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Stalker found pop star by searching eyes’ reflections on Google Maps

h, 10/14/2019 - 14:15
A man confessed to stalking and attacking a young pop star by zooming in on the reflections in her eyes from selfies.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Soldering spy chips inside firewalls is now a cheap hack, shows researcher

h, 10/14/2019 - 14:01
The tiny ATtiny85 chip doesn’t look like the next big cyberthreat facing the world, but sneaking one on to a firewall motherboard would be bad news for security were it to happen.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Computing enthusiast cracks ancient Unix code

h, 10/14/2019 - 13:45
Old passwords never die... they just become easier to decode.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Hacker wants $300 for 250,000 records stolen from sex worker site

h, 10/14/2019 - 13:33
In spite of prostitution being legal in the Netherlands, this could lead to the same type of blackmail attempts/suicide from Ashley Madison.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Monday review – the hot 20 stories of the week

h, 10/14/2019 - 11:48
From hackers bypassing 2FA to an Android zero day Google thought it had fixed - get yourself up to date with everything we've written in the last seven days. It's weekly roundup time.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

S2 Ep12: Dark Web, O.MG Cable spying and securing new laptops – Naked Security Podcast

p, 10/11/2019 - 17:58
Listen to the latest episode now!
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Most Americans don’t have a clue what https:// means

p, 10/11/2019 - 13:21
...and wouldn't know 2FA from a hole in the ground, according to Pew Research.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Hackers bypassing some types of 2FA security FBI warns

p, 10/11/2019 - 13:13
Some types of 2FA security can no longer be guaranteed to keep the bad guys out, the FBI warned US companies.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Facebook flags thousands of kids as interested in gambling, booze

p, 10/11/2019 - 13:12
According to a new report, its algorithmic labelling may expose minors to age-inappropriate, targeted advertising.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Apple removes app that tracks Hong Kong police and protestors

p, 10/11/2019 - 12:54
Apple was under fire this week after banning an app that tracked the location of both police and protesters in Hong Kong on a live map.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Twitter used 2FA phone numbers for targeted advertising

cs, 10/10/2019 - 13:44
Twitter may have “inadvertently” handed phone and email data from some users to advertisers as part of its Tailored Audiences system that targets users’ feeds with ads.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

California outlaws facial recognition in police bodycams

cs, 10/10/2019 - 13:40
The bill was introduced by Phil Ting: one of 26 state lawmakers misidentified as suspects in an ACLU test of the technology.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Job seekers are scrubbing clean their social media accounts

cs, 10/10/2019 - 12:04
Most people nowadays are quite aware that hiring managers put their social media postings under a microscope, a new survey finds.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

October Patch Tuesday: Microsoft fixes critical remote desktop bug

sze, 10/09/2019 - 14:14
Microsoft fixed 59 vulnerabilities in October's Patch Tuesday, including several critical remote code execution (RCE) flaws.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Deepfakes have doubled, overwhelmingly targeting women

sze, 10/09/2019 - 13:19
Deepfake tech has push-button apps and service portals. Can code commodification do the same for detection, so women can actually afford it?
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Copy-and-paste sharing on Stack Overflow spreads insecure code

sze, 10/09/2019 - 12:45
It’s the time-saving technique employed by many coders - copy and paste code from crowd-sourcing 'Q&A' websites. But is it always secure?
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

TOMS hacker tells people to log off and enjoy a screenless day

sze, 10/09/2019 - 12:09
TOMS seems like a really nice shoe company, and it just got hacked in a really nice way. But it's still a hack.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Signal immediately fixed FaceTime-style eavesdropping bug

k, 10/08/2019 - 13:25
Remember the FaceTime bug that allowed a caller to eavesdrop on your phone? Researchers just discovered another - this time in Signal.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

GPS tracker from stalked woman’s car led to indictment of 20 mobsters

k, 10/08/2019 - 13:14
Girlfriend found it, girlfriend popped it onto a city bus, gadget got found, multiyear investigation got launched, 20 got indicted.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Nationwide facial recognition ID program underway in France

k, 10/08/2019 - 12:36
It's coming next month, in spite of a lawsuit and the data regulator's protests about lack of consent, data security and privacy.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek