NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden has claimed he doesn't use an iPhone for fear of surveillance technology in the smartphone, reports The Independent.
Archives - January 2015
Blackhat, the hacker movie directed by Michael Mann and starring Chris Hemsworth, could spread awareness of digital threats. If it is a learning opportunity, what are the lessons?
A zero day vulnerability in Flash is being actively used by cybercriminals, according to Forbes.
Police have arrested a man who allegedly hacked into computer systems and stole unfinished versions of songs from Madonna's upcoming "Rebel Heart" album.
The danger of public Wi-Fi spots has been exposed by a seven year old girl following a short video tutorial, reports ITV.
Twitter has announced the release of its Digits password alternative for websites, reports ZDNet.
Wearable technology and other health-related devices were big at the 2015 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) earlier this month. This recorded webinar explains why these and related technologies present big challenges for data privacy and security.
A study of more than 3.3 million leaked passwords in 2014 has been released, exposing the most overused, predictable passwords.
Starting a few days ago, we began receiving multiple reports of malware-spreading campaigns in various countries mostly in Latin America and Eastern Europe.
The Syrian Electronic Army strikes again. Are you using two-factor authentication? You should be.
Facebook has announced plans to crack down on spam and hoaxes in the newsfeed, with a note highlighting 'false information' when enough people flag the link as a hoax.
A survey by Visa Europe has found that the majority of those aged 16 to 24 would feel extremely comfortable with biometric security measures.
More than 1,800 Minecraft login details have been leaked online, German news site Heise.de has revealed.
Cybercrime: there's too much of it, and we need to do more to deter it. With the President of the United States now making frequent references to "doing more about cybercrime" now is a good time to look at what steps must be taken.
The World Economic Forum's annual Global Risks report has highlighted risks inherent with Internet of Things style connected devices.
Bluetooth dongles provided to drivers by insurance companies to track driving habits are poorly secured, and could be hacked to hijack cars, reports The Register.
Australian travel insurance company Aussie Travel Cover has been breached in a hack that has seen 'hundreds of thousands' of travel records stolen, reports Yahoo News Australia.
With Christmas fast becoming a distant memory and the January blues setting in, thousands of us are turning our eyes to booking a holiday abroad. But the recent hacks at United and American Airlines show that hackers see the travel industry as fertile territory.
A recent report from Piper Jaffray found that 75% of companies expected to increase their IT security spending in 2015, following a year of high-profile hacks and data breaches in 2014.
Lizard Squad failed to encrypt its database of LizardStresser's registered users - storing details of their usernames and passwords in plaintext. A schoolboy error if ever I heard one.