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We all know that it pays to stay in touch with the latest trends. This is a curated list of current technology news, with a particular focus on staying secure in the office, at home, online, and on your smart phone.
Meltdown, Spectre: The password theft bugs at the heart of Intel CPUs
AMD, Arm also affected by data-leak design blunders, Chipzilla hit hardest
~The Register, 4th Jan 2018
Intel, ARM and AMD chip scare: What you need to know
Nearly all computers worldwide - and many other devices - have been exposed to security flaws which leave them vulnerable to attacks by hackers
~BBC, 4th Jan 2018
Huge Flaws Affect Nearly Every Modern Device; Patch Could Hit CPU Performance
The first week of the new year has not yet been completed, and very soon a massive vulnerability is going to hit hundreds of millions of Windows, Linux, and Mac users worldwide.
~TheHackerNews.com, 3rd Jan 2018
Dear robot Santa…
What if Santa was eventually replaced by an AI robot?
~TheConversation.com, 22nd Dec 2017
Facebook action hints at western retaliation over WannaCry attack
Site deletes accounts linked to Lazarus Group, hackers associated with North Korea that UK and US blame for ransomware
~The Guardian, 20th Dec 2017
From testosterone to dogs, and physics for babies: five fascinating books in 2017
Go on, treat yourself - read a science book over the holidays. Here are a few ideas to get started.
~The Conversation.com, 19th Dec 2017
This New Android Malware Can Physically Damage Your Phone
~The Hacker News.com, 18th Dec 2017
Net neutrality: US ruling could affect internet access in Australia, groups warn
Australians may feel the reverberations from the US decision to end open access to the internet, according to consumer and digital rights groups.
~ABC News, 16th Dec 2017
Pre-Installed Password Manager On Windows 10 Lets Hackers Steal All Your Passwords
If you are running Windows 10 on your PC, then there are chances that your computer contains a pre-installed 3rd-party password manager app that lets attackers steal all your credentials remotely.
~TheHackerNews.com, 15th Dec 2017
Former Facebook executive: social media is ripping society apart
Chamath Palihapitiya, former vice-president of user growth, expressed regret for his part in building tools that destroy ‘the social fabric of how society works’
~The Guardian, 13th Dec 2017
Australia’s Stock Exchange Is the First to Use Blockchain Tech
Australia is set to be the first securities exchange to switch to blockchain technology. Other exchanges are also experimenting with similar transitions.
~Futurism.com, 9th Dec 2017
Security Flaw Left Major Banking Apps Vulnerable to MiTM Attacks Over SSL
A team of security researchers has discovered a critical implementation flaw in major mobile banking applications that left banking credentials of millions of users vulnerable to hackers.
~TheHackerNews.com, 7th Dec 2017
Microsoft Issues Emergency Windows Security Update For A Critical Vulnerability
If your computer is running Microsoft's Windows operating system, then you need to apply this emergency patch immediately. By immediately, I mean now!
~TheHackerNews.com, 7th Dec 2017
Evidence That Ethiopia Is Spying on Journalists Shows Commercial Spyware Is Out of Control
Throughout 2016 and 2017, individuals in Canada, United States, Germany, Norway, United Kingdom, and numerous other countries began to receive suspicious emails. It wasn't just common spam. These people were chosen.
~Wired.com, 6th Dec 2017
Nokia 8: As pure as the driven Android - it's a classy return
HMD's efforts to put the Nokia brand over what we call the "Shenzhen generics" formula haven't exactly set the world on fire yet. But in all honesty, you'll struggle to find anything better for £399, the revised price of the Nokia 8.
~The Register, 6th Dec 2017
Malware Embedded in CCleaner Tool Puts Millions at Risk
Malicious code has been discovered in two versions of Piniform's popular CCleaner housekeeping utility
~TechNewsWorld.com, 5th Dec 2017
How to Keep Your Kids Safe Online
Let's face it: the internet can be a nasty place. Between predators, malware, explicit content, and other bad actors, parents can find themselves in a never ending cycle of doom and gloom as they try to fend off every threat their kids might face online.
~Wired.com, 5th Dec 2017
Google to Warn Android Users on Apps Collecting Data
Google is stepping its fight against unwanted and harmful applications on Android up and will soon alert users on apps and websites leading to apps that collect personal data without their consent
~Securityweek.com, 4th Dec 2017
High-dimensional quantum encryption performed in real-world city conditions for first time
For the first time, researchers have demonstrated sending messages in a secure manner using high dimensional quantum cryptography in realistic city conditions. Credit: SQO team, University of Ottawa
~Science Bulletin, 2nd Dec 2017
'History in the making': Tesla switches on world's largest battery in SA
The world's largest lithium-ion battery has officially launched on Friday in South Australia when Tesla's much-hyped installation was switched on.
