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How refusing to give police your Facebook password can lead to prison

4 Září, 2018 - 13:59
A suspect will be jailed for 14 months for refusing to hand over his Facebook password to detectives investigating a 13-year-old's murder.

Governments demand companies allow access to data, or else

4 Září, 2018 - 13:46
A decades-old alliance of national intelligence partners promised to get at encrypted data last week, whether tech companies helped them or not.

Hollywood accuses itself of piracy

4 Září, 2018 - 13:00
As the EFF puts it, the makers of buggy bots (there are two so far) are poster children for the failure of automated takedown processes.

Google Ads cracks down on tech support scammers

4 Září, 2018 - 11:43
The search giant said that in future any company wanting to advertise these services would have to pass manual verification checks first.

Can you “see” someone’s screen by listening to it? [VIDEO]

3 Září, 2018 - 13:46
What's your video screen saying about you behind your back? We take a look - or, at least, a listen...

Firefox to start blocking ad-tracking by default

3 Září, 2018 - 13:15
Mozilla has announced plans to tweak Firefox's privacy controls so that advertising trackers will be blocked by default.

‘Sick sadist’ admits to trolling dead people on social media

3 Září, 2018 - 13:10
He was intoxicated while posting about high-profile tragedies involving the death of young people, adding torment to families' grief.

Chrome: Flash is almost, almost, almost dead

3 Září, 2018 - 13:04
If you use Google's Chrome browser, after 4 September, the latest update will make it even harder to use in-browser Adobe Flash.

Possible Satori botnet hacker indicted by Feds

3 Září, 2018 - 12:59
A 20 year-old man has been indicted for computer crimes by a federal court in Alaska. Evidence suggests that he could be linked to the Satori botnet that exploited a previously unknown bug in a Huawei router.

Google quietly bought Mastercard credit and debit card records

3 Září, 2018 - 12:34
The multimillion dollar data buy allows Google to link what we buy in brick-and-mortar stores to what ads we clicked online.

Monday review – the hot 19 stories of the week

3 Září, 2018 - 11:15
From Google's “unnecessary risk” for Fortnite users and NSA leaker Reality Winner jailed to the Celebgate hacker going to jail, and more!

Proposed US law would require President to act against overseas hackers

31 Srpen, 2018 - 13:47
A US senator has announced a bill that would force the President to punish overseas hackers found targeting the US, or explain why he hadn't.

Jennifer Lawrence nude photo thief is going to the slammer

31 Srpen, 2018 - 11:51
George Garofano has been sentenced to prison for his part in hacking into and stealing personal images from 240 iCloud accounts.

Forcing iPhone unlock violates Fifth Amendment, says Court of Appeals

31 Srpen, 2018 - 11:05
Police want to unlock the iPhone of a woman who accused a man of rape after it was alleged that she was actually stalking him.

How one man could have pwned all your PHP programs

30 Srpen, 2018 - 17:13
Popular PHP package repository front end Packagist turned out to have an embarrassing command injection hole - now closed!

Air Canada resets 1.7 million accounts after app breach

30 Srpen, 2018 - 14:53
Air Canada has been forced to issue a password reset for all 1.7 million users of its Android, iOS and BlackBerry mobile app after up to 20,000 accounts were compromised by hackers last week.

Why Yahoo scanning user email is no cause for panic

30 Srpen, 2018 - 14:26
The Wall Street Journal yesterday published an unsettling report that the owner of Yahoo, Verizon subsidiary Oath, has been quietly analysing the emails of its 200 million users to sell to advertisers.

Chinese hotel chain’s customer data on Dark Web – 500M records for $50K

30 Srpen, 2018 - 13:58
You often have to share a lot of personal information when you check into a hotel - as cybercrooks know only too well.

Hacked stalking app reveals victims’ photos, texts and location info

30 Srpen, 2018 - 12:19
Another mobile stalking app has been hacked, endangering both its customers and the victims that they spy on.

Football team drops the privacy ball with email Cc blunder

30 Srpen, 2018 - 12:04
But at least now you know how to get in touch with people who might have an extra ticket...