If you’re a bad guy wanting to blast a website off the internet, the obvious method is to use a distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack.
But you don’t need a botnet of compromised computers to help you…
On its 25th anniversary, the web’s creator Tim Berners-Lee challenges us to make it better.
Although the web has been used for its fair share of unpleasantness and hatred, I don’t think any of us can deny the enormous positive difference it has made to many of our lives.
Microsoft releases a fix for a zero-day vulnerability that has already been exploited by hackers in targeted attacks against some organisations. Don’t delay!
Read my post on the We Live Security blog.
Apple has just released iOS 7.1, the latest versions of its mobile operating system for iPhone and iPad users, and owners of the devices are recommended to upgrade as soon as possible.
Since November last year, 93,788 Twitter users – who thought their micro-blogging updates were private and protected – were being silently snooped upon.
Twitter has now fixed the embarrassing privacy flaw, and apologised to the victims.
Maybe it’s time to think twice before rushing to click on a link, next time your favourite celebrity says something bizarre on Twitter.
Learn more in my article on the We Live Security blog.
Defence contractor BAE Systems publishes a report into the sophisticated Snake spyware, and reveals how Ukraine is being targeted.
But who is behind the attacks?
New research reveals that one of the most successful methods of hitting a company with a targeted attack is to disguise it as a simple LinkedIn email.
Websites run by Britain’s National Heath Service (NHS) are riddled with security vulnerabilities and could easily be exploited by online criminals, claims a newly-published investigation.
Are you doing everything you should to ensure that your website is up-to-date and not infecting its visitors?
You would think, considering how many security problems have beset the teen sexting app Snapchat, that it would be hard to produce a competing app which was more careless with users’ data.
But don’t tell anyone about Puffchat’s problems – they don’t like you saying such things.