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That Black Mirror episode with the social ratings? It’s happening IRL

h, 11/26/2018 - 13:17
Not picking up after your dog will cost you 10 points, for example, in China's Black Mirror-esque plan to socially score citizens.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

The phone went dark, then $1m was sucked out in SIM-swap crypto-heist

h, 11/26/2018 - 13:00
A Silicon Valley exec lost $1m in cryptocoin savings when a 21-year-old allegedly SIM-swapped his phone.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Spectre mitigation guts Linux 4.20 performance

h, 11/26/2018 - 12:43
One of Intel’s fixes for the Spectre variant 2 chip flaw appears to have taken a big bite out of the performance of the latest Linux kernel.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Monday review – the hot 18 stories of the week

h, 11/26/2018 - 11:08
From the deletion of 6,500 Dark Web sites to a Reddit Raspberry Pi riddle, and everything in between. It's weekly roundup time.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Mobile and IoT attacks – SophosLabs 2019 Threat Report

p, 11/23/2018 - 13:36
As internet users migrate from desktop and laptop computers to mobile and Internet of Things (IoT) platforms, cybercriminals are too.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Cryptocurrency ‘minting’ flaw could have leached money from exchanges

p, 11/23/2018 - 13:35
Ethereum's complexity proves to be a rich source of bugs, again.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Hacker says USPS ignored serious security flaw for over a year

p, 11/23/2018 - 12:14
A security researcher claims the US Postal Service ignored a security flaw affecting 60 million users, until it was contacted by a journalist.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

The passwordless web explained

cs, 11/22/2018 - 15:58
Naked Security attempts to demystify passwordless web authentication.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Update now! Adobe Flash has another critical security vulnerability

cs, 11/22/2018 - 13:07
Adobe’s Flash Player for Windows, Mac and Linux has a critical vulnerability that should be patched as a top priority.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Cybercriminal techniques – Sophoslabs 2019 Threat Report

cs, 11/22/2018 - 12:26
Cyberattackers are successfully evading detection on Windows computers by abusing legitimate admin tools that come pre-installed with the operating system.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Reddit helps admin solve mystery of rogue Raspberry Pi

cs, 11/22/2018 - 12:25
Finding a mysterious circuit board plugged into a network that you are tasked with managing is always going to be a disconcerting moment for any sysadmin.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Microsoft’s MFA is so strong, it locked out users for 8 hours

sze, 11/21/2018 - 14:11
It's a long time for Office 365 and Azure AD users to be locked out of such an important business platform, but MFA remains a good idea.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Big breach, Creep-O-Meter and Black Friday [PODCAST]

sze, 11/21/2018 - 14:10
It's the latest Naked Security Podcast - you're welcome!
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Dark Web hosting provider hacked, 6,500 sites erased

sze, 11/21/2018 - 12:44
The database of the popular Daniel's Hosting was wiped out and all accounts deleted, taking down 30% of all hidden services.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Drone owner fined for putting police helicopter crew ‘in danger’

sze, 11/21/2018 - 11:56
It's the first ever prosecution under UK drone laws for a flight that could have turned deadly, as did a recent helicopter disaster in Leicester.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Every day is Black Friday

k, 11/20/2018 - 14:49
Scammers don't stop trying to dupe you or take their foot off the gas just because it's the day after Cyber Monday.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Patch Skype for Business now or risk DoS via emoji kittens!

k, 11/20/2018 - 14:32
So cute! So grabby with the bandwidth!
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Update now! Dangerous AMP for WordPress plugin fixed

k, 11/20/2018 - 14:31
The popular plugin for implementing Accelerated Mobile Pages returned, patched, to last week.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Instagram accidentally reveals plaintext passwords in URLs

k, 11/20/2018 - 12:13
It's yet another security stumble following the massive Facebook hack in September, and it likely points to shoddy encryption practices.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Mozilla’s IoT gift guide ranks gadgets from secure to shoddy

h, 11/19/2018 - 14:29
Mozilla slapped a “Meets Minimum Security Standards" badge on the IoT gadgets on its list that passed at least some muster.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek