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Gunpoint domain hijack turns out to have been a family affair

sze, 04/24/2019 - 13:05
The owner of State Snaps hired his cousin to break into the home of the owner of to force him to transfer the domain.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

DNS over HTTPS is coming whether ISPs and governments like it or not

sze, 04/24/2019 - 12:59
DNS over HTTPS (DoH), backed by Google, Mozilla and Cloudflare, is about to make web surveillance a lot more difficult.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Phone fingerprint scanner fooled by chewing gum packet

k, 04/23/2019 - 16:41
A video has surfaced claiming to show someone unlocking a Nokia 9 by tapping a gum packet against the fingerprint scanner.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Hotspot finder app blabs 2 million Wi-Fi network passwords

k, 04/23/2019 - 15:35
If you used WiFi Finder, your passwords to both public and private networks have been left online in an unprotected database.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Once again, it’s 123456: the password that says ‘I give up’

k, 04/23/2019 - 15:11
A new survey says 46% of users find security confusing, which helps explain how that old clunker keeps popping to the top of breach lists.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Tuesday review – the hot 21 stories of the week

k, 04/23/2019 - 11:26
A day late! From the weakness in several VPNs to the Internet Explorer browser flaw, and much more - catch up on everything we wrote last week.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Can you get hit by someone else’s ransomware? [VIDEO]

h, 04/22/2019 - 16:19
How to protect yourself from being *affected* by malware, even if you're not yourself *infected*.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

WannaCry hero Hutchins now officially a convicted cybercriminal

v, 04/21/2019 - 17:18
The youngster who spent his own money to protect people from the WannaCry virus has pleaded guilty to malware-related cybercrime charges.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Facebook: we logged 100x more Instagram plaintext passwords than we thought

p, 04/19/2019 - 16:58
Facebook has updated 'tens of thousands of plaintext Instagram passwords ended up in logfile' to say it was more like a million.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Serious Security: Ransomware you’ll never find – and how to stop it

cs, 04/18/2019 - 15:03
What if you got hit by ransomware - but the malware program itself was on the other side of the world where you'd never find it?
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Facebook user data used as bargaining chip, according to leaked docs

cs, 04/18/2019 - 13:56
Leaked internal docs used to claim "privacy was an afterthought" at Facebook
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Google plays Whack-A-Mole with naughty Android developers

cs, 04/18/2019 - 13:34
Android developers without a track record are going to be submitted to more checks in order to stamp out those of “bad faith.”
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Chrome flaw on iOS leads to 500 million unwanted pop-up ads

cs, 04/18/2019 - 13:11
If you own an iOS device and use the Chrome browser, you may have encountered some strange-looking pop-up ads in the past week.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Oracle issues nearly 300 patches in quarterly update

cs, 04/18/2019 - 12:52
Oracle's latest security update covers 297 vulnerabilities, many of which come with a "patch now" warning.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Ep. 028 – SPEWS, Android security and scary Facebook messages [PODCAST]

sze, 04/17/2019 - 16:55
Here's the latest Naked Security podcast - enjoy!
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Mozilla to Apple: Protect user privacy with rotating phone IDs

sze, 04/17/2019 - 13:03
Mozilla has criticized Apple for its latest privacy marketing campaign, urging it to provide more automatic protection for users behind the scenes.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Ad blocker firms rush to fix security bug

sze, 04/17/2019 - 12:59
If you’re using an ad blocker to filter out online commercials, then beware: You might be vulnerable to a new attack revealed on Monday that enables hackers to compromise your browser.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Internet Explorer browser flaw threatens all Windows users

sze, 04/17/2019 - 12:52
Nearly four years after it was replaced by Edge as Microsoft’s preferred Windows browser, researchers keep finding unpleasant security flaws in Internet Explorer (IE).
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Microsoft confirms and Hotmail accounts were breached

sze, 04/17/2019 - 12:45
Between 1 January and 28 March this year hackers were able to access a “limited number” of consumer, Hotmail and MSN Mail email accounts, Microsoft has confirmed.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Google’s location history data shared routinely with police

k, 04/16/2019 - 12:22
Law enforcement officials in the US have been routinely mining Google’s location history data for criminal investigations.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek