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The Australian government is to conduct its first review into the country’s cyber security since 2008, ABC Australia reports.
Technology might evolve, but cyber gangs rely on tried-and-tested tactics. With a bit of care and attention, it’s easy to sort the genuine bargains from the too-good-to-be-true fakes.
Since the discovery of Stuxnet several years ago, there has been a parade of targeted malware that may have been created or sponsored by nation states. Does an average person or business really need to worry about these things?
The infamous anonymity of Bitcoin as a currency has a weakness built into it, according to a paper published by the University of Luxembourg.
Google has launched a couple of new security feature for user of its apps. Most strikingly, the Devices and Activity dashboard allows users to see all devices that have logged in to the user’s Google account, and from where, in the last 28 days, Mashable reports.
Craigslist visitors were left surprised earlier this week, when browsing the popular classifieds website led them to some unexpected places, reports The Register.
Self-driving cars are just around the corner, with the UK government putting up £10 million (around $15.6 million) for cities to pilot trials as soon as next year, but the country’s Institute of Engineering and Technology (IET) today issued stern warnings about the security of the technology.
ESET conference papers from the 2014 Virus Bulletin and AVAR conferences are now available.
It’s easy to imagine that ALL connected devices – from fridges to CCTV cameras – are a security nightmare, but there are simple, sensible steps you can take to lock these risks down.
Cybercriminals once again had gamers in their sights this week, with leaks of multiple account details and a new Steam scam – but there was good news in the form of upgraded security on Whatsapp, and dawning awareness on privacy.
The latest salacious video – promising ‘Naked Woman Eaten by a Shark’ – is just one in a long chain of viral video scams spread via Faceboook.
Security warnings are routinely ignored, according to a new study by Brigham Young University, which also cast interesting insight in what people’s reactions are when they realize their computer has been compromised, according to News Room America.
Hacking group DerpTrolling has leaked 5,604 logins for three gaming networks to Pastebin, and claims that this is a “very small portion” of the credentials they have stolen, LifeHacker reports.
More than half of British firms would consider hiring computer hackers in the face of a severe skills shortage – and more than 50% of executives said that they would consider hiring an expert even if they had a criminal record
A team of Israeli researchers has demonstrated a way to hack into an ultra-secure air-gapped network, install malware, and retreive information – without using hardware such as USB keys.
A Russian website is showing off hundreds of feeds of live webcam footage from inside homes and businesses, which have been accessed by hacking into people’s webcams, CCTV systems and monitors.