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- 2017-04-25 17:59:33More ransomware: this one changes your flile extensions to .MOLE,
News in brief: Uber under fire in ‘Hell’ lawsuit; Europe could be hit by laptop ban; Fancy Bear ‘targeted Macron’2017-04-25 16:52:36Your daily round-up of some of the other stories in the news
- 2017-04-25 13:25:57Roman Seleznev, the son of a Russian MP,
- 2017-04-25 11:07:56Work behind the scenes suggests that an executive order on cybersecurity could be signed by the end of the week
- 2017-04-25 09:46:02Questions remain over if and how Uber still tracks devices after chief exec Kalanick was summoned to Apple for a roasting
News in brief: Russia accused of email hack; test flight for ‘flying taxi’; hacking ‘moral crusade’ for teens2017-04-24 17:50:43Your daily round-up of some of the other stories in the news
- 2017-04-24 16:22:21Confide, an app used by some Washington insiders,
- 2017-04-24 14:18:28LinkedIn said it was working on a fix for the issue - but it's always a good idea to keep an eye on what you might be sharing via Bluetooth
- 2017-04-24 13:16:55Third-party 'guerilla' patching can be a good example of the community stepping up to fix flaws - but it could also compromise security
- 2017-04-24 11:46:29Spam campaign delivers Locky ransomware that, like a Russian matryoshka doll,
- 2017-04-24 08:28:38From Burger King's Google Home trigger and how tech scammer have made millions to the many vulnerabilities found in Linksys routers, &
- 2017-04-21 17:56:30Your daily round-up of some of the other stories in the news
- 2017-04-21 17:55:31As with every router vulnerability, a key issue is,
- 2017-04-21 13:40:40UK government reports on business breaches and it's not pretty: Almost half have experienced a cyber attack while a third do not have anyone at board level tasked with cyber security.
- 2017-04-21 10:23:57The crackdown on nonconsensual nudes follows the discovery of the private Facebook group "Marines United"
- 2017-04-20 16:48:31Your daily round-up of some of the other stories in the news
- 2017-04-20 14:58:27Facebook's planned password recovery process might make some uncomfortable,
- 2017-04-20 12:14:04A botnet dubbed Hajime uses much the same tactics as Mirai - but to neutralise the damage done. Is this a good thing,
- 2017-04-20 11:14:50In one study, predictive models seem to have done rather better than carbon-based medics at spotting the potential for heart disease,
- 2017-04-19 17:58:39Many letters in English come from Greek, so they look the same even if they don't sound the same.
News in brief: Bose ‘spying’ on users via app; Samsung annoys users over Bixby; Microsoft raps gag orders2017-04-19 17:35:39Your daily round-up of some of the other stories in the news
- 2017-04-19 15:30:29Biometric Exit, a scheme launched under Obama to check departing passengers,
- 2017-04-19 13:59:46Researchers who spent eight months digging into the scammers' techniques reveal the tools the bad guys use and the money they've made
- 2017-04-19 10:35:31Are you a Marketplace seller?
- 2017-04-18 17:38:54Your daily round-up of some of the other stories in the news
- 2017-04-18 16:48:26A flaw in the underlying design of the Internet could be very expensive for Bitcoin users,
- 2017-04-18 15:40:22Your fingerprint doesn't match anyone else's but parts of it might,
- 2017-04-18 13:50:44Inventive users took their revenge via Wikipedia
- 2017-04-18 10:38:19From Word's zero-day booby-trap exploit and the patch that Microsoft released to how hard-coded passwords risk the industry,
- 2017-04-13 16:15:37Security practitioners often use emulators to dig into Android malware. So what happens when the bad guys work out how to spot that?
- 2017-04-13 14:55:57Tech giants' efforts to identify dubious stories are helpful,
- 2017-04-13 12:58:13But how likely are you to fall victim to this kind of attack?
- 2017-04-13 12:45:37What does 'encrypting the whole internet mean': can it be done and is it a good idea?
News in brief: NATO cyberthreat centre launches; Yahoo ‘hacker’ denied bail; Samsung delays AI assistant2017-04-12 17:48:49Your daily round-up of some of the other stories in the news
- 2017-04-12 15:28:43A porn company has found more than 1,000 copyright-infringing videos on Pornhub. Fair.
- 2017-04-12 14:36:24When 13 charities including two leading animal welfare organisations were given what looked like very low fines for serious data breaches,
- 2017-04-12 13:06:57You patched the operarting system, you patched your apps, but did you patch your plugins?
