By | Nov 7, 2019 at 6:51 am
Two former Twitter employees have been charged by the US justice department for spying on behalf of Saudi Arabia, having been paid thousands of dollars to expose information about critics of the regime. The pair are alleged to have accessed the data of thousands of Twitter users.
By | Oct 29, 2019 at 4:14 pm
The private information of almost 7.5 million Adobe Creative Cloud users has been exposed in a new security breach. The exposed data didn't include any passwords or financial details, but did include email addresses.
By | Oct 29, 2019 at 1:24 pm
The Australian government wants to use facial recognition technology to verify the ages of porn users and online gamblers. Read more about how it might work, what problems it faces, and which other countries have tried the same tactic.
By | Oct 22, 2019 at 5:03 am
Yesterday, in a message on its site, NordVPN admitted that its servers had been breached by a third party, and that it had been left vulnerable for a short window. Despite occurring in 2018, it is only now that the attack is being disclosed publicly.
By | Oct 21, 2019 at 4:08 pm
Colleges are taking a page out of the tech industry playbook, tracking and ranking students based on a wide range of personal information. Find out what they're tracking, how they responded, and whether or not this is a uniquely American problem.
By | Oct 21, 2019 at 8:00 am
Are concerns about biometric data warranted, or has the importance of security created an overreaction to every little misstep? Read more about the overreaction to biometric data issues and about what you should really be worried about when it comes to the controversial tech.
By | Oct 17, 2019 at 6:55 am
A new phishing scam is making the rounds within businesses, and threatens to expose private and personal details of those that fall victim to it, as well as potentially costing companies a fortune. We show you what it looks like, and how to avoid it.
By | Oct 7, 2019 at 10:46 am
Google's Project Zero team has uncovered a vulnerability in some Android phones that leaves them completely exposed to hackers. These phones include the Huawei P20, the Samsung S7, S8, and S9, and even Google's own Pixel 1 and Pixel 2 series. So what can you do to avoid hacking?
By | Sep 23, 2019 at 10:53 am
The Rugby World Cup is in full swing, but watching in can get expensive if you're forced to take out a subscription service or sign up for online streaming. The good news is that with a VPN, it will only cost you a few dollars for the best seat in the house (your couch).
By | Sep 17, 2019 at 9:45 am
1Password has announced a suite of new features for its business password manager, introducing Advanced Protection. The new security measures ensure protection for both company and employee, including a master password policy, two-factor authentication and firewall reporting
By | Sep 16, 2019 at 12:20 pm
By | Sep 10, 2019 at 9:22 am
NordVPN, one of the most popular VPN services available, has announced NordVPN Teams, a VPN solution aimed at businesses, with a focus on features such as control panels, dedicated company servers, location defaults and 24/7 support.
By | Sep 5, 2019 at 5:54 am
Security software company Kaspersky has discovered that thousands of students are unwittingly downloading malware when accessing essays and textbooks online. In the worst cases, the malicious software can take over an entire college network, posing a threat to all students.
By | Sep 2, 2019 at 12:42 pm
Huawei has announced the reveal date for its upcoming Mate 30 series but no one is sure whether the new flagship phone will be available with Google's apps, or even if it will use the Android operating system. It's set to be one of the most intriguing recent phone launches.
By | Sep 2, 2019 at 11:47 am
The just-launched app Zao lets users slap their own faces onto movie clips, letting them cosplay as Leonard DiCaprio or Wolverine within seconds. It's only available in China, where it's a massive viral hit. Zao's success has spurred plenty of concerns about privacy violations.