David Bisson

  David Bisson is an infosec news junkie and security journalist. He works as Contributing Editor for Graham Cluley Security News and Associate Editor for Tripwire's "The State of Security" blog.


David Bisson

536 Stories by David Bisson

Microsoft tracks Windows 7 and 8 users, harvesting more data

Security researchers have discovered that four recent updates to the Windows 7 and 8 operating systems allow Microsoft to collect a variety of usage...

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Aviva ‘revenge’ hack loses lucrative contract for company, ruins a man’s career

A man has received a sentence of 18 months in prison after he hacked into hundreds of mobile devices belonging to insurance company Aviva.

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Black Vine group, tied to Anthem hack, shared zero-days with rivals

The Black Vine hacking gang that attacked the aerospace industry, and healthcare firms such as Anthem, shared its zero-day exploits with other digital espionage...

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D’oh! Selfie video taken of iPhone thief thanks to security camera software

Security camera app means police in Los Angeles have video footage of man who burgled house and stole iPhone.

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Google Photos still grabs your snaps, even after you delete the app

Uninstalling Google Photos isn’t necessarily enough to stop your photos being uploaded to Google’s servers.

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Whoa! Nearly 5,000 new Android malware samples discovered each day in Q1 2015

Android’s malware problem is growing, says security firm.

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Malicious app hijacks Android phones to mine cryptocurrency… and gets slammed by the FTC

Apps like “Prized” are dangerous not only because they misrepresent themselves to consumers but also because they cost users’ time, resources, and money.

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An insider-trading hacker gang called FIN4 is being hunted by the SEC

The hunt is on for a hacking gang believed to have breached corporate email accounts in an attempt to steal sensitive information, such as...

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