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Answers to your questions about massive cyberattack

Here are some answers to questions about perhaps the biggest cyberattack ever, which recently targeted Spamhaus, an anti-spam group based in Geneva and London. It ended up slowing down or blocking access to numerous Interne ...

dateMar 29, 2013 in Internet
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Attacks on lone blogger reverberate across Web

(AP) -- The outage that knocked Twitter offline for hours was traced to an attack on a lone blogger in the former Soviet republic of Georgia - but the collateral damage that left millions around the world ...

dateAug 08, 2009 in Internet
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Detecting and blocking leaky Android apps

Nine times out of ten, that Android app is connecting to multiple internet destinations without your knowledge, more than half of them require access to the sensitive, personal information on your mobile device in order to ...

date10 hours ago in Software
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The hacking tools that terrorise the internet

Hacking is a state of mind. Traditionally, hackers like to discover, understand and share the secrets they expose. They like to laugh at the dumb things they find. They're not necessarily in it for the money, ...

dateMar 06, 2015 in Security
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Is Tor still secure after Silk Road?

The Silk Road trial has concluded, with Ross Ulbricht found guilty of running the anonymous online marketplace for illegal goods. But questions remain over how the FBI found its way through Tor, the software t ...

dateFeb 06, 2015 in Internet
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Unlocking the geoblock with VPNs

In recent months there have been many reports of Australians covertly signing up for the US streaming service Netflix, using fake postcodes and software workarounds to fool its geo-blocking system.

dateOct 02, 2014 in Internet
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Sony attack shows shifting online security threat

The boundary between the online and physical worlds got blurry last week when Sony's PlayStation Network was disabled by an online attack, while simultaneously an American Airlines passenger jet carrying ...

dateSep 04, 2014 in Security
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