• News tagged "security"

Sunday, 12 Jun 2016

Singapore public servants' computers to have no Internet access from May next year

Singapore public servants' computers to have no Internet access from May next year

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 flaw in Facebook Messenger actually allowed attackers to alter chat histories

A flaw in Facebook Messenger actually allowed attackers to alter chat histories

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

PSA: Huge data breach of millions of Gmail, Hotmail and Yahoo Mail accounts (Updated)

PSA: Huge data breach of millions of Gmail, Hotmail and Yahoo Mail accounts (Updated)

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 scans over 6 billion installed Android apps daily for security threats

Google scans over 6 billion installed Android apps daily for security threats

Google just released its Android Security Annual report where it highlights several measures to protect users from security threats.

Friday, 15 Apr 2016

Microsoft sues US government over right to inform customers about government data requests

Microsoft sues US government over right to inform customers about government data requests

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

This shoulder-mounted cannon can take down a drone safely with a parachute

This shoulder-mounted cannon can take down a drone safely with a parachute

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

Apple scores key legal victory that could help it in privacy battle against FBI

Apple scores key legal victory that could help it in privacy battle against FBI

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.

Thursday, 18 Feb 2016

Tim Cook's letter to customers: Apple won't help FBI create iOS 'backdoor'

Tim Cook's letter to customers: Apple won't help FBI create iOS 'backdoor'

Apple CEO, Tim Cook, has posted an open letter to Apple customers announcing that the company will oppose an order from a U.S. Federal judge asking it to help the FBI access data on an iPhone used by the San Bernardino shooter, Syed Farook.

Wednesday, 17 Feb 2016

New Android malware can steal and wipe smartphone contents

New Android malware can steal and wipe smartphone contents

A new malware called Mazar Bot spreads via text message, and it gains administrator rights on your Android-based smartphone.

Wednesday, 10 Feb 2016

You can add free 2GB storage to your Google Drive account today

You can add free 2GB storage to your Google Drive account today

And we found out that the process is fast and painless. Hop inside to get the instructions.

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