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Security Stories for 2011

Ask Slashdot: Changing Passwords For the New Year? 339 comments
Malicious QR Code Use On the Rise 234 comments
Attack Tool Released For WPS Setup Flaw 164 comments
TSA Got Everything It Wanted For Christmas 338 comments
Researchers Demo New GSM Attacks at Chaos Communications Congress 17 comments
Microsoft Issuing Unusual Out-of-Band Security Update 156 comments
Progressive Era Hacker Griefed Marconi Demonstration 147 comments
New York Times Hacked? 103 comments
Data Exposed In Stratfor Compromise Analyzed 141 comments
New WiFi Setup Flaw Allows Easy Router PIN Guessing 86 comments
Will Hackers Try To Disrupt the Iowa Caucuses? 162 comments
GnuPG Short ID Collision Has Occurred. 110 comments
Israeli Spyware Sold To Iran 164 comments
Researchers Build TCP-Based Spam Detection 81 comments
New Car Anti-Theft Device Profiles Your Rear End 126 comments
Android Approved By Pentagon 160 comments
Anonymous Hacks US Think Tank Stratfor 356 comments
Cyber Insurance Industry Expected To Boom 58 comments
U.S. Congress Authorizes Offensive Use of Cyberwarfare 206 comments
Trion Worlds' Rift Account Database Compromised 88 comments
Vanity Fair On the TSA and Security Theater 256 comments
EFF Reverse Engineers Carrier IQ 103 comments
The Problem With Windows 8's Picture Password 206 comments
Chinese Developer Forum Leaks 6 Million User Credentials 102 comments
Twitter To Open Source Android Security Tech 164 comments
EU Shipping Sector Cyber Security Awareness "Non-Existent" 55 comments
Researcher Claims Siemens Lied About Security Bugs 46 comments
Book Review: Defense Against the Black Arts 58 comments
New Remote Flaw In 64-Bit Windows 7 284 comments
US Chamber of Commerce Infiltrated By Chinese Hackers 173 comments
Gaining a Remote Shell On Android 124 comments
October, November the Worst Months For Writing Buggy Code 136 comments
Tech Forensics Take Center Stage in Manning Pre-Trial 172 comments
MIT Software Allows Queries On Encrypted Databases 68 comments
Moxie Marlinspike Answers Your Questions 76 comments
How Does the CIA Keep Its IT Staff Honest? 238 comments
Rare Earth Magnets Pose Threat To Children 284 comments
New Standard For Issuance of SSL/TLS Certificates 62 comments
Challenges of Setting Up a Security Conference 29 comments
Google Wallet Stores Card Data In Plain Text 213 comments
Meet the Strange Bedfellows Who Could Stop SOPA 231 comments
Hotel ISP iBahn Denies Breach By Chinese Hackers 30 comments
Feds Arrest GeneSimmons.Com Attacker 180 comments
The Undeclared "Cyber Cold War" With China 260 comments
Carrier IQ Responds To FBI Drama, EFF Wants More Information 140 comments
Was Russia Behind Stuxnet? 281 comments
Computer Virus Forces Hospital To Divert Ambulances 213 comments
Google-Funded Study Knocks Firefox Security 225 comments
TSA Facing Death By a Thousand Cuts 493 comments
Ask Slashdot: Is Your Data Safe In the Cloud? 332 comments
OpenDNS Releases DNS Encryption Tool 94 comments
Another Dutch CA Hacked 152 comments
Two-Thirds of Lost USB Drives Carry Malware 196 comments
Study Shows Many Sites Still Failing Basic Security Measures 103 comments
Adobe Warns of Critical Zero Day Vulnerability 236 comments
Lawmaker Proposes Cyberthreat Sharing Group 41 comments
PlayBook Jailbreak Tool Released 60 comments
Scammers Work Around Two-Factor Authentication With Social Engineering 186 comments
Greenpeace Breaks Into French Nuclear Plant 561 comments
IT Pros Can't Resist Peeking At Privileged Info 388 comments
Browser History Sniffing Is Back 161 comments
Domain Theft-for-Ransom Hits css-tricks.com and Others 147 comments
