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News, opinion, advice and research on computer security threats from Sophos
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Don’t download it! Fake Fortnite app ends in malware…

21 Červen, 2018 - 18:52
Epic Games is on the verge of releasing Fortnite for Android - so the crooks are jumping in to offer you "early access"... to malware!

Why you may want to update your browser in the next 9 days

21 Červen, 2018 - 16:08
Want to keep shopping online? If you're using an old browser you may find yourself locked out of PCI-compliant (e-commerce) websites.

So long! ‘The internet’s most inept criminal’ goes to jail

21 Červen, 2018 - 16:00
The FBI took six months to track him down - what they found was a disturbed hacker with "no skills".

Offline Android apps get new security check

21 Červen, 2018 - 15:38
How do Android users know whether an app is genuine?

Elderly victims conned out of millions by tech support scammer

21 Červen, 2018 - 15:17
The FTC has been battling tech support scams for years, especially ones targeting older citizens who are seen by fraudsters everywhere as susceptible to these cons.

Apple to share location data during emergency calls in iOS 12

21 Červen, 2018 - 14:47
iOS 12 users will automatically share highly-detailed location information when calling 911.

Google Chromecast and Home Speaker can leak location data to websites

20 Červen, 2018 - 17:16
Two Google products have a design weakness that could reveal their users' locations.

Who owns your iPhone? [VIDEO]

20 Červen, 2018 - 15:55
Who should get the final say over what you're allowed to do with digital devices you've bought outright with your own after-tax income?

Alleged Vault 7 leaker was busted because of basic security blunders

20 Červen, 2018 - 14:05
The FBI says that Schulte's poor opsec was his undoing.

The girls who used WhatsApp to learn under the noses of IS

20 Červen, 2018 - 13:52
Weakening encryption so it's easier to catch terrorists also means weakening it so it's easier to catch girls who dare to get an education.

Domain transfer #FAIL – man gets 20 years for gunpoint domain hijack

19 Červen, 2018 - 16:41
The owner of was shot in the leg before shooting his assailant in the chest.

How a Nigerian Prince scam victim got his money back after 10 years

19 Červen, 2018 - 15:35
The Nigerian prince never showed up but the victim's $110,000 did, eventually.

Researchers claim Chrome bug bounty paid to the wrong people

19 Červen, 2018 - 14:42
Yubico has been drawn into a rare public spat over how the discovery of a security flaw affecting it products was credited.

Firefox fixes critical buffer overflow

18 Červen, 2018 - 17:09
Version 60.0.2 of the resurgent Firefox browser fixes a critical security flaw in its SVG rendering code.

Apple code signing flaw could have made Mac malware look legit

18 Červen, 2018 - 16:37
For years it was possible to fool some security software into thinking malicious code had been digitally signed by Apple.

The “world’s worst” smart padlock – it’s EVEN WORSE than we thought

18 Červen, 2018 - 15:21
Remember last week's $99 IoT padlock that anyone could unlock in 2 seconds? Turns out you don't even need that long!

Convicted! Anonymous Twitter troll not as anonymous as they thought

18 Červen, 2018 - 14:34
It's surprising how many trolls don't realise that if Twitter knows who they are, the police can find out too.

Dark Web drug dealer betrayed by his beard, pleads guilty

18 Červen, 2018 - 13:41
The Dream Market's lustrously bearded 'OxyMonster' is facing a 20 year prison sentence.

Monday review – the hot 21 stories of the week

18 Červen, 2018 - 12:39
From the growing list of routers affected by VPNFilter and the reason behind Bitcoin's priceplosion to Florida's year without gun background checks, and more!

SHOCK! HORROR! SURPRISE! Bitcoin priceplosion may have been market manipulation

15 Červen, 2018 - 19:40
Researchers claim that Bitcoin's 2017 price spike was built on little besides hot air and dodgy dealing.