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News, opinion, advice and research on computer security threats from Sophos
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Ex-cop who won’t decrypt hard drives still in jail indefinitely

1 Září, 2017 - 17:05
It's not about the Fifth; it's about a search warrant in a child abuse case, and there's no maximum prison sentence for those in contempt

Twitter struggles to deal with the sock-puppet and bot armies

1 Září, 2017 - 14:49
The latest twist sees the bot armies busily retweeting legitimate accounts in an attempt to get them banned for abuse - and it's working. So why can't Twitter do better?

Instagram warns users of API bug on heels of nude Bieber photos leak

1 Září, 2017 - 12:58
Even if you're not quite as famous as Justin Bieber, having your social media accounts compromised is horrible. We've got some tips to help you protect yourself

Pacemaker gets firmware update – go and see your doctor

31 Srpen, 2017 - 17:26
There's finally a firmware update for the 465,000 affected pacemakers to fix the potentially life-threatening flaws

Beware scammers phishing for disaster charity – or anything else

31 Srpen, 2017 - 16:51
When disaster strikes, scammers rush to exploit the good hearts of people wanting to help - here's what to look out for

Machine learning for malware: what could possibly go wrong?

31 Srpen, 2017 - 15:02
Relying on labels can make or break machine learning-based malware analysis - here's how to mitigate that

Is your email in the latest cache of 711 million pwnd addresses?

31 Srpen, 2017 - 14:29
The huge cache of addresses was discovered on a server based in the Netherlands - and the researchers are trying to get it taken down

People-rating app Sarahah slurps up contacts for feature that doesn’t exist

31 Srpen, 2017 - 12:39
And why would an apparently anonymous app want to suck your contact details to show to other users anyway?

News in brief: AI writes new GoT book; Google breaks out of the speaker; Cortana and Alexa hook up

30 Srpen, 2017 - 20:04
Your daily round-up of some of the other stories in the news

Bitcoin users, the taxman wants to know what’s in your piggybank

30 Srpen, 2017 - 18:17
The IRS is taking steps to de-anonymize Bitcoin investors - but how successful will those be?

Trump’s cybersecurity advisers quit, warning of ‘insufficient attention’

30 Srpen, 2017 - 16:01
Departing members leave Trump with a list of recommendations that look a lot like ... a plan

WireX botnet offers glimpse of Android DDoS threat

30 Srpen, 2017 - 12:29
A group of companies has worked together to target a botnet built via Android malware

News in brief: Turing’s documents found; Uber steps back on tracking; feathered threat to police

29 Srpen, 2017 - 20:06
Your daily round-up of some of the other stories in the news

Are you an adrenaline junkie who takes risks with security?

29 Srpen, 2017 - 18:46
How much of a link is there between risky online behavior and taking care with your security? A researcher has been trying to find out

DMARC should be catnip for email security – why aren’t firms using it?

29 Srpen, 2017 - 17:49
DMARC isn't widely adopted despite the protections it offers for email - so what are the problems with it?

Facial recognition: how many rogue drivers has it stopped in New York?

29 Srpen, 2017 - 16:38
The city says it's arrested more than 4,000 people thanks to facial recognition - but the technology and its implementation remain problematic

Don’t expose yourself with your boarding pass

29 Srpen, 2017 - 12:44
Getting on a plane? Resist the temptation to post a photo of your boarding pass - it reveals too much about you

Tuesday review – the hot 26 stories of the week

29 Srpen, 2017 - 11:59
Get yourself up to date with everything we've covered in the past week - it's round-up time