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HP leaves accidental keylogger in laptop keyboard driver

8 hodin 59 sek zpět
HP didnt beat around the bush - when a researcher found a left-over keylogger, the company fessed up and fixed it fast. Result!

Mailsploit: using emails to attack mail software

11 Prosinec, 2017 - 21:56
Mailsploit bugs allow attackers to bypass anti-spam protections and, in some cases, run hostile code

Lil Bub, a special-needs celebrity cat, gets hacked

11 Prosinec, 2017 - 14:51
The Instagram account of a kitty who suffers from extreme feline dwarfism and terminal cuteness has been hacked by somebody who says they're 11.

Warrantless surveillance can continue until April, say Feds

11 Prosinec, 2017 - 13:15
Thought FISA Section 702 was due to bite the dust on New Year's Eve? Think again, say Trump's lawyers: you're stuck with it until the spring

Monday review – the hot 21 stories of the week

11 Prosinec, 2017 - 11:23
Get yourself up to date with everything we've written in the last seven days - it's weekly roundup time.

Phishing embraces HTTPS, hoping you’ll “check for the padlock”

8 Prosinec, 2017 - 16:12
HTTPS is one of security’s great love affairs, but it's not all roses.

Google AI teaches itself ‘superhuman’ chess skills in four hours

8 Prosinec, 2017 - 12:39
Move aside, ugly, giant bags of mostly water, the computers are teaching themselves now

Uber disguised $100,000 hacker payoff as bug bounty, claims Reuters

8 Prosinec, 2017 - 03:05
Can a hacker's extortion demand ever be paid off as though it were a bug bounty? Or is that a step too far?

Apple fills the KRACK on iPhones – at last

8 Prosinec, 2017 - 01:45
KRACK is a Wi-Fi encryption bug - Apple patched it quickly, but only for iPhone 7 and later. Now everyone else gets a patch, too...

Man turns shed into top rated restaurant on TripAdvisor

7 Prosinec, 2017 - 19:12
...without ever serving food from it.

Mr. Robot eps3.8_stage3.torrent – the security review

7 Prosinec, 2017 - 18:53
We're looking at the security concepts in this week's Mr Robot

NiceHash cryptomining exchange hacked; everything’s gone

7 Prosinec, 2017 - 18:32
Reports say that the Bitcoin was worth $58m at the time. As of Thursday morning, the value had soared to $80m.

US gov says it can break your encryption without a court order

7 Prosinec, 2017 - 15:52
The encryption battle between the FBI and Apple is all octopus ink, if you go by what the government says

Meow! Facial recognition reaches pet doors

7 Prosinec, 2017 - 12:59
It takes mere seconds to recognize a cat, thereby avoiding confused pets. Microsoft, who built it, didn't address pre-confused pets or hacker squirrels.

Net Neutrality comments “deeply corrupted” – NY Attorney General

6 Prosinec, 2017 - 19:36
Eric Schneiderman called for the postponement, declaring that the public comment process in advance of the vote.

Questions linger as data breach trading site LeakBase disappears

6 Prosinec, 2017 - 17:32
On 2 December LeakBase started redirecting to Troy Hunt’s campaigning breach site Have I Been Pwned? (HIBP), but why?

Hacker who tried to free inmate early may soon join him in jail

6 Prosinec, 2017 - 15:53
He used a mix of phishing, typosquatting and social engineering to weasel his way into the county network.

Cayla doll too eavesdroppy to put under the Christmas tree, says France

6 Prosinec, 2017 - 14:20
That Bluetooth Cayla doll and i-Que surveillance robot can be taken over by any creep within 9 meters who wants to talk to your kid.

Politicians boast about sharing passwords, bask in blissful ignorance

5 Prosinec, 2017 - 17:27
'Staff use my login every day!', 'I have to ask staff members my own password when I forget it!", and other stories...

High schooler hacks his way to a higher GPA

5 Prosinec, 2017 - 17:02
You’d think students smart enough to hack into their school’s IT system and change their grades wouldn’t need to hack into their school’s IT system and change their grades.