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Apple’s Safari is going to use AI to track who’s tracking you

8 Červen, 2017 - 12:40
Safari will use machine learning to decide which third-party cookies to block, with the aim of reducing how much your footsteps around the web are followed by advertisers

News in brief: computers trained to spot catfish; Trump cautioned on blocks; Apple locks out older phones

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

InfoSec 2017: Brexit+GDPR = business disaster?

7 Červen, 2017 - 19:09
GDPR is a challenge for businesses all over the world - and the UK faces a particular mountain to climb as it prepares to leave the EU

Firms stockpiling Bitcoins ready to pay off ransomware crooks

7 Červen, 2017 - 18:48
But why stockpile when you could just buy Bitcoins when you need them, right? Wrong: it's a bit more complicated than that

InfoSec 2017: ‘One disaster away from governments doing something’ on IoT

7 Červen, 2017 - 17:18
IoT is 'eating the world', warned Bruce Schneier at InfoSec 2017 - and it's up to us to make sure that the inevitable regulation is smart, not stupid

Russians apparently ‘targeted US election via phishing attacks’

7 Červen, 2017 - 16:52
What's striking about the story alleging that Russia targeted an election software vendor is what straightforward, tried-and-tested tools were used

You think that post is secret? Beware – it can come back and bite you

7 Červen, 2017 - 12:18
'Once posted, forever toasted': as 10 would-be Harvard students learned, it pays to be careful about what you say online and where you say it

InfoSec 2017: how to protect yourself against the next WannaCry

7 Červen, 2017 - 11:56
What made WannaCry different from other ransomware attacks? We explain how it happened - and look at what lessons we've learned

News in brief: spy chief warns on blame; FBI arrests NSA contractor; Japan holds teen on ransomware

6 Červen, 2017 - 19:51
Your daily round-up of some of the other stories in the news

Two cheers for Google’s native Chrome ad-blocker

6 Červen, 2017 - 17:46
With more and more of us resorting to blocking the ads that turn websites into the digital equivalent of Piccadilly Circus's neon landscape, we look at what Google's move to control adverts in Chrome means

InfoSec 2017: a look at the family album of ransomware

6 Červen, 2017 - 15:38
Here's SophosLabs' guide to what's been happening in the families of ransomware in the past six months

Google ads for tech support scams – would you spot one?

6 Červen, 2017 - 13:20
Rogue ads at the top of search results are targeting you for tech support scams - here's what to watch out for

News in brief: tech firms under fire again; facial recognition prize offered; hack leads to Gulf crisis

5 Červen, 2017 - 19:54
Your daily round-up of some of the other stories in the news

Facebook safety check: telling loved ones you’re safe is a good thing

5 Červen, 2017 - 19:13
Our data may be currency to Facebook, but being able to let your loved ones know you're safe is priceless

Why ‘I forgot my password’ won’t go down well with a judge

5 Červen, 2017 - 18:13
Two cases in Florida suggest that claiming you can't remember your phone's password mean you could end up in even more trouble

Punching down the Judy Android adware: a SophosLabs analysis

5 Červen, 2017 - 17:48
What's going on under the hood of the Judy apps we wrote about last month? We had a look - and didn't like what we found

Monday review – the hot 19 stories of the week

5 Červen, 2017 - 11:44
From Chrome's secret recording bug that's 'not a flaw' and AI detecting pain in animals to the latest attempt to drop ransomware on your PCs, and more!

Facebook denies parents access to dead daughter’s account

5 Červen, 2017 - 11:13
That sounds harsh - but the social media giant has a duty to protect users' privacy, even after they've died - and it highlights the issues of what happens to our online lives after we die

News in brief: US requires social media handles; Putin points to ‘patriotic’ hackers; Snapchat Spectacles arrive

2 Červen, 2017 - 19:37
Your daily round-up of some of the other stories in the news

OneLogin warns that attacker could be able to decrypt data

2 Červen, 2017 - 17:49
IT teams at organisations affected by the OneLogin are in for a busy few days carrying out the recommended steps to secure their stuff