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Prosecutors access data from locked phones of 100 Trump protesters

24 Březen, 2017 - 19:32
Personal data from protesters' devices including photographs will be available to all the defendants' lawyers via a cloud portal

News in brief: Pyongyang role in heist probed; EU to discuss laptops ban; social media rapped on terrorism

24 Březen, 2017 - 19:21
Your daily round-up of some of the other stories in the news

Latest WikiLeaks dump shows CIA targeting Apple earlier than others

24 Březen, 2017 - 17:36
Focusing on Macs makes sense, say experts: 'many high-value targets love to use Macs'

Still running Windows Vista? Here’s a wake-up call for you

24 Březen, 2017 - 16:25
Microsoft is finally ending its extended support for Windows Vista, which means no more security patches or other updates. If you're one of the hold-outs, it's time to act

Man charged with $100m ‘whaling’ attack on two US tech giants

24 Březen, 2017 - 14:05
Victims of whaling attack not named, but it's not the first time a big multinational has been targeted, and it won't be the last

Spock will unlock Kirk ransomware – after you beam up a bunch of Monero

24 Březen, 2017 - 13:13
It's ransomware, Jim, but not as we know it

News in brief: WikiLeaks drops more CIA documents; ISP privacy rules killed; Instagram launches 2FA

23 Březen, 2017 - 20:44
Your daily round-up of some of the other stories in the news

‘Turkish’ hackers threaten to reset millions of iCloud accounts

23 Březen, 2017 - 19:13
Apple says it hasn't been breached, but is facing a ransom demand, payable in cryptocurrency ... or iTunes gift cards

Ex-IT director accused of accessing his former employer for two years

23 Březen, 2017 - 18:16
Case again raises the issue of how organisations can protect themselves against rogue employees

Spam mails circulate file-shredding malware: how to protect yourself

23 Březen, 2017 - 16:48
Watch out for attacks that start with social engineering and sending convincing-looking emails targeted at companies

‘I forgot my password’ doesn’t impress judge in a child images case

23 Březen, 2017 - 16:17
Is this defendant protected by the Fifth Amendment over revealing his password? Campaigners think he is - and predict that the case might go to the Supreme Court

Airline devices ban: here’s what you need to know

23 Březen, 2017 - 14:17
Flying to the US or the UK? We've got some tips on how to pack your devices and secure your data if you're flying out of one of the airports or on a carrier named in the bans

News in brief: bid to upgrade Pluto; Nest cameras vulnerable to attack; Google rolls out location sharing

22 Březen, 2017 - 20:54
Your daily round-up of some of the other stories in the news

Rise of the Twitterbots increases pressure on Twitter chief Dorsey

22 Březen, 2017 - 19:03
'Up to 15%' of Twitter accounts are bots posting spam, propaganda and fake news and driving away advertisers and investors - but social media firms are fighting back

New York’s ‘unconstitutional’ right to be forgotten bill sparks concern

22 Březen, 2017 - 16:48
Opponents warn of the potential for 'an internet riddled with memory holes'

Soundwaves used to produce fake data from accelerometers

22 Březen, 2017 - 16:29
The attacks on a Samsung Galaxy S5 and a Fitbit are proof of concept, but they make an important point: analog devices are also vulnerable

USB pen-testing stick: what happens if it falls into malicious hands?

22 Březen, 2017 - 14:24
The latest version of a circuit-frying USB stick that can now also disable Macs is a reminder to be careful about what you plug into your devices

Global spam volume goes back up to deliver huge pump-and-dump scam

21 Březen, 2017 - 20:59
Recently, global spam volumes plunged, but they're back up, at least for now, with a huge pump-and-dump stock scam.

News in brief: carry-on gadgets ban from some countries; Android O preview lands; Hawking to space

21 Březen, 2017 - 20:57
Your daily round-up of some of the other stories in the news

Your Mac is not malware-proof: a look at the threats and defenses

21 Březen, 2017 - 17:40
What's the state of play on malware for the Mac platform? We checked in with Sophos Labs for an update