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Uber 'shared trip' data leaked into Google search results

Thu, 09/03/2015 - 10:52
More than three dozen Uber trips was cached by the search engine. These "shared trip" pages often includes exact address data, such as a home, or work addresses.

How Microsoft's data case could unravel the US tech industry

Thu, 09/03/2015 - 07:48
The case, if lost, could see a mass exodus of international customers from the US cloud.

Latest security flaw to destroy all business? 'Sanity check' your cybercrime statistics

Thu, 09/03/2015 - 05:44
The difficulty telling fact from fiction in cybercrime news has been getting worse over the past few years. For decision makers, this means a "sanity check" on reported stats should be in your everyday toolkit.

Netflix Sleepy Puppy XSS flaw detection tool goes open source

Thu, 09/03/2015 - 02:26
The tool aims to make XSS vulnerability detection easier and more efficient through secondary application tests.

Google patches 29 vulnerabilities in latest Chrome release

Thu, 09/03/2015 - 02:00
Cross-origin bypass flaws alongside disabling Flash-based ads dominate this round of updates.

New security flaws found in popular IoT baby monitors

Wed, 09/02/2015 - 07:54
Even internet-connected baby monitors aren't immune to hacking, including some flaws that are easy to exploit.

The shadiest characters in the world of top-level domains

Wed, 09/02/2015 - 05:32
Research shows that a number of top-level domains are almost exclusively used for malicious purposes.

Applock riddled with security holes, researcher claims

Wed, 09/02/2015 - 04:42
A researcher claims the app locker not only doesn't encrypt user data -- but hides them where attackers can root them out.

IoT malware and ransomware attacks on the incline: Intel Security

Tue, 09/01/2015 - 19:11
Intel Security has released a five-year retrospective report on industry threats, finding people have become dependent on devices at the cost to their security and privacy, allowing malware and ransomware attacks to rapidly grow.

Webroot launches IoT toolkit to protect connected home devices

Tue, 09/01/2015 - 07:00
A new layer of defence for protecting connected home devices against cyberattack has been created through Webroot's IoT tools.

Avast, Qualcomm tag team to protect devices at the kernel level

Tue, 09/01/2015 - 05:56
The companies are working at the hardware level to protect mobile devices from malware and zero-day threats.

Modular CoreBot poses severe threat to data protection, privacy

Tue, 09/01/2015 - 04:57
The bolt-on malware highlights the evolution of malicious software designed to infiltrate systems and steal sensitive data.

Samsung connected home fridge becomes weapon in MITM attacks

Tue, 09/01/2015 - 04:21
It is no longer only PCs and mobile devices which may harbor an attack designed to steal your data -- could your fridge be next? [Updated]

NT Police cracks down on crime with facial recognition technology

Tue, 09/01/2015 - 01:13
Northern Territory Police have implemented NEC's NeoFace Reveal solution to help it identify persons of interest using its existing database.

Big hacks, big data add up to blackmailer's dream

Mon, 08/31/2015 - 22:50
Do the data records stolen in a pair of recent hacks signal the start of something more sinister?

Brazil tops cyberattack ranking in LatAm

Mon, 08/31/2015 - 14:31
The country has seen more than 27 million attacks this year so far, says research

iPhone malware KeyRaider stole thousands of Apple logins

Mon, 08/31/2015 - 12:21
Researchers called this the "largest known Apple account theft caused by malware."

How Qualcomm plans to make phones and tablets safe from malware

Mon, 08/31/2015 - 12:03
A new security approach built into the Snapdragon 820 chip next year will provide protection from zero-day and other malware attacks.

Microsoft's Project Sonar: Malware detonation as a service

Mon, 08/31/2015 - 12:02
Microsoft's 'Project Sonar' service, which analyzes millions of potential exploit and malware samples in virtual machines, may be available to users outside the company in the not-too-distant future.

US plans 'unprecedented' sanctions against China over hacks

Mon, 08/31/2015 - 08:20
Sanctions -- should they go ahead -- could land as early as mid-September.