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YouTube is reading text in users’ videos

p, 12/14/2018 - 13:23
Google keeps tabs on much of your activity. Now, it turns out that its YouTube service is also reading what’s in your videos too.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Facebook has filed patents to predict our future locations

p, 12/14/2018 - 13:05
One such use would be to pre-stuff our devices with ads and other content before we wander into a Wi-Fi dead zone.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Kanye West tops the charts for year’s worst password pratfall

p, 12/14/2018 - 12:47
Kanye, please keep your "all zeroes! all the time!" password away from the media. And Nutella? No, "Nutella" is NOT a good password.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Update now! WordPress 5.0.1 release fixes seven flaws

p, 12/14/2018 - 11:42
Don't delay, update your Wordpress website today.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Border agents are copying travelers’ data, leaving it on USB drives

cs, 12/13/2018 - 14:27
It's just one of many SOP SNAFUs of a pilot program for advanced searches of travelers' devices that doesn't even have performance metrics.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Supermicro: We told you the tampering claims were false

cs, 12/13/2018 - 14:14
Computer manufacturer Supermicro is still trying to lay to rest reports that the Chinese government tempered with its equipment to spy on Western cloud users.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

WordPress worms, Android fraud and Flash fails [PODCAST]

cs, 12/13/2018 - 14:10
Here's the latest Naked Security podcast - enjoy!
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Update now! Microsoft and Adobe’s December 2018 Patch Tuesday is here

cs, 12/13/2018 - 13:54
If you find patching security flaws strangely satisfying, you’re in luck - Microsoft’s and Adobe’s December Patch Tuesdays have arrived with plenty for the dedicated updater to get stuck into.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Samsung fixes flaws that could have let attackers hijack your account

sze, 12/12/2018 - 13:45
Flaws in the mobile site were leaving users vulnerable to attackers who could have reset their user passwords and hijacked their accounts.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Google+ to power down early after second security hole found

sze, 12/12/2018 - 13:37
Google has disclosed the second security hole in its Google+ social network in three months.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Text CAPTCHAs easily beaten by neural networks

sze, 12/12/2018 - 13:12
As CAPTCHA-haters know to their frequent irritation, the death of the text-based Completely Automated Procedures for Telling Computers and Humans Apart tends to be exaggerated.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Phones are selling location data from “trusted” apps

sze, 12/12/2018 - 12:55
Data brokers are tracking 200 million mobile devices in the US, updating locations up to 14,000 times a day, the New York Times has found.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Dark web goldmine busted by Europol

k, 12/11/2018 - 11:59
What’s the safest way to buy counterfeit banknotes? Not on the dark web market, as 235 people have just discovered to their cost.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Teen SWATter who had 400 schools evacuated lands 3 years in jail

k, 12/11/2018 - 11:53
George Duke-Cohan is the British teen who posed as a worried father whose daughter had called him mid-flight during a hijacking.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Facebook fined $11m for misleading users about how data will be used

k, 12/11/2018 - 11:44
They said Facebook emphasizes the service being free, not that it's making big bucks off users' data. They ordered the company to apologize.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Massive botnet chews through 20,000 WordPress sites

h, 12/10/2018 - 13:45
Attackers have infected 20,000 WordPress sites by brute-forcing administrator usernames and passwords.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Android click fraud apps mimic Apple iPhones to boost revenue

h, 12/10/2018 - 13:10
SophosLabs has uncovered a click fraud campaign in which malicious Android apps masquerade as being hosted on Apple devices to earn rewards.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Microsoft’s gutting Edge and stuffing it with Chromium

h, 12/10/2018 - 12:55
Edge joins Chrome, Opera, Vivaldi, Yandex, and Brave. Better for web compatibility, but if one thing breaks, they all break.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Microsoft calls for laws on facial recognition, issues principles

h, 12/10/2018 - 12:07
Profits are nice, but "We don’t believe that the world will be best served by a commercial race to the bottom," says President Brad Smith.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Monday review – the hot 21 stories of the week

h, 12/10/2018 - 11:40
From UPnP router attacks to the Kubernetes cloud computing bug, and everything in between. It's time for your weekly roundup.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

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