internet security

What is WannaCry?
WannaCry

What is WannaCry?

The full story behind one of the worst ransomware outbreaks in history
12 Oct 2020
Your essential guide to internet security
Security

Your essential guide to internet security

We explain how to ensure both you and your business remain safe online
23 Sep 2020
How to enable private browsing on any device
An iPhone user beginning a private browsing session on their device
privacy

How to enable private browsing on any device

Want to know how to surf the web privately on Windows, Mac, iOS or Android devices? Here's our private browsing guide
22 Sep 2020
Trump signs order against TikTok and WeChat
social media

Trump signs order against TikTok and WeChat

ByteDance says it's considering all options in response to ban, which begins in 45 days
7 Aug 2020
Trump confirms US cyber attack on Russia election trolls
cyber attacks

Trump confirms US cyber attack on Russia election trolls

US president confirms his administration launched a successful campaign against the Internet Research Agency
13 Jul 2020
UK gov to offer £400k for IoT security schemes
Internet of Things (IoT)

UK gov to offer £400k for IoT security schemes

The aim is to create a range of testing programmes for manufacturers to choose from
29 May 2020
Zoom CEO admits company "moved too fast" as privacy issues mount
video conferencing

Zoom CEO admits company "moved too fast" as privacy issues mount

Eric Yuan insists platform will put "privacy and security first"
6 Apr 2020
Mozilla fixes two Firefox zero-days being actively exploited
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internet security

Mozilla fixes two Firefox zero-days being actively exploited

Critical vulnerabilities allow attackers to execute arbitrary code or trigger crashes
6 Apr 2020
Exploited Internet Explorer flaw won't be patched until next month
internet security

Exploited Internet Explorer flaw won't be patched until next month

Microsoft's legacy browser hit by zero-day strikingly similar to one found in Mozilla's Firefox
20 Jan 2020
Facebook exec calls Cambridge Analytica scandal a "non event"
internet security

Facebook exec calls Cambridge Analytica scandal a "non event"

Andrew Bosworth has popped up with another controversial internal memo, this time looking back at media criticism in 2019
8 Jan 2020
Avast and AVG extensions pulled from Chrome
internet security

Avast and AVG extensions pulled from Chrome

Avast and AVG once again criticised for excessive data collection in security and shopping browser extensions
19 Dec 2019
Sir Tim Berners-Lee champions new rules designed to 'fix the internet'
internet security

Sir Tim Berners-Lee champions new rules designed to 'fix the internet'

The internet luminary wants the tech industry and governments to hold each other to account
25 Nov 2019
Thousands infected with malware that 'reinstalls itself'
Security

Thousands infected with malware that 'reinstalls itself'

More than 45,000 Android devices have been affected by the Xhelper malware since March
30 Oct 2019
Humans 'unfit' to handle access managment, say Goldman Sachs
Security

Humans 'unfit' to handle access managment, say Goldman Sachs

Privileged access management is rarely done well and humans are usually the issue
29 Oct 2019
IoT botnets are on the rise and 5G isn’t helping anything
Botnet graphic
Security

IoT botnets are on the rise and 5G isn’t helping anything

Botnets are more common and coming in more diverse strains than ever before
29 Oct 2019
NordVPN confirms 2018 data centre breach
Data & insights

NordVPN confirms 2018 data centre breach

Personal virtual private network provider admits to a breach in March 2018 but claims no data was exfiltrated
22 Oct 2019
Five steps to an effective layered defence strategy
Security

Five steps to an effective layered defence strategy

Analysing weak spots in an IT system can be challenging, which is why a layered approach is important
2 Oct 2019
Thousands of webcams vulnerable to attack
Security

Thousands of webcams vulnerable to attack

Exposed connections could lead to loss of privacy or information theft
25 Sep 2019
Modern cyber security bears 'great resemblance to Titanic'
Magnus Carling
Security

Modern cyber security bears 'great resemblance to Titanic'

The security head likens the maritime disaster to cyber security blunders and gives his thoughts on how to move forward
19 Sep 2019
Enterprises urged to scan networks for F5 BIG-IP flaw
Networks connected with each other across the world
internet security

Enterprises urged to scan networks for F5 BIG-IP flaw

Compromised devices are difficult to detect and can act as a springboard for further attacks
9 Aug 2019
Better tech needed to verify digital identities, says UK gov
Digital identity
identity and access management (IAM)

Better tech needed to verify digital identities, says UK gov

The tool will build on the government's highly criticised Verify programme
22 Jul 2019
NCSC issues advice for global DNS hijacking campaign
Internet concept
Security

NCSC issues advice for global DNS hijacking campaign

Middle East-based attacks expected to spread to consumers and businesses across Europe
15 Jul 2019
What is ethical hacking? White hat hackers explained
hacking

What is ethical hacking? White hat hackers explained

Not all hackers are motivated by greed - some of them use their powers for good
11 Jul 2019