Security

Google to auto encrypt users’ personal data

News 19 Sep, 2014 Caroline Preece

Google has announced it will follow Apple in automatically encrypting personal data with Android L

Hackers use DoubleClick & Zedo ad networks to spread malware

News 19 Sep, 2014 Rene Millman

Criminals use ads to get victims to install Zemot malware

Android

Android browser found to have big security flaw

News 18 Sep, 2014 Caroline Preece

A significant security issue has been found in the Android browser, posing a risk to users’ privacy

eBay sign

eBay UK users warned of cross-site scripting attacks in listings

News 18 Sep, 2014 Caroline Donnelly

Online auction site falls victim to hackers who've tampered with listings to steal users' login details

Tim Cook

Apple website gets a revamped privacy section

News 18 Sep, 2014 Khidr Suleman

CEO continues to fire shots at Facebook and Google

Amazon Kindle Touch - Navigation

Amazon fixes security flaw in Kindle ebooks

News 17 Sep, 2014 Clare Hopping

The flaw could have allowed hackers to access your Amazon account details

WikiLeaks

WikiLeaks releases weaponised malware as government test

News 17 Sep, 2014 Clare Hopping

Whistleblowing organisation hits out at German government for not blocking developers from downloading the software

Why the security industry must stop the Edward Snowden scaremongering

Analysis & Insight 17 Sep, 2014 Davey Winder

Davey Winder argues that it's time for the security industry to stop fixating on the Edward Snowden's revelations

Malware

Steam accounts emptied by Twitch malware scam

News 16 Sep, 2014 Rene Millman

Hackers hijack Steam accounts and empty them

Spy

Yahoo reveals fine threats of up to $250,000 by US government

News 15 Sep, 2014 Rene Millman

Secret court documents reveal court case dated back to 2007

Gmail

Google plays down Gmail address & password leak

News 11 Sep, 2014 Caroline Donnelly

Search giant claims fewer than two per cent of the five million usernames and passwords leaked would have worked

Security flaw

Microsoft Patch Tuesday fills massive zero-day hole in Internet Explorer

News 11 Sep, 2014 Rene Millman

Microsoft's web browser found to have 37 vulnerabilities

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ZyXEL USG60W UTM review

Reviews 10 Sep, 2014 Dave Mitchell

ZyXEL’s affordable USG60W could be the perfect all-in-one security appliance for SMBs.

Malware

Kyle & Stan attack Amazon, YouTube & Yahoo with malicious ads

News 10 Sep, 2014 Rene Millman

Websites targeted by “Malvertising” that attacks Windows and Mac users

HP boosts security portfolio with new data protection offerings

News 10 Sep, 2014 Rene Millman

Raft of new security offerings launched

Lessons the enterprise can learn from the iCloud photo leak

Analysis & Insight 10 Sep, 2014 Davey Winder

iCloud security isn't the problem, argues Davey Winder. Lack of knowledge about how to implement it is

Malware

Alarm sounded over Peter Pan panto malware

News 9 Sep, 2014 Rene Millman

Phishing scam dupes victims over panto ticket claims

Offline

FBI shut down Silk Road using Captcha exploit

News 9 Sep, 2014 Clare Hopping

The FBI was able to shut down the narcotics marketplace after finding a hole in Captcha's login page

Facebook to get Privacy Checkup tool

News 8 Sep, 2014 Rene Millman

Social networking giant seeks to address privacy concerns over settings and services

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