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Instagram’s new API policy makes it a lot harder for third party apps to gain access to its feed. News of this comes on the back of a malicious app harvesting its user’s details.
British chancellor George Osborne has warned about the spectre of online terrorists attacking national infrastructure, and made some rather bold pronouncements about the UK’s willingness to engage in cyberwarfare to defend itself.
Apple’s Tim Cook has said in an interview with the Irish Independent that the idea of introducing backdoor access into encryption is ‘firmly off’ its agenda.
Not quite sure what were the most interesting and intriguing information security stories of the past week? Not to worry – the security review has you covered.
Although it’s far from always possible to determine the perpetrators of a denial-of-service attack and bring them to justice, there are plenty of people who have been put behind bars because of this modern-day crime.
Edward Snowden has been offering advice on operational security to ordinary people, advocating, among other things, two-factor authentication and encryption.
The search for an ideal state of security should be a constant pursuit. Continuous vulnerability assessments are therefore a highly recommended practice.
The premium email provider FastMail has revealed that a cybercriminal has launched multiple DDoS attacks on its systems and made a ransom demand.
The free version of Ammyy’s remote administrator software were being served a bundle that contained an NSIS installer used by the gang behind Operation Buhtrap.
The cost of last month’s cyberattack on TalkTalk is likely to top £35 million, the company’s CEO, Dido Harding, has admitted in an interview.
Comcast resets customer account details after it found out that information was being sold on the dark web.
One of the biggest concerns parents have about the internet is the sites their children are browsing. Parental control tools can help allay this worry.
A new study finds that current university students have a mature approach to social media that helps keep them safe from cybercrime.
CyberInvest is the latest government initiative designed to boost the country’s leadership in cybersecurity.
This week’s roundup of the past seven days includes a interesting piece on Industrie 4.0, Schrödinger’s antivirus, proposals to weaken encryption and much more.