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News in brief: Google pulls 500 apps from Play; lottery boss sentenced; drone owners told to update

23 Srpen, 2017 - 19:59
Your daily round-up of some of the other stories in the news

The .fish website that caught visitors in a phishing net

23 Srpen, 2017 - 18:46
You codn't (sorry) make it up - but how did this website find itself baiting (sorry again) potential phishing victims?

Storm breaks over AccuWeather phoning home without consent

23 Srpen, 2017 - 17:07
Data-sucking service partner says it's been misunderstood - but you might still want to double-check your settings

Google bakes in sweeter security for Android Oreo

23 Srpen, 2017 - 13:24
The latest version of Android should be coming to a device near you soon - how does it stack up on the security front?

Facebook is making its Safety Check feature permanent

23 Srpen, 2017 - 12:05
Safety Check is here to stay - is it a good thing that reassures loved ones, or a feature that causes unnecessary anxiety?

News in brief: AWS buckets leak more data; NHS hit by hacker; ‘Mr Smith’ may publish GoT episodes

22 Srpen, 2017 - 19:59
Your daily round-up of some of the other stories in the news

US appeals court curbs police power to seize cellphones

22 Srpen, 2017 - 18:20
A ruling from an appeals court judge has raised questions about privacy, device security, and how law enforcement conducts investigations

‘Smart’ solar power inverters raise risk of energy grid attacks

22 Srpen, 2017 - 16:19
Researcher identifies a weakness in the software layer - and reminds us that we're placing a lot of trust in vendors to implement decent security in formerly passive devices

Fake news: Mozilla joins the fight to stop it polluting the web

22 Srpen, 2017 - 15:07
How much responsibility do we bear for our own media literacy, and how much effort should firms like Mozilla, Google, Snopes, Facebook and others put into tackling fake news?

Foxit backtracks after declining to fix zero-days exposed by ZDI

22 Srpen, 2017 - 12:19
If you use Foxit's PDF reader, make sure you update - and stick with Safe Reading mode until you do

News in brief: ban on killer robots urged; Apple’s hidden job advert; torrent sites blocked Down Under

21 Srpen, 2017 - 20:08
Your daily round-up of some of the other stories in the news

‘Gloomy times ahead’ for security on critical infrastructure, warn experts

21 Srpen, 2017 - 18:35
NIST is raising awareness that security through obscurity has become a thing of the past - but are we doing enough to protect infrastructure such as dams and power plants?

The $500 gizmo that cracks iPhone passcodes – and how to stop it

21 Srpen, 2017 - 18:15
A gizmo that can work out an iPhone's passcode sounds pretty scary - but just how much of a risk is it?

Return to sender: military will send malware right back to you

21 Srpen, 2017 - 17:11
'The threat could be a large nation-state or a 12-year-old' - so is weaponizing malware and sending it back the right tactic?

Concerns ignored as Home Office pushes ahead with facial recognition

21 Srpen, 2017 - 14:03
Picking faces out of a crowd using software is unreliable and fraught with problems - whichever side of the pond you're on

Monday review – the hot 25 stories of the week

21 Srpen, 2017 - 10:30
From women targeted on public transport via AirDrop and what iOS11 means for iPhone security to the return of Locky ransomware, and more!

News in brief: few girls studying computing; new Galaxy Note battery issue; fine over parking data breach

18 Srpen, 2017 - 19:51
Your daily round-up of some of the other stories in the news

How likely is a ‘digital Pearl Harbor’ attack on critical infrastructure?

18 Srpen, 2017 - 18:19
The metaphor might be hyperbole, but there's real concern about the potential for attacks, warn two experts

Drone firm says it’s stepping up security after US army ban

18 Srpen, 2017 - 16:36
DJI security patch should ease military fears - but throws up further issues for pilots

‘Pulse wave’ DDoS – another way of blasting sites offline

18 Srpen, 2017 - 16:04
If there's one thing we've learned, it's that any new way of DDoSing will reveal that there are a huge number of undefended devices online