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News in brief: Russia accused of email hack; test flight for ‘flying taxi’; hacking ‘moral crusade’ for teens

24 Duben, 2017 - 19:50
Your daily round-up of some of the other stories in the news

Top secret messages sent via Confide might not be so secret after all

24 Duben, 2017 - 18:22
Confide, an app used by some Washington insiders, denies claims in lawsuit that it doesn't prevent screenshots on all platforms

LinkedIn app’s oversharing via Bluetooth sparks alarm

24 Duben, 2017 - 16:18
LinkedIn 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

What happens when a vendor doesn’t patch its software?

24 Duben, 2017 - 15:16
Third-party 'guerilla' patching can be a good example of the community stepping up to fix flaws - but it could also compromise security

Ransomware hidden inside a Word document that’s hidden inside a PDF

24 Duben, 2017 - 13:46
Spam campaign delivers Locky ransomware that, like a Russian matryoshka doll, is nested inside not one but two layers

Monday review – the hot 18 stories of the week

24 Duben, 2017 - 10:28
From Burger King's Google Home trigger and how tech scammer have made millions to the many vulnerabilities found in Linksys routers, & more!

News in brief: Google Home gets smarter; Hackers target South Korean missiles; Harry Huskey dies

21 Duben, 2017 - 19:56
Your daily round-up of some of the other stories in the news

Multiple security holes discovered in Linksys routers

21 Duben, 2017 - 19:55
As with every router vulnerability, a key issue is, “How many owners will hear about the issue and bother to update?”

UK government reports on business breaches and it’s not pretty

21 Duben, 2017 - 15:40
Almost half have experienced a cyber attack while a third do not have anyone at board level tasked with cyber security.

Navy and Marines crack down on nude photo sharing

21 Duben, 2017 - 12:23
The crackdown on nonconsensual nudes follows the discovery of the private Facebook group "Marines United"

News in brief: Google ‘plans native adblocker’; Facebook seeks fake news lead; near miss for Earth

20 Duben, 2017 - 18:48
Your daily round-up of some of the other stories in the news

Locked out of your accounts? Facebook wants to hold the key

20 Duben, 2017 - 16:58
Facebook's planned password recovery process might make some uncomfortable, but the good news is that it won't involve giving the social media giant access to everything

The IoT malware that plays cat and mouse with Mirai

20 Duben, 2017 - 14:14
A botnet dubbed Hajime uses much the same tactics as Mirai - but to neutralise the damage done. Is this a good thing, though?

AI could be better than your doctor at predicting a heart attack

20 Duben, 2017 - 13:14
In one study, predictive models seem to have done rather better than carbon-based medics at spotting the potential for heart disease, one of the world's biggest killers

Phishing with ‘punycode’ – when foreign letters spell English words

19 Duben, 2017 - 19:58
Many letters in English come from Greek, so they look the same even if they don't sound the same. Phishers could use this to trick you...

News in brief: Bose ‘spying’ on users via app; Samsung annoys users over Bixby; Microsoft raps gag orders

19 Duben, 2017 - 19:35
Your daily round-up of some of the other stories in the news

Never can say goodbye: face scans for departing US visitors fast-tracked

19 Duben, 2017 - 17:30
Biometric Exit, a scheme launched under Obama to check departing passengers, is being rolled out to every international airport in the US

How tech support scammers have made millions of dollars

19 Duben, 2017 - 15:59
Researchers who spent eight months digging into the scammers' techniques reveal the tools the bad guys use and the money they've made

Watch out for fraudsters attacking Amazon Marketplace accounts

19 Duben, 2017 - 12:35
Are you a Marketplace seller? Here are some tips to help you avoid becoming a victim of the latest round of attacks

News in brief: Facebook introspects; Magento RCE; RIP Robert Taylor

18 Duben, 2017 - 19:38
Your daily round-up of some of the other stories in the news