Monthly Archives: November 2011
Paul Ducklin joins Chet to talk about this week's news including giving your friends and family a hand at Thanksgiving, Android security, SCADA hacking and Google's WiFi mapping opt-out scheme.
If you're about to float your video game company on the stock exchange, probably the last thing you want is for a hacker to break into the personal details of some 13 million of your players.
Have you received a notification claiming that your PayPal email address has changed?
Spammed out messages attempt to steal personal information from PayPal users.
Yesterday, British police arrested an unnamed 52-year-old man in Milton Keynes for computer hacking related to the News of the World phone hacking fiasco.
Watch out for shopping scams as the seasonal shopping frenzy ramps up over the US Thanksgiving weekend.
Thanksgiving is coming up this weekend in the US. It's a holiday of gluttony and family time, and, according to The Atlantic, a chance to update your family's internet browsers.
Google's hackerishly hirsute Open Source Programs Manager, Chris DiBona, stormed the IT headlines this week.
He stuck his paddle into the computer security world and stirred...
Xbox Live customers are the latest gamers to fall victim to an online attack with thousands of accounts hit across 35 countries.
Telecommunications giant AT&T admitted that hackers organised an attack against 1% of its 100.7 million wireless account customers.
After writing about the hacking of SCADA systems I was contacted by one of the hackers, pr0f. I interviewed him via email to get his thoughts on how secure our critical infrastructure really is.
With the bring your own device (BYOD) gaining momentum, do you know how your users are managing to move their data to and fro? In all likelihood they are using the cloud. Read on for the risks and strategies to protect your sensitive information in the cloud.
UK police were able to foil attempts at disrupting the international web presence of the royal wedding. The site remained online despite record interest in the ceremony.
An attack that allegedly destroyed a pump at a municipal water processing facility has raised alarms about the security of critical infrastructure in the United States.
Earlier this week the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) released the first drafts of two new privacy standards aimed at simplifying and standardising how websites read and comply with web users’ privacy settings. So is it going to make a difference?
If you can figure out how to rename your router SSID to include "_nomap," Google is going to skip your wireless access point in its location-gobbling location services. Once again, a company that should be requesting our opt-in has pushed the onus to the user with an opt-out model.