By | Dec 26, 2018 at 8:00 am
There have been a growing number of sophisticated online scams throughout 2018, and we have had our eyes on all of them. From phishing schemes to malicious links, you will be able to spot them from miles away once you take a look at our 2018 scams roundup.
By | Dec 19, 2018 at 11:53 am
Twitter has been compelled by a UK court to reveal the user behind an account parodying the British pub chain JD Wetherspoon. Does this represent a dangerous precedent on the social media site by removing the right to privacy? Or is it a simple case of defamation?
By | Dec 19, 2018 at 10:00 am
London's Metropolitan Police have been trialling facial recognition technology in some of the busiest areas of the city recently. We went down to have a look at the operation and ask whether this tech will keep us safe, or whether it's another invasion of our privacy.
By | Dec 19, 2018 at 8:25 am
As we all hurtle towards Christmas Day, Facebook has delivered a festive surprise – a security breach that affects up to 6.8 millions users. The Facebook breach, which saw third-party apps given access to users’ photos without permission, is the latest in a long line of ...
By | Dec 19, 2018 at 7:46 am
A new study has revealed the world’s 100 worst passwords, and it’s an eye-opening read. If you’ve ever given into laziness and logged in with such classics as ‘123456’ or ‘password’, then we’ve got some bad news. Find out what made the list, and how to avoid bad ...
By | Nov 20, 2018 at 7:34 am
It has emerged that several UK-based companies are considering giving their employees surgically-implanted microchips. We look at companies that have done this in the past and whether this is the thin end of the wedge for intensive and intrusive employee scrutiny
By | Nov 8, 2018 at 11:47 am
Hackers looking to get their hands on the big bucks will often go after banks and even nation states. We run through some of the biggest hacking incidents in history, including a cyber war in Estonia and the JPMorgan Chase hack from 2014
By | Nov 7, 2018 at 12:08 pm
Not all hackers are bad. Some people just love breaking into networks so much they do it for fun, as a pastime. So what's driving these hackers to spend all their time hacking systems and networks if they're not even getting paid at the end of it?
By | Nov 6, 2018 at 12:44 pm
Ransomware is a big deal in the world of scams. In fact, it even predates the internet itself. We decided to take a look back over the long and storied history of online extortion and show you how to avoid being scammed in the future.
By | Nov 5, 2018 at 12:19 pm
With cyberwarfare always in the news, Tech.Co takes a look back over the history of cyberwarfare, including the first incident, the big Yahoo hack from 2013 and a joint US-Israeli project you've probably never heard of.
By | Oct 5, 2018 at 9:05 am
Everything you need to know about the Bloomberg Businessweek report which claims China infiltrated the US government and top companies including Amazon and Apple by placing tiny microchips on server motherboards manufactured in the country destined for the US market
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Huawei phones are effectively banned from sale in the US, due to suspicion of Chinese state involvement in the running of the company, and ties to the Chinese military that go right back to Huawei’s inception. How real is the threat, and would you be safe buying a Huawei phone?
By | Jun 6, 2018 at 6:04 am
Another month, another round of security threats and online scams. In the past week alone, it was reported that 500,000 routers worldwide are host to Russian-origin malware. The internet security news cycle means you're never far from breaking news of another data breach or ...