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Here's what the red iPhone 8 looks like in real life

How red is red? The new "Product Red" iPhone 8 and 8 Plus won't arrive until this Friday, but I was able to get a sneak peek earlier Tuesday in New York. And I brought along last year's Product Red iPhone 7 Plus to compare. And believe it or not, there is a difference.<p>I don't really get excited …

Diversity key to more effective cyber security, says NCSC

Cybersecurity

Amber Rudd to announce crackdown on dark web

Home secretary Amber Rudd is to announce a crackdown on criminals who exploit the dark web in pursuit of drug deals, child pornography, guns, credit scams and other illegal activities. About £9m has been set aside by the Home Office in a push to try to clean up the dark web, a largely hidden part …

How to delete yourself from the Internet

Data breaches. Identity theft. Bank fraud. Every week, we read a fearsome new headline about cybercrime. Reputable services fall victim to anonymous hackers. Ransomware holds random computer user’s files hostage. And what about those websites that track your every move, targeting you with …

Information Systems

Galaxy J7 Duo listed as ‘coming soon’ to India [Updated with price and release date]

Samsung hasn’t released many low to mid-end smartphones running the newest Android flavor out the box yet, let alone affordable dual camera handsets, …

Imagine you're having a CT scan and malware alters the radiation levels – it's doable

WannaCry was a wake-up call for healthcare, but the sector is still terribly vulnerable to attackAs memories of last May's WannaCry cyber attack …

Imaging

Asus RoG Strix GL503 And GL703 Gaming Laptops Introduced

Asus has announced the imminent availability of two new gaming laptops to their range of Asus Republic of Gamers (RoG) range, in the form of the …

Computer Hardware

NSA calls for cyber security community collaboration

Cybersecurity

Cyber criminals earn up to £1.4 million a year each and are ‘rarely caught’

It’s probably not something your school career advisor recommended, but a new report has shown that cyber crime really does pay.<p>Top cyber criminals …

Cybercrime

A new cyber innovation centre is coming to London to help make the UK a leader in the fight against cybercrime

The centre will be funded by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport<p>A new cyber innovation centre is being developed at the Queen …

Apple Watch beta includes warning for old apps, suggests watchOS 5 will drop support

The latest watchOS beta, 4.3.1, introduces a new alert when launching original watchOS 1 WatchKit applications, hinting that such apps may be dropped entirely in watchOS 5.<p>Back when the initial round of betas released for iOS 11.4, tvOS 11.4, and macOS 10.13.5, it was interesting to note that we …

Smartwatches

Russians hacked into America's electric grid. Here's why securing it is hard.

Hackers taking down the U.S. electricity grid may sound like a plot ripped from a Bruce Willis action movie, but the Department of Homeland Security …

Cybersecurity

Confirmed: Huawei’s Android Go phone will land with Y-series 2018

• A Huawei executive has revealed that the Y-series will receive an Android Go model.<br>• The phone will have a May launch in South Africa, packing 16GB of storage.<br>• A previous report suggests that the handset is the Y5 Lite 2018.<p>Back in Barcelona, Huawei confirmed that it was working on an Android Go …

Mobile Technology

New Snap Spectacles confirmed by FCC

So, now what?<p>The existence of at least one new pair of wearable Spectacle glasses for Snapchat has just been confirmed by the FCC’s radiation chambers. The documents published today, and first spotted by <i>Variety</i>, describe a “wearable video camera” made by Snap Inc. with “Spectacles” branding and …

Samsung announces the Galaxy S9 launch, teases “reimagined” camera

It sounds like a variable aperture camera is coming to the Galaxy S9.<p>Samsung just sent out invites for the announcement of its next flagship …

Google X is spinning out a cybersecurity company called Chronicle

As of today, there’s a new company under the Alphabet banner: Google X announced a new spinoff focusing entirely on cybersecurity, dubbed Chronicle.<p>Billed by Google X chief Astro Teller as a “digital immune system,” Chronicle focuses on detecting threats by analyzing and storing security-related …

Immune System

Hackers stole $172 billion USD from 978 million consumers in 2017: report

According to a Norton Cyber Security Insight Report from cybersecurity company Symantec, hackers stole $172 billion USD from 978 million consumers in …

R100k up for grabs at blockchain hackathon

Read time 1min 30sec<p>Participants will deep dive into the decentralised digital world of blockchain.<p>The University of Cape Town and Linum Labs will …

Blockchain

This sub-$100 desktop PC fits in the palm of your hand

Imagine any and every display you come across can instantly become a full-blown desktop computer, whether it’s a PC monitor or an HDTV. Imagine not …

PlayStation suffers social media hack, possible data breach

PlayStation’s official social media accounts have been temporarily exposed, with the gaming company’s Twitter account showing messages from a hacking …

How To: Easily Bypass macOS High Sierra's Login Screen & Get Root (No Password Hacking Required)

It looks like there is a fatal flaw in the current macOS High Sierra 10.13.1, even straight from the login menu when you first start up the computer. …

Make a Career Taking Down Hackers with this 45-hour Training

The web is a dangerous place, and now more than ever, companies are in dire need of experts who can protect their networks and keep malicious …

Hackers stole $172 billion last year: Consumers should avoid these mistakes

Online hackers made out like true bandits in 2017, stealing over $172 billion from people in 20 countries around the world, a new report said.<p>Norton Cyber Security released its annual insights report and found that 44% of consumers were affected by a cybercrime in the last 12 months with an average …

Apple adds new privacy icon to iOS 11.3

iOS 11.3 landed with a bunch of big features this morning but it looks like Apple added a few small surprises not mentioned in its preview, including a new feature that makes it easier to tell when apps are trying to access your personal data.<p>Developers got a bunch of new features to play with in …

Personal Information

How to manage cyberbiosecurity risks before a malware attack strikes

Cyberbiosecurity risks include encoding digitized DNA with malware and compromising computers used for biomanufacturing processes. Learn three ways …

Google X has launched a cybersecurity startup with a difference

Chronicle will be a “digital immune system,” and promises to spot threats at scale thanks to Google’s immense infrastructure<p>Google X – the Alphabet …

Immune System

Pentagon’s proposed nuclear strategy elevates cyberattacks to a terrifying new realm

It's the fall of 2019 and America is paralyzed.<p>A wave of cyberattacks have crippled America's banks, sent a blackout rolling across the East Coast, …

Cyber-attacks

How to attract the next generation of cybersecurity talent

CISOs should focus their security budgets on risk reduction and hire cybersecurity talent to protect sensitive data, says ProtectWise vice president …

Over 90 percent of Gmail users still don’t use two-factor authentication

The security tool adds another layer of security if your password has been stolen<p>A Google engineer revealed that more than 90 percent of active Gmail accounts don’t use two-factor authentication (2FA), reports <i>The Register</i>. Given the low uptake, <i>The Register</i> asked Google software engineer Grzegorz …

Blackout: Critical Infrastructure Attacks Will Soar in 2018

Recent attacks on energy plants expose a stark vulnerability in the industrial sector.<p>There was a stunning cyberattack on a critical Middle Eastern infrastructure site recently and it hasn't gotten the public scrutiny it deserves. Triton (A.K.A. Trisis), a new strain of malware, was discovered last …