 2014 @10:48AM Synolocker 0-Day Ransomware Puts NAS Files At Risk
Tuesday August 05, 2014 @09:55AM PayPal's Two-Factor Authentication Can Be Bypassed Using eBay Bug
Tuesday August 05, 2014 @07:54AM Leaked Docs Offer Win 8 Tip: FinFisher Spyware Can't Tap Skype's Metro App

The most exciting phrase to hear in science, the one that heralds new discoveries, is not "Eureka!" (I found it!) but "That's funny ..." -- Isaac Asimov

 



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