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News, opinion, advice and research on computer security threats from Sophos
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Adobe Acrobat and Reader 2015 reach end of support

20 Listopad, 2019 - 12:35
If you've been happily using Adobe Reader 2015 software for the last few years, you're in for a rude awakening.

Brand new Android smartphones shipped with 146 security flaws

19 Listopad, 2019 - 14:16
If you think brand new, just-out-of-the-box Android smartphones are immune from security vulnerabilities - think again.

Ho Ho OUCH! There are 4x more fake retailer sites than real ones

19 Listopad, 2019 - 13:17
Beware, holiday shoppers! The phishers hiding under typosquatting domains are waiting for your keyboard fumbles.

Sophos 2020 Threat Report: AI is the new battleground

19 Listopad, 2019 - 12:41
The SophosLabs 2020 Threat Report highlights a growing battle as smart automation technologies continue to evolve.

Booter boss behind millions of DDoS-for-hire attacks jailed

19 Listopad, 2019 - 11:52
The US is also juicing him for over half a million in profits from multiple DDoS-for-hire services.

NSA won’t collect phone location data, promises US government

18 Listopad, 2019 - 12:38
US intelligence agencies won’t harvest US residents’ geolocation data in future investigations, revealed the US government this month.

GitHub launches Security Lab to boost open source security

18 Listopad, 2019 - 12:24
The idea is simple – create a global platform for reporting and fixing vulnerabilities in open source projects before they do damage.

Two men busted for hijacking victims’ phones and email accounts

18 Listopad, 2019 - 12:17
Prosecutors allege that Meiggs and Harrington took over their targets' mobile phone and email accounts via SIM-swapping.

Wikipedia co-founder offers a Facebook/Twitter wannabe

18 Listopad, 2019 - 11:52
Tired of being a tracked, ad-bedeviled product sold by social media companies? The cost to immediately join a network with no tracking/ads: $12.99/month.

Monday review – the hot 23 stories of the week

18 Listopad, 2019 - 10:45
From a fake news generator to critical flaws in Medtronic equipment - it's weekly roundup time.

How ransomware attacks

15 Listopad, 2019 - 15:23
A new report reveals what defenders should know about the most prevalent and persistent malware families.

How the Linux kernel balances the risks of public bug disclosure

15 Listopad, 2019 - 14:27
A serious Wi-Fi flaw shows how Linux handles security in plain sight.

Data thieves blew cover after maxing out victim’s hard drive

15 Listopad, 2019 - 13:02
The FTC has reached a settlement with InfoTrax after thieves stole a million sensitive customer records from its servers in 2016.

Brave 1.0 launches, extends ad-watching payouts to iOS

15 Listopad, 2019 - 12:36
It's showtime: Finally out of beta comes the browser that promises privacy, anonymity and cryptocurrency in exchange for your eyeballs.

Apple fires employee after he texts customer’s pic to his own phone

15 Listopad, 2019 - 11:29
An “EXTREMELY PERSONAL”, year-old pic, the woman said, that he had to scroll through 5,000 photos to get to. Police are investigating.

Facebook fixes iPhone camera bug

14 Listopad, 2019 - 12:06
Facebook was quick to reassure iPhone users this week that it wasn’t secretly spying on them via its app, after someone found the software keeping the phone’s rear camera active in the background.

Warrantless searches of devices at US borders ruled unconstitutional

14 Listopad, 2019 - 11:57
The border is NOT a constitution-free zone, according to the ruling: No more suspicionless fishing expeditions into travelers' devices.

Alleged mastermind behind $20m stolen-card site extradited to US

14 Listopad, 2019 - 11:44
Aleksei Burkov allegedly ran Cardplanet, advertised as the only shop with a guarantee: your stolen card will work, or you get a new one!

November 2019 Patch Tuesday fixes 13 critical flaws and one zero day

13 Listopad, 2019 - 18:12
November’s Patch Tuesday arrived to plug 73 CVE-level vulnerabilities across Microsoft’s software products, including 13 'criticals'.