MasterCard and Syniverse are running a pilot scheme that aims to reduce credit card fraud by making sure that a customer's card and mobile phone are in the same location when the card is used.
Do you use a mobile device? (Of course you do!)
Read Sophos researcher Vanja Svajcer's paper, "Mobile Security Threat Report," and check out our expert tips for keeping the crooks away...
Surely not another payment card breach? Android malware that jumps the airgap? And what's this about a Privacy Plan Diet?
60 Sec Security - 01 Feb 2014.
Leaky logic leaves logins loose in logfiles; mendacious mails menace Macs with Mavericks malware, and criminal contractor compromises Korean credit company!
60 Sec Security - 25 Jan 2014...
Outriders is a BBC Radio 5 Live programme that describes itself as "exploring the frontiers of the web."
On this week's show, host Jamillah Knowles interviewed Naked Security's Paul Ducklin about security and safety on line over the festive season...
Our latest Security Threat Report is out!
It's a free download (no registration required), and we think you're going to love it, because it paints a fascinating picture of the evolving threat from cybercrime...
According to a News Limited report, customers visiting clothing retailer Witchery's mobile website were able to get at the PII of other users via a feature called "track my order."
Customers could also view every order currently being processed, not just their own...
At this week's Virus Bulletin conference in Berlin, two SophosLabs researchers will present a paper on ads and adware in the mobile ecosystem.
We'd love to put *your* questions and comments to them from the conference floor - so here's your chance to have your say...
The UK is to trial a national emergency alerting system based on text messaging to your mobile phone.
Other countries have already done this, so it sounds uncontroversial - but can it be made to work safely and securely?
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%.)
Facebook has introduced a new way to utilize its services on Android mobile phones. Facebook Home streamlines keeping in touch with friends, their photos, Likes and shares. The issue is how it impacts your privacy, even if you choose not to use it yourself.
The second of two FTC reports on kids' mobile apps shows that the industry hasn't improved with regards to privacy, with many apps sharing personal information with third parties, all without notifying parents or asking for their permission.
Do you always turn WiFi off on your smartphone before leaving the house or work? You might think there's no harm in having WiFi turned on but not connected to a network, but that's not necessarily the case.