Sophos Naked Security

Syndikovat obsah Naked Security
News, opinion, advice and research on computer security threats from Sophos
Aktualizace: 32 min 54 sek zpět

Facebook helps woman track down her brother’s killer after 37 years

28 Srpen, 2018 - 12:07
The murder took place long before the World Wide Web, but Facebook turned up both the killer and his sons, who had witnessed the crime.

Woman sues US border patrol over data copied from seized iPhone

28 Srpen, 2018 - 10:54
The Muslim American wants assurances that the data - including photos of her not wearing a hijab - are deleted.

Tuesday review – the hot 23 stories of the week

28 Srpen, 2018 - 10:24
Get yourself up to date with everything we wrote last week - it's roundup time.

T-Mobile suffers data breach affecting 2.2 million customers

24 Srpen, 2018 - 18:23
The third most popular mobile network in the US, T-Mobile, has suffered a data breach affecting more than two million of its customers.

Top dark web drug vendors nabbed by ‘Operation Darkness Falls’

24 Srpen, 2018 - 17:03
The DoJ announced arrests, charges and guilty pleas as part of Operation Darkness Falls, which involved several government agencies.

Facebook pulls its privacy-violating Onavo VPN from Apple’s App Store

24 Srpen, 2018 - 13:58
Apple last week suggested that Facebook remove its Onavo security app from the App store due to privacy rule violations. On Wednesday, Facebook complied.

DNC ‘spearphishing attack’ was actually a test

24 Srpen, 2018 - 13:03
A fake login page turned out to be a test phishing attack from the Michigan Democratic Party, which hadn't told the DNC or the ISP about it.

Vulnerability in OpenSSH “for two decades” (no, the sky isn’t falling!)

23 Srpen, 2018 - 17:27
An OpenSSH bug that was reclassified as a vulnerability after it was fixed has made scary headlines - but the sky isn't falling

Patch time! Adobe issues unexpected ‘critical’ fix for Photoshop CC

23 Srpen, 2018 - 15:16
Adobe's issued an urgent fix for two critical vulnerabilities affecting Photoshop Creative Cloud (CC) for Windows and macOS.

Facebook’s rating you on how trustworthy you are

23 Srpen, 2018 - 13:18
You, me, everyone is being rated on a scale between zero and one on signals such as whether we waste Facebook's time by falsely flagging posts as being false.

Babysitting app suffers ‘temporary data breach’ of 93,000 users

23 Srpen, 2018 - 13:09
Babysitting-booking app Sitter “temporarily” exposed the personal data of 93,000 account holders, according to a researcher who recently discovered the trove of data using the Shodan Internet of Things (IoT) search engine.

Using smart meter data constitutes a search, but court allows them anyway

23 Srpen, 2018 - 12:58
US cities using smart meters narrowly escaped a legal problem this month when a court decided that the benefits of these IoT devices outweighed the privacy issues created by collecting detailed home energy data.

Deepfakes porn service: Don’t worry, we’ll only use “consenting adults”

23 Srpen, 2018 - 12:33
"You," or "footage that you swear is of a consenting adult," though details on how that will be ascertained by Naughty America are sketchy.

How an uploaded image could take over your website, and how to stop it

23 Srpen, 2018 - 02:00
Bugs in the widespread graphics system Ghostscript could be exploited remotely by crooks - so here's how to keep attackers at bay.