By | Jan 11, 2019 at 10:54 am
A Massachusetts man, associated with hacktivist group Anonymous, has been sentenced to ten years behind bars for starting a DDoS attack against Boston Children's Hospital, as well as a $443,000 fine. The attack crippled the hospital, rendering it ineffective for several days.
By | Mar 20, 2019 at 8:36 am
A new report from security company AV-Comparatives has revealed that only 80 of the most popular Android antivirus apps give you effective protection and only 23 of those apps can guarantee a 100% threat-detection rate, highlighting the need for proper Android security.
By | Mar 8, 2019 at 9:03 am
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has published a note outlining his vision for turning the social network into a "privacy-focused" platform. This is a complete reversal of its previous actions, so can we actually believe him? And, if it is true, what will the new Facebook look like?
By | Feb 28, 2019 at 8:40 am
With crytocurrencies, new data and privacy laws, and impending regulation of internet giants, the internet is changing. We sat down with HTC's Phil Chen to learn more about the internet of tomorrow and whether the future is, indeed, bright.
By | Mar 7, 2019 at 3:10 pm
Chinese telecommunications and smartphone tech giant Huawei is suing the US government over a ban on their technology that the company alleges singled them out for punishment without a trial.
By | Jan 2, 2019 at 4:29 pm
The Communications and Information Technology Commission of Saudi Arabia insisted that Netflix removed the second episode of The Patriot Act, titled Saudi Arabia, which covers the murder of Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Netflix complied, to global dismay.
By | Dec 31, 2018 at 7:00 am
After a wild 2018 that saw some of the biggest names in tech mired in controversy, let’s hope tech companies and CEOs take note of a certain time-honored tradition and resolve to be better in 2019. We round up the companies and CEOs most in need of new year's resolutions.
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?