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How to use Google's Password Alert tool to thwart phishing attacks

Google created a new Chrome extension that alerts you when you enter your Google password on a non-Google site. Here's how to set it up.

By 29 April 2015


Hack of toy maker VTech exposes 5 million customers

A hacker got into a customer database for the Learning Lodge app store, where parents can download apps, games and e-books for VTech toys.

By 28 November 2015


Lord of the Paranoids: New Yahoo security exec on protecting a billion-plus accounts

Bob Lord, Yahoo's new security chief, will lead a team called the Paranoids. Like all security executives, he has a tough job.

By 22 November 2015


Third-party Instagram app pulled after stealing passwords

The app, called InstaAlert, was snagging usernames and passwords and sending them to a remote server, according to the developer who spotted it.

By 12 November 2015


Third man arrested over TalkTalk hack as Vodafone reveals cyberattack of its own

Vodafone is the second British telecommunications company in two weeks to be on the receiving end of a serious hack.

By 2 November 2015


Another security flaw affects all versions of Adobe Flash

The vulnerability is being exploited by a cyberespionage group targeting governments, NATO and the media, researchers warn.

By 16 October 2015


Hangry Redditor rage-quits cat cafe: All enter Oxford Dictionary

The Oxford Dictionary welcomes a swarm of new entries, including matcha, mecha, subreddit and manic pixie dream girl.

By 27 August 2015


Google cracks down on Gmail phishing with spam filters

In an effort to stop spammers, the web giant rejects emails that include "highly restricted" character combinations.

By 13 August 2014


Australia Post scam email linked to Russian phishing site

A scam email, linked to a Russian phishing site, has been warning Australia Post customers that they need to pay to retrieve an uncollected parcel.

By 6 August 2014


Want to be totally secure on the Internet? Good luck

At Defcon, one of the largest tech security conferences of the year, there's no such thing as total security from hackers.

By 8 August 2015