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Twitter warns users – Firefox might hold on to private messages

7 Duben, 2020 - 14:11
Whose fault was it - Twitter or Firefox? (It's fixed now, to be clear.)

Two schoolkids sue Google for collecting biometrics

7 Duben, 2020 - 13:24
The suit is about biometrics and children's privacy in Google's education apps, which are suddenly, wildly popular now due to COVID-19.

Thousands of Android apps contain undocumented backdoors, study finds

7 Duben, 2020 - 12:21
A study has found that thousands of legitimate Android apps are taking liberties or installing with capabilities that users wouldn’t expect to exist.

Will Apple’s “microphone switch” stop your iPad getting bugged?

6 Duben, 2020 - 17:23
A microphone switch! What will they think of next?

Rights groups appeal to governments over COVID-19 surveillance

6 Duben, 2020 - 14:34
Digital and human rights groups have joined in a rare worldwide appeal to governments to respect privacy when handling the COVID-19 crisis.

Hackers’ forum hacked, OGUsers database dumped (again)

6 Duben, 2020 - 13:12
A rival hacking forum has yet again hacked OGUsers and doxxed its database for one and all to grab.

Monday review – the hot 24 stories of the week

6 Duben, 2020 - 10:04
From Marriott International's huge data breach to whether Houseparty has really hacked you - it's roundup time.

Firefox zero day in the wild: patch now (Tor Browser too!)

5 Duben, 2020 - 21:21
Mozilla just pushed out an update for its Firefox browser to patch a security hole that was already being exploited in the wild.

5 things you can do today to make Zooming safer

3 Duben, 2020 - 17:46
5 things you can do to make your Zooming safer, more private and more secure...

‘Zombie’ Windows win32k bug reanimated by researcher

3 Duben, 2020 - 12:29
Dozens of bugs in a core Windows API could enable attackers to elevate their privileges in the operating system.

Watch out for the new wave of COVID-19 scams, warns IRS

3 Duben, 2020 - 11:12
If somebody promises to get your economic impact payment fast, back away: it's just one flavor of COVID-19 scam the tax agency is seeing.

Don’t get locked out of your own website – update this WordPress plugin now!

2 Duben, 2020 - 18:24
In theory, crooks could mess up your site so vistors can't see your content, then lock you out so you can't jump in and fix it.

Phone carriers must authenticate calls to fight robocalls, says FCC

2 Duben, 2020 - 13:44
The FCC has given voice carriers until June 2021 to implement technology it says will stop the robocall plague that's driving us all insane.

COVID-19 forces browser makers to continue supporting TLS 1.0

2 Duben, 2020 - 11:52
In one of the strangest stories of the year, the COVID-19 virus has halted plans by major browsers to drop support for the aging and insecure Transport Layer Security (TLS) 1.0 and 1.1 protocols.

Bill Gates’s YouTube ‘Bitcoin giveaway’ is a big fat scam

1 Duben, 2020 - 15:15
And no, Microsoft said, none of our verified accounts have been hijacked, vehemently denying early reports.

QR code generator scam steals thousands in Bitcoin

1 Duben, 2020 - 15:04
Every once in a while an attack comes along that is so simple to set up, and yet so effective, that it makes your jaw drop. Here's one.

Microsoft’s Edge browser to get breached credential alerts

1 Duben, 2020 - 13:29
Microsoft has announced a list of new security and privacy features it plans to add to forthcoming versions in an effort to take on its rivals.

Marriott International confirms data breach of up to 5.2 million guests

31 Březen, 2020 - 17:41
Marriott International has today announced that it has suffered a data breach affecting up to 5.2 million people.

Patch now! Critical flaw found in OpenWrt router software

31 Březen, 2020 - 16:18
OpenWrt is an open source operating system used by millions of home and small business routers and embedded devices.