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News, opinion, advice and research on computer security threats from Sophos
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5 ways to be a bit safer this Data Privacy Day

2 hodiny 38 sek zpět
Here are 5 things you can start doing today for your own and for everyone else's online good!

States sue over rules that allow release of 3D-printed gun blueprints

7 hodin 46 min zpět
The government has flip-flopped, most recently proposing rules that would transfer regulation out of the hands of the State Department.

Facial recognition firm sued for scraping 3 billion faceprints

7 hodin 57 min zpět
A potential class action says Clearview AI is breaking biometrics privacy law by ransacking social media so police can match photos with IDs.

Cisco patches bugs in security admin center and Webex

7 hodin 58 min zpět
Cisco has patched bugs in Webex and in Firepower Management Centre, the device that controls its security products.

Mozilla bans Firefox extensions for executing remote code

8 hodin 10 min zpět
Mozilla’s policy is unambiguous - add-ons must be self-contained and not load remote code, which opens up the user to all sorts of risks.

Cardplanet mastermind pleads guilty to credit card fraud

27 Leden, 2020 - 15:31
Cardplanet offered refunds on invalid card data, along with a card checking service that ensured a stolen card was still valid.

Tinder to get panic button, catfish-fighting facial recognition

27 Leden, 2020 - 14:28
It's both a genius move to protect from assault and fraud and a personal data grab.

Instagram CEO’s homes were targetted by SWATters

27 Leden, 2020 - 13:36
Instagram CEO Adam Mosseri's houses were surrounded by SWAT teams after hoax phone calls claimed hostages were being held there.

New York wants to ban taxpayer-funded ransomware payments

27 Leden, 2020 - 12:12
One of the proposed bills would set up a $5m fund to help small towns upgrade their systems and bolster their security.

Monday review – the hot 21 stories of the week

27 Leden, 2020 - 11:22
From a big Microsoft data breach to the seizing of a stolen-creds site by the FBI - and everything in between. It's weekly roundup time.

Google finds privacy holes in Safari’s ITP anti-tracking system

24 Leden, 2020 - 17:36
Apple’s much-vaunted Intelligent Tracking Prevention (ITP) could leave users exposed to a raft of privacy issues, including - ironically - being tracked.

Protestors petition equity firm over .org buyout

24 Leden, 2020 - 12:48
The street outside ICANN's offices in Playa Vista, California, is likely a little more crowded than normal.

9th Methbot suspect arrested in massive clickfraud ring

24 Leden, 2020 - 11:57
How Sergey Denisoff described his early ad-buying ventures: buying BS popup traffic and reselling it to buyers demanding BS traffic.

Privacy watchdog throws wider net to protect children online

24 Leden, 2020 - 11:09
A new, comprehensive code will compel online services to put children's health and safety before data-collecting profits.

Looking for silver linings in the CVE-2020-0601 crypto vulnerability

23 Leden, 2020 - 14:43
Is there some good news hidden in the story of the CVE-2020-0601 crypto vulnerability?

UN report alleges that Saudi crown prince hacked Jeff Bezos’s phone

23 Leden, 2020 - 12:38
Digital forensic evidence points to the phone's massive, months-long data egress having likely been triggered by Pegasus mobile spyware.

Apple allegedly made nice with FBI by dropping iCloud encryption plan

23 Leden, 2020 - 12:05
Sources told Reuters that Apple may have been convinced by arguments made during the legal fight over cracking the San Bernardino iPhone.

Sonos’s tone-deaf legacy product policy angers customers

23 Leden, 2020 - 11:51
Stopping software updates for legacy kit is nothing new, but it's the way the company has done it that has Sonos customers' hackles up.

FBI issues warning about lucrative fake job scams

23 Leden, 2020 - 11:30
What’s the difference between a real job and a fake one found on the internet? The fake ones are suspiciously easy to get interviews for.

Big Microsoft data breach – 250 million records exposed

22 Leden, 2020 - 18:42
Microsoft has today announced a data breach that affected one of its customer databases.