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Minister belooft om publiek voor te lichten over wifi-tracking

Minister belooft om publiek voor te lichten over wifi-tracking | Security News You Should Know | Scoop.it
Minister Kamp van Economische Zaken heeft toegezegd om informatie aan burgers te verstrekken over de manier waarop zij zich kunnen beschermen tegen wifi-tracking.
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Google’s full-disk encryption in Android can be hacked

Google’s full-disk encryption in Android can be hacked | Security News You Should Know | Scoop.it
We may have thought that Android is just as safe as the iPhone when it comes to encryption, but it looks like Google’s Android operating system has a critical flaw that can be exploited to decrypt a device.
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Google wijzigt 'Mijn activiteit'-pagina met alle geschiedenis op één plek

Google wijzigt 'Mijn activiteit'-pagina met alle geschiedenis op één plek | Security News You Should Know | Scoop.it
Google heeft een pagina opgezet voor het bijhouden van activiteiten van Google-onderdelen, zowel van mobiele apps als via de browser. 'Mijn activiteit' is Googles nieuwe hub waar alles wat het doet met persoonlijke informatie, te regelen is.
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So Hey You Should Stop Using Texts for Two-Factor Authentication

So Hey You Should Stop Using Texts for Two-Factor Authentication | Security News You Should Know | Scoop.it
A string of recent SMS hacks means security-conscious users should switch to a more secure login system.
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Let’s Encrypt Celebrates Big HTTPS Milestone

Let’s Encrypt Celebrates Big HTTPS Milestone | Security News You Should Know | Scoop.it
Certificate authority Let’s Encrypt is celebrating a major milestone in the young nonprofit’s existence issuing its 5 millionth certificate this month.
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Gemeenten moeten eind 2017 tls en dnssec aan hebben staan op mailservers

Nederlandse gemeenten moeten eind 2017 tls en dnssec hebben geïmplementeerd op hun mailservers. Dat schrijft minister van Binnenlandse Zaken Ronald Plasterk naar aanleiding van Kamervragen over slecht beveiligde e-mail van gemeenten.
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Twitter admits to security breach, it's not the company's servers though

Twitter admits to security breach, it's not the company's servers though | Security News You Should Know | Scoop.it
Twitter has finally acknowledged "numerous" Twitter account names and password had been indeed stolen. Twitter promises it has taken immediate actio
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USB-Charging 'Handshake' Exposes Smartphones To Infection - Dark Reading

USB-Charging 'Handshake' Exposes Smartphones To Infection - Dark Reading | Security News You Should Know | Scoop.it
Research by security firm says phone details can be accessed and malware transferred when device is plugged into computer.
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Afgifte vingerafdrukken definitief verplicht bij aanvraag Nederlands paspoort

Afgifte vingerafdrukken definitief verplicht bij aanvraag Nederlands paspoort | Security News You Should Know | Scoop.it
Het afgeven van vingerafdrukken is voor het aanvragen van een paspoort definitief verplicht. De Raad van State heeft uitspraak gedaan in zeven verschillende zaken.
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What Europe Tells Us About The Future Of Data Privacy

What Europe Tells Us About The Future Of Data Privacy | Security News You Should Know | Scoop.it
Recent initiatives offer new strategies for balancing technology, security, and organizational policy goals. Here are three approaches worth considering.
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LinkedIn mass hack reveals ... yup, you're all still crap at passwords

LinkedIn mass hack reveals ... yup, you're all still crap at passwords | Security News You Should Know | Scoop.it
'Linkedin'? 'P4ssw0rd'? '123456'? Come on, people
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WhatsApp tweestapsauthenticatie ontdekt in bèta Android

WhatsApp tweestapsauthenticatie ontdekt in bèta Android | Security News You Should Know | Scoop.it
WhatsApp tweestapsauthenticatie is ontdekt in de bèta van de app voor Android. Hierdoor kun je de app beter beveiligen met een extra toegangscode.
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Cracking Android's full-disk encryption is easy on millions of phones – with a little patience

Cracking Android's full-disk encryption is easy on millions of phones – with a little patience | Security News You Should Know | Scoop.it
Just need a couple of common bugs, some GPUs and time
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Google has a new tool that shows you how much it really knows about you

Google has a new tool that shows you how much it really knows about you | Security News You Should Know | Scoop.it
It’s hardly a secret that Google tracks pretty much everything you do online, and it does this for a few reasons — mainly to keep the lights on. Google makes money from ads, and the more data it has on users the better it can target advertising.
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Patched libarchive Vulnerabilities Have Big Reach

Patched libarchive Vulnerabilities Have Big Reach | Security News You Should Know | Scoop.it
Libarchive was patched against three memory-related vulnerabilities, putting pressure on admins to ensure third-party software using the library is patched.
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Tor coders harden the onion against surveillance

Tor coders harden the onion against surveillance | Security News You Should Know | Scoop.it
Nine coders are working on an exploit prevention tool to harden Tor against attacks. "Selfrando" could help lots of other software
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The expert’s guide to spotting credit card skimmers

The expert’s guide to spotting credit card skimmers | Security News You Should Know | Scoop.it
Credit card skimmers are scarily-small devices that thieves attach to credit card readers, capturing the magnetic strip data and allowing clones of cards to be made.
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Yubico werkt aan U2F-beveiligingssticks met bluetooth

Yubico werkt aan U2F-beveiligingssticks met bluetooth | Security News You Should Know | Scoop.it
Yubico werkt aan YubiKey-sticks op basis van bluetooth. De sticks combineren de Universal 2nd Factor- of U2F-standaard van de FIDO Alliance met bluetooth low energy, zodat ze bijvoorbeeld gebruikt kunnen worden in combinatie met mobiele apparaten.
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Uitgelekte LinkedIn-database verschijnt online als download

Uitgelekte LinkedIn-database verschijnt online als download | Security News You Should Know | Scoop.it
De Britse ontwikkelaar Thomas White, ook wel bekend onder de naam Cthulhu, heeft de volledige LinkedIn-database online gezet die in mei te koop werd aangeboden. De database bevat de inloggegevens van 117 miljoen LinkedIn-gebruikers.
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Inloggegevens van 65 miljoen Tumblr-gebruikers verschijnen online

Inloggegevens van 65 miljoen Tumblr-gebruikers verschijnen online | Security News You Should Know | Scoop.it
Op de site 'have I been pwned' van beveiligingsonderzoeker Troy Hunt zijn de inloggegevens van 65 miljoen Tumblr-gebruikers verschenen. Deze zijn afkomstig van een hack die in 2013 heeft plaatsgevonden.
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Securosis Blog | Evolving Encryption Key Management Best Practices: Introduction

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Google to kill passwords on Android, replace 'em with 'trust scores'

Google to kill passwords on Android, replace 'em with 'trust scores' | Security News You Should Know | Scoop.it
Hello, privilege escalation attacks
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