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Parents say creep hacked their baby monitor to tell toddler they ‘love’ her

26 Listopad, 2019 - 13:02
The Taococo FREDI baby monitor has repeatedly been criticized for being easy to hack.

Court says suspect can’t be forced to reveal 64-character password

26 Listopad, 2019 - 12:30
We have to protect the constitutional rights of the innocent, and that can mean shielding guilty-as-hell child abusers, the court said.

National Veterinary Associates catches dose of ransomware

26 Listopad, 2019 - 12:16
Ransomware attacks don't discriminate - and are just as happy targeting those with four legs as those with two.

Sir Tim Berners-Lee publishes plan to save the web from ‘digital dystopia’

26 Listopad, 2019 - 11:27
Web inventor Sir Tim Berners-Lee has proposed a 'Contract for the Web' to rescue it from a headlong plunge into a moral abyss.

OneCoin crypto-scam lawyer found guilty of worldwide $400m fraud

25 Listopad, 2019 - 13:46
A lawyer who boasted of making "50 by 50" - as in, $50m by the age of 50 - is now facing a potential 50+ years behind bars.

Ad-blocking companies block ‘unblockable’ tracker

25 Listopad, 2019 - 13:45
Ad-blockers have figured out a way to block the unblockable - a pernicious tracker technique that hides advertising networks in plain sight.

Russia to ban sale of devices that don’t come with “Russian software”

25 Listopad, 2019 - 13:31
The Russian Government’s campaign to control how its citizens use the internet seems to be gathering steam.

Hacker gets 4 years in jail for NeverQuest banking malware

25 Listopad, 2019 - 13:26
The NeverQuest Trojan has been used by cybermuggers to try to weasel millions of dollars out of victims’ bank accounts.

Monday review – the hot 20 stories of the week

25 Listopad, 2019 - 13:21
From a WhatsApp-attacking video file to the latest adopter of DNS-over-HTTPS, and everything in between. It's the weekly security roundup.

Google plans to take Android back to ‘mainline’ Linux kernel

22 Listopad, 2019 - 14:59
Android could be returning to its roots.

Iran’s APT33 sharpens focus on industrial control systems

22 Listopad, 2019 - 14:32
Iran's elite hacking group is upping its game, according to new evidence delivered at a cybersecurity conference this week.

Why cryptocoin scams work, and how to avoid them

22 Listopad, 2019 - 12:12
What are ICOs, why are they so popular and why do crooks love them so much?

Convicted Nigerian fraudster keeps a-fraudin’ from behind bars

22 Listopad, 2019 - 12:11
He was supposed to be serving a 24-year sentence in the "maximum security" prison, not continuing the fraud... and going to parties.

DNS-over-HTTPS is coming to Windows 10

21 Listopad, 2019 - 16:22
Microsoft will soon add the ability to use DNS-over-HTTPS and DNS-over-TLS into its networking client.

Android camera bug could have turned phones against their users

21 Listopad, 2019 - 15:56
Google has patched a bug in the Android camera app that allowed other applications to bypass the strict controls on camera and audio access.

Official Monero site delivers malicious cash-grabbing wallet

21 Listopad, 2019 - 13:18
If you downloaded the Monero command line wallet recently, check it before using it.

Tories change Twitter name to ‘factcheckUK’ during live TV debate

20 Listopad, 2019 - 23:12
Twitter wagged its finger at the UK's Conservative party for renaming its press account "factcheckUK" during a live TV debate.

Update WhatsApp now: MP4 video bug exposes your messages

20 Listopad, 2019 - 13:33
A now-patched-hole could have allowed remote code execution that could have exposed files and messages. Update your WhatsApp now.

Instagram stalker app Ghosty yanked from Play store

20 Listopad, 2019 - 13:23
It was sucking up private profiles by requiring users to hand over their logins, giving it access to whatever accounts they follow.

XSS security hole in Gmail’s dynamic email

20 Listopad, 2019 - 13:08
The bug was fixed at least a month ago so users receiving dynamic email content have one less thing to worry about.