security

US Government to Blame for Ransomware Attack says Microsoft

Microsoft has hit out at the US government blaming its own data hacking teams for causing the outbreak of the Ransomware virus. They have also warned that this attack is ...

May 15, 2017 at 12:27 pm by

Facebook Hires 3000 to Tackle Hate Speech, Abuse, and More!

Facebook is set to hire 3,000 staff members specifically to tackle hate speech, child abuse and self harm being broadcast on their site. Following substantial recent criticism ...

May 3, 2017 at 8:07 pm by

Tinder Investigating After 40,000 Pictures Taken From Site

Tinder is investigating an incident in which over 40,000 user facial pictures were downloaded by a programmer and shared on the internet. The data obtained by the programmer ...

May 2, 2017 at 8:08 pm by
Facebook Rules

Report Suggests Facebook is Target Advertising the Vulnerable

Leaked documents have emerged alleging that Facebook is helping their advertisers target teenager users who are at their most vulnerable. The documents, reportedly from ...

May 1, 2017 at 8:35 pm by

Social Medias Failure to Deal with Illegal Content is “Shameful”

A UK government committee has ruled that the social media giants are “shamefully far” from addressing illegal, dangerous and hateful content. Evidence was found ...

May 1, 2017 at 8:33 pm by

Drunk Man Arrested for Attacking Robocop

A drunk man in California attempted to assault a crime prevention robot which called the police and reported its own assault during the incident. Jason Sylvain, whilst ...

May 1, 2017 at 8:46 am by
Lithuanian Conman Allegedly Tricked Google and Facebook Into Giving Him $100M

Lithuanian Man Allegedly Tricked Google and Facebook Into Giving Him $100M

Evaldas Rimasauskas, 48 of Lithuania was recently charged with wire fraud, money laundering and aggravated identity theft for impersonating Quanta Computer—A Taiwanese ...

April 29, 2017 at 3:18 pm by

John McAfee Has Built a ‘Hack-Proof’ Smartphone

Perpetually bored rich man – and part-time consulting detective – John McAfee must have found himself inflicted with a bad case of the fidgets because he has yet another ...

April 28, 2017 at 8:19 am by

Virgin Media SuperHub 3 Vulnerable to Low-Bandwidth DoS

Virgin Media customers with the latest SuperHub 3 router are vulnerable to losing their internet connections through a simple, low-bandwidth denial of service (DoS) attack. ...

April 27, 2017 at 5:46 pm by
Smartcard Maker Plastc Shuts Down, Screwing Thousands of Backers

Smartcard Maker Plastc Shuts Down, Screwing Thousands of Backers

It sounded like a great idea: having a single Smartcard to replace multiple credit cards; less cards to carry and manage. This was the idea of a startup company called Plastc ...

April 20, 2017 at 11:20 pm by

Lynksys Routers Feature Massive Security Flaw

Security researchers have found that a number of Linksys Smart Wi-Fi routers contain vulnerabilities that could be exploited to form part of a botnet. Cybersecurity ...

April 20, 2017 at 6:40 pm by

Mastercard to Introduce Biometric Credit Cards

MasterCard have revealed a new credit card with an inbuilt biometric fingerprint reader as an additional security means to tackle credit card fraud. The technology works ...

April 20, 2017 at 12:30 pm by

New Government Poll Reports Cyber Attacks at Significantly Higher Rate

A new government survey published today has reported that cyber crime may be significantly higher than previously thought. In a survey conducted over 1500 UK businesses, 46% ...

April 19, 2017 at 1:40 pm by

The Evolving Threat of Ransomware and How it Works

With Ransomware on the increase, we look to help explain what Ransomware is and what you can do to avoid becoming its next victim in a significantly growing volume of those ...

April 19, 2017 at 1:30 pm by

Mark Zuckerberg Addresses Facebook Murder Case

Speaking at Facebook’s annual F8 conference, Mark Zuckerberg addressed the tragic murder of Robert Godwin Sr whose killing was streamed via Facebook. Robert Godwin Sr ...

April 18, 2017 at 8:15 pm by