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350+ hackers hunt down missing people in first such hackathon

6 hodin 33 min zpět
More than 350 ethical hackers got together in cities across Australia on Friday for a hackathon in which they worked to cyber trace a missing face', in the first-ever capture the flag event devoted to finding missing persons. Learn more about this hackathon:
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

This is how CIOs should approach ethics and privacy

6 hodin 38 min zpět
Ethics checks and balances within an organization lower risks for everyone involved. Learn more in an interesting The Next Web article:
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

What is the Tor Browser? How it works and how it can help you protect your identity online

6 hodin 45 min zpět
Tor Browser offers the best anonymous web browsing available today, and researchers are hard at work improving Tor's anonymity properties. Learn how Tor can help protect your privacy online in a great CSO article:
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Computing enthusiast cracks ancient Unix code

14 Říjen, 2019 - 13:39
Old passwords never die " they just become easier to decode. That's the message from a tight-knit community of tech history enthusiasts who have been diligently cracking the passwords used by some of the original Unix engineers four decades ago. Learn more:
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Soldering spy chips inside firewalls is now a cheap hack, shows researcher

14 Říjen, 2019 - 11:38
The tiny ATtiny85 chip doesnt look like the next big cyberthreat facing the world, but sneaking one on to a firewall motherboard would be bad news for security were it to happen. Learn more in an interesting Naked Security article:
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

#SecTorCa: Millions of Phones Leaking Information Via Tor

11 Říjen, 2019 - 12:33
There is a privacy threat lurking on perhaps hundreds of millions of devices, that could enable potential attackers to track and profile users, by using information leaked via the Tor network, even if the users never intentionally installed Tor in the first place. Learn more in an informative article:
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Hackers bypassing some types of 2FA security FBI warns

11 Říjen, 2019 - 12:25
Are you aware that hackers are bypassing some types of 2FA security? Get the details:
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

UNIX Co-Founder Ken Thompson's BSD Password Has Finally Been Cracked

11 Říjen, 2019 - 12:18
Have you heard that Unix co-founder Ken Thompson's 39-year old BSD password has finally been cracked? Learn more in an interesting The Hacker News article:
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

OpenSUSE Expanding Encryption Options For Its Installer

10 Říjen, 2019 - 12:04
Have you heard that while Ubuntu developers are busy adding experimental ZFS support to their installer, the SUSE developers working on their YaST installer are working on offering better security options for their platform by beefing up the encryption capabilities at install-time? Learn more:
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

California outlaws facial recognition in police bodycams

10 Říjen, 2019 - 11:57
On Tuesday, California passed into law a three-year block of the use of facial recognition in police bodycams that turns them into biometric surveillance devices. What are your thoughts on this? Learn more in a great Naked Security article:
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

MIT-IBM developed a faster way to train video recognition AI

9 Říjen, 2019 - 12:18
A team from MIT-IBM has developed a faster way to train video recognition AI, which could make it easier to run machine learning on mobile devices.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

A Controversial Plan to Encrypt More of the Internet

9 Říjen, 2019 - 11:22
The road to routing all Domain Name System lookups through HTTPS is pocked with disagreements over just how much it will help. What is your opinion on this? Learn the details in an informative Wired article:
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Zero-day published for old Joomla CMS versions

8 Říjen, 2019 - 12:42
Are you a Joomla user? Details have been published online last week about a vulnerability in older versions of the Joomla content management system (CMS), a popular web-based application for building and managing websites. Learn more in a great ZDNet article:
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Nationwide facial recognition ID program underway in France

8 Říjen, 2019 - 12:36
A nationwide facial recognition ID program is underway in France, in spite of a lawsuit and the data regulator's protests about lack of consent, data security and privacy. We'd love to hear your thoughts on this. Learn more:
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

DNS-over-HTTPS causes more problems than it solves, experts say

7 Říjen, 2019 - 14:22
Several experts, companies, and national entities have voiced very convincing concerns about DoH and its features. What is your opinion on DoH?
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Russian hackers modify Chrome and Firefox to track secure web traffic

7 Říjen, 2019 - 14:16
Have you heard that Russian hackers are infecting systems with RATs and using them to modify Chrome and Firefox browsers, adding a fingerprint to every TLS action and passively track encrypted traffic? Learn more in an interesting Engadget article:
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Ushering in a New Era

4 Říjen, 2019 - 12:12
Consumers are becoming increasingly concerned with how their activities are being tracked. This focus on privacy and data security is ushering in a new era of security. Learn more in an interesting SecurityToday article:
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Google launches leaked-password checker, will bake it into Chrome in December

4 Říjen, 2019 - 12:00
Google plans to add a hacked-password alert system into its browser by the end of year; Firefox aims to do much the same thing this month. Learn more in an informative Computerworld article:
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

No federal privacy law will make it in the US this year, sources say

3 Říjen, 2019 - 12:08
You know about that one, much-hemmed-and-hawed-over, GDPR-ish, national, US privacy law? The one we dont have? The lack of which means the country's data privacy landscape is made up of a crazy quilt of state laws? Not happening. Not this year. Learn how this impacts your privacy in a great NakedSecurity article:
Kategorie: Hacking & Security