- UK consumers to have ‘right to be forgotten’ under data protection law
- Amazon refuses to give police Echo voice data in murder case
- Blippar wants your face in its app – BBC News
- Uber wants to know where you go – after you leave its cars
- Instagram’s Launching New Tools and Control Features Ahead of the New Year
Chances are cyber crime is going to get worse before things get better as new technology develops and the hacker hunters fight back
WINDOWS 10 has been criticised for its overly aggressive upgrade tactics, privacy concerns and lack of user choice, in a damning new report by the Electronic Frontier Foundation.
Users of Apple’s iPhone are being targeted by a new iTunes email scam demanding payment for a phoney Netflix subscription. Here’s how to protect yourself.
Almost six million fraud and cyber crimes were committed last year in England and Wales, new figures from the Office for National Statistics suggest.
A cybercriminal has listed credentials for 200 million alleged Yahoo accounts for sale on the dark web. Yahoo has neither confirmed nor denied the claims, and users may want to reset passwords.
Malwarebytes reveals 54 per cent of British businesses have been affected
Symantec tells us that the average ransom demand is now Â£525, up from Â£223 at the end of last year.
Do Macs get viruses? And do Macs need an antivirus? Mac OS X is inherently secure, but after various flaws and attacks in recent years – including the SSL bug/Gotofail error – Mac users are understandably concerned. Here are a handful of steps you can take to tighten up your Mac’s security
All companies are now vulnerable to cyber attacks, even those with a low public profile in industries not generally associated with cyber crime.
MOBILE phone users can send a text message to opt out of nuisance calls from today.
Police are taking DDoS attacks seriously, as they are being used as a front to cover bigger assaults.
Report finds that criminals reaching same level of sophistication as nation state hackers
Israel’s Cellebrite, a provider of mobile forensic software, is helping the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation’s attempt to unlock an iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino, California shooters, the Yedioth Ahronoth newspaper reported on Wednesday.
Read this guide on IT support for charities for answers from our experts to real-world IT problems
After nearly two years of planning, the new UK Government Security Classification system comes into operation this month. This will probably be accompanied by some articles from the doomsday brigadâ€¦
Bitcoin has recently experienced another “stress test,” in form of a lot of transaction spam. Along with the continuous debate on whether or not to increase the Bitcoin block size, a lot of people have started looking at the potential outcomes of the situation.
The malware is thought to being used by Russian cybercriminals to gain access to Android devices, allowing them to take control of mobile phones, read text messages, make calls and wipe the devices.
With 22 security bulletins thus far, Microsoft is on target to surpass 2015’s record of 135 bulletins.
The most furious critique of Apple that I’ve seen in the past few days came in the form of an analogy: what if your bank detected fraud on your account, disabled your debit card and then permanently emptied your account to protect you against fraudulent use of that money? It would be monumentally unfair â€“ but that’s how many people have been reacting to the dreaded iPhone “Error 53” that has received so much publicity in recent days.
If a mysterious error code called â€˜Error 53â€™ pops up on your iPhone, brace yourself. This message could mean imminent death for iPhones that have been repaired by third party services.
Buy The British Transport Police: An Illustrated History by Richard Stacpoole-Ryding. A great read.
Buy Tracking the Hooligans: The History of Football Violence on the UK Rail Network by Michael Layton, Alan Pacey a great read.
Shodan search engine is only the latest reminder of why we need to fix IoT security.
You likely use it multiple times a day, but is it safe and secure? From apps to email to accessing your bank online, here are some of the best ways to secu
Source: Smartphone Security Guidance
Internet security software firm SplashData has released its annual list of passwords of the worst and most common passwords that you absolutely must not
Recent research shows that apps are on the wane
The terrorist in the data
Source: Internet Explorer End of Support
Theresa May says new surveillance powers – unveiled under the Investigatory Powers Bill last month – will help police and spooks to track down and identify anonymous cyberbullies
Download our survey on the evolving threats of cybercrime. Crimes like car theft are declining, cybercrime is rising – how should the UK law enforcement should respond?
Source: Cybercrime tipping point
Digital learning toys always make a great holiday gift for children. Unfortunately for one company, VTech Holdings, Ltd., this season may not prove to be so successful after a security hack exposed millions of peoplesâ€™ information, including that of children. VTech, a digital learning toy-maker based in Hong Kong, claimed that the information of approximately [â€¦]
Chancellor also announced support for cyber start-ups and skills development
A DIGITAL security company has warned that 2015 is likely to become the biggest â€œCybercriminal Christmasâ€ so far, and it has told UK retailers that they need to be prepared for an increased level of attacks.
Cyber crime is “rampant” in Ireland, with gardai investigating up to 30 businesses targeted by offshore hackers and 100 cases of mostly older people who were tricked into disc
As Microsoft Windows turns 30, we take a look back at the history of the iconic operating system
The UKâ€™s MI5 and the Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ) have revealed that according to their information-gathering activities, Britain faces around 70 sophisticated cyber-espionage operations per month against its government and industry networks.
TechUK report calls for technology industry and police to work closer together to tackle cybercrime
One in five victims of cybercrime in the UK think that they were definitely targeted by fraudsters.
Inclusion of more than seven million cyber offences pushes British crime rate up 70 percent, ONS figures reveal
From infected apps to tricky work device policies, mobile security is a prevalent issue, but individuals and businesses can take steps to protect their data
Follow these 5 easy steps to increase your online privacy and protect your Instagram account from cyber-criminals.
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