WhatsApp has rushed to roll out a security fix after concerns were raised hackers could inject surveillance software on to phones via the call function.
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A British cybersecurity researcher credited with stopping a worldwide computer virus in 2017 has pleaded guilty in a US federal court to developing malware to steal banking information.
Easily guessed passwords being used across multiple accounts have been highlighted as a major gap in the online security practices of Internet users.
Facebook harvested the e-mail contacts of 1.5 million new users who joined the site since 2016 and did so without their consent.
Microsoft has confirmed that some of its e-mail services have been breached by hackers, with the contents of some user e-mails exposed by the attack.
Facebook housed dozens of cybercriminal groups that set up shop on the platform as online marketplaces to sell a variety of illegal services, including stolen credit card information, a team of researchers found.
Microsoft said it has taken control of 99 websites used by a malicious group connected to Iranian hackers who attacked targets including government agencies and businesses.
Microsoft is making its Windows Defender antivirus available on Mac for the first time, as the company continues to focus on broadening its software beyond PC.
Facebook disclosed a flaw on its social network that made passwords of hundreds of millions of users visible to employees and said the issue has now been fixed.
Do you remember the NSA’s phone-records programme? It was perhaps the most contentious of Edward Snowden’s revelations. Now the operation has been halted entirely – with barely a whimper.