Stop us if you’ve heard this one: Facebook rolls out a new feature and/or acquires a new company, vowing to protect the privacy of its users’ personal information with its last dying breath. A year or two later, it backtracks and decides it wants spin your data into gold after all – and if users don’t like it, they can delete their accounts.
Google has taken the next big step forward in its war against the password – an open source system to instantly and securely log you into apps on your phone using your password manager.
Ransomware is fast becoming a ubiquitous security threat, with nearly 40% of all businesses experiencing an attack in the past year, according to research from computer security firm Malwarebytes.
Twitter has been forced to lock millions of users’ accounts after 33m purported account details were posted for sale on the dark web.
Personal information from more than 65m Tumblr accounts has been discovered for sale on the darknet.
The internet on Wednesday gave you another reminder that everyone has been hacked.
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg didn’t even begin to learn programming until he got a tutor at 11 years old – so he may have met his match in a 10-year-old Finnish schoolboy who has received a $10,000 bounty from Facebook after finding a vulnerability in Instagram’s code.