Authentification

Tech Firms Pledge Child Abuse Disclosures To Blunt Anti-Encryption Drive

Strategic move? Google, Facebook, Microsoft pledge to improve and standardise annual disclosures around online child exploitation

1 year ago

Google Finally Addresses Pixel 4 Face Unlock Flaw

Five months later. Google updates Pixel software to address problem with flagship Pixel 4 that can be unlocked if a…

2 years ago

The Spooky Network: Is the quantum network the future of the Internet?

Perfecting the quantum computer could finally be in reach. Data and communications are now an enterprise’s most precious asset. If…

2 years ago

FinTech Part 2: Building the FinTech Ecosystem

How are FinTech companies innovating? What's the tech that sits behind the development of their apps and support networks, and…

2 years ago

US Bill To Clamp Down On End-To-End Encryption

US lawmakers intend to introduce bill in coming weeks that could clamp down on tech firms offering their users end-to-end…

2 years ago

Amazon Ring Enables 2FA After Privacy Scares

Ring division adds an extra layer of security to its smart home devices after a number of unsettling cyber-security incidents

2 years ago

Automation Part 2: Your First Robot Employee

Automation in the workplace will have many forms. The rise of AI could usher in new businesses processes that need…

2 years ago

WhatsApp Hits Two Billion Users, Defends Encryption

Facebook-owned messaging app now used by a staggering 2 billion people, as platform defends its default use of end-to-end encryption

2 years ago

Apple Joins FIDO Alliance To Replace Passwords With Trusted Devices

Significant development? The FIDO Alliance that aims to remove the need for passwords, signs Apple as new board member

2 years ago

The Tap Economy Part 1: Screen Commerce

How lucrative could the mobile economy become? In part 1 of this series, we consider the development of M-commerce and…

2 years ago

FinTech Part 1: A New Payments and Banking Landscape

As one of the fastest-growing sectors, FinTech is building technologies and services that will touch every consumer and business. In…

2 years ago

Apple Dropped iCloud Encryption Plan After FBI Pressure – Report

Privacy versus security. FBI complaint two years ago halted Apple's plans to fully encrypt iCloud backups, it is alleged in…

2 years ago

Google Allows iPhones To Be Used As 2FA Physical Security Key

Update to Google's Smart Lock app for iOS devices means that modern iPhones can be used as a physical security…

2 years ago

Apple Hits Back Over ‘Refusal’ To Unlock Pensacola Shooter’s iPhones

Here we go again. US Attorney General says Apple failed to help unlock terrorist iPhones, but Apple says it has…

2 years ago

Will Apple Ditch Screen ‘Notch’ On 2020 iPhone?

Touch ID fingerprint system will make a return in 2021 on top end iPhones, expert claims amid debate Apple will…

2 years ago

US Senators Threaten Tech Firms With Encryption Regulation

Give law enforcement access to encryption or we will regulate the technology, US Senators threaten tech firms Facebook and Apple

2 years ago

Wearable Healthcare: Vital Signs for CTO Innovation

As the wearable technology sector continues to expand, CTOs considering their company's next innovation in this space should pay close…

2 years ago

Interpol Delays Encryption Condemnation After Opposition

Criticism from civil liberties groups and tech firms halts Interpol's plan to condemn spread of encryption

2 years ago

Google Cloud Next UK: Google Highlights European Data Protections

Largest Google Cloud event in Europe sees search engine giant commit to enhance European data protection with additional tools

2 years ago

Samsung Patches Fingerprint Flaw With Galaxy S10

Update to fix problems with Samsung's fingerprint recognition feature as phone giant urges users to apply patch

2 years ago

Google Pixel 4 Face Unlock Works If User Is Asleep

Eyes wide shut. New flagship Google phone can be unlocked if a person's eyes are closed

2 years ago

Samsung Acknowledges Galaxy S10 Fingerprint Flaw

A software patch will be by Samsung issued to stop any fingerprint unlocking the Galaxy S10 smartphone fitted with a…

2 years ago

Google Adds USB-C Model For Titan Security Key

Google is releasing a new USB-C Titan security key to expand the use of two-factor authentication (2FA)

2 years ago

Zuckerberg Hits Back Against Encryption Backdoor Request

The United States, UK, and Australia sign open letter to Facebook saying encryption helps child abuse, as they demand an…

2 years ago

Gatwick Airport To Use Facial Recognition For Boarding

Gatwick to become first British airport to use facial recognition for passenger boarding without checks

2 years ago

British Airways Check-In Flaw Exposes Personal Data

BA e-ticketing system flaw exposes passengers details including phone numbers, email addresses etc

2 years ago

Google Offers UK Users Titan Security Key

Small security key connects via Bluetooth or USB, and is designed to bolster two-factor authentication efforts for consumers

2 years ago

Tech Firms Oppose GCHQ ‘Ghost’ Encryption Proposal

Apple, Google, Microsoft signal opposition to GCHQ proposal to eavesdrop on encrypted messages

2 years ago

Google Admits To Storing Unhashed Passwords

My bad. Google admission after it stored plain text passwords for 14 years on its internal systems

2 years ago

Facebook Allows Two-Factor Authentication Phone Number Search

Another Facebook privacy worry as it emerges that platform links authentication phone number with user profile

3 years ago