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A new strain of ransomware, named 'Bad Rabbit' has been found spreading in Russia and the Ukraine. The malware has affected systems at three Russian websites, an airport in Ukraine and an underground railway in the capital city of Kiev. Bad Rabbit bears similarities...read more
The Norwegian Consumer Council (NCC) has warned that some smartwatches designed for children have security flaws that make them susceptible to hackers. Watches from brands including Gator and GPS were tested and it was discovered that attackers could track, eavesdrop...read more
Belgian researchers have discovered a major weakness in the security protocol WPA2 - used to protect the vast majority of Wi-Fi connections. Mathy Vanhoef, a security expert at KU Leuven University in Belgium, discovered the flaw and published details to highlight the...read more
Coventry University has reached number 44 in the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide for 2018 - maintaining its top 50 position for the 5th year in a row. The University did really well in the student experience and teaching quality measures and was recently...read more
Many carmakers are adopting 'over the air' (OTA) software for their increasingly connected and autonomous cars. Does this mean that there is increase in the risk of hacker hijackers? Two years ago, hackers showed that they could remotely take control of a Chrysler...read more
Microsoft appears to have abandoned its smartphone operating system ambitions after Joe Belfiore (chief of the company's Windows 10) sent a tweet stating that developing new features and hardware for the Mobile version of the OS was no longer a focus. He also added...read more