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The United States Postal Service reportedly patched an API exploit on Wednesday that would allow anyone with a USPS.com account to view other users' account details. The security flaw impacted some ...
Wednesday, 21 November 2018
... learning technology that goes beyond Biometrics. Our solution analyzes a person’s facial image and automatically reveals his personality, enabling security companies/agencies to more efficiently detect, ...
Wednesday, 21 November 2018
LinuxLinks: Nmap is widely regarded as the de facto standard tool for network exploration and security auditing. Read all  ...
Monday, 19 November 2018
According to The Information, Instagram has suffered a serious security leak of its own that could've exposed user's passwords. While Facebook recently had a much more serious problem linked ...
Saturday, 17 November 2018
Instagram influencers are easy marks for phishers: they are unlikely to be security-savvy, are easily taken-in by marketing patter, have huge easily-grifted audiences, and Instagram won't even give them ...
Friday, 16 November 2018
... had become. One upshot of the law enforcement reliance on cellular mass surveillance is that it has created a perverse incentive to maintain the insecurity of our mobile devices; this insecurity, combined ...
Friday, 16 November 2018
Berlin-based security researcher Sébastien Kaul discovered that Voxox (formerly Telcentris) -- a giant, San Diego-based SMS gateway company -- had left millions of SMSes exposed on an Amazon cloud server, ...
Friday, 16 November 2018
Researchers at NYU and U Michigan have published a paper explaining how they used a pair of machine-learning systems to develop a "universal fingerprint" that can fool the lowest-security fingerprint ...
Thursday, 15 November 2018
Cloud data storage services are ubiquitous nowadays, but imagine the savings, security and ownership benefits of hosting your own server. Synology's DS718+ 2-bay unit is a good jump off point if you ...
Thursday, 15 November 2018
A year ago, the Norwegian Consumer Council commissioned a study into kids' smart watches, finding that they were incredibly negligent when it came to security and incredible greedy when it came to surveillance: ...
Thursday, 15 November 2018
Yoshitaka Sakurada might not be Japan's best pick for the cybersecurity portfolio: confused by a USB drive, he was forced to admit he'd never even used a computer. In parliament on Wednesday however, ...
Thursday, 15 November 2018
... in security. Why does this keep happening? Because it's affordable. In 2014, Home Depot breached more than 50,000,000 credit-cards; in 2016, they paid less than $0.34/customer in restitution. There ...
Thursday, 15 November 2018
Whichever way your political ideology lies, there's no doubt that we live in interesting times. A lot of us have opinions on which political figures are qualified to do their jobs -- and which definitely ...
Thursday, 15 November 2018
... lock, here. Once you do, you'll also get access to the plans for a laser cut iteration of the project. While it might not provide the level of security that you'd want for keeping your valuables safe, ...
Thursday, 15 November 2018
"Privacy Not Included" is Mozilla's Christmas shopping (anti)-guide to toys and gadgets that spy on you and/or make stupid security blunders, rated by relative "creepiness," from the Nintendo Switch (a ...
Wednesday, 14 November 2018
BGP is a notoriously insecure process by which routes for internet data are advertised and discovered by routers; its ubiquity and insecurity make it a prime suspect whenever it seems that national spy ...
Wednesday, 14 November 2018
In January 2018, researchers made a blockbuster announcement of seemingly unpatchable security bugs lurking in Intel processors; after a round of initial reassurances about the mitigations for these bugs, ...
Wednesday, 14 November 2018
Jemel Roberson was working as an armed security guard at Manny's Blue Room Bar in the Chicago suburb of Robbins early Sunday morning when he asked a group of intoxicated men to leave the bar. The men came ...
Tuesday, 13 November 2018
... to the security or national interests of the United States, world peace, cultural or other significant public or private endeavors." This year's recipients are: -Miriam Adelson -Orrin Hatch -Alan Page -Elvis ...
Tuesday, 13 November 2018
20. How many computers are in your computer?
(English/BoingBoing ibag)
... for surveillance, exfiltration, or attacks against the rest of the system." In other words, every one of these computers is a potential weak point in your "computer"'s security. For a lot of people, ...
Monday, 12 November 2018
The US credit card industry was a very late adopter of security chips, lagging the EU by a decade or so; when they did roll out chips, it was a shambolic affair, with many payment terminals still not ...
Sunday, 11 November 2018
... trusted computing can prevent compromises to operating systems and other low-level parts of their computer's operating environment. But as with every security measure, there's a difference between "secure ...
Sunday, 11 November 2018
... actors reveal their bugs without giving them time to create and promulgate a patch. But over and over again, this theory of corporate responsibility and security researcher intransigence falls apart. ...
Sunday, 11 November 2018
... cutting the phone lines; and leaving behind squirming maggots under the stove. The damage cost $28,500 to fix. Then Rohrabacher sued his landlord for not refunding his security deposit. In August, ...
Sunday, 11 November 2018
Learn how to install a suite of security testing tools from Kali Linux onto a Ubuntu machine. Read all  ...
Saturday, 10 November 2018