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Old tweets reveal hidden secrets

11 Leden, 2019 - 13:45
Old Twitter posts could reveal more about you than you think, according to researchers, even if you didn’t explicitly mention it.

2FA codes can be phished by new pentest tool

11 Leden, 2019 - 13:25
A researcher has published a tool called Modlishka, capable of phishing 2FA codes sent by SMS or authentication apps.

Trading site data leak sprayed out keys to users’ accounts

11 Leden, 2019 - 11:59
A trader believes he could easily have obtained admin access to the site and potentially have stolen the funds of its 600,000 users.

El Chapo was brought down by a sysadmin

11 Leden, 2019 - 11:30
Christian Rodriguez says he set up secure VoIP communications for the cartel: a system whose encryption keys he wound up giving to the FBI.

You can’t delete Facebook from some Androids and people aren’t happy

10 Leden, 2019 - 21:27
The #DeleteFacebook movement may be growing, but many Samsung users are having a tough time scraping the social network’s preinstalled software from their phones.

Facebook violated tough new cybersecurity law, says Vietnam

10 Leden, 2019 - 21:15
The law brought sweeping new powers, allowing authorities to force technology companies to hand over user data and to censor posts.

Update now! Microsoft and Adobe’s January 2019 Patch Tuesday is here

10 Leden, 2019 - 15:40
After a busy sequence of updates in October, November, and December, the new year’s first Patch Tuesday promises a lighter workload.

Supreme Court refuses to hear Fiat Chrysler appeal in Jeep hacking case

10 Leden, 2019 - 15:27
The court's action means that one of the first legal cases involving cyber security risks in cars will go to trial in October.

IoT weaknesses leave hot tub owners in deep water

9 Leden, 2019 - 14:48
It looks as if at least one hot tub maker has left robust security off the to-do list.

Some Android apps are secretly sharing your data with Facebook

9 Leden, 2019 - 13:55
Apps have been secretly sharing usage data with Facebook, even when users are logged - or don’t have an account at all.

Zerodium’s waving fatter payouts for zero-day bug hunters

9 Leden, 2019 - 13:06
Any chance we could appeal to your conscience and integrity and put in a call for ethical disclosure?

How to share photos – without using Facebook

9 Leden, 2019 - 12:29
There are other options for photo sharing that don't hand over every pixel to the Facebook megamind.

Politicians who block social media users are violating First Amendment

9 Leden, 2019 - 12:27
The difference between a personal vs. an official social media account was at the crux of the case decided on Monday.

Got an SMS offering $$$ refund? Don’t fall for it…

8 Leden, 2019 - 18:19
Sometimes, the limited length of an SMS makes it easier for the crooks to 'get it to look right' and reel you in to a phishing site...

A photo will unlock many Android phones using facial recognition

8 Leden, 2019 - 13:30
How easy is it to bypass the average smartphone’s facial recognition security? In the case of Android, a lot easier than owners may think.

How to spot a social media hoax

8 Leden, 2019 - 13:08
Stop shaking your head about "WhatsApp Gold" flimflam and start spreading these REAL nuggets of hoax-clobbering advice!

Hacker uses early warning system for fake message campaign

8 Leden, 2019 - 12:21
Australians got scary texts, emails and phone calls from a trusted emergency warning service late last week after a hacker broke into its systems and used it to send fake messages.

LA sues The Weather Channel over selling users’ location data

8 Leden, 2019 - 12:00
The app is accused of being a “location data company powered by weather” and profiting from users' data without being upfront about it.

No Android passcode? No problem! Skype unlocked it for you

7 Leden, 2019 - 13:50
Microsoft closed the hole, which let any unauthenticated phone-grabber answer a Skype call and then roam around on your mobile.

Hacker doxes hundreds of German politicians

7 Leden, 2019 - 13:02
For over a month, hackers published data from hundreds of German politicians in a Twitter advent calendar - a massive government assault.