Facebook provides secure keys

Facebook’s 1.79 billion users can now benefit from new login security measures which use a security key alongside the password. Security keys The new security upgrade involves the introduction of a security key for Facebook users. The FIDO U2F is a physical key which...

30 More tech firms oppose Trump immigration ban

President Trump’s order to ban immigration from seven Muslim-majority countries has led to 30 more US technology firms openly expressing their opposition to it. 127 total The 30 technology firms who have just signed a brief opposing the ban, join 97 others who have...

FBI given access to your emails stored outside US

Google have been told by a US magistrate that they must comply with an FBI search warrant that would allow US law enforcement agencies to access emails that are stored outside of the US. The order, by Judge Thomas Rueter, refers to the fact that Google uses data...

No Gmail from December via Chrome, in XP & Vista

From December this year, if you are still using Windows XP or Vista, you will no longer be able to access your Googlemail / Gmail account in anything other than basic HTML interface. Upgrade a familiar story Since the introduction of Windows 10, and since the ceasing...

Security companies exaggerating hackers’ skills?

The technical director of the UK’s National Cyber Security Centre has said in a security conference speech that computer security companies may be exaggerating the abilities of malicious hackers. Exaggerating to boost security sales During a speech at the Usenix...