security

Meltdown and Spectre: All Mac devices affected says Apple

Posted in Business on 5th Jan, 2018
by Alex Muller

Apple has said that all Mac systems and ioS devices are affected by major bugs in computer chips

Facial recognition at US airports becoming routine, researchers warn

Posted in Software on 23rd Dec, 2017
by Alex Muller

'The program represents a serious escalation of biometric scanning of Americans, and there are no codified rules that constrain it'

Is your computer secretly mining bitcoin alternatives? A guide to 'cryptojacking'

Posted in Online on 21st Dec, 2017
by Alex Muller

Some sites have found a new way to make money from you: using your computer to generate virtual currencies.

Should you pay the WannaCry ransom?

Posted in Online on 15th May, 2017
by Alex Muller

There is no reason to expect an honest transaction.

Ransomware cyber-attack threat escalating

Posted in Online on 15th May, 2017
by Alex Muller

Friday's cyber-attack has affected more than 200,000 victims in 150 countries, Europol chief Rob Wainwright says.