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Naked Security Live – “SMS scams: keep yourself and your family safe!”

6 hours 56 min ago
Naked Security Live - here's the recorded version of our latest video. Enjoy.

Blast from the past! Windows XP source code allegedly leaked online

Fri, 09/25/2020 - 10:39
Windows XP source code! Fair game to take a peek, or best to look away?

iPhone 12 scam pretends to be Apple “chatbot” – don’t fall for it!

Thu, 09/24/2020 - 05:59
If you got someone else's "free offer" in what looked like a misdirected message, would you take a peek?

Naked Security Live – “The Zerologon hole: are you at risk?”

Mon, 09/21/2020 - 03:16
Naked Security Live - here's the recorded version of our latest video. Enjoy.

A real-life Maze ransomware attack – “If at first you don’t succeed…”

Fri, 09/18/2020 - 10:58
The crooks wanted $15,000,000. They didn't get it. Huzzah!

Zerologon – hacking Windows servers with a bunch of zeros

Thu, 09/17/2020 - 06:13
Cryptography is hard. And cryptographic blunders can be hard to spot. This one was there for years...

Naked Security Live – “Should you worry about your wallpaper?”

Mon, 09/14/2020 - 05:36
Naked Security Live - here's the recorded version of our latest video. Enjoy.

Serious Security: Hacking Windows passwords via your wallpaper

Fri, 09/11/2020 - 10:33
Themes and wallpapers - how dangerous can they really be?

Fake web alerts – how to spot and stop them

Wed, 09/09/2020 - 08:00
How do you spot and deal with fake system alerts on both computers and mobile devices?

Monday review – catch up on our latest articles and videos

Mon, 09/07/2020 - 03:44
Our recent articles and videos, all in one place.

Phishing tricks – the Top Ten Treacheries of 2020

Fri, 09/04/2020 - 09:26
Here's the Top Ten - or perhaps we mean The Worst Ten. How many would you fall for?

Vishing scams use Amazon and Prime as lures – don’t get caught!

Thu, 09/03/2020 - 11:59
How do you deal with scam calls on a phone number you keep for emergencies?

Phishing scam uses Sharepoint and One Note to go after passwords

Wed, 09/02/2020 - 09:03
Not all phishing links appear right in the email itself...

Monday review – catch up on our latest articles and videos

Mon, 08/31/2020 - 06:15
Our recent articles and videos, all in one place.

Fake Android notifications – first Google, then Microsoft affected

Fri, 08/28/2020 - 08:49
Were you woken up by a bogus Android notification from Google or Microsoft this week?

Russian cybercrime suspect arrested in $1m ransomware conspiracy

Thu, 08/27/2020 - 07:34
When ransomware hits, there are always 3 questions. How much? Did they pay? And the big one: How did the crooks get in?

“Chrome considered harmful” – the Law of Unintended Consequences

Wed, 08/26/2020 - 11:58
A well-written article on the APNIC blog has provoked a thoughtful response from the Chromium coders - and we can all learn from it!

Monday review – catch up on our latest articles and videos

Mon, 08/24/2020 - 05:22
Our recent articles and videos, all in one place.

Outlook “mail issues” phishing – don’t fall for this scam!

Fri, 08/21/2020 - 11:57
We deconstruct an email phishing scam in detail so you don't have to!

Using AI to fight hand-crafted Business Email Compromise

Fri, 08/21/2020 - 09:10
Using natural language models to identify Business Email Compromise (BEC)

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