Researchers at Context Information Security have discovered that smartphones, tablets, iBeacons, fitness trackers and other wearable devices using embedded Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) could potentially be tracked from 100m away.
Smartphone users could be offered a new way to protect their devices. Fujitsu is set to introduce iris-scanning technology for phones as an alternative security measure.
A famous cartoon once said, "On the internet, no one knows you're a dog". But millions of users of online dating site Adult Friend Finder may discover that far more is known about them than they would care to admit.
A new malvertising attack, constructed around the Magnitude exploit kit, is using a novel technique to push users to sites where they can be attacked with a drive-by download.
Dieter Lott discusses the security and networking solutions market and how organisations should be adopting a new proactive approach to security breaches given that IT infrastructure is in a constant state of change.
Teach children to code and, yes, even to hack so they learn about the power and potential perils of the internet, says Nick Banks.
Patrick Peterson examines why organisations need to focus on both external and internal assets to address the phishing threat.
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