Several major banks don't use case-sensitive passwords.
Several major banks don't use case-sensitive passwords.
Police are warning that easy-to-use tools, available free on the internet, are one route into online crime for youngsters.
Google wants to overhaul sluggish Mutual Legal Assistance Treaty processes due to persistently large volumes of non-US government requests for user data sitting on its US servers.
Not only was LastPass using a password hash in its two-factor authentication scheme, but 2FA could be disabled by an attacker, a security researcher has found.
It's an unprecedented spike given that the FISA court has only turned down 21 government requests in three decades.
The fingerprint sensor aims to target in-store fraud by reducing the need of PIN codes and signatures.
Building a successful set of security policies will ensure that your business stands the best possible chance of protecting company information, as well as safeguarding your customers, personnel, and reputation....
Fake 'System Update' app downloaded by over a million users since first appearing in 2014.
Over 20 models are impacted, exposing thousands of household devices online to exploit.
Does it make sense for a company that makes $60bn a year from online ads to turn the world's most popular browser into an ad blocker?
If vendor data breach apathy has set in, we're all in trouble.
Juliusz Brzostek, director of Poland's NC Cyber, explains what the country's cybersecurity center has been up to in its first nine months of operation.
The security industry has been urged to do more to help protect individuals from low-level attacks.
Australian Cyber Security Growth Network has set its goals, fleshed out its board, and announced a detailed plan for success.
Web forums and some more standard communications services are being used by online criminals to organize their activities.
With Microsoft's updated Authenticator app, you'll be able to sign in to Microsoft accounts without having to remember complicated passwords.
The most recent Summer Olympiad staked its place in history as the competition with the highest levels of digital engagement than any previous Olympic Games. We look at some of the key technology numbers behind the Rio events.
All Android devices are different, but they all come with some basic security and privacy features. Here are the important tweaks to get started.
From improved connectivity to skills creation, we look into some of the technology benefits that Games host city Rio de Janeiro - as well as all of Brazil - will retain after the sporting competitions end.
Weren't in Vegas for the heat and hacking? Here's what you need to know.
What are the best apps which offer strong encryption to keep out spying eyes?
There are great accessories out there to bring your Android and iOS photography to the next level.
Here are 10 easy steps to show you how to use the Tor network to mask your browsing habits.
Whether you are just paranoid or they really are out to get you, these handsets promise better security and privacy than standard phones.
The story of how Bletchley Park codebreakers decrypted top secret Nazi communications
One of the new features that Apple rolled out with iOS 9.3 is the ability to password-protect Notes you create. But it's not immediately clear how to do this. But once you know how, it's simple.
Interested in hacking and cybersecurity? Let's get started.
While cloud backups are quick and easy, if you want total control over your iPhone or iPad backups, the only way to do it is to make encrypted local backups. Here's how to do just that.
What apps, gadgets and accessories can help you protect your smartphones, tablets and laptops on the move?
Opinion: The FBI's attempt to order Apple to help them crack an iPhone has brought out the hysterical in many of us.
Here's a look at some of the devices, platforms and technology US President Barack Obama uses to carry out his day-to-day presidential duties.
Well-researched attacks designed for cyber espionage and malware distribution specifically target those who regularly use air travel.
Europe's legislators are trying to decide whether to propose new laws that would compel internet companies to help police access encrypted data.
And most website managers didn't find out about it, either.
With the US tax deadline approaching, it's prime time for cybercriminals to attempt to steal your money or data.
Senior administration officials said terrorists are 'aggressively pursuing' ways to carry out new attacks, such as smuggling explosive devices in consumer items, but left key questions unanswered.
When plugged in, this weaponized USB stick can destroy laptops, kiosks, ATMs, cars, and more.
National Crime Agency urges organisations to adopt this protocol to help put an end to email spam
Firms need to revisit their disaster recovery plans for greater risks of cyber break-ins and information compromise.
After encrypting data at the storage level for many years, Google is working on giving customers more choices for securing their information.
As a tool for cleaning an untidy Windows registry, PC Tools Desktop Maestro seems to do a good job, and combines this ability with excellent privacy tools. However, users of Windows Vista may find Desktop Maestro being blocked by User Account Control.
Symantec Backup Exec System Recovery 8 provides flexibility when creating desktop and laptop backups. If you have high value data stored on your computer, then we think $106.53 is a reasonable price to ensure it's protected.
Symantec Backup Exec 12 allows complete system recovery and concentrates on continuous file/data protection. Though AU$1,795 may seem a lot of money for an application, Backup Exec might be worth the investment if you're using it for irreplaceable and highly valuable data.
Lavasoft Ad-Aware 2007 came in dead last in our CNET antispyware testing. Ad-Aware failed to detect half of the test spyware, and unlike nine out of the 10 other antispyware apps we reviewed in December 2007, left behind traces for all but one spyware.
This SSL VPN appliance suffers from an awkward admin interface and depends on ActiveX for some functionality, but it's still a relatively simple way to provide remote access to network applications.
Trend Micro's IGSA delivers relatively complete protection from viruses, spyware, spam and other threats at the internet gateway. However, you can't add your own scanning protocols and the restriction to Windows and IE clients for the Damage Cleanup Services feature is a drawback.
By porting its established security tools onto a powerful dual-core hardware platform, SmoothWall has come up with a highly effective and very scalable appliance that will appeal to a broad spectrum of buyers.
The ZyWALL SSL 10 would suit a small organisation that just wants general remote network access at a low price.
Fortinet has taken their proven UTM firmware and hardware experience and combined those with a 24-port network switch. While perhaps not suited to larger enterprises, the FortiGate-224B certainly represents an excellent proposition for SMB or branch office deployment and worthy of further research.
Symantec Backup Exec 11d performs well, installation is a breeze and considering the ability to backup and restore individual database records and substantially reduce downtime, it isn't difficult to justify the price.
This is a good choice for small companies looking to replace an internet router with a device that also supports SSL VPN remote access. However, it fails to stand out in the crowded SSL market.
The Google Mini takes much of the hassle out of deploying a search engine, doesn’t cost the earth and, best of all, it’s from Google: a winning combination.
Sony's ultra thin and ultra stylish T series Cyber-shot is back with the 6-megapixel DSCT9.
Network Box combines all that’s good in a managed security service with an affordable, locally installed and monitored appliance -- a winning combination for companies with limited resources.
The main selling point of the MailFrontier Gateway Appliance is its delightfully straightforward management interface. The hardware and software are both well specified, and can provide a high level of protection against common mail-borne security threats.