Home workers finally understand the concept of security
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Three quarters of them finally know the company's cyber security policy

New research from Trend Micro shows that nearly three quarters of remote workers say they are more conscious of their organisation’s cybersecurity policies since the lockdown began.

Consumers will flee poor security practices
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New research

New fresh from the oven  research from PCI Pal has has uncovered that a significant proportion of consumers will act with their feet and take their custom elsewhere, should their personal data be compromised by a business due to poor security practices amid the pandemic.

Babylon suffers security leak
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Thursday, 11 June 2020 09:59

Babylon suffers security leak


Persians invade again

Babylon Health has acknowledged that its GP video appointment app has suffered a data breach and gave users access to other patent's medical records.

Severe security problem detected in all IoT devices
Published in IoT


CallStranger needs patching 

A severe vulnerability in a core protocol found in almost all internet of things (IoT) devices allows and attackers to hijack smart devices for DDoS attacks and bypass security to reach and conduct scans on a victim's internal network .

Xiaomi stops its browsers phoning home
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 06 May 2020 12:58

Xiaomi stops its browsers phoning home


You can switch off aggregated data collection now

Xiaomi released software updates for its browser apps on Monday amid fresh accusations it's been collecting private data from people who use its phones and browser apps.

Apple's T2 security chip is killing off MacBook Pros early
Published in PC Hardware


You can't save them

As predicted, the proprietary locking system Apple rolled out with its 2018 MacBook Pros is hurting independent repair stores, refurbishers, and electronics recyclers.

Linus is secure - it is its users who are not
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Most exploits are misconfigurations or poor administration

The rise in attacks on Linux in recent years is not due to its insecurity problems but more down to user error.

Fake fingerprints take down security
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Thursday, 09 April 2020 11:57

Fake fingerprints take down security


They can do it 80 percent of the time

If you are determined enough to make a fake fingerprint of a phone, you can unlock it 80 percent of the time, according to a new Talos security study.

FCC warns about smart padlock which isn’t
Published in IoT


Tapplock blasted

An electronic padlock which unlocks with a fingerprint or an app connected by Bluetooth to your phone does not work, according to the FCC.

Zoom poses security threats
Published in News
Friday, 03 April 2020 11:13

Zoom poses security threats


Probably not the best for your video communications

While many are switching to Zoom to solve their coronavirus lockdown communications problems, the video conferencing software has been dubbed a security nightmare by those in the know.