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MEGA secure upload service gets its Chrome extension hacked

sze, 09/05/2018 - 19:07
A password-stealing version of MEGA's Chrome extension was served up on Google's webstore for about four hours - here's what to do.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Serious Fraud Office trialling AI for data-heavy cases

sze, 09/05/2018 - 13:38
A new tool draws links between people under investigation: emails, who was cc'ed, and those quieter messages where nobody at all was cc'ed.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Knock, knock: Digital key flaw unlocks door control systems

sze, 09/05/2018 - 13:35
Attackers could be able to unlock doors in office buildings and factories at will, thanks to a flaw in a popular door controller.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Can ‘sonar’ sniff out your Android’s lock code?

sze, 09/05/2018 - 12:05
Researchers have demonstrated a novel, if slightly James Bond technique, for clandestinely discovering the unlock pattern used to secure an Android smartphone.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Google releases free AI tool to stamp out child sexual abuse material

sze, 09/05/2018 - 12:01
The faster new images can be identified, the faster children can be rescued, Google said.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Credit card gobbling code found piggybacking on ecommerce sites

k, 09/04/2018 - 17:21
Be careful! If crooks can upload malicious JavaScript to your ecommerce server, then you're helping the them rip off your own customers.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

How refusing to give police your Facebook password can lead to prison

k, 09/04/2018 - 13:59
A suspect will be jailed for 14 months for refusing to hand over his Facebook password to detectives investigating a 13-year-old's murder.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Governments demand companies allow access to data, or else

k, 09/04/2018 - 13:46
A decades-old alliance of national intelligence partners promised to get at encrypted data last week, whether tech companies helped them or not.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Hollywood accuses itself of piracy

k, 09/04/2018 - 13:00
As the EFF puts it, the makers of buggy bots (there are two so far) are poster children for the failure of automated takedown processes.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Google Ads cracks down on tech support scammers

k, 09/04/2018 - 11:43
The search giant said that in future any company wanting to advertise these services would have to pass manual verification checks first.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Can you “see” someone’s screen by listening to it? [VIDEO]

h, 09/03/2018 - 13:46
What's your video screen saying about you behind your back? We take a look - or, at least, a listen...
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Firefox to start blocking ad-tracking by default

h, 09/03/2018 - 13:15
Mozilla has announced plans to tweak Firefox's privacy controls so that advertising trackers will be blocked by default.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

‘Sick sadist’ admits to trolling dead people on social media

h, 09/03/2018 - 13:10
He was intoxicated while posting about high-profile tragedies involving the death of young people, adding torment to families' grief.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Chrome: Flash is almost, almost, almost dead

h, 09/03/2018 - 13:04
If you use Google's Chrome browser, after 4 September, the latest update will make it even harder to use in-browser Adobe Flash.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Possible Satori botnet hacker indicted by Feds

h, 09/03/2018 - 12:59
A 20 year-old man has been indicted for computer crimes by a federal court in Alaska. Evidence suggests that he could be linked to the Satori botnet that exploited a previously unknown bug in a Huawei router.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Google quietly bought Mastercard credit and debit card records

h, 09/03/2018 - 12:34
The multimillion dollar data buy allows Google to link what we buy in brick-and-mortar stores to what ads we clicked online.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Monday review – the hot 19 stories of the week

h, 09/03/2018 - 11:15
From Google's “unnecessary risk” for Fortnite users and NSA leaker Reality Winner jailed to the Celebgate hacker going to jail, and more!
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Proposed US law would require President to act against overseas hackers

p, 08/31/2018 - 13:47
A US senator has announced a bill that would force the President to punish overseas hackers found targeting the US, or explain why he hadn't.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Jennifer Lawrence nude photo thief is going to the slammer

p, 08/31/2018 - 11:51
George Garofano has been sentenced to prison for his part in hacking into and stealing personal images from 240 iCloud accounts.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek

Forcing iPhone unlock violates Fifth Amendment, says Court of Appeals

p, 08/31/2018 - 11:05
Police want to unlock the iPhone of a woman who accused a man of rape after it was alleged that she was actually stalking him.
Kategóriák: Biztonsági hírek