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Android users: watch out for this fake address bar trick

k, 04/30/2019 - 16:38
When is an address bar not an address bar? When it's a fake.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Securing edge devices – how to keep the crooks out of your network

k, 04/30/2019 - 14:53
The Good Guys from the Cyber Threat Alliance just published a report to help you keep the Bad Guys out of your network
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Docker breach of 190,000 users exposes lack of two-factor authentication

k, 04/30/2019 - 12:48
The containerisation platform has asked 190k users to change their passwords after hackers gained access to a database of personal data.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Facebook under investigation for harvesting 1.5m users’ contact lists

k, 04/30/2019 - 12:06
For years, Facebook asked some new users for email passwords, then grabbed their contacts without consent (or any way to stop the process).
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Man posing as Hollywood superstar scams woman out of a ‘fortune’

k, 04/30/2019 - 11:50
She must have been star-struck, she said, after the fraudster hid behind the Fast & Furious star's photo and reached out from a fan page.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

NIST tool boosts chances of finding dangerous software flaws

h, 04/29/2019 - 13:27
NIST thinks it has reached an important milestone in complex software testing with something called Combinatorial Coverage Measurement (CCM).
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Cryptocurrency giants in $850m fraud allegations

h, 04/29/2019 - 13:14
The New York Attorney General has accused major cryptocurrency exchange Bitfinex and cryptocurrency Tether of an $850m fraud.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Cops need warrant for both location history and phone pinging, says judge

h, 04/29/2019 - 12:57
It's one of the first location data privacy cases to grapple with the warrant and surveillance implications of the Carpenter decision.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Piracy streaming apps are stuffed with malware

h, 04/29/2019 - 12:06
Researchers have found that hackers are exploiting vulnerable piracy streaming devices to steal credit card data or rope them into botnets.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Monday review – the hot 17 stories of the week

h, 04/29/2019 - 10:14
From DNS over HTTPS to Microsoft's expiration policy - and everything in between. It's weekly roundup time.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

NSA asks to end mass phone surveillance

p, 04/26/2019 - 12:47
The NSA has asked the White House to end its mass phone surveillance program because the work involved outweighs its intelligence value.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Fingerprint glitch in passports swapped left and right hands

p, 04/26/2019 - 12:37
And just who, exactly, is going to pay for new passports if it's necessary? Danish police are chatting with Kube Data about that.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Microsoft drops password expiration from Windows 10 security

p, 04/26/2019 - 12:30
Microsoft has recognised that users don't actually change their passwords when prompted, they just tweak them. And that doesn't help anyone.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Cops can try suspect’s fingers on locked iPhones found at crime scene

p, 04/26/2019 - 12:20
A Massachusetts federal district judge gave cops a warrant to force-unlock iPhones with the suspect's fingers.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

ExtraPulsar backdoor based on leaked NSA code – what you need to know

cs, 04/25/2019 - 16:58
A US security researcher has come up with an open-source Windows backdoor loosely based on NSA attack code that leaked back in 2017.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Blochainbandit stole $54 million of Ethereum by guessing weak keys

cs, 04/25/2019 - 13:57
Someone has been quietly pilfering Ethereum (ETH) cryptocurrency worth millions of dollars without anyone noticing or, apparently, caring.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Atlanta Hawks fall prey to Magecart credit card skimming group

cs, 04/25/2019 - 13:32
The Atlanta Hawks basketball team is recovering after a sophisticated cybercrime group hacked its ecommerce site and planted credit card skimming code on it.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Teen sues Apple for $1 billion over Apple stores’ facial recognition

cs, 04/25/2019 - 13:15
He claims that Apple allegedly uses the technology to spot shoplifters and that it falsely linked him to a series of Apple store thefts.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Ex-student records himself using USB Killer to fry college computers

sze, 04/24/2019 - 13:59
Vishwanath Akuthota faces a potential ten-year stretch after killing at least 66 computers at his former college.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

NYPD forgets to redact facial recognition docs, asks for them back

sze, 04/24/2019 - 13:12
The privacy think tank had them for 20 days, and one of the docs was already displayed at a conference, but the NYPD is still clawing them back.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

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