Category: Privacy

Computing, Privacy, Security, Software & Applications

Cloudflare’s WARP VPN is launching in beta for macOS and Windows

April 1, 2020

Via: The Verge

Cloudflare’s WARP VPN service began its life last year as a free add-on to the company’s app — which itself is a DNS resolver application that promises faster internet — and was immediately popular. (There were, at one point […]

Cybersecurity, Privacy, Security

Security Think Tank: ID-driven security helps safeguard the workforce

March 11, 2020

Via: Computer Weekly

Before the days of mobile computing and smartphones, employees worked exclusively on-site in an office. For security professionals, these were simpler times; external risks were confined to the office network. However, the current Covid-19 outbreak and subsequent lockdown has forced […]

Hacking, Privacy, Security

Advanced malware for Android can steal PINs, patterns and 2FA codes for Google Authenticator

February 27, 2020

Via: Phone Arena

Cybersecurity shouldn’t be taken lightly, especially with all the personal information we have on our devices. Two-factor authentication (2FA) is a great way to keep your accounts safe but it seems criminals have found a way around that method as […]

Mobile, Privacy, Security, Smartphones

Google warns users not to mess with Huawei devices

February 25, 2020

Via: Computer Weekly

Google has warned owners of Huawei smartphones not to try to bypass the controls placed on them to install Google’s apps on their devices, saying that because their security cannot be guaranteed, they run the risk of inadvertently installing a […]

Privacy, Security

Security Think Tank: How zero trust lets you take back control

February 14, 2020

Via: Computer Weekly

Zero trust. It’s not just a new buzzword, or perhaps the name of a questionable action film, but instead a real set of principles, procedures and methods for tackling the changing IT security landscape, and modernising approaches to IT infrastructure […]

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, 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 […]

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. […]