Entries in 'security' (19)
Retailer GameStop is investigating claims that credit card and customer data from its website is up for sale on the black market.
Internet giant Yahoo has admitted that around one billion accounts were likely compromised in a 2013 data breach.
Around half a billion Yahoo accounts were compromised in a security breach in 2014, it has been confirmed.
PC gaming’s brief flirtation with watertight security may already be over.
Sony is soon going to be providing gamers with an extra layer of security for PSN accounts.
Concerns about Apple’s iOS security remain with the news that the tech giant still doesn’t know how US authorities successfully hacked into an iPhone.
An English web developer going by the name Ruby has successfully uploaded a game to Steam, without Valve’s permission, to illustrate a security loophole.
The US Department of Justice has said that it has successfully cracked the iPhone at the centre of the security dispute between Apple and the FBI.
Former Microsoft boss Bill Gates has potentially isolated himself from his tech contemporaries by saying that Apple should abide by a government ruling forcing it to share encrypted data.
Apple boss Tim Cook has received the backing of Google CEO Sundar Pichai in his security row with the US government.
Both officials speaking for the White House and Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump have lashed out at Apple over its refusal to comply with FBI security requests.
iPhone manufacturer Apple has publicly stated that it will not abide by an FBI request to build in a way for authorities to bypass iOS security.
Valve’s powerhouse PC gaming platform Steam suffered a significant security breach on Christmas day.
Valve is launching a two-factor authentication Steam Guard Mobile Authenticator app to protect its users accounts against hackers.
Firefox developer Mozilla has announced that the latest version of the browser will block Flash by default.
Steam’s decision to rescind its OAuth authentication system earlier this year is harming PC developers.
Streaming video giant Twitch is forcing users to change their passwords after what was described as “unauthorised access to some Twitch user account information”.
The protection offered to those whose PlayStation Network accounts have been hacked has been called into question following the plight of one PS4 owner.
Chris Boyd, malware intelligence analyst at Malwarebytes, reveals the latest tactics being adopted by cyber criminals in their attempts to steal from gamers