NeverQuest (Vawtrack) author Stanislav Lisov faces up to five years in prison. To be sentenced in June.
Don't be too quick to blame Facebook on this one. The company may not actually be so guilty this time.
The old certainties about where technology comes from are going away. That means tough choices ahead.
These new malware attacks are very precisely targeted with the aim of gathering information.
The phishing campaign impersonates Google in attacks against banking institutions and their users.
Card details of 2.15 million Americans advertised in a separate forum ad.
The original patch issued for the zero-day can be bypassed.
The number of adverts selling logins for hacked accounts on adult websites doubled in 2018.
K2 says it has a future-proof method of stopping all attacks on unknown and unpatched vulnerabilities in applications.
Unsecured IoT devices provide an easy gateway for criminals looking to get inside a network. Danny Palmer discusses why businesses and consumers should think twice before connecting.
Site admins running Drupal should disable all web services until security updating is complete.
An error it may be, but invasive it certainly is.
Microsoft releases updates to fix bug that froze systems when IIS handled malformed HTTP/2 requests.
The Australian arm of the Japanese car giant says it does not believe any employee or customer data was accessed.
If you want to beef up the security on your Google Account, then the Advanced Protection Program those at risk of targeted attacks – such as journalists, activists, business leaders, and political campaign teams – is for you. Here's how to enable the Google Advanced Protection Program.
The technology managing the systems in our cars could be open drivers up to the risk of hacking. Find out the most common digital threats to our cars, and how you can reduce your risk.
This gallery contains a list of the technologies that have been many times at the heart of a large number of data breaches incidents in the past few years.
Time and time again, Facebook has been slammed for privacy practices and data handling. Here are some of the most prominent, recent scandals of note.
Whether you're in the office or on the road, a VPN is still one of the best ways to protect yourself on the big, bad internet. One of these could be your best bet.
Although hackers are getting more and more sophisticated, you can still recognize that something is not right online. NordVPN shares tips on spotting a phishing message -- and keep your online activities safe.
Bypassing passcodes, malware-laden apps, and inherent design flaws exposing almost all known mobile devices made up part of the security problems found in iOS and Android.
Experts weigh in on what they believe will happen to the world of cybercrime, malware, and botnets in the coming year.
If you're looking for a fast, ultra-rugged, secure encrypted portable storage drive that's available in both HDD and SSD flavors, look no further than Apricorn's new Aegis Fortress L3.
Your iPhone and iPad is likely packed with important, valuable, and even sensitive information that you might not want others to be able to access. Here are the steps you should take to lock down an iPhone or iPad running iOS 12.1.
Voice assistants like Google Home, Amazon Alexa, and Samsung smart TVs are always listening, yet consumers are unaware that their recordings are held online. Here are some ways to mange your privacy around these devices.
Millions of records were lost, services were disrupted, and credit card data was stolen as hackers ran amok over the year.
Concerned about the security of the data you store on your iPhone and iPad? Here are the steps you should take to lock down an iPhone or iPad running iOS 12. (Updated for iOS 12.1)
Researchers have demonstrated everything from running cars off the road to remotely controlling your brakes.
Need help wiping the slate clean? Here are some instructions on removing and wiping services most likely to store your data and online activities.
ZDNet's Danny Palmer talks to TechRepublic's Karen Roby about the risk that unsecure IoT devices provide for criminals looking to get inside a network.
Your unique ID is being connected to devices to create an immutable record even when you ask for your history to be forgotten.
Researchers identify security issues in Android app which could be exploited with a simple trick.
Health Minister Gan Kim Yong says the government had to "balance" the interests of affected individuals and general public after discovering in 2016 the personal data of individuals diagnosed with HIV had been illegally accessed, and only publicly revealed the incident in January 2019.
The wrong attitudes towards risk and complexity could leave you open to attack.
Einaras Gravrock, CEO at CUJO AI, talks to ZDNet's Tonya Hall about AI-enabled phishing attacks.
Government also offers cash rewards worth as much as $30,000. Read more: https://zd.net/2UN45se
iOS app developers have been capturing how users interact with screens without gaining user consent.
Facebook rolls out the unsend feature it promised last April.
Google releases "Password Checkup" Chrome extension on Safer Internet Day.
German antitrust watchdog wants Facebook to obtain explicit user consent before merging data collected from WhatsApp, Instagram, Facebook Analytics, and social buttons with Facebook profiles. Read more: https://zd.net/2SMC2f5
Victorian Education Minister James Merlino wants the few private schools using the surveillance tech to undertake rigorous privacy assessments and ensure students have explicit guardian or parental consent to participate.
Russia’s internet contingency plan is quickly approaching and officials are still planning an internet disconnect for testing purposes. Read more: https://zd.net/2GCsLjc