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Who's flying drones over France's nuclear power plants?

3 hours ago  by Paul Cooper
Who's flying drones over France's nuclear power plants?
Mysterious drone sightings over nuclear power plants have been confounding French authorities in recent weeks, and have led to an investigation. But who's behind the sightings?

Hackers using Gmail drafts to steal data and update malware

20 hours ago  by Tom Phelan
Hackers using Gmail drafts to steal data and update malware
The Gmail drafts folder provides hackers with a sneaky way of sharing malware, enabling them to hack deep into computers and steal user data.

Google to encrypt user data as default on Android 5.0 Lollipop

29 Oct 2014  by Barclay Ballard
Google to encrypt user data as default on Android 5.0 Lollipop
The search engine giant has included the feature in the latest version of its Android OS, which will prevent Google from unlocking a device, even if requested to do so by police officials.

FireEye uncovers Russian malware with hint of government backing

29 Oct 2014  by Jamie Hinks
FireEye uncovers Russian malware with hint of government backing
The malware has been reportedly been written by Russian language operators and developers that have used it to gather intelligence on governments and militaries in Eastern Europe.

White House down: Computer systems hacked by unconfirmed assailant

29 Oct 2014  by Paul Cooper
White House down: Computer systems hacked by unconfirmed assailant
Hackers have breached computer systems at the White House. The measures put in place to identify the attackers and prevent further compromise have shut down the White House computer network.

Renée James: IoT could be a goldmine for hackers but Intel Security and McAfee are up for a fight

28 Oct 2014  by Aatif Sulleyman
Renée James: IoT could be a goldmine for hackers but Intel Security and McAfee are up for a fight
While a lot of security experts are content with throwing around soundbites like "we need to think outside the box" and "we need to be ahead of the game" willy-nilly, James seems different.

Car thieves hack into keyless cars in spate of London robberies

28 Oct 2014  by Jamie Hinks
Car thieves hack into keyless cars in spate of London robberies
Keyless car crime is on the rise in London with criminals able to hack into onboard computers and start cars, and the Range Rover Evoque is one of a clutch of models to be targeted.

‘Al-Quida’ Wi-Fi hotspot grounds LAX to London flight for 14 hours

28 Oct 2014  by Jamie Hinks
‘Al-Quida’ Wi-Fi hotspot grounds LAX to London flight for 14 hours
One passenger’s Wi-Fi hotspot name of “Al-Quida Free Terror Nettwork” caused the London-bound flight to be hit with a heavy delay as police investigated.

Ever used Tor? Then your computer might be riddled with malware

28 Oct 2014  by Paul Cooper
Ever used Tor? Then your computer might be riddled with malware
Authorities are advising all users of the Tor network to check their computers for malware after it emerged that a Russian hacker has been using the network to spread a powerful virus.

Xiaomi devices downed by Indian air force over security concerns

27 Oct 2014  by Jamie Hinks
Xiaomi devices downed by Indian air force over security concerns
The smartphone manufacturer has been forced to move all Indian user data to data centres outside of China due to increasing concerns over privacy.

Elon Musk's chilling warning against AI: 'It's like summoning a demon'

27 Oct 2014  by Paul Cooper
Elon Musk's chilling warning against AI: 'It's like summoning a demon'
Elon Musk, PayPal founder and CEO of both SpaceX and Tesla Motors, has expressed a deep concern over the development of AI, adding his voice to a growing list of prominent speakers concerned about it.