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Jolla Partners With SSH To Create Sailfish Secure 30 comments
Pharming Attack Targets Home Router DNS Settings 35 comments
Ask Slashdot: How Does One Verify Hard Drive Firmware? 309 comments
Uber Discloses Database Breach, Targets GitHub With Subpoena 46 comments
Blu-Ray Players Hackable Via Malicious Discs 107 comments
Simple IT Security Tactics for Small Businesses (Video) 31 comments
Lenovo Saying Goodbye To Bloatware 206 comments
Fighting Scams Targeting the Elderly With Old-School Tech 98 comments
OPSEC For Activists, Because Encryption Is No Guarantee 89 comments
Schneier: Everyone Wants You To Have Security, But Not From Them 114 comments
Lizard Squad Claims Attack On Lenovo Days After Superfish 36 comments
3 Million Strong RAMNIT Botnet Taken Down 23 comments
US Govt and Private Sector Developing "Precrime" System Against Cyber-Attacks 55 comments
It's Official: NSA Spying Is Hurting the US Tech Economy 270 comments
Moxie Marlinspike: GPG Has Run Its Course 307 comments
Advertising Tool PrivDog Compromises HTTPS Security 95 comments
NSA, GHCQ Implicated In SIM Encryption Hack 155 comments
Ars: SSL-Busting Code That Threatened Lenovo Users Found In a Dozen More Apps 113 comments
Linux Foundation: Bugs Can Be Made Shallow With Proper Funding 95 comments
Homeland Security Urges Lenovo Customers To Remove Superfish 134 comments
US State Department Can't Get Rid of Email Hackers 86 comments
Also Hackable: Drive-Through Car Washes 103 comments
TrueCrypt Audit Back On Track After Silence and Uncertainty 112 comments
Lenovo To Wipe Superfish Off PCs 266 comments
Superfish Security Certificate Password Cracked, Creating New Attack Vector 144 comments
New Android Trojan Fakes Device Shut Down, Spies On Users 118 comments
Duplicate SSH Keys Put Tens of Thousands of Home Routers At Risk 114 comments
Lenovo Allegedly Installing "Superfish" Proxy Adware On New Computers 248 comments
Jamie Oliver's Website Serving Malware 125 comments
Credit Card Fraud Could Peak In 2015 As the US Moves To EMV 449 comments
FreeBSD-Current Random Number Generator Broken 105 comments
Government, Military and Private Sector Fighting Over Next-Gen Cyber-Warriors 68 comments
'Babar' Malware Attributed To France 65 comments
MN Legislature Introduces Amendment To Protect Electronic Communications 46 comments
Flaw In Netgear Wi-Fi Routers Exposes Admin Password, WLAN Details 57 comments
How "Omnipotent" Hackers Tied To NSA Hid For 14 Years and Were Found At Last 115 comments
Bank Hackers Steal Millions Via Malware 131 comments
New Encryption Method Fights Reverse Engineering 215 comments
Iowa Wants To Let You Carry Your Driver's License On Your Phone 232 comments
Netatmo Weather Station Sends WPA Passwords In the Clear 37 comments
US Gas Pump Hacked With 'Anonymous' Tagline 101 comments
Microsoft Fixes Critical Remotely Exploitable Windows Root-Level Design Bug 136 comments
Facebook Launches ThreatExchange To Let Companies Share Threat Info 30 comments
EU Parliament Blocks Outlook Apps For Members Over Privacy Concerns 24 comments
Airport Using Google Glass For Security and Passenger Information 36 comments
New Multi-Purpose Backdoor Targets Linux Servers 98 comments
Report: Automakers Fail To Fully Protect Against Hacking 100 comments
Utah Cyberattacks, Up To 300 Million Per Day, May Be Aimed At NSA Facility 58 comments
How To Hack a BMW: Details On the Security Flaw That Affected 2.2 Million Cars 83 comments
