• How Hackers Can Break Into Your Online Accounts Without Passwords

    hackerIn the wee hours of Wednesday morning, a host of prominent Twitter accounts were compromised and, as a result, began spouting swastika-laden propaganda in support of Turkey's president Recep Erdoğan ahead of a referendum next month which could consolidate his power. So now's a good time to check your own accounts and make sure you close the backdoor that let this happen to other people.

  • Tech winners and losers in lockdown

    The coronavirus pandemic has been bad news for business. But even as some technology companies have been squeezed tight, others have actually seen a boost.  Some were in the right place at the right time - while others have seen the real-world trade they rely on shut down completely. Twitter recently announced that all of their staff can work from home, forever.

    Zoom has emerged as a top, though insecure, choice for video conferencing. Once a relatively unknown business app, it's been used for everything from cabinet meetings to farm-animal cameos.