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Patch Android now! April updates fixes three critical flaws

3 Duben, 2019 - 11:49
Android’s April update includes two critical CVE-level patches among a total of 11 affecting handsets running versions 7, 8, and 9.

Government spyware hidden in Google Play store apps

2 Duben, 2019 - 15:58
The malware, dubbed Exodus, records and steals all manner of data and leaves phones vulnerable to further hacking and data tampering.

TP-Link router zero-day offers your network up to hackers

2 Duben, 2019 - 13:48
Downgrade attack lets any user take over - just ask for old-style access to the debugging port and you won't need a password.

Are there viable alternatives to Facebook and Twitter?

2 Duben, 2019 - 13:29
There's growing interest in social networks that prioritize user control. Two of the popular ones are Mastodon and Diaspora.

VMware patches critical vulnerabilities

2 Duben, 2019 - 13:21
VMware has released patches for several critical security vulnerabilities, days after two were unveiled at Pwn2Own.

Possible Toyota data breach affecting 3.1 million customers

2 Duben, 2019 - 12:50
Several Toyota companies have announced that they might have suffered data breach attempts, with one affecting 3.1 million customers.

Wrecked Teslas hang onto your (unencrypted) data

2 Duben, 2019 - 12:14
Sold at salvage and auctions, they contain info from drivers' paired mobile devices, plus highly personal pre-crash video.

Russia accused of massive GPS spoofing campaign

1 Duben, 2019 - 13:45
Russia has been hijacking signals sent by Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS) systems such as GPS, researchers claim.

Microsoft slaps down 99 APT35/Charming Kitten domains

1 Duben, 2019 - 13:29
Court order in hand, Microsoft seized control of the hacker group's (which it calls Phosphorous) phishing sites.

Top-secret defense document hoarder Harold Martin pleads guilty

1 Duben, 2019 - 12:55
Martin admitted that for more than 20 years, he stole and a vast quantity of highly classified information, stashing it in his home and car.

Politicians mistakenly vote the wrong way in controversial internet law

1 Duben, 2019 - 12:35
Members of the European Parliament appear to have materially affected the future of the internet by mistakenly voting the wrong way.

Monday review – the hot 21 stories of the week

1 Duben, 2019 - 12:03
From the Android bloatware selling your data to the hoards of security keys on GitHub, and everything in between. It's the weekly roundup.

As drones fill the skies, cybercriminals won’t be far behind

29 Březen, 2019 - 15:57
Putting these toys back in the box after a decade of hype isn’t going to be easy, but these researchers are exploring the options.

Grindr up for sale amid US fears for Chinese-owned data

29 Březen, 2019 - 14:26
A US national security panel told Kunlun, that its ownership of Grindr constitutes a national security risk.

FTC slams the phone down on quartet of robocallers

29 Březen, 2019 - 13:41
Wrist slaps and paltry fines may not be what most of us were hoping for in retribution for billions of robocalls and countless scams.

Companies will stop storing data in Australia, Microsoft warns

29 Březen, 2019 - 13:16
Australia's controversial anti-encryption laws came under independent scrutiny this week as tech leaders criticized the proposed rules.

“Twitter 2007 multicolor” hoax – debunk it, don’t spread it!

28 Březen, 2019 - 17:58
Hoaxers are saying you can unlock colorful new "features" in Twitter, but you'll probably lock yourself out instead.

Is your e-commerce site being used to test stolen card data?

28 Březen, 2019 - 17:28
If you're running Magento you should be on the look out for hackers testing stolen card data - it could get your PayPal account suspended.

Spyware app exposes private photos, hosting provider steps in

28 Březen, 2019 - 15:16
A hosting company has taken down a database owned by a mobile spying app after it was found displaying phone owners' intimate images online.

Broadband providers told to explain how they handle consumer data

28 Březen, 2019 - 13:42
The FTC launched a broad inquiry to find out what data they collect, why, who they share it with, and how consumers can change or delete it.