Smartwatches used to spy
Published in Wearables
14 September 2015

Smartwatches used to spy


Data leak

In another reason not to own a smartwatch, a team of boffins have turned them in to devices which can spy on their owners.

John McAfee for President
Published in News
11 September 2015

John McAfee for President


The establishment knows nothing about tech

IT's answer to Hunter Thompson, John McAfee has thrown his hat into the ring as president.

Bugzilla attacked and attacks Mozilla
Published in News


Mothra not drawn into conflict

Big cheeses at the Mozzarella Foundation have confirmed that Bugzilla has been hacked and sensitive data has been turned on Mozilla users.

Eugene Kaspersky threatened to "rub out rival"
Published in News


He will sleep with the fishes

The language of the anti-virus industry has always been a little colourful, but Eugene Kaspersky went a little over the top with his godfather impersonation.

Fallout from Ashley Madison hack
Published in News


Blackmail and suicide

The hackers who published the data from Ashley Madison hack appear to have taken more collateral damage than they expected.

Hackers dump cheating partners' details on Darkweb
Published in News


There if you know where to look

Hackers dumped online personal details of more than a million users of infidelity website AshleyMadison.com, onto the dark web.

Italian teen found what Apple security experts couldn't
Published in News


Forbidden to fix it

An Italian teenager has found two zero-day vulnerabilities in Apple's OS X operating system that could be used to gain remote access to a computer.

Apple spends a fortune protecting Cook
Published in News


From what?

Fruity cargo cult Apple is so terrified that something bad will happen to its leader Tim Cook that it spends nearly $700,000 to protect him. 

McAfee arrested in US
Published in News


Call security

IT bad boy John McAfee fought the law and the law won.

NSA will stop looking at bulk data collection
Published in News


Trust it

The National Security Agency has said that it will end its access to most bulk data collected under a controversial surveillance program in November, but keep records for litigation purposes.