By | Jun 20, 2019 at 5:47 am
The UK's controversial porn block has been delayed indefinitely after repeated delays which started in 2018. The policy, which was outlined in the Conservative's 2015 General Election Manifesto, has been troubled from the start with uncertainty over how the block would even work.
By | Jun 19, 2019 at 7:00 pm
The United States is allegedly hacking Russia's electric power grid. It's a digital shot across the bow designed to warn President Vladimir Putin that the US can use its cybertools more aggressively, according to current government officials.
By | Jun 12, 2019 at 2:27 pm
Online security hasn't been a big priority for US businesses, as a new report found that cyber attacks cost them upwards of $654 billion in 2018. Check out all the other details of the report there, including which industries are most targeted and how.
By | Jun 12, 2019 at 10:53 am
Russia’s regulations agency Roscomnadzor has told the country's top VPN providers to link their servers to the government's system. Only one VPN provider has officially complied: Kaspersky Secure Connection. All others will be blocked within a month. Here's why.
By | Jun 11, 2019 at 10:43 am
Google Chrome may be one of the most popular browsers out there, but it has provoked plenty of ire recently in the way that it handles ad-blocking extensions. Critics have suggested that recent changes to Chrome will make dedicated ad blocking plugins ineffective.
By | Jun 6, 2019 at 9:49 am
People wishing to travel to the US are now being asked to provide their social media details on visa applications, as well as their phone numbers from the past five years. These new visa rules are expected to impact 15 million people and give the US Government tonnes of data.
By | Jun 3, 2019 at 11:36 am
If you're fed up with being pestered every month to change your password, just as you've memorized your last one, then we have good news for you. Microsoft are in your corner, and have claimed that it is unnecessary.
By | May 30, 2019 at 2:38 pm
A large number of dating app users could be at risk for having their personal information stolen, as a security expert found an unprotected Chinese database filled with a lot of dating app user records.
By | May 24, 2019 at 12:09 pm
In the space of two weeks, there have been three landmark incidents in the use of facial recognition in the US and the UK. So why is the public fighting back against facial recognition and why now?
By | May 17, 2019 at 5:11 am
Booking a weekend away? You might want to double check exactly who your booking is going through, especially if you're using Airbnb, which has found itself in the middle of a rather involved fraudulent scheme. Here's how to make sure you don't get scammed.
By | May 16, 2019 at 8:54 am
Tensions between the US and Chinese-based tech giant Huawei aren't getting better any time soon, as the Trump administration has declared a national emergency over "threats to American technology." We explain what you need to know about this latest move against the Chinese firm.
By | May 15, 2019 at 9:43 am
Security researchers have discovered two big new vulnerabilities in popular Cisco routers which are used by hundreds of millions of enterprise companies around the globe. Here's why that's a big deal.
By | May 9, 2019 at 9:43 am
With constant news stories about tech companies breaking the law, or acting in morally dubious ways, Tech.co spoke to Ali Shah, the ICO’s new head of technology policy to find out how big tech companies can restore the trust of their users.
By | May 2, 2019 at 5:09 am
Avengers: Endgame took in a billion dollars in the five days after it opened, destroying box office records. It's the biggest movie opening ever, but some would-be audiences are searching for a free download – which makes it the best bait for online scammers.
By | May 1, 2019 at 12:03 pm
Facebook's developers conference, F8, is currently underway, and one of the latest bits of info to drop is that the company intends to expand its dating app, Facebook Dating. Included is a new feature named Secret Crush, which lets users discretely connect with fancied friends.