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The libssh “login with no password” bug – what you need to know [VIDEO]

cs, 10/18/2018 - 14:44
Here's a video that explains the libssh "no password needed" bug - jargon-free and in plain English. Enjoy...
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Is Google’s Android app unbundling good for security?

cs, 10/18/2018 - 13:33
If you live in the EU, turning on a new Android device after 29 October 2018 could look quite different...
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

You don’t have to sequence your DNA to be identifiable by your DNA

cs, 10/18/2018 - 12:24
If you have European ancestry, there's a 60% chance that somebody vaguely related to you can be used to find out who you are.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Twitter publishes data on Iranian and Russian troll farms

cs, 10/18/2018 - 11:03
Over 1m tweets show that we're suckers for funny/sarcastic/edgy, not so much for blah-blah-blah “news” spreaders.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Weirdo Twitter messages were a glitch, not a hack

sze, 10/17/2018 - 18:27
Were you one of the dozens of people who got a bizarre Twitter message yesterday? It's OK. It wasn't a disturbance in the Matrix.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Serious SSH bug lets crooks log in just by asking nicely…

sze, 10/17/2018 - 17:33
A serious bug in libssh could allow crooks to connect to your server - with no password requested or required. Here's what you need to know.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

New iPhone lock screen bypass exposes your photos

sze, 10/17/2018 - 15:46
José Rodríguez has demonstrated how an attacker with physical access to a device running iOS 12.0.1 can gain access to photos stored on it.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Is this the simple solution to password re-use?

sze, 10/17/2018 - 15:42
Researchers concluded that passphrase requirements such as a 15-character minimum length deter the majority users from reusing them on other sites.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

35 million US voter records up for sale on the dark web

sze, 10/17/2018 - 15:33
He or she is selling off the databases by state. Kansas's voter database has already been sold and published, and Oregon is next up for sale.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Donald Daters app for pro-Trump singles exposes users’ data at launch

sze, 10/17/2018 - 12:56
A security researcher found a publicly exposed Firebase data repository that was hardcoded in the dating app.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

US embassy accidentally emails invitation to ‘cat pyjama-jam’ meeting

k, 10/16/2018 - 15:48
Canberra’s US embassy accidentally exposed details of one of its more enticing get-togethers last week, featuring a cat in a Cookie Monster outfit.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

How Chrome and Firefox could ruin your online business this month

k, 10/16/2018 - 15:27
Last year, Symantec sold off its web certificate business. The new owners are reissuing certs for free - but there's a deadline looming!
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Google using lock screen passwords to encrypt Android Cloud backups

k, 10/16/2018 - 13:30
If, that is, your phone has updated to the Android 9 operating system, otherwise known as Pie. If so, say hi to the Titan chip!
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

How to buy (and set up) a safe and secure baby monitor

k, 10/16/2018 - 11:35
Wi-Fi enabled or not? Digital or analog? Here are the features to look for, and how to secure your baby monitor out of the box.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Facebook opens up about data breach details

h, 10/15/2018 - 15:43
Two weeks after Facebook's first serious data breach, and the social network has shared what it has figured out so far.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Beware sextortionists spoofing your own email address

h, 10/15/2018 - 14:25
In the past, they've pretended to have your passwords - now they're pretending to send email from your "hacked" account, too.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Literary-minded phishers are trying to pilfer publishers’ manuscripts

h, 10/15/2018 - 13:57
In a twist on Business Email Compromise, they're spoofing literary agents and going after manuscripts at Penguin Random House and Pan Macmillan.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Monday review – the hot 23 stories of the week

h, 10/15/2018 - 13:17
From the Whatsapp hack to the world's most expensive USB stick, and everything in between. Catch up with everything we've written in the last 7 days - it's weekly roundup time.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

What Kanye West can teach us about passcodes

p, 10/12/2018 - 16:00
Pulling out an iPhone XS to show the assembled throng a picture of the hydrogen-powered aircraft that “our president should be flying in,” West casually unlocked it using the passcode ‘000000’.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

35 state attorney generals tell FCC to pull the plug on robocalls

p, 10/12/2018 - 15:10
The AGs want the FCC to adopt SHAKEN and STIR.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek