Cases

31 million Android users' personal data exposed thanks to an insecure keyboard app

31 million Android users' personal data exposed thanks to an insecure keyboard app

Users of an incredibly popular Android keyboard app have been left exposed in a new data leak.
By Staff Writer Dec 7 2017, 10:38AM
Cobalt malware leverages recently patched 17-year-old Microsoft flaw

Cobalt malware leverages recently patched 17-year-old Microsoft flaw

Just in the nick of time...
By Robert Abel Nov 30 2017, 1:28PM
ROCA, the role of key generation and decrypting of private keys

ROCA, the role of key generation and decrypting of private keys

Richard Moulds takes a look behind recent crypto vulnerability headlines - the ability to calculate the private key of an RSA keypair purely by knowing the public key - and asks if they are a prelude to a 'cryptoapocalypse'.
By Richard Moulds Nov 20 2017, 12:35PM
Huawei wants to create drone-friendly mobile networks

Huawei wants to create drone-friendly mobile networks

CEO Ken Hu kicks off Huawei's eighth Global Mobile Broadband Forum.
By Staff Writer Nov 16 2017, 12:59PM
Lian Li reveals new Alpha range PC cases

Lian Li reveals new Alpha range PC cases

More tempered glass than you can throw a brick through!
By David Hollingworth Nov 15 2017, 12:19PM
Bug in anti-malware defenses mistakenly blocks users' Google Docs files

Bug in anti-malware defenses mistakenly blocks users' Google Docs files

Google issued a public apology after a bug mistakenly caused its defences against malware, phishing, and spam to block some users' access to Google Docs files on 31 October.
By Bradley Barth Nov 7 2017, 1:23PM
Facebook asks users to send nudes to prevent revenge porn

Facebook asks users to send nudes to prevent revenge porn

File under whiskey tango foxtrot.
By Robert Abel Nov 7 2017, 1:23PM
Arabic, Urdu, Persian, Pashto InPage processor used by 3 malware families

Arabic, Urdu, Persian, Pashto InPage processor used by 3 malware families

An exploit in the InPage word processor program was used as an attack vector by three malware families.
By Robert Abel Nov 7 2017, 11:00AM
Russian hackers silently threaten global financial organisations

Russian hackers silently threaten global financial organisations

A new bankrobber Trojan has been identified by researchers at Kaspersky Lab, quietly stealing money direct from the banks themselves rather than targeting customers.
By Davey Winder Nov 3 2017, 10:42AM
War plans including assassination plan stolen by North Korean hackers

War plans including assassination plan stolen by North Korean hackers

North Korean hackers have stolen the joint South Korean-US plans for war with the north, including plans to assassinate North Korean leader Kim Jung Un according to an FT report quoting South Korea's Democratic party.
By Tony Morbin Oct 11 2017, 1:23PM
Cooler Master unveils new MasterCase H500P

Cooler Master unveils new MasterCase H500P

It's not a HAF - but it's the next best thing.
By David Hollingworth Oct 11 2017, 1:09PM
BlackBerry given a new lease of life as shares rise by over 12%

BlackBerry given a new lease of life as shares rise by over 12%

Switch to software focus sees Canadian firm's shares hit a record high
By Staff Writer Oct 3 2017, 10:35AM
Avast narrows down probable location of CCleaner attacker

Avast narrows down probable location of CCleaner attacker

Avast continued to reveal further details surrounding the cyberattack that placed a backdoor in its free computer maintenance app, CCleaner. Attack believed originated from a country located in the UTC + 4 or UTC + 5 time zones.
By Doug Olenick Sep 28 2017, 9:58AM
Pokemon Go events: Grab a Super Incubator in Pokemon Go's Equinox Event

Pokemon Go events: Grab a Super Incubator in Pokemon Go's Equinox Event

Pokemon Go ushers in the start of autumn with a new seasonal event.
By Staff Writer Sep 22 2017, 1:15PM
Quality is more important than quantity in the connected home

Quality is more important than quantity in the connected home

The issue for home IOT devices is trust and ease of use says Kevin Cunningham, managing director at SQS, andperceived problems of the connected home, such as security issues and privacy issues, need to be addressed now.
By Kevin Cunningham Sep 13 2017, 11:13AM
Malicious replacement touchscreens could completely compromise phones

Malicious replacement touchscreens could completely compromise phones

Mobile users who substitute their damaged phone touchscreens or other hardware components with third-party replacements could be infecting their phones with malicious components.
By Bradley Barth Aug 28 2017, 12:56PM
Gigabyte's new Aorus PC case is all lit up

Gigabyte's new Aorus PC case is all lit up

RGB lighting continues to creep into every part of our PCs...
By David Hollingworth Aug 22 2017, 12:28PM
Lian Li's new PC-Q39 case is boxy, but good!

Lian Li's new PC-Q39 case is boxy, but good!

And it packs a tempered glass side panel.
By David Hollingworth Aug 17 2017, 1:04PM
Malicious PowerPoint slide show files deliver REMCOS RAT

Malicious PowerPoint slide show files deliver REMCOS RAT

Malware distributors are now maliciously crafting PowerPoint Open XML Slide Show (PPSX) files to take advantage of a Microsoft Office vulnerability.
By Bradley Barth Aug 17 2017, 11:16AM
Fractal Design's new Meshify C case is designed for airflow

Fractal Design's new Meshify C case is designed for airflow

Also, to really, really upset my spell-schecker. But Fractal's new PC case also pretty smart, so we'll forgive it.
By David Hollingworth Aug 10 2017, 11:14AM