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Facebook password crisis – what to do? [VIDEO]

23 Březen, 2019 - 02:15
Watch this special edition of Naked Security Live - we answer the questions people have been asking us, like "Should I stay or should I go?"

Sacked IT guy annihilates 23 of his ex-employer’s AWS servers

22 Březen, 2019 - 17:18
He was fired after four weeks, ripped off the credentials of former colleague "Speedy", and will be mulling it all over for two years in jail.

BitLocker hacked? Disk encryption – and why you still need it [VIDEO]

22 Březen, 2019 - 14:29
Is BitLocker cracked? Is disk encryption still worth it? The answers are "No" and "Yes", and here's why.

Microsoft Windows 7 patch warns of coming patchocalypse

22 Březen, 2019 - 13:59
Microsoft has issued a patch to remind Windows 7 users that they’ll soon have no patches.

Spycam sex videos of 1,600 motel guests sold to paying subscribers

22 Březen, 2019 - 12:57
1,600 guests were filmed with hidden webcams that livestreamed the action. The site also sold videos.

Scammer pleads guilty to fleecing Facebook and Google of $121m

22 Březen, 2019 - 12:20
Large, worldly tech companies would never fall for a wire transfer invoice scam, would they?

Change your Facebook password now!

21 Březen, 2019 - 19:39
Facebook has done an audit and shocked even itself by finding plaintext passwords in logfiles back to 2012. Change your password now!

Researcher finds new way to sniff Windows BitLocker encryption keys

21 Březen, 2019 - 13:09
A researcher has published a new and relatively simple way that Windows BitLocker encryption keys can be sniffed in less secure configurations as they travel from Trusted Platform Modules (TPMs) during boot.

Flaw in popular PDF creation library enabled remote code execution

21 Březen, 2019 - 13:02
A researcher has discovered a high-severity bug in a popular PHP library used for creating PDFs.

Opera brings back free VPN service to its Android browser

21 Březen, 2019 - 12:41
Opera lost its Android browser's VPN after it was sold to a Chinese consortium, but now it's back.

FBI crackdown on DDoS-for-hire sites led to 85% slash in attack sizes

21 Březen, 2019 - 11:42
According to a new report, average and maximum DDoS attack sizes decreased by 85.36% and 23.91%.

Ep. 024 – Sextortion, malicious adverts and randomness [PODCAST]

20 Březen, 2019 - 15:30
Here's the latest Naked Security podcast - listen now!

Google researcher discovers new type of Windows security weakness

20 Březen, 2019 - 13:30
Microsoft will patch a new Windows security bug discovered by Google Project Zero - despite finding no evidence that it poses a threat.

Researchers fret over Netflix interactive TV traffic snooping

20 Březen, 2019 - 13:23
No sooner has Netflix made an interactive TV show than people are already pulling apart its privacy implications.

Hacked tornado warning systems leave Texans in the dark

20 Březen, 2019 - 13:10
Add this latest public warning system sabotage to a growing list of fear-and-panic-spreading hacking incidents.

Firefox 66 now blocks autoplaying audio by default

20 Březen, 2019 - 13:00
From Firefox 66 for desktop and Android, due in March, media autoplay of video or audio will be blocked by default.

Elsevier exposes users’ emails and passwords online

20 Březen, 2019 - 12:40
The science publisher is blaming a misconfigured server that exposed a constant stream of its users’ credentials.

New scam accuses you of child abuse, offers to remove evidence

19 Březen, 2019 - 19:06
This scam is both intimidating and disturbing - the crooks are presenting themselves as corrupt CIA officials who will take a bribe.

Microsoft won’t patch Windows registry warning problem

19 Březen, 2019 - 15:52
A security researcher has found a way to tinker with Windows’ core settings while persuading users to accept the changes.

Gargantuan Gnosticplayers breach swells to 863 million records

19 Březen, 2019 - 15:40
Another 26m records stolen from another six online companies brings this hacker's total number of records to 863m from 38 websites.