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Does wiping your iPhone count as destroying evidence?

k, 11/13/2018 - 11:26
Police say it's a felony, but a woman arrested in connection with a drive-by shooting says she doesn't even know how to remotely wipe.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

How to fit all of Shakespeare in one tweet (and why not to do it!)

h, 11/12/2018 - 18:25
A security researcher squoze 1,299,999 words into a single tweet, thanks to image metadata that Twitter doesn't remove.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Headmaster fired over cryptocoin mining on the school’s dime

h, 11/12/2018 - 14:24
O, that constant whirring noise? And the sky-high electricity bill? Why, it's those darn air conditioners and heaters!
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Botnet pwns 100,000 routers using ancient security flaw

h, 11/12/2018 - 13:53
Researchers have stumbled on another large botnet that’s been hijacking home routers while nobody was paying attention.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Terrorists told to hijack social media accounts to spread propaganda

h, 11/12/2018 - 13:32
Facebook has removed 14 million pieces of content dubbed likely to come from terrorists, as determined by new machine learning technology
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Microsoft mistake leaves Windows 10 users fuming

h, 11/12/2018 - 12:40
Microsoft Windows 10 users were livid late last week after Microsoft mistakenly told them that their licenses were invalid.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Monday review – the hot 21 stories of the week

h, 11/12/2018 - 11:09
From the 'Martinelli' WhatsApp hoax to Facebook wanting to give your name to the weirdo next to you, and everything in between. Catch up with this and everything we wrote in the last seven days - it's weekly roundup time!
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

258,000 encrypted IronChat phone messages cracked by police

p, 11/09/2018 - 12:53
They expect to cuff hundreds of criminals who used the pricey phones, which were sold with the crypto app preinstalled.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Sent a photo to the wrong person? Facebook Messenger to let you unsend it

p, 11/09/2018 - 12:31
Think fast! You'll only have up to 10 minutes to hit unsend: a lot stingier than the hour afforded by WhatsApp.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Update now! WordPress sites vulnerable to WooCommerce plugin flaw

p, 11/09/2018 - 12:25
Researchers have published details of a dangerous flaw in the way the hugely popular WooCommerce plugin interacts with WordPress that could allow an attacker with access to a single account to take over an entire site.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

DerpTrolling game server DDoS attacker pleads guilty

p, 11/09/2018 - 11:59
Austin Thompson pleaded guilty on November 6 in a San Diego Federal court to knowingly causing damage to third-party computers.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Apple 0, José 3 – Man versus Megacorp! [PODCAST]

cs, 11/08/2018 - 19:30
Here's the latest Naked Security Podcast - enjoy!
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Ranting researcher publishes VM-busting zero-day without warning

cs, 11/08/2018 - 14:57
A security researcher has published a zero-day flaw in a commonly-used virtual machine management system without notifying the vendor, justifying it with a scathing critique of the infosecurity industry.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Closed doors are no match for a Wi‑Fi peeping tom and a smartphone

cs, 11/08/2018 - 13:42
Researchers have found that a smartphone and some smart number crunching can track people moving in their homes as they reflect radio waves.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Google warning: Fix your dodgy ads within 30 days or get banned

cs, 11/08/2018 - 13:31
Having taken what it thought was a decisive swipe at the problem of “abusive” advertising a year ago, Google now says next month’s Chrome 71 will unleash an even tougher crackdown.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Phone companies slammed for lousy robocall efforts

cs, 11/08/2018 - 13:22
By this time next year, says Chairman Ajit Pai, the FCC wants to see an anti-robocall system on consumers' phones - or else.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Voting machine manual tells officials to reuse weak passwords

sze, 11/07/2018 - 14:06
The manual turns good advice on its head, telling officials to use, reuse and recycle weak passwords.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Serious XSS flaw discovered in Evernote for Windows, update now!

sze, 11/07/2018 - 13:36
Online-note-sharing company Evernote has patched a hole that allowed attackers to infect notes shared via its service.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

WhatsApp ‘martinelli’ warning is a hoax, don’t forward it

sze, 11/07/2018 - 12:08
A WhatsApp chain letter is warning of a malware-packing video called "martinelli", and selling its lie with a grain of truth.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Android November update fixes flaws galore

k, 11/06/2018 - 22:46
Android's November security bulletin is here and there’s more to patch, and more urgency about applying them.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

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