A new study finds that privacy is more of a concern for smartphone users than screen size, phone brand, weight, or camera resolution.
Meanwhile, 80% of users won't download apps they don't trust. (Hurray! Let us now nag the other 20%.)
"Honey, why are the lights flashing 'URPWN3D' in Morse code?"
If you spent a cool $60 each on light globes (bulbs) from the Apple store...
...how much security would you expect?
How does a bug in Android put your Bitcoins at risk? Why did the City of London bin its bins? What was Unpatch Wednesday? What to do with a 3D printer after you've made your own gun?
Find out in 60 seconds!
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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...
So many vulnerabilities are doom-and-gloom that you'd be forgiven for wondering if there are ever any at which you are allowed an uncomplicated chuckle.
The guys at Trustwave found one!
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Are you prepared to accept a digital equivalent of locking your keys in the car forever?
Or would you prefer to have what amounts to a backdoor to your own, or worse still, to other people's, personal information?
Hot on the heels of the so-called "master key" bug in Android comes what Chinese Android researchers are calling "a similar vulnerability."
They've definitely found a bug, and an another embarrassing one for Google's coders, too...
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!
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 patent covers technology to match at least one facial landmark between the pre-funny-face and during-funny-face images. If Google develops the technology, we can prepare ourselves for grimacing public displays and associated melodroidma.