An issue with Google’s Gmail was identified over the weekend on April the 4th when users were receiving error and safety warnings due to Google forgetting to update a vital security certificate. The errors were reported on Twitter and resolved within 2 hours of being identified.
Windows 7 has been out for over 5 years now with its launch back in October 2009, however today is the day that mainstream support ends with only security patches being available from now on. Exchange Server 2010 will also be losing mainstream support today.
This past week, it has been reported that Intel has purchased password management software PasswordBox. Never heard of it? Intel is aiming to extend its reach to even more customers with the aim of enhancing security of user apps and accounts.
Sizing in at 9.8mm high and weighing under 600 grams, the Lenovo Tablet 2 is the perfect tool for enterprise, education and government. With full Windows 8 pro and enterprise functionality and an Intel Atom dual-core processor, you can guarantee that the Tablet 2 will be the perfect office companion […]
Update: SnapSaved, the 3rd party site suspected of leaking the photos has finally admitted that they were the source. They took the site down immediately upon discovering their Apache server had been hacked due to a misconfiguration. They do however insist that only 500MB of photos were collected and that not […]
Over 5 million Gmail user accounts have been reported to allegedly been hacked following a security breach. A list containing user email addresses and passwords was uploaded to a Russian forum however has since been removed. Question is, how has Google managed to keep this so quiet when it happened […]
UPDATE: It has been discovered that the security flaw has actually existed since February. The number of ads identified has rose from 4 ads from 4 different eBay accounts to hundreds across multiple accounts overnight. Details show that the issue was identified and reported by multiple users in February however eBay […]
Following major hacks and security breaches this past week including the iCloud photo leak and the Home Depot breach, LinkedIn has announced the introduction of 3 new tools designed to give users top security and control over their accounts in order to protect them from their accounts being accessed by […]
Following the example of Google who added encryption to their email services a few months ago, Yahoo have now confirmed an increase to their user security that will become available to 600 million users by 2015. This increased security will arrive in the form of enterprise grade, end to end […]
Accusations that Apple has many backdoors open to security risks and spying has been reported by a number of news pages after a man called Jonathan Zdziarski claimed he found many points of concern within Apple’s iOS. These rumours have been completely disregarded by Apple who have pristine explanations and […]
The technology news website CNET has been hacked this week by a Russian hacker group who attained the usernames, encrypted passwords and email addresses of over 1 million users. But was this a malicious hack or a constructive one?
Parents are always torn between the comfort of knowing their child is safe without seeming like an overly clingy parent, therefore LG have developed a device that allows for a parent to track their child’s location which also works as a mini phone for when the child wants to contact […]
LIFX lightbulbs are smart bulbs that can be turned on and off by a smartphone app. The LIFX project originally started on Kickstarter – a crowd funding website that allows general members of the public to donate money towards the development of new products and designs. The project brought in […]
Microsoft have finally switched on new webmail encryption tools in order to make it more difficult for personal emails to be accessed by cybercriminals and government snoops. These encryptions have been added to outlook.com and all of Microsoft’s other mail domains such as Hotmail.
Up to 10,000 patients may have been affected after a Birmingham based private health company called Diagnostic Health saved unencrypted NHS patient details onto Google Drive, allowing access across staff members using a singular password. The NHS used Diagnostic Health to refer patients for ultrasound scans.
The Chinese made smartphone, Star N9500, sold for about £120 on eBay and gained attention of users for it’s heavy resemblance to the Samsung Galaxy S4 whilst remaining one third of the price to the heavily branded smartphone. The phrase “too good to be true” can be used in many […]
New tests have been developed by combining government intelligence about existing cyber-threats with those that the security industry assess to be risks in order to increase efforts to protect UK financial institutions. Hacking represents the growing risk within the financial sector therefore the new cyber-security strategy CBEST was created.
EBay, the online Marketplace with 128 million active users announced this week a cyber-hack that compromised their systems between late February and early March. Cyber attackers accessed the information after obtaining a small number of employee login credentials which was only discovered 2 weeks ago. The files accessed contained customer […]
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced earlier this month that Snapchat, a popular image and video sending application, suffered an alleged security breach in January this year when the names and numbers of approximately 4.6 million users were said to have been collected from Apple iOS devices. It is reported […]
Now that Windows have stopped updates for XP, users are now stuck with the predicament of risking their PC’s protection or upgrading to a newer operating system. Windows 7 or 8.1 would be the first consideration for users, however older hardware may be unable to run the newer, more demanding […]