Dell data breach may affect up to 49m customers

Dell has confirmed a data breach that could, according to reports, have affected up to 49m customers. The breach revealed names and addresses of Dell customers, as well as information about equipment purchased, although the tech giant says that no Read More …

Russia launches production of smartphones with protection against data leaks

Companies of the state corporation Rostec and the Rostelecom operator have launched a production line for the assembly of Russian smartphones AYYA T1 with protection against data leakage, the Aurora mobile operating system reported. The Aurora mobile operating system is Read More …

New laws to protect consumers from cyber criminals come into force in the UK

Consumer protections against hacking and cyber-attacks will come into force today, as all internet connected smart devices will be required by law to meet minimum-security standards. Manufacturers will be legally required to protect consumers from hackers and cyber criminals from Read More …

Ring agrees to pay $5.6 million after cameras were used to spy on customers

Amazon’s Ring has settled with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) over charges that the company allowed employees and contractors to access customers’ private videos, and failed to implement security protections which enabled hackers to take control of customers’ accounts, cameras, Read More …

Thousands of LG TVs are vulnerable to takeover

As many as 91,000 LG TVs face the risk of being commandeered unless they receive a just-released security update patching four critical vulnerabilities discovered late last year. The vulnerabilities are found in four LG TV models that collectively comprise slightly Read More …