Sophos - Naked SecurityIn the same spirit of research openness that led to the Web, CERN has let Google Street View into its server farm.
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Sophos - Naked SecurityBugs in pseudorandom number generators are usually cause for concern, at least in cryptographic circles.
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Sophos - Naked SecurityIf the smartphone 'kill switch' legislation is passed, the carrier can remotely send a trigger to any lost or stolen device to 'brick' itself. With the phone effectively useless, this should be a far less appealing option for would-be thieves.
Sophos - Naked SecurityIt was the combination of the anonymizing service with the university's WiFi that gave investigators a short list of possible suspects, one of whom turned out to be a 20-year-old student trying to get out of a final exam.
Target confirms: Crooks may have spent holiday shopping season feasting on 40m filched payment cardsSophos - Naked SecurityThe US retail giant Target confirmed that cyber crooks may have gotten their hands on about 40 million credit and debit card accounts starting the day before Thanksgiving - 27 November - on into the heart of Christmas shopping mania, through until Sunday, 15 December.
Sophos - Naked SecurityWe've compiled easy-to-follow instructions for setting up the parental control features on Windows 7 and 8, OS X, iOS and Android, so you can increase your kids' chances of staying safe and emotionally secure online.
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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.