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Beware buying Fortnite’s V-Bucks, you could be funding organised crime

sze, 01/16/2019 - 12:50
Credit card thieves are laundering money by purchasing the in-game currency V-Bucks, then selling it back at a discount to players.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Feds can’t force you to unlock your phone with finger or face, says judge

sze, 01/16/2019 - 12:02
The landmark decision asserts the same legal protection for biometrics that we're given for passcodes.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Windows 7 users get fix for latest updating woe

k, 01/15/2019 - 13:31
Microsoft has vexed its Windows 7 users with a misbehaving update that caused licensing and networking errors.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Blockchain burglar returns some of $1m crypto-swag

k, 01/15/2019 - 13:10
In an interesting move for villainy, a thief who stole over $1 million from the Ethereum Classic blockchain has given some of it back.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Facebook to start fact-checking fake news in the UK

k, 01/15/2019 - 12:45
Facebook's relying on demotion instead of removal, so users will still be able to share content, even if Full Fact rates it inaccurate.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Is fake-news sharing driven by age, not politics?

k, 01/15/2019 - 12:32
Researchers say people over 65 are seven times more likely to share fake news than 18 to 29-year-olds.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

New year, new career? How some Sophos experts got into cybersecurity

h, 01/14/2019 - 22:32
We asked a number of people working in different roles at Sophos how they made their way into the industry.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Shutdown hits government websites as certificates begin to expire

h, 01/14/2019 - 15:32
The US government shutdown is affecting more than just physical sites like national parks and monuments.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

10 years for Boston Children’s Hospital attacker

h, 01/14/2019 - 12:47
Martin Gottesfeld said he wishes he “had done more” than knock out BCH’s network for at least two weeks.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

USB-C Authentication sounds great, so why are people worried?

h, 01/14/2019 - 12:23
USB-C Authentication could banish USB threats forever, but it might also mean you're tied to buying ‘approved’ accessories.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Facebook exec gets SWATted

h, 01/14/2019 - 12:17
The imposter claimed to be the Facebook exec and said he'd shot his wife, tied up his kids and planted pipe bombs “all over the place.”
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Monday review – the hot 22 stories of the week

h, 01/14/2019 - 11:48
From vulnerable 2FA codes to phishing to critical flaws for Adobe Acrobat and Reader, and everything in between. It's weekly roundup time.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Ep. 014 – Rickrolls, Acrobat and zombie hands [PODCAST]

szo, 01/12/2019 - 02:10
Here's the latest Naked Security podcast - enjoy!
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Old tweets reveal hidden secrets

p, 01/11/2019 - 13:45
Old Twitter posts could reveal more about you than you think, according to researchers, even if you didn’t explicitly mention it.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

2FA codes can be phished by new pentest tool

p, 01/11/2019 - 13:25
A researcher has published a tool called Modlishka, capable of phishing 2FA codes sent by SMS or authentication apps.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Trading site DX.Exchange spills gobs of user data

p, 01/11/2019 - 11:59
A trader believes he could easily have obtained admin access to the site and potentially have stolen the funds of its 600,000 users.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

El Chapo was brought down by a sysadmin

p, 01/11/2019 - 11:30
Christian Rodriguez says he set up secure VoIP communications for the cartel: a system whose encryption keys he wound up giving to the FBI.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

You can’t delete Facebook from some Androids and people aren’t happy

cs, 01/10/2019 - 21:27
The #DeleteFacebook movement may be growing, but many Samsung users are having a tough time scraping the social network’s preinstalled software from their phones.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Facebook violated tough new cybersecurity law, says Vietnam

cs, 01/10/2019 - 21:15
The law brought sweeping new powers, allowing authorities to force technology companies to hand over user data and to censor posts.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Update now! Microsoft and Adobe’s January 2019 Patch Tuesday is here

cs, 01/10/2019 - 15:40
After a busy sequence of updates in October, November, and December, the new year’s first Patch Tuesday promises a lighter workload.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

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