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Fake news travels faster than truth on Twitter, and we can’t blame bots

12 Březen, 2018 - 13:02
People prefer spreading juicy lies over the truth, according to new research from MIT.

FBI: we don’t want a backdoor; we just want you to break encryption

12 Březen, 2018 - 12:55
We don't know how to do it, said director Christopher Wray, but you can figure it out. You're smart.

Monday review – the hot 19 stories of the week

12 Březen, 2018 - 11:26
From the World's largest DDoS attack and Amazon Alexa's creepy laugh to the holiday sickness fakers exposed by Facebook pics, and more!

Cryptomining versus cryptojacking – what’s the difference?

9 Březen, 2018 - 16:17
When cryptomining is done on the sly, it turns into cryptojacking - a crime that has become a serious global problem. Here's what to do...

Facebook says “let me get that for you”, secures your links

9 Březen, 2018 - 14:37
The campaign to make HTTPS universal scored a huge win this week.

Rift keels over after Oculus forgets to renew security certificate

9 Březen, 2018 - 14:15
Users got an unwelcome dose of non-virtual reality: “Can’t reach Oculus Runtime Service”

Amazon’s trying to get Alexa to stop laughing at us

9 Březen, 2018 - 12:12
Amazon's Alexa has been startling people by randomly laughing.

Smart traffic lights cause jams when fed spoofed data

8 Březen, 2018 - 13:17
Researchers have found that attack cars sending out fake trajectory data can plug up an intersection solid.

Spyware maker shuts down surveillance services after hacks

8 Březen, 2018 - 13:04
Retina-X has been repeatedly attacked by hacktivists who objected to covert surveillance, and now the company has had enough.

How women are helping to fight cybercrime

8 Březen, 2018 - 12:29
We asked some female Sophos professionals about their roles in cybersecurity.

Patch now! Half a million Exim mail servers need an urgent update

7 Březen, 2018 - 20:29
Exim is the world's most popular mail server and it has a bug that can be triggered remotely

‘We know all about you’ – MoviePass CEO admits to tracking users

7 Březen, 2018 - 13:51
"We watch where you go afterwards," Mitch Lowe said at an industry forum. "We know all about you."

Safer browsing coming soon to MacOS Chrome users

7 Březen, 2018 - 13:36
Google's security team recently announced that Chrome is expanding its "Safe Browsing" capabilities to help protect MacOS users from Mac-specific threats and malware.

Facebook photos expose “sick” couple as food poisoning fakers

7 Březen, 2018 - 13:09
Thanks to happy Facebook holiday photos, fraudsters have lost their compensation battle with holiday company Tui.

Second company claims it can unlock iPhone X

7 Březen, 2018 - 12:42
A tiny US company called Grayshift is reportedly quietly touting software it claims can unlock Apple’s flagship handsets, the iPhone X and 8.

Have password attacks quadrupled, or are we just noticing them more? [PODCAST]

6 Březen, 2018 - 22:37
Here's the latest Naked Security podcast - enjoy!

“Prince Charming” is a happily married, gay, identity theft victim

6 Březen, 2018 - 13:56
Former BBC producer Steve Bustin has had it with the scammers who've stolen his photos to try to woo women online.

“Big Bitcoin Heist” sees 600 Icelandic servers stolen

6 Březen, 2018 - 12:26
Police arrested 11 people but haven't found the hardware, which is worth nearly $2 million.

Games site customers offered $5 voucher after credit card breach

6 Březen, 2018 - 12:19
Games developer Nippon Ichi Software (NIS) has admitted that a recent hack has put some of its customers at risk of credit card fraud.

Terrorist social media posts should be removed within an hour, says EC

5 Březen, 2018 - 14:32
The internet bigwigs say it could do more harm than good as they balance fast illegal content removal with protection of users' rights.