Safety

Bitdefender: Smart TVs and smart devices increase the threat landscape

September 6, 2018

A new report from Bitdefender shows that smart TVs and other smart devices are vulnerable to attack. It is if, not when.

AOL and Yahoo! scan user emails to mine advertising data. No privacy!

August 29, 2018

If you use AOL and Yahoo! email accounts rest assured your personal, private emails aren’t! The extent of the granular (that means you) information gathered

Googles data collection uncovered

August 27, 2018

A team of researchers from the U.S. Vanderbilt University have exposed the extent of Googles data collection. Although they admit, the report is the tip

Facebook suspends 400 data stealing apps. Dumps its own data-stealing Onavo

August 27, 2018

Facebook has suspended 400 apps due to concerns around the developers who built them or how the information people chose to share with the app

Hey Alexa. How safe are you? vpnMentor reports

August 27, 2018

vpnMentor has discovered a critical vulnerability the hardware design of Amazon Echo 1st generation.

Recall notice: NETGEAR Arlo outdoor power adaptor

August 10, 2018

Water and electricity don’t play well. NETGEAR is voluntarily recalling one model of its Arlo outdoor power adaptor.

Symantec goes after the cowboys with Indians

August 5, 2018

Symantec has expanded its APAC threat hunting, incident response and security analyst footprint with expanded security operations centre in India.

Sextortion Scammer fail

August 2, 2018

Well, that made me look twice. A would-be sextortion scammer led his email to me with my password. I confess, my tummy did perform a

Seems like a touch, a touch too much

August 1, 2018

When AC/DC penned Touch too Much in 1979 they didn’t realise that this iconic song could later relate to one of the most significant invasions

Uniden iGO Cam 80 dashcam goes 4K (review)

July 21, 2018

The Uniden iGO Cam 80 offers a lot more than a typical dashcam. For starters, it has 4K video resolution, HDMI, PC and Wi-Fi output,

Bitdefender 2019 consumer security suite (announcement)

July 18, 2018

Forrester Research named Bitdefender as a leader in consumer end-point security. The company says its Bitdefender 2019 consumer security suite will stop the most sophisticated

Golden Cup app spies on World Cup Fans

July 16, 2018

The Golden Cup app offers free streaming and statistics from past and present FIFA world cups. The only problem is that it is spyware. It

Don’t give away too much by oversharing on social media

July 16, 2018

Oversharing on social media can create huge security issues. It does not matter if you think you are safe – social media has ‘ways of

U.S. Government asks Apple and Google “Are you digitally spying?”

July 11, 2018

The U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Energy and Commerce has asked Apple and Google a series of probing questions. The aim: To see if

Facebook F-up again. How can you trust this company? (opinion)

June 30, 2018

Facebook F-up again. Will the badly dressed ‘kid in the hoodie’ apologise yet again? Can you trust a company that stumbles from one disaster to

Google to add security metadata to Google Play approved apps

June 30, 2018

Google has added what amounts to an anti-tampering code to Google Play approved apps. At the same time, this will allow installation of genuine apps

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