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Windows 10 brings password-free access another step closer

k, 05/14/2019 - 12:44
Microsoft has put another nail in the password’s coffin by winning a certification that will make it easier to log into Windows machines. 
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Feds hook ELECTRICFISH, new Windows malware from North Korea

k, 05/14/2019 - 12:23
The FBI and Department of Homeland Security have identified a new strain of malware from North Korea, representing the latest in a long line of cyber attacks from the country
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Two people indicted for massive Anthem health data breach

h, 05/13/2019 - 13:23
They're part of a gang that spearphished millions of records out of the health insurer and other businesses, the DOJ says.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Study finds Android smartphones riddled with suspect ‘bloatware’

h, 05/13/2019 - 12:37
According to a new study, Android bloatware can create hidden security and privacy risks.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Break up Facebook, cofounder says: it’s an un-American monopoly

h, 05/13/2019 - 12:14
During the 2018 "annus horribilis", users disgusted at privacy flops swore to dump Facebook. But where else is there to go?
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Monday review – the hot 18 stories of the week

h, 05/13/2019 - 10:42
From spying Airbnb creeps to the CSS trick that tracks your mouse movements - and everything in between. It's weekly roundup time.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Chrome browser pushes SameSite cookie security overhaul

p, 05/10/2019 - 16:03
Slowly but steadily, developers are being given the tools with which to tame the promiscuous and often insecure world of the browser cookie.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

275m personal records swiped from exposed MongoDB database

p, 05/10/2019 - 12:17
Records included not only the individuals’ name and email address but also their employment history, salary, and phone number.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

FTC renews call for single federal privacy law

p, 05/10/2019 - 12:11
It also wants to be the country's data-privacy police: commissioners called for more resources and ability to impose penalties.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Airbnb Superhost’s creepy spycam sniffed out by sleuthing infosec pro

p, 05/10/2019 - 11:31
Why motion sensors in the bedrooms, she wondered? Why the extra light and weird wiring on the router?
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Sextortion mail from yourself? It doesn’t mean you’ve been hacked…

cs, 05/09/2019 - 18:37
Here's a 30-second video you can show your friends and family if they freak out after receiving a scam email apparently from themselves...
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Metal keys beat smart locks in NYC legal battle

cs, 05/09/2019 - 16:47
A group of tenants in New York City have prevailed in a lawsuit against their landlord's use of smart locks.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

CSS tracking trick can monitor your mouse without JavaScript

cs, 05/09/2019 - 16:40
A security researcher has demonstrated a new way to track mouse movements even if users block JavaScript.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

DeepDotWeb seized, suspected admins arrested

cs, 05/09/2019 - 16:02
The suspected admins of the DeepDotWeb site are alleged to have sent buyers to illegal markets in exchange for millions in kickbacks.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Chrome plans to save you from sites that mess with your back button

cs, 05/09/2019 - 15:40
Has your back button ever mysteriously stopped working?
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Latest Android security updates, and Google to fix patch delays for Pixel

sze, 05/08/2019 - 13:24
Google's May security update for Android is out – but will you be lucky enough to get it this week? If you own one of a Pixel device, then yes.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Malvertiser behind 100+ million bad ads indicted in the US

sze, 05/08/2019 - 13:00
A Ukrainian and his gang allegedly smeared malvertising for 4.5 years and tried to rent out a botnet full of infected computers.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

School lunch company exec arrested for skewering rival’s site

sze, 05/08/2019 - 12:40
The Choicelunch CFO is accused of hacking student data out of The LunchMaster's site and anonymously ratting it out for bad security.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Researchers’ Evil Clippy cloaks malicious Office macros

sze, 05/08/2019 - 12:15
A team of security researchers has exploited Microsoft’s patchy macro documentation to hide malicious code inside innocent-looking macros.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

MegaCortex ransomware distracts victims with Matrix film references

k, 05/07/2019 - 16:55
One moment, the defenders’ network looked secure but the next, as if out of nowhere, the ransom note pops up.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

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