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Study throws security shade on freelance and student programmers

12 Březen, 2019 - 13:23
A recent study shows that if you aren't prepared to ask or pay for security, you probably won't get it.

Citrix admits attackers breached its network – what we know

12 Březen, 2019 - 13:22
On Friday, software giant Citrix issued a short statement admitting that hackers recently managed to get inside its internal network. According to a statement by chief information security officer Stan Black, the company was told of the attack by the FBI on 6 March, since when it had established that attackers had taken “business documents” […]

Email list-cleaning site may have leaked up to 2 billion records

12 Březen, 2019 - 13:10
The number of records exposed online by email list-cleaning service may be far higher than originally anticipated.

John Oliver bombards the FCC with anti-robocall robocall campaign

12 Březen, 2019 - 12:37
The Last Week Tonight host launched an anti-robocalling robocalling campaign to force the FCC to put a stop to the pervasive, irritating calls.

US Army clarifies its killer robot plans

11 Březen, 2019 - 13:27
The US Army has been forced to clarify its intentions for killer robots after unveiling a new program to build AI-powered targeting systems last month.

Booking a restaurant? Let Google’s Duplex AI make the call for you

11 Březen, 2019 - 12:06
Bon appétit, Dave. Google's table-booking Duplex AI needs to pass the creepy test.

FTC says taxpayer voice phishing scams are up nearly 20x

11 Březen, 2019 - 11:50
The real Social Security people will never call to threaten your benefits or tell you to wire money, send cash, or put money on gift cards.

Monday review – the hot 25 stories of the week

11 Březen, 2019 - 11:29
From a serious Chrome zero-day to Comcast's security nightmare, and everything in between - it's weekly roundup time.

Five female technoheroes you might never have heard of…

8 Březen, 2019 - 21:08
Can you guess whom we chose for our #IWD2019 technoheroes? There are hints in the image...

Serious Security: When randomness isn’t – and why it matters

8 Březen, 2019 - 17:04
The password 'ji32k7au4a83' looks pretty random and feels as though it should be unique - read this article to find out why it's neither!

Firefox picks up advertiser-dodging tech from Tor

8 Březen, 2019 - 13:04
Letterboxing comes straight from the Tor browser, and will help Firefox users avoid advertisers that follow them around the web.

Zuck says Facebook is becoming more “privacy focused”

8 Březen, 2019 - 12:58
Facebook's planning a new, highly integrated platform and talking a lot about encrypted messaging.

Windows Calculator is going open source

8 Březen, 2019 - 12:46
Can the combined power of the world’s developers possibly improve the iconic Windows Calculator app? Microsoft seems to think so.

Developer-only iPhones help reveal Apple’s secret security sauce

8 Březen, 2019 - 12:08
The prototype iPhones are slipping out of Apple's supply chain with disabled security, to the delight of researchers and jailbreakers.

Unclosable browser popup! 13-year-old charged for sharing code

7 Březen, 2019 - 18:00
She didn't create it, but she allegedly shared it. That's enough to get in trouble in Japan, with its history of being tough on cybercrime.

NSA might shut down phone snooping program, whatever that means

7 Březen, 2019 - 17:44
We've heard this tale before. This time, it was mentioned by a congressional aide. Also, the NSA released Ghidra, a free reverse-engineering tool.

Monero cryptominers hijack hundreds of unpatched Docker hosts

7 Březen, 2019 - 17:05
A recently-disclosed vulnerability in the Docker containerisation platform is being exploited by cybercriminals to mine the Monero (XMR) cryptocurrency on hundreds of servers.

Backdoored GitHub accounts spewed secret sneakerbot software

7 Březen, 2019 - 16:53
Researchers have uncovered a network of GitHub accounts containing backdoored versions of legitimate software.

Serious Chrome zero-day – Google says update “right this minute”

6 Březen, 2019 - 18:20
When a security expert on the Chrome team says, "update your Chrome installs... like right this minute" - well, here's how to check!

Google reveals BuggyCow macOS security flaw

6 Březen, 2019 - 13:09
Google’s Project Zero researchers have revealed a "high severity" macOS security flaw nicknamed ‘BuggyCow’ which Apple appears to be in no rush to patch.