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EU launches campaign into Europeans' fear of the internet

EU launches campaign into Europeans' fear of the internet

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Fear of the internet is stronger now than ever before. Hackers, data leaks, government corruption etc. etc. all contribute to a growing public concern over how to use the internet, ...

Rob Horgan
by Rob Horgan
on Apr 19th 2017 at 9:43AM
Hackers can obtain smartphone pin codes from the way users tilt the screen

Hackers can obtain smartphone pin codes from the way users tilt the screen

NEWS

With smartphones used to do everything from send emails to make bank transfers (don’t forget you can still text and make calls from them), the need for them to be ...

Rob Horgan
by Rob Horgan
on Apr 12th 2017 at 10:21AM
Wonga suffers huge security breach

Wonga suffers huge security breach

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Pay-day loan company Wonga has suffered a mammoth security breach that has seen the personal informaton of as many as 270,000 customers exposed. 

Jonathan Easton
by Jonathan Easton
on Apr 10th 2017 at 11:55AM
PCR Five for Friday (07/04/2017)

PCR Five for Friday (07/04/2017)

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Five for Friday is a weekly feature to give a brief roundup of our top five stories from the week that you might have missed. Think we left anything out? ...

Jonathan Easton
by Jonathan Easton
on Apr 7th 2017 at 11:20AM

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F-Secure acquires Little Flocker for undisclosed fee

F-Secure acquires Little Flocker for undisclosed fee

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Things just keep on getting better for security researcher Jonathan Zdziarski. After bagging a job at Apple earlier this month, it has now been revealed that his Mac security app ...

Rob Horgan
by Rob Horgan
on Apr 6th 2017 at 11:03AM
UK firms target of 'one of the largest' ever cyber hacks by China-based gang

UK firms target of 'one of the largest' ever cyber hacks by China-based gang

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An ‘unprecedented’ number of UK firms have been compromised by a China-based cyber crime gang, in what it being described as ‘one of the largest ever sustained global cyber espionage ...

Rob Horgan
by Rob Horgan
on Apr 4th 2017 at 10:38AM
Mobile banking voice-recognition technology being developed for iOS and Android devices

Mobile banking voice-recognition technology being developed for iOS and Android devices

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Mobile banking is about to get a whole lot more secure. Commissioned by Australian bank ANZ, Apple and iOS are working closely with app designers Nuance to create the first ...

Rob Horgan
by Rob Horgan
on Apr 3rd 2017 at 10:34AM
Internet security firms work to tackle 'easily hackable' Smart TVs

Internet security firms work to tackle 'easily hackable' Smart TVs

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Internet security firms have a new problem to tackle. With Smart TVs becoming not only popular but standardised, the threat of cyber attacks at home is increasing. As Smart TV ...

Rob Horgan
by Rob Horgan
on Apr 3rd 2017 at 10:15AM
PCR Five for Friday (31/03/2017)

PCR Five for Friday (31/03/2017)

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Five for Friday is a weekly feature to give a brief roundup of our top five stories from the week that you might have missed. Think we left anything out? ...

Jonathan Easton
by Jonathan Easton
on Mar 31st 2017 at 10:53AM
Encryption ban would be 'waste of government time and money', claim experts

Encryption ban would be 'waste of government time and money', claim experts

NEWS

The UK government would be ‘wasting its time and money’ if it attempted to ban end-to-end encryption from services such as WhatsApp, according to many industry experts. In fact, it ...

Rob Horgan
by Rob Horgan
on Mar 29th 2017 at 10:10AM

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