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User account details for millions of email accounts from popular services have been leaked. High-profile services such as Gmail, Yahoo Mail, Hotmail and Mail.ru are affected.
40 scared passengers refused to fly on a Qantas airliner that had been temporarily grounded, after a Wi-Fi hotspot was discovered with the name 'Mobile Detonation Device', sparking a security scare.
Researchers from University of Michigan and Microsoft have found worrying flaws in Samsung's SmartThings IoT platform that allows attackers to gain access to homes and snoop on users.
Promising "tomorrow's technology, today", Sirin is launching a new Android handset next month that it says will feature "the most advanced technology available... with almost military-grade security."
The number of people accessing popular social networking website Facebook via internet anonymity program Tor has significantly increased, with the company recording over a million logins over 30 days.
Google put out its second annual security report for Android. While overall the results seem to be positive, there are still millions of devices at risk even when sticking to the official Play store.
WordPress.com, the paid side of WordPress, has started to utilize the Let's Encrypt project to enable HTTPS for all of the websites with custom domains that are hosted on the service.
A new ransomware called Maktub has been discovered. In order to lure in victims, a legitimate-looking email is sent, containing the victim's home address, together with a demand to pay an invoice.
Adobe has released an emergency patch that addresses a recently discovered flaw in Flash. The vulnerability has already been exploited in the wild in ransomware programs and exploit kits.
In the third release of Firefox for iOS, the browser maker has made the password manager more secure and has included features to make browsing the web even faster.
A severe vulnerability was recently discovered that affected Apple's OS X and iOS operating systems. It could allow for an attacker to execute arbitrary binaries and even load unsigned kernel code.
Today, Synology released a major update to their popular DSM operating system for NAS devices, adding many new features and functionality. Best of all, the update is free.
The massive “malvertising” campaign is targeting users on popular sites including the BBC, MSN, AOL, The New York Times, and nfl.com. Vulnerabilities in Flash and Silverlight are being exploited.
The latest update to the San Bernardino case suggests that law enforcement may be able to compel Apple into providing access to the iOS source code or the tech giant's private signature.
In a new proof of concept attack, a team from Michigan State University has demonstrated an ability to successfully spoof fingerprints and gain access to two flagship Android smartphones.
ISIS has just suffered a massive data leak, with tens of thousands of names and addresses of its members ending up in the hands of authorities - and all because of a stolen USB drive.
A new type of malware is spreading on Android devices in a corners of the world. The trojan steals login information for banking and financial apps, as well as two-factor authentication codes.
Invoking a new tab in Microsoft's classic browser running on Windows 8 and 7 will apparently trigger the message, ‘Microsoft recommends upgrading to Windows 10.' in yet another push to sway users.
Microsoft has released a cumulative update containing a large number of security updates, affecting a variety of Windows subsystems that contained previously unannounced remote code execution bugs.
Researchers from UCI have discovered a major hole in the security of the 3D printing process, which could allow hackers to reverse-engineer the printer's source code and engage in corporate espionage.
Following endorsements from several other companies in the tech world, Microsoft is now also publicly backing Apple in its fight against the FBI over access to the San Bernadino killer's phone.
An issue recently discovered by a startup regarding iPhone's Touch ID, found that imprinting a fingerprint on Play-Doh, then on the sensor can make the phone believe a real fingerprint was used.
Linux Mint users have received an update to the mintUpdate package which will alert users if they're infected with the TSUNAMI backdoor. The backdoor can give hackers remote access to systems.
Despite most of the tech industry's support for Apple in its case against the FBI, Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates argued in a recent interview that Apple should comply with the agency's demands.
Apple's tough stance on upholding the privacy of customer data appears to have been an exception to the rule, as the company repeatedly complied with the U.S. federal government for past requests.
Apple will not comply with a federal order to modify or decrypt the iPhone used by the San Bernardino shooter, because this would undermine its customers' trust and security features of its products.
The final version of Opera 12 has been released with security fixes. As it's the last version of the browser on XP SP1, users are being urged to update their OS and use Opera 35.
Microsoft released important fixes and updates for Windows 10, but the company also addressed security flaws in older versions of its operating system. This included six issues, deemed 'Critical'.
SpiderOak wants to bring privacy and security to team collaboration projects. The software - currently under development - is called 'Semaphor' and offers encrypted collaboration sessions.
In a blog post today, Google has outlined a couple of small, but noticeable, changes aimed at providing better security feedback for users of their Gmail web clients.
More than 22,000 FBI and 9000 Homeland Security employees have had personal information leaked online today, after a hacker or group of hackers got access to the Department of Justice's intranet.
In a happy surprise, Google appears to once more be offering users 2GB of free online storage if they complete a simple security check in a promotion coinciding with Safer Internet Day.
Comodo is under fire from Google's Tavis Ormandy after a serious hole was found in the Chromodo browser, leaving users at substantial risk. The security firm has still not deployed a reliable fix.
In an effort to lessen fake content on the internet, Google has announced that it will start warning users if they stumble upon websites that try to steal information through deceptive downloads.
Although the LG G3 was released a few years ago, a new vulnerability has been discovered. Luckily, LG has patched it already and encourages those with the device to update.
Microsoft's new Edge browser has a privacy mode that's not as private as it seems. By doing some digging, users' complete browsing history could potentially be vulnerable to attackers.
AV-Test Institute's latest findings show that Microsoft has significantly advanced its stock anti-malware offering. And surprisingly, Windows Defender protects better on Windows 8 than Windows 10.
As data and information management becomes a critical part of any organization's functions, market research firm Gartner says 90 percent of organizations will have a Chief Data Officer by 2019.
Researchers discovered a number of smart home devices that leaked user data, including Nest's learning thermostat and a security camera that broadcasted completely non-encrypted video streams.
Splashdata's top 25 passwords used for the year of 2015 are out, and it appears that mankind still can't be bothered to offer any creativity to stave off potential hackers.
A zero-day exploit was found in the Linux kernel, which leaves hundreds of millions vulnerable to attack. Android users are most vulnerable due to lack of security patches and outdated OS versions.
Password Manager, bundled with the company's consumer suite for Windows, was found by Google to expose passwords and allow remote code execution via open HTTP RPC ports.
Microsoft released a bunch of critical and important security patches through last night's KB3124266, a cumulative update for Windows 10, that's available now through Windows Update.
While attempting to play Diablo III, a student has discovered a bug in NVIDIA video cards. The GPU refuses to erase the old memory from an old app, exposing what could be private information.
A phishing campaign has been discovered by the Comodo Group that is designed to mislead potential WhatsApp users into installing a trojan horse that can allow attackers to steal personal information.
The US administration's representatives are trying to get tech companies, like Microsoft, Apple and Twitter to go along with plans to fight ISIS and other terrorist groups that have a presence online.
Named 'Presence', the new camera adds a new level of sophistication to home security by using a combination of technologies to distinguish specific objects to go beyond mere motion detection.
According to a database run by the U.S. government, the number of disclosed and fixed vulnerabilities by product was led by OS X, iOS and Flash, with Android at #20 and Windows at #14.
BlackBerry has said that it will continue to operate in Pakistan, after discussions led to the government dropping its demands for "unfettered access" to the company's email and messaging servers.