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Attackers use voicemail hack to steal WhatsApp accounts

8 Říjen, 2018 - 12:48
The Israeli National Cybersecurity Authority issued an alert warning that WhatsApp users could lose control of their accounts.

Phantom Secure CEO sold encrypted phones to drug cartels

8 Říjen, 2018 - 12:30
The CEO of “uncrackable” phone seller, Phantom Secure, has pleaded guilty to helping drug sellers keep their business locked away from the eyes of law enforcement.

Seven Russian cyberspies indicted for hacking, wire fraud, ID theft

8 Říjen, 2018 - 12:26
"Bungling" Russian GRU operatives picked up by Dutch police, linked to OPCW and World Anti-Doping Agency hacks.

Fitbit data leads to arrest of 90-year-old in stepdaughter’s murder

8 Říjen, 2018 - 12:02
Her device recorded her heart rate slowing rapidly, then stopping about five minutes before her stepfather left the house.

Monday review – the hot 19 stories of the week

8 Říjen, 2018 - 11:18
From the iOS lockscreen bypass to Facebook using your 2FA phone number to target market you, and everything we wrote in between. Catch up with the news from the last seven days - it's weekly roundup time.

Prison smuggler busted by his own drone camera

5 Říjen, 2018 - 14:10
It turns out that drones advertised off the back of beautiful aerial shots also take great videos of murky drug dens.

Wi-Fi versions to get names people can actually understand

5 Říjen, 2018 - 13:38
The high priests of Wi-Fi just made your life - and the lives of wireless network equipment vendors everywhere - a little easier.

Facebook doubles cooling off period to cash in on your FOMO

5 Říjen, 2018 - 12:53
Facebook has doubled its grace period because so many leavers are getting cold feet.

Google’s Intra app secures older Androids with encrypted DNS

5 Říjen, 2018 - 12:19
DNS encryption is the Next Big Thing in web encryption and Google doesn't want Android users to miss out.

Setting up a Mac for young children

4 Říjen, 2018 - 12:26
A step-by-step guide to preparing a Mac for young children.

Cop charged with selling phone tracking service on dark web

4 Říjen, 2018 - 12:07
A French police officer has been charged with using police intelligence data to power a mobile phone tracking service sold via the dark web.

Facebook finds “no evidence” attackers accessed third-party apps

4 Říjen, 2018 - 11:56
To play it safe, it's building a tool to let developers manually identify any of their users who may have been affected by the big breach.

NSA staffer takes top-secret hacking tools home ‘to study’, gets 66 months

3 Říjen, 2018 - 14:34
Nghia Hoang Pho may not have had malicious intent, but removal of the materials forced the NSA to abandon years of signals collection work.

Update now: Adobe fixes 85 serious flaws in Acrobat and Reader

3 Říjen, 2018 - 14:10
Adobe has released updates fixing a long list of security vulnerabilities discovered in the Mac and Windows versions of Acrobat and Reader.

Hacked Fortnite accounts and rent-a-botnet being pushed on Instagram

3 Říjen, 2018 - 13:58
The gaming and hacking communities overlap: Some of the hacker accounts are offering botnet access as well as Fortnite accounts.

Google’s new rules for developers make Chrome extensions safer for all

3 Říjen, 2018 - 12:45
Google has announced a range of security changes to its Chrome browser that will make the use of extensions more secure.

The Facebook dilemma – stick it out or pack it in? [PODCAST]

3 Říjen, 2018 - 00:42
It's been a while but we're back at the microphone - here's Episode 5 of the Naked Security podcast.

Hackers demand ransom from hijacked Instagram influencers

2 Říjen, 2018 - 15:12
Hackers are taking over high-profile Instagram users’ accounts and holding them to ransom, revealed reports this week.

Lock screen bypass already discovered for Apple’s iOS 12

2 Říjen, 2018 - 13:37
Apple’s iOS 12 is barely out of the gates and already someone has found a way to beat its lock screen security to access a device’s contents.

Suspect forced to unlock iPhone with his face

2 Říjen, 2018 - 13:13
The order so far hasn't raised Fifth Amendment objections either, your face being something you are, rather than something you know.