Privacy

Caught in the payment fraud net: when, not if? - Will we be stuck with payment fraud forever? Come with us as we explore what can go wrong, and why you shouldn't blame yourself if you suffer a loss.
End of line: supporting IoT in the home - Warranties which may not warranty, certificates which might fail to certify, lifespans which don’t match the length of cover promised. This could be IoT.
Cybersecurity and the economy: when recession strikes - Could a recession brought on by the current COVID-19 pandemic cause an increase in cybercrime? Did cybercrime increase during the recession of 2009? Or is this just too complex a subject to pin down one way or the other?
IoT bills and guidelines: a global response - IoT laws and guidelines abound, as we take a look what's happening around the world in the name of securing Internet-connected devices.
How to protect yourself from doxing - Doxing, or collecting and spreading private information about a user online, is a form of cyber harassment, stalking, and even a potential threat to physical safety. Here’s what you can do to protect yourself against it.
Governments increasingly eye social media meltdown - It seems problems never quite go away for social media platforms, and more governments of the world are taking keen interest. Will the tech giants be able to sort things out before legislators steps into the fray?
Mysterious database exposed personal information of 80 million US households - A large database accessible online containing a huge amount of records has been found by researchers. The question is: who does it belong to, and what is it for?
Location data leaks from family tracking app database - An app called Family Locator exposed the personal information and locations of 280,000 users in real time, including children. How did this happen? And how can app developers avoid it in the future?
Researchers go hunting for Netflix’s Bandersnatch - New research from the Indian Institute of Technology Madras explains how popular Netflix interactive show Bandersnatch could fall victim to a side-channel attack and expose users' choices.

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