~Sydney Morning Herald, 1st Dec 2017
Apple And Samsung Top Amnesty International Sustainable Cobalt Supply Chain Report
NGO Amnesty International has praised Apple and Samsung for their engaged approach to managing cobalt in the supply chain in a recent study.
~Forbes, 30th Nov 2017
Quantum Computers Bust Problem Conventional Computers Can't Solve
Fifty-odd atoms buzz through a pocket of empty space. Invisible lines of force — quantum magnetism — chain them together. Jiggle one, the others jiggle in sympathy. Ring another like a bell and the others will pick up the song at a different pitch or
~LiveScience.com, 29th Nov 2017
Why we should be wary of ending net neutrality
Rolling back net neutrality laws is just part of Trump's giant experiment in media deregulation with little protection for the consumer
~The Guardian, 27th Nov 2017
Google Detects Android Spyware That Spies On WhatsApp, Skype Calls
In an attempt to protect Android users from malware and shady apps, Google has been continuously working to detect and remove malicious apps from your devices using its newly launched Google Play Protect service.
~The Hacker News, 27th Nov 2017
Uber confirms Australians caught in hack
Ride sharing giant Uber has confirmed that Australian riders and drivers have been caught up in its wide-reaching data breach.
~Financial Review, 23rd Nov 2017
Uber Paid Hackers to Delete Stolen Data on 57 Million People
Hackers stole the personal data of 57 million customers and drivers from Uber Technologies Inc., a massive breach that the company concealed for more than a year.
~Bloomberg, 22nd Nov 2017
Over 400 Popular Sites Record Your Every Keystroke and Mouse Movement
How many times it has happened to you when you look for something online and the next moment you find its advertisement on almost every other web page or social media site you visit?
~TheHackerNews.com, 22nd Nov 2017
Germany bans children's smartwatches
A German regulator has banned the sale of smartwatches aimed at children, describing them as spying devices
~BBC, 17th Nov 2017
Banking Trojan Gains Ability to Steal Facebook, Twitter and Gmail Accounts
Security researchers have discovered a new, sophisticated form of malware based on the notorious Zeus banking Trojan that steals more than just bank account details
~The Hacker News, 17th Nov 2017
IBM reveals 50 qubit quantum computer prototype
IBM Q lab has announced that they've developed an operational 50 qubit prototype processor, as well as a 20 qubit quantum system that will be available to its clients as a cloud service.
~SlashGear.com, 11th Nov 2017
WikiLeaks drama alert: CIA forged digital certs imitating Kaspersky Lab
Vault 8 release says spooks used disguise to siphon off data
~The Register, 10th Nov 2017
How did someone hijack your Gmail? Phishing, keylogger or password reuse, we're guessing
Google has teamed up with computer scientists at the University of California, Berkeley, to find out how exactly hijackers take over its users' accounts.
~The Register, 10th Nov 2017
Russian 'Fancy Bear' Hackers Using (Unpatched) Microsoft Office DDE Exploit
Cybercriminals, including state-sponsored hackers, have started actively exploiting a newly discovered Microsoft Office vulnerability that Microsoft does not consider as a security issue and has already denied to patch it
~The Hacker News, 8th Nov 2017
Under the skin: how insertable microchips could unlock the future
Volunteers in Melbourne have had microchips inserted for three months, designed to unlock doors and carry out other tasks. Will they really be any use?
~The Guardian, 1st Nov 2017
10 Fascinating Things We Learned When We Asked The World 'How Connected Are You?'
When we sent out our How Connected Are You? survey back in August, we had no idea what we'd learn. Turns out, what we learned was quite interesting
~Mozilla, 1st Nov 2017
Living my anxiety dream: taking a ride in a Google self-driving car
Waymo's vehicles may not have the cool quotient of Tesla's Model S, but they manage to navigate a minefield of potential accident
~The Guardian, 31st Oct 2017
RIP, Windows Phone. Your demise could lead Microsoft to redemption
Arrogance mired the company so deep in a losing mobile strategy that it couldn't escape until it had spent billions
~Techworld.com.au, 31st Oct 2017
Facebook denies 'listening' to conversations
An executive was responding to a tweet asking about ads which seem to be linked to real-life conversations.
~BBC News, 31st Oct 2017
Bad Rabbit Ransomware Uses Leaked 'EternalRomance' NSA Exploit to Spread
A new widespread ransomware worm, known as "Bad Rabbit," that hit over 200 major organisations, primarily in Russia and Ukraine this week
~The Hacker News, 26th Oct 2017
ATO, Dept of Immigration wrist-slapped for failing security audit. Again
Both promise to implement mandatory controls real soon now
~The Register, 25th Oct 2017
Smart Vacuum Cleaners Making Map Of Your Home - And Wants to Sell It
What if I say that your cute, smart robotic vacuum cleaner is collecting data than just dirt?
~The Hacker News, 26th Jul 2017
5 active mobile threats spoofing enterprise apps
Common apps spoofed to trick users into downloading malware
~Lookout Blog, 25th May 2017