Miscarriage Risk From Wi-Fi And Smartphones

A U.S. study has found a link between high levels of magnetic field (MF) non-ionizing radiation such as that emitted by Mobile phones and Wi-Fi transmitters, and a 2.72x higher risk of miscarriage. What Is MF Magnetic Field Non-Ionizing Radiation? Radiofrequency energy is a form of electromagnetic radiation, and this can be categorized as either […]

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Beware Android Phone-Melting Malware

A type of crypto-currency mining malware has been found to overload an android phone with so much constant traffic that its battery physically bulges and bends the phone cover. Malware Causing Physical Damage The Android phone-wrecking Trojan malware, dubbed “Loapi”, was discovered by Kaspersky researchers. In tests, after running it for several days mining the […]

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Kaspersky Tries To Overturn U.S. Directive

Embattled Moscow-based cyber security firm, Kaspersky Lab, is appealing against a U.S. Government’s ban on its software on the grounds that it is unconstitutional, and that there is no technical evidence. What Directive? Back in September, The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) issued a Directive ordering civilian government agencies to remove Kaspersky software from […]

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HP Laptop ‘Keylogger’ Security Risk Discovered

HP is reported to have issued patches for 450+ commercial workstations, consumer laptops and other HP products after a keylogger was found to have been hidden in a driver. What Is A Keylogger? As the name suggests a keylogger / keystroke-logger usually refers to covert spying / monitoring software that tracks every key that you […]

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$80m Bitcoin Hack

Slovenian-based bitcoin mining marketplace NiceHash has reported that it has become the victim of a highly professional attack with sophisticated social engineering that has resulted in the theft of bitcoin to an estimated value of $80m. The Hack The 4,700 bitcoin(s) were reported stolen in a hack of the NiceHash digital currency marketplace’s payment system […]

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Stick and Carrot Measures To Deal With GDPR

A report by Veritas Technologies has said that since 91% of most companies lack a strong data management culture they will be considering a number of ‘carrot and stick’ motivators to bring about the changes needed to help them to implement and comply with GDPR. GDPR Next Year The EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) […]

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