Employees In Swedish Office Complex Volunteer For RFID Implants For Access 168 comments
Uber Will Add Panic Button and Location/Journey Sharing In India 91 comments
With Insider Help, ID Theft Ring Stole $700,000 In Apple Gift Cards 57 comments
GPG Programmer Werner Koch Is Running Out of Money 222 comments
Why Gmail Has Better Security Than Your Bank 271 comments
US Health Insurer Anthem Suffers Massive Data Breach 223 comments
Ask Slashdot: Gaining Control of My Mobile Browser? 223 comments
If a Financial Institution Mishandles My Data, What Recourse Do I Have? 224 comments
BMW Patches Security Flaw Affecting Over 2 Million Vehicles 44 comments
Syrian Social Hack Co-Opts Fighter's Computers 71 comments
New Google Security Reward Program Announcement 32 comments
OpenSSH Will Feature Key Discovery and Rotation For Easier Switching To Ed25519 88 comments
Tech Companies Worried Over China's New Rules For Selling To Banks 127 comments
D-Link Routers Vulnerable To DNS Hijacking 64 comments
Georgia Institute of Technology Researchers Bridge the Airgap 86 comments
Why ATM Bombs May Be Coming Soon To the United States 378 comments
Adobe's Latest Zero-Day Exploit Repurposed, Targeting Adult Websites 203 comments
Book Review: Designing and Building a Security Operations Center 29 comments
Why Screen Lockers On X11 Cannot Be Secure 375 comments
Security-Focused BlackPhone Was Vulnerable To Simple Text Message Bug 46 comments
Lizard Squad Hits Malaysia Airlines Website 41 comments
White House Drone Incident Exposes Key Security Gap 236 comments
Plan C: The Cold War Plan Which Would Have Brought the US Under Martial Law 313 comments
Google Explains Why WebView Vulnerability Will Go Unpatched On Android 4.3 579 comments
Ed Felten: California Must Lead On Cybersecurity 80 comments
Made-In-Nigeria Smart Cards To Extend Financial Services To the Poor 40 comments
Ask Slashdot: Best Anti-Virus Software In 2015? Free Or Paid? 467 comments
'Never Miss Another Delivery' - if You Have a TrackPIN (Video) 85 comments
U.S. Gas Stations Vulnerable To Internet Attacks 100 comments
Data Encryption On the Rise In the Cloud and Mobile 83 comments
Apple Agrees To Chinese Security Audits of Its Products 114 comments
Adobe Patches One Flash Zero Day, Another Still Unfixed 49 comments
Oracle Releases Massive Security Update 79 comments Sends Personal Data To Over a Dozen Tracking Websites 204 comments
Paris Terror Spurs Plan For Military Zones Around Nuclear Plants 148 comments
Silverlight Exploits Up, Java Exploits Down, Says Cisco 55 comments
Doxing Victim Zoe Quinn Launches Online "Anti-harassment Task Force" 693 comments
The Most Popular Passwords Are Still "123456" and "password" 197 comments
Researchers Use Siri To Steal Data From iPhones 55 comments
Microsoft Outlook Users In China Hit With MITM Attack 35 comments
Spanish Judge Cites Use of Secure Email As a Potential Terrorist Indicator 174 comments
19,000 French Websites Hit By DDoS, Defaced In Wake of Terror Attacks 206 comments
Google Releases More Windows Bugs 263 comments
US/UK Will Stage 'Cyber-Attack War Games' As Pressure Against Encryption Mounts 77 comments
Simple Rogue WiFi Hotspot Captures High Profile Data 67 comments
Adobe Patches Nine Vulnerabilities In Flash 95 comments
NSA Official: Supporting Backdoored Random Number Generator Was "Regrettable" 106 comments
Cyber Attacks Demonstrated On Autonomous Ground Vehicles 52 comments
OpenBSD's Kernel Gets W^X Treatment On Amd64 84 comments
Wireless Keylogger Masquerades as USB Phone Charger 150 comments
