Uber is attempting to squash the use of hacked customer accounts that have most likely been sold on the dark web and are currently being used in China.
Several Uber customers tweeted that their Uber app notified them that they had recently taken a Uber ride in China, when in fact they were nowhere near that country, according to Motherboard.
It’s not a trend that gamers are especially ecstatic about, but in-app purchases (IAP) have become a major element of mobile gaming. It’s how many of the biggest games on the App Store stay afloat, but earlier this week, the developers at DigiDNA discovered a coding flaw that could allow hackers to steal thousands of dollars worth of IAP from popular games.
It's a question that occurs to many of us: if digital security is such a minefield, how do you keep your personal data safe?
One person who knows about the risks is Adam Langley. As a security engineer at Google, he makes key decisions about how your data is spread around the internet. He also has access to systems that would have hackers salivating.
So how does Adam make sure he's not taken for a ride? Not how you'd think. Speaking at a conference at CloudFlare headquarters in San Francisco, he outlined his strategy.
The version of Windows 10 for devices from the Internet of Things will soon get security features from the company's operating system for computers and tablets.
The company announced Thursday that it will bring its Bitlocker encryption and Secure Boot systems to the Windows 10 IoT Core public beta in a push to improve security.
Call it a physical and cybersecurity challenge. Innovators and industry experts in Boston Tuesday for the IoT Security 2015 conference brainstormed about some of the Internet of Thing’s most daunting security challenges -- authentication, patching, smart grids, and smart homes – and how to address them.