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Date / TimeStory
Tuesday April 15, 2014 @12:19PM OpenBSD Team Cleaning Up OpenSSL
Tuesday April 15, 2014 @11:39AM The Security Of The Most Popular Programming Languages
Tuesday April 15, 2014 @11:25AM First Phase of TrueCrypt Audit Turns Up No Backdoors
Monday April 14, 2014 @04:13PM Heartbleed Disclosure Timeline Revealed
Monday April 14, 2014 @07:41AM Akamai Reissues All SSL Certificates After Admitting Heartbleed Patch Was Faulty
Sunday April 13, 2014 @11:53AM Private Keys Stolen Within Hours From Heartbleed OpenSSL Site
Sunday April 13, 2014 @08:30AM US Takes Out Gang That Used Zeus Malware To Steal Millions
Friday April 11, 2014 @07:42AM Stung By File-Encrypting Malware, Researchers Fight Back
Thursday April 10, 2014 @06:35PM Heartbleed Coder: Bug In OpenSSL Was an Honest Mistake
Thursday April 10, 2014 @05:12PM Google Chrome Flaw Sets Your PC's Mic Live
Thursday April 10, 2014 @11:20AM Theo De Raadt's Small Rant On OpenSSL
Thursday April 10, 2014 @08:53AM Canada Halts Online Tax Returns In Wake of Heartbleed
Wednesday April 09, 2014 @07:05PM Heartbleed OpenSSL Vulnerability: A Technical Remediation
Monday April 07, 2014 @07:54PM OpenSSL Bug Allows Attackers To Read Memory In 64k Chunks
Monday April 07, 2014 @11:15AM Not Just Apple: GnuTLS Bug Means Security Flaw For Major Linux Distros
Sunday April 06, 2014 @10:48PM UAV Operator Blames Hacking For Malfunction That Injured Triathlete
Saturday April 05, 2014 @12:22PM Ask Slashdot: User-Friendly Firewall For a Brand-New Linux User?
Saturday April 05, 2014 @11:02AM Microsoft's Security Products Will Block Adware By Default Starting On July 1
Friday April 04, 2014 @11:20PM Bugs In SCADA Software Leave 7,600 Factories Vulnerable
Thursday April 03, 2014 @11:00AM NYU Group Says Its Scheme Makes Cracking Individual Passwords Impossible
Thursday April 03, 2014 @09:02AM Book Review: How I Discovered World War II's Greatest Spy
Tuesday April 01, 2014 @02:06PM Chester Wisniewski of Sophos Talks About Secure Credit Card Transactions (Video)
Monday March 31, 2014 @10:09PM DVRs Used To Attack Synology Disk Stations and Mine Bitcoin
Monday March 31, 2014 @11:00AM NSA Infiltrated RSA Deeper Than Imagined
Friday March 28, 2014 @06:49PM FTC Settles With Sites Over SSL Lies
Friday March 28, 2014 @05:50PM FTC Settles with Sites over SSL Lies
Thursday March 27, 2014 @08:03PM China Arrests 1,500 People For Sending Spam Messages From Fake Mobile Bases
Thursday March 27, 2014 @03:36PM eBay Japan Passwords Revealed As Username+123456
Thursday March 27, 2014 @03:25PM Russian Officials Dump iPads For Samsung Tablets Over Spy Fears
Thursday March 27, 2014 @08:44AM Weev's Attorney Says FBI Is Intercepting His Client's Mail
Thursday March 27, 2014 @08:42AM China Arrests 1,500 People for Sending Spam Text Messages from Fake Mobile Base
Wednesday March 26, 2014 @03:39PM Security for the 'Internet of Things' (Video)
Wednesday March 26, 2014 @12:16PM Target and Trustwave Sued Over Credit Card Breach
Wednesday March 26, 2014 @08:24AM Rebooting the Full Disclosure List
Tuesday March 25, 2014 @02:54PM Remote ATM Attack Uses SMS To Dispense Cash
Tuesday March 25, 2014 @12:25PM Former US President says Snowden disclosures are "good for Americans to know"
Tuesday March 25, 2014 @12:10PM Einstein's Spooky Theory Could Bring Snowden's Encrypted Internet Dream to Life
Tuesday March 25, 2014 @10:17AM Big Data Breaches Give Credit Monitoring Services a Boost
Tuesday March 25, 2014 @02:23AM Microsoft Word Zero-Day Used In Targeted Attacks
Sunday March 23, 2014 @09:11PM AWS Urges Devs To Scrub Secret Keys From GitHub
Saturday March 22, 2014 @06:53PM One Billion Android Devices Open To Privilege Escalation
Saturday March 22, 2014 @01:38PM Fake PGP Keys For Crypto Developers Found
Friday March 21, 2014 @08:48PM WPA2 Wireless Security Crackable WIth "Relative Ease"
Friday March 21, 2014 @01:29PM Linux May Succeed Windows XP As OS of Choice For ATMs
Thursday March 20, 2014 @04:07PM Tor Project: Fake Tor App Has Been In Apple's App Store For Months
Thursday March 20, 2014 @02:34PM Gmail Goes HTTPS Only For All Connections
Wednesday March 19, 2014 @12:46PM Security Industry Incapable of Finding Firmware Attackers
Wednesday March 19, 2014 @12:35PM Security Industry Incapable of Finding Firmware Attackers
Wednesday March 19, 2014 @08:18AM Full-Disclosure Security List Suspended Indefinitely
Monday March 17, 2014 @10:01PM Is Analog the Fix For Cyber Terrorism?
