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Category: Security


Hacking, Internet, Security, Wireless & Cloud

Hackers keep getting access to your data. Is Amazon to blame?

February 3, 2020

Via: Mashable

Each new week seemingly brings with it another disturbing discovery of personal data left unsecured and exposed on the internet. Different companies — spanning industries as varied as pornography, cannabis, and medical records — screwing up in hard-to-parse ways, all […]


Privacy, Security

End-user security ignorance laid bare in new report

January 23, 2020

Via: Computer Weekly

Less than a quarter of people aged between 23 and 38 (so-called millennials) can correctly define the term “ransomware”, more than one-fifth of Brits don’t know how to change their Wi-Fi security settings, one-third of Aussies “don’t feel the need” […]


Cybersecurity, Security

CAA debuts aviation cyber security assurance scheme

January 17, 2020

Via: Computer Weekly

The UK’s Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has launched a scheme, developed in partnership with security certification body Crest, that it hopes will play a key role in its strategy to enable the aviation industry to manage its security risks without […]


Cybersecurity, Security

Security Think-Tank: Tackle insider threats to achieve data-centric security

January 16, 2020

Via: Computer Weekly

Perimeter-centric controls are vital for stopping adversarial (and sometimes also accidental) threat actors. However, they have little to no effect against insiders and become all but useless once a breach occurs. To optimise security arrangements, organisations should adopt a data-centric […]


Cybersecurity, Security

Google’s Project Zero is now being more considerate with how it discloses security vulnerabilities

January 8, 2020

Via: The Verge

Google’s Project Zero cybersecurity team is trialling a new policy where it won’t make security vulnerabilities public early after a fix has been issued. “Full 90 days by default, regardless of when the bug is fixed,” is the team’s new […]


Cybersecurity, Privacy, Security

California’s CCPA an opportunity for security industry to do better

January 2, 2020

Via: Computer Weekly

The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) and a related internet of things (IoT) privacy law, SB-327, formally came into effect on 1 January 2020 in a landmark move that will strengthen cyber security protections for Californians and paves the way […]


Cybersecurity, Security

U.S. National Security Advisor Warns UK About Dangers of Huawei

December 26, 2019

Via: WebPro

According to the Financial Times (FT), U.S. National Security Advisor Robert O’Brian has warned the UK about the dangers of using Huawei for its 5G networks. In the ongoing war between the U.S. and Huawei, the U.S. has been pressuring […]


Apps & OS, Mobile, Privacy, Security

Android users should not install these 104 apps from the Google Play Store

December 24, 2019

Via: Phone Arena

This year it seems as though we have been giving you a list of Android apps to uninstall quite often. These are apps that look to steal your personal data, click on hidden ads, take over control of your phone […]


Computing, Privacy, Security, Software & Applications

Ghostery launches desktop VPN

December 20, 2019

Via: Techradar

The company behind the popular ad and tracker blocking extension, Ghostery has launched a new desktop app called Ghostery Midnight that offers extended privacy features for $14 a month. In addition to an ad-blocker and a tracker-blocker, the app also […]


Apps & OS, Mobile, Privacy, Security

How Apps Steal Your Privacy

November 19, 2019

Via: WebPro

Each day, the world makes 250 million terabytes of new data – every second 946 Instagram photos are taken, 8,690 tweets are posted, 77,783 things are searched on Google, and 2,845,459 emails are sent and received all over the world. […]