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Bug bounties: Which companies offer researchers cash?

Wed, 11/25/2015 - 06:43
A list of hundreds of companies and what they offer in return for vulnerability reports has been released.

​Dell in hot water again as second 'Superfish' root certificate surfaces

Wed, 11/25/2015 - 05:16
After the discovery of eDellroot, Dell users now need to revoke trust for a second root certificate that makes them an easy target on a Wi-Fi hotspot.

Tor Project appeals for help to carry on, expand anti-spying network

Wed, 11/25/2015 - 05:13
If you rely on Tor to hide your online activity, you might want to remember few good things in life are free.

Fifth suspect arrested over TalkTalk hack

Wed, 11/25/2015 - 04:36
An 18-year-old is being accused of blackmail relating to the devastating cyberattack.

​Samsung Knox surpasses 4 million users

Tue, 11/24/2015 - 20:23
Samsung has announced that over the last two years its Knox solution has been gaining momentum within the enterprise security market.

LabMD breach case more fuel for on-going-harm debate

Tue, 11/24/2015 - 16:31
When, and how many times, is a consumer harmed in a data breach and when does liability end for the company breached?

Hilton says point-of-sale systems hit with malware

Tue, 11/24/2015 - 15:47
Hilton Worldwide said it discovered that malware designed to poach payment card data was active in late 2014 and for a period in 2015.

The biggest tech turkeys of 2015

Tue, 11/24/2015 - 15:00
ZDNet presents the worst tech products and services, embarrassing decisions, and other screw-ups of the year.

UK boosts spending on cyber army to launch hack attacks on enemies

Tue, 11/24/2015 - 07:52
The UK's Strategic Defence and Security Review earmarks more spending on cyber offensive capabilities.

Amazon force-resets some account passwords, citing password leak

Tue, 11/24/2015 - 07:39
It's not clear how many accounts are affected.

​Google's soaring piracy link-removal requests hit 65 million last month

Tue, 11/24/2015 - 07:14
Piracy-related link takedown requests received by Google continue to climb, despite the availability of legitimate alternatives such as Spotify and Netflix.

More Singapore consumers fear tapping Wi-Fi hotspots than public loos

Tue, 11/24/2015 - 06:46
Almost 70 percent believe it's riskier to use public Wi-Fi than public toilets, while more Singapore consumers think their credit card data will be stolen online than from their wallets, reveals Norton survey.

UK suspects arrested for helping malware bypass antivirus protection

Tue, 11/24/2015 - 06:11
A man and woman are in hot water for offering a service which made malware undetectable.

Yahoo declares war on ad blockers, blocks email access

Tue, 11/24/2015 - 04:39
Let's hope Yahoo is on top of its malvertising problem, then.

​How to remove Dell's 'Superfish 2.0' root certificate - permanently

Tue, 11/24/2015 - 04:21
Dell's eDellroot certificate blunder exposes users to a range of malicious attacks but guidance is now available for its permanent removal.

United Airlines takes 6 months to patch severe security flaws

Tue, 11/24/2015 - 03:57
The fanfare surrounding the airline's new bug bounty seems somewhat pointless, now.

Shorten labels disruptive technologies as genuine national security threats

Mon, 11/23/2015 - 23:44
Opposition Leader Bill Shorten has said it is important that security agencies counter the use of online attacks and 3D printers.

Dell admits preinstalling root certificate and pledges to remove it

Mon, 11/23/2015 - 18:38
Out-of-the-box machines from PC giant Dell have been preinstalled with an 'unintended' security vulnerability.

Australians losing AU$1.2b to online crime: Norton

Mon, 11/23/2015 - 17:39
Norton by Symantec has found in its latest security report that 3.7 million Australians were impacted by online crime in the last year.

Skype, WhatsApp, and Yelp access your data hundreds of times, but nobody knows why

Mon, 11/23/2015 - 16:41
Skype is one of the worst offenders, reading hundreds of contacts every few hours.