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Update iOS and Mojave now! Apple patches are out

15 Květen, 2019 - 12:40
Apple has released its May 2019 security updates, taking iOS to version 12.3 and macOS Mojave to version 10.14.5.

Facebook sues app developer Rankwave over data misuse

15 Květen, 2019 - 12:35
The suit says Rankwave used Facebook user data for targeted marketing and ignored its cease-and-desist letter.

Update WhatsApp now! One call could give spies access to your phone

14 Květen, 2019 - 13:51
A WhatsApp zero-day has allowed an “advanced cyber actor” to successfully install spyware on victims' phones with no more than a phone call.

White label SOS panic buttons can be hacked via SMS

14 Květen, 2019 - 12:44
A Chinese white-label panic alarm used by elderly and vulnerable people can be remotely controlled by sending it simple SMS commands.

Windows 10 brings password-free access another step closer

14 Květen, 2019 - 12:44
Microsoft has put another nail in the password’s coffin by winning a certification that will make it easier to log into Windows machines. 

Feds hook ELECTRICFISH, new Windows malware from North Korea

14 Květen, 2019 - 12:23
The FBI and Department of Homeland Security have identified a new strain of malware from North Korea, representing the latest in a long line of cyber attacks from the country

Two people indicted for massive Anthem health data breach

13 Květen, 2019 - 13:23
They're part of a gang that spearphished millions of records out of the health insurer and other businesses, the DOJ says.

Study finds Android smartphones riddled with suspect ‘bloatware’

13 Květen, 2019 - 12:37
According to a new study, Android bloatware can create hidden security and privacy risks.

Break up Facebook, cofounder says: it’s an un-American monopoly

13 Květen, 2019 - 12:14
During the 2018 "annus horribilis", users disgusted at privacy flops swore to dump Facebook. But where else is there to go?

Monday review – the hot 18 stories of the week

13 Květen, 2019 - 10:42
From spying Airbnb creeps to the CSS trick that tracks your mouse movements - and everything in between. It's weekly roundup time.

Chrome browser pushes SameSite cookie security overhaul

10 Květen, 2019 - 16:03
Slowly but steadily, developers are being given the tools with which to tame the promiscuous and often insecure world of the browser cookie.

275m personal records swiped from exposed MongoDB database

10 Květen, 2019 - 12:17
Records included not only the individuals’ name and email address but also their employment history, salary, and phone number.

FTC renews call for single federal privacy law

10 Květen, 2019 - 12:11
It also wants to be the country's data-privacy police: commissioners called for more resources and ability to impose penalties.

Airbnb Superhost’s creepy spycam sniffed out by sleuthing infosec pro

10 Květen, 2019 - 11:31
Why motion sensors in the bedrooms, she wondered? Why the extra light and weird wiring on the router?

Sextortion mail from yourself? It doesn’t mean you’ve been hacked…

9 Květen, 2019 - 18:37
Here's a 30-second video you can show your friends and family if they freak out after receiving a scam email apparently from themselves...

Metal keys beat smart locks in NYC legal battle

9 Květen, 2019 - 16:47
A group of tenants in New York City have prevailed in a lawsuit against their landlord's use of smart locks.

CSS tracking trick can monitor your mouse without JavaScript

9 Květen, 2019 - 16:40
A security researcher has demonstrated a new way to track mouse movements even if users block JavaScript.

DeepDotWeb seized, suspected admins arrested

9 Květen, 2019 - 16:02
The suspected admins of the DeepDotWeb site are alleged to have sent buyers to illegal markets in exchange for millions in kickbacks.

Chrome plans to save you from sites that mess with your back button

9 Květen, 2019 - 15:40
Has your back button ever mysteriously stopped working?

Latest Android security updates, and Google to fix patch delays for Pixel

8 Květen, 2019 - 13:24
Google's May security update for Android is out – but will you be lucky enough to get it this week? If you own one of a Pixel device, then yes.