Buying and selling on eBay can be great, but it can also be fraught with risk. Here are some of the most common eBay scams and how they can be avoided.
Archives - February 2015
Your internet-enabled Samsung Smart TV could be listening to everything you say, and sharing it with third parties.
This has not been a great week for Adobe; they have been scrambling to fix a number of critical vulnerabilities in their Flash Player product that are being used in active attacks. But a patch is now available to cover all these vulnerabilities - so patch now!
The Fancybox plugin for WordPress has been hit by a zero-day exploit that allows hackers to inject malicious code into websites, reports ZDNet.
A new cybersecurity video from the Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC) has taken an unusual approach to raising awareness, playing dumb in this mock public service announcement aimed at a "non-technical" audience.
Yesterday the Anthem breach, the biggest healthcare-related breach to date was announced, as attackers accessed a database containing the records of current and former employees. As we discussed earlier this morning on We Live Security, this could affect as many as 80 million people.
A survey of more than a million apps on the Google Play and iOS App Store has found that more than 40 percent of 'risky mobile' apps originate from the United States
Anthem Inc. has suffered an attack on its database which is likely to be the biggest data breach ever disclosed by a health insurance company.
Is it time for big companies - at the very least - to abandon weak password security? If so, what password alternatives are there?
A cat leads to a notorious death threat hacker finally being caught and jailed in Japan.
Gamers using Raptr and AMD Gaming Evolved chat services should change their login details immediately, following a breach that could give hackers access to names, email addresses and passwords
A vulnerability in the latest patched version of Microsoft Internet Explorer that could allow hackers to launch "highly credible phishing attacks" has been uncovered, according to PC World.
Facebook updated its privacy settings at the end of January. As Facebook turns 11 today, here’s what you need to know about the new settings and how they could affect you.
President Obama's budget proposal for the 2016 fiscal year includes a projected 10 percent increase in cybersecurity spend, reports Reuters.
A Russian dating website that had 20 million email addresses stolen last week, has paid the hackers not to sell the information, TechWeek Europe reports.
The recent opening of the Hacker List portal brings to mind the age-old question: Would you hire a hacker?
BMW has patched a bug in its ConnectedDrive system that left 2.2 million cars vulnerable to being hacked and unlocked.
Use HipChat? Be aware that hackers have accessed the names, usernames, email addresses and encrypted passwords for some users.
Google has announced it is to pay out research grants to security researchers seeking out potential bugs, even if they turn up empty-handed, reports ZDNet.
A new porn scam is spreading startlingly quickly through Facebook - one that has managed to spread malware to over 110,000 users in 48 hours, reports The Guardian.