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Category: Security


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 […]


Hacking, Security

Phishing attacks more than doubled in 2018

March 12, 2019

Via: Techradar

The number of phishing attacks that took place in 2018 more than doubled from the previous year, new research has revealed. The latest Spam and phishing in 2018 report from Kaspersky Lab claims that the company’s anti-phishing system prevented over […]


Cybersecurity, Security

Growing awareness of mobile security risk

March 8, 2019

Via: Computer Weekly

More than half (52%) of RSA Conference 2019 attendees plan to increase their mobile security investment in the coming year, underscoring a growing awareness of mobile security risk, a survey shows. However, 76% admitted accessing corporate data from personal mobile […]


Computing, Cybersecurity, Operating Systems, Security

Major Windows 7 zero-day discovered, enables privileged escalation in combination with another Chrome exploit

March 8, 2019

Via: TechSpot

Security researchers at Google and Microsoft have observed attackers using a combination of a patched Chrome vulnerability and an unpatched Windows vulnerability to take advantage of Windows 7 systems. The announcement of the issue comes as part of their responsible […]


Computing, Privacy, Security, Software & Applications

Apple acquires patents from AI security camera maker Lighthouse

March 5, 2019

Via: The Verge

AI security camera company Lighthouse may have shut down, but its patents will live on: Apple reportedly bought the patent portfolio of the now-defunct company at the end of 2018, according to IAM. As Patently Apple notes, the patents Apple […]


Privacy, Security

How to set up a VPN

March 1, 2019

Via: The Verge

Virtual private networks (VPNs) can offer an additional layer of security and privacy. Whether you’re working on a public Wi-Fi network and want to escape prying eyes, or you’re worried about privacy in general, a VPN can offer a lot […]