Google Android OS Malware on the Rise

Posted by Jack Beresford - Security Technology News Reporter on 09/08/2012 - 06:30:00

Google Android OS Malware on the Rise

The latest security technology research has revealed that Google Android Malware is on the rise, reporting a 64% rise in malware threats

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Twitter Forced to Release User Identity Following Mike Tyson Shooting Threat

Posted by Christine Alford - Security Technology News Reporter on 08/08/2012 - 05:50:00

Twitter Forced to Release User Identity Following Mike Tyson Shooting Threat

Twitter has been forced to provide the New York Police Department with details of a user who posted tweets threatening to open fire at a show by the retired boxer, Mike Tyson.

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Tech Reporter Endures iCloud Hacking Nightmare

Posted by Jack Beresford - Security Technology News Reporter on 07/08/2012 - 06:45:00

Tech Reporter Endures iCloud Hacking Nightmare

A reporter had the entire contents of his phone, laptop and Google accounts removed when a hacker gained access to his Apple iCloud account, highlighting security weaknesses in one of Apple's most exclusive products

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Police Social Networking Monitoring at Olympics

Posted by Christine Alford - Security Technology News Reporter on 06/08/2012 - 07:35:00

Police Social Networking Monitoring at Olympics

A year on from the London Riots, the Metropolitan Police Service are using social media monitoring software to help them predict where crimes will occur

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Chip and Pin Security Weakness Allows Banking Data to be Hacked

Posted by Christine Alford - Security Technology News Reporter on 30/07/2012 - 06:15:00

Chip and Pin Security Weakness Allows Banking Data to be Hacked

Security consultants, MWR, have discovered a flaw in an older version of chip and pin security software, allowing hackers to access personal banking information.

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Iris-Scanner Tricked Using Fake Eye Images

Posted by Jack Beresford - Security Technology News Reporter on 27/07/2012 - 06:25:00

Iris-Scanner Tricked Using Fake Eye Images

The cyber world was shocked this week when a team of researchers successfully tricked an Iris scanner with a fake eye.

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Sophos Discovers "Crisis" and "Morcut" Mac Malware

Posted by Jack Beresford - Security Technology News Reporter on 26/07/2012 - 06:15:00

Sophos Discovers

New Mac Malware has been discovered, which coincides with the launch of the company's latest operating system OS X Mountain Lion

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Anonymous Targets Australian Government Websites Over Internet Security Dispute

Posted by Christine Alford - Security Technology News Reporter on 25/07/2012 - 09:35:00

Anonymous Targets Australian Government Websites Over Internet Security Dispute

Two Anoymous hackers have hacked into Australian government websites in protest against amendments to data privacy currently being considered.

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Biometric Shoes Offer New 'Feet' in High-Tech Security

Posted by Jack Beresford - Security Technology News Reporter on 24/07/2012 - 12:15:00

Biometric Shoes Offer New 'Feet' in High-Tech Security

A new biometric shoe is being developed by researchers in a new Pedo-Biometrics Lab located on the Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh. The special sole insoles can help security teams monitor restricted areas where sensitive materials are held.

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Hacker Escapes Handcuffs with Keys Made Using 3D Printer

Posted by Jack Beresford - Security Technology News Reporter on 18/07/2012 - 06:15:00

Hacker Escapes Handcuffs with Keys Made Using 3D Printer

A hacker has broken free from a set of handcuffs using a 3D printer to replicate a master key

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