Smart tech gifts: How to keep your kids and family safe

Cyberthreats can take the fun out of connected gadgets – here’s how to make sure your children enjoy the tech without putting themselves or their family at risk. This Holiday season, you may have treated your kids to a smart gadget. But have you also remembered to set up the shiny new device for them … More Smart tech gifts: How to keep your kids and family safe

IoT security: Are we finally turning the corner?

Better IoT security and data protection are long overdue. Will they go from an afterthought to everyone’s priority any time soon? As October draws to a close, so does Cybersecurity Awareness Month, and we can all sit back and congratulate each other on a job well done and forget about the need to think about cybersecurity … More IoT security: Are we finally turning the corner?

Smartwatch exposes locations and other data on thousands of children

A device that is supposed to help parents keep track of their children and give them a peace of mind can be turned into a surveillance device. Researchers at the AV-Test Institute have uncovered gaping privacy and security holes in the SMA-WATCH-M2 smartwatch that is designed to keep children safe and their parents feeling secure about their … More Smartwatch exposes locations and other data on thousands of children

Android keyboard app caught red‑handed trying to make sneaky purchases

The virtual keyboard app ai.type, which has racked up 40 million downloads, has been found to sign up users to premium services without their consent. The Android version of the popular virtual keyboard app ai.type has attempted to make over 14 million unauthorized transactions that could have cost the users US$18 million in unwanted charges, … More Android keyboard app caught red‑handed trying to make sneaky purchases