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News, opinion, advice and research on computer security threats from Sophos
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“We know you watch porn” (and here’s fake proof…) [PODCAST]

19 Říjen, 2018 - 14:47
Here's Episode 6 of the Naked Security podcast... enjoy!

Serious D-Link router security flaws may never be patched

19 Říjen, 2018 - 13:30
Six routers with serious security flaws are considered end of life (EOL) and may never be updated.

Apple privacy portal lets you see everything it knows about you

19 Říjen, 2018 - 12:17
The Apple website's privacy and data area lets you download and correct your data.

The libssh “login with no password” bug – what you need to know [VIDEO]

18 Říjen, 2018 - 16:44
Here's a video that explains the libssh "no password needed" bug - jargon-free and in plain English. Enjoy...

Is Google’s Android app unbundling good for security?

18 Říjen, 2018 - 13:33
If you live in the EU, turning on a new Android device after 29 October 2018 could look quite different...

You don’t have to sequence your DNA to be identifiable by your DNA

18 Říjen, 2018 - 12:24
If you have European ancestry, there's a 60% chance that somebody vaguely related to you can be used to find out who you are.

Twitter publishes data on Iranian and Russian troll farms

18 Říjen, 2018 - 11:03
Over 1m tweets show that we're suckers for funny/sarcastic/edgy, not so much for blah-blah-blah “news” spreaders.

Weirdo Twitter messages were a glitch, not a hack

17 Říjen, 2018 - 18:27
Were you one of the dozens of people who got a bizarre Twitter message yesterday? It's OK. It wasn't a disturbance in the Matrix.

Serious SSH bug lets crooks log in just by asking nicely…

17 Říjen, 2018 - 17:33
A serious bug in libssh could allow crooks to connect to your server - with no password requested or required. Here's what you need to know.

New iPhone lock screen bypass exposes your photos

17 Říjen, 2018 - 15:46
José Rodríguez has demonstrated how an attacker with physical access to a device running iOS 12.0.1 can gain access to photos stored on it.

Is this the simple solution to password re-use?

17 Říjen, 2018 - 15:42
Researchers concluded that passphrase requirements such as a 15-character minimum length deter the majority users from reusing them on other sites.

35 million US voter records up for sale on the dark web

17 Říjen, 2018 - 15:33
He or she is selling off the databases by state. Kansas's voter database has already been sold and published, and Oregon is next up for sale.

Donald Daters app for pro-Trump singles exposes users’ data at launch

17 Říjen, 2018 - 12:56
A security researcher found a publicly exposed Firebase data repository that was hardcoded in the dating app.

US embassy accidentally emails invitation to ‘cat pyjama-jam’ meeting

16 Říjen, 2018 - 15:48
Canberra’s US embassy accidentally exposed details of one of its more enticing get-togethers last week, featuring a cat in a Cookie Monster outfit.

How Chrome and Firefox could ruin your online business this month

16 Říjen, 2018 - 15:27
Last year, Symantec sold off its web certificate business. The new owners are reissuing certs for free - but there's a deadline looming!

Google using lock screen passwords to encrypt Android Cloud backups

16 Říjen, 2018 - 13:30
If, that is, your phone has updated to the Android 9 operating system, otherwise known as Pie. If so, say hi to the Titan chip!

How to buy (and set up) a safe and secure baby monitor

16 Říjen, 2018 - 11:35
Wi-Fi enabled or not? Digital or analog? Here are the features to look for, and how to secure your baby monitor out of the box.

Facebook opens up about data breach details

15 Říjen, 2018 - 15:43
Two weeks after Facebook's first serious data breach, and the social network has shared what it has figured out so far.

Beware sextortionists spoofing your own email address

15 Říjen, 2018 - 14:25
In the past, they've pretended to have your passwords - now they're pretending to send email from your "hacked" account, too.

Literary-minded phishers are trying to pilfer publishers’ manuscripts

15 Říjen, 2018 - 13:57
In a twist on Business Email Compromise, they're spoofing literary agents and going after manuscripts at Penguin Random House and Pan Macmillan.