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Intel releases firmware update for ME flaw

18 Září, 2018 - 21:13
It’s only September and yet 2018 is well on its way to being remembered as the year of fixing flaws we didn’t realise were possible in hardware we’d never heard of.

Hackers selling research phished from universities on WhatsApp

18 Září, 2018 - 15:55
Millions of documents have been stolen from top UK universities and are being sold over WhatsApp for as little as £2.

91 “child friendly” Android apps accused of exploitation

18 Září, 2018 - 15:43
New Mexico's AG filed a lawsuit accusing a popular app maker, plus Google's and Twitter's ad platforms, of illegally collecting kids' data.

State Department scores an F on 2FA security

18 Září, 2018 - 11:47
Senators have discovered that the State Department is breaking the law by not using multi-factor authentication in its emails.

Vote now! Which web browser do you trust the most?

17 Září, 2018 - 15:41
Your web browser goes with you everywhere on the web. But how much do you trust it?

Deepfake pics and videos set off Facebook’s fake news detector

17 Září, 2018 - 14:08
The social network is expanding its effort to stamp out fake news.

On the hook! Phishing trip nets “Barbara” 5 years and whopping fine

17 Září, 2018 - 13:41
The romance and business email compromise scammer pled guilty to fraud amounting to $25m.

Facebook’s robot coders step into the future of programming

17 Září, 2018 - 13:14
Like a good junior programmer, Facebook's AI is cutting its teeth with a bit of bug fixing.

Monday review – the hot 25 stories of the week

17 Září, 2018 - 11:01
From the hidden camera found in an AirBnb room and the smart TVs now admitting to viewers they spied on them to Google Chrome creating passwords for you, and more!

Blockchain hustler beats the house with smart contract hack

14 Září, 2018 - 14:43
A hacker used their own code to tamper with a smart contract run by a betting company, and walked off with $24,000.

Major US mobile carriers want to be your password

14 Září, 2018 - 13:18
Project Verify from Verizon, AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile aims to replace your password.

Review that! Fake TripAdvisor review peddler sent to jail

14 Září, 2018 - 12:35
Jail time for fake reviews is “a landmark ruling for the Internet,” TripAdvisor said.

You didn’t buy ‘your’ iTunes movies; Apple can delete them anytime

14 Září, 2018 - 12:09
It's in the terms of service, as one man found out after Apple removed three movies from his iTunes library.

Browser security hole on Macs and iPhones – just how bad is it?

14 Září, 2018 - 01:44
A URL spoofing bug in Safari is being reported with the word BEWARE! - we explain how bad it really is, and what to do about it.

Veeam leaves MongoDB database wide open, exposes 445m records

13 Září, 2018 - 15:55
The data-management firm's customer database held names, email addresses, some IP addresses and more: a wealth of ammo for phishers.

Street gang members indicted for stealing POS terminals

13 Září, 2018 - 15:41
...and using the credit card terminals to allegedly issue themselves fraudulent returns and to steal taxpayer IDs and bank info.

California bill regulates IoT for first time in US

13 Září, 2018 - 11:53
California looks set to regulate IoT devices, becoming the first US state to do so and beating the Federal Government to the post.

Update now! Microsoft’s September 2018 Patch Tuesday is here

13 Září, 2018 - 11:47
September’s Patch Tuesday is upon Windows users - 61 CVEs, 17 flaws rated as critical, a zero-day and a flaw affecting Adobe Flash Player.

Microsoft purges 3,000 tech support scams hiding on TechNet

12 Září, 2018 - 15:03
Microsoft has taken down thousands of ads for tech support scams that infested the company’s TechNet support domain.

Beware: WhatsApp scammers target children with ‘Olivia’ porn message

12 Září, 2018 - 14:10
"I can send a picture where all of us are together," says "Olivia," before sending a porn URL. Tell kids not to click!