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News, opinion, advice and research on computer security threats from Sophos
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Got an SMS offering $$$ refund? Don’t fall for it…

8 Leden, 2019 - 18:19
Sometimes, the limited length of an SMS makes it easier for the crooks to 'get it to look right' and reel you in to a phishing site...

A photo will unlock many Android phones using facial recognition

8 Leden, 2019 - 13:30
How easy is it to bypass the average smartphone’s facial recognition security? In the case of Android, a lot easier than owners may think.

How to spot a social media hoax

8 Leden, 2019 - 13:08
Stop shaking your head about "WhatsApp Gold" flimflam and start spreading these REAL nuggets of hoax-clobbering advice!

Hacker uses early warning system for fake message campaign

8 Leden, 2019 - 12:21
Australians got scary texts, emails and phone calls from a trusted emergency warning service late last week after a hacker broke into its systems and used it to send fake messages.

LA sues The Weather Channel over selling users’ location data

8 Leden, 2019 - 12:00
The app is accused of being a “location data company powered by weather” and profiting from users' data without being upfront about it.

No Android passcode? No problem! Skype unlocked it for you

7 Leden, 2019 - 13:50
Microsoft closed the hole, which let any unauthenticated phone-grabber answer a Skype call and then roam around on your mobile.

Hacker doxes hundreds of German politicians

7 Leden, 2019 - 13:02
For over a month, hackers published data from hundreds of German politicians in a Twitter advent calendar - a massive government assault.

Update now! Adobe Acrobat and Reader have critical flaws

7 Leden, 2019 - 12:12
Adobe has patched two critical flaws in Acrobat and Reader that warrant urgent attention.

Monday review – the hot stories of the new year

7 Leden, 2019 - 12:10
From same old, same old Facebook hoaxes to PewDiePie's Chromecast-hacking fans, here are the top stories of the new year.

Facebook hoaxes – harmless fun or security risk? [VIDEO]

4 Leden, 2019 - 20:33
Here's what you need to know about Facebook hoaxes, all in plain English.

Don’t fall victim to the Chromecast hackers – here’s what to do

4 Leden, 2019 - 13:57
First they came for your printer... and then they came for your Chromecast - learn how to tighten up your router security.

Vein authentication beaten by wax hand and photograph

4 Leden, 2019 - 13:43
A new presentation shows how vein authentication systems can be fooled using a fake wax hand model.

EU to offer nearly $1m in bug bounties for open-source software

4 Leden, 2019 - 12:16
Rewards on 15 bug bounty programs start at $28,600 and include open source software such as KeePass, FileZilla, Drupal and VLC media player.

US newspapers battle ransomware

3 Leden, 2019 - 14:54
On 29 December one of America's largest publishing groups, Tribune Media, found itself battling a major ransomware attack.

Dark Overlord hackers release alleged 9/11 lawsuit documents

3 Leden, 2019 - 12:56
The extortionists leaked a “small sample” of what they say are 18k classified legal documents containing 9/11 “truth” stolen from a law firm.

Warn your friends they can’t bypass Facebook with this hoax

3 Leden, 2019 - 12:00
No, none of us can "bypass" Facebook's newsfeed algorithms by copy-pasting our way past them.

How to secure your Instagram account using 2FA

31 Prosinec, 2018 - 11:15
It's a good idea to set up multi-factor authentication (2FA) on all your social accounts, so here we explain how to do that for Instagram.

How to secure your Twitter account

29 Prosinec, 2018 - 15:30
There's no need to make it easier for someone who wants to hijack your Twitter account. Here's how to lock it down in just a few minutes.

How to protect your Facebook account: a walkthrough

28 Prosinec, 2018 - 16:55
We walk you through the important settings you can change and behaviors you can implement to lock down your privacy on Facebook.