News, opinion, advice and research on computer security threats from Sophos
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Apple has yanked an app from its iTunes App Store that allowed Instagram users to follow their friends’ activities on the social network.
Medtronic's latest problem is in their Valleylab electrosurgical generators used by surgeons things like cauterisation during operations.
Microsoft said CCPA is good news, given the failure of Congress to pass a comprehensive privacy protection law at the federal level.
Or your small/new channel, or to shut you down if you use an ad blocker, though a clause in its new ToS is leading people to fear the worst.
Apple may care about your privacy but that doesn't mean it gets it right all the time, especially when it comes to training its Siri AI assistant.
The update fixes 11 mainly high-severity security flaws in Windows and GeForce graphics card drivers, including three in the program used to update them.
The SIM-swap victim knew he was in trouble when he got a 3:30 a.m. message about his phone service being cut off.
With more than 440,000 customers, SmarterASP.NET is said to be one of the most popular ASP.NET hosting providers.
Microsoft has urged people to patch their Windows systems following the appearance of mass BlueKeep exploits just over a week ago.
Researchers noticed that the main app configuration file, ADBMobileConfig.json, contained settings that could lead to security problems.
The text-generating AI has only been released in neutered forms until now, for fear it would be used to mass-produce fake news and spam.
Aventura allegedly imported cheap cameras and network-enabled security gear from China, then slapped US flag stickers on them.
Shuffling people into - surprise! - cobwebby rat traps has been a snap. Actual vetting may help, plus a new guarantee of 100% refunds.
From hackable voice assistants to ISPs allegedly lying about encrypted DNS, and everything in between. It's weekly roundup time.
An IT project manager has pleaded guilty to accessing the email account of a former client's CEO, said reports this week.
This week’s bold rebrand of Facebook to FACEBOOK can’t hide the growing sense that nobody is happy with the company right now.
Bandits? Egg hurling?! Up to 92.5% visibility obscured??!! Don't share this turkey, but do let us know if you decide to test your wipers!
BlueKeep's back, ransomware batters Spain, and yet more sextortion - listen now!
An old piece of malware is storming the WordPress community, enabling its perpetrators to take control of sites and inject code of their choosing.
The bug is identified as CVE-2019-18408, a high-priority ‘use-after-free’ bug when dealing with a failed archive.