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'Significant' Number of Equifax Victims Already Had Info Stolen, Says IRS 42 comments
Netflix, Amazon, Movie Studios Sue Over TickBox Streaming Device 55 comments
Companies Overlook Risks in Open Source Software, Survey Finds 94 comments
'Google Just Made Gmail the Most Secure Email Provider on the Planet' 170 comments
Microsoft Responded Quietly After Detecting Secret Database Hack in 2013 41 comments
Every Patch For 'KRACK' Wi-Fi Vulnerability Available Right Now 122 comments
Ask Slashdot: What Are Some Hard Truths IT Must Learn To Accept? 388 comments
Kaspersky Lab Finds Flash Vulnerability Through Microsoft Word 50 comments
Google Chrome for Windows Gets Basic Antivirus Features 54 comments
Millions of High-Security Crypto Keys Crippled by Newly Discovered Flaw 55 comments
Microsoft Has Already Fixed the Wi-Fi Attack Vulnerability; Android Will Be Patched Within Weeks 129 comments
WPA2 Security Flaw Puts Almost Every Wi-Fi Device at Risk of Hijack, Eavesdropping 243 comments
Ask Slashdot: Should Users Uninstall Kaspersky's Antivirus Software? 304 comments
Pentagon Turns To High-Speed Traders To Fortify Markets Against Cyberattack 65 comments
Pizza Hut Leaks Credit Card Info On 60,000 Customers 76 comments
Unpatched Exploit Lets You Clone Key Fobs and Open Subaru Cars 60 comments
Not Just Equifax. Rival Site Transunion Served Malware Too -- and 1,000 More Sites 68 comments
Ransomware Sales On the Dark Web Spike 2,502% In 2017 23 comments
IRS Suspends $7 Million Contract With Equifax After Malware Discovered 50 comments
SWIFT Says Hackers Still Targeting Bank Messaging System 16 comments
Researcher Turns HDD Into Rudimentary Microphone 64 comments
DJI Unveils Technology To Identify and Track Airborne Drones 61 comments
Hyatt Hotels Discovers Card Data Breach At 41 Properties Across 11 Countries 20 comments
US Weapons Data Stolen During Raid of Australian Defense Contractor's Computers 78 comments
Down the Rabbit Hole With a BLU Phone Infection 43 comments
Equifax Website Hacked Again, this Time To Redirect To Fake Flash Update 150 comments
Equifax Breach Included 10 Million US Driving Licenses 66 comments
Moscow Has Turned Kaspersky Antivirus Software Into a Global Spy Tool, Using It To Scan Computers For Secret US Data 267 comments
Justice Department To Be More Aggressive In Seeking Encrypted Data From Tech Companies 204 comments
OxygenOS Telemetry Lets OnePlus Tie Phones To Individual Users 164 comments
Symantec CEO: Source Code Reviews Pose Unacceptable Risk 172 comments
Equifax Increases Number of Britons Affected By Data Breach To 700,000 58 comments
Security, Privacy Focused Librem 5 Linux Smartphone Successfully Crowdfunded 82 comments
Amazon Is Reportedly Building a Doorbell That Lets Drivers Into Your House 202 comments
T-Mobile Website Allowed Hackers to Access Your Account Data With Just Your Phone Number 62 comments
Security Researcher Finds a Fundamental Flaw in iOS 162 comments
Equifax Made Salary, Work History Available To Anyone With Your SSN and DOB 168 comments
Office Depot, Best Buy Pull Kaspersky Products From Shelves 155 comments
The Case Against Biometric IDs 146 comments
HP Enterprise Let Russia Scrutinize The Pentagon's Cyberdefense Software 121 comments
Java Coders Are Getting Bad Security Advice From Stack Overflow 236 comments
White House Chief of Staff's Phone Was Reportedly Hacked Months Ago 138 comments
Disqus Confirms Over 17.5 Million Email Addresses Were Stolen In 2012 Hack of Its Comments Tool 81 comments
Kaspersky Lab Denies Involvement in Russian Hack of NSA Contractor 76 comments
Uber's iOS App Had Secret Permissions That Allowed It to Copy Your Phone Screen, Researchers Say 91 comments
Hundreds of Printers Expose Backend Panels and Password Reset Functions Online 61 comments
Apple Addresses a Bug That Caused Disk Utility in macOS High Sierra To Expose Passwords of Encrypted APFS Volumes 85 comments
