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iPhone holes and Android malware – how to keep your phone safe

p, 08/16/2019 - 16:13
Watch the latest Naked Security Live video for our non-technical tips to improve your online safety, whichever type of phone you prefer.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Google removes option to disable Nest cams’ status light

p, 08/16/2019 - 12:37
It's more of a “post-purchase middle finger” to customers than a privacy plus, say some outraged users who use the cams to catch crooks.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Police site DDoSer/bomb hoaxer caught after jeering on social media

p, 08/16/2019 - 12:33
He called in bomb hoaxes days after the Manchester Arena murders, DDoSed police sites when they investigated him, then taunted via Twitter.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Microsoft won’t shift on AI recordings policy

p, 08/16/2019 - 12:27
Microsoft may have been caught red-handed letting contractors listen to sensitive conversations with its AI, but that doesn't mean it's going to stop.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Firefox fixes “master password” security bypass bug

cs, 08/15/2019 - 18:11
The bug's in Firefox, but our advice is worth reading whether you use Firefox or not.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

S2 Ep4: iPhone holes, Android malware and romance scams – Naked Security Podcast

cs, 08/15/2019 - 15:12
Episode 4 of the Naked Security Podcast is now live - listen now!
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Serious flaws in six printer brands discovered, fixed

cs, 08/15/2019 - 15:03
There are many ways to compromise company data, but IT teams often overlook one of the most serious: the humble printer.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

‘NULL’ license plate gets security researcher $12K in tickets

cs, 08/15/2019 - 12:58
The vanity plate sounded good in theory: maybe it would make his plate invisible to ALPR systems?!
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Hacking forum spills rival’s 321,000 member database

cs, 08/15/2019 - 12:41
When users of hacking forums turn on each other, expect things to get messy quickly.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Facebook got humans to listen in on some Messenger voice chats

cs, 08/15/2019 - 12:15
Facebook says it's paused the practice of collecting voice clips and sending them to employees to transcribe and analyze.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Patch time! Microsoft warns of new worm-ready RDP bugs

sze, 08/14/2019 - 15:27
Microsoft's Patch Tuesday bought some bad news yesterday: more wormable RDP vulnerabilities, this time affecting Windows 10 users.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Fortnite World Cup champion and family swatted while live streaming

sze, 08/14/2019 - 13:20
"They come in with guns, bro. They literally pulled up, holy sh*t."
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Coinbase explains background to June zero-day Firefox attack

sze, 08/14/2019 - 12:52
A recent, highly targeted attack on cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase offers a glimpse into how sophisticated phishing attacks can be.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

4 ‘despicables’ jailed for running hidden worldwide child abuse forums

sze, 08/14/2019 - 12:18
So much for trusting the Tor network to hide their tracks.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Fake news doesn’t (always) fool mice

k, 08/13/2019 - 16:05
Mice can interpret speech phonemes correctly up to 80% of the time without falling for semantic hoodwinks like humans do.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Hacked devices can be turned into acoustic weapons

k, 08/13/2019 - 15:54
Security researcher Matt Wixey found that many gadgets aren't protected from being turned into hearing-damaging weapons. Or melting.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Chrome Incognito mode detection fix busted by researchers

k, 08/13/2019 - 15:43
Remember that Chrome update that stopped websites from detecting Incognito mode? Well, researchers claim to have found a way around it.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Android users menaced by pre-installed malware

k, 08/13/2019 - 11:16
Google Project Zero researcher Maddie Stone has found a new and concerning route for malware to find its way on to Android devices - malicious apps that have been factory pre-installed.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Hacking 4G hotspots – when did you last update?

h, 08/12/2019 - 17:04
Your 4G hotspot might seem very basic and low risk compared to your phone, but you need to keep it patched just as carefully!
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Apple will hand out unlocked iPhones to vetted researchers

h, 08/12/2019 - 13:44
It formalizes the reality: "pre-jailbroken" iPhones were already on the black market.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek