Remember WannaCry? The huge ransomware attack, which caused chaos last month, mainly affected Windows 7 PCs, with the latest Windows release being immune thanks to its beefier security – but that has now changed, as security researchers have ported the malware over to Windows 10.
Well, to be precise, the folks at RiskSense have adapted […]
Call it a reward, call it an incentive, call it a bribe. To be honest, you can call it what you like – all we know is that if you sign up for BT Infinity fibre broadband by midnight on Thursday June 8, you'll be sent a £150 Reward Card.
It only takes a quick […]
Google has begun rolling out a new Personal tab on its search results page, so users can quickly switch to looking through their own stuff rather than the web at large: items from Gmail, Google Photos and other Google services are included.
The search capabilities aren't actually new – you've long been able to search […]
Because constantly swapping passwords and usernames can be a pain (if not also a security risk), Google is adding new ways for families to share information with one another while staying logged-on to their own private Google Accounts.
Starting today, Google is rolling out ways to include family members when you use Google Photos, Google […]
Three weeks after announcing its plans to the public, the Federal Communications Commission has taken its first step in dismantling Obama-era net neutrality regulations classifying internet service providers (ISPs) as a utility.
The decision was made in a 2-1 vote, with FCC Chairman Ajit Pai (pictured above) and Commissioner Michael O'Rielly approving plans to remove […]
Update: Organizations across the UK, Europe and beyond are scrambling to restore their computer systems after a ransomware program called WannaCry caused an unprecedented level of disruption over the weekend.
In the traditional ransomware style, WannaCry demands bitcoin payments before it will unlock files that have been encrypted on users' machines. It's believed that the […]
Amazon is offering its Prime customers an intimate alternative to the world’s biggest music festivals with its new Prime Live Events.
Launching this month, Prime Live Events will give Prime customers the exclusive opportunity to see some of the world’s biggest music artists performing up close and personal in a variety of small but iconic […]
Update 2:23pm PT: Google Docs says it has shut down the fast-spreading phishing attack, tweeting out an official statement Wednesday afternoon that it's taken the necessary steps to protect users:
“We have taken action to protect users against an email impersonating Google Docs & have disabled offending accounts,” Google says. “We've removed the fake pages, […]
Once 46 billion devices, sensors and actuators are connected by 2021 – according to Juniper – we'll be well on the way to a bigger, more powerful and much more settled Internet of Things (IoT). So what will an IoT 2.0 look like?
Interoperability and open ecosystems
One of the key characteristics of the IoT 2.0 […]
Apple's next big launch may be a literal one as the tech giant seemingly has an interest in internet-beaming satellites.
The tech giant recently hired two executives who led space operations and satellite engineering at Google, according to “people familiar with the matter” speaking with Bloomberg. The ex-Googlers are set to join a new hardware […]
Facebook's annual developer conference is underway, and while we didn't get major announcements in the way of an Oculus Rift 2 virtual reality headset, the social network still swung for the fences with new products and updates to its existing services.
Here's a look at the six most important things Facebook announced during its F8 […]
Almost an entire year since Hulu first teased its plans to bring live TV to its streaming network, it appears like we may have more details of what the new service will be like — and how much it might cost.
In addition to live broadcasts from a variety of networks, Hulu's upcoming live TV […]
Search engine giant Google has rolled out an enhanced fact check feature for all searches made on the site from today.
This comes as part of a global move to fight the proliferation of fake news and incorrect information, with rising concern over political and social use of news stories made to mislead the public.
Update April 3 8:30pm PT: President Donald Trump signed off on repealing FCC internet privacy rules on Monday, reports CNBC.
This opens the door for internet service providers to gather customer data without their consent and use it for advertising purposes. The rules were approved during the Obama administration, but had not gone into effect.