Russian Hackers Exploited Kaspersky Antivirus To Steal NSA Data on US Cyber Defense: WSJ 221 comments
Ask Slashdot: Share Your Security Review Tales 198 comments
Spies Hack. But the Best Spies Hack Other Spies. 26 comments
IRS Awards $7 Million Fraud Prevention Contract To Equifax 115 comments
US Studying Ways To End Use of Social Security Numbers For ID 311 comments
Former Equifax CEO Blames Breach On One Individual Who Failed To Deploy Patch 255 comments
Yahoo Triples Estimate of Breached Accounts To 3 Billion 41 comments
North Korea Gets Second Route To Internet Via Russia Link 73 comments
Equifax Says 2.5 Million More Americans May Be Affected By Hack 78 comments
How Cisco Fixed An Undocumented SSH Support Tunnel In Umbrella 24 comments
Google Plans Upgrade of Two-Factor Authentication For Politicians and CEOs 92 comments
ICANN Delays KSK Rollover Because of Lazy ISPs, Technical Faults 42 comments
Equifax CEO: All Companies Get Breached 176 comments
New 'Illusion Gap' Attack Bypasses Windows Defender Scans 74 comments
Squabble With Contractor Delayed Equifax's Response To Data Breach 127 comments
Equifax Board Forms Panel To Review Executives' Stock Sales After Data Breach 57 comments
Apple Reports 400 Percent Rise In National Security Requests 44 comments
What Isn't Telegram Saying About Its Connections To the Kremlin? 115 comments
Critical EFI Code in Millions of Macs Isn't Getting Apple's Updates 91 comments
Chaos and Hackers Stalk Investors on Cryptocurrency Exchanges 64 comments
Apple Recommends Children Under 13, Twins and Siblings Do Not Use Face ID On iPhone X 120 comments
Moscow Deploys Facial Recognition to Spy on Citizens in Streets 68 comments
Companies Are Once Again Storing Data On Tape, Just in Case 199 comments
Internet Explorer Bug Leaks Whatever You Type In the Address Bar 99 comments
The World's First Blockchain Smartphone Is In Development 95 comments
Equifax CEO Steps Down Amid Hacking Scandal 74 comments
China Blocks WhatsApp 104 comments
Deloitte Hit By Cyber-attack Revealing Clients' Secret Emails 49 comments
DDoS Attacks Will Now Be 'Something You Only Read About In The History Books', Says Cloudflare CEO 100 comments
Apple Releases macOS High Sierra; Ex-NSA Hacker Publishes Zero-Day 53 comments
ARM TrustZone Hacked By Abusing Power Management 60 comments
Experian Criticized Over Credit-Freeze PIN Security and 'Dark Web' Scans 65 comments
Hackers Using iCloud's Find My iPhone Feature To Remotely Lock Macs, Demand Ransom Payments 61 comments
Google Experiment Tests Top 5 Browsers, Finds Safari Riddled With Security Bugs 105 comments
Adobe Security Team Accidentally Posts Private PGP Key On Blog 60 comments
Passwords For 540,000 Car Tracking Devices Leaked Online 33 comments
Major Cyber-Attack Will Happen Soon, Warns UK's Security Boss 66 comments
'Dear Apple, The iPhone X and Face ID Are Orwellian and Creepy' 441 comments
Security Researchers Warn that Third-Party GO Keyboard App is Spying on Millions of Android Users 65 comments
SEC Discloses Hackers Penetrated EDGAR, Profited in Trading 48 comments
The CCleaner Malware Fiasco Targeted at Least 20 Specific Tech Firms 151 comments
Equifax Has Been Sending Consumers To a Fake Phishing Site for Almost Two Weeks 154 comments
Ransomware Hack Targeting 2 Million an Hour 38 comments
In a 'Plot Twist', Wikileaks Releases Documents It Claims Detail Russia Mass Surveillance Apparatus 168 comments
Why You Shouldn't Use Texts For Two-Factor Authentication 102 comments
AI Just Made Guessing Your Password a Whole Lot Easier 136 comments
Equifax Suffered a Hack Almost Five Months Earlier Than the Date It Disclosed 90 comments
Apple Officially Bans Scammy Antivirus Apps From iOS App Store 51 comments
Avast's CCleaner Free Windows Application Infected With Malware 156 comments
'Bashware' Attacks Exploit Windows 10's Subsystem for Linux 80 comments
NSA Launches 'Codebreaker Challenge' For Students: Stopping an Infrastructure Attack 53 comments
Security.txt Standard Proposed, Similar To Robots.txt 86 comments
