Tech companies fear encryption could be outlawed
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Trump’s promise to get tough with tech

The surprise election of the Donald, Prince of Orange in the US election, is alarming tech-companies which are worried that he could kill off encryption.

UK spends $2 billion for cyber security
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Wednesday, 02 November 2016 11:05

UK spends $2 billion for cyber security


Apparently private enterprise does not hold all the answers

The cash-strapped British government is preparing to write a $2 billion cheque to increase cyber security.

Google drops Microsoft in it with security flaw disclosure
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Lets Apple off but makes Microsoft customers vulnerable

After allowing Apple six months to fix a critical zero-day flaw, it seems that the Google security team gave Microsoft just 10 days to fix something before going public.

Homeland security looks at Internet of Things
Published in Wearables


The lightbulbs are revolting

The Obama administration has ordered Homeland Security to come up with a cunning plan to make the Internet of Things devices more secure after a huge DoS attack on major websites.

Bug in Intel chips threatens security
Published in News
Wednesday, 19 October 2016 18:28

Bug in Intel chips threatens security

Wooden flaw

Researchers claim that they have discovered a bug in Intel chips that could compromise system securities.

Zen to have some important security features
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Hack this chip and Yog-Sothoth eats your soul

Intel had been working to bake in security into micrprocessors, but it seems that effort has drawn to a close with the selloff of its security division into a revamped McAfee company. Now AMD appears to be taking up the idea.

Qualcomm discusses iris, retina verification for mobiles
Published in Mobiles


4G and 5G summit: Iris, retina or facial recognition as a key

Qualcomm's Sy Choundhury, Senior Director of Product Management, talked to the media audience in Hong Kong at the 4G and 5G summit about the security mechanisms and machine learning capabilities of Snapdragon processors. 

Put your D-Link DWR-932 in the bin
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Friday, 30 September 2016 12:05

Put your D-Link DWR-932 in the bin


Router is borked

A security expert has found that the LTE router/portable wireless hotspot D-Link DWR-932 is probably better in the rubbish bin where it can do no harm.

Apple made its passwords easier to hack
Published in Mobiles
Monday, 26 September 2016 14:23

Apple made its passwords easier to hack


A new feature

Security experts have warned that a new feature in iOS has made it a lot easier for passwords to be hacked.

US airforce moves to WIndows 10
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Wednesday, 07 September 2016 12:53

US airforce moves to WIndows 10


All ready by 2018

The United States airforce has decided to upgrade all of its systems to Microsoft’s Windows 10 operating system by 31 January 2018,a year after the Department of Defense (DOD) is expected to complete its upgrade.