Bitcoin is in the news again.
Seems that a random number problem on the Android platform is letting crooks get away with cryptographic fraud to make off with other people's BTCs...
Researchers at SophosLabs have come across samples of Android malware exploiting the so-called "Master Key" vulnerability.
Paul Ducklin investigates and explains...
A thief who stole a woman's iPhone forgot to turn off the auto-upload image feature. So the victim turned his adventures into a blog called 'life of a stranger who stole my phone'.
iPhones and iPads will be vulnerable until they get the iOS 7 update, which is scheduled for release later this year. Until then, you might want to avoid plugging into sleazy charging stations, though truth be told, a successful attack sounds kind of James Bond-ishly esoteric.
It's one thing to say, "Turn it on for everybody everywhere by default!" But actually getting to ubiquitous HTTPS was a pain in the … umm... browser.
But now, Facebook says, after a load of blood, sweat and programming tears, and with the exception of some mobile phones, it's a "dream come true."
How safe is the SIM in your mobile phone? Could it be remotely infected with malware?
Possibly - watch this week's 60 Second Security video and find out more!
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Are cryptographic holes the new buffer overflows?
Take a look at this week's 60 Second Security video and let us know what you think!
What's up with WhatsApp? A worm is changing contact group names to "Priyanka" as it crawls through, and sometimes renames all contact names in worst-case scenarios.
This month's "computer security elephant in the room" story is the news of a gaping security hole in Android application security.
Paul Ducklin gives you a visual explanation of what the problem is all about, and offers some simple advice.
The ACLU joined other legal activist groups to file a brief in what they call a potentially pivotal case in determining whether the government needs a warrant to track our mobile phones.
A Canadian police officer who pleaded guilty to planting spyware on his wife's BlackBerry, suspecting that she was having an affair, gets a slap on the wrist after claiming that he didn't know that planting the cyber bug was a crime.
UK researcher Jack Whitten found that a few easy back-and-forths with Facebook SMS updates on his mobile phone could let him reset passwords on others' accounts. Facebook gives him $20k for finding it. That deserves a 'Like'!