Hear Ye, hear Ye — on Parler

The artist formerly known as Kanye West acquires Parler, and other news bytes of the week.

21 Oct 2022 min read

Caffeine makes phishing easy

Plus, the reality of BeReal and the bizarre call tricks used by BazarCall.

17 Oct 2022 min read

The IRS warns smishing attacks are on the rise

Some of the more potent lures contain links to pages that appear to be banking sites that then ask you to unlock or purchase a credit card.

13 Oct 2022 min read

Cryptojacking is back in the news – and it’s increasing

To steer clear of cryptojacking attacks, avoid suspicious websites and don’t click on any email attachments.

12 Oct 2022 min read

Nearly half of UK adults don’t know their browsing history is visible to third parties

Our recent research shows that there’s a lack of knowledge when it comes to third parties accessing our search history and how this information is used.

10 Oct 2022 min read

FCC cracks the whip on robocalls

Seven carriers put on notice, plus more news bytes of the week.

7 Oct 2022 min read

BeReal has good intentions, but does its privacy hold up?

The social network’s aim is to allow people to share unfiltered moments of their lives. The potential danger comes when those unfiltered moments include information they’d rather not share.

6 Oct 2022 min read

Defending digital freedom in times of cyberwar

We are witnessing a full-scale cyberwar, in real time, take place in front of our eyes. Cybersecurity and digital freedom are now, quite literally, life and death issues in Europe.

5 Oct 2022 min read

SEO poisoning: Beware of suspicious links to avoid malware infections

Seemingly innocent searches can tempt you with malware-infested links.

3 Oct 2022 min read

App security varies by location

Plus, a new malware is on the rise, and a new hack likely affects a third of all Australians.

30 Sep 2022 min read

GTA 6 footage leaks online

Plus, an airline hack, an Apple bug, media protection in Europe, and a $35 million security penalty.

23 Sep 2022 min read

How Uber was hacked — again

Fortunately, Uber reported this breach and acted on it quickly.

20 Sep 2022 min read

Your out-of-date medical device could be leaving you vulnerable

Roughly a third of all connected devices have insecure defaults, such as no or weak password protection or poor software design, that make them ripe for exploits. 

19 Sep 2022 min read