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Latest viral sensation app Sarahah raises concerns about cyberbullying

11 Srpen, 2017 - 15:56
'My son signed up for an account; within 24 hours someone posted a racist comment on his page including saying that he should be lynched'

Why NIST’s Bill Burr shouldn’t regret his 2003 password advice

11 Srpen, 2017 - 15:16
We've learned a lot about passwords since 2003 - not least that you need more than even the best-crafted password to keep data safe

News in brief: Vertus go cheap; Uber debuts chat; Ikea gets smart

10 Srpen, 2017 - 20:32
Your daily round-up of some of the other stories in the news

.why .it’s .time .to .fix .localhost

10 Srpen, 2017 - 19:31
When you type in "localhost" it refers to your local host - this very computer right here. Or not. And Mike West wants to fix that.

Emotet’s goal: drop Dridex malware on as many endpoints as possible

10 Srpen, 2017 - 18:37
Emotet arrives as a malicious email attachment and tries to steal your online banking credentials

Sorry, who did you say you were? We’ve forgotten about you

10 Srpen, 2017 - 17:54
Britain's data proposals will enshrine GDPR's right to be forgotten in domestic law - but what's the situation elsewhere?

Debian move marks beginning of the end for TLS 1.0 and 1.1

10 Srpen, 2017 - 14:16
TLS 1.20 fixes a vulnerability so now's the time to check that the software you use and the software you manage supports it

Self-hosted search option is a new approach to bursting the filter bubble

10 Srpen, 2017 - 13:32
An open-source, self-hosted search aggregator might be a good way both of avoiding being tracked and getting away from the echo chamber

News in brief: Venezuelan protest hacking; Hutchins released on bail; Facebook steps up moderation

9 Srpen, 2017 - 19:57
Your daily round-up of some of the other stories in the news

Sextortionist caught by investigators’ booby-trapped video

9 Srpen, 2017 - 19:53
Tor-using man caught when he unwittingly handed over his IP address as he downloaded a video trap from investigators

Carmakers warned to focus on security of connected vehicles

9 Srpen, 2017 - 16:35
First principles for carmakers proposed by the UK government range from supply chains to aftercare

Scanners to be patched after government warns of vulnerabilities

9 Srpen, 2017 - 16:01
Siemens says that there's no evidence its scanners have been compromised - but the patches will be ready by the end of the month

When is a VPN not private? When you’re not paying for it

9 Srpen, 2017 - 13:26
A complaint to the FTC alleges that the free Hotspot Shield VPN isn't as private as you might think

News in brief: Google fires memo writer; drones could be shot down; EU plans giant Sahara solar plant

8 Srpen, 2017 - 20:11
Your daily round-up of some of the other stories in the news

How do you feel about getting on a plane with no pilot?

8 Srpen, 2017 - 19:20
We're already getting used to the notion of autonomous cars, but are we ready for autonomous aircraft?

Microsoft issues out-of-band security updates for Outlook, Office

8 Srpen, 2017 - 16:53
If you haven't picked up these updates, now is a good time to do them

High hopes for ‘more secure’ forked version of Bitcoin

8 Srpen, 2017 - 15:56
Forking Bitcoin gives the cryptocurrency a new direction - but although there are high expectations for Bitcoin Cash, it faces threats

Parents sue Disney over breaching privacy rules in kids’ apps

8 Srpen, 2017 - 12:40
Tools built in to Disney apps collect, track and share personal data in breach of law designed to protect kids, alleges lawsuit

News in brief: Ariana Grande hacked; new data laws unveiled; Marcus Hutchins due to be released

7 Srpen, 2017 - 19:43
Your daily round-up of some of the other stories in the news

Cyberattacks on GPS leave ships sailing in dangerous waters

7 Srpen, 2017 - 19:27
A spate of attacks on GPS tracking of ships has focused minds on a radio technology that's been stalled for years