Do We Need Regular IT Security Fire Drills? 124 comments
Obama Proposes 30-Day Deadline For Disclosing Security Breaches 125 comments
Google Throws Microsoft Under Bus, Then Won't Patch Android Flaw 629 comments
OpenSSL Patches Eight New Vulnerabilities 79 comments
Lizard Stresser DDoS-for-Hire Service Built On Hacked Home Routers 65 comments
Forget Stuxnet: Banking Trojans Attacking Power Plants 34 comments
Glitch In OS X Search Can Expose Private Details of Apple Mail Users 49 comments
Asus Wireless Routers Can Be Exploited By Anyone Inside the Network 68 comments
Microsoft Restricts Advanced Notification of Patch Tuesday Updates 57 comments
OpenBSD Releases a Portable Version of OpenNTPD 79 comments
HTTP/2 - the IETF Is Phoning It In 161 comments
MI5 Chief Seeks New Powers After Paris Magazine Attack 319 comments
Study: 15 Per Cent of Business Cloud Users Have Been Hacked 72 comments
First OSX Bootkit Revealed 135 comments
FBI: North Korean Hackers "Got Sloppy", Leaked IP Addresses 219 comments
In-Flight Service Gogo Uses Fake SSL Certificates To Throttle Streaming 163 comments
Tips For Securing Your Secure Shell 148 comments
Inside Cryptowall 2.0 Ransomware 181 comments
Report: DHS Failing On Cybersecurity 68 comments
Hackers Steal $5M In Bitcoin During Bitstamp Exchange Attack 114 comments
Bitstamp Bitcoin Exchange Suspended Due To "Compromised Wallet" 161 comments
Finnish Bank OP Under Persistent DDoS Attack 92 comments
Writer: How My Mom Got Hacked 463 comments
Why Aren't We Using SSH For Everything? 203 comments
Doxing -- Something To Expect More of In 2015 171 comments
Bots Scanning GitHub To Steal Amazon EC2 Keys 119 comments
When FISA Court Rejects a Surveillance Request, the FBI Issues a NSL Instead 119 comments
US Army Could Waive Combat Training For Hackers 223 comments
Google Researcher Publishes Unpatched Windows 8.1 Security Vulnerability 129 comments
FBI Monitoring Hacking Targets For Retaliation 96 comments
Security Research At the Hague, Netherlands: Mobile Network and Internet Threats 16 comments
Over 78% of All PHP Installs Are Insecure 112 comments
NSA Says They Have VPNs In a 'Vulcan Death Grip' 234 comments
NVIDIA Breached 59 comments
The NSA Uses the Same Chat Protocol As Hackers 81 comments
Kim Dotcom's Mega Again Announces Encrypted Browser-Based Chat Service 40 comments
FBI Allegedly Investigating Lizard Squad Member Over Xbox Live, PSN Attacks 78 comments
2015 Could Be the Year of the Hospital Hack 130 comments
Norse Security IDs 6, Including Ex-Employee, As Sony Hack Perpetrators 158 comments
Twitter Bug Locks Out Many Users 69 comments
Chaos Computer Club Claims It Can Reproduce Fingerprints From People's Photos 80 comments
Ask Slashdot: Dealing With Companies With Poor SSL Practices? 141 comments
Sony PlayStation Network Back Up Now, Supposedly 75 comments
Finn Linked To Lizard Squad Christmas Attack 51 comments
13,000 Passwords, Usernames Leaked For Major Commerce, Porn Sites 149 comments
Romanian Cybersecurity Law Will Allow Warrantless Access To Data 62 comments
Lizard Squad Targets Tor 83 comments
Why Lizard Squad Took Down PSN and Xbox Live On Christmas Day 336 comments
Rackspace Restored After DDOS Takes Out DNS 49 comments
South Korea Says Nuclear Reactors Safe After Cyberattacks 54 comments
Xbox Live and PlayStation Networks Downed By Apparent Attack 160 comments
North Korean Defector Spills Details On the Country's Elite Hacking Force 166 comments
Russian Hackers Stole Millions From Banks, ATMs 53 comments
