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5 tips to avoid spear-phishing attacks

p, 01/17/2020 - 18:48
Our tips will help you boost your resistance to phishing, even when the crooks make a determined effort to reel you in.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Oracle’s January 2020 update patches 334 security flaws

p, 01/17/2020 - 12:31
The January 2020 update featured a joint record of 334 patches, matching an identical number released in July 2018.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Google will now accept your iPhone as an authentication key

p, 01/17/2020 - 12:13
Google has updated its Smart Lock to let iOS users security-dongle-ize their iPhones.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Facial recognition is real-life ‘Black Mirror’ stuff, Ocasio-Cortez says

p, 01/17/2020 - 11:59
"People think they're going to put on a cute filter and have puppy dog ears, and not realize that that data's being collected."
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

EDRi’s guidelines call for more ethical websites

p, 01/17/2020 - 11:42
Recommendations cover areas including security and privacy while listing alternatives to free online services that slurp your users' data.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

NSA and Github ‘rickrolled’ using Windows CryptoAPI bug

cs, 01/16/2020 - 18:42
We said, "Assume that someone will find out how to do it pretty soon," and that's exactly what happened.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

S2 Ep23: Snake ransomware, VPN holes and phone spying – Naked Security Podcast

cs, 01/16/2020 - 17:43
New episode - listen now!
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Update now! Popular WordPress plugins have password bypass flaws

cs, 01/16/2020 - 14:47
Researchers have discovered bad authentication bypass vulnerabilities affecting two WordPress plugins which should be patched as soon as possible.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Apps are sharing more of your data with ad industry than you may think

cs, 01/16/2020 - 14:43
Apps like Grindr, Tinder and Happn are (over-)sharing data about sexuality, religion, and location with a shadowy network of data brokers. And it's not just dating apps that are doing it...
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Google to kill third-party Chrome cookies in two years

cs, 01/16/2020 - 14:20
Google doesn't want to block third-party cookies in Chrome right now. It has promised to make them obsolete later, though. Wait - what?
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

College students call for ban on facial recognition on campus

cs, 01/16/2020 - 13:57
Fight for the Future is building on its success in pressuring concert promoters to back off of plans to use the technology at festivals.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Microsoft fixes critical bugs in CryptoAPI, RD Gateway and .NET

sze, 01/15/2020 - 13:10
Here are the most serious bugs from Microsoft's Patch Tuesday - Including CryptoAPI and RCE flaws in Windows Remote Desktop Gateway.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Malicious npm package taken down after Microsoft warning

sze, 01/15/2020 - 12:32
Criminals have been caught trying to sneak a malicious package on to the popular Node.js platform npm (Node Package Manager).
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Peekaboo Moments baby-recording app has a bad database booboo

sze, 01/15/2020 - 12:05
No need to wait until you've gurgled out of your mother's womb to experience the joys of having your privacy breached.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Apple says no to unlocking shooter’s phone; AG and Trump lash back

sze, 01/15/2020 - 11:52
Attorney General Barr and President Trump are demanding Apple unlock the mass shooter's iPhone. Apple replies: You can't break just 1 phone.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Serious Microsoft crypto vulnerability – patch right now

sze, 01/15/2020 - 00:07
It's a big one. Don't wait around, get your updates right now!
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Windows 7 computers will no longer be patched after today

k, 01/14/2020 - 16:58
Today's the day. The balloon goes up. The ship goes down. The patches fall behind. The crooks pull ahead.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Fleeceware is back in Google Play – massive fees for not much at all

k, 01/14/2020 - 16:45
The apps itself isn't malicious - the treachery lies in the payment model.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

‘Cable Haunt’ vulnerability exposes 200 million cable modem users

k, 01/14/2020 - 12:41
A fortnight in to 2020 and we have the first security flaw to be given its own name: Cable Haunt - complete with eye-catching logo.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Google tests biometric authentication for Android autofill

k, 01/14/2020 - 12:31
Google is testing out a feature to make Android's built-in password manager safer.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek