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Archived Since:February 3, 2010

Blog Post Archive

Kazakhstan will force its citizens to install internet backdoors

2 months agoTechnology / Security : Zero Day

The poorly thought-out and crude surveillance technique could have a devastating effect on the country's internet security.

New Windows ransomware steals passwords before encrypting files

2 months agoTechnology / Security : Zero Day

A new password-stealing attack helps hackers to target other sites and services.

VTech hack: Four crucial takeaways for every parent and CEO

2 months agoTechnology / Security : Zero Day

The hack was a catastrophic loss of data for parents and children, and could have been prevented had lessons from other breaches been learned.

Hackers turn their nose up at Darkode forum resurrection

2 months agoTechnology / Security : Zero Day

The notorious Darkode hacking forum is back -- but has been given a scathing review by security researchers.

Feds don't need a warrant to read your emails. Congress wants that to change

2 months agoTechnology / Security : Zero Day

A bill that has more than two-thirds support in the House finally gets its debate date.

Microsoft revokes trust in Dell's dangerous root certificate

2 months agoTechnology / Security : Zero Day

The company said most Windows PCs are "automatically protected."

Using HTTPS on your website? We'll see you in court

2 months agoTechnology / Security : Zero Day

Firms including Netflix, AT&T and Yahoo are being sued for daring to encrypt their websites.

37,479 websites struck down for selling counterfeit goods, abusing copyright

2 months agoTechnology / Security : Zero Day

The largest website takedown operation to date is part of a crackdown on IP theft, counterfeit goods and online piracy.

VTech hack gets worse: Chat logs, kids' photos taken in breach

2 months agoTechnology / Security : Zero Day

One security expert questioned why some data was collected by VTech in the first place.

NSA's phone records program ends, but loopholes could revive it

2 months agoTechnology / Security : Zero Day

Analysis: "Backup" laws exist in forms of executive orders that can keep the program alive.

FBI's warrantless national security powers revealed for first time

2 months agoTechnology / Security : Zero Day

The FBI can use national security letters (NSLs) to force companies into turning over sensitive user data without a warrant, according to filings.

These companies lost your data in 2015's biggest hacks, breaches

2 months agoTechnology / Security : Zero Day

Updated: Almost every American has been affected by at least one data breach this year.

Book review: Network Attacks and Exploitation: A Framework

2 months agoTechnology / Security : Zero Day

Books on hacking, defense, and attacking are very hit and miss. Matthew Monte's new title Network Attacks and Exploitation: A Framework surpasses the "hit" category for a home run.

Port Fail VPN security flaw exposes your true IP address

2 months agoTechnology / Security : Zero Day

A serious security flaw in VPN protocols used by companies en masse exposes the real IP addresses of users.

Bug bounties: Which companies offer researchers cash?

3 months agoTechnology / Security : Zero Day

A list of hundreds of companies and what they offer in return for vulnerability reports has been released.

Tor Project appeals for help to carry on, expand anti-spying network

3 months agoTechnology / Security : Zero Day

If you rely on Tor to hide your online activity, you might want to remember few good things in life are free.

Fifth suspect arrested over TalkTalk hack

3 months agoTechnology / Security : Zero Day

An 18-year-old is being accused of blackmail relating to the devastating cyberattack.

UK suspects arrested for helping malware bypass antivirus protection

3 months agoTechnology / Security : Zero Day

A man and woman are in hot water for offering a service which made malware undetectable.

Yahoo declares war on ad blockers, blocks email access

3 months agoTechnology / Security : Zero Day

Let's hope Yahoo is on top of its malvertising problem, then.

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