News, opinion, advice and research on computer security threats from Sophos
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The youngster who spent his own money to protect people from the WannaCry virus has pleaded guilty to malware-related cybercrime charges.
Facebook has updated 'tens of thousands of plaintext Instagram passwords ended up in logfile' to say it was more like a million.
What if you got hit by ransomware - but the malware program itself was on the other side of the world where you'd never find it?
Leaked internal docs used to claim "privacy was an afterthought" at Facebook
Android developers without a track record are going to be submitted to more checks in order to stamp out those of “bad faith.”
If you own an iOS device and use the Chrome browser, you may have encountered some strange-looking pop-up ads in the past week.
Oracle's latest security update covers 297 vulnerabilities, many of which come with a "patch now" warning.
Here's the latest Naked Security podcast - enjoy!
Mozilla has criticized Apple for its latest privacy marketing campaign, urging it to provide more automatic protection for users behind the scenes.
If you’re using an ad blocker to filter out online commercials, then beware: You might be vulnerable to a new attack revealed on Monday that enables hackers to compromise your browser.
Nearly four years after it was replaced by Edge as Microsoft’s preferred Windows browser, researchers keep finding unpleasant security flaws in Internet Explorer (IE).
Between 1 January and 28 March this year hackers were able to access a “limited number” of consumer Outlook.com, Hotmail and MSN Mail email accounts, Microsoft has confirmed.
Instagram users have been receiving odd messages from followers expressing shock that their accounts have somehow ended up on something called the “Nasty List.”
Law enforcement officials in the US have been routinely mining Google’s location history data for criminal investigations.
A group of hackers that doxxed thousands of federal law enforcement employees last week has struck again.
Numerous enterprise VPN clients could be vulnerable to a potentially serious security weakness that could be used to spoof access.
An ancient WinRAR vulnerability made public in February is now well on its way to becoming one of the most widely and rapidly-exploited security flaws of recent times.
After three years of embarrassing rejection, might Microsoft’s newly-Chromed Edge browser be on the up?
UK police are planning to issue online warnings to young gamers hoping to deter them from a life of cybercrime, they revealed last week.
Researchers have discovered several holes in a new security protocol for wireless networks.