San Francisco Team Wins DARPA's De-Shredding Contest 94 comments
How Tech Vendors Help Governments Spy On Their Citizens 102 comments
Ask Slashdot: To Hack Or Not To Hack? 517 comments
Patriot Act Clouds Picture For Tech 203 comments
Researchers Find Big Leaks In Pre-installed Android Apps 136 comments
UK Recruiting Codebreakers Via Social Networks 85 comments
Bank Accounts Vulnerable For Victims of ZeuS Trojan Variant 'Gameover' 80 comments
RIM PlayBook Tablet Jailbroken 63 comments
WikiLeaks Launches New Platform, Privacy Study 96 comments
Anonymous Threatens Robin Hood Attacks Against Banks 529 comments
China Wants Cyber Crisis Hotline 58 comments
News Corp. Hacking Scandal Spreads To Government 105 comments
Attackers Leak UN Usernames and Passwords 48 comments
Duqu Attackers Managed to Wipe C&C Servers 227 comments
Behind the Government's Rules of Cyber War 117 comments
Google Researchers Propose Plan To Fix CA System 91 comments
Printers Could Be the Next Attack Vector 175 comments
Ask Slashdot: Networked Back-Up/Wipe Process? 253 comments
Internet Monitoring: Who Watches the Watchers? 75 comments
Apache Flaw Allows Internal Network Access 99 comments
AT&T Customer Phone Hacking Tied To Terrorists 39 comments
Hacker Tries To Land IT Job At Marriott Via Extortion 218 comments
Airport Security: Thermal Lie-Detectors, Cloned Sniffer Dogs 101 comments
Senator Wants 'Terrorist' Label On Blogs 370 comments
iTunes Flaw Allowed Spying On Dissidents 82 comments
FBI Scolds NASDAQ Over Out of Date Patches 66 comments
Dutch Government Officially Trusts OpenVPN-NL 53 comments
Carrier IQ Relents, Apologizes 78 comments
Police Encrypt Radios To Tune Out Public 242 comments
Ask Hacker and Security Gadfly Moxie Marlinspike 70 comments
Water Pump Destruction Not Due To SCADA Hack 90 comments
US Government Probes Huawei and ZTE 122 comments
CarrierIQ Tries To Silence Security Researcher 216 comments
Tool Kills Hidden Linux Bugs, Vulnerabilities 47 comments
New Batch of Leaked Climate Emails 585 comments
Users' Data Target Of 'Targeted Attack' on AT&T 28 comments
OpenPGP Implemented In JavaScript 167 comments
Separating Fact From Hype On Mobile Malware 46 comments
Fox-IT Completes the Picture On the Factored RSA-512 Keys 38 comments
MS To Build Antivirus Into Win8: Boon Or Monopoly? 748 comments
SCADA Hacker: Water District Used 3-Character Password 213 comments
Full Disk Encryption Hard For Law Enforcement To Crack 575 comments
Ask Slashdot: Inexpensive Anti-Theft Vehicle Tracking System? 296 comments
Feds Investigating Water Utility Pump Failure As Possible Cyberattack 136 comments
Why Do Companies Backup So Infrequently? 403 comments
Windows 8 Secure Boot Defeated 205 comments
Potential 0-Day Vulnerability For BIND 9 187 comments
Identifying Nuclear Scientists Willing To Sell Their Knowledge 358 comments
Hiding Messages In VoIP Packets 83 comments
TSA Puts Off Safety Study of X-ray Body Scanners 233 comments
Experts 'Convinced' Duqu Work of Stuxnet Authors 85 comments
Romanian Accused of Breaking Into NASA 169 comments
New Malware Signed With Stolen Government Certificate 34 comments
GAO Criticizes IRS Over Serious IT Deficiencies 57 comments
EU Approves Unified Full Body Scanner Regulations 225 comments
French Power Company Fined For Hacking Greenpeace 196 comments
Inside the Duqu Worm's Source Code 157 comments
Mac OS X Sandbox Security Hole Uncovered 155 comments
Judge Makes Divorcing Couple Swap Facebook Passwords 332 comments
So You Want To Be a Zero Day Exploit Millionaire? 36 comments
DARPA Wants To Get Rid of Password Protection 205 comments
Valve Announces Massive Steam Server Intrusion 434 comments
How Cell Phone Money Laundering Works 39 comments
