The US Federal Trade Commission has again acted on its serious concerns about data privacy and security in the Internet of Things (IoT). This time D-Link webcams and routers are the focus. Stephen Cobb puts this latest FTC move in context.
Malicious code could have been used to compromise an account, forward messages to an external account, or even spread a Yahoo Mail-infecting virus.
Users are warned to be on the look out for spam emails and reminded to never re-use passwords, as popular video-watching site suffers a data breach.
Need some more help choosing an inane conversation topic with your online friends? Don't panic! Facebook appears keen to help you. But is its behaviour bordering on creepy?
Pippa Middleton is the latest in a long line of celebrities to have her online accounts broken into by criminals, and private photographs stolen. Have you properly secured your iCloud account?
Video rules the internet today and webcams are built into practically every new laptop, smartphone and tablet. It's important to keep them secure.
There are three key principles to be aware of when it comes to the EU-US Privacy Shield and we’ve digested all of the key points in this feature.
If you want to know which programs are actively using your webcam, here is a short guide from ESET's Ondrej Kubovič to help you out.
WeLiveSecurity delves deeper into VPN networks, asking how do they work? And what are the most common types of VPN that can be implemented?
A widespread hoax is being circulated between Facebook users, in the mistaken belief that posting the message will will give them more control over their privacy.
As Windows 10 nears its one year anniversary, WeLiveSecurity gives an in-depth review of the operating system from a security and privacy perspective.
Over 30 million Twitter account details are put up for sale on the computer underground.
Don't panic. Facebook and Netflix have not suffered a data breach. But it's quite possible that they are asking you to change your password.
65 million Tumblr users have had their details compromised as a result of a recently-discovered breach dating back to 2013. But it's not just their passwords that they should be concerned about.
This white paper on data privacy and data protection law and legislation in the US should prove to be a handy reference during ongoing privacy debates.
Recently, FBI director James Comey revealed that he covers his webcam with tape to protect his privacy. It begs the question: How do you protect your webcam?
It's one of the creepiest things you can experience on Facebook. You stumble across the profile of "another" user who appears to have stolen the details of your life - lock, stock and barrel. And they are spreading slurs about your character, and befriending your contacts...
More than 30 photos of the celebrities have been posted on Twitter by a hacker who appears to have stolen the pictures from the iCloud account of Styles's mother, Anne.
New survey suggests medical data breaches increase the number of patients who hold back information from doctors due to concerns about the security or privacy of medical records, undermining treatment.