security

Forum discussion tagged with security.
  1. New Void

    Question Best Tails Security?

    Hello, which is better for use in Tails? 1) https://tails.boum.org/doc/first_steps/persistence/configure/index.en.html 2) https://tails.boum.org/doc/encryption_and_privacy/encrypted_volumes/index.en.html I am new to this so an explanation would be nice. Thank you.
  2. _dawn_chorus_

    [SOLVED] Can you get a virus/malware from streaming a video?

    I always assume the worst of any website outside the mainstream that has video content. Sites like couchtuner and others have lots of ads, but is playing the video itself safe? Or can clicking play pose a risk by itself?
  3. editor1

    Question HELP Home invasion possibly a security breach

    HI I woke up to seeing all kinds of dirt under desk wear pc is. Door open. But no items stolen. I have ran a few antimalware scanners and installed avg on my desktop after the advent. I will in a few secs live boot some malware scanners and safe mode scan's. I want to cheek and see if pension...
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    News Google Defends Huawei, Facebook Cuts Access to Pre-Installed Apps

    Google reportedly argued that Huawei could represent a U.S. national security risk if Google can no longer collaborate with the Chinese firm. Google Defends Huawei, Facebook Cuts Access to Pre-Installed Apps : Read more
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    News AMD Secure Technology PSP Firmware Now Explorable, Thanks to Researcher's Tool

    Security researcher released a software tool to find and analyze the firmware of AMD's PSP chip, considered by many a potential security and privacy risk. AMD Secure Technology PSP Firmware Now Explorable, Thanks to Researcher's Tool : Read more
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    News NordVPN Launches Encryption Tool for Cloud-Stored Files

    NordVPN announced NordLocker, an easy-to-use encryption tool for files that users upload to the cloud. NordVPN Launches Encryption Tool for Cloud-Stored Files : Read more
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    News Tech Companies Reject GCHQ’s Proposal to Undermine Encryption

    A coalition of technology companies and civil rights groups that includes 47 signatories published an open letter arguing against GCHQ's "ghost" proposal. Tech Companies Reject GCHQ’s Proposal to Undermine Encryption : Read more
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    News Report: 1 Million Systems Affected by Remote Desktop Vulnerability

    Security expert warned that almost a million Windows computers are still vulnerable to the wormable Remote Desktop Protocol vulnerability that Microsoft revealed two weeks ago. Report: 1 Million Systems Affected by Remote Desktop Vulnerability : Read more
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    News Intel Follows AMD's Lead on Full Memory Encryption

    Intel announced that it's pushing a patchset to the upcoming Linux kernel version that includes support for its new memory encryption feature called Multi-Key Total Memory Encryption (MKTME). Intel Follows AMD's Lead on Full Memory Encryption : Read more
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    News New Windows Zero-Day Flaws Revealed By Controversial Researcher

    SandboxEscaper revealed new Windows zero-days exploits along with a demo video on GitHub. New Windows Zero-Day Flaws Revealed By Controversial Researcher : Read more
  11. PaulAlcorn

    News Google Stored Business Customers’ Unhashed Passwords

    Google’s announced on Tuesday that it stored the passwords of some G Suite users in plain text from 2005 to 2019. Google Stored Business Customers’ Unhashed Passwords : Read more
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    News Tor Browser v8.5 Brings UX Improvements, Stable Android Version

    The Tor Project announced version 8.5 of its browser, bringing a new UI and, for the first time ever, a stable Android version. Tor Browser v8.5 Brings UX Improvements, Stable Android Version : Read more
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    Info Strike Three: Asus Suffers Third Security Incident This Year

    Researchers revealed the third security issue affecting Asus and its customers this year. Strike Three: Asus Suffers Third Security Incident This Year : Read more
  14. valeman2012

    [SOLVED] Intel (MDS) RIDL, Fallout, and ZombieLoad security flaws affects gaming performance?

    Will Intel (MDS) RIDL, Fallout, and ZombieLoad security Patches affects gaming performance (noticeable frame rate numbers reduction) for Intel Processors (affected cpus) with Hyper threading and without Hyper threading?
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    Article Intel Recommends Disabling Hyper-Threading as it Reveals New Spectre Attack

    Intel revealed a new speculative execution attack that would allow malicious actors to obtain sensitive information that would otherwise be protected by the processor. The flaw could affect system performance. Intel Recommends Disabling Hyper-Threading as it Reveals New Spectre Attack : Read more
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    US Indicts Chinese Hacking Group Member Behind Anthem Data Breach

    U.S. DOJ said a grand jury indicted a member of a China-based hacking group that had previously stolen the personal data of 78.8 million Anthem users. US Indicts Chinese Hacking Group Member Behind Anthem Data Breach : Read more
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    Article The NSA May Have Leaked Its Own Exploit Tools to China

    The NSA may have inadvertently leaked its own tools a year during an attack whose traffic was captured by the Buckeye espionage group. The NSA May Have Leaked Its Own Exploit Tools to China : Read more
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    Info CIA Launches Anonymous Site on the Tor Network

    The CIA announced an .onion version of the CIA.gov website that can only be accessed on the Tor anonymity network. CIA Launches Anonymous Site on the Tor Network : Read more
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    News Huawei To Open Chip Plant In UK, Following Backdoor Allegations

    Huawei announced plans to build an R&D chip plant in the UK following allegations that the company's equipment can't be trusted. Huawei To Open Chip Plant In UK, Following Backdoor Allegations : Read more
  20. AndrewFreedman

    Info Windows Hello Gets FIDO2 Certification, Cross-Browser Support

    With FIDO certification and cross-browser support, Microsoft is taking Windows Hello one step closer to a world without passwords. Windows Hello Gets FIDO2 Certification, Cross-Browser Support : Read more