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Hacked security cameras still wide open
Published in IoT
Thursday, 25 August 2022 11:25

Hacked security cameras still wide open


I am ready for my close up Mr. DeMille

Shedloads of IP security cameras made by China-based Hikvision are still unpatched even if a fix was issued for a critical security bug nearly a year ago.

Apple admits iPhones, iPad and iMacs have serious security risk
Published in News


Attackers could have complete control of your Coldplay and U2 collection

Fruity cargo cult Apple has admitted that its faultless, super-cool, operating system which rules across all its devices has a feature that allows a naughty person to take control of the machine.

Hackers make merry with Apple’s “security.”
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But don’t worry Google saves fanboys

Google researchers caught hackers targeting users in Hong Kong exploiting vulnerabilities in Apple's Mac operating system.

Apple patches huge security flaw
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 14 September 2021 12:15

Apple patches huge security flaw


Just before its big iPhone announcement

Red-faced Apple has had to issue an emergency patch for a security flaw days before it is about to make a new product announcement.

Brazilian criminals mock Apple security
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 08 July 2021 12:01

Brazilian criminals mock Apple security


Using stolen phones to empty bank accounts

Brazillian criminals have been nicking Apple fanboy’s phones, bypassing the security and employing the account holder’s bank accounts.

Vole says beware of the rat
Published in News
Friday, 21 May 2021 11:20

Vole says beware of the rat


Remote access trojan pretends to be ransomware

The Microsoft security team has published details about a malware campaign that is currently spreading a remote access trojan named STRRAT that steals data from infected systems while masquerading as a ransomware attack.

Too many staff have too many privileges
Published in News
Tuesday, 29 September 2020 11:29

Too many staff have too many privileges


Security experts say riff raff should not have access to all that sensitive data

More than 40 percent of staff in British and American corporations have access to sensitive data that they don't need to complete their jobs, according to recent research.

Network security is becoming a headache
Published in Network
Tuesday, 01 September 2020 11:04

Network security is becoming a headache


New report from Juniper Networks

With all these remote connections, video streaming and budget constraints, network security is becoming a major headache for networking professionals, according to a study released by Juniper Networks.

Alexa, can you send all your recordings to hackers?
Published in News


Check Point makes charlies out of Amazon security

Israeli Security outfit Check Point have told Wired that Alexa's Web services had bugs that a hacker could have exploited to grab a target's entire voice history, meaning their recorded audio interactions with Alexa.

Home workers finally understand the concept of security
Published in News


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.