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Most Android apps share data with Facebook without consent

The social media giant’s third-party tracking via the Facebook SDK may constitute a GDPR breach
2 Jan 2019
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The scariest security horror stories of 2018

From data breaches to hardware vulnerabilities, these are the most embarrassing security blunders of the year
25 Dec 2018
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Marriott's Starwood Hotel system suffers massive breach

Data from email addresses to payment card and passport numbers were potentially accessed
30 Nov 2018
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Researchers find 'critical flaws' in SSD encryption

Hardware-based encryption far less secure than presumed with attackers able to access data without passwords
6 Nov 2018
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Business strategy

Panel Profile: Domino's CISO Paul Watts

We get face-to-face with one of the IT Pro Panellists
29 Oct 2018
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Panel Profile: AmTrust Head of Security Ian Thornton-Trump

We get face-to-face with one of the IT Pro Panellists
29 Oct 2018
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Amazon chasing employees for acting as rogue 'data brokers'

Employees are selling services and internal information for between $80 and $2,000 to businesses seeking advantage
17 Sep 2018
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US charges North Korean hacker with WannaCry and Sony hack

A North Korean programmer is accused of conducting cyber attacks on behalf of the government
7 Sep 2018
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Security

"Incredibly dangerous" RCE flaw found in Apache Struts 2

Experts indicate it could lead to a second Equifax-level data breach
23 Aug 2018
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Leaky API exposes Black Hat attendees’ personal data

Embarrassing breach revealed names, email addresses, phone numbers and more
22 Aug 2018
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The NHS lost almost 10,000 patient records last year

Researchers found 94% of NHS trusts still use handwritten notes to record patient data
21 Aug 2018
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What is hacktivism?

From Anonymous to Omega, here’s everything you need to know about hackers with a conscience
9 Aug 2018
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13 steps to secure your business printers

Ageing firmware, hackers, lax thinking – just three of the reasons why IT managers need to take printer security more seriously.
25 Jul 2018
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Most CEOs steal IP from previous employers

Emotionally-driven decisions put companies at risk, finds security report
25 Jul 2018
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London's latest cyber security hub opens its doors

LORCA will spend millions on boosting security-focused startups and scale-ups
27 Jun 2018
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Facial recognition technology is "dangerously inaccurate"

Police stored innocent people's biometrics data after mistaking them for criminals, says privacy group
15 May 2018
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Linux

Kali Linux installation on Windows 10

Follow these simple steps to install the security-focused Linux distro from the Microsoft Store
30 Apr 2018
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Kaspersky hits back at Twitter ban with open letter

Eugene Kaspersky quotes Game of Thrones in letter claiming his firm is being unfairly censored
23 Apr 2018
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Security teams turn to AI to fight hackers

Cisco: CISOs rely on machine learning and automation to combat increasing threat volumes
21 Feb 2018
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A quarter of UK councils 'have been hacked'

Local authorities experience 19 million cyber attacks every year, finds report
20 Feb 2018
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information security (InfoSec)

Apple sued for Spectre and Meltdown bugs

Filing accuses the Apple of failing to keep processors in iPhones, iPads, and Apple TVs secure
19 Jan 2018
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Security

Intel's Meltdown and Spectre patches causes PC issues

The company is working on a fix, but recommends people check out Google's Retpoline solution in the meantime
19 Jan 2018
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Why Raspberry Pi's immune to the Meltdown and Spectre bugs

The tiny $35 microcomputer is your safest bet to avoid the crippling chip flaws
8 Jan 2018
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Security

2017's biggest security horror stories

The year's worst security incidents we'd hate to see again in 2018
15 Dec 2017
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