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Internet of Things: 70% of devices have critical security vulnerabilities that need addressing

4 hours ago  by Jamie Hinks
Internet of Things: 70% of devices have critical security vulnerabilities that need addressing
A survey carried by HP on some of the most popular IoT devices shows that companies should be doing more to make sure the things are secured.

America's self harm problem: How the NSA is killing the US economy

4 hours ago  by Nathan Chai
America's self harm problem: How the NSA is killing the US economy
A recent report has uncovered the financial cost of the NSA's PRISM program to the US's economy and the pitfalls that a culture of unbridled mass surveillance could bring about in the future.

Is endpoint management really at death’s door?

6 hours ago  by Ashley Leonard
Is endpoint management really at death’s door?
In this article Ashley Leonard, CEO of Verismic, analyses the current state of device and endpoint management and questions the future of the service.

Few UK smartphone users realise the value of basic handset security

6 hours ago  by Darren Allan
Few UK smartphone users realise the value of basic handset security
Two-thirds of phone owners in the UK don’t bother with even basic security measures like a PIN to unlock their device.

Ofcom: How to protect your children online

10 hours ago  by Emily Garthwaite
Ofcom: How to protect your children online
UK communications regulator Ofcom has published a new report advising the government on safety measures to help safeguard younger web users.

Google confirms it reads your emails to "help you have fun," tracks hotel reservations

12 hours ago  by Brian Fagioli
Google confirms it reads your emails to "help you have fun," tracks hotel reservations
Google has announced that it wants to help users have a good time while on holiday. While that sounds great, the search giant is doing it in a creepy way - by reading your emails.

Fake ID flaw plagues millions of Android devices

12 hours ago  by Ian Barker
Fake ID flaw plagues millions of Android devices
A newly uncovered flaw in Google's Android OS could leave large numbers of mobile devices at risk from malicious apps that appear to be from trusted developers. Named 'Fake ID' by Bluebox Security who

Slashing pirates' revenue streams, one ad at a time

29 Jul 2014  by Paul Cooper & Nathan Chai
Slashing pirates' revenue streams, one ad at a time
ITProPortal spoke to Duncan Trigg, the man behind Project Sunblock, about the new initiative to display police warnings on illegal sites. How big is the problem, and will this have any effect?

Chinese hackers pull off Israel Iron Dome hack

29 Jul 2014  by Paul Cooper
Chinese hackers pull off Israel Iron Dome hack
Chinese hackers have broken into the computer systems of three Israeli defence contractors instrumental in the construction of Israel’s Iron Dome missile defence system.

Onion: The new ransomware that is even harder to stop

28 Jul 2014  by Jamie Hinks
Onion: The new ransomware that is even harder to stop
Security researchers at Kaspersky Lab discovered that the malware is a lot harder to detect that its predecessor, Cryptolocker, as it uses Tor to remain anonymous.

US Congress gets banned from Wikipedia for trolling edits

28 Jul 2014  by Paul Cooper
US Congress gets banned from Wikipedia for trolling edits
The US Congress is famous for being mired in inefficiency, bureaucracy and partisanship, but apparently there’s one task it has no trouble getting done – editing Wikipedia articles.