- 2017-04-12 11:36:06Just as platforms are turning to humans to verify news stories,
- 2017-04-11 21:31:20All versions of Office on all versions of Windows are vulnerable to this zero-day that spreads malware,
- 2017-04-11 17:49:20Your daily round-up of some of the other stories in the news
- 2017-04-11 16:06:40Microsoft expected to patch the vulnerability later today, but meanwhile,
- 2017-04-11 14:46:44It's the time of year when criminals turn their attention to honest taxpayers - here's our advice on what to look out for to avoid falling victim to their scams
- 2017-04-11 14:24:03There are steps you can take to avoid ending up with a device that's been compromised even before you've started up your new phone,
- 2017-04-11 12:52:38Close to a million records belonging to senior citizens in the US were exposed - and since deleted - but included details such as health insurance providers and medical issues
- 2017-04-10 17:52:03Your daily round-up of some of the other stories in the news
- 2017-04-10 16:38:39Tools offered by the group 'apparently date back to the 1990s'
- 2017-04-10 15:52:47But other spying devices placed at Montreal's Trudeau airport and near Parliament in Ottawa nothing to do with government,
- 2017-04-10 14:11:12BrickerBot is a reminder that the frequency and complexity of Linux malware is on the rise
- 2017-04-10 13:48:54Nothing was stolen that was deeply secret on its own, but collected together,
- 2017-04-10 12:23:18Schneider Electric held up its hands to the revelation that it was hardcoding passwords into its equipment,
- 2017-04-10 09:58:43Lawsuit that aims to recover back pay alleges that Uber shows riders a longer,
- 2017-04-10 09:42:46From how to stop your iPhone being hacked via Wi-Fi and how it's not just for Apple users to the most 'damaging' Wikileaks dump yet,
- 2017-04-07 17:59:14A bug in Broadcom Wi-Fi firmware that has been patched on recent iPhones and some Google devices could affect other devices too.
News in brief: Twitter sues US government; Google launches Fact Check; cybersecurity apprenticeship launched2017-04-07 17:29:04Your daily round-up of some of the other stories in the news
- 2017-04-07 15:57:21Another big social network - this time, Twitter - has another new challenger, with some interesting features.
- 2017-04-07 14:14:01STARTTLS, which is used to secure the email handled by many organizations, isn't perfect,
- 2017-04-07 11:28:24You'd hope that the makers of connected adult devices might have learned something from the WeVibe debacle. Apparently not,
News in brief: NASA to crash probe into Saturn; laptop ban might widen; Facebook tool to spot fake news2017-04-06 17:50:18Your daily round-up of some of the other stories in the news
- 2017-04-06 16:32:01Lawmakers from both sides of both houses propose bill to require warrants before Americans' devices are searched at border crossings - although foreigners' phones would remain liable to search
- 2017-04-06 11:14:06Developer bricked a customer's device after he complained,
News in brief: Facebook tackles ‘revenge porn’; Microsoft beefs up privacy; security pros lax on passwords2017-04-05 17:48:13Your daily round-up of some of the other stories in the news
- 2017-04-05 15:58:04Security experts say latest tranche of stolen CIA documents is 'the most technically damaging yet'
- 2017-04-05 14:50:47Best Buy refutes accusation of overly close links to investigators as questions are raised over admissibility of evidence in a child abuse case
- 2017-04-05 14:13:27While many have already drawn their conclusions on the link between autism and cybercrime,
- 2017-04-05 11:03:07Latest proposal on 'extreme vetting' extends scope beyond the majority-Muslim countries already under Trump's spotlight and could require visitors to provide social media passwords
- 2017-04-04 22:30:42Watch our Facebook Live video to learn how to defend against scams where the crooks are threatening you with stolen data they already have.
News in brief: Berners-Lee warns on privacy; drone complaints up sharply; space researchers seek volunteers2017-04-04 16:59:31Your daily round-up of some of the other stories in the news
- 2017-04-04 15:39:31The bad guys are increasingly using potentially unwanted applications to sneak past security defences,
- 2017-04-04 14:11:42Why risk breaking all the way into the phone if you can just hang around on the periphery and listen to all the data coming in and out?
- 2017-04-04 13:24:04Bill would prohibit ISPs from refusing service to users who decline to share their data as Illinois ponders its own privacy-related legal moves
- 2017-04-04 11:12:07Owners of John Deere tractors are the latest group to discover that they can't do their own repairs thanks to proprietary software that limits fixes to approved outlets - so what does that mean for security?
