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eBay dumps users into insecure authentication mechanism

Dump dongles and move to SMS, says tat bazaar, oblivious to deprecation advice Web tat bazaar eBay appears to be suggesting its readers adopt...

Error prone, insecure, inevitable: Say hello to today’s facial recog tech

If you want a picture of the future, imagine a database with every human visage Facial recognition technology represents a valuable, and likely inevitable,...

Firefox gets complaint for labeling unencrypted login page insecure

Enlarge / Passwords help keep hackers like this out, but passwords are pretty terrible. (credit: TeachPrivacy) The operator of a website that accepts...

An insecure mess: How flawed JavaScript is turning web into a...

Researchers say tens of thousands of sites are using JavaScript libraries that are years old and contain publicly known vulnerabilities.

Oops! 185,000-plus Wi-Fi cameras on the web with insecure admin panels

Just unplug them now before someone writes a botnet, okay? Get ready for the next camera-botnet: a Chinese generic wireless webcam sold under more...

US Senator snaps on glove, probes insecure IoT toymaker CloudPets

'Will we do this the easy way, or will we do it the hard way?' Spiral Toys, makers of the insecure Bluetooth-connected stuffed animals...

The Internet of Weaponized Things: Time to tackle device security before...

Vendors, retailers, and users need to act together to "avoid digital disaster" caused by insecure IoT devices, warns a tech security group.

Health firm gets £200k slap after IVF patients’ data leaks online

Indian subcontractor kept transcripts on insecure server A private health firm has been fined £200,000 after fertility patients’ confidential conversations leaked online.…

Health firm gets £200k slap after IVF patients’ records leak online

Indian subcontractor kept transcripts on insecure server A private health firm in the UK has been fined £200,000 after fertility patients’ confidential conversations leaked...

Two million recordings of kids, parents leaked from cloud-connected toys’ crappy...

Voice messages and account info slurped, held to ransom Two million voice recordings of kids and their families were exposed online and repeatedly held...

Two million recordings of families imperiled by cloud-connected toys’ crappy MongoDB

Voice messages, account info held to ransom Updated  Two million voice recordings of kids and their families were exposed online and repeatedly held to...

7 Wi-Fi vulnerabilities beyond weak passwords

To keep private Wi-Fi networks secure, encryption is a must-have—and using strong passwords or passphrases is necessary to prevent the encryption from being cracked.But...