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RSA Conference has a leaky app… again!

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 07:55
Cybersecurity conferences don't always practise what they preach.

Kingpin who made 100 million robocalls loses his voice

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 07:45
The man behind a cacophony of robocalls had little to say for himself on Capitol Hill

Chrome anti-phishing protection… from Microsoft!

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 07:30
If you can't beat 'em, join 'em.

How porn bots abuse government websites

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 06:23
Bots run by shady websites are creating thousands of phantom pages

Google in hot water over privacy of Android apps for kids

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 08:52
Large numbers of child-centred Android apps may be breaking US law.

NSA reveals how it beats 0-days

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 08:50
Exploits and vulnerabilities are weaponized against us 24 hours after release, says technical director.

Employee from hell busted by VPN logs

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 07:48
Before retiring from PenAir airline, Suzette Kugler set herself up with fake, high-privilege VPN user accounts that didn't keep her secrets.

Silence! Chrome hushes noisy autoplaying videos

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 06:15
With the Chrome 66 comes blissful quiet: Google is muting all autoplay content by default.

Hacking like it’s 1999 (oh, and what to do about Facebook) [PODCAST]

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 10:35
Here's the latest Naked Security Podcast - enjoy!

Why ‘remote detonator’ is a bad name for your Wi-Fi network

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 07:54
Police called, building evacuated...

Russia’s Grizzly Steppe gunning for vulnerable routers

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 07:42
Russian Government hackers stand accused of targeting millions of routers

Facebook: 3 reasons we’re tracking non-users

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 06:31
It's just how the internet works, Facebook said.

Traditional firewalls fall short in protecting organizations, says survey

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 08:12
A new survey, sponsored by Sophos, asked IT managers how their firewall technology is working for them. The results are in.

5 simple tips for better computer security

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 07:14
Small steps really can make a big impact.

WhatsApp image showing drug dealer’s fingerprints leads to arrest

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 07:11
Enhanced social media images of the man's fingers led to the takedown of 11 members of a drug ring and his sentencing.

Gmail’s new ‘Confidential Mode’ won’t be completely private

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 06:36
Have you ever wished it were possible to delete an email from a recipient’s inbox days, weeks or months after it was sent? If so and you're a Gmail or G Suite user, it looks as if Google might be about to enable this kind of ‘self-destructing’ email feature on its platform.

“Privacy is not for sale,” says Telegram founder

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 06:02
Telegram founder Pavel Durov has spoken out after Russia started blocking Telegram encrypted messaging.

Could an Intel chip flaw put your whole computer at risk?

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 05:26
All it would take is a low-level programming bug in your computer's CPU.

How to protect your Facebook data [UPDATED]

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 08:23
Facebook's in hyper privacy-tweaking mode. Herein, how to protect your privacy now that it's fiddled with the dials.

Tracking protection in Firefox for iOS now on by default – why this matters

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 05:10
Turning it on by default might sound like a mere tweak, but its the first version of the browser to do this without the user having to consciously turn it on.


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