Sophos Naked Security

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News, opinion, advice and research on computer security threats from Sophos
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When scams know too much… [VIDEO]

5 Duben, 2017 - 00:30
Watch our Facebook Live video to learn how to defend against scams where the crooks are threatening you with stolen data they already have.

News in brief: Berners-Lee warns on privacy; drone complaints up sharply; space researchers seek volunteers

4 Duben, 2017 - 18:59
Your daily round-up of some of the other stories in the news

More indications attackers are doubling down against Android

4 Duben, 2017 - 17:39
The bad guys are increasingly using potentially unwanted applications to sneak past security defences, warns Sophos Labs

Update your iPhone to avoid being hacked over Wi-Fi

4 Duben, 2017 - 16:11
Why risk breaking all the way into the phone if you can just hang around on the periphery and listen to all the data coming in and out?

Minnesota pushes back against allowing ISPs to sell their users’ data

4 Duben, 2017 - 15:24
Bill would prohibit ISPs from refusing service to users who decline to share their data as Illinois ponders its own privacy-related legal moves

Farmers go off-market to dig up patches for their tractors

4 Duben, 2017 - 13:12
Owners of John Deere tractors are the latest group to discover that they can't do their own repairs thanks to proprietary software that limits fixes to approved outlets - so what does that mean for security?

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!