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News, opinion, advice and research on computer security threats from Sophos
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iPhone pwned? Researcher says he can unlock iOS without running out of tries

19 hodin 10 min zpět
A security researcher says he's found a way to guess iPhone lock codes without getting blocked after 10 mistakes.

“WannaCrypt” ransomware scam demands payment in advance!

22 Červen, 2018 - 15:58
To avoid the need for actual ransomware, just insist on payment up front...

Holy Potatoes! Popular games remove “spyware” after gamers revolt

22 Červen, 2018 - 13:22
Whether what Red Shell does is an invasion of privacy or a harmless tool seems to depend on whether you’re a developer or a gamer.

ICE staff doxxed on Twitter, GitHub, Medium amid child separation furore

22 Červen, 2018 - 12:52
Major websites took steps to protect ICE staff as tension over the US family separation policy ratcheted up.

Don’t download it! Fake Fortnite app ends in malware…

21 Červen, 2018 - 18:52
Epic Games is on the verge of releasing Fortnite for Android - so the crooks are jumping in to offer you "early access"... to malware!

Why you may want to update your browser in the next 9 days

21 Červen, 2018 - 16:08
Want to keep shopping online? If you're using an old browser you may find yourself locked out of PCI-compliant (e-commerce) websites.

So long! ‘The internet’s most inept criminal’ goes to jail

21 Červen, 2018 - 16:00
The FBI took six months to track him down - what they found was a disturbed hacker with "no skills".

Offline Android apps get new security check

21 Červen, 2018 - 15:38
How do Android users know whether an app is genuine?

Elderly victims conned out of millions by tech support scammer

21 Červen, 2018 - 15:17
The FTC has been battling tech support scams for years, especially ones targeting older citizens who are seen by fraudsters everywhere as susceptible to these cons.

Apple to share location data during emergency calls in iOS 12

21 Červen, 2018 - 14:47
iOS 12 users will automatically share highly-detailed location information when calling 911.

Google Chromecast and Home Speaker can leak location data to websites

20 Červen, 2018 - 17:16
Two Google products have a design weakness that could reveal their users' locations.

Who owns your iPhone? [VIDEO]

20 Červen, 2018 - 15:55
Who should get the final say over what you're allowed to do with digital devices you've bought outright with your own after-tax income?

Alleged Vault 7 leaker was busted because of basic security blunders

20 Červen, 2018 - 14:05
The FBI says that Schulte's poor opsec was his undoing.

The girls who used WhatsApp to learn under the noses of IS

20 Červen, 2018 - 13:52
Weakening encryption so it's easier to catch terrorists also means weakening it so it's easier to catch girls who dare to get an education.

Domain transfer #FAIL – man gets 20 years for gunpoint domain hijack

19 Červen, 2018 - 16:41
The owner of doitforstate.com was shot in the leg before shooting his assailant in the chest.

How a Nigerian Prince scam victim got his money back after 10 years

19 Červen, 2018 - 15:35
The Nigerian prince never showed up but the victim's $110,000 did, eventually.

Researchers claim Chrome bug bounty paid to the wrong people

19 Červen, 2018 - 14:42
Yubico has been drawn into a rare public spat over how the discovery of a security flaw affecting it products was credited.

Firefox fixes critical buffer overflow

18 Červen, 2018 - 17:09
Version 60.0.2 of the resurgent Firefox browser fixes a critical security flaw in its SVG rendering code.

Apple code signing flaw could have made Mac malware look legit

18 Červen, 2018 - 16:37
For years it was possible to fool some security software into thinking malicious code had been digitally signed by Apple.

The “world’s worst” smart padlock – it’s EVEN WORSE than we thought

18 Červen, 2018 - 15:21
Remember last week's $99 IoT padlock that anyone could unlock in 2 seconds? Turns out you don't even need that long!