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Car hacking: Defcon style

This year at Defcon, the car hacking village is bigger than ever, says Cameron Camp. Key observation? The tools are getting better.

NIST: It’s time move on from SMS 2FA

According to the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) at the US Department of Commerce, it is time to move on from SMS 2FA.

Black Hat 2016: When middleware takes over the world

In years past at Black Hat here in Las Vegas, there was row after row of hardware, then, in later years, row after row of software – Now there’s row after row of middleware.

Afraid someone is misusing your webcam?

If you want to know which programs are actively using your webcam, here is a short guide from ESET’s Ondrej Kubovič to help you out.

Big spike in card fraud in Europe

There was a notable spike in card fraud in Europe last year, with the UK the worst hit, according to new data from FICO.

Fake Prisma apps found on Google Play

ESET researchers have discovered fake Prisma apps of different types, including several dangerous trojan downloaders. The Google Play security team has since removed them.

Yahoo looks into major data breach claims

Yahoo is looking into claims that it has become the latest high-profile victim of a major data breach. It is thought up to 200 million accounts are affected.

Car hacking at speed – where vulnerabilities turn from critical to fatal

What car hacking researchers Charlie Miller and Chris Valasek have discovered is worrying enough. But it sends a shudder down the spine to even contemplate how much worse things could be.

2016 Rio Olympic Games: The safe way to obtain tickets online

Don’t get fooled by criminals before the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio, says ESET’s Ondrej Kubovič. These sporting events are a prime target for fraudsters.

Android users to receive notifications when new devices added to account

Android users will receive push notifications on their smartphone, alerting them to a new device being added to their account, Google has announced.

Barclays launches voice recognition technology for telephone banking

When it comes to telephone banking, Barclays is looking to lead the way by enabling voice recognition technology for all of its customers.

Get rid of these undesirable ‘friends’ on this popular social network

In celebration of the International Day of Friendship, we want to help you spot undesirable ‘friends’ on Facebook.

The 10 Security Commandments for every SysAdmin

Celebrating the 17th annual SysAdmin Day, we recognize their dedication and workplace contributions and want to show appreciation for their talent.

Security professionals ‘extremely concerned’ by cybercrime threat

Security professionals are more concerned than ever by the threat of cybercrime, according to new poll.

ISF publishes major update to its information security guide

The Information Security Forum (ISF) has published a major update to its Standard of Good Practice for Information Security.

5 highlights from the ‘Information Security Olympic Games’

In the spirit of this year’s Olympics, which is being held in Rio de Janeiro, we thought we’d host our own little information security Olympic Games.

Cyberattacks affect ‘nearly every single company’

Around eight in every 10 cybersecurity executives admit their company has been compromised by a cyberattack in the past 24 months.

Finland – hope in the fight against cyberbullying

Cyberbullying is an issue causing havoc in schools across the world, but a Finnish scheme created in 2009 is making a big difference.

Auto industry publishes first ever cybersecurity best practices

The auto industry has published its first set of cybersecurity best practices, as it attempts to combat rising and future threats facing the connected car.

Clash of Kings forum hacked, 1.6 million account details put at risk

Vulnerable version of vBulletin thought to be responsible for data breach which could impact almost 1.6 million game players.

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