Security Tips & Talk

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A recent update to the Node Package Manager introduced a bug that caused it to interfere with the operating system, by locking the system itself out of numerous mission-critical files [...]
Fri, Feb 23, 2018
Source: Sophos Naked Security Category: SECURITY
Prosecutors charged Jon Montroll, chief of the belly-up BitFunder, of trying to cover up a hack that gutted it of 6,000 Bitcoins. [...]
Fri, Feb 23, 2018
Source: Sophos Naked Security Category: SECURITY
Just like that camera and the agents who stuck it in that tree, the federal lawsuit is treading on contentious territory [...]
Fri, Feb 23, 2018
Source: Sophos Naked Security Category: SECURITY
If you're on social media - be it Twitter, Facebook or Instagram - it's worth asking yourself: Can you tell when you're talking to a bot? [...]
Fri, Feb 23, 2018
Source: Sophos Naked Security Category: SECURITY
Retina-X denies that the vigilante hacker got in [...]
Fri, Feb 23, 2018
Source: Sophos Naked Security Category: SECURITY
Tesla's Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud account was broken into by hackers who suckled at its computer power for cryptocurrency mining [...]
Thu, Feb 22, 2018
Source: Sophos Naked Security Category: SECURITY
The potential outcome of the Tinder security hole - complete account takeover, with a crook logged in as you [...]
Thu, Feb 22, 2018
Source: Sophos Naked Security Category: SECURITY
Researchers say Mi-Cam is easy to hijack: turn it off to keep the kids from being eyeballed by prying eyes or chatted up by strangers. [...]
Thu, Feb 22, 2018
Source: Sophos Naked Security Category: SECURITY
Getting your online password situation right is easier than you think - so here's how to do it! [...]
Wed, Feb 21, 2018
Source: Sophos Naked Security Category: SECURITY
Finding out someone has already established your child's credit for them is a nightmare to try and clean up after years of damage already done. [...]
Wed, Feb 21, 2018
Source: Sophos Naked Security Category: SECURITY