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Some mobile POS devices still have critical flaws months after patch

8 Srpen, 2014 - 11:23
Security researchers demonstrated Thursday flaws that can allow hackers to take over mobile point-of-sale (mPOS) devices from different manufacturers by inserting rogue cards into them.
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Russian credential theft shows why the password is dead

7 Srpen, 2014 - 22:15
News that Russian hackers amassed log-in credentials belonging to more than 1.2 billion Internet users hammers home why companies that have not implemented strong authentication measures really need to get moving on it.
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Carriers' remote control software still puts mobile devices at risk

7 Srpen, 2014 - 17:56
Vulnerabilities found in remote management software that carriers insist be installed on smart phones and other mobile-enabled devices they sell are likely to put many devices at risk of compromise for some time to come.
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U.S. agencies halt background checks by contractor after cyberattack

7 Srpen, 2014 - 12:26
Two U.S. federal agencies have halted background checks with a contractor that said Wednesday its networks had been breached in a cyberattack suspected to have been coordinated by an unnamed country.
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Could drones get X-ray vision through Wi-Fi?

7 Srpen, 2014 - 11:15
Researchers have developed mobile robots that can use Wi-Fi signals to effectively "see through" walls. It's raising the possibility of flying drones using the technology to see inside buildings.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Five unanswered questions about massive Russian hacker database

7 Srpen, 2014 - 02:26
There's still much that's unclear about Tuesday's revelation that a small group of hackers in Russia have amassed a database of 1.2 billion stolen user IDs and passwords. The company that disclosed the incident, Hold Security, didn't offer any fresh information Wednesday, but here are five questions we'd like to see answered (and a bonus one that we already know the answer to).
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Massive Russian hack has researchers scratching their heads

7 Srpen, 2014 - 01:55
Don't worry, you're not the only one with more questions than answers about the 1.2 billion user credentials amassed by Russian hackers.
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Russian hackers amass 1.2B stolen Web credentials

6 Srpen, 2014 - 00:13
Criminals in Russia have amassed a huge database of 1.2 billion stolen user names and passwords and half a billion email addresses, a U.S.-based Internet security company said Wednesday.
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PayPal's two-factor authentication is easily beaten

5 Srpen, 2014 - 11:37
A security feature offered by PayPal to help prevent accounts from being taken over by hackers can be easily circumvented, an Australian security researcher has found.
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PF Chang's hack hit 33 restaurants for 8 months

4 Srpen, 2014 - 21:50
The hack of credit-card-processing terminals at PF Chang's hit 33 of the company's locations across the U.S. and continued for around eight months, the company said Monday.
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Researchers to name the most hackable cars at Black Hat

4 Srpen, 2014 - 19:25
A report to be released at Black Hat this week will reveal which vehicles are more susceptible to hackers.
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Mozilla says database error led to leaky dev site

4 Srpen, 2014 - 04:01
Mozilla's website for developers leaked email addresses and encrypted passwords of registered users for about a month due to a database error, the organization said Friday.
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Attackers exploit remote access tools to compromise retail systems

31 Červenec, 2014 - 21:57
Malicious hackers are using remote access tools to break into retail point-of-sale systems and plant malware on them, the Department of Homeland Security warned.
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British hacker Gary McKinnon launches SEO startup

30 Červenec, 2014 - 14:49
Hacker Gary McKinnon has reinvented himself as an online search expert, after winning a 10-year fight against extradition to the US for breaking into military computers to look for evidence of UFOs.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Zero-day flaws found in Symantec's Endpoint Protection

30 Červenec, 2014 - 12:29
Symantec's Endpoint Protection product has three zero-day flaws that could allow a logged-in user to move to a higher access level on a computer, according to a penetration testing and training company.
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