Mystery of Sonic Weapon Attacks At US Embassy In Cuba Deepens 215 comments
Credit Karma To Launch Free ID Monitoring Following Equifax Hack 24 comments
Warning: 'MetalKettle' Repository For Kodi Becomes Vulnerable After GitHub Takeover 28 comments
Equifax Says Almost 400,000 Britons Hit In Data Breach 45 comments
Equifax CEO Hired a Music Major as the Company's Chief Security Officer 430 comments
First Ever Malvertising Campaign Uses JavaScript To Mine Cryptocurrencies In Your Browser 70 comments
ISPs Claim a Privacy Law Would Weaken Online Security, Increase Pop-Ups 86 comments
In a Highly Unusual Move, FTC Confirms It Is Investigating Equifax 117 comments
FTP Resources Will Be Marked Not Secure in Chrome Starting Later This Year 152 comments
Backdoor Found In WordPress Plugin With More Than 200,000 Installations 84 comments
Kaspersky Software Banned From US Government Systems Over Concerns About Russia 91 comments
Equifax Had 'Admin' as Login and Password in Argentina 123 comments
At Least 1.65 Million Computers Are Mining Cryptocurrency For Hackers So Far This Year 37 comments
Department of Energy Invests $50 Million To Improve Critical Energy Infrastructure Security 51 comments
Researchers Catch Microsoft Zero-Day Used To Install Government Spyware 83 comments
BlueBorne Vulnerabilities Impact Over 5 Billion Bluetooth-Enabled Devices 121 comments
The Only Safe Email is Text-Only Email 174 comments
Equifax's App Has Disappeared From Apple's App Store and Google Play 73 comments
Virginia Scraps Electronic Voting Machines Hackers Destroyed At DefCon 194 comments
Google Details Plan To Distrust Symantec Certificates 140 comments
ShadowBrokers Releases NSA UNITEDRAKE Manual That Targets Windows Machines 99 comments
Equifax Blames Open-Source Software For Its Record-Breaking Security Breach 283 comments
Torvalds Wants Attackers To Join Linux Before They Turn To the "Dark Side" 112 comments
Equifax Breach Provokes Calls For Serious Data Protection Reforms 193 comments
Google Chrome Will Soon Detect Man-in-the-Middle Attacks 86 comments
Should British Hacker Lauri Love Be Tried In America? 254 comments
TechCrunch: Equifax Hack-Checking Web Site Is Returning Random Results 176 comments
The Teen Malware Career Of Marcus Hutchins 48 comments
Best Buy Stops Selling Kaspersky Security Software 132 comments
Ask Slashdot: What's a Practical Response To the Equifax Breach? 217 comments
Apple and Google Fix Browser Bug. Microsoft Does Not. 78 comments
Mexican Tax Refund Site Left 400GB of Sensitive Customer Info Wide Open 18 comments
Equifax Breach is Very Possibly the Worst Leak of Personal Info Ever 401 comments
Bug In Windows Kernel Could Prevent Security Software From Identifying Malware 75 comments
Credit Reporting Firm Equifax Announces 'Cybersecurity Incident Impacting Approximately 143 Million US Consumers' 299 comments
Software To Capture Votes in Upcoming National Election is Insecure 91 comments
Hackers Can Take Control of Siri and Alexa By Whispering To Them in Frequencies Humans Can't Hear 116 comments
Android Oreo's Rollback Protection Will Block OS Downgrades 119 comments
Hackers Have Penetrated Energy Grid, Symantec Warns 69 comments
TrustZone Downgrade Attack Opens Android Devices To Old Vulnerabilities 45 comments
A Critical Apache Struts Security Flaw Makes It 'Easy' To Hack Fortune 100 Firms 42 comments
Over 28 Million Records Stolen In Breach of Latin American Social Network Taringa 16 comments
Vulnerabilities Discovered In Mobile Bootloaders of Major Vendors 76 comments
Thousands of Job Applicants Citing Top Secret US Government Work Exposed In Amazon Server Data Breach 115 comments
AT&T Uverse Modems Found To Have Several Serious Security Vulnerabilities 75 comments
Hacking Group 'OurMine' Temporarily Redirected WikiLeaks DNS Service 83 comments
Nearly 3,000 Bitcoin Miners Exposed Online Via Telnet Ports, Without Passwords 43 comments
Chinese Agency Linked To Cyber-Espionage Operations Will Review Source Code of Foreign Firms 62 comments
