Cyber Security

Hacker Infects Gas Pumps with Code to Cheat Customers

Russian authorities have broken up a crime ring involving a hacker and willing gas-station employees who have used malicious software to cheat customers of gas.

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Sunday, January 21, 2018 - 16:48

Friday Squid Blogging: Te Papa Colossal Squid Exhibition Is Being Renovated

The New Zealand home of the colossal squid exhibit is behind renovated.

As usual, you can also use this squid post to talk about the security stories in the news that I haven't covered.

Read my blog posting guidelines here.

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Friday, January 19, 2018 - 17:48

The Google Play “Super Antivirus” that’s not so super at all… [REPORT]

SophosLabs has published a technical report digging into the details of a not-so-super "Super Antivirus" charade on Google Play.

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Friday, January 19, 2018 - 08:59

90% of Gmail users could improve their security easily, but don’t

There's something alarming about the world’s one billion regular Gmail users – barely any have turned on two-step verification.

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Friday, January 19, 2018 - 08:43

Virtual reality porn app SinVR exposes details of 20,000 customers

Personal details of adult virtual reality game SinVR customers were accidentally exposed for two weeks, while security researchers tried to get the company's attention

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Friday, January 19, 2018 - 07:25

“Give me a job or else!” approach fails to land IT job

Sending an application letter to your prospective employer is a good idea, an extortion letter, not so much

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Friday, January 19, 2018 - 06:43

Does your credit card need a tinfoil hat to keep it safe on the train?

Can the person squashed up against you on the train read your credit card without you realising? If so, what can you do about it?

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Friday, January 19, 2018 - 06:33

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