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Find out if your Windows PC is affected by Meltdown/Spectre vulnerabilities - gHacks Tech News

Find out if your Windows PC is affected by Meltdown/Spectre vulnerabilities - gHacks Tech News | Security and Privacy | Scoop.it
Meltdown and Spectre are design vulneabilities in modern processors that allow attackers to read virtual memory arbitrarily. What this means is that attackers may read the memory of computer systems to steal passwords and other sensitive data.
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Find out if your Windows PC is affected by Meltdown/Spectre vulnerabilities - gHacks Tech News

Find out if your Windows PC is affected by Meltdown/Spectre vulnerabilities - gHacks Tech News | Security and Privacy | Scoop.it
Meltdown and Spectre are design vulneabilities in modern processors that allow attackers to read virtual memory arbitrarily. What this means is that attackers may read the memory of computer systems to steal passwords and other sensitive data.
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The WiFi Repeater You Probably Have on Your Bench

The WiFi Repeater You Probably Have on Your Bench | Security and Privacy | Scoop.it
Few things are as frustrating as a WiFi signal that drops in and out. On a public network it is bad enough but at home? Even if you can live with it, your cohabitants will certainly impune your tec…
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Windows 10 Tip: How to recover your pin and password from the lock screen

Windows 10 Tip: How to recover your pin and password from the lock screen | Security and Privacy | Scoop.it
Did you know with the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update, you can now easily reset your pin or password, right from your device’s lock screen? Here’s how to get started: On your PC’s lock screen, clic…
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Empresas não estão preparadas para a chegada iminente do RGPD, diz estudo - B!t Magazine

Empresas não estão preparadas para a chegada iminente do RGPD, diz estudo - B!t Magazine | Security and Privacy | Scoop.it
O estudo da Commvault mostra que maioria das empresas está a falhar na sua preparação para a entrada em vigor do RGPD. Os resultados demonstram que apenas 11% são capazes de identificar o que são dados pessoais dentro da sua organização e que só 12% afirmam estar prontas para a implementação do novo regulamento.
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An idea to make most tech theft useless - Pocketables

An idea to make most tech theft useless - Pocketables | Security and Privacy | Scoop.it
I’d been at home since Wednesday of last week with a 2yo while my wife and 4yo went off to visit family and friends so I had some time to think about things, although not time to write much. There’s a rather huge crime spree in my neighborhood lately. I’m no stranger to being burgled. [&hellip
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Microsoft launches Sonar to test your site's performance and security

Microsoft launches Sonar to test your site's performance and security | Security and Privacy | Scoop.it
The folks who built Microsoft Edge have just launched Sonar, an open-source linting tool to help test your project for performance and security issues.
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Go Anonymous: How to Delete Your Entire Social Media Presence

Go Anonymous: How to Delete Your Entire Social Media Presence | Security and Privacy | Scoop.it
From traditional avenues to new tools, here's an in-depth look at how to delete your social media presence.
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Why You Should Never Go on the Internet Without a VPN, and How You Can Get One

Why You Should Never Go on the Internet Without a VPN, and How You Can Get One | Security and Privacy | Scoop.it
As the FTC regulations continue to leave many unprotected from trackers and hackers, encrypted browsing is becoming synonymous with web safety.
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3 things you need to know about cybersecurity in an IoT and mobile world | ZDNet

3 things you need to know about cybersecurity in an IoT and mobile world | ZDNet | Security and Privacy | Scoop.it
The stakes are getting a lot higher in cybersecurity. It's no longer just about a loss of productivity and profitability. Your compromised network could become a public safety risk.
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Future Microsoft Surface stylus could also act as a password replacement

Future Microsoft Surface stylus could also act as a password replacement | Security and Privacy | Scoop.it
New patent points to a system whereby users can log in with their pen.
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Windows 10: Ferramentas de Segurança