Monday March 17, 2014 @08:03PM Kaspersky: Mt. Gox Data Archive Contains Bitcoin-Stealing Malware
Thursday March 13, 2014 @06:39PM A Look at the NSA's Most Powerful Internet Attack Tool
Thursday March 13, 2014 @05:31PM What If the Next Presidential Limo Was a Tesla?
Thursday March 13, 2014 @12:34PM TrustyCon was the 'Rebel Conference' Across the Street From RSA 2014 (Video)
Thursday March 13, 2014 @08:34AM Replicant Hackers Find and Close Samsung Galaxy Back-door
Tuesday March 11, 2014 @10:33PM Large DDoS Attack Brings WordPress Pingback Abuse Back Into Spotlight
Tuesday March 11, 2014 @03:16PM Top E-commerce Sites Fail To Protect Users From Stupid Passwords
Monday March 10, 2014 @10:15PM CanSecWest Presenter Self-Censors Risky Critical Infrastructure Talk
Monday March 10, 2014 @08:02PM University of Cambridge Develops Potentially More Secure Password Storage System
Monday March 10, 2014 @05:05PM The Tangled Tale of Mt. Gox's Missing Millions
Monday March 10, 2014 @02:06PM SXSW: Edward Snowden Swipes At NSA
Monday March 10, 2014 @11:49AM Author Says It's Time To Stop Glorifying Hackers
Monday March 10, 2014 @11:36AM US Intelligence Officials To Monitor Federal Employees With Security Clearances
Saturday March 08, 2014 @11:16AM Portal 2 Incompatible With SELinux
Friday March 07, 2014 @01:11PM HTTPS More Vulnerable To Traffic Analysis Attacks Than Suspected
Friday March 07, 2014 @01:02PM TrustyCon Session Videos Now Online
Thursday March 06, 2014 @07:29PM New Tool Makes Android Malware Easier To Create
Thursday March 06, 2014 @03:43PM Pwnie Express Rides Again at RSA 2014 (Video)
Thursday March 06, 2014 @09:48AM Target Rich Environment: Mobile Malware in China
Wednesday March 05, 2014 @07:52PM Apple Refuses To Unlock Bequeathed iPad
Wednesday March 05, 2014 @01:24PM Ask Slashdot: Does Your Employer Perform HTTPS MITM Attacks On Employees?
