The admin demanded $10,000 from a company after sabotaging their website.
The admin demanded $10,000 from a company after sabotaging their website.
Here's what you need to do to make sure your upgrade goes smoothly and that you don't lose any data.
Surveillance camera lighting systems can create a web of light for leaking and extracting data from networks.
Telstra's 5G NR trials with Ericsson and Qualcomm are going well, Telstra CEO Andy Penn has said, with Telstra to host a 3GPP standards meeting in a year after a live trial of its 5G network in April.
The company said 75 percent of the infringing accounts were suspended before their first tweet.
Can oversight and stiff punishments spur enterprises to prioritize cybersecurity and secure their data?
Will security legislation create a safer IoT environment or will it just be a burden on device manufacturers and consumers? Here's a look at the pros and cons.
Andy Berke, mayor of Chattanooga, Tennessee, talks about balancing the political demand for short-term results with long-term goals.
A report from the security vendor has said the increasing affordability of cybercrime tools is providing budding criminals with a low barrier of entry into the game.
The Trusted IoT Alliance hopes to "set the standard" for IoT blockchain protocols worldwide.
Mobile devices and facial recognition software have made the list this year.
Victims around the world hit by criminals who can switch the malicious payload of emails between Locky and FakeGlobal on a whim.
Struggling to get the boss to take security seriously? Here are some pointers that can help the board get on-board.
Security threats vary by the day of the week, with more malicious software detected on Mondays.
Could CPU usage replace adverts in the future?
Failure to protect researchers and abandonment of consensus has seen the digital rights organisation walk away from the W3C consortium.
Follow this simple checklist to make your privacy and information online as secure as possible.
From using an outdated messaging app to not being able to find the White House light switches, the Trump White House has already had its fair share of tech blunders.
Here's how the Internet of Things botnet went from being Minecraft server nuisances to a billion dollar threat that disabled a country's internet infrastructure
If the Internet is built into everything you own, none of it will be truly safe from hackers.
Computer viruses, malicious software, banking Trojans, and ransomware are just some of the nefarious ways hackers and cybercriminals are trying to turn your network and data into a payday.
A number of high-end PCs and useful business gadgets showcased at the Consumer Electronics Show this year.
Cybercrime in the banking world is becoming more sophisticated in the region as attackers develop their own systems and replicate practices seen in other parts of the world. We look at five key trends for banking security in Latin countries.
Sure, you can take down a drone wirelessly or even with a trained falcon. But wouldn't you rather use a massive Nerf gun that can shoot down the target by trapping it in a net?
We look back at the biggest mistakes, controversies, and screw-ups from the tech world this year.
Over two billion records were stolen in 2016 alone -- and the year isn't over yet.
Unmanned Warrior showcases autonomous boats, drones and submersibles as the Royal Navy looks at the future of warfare.
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.
The Equifax data breach was maddening enough, says ZDNet's Larry Dignan. The company's follow-up was even more maddening and will put Equifax in the crosshairs for months to come.
MYOB said 87 percent of Australian small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) consider themselves safe from cyber attacks, mainly because they use antivirus software.
Don't click on that email! Find everything you need to know in this phishing guide including how to protect yourself from one of the most common forms of cyber attack.
There's no end in sight for this file-locking malware.
A cyber-espionage campaign is targeting utilities in the US and beyond.
Implemented correctly, the blockchain may provide the enterprise with more trust in their security systems.
The upcoming iOS 11 update has a password manager.
Victims are being asked to pay 0.5 bitcoin to get access to their systems back.
Advanced persistent threat group Turla is thought to be behind the malware.
The Android maker will certify devices that run authentic Google apps and use the proper security and permissions model.
An adware campaign is using social engineering to trick victims into installing malware, using a web page tailored to their browser.
Spora has become the latest form of ransomware to inflict several different forms of misery on its victims.
Redmond is using tactics that it has employed before to bring down big botnets.
The FBI won't have to tell you if it has your iris scans, photo, fingerprints or other biometrics on file.
SonicWALL's feature-packed TZ 210 gateway security appliance is capable of protecting all kinds of networks at a very affordable price. It's easy to setup and manage, and sets a new price point in the UTM market.
McAfee Internet Security 2009 does a reasonable job, but it also leaves room for improvement.
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.