Thursday 27 July 2017

Security

Security

Logging In With Anything but a Password

Logging In With Anything but a Password

Passwords are a pain to remember. What if a quick wiggle of five fingers on a screen could log you in instead? Or speaking a simple phrase?

No 4G networks in USA and UK for now, as study finds new 4G network interferes with 75% of GPS Systems

No 4G networks in USA and UK for now, as study finds new 4G network interferes with 75% of GPS Systems

GPS systems helping governments to locate and auto-track all their citizen’s location and to listen to their surrounding at any time, using GPS installed in mobile phones, cars, tablets, ...

Google's Satellite Images Exposing America's Secrets

Google's Satellite Images Exposing America's Secrets

At Google Maps, anyone can search for the names of military bases and zoom in to see airstrips and possibly even top-secret military drones like the RQ-170 Sentinel lost in Iran last week...

RIM Indonesia chief named suspect in BlackBerry chaos

RIM Indonesia chief named suspect in BlackBerry chaos

Indonesian police named Research In Motion's country director a suspect for negligence Monday after a BlackBerry promotion turned chaotic and left dozens injured and others knocked uncons...

Phone Spy ('Rootkit') Maker Carrier IQ May Have Violated Wiretap Law In Millions Of Cases

Phone Spy ('Rootkit') Maker Carrier IQ May Have Violated Wiretap Law In Millions Of Cases

A piece of keystroke-sniffing software called Carrier IQ has been embedded so deeply in millions of HTC and Samsung-built Android devices that it’s tough to spot and nearly impossible to ...

Using smart phone? Your phone calles and SMS's recorded and sending it to others...

Using smart phone? Your phone calles and SMS's recorded and sending it to others...

A piece of software called Carrier IQ has apparently been installed on more than 141 million phones from Samsung, HTC. While the same is true of a lot of software, CarrierIQ is loaded wit...

Hezbollah Unravels CIA Spy Network in Lebanon and Iran; Dozens of U.S. spies captured

Sheik Hassan Nasrallah

Dozens of spies working for the CIA were captured recently in Lebanon and Iran. The CIA’s operations in Lebanon have been badly damaged after Hezbollah identified and captured a number of...

Former Iranian Official Confirms Mossad Sabotage Behind Missile Blast

Former Iranian Official Confirms Mossad Sabotage Behind Missile Blast

One of the top commanders in Iran’s ballistic missile program was among those killed Saturday in an explosion at a base for the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps, the group said in a sta...

Not only Steve Jobs, but the trust in Apled dead too: Apple Punishes Researcher For Finding Potential Security Flaw

Not only Steve Jobs, but the trust in Apled dead too: Apple Punishes Researcher For Finding Potential Security Flaw

Apple Punishes Researcher Charlie Miller For Finding Potential Security Flaw. Apple's decision to block his important services means to cover up Apple's IOS failures, and hiding from the ...

USA planning to spend more than $700 billion to modernize and upgrade their nuclear arsenals

USA planning to spend more than $700 billion to modernize and upgrade their nuclear arsenals

According to the report in the Guardian, the world's nuclear states are planning to spend more than $800 billion in the coming years to modernize and upgrade their nuclear arsenals. The U...

Mexican cartel Zetas is the next 'Anonymous' target

Mexican cartel Zetas is the next 'Anonymous' target

A Mexican drug cartel Zetas is the next target for a group of hackers known for online attacks against banks and government institutions. Anonymous Mexican members claimed in online discu...

Hackers planted spyware on Nasdaq computers that allowed them to spy on scores of directors of publicly held companies

Hackers planted spyware on Nasdaq computers that allowed them to spy on scores of directors of publicly held companies

Hackers who infiltrated the Nasdaq's computer systems installed malicious software on the exchange's computers that allowed them to spy on scores of directors of publicly held companies.

Hackers protected German citizens from German government officials crimes

Hackers protected German citizens from German government officials crimes

German Gov't Admits to Using Illegal Trojan to Spy on Citizens. Software allows German authorities not only to spy, legally, on citizens computers, but also to plant evidence on suspects ...

Florida man arrested in celebrity email hacking case

Florida man arrested in celebrity email hacking case

For months, the story had intrigued Hollywood: Email accounts of celebrities were being hacked, and the perpetrator's motive remained a mystery. Some figured the hacker was planning to bl...

RSA claims a nation state had to be behind server hack

RSA claims a nation state had to be behind server hack

Back in March, the security firm RSA announced that its servers had been hacked. The irony of a security firm being hacked wasn’t lost on many. The issue the hack raised was that RSA issu...

Scientists break card that secures homes, offices, transit and NASA too

Scientists break card that secures homes, offices, transit and NASA too

Scientists have circumvented the encryption used to protect a smartcard that's widely used to restrict access in corporate and government buildings, and to process payments in public tran...

When It Comes to Cell Phone Privacy, You're an Open Book

When It Comes to Cell Phone Privacy, You're an Open Book

Few people would willingly carry around a device that tracks their movements, records their conversations, and keeps tabs on all the people they talk to. But, according to documents recen...

Computer virus hits US Predator and Reaper drone fleet

Computer virus hits US Predator and Reaper drone fleet

A computer virus has infected the cockpits of America’s Predator and Reaper drones, logging pilots’ every keystroke as they remotely fly missions over Afghanistan and other war zones.

Your Digital Life at Risk

Your Digital Life at Risk

It is easy to forget that the cigarette box-sized device in your pocket is actually a computer more powerful than the one that sent Apollo 11 to the moon. Smartphones, along with tablet c...

Hackers break SSL encryption used by millions of sites

Hackers break SSL encryption used by millions of sites

Researchers have discovered a serious weakness in virtually all websites protected by the secure sockets layer protocol that allows attackers to silently decrypt data that's passing betwe...