Millions of Time Warner Cable Customer Records Exposed in Third-Party Data Leak 30 comments
Hacking Retail Gift Cards Remains Scarily Easy 108 comments
A Canadian University Gave $11 Million To a Scammer 52 comments
AMD Releases Ryzen PRO Processors Worldwide, 8-Core Ryzen Threadripper 1900X 94 comments
Instagram Hack Targets Celebrities 32 comments
FDA Issues Recall of 465,000 St. Jude Pacemakers To Patch Security Holes 73 comments
Dealership Remotely Disables A Car Over A $200 Fee 420 comments
Massive New Spambot Ensnares 711,000,000 Email Addresses 31 comments
Researchers Find a Way To Disable Intel ME Component Courtesy of the NSA 142 comments
On Internet Privacy, Be Very Afraid 149 comments
Tech Firms Team Up To Take Down 'WireX' Android DDoS Botnet 29 comments
A Year After Mirai: DVR Torture Chamber Test Shows Two Minutes Between Exploits 36 comments
Someone Published a List of Telnet Credentials For Thousands of IoT Devices 104 comments
Hit App Sarahah Quietly Uploads Your Address Book 72 comments
As Prosecutors Submit Evidence, WannaCry Hero's Legal Fund Returns All Donations 172 comments
OpenJDK May Tackle Java Security Gaps With A Secretive New Group 79 comments
Lawsuit Filed Against Logitech For Delaying Warranty Claims, Hiding EOL 83 comments
Who's Responsible For IoT Security? 181 comments
Microsoft Claims PowerShell Now More Secure 62 comments
It Took a Massachusetts Hospital 14 Years To Detect a Data Breach 52 comments
'US Intelligence Agencies Should Put Up Or Shut Up With Kaspersky Rumors' 115 comments
The CIA Built a Fake Software Update System To Spy On Intel Partners 110 comments
Fake Messages Rigged With Malware Are Spreading Via Facebook Messenger 44 comments
Google Pulls 500+ Backdoored Apps With Over 100 Million Downloads From Google Play 58 comments
Fourth US Navy Collision This Year Raises Suspicion of Cyber-Attacks 397 comments
Two-Factor Authentication Fail: Identity Thieves Hijack Cellphone Accounts to Go After Virtual Currency 76 comments
Facebook Makes Safety Check a Permanent Feature 109 comments
iPhone 8's 3D Face Scanner Will Work In 'Millionths of a Second' 154 comments
Third Party Trackers On Web Shops Can Identify Users Behind Bitcoin Transactions 63 comments
UK.gov To Treat Online Abuse as Seriously as Hate Crime in Real Life 307 comments
Bug In Lowe's Site Sold Goods For Free. Couple Arrested For Exploiting It 239 comments
Researchers Win $100,000 For New Spear-Phishing Detection Method 28 comments
FBI Warns US Private Sector To Cut Ties With Kaspersky 173 comments
Hacker Helps Family Recover Minivan After Losing One-Of-A-Kind Car Key 169 comments
Marcus Hutchins' Code Used In Malware May Have Come From GitHub 52 comments
How Hackers Can Use Pop Songs To 'Watch' You 33 comments
US Military To Create Separate Unified Cyber Warfare Command 56 comments
How Hackers Are Targeting the Shipping Industry 48 comments
Secret Chips in Replacement Parts Can Completely Hijack Your Phone's Security 62 comments
Google Researchers Made An Algorithm To Delete Watermarks From Photos 63 comments
iOS 11 Has a Feature To Temporarily Disable Touch ID 138 comments
Ukraine Hacker Cooperating With FBI In Russia Probe, Says Report 215 comments
Hacker Claims To Have Decrypted Apple's Secure Enclave Processor Firmware 111 comments
Unpatchable 'Flaw' Affects Most of Today's Modern Cars 226 comments
Cloudflare Stops Supporting Neo-Nazi Site The Daily Stormer 486 comments
Email Provider ProtonMail Says It Hacked Back, Then Walks Claim Back 30 comments
Shipping Company Maersk Says June Cyberattack Could Cost It Up To $300 Million 43 comments
Guam Radio Stations Accidentally Conduct Emergency Alert Amid North Korea Threat 50 comments
US Army Walks Back Decision To Ban DJI Drones Ever So Slightly 27 comments
Spyware Apps Found on Google Play Store 37 comments
Researcher Who Stopped WannaCry Pleads Not Guilty to Creating Banking Malware 71 comments
