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Category: Security


Computing, Operating Systems, Privacy, Security

Windows 10 update will do away with password expiry policies

April 26, 2019

Via: Techradar

Alongside the draft release of the configuration baseline settings for Windows 10 v1903 and Windows Server v1903, Microsoft has revealed its plan to do away with password expiration policies beginning with the Windows 10’s May update. Once these policies are […]


Hacking, Security

Researchers have a new method to detect malware hidden in hardware components

April 26, 2019

Via: TechSpot

In an age where Spectre and Meltdown CPU flaws have become prominent, these bugs only scratch the surface of what hackers and tinkerers have been looking at for years. Hiding malware inside of firmware within hard drives, motherboards, graphics cards, […]


Internet, Privacy, Security, Social Networking

How to protect your privacy on YouTube

April 19, 2019

Via: The Verge

YouTube has become a ubiquitous part of our online world, one where privacy is an issue. Your video-watching habits may be open for the world to see, along with your likes, dislikes, and more. If you create and upload videos, […]


Privacy, Security

Avast’s new Secure Browser will shield you from prying eyes

April 16, 2019

Via: Techradar

Avast has released an updated version of its security-focused web browser, with new features to help you protect your privacy and cover your tracks online. The new Avast Secure Browser, codenamed Aspen, includes a tool called Webcam Guard that prevents […]


Cybersecurity, Security

Why cyber security needs to be prioritised at board level

April 10, 2019

Via: Computer Weekly

There is growing evidence that cyber attacks are now deliberately targeting executives and board members – not businesses themselves – which shows that attackers believe this group is particularly vulnerable as well as valuable. More must be done to raise […]


Privacy, Security

Google will let you use your Android phone to verify logins

April 10, 2019

Via: Techradar

Protecting your Google account from phishing just got a whole lot easier with the announcement that any Android smartphone running Android 7 or higher can now be used as a physical security key for two-factor authentication (2FA). The tech giant […]


Cybersecurity, Security

Health care’s huge cybersecurity problem

April 4, 2019

Via: The Verge

The patient lying on the emergency room table in front of Paul Pugsley was having a stroke. Time was running out. Pugsley, an emergency medicine resident at Maricopa Medical Center, knew he needed to send the patient for a CT […]


Cybersecurity, Internet, Security, Wireless & Cloud

The future of cybersecurity in a 5G-connected world

April 2, 2019

Via: Techradar

5G is no longer a futuristic concept, but a modern reality. With major network operators announcing the new era of intelligent connectivity earlier this year at Mobile World Congress, there is no doubt that 5G will play a leading role […]


Cybersecurity, Security

Huawei making no progress on addressing security concerns

March 28, 2019

Via: Computer Weekly

The Huawei Cybersecurity Evaluation Centre (HCSEC) is fulfilling its obligations in terms of handing over information to the UK’s National Cybersecurity Centre (NCSC), but its work continues to uncover problems and Huawei is making little progress on fixing previously identified […]


Cybersecurity, Security

Why rapid recovery is key to minimising the ransomware threat

March 18, 2019

Via: Techradar

There are a huge number of different cyber-security threats that companies today have to worry about, ranging from phishing and denial-of-service attacks to zero-day exploits and even simple human error – just to name a few. But, of all the […]