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  • HTTPS can't be trusted to obscure private online activity

    06.03.2014

    HTTPS was initially used to prove to Internet users that the website and web server with which they are communicating are indeed the ones they want to communicate with, but later this use was extended to keeping user communication, identity and web browsing private.

  • HTTPS Everywhere add-on now available for Firefox on Android

    06.02.2014

    The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) has announced the release of a beta version of its HTTPS Everywhere extension for Firefox on Android.

  • A solution for fixing hijacked Chrome settings

    03.02.2014

    Many users - if not all - have experienced downloading a free screensaver or game without looking at the small print and consequently getting their browser unwittingly saddled with an unwanted toolbar, add-on or homepage.

  • Defending against drive-by downloads

    03.02.2014

    In case you havenít heard the term before, a drive-by download (DbD) is a class of cyber attack where you visit a booby-trapped web site and it automatically, and silently, downloads and executes malicious code on your computer.

  • Chrome bugs allow websites to listen in on your conversations

    23.01.2014

    Several security flaws in the popular Google Chrome browser can be exploited to turn the computer into a surreptitious listening device, claims Israeli developer Tal Ater.




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IoT devices are filled with security flaws, researchers warn

Posted on 30 July 2014.  |  We are living in an increasingly interconnected world, and the so-called Internet of Things is our (inescapable) future. But how safe will we, our possessions and our information be as these wired and interconnected devices begin to permeate our lives?


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