Tuesday March 04, 2014 @03:27PM Australian Company Claims Laser-Based Quantum Crypto is "Unbreakable" (Video)
Tuesday March 04, 2014 @02:17PM In Ukraine, Cyber War With Russia Heating Up
Tuesday March 04, 2014 @12:49PM Ukraine Crisis: Cyber War with Russia Heating up
Monday March 03, 2014 @09:06PM New Attack Hijacks DNS Traffic From 300,000 Routers
Monday March 03, 2014 @11:00AM Russians Suspected of Uroburos Spy Malware
Sunday March 02, 2014 @01:48PM Book Review: Threat Modeling: Designing For Security
Sunday March 02, 2014 @09:23AM Cisco Offers $300,000 Prize For Internet of Things Security Apps
Friday February 28, 2014 @10:12PM Live Q&A With Ex-TSA Agent Jason Harrington
Thursday February 27, 2014 @07:23PM Spooks-as-a-Service Swarm RSA Conference
Thursday February 27, 2014 @03:27PM Why We Need To Teach Hacking In High School
Thursday February 27, 2014 @02:09PM Sundar Pichai: Android Designed For Openness; Security a Lower Priority
Thursday February 27, 2014 @11:15AM The Emerging RadioShack/Netflix Debacle
Thursday February 27, 2014 @11:13AM Apple Drops Snow Leopard Security Updates, Doesn't Tell Anyone
Thursday February 27, 2014 @07:11AM Android Mobile Malware Uses Anonymous Tor Network to Hide Its Tracks
Thursday February 27, 2014 @01:06AM IE Vulnerability Exposing Banking Logins, Spreading Rapidly
Tuesday February 25, 2014 @02:17PM New iOS Keylogging Vulnerability Discovered
Tuesday February 25, 2014 @12:49AM Paraguayan ccTLD Hacked, Google.com.py Redirected, Internal Database Leaked
Monday February 24, 2014 @10:21PM Meet the Developers Who Want To Build the Next Snapchat
Monday February 24, 2014 @09:39PM Complete Microsoft EMET Bypass Developed
Monday February 24, 2014 @11:26AM Lumia Phones Leaking Private Data To Microsoft
Monday February 24, 2014 @11:15AM Apple SSL Bug In iOS Also Affects OS X
Monday February 24, 2014 @10:55AM US Carriers Said To Have Rejected Kill Switch Technology Last Year
Monday February 24, 2014 @10:18AM Speedier Screening May Be Coming To an Airport Near You
Monday February 24, 2014 @09:42AM Ghostwriter Reveals the Secret Life of WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange
Sunday February 23, 2014 @01:35PM Slashdot Asks: Do You Label Your Tech Gear, and If So, How?
Saturday February 22, 2014 @01:50PM Apple SSL Bug Also Affects OSX
Friday February 21, 2014 @11:47PM Apple Fixes Dangerous SSL Authentication Flaw In iOS
Friday February 21, 2014 @08:23AM TSA: Confiscating Aluminum Foil and Watching Out For Solar Powered Bombs
Thursday February 20, 2014 @06:42PM Drive-by Android Malware Exploits Unpatchable Vulnerability
Thursday February 20, 2014 @01:49PM Your Next Online Order Could Be Delivered To Your Car's Trunk
Thursday February 20, 2014 @10:12AM Major Vulnerability In Tinder Dating App Allowed User Tracking
Wednesday February 19, 2014 @10:06PM EFF Reports GHCQ and NSA Keeping Tabs On Wikileaks Visitors and Reporters
Wednesday February 19, 2014 @10:00PM Robot To Serve Security Detail At FIFA World Cup In Brazil
Wednesday February 19, 2014 @01:38PM Healthcare organizations under siege from cyberattacks, study says
Wednesday February 19, 2014 @01:23PM Routers Pose Biggest Security Threat To Home Networks
Tuesday February 18, 2014 @01:56PM Oops: Security Holes In Belkin Home Automation Gear
Tuesday February 18, 2014 @01:30PM Belkin WeMo Home Automation Products Riddled With Security Holes
Tuesday February 18, 2014 @09:53AM Google Acquires Israeli Security Startup SlickLogin
Monday February 17, 2014 @11:57PM Reporting From the Web's Underbelly
Monday February 17, 2014 @10:18PM Dear Asus Router User: All Your Cloud Are Belong To Us
Monday February 17, 2014 @08:33PM DARPA Training Cadets and Midshipmen As Cyber Warriors
Monday February 17, 2014 @11:10AM Edward Snowden's Lawyer Claims Harassment From Heathrow Border Agent
Monday February 17, 2014 @09:49AM Edward Snowden's Lawyer Claims Harassment from Heathrow Airport Border Police
Sunday February 16, 2014 @09:34AM LA Times: Snowden Had 3 Helpers Inside NSA
Thursday February 13, 2014 @09:13PM IE Zero-Day Exploit Used In Attack Targeting Military Intelligence
Thursday February 13, 2014 @03:44PM Linksys Routers Exploited By "TheMoon"
Wednesday February 12, 2014 @11:59AM More Bitcoin Exchanges Forced Out of Sync After Massive DDoS Attack
Tuesday February 11, 2014 @09:41AM Death Hovers Politely For Americans' Swipe-and-Sign Credit Cards
Monday February 10, 2014 @11:50PM DDoS Larger Than the Spamhaus Attack Strikes US and Europe
Monday February 10, 2014 @06:10PM Sophisticated Spy Tool 'The Mask' Rages Undetected For 7 Years
Monday February 10, 2014 @09:14AM Hackers Penetrate Top Medical Device Makers
Monday February 10, 2014 @01:35AM Mac OS X Bitcoin Stealing Trojan Horse Called OSX/CoinThief Discovered
Sunday February 09, 2014 @10:21AM On the Practicalities of Counterfeit-Proof Physical Bitcoins
Saturday February 08, 2014 @10:13PM Is Whitelisting the Answer To the Rise In Data Breaches?
