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Valve Steam bug sees accounts hacked

A serious bug in Valve’s Steam engine has allowed a series of user credentials to be stolen over the past week, according to reports.

Accidental pocket dials can be used in evidence, says US court

Accidental ‘pocket dials’ are now admissible in evidence against you, the US Appeals court has ruled.

Cybercrime update: take downs, arrests, convictions, and sentences

Information security could use some good news right now, something to offset the string of bad news about data breaches and system vulnerabilities; so how about this: “Cyber Criminal Forum Taken Down, Members Arrested in 20 Countries”.

Researchers unveil super-fast anonymity network

A group of six academics have published a paper describing a new high speed anonymity network that could increase the privacy of internet users everywhere.

Open SSH bug opens brute force attack window

A newly disclosed bug in widely-used OpenSSH software allows attackers to make thousands of password guesses in a short space of time.

Porn clicker keeps infecting apps on Google Play

A recently identified trojan porn clicker is still infecting apps on Google Play.

Support Scammers and Self-Justification

Support scammers: old twisters, new twists, and scammer psychology.

Tech giants take action on ad click fraud

Some of the biggest digital companies have banded together to take action on the rising tide of ad click fraud.

Hackers demo Jeep security hack

Hackers have demonstrated an exploit that can take remote control of a Jeep, to the extent of cutting the transmission and controlling the throttle.

11 security mistakes you probably keep on making

When it comes to data security, hackers continue to exploit the biggest weakness – people. So, what are the top security mistakes we keep making?

Smartwatch security ‘lacking’ says HP study

Smartwatch security is noticeably absent in most devices, leaving users at risk of cyberattacks.

Microsoft advises ‘spoofed’ Skype users to change passwords

Skype users have been advised by Microsoft to change their passwords following reports that ‘spoofed’ messages are being sent without user permission.

37 million relationship cheats could be exposed by Ashley Madison hack

The 37 million users of hacked infidelity site Ashley Madison are at risk of having their names and private details leaked, reports The Verge.

Huge Morrisons data breach due to employee with grudge, court hears

A Morrisons employee with a grudge was responsible for posting personal data of nearly 100,000 staff onto the internet, a court heard.

British teenager sentenced for massive Spamhaus attack

British teen Seth Nolan Mcdonagh, aka “narko” has been sentenced for his role in a 2013 attack which slowed the internet around the world.

United Airlines pays out 2 million flight miles for security bugs

United Airlines has paid out two million flight miles to two security researchers who uncovered 14 separate vulnerabilities in the company’s operation.

Dozens arrested in international Darkode crackdown

International law enforcement agencies have arrested more than 60 people suspected of carrying out cybercrime associated with the Darkode forum.

5 ways attackers are targeting gamers

Gamers beware – video games, websites and even apps are all in the sights of hackers hungry for better scores, more money and public notoriety.

What is an exploit?

Cybercriminals constantly use vulnerabilities to infiltrate networks, and their favorite tools for this are known as exploits. But what is an exploit?

Cheap wifi privacy device pulled with no explanation

A planned Defcon talk around a low-cost privacy device called ProxyHam has been cancelled.

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