Sophos Naked Security

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News, opinion, advice and research on computer security threats from Sophos
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Unhappy 39th birthday, spam, and many unhappy returns

11 Květen, 2017 - 15:04
As computing reaches middle age, expect to see more of these kinds of anniversaries

One more way to get busted on the Dark Web

11 Květen, 2017 - 13:02
Tor users suspected of child abuse imagery may have visited an outside file-sharing service - simply because Tor is so slow at routing traffic

News in brief: Game of Thrones tells cast to use 2FA; Cisco flaw patched; Windows 10 on 500m devices

10 Květen, 2017 - 19:52
Your daily round-up of some of the other stories in the news

Minority Report in Chicago as police aim to stop crime before it happens

10 Květen, 2017 - 19:00
As gun crime in Chicago reaches record levels, police claim that it's having an impact on crime prevention, but civil rights campaigners are less convinced

How to hack a Jeep Cherokee – but don’t try this at home, kids

10 Květen, 2017 - 18:27
Carmakers are going to have to get much better at securing their vehicles now that the researchers who demonstrated how to hack a Cherokee Jeep added their notes to the tools already online

The Google Play apps that say they don’t collect your data – and then do

10 Květen, 2017 - 15:11
Our researchers have found more than 50 apps in Google Play that contain XavirAd, which says it doesn't collect your personal information and then promptly sucks it up and sends it back to the mothership

Military ‘revenge porn’ investigation leads to 21 felony cases

10 Květen, 2017 - 12:54
Despite facial recognition and other technology, it's still a gruelling cat-and-mouse game for investigators

Mac video app HandBrake – now with free spyware

9 Květen, 2017 - 19:58
Last week, crooks hacked one of the HandBrake app's download servers and used the popular video app to distribute Mac spyware.

News in brief: Google teases Fuchshia OS; Microsoft patches ‘crazy bad’ flaw; Vienna raps Facebook

9 Květen, 2017 - 19:55
Your daily round-up of some of the other stories in the news

John Oliver unleashes his net neutrality flying monkeys on the FCC

9 Květen, 2017 - 19:02
FCC says the websites problems were because of a DDoS attack, not the 'flying monkeys' unleashed by John Oliver

Lawyers demand answers after artist forced to unlock his phone

9 Květen, 2017 - 17:38
Artist who arrived home in San Francisco faced 'unconstitutional' demands to unlock his phone

Downloading Chrome for Android? Be careful – we’ve found an evil twin

9 Květen, 2017 - 16:07
Techniques used to poison a version of the Android Chrome browser with Andr/SandRat-C, Andr/Rootnik-AH are finding their way into other apps - and into the Play Store

Dating site users spammed with smut after ‘third-party’ data leak

9 Květen, 2017 - 14:22
The publisher's blaming a third-party contractor and "human error."

News in brief: Macron shrugs off email dump; warning on new ‘crazy bad’ flaw; Facebook tips on fake news

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

Are you encrypting your documents? Here’s what happens when you don’t

8 Květen, 2017 - 19:05
It was bad enough when a university's unencrypted salaries spreadsheet when missing two years ago - and then it popped up again

How to protect your boss from phishing attacks

8 Květen, 2017 - 13:26
Oversharing on social media can make both individuals and the companies we work for targets for spearphishers and whalers. Here are our tips to help stop that happening

Monday review – the hot 21 stories of the week

8 Květen, 2017 - 10:38
From the high cost of 'sim swaps' and Google Docs used for phishing to the mobile network flaw that gave crooks access to bank accounts, and more!

The Google-phish-that-was-also-a-worm – what happened and what to do

5 Květen, 2017 - 19:58
More on that Google-phish-and-worm saga, with some tips on what to do now, and how to avoid this sort of thing in the future.

News in brief: Uber faces criminal probe; Cassini dives through Saturn’s rings; police fined for data breach

5 Květen, 2017 - 19:44
Your daily round-up of some of the other stories in the news

Bank accounts raided after crooks exploit huge flaw in mobile networks

5 Květen, 2017 - 19:37
The SS7 protocol has always been vulnerable - and now the carriers' complacency has come home to roost