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Google’s stealthy reCAPTCHA v3 detects humans – no questions asked

sze, 10/31/2018 - 12:52
After 20 years of waiting you'll no longer feel your will to live drain away as you solve tedious visual puzzles. Maybe.
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Crypto exchange collapses, victims accuse it of exit scam

sze, 10/31/2018 - 12:30
Another day, another exchange goes down - but was it a hack or an exit scam?
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Mirai author fined $8.6million, gets 6 months house arrest

sze, 10/31/2018 - 11:29
An Alaskan court has handed one of the Mirai authors a huge fine.
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Alleged SWATter will plead guilty to dozens of serious new federal charges

k, 10/30/2018 - 15:26
The long list of charges includes bank fraud, involuntary manslaughter, cyberstalking and wire fraud.
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Gov worker visits 9k porn sites without protection, spreads infection

k, 10/30/2018 - 13:58
A now very “ex”-government employee provides a teachable moment.
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Snakes in the grass! Malicious code slithers into Python PyPI repository

k, 10/30/2018 - 13:21
Not for the first time, typosquatting malware made its way into an open source code repository.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

China hijacking internet traffic using BGP, claim researchers

k, 10/30/2018 - 12:28
Researchers claim that unusual BGP routing changes are actually man-in-the-middle surveillance.
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Self driving cars learn (from us) about who to sacrifice in a cash

h, 10/29/2018 - 14:44
It's bad news for overweight, elderly, male jaywalkers.
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“Right to repair” gets a boost from new DMCA software rules

h, 10/29/2018 - 14:27
It just got easier for owners of a wide range of home devices to hack and repair their software.
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Call of Duty players caught up in cryptocurrency theft racket

h, 10/29/2018 - 14:09
The FBI recently busted a group of criminals who seem to be using Call of Duty to coordinate cryptocurrency thefts.
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Researchers exploit Microsoft Word through embedded video

h, 10/29/2018 - 14:08
A group of researchers has found a way to infect computers via Word documents without triggering a security warning.
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Monday review – the hot 22 stories of the week

h, 10/29/2018 - 14:06
From a popular WordPress plugin harbouring a zero-day to punishments for phone-slowing Apple and Samsung, and all the stories in between. Catch up with everything we've written in the last seven days - it's weekly roundup time.
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Apple and Samsung punished for slowing down old smartphones

p, 10/26/2018 - 14:10
Software updates aren't supposed to make things worse.
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Facebook fined £500K for Cambridge Analytica saga

p, 10/26/2018 - 13:36
A £500k is the best the Information Commissioner's Office could do under the old Data Protection Act.
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Former Facebook security chief calls out Apple for privacy hypocrisy

p, 10/26/2018 - 13:15
Tim Cook's warnings about an "industrial data complex" have been met with accusations of hypocrisy from Facebook's former security supremo.
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Facebook stopped 8.7m nude images of children in 3 months

p, 10/26/2018 - 12:47
Facebook blocked 8.7m images of child nudity and exploitative content in 3 months.
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How to become a Monero million(th)aire in just 20 minutes [PODCAST]

p, 10/26/2018 - 02:01
Here's Episode 7 of the Naked Security podcast - enjoy.
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Firefox 63 gets tough with trackers

cs, 10/25/2018 - 13:59
Mozilla's Enhanced Tracking Protection is going mainstream.
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Google and Facebook accused of secretly tracking users’ locations

cs, 10/25/2018 - 12:50
Google and Facebook have been hit separately by class action lawsuits accusing them of secretly tracking user locations.
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Could TLS session resumption be another ‘super cookie’?

cs, 10/25/2018 - 11:51
Researchers think they’ve spotted a tracking technique that nobody has been paying attention to - TLS session resumption.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

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