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Jack’d dating app is showing users’ intimate pics to strangers

sze, 02/06/2019 - 14:33
A clear and present danger: Anyone with a web browser who knows where to look can access Jack'd users' photos, be they private or public.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Firefox 66 will silence autoplaying web audio

sze, 02/06/2019 - 13:15
From Firefox 66 for desktop and Android, due in March, media autoplay of video or audio will be blocked by default.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Just two hacker groups are behind 60% of stolen cryptocurrency

sze, 02/06/2019 - 12:43
Chainalysis found that two groups, which it calls Alpha and Beta, are responsible for stealing around $1 billion in funds from exchanges.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Digital signs left wide open with default password

sze, 02/06/2019 - 12:37
One thing the world doesn't need: hackers who can broadcast to billboards of any size, be they PC monitor- or Godzilla-sized.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Ep. 018 – Home invasions, snoopy apps and Android versus iOS [PODCAST]

k, 02/05/2019 - 19:42
Here's the latest Naked Security podcast - give it a listen!
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Home DNA kit company says it’s working with the FBI

k, 02/05/2019 - 13:07
FamilyTreeDNA has disclosed that it's opened up more than 1m DNA profiles to the FBI to help find suspects of violent crime.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Half of IoT devices let down by vulnerable apps

k, 02/05/2019 - 12:47
Half of the apps used to control a range of Internet of Things devices are insecure in a variety of ways, researchers found.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Crypto exchange in limbo after founder dies with password

k, 02/05/2019 - 12:24
The only person who knew the password is dead, leaving customers unable to access around $190million in fiat and virtual currency.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Kids’ GPS watches are still a security ‘train wreck’

k, 02/05/2019 - 11:39
Anyone could have accessed the entire database, including a child's location, on Gator watches and other models that share its back end.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Security weaknesses in 5G, 4G and 3G could expose users’ locations

h, 02/04/2019 - 14:02
Researchers have discovered security holes in 5G, 4G and 3G telephony protocols, which can expose a user's location.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Chrome’s hidden lookalike detection feature battles URL imposters

h, 02/04/2019 - 13:41
Chrome now checks for misspellings of popular URLs and will display a link to the site that it thinks the user might have wanted to visit.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

FBI burrowing into North Korea’s big bad botnet

h, 02/04/2019 - 13:06
The FBI revealed that it joined the Joanap botnet and started chewing it up from the inside.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Selling fake likes and follows is illegal, rules New York

h, 02/04/2019 - 12:02
A groundbreaking settlement in New York finds that selling fake likes and followers is illegal.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Monday review – the hot 28 stories of the week

h, 02/04/2019 - 10:45
From the DNS outage that deleted users' Azure data to the Nest security cam hijacker, and everything in between. It's weekly roundup time.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

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