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Telegram IM security flaw – what you see is NOT always what you get

16 Únor, 2018 - 19:23
Crooks revived an old visual trick to disguise files that would otherwise look dangerous right away.

Google’s big plans for email will give it even more power

16 Únor, 2018 - 15:59
Google's about to make your inbox a much more interesting place

Why Chrome’s ad filter isn’t an adblocker

16 Únor, 2018 - 12:38
Optimistic news coverage has described this as the arrival of adblocking in Chrome, it isn't.

Facebook accused of spamming 2FA phone numbers

16 Únor, 2018 - 11:25
The social network is messaging users on their 2FA phone numbers and then posting their "PLEASE STOP!!" replies

Joke dating site matches people based on their passwords

15 Únor, 2018 - 12:27
Hey baby, nice little "abc123" ya got there.

Coinmining frenzy is making it hard for us to find aliens

15 Únor, 2018 - 11:53
As cryptocurrency values have soared, so too has the cost of the hardware needed to mine them - if you can even buy the GPUs, given the shortages.

Watch our ads or we’ll use your CPU for cryptomining

14 Únor, 2018 - 19:34
The Salon news site is offering users a blunt choice: turn off your adblocker or let the site use your browser to mine cryptocurrency.

Cryptojacking: the crooks get the money, but you pay the bill [PODCAST]

14 Únor, 2018 - 14:59
Fraser Howard of SophosLabs teaches us about cryptojacking - where crooks mine for cryptocurrency, but someone else pays for the electricity.

Bitcoin mining to zap more energy than households in Iceland this year

14 Únor, 2018 - 14:20
As far as Bitcoin miners are concerned, Iceland is starting to look like the best place in the world to run a business.

New AI technology used by UK government to fight extremist content

14 Únor, 2018 - 13:43
And it won't rule out forcing big companies like Google and Facebook to use it.

Cryptocurrency startup LoopX exit scams with $4.5M in ICO

14 Únor, 2018 - 13:20
It was one flaky pastry: "great profits continuously every month," zero details on its "Loop Algorithm," and nary a single detail on its team.

Would you allow Facebook into your home?

13 Únor, 2018 - 16:41
If you believe some of the more speculative stories on the internet right now, this question won't be hypothetical for long.

Did the NSA really use Twitter to send coded messages to a Russian?

13 Únor, 2018 - 13:17
A sequence of 12 NSA tweets are claimed to be a coded back-channel used to communicate with a Russian negotiating to sell cyberweapons.

Facebook’s privacy settings are illegal, says court

13 Únor, 2018 - 12:38
Forcing real name use is illegal, as are default settings such as making profiles available to search engines so anybody can bump into them.

Beware the ‘celebrities’ offering you free cryptocoins on Twitter

13 Únor, 2018 - 12:25
Who CAN you trust if you can't trust @DoonaldTrump65, promising Ethereum to all comers like he's a cryptocurrency version of Oprah Winfrey?

Google-Nest merger reawakens privacy worries

12 Únor, 2018 - 14:13
One observer said it "would be naive" to expect that a combined Google/Nest wouldn't bring all the platforms and all the data together.

You have five months to switch your website to HTTPS

12 Únor, 2018 - 13:38
Starting in July, Google Chrome will mark all HTTP sites as ‘not secure’.

Facebook is not testing a dislike button, except for the one it’s testing

12 Únor, 2018 - 13:17
Nope, there's no upside-down thumb coming our way. Rather, It's a Reddit-esque downvote option, and it's a limited test.

Monday review – the hot 25 stories of the week

12 Únor, 2018 - 11:03
Cryptomining on government websites, Wordpress DoS attacks, and a huge Facebook hoax - catch up with everything you missed in the last seven days.

Cryptomining script poisons government websites – What to do

12 Únor, 2018 - 01:58
Reports surfaced over the the weekend of many government websites that were "infected with malware". Here's what we know, and what to do.