• Mirai botnet hackers avoid jail time by helping FBI By The Inquirer   -   Sep 20, 2018

    MIRAI BOTNET HACKERS AVOID JAIL TIME BY HELPING FBI

    But they didn't get off scot-free

  • Barclays online banking down due to 'technical issues' By The Inquirer   -   Sep 20, 2018

    BARCLAYS ONLINE BANKING DOWN DUE TO 'TECHNICAL ISSUES'

    Borkage also downs banks telephone banking service

  • Amazon's new Alexa goodies are launching today and two have already leaked By The Inquirer   -   Sep 20, 2018

    AMAZON'S NEW ALEXA GOODIES ARE LAUNCHING TODAY AND TWO HAVE ALREADY LEAKED

    Not the microwave, calm down

  • WD MyCloud vulnerability is published after remaining 'unpatched for a year' By The Inquirer   -   Sep 20, 2018

    WD MYCLOUD VULNERABILITY IS PUBLISHED AFTER REMAINING 'UNPATCHED FOR A YEAR'

    Oh come on, not this again

  • Facebook could face EU sanctions if it doesn't tweak terms of service By The Inquirer   -   Sep 20, 2018

    FACEBOOK COULD FACE EU SANCTIONS IF IT DOESN'T TWEAK TERMS OF SERVICE

    EU wants the social network to bring its TOS inline with new-ish consumer laws

    Facebook
  • Galaxy S10: Samsung leak 'confirms' four models including 5G variant By The Inquirer   -   Sep 20, 2018

    GALAXY S10: SAMSUNG LEAK 'CONFIRMS' FOUR MODELS INCLUDING 5G VARIANT

    Firm spills details inside Android 9.0 update

    Samsung, Android
  • Apple will judge call and email activity to assign users a 'trust score' By The Inquirer   -   Sep 20, 2018

    APPLE WILL JUDGE CALL AND EMAIL ACTIVITY TO ASSIGN USERS A 'TRUST SCORE'

    But firm won't critique your use of the 'Desperate Slutty Singles' app

    Apple
  • Microsoft releases list of features being removed from Windows 10 October Update By The Inquirer   -   Sep 20, 2018

    MICROSOFT RELEASES LIST OF FEATURES BEING REMOVED FROM WINDOWS 10 OCTOBER UPDATE

    It's not nearly as bad as it looks

    Windows
  • Hackers crack Newegg's shell and pilfer customer credit card data By The Inquirer   -   Sep 20, 2018

    HACKERS CRACK NEWEGG'S SHELL AND PILFER CUSTOMER CREDIT CARD DATA

    Cybercrims injected data swiping code into the website's payment pages

  • Amazon faces a huge Google-style EU antitrust probe over 'improper' data use By The Inquirer   -   Sep 20, 2018

    AMAZON FACES A HUGE GOOGLE-STYLE EU ANTITRUST PROBE OVER 'IMPROPER' DATA USE

    Suggestions that it is using third-party data to feather its nest

    Google
  • Xiaomi admits it's shoving adverts into its smartphones' Settings app By The Inquirer   -   Sep 20, 2018

    XIAOMI ADMITS IT'S SHOVING ADVERTS INTO ITS SMARTPHONES' SETTINGS APP

    Firm says shady practice is a 'key component' of its business model

    Smartphone
  • OnePlus 6T video teases handset's in-display fingerprint scanner By The Inquirer   -   Sep 20, 2018

    ONEPLUS 6T VIDEO TEASES HANDSET'S IN-DISPLAY FINGERPRINT SCANNER

    Official clip also debunks rumours of a triple-lens rear camera

  • IPhone XS release date, price and specs: iPhone XS packs a smaller battery than the iPhone X By The Inquirer   -   Sep 20, 2018

    IPHONE XS RELEASE DATE, PRICE AND SPECS: IPHONE XS PACKS A SMALLER BATTERY THAN THE IPHONE X

    2,658mAh battery is 2 per cent smaller than that found in last year's flagship

    iPhone
  • Samsung's mid-range Galaxy A7 official with triple-lens camera By The Inquirer   -   Sep 20, 2018

    SAMSUNG'S MID-RANGE GALAXY A7 OFFICIAL WITH TRIPLE-LENS CAMERA

    Firm takes a leaf out of Huawei's book

    Samsung
  • ICO slaps Equifax with maximum £500,000 fine for 2017 mega-breach By The Inquirer   -   Sep 20, 2018

    ICO SLAPS EQUIFAX WITH MAXIMUM £500,000 FINE FOR 2017 MEGA-BREACH

    Watchdog says firm's security measures were 'inadequate and infeffective'

  • IBM reveals open source tool to stamp out AI bias By The Inquirer   -   Sep 19, 2018

    IBM REVEALS OPEN SOURCE TOOL TO STAMP OUT AI BIAS

    No Roger the Racist Robot

    IBM
  • Nest customer is locked out after his doorbell mistakes him for Batman By The Inquirer   -   Sep 19, 2018

    NEST CUSTOMER IS LOCKED OUT AFTER HIS DOORBELL MISTAKES HIM FOR BATMAN

    It's not who I am wearing underneath, but what I do on IFTTT defines me

  • GovPayNow's dodgy website security exposes 14 million customer records By The Inquirer   -   Sep 19, 2018

    GOVPAYNOW'S DODGY WEBSITE SECURITY EXPOSES 14 MILLION CUSTOMER RECORDS

    But there's no indication that data was used for nefarious purposes

  • EU drops 'sweetheart deal' lawsuit as Apple pays €14.3bn in taxes to Ireland By The Inquirer   -   Sep 19, 2018

    EU DROPS 'SWEETHEART DEAL' LAWSUIT AS APPLE PAYS €14.3BN IN TAXES TO IRELAND

    But firm maintains that it received no selective treatment

    Apple
  • Amazon releases Alexa Gadgets toolkit so we can fill our houses with more crap By The Inquirer   -   Sep 19, 2018

    AMAZON RELEASES ALEXA GADGETS TOOLKIT SO WE CAN FILL OUR HOUSES WITH MORE CRAP

    More evidence that society gon' fall down go boom