Hackers were interested in 600 or so targets, it is claimed
A million or so Asus personal computers may have downloaded spyware from the computer maker's update servers and installed it, Kaspersky Lab claims.?
May 2019: Two courses expose cybercriminals' tools and techniques
Promo Organisations can no longer afford to rely on prevention systems alone to protect them from increasingly numerous and determined adversaries who can find their way round most of today's monitoring tools.?
Boffins show how to nab radioactive contraband, by looking for 'electron avalanches'
Lasers could be used to detect radioactive material secretly transported to and from ports one day, according to a group of physicists from the University of Maryland in the US.?
Plus, two crooks craft a veritable fraudocopia
Roundup This week we got freaked out about heart implant hacks, welcomed a new Microsoft security tool, and endured yet another Facebook fsck up.?
Org does to privacy what hurricanes did to your house
Disaster relief org FEMA has admitted, conveniently on a Friday night, to accidentally leaking banking details and other personal information of 2.3 million hurricane and wildfire survivors.?
Vuln hunters warn malicious applets can bust through protections, snoop on or hijack access gizmos
Bug hunters say Oracle's Java Card platform is host to a dozen and a half security flaws that could place smart-cards and similar embedded devices using the tech at risk of hijacking.?
Maker insists the privacy cock-up has been fixed, mostly
An undisclosed number of Nokia 7 Plus smartphones have been caught sending their identification numbers to a domain owned by a Chinese telecom firm.?
US govt sounds alarm over wireless comms, caveats apply
Medical gear maker Medtronic is once again at the center of a hacker panic storm. This time, a number of its heart defibrillators, implanted in patients' chests, can, in certain circumstances, be wirelessly hijacked and reprogrammed, perhaps...
Study finds Android software slinging deets all over the place
Folks using healthcare-related Android apps: after you've handed over your private details to that software, do you know where it is sending your data? If you don't, nobody should blame you. It turns out it can be a complicated and ob...
Credentials logged for years is antisocial network's latest Zuck-up
Facebook today admitted it stored "some" of its addicts' account passwords in a plaintext readable format. For "some", read hundreds of millions.?