News, opinion, advice and research on computer security threats from Sophos
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She sent her bank account details three times, she said. Unfortunately, they wound up in crooks' hands, and her money wound up in their pockets.
In a case that could be straight out of a legal TV drama, a computing font has cost a couple two houses in a Canadian bankruptcy case.
A researcher has discovered an exposed database containing gigabytes of call logs, SMS data, and internal system credentials belonging to US Voice-over-IP (VoIP) service provider VOIPo.com.
They're charged with phishing and inflicting malware to get into the EDGAR filing system, stealing thousands of filings, and selling access.
Abby Fuller got a shock when she logged into WhatsApp using a new telephone number. She found someone else’s messages waiting for her.
Of the six advisories Intel released last week, the most interesting is a flaw discovered in the company’s Software Guard Extensions (SGX).
Credit card thieves are laundering money by purchasing the in-game currency V-Bucks, then selling it back at a discount to players.
The landmark decision asserts the same legal protection for biometrics that we're given for passcodes.
Microsoft has vexed its Windows 7 users with a misbehaving update that caused licensing and networking errors.
In an interesting move for villainy, a thief who stole over $1 million from the Ethereum Classic blockchain has given some of it back.
Facebook's relying on demotion instead of removal, so users will still be able to share content, even if Full Fact rates it inaccurate.
Researchers say people over 65 are seven times more likely to share fake news than 18 to 29-year-olds.
We asked a number of people working in different roles at Sophos how they made their way into the industry.
The US government shutdown is affecting more than just physical sites like national parks and monuments.
Martin Gottesfeld said he wishes he “had done more” than knock out BCH’s network for at least two weeks.
USB-C Authentication could banish USB threats forever, but it might also mean you're tied to buying ‘approved’ accessories.
The imposter claimed to be the Facebook exec and said he'd shot his wife, tied up his kids and planted pipe bombs “all over the place.”
From vulnerable 2FA codes to phishing to critical flaws for Adobe Acrobat and Reader, and everything in between. It's weekly roundup time.
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Old Twitter posts could reveal more about you than you think, according to researchers, even if you didn’t explicitly mention it.