Do you have AirDrop enabled on your iPhone or Mac?
Maybe you'll think again after watching a video made by Australian security researcher Mark Dowd.
In a troubling new development, threat actors looking for different ways to break into and remain undetected on enterprise networks appear to have begun targeting routers connecting businesses to the Internet.
Once considered a largely theoretical risk, backdoored business routers could soon pose a big problem for enterprises, security vendor FireEye warned in a report released Tuesday.
The U.S. department charged with protecting government computers needs to secure its own information systems better, according to an audit released on Tuesday that showed lapses in internal systems used by the Secret Service and Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
The Department of Homeland Security also needs to establish a cyber training program for analysts and investigators, the audit said, with officials from several agencies blaming short-term budget allocations from Congress for their training cuts.
f you've got an Android 5.0 smartphone with anything but the very latest version of Lollipop on it, it's best to use a PIN or pattern to secure your lock-screen – because there's a trivial bypass for its password protection.
The vulnerability, published here by University of Texas researchers, allows miscreants to sidestep lock-screens on Android 5 devices, unless they've been fully patched to version 5.1.1 including last week's security updates.
GCHQ has declined to comment on a report in the Daily Telegraph this weekend, which claimed that UK cabinet ministers' emails had been hacked, but that – bafflingly – no breach had occurred.
Which is a bit like saying "nothing happened, but we're going to write a story anyway."