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40,000 Tinder pics scraped into big data service

2 hodiny 35 min zpět
Trove then disappears, as folks point out the privacy problem

Amid a storm of criticism, a set of facial images built by scraping the Tinder dating service has been pulled from Kaggle.…

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CIA tracked leakers with hilariously bad Web beacon trick

5 hodin 29 min zpět
WikiLeaks finds the spooks' work experience kids' Scribbles

Web beacons are objects such as transparent, single-pixel GIFs planted in emails and web pages to phone-home when users access the content. They're trivially easy to expose – simply forcing an e-mail client to show URLs instead of links can do the trick.…

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NSA pulls plug on some email spying before Congress slaps it down

28 Duben, 2017 - 23:54
Curious time to stop listening to Americans talking about foreigners, eh, Donald?

Updated  The NSA has, in theory, stopped snooping on American citizens' private communications that loosely involve foreigners in some way.…

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Linux Mint-using terror nerd awaits sentence for training Islamic State

28 Duben, 2017 - 19:54
Paranoid fella hid operating system, weapons manuals in USB drive cufflinks, no less

A paranoid Welsh Muslim who wore gloves while typing on his laptop, admitted being part of Islamic State, and, gasp, harbored a copy of Linux Mint, has been described as a “new and dangerous breed of terrorist.”…

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Sneaky 'fileless' malware flung at Israeli targets via booby-trapped Word docs

28 Duben, 2017 - 14:27
Spies, bank raiders gravitate to growing stealth technique

A newly uncovered cyber-espionage campaign targeting Israeli organisations relies on "fileless" malware hidden in Microsoft Word documents, a hacker tactic that's becoming a growing menace.…

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Last year's ICO fines would be 79 times higher under GDPR

28 Duben, 2017 - 10:03
TalkTalk's £400,000 penalty was big – how about £59 MILLION?

Fines from the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) against Brit companies last year would have been £69m rather than £880,500 if the pending General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) had been applied, according to analysis by NCC Group.…

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Kali Linux can now use cloud GPUs for password-cracking

28 Duben, 2017 - 09:02
Kali's a favourite for white hats, but that doesn't stop black hats guys from using it too

Think passwords, people. Think long, complex passwords. Not because a breach dump's landed, but because the security-probing-oriented Kali Linux just got better at cracking passwords.…

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Republicans want IT bloke to take fall for Clinton email brouhaha

27 Duben, 2017 - 22:39
Not quite 'lock her up,' but they'll take what they can get – like formal criminal charges

US House Republicans are demanding prosecutors bring charges against the IT chap who hosted Hillary Clinton's private email service.…

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Facebook decides fake news isn't crazy after all. It's now a real problem

27 Duben, 2017 - 22:12
Once dismissed by Zuck, misinformation now merits revised security strategy

Analysis  Last November at the Techonomy Conference in Half Moon Bay, California, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg dismissed the notion that disinformation had affected the US presidential election as lunacy.…

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Mysterious Hajime botnet has pwned 300,000 IoT devices

27 Duben, 2017 - 18:02
The Dark Knight of malware's purpose remains unknown

Hajime – the "vigilante" IoT worm that blocks rival botnets – has built up a compromised network of 300,000 malware-compromised devices, according to new figures from Kaspersky Lab.…

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Super-secure Pi-stuffed nomx email server box given a good probing

27 Duben, 2017 - 17:06
Researcher claims it's riddled with flaws. Vendor denies it

Updated  Security researchers claim to have uncovered a variety of serious security holes in a heavily touted secure email server technology. Nomx, the firm behind the device, strongly disputes the claims and has challenged researchers to a hacking challenge, involving the creation of an email account on a designated remotely hosted nomx device.…

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Seven in ten UK unis admit being duped by phishing attacks

27 Duben, 2017 - 14:41
Not so smart now, eh?

Seven in ten UK universities have admitted falling victim to a phishing attack in which an individual has been tricked into disclosing personal details via an email purporting to be from a trusted source.…

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FTC urged to probe easily penetrated telly-enabled teledildonic toy

27 Duben, 2017 - 12:28
Woes whack Wi-Fi webcam willy with weak websec walls

The US Federal Trade Commission has been urged to launch a probe into a hackable sex toy, which is potentially exposing couples' teledildonic frolics to cyberpervs.…

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Ransomware up. Breaches up. What do hackers want? Research, prototypes... all your secrets

27 Duben, 2017 - 10:08
Verizon super depressing report's in

Cyberespionage and ransomware attacks are on the increase, according to the latest annual edition of Verizon's breach report.…

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Peace in our time! Symantec says it can end Google cert spat

27 Duben, 2017 - 09:27
It's basically a promise to do better and not mess things up

Symantec is hoping to get its certificates back on Google's trust list.…

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TalkTalk HackHack DuoDuo PleadPlead GuiltyGuiltyGuiltyGuilty

27 Duben, 2017 - 08:27
Met cops gloat after pair admits to pilfering subscriber records

Two chaps in the UK have admitted stealing more than 150,000 customer records from TalkTalk.…

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Unplug the Bitcoin miner and do us all a favour: Antminer has remote shutdown flaw

27 Duben, 2017 - 04:03
‘Antbleed’ attack could crock 70 per cent of all mining. Time to try another flavour?

A new branded bug (sigh) has landed, specific to an ASIC-based Bitcoin miner: dubbed “Antbleed”, it allows remote shutdown of hardware sold by a company called "Bitmain".…

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Homebrew crypto SNAFU on electrical grid sees GE rush patches

27 Duben, 2017 - 03:59
Boffins turned up hard-coded password in ancient controllers

Updated  General Electric is pushing patches for protection relay bugs that, if exploited, could open up transmission systems to a grid-scale attack.…

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Australia' Smart meter leaders lag in securing devices

27 Duben, 2017 - 02:39
Centre for Internet Safety calls for consumer safeguards

Default passwords, unpatched firmware, unencrypted traffic: according to a report from a Canberra University research organisation, Australia's smart electricity meter rollouts are characterised by n00b-level security gaffes.…

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Chipotle may have banished E coli, but now it has a new infection

27 Duben, 2017 - 01:58
Another reason to feel queasy when leaving – bank-card-stealing malware

The last quarter has been a trying one for Mexican fast-food chain Chipotle. People are returning to its restaurants after the great 2015 E coli outbreak, but now customers are being struck by a different kind of virus.…

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