Security experts say breaking into a smartphone is easier than you think — and they’ve spied on a US Congressman’s phone calls to prove it.
German computer engineer
Karsten Nohl told “60 Minutes” in America that all a hacker needs is a phone number. Read more
Ransomware made the leap to Apple Macs in 2015
More than 500 million digital identities were stolen or exposed in 2015,
suggests a report from security firm Symantec. Read more
A widely distributed scam email that quoted people’s postal addresses links to a dangerous form of ransomware, according to a security researcher.
Andrew Brandt, of US firm Blue Coat, contacted the BBC after hearing an episode of BBC Radio 4’s You and Yours that discussed the phishing scam.