security Stories September 7

A ‘sophisticated’ attack on British Airways’ mobile app and website has exposed the names, email addresses and full credit card details of 380,000 customers.

Of particular concern is the fact that the attackers captured the three-digit CVV security codes on the backs of cards, something that should not normally be possible …

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security Stories September 3

A Google engineer found that he was able to hack the supposedly secure doors at the search giant’s Sunnyvale offices. He was able to unlock doors without the RFID key, and even lock out employees who did have their key …

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Deal: Get Pixelbook at 25% off: $750!

security Stories August 24

Google and other tech giants discussing countermeasures to election disinformation

Google is one of more than a dozen tech giants meeting today to discuss countermeasures for state-sponsored disinformation campaigns on their platforms during the run-up to the 2018 midterm elections …

security Stories August 14

Banks secretly monitoring how you use your phone and computer to detect fraud

Banks are secretly gathering up to 2,000 data points on how you use your phone and computer to help detect fraud. The data used can be anything from the angle at which you typically hold your phone to whether or not you use a numeric keypad when typing numbers on your computer …

security Stories August 8

Researchers funded by the Department of Homeland Security say that they have discovered major security vulnerabilities likely to affect millions of US smartphones.

The flaws have been found in unspecified phones sold by Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile, Sprint and other carriers …

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security Stories August 7

November’s midterm election will be the first time it’s ever been possible for US citizens to vote using a smartphone app.

Despite an extremely limited rollout, and tests revealing no issues, some election officials and security experts have expressed horror at the potential risks …

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