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.
Archives - November 2015
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.
The UK’s chancellor, George Osborne, has revealed that a new National Cyber Centre will be developed in 2016, helping the UK deliver a robust and centralized response to this growing threat.
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.
Car hacking may sound like something out of the latest Die Hard or James Bond film, but it’s newsworthy, real and likely to happen much more regularly in the future. We look at the top facts you need to know about this emerging trend.
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.
TalkTalk talks numbers - revealing that "only 4%" of its users were affected by the hacking attack on its systems.
After experiencing an onslaught of DDoS attacks, which saw it hand over the ransom that was demanded, ProtonMail has once again been targeted by cybercriminals.
In this feature we explore why mobile security is of the utmost importance for individuals and organizations. If smartphones and tablets not adequately protected, they are extremely vulnerable to being exploited.