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Researchers announce Linux kernel "network snooping" bug

Researchers at the University of California in Riverside have uncovered an intriguing Linux networking bug.

To their credit, they didn’t turn it into a BWAIN ( 1,342 more words


How one man could have owned all your Vine videos (and more)

A security researcher who goes by @avicoder just revealed a security bungle made earlier this year by Vine.

In case you missed it, Vine is to YouTube what Twitter is to blogging: your videos are limited to just six seconds, to encourage you to upload early, upload often. 632 more words


Data leak dangers: Know your weak spots

There is a great deal of sound advice in this article and if you take nothing else away from it, focus on the nature of the human threat.  43 more words

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Let’s Encrypt accidentally shares user email addresses

Here at Naked Security, we’re well-disposed towards encryption, especially TLS, which is the cornerstone of secure web browsing.

TLS is short for Transport Layer Security… 890 more words


How Secure is Your Bring Your Own Device Program?

There’s no doubt about it: the UK loves its mobile devices. We view more web pages on mobile devices than any other country in Europe. Nearly 1/3 of our page views are on mobile phones of tablets. 588 more words


The dangers of hidden data

How many times have you leaked strategic data by accident? And do you even know when you have?

There are a multitude of opportunities to share strategic information with third parties such as clients and suppliers by accident. 486 more words