- News tagged "security"
Friday, 15 Jul 2016
Researchers at Vectra Networks have uncovered a vulnerability in Microsoft's Web Point-and-Print Protocol, which will potentially put Windows machines at risk to malware infection. More details about this bug and its fix after the jump.
Tuesday, 12 Jul 2016
Aztech has just launched the WIPC411FHD, a Full-HD wireless IP camera that can pan and tilt.
Tuesday, 5 Jul 2016
Security researcher Dymtro Oleksiuk has uncovered a critical flaw in the BIOS of Lenovo PCs that could let attackers circumvent Windows' basic security protocols. However, while the vulnerability was found on Lenovo PCs, other manufacturers using the same BIOS software could also be vulnerable.
Sunday, 12 Jun 2016
In an unprecedented move to tighten security, all computers used officially by public servants in Singapore will be cut off from the Internet from May next year.
Wednesday, 8 Jun 2016
A vulnerability in Facebook Messenger allowed attackers to alter users' chat histories, which means malicious actors could then insert links to malware or tamper with details of transactions conducted over the chat messenger.
Sunday, 8 May 2016
In what is one of the biggest data breaches in history, millions of Gmail, Hotmail and Yahoo Mail accounts have been compromised with usernames and passwords currently being sold in the Russian criminal underworld. Yep, you should probably change your password.
Wednesday, 20 Apr 2016
Google just released its Android Security Annual report where it highlights several measures to protect users from security threats.
Friday, 15 Apr 2016
Microsoft has sued the US Justice Department over its right to inform customers when the government has accessed their data. Microsoft is sometimes bound by secrecy orders that prohibit it from telling its customers about requests of this nature.
Tuesday, 8 Mar 2016
British firm OpenWorks Engineering has developed an innovative way of capturing drones without destroying them. Hit the link to find out more!
Tuesday, 1 Mar 2016
A New York court has denied the US government's request for assistance in unlocking an iPhone in a drug smuggling case. While unrelated to Apple's tussle with the FBI in the San Bernardino shooter's case, the ruling could still serve as a boost for Apple's pro-privacy stance.