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News, opinion, advice and research on computer security threats from Sophos
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Bang! SHA-1 collides at 38762cf7­f55934b3­4d179ae6­a4c80cad­ccbb7f0a

2 hodiny 6 min zpět
Remember how experts have been saying, "Drop SHA-1" for years and years? Now they're saying, "Told you so."

Drones can steal data from infected PCs by spying on blinking LEDs

2 hodiny 12 min zpět
Is that a drone hovering outside your office window snooping on your disk's flashing lights? Time to move it away from the window

News in brief: San Diego plans data-gathering smart city upgrade; Amazon says no; judge says no

2 hodiny 24 min zpět
Your daily round-up of some of the other stories in the news

Healthcare data breaches ‘mostly caused by insiders’

5 hodin 8 min zpět
With an average of one data breach a day and patchy security practises, healthcare organizations are sitting targets for hackers

How much does Facebook really know about you – and is it right?

6 hodin 59 sek zpět
Third-party tools that show you what Facebook can piece together about you are a useful reminder of just how much data you're sharing - but they aren't always accurate

Lawmakers set to overturn broadband privacy rules, as ISPs requested

6 hodin 26 min zpět
Congress is preparing to overturn rules that require ISPs to get customers to opt in before selling data

Hackers spam Counter-Strike: Global Offensive to spotlight security flaws

8 hodin 20 min zpět
Spamming CS:GO game lobbies might be good at getting attention, but is it the right tactic?

Global spam drops by more than half – now what?

22 Únor, 2017 - 19:56
Global spam levels plummeted at the end of 2016 and haven't gone back up - but sadly there's still an awful lot of spam left.

News in brief: pushback on Pirate Bay ban; course in fake news; autonomous Ubers get passengers

22 Únor, 2017 - 19:30
Your daily round-up of some of the other stories in the news

Facebook rapped for dragging its feet on pictures stolen for ‘like-farming’

22 Únor, 2017 - 17:49
As Facebook drags its feet over removing stolen images of a child for like-farming clickbait, what does this mean for the platform's commitment to tackling 'fake news'?

Sure, you might have bought the car, but does someone else control it?

22 Únor, 2017 - 17:03
A researcher who was able to control his so-called 'smart' car three years after he sold it raises concerns about secondhand IoT devices

Google outs Windows flaw after Microsoft misses a patch deadline

22 Únor, 2017 - 13:54
Google's move is the latest in a round of spats with Microsoft over its Project Zero initiative to nudge vendors into fixing flaws

Border agents could be forced to get a warrant before searching devices

22 Únor, 2017 - 13:34
Senator warns that border agents' 'digital dragnets' are distracting them from actual threats

Live from RSA 2017 – the inside track [Chet Chat Podcast 258]

22 Únor, 2017 - 02:14
Chester Wisniewski and John Shier share their thoughts from the floor of this year's RSA Conference in San Francisco.

News in brief: Concern about Windows 10; Hacks cost Yahoo; PHP gets better crypto

21 Únor, 2017 - 19:37
Your daily round-up of some of the other stories in the news

Google and Bing plan to bury pirated content

21 Únor, 2017 - 17:17
From 1 June 2017 Google and Bing will to de-prioritise unlawful sharing sites

Thugs who sent Brian Krebs heroin and a SWAT team sentenced

21 Únor, 2017 - 15:39
No word on when we'll see the movie, but the plot points keep coming.

Watch out for phishing scams when preparing your tax return

21 Únor, 2017 - 14:46
Phishing scams topped the IRS's Dirty Dozen list of tax scams for 2017

News in brief: robot tax mooted; Kim Dotcom faces extradition; Apple buys biometrics start-up

20 Únor, 2017 - 18:46
Your daily round-up of some of the other stories in the news

The beer engines that put computer security at risk

20 Únor, 2017 - 18:40
Who'd have thought that buying a pair of beer engines could teach us a computer security lesson?