- Google admits tracking users' location even when setting disabled
After Quartz revealed Google was tracking the location of a user through cell tower connections, the search giant said the function improves the speed and performance of message delivery.
- Uber concealed hack of 57 million accounts for more than a year
The company's former chief security officer kept the hack a secret.
- Microsoft warns: Bogus Apple, Windows tech support sites open your phone app
Tech-support scam sites now contain click-to-call to "help" victims more easily contact their sham hotlines.
- Cisco, Interpol team up to share cybercriminal threat data
The tech giant and law enforcement agency will share intelligence on the latest cyberthreats.
- Intel: We've found severe bugs in secretive Management Engine, affecting millions
An attacker can use Intel's flaws to run malware that's invisible to the operating system.
- Palo Alto Networks reports strong Q1 results, appoints new CFO
The security company beat market expectations, crediting its "land and expand" strategy for the strong quarter.
- Is Germany right to tell parents to destroy kids' smartwatches over snooping fears?
After banning smart dolls, Germany now says no to smartwatches that allow parents to listen in on classrooms.
- Four methods hackers use to steal data from air-gapped computers
Air-gapped computers are seen as high-value targets, so considerable research has gone into taking data from them — without a network connection. Here's what you need to know.
- Key Windows 10 defense is 'worthless' and bug dates back to Windows 8
Microsoft's anti-exploitation technology has a flaw that makes it "worthless" in some cases.
- Linus Torvalds: 'I don't trust security people to do sane things'
The prominent Linux engineer has suggested models used to approach kernel security are entirely wrong.
- How many must be killed in the Internet of Deadly Things train wrecks?
History tells us that technology doesn't get regulated properly until people start to die. Why will IoT be any different?
- StartCom to shut down, all certificates revoked in 2020
Embattled Chinese certificate authority could not recover from blacklistings by browser makers.
- Bankwest sends broker site to the public cloud with AWS Lambda
The latest initiative in Bankwest's 'cloud-first' approach to service delivery has seen the security gateway for its broker website delivered via Lambda.
- Your biggest threat is inside your organisation and probably didn't mean it
Threat of the malicious insider is very real, but accidental data leakage is a bigger problem.
- Singapore CIOs believe machine learning can improve speed, security ops
Some 87 percent of IT decision makers in Singapore say machine learning will speed up decision-making process as well as facilitate automation in security operations.
- GitHub to devs: Now you'll get security alerts on flaws in popular software libraries
GitHub's new service will help developers clean up vulnerable project dependencies.
- Amazon: We're fixing flaw that leaves Key security camera open to Wi-Fi jamming
A malicious courier could easily freeze the Key's Cloud Cam and roam a customer's house unmonitored.
- ID card security: Spain is facing chaos over chip crypto flaws
With the security of its 60 million national ID smartcards in question, Spain faces some tough choices.
- Bug bounty hunter reveals DJI SSL, firmware keys have been public for years
Opinion: The researcher has discarded $30,000 to ensure there is full public disclosure of the drone maker's poor security and revealing how not every bug bounty hunt ends well.
- Australian Broadcasting Corporation confirms S3 data leak
The government-backed broadcaster has confirmed that data from an unsecured repository was exposed.