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FaceTime bug, eavesdropping and digital snooping – what to do? [VIDEO]

p, 02/01/2019 - 16:43
In this week's Naked Security Live video: what to do about microphone-equipped devices in your home?
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Linux user? Check those patches! Public exploit published for systemd security holes…

p, 02/01/2019 - 15:09
A pair of bugs in a very widely used Linux system tool called systemd have just been "weaponised" - check you're patched!
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Credential dump contains another 2.2 billion pwned accounts

p, 02/01/2019 - 14:32
How many user credentials have fallen into the hands of criminals during a decade of data breaches? Billions, according to two recent discoveries.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Hacker talks to baby through Nest security cam, jacks up thermostat

p, 02/01/2019 - 13:41
Yet another family unnerved by yet another voice coming from a nursery webcam serves as yet another argument against password reuse.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Microsoft Azure data deleted because of DNS outage

p, 02/01/2019 - 12:57
Users of Microsoft’s Azure system lost database records as part of a mass outage on Tuesday. A combination of DNS problems and automated scripts were to blame, said reports.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Google says sorry for pulling a Facebook with monitoring program

p, 02/01/2019 - 11:32
It was using the same Apple enterprise back door as Facebook to get its market research done, but it owned up and backed off.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Update now! Chrome and Firefox patch security flaws

cs, 01/31/2019 - 14:54
Google and Mozilla are tidying up security features and patching vulnerabilities in Chrome and Firefox for Mac, Windows, and Linux.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

14k HIV+ records leaked, Singapore says sorry

cs, 01/31/2019 - 14:50
Singapore's Ministry of Health said the HIV status of 14,200 people, plus confidential data of 2,400 of their contacts, is in the possession of somebody who's not authorized to have it and who's published it online.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Phone cloner gets 65 months in jail

cs, 01/31/2019 - 14:04
A US court has sentenced a man to over five years for his part in a massive telecommunications fraud involving stolen cellphone accounts and reprogrammed phones.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Apple kicks Facebook’s snoopy Research app out of the App Store

cs, 01/31/2019 - 13:51
It was paying people, including teens, up to $20 to install an app that got root access for “nearly limitless access,” encryption or no.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Ep. 017 – DNS hijacking, a weird breach and a cybersecurity confession [PODCAST]

sze, 01/30/2019 - 17:21
Here's the latest Naked Security podcast - enjoy!
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Matrix under the microscope: what a niche ransomware can teach us

sze, 01/30/2019 - 15:07
The malware middle ground is full of journeymen, wallflowers and also-rans that'll bite you hard, if you let them.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Sophos Home’s been updated, and it’s got some cool new features

sze, 01/30/2019 - 15:04
There’s a new version of Sophos Home out today, and it comes with a whole host of new features.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Privilege escalation vulnerability uncovered in Microsoft Exchange

sze, 01/30/2019 - 13:25
A researcher has discovered an alarming way that an attacker controlling a Microsoft Exchange mailbox account could potentially elevate their privileges to become a Domain Administrator.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Firefox makes it easier for users to dodge ad-trackers

sze, 01/30/2019 - 13:07
Firefox has introduced a new set of controls to make it easier for privacy-conscious users to protect themselves from online ad trackers.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

It’s mop-up time for WebStresser DDoS-for-hire users

sze, 01/30/2019 - 12:56
Cops from 14 countries are seeking to inflict a bit of distributed denial-of-freedom to whoever's behind 6 million around-the-globe attacks.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Scammers steal social media videos to wring hearts and wallets

sze, 01/30/2019 - 12:43
They're putting up fake accounts to bilk the tender-hearted for donations, using the images of a real 5-year-old with real cerebral palsey.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Japanese government will try to hack its citizens’ IOT devices

k, 01/29/2019 - 13:24
Japan will hack citizens' IoT devices to mop up cyber security before the Olympics. Don't like the notion? Here's how to lock 'em down!
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Facebook to tie together WhatsApp, Instagram and Facebook Messenger

k, 01/29/2019 - 12:55
Should we cheer for WhatsApp-esque, end-to-end encryption everywhere, or tremble at creeping Facebookism?
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Apple scrambles to fix FaceTime eavesdropping bug

k, 01/29/2019 - 12:29
Apple is scrambling to fix an embarrassingly dangerous "snooping" bug in its popular FaceTime app.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek