Trust your surveillance? Why hacked cameras are very bad

When a breach captures a part of us that is unchangeable, does it mean that we have allowed technology to pry too deeply into our lives? We have read about the recently released footage, complete with facial recognition and deep looks into private spaces that were never supposed to be public, and wondered if it’s safe to … More Trust your surveillance? Why hacked cameras are very bad

Google fixes Chrome zero‑day bug exploited in the wild

The latest update patches a total of five vulnerabilities affecting the browser’s desktop versions. Google has rolled out an update for its Chrome web browser that fixes five security flaws, including a zero-day vulnerability that is known to be actively exploited by malicious actors. The bugs affect the Windows, macOS, and Linux versions of the … More Google fixes Chrome zero‑day bug exploited in the wild

World Consumer Rights Day: Protecting consumers’ rights online

On March 15, 1962, the US President John F. Kennedy called on Congress to enact legislation to protect consumer rights – he was the first world leader to formally address the issue. Since 1983 this date has been marked as World Consumer Rights Day. The consumer movement uses this day every year to mobilize action … More World Consumer Rights Day: Protecting consumers’ rights online

Sex in the digital era: How secure are smart sex toys?

ESET researchers investigate what could possibly go wrong when you connect your bedroom to the internet of things. As internet of things (IoT) devices continue to seep into our homes and offer an increasingly wide range of features, new concerns are beginning to arise about the security of the data processed by these devices. Although … More Sex in the digital era: How secure are smart sex toys?