Facebook to verify identities on accounts that churn out viral posts

by Lisa Vaas Facebook announced on Thursday that it’s going to be verifying…


NZ Woman stalked by sandwich server via her COVID-19 contact tracing info

by Lisa Vaas Mayo? Mustard? Creep who takes your sandwich order plus the…


TikTok’s handling of child privacy gets another watchdog’s attention

by Lisa Vaas TikTok: sometimes it’s funny, sometimes it’s cringey, pretty…


Coronavirus pandemic coincides with spike in online puppy scams

by Lisa Vaas Riddle: What do you get when you cross the COVID-19 quarantine…


Microsoft and Google delay online authentication change

by Danny Bradbury COVID-19 has put reality on hold for everyone for the time…


COVID-19 forces browser makers to continue supporting TLS 1.0

by John E Dunn In one of the strangest stories of 2020, the COVID-19 virus…


How to stay on top of coronavirus scams – and all the others too

by Paul Ducklin It’s not like cybercriminals to take advantage of a world…


Should governments track your location to fight COVID-19?

by Danny Bradbury Anyone viewing their Google Maps Timeline for the first…


Hijacked Twitter accounts used to advertise face masks

by Lisa Vaas As of Tuesday, hijacked Twitter accounts were spewing out…


Your unused computer can help find a COVID-19 cure

by Lisa Vaas Folding@Home, a distributed computing project that’s using its…