Alerted to exposed credentials, users do something about it roughly a quarter of the time
Between February and March this year, after Google released a Chrome extension called Password Checkup to check whether people's username and password combinations had been stolen and leaked from website dat...
You never know, we might figure out how not to screw up in future
Analysis In the clearest possible sign that the US intelligence services live within their own political bubble, the director of national intelligence has asked Congress to reauthorize a spying program that the NSA itself decided t...
Sandbox services are bursting with sensitive info from unwitting companies
Companies are inadvertently leaving confidential files on the internet for anyone to download ? after uploading the documents to malware-scanning websites that make everything public.?
Shopping centres, museums and conference centres all found to be using tech
Facial recognition is being extensively deployed on privately owned sites across the UK, according to an investigation by civil liberties group Big Brother Watch.?
Omnishambles just keeps on rolling and you're paying for it
Sussex Police's probe of the infamous London Gatwick airport drone fiasco of Christmas 2018 has doubled in cost to nearly £900,000 ? and the bungling force still hasn't arrested the person or persons responsible.?
The boss that went rogue and cocked a snook at the corporate policy he wrote
On Call With the gateway to the weekend upon us, it is time to crack open the On Call files once again to enjoy a tale from one of those brave engineers at the front line of the tech world.?
Mostly the public adversely affected
A young man who DoSed two British police forces' websites has been sentenced to 16 months in a young offenders' institution.?
Clickjacking code found on sites with 43 million daily visits total
Analysis Clickjacking, which came to the attention of security types more than a decade ago, continues to thrive, despite defenses deployed since then by browser makers.?
Thinking US again? You'd be wrong
Comment In a report that has left lawmakers across the globe reeling, the Wall Street Journal on Wednesday claimed a smartphone maker helped government officials in Uganda access encrypted texts on a handset used by one of its own citizens, and track the device's...
Chipzilla patches firmware, drivers, SDKs
Hot on the heels of Patch Tuesday fixes from Microsoft, Apple, Adobe, and SAP, Intel has dropped its monthly security bundle to address a series of seven CVE-listed vulnerabilities in its firmware and software.?