Microsoft fixed a bug in Skype last month that could have allowed an attacker to execute code on the system it was running on, phish Skype credentials and crash the application.
Several major banks don't use case-sensitive passwords.
WikiLeaks has released a document detailing yet another hacking tool allegedly used by the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). This time, the organization has published information on a tool designed to record audio via the built-in microphone of some Samsung smart TVs.
Mike Mimoso and Chris Brook discuss the news of the week, including last Friday's ShadowBrokers dump - how Microsoft learned of the vulnerabilities, how they were patched by Oracle, along with Microsoft ditching passwords, and a new car dongle hack.
Google asked for MLAT reform, and released its biannual Transparency Report revealing it received a record number of government requests for user data.
A report published by Kaspersky Lab on Thursday shows that the number of attacks involving exploits increased significantly in 2016 compared to the previous year, but the number of attacked users actually dropped.
A white hat hacker is believed responsible for the Hajime IoT botnet because its main objective appears to be to secure IoT devices vulnerable to the notorious Mirai malware.
Mastercard announced on Thursday the launch of a biometric card that combines chip technology with fingerprints in order to allow consumers to easily authorize financial transactions and verify their identity when making a purchase.
Easy to use tools available free on the internet are one of the routes into online crime for some youngsters warn police.