Welcome to this week’s security review, which includes Dorkbot, the importance of encryption and how buildings are at threat of cyberattacks.
Two-factor authentication (2FA) is to be added to the PlayStation Network, offering members even greater security.
The Australian government has set aside $230 million in a new cybercrime strategy with a five-pronged plan of action.
Your phone number holds the key that could give cybercriminals access to your location, phone calls and texts, according to a news report.
Apple customers are prime targets for cyberattacks as they are more likely to have a high disposable income, a security expert has suggested.
Security researchers have detected a new, updated strain of the data-stealing trojan Qbot that is “harder to detect and intercept”.
The personal information of 44,000 FDIC customers has been breached by a former employee, who left the agency carrying the data on a personal storage device.
Welcome to this week’s security review, which includes an in-depth look at how the ransomware dubbed Locky is infiltrating computer systems.
More than half of the Turkish population could have their personal details exposed in a massive new data breach.
WhatsApp users will now benefit from more secure conversations, after the company announced it has turned on full end-to-end encryption.
Highlights from the past seven days in information security include insight into Remaiten, the Trident cybersecurity update and the value of backing up your data.
UK Metropolitan police commissioner Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe has advised banks not to offer compensation to victims of online fraud.
The US Department of Justice (DoJ) has indicted seven people believed to have coordinated cyberattacks on banks between 2011 and 2013, all with links to the Iranian government.
The FBI has said it may no longer need Apple’s assistance in opening the locked iPhone belonging to an attacker in December’s San Bernardino, California shooting.
Highlights from the past seven days in information security include the threat from Locky, the nuisance of Robocalls and another celeb-related iCloud breach.