If users type an URL and they forget to add the HTTP or HTTPS prefix, Chrome will soon use HTTPS by default.
Virtual private networks are key to staying safe online, especially for remote workers. Here are your top choices in VPN service providers and how to get set up.
The bomb threats escalated over the course of six weeks to include Black Lives Matter protests and threats on UK politicians.
There's been a 2,000% increase of new malware written in Go over the past few years.
We don't just test VPN provider performance in this in-depth analysis. We go out onto the internet, gather performance data from all across the web, and let you know which provider -- according to VPN performance tests independently conducted by eleven different publications -- has the best overall and most consistent performance.
Compromised machines included those used in sample analysis.
Craig Froelich, chief information security officer at Bank of America, talks about hiring neurodiverse workers and how they can benefit cybersecurity teams.
Microsoft tapped GitHub's CodeQL to discover whether its source code had been modified in the SolarWinds supply chain attack.
Nation-state hacking groups don't need to do the work themselves anymore: they can hire criminal gangs to breach targets for them - with the added bonus that it's harder to trace the attack back to them, say researchers.
The video platform was accused of collecting biometric data without consent.
In its second interim report, Australia's COVID-19 committee argues misuse of public interest immunity claims from agencies, including by the Attorney-General's Department which it has accused of failing to confirm whether a US law enforcement agency was barred from accessing data collected by COVIDSafe.
It also seeks assurance that the disclosure of protected information is permitted for the purposes of giving effect to the exercise of the OAIC's privacy functions.
The Chinese hacking group used the malicious add-on to collect Gmail and Firefox data from their victims.
The UK's GCHQ has unveiled plans to ramp up its use of algorithms. What could go wrong?
This is the ultimate security key for professionals.
Durable, fully reversible connectors, encapsulated in epoxy resin, and with updatable firmware.
I'm usually wary of security apps, but iVerify by Trail of Bits is different. It comes highly recommended and offers a lot of features in a small download.
FIPS 140-2 Level 3 compliant storage drive with wireless unlock feature and remote management. IP57 rated for dust and water resistance.
The Netgear BR200 Insight Managed Business Router has been designed to be easy to set up, and features a built-in firewall, VLAN management, and remote cloud monitoring, and can be managed from anywhere you have an internet connection.
The YubiKey 5C NFC can be used across a broad range of platforms -- iOS, Android, Windows, macOS and Linux -- and on any mobile device, laptop, or desktop computer that supports USB-C ports or NFC.
The new Aegis Secure Key 3NXC builds on Apricorn's Secure Key 3z and Aegis Secure Key 3NX, taking the same proven form-factor and physical keypad, and adding something that users have been asking for -- USB-C support.
Transparency in security.
Certo AntiSpy is not an app. Instead, it is a utility that you download and install on a Windows or Mac, and you use that to scan a backup of your iOS or iPadOS for subtle signs of intrusion.
Would you like to spend less time unlocking your Android smartphone? Android has you covered.
Quite a few readers have expressed an interest in seeing what's inside a super-secure DataLocker DL3 encrypted hard drive. Well, let's get the screwdrivers out and take a look!
External hard drive featuing AES 256-bit XTS mode encryption and a built-in LCD keypad.
Millions of us have adopted smart home and IoT devices, but these products continually prove themselves to be vulnerable endpoints. Here are some of the most noteworthy IoT cyberattack examples of this year.
Time to dump those cheap dollar-store flash drives, or the ones you picked up at a trade show and get a encrypted micro USB SSD that would impress James Bond.
Despite a worldwide pandemic, cyberattackers haven't stopped poking holes in our defenses. These are the worst incidents so far in 2020.
ZDNet Security Update: Danny Palmer talks to Joe Slowik, senior security researcher at DomainTools, about the Oldsmar hacking incident and how to protect critical infrastructure from cyber attacks. Read more: http://zd.net/3r0vNlE
Finding a new use for old kit is an excellent idea, but it's worth considering the security issues involved before you do anything else.
Microsoft Office macros, PowerShell and more are still proving to be popular with cyber criminals distributing attacks via phishing emails, warn researchers after analysing billions of attacks.
If you were a free LastPass user, changes are coming. But are you better off paying the $36 a year, or should you switch? Adrian Kingsley-Hughes and Karen Roby discuss your options. Read more: http://zd.net/2MfJe1Y
Lam Nguyen, Director of the Cyber Forensics Laboratory at the US Department of Defense, tells Tonya Hall how smart cars are an endless source of forensic data during criminal investigations.
FTC alleges Flo Health shared the health information of users with outside data analytics providers after promising that such information would be kept private.
It may not be as sexy as WiFi, but when you want speed and reliability, look no further than Cat5 cable. Jason Perlow and Jason Cipriani tell you how to take advantage of this cost-effective and fast networking tech. Read more:
Danny Palmer tells Karen Roby some of the ways cyber criminals are attempting to exploit our reliance on emails to carry out cyber attacks.
Trying to figure out which VPN will work best for you? ZDNet's Beth Mauder sits down with David Gewirtz to break down the tests he has run and what data he's aggregated from across the internet to come up with the fastest VPN available in 2021. Read more: https://zd.net/3jXSRiv
ZDNet Security Update: Danny Palmer talks to Crane Hassold, senior director of threat research at Agari, about why BEC attacks are so lucrative for cyber criminals.
Jason Perlow and Jason Cipriani talk crypto and what it means for business.
Under the country's Criminal Procedure Code, the Singapore Police Force can obtain any data -- including information gathered by the contact tracing TraceTogether app and wearable token -- to facilitate criminal probes, confirms cabinet minister.