Saturday February 08, 2014 @10:38AM Snowden Docs Show UK's Digital Spies Using Viruses, Honey Traps
Friday February 07, 2014 @12:08AM Target's Data Breach Started With an HVAC Account
Thursday February 06, 2014 @07:49PM NBC News Confuses the World About Cyber-Security
Thursday February 06, 2014 @11:17AM Got Malware? The FBI Wants It
Thursday February 06, 2014 @10:23AM How Edward Snowden's Actions Have Impacted Defense Contractors
Wednesday February 05, 2014 @10:21AM Adobe Flash Remote Code Execution Flaw Exploited In the Wild
Wednesday February 05, 2014 @09:18AM Britain's GCHQ Attacked Anonymous Supporters With DDoS
Tuesday February 04, 2014 @01:08AM Microsoft's IE Is the Most Targeted Application By Security Researchers
Tuesday February 04, 2014 @12:59AM Crypto Legend Quisquater Targeted - But NSA May Not Be To Blame
Monday February 03, 2014 @02:52PM Anonymous Slovenia Claims To Have Hacked the FBI and Posted Emails To Pastebin
Monday February 03, 2014 @10:57AM Anonymous Slovenia Claims to Have Hacked the FBI and Posted Emails to Pastebin
Monday February 03, 2014 @10:20AM Pwn2own 2014 Set To Hunt Unicorns
Thursday January 30, 2014 @07:27PM Obama Nominates Vice Admiral Michael Rogers New NSA Chief
Thursday January 30, 2014 @02:27PM The App That Tracks Who's Tracking You
Thursday January 30, 2014 @01:54PM Red Team, Blue Team: the Only Woman On the Team
Wednesday January 29, 2014 @11:37PM Edward Snowden and the Death of Nuance
Wednesday January 29, 2014 @01:43PM Rovio Denies Knowledge of NSA Access, Angry Birds Website Defaced Anyway
Wednesday January 29, 2014 @11:27AM Developer Loses Single-Letter Twitter Handle Through Extortion
Monday January 27, 2014 @11:33PM FileZilla Has an Evil Twin That Steals FTP Logins
Monday January 27, 2014 @03:21PM Congressmen Call For Immediate Firing of Director of National Intelligence
Monday January 27, 2014 @11:36AM Ask Slashdot: What Does Edward Snowden Deserve?
Sunday January 26, 2014 @01:05PM Spoiled Onions: Exposing Malicious Tor Exit Relays
Saturday January 25, 2014 @08:31PM Michaels Stores Investigating Possible Data Breach
Saturday January 25, 2014 @11:23AM Hackers Steal Law Enforcement Documents From Microsoft
Saturday January 25, 2014 @09:53AM Mexico's Stolen Radiation Truck: It Could Happen In the US
Friday January 24, 2014 @10:07PM Google Raises the Ante at CanSecWest With $2.7M In Pwnium Prize Money
Thursday January 23, 2014 @04:37PM Snapchat Account Registration CAPTCHA Defeated
Thursday January 23, 2014 @10:38AM Facebook's Biggest Bounty Yet To Hacker Who Found "Keys To the Kingdom"
Thursday January 23, 2014 @01:00AM Why Whistleblowers Can't Get a Fair Trial
Wednesday January 22, 2014 @07:09PM Security Vendors Self-Censor Target Breach Details
Tuesday January 21, 2014 @01:56PM Hacker Says He Could Access 70,000 Healthcare.Gov Records In 4 Minutes
Tuesday January 21, 2014 @01:12PM RSA Boycot Group Sets Up Rival Conference
Tuesday January 21, 2014 @11:57AM Sniffing and Decoding NRF24L01+ and Bluetooth LE Packets For Under $30
Tuesday January 21, 2014 @09:25AM Japanese CCTV System Identifies Criminals by the Way they Walk
Monday January 20, 2014 @01:38PM Washington's Challenge: Where to Stockpile Mountains of NSA Data?
