Sophos - Naked Security32-year-old Kris Koranteng has been arrested and charged with 11 separate counts, including conspiracy, mail fraud, wire fraud and money laundering. He and his crew are thought to have sought out vulnerable love-seekers on popular dating sites including Match.com and Chemistry.com.
Sophos - Naked SecurityAs many as 300 oil and energy companies have been targeted in the largest ever coordinated cyber attack in Norway.
Sophos - Naked SecurityMozilla's mobile platform, Firefox OS, is behind Google's Android in just about every way.
But in one important respect, privacy, Firefox OS is trying to move ahead by giving users more control over what data apps can gather from their devices...
Sophos - Naked SecurityJust 42% of those surveyed said they were willing to air their views or enter a discussion on Facebook or Twitter but 86% said they would be happy to discuss the NSA surveillance program in a face-to-face setting.
Sophos - Naked SecurityFirewalls are often seen as having the role of a moat surrounding the castle.
But data is everywhere, so it's time to take a new look at firewalling...
Sophos - Naked SecurityLinux reached the entirely respectable age of 23 this week, more or less.
Paul Ducklin looks at what might have been...
Sophos - Naked SecurityFacebook is cracking down on those click-baiting headlines - you know, the ones that say “YOU WOULD NOT BELIEVE WHAT THIS GIRL DID NEXT”, or “Watch what happens when this guy puts a BATTERY in a MICROWAVE”.
Sophos - Naked SecurityHackers calling themselves "Lizard Squad" tweeted a bomb threat that forced a plane with Sony Online Entertainment's president on board to divert for an emergency landing on Sunday. At the same time, a DDoS (distributed denial of service) attack flooded traffic to Sony's PlayStation Network, forcing the gaming network offline for a short time.
Sophos - Naked SecurityDo Not Track hasn't been in the news lately but that's only because it's failing too slowly for the naked eye to see. It's melting away like a giant glacier and its meltwater is slowly washing away any hope for an industry standard that puts consumers in control of who can track them.
Sophos - Naked SecurityTraditionally, when malware detects that it is not running in a genuine victim setting, it will simply exit immediately. But there's a certain subset of malware families that are more cunning when they detect an analysis environment...
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I’m dating myself, but I remember when holiday shopping involved pouring through ads in the Sunday paper, placing actual phone calls from tethered land lines to research product stock and availability, and actually driving places to pick things up. Now, holiday shoppers can do all of that from a smartphone or tablet in a few seconds, but there are some security pitfalls to be aware of.