Security

Visit/security/hacking/355259/apt-groups-targeting-linux-servers-for-china
hacking

Chinese APT groups are targeting Linux servers

Research from Blackberry uncovers almost a decade of hacking from state-sponsored civilian contractors
8 Apr 2020
Visit/security/privacy/355249/facebook-to-launch-new-tools-tracking-effectiveness-of-social-distancing
privacy

Facebook tool will help to track the effectiveness of social distancing

The Disease Prevention Maps will use anonymized location data to track the movement of people
7 Apr 2020
Visit/security/privacy/355241/privacy-of-apples-coronavirus-screening-app-comes-under-fire
privacy

Apple's coronavirus screening app comes under fire over privacy concerns

US senators ask whether COVID-19 tool is HIPAA-compliant
6 Apr 2020
Visit/security/vulnerability/355236/hp-support-assistant-flaws-leave-windows-devices-open-to-attack
vulnerability

HP Support Assistant flaws leave Windows devices open to attack

After ten issues were reported in the pre-loaded ‘bloatware’ last year, three privilege escalation bugs remain unfixed
6 Apr 2020
Advertisement
Visit/security/cyber-security/355234/safari-bug-let-hackers-access-cameras-on-iphones-and-macs
cyber security

Safari bug let hackers access cameras on iPhones and Macs

Apple patched the eavesdropping flaws in January and March
6 Apr 2020
Visit/security/privacy/355231/facebook-tried-to-buy-spyware-firm-its-now-suing-to-monitor-ios-users
privacy

Facebook tried to buy NSO Group's Pegasus spyware to monitor iOS users

Social network wanted to integrate surveillance tech into its Onavo Protect app
6 Apr 2020
Visit/security/cyber-security/355232/do-you-have-visibility-of-all-your-machine-identities
cyber security

Do you have visibility of all your machine identities?

SSH manipulation has become mainstream, presenting a real threat to businesses. Here's how to protect yourself
6 Apr 2020
Visit/software/video-conferencing/355229/zoom-we-moved-too-fast
video conferencing

Zoom CEO admits company "moved too fast" as privacy issues mount

Eric Yuan insists platform will put "privacy and security first"
6 Apr 2020
Advertisement
Visit/security/internet-security/355228/mozilla-fixes-two-firefox-zero-days-being-actively-exploited
Firefox icon
internet security

Mozilla fixes two Firefox zero-days being actively exploited

Critical vulnerabilities allow attackers to execute arbitrary code or trigger crashes
6 Apr 2020
Visit/security/hacking/355227/65-country-coronavirus-team-protects-the-technological-infrastructure-of
hacking

Cyber security experts form coronavirus taskforce to combat ransomware attacks

COVID-19 CTI League wants to protect frontline medical resources
3 Apr 2020
Advertisement
Visit/business-strategy/digital-transformation/355221/five-essentials-of-a-secure-modern-workplace
Whitepaperwhitepaper

Five essentials of a secure modern workplace

The CIO's guide to unleashing productivity whilst minimising risk
3 Apr 2020
Visit/security/privacy/355211/google-releases-location-data-to-showcase-effectiveness-of-coronavirus
privacy

Google releases location data to show effectiveness of coronavirus lockdowns

The tech giant analysed data from billions of users’ phones in 131 countries
3 Apr 2020
Visit/security/cyber-security/355210/cyber-criminals-torn-over-how-to-adapt-to-post-coronavirus-threat
cyber security

Hackers torn over how to adapt their tactics to the coronavirus pandemic

Some hackers thrive, while the business models of others collapse, and some refrain from exploiting the crisis altogether
3 Apr 2020
Visit/security/hacking/355208/mimecast-discovers-rise-in-limerat-malware-using-read-only-excel
hacking

Mimecast discovers rise in LimeRAT malware using read-only Excel spreadsheets

Hackers leverage Excel’s default password to deliver malware to unsuspecting users
2 Apr 2020
Advertisement
Visit/security/hacking/355207/att-moves-to-dismiss-200m-punitive-damage-claims
hacking

AT&T moves to dismiss $200M punitive damage claims

Crypto investor Michael Terpin submits an amended complaint in the ongoing legal battle
2 Apr 2020
Visit/security/data-breaches/355206/sos-online-backup-breach-exposes-135-million-customer-records
data breaches

SOS Online Backup breach exposes 135 million customer records

This massive breach could have legal ramifications for this industry-leading provider
2 Apr 2020
Visit/security/28013/what-is-private-browsing-and-how-can-it-keep-you-safe-online
Private files
Security

What is private browsing?

Private-browsing capabilities are baked into the internet browsers you use everyday. Here's why it's important
2 Apr 2020
Visit/security/cyber-security/355200/spacex-bans-the-use-of-zoom
cyber security

Elon Musk's SpaceX bans Zoom over security fears

The ban follows FBI warnings about the threat of “Zoom-bombing”
2 Apr 2020
Visit/security/cyber-security/355185/165-million-britons-experienced-a-cyber-crime-in-the-past-year
cyber security

Report: 16.5 million Britons fell victim to cyber crime in the past year

Financial losses are estimated at a staggering £1.4 billion
1 Apr 2020
Visit/security/privacy/355182/government-to-launch-coronavirus-contact-tracking-app
privacy

UK government to launch coronavirus 'contact tracking' app

NHSX will announce an ethics board to oversee its development
1 Apr 2020
Advertisement
Visit/software/video-conferencing/355180/zoom-does-not-use-end-to-end-encrypted
video conferencing

Zoom admits meetings don't use end-to-end encryption

Conferencing app used by UK government isn't as secure as first thought
1 Apr 2020
Visit/security/data-breaches/355173/marriott-hit-by-data-breach-exposing-personal-data-of-52-million
Marriott hotel sign
data breaches

Marriott data breach exposes personal data of 5.2 million guests

The hotel chain has notified guests of a second massive data breach within 18 months
31 Mar 2020
Visit/security/cyber-crime/355171/fbi-warns-of-zoom-bombing-hackers-amidst-coronavirus-usage-spike
cyber crime

FBI warns of ‘Zoom-bombing’ hackers amid coronavirus usage spike

Cyber criminals are disrupting online meetings with hate speech and pornographic images
31 Mar 2020