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Listen up: is this really who you think it is talking?

5 Květen, 2017 - 15:30
Lyrebird, an AI startup, can produce uncannily good versions of real people's voices. What does it mean for identity fraud?

Celebrity ‘extortion’: judge orders reality star to unlock her iPhone

5 Květen, 2017 - 13:35
The Miami case is just the latest in a line of cases where law enforcement has wanted to get at data stored on someone's cellphone

News in brief: UHD Blu-ray encryption ‘cracked’; WhatsApp falls over; Gmail boosts phish protection

4 Květen, 2017 - 18:47
Your daily round-up of some of the other stories in the news

Going travelling? Don’t drop your guard when you’re on the road

4 Květen, 2017 - 16:11
Cybercriminals don't take holidays, as recent breaches show: here are some tips to keep your data safe while you travel

Have you got what it takes to hack the US Air Force?

4 Květen, 2017 - 15:01
The DoD's biggest bug bounty program ever opens for registration on May 15 to vetted hackers from the UK, Canada, New Zealand, Australia and the US

Update: Google Docs used for phishing? Not exactly

4 Květen, 2017 - 13:50
Updated Friday, May 5, 6:55 AM London time, with comments from Sophos principal research scientist Chester Wisniewski Since news began circulating last night of a phishing campaign parading around as Google Doc access links, the tale has taken strange twists and turns. A self-described graduate student claims he was behind the blast of emails, and that they […]

NSA kept an eye on 151m phone records – but wait, didn’t bulk collection stop three years ago?

4 Květen, 2017 - 13:23
How did the NSA end up collecting the records of so many people on 2015 when it was only authorized to go after 42 suspected terrorists?

News in brief: China steps up news oversight; Intel patches flaw; Zuck pledges better moderation

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

BASIC turns 53 – find out just how cool that is!

3 Květen, 2017 - 18:30
There aren't a lot of quasi-religious moments in computer science, but the official launch of Dartmouth BASIC 53 years ago was one of them.

Concern mounts at Indian ID scheme as portals ‘leak’ 100m people’s details

3 Květen, 2017 - 17:36
India's controversial Aadhaar biometrics ID card scheme is increasingly needed for everything from travel to banking, yet worries are growing about the security of the data held on citizens

Tinder orders researcher to remove dataset of 40,000 profile pictures

3 Květen, 2017 - 16:08
Faces scraped from Tinder were being used to train artificial intelligence, according to the researcher

Want to get your Android phone purring? Don’t install Full Optimizer

3 Květen, 2017 - 12:46
Full Optimizer and its little brother, Full Optimizer Lite, don't optimize your phone - instead they aggressively deliver ads. Here's what SophosLabs has learned about these apps

News in brief: China plans its own Wikipedia; social media firms face huge fines; TalkTalk duo plead guilty

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

Fraudsters draining accounts with ‘SIM swaps’ – what to do

2 Květen, 2017 - 19:20
If crooks can get a new SIM issued in your name, they take over your phone number and your text messages... and your phone goes dead.

Netflix declines to pay Orange is the New Black ransom to hacker

2 Květen, 2017 - 18:40
It's never great when a company has a data breach and IP is stolen - but perhaps this one isn't so bad for Netflix after all

GE patches flaws allowing attackers to ‘disconnect power grid at will’

2 Květen, 2017 - 16:43
Patches come in response to notification of a talk at Black Hat discussing how hackers 'broke the homebrew encryption algorithm

Fox News ‘hacked Andrea Tantaros’, says lawsuit

2 Květen, 2017 - 15:08
Fox 'hacked' Tantaros's devices to install a keylogger, claim her lawyers, and used the information they found to harass her

Super Free Music Player in Google Play is malware: a technical analysis

2 Květen, 2017 - 13:03
Listening to tunes via Super Free Music Player on your Android phone? If so, get rid of it: it's malware, and here's what we've learned about it

News in brief: Kashmir blocks social media; ‘whaling’ victims revealed; TalkTalk GDPR fine ‘would be £59m’

28 Duben, 2017 - 19:31
Your daily round-up of some of the other stories in the news

Facebook admits it is being used as propaganda tool by ‘malicious actors’

28 Duben, 2017 - 18:13
Facebook's soul-searching report sets itself the challenge of knowing itself