Sick-hearted scammers have proven themselves to have no morals once again, exploiting the death of Robin Williams with their latest Facebook scam.
There may be red faces in Red Square, after Russian prime minister Dmitry Medvedev had his Twitter account hacked.
Biometrics are touted as a replacement for the passwords and PINs we all know and hate – and Intel’s new earbuds could be the most discreet way of authenticating a user ever.
One of the most important pieces of advice we give Android users is to refrain from downloading applications from dubious sources and to stick to the official Google Play store, where malware does show up from time to time but is much better controlled, thanks to the Google Bouncer, than on alternative app stores.
Facebook’s new Messenger app has spared privacy concerns after a list of Permisssions appears to show the app could be taking video of users in secret, according to the Washington Post.
An aircraft security expert has eased the worries of a lot of frequent flyers this week — by reassuring them that aircraft are not “hackable” in mid flight. The claim was made at Black Hat last week.
With Black Hat 2014 in full swing in Las Vegas, it was never going to be a quiet week – but revelations about FBI malware and a trove of a billion passwords inspired furious debate too.
Yet another “connected” device was outed as a potential spy this week – as researchers showed how Google’s Nest thermostat could be turned into a “fully-fledged spying device”.
The privacy and security of medical records is a matter of concern to many Americans now that most are now stored electronically, but is there cause for concern? And who is most concerned?
Today’s fashion for high-end electronics in luxury hotels allowed a hacker to wreak havoc in 200 suites at once in a five-star hotel in China – switching off lights, changing the TV channel, raising blinds and fiddling with the temperature.
For several years, FBI agents have been taking an unusual approach to detective work online – using malware against suspects who have not been proven guilty, just visited the wrong Tor site.