Google's chief security engineer for Android, Adrian Ludwig, claims that most users shouldn't bother with anti-virus and that security companies are overstating the problem of Android malware. Can he be serious? ...
Police detection dogs are the latest tool in investigators' arsenal when it comes to finding gadgets that might contain illegal images of child abuse, sometimes hidden in metal tins four layers deep inside a filing cabinet.
That leaves large-scale privacy invasion on 90% of 160,000 analysed messages swept up illegally by the NSA. But credit where credit is due: the legal 10% of intercepts have significant intelligence value, including data about a secret overseas nuclear project and double-dealing by an ostensible ally.
Christopher Wilson, who has his own business programming artificial intelligence systems, is suspected of hacking into police websites and using a voice-changing device to make hoax telephone calls warning of a cyber attack. When detectives asked Wilson to reveal his computer password to aid in their investigation he refused.
The Syrian Electronic Army hacked the Israeli Defense Force's Twitter account and posted a bogus warning about an imminent nuclear attack. The hack comes less than a week after the SEA took aim at the IDF's official blog.