Sophos Naked Security Blog

Computer Security News, Advice and Research
  1. The disks are part of the command centres that run the country’s nuclear missile deterrent on behalf of SACCS.
  2. How much of our stuff is going to the cloud? Probably a lot more than you realize. Let's look at the risks and how to mitigate them.
  3. Now fixed, the Vatican's new fitness-and-prayer eRosary and its accompanying app, Click to Pray, were found to have a serious privacy bug.
  4. It's not a violation of her Fifth Amendment rights, the court said, because it's a “foregone conclusion" that she knows her phone passcode.
  5. Rick Osterloh says he discloses smart speaker use when someone enters his home, and the products should probably do so themselves.
  6. There's a risk that someone might get hold of a device and unlock it by holding the screen to the face of its sleeping or unconscious owner.
  7. The fingerprint reader on Samsung’s flagship S10 and Note10 smartphones can be spoofed with a $3 screen protector.
  8. US CEOs who lie about misusing consumers' data could face up to 20 years in prison under a new piece of legislation proposed last week.
  9. From mystery devices on ships to the stalker who found his victim through the reflections in her eyes - and everything in between.
  10. Which sort of company is most likely to contact you via SMS? Why, your mobile phone provider, of course!

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