FBI Takes Out $14M DNS Malware Operation 57 comments
Image Analysis and Verification To Track Pictures 31 comments
DARPA Seeks Input On Securing Networks Against Attackers 119 comments
Anonymous Hacks Finland 129 comments
Vulnerabilities Discovered In Prison SCADA Systems 128 comments
Brazilian ISPs Hit With Massive DNS Attack 85 comments
Charlie Miller Circumvents Code Signing For iOS Apps 172 comments
Help Rename the Department of Homeland Security 382 comments
RIAA Lawyer Complains DMCA May Need Revamp 303 comments
Hacked MIT Server Used To Stage Attacks 75 comments
Apple Security Chief Steps Down After iPhone Gaffe 93 comments
Open Source Tool Scans For Duqu Drivers 64 comments
SSL Certificate Authorities vs. Convergence, Perspectives 127 comments
MS Traces Duqu Zero-Day To Font Parsing In Win32k 221 comments
Book Review: Securing the Clicks 19 comments
Microsoft, Mozilla and Google Ban Malaysian Intermediate CA 80 comments
Apple To Require Sandboxing For Mac App Store Apps 584 comments
Duqu Installer Exploits Windows Kernel Zero Day 164 comments
How X-Ray Scanners Became Mandatory In US Airports 264 comments
China's Cyber-Warfare Capabilities Overstated 140 comments
Anonymous Cancels Drug-Ring Attack 397 comments
Ask Slashdot: How To Securely Share Passwords? 402 comments
OpenBSD 5.0 Unleashed On the World 185 comments
Spear Phishing Campaign Hits Dozens of Chemical, Defense Firms 46 comments
New Mac OS Trojan Produces BitCoins 247 comments
Microsoft Proposes Fix For E-Voting Attack 111 comments
First Android Device Certified For DoD Personnel 79 comments
Authorities Seize Duqu's C&C Servers In Mumbai 53 comments
Microsoft Drops Suit Against Firm In Botnet Case 49 comments
Ohio Emergency Responders Stage Mock Zombie Invasion 219 comments
RIM Helps Indian Authorities Access BlackBerry Messages 74 comments
Four CAs Have Been Compromised Since June 87 comments
TSA's VIPR Bites Rail, Bus, and Ferry Passengers 658 comments
FAA Goes To the Web To Fight Laser-Pointing 379 comments
Hackers Briefly Controlled US Government Satellites 261 comments
How To Rob a Bank: One Social Engineer's Story 111 comments
Expert: Duqu Is a Custom Attack Framework 51 comments
New Attack Tool Exploits SSL Renegotiation Bug 47 comments
Mitsubishi Hack Stole Nuclear, Defense Data 78 comments
The Register Email Address Blunder 70 comments
Bug Opens Chrome to Easy Remote Code Execution 61 comments
UK Government Pushing For 'Trusted Computing' 291 comments
XML Encryption Broken, Need To Fix W3C Standard 80 comments
New JBOSS Worm Infecting Unpatched Servers 47 comments
Nasdaq Intrusion Spreads To Listed Companies 50 comments
Most Sophisticated Rootkit Getting an Overhaul 104 comments
Researchers ID Skype, BitTorrent Users 180 comments
How To Stop the Next WikiLeaks 191 comments
TSA Doing Random Truck Searches On Tennessee Highway 578 comments
British Police Accused of Stealing Software 76 comments
German Surveillance Trojan Spies On Fifteen Apps 69 comments
iPhone Keylogger Can Snoop On Desktop Typing 103 comments
Precursor To the Next Stuxnet? 49 comments
Making Sensitive Data Location Aware 69 comments
Analysis of 250,000 Hacker Conversations 111 comments
NoScript For Android Devices Released 107 comments
How To Catch a Laptop Thief? 485 comments
Security Researcher Threatened With Vulnerability Repair Bill 231 comments
SEC Says Public Firms May Need To Disclose Cyberattacks 21 comments
US Blocks Huawei From Building LTE Network 156 comments
Air Force Comments On Drone Malware 74 comments
More Details On the German Government's Use of Malware 58 comments
NATO Exercise Banned From Jamming GPS 260 comments
SEO Via DNS "Piggybacking" 74 comments
