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Court: Embarrassing leaks of internal Facebook emails are fishy

19 Březen, 2019 - 12:50
The leaks point to a plot, a Calif. court said, ordering pikini app maker Six4Three to hand over its lawyers' chats with the ICO.

Epic in hot water over Steam-scraping code

19 Březen, 2019 - 12:39
Players noticed that Epic Games was gathering and storing data from Steam accounts without their permission.

MySpace loses 50 million songs in server migration

19 Březen, 2019 - 12:26
Everything uploaded prior to 2015 is gone for good, the cobwebby social network finally admitted.

Child-friendly search engines: How safe is Kiddle?

19 Březen, 2019 - 11:35
Kiddle and Kidrex are meant to deliver age-appropriate search results, filtering out internet nastiness. But how do they really stack up?

Home DNA kit company now lets users opt out of FBI data sharing

18 Březen, 2019 - 17:20
FamilyTreeDNA has disclosed that it's opened up DNA profiles to the FBI to help find suspects of violent crime.

DARPA is working on an open source, secure e-voting system

18 Březen, 2019 - 13:35
The US Government is working on an electronic voting system that it hopes will prevent people from tinkering with voting machines at the polls.

Intel releases patches for code execution vulnerabilities

18 Březen, 2019 - 13:11
Intel released patches last week, fixing a range of vulnerabilities that could allow attackers to execute code on affected devices.

G Suite admins can now disallow SMS and voice authentication

18 Březen, 2019 - 12:31
Users of G Suite may find that the option to authenticate themselves via SMS or voice call has suddenly disappeared.

WordPress 5.1.1 patches dangerous XSS vulnerability

18 Březen, 2019 - 11:54
Researchers have offered more detail on a recently patched vulnerability that would allow an attacker to take over a WordPress site.

Monday review – the hot 23 stories of the week

18 Březen, 2019 - 11:31
From a Citrix breach to John Oliver's FCC anti-robocall campaign, and everything in between - it's weekly roundup time.

Sextortion – what’s new, and what to do [VIDEO]

15 Březen, 2019 - 16:58
Share this video with your less tech-savvy friends and family to set their minds at rest about sextortion.

You left WHAT on that USB drive?!

15 Březen, 2019 - 15:43
Nudies, taxes, and memos - oh, my! Research shows that even if we think we've deleted content on the sticks, we're leaving all that and more.

Ep. 023 – Facebook promises and Google Chrome patches [PODCAST]

15 Březen, 2019 - 13:41
Here's the latest Naked Security podcast - listen now, and tell your friends and colleagues about us, too!

Facebook outage coincides with (or causes?) 3m new Telegram users

15 Březen, 2019 - 12:57
A worldwide, nearly day-long outage at Facebook led to Telegram having a busy, busy day.

How to make DuckDuckGo your default Chrome search engine

15 Březen, 2019 - 12:50
Good news for the privacy-conscious. Chrome 73, released Tuesday, now includes the DuckDuckGo search engine as an option.

Will the next version of Android get location privacy right?

15 Březen, 2019 - 12:15
Google has confirmed that improved control over location tracking is one of several new privacy features in the next version of its mobile OS, Android Q.

Serious Security: What we can all learn from #PiDay

14 Březen, 2019 - 17:51
Pi Day isn't just about circles or special numbers - there are some cybersecurity lessons in there, too, and here they are...

Man drives 3,300 miles to talk to YouTube about deleted video

14 Březen, 2019 - 15:19
It turns out that his wife deleted his "rambling", get-rich-quick video. The man was arrested for alleged threats.

Google needs breaking up, says news chief

14 Březen, 2019 - 13:03
And Oracle accused Google of creating shadow profiles of even non-users. Theirs are just two of 85 responses to an Australian inquiry.

Update now! Microsoft’s March 2019 Patch Tuesday is here

14 Březen, 2019 - 12:38
If you were among the millions of users who updated Chrome last week to dodge a zero-day exploit, Microsoft has something for you in this month’s Patch Tuesday.