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Facebook fires engineer accused of stalking women

3 Květen, 2018 - 13:45
The accused is alleged to have abused their privileged access to your data.

What’s so special about the SamSam ransomware? [VIDEO]

2 Květen, 2018 - 19:15
SamSam ransomware: fewer victims, but bigger disruption and a higher decryption price if you get caught. Here's what to do to stay safe.

Medical devices vulnerable to KRACK Wi-Fi attacks

2 Květen, 2018 - 18:50
Some KRACKs still haven't been papered over.

Volkswagen and Audi car infotainment systems hacked remotely

2 Květen, 2018 - 15:15
Researchers found a way into both cars through the Wi-Fi interface.

Firefox isn’t adding ads, it’s ‘sponsored content’

2 Květen, 2018 - 13:13
Mozilla promises all the revenue-generating analytics, none of the privacy-skewering.

Google Maps open redirect flaw abused by scammers

1 Květen, 2018 - 17:38
A bug in Google Maps has turned it into a better URL shortener for crooks than

Twitter sold user data to Cambridge Analytica’s Aleksandr Kogan

1 Květen, 2018 - 17:31
The admission is part of an effort to explain how unlike Facebook Twitter is.

Surveillance watchdog learns that old domains never die

1 Květen, 2018 - 16:58
Keep your old domains, forever.

The hacker who broke into jail and had to stay for 7 years

1 Květen, 2018 - 14:29
Konrads Voits, who hacked his way into the county jail's network to try and get his friend early release, is sentenced to 7 years in jail.

“SamSam” ransomware – a mean old dog with a nasty new trick

1 Květen, 2018 - 13:02
Ransomware is still about "pay up or your files get the chop." But the crooks are learning how to squeeze you for larger sums of money...

Google adds SSO verification check to G Suite

30 Duben, 2018 - 14:55
G Suite users logging in using Chrome via SAML single sign-on (SSO) providers will start seeing a new prompt the first time they log in.

YouTube snags millions of bad videos, but is it getting the right ones?

30 Duben, 2018 - 14:55
You don't have to look far to find objectionable content

DNA in genealogy database leads to arrest of suspected serial killer

30 Duben, 2018 - 14:08
If one of your relatives uploads their DNA data, much of yours goes with it.

No, Mark Zuckerberg isn’t messaging you about winning a Facebook lottery

30 Duben, 2018 - 13:55
Beware lottery scams on Facebook and Instagram

Monday review – the hot 19 stories of the week

30 Duben, 2018 - 12:02
From Microsoft's Google's Project Zero deadline and how to set up Gmail's prompt-based 2FA to the mysterious "double kill" IE zero-day, and more!

Getting an Amazon Echo app to silently eavesdrop on you

27 Duben, 2018 - 14:59
Researchers make an Alexa skill that turns your Echo into a eavesdropper

Infamous revenge porn site Anon-IB seized by police

27 Duben, 2018 - 13:36
The internet just got a little bit better

Apple’s latest updates are out – APFS password leakage bug squashed

27 Duben, 2018 - 02:41
Two critical browser patches for iPhones and Macs - plus a quiet patch for a Mac password disclosure glitch we wrote about recently.

20 years ago today! What we can learn from the CIH virus…

26 Duben, 2018 - 16:59
The 20-year-old CIH virus, aka "Chernobyl", isn't just a museum curiosity. It still has plenty of lessons to teach us today.