Did North Korea Really Attack Sony? 282 comments
Sony To Release the Interview Online Today; Apple Won't Play Ball 227 comments
Many DDR3 Modules Vulnerable To Bit Rot By a Simple Program 138 comments
Docker Image Insecurity 73 comments
Thunderbolt Rootkit Vector 163 comments
Apple Pushes First Automated OS X Security Update 115 comments
JP Morgan Breach Tied To Two-Factor Authentication Slip 71 comments
North Korean Internet Is Down 360 comments
TSA Has Record-Breaking Haul In 2014: Guns, Cannons, and Swords 276 comments
South Korean Power Plants To Conduct Cyber-Attack Drills Following Hack 39 comments
Tor Warns of Possible Disruption of Network Through Server Seizures 19 comments
Major Security Vulnerabilities Uncovered At Frankfurt Airport 91 comments
US Seeks China's Help Against North Korean Cyberattacks 153 comments
Cyberattack On German Steel Factory Causes 'Massive Damage' 212 comments
North Korea Denies Responsibility for Sony Attack, Warns Against Retaliation 236 comments
Hackers Used Nasty "SMB Worm" Attack Toolkit Against Sony 177 comments
Staples: Breach May Have Affected 1.16 Million Customers' Cards 97 comments
Schneier Explains How To Protect Yourself From Sony-Style Attacks (You Can't) 343 comments
Researchers Discover SS7 Flaw, Allowing Total Access To Any Cell Phone, Anywhere 89 comments
Critical Git Security Vulnerability Announced 148 comments
Grinch Vulnerability Could Put a Hole In Your Linux Stocking 118 comments
Hackers Compromise ICANN, Access Zone File Data System 110 comments
US Links North Korea To Sony Hacking 182 comments
RFID-Blocking Blazer and Jeans Could Stop Wireless Identity Theft 110 comments
Over 9,000 PCs In Australia Infected By TorrentLocker Ransomware 83 comments
Google Proposes To Warn People About Non-SSL Web Sites 396 comments
Top Five Theaters Won't Show "The Interview" Sony Cancels Release 589 comments
Manufacturer's Backdoor Found On Popular Chinese Android Smartphone 82 comments
Eric Schmidt: To Avoid NSA Spying, Keep Your Data In Google's Services 281 comments
BGP Hijacking Continues, Despite the Ability To Prevent It 57 comments
"Lax" Crossdomain Policy Puts Yahoo Mail At Risk 50 comments
Sony Reportedly Is Using Cyber-Attacks To Keep Leaked Files From Spreading 190 comments
Are the TSA's New Electronic Device Screenings Necessary? 184 comments
New Destover Malware Signed By Stolen Sony Certificate 80 comments
Just-Announced X.Org Security Flaws Affect Code Dating Back To 1987 172 comments
Stealthy Linux Trojan May Have Infected Victims For Years 129 comments
POODLE Flaw Returns, This Time Hitting TLS Protocol 54 comments
Bluetooth Gains Direct Internet Access, Security Enhancements 47 comments
FISA Court Extends Section 215 Bulk Surveillance For 90 Days 83 comments
Sony Hacks Continue: PlayStation Hit By Lizard Squad Attack 170 comments
Uber Banned In Delhi After Taxi Driver Accused of Rape 180 comments
How I Learned To Stop Worrying and Love the Twitterbot 54 comments
North Korea Denies Involvement In "Righteous" Sony Hack 85 comments
Neglecting the Lessons of Cypherpunk History 103 comments
Sony Employees Receive Email Threat From Hackers: 'Your Family Will Be In Danger' 184 comments
In North Korea, Hackers Are a Handpicked, Pampered Elite 102 comments
The Sony Pictures Hack Was Even Worse Than Everyone Thought 528 comments
Ask Slashdot: Convincing My Company To Stop Using Passwords? 247 comments
UK MP Says ISPs Must Take Responsibility For Movie Leaks, Sony Eyes North Korea 216 comments
Dragon Age: Inquisition Reviewed and Benchmarked 91 comments
