A referendum is to be held on Switzerland's proposed surveillance law, a decision lauded by supporters of privacy. ESET's Cameron Camp discusses further.
For too long streaming video gamers have suffered denial-of-service attacks and raids from police SWAT teams, often assisted by Skype leaking private IP addresses.
It has been almost half a year since Microsoft released Windows 10, and the decision whether or not to migrate computers to this latest release of Microsoft's flagship operating system is going to be on the minds of administrators for 2016, says ESET's Aryeh Goretsky.
British IT manager Mark Leigh is rueing the day that he was careless about information he shared without thinking via a smartphone app because - he believes - it ended up with him having two bikes stolen from his garage.
A malicious attacker could in theory use the leaked security certificate to launch a man-in-the-middle attack, intercepting Xbox Live usernames, passwords and even payments made by game players.
Edward Snowden has been offering advice on operational security to ordinary people, advocating, among other things, two-factor authentication and encryption.
TalkTalk talks numbers - revealing that "only 4%" of its users were affected by the hacking attack on its systems.
It has been claimed that the director of the CIA has had his personal email account breached by a teenager, with social engineering playing a part in the hack.
A hacker who used the notorious Blackshades RAT malware to hijack webcams on computers, and secretly watch people engaged in sexual activity, has received a suspended prison sentence.
The convenience of public Wi-Fi for many people is invaluable, yet there are risks. With all this in mind, here are 10 tips to staying safe.
FTC has the authority to hold organisations to account for failing to deliver tough cybersecurity measures.
In this hi-tech age, your face is increasingly becoming a digital ID for authenticating who you are online. We look at how facial recognition works.
The Impact Team have released stolen Ashley Madison data on the dark web, which includes personal information belonging to 37 million users of the website.
Mumsnet, the phenomenally popular British parenting website, has suffered an attack from hackers which has seen users' accounts breached, and passwords stolen. And the damage doesn't end there...
Don't be cyber-flashed by a pervert. Make sure that your iOS device's AirDrop settings are configured properly to protect your eyes from unpleasantness.
Windows 10 offers more personalisation and integration than ever before. We take a look at the privacy implications of this.
Hacker sends woman images of herself and her boyfriend, which were captured through their own webcam.
Security researchers have created a practical privacy attack out of a well-known theory around user behaviour. The attack appears to defeat privacy measures such as Tor.
Accidental ‘pocket dials’ are now admissible in evidence against you, the US Appeals court has ruled.
A group of six academics have published a paper describing a new high speed anonymity network that could increase the privacy of internet users everywhere.