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Tuesday July 29, 2014 @08:34AM 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 @10:09AM 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
Friday May 23, 2014 @05:07PM eBay Compromised
Friday May 23, 2014 @01:34PM WikiLeaks: NSA Recording All Telephone Calls In Afghanistan
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 @12:24PM XMPP Operators Begin Requiring Encryption, Google Still Not Allowing TLS
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 @05:06PM Physicists Turn 8MP Smartphone Camera Into a Quantum Random Number Generator
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 @11:29AM Police Departments Using Car Tracking Database Sworn to Secrecy
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
Wednesday April 30, 2014 @12:13PM Target Moves To Chip And Pin Cards To Boost Security
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 @08:02PM Windows Defender update crashes Windows ..
Friday April 18, 2014 @01:46AM Heartbleed Sparks 'Responsible' Disclosure Debate
Thursday April 17, 2014 @05:45PM Snowden Queries Putin On Live TV Regarding Russian Internet Surveillance
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
Tuesday April 15, 2014 @11:39AM The Security Of The Most Popular Programming Languages
Tuesday April 15, 2014 @11:25AM First Phase of TrueCrypt Audit Turns Up No Backdoors
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
Sunday April 06, 2014 @10:48PM UAV Operator Blames Hacking For Malfunction That Injured Triathlete
Saturday April 05, 2014 @12:22PM Ask Slashdot: User-Friendly Firewall For a Brand-New Linux User?
Saturday April 05, 2014 @11:02AM Microsoft's Security Products Will Block Adware By Default Starting On July 1
Friday April 04, 2014 @11:20PM Bugs In SCADA Software Leave 7,600 Factories Vulnerable
Thursday April 03, 2014 @11:00AM NYU Group Says Its Scheme Makes Cracking Individual Passwords Impossible
Thursday April 03, 2014 @09:02AM Book Review: How I Discovered World War II's Greatest Spy
Tuesday April 01, 2014 @02:06PM Chester Wisniewski of Sophos Talks About Secure Credit Card Transactions (Video)
Monday March 31, 2014 @10:09PM DVRs Used To Attack Synology Disk Stations and Mine Bitcoin
Monday March 31, 2014 @11:00AM NSA Infiltrated RSA Deeper Than Imagined
Friday March 28, 2014 @06:49PM FTC Settles With Sites Over SSL Lies
Friday March 28, 2014 @05:50PM FTC Settles with Sites over SSL Lies
Thursday March 27, 2014 @08:03PM China Arrests 1,500 People For Sending Spam Messages From Fake Mobile Bases
Thursday March 27, 2014 @03:36PM eBay Japan Passwords Revealed As Username+123456
Thursday March 27, 2014 @03:25PM Russian Officials Dump iPads For Samsung Tablets Over Spy Fears
Thursday March 27, 2014 @08:44AM Weev's Attorney Says FBI Is Intercepting His Client's Mail
Wednesday March 26, 2014 @03:39PM Security for the 'Internet of Things' (Video)
Wednesday March 26, 2014 @12:16PM Target and Trustwave Sued Over Credit Card Breach
Wednesday March 26, 2014 @08:24AM Rebooting the Full Disclosure List
Tuesday March 25, 2014 @02:54PM Remote ATM Attack Uses SMS To Dispense Cash
Tuesday March 25, 2014 @12:25PM Former US President says Snowden disclosures are "good for Americans to know"
Tuesday March 25, 2014 @10:17AM Big Data Breaches Give Credit Monitoring Services a Boost
Tuesday March 25, 2014 @02:23AM Microsoft Word Zero-Day Used In Targeted Attacks
Sunday March 23, 2014 @09:11PM AWS Urges Devs To Scrub Secret Keys From GitHub
Saturday March 22, 2014 @06:53PM One Billion Android Devices Open To Privilege Escalation
Saturday March 22, 2014 @01:38PM Fake PGP Keys For Crypto Developers Found
Friday March 21, 2014 @08:48PM WPA2 Wireless Security Crackable WIth "Relative Ease"
Friday March 21, 2014 @01:29PM Linux May Succeed Windows XP As OS of Choice For ATMs

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