Fraudulent Apps Found In Apple's Store 89 comments
Iranian Hackers Compromised Airlines, Critical Infrastructure Companies 61 comments
FBI: Wiper Malware Has Korean Language Packs, Hard Coded Targets 81 comments
Big Banks Will Vie For Your Attention With Cardless ATMs and VR 76 comments
Cyber Ring Stole Secrets For Gaming US Stock Market 37 comments
BlackBerry Clears Hurdle For Voice Crypto Acquisition 27 comments
Hackers Breach Payment Systems of Major Parking Garage Operator 38 comments
Security Experts Believe the Internet of Things Will Be Used To Kill Someone 165 comments
Syrian Electronic Army Takes Credit For News Site Hacking 24 comments
Ask Slashdot: Best Biometric Authentication System? 127 comments
Auto Industry Teams Up With Military To Stop Car Hacking 114 comments
The People Who Are Branding Vulnerabilities 64 comments
Sony Pictures Computer Sytems Shut Down After Ransomware Hack 155 comments
Regin Malware In EU Attack Linked To US and British Intelligence Agencies 131 comments
DHS Set To Destroy "Einstein" Surveillance Records 71 comments
Book Review: Bulletproof SSL and TLS 92 comments
Nuclear Weapons Create Their Own Security Codes With Radiation 106 comments
Highly Advanced Backdoor Trojan Cased High-Profile Targets For Years 143 comments
Critical XSS Flaws Patched In WordPress and Popular Plug-In 41 comments
Greenwald Advises Market-Based Solution To Mass Surveillance 157 comments
Android Botnet Evolves, Could Pose Threat To Corporate Networks 54 comments
Microsoft Releases Out-of-Band Security Patch For Windows 178 comments
State Department Joins NOAA, USPS In Club of Hacked Federal Agencies 54 comments
US Gov't Issues Alert About iOS "Masque Attack" Threat 98 comments
Internet Voting Hack Alters PDF Ballots In Transmission 148 comments
Popular Smartphones Hacked At Mobile Pwn2Own 2014 52 comments
Senate May Vote On NSA Reform As Soon As Next Week 127 comments
US Weather System and Satellite Network Hacked 76 comments
ISPs Removing Their Customers' Email Encryption 245 comments
US Postal Service Suspends Telecommuting Following Massive Breach 50 comments
First Victims of the Stuxnet Worm Revealed 39 comments
Gridlock In Action: Retailers Demand New Regulations To Protect Consumers 127 comments
US Postal Service Hacked, 500k+ Employees and Public Data Breached 46 comments
Book Review: Countdown To Zero Day 58 comments
Report: Federal Workers, Contractors Behind Half of Government Cyber Breaches 61 comments
Espionage Campaign Targets Corporate Executives Traveling Abroad 101 comments
Berlin's Digital Exiles: Where Tech Activists Go To Escape the NSA 231 comments
Website Peeps Into 73,000 Unsecured Security Cameras Via Default Passwords 321 comments
Informational Wi-Fi Traffic As a Covert Communication Channel For Malware 16 comments
British Spies Are Free To Target Lawyers and Journalists 184 comments
Home Depot Says Hackers Grabbed 53 Million Email Addresses 99 comments
WireLurker Mac OS X Malware Found, Shut Down 59 comments
The Fight Over the EFF's Secure Messaging Scoreboard 63 comments
NSA Director Says Agency Shares Most, But Not All, Bugs It Finds 170 comments
EFF Begins a Campaign For Secure and Usable Cryptography 96 comments
Google Releases Open Source Nogotofail Network Traffic Security Testing Tool 36 comments
American Express Seeks To Swap Card Numbers For Secure Tokens 130 comments
Ask Slashdot: Single Sign-On To Link Google Apps and Active Directory? 168 comments
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