- 2017-04-04 10:21:15A an exercise to identify protesters potentially hostile to police via their hashtags is a lesson in the unintended consequences of social media surveillance
- 2017-04-03 17:34:17Your daily round-up of some of the other stories in the news
- 2017-04-03 15:15:42Samsung's latest phone, the Galaxy S8, offers facial recognition - and it's already been beaten.
- 2017-04-03 14:47:01If you haven't applied the latest patches to Microsoft Office, now is the time to do so - and while you're at it,
- 2017-04-03 11:44:18Unpatched vulnerability is an echo of how users failed to wean themselves off Windows XP after Microsoft stopped patching the OS
- 2017-04-03 09:44:40Twitter ignores users' calls to tackle abuse to roll out confusing change to replies that make it more difficult to see who you're talking to
- 2017-04-03 09:39:21From the scam that knows all your details and the latest LastPass vulnerability to the four year old who used Siri to save a life,
News in brief: jets in near miss with drones; Germany plans cyber-command; adult sites move to HTTPS2017-03-31 17:42:32Your daily round-up of some of the other stories in the news
- 2017-03-31 16:16:51How harmful can an SMS be if it's just offering advice?
- 2017-03-31 15:09:56There are a few red flags about the idea to buy the data of lawmakers and CEOs: it's a nice idea,
- 2017-03-31 11:52:36Old code still underpins systems from airlines to banking, presenting not just a potential security risk,
- 2017-03-31 11:06:56Allan Dyer This morning I accessed the voter registration data that was stolen from the Registration and Electoral Office (REO), later I visited a bank website that required the same information for online banking signup.
- 2017-03-31 10:21:46Android phones are a top attack target,
News in brief: tech firms ‘must do more’ on terror; data breaches shoot up; gloom at toxic online spaces2017-03-30 16:50:05Your daily round-up of some of the other stories in the news
- 2017-03-30 12:44:37Checking that a website uses HTTPS is one way of checking if it's legitimate - but what happens when the scammers are buying SSL certificates that include the name of the company they're spoofing?
- 2017-03-30 11:39:23Don't join the guys who were daft enough to hand over $5 each to a woman online - here are some tips to avoid falling into a trap
- 2017-03-29 23:47:35The scam that knows your name and home address - here's what to do
News in brief: Alabama considers porn filters; Samsung launches new Galaxy; celeb’s Instagram hacked2017-03-29 17:49:10Your daily round-up of some of the other stories in the news
- 2017-03-29 15:47:25Flying a drone in the US means navigating a jumble of state and national rules - and risking fines that can range from $50 to $10,000 if you get it wrong
- 2017-03-29 14:57:15New flaw affects version 4.x across all browsers and platforms - here's our advice on how to use LastPass safely while we wait for the fix
- 2017-03-29 11:22:44Around half of all Americans are in the FBI's database,
- 2017-03-28 23:32:44Yes, we always say, "Patch early, patch often." But this time,
- 2017-03-28 17:57:34Your daily round-up of some of the other stories in the news
- 2017-03-28 15:45:14The lesson from this failed appeal is that threats on social media will be taken very seriously by the authorities - so be careful when blowing off steam
- 2017-03-28 15:12:15If you've got a hardware fob for eBay verification, it will still work for now,
- 2017-03-28 13:19:59Four-year-old boy used his unconscious mother's thumb to unlock her iPhone and call the emergency services
- 2017-03-28 12:52:40'Voluntary' ID scheme soon to be mandatory for a huge range of everyday activities,
- 2017-03-28 11:18:49After last week's attack in London,
News in brief: Facebook rolls out location-sharing; Uber pulls tests after crash; NASA thanks schoolboy2017-03-27 17:57:45Your daily round-up of some of the other stories in the news
- 2017-03-27 17:23:57The internet depends on encryption - and Amber Rudd is unwittingly calling for a hole to be kicked in security itself
- 2017-03-27 15:56:10Officials warn of a 'labor-intensive' extension will create logistical and administrative hurdles
- 2017-03-27 15:00:47LastPass's response to being alerted to security flaws in its products is an example of the right attitude to fixing problems
- 2017-03-27 12:19:59Journalist suffered eight-minute epileptic seizure after viewing a strobing GIF
- 2017-03-27 11:55:45The saga of DoubleAgent is, among other things,
- 2017-03-27 10:57:39From Emma Watson in Celebgate 2.0 and how your Mac is not malware proof to the even deadlier USB Killer version 3,