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Ubisoft sues DDoS-for-hire operators for ruining game play

22 Leden, 2020 - 12:39
The network of sites and services run by the alleged operators target the Rainbow Six Siege game, selling attacks to cheating players.

NIST’s new privacy rules – what you need to know

22 Leden, 2020 - 11:56
How do you ensure you're compliant with privacy regulations? NIST has released a Privacy Framework to help you get your house in order.

Regus spills data of 900 staff on Trello board set to ‘public’

22 Leden, 2020 - 11:44
Another company has ended up accidentally spilling sensitive data from business collaboration tool Trello.

Nobody boogies quite like you

22 Leden, 2020 - 11:38
Our unique dancing style can be used by a machine-learning model to ID us, regardless of musical genre. Unless it's Metal. We all headbang.

Citrix ships patches as vulnerable servers come under attack

21 Leden, 2020 - 13:32
Citrix has issued its first set of patches fixing a nasty vulnerability that's been hanging over some of its biggest products.

China and US top user data requests in Apple transparency report

21 Leden, 2020 - 12:53
Most of the US and China's requests had to do with investigations into fraud, suspected account access and phishing.

What do online file sharers want with 70,000 Tinder images?

21 Leden, 2020 - 11:50
A researcher has discovered thousands of Tinder users' images publicly available for free online.

FBI seizes credentials-for-sale site

20 Leden, 2020 - 13:21
The FBI has seized the domain for, a site that sold breached data records, after a multinational effort by law enforcement.

FBI to inform election officials about hacking attempts

20 Leden, 2020 - 12:58
The FBI has announced that it will tell local election officials when hackers try to infiltrate their systems.

Teen entered ‘dark rabbit hole of suicidal content’ online

20 Leden, 2020 - 12:49
Molly Russell's grieving father has backed a psychiatrists' report, saying that tech companies must be forced to hand over anonymized data.

Facebook and Instagram ban alleged ‘brainwashing’ service

20 Leden, 2020 - 11:57
The Spinner personalises “subconscious influencing” for a specific target.

Monday review – the hot 27 stories of the week

20 Leden, 2020 - 11:16
From nasty snakes to rickrolling the NSA, get up to date with everything we've written in the last seven days - it's weekly roundup time.

5 tips to avoid spear-phishing attacks

17 Leden, 2020 - 18:48
Our tips will help you boost your resistance to phishing, even when the crooks make a determined effort to reel you in.

Oracle’s January 2020 update patches 334 security flaws

17 Leden, 2020 - 12:31
The January 2020 update featured a joint record of 334 patches, matching an identical number released in July 2018.

Google will now accept your iPhone as an authentication key

17 Leden, 2020 - 12:13
Google has updated its Smart Lock to let iOS users security-dongle-ize their iPhones.

Facial recognition is real-life ‘Black Mirror’ stuff, Ocasio-Cortez says

17 Leden, 2020 - 11:59
"People think they're going to put on a cute filter and have puppy dog ears, and not realize that that data's being collected."

EDRi’s guidelines call for more ethical websites

17 Leden, 2020 - 11:42
Recommendations cover areas including security and privacy while listing alternatives to free online services that slurp your users' data.

NSA and Github ‘rickrolled’ using Windows CryptoAPI bug

16 Leden, 2020 - 18:42
We said, "Assume that someone will find out how to do it pretty soon," and that's exactly what happened.

Update now! Popular WordPress plugins have password bypass flaws

16 Leden, 2020 - 14:47
Researchers have discovered bad authentication bypass vulnerabilities affecting two WordPress plugins which should be patched as soon as possible.