Sony Targeted Yet Again; Thwarts Attackers This Time 68 comments
RSA Blames Nation State For Cyber Attack 145 comments
Air Force Network Admins Found Out About Drone Virus Through News Story 161 comments
Wine HQ Password Database Compromised 124 comments
Microsoft Says IE9 Blocks More Malware Than Chrome 226 comments
Father of SSL Talks Serious Security Turkey 74 comments
Blue Coat Denies Its Devices Helping Syrian Gov't 73 comments
German State Confesses To, Downplays Government Spyware 104 comments
German Researchers Crack Mifare RFID Encryption 44 comments
2-Year ID Theft Investigation Yields 86 Arrests; 25 More Sought 154 comments
Incomplete PDF Redaction Leaks Data From UK MoD 171 comments
Predator Drone 'Virus' Could Be Military's Own Monitoring 99 comments
Facebook's URL Scanner Vulnerable To Cloaking Attack 34 comments
German Government's Malware Analyzed 162 comments
FBI Plans Nationwide Face-Recognition Trials In 2012 102 comments
US Drone Fleet Hit By Computer Virus 370 comments
Hackers Buying IPv4 Blocks To Evade Detection 89 comments
DHS Goes Ahead With 'Pre-Crime' Detection Project 438 comments
The State of Hacked Accounts 69 comments
Android Malware Using Blog As C&C Server 89 comments
After Six Days of Outages, BofA Claims It Hasn't Been Hacked 315 comments
Welcome Back Kernel.org 94 comments
How Windows Gets Infected With Malware 373 comments
Firefox Advises Users To Disable McAfee Plugin 213 comments
SAIC Loses Data of 4.9 Million Patients 182 comments
Is Off-Shoring a National Security Threat? 319 comments
Inside ICS-CERT's War Room 30 comments
Wikimedia Foundation Enables HTTPS For All Projects 69 comments
HTC Android Backdoor Leaks Private User Data 82 comments
Facebook Adds Malicious Link Protection 113 comments
Security Vulnerabilities On HTC Android Devices 97 comments
Russian Software Company Says Its App Can Crack BlackBerry Security 78 comments
Prototyping Boards Make It Easier To Find Flaws in Specialized Hardware 56 comments
Security By Obscurity — a New Theory 265 comments
Web Hosts — One-Stop-Shops For Mass Hacking? 70 comments
Security Flaw Bypasses AT&T Samsung Galaxy S II Screen Lock 49 comments
Microsoft Security Products Flag Google Chrome As a Virus 258 comments
Rob Malda Casts a Jaded Eye at Amazon's Silk 143 comments
To Stop BEAST, Mozilla Developer Proposes Blocking Java Framework 309 comments
Man Charged in Model Airplane Plot To Bomb Pentagon 515 comments
Man-In-the-Middle Remote Attack On Diebold Voting Machines 251 comments
Microsoft Disables Kelihos Botnet 94 comments
Facebook Fixes Post Log-Out Cookie Behavior 80 comments
Detailed Analysis of the SK Communications Hack 21 comments
The Dead Sea Scrolls and Information Paranoia 585 comments
Mysql.com Hacked, Made To Serve Malware 81 comments
SCADA Problems Too Big To Call 'Bugs,' Says DHS 92 comments
Aussie Researcher Cracks OS X Lion Passwords 165 comments
Why the BEAST Doesn't Threaten Tor Users 54 comments
New Mac OS X Trojan Hides Inside PDFs 194 comments
FBI Arrests LulzSec and Anonymous Hackers 289 comments
Canberra Police Want Drones To Track Cars 154 comments
Borders Bust Means B&N May Get Your Shopping History 230 comments
Google Prepares Fix To Stop SSL/TLS Attacks 122 comments
Microsoft Dumps Partner For Fake Support Call Scam 212 comments
Adobe Pushes Emergency Flash Player Security Fix 56 comments
Massachusetts Attorney General, Victim of iTunes Fraud 100 comments
EFF System To Warn of Certificate Breaches 35 comments
How Microsoft Can Lock Linux Off Windows 8 PCs 899 comments
Gang Used 3D Printers To Make ATM Skimmers 212 comments
Hackers Break Browser SSL/TLS Encryption 110 comments
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