Hundreds Of Smart Locks Get Bricked By A Buggy Firmware Update 119 comments
Amateur Drone Lands On British Air Carrier, Wired Reviews Anti-Drone Technology 152 comments
Chrome Extension Developers Under a Barrage of Phishing Attacks 40 comments
Russian Group That Hacked DNC Used NSA Attack Code In Attack On Hotels 197 comments
FBI Says Islamic State Used eBay, PayPal To Channel Money To the US 57 comments
HBO Hacker Leaks Message From HBO Offering $250,000 'Bounty Payment' 60 comments
China Working On 'Repression Network' Which Lets Cameras Identify Cars With Unprecedented Accuracy 80 comments
Password Power Rankings: a Look At the Practices of 40+ Popular Websites 127 comments
Scientists Create DNA-Based Exploit of a Computer System 43 comments
Salesforce Fires Red Team Staffers Who Gave Defcon Talk 154 comments
Kaspersky Drops Antitrust Complaint After Microsoft Promises To Make Changes To Windows 10 31 comments
UK Wants To Criminalize Re-Identification of Anonymized User Data 120 comments
Prison Time For Manager Who Hacked Ex-Employer's FTP Server, Email Account 37 comments
An Image Site Is Victimizing Countless Women and Little Can Be Done 273 comments
Cyber Threats Prompt Return of Radio For Ship Navigation 133 comments
Microsoft Dumps Notorious Chinese Secure Certificate Vendor 57 comments
You Can Trick Self-Driving Cars By Defacing Street Signs 272 comments
The Man Who Wrote the Password Rules Regrets Doing So 239 comments
Top VPN Provider Accused of Sharing Customer Traffic With Online Advertisers 55 comments
Game of Thrones Hackers Demand Ransom 70 comments
Forget the Russians: Corrupt, Local Officials Are the Biggest Threat To Elections 287 comments
OpenSSL Support In Debian Unstable Drops TLS 1.0/1.1 Support 76 comments
Should the Internet Be Secure By Default? 154 comments
Who's Profiting From The WannaCry Ransoms? 31 comments
FBI Tracked 'Fake News' Believed To Be From Russia On Election Day 352 comments
BLU Claims Innocence, Gets Phones Reinstated On Amazon 43 comments
US Army Calls Halt On Use of Chinese-Made Drones By DJI 45 comments
ESET Spreading FUD About Torrent Files, Clients 60 comments
The Kronos Indictment: Is it a Crime To Create and Sell Malware? 199 comments
NotPetya Ransomware Victims Preparing Lawsuit Against Ukrainian Software Firm 25 comments
WikiLeaks Reveals CIA Tool For Hacking Webcams, Microphones 107 comments
UK Security Researcher Who Stopped WannaCry Outbreak Arrested in US 176 comments
Man Used DDoS Attacks On Media To Extort Them To Remove Stories 34 comments
Hackers Can Turn Amazon Echo Into a Covert Listening Device 114 comments
US Senators To Introduce Bill To Secure 'Internet of Things' 138 comments
White House Officials Tricked By Email Prankster 131 comments
Amazon Suspends Sales of Blu Android Phones Due To Privacy Concerns 66 comments
Iranians Use 'Cute Photographer' Profile To Hack Targets In Middle East 39 comments
BrickerBot Dev Claims Cyber-Attack That Affected Over 60,000 Indian Modems 32 comments
FCC Says Its Specific Plan To Stop DDoS Attacks Must Remain Secret 88 comments
Microsoft Won't Patch 20-Yr-Old SMBv1 Vulnerability (You Should Just Turn the Service Off) 131 comments
Hackers Break Into HBO's Networks, May Have Leaked 'Game of Thrones' Script 82 comments
It Is Easy To Expose Users' Secret Web Habits, Say Researchers 95 comments
Russia Bans VPNs To Stop Users From Looking at Censored Sites 119 comments
A Robot At DEFCON Cracked A Safe Within 30 Minutes 128 comments
Petition Asks Adobe To Open-Source Flash To Preserve Internet History 167 comments
CNET Pranked By Web Site's Fake 'All Out War' Hack During DEFCON 22 comments
US Voting Machines Cracked In 90 Minutes At DEFCON 171 comments
Do Kill Switches Deter Cellphone Theft? 97 comments
Stealthy Google Play Apps Recorded Calls and Stole Emails 55 comments
The US Congress Is Investigating Government Use Of Kaspersky Software 47 comments
How Rust Can Replace C In Python Libraries 304 comments
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