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News, opinion, advice and research on computer security threats from Sophos
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PayPal’s TIO Networks breached; PII of 1.6 million users affected

5 Prosinec, 2017 - 13:16
No worries, PayPal says: Tio Networks' systems are completely separate from PayPal's. Phew!

Smile, you’re on hidden webcam Airbnb TV!

4 Prosinec, 2017 - 22:03
Webcams can be tucked into anything from smoke alarms to air fresheners, in Airbnbs AND hotel rooms. Here's how to spot them, and what to do if you find one.

Man blocks employer’s tracking with chip packet, plays 140 rounds of golf

4 Prosinec, 2017 - 16:41
Funny thing, Tom - the company's GPS tracker says you didn't show up at the work sites. Plus your PDA's kind of greasy.

Proposed law would jail execs who fail to report data breaches

4 Prosinec, 2017 - 14:24
The Senate's looking at YOU, Uber!

Fancy what? Fancy where? Oh, Fancy BEAR! [Chet Chat Podcast 266]

4 Prosinec, 2017 - 12:51
Here's the latest episode of the Chet Chat podcast...enjoy!

Monday review – the hot 22 stories of the week

4 Prosinec, 2017 - 11:18
Get yourself up to date with everything we've written in the last seven days - it's weekly roundup time.

Coinbase ordered to turn over customer records to IRS

1 Prosinec, 2017 - 17:54
A federal district court in California has ordered Coinbase to turn over three years worth of identifying records on more than 14,000 of its customers to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS).

Former IT manager used employer’s computer to view child abuse

1 Prosinec, 2017 - 17:13
He pleaded guilty to one count of computer intrusion and one count of accessing a computer in order to view child abuse imagery.

RFID repeater used to steal Mercedes with keys locked inside a house

1 Prosinec, 2017 - 17:08
Relay attacks intercept a fob's signals, trick the car into unlocking, and can even be used to drive it away, without a key or a scratch.

Microsoft defends Windows 10 against ASLR criticism

1 Prosinec, 2017 - 15:16
It’s one of the oldest debates in software: is it a bug or a feature?

Apple’s rocky week with passwords in High Sierra [VIDEO]

1 Prosinec, 2017 - 01:24
We took to Facebook Live to discuss what happened in Apple's "password nightware" week...

Google sued over iPhone ‘Safari Workaround’ data snooping

30 Listopad, 2017 - 18:55
Did you use an iPhone in the UK between 1 June 2011 and 15 February 2012? If so, you’re one of an estimated 5.4 million who may be in line for compensation.

Snapchat takes a swipe at fake news

30 Listopad, 2017 - 17:46
Snapchat is curating items based on what YOU like, not your echo chamber, fake-news spreading friends.

Apple’s “blank root password” fix needs a fix of its own – here it is

30 Listopad, 2017 - 17:06
Bug, fix, bug, fix - but we're still saying "Well done" to Apple for a superquick response to the "blank root password" vulnerability.

Mr. Robot eps3.7_dont-delete-me.ko – the security review

30 Listopad, 2017 - 15:06
We examine the latest security happenings in this week's episode of Mr. Robot...

Epic Games sues 14-year-old cheater, mother launches rhetorical firestorm

30 Listopad, 2017 - 12:43
I would run away if I were you, Epic Games: she's scary, and she's got good points.

Apple closes that big root hole – “Install this update as soon as possible”

29 Listopad, 2017 - 18:43
That Apple root hole we wrote about just yesterday? Apple has pushed out a patch already - get it while it's hot!

Radio Shack robbery to have huge consequences for location privacy

29 Listopad, 2017 - 17:14
This could go beyond Radio Shack and location data; it may apply to email/text messages, internet searches, and bank and credit card records.

US indicts three Chinese nationals for alleged cyberattacks

29 Listopad, 2017 - 15:09
The three men are accused of hacking into at least three multinational corporations over the past seven years.

Google AI lets phone owners know about shoulder surfers

29 Listopad, 2017 - 12:41
Researchers' system halts a text conversation, shows a face peering over your shoulder, and involves alarmingly pretty sparkles and rainbows!