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Apple’s new tool will make it easier for law enforcement to request data

10 Září, 2018 - 14:23
Apple is planning to create an online portal that will allow law enforcement officials around the world to request information about its users more easily.

Supermicro servers fixed after insecure firmware updating discovered

10 Září, 2018 - 14:16
Researchers have sounded a warning about the security of Baseboard Management Controllers (BMCs) - a critical component that datacentres depend on to manage servers.

North Korean programmer charged for Sony, WannaCry attacks and more

10 Září, 2018 - 13:48
Park Jin Hyok is allegedly with Lazarus Group, a hacking team connected to attacks on a wide array of industries and public utilities.

Google Chrome will now generate unique passwords for you

10 Září, 2018 - 13:10
Chrome will now generate a unique password for users as a part of the everyday credential creation process.

‘Only paper ballots by 2020!’ call experts after election tampering

10 Září, 2018 - 12:35
The National Academy of Sciences says the US election system uses insecure technology and is fighting off attempts to destabilize it.

Monday review – the hot 24 stories of the week

10 Září, 2018 - 11:22
From Google buying Mastercard card records and Google warning users of FBI snooping to Chrome making it harder to use Flash, and more!

Teen hacker admits to SWATting schools, airline flight

7 Září, 2018 - 15:18
The teenager made bomb threats to schools, and to a flight between the UK and San Francisco while it was in mid-air.

Former NASA contractor arrested on charges of sextorting seven women

7 Září, 2018 - 15:16
Richard Gregory Bauer allegedly weaseled private information out of the women on Facebook by pretending to be working on a class project.

Firefox finally casts Windows XP users adrift

7 Září, 2018 - 13:47
Mozilla's browser is waving goodbye to millions of XP holdouts.

Dark web sites could be exposed by routine slip-up

7 Září, 2018 - 13:29
A simple misconfiguration could expose the IP addresses of dark web sites.

Mobile spyware maker mSpy leaks millions of records – AGAIN

6 Září, 2018 - 15:21
The irony: Parents put it on kids' phones to protect them, but this breach exposed sensitive data including Whatsapp and Facebook messages.

Social Security numbers exposed on US government transparency site

6 Září, 2018 - 15:14
The US government exposed dozens of people's’ personal details, including social security numbers, due to an online mishap on a public transparency portal.

Thousands of unsecured 3D printers discovered online

6 Září, 2018 - 13:02
With access control disabled, other people could download previous print files, or even maliciously damage the printer.

Ungagged Google warns users about FBI accessing their accounts

6 Září, 2018 - 12:20
Some of those who received the letters conjecture that it may be because they purchased the LuminosityLink RAT.

MEGA secure upload service gets its Chrome extension hacked

5 Září, 2018 - 19:07
A password-stealing version of MEGA's Chrome extension was served up on Google's webstore for about four hours - here's what to do.

Serious Fraud Office trialling AI for data-heavy cases

5 Září, 2018 - 13:38
A new tool draws links between people under investigation: emails, who was cc'ed, and those quieter messages where nobody at all was cc'ed.

Knock, knock: Digital key flaw unlocks door control systems

5 Září, 2018 - 13:35
Attackers could be able to unlock doors in office buildings and factories at will, thanks to a flaw in a popular door controller.

Can ‘sonar’ sniff out your Android’s lock code?

5 Září, 2018 - 12:05
Researchers have demonstrated a novel, if slightly James Bond technique, for clandestinely discovering the unlock pattern used to secure an Android smartphone.

Google releases free AI tool to stamp out child sexual abuse material

5 Září, 2018 - 12:01
The faster new images can be identified, the faster children can be rescued, Google said.

Credit card gobbling malware found piggybacking on ecommerce sites

4 Září, 2018 - 17:21
Be careful! If crooks can upload malicious JavaScript to your ecommerce server, then you're helping the them rip off your own customers.