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Eavesdropping Malware Discovered Gathering Audio Data in Ukraine

NEWS ANALYSIS: "Operation BugDrop" malware stealthily infects computers and turns on the onboard microphone to gather audio files, which it exports to Dropbox files...

Ars announces HTTPS by default (finally)

Enlarge We are excited to announce that Ars Technica has made the jump to greater security: we now have HTTPS browsing by...

ProtonMail Gets Own Tor-Accessible .Onion Hidden Service

Users of the encrypted email service ProtonMail looking for an extra layer of security now have the option of accessing their inbox directly through...

Playtime’s over: Internet-connected kids toys ‘fail miserably’ at privacy

Won't someone think of the children, literally? The Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC) and the European Consumer Organization (BEUC) are calling for US and EU...

Cyber college for wannabe codebreakers planned at UK’s iconic Bletchley Park

EnlargeQufaro reader comments 3 Share this story Bletchley Park—the home of codebreakers whose pioneering work helped Britain and its allies win the Second...

Drops the mic… Hang on, hackers could be listening through my...

RealTek codec vuln can switch speakers from output to input Experimental malware has highlighted the possibility that hackers might be able to turn headphones into...

17 essential tools to protect your online identity, privacy

Make no mistake: Professional and state-sponsored cybercriminals are trying to compromise your identity -- either at home, to steal your money; or at work,...

Google teaches “AIs” to invent their own crypto and avoid eavesdropping

reader comments 18 Share this story Google Brain has created two artificial intelligences that evolved their own cryptographic algorithm to protect their messages...

It’s nearly 2017 and JPEGs, PDFs, font files can hijack your...

Get patching now Apple has distributed a fresh round of security updates to address remote-code execution holes in iOS, macOS, Safari, and the firmware for...

WatchGuard Takes Guesswork Out of Wi-Fi Security With Cloud-based Solution

WatchGuard Wi-Fi Cloud delivers automated wireless threat prevention with interactive engagement and analytics18 October 2016 – WatchGuard® Technologies has announced WatchGuard Wi-Fi Cloud, a...

Encrypted communications could have an undetectable backdoor

Researchers warn that many 1,024-bit keys used to secure communications on the internet today might be based on prime numbers that have been intentionally...

Arrested NSA contractor may have hoarded secrets to work from home

reader comments 89 Share this story Investigators have little doubt that a National Security Agency contractor arrested in August hoarded mountains of...