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1812, 2017

Are Starbucks using your laptop?

December 18th, 2017|blog|

Starbucks has acknowledged that visitors to one of its branches were unwittingly recruited into a crypto-currency mining operation.

The wi-fi service provided by a branch of the company’s Buenos Aires outlets, who hijacked connected computers to […]

1112, 2017

Apple inside your house?

December 11th, 2017|blog|

The bug appeared in the latest version of Apple’s mobile operating system iOS 11.2, and could have let criminals unlock internet-connected doors.

Apple said it had now disabled remote HomeKit access for shared users, as a […]

1112, 2017

Keyloggers found in HP laptops

December 11th, 2017|blog|

For the second time this year, HP has had to create a patch for its laptops, after a security researcher found a driver-level keylogger – and this time, customers might have to check their own […]

412, 2017

World’s First Bitcoin Billionaires

December 4th, 2017|blog|

The twin brothers who sued Mark Zuckerberg claiming he stole the idea for Facebook are worth more than $1bn after capitalizing on the astonishing rise in Bitcoin.

An $11m investment in Bitcoin made by Tyler and […]

412, 2017

UK Government Security Breach

December 4th, 2017|blog|

The British government has issued a warning about the security risks of using a Russian anti-virus software.

The National Cyber Security Centre is to write to all government departments warning against using the products for systems […]

2911, 2017

Apple Rush To Fix Major Password Bug

November 29th, 2017|blog|

Apple has said it is working to fix a serious bug within its Mac operating system.
The flaw in MacOS High Sierra – the most recent version – makes it possible to gain entry to the […]

2911, 2017

Uber Data Breach!

November 29th, 2017|blog|

Uber has given a figure for the number of UK-based riders and drivers affected by its massive mess up: 2.7 million.

The taxi hire firm has been slammed by regulators all over the world for keeping […]

1311, 2017

iPhone X Hacked!

November 13th, 2017|blog|

On Friday, Vietnamese security firm Bkav released a blog post showing they’d cracked Face ID with a composite mask of 3-D-printed plastic, silicone, makeup, and simple paper cutouts, which in combination tricked an iPhone X […]

1311, 2017

The iPhone X’s touchscreen broke!

November 13th, 2017|blog|

Apple’s $1,000 iPhone X may have trouble operating that new “Super Retina HD” screen in the winter weather.

This is according to multiple complaints from owners and an admission from the Cupertino idiot-tax operation itself that, […]

611, 2017

Android Security Risk!

November 6th, 2017|blog|

Crooks have come up with a strain of Android ransomware that both encrypts user data and locks victims out of compromised devices by changing PINs.

DoubleLocker combines a cunning infection mechanism with two powerful tools for […]