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When social media surveillance gets it very wrong

4 Duben, 2017 - 12:21
A an exercise to identify protesters potentially hostile to police via their hashtags is a lesson in the unintended consequences of social media surveillance

News in brief: Norway deep-freezes data; firms ‘shelving GDPR plans’; Android overtakes Windows

3 Duben, 2017 - 19:34
Your daily round-up of some of the other stories in the news

Facial recognition on Samsung’s new phone has already been cracked

3 Duben, 2017 - 17:15
Samsung's latest phone, the Galaxy S8, offers facial recognition - and it's already been beaten. We've got some advice on how to make sure your phone is secure

AKBuilder, Microsoft Word Intruder exploiting Office RTF vulnerability

3 Duben, 2017 - 16:47
If you haven't applied the latest patches to Microsoft Office, now is the time to do so - and while you're at it, check that you're not running Office with admin rights

Still using IIS 6.0? Stop right now – the latest zero-day won’t be patched

3 Duben, 2017 - 13:44
Unpatched vulnerability is an echo of how users failed to wean themselves off Windows XP after Microsoft stopped patching the OS

Twitter users hit out at confusing revamp of @ mentions

3 Duben, 2017 - 11:44
Twitter ignores users' calls to tackle abuse to roll out confusing change to replies that make it more difficult to see who you're talking to

Monday review – the hot 26 stories of the week

3 Duben, 2017 - 11:39
From the scam that knows all your details and the latest LastPass vulnerability to the four year old who used Siri to save a life, and more!

News in brief: jets in near miss with drones; Germany plans cyber-command; adult sites move to HTTPS

31 Březen, 2017 - 19:42
Your daily round-up of some of the other stories in the news

Text message scam from the Motor Registry – how not to get stung

31 Březen, 2017 - 18:16
How harmful can an SMS be if it's just offering advice?

Why you shouldn’t chip in to buy politicians’ browsing histories

31 Březen, 2017 - 17:09
There are a few red flags about the idea to buy the data of lawmakers and CEOs: it's a nice idea, but you can't

Not just a load of old COBOLers: systems are still running on old code

31 Březen, 2017 - 13:52
Old code still underpins systems from airlines to banking, presenting not just a potential security risk, but also a risk that you might not be able to find developers to fix the issues

Android under siege from malware – here’s how to protect your phone

31 Březen, 2017 - 12:21
Android phones are a top attack target, making up 85% of all mobile device infections in the second half of 2016

News in brief: tech firms ‘must do more’ on terror; data breaches shoot up; gloom at toxic online spaces

30 Březen, 2017 - 18:50
Your daily round-up of some of the other stories in the news

Let’s Encrypt issues certs to ‘PayPal’ phishing sites: how to protect yourself

30 Březen, 2017 - 14:44
Checking that a website uses HTTPS is one way of checking if it's legitimate - but what happens when the scammers are buying SSL certificates that include the name of the company they're spoofing?

Falling in love online? Don’t get caught out by the Tinder scammers

30 Březen, 2017 - 13:39
Don't join the guys who were daft enough to hand over $5 each to a woman online - here are some tips to avoid falling into a trap

The scam that knows your name and home address – here’s what to do

30 Březen, 2017 - 01:47
The scam that knows your name and home address - here's what to do

News in brief: Alabama considers porn filters; Samsung launches new Galaxy; celeb’s Instagram hacked

29 Březen, 2017 - 19:49
Your daily round-up of some of the other stories in the news

Got a drone? Check local regulations before you fly it

29 Březen, 2017 - 17:47
Flying a drone in the US means navigating a jumble of state and national rules - and risking fines that can range from $50 to $10,000 if you get it wrong

Another hole opens up in LastPass that could take weeks to fix

29 Březen, 2017 - 16:57
New flaw affects version 4.x across all browsers and platforms - here's our advice on how to use LastPass safely while we wait for the fix

Lawmakers scathing over FBI’s facial recognition database

29 Březen, 2017 - 13:22
Around half of all Americans are in the FBI's database, and most don't have any criminal history at all