The attacker who stole Hacking Team’s data gained access to an employee’s computer while the victim was still logged in, as Simon PG Edwards explains.
Watch this video and see for yourself, just how easy it is for hackers to spy upon your internet activity… if you’re not properly protected when using a public WiFi hotspot.
An ingenious team of Israeli security researchers at Tel Aviv University have discovered a way to steal secret encryption keys using a gadget so small it can be hidden inside some pita bread.
Read more in my article on the We Live Security blog.
Reddit is the latest in a series of popular websites to announce that it will be switching to HTTPS by default, protecting their visitors with secure connections.
Think you can spot the difference between the world’s top search engines?
Hint: it’s security-related.
The LastPass hack may rattle some people’s faith in password managers, but the truth is that they’re a heck of a lot safer than the alternative.
Read more in my article on the Optimal Security blog.
Perhaps unwittingly, the Sunday Times has revealed on video everything you need to know about its recent Edward Snowden report.
Hackers have attacked LastPass, the popular online password manager, and stolen data.
If you’re a user, you might be wise to reset your master password and ensure that multi-factor authentication is enabled.
The number of monthly active Facebook users is now close to 1.5 billion, and by my reckoning at least twelve of them are likely to be using PGP.
Nevertheless, this sounds like a good move…
Read more in my article on the Hot for Security blog.
Eris Industries says it simply cannot engage in business if it is forced to incorporate cryptographic backdoors that can be accessed by MI5 and GCHQ.
The first of many?
The UK government’s plans for a Snooper’s Charter and backdoors on secure messaging applications don’t prove popular with one technology company.
Six months after the world was warned about the POODLE bug, some online banks don’t seem to have received the memo.
Some 1500 iOS apps have been found to contain a serious vulnerability that could be exploited by hackers to spy on communications, steal passwords and bank account information. What do you think Apple should do about it?
Read more in my article on the Intego Mac Security blog.
Hip business messaging app Slack has acknowledged that it has been hacked, with customer names, email addresses and other information exposed.
Some of the most popular Android and iOS apps remain impacted by the FREAK flaw, and could open the door for hackers to steal passwords and personal information.