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News, opinion, advice and research on computer security threats from Sophos
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WhatsApp urges Android users to manually backup their chats

3 hodiny 43 min zpět
WhatsAppers have until 12 November. That's when WhatsApp will sweep out dusty old backups that haven't been updated in more than a year.

Twitch admits exposing user messages after archiving error

3 hodiny 50 min zpět
Games streaming giant Twitch has admitted accidentally exposing some users’ messages to other users as it shut down its legacy in-house messaging system in May.

Social networks to be fined for hosting terrorist content

3 hodiny 54 min zpět
Draft EU legislation, due out next month, will likely incorporate a one-hour takedown window for extremist content flagged by law enforcement.

The security changes you can expect in iOS 12

4 hodiny 4 min zpět
We take a look at the beta version of iOS 12 and the security-related changes we can expect to see when it's released in (probably) September.

Firefox axes add-ons, developer pushes back

20 Srpen, 2018 - 13:12
Mozilla has wiped 23 extensions from its directory of Firefox browser add-ons after finding what it says were inappropriate functions in the code.

Los Angeles to use body scanners on metro riders

20 Srpen, 2018 - 13:00
Subway and bus riders will be randomly scanned as the city becomes the first in the country to use the technology to thwart suicide bombers.

Google employees protest work on censored search engine for China

20 Srpen, 2018 - 12:38
Hundreds signed a letter raising concerns about the moral and ethical issues of Google helping China with its censorship.

Adblocking and browser privacy can be bypassed, researchers find

20 Srpen, 2018 - 12:34
Virtually every desktop browser and adblocker can have its ad-tracking privacy or security bypassed by at least one software technique, a new study has found.

Monday review – the hot 23 stories of the week

20 Srpen, 2018 - 11:29
From the 10-year jail sentence for not unlocking your phone and the teen who hacked Apple to Facebook's news feed hoax, and more!

Apple gets cored: 90GB of ‘secure files’ stolen by high schooler

17 Srpen, 2018 - 14:59
An Aussie high schooler pleaded guilty on Thursday to hacking Apple servers multiple times.

‘Foreshadow’ flaw found in Intel CPUs – what to do

17 Srpen, 2018 - 14:52
For Intel and more than a billion computers with Intel CPUs, the microprocessor flaws just keep coming.

US rolls back cyberwarfare rules

17 Srpen, 2018 - 13:45
The Trump administration has rolled back Obama-era rules that outlined how to launch cyberattacks on other nations.

Romance scam victim allegedly plotted to kill her mother for cash

17 Srpen, 2018 - 11:52
An identity theft online dating scam led police to uncover texts that detailed the murder-for-hire plot.

Sextortion and what to do about it [VIDEO]

17 Srpen, 2018 - 02:47
How to handle sextortion - where someone tries to blackmail you over your sexuality or sex life...

Australians who won’t unlock their phones could face 10 years in jail

16 Srpen, 2018 - 13:24
The Australian government wants to increase the criminal penalty for refusing to decrypt data from 2 years to 10 years.

Sacramento admits to tracking welfare recipients’ license plates

16 Srpen, 2018 - 13:08
For 2 years, welfare investigators used a huge database of automated license plate reader images to sniff out fraud, without audit or policy.

Silk Road founder Ross Ulbricht is dictating tweets from prison

16 Srpen, 2018 - 12:47
The family of "Dread Pirate Roberts" got him an account and is typing in, word for word, his tweets, including his hope for Trump's clemency.

Bogus journals being used to publish fake science

16 Srpen, 2018 - 12:35
What's worse than fake news? Fake science - published in legitimate looking journals.

Google is tracking your location, even when the setting is turned off

15 Srpen, 2018 - 20:45
Shock! It appears Google can track the location of anyone using some of its apps on Android or iPhone even when they’ve told it not to.

Beware! ‘Porn’ scam uses your phone number to blackmail you

15 Srpen, 2018 - 18:34
Last month the crooks were throwing old passwords into their scams to make you sit up and take notice. Now it's phone numbers.