security

Microsoft Pulls Plug On Windows 7 Support From Tuesday

Cyber security agency urges users to avoid using Windows 7 systems to access sensitive data or send emails as Microsoft…

4 days ago

CES 2020: Amazon’s Ring Adds Gadgets, Tightens Security

Amazon-owned Ring launches electronic gate-unlocking gadget and announces security feature to keep intruders out of smart home devices

2 weeks ago

US ‘Pressured’ Netherlands To Block China Chip Equipment Sale

US officials mounted an 'extensive campaign' to pressure the Netherlands to block ASML from selling chip lithography equipment to China,…

2 weeks ago

Austrian Foreign Ministry Hit By ‘Serious’ Cyber-Attack

Ongoing incident could last several days, experts warn, following European Union measures to crack down on state-sponsored cyber-disruption

2 weeks ago

Amazon Hit By Potential Class-Action Lawsuit Over Ring Security Issues

Lawsuit accuses Amazon and Ring of failing to provide adequate protection against cyber-attacks amidst rash of security incidents

3 weeks ago

Twitter Fixes Serious Security Glitch In Android App

Company urges Android users to update to latest version of app after finding bug that could allow account takeovers and…

4 weeks ago

Reporters Use Leaked Location Data To Track President Trump

New York Times follows Donald Trump's movements in real time as part of exposé into lack of regulation around smartphone…

4 weeks ago

Hacker Who Tried To Blackmail Apple Receives No Jail Time

Londoner Kerem Albayrak threatened to factory reset 319 million iCloud accounts in 2017 – but authorities say he was only…

4 weeks ago

Facebook Investigating Report Of 267m User Records Posted Online

Data including names and phone numbers could be used by criminals to carry out phishing attacks, in latest Facebook privacy…

4 weeks ago

Transport For London Locks Oyster, Contactless Accounts As ‘Precaution’

Users must reset online passwords after Oyster accounts maliciously accessed over the summer, but in the meantime cards can still…

2 months ago