Sunday January 19, 2014 @11:48PM Romanian Bitcoin Entrepreneur Steps In To Pay OpenBSD Shortfall
Sunday January 19, 2014 @01:45PM 20 Million People Exposed In Massive South Korea Data Leak
Sunday January 19, 2014 @01:27AM Analyst Calls Russian Teen Author of Target Malware
Friday January 17, 2014 @10:01PM The Spamming Refrigerator
Friday January 17, 2014 @01:26AM 95% of ATMs Worldwide Are Still Using Windows XP
Thursday January 16, 2014 @05:32PM Microsoft Remotely Deleted Tor From Windows Machines To Stop Botnet
Thursday January 16, 2014 @01:30PM Explosive Growth Of Advanced Attacks And Malicious Traffic
Thursday January 16, 2014 @01:05PM BitTorrent's Bram Cohen Unveils New Steganography Tool DissidentX
Thursday January 16, 2014 @12:25PM Starbucks Phone App Stores Password Unencrypted
Wednesday January 15, 2014 @09:40PM TrueCrypt Master Key Extraction and Volume Identification
Wednesday January 15, 2014 @12:51PM Amazon and GoDaddy Are the Biggest Malware Hosters
Wednesday January 15, 2014 @12:46PM Phil Zimmerman Launching Secure "Blackphone"
Wednesday January 15, 2014 @11:40AM Oracle Seeking Community Feedback on Java 8 EE Plans
Monday January 13, 2014 @11:53PM Mathematical Model Helps Estimate Optimal Timing of Cyber Attack
Monday January 13, 2014 @02:33PM Target Confirms Point-of-Sale Malware Was Used In Attack
Monday January 13, 2014 @10:25AM LulzSec's Sabu To Be Sentenced In New York
Sunday January 12, 2014 @09:41AM Hackers Gain "Full Control" of Critical SCADA Systems
Saturday January 11, 2014 @08:30AM Australian Teen Reports SQL Injection Vulnerability, Company Calls Police
Friday January 10, 2014 @11:40PM Oracle Promises Patches Next Week For 36 Exploits In Latest Java
Friday January 10, 2014 @07:21PM Target Admits Data Breach May Have Up To 110 Million Victims
Friday January 10, 2014 @02:00PM Mobile Banking Apps for iOS Woefully Insecure
Thursday January 09, 2014 @01:10PM Senior Managers Are the Worst Information Security Offenders
Thursday January 09, 2014 @09:11AM Security Experts Call For Boycott of RSA Conference In NSA Protest
Wednesday January 08, 2014 @10:01PM Security Expert: Yahoo's Email Encryption Needs Work
Wednesday January 08, 2014 @07:15PM Blackhole Exploit Kit Successor Years Away
Wednesday January 08, 2014 @01:35PM OpenSUSE Forums Defaced, Email Addresses Leaked
Wednesday January 08, 2014 @12:35PM Google Ports Capsicum To Linux, and Other End-of-Year Capsicum News
Wednesday January 08, 2014 @10:21AM 23-Year-Old X11 Server Security Vulnerability Discovered
Tuesday January 07, 2014 @01:37PM Creating Better Malware Warnings Through Psychology
Tuesday January 07, 2014 @10:57AM McAfee Brand Name Will Be Replaced By Intel Security
Monday January 06, 2014 @08:15PM FBI Edits Mission Statement: Removes Law Enforcement As 'Primary' Purpose
Monday January 06, 2014 @09:03AM Bruce Schneier Becomes CTO of Co3 Systems
Sunday January 05, 2014 @11:22PM Researchers Develop "Narrative Authentication" System
Sunday January 05, 2014 @10:44AM Yahoo Advertising Serves Up Malware For Thousands
Friday January 03, 2014 @11:15PM Snapchat Update Addresses Security Hole
Friday January 03, 2014 @09:06PM Ask Slashdot: State of the Art In DIY Security Systems?
Friday January 03, 2014 @08:26AM Unencrypted Windows Crash Reports a Blueprint For Attackers
Thursday January 02, 2014 @08:49PM Backdoor Discovered In Netgear and Linkys Routers
Thursday January 02, 2014 @03:46PM How to Avoid a Target-Style Credit Card Security Breach (Video)
Thursday January 02, 2014 @10:17AM Thank Goodness For the NSA — A Fable

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