The data includes their dates of birth, home addresses, citizenship, and driving license and social security numbers of the applicants.
Singapore's immigration department says it will begin collecting iris scans of citizens and permanent residents as part of efforts to improve the "effectiveness and efficiency" of its operations.
In the previous post in this series, I outlined how cybercriminals will use the holiday season to victimize unwary consumers and target businesses. They will also dive deeper into leveraging devices connected to the Internet of Things (IoT). Show More Summary
Google's first wave of security changes to convert webmasters to encrypted HTTPS target pages that ask for login data or credit card information.
Knowing what cybercriminals are targeting today is easy. Their attacks are loud, impactful, and have the elegance of a herd of bulls crashing through a china shop. The tougher challenge is figuring out where they will take aim tomorrow. Show More Summary
In uncertainty times, these non-profits need your year-end charity to protect privacy and civil liberties online. The post Where to Donate to Protect the Internet in 2017 appeared first on WIRED.
Floki Bot, new financial malware, is popular with English-, Portuguese-, and Russian-speaking underground criminal markets, winning over cybercriminals with new features and functionality. It is currently in use by a number of cybercrime...Show More Summary
Did Russia hack the DNC? Did North Korea hack Sony Pictures? Try to answer these questions and you run into the attribution problem. The post Hacker Lexicon: What Is the Attribution Problem? appeared first on WIRED.
If your smart wallet is lost or stolen, you can locate or track it with a smartphone. That's a cool idea, and it has attracted several crowd-funded projects such as Cashew, Ekster, SmartWallet, Walli, Wallor and Woolet. However, small, standalone trackers like TrackR's may do the job cheaper, and they're less risky purchases.
After a wait of nearly two months, Yubico has finally released an app that adds strong hardware authentication for unlocking Windows 10 PCs.
From Apple vs FBI to WhatsApp, it was a banner year for end-to-end encryption. The post The Year Encryption Won appeared first on WIRED.
US law enforcement alone have spent millions on the phone-cracking technology.
Awareness, standards, innovation key pieces of formula that could deliver better identity, access management
Encryption is safeguard for our personal secrets and economic prosperity, says report.
Around 2 million Australians are accessing internet banking on public Wi-Fi networks, a study by RMIT University has found.
Australia will be sending around 20 cybersecurity companies to the RSA Conference in San Francisco next year to showcase what the nation has to offer.
Industry and government agencies have warned the Attorney-General's Department that the proposed data re-identification laws are too blunt to work.
The number of requests for Facebook to hand over user data by governments around the world has risen in the first half of 2016, according to a new report by the social media giant.
A technique called "domain fronting" makes the app's encrypted traffic look no different from a Google search. The post Encryption App 'Signal' Fights Censorship With a Clever Workaround appeared first on WIRED.
IP cameras are usually “purchase, install, and don’t touch” devices. But in the current climate of cyberattacks, they now require regular updates and patches. Otherwise your security tool may be hacked, leak video, or join a cybercriminal botnet without your knowing. Show More Summary