Latest Privacy

Theregister

Reasons to be fearful 2020: Smishing, public Wi-Fi, deepfakes... and all the usual suspects

By John Oates 06 Dec 2019 at 20:12

Cybercriminals will continue to exploit tried-and-tested fraud methods but also adopt a couple of new takes and targets in the year ahead. Predictions from fraud specialists at Experian suggest continued threats from careless use of public Wi-Fi networks. With ever more spots available, users need to be careful of what data they store on their phone and be wary when accessing...

Read more