Google will shut down its Google+ social media service in April, four months ahead of schedule, after finding a software flaw for the second time this year that allowed partner apps to access its users’ private data.
Attempt to kill third-party repairs
The Tame Apple Press has made much ado about the fruity cargo cult Apple’s super cool game-changing T2 security chip which is supposed to make Macs like Fort Knox. But according to the Verge, the T2 chip is a nasty bit of DRM whose main job is to lock down Apple devices from third-party repair services.
Chrome now uploads all your browser history
In previous versions of Chrome, you could visit Gmail, YouTube or other Google websites and log into them without Chrome automatically uploading all of your browsing histories to Google but "fortunately" Google has seen fit to correct this flaw.
US Homeland Security has found evidence that Russian hackers have broken into supposedly secure, "air-gapped" or isolated networks owned by utilities.
Things are going to get worse
Analyst outfit Gartner has warned that two thirds of companies do not have the in house staff able to deal with security issues.
Taking out the satellites
Insecurity experts Symantec have uncovered a sophisticated hacking campaign launched from computers in China burrowed deeply into satellite operators, defence contractors and telecommunications companies in the United States and southeast Asia.
Put the candle back
Android users are being warned about a new ‘Frankenstein’ virus that combines the worst features of different malware to form a dangerous threat.
Eye-tracking and fMRI prove it
Boffins have used the latest gear to prove the long understood belief that no-one reads security warnings.
GDPR does not apply to football