Opera experienced a data breach earlier this week which has caused the browser-maker to reset Opera sync passwords. Opera took the precaution even though investigations are still on-going.
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A new variant of the dreaded ransomware has been discovered. It utilizes a fake Windows Update screen, in order to deceive users. However, it is actually encrypting files in the background.
If you've been a Dropbox customer since 2012 and haven't changed your password since then the service will notify you to reset your credentials. The company is adamant this is purely precautionary.
After announcing it was working on such a feature late last year, now HP has brought to market integrated privacy screens. The feature is called Sure View and keeps away prying eyes.
In the latest Dev update to Chrome OS quick unlocking, by means of a simple PIN, has been made available. Users have to enable it in the Chrome flags and Material Design menus, for now.
Malware are nasty programs that can create quite a havoc on our computers. As time passes by, they evolve exponentially. We would love to know your experience with these things in our latest poll!
A data dump of exploits supposedly taken from the NSA has revealed security flaws in Cisco's products. The company admitted the flaws are real but only one has been patched until now.
Free disk encryption software based on TrueCrypt. It adds enhanced security to the algorithms used for system and partitions encryption making it immune to new developments in brute-force attacks.
A new spam email supposedly containing a clip of presidentiable Hillary Clinton meeting with ISIS' leader is spreading on the internet. However, it only contains malware to infect the recipient.
A report by a security firm recently explored the recent trends when it comes to the Cerber ransomware. It has discovered that the developers and affiliates earn almost $1 million per year in profit.
Have a gorgeous laptop but a big, bulky lock on it? Kensington heard your complaints and has released a thinner lock that offers the same protections of the older model in a sleeker package.
A Trojan horse for Android has been discovered by security researchers, which steals users' banking information. The malware was discovered being distributed using Google's AdSense network.
A group of hackers claim to have hacked another group of hackers, the latter of whom are strongly tied to the NSA. If real, this is one of the few times the NSA has been publicly compromised.
Patrons of these hotels would do well to keep a close eye on their bank accounts and credit cards, because the malware has likely stolen sensitive data including payment details and security codes.
With the hype of the game Pokémon GO, a ransomware has been discovered, which was named after it. Once infected, it encrypts files, and it creates a backdoor account, for the hacker to control.
Elephone, a company known for making smartphones, has detailed plans for making a biometrically encrypted USB flash drive that uses an integrated fingerprint reader to encrypt and decrypt the drive.
A number of Canadian police departments, including those of Vancouver and Edmonton, have admitted to using controversial "stingray" technology to spy on citizens in a number of investigations.
A mirror of KickassTorrents recently returned online, after it was seized because of copyright complains. However, the domain only scams users, attempting to steal personal details.
Nearly two million accounts belonging to forum users on the popular Dev.dota2 site have reportedly been stolen and leaked online. They contain usernames, passwords and user identifiers.
Yesterday Microsoft release two cumulative updates for Windows 10. Buried inside those were a number of critical and important security patches dealing with the Windows kernel and drivers.
A new variant of ransomware designed for Android devices has been discovered. Dubbed "El Gato," the malware has the ability to encrypt files, and steal messages, while displaying a picture of a cat.
An O2 marketing campaign that was giving away free USB sticks to business customers, went horribly wrong after it was confirmed that some of the sticks were infected with viruses.
A group of scammers from Nigeria infected themselves with malware, which led to the revelation of how their crime works, and how they manage to steal money from businesses worldwide.
While ransomware has been famous for infecting a lot of PCs, it has also shown no mercy on mobile devices. And with this, two hackers demonstrated that it can also infect 'smart' thermostats.
Google is partnering with Dashlane and launching Open Yolo, whose aim is to help you no longer rely on passwords on Android. The open API will securely fetch your credentials for you.
Microsoft has introduced EdgeHTML 14, its most significant update to its Edge browser with the launch of Windows 10 Anniversary Update, which brings improved performance, efficiency, and security.
Government-linked hackers have targeted Iranian journalists, activists and other people, breaching Telegram accounts and absconding with 15 million phone numbers and IDs belonging to Iranian citizens.
Bad news has hit bitcoin traders today as one of the popular exchanges, Bitfinex, halted trading after announced it had found a security breach. Currently, $65 million are rumored to be missing.
Mozilla has extended security in Firefox. Known malware will be flagged with a red icon and the user will easily be able to delete the file. Lesser warnings will be given to other suspicious files.
The developers behind the Petya and Mischa ransomware have recently opened their cybercrime program to the public, allowing anyone to join them and further spread the program for a profit.
The developers behind the Petya and Mischa ransomware have leaked the decryption keys of its rival program Chimera. The hack also enabled them to integrate some of its code onto their own program.
After publishing details of the new handset prematurely today, BlackBerry has now officially announced the DTEK50, an upper-mid-range device running a "hardened" version of Android 6.0 Marshmallow.
France's data protection commission has said Microsoft is collecting too much information on users and that its PIN system is not secure enough. Microsoft has three months to comply with French law.
Vimtag's budget IP camera, the P1 Smart Cloud, exceeds its competitors in most categories. But platform usability is a small trade-off for the features of this home monitoring cam.
Firefox vowed to get rid of Flash from its browser entirely. After the company took a first step last year in banning outdated versions of the plugin, it's now blocking some Flash content by default.
Six critical security flaws were recently discovered in Dell's Sonicwall Global Management System. The software is used to monitor security network systems and infrastructure inside of enterprises.
The flaw in question affects equipment used by cell towers, radios, networks, and of course, our own mobile phones. While there's a patch available, most devices won't ever receive it.
A new piece of malware has been discovered, which secretly operates a victim's web camera, and steals information from them. It then blackmails victims into leaking company secrets.
The UK government has finally admitted that the wide-ranging powers over the digital world given to it by the Snooper's Charter would allow it to force companies into banning strong encryption.
Traditional ransomware encrypts user data and ransoms it for money. But a new strain of malicious software does away with the encryption bit and just deletes users' files even if they pay.
Yesterday's Patch Tuesday rollout upgraded Windows 10 to version 10586.494 but it also brought a big number of security fixes for all versions of Windows and Windows Server. Check them out here.
If you've been running around town chasing Pokémon, you may want to think twice. The app has a major security risk, in that when it asks for permission to a Google account, it gets full access.
A new report says that while malware and ransomware risks remain too high for comfort, the number of infections dropped dramatically - by 47.3% in the first half of 2016.
Avast Software recently announced that it will acquire its rival AVG Technologies for $1.3 billion. The two companies are known for offering internet security products like antivirus software.
Samsung is pushing out a security update for a number of its high-profile devices, including this year and last year's flagships. The update fixes 8 critical and 17 high-severity security flaws.
In an embarrassing security oversight flagged by security researcher, Amitay Dan, TP-Link lost control of the domain name used to manage its consumer routers, leaving computers prone to attack.
A security researcher has found an exploit-chain that can be used on Android devices with Qualcomm chips to break into the device's disk encryption. This exposes all of the user's data.
A new ransomware variant called EduCrypt was recently discovered. Although it encrypts a victim's files, it also provides the decryption key for free, and teaches the victim a lesson.
The Cyberspace Administration of China has issued new rules for app developers in a bid to combat violence, terrorism, money fraud, and porn. User logs will also be recorded and kept for 60 days.