Reminiscent of the recent controversy surrounding the fitness-tracking app Strava, the tale involving Polar Flow shows how the sharing of seemingly innocuous – but potentially telltale – data can have significant privacy implications
Her Majesty's Revenue & Customs (HMRC) is “consistently the most abused government brand”, according to the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC)
The new wireless security protocol is poised to make hacking Wi-Fi connections a whole lot harder
Since a patch for the flaw has already been released, users are well advised to make sure that they’re running the browser’s most recent version
The tale of “Bitcoin Baron” reveals a worrying picture and illustrates how easy it has become to wreak havoc on the internet
Bithumb has claimed that $31.5 million worth of virtual coins were stolen by hackers
The arrest of a 25-year-old French man in Thailand apparently seals the fate of Rex Mundi, a hack-and-extort collective that operated since at least 2012
Intruders also accessed 1.2 million personal data records, such as names, addresses or email addresses, in what is shaping up to be one of Britain’s biggest data breaches involving a single company
The country’s financial authorities met to establish a new cybersecurity plan following attack on the Bank of Chile
La Liga says that the functionality requires the user’s express consent and that it is only intended to detect unauthorized broadcasts of soccer games
The international effort to disrupt Business Email Compromise (BEC) schemes also resulted in the seizure of nearly $2.4 million and the recovery of around $14 million in fraudulent wire transfers
The city has spent $5 million to restore files, rebuild impacted systems, and harden its cyber-defenses
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Embedded within the agency’s European Cybercrime Centre (EC3), the new team will also work together with law enforcement globally in an effort to reduce the size of the underground illegal economy
Security researchers have demonstrated how attackers could cause physical damage to hard drives, and cause PCs to crash, just by playing sounds through a computer's speaker.
Simplii Financial and Bank of Montreal are believed to have suffered a twin attack that was soon followed by blackmail threats
Criminals have set their sights on customers of a bank that has been struggling with a switchover to a new computer platform
Grant West used popular food app Just Eat to gain access to thousands of emails and passwords
It's every Amazon Alexa owner's worst nightmare - your private conversations not just being listened to, but shared with random contacts without your knowledge.
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