Face ID iPhone X ‘hack’ demoed live with mask by Bkav

A Vietnamese cyber-security firm has shown the BBC how a mask can be used to unlock Apple’s new iPhone X. The demo took place about a week after Bkav first claimed to have undermined the handset’s security. But other experts have cast doubt on what the “hack” amounts to. Apple has not commented beyond referring […]

Face ID iPhone X ‘hack’ demoed live with mask by Bkav

A Vietnamese cyber-security firm has shown the BBC how a mask can be used to unlock Apple’s new iPhone X. The demo took place about a week after Bkav first claimed to have undermined the handset’s security. But other experts have cast doubt on what the “hack” amounts to. Apple has not commented beyond referring […]

Face ID iPhone X ‘hack’ demoed live with mask by Bkav

A Vietnamese cyber-security firm has shown the BBC how a mask can be used to unlock Apple’s new iPhone X. The demo took place about a week after Bkav first claimed to have undermined the handset’s security. But other experts have cast doubt on what the “hack” amounts to. Apple has not commented beyond referring […]

Star Wars game in U-turn after player anger

Star Wars game in U-turn after player anger

Image copyright EA Games publisher EA has changed a rule in its Star Wars Battlefront II video game after a huge backlash. During the game, players have to obtain credits – either by buying them or through long hours of game play – to unlock popular characters including Luke Skywalker and Darth Vader. Many players […]

Connected toys have ‘worrying’ security issues

Connected toys have ‘worrying’ security issues

Image copyright Thinkstock Image caption The security services have warned about the dangers of toys being exploited by malicious hackers Consumer watchdog Which? has called on retailers to stop selling some popular toys it says have “proven” security issues. Those toys include Furby Connect, the i-Que robot, Cloudpets and Toy-fi Teddy. Which? found that there […]

Huddle’s ‘highly secure’ work tool exposed KPMG and BBC files

Huddle’s ‘highly secure’ work tool exposed KPMG and BBC files

Image copyright Getty Images The BBC has discovered a security flaw in the office collaboration tool Huddle that led to private documents being exposed to unauthorised parties. A BBC journalist was inadvertently signed in to a KPMG account, with full access to private financial documents. Huddle is an online tool that lets work colleagues share […]

Huddle’s ‘highly secure’ work tool exposed KPMG and BBC files

Huddle’s ‘highly secure’ work tool exposed KPMG and BBC files

Image copyright Getty Images The BBC has discovered a security flaw in the office collaboration tool Huddle that led to private documents being exposed to unauthorised parties. A BBC journalist was inadvertently signed in to a KPMG account, with full access to private financial documents. Huddle is an online tool that lets work colleagues share […]

Huddle’s ‘highly secure’ work tool exposed KPMG and BBC files

Huddle’s ‘highly secure’ work tool exposed KPMG and BBC files

Image copyright Getty Images The BBC has discovered a security flaw in the office collaboration tool Huddle that led to private documents being exposed to unauthorised parties. A BBC journalist was inadvertently signed in to a KPMG account, with full access to private financial documents. Huddle is an online tool that lets work colleagues share […]

Lovense sex toy app recorded and stored nearby sounds

Lovense sex toy app recorded and stored nearby sounds

Image copyright Lovense Image caption Lovense’s toys vibrate more the louder the ambient noise its app’s detects A smart sex toy-maker has acknowledged that a bug with its app caused handsets to record and store sounds made while its vibrators were in use. Lovense was alerted to the issue by a Reddit user who had […]

Uber set to sell $10bn stake to Softbank

Uber set to sell $10bn stake to Softbank

Image copyright Getty Images Uber has struck a deal that could lead to a huge investment by a consortium led by Japanese conglomerate Softbank and San Francisco group Dragoneer. The size of the potential investment has not been disclosed, but reports say it could be up to $10bn (£7.6bn). The ride-hailing company said the money […]