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Brave browser explains Facebook whitelist to concerned users

k, 02/12/2019 - 12:16
Brave is playing down fears after the revelation of what looked like a whitelist in its code allowing it to communicate with Facebook.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Facebook defends gun-law loophole firm as “political advertisers”

k, 02/12/2019 - 12:06
Concealed Online, the third biggest "political advertiser" on Facebook, touts the Virginia loophole, granting concealed weapons permits.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Crypto mirror on the wall, who’s the smartest of them all?

h, 02/11/2019 - 16:38
Can scientists out-perform sports stars, musicians and politicians in recognition and influence? You bet they can!
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

McDonalds app users hatin’ it after being hacked by hungry hamburglars

h, 02/11/2019 - 13:01
At least two users of the McDonalds mobile app aren’t lovin’ it after thieves hijacked their accounts and ordered hundreds of dollars of food for themselves.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Secret Service busts online car sales crime ring

h, 02/11/2019 - 12:49
They posed as military needing to offload cars before deployment, allegedly posting bogus ads on Craigslist, eBay, and AutoTrader.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

What comes after air gaps? DARPA asks world for ideas

h, 02/11/2019 - 12:42
According to DARPA, air gapping computers and data is a security idea that has run its course and urgently needs to be replaced.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Get-rich-quick social media scams are turning teens into money mules

h, 02/11/2019 - 11:39
Young people are being talked into handing over their bank details with the promise of some easy cash.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

You can now unsend messages in Facebook Messenger

h, 02/11/2019 - 11:35
Facebook Messenger has made available the ability to unsend, or in their words "remove for everyone" your mis-sent messages.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Monday review – the hot 24 stories of the week

h, 02/11/2019 - 11:29
From the FBI-supporting DNA kit company, to the privacy bug in gay dating app Jack'd, and everything in between. It's weekly roundup time.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Android vulnerabilities open Pie to booby-trapped image attacks

p, 02/08/2019 - 16:58
A trio of bugs could have opened Android 7, 8 and 9 to remote attackers wielding booby-trapped image files. Here's what you need to know...
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

iPhone apps record your screen sessions without asking

p, 02/08/2019 - 14:51
Absent from privacy policies, the tracking came to light after a breach with Air Canada's mobile app, then password slurping from Mixpanel.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Child abuse imagery found in cryptocurrency blockchain

p, 02/08/2019 - 13:57
For the second time in a year, illegal child abuse images have been spotted inside a blockchain. According to a post by web blockchain payments system Money Button, on 30 January its service was abused to place “illegal content” inside the Bitcoin Satoshi Vision (BSV) ledger, a recent cryptocurrency hard fork from Bitcoin Cash [BCH]. […]
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Student gets creative with data accidentally blasted out by university

p, 02/08/2019 - 12:27
A university employee accidentally emailed a spreadsheet containing personal information on every one of the college's 4,557 students.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Police demands Waze stop pinpointing their checkpoints

p, 02/08/2019 - 11:44
Waze users are helping intoxicated drivers to evade checkpoints and could thus be "engaging in criminal conduct," say police.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Facebook ordered to keep apps data separate without user consent

p, 02/08/2019 - 11:27
So much for creating a three-headed Cerberus marketing-happy chat dog! Also, we'll soon see the who-what-huh? behind the ads we're shown.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Serious Security: Post-Quantum Cryptography (and why we’re getting it)

cs, 02/07/2019 - 16:57
Here's why NIST is running a competition to find algorithms for a Post-Quantum Cryptographic world...
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

KeySteal could allow someone to steal your Apple Keychain passwords

cs, 02/07/2019 - 13:44
The researcher says it works without root or administrator privileges and without password prompts. But he's not revealing how it works to Apple because there's no money for him in its invite-only/iOS-only bounties.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Anyone want to lay claim to the USB drive found in seal poo?

cs, 02/07/2019 - 13:08
It still works, you know. And there are photos and videos on it.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Chrome extension warns users their login credentials have been breached

cs, 02/07/2019 - 12:57
Google's released a Chrome extension, Password Checkup, that's designed to warn users when they enter a username and password the company has detected in a data breach.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Unlimited crypotocurrency? Zcash fixes counterfeiting flaw

cs, 02/07/2019 - 12:40
Privacy-focused cryptocurrency Zcash has fixed a flaw that would have allowed anyone with knowledge of it to produce counterfeit currency.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek