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The Best Gadgets To Safeguard Your Stuff When You’re on Holiday.

We've already talked about a few ways you can increase security in the home, but what about when you're away from familiar surroundings? If you're going on holiday you don't have the same level of security as you do at home, but thankfully there are some thing you can buy to make sure you and your stuff is nice and safe. Read More >>

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Proposed New Anti-Terror Law Could Leave Us Vulnerable To More NHS-Style Hacks

As the world mourns the dead from the Manchester Arena attack, it appears that the government is already preparing an inevitably draconian response. Read More >>

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Subtitles Open You Up to Hackers When Using Popular Media Players

On Tuesday, security research firm Checkpoint announced that its team had discovered a new vulnerability in numerous media players that allows a hacker to take full control of any device when a malicious subtitle file is used. The firm estimates 200 million people are potentially at risk. Read More >>

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It’s Alarmingly Easy to Hack the Galaxy S8’s Iris Scanner

Samsung wants you to think that the iris scan technology on its new flagship phone, the Galaxy S8, is unbeatable. But it should surprise no one who pays attention to the security world that this is not the case. In fact, Samsung’s new iris scanner is very easy to trick. Read More >>

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In WannaCrypt’s Wake, a New Rapidly Spreading Ransomware Attack Appeared Today

A week after WannaCrypt induced worldwide panic, another vicious ransomware attack kicked off. Read More >>

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Watch Out, Phishing Scum Are Exploiting the WannaCrypt Hysteria

It feels like the whole world is on red alert after the fiasco with WannaCrypt started a week ago. Now you have to be extra careful, because cyber-crooks are trying to take advantage of that by sending out BT-branded phishing emails. Read More >>

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The Best Bits You Can Buy to Keep Your Life Extra Secure

Following the WannaCrypt attacks, which started a week ago, you probably have security on your mind. While you can protect your computer with some solid anti-virus software, up-to-date software, and an ounce of common sense, that's not always the case with everything else in your life. Read More >>

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Prison Builds Anti-Drone Forcefield

A prison in the Channel Islands is the first in the UK to declare a physical war on drones, as it's currently installing a defence system that surrounds the premises and knocks the buzzing little things out of the sky. Read More >>

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Keep Your Macbook Virus-Free With a VPN

Mac computers have grown in popularity over the years thanks to their sleek design and the widespread belief that they couldn’t get viruses.  However, that isn’t the case and now even some popular mac apps have been targeted by hackers. By using a VPN to browse the web and try out new apps you can keep your Macbook protected from these types of attacks. Read More >>

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Over 560 Million Passwords Discovered by Security Researchers in an Anonymous Online Database

A trove of more than 560 million login credentials has been exposed by a leaky database, researchers revealed on Tuesday, including email addresses and passwords stolen from as many as 10 popular online services. Read More >>

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Google’s DeepMind Was Given ‘Inappropriate’ Access to NHS Medical Data

DeepMind, Google's British-based artificial intelligence wing, has come under fire after Sky News revealed the company had been given access to medical records of 1.6 million NHS patients. Records that came bundled with personally identifiable information. Read More >>

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Report: New Pirates of the Caribbean Being Held for Ransom by Internet Pirates

It’s been a dizzying few days for news about hackers demanding ransom. It’s hard to tell which events are connected. But according to multiple reports, hackers are threatening to leak a major film owned by Disney, and sources tell Deadline that the movie is Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man Tell No Tales. Read More >>

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US Government Fears a Monday Explosion of the Ransomware Plague It Helped Create

As a second wave of the WannaCry Ransomware attack is infecting more systems in more countries, the White House has ordered emergency meetings to deal with a threat that is, in part, the NSA’s fault. Experts believe that we may not even know the extent of how hard the attack hit Asia, and we won’t know until later today. Read More >>

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Hackers Behind Massive Ransomware Attack Have Made an Embarrassingly Small Amount of Money

The WannaCry ransomware attack that spread around the globe yesterday caused chaos at hospitals, manufacturing shutdowns, headaches for Microsoft, and overtime for cybersecurity professionals. But the hackers responsible for this absurd attack have made relatively little in the way of profits. Read More >>