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Server-squashing zero-day published for phpMyAdmin tool

20 Září, 2019 - 14:22
A researcher has just published a zero-day security bug in one of the web's most popular database administration software packages.

IBM’s new 53-qubit quantum ‘mainframe’ is live in the cloud

20 Září, 2019 - 14:10
IBM has boosted its growing stable of quantum computers with a new 53-quantum bit (qubit) device, the most powerful ever offered for commercial use.

Report: Use of AI surveillance is growing around the world

20 Září, 2019 - 13:47
It's not just China: at least 75 out of 176 countries globally are actively using AI technologies for surveillance purposes, research shows.

Facebook Libra rejected by France as “dangerous”

20 Září, 2019 - 12:57
France finance minister: Libra won't be allowed onto European soil.

Air Force to offer up a satellite to hackers at Defcon 2020

19 Září, 2019 - 16:42
This year, the Air Force presented vetted hackers with a plane's subsystem, which they duly tore up. Next year, it will be a satellite.

Researchers find 737 million medical images exposed on the internet

19 Září, 2019 - 14:45
Of the 2,300 archiving systems looked at, 590 were accessible from the internet, exposing 24 million medical records from 52 countries.

US files suit against Snowden to keep book profits out of his hands

19 Září, 2019 - 14:32
The government, alleging that Snowden violated NDAs with the CIA and NSA, isn't looking to stop the book's publication or distribution.

S2 Ep9: DDoSes, privacy and network hacks – Naked Security Podcast

19 Září, 2019 - 14:15
The latest Naked Security Podcast is live - listen now!

No surprises in the top 25 most dangerous software errors

19 Září, 2019 - 10:58
An in-depth study of reported bugs has produced a list of the top 25 bug categories in software today - with some old familiar names topping the list.

WannaCry – the worm that just won’t die

18 Září, 2019 - 14:58
WannaCry never went away - it just became less obvious.

Is $100 million enough to save the web from ads?

18 Září, 2019 - 14:33
Mozilla, Creative Commons and Coil are teaming up to launch a $100m fund to drive out advertising and advocate privacy across the web.

Leaky database spills data on 20 million Ecuadorians and businesses

18 Září, 2019 - 14:21
Included are deep details on 7 million minors, one grownup named Julian Assange, and perhaps a few million deceased Ecuadorians.

Common storage and router devices are still hopelessly broken

18 Září, 2019 - 13:26
Don’t be lulled into a false sense of security by that shiny new router or network-attached storage (NAS) device - the chances are that it’s no more secure than its predecessors.

Teenage gamer jailed over lethal swatting

18 Září, 2019 - 12:57
Casey Viner got into a spat over a $1.50 wager in a Call of Duty World War II game that led to the fatal shooting of an innocent man.

Robocalls now flooding US phones with 200m calls per day

17 Září, 2019 - 13:24
According to a new report, nearly 30% of all US calls placed in the first half of 2019 were garbage, as in, nuisance, scam or fraud calls.

Former hacker warns against password reuse

17 Září, 2019 - 13:07
Kyle Milliken is back from jail, and he has some advice for you: Do. Not. Reuse. Your. Passwords.

US Treasury targets North Korean hacking groups

17 Září, 2019 - 12:49
The US has formally sanctioned the Lazarus Group and offshoots Bluenoroff and Andariel, which are allegedly acting on behalf of the DPRK.

Teen music hacker arrested in UK for stealing bands’ unreleased music

17 Září, 2019 - 11:36
"If he's guilty, he'll face the music." Heh.

iPhone lockscreen bypass: iOS 13 tricked into showing your contacts

16 Září, 2019 - 13:43
This time, José Rodríguez came up with a way to trick the iOS 13 beta into showing its address book without the need to unlock the screen.

Google fixes Chromebook 2FA flaw in ‘built-in security key’

16 Září, 2019 - 13:35
Google has discovered a flaw in a Chromebook security feature which allows owners to press their device’s power button to initiate U2F 2FA.