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Man charged with selling billions of breached records on LeakedSource

17 Leden, 2018 - 10:57
LeakedSource held some 3 billion stolen usernames and passwords from breaches including LinkedIn, DropBox and more.

It’s raining fake missiles: Japan follows Hawaii with mistaken alert

17 Leden, 2018 - 00:29
First the US state of Hawaii; now Japanese broadcaster NHK has issued an erroneous warning about a North Korean missile attack.

FBI expert calls Apple ‘jerks’ as encryption tension simmers

16 Leden, 2018 - 18:32
Apple has been called many things in its time but never, as far as anyone can remember, “jerks” by an FBI employee speaking at a public conference.

Man charged over fatal “Call of Duty” SWATting

16 Leden, 2018 - 15:08
Gamer Tyler Barriss allegedly made the hoax emergency call, that ended with the death of an innocent man, over a $1.50 video game wager.

Hawaii missile alert triggered by one wrong click

16 Leden, 2018 - 14:27
The false alarm about a missile was too easy to make and too hard to stop

Netflix phishing campaign goes after your login, credit card, mugshot and ID

16 Leden, 2018 - 00:46
Netflix phishing campaign goes for login, credit card, mugshot and ID

House votes for six more years of warrantless surveillance

15 Leden, 2018 - 18:46
If you’re a member of the US “intelligence community” Thursday was a great day for homeland security. Less so if you're a privacy advocate.

Typosquatting and the risks of one wrong keystroke

15 Leden, 2018 - 18:16
It's easy to do – you quickly type a URL you use every day and, in your haste, you accidentally swap, add, or delete a single letter and hit enter. Next thing you know you're on a typosquatting website.

How to set up 2FA on your Facebook account

15 Leden, 2018 - 17:30
As Facebook continues to embed itself into the fabric of our social and online lives - or, perhaps it's more correct to say, as we let Facebook continue to embed itself in our lives - it's increasingly important that we keep our accounts safe from unauthorized use.

More SCADA app vulnerabilities found

15 Leden, 2018 - 16:29
A big motivation for pulling software apart to find security flaws is the idealistic hope that developers will get the message and do a better job next time. But what happens if they don’t?

iPhone’s Apple Health data used as evidence in murder trial

15 Leden, 2018 - 13:44
The data showed the suspect twice "climbed stairs": what investigators said was altitude changes as the body was dragged down to a riverbank.

Your Facebook News Feed is getting an overhaul

15 Leden, 2018 - 13:37
Mark Zuckerberg says the refresh will bring users more "meaningful social interactions" and less content from media and businesses.

Monday review – the hot 22 stories of the week

15 Leden, 2018 - 10:56
From police giving out infected USBs and the ex-NSA hacker hunting hate groups’ symbols online with AI tool to Apple's Spectre fix update, and more!

Cryptocurrency as the lure, an ISO as the attachment – why not open it?

12 Leden, 2018 - 17:12
Phishers are using the hot topic of cryptocurrency as a means to an end in cybercrime, not merely as the end itself...

Man charged with spying on thousands of Mac users for 13 years

12 Leden, 2018 - 15:45
The technical description of the “Fruitfly” malware is spyware - but perhaps the term creepware would be more appropriate.

Bitcoin conference won’t let you pay with Bitcoin

12 Leden, 2018 - 14:10
The transaction fees, which have risen from pennies to tens of dollars, plus network congestion are causing some merchants to block bitcoin.

Police give out infected USBs as prizes in cybersecurity quiz

12 Leden, 2018 - 12:59
Quiz winners at a data security expo were given USBs, which been accidentally infected with executable malware files

FBI director says ‘unbreakable encryption is a public safety issue’

11 Leden, 2018 - 17:38
FBI director Christopher Wray is still fighting for government-only encryption back door

Facebook settles after 14-year-old sues over nude image reposting

11 Leden, 2018 - 15:08
The alleged extortionist, still facing charges, reposted the image to shame sites multiple times. Why didn't Facebook use hashes to stop it?

Drunk droning could cost you jail time in New Jersey

11 Leden, 2018 - 14:41
The New Jersey law would make inebriated droning a disorderly person's offense.