Phoney Android security apps in Google Play Store found distributing malware, tracking users

36 apps that posed as tools to keep users safe from attacks were actually installing malware on their devices.... Latest stories for ZDNet related to UK

Android security: Flashlight apps on Google Play infested with adware were downloaded by 1.5m people

Android users looking for simple tools found their devices infected with aggressive LightsOut adware.... Latest stories for ZDNet related to UK

Apple in 2017: selling Macs and causing heart attacks with security lapse

How did things go for Apple in 2017? This is our report card for the company which will discuss the highpoints and the low ebbs which respectively buoyed and buffeted Tim Cook’s firm throughout the year. Although note that we’re…

Security: Making yourself a hard target for hackers is easier than you think

Even following the most basic advice can provide a barrier to stop hackers and cyber attacks.... Latest stories for ZDNet related to UK

​Ring Video Doorbell 2 review: A fun IoT device to boost your security

With live video and two-way audio, the Ring Video Doorbell 2 is one of the most immediately useful IoT devices we've examined to date. It's fun too.... Latest stories for ZDNet related to UK

Here's the latest security bug your computer could be exposed by

A newly discovered firmware vulnerability could leave countless Windows and Mac computers at risk from a hack, according to security researchers from Duo Labs. The vulnerability could be used by malware to gain deep access to systems.The bug…

HP updates Z-class workstation portfolio, zeroes on security

 HP has announced a new line of desktop workstations designed to meet both the compute and security needs of today’s workforce as they tackle solutions using emerging technologies such as virtual reality and machine learning.The…