Windows 10: Ferramentas de Segurança | Security and Privacy | Scoop.it
As ameaças de segurança aos dispositivos, dados e informações são um assunto importante no dia a dia e evoluem com frequência. Por isso, é necessário contar com hardware, software e ferramentas que sirvam como uma barreira para os riscos que os utilizadores enfrentam em atividades como navegar na internet, instalar aplicações ou simplesmente ligar o computador.…
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This Phishing Attack is Almost Impossible to Detect On Chrome, Firefox and Opera

This Phishing Attack is Almost Impossible to Detect On Chrome, Firefox and Opera | Security and Privacy | Scoop.it
Chinese security researcher Xudong Zheng demonstrates a Punycode Phishing Page using Homograph attack, which is almost Impossible to Detect On Chrome, Firefox and Opera
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Facebook will soon demote posts that beg for likes, comments, and shares

Facebook will soon demote posts that beg for likes, comments, and shares | Security and Privacy | Scoop.it
Move should reduce the spread of ‘engagement bait’
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Cybersecurity Strategy: Top Security Resolutions for 2018

Cybersecurity Strategy: Top Security Resolutions for 2018 | Security and Privacy | Scoop.it
As the new year approaches, several IT analysts give their top cybersecurity strategy tips and key security tasks to target to protect IT assets.
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Bitcoin - Uma breve história do nascimento da criptomoeda - Pplware

Bitcoin - Uma breve história do nascimento da criptomoeda - Pplware | Security and Privacy | Scoop.it
O mundo cada vez fala mais da Bitcoin, sabe o que é? Venha connosco numa breve história do nascimento da criptomoeda Bitcoin.
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O que a Google e o Facebook sabem de si? Quer mesmo saber?

O que a Google e o Facebook sabem de si? Quer mesmo saber? | Security and Privacy | Scoop.it
Por esta altura já deve ter consciência que tanto a Google como o Facebook têm um registo daquilo que faz no mundo digital. Que páginas de internet ...
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Free Security Ebooks - O'Reilly Media

Free Security Ebooks - O'Reilly Media | Security and Privacy | Scoop.it
The best insights from subject matter experts and industry insiders in one place, so you can dive deep into the latest of what's happening in the world of security.
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Passwords à prova de ataque e fáceis de decorar.

Passwords à prova de ataque e fáceis de decorar. | Security and Privacy | Scoop.it
Usar sempre a mesma password para as diferentes contas de Internet é um procedimento arriscado, a nível pessoal e profissional.
Lino Oliveira's insight:
Se quiserem saber uma maneira de ter uma senha diferente para cada conta criada na Web sem ter de memorizar nada, têm de ir as minhas aulas de Negócio Eletrónico e Segurança da LTSIW da ESMAD ou a um dos workshops sobre ferramentas web do e-IPP | Unidade de e-Learning e Inovação Pedagógica do Politécnico do Porto sobre ferramenta. :)
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This app is a perfect weapon for fighting your own online privacy war

This app is a perfect weapon for fighting your own online privacy war | Security and Privacy | Scoop.it
Stealth mode: activate.
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Expresso | NATO lança em Oeiras escola para ciberdefesa

Primeiro-ministro lançou primeira pedra da escola da NATO em Oeiras, que terá parcerias com a indústria e as universidades. “Como país fundador, é com orgulho que respondemos aos compromissos da Aliança”, disse
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HP laptops covertly log user keystrokes, researchers warn

HP laptops covertly log user keystrokes, researchers warn | Security and Privacy | Scoop.it
Audio driver supplied by Conexant may put PCs from other makers at risk, too.
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Could a doodle replace your password?

Could a doodle replace your password? | Security and Privacy | Scoop.it
Nearly 80 percent of Americans own a smartphone, and a growing proportion of them use smartphones for internet access, not just when they're on the go. This leads to people storing considerable amounts of personal and privat
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Visão | Inclinar o seu smartphone pode ser tudo quanto os hackers necessitam para obter o seu código

Visão | Inclinar o seu smartphone pode ser tudo quanto os hackers necessitam para obter o seu código | Security and Privacy | Scoop.it
Investigadores britânicos conseguiram descobrir o código de acesso a smartphones através apenas de dados fornecidos por sensores de posição do aparelho
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