cybersecurity

UK Has a Plan to Corral Huawei. But Security Concerns Linger

UK Has a Plan to Corral Huawei. But Security Concerns Linger

Peripheral equipment can be vulnerable, and even partial network surveillance could pose a threat, experts warn.
Wawa breach: A hacker is selling 30 million stolen credit cards on the dark web, cyber experts say

Wawa breach: A hacker is selling 30 million stolen credit cards on the dark web, cyber experts say

The hack of Wawa follows the pattern of Target and other major breaches.
Wawa breach: A hacker is selling 30 million stolen credit cards on the dark web, cyber experts say

Wawa breach: A hacker is selling 30 million stolen credit cards on the dark web, cyber experts say

The hack of Wawa follows the pattern of Target and other major breaches.
U.K. Huawei Decision Needs ‘Careful Examination,’ Canada Says

U.K. Huawei Decision Needs ‘Careful Examination,’ Canada Says

Justin Trudeau’s government will look closely at Britain’s decision to let Huawei Technologies Co. build parts of the country’s fifth-generation mobile networks as it makes its own assessments of
Surprise, Ring for Android reportedly shares your data with third parties

Surprise, Ring for Android reportedly shares your data with third parties

More bad news about Ring. A new report says the Android version of the app is sending user data to third parties. The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF), a respected digital civil liberties
U.S. Threats Prove Hollow for a Friend in Need of Huawei

U.S. Threats Prove Hollow for a Friend in Need of Huawei

The Trump administration has been clear about the problem it sees with the Chinese giant, less so on the solution.
Harvard Arrest Ups the U.S. Ante on China as Security Threat

Harvard Arrest Ups the U.S. Ante on China as Security Threat

A Harvard University chemist, an ex-Coca-Cola Co. scientist and a University of Kansas researcher.
U.K. Still Wary of China Hacking Threat After Limiting Huawei Access

U.K. Still Wary of China Hacking Threat After Limiting Huawei Access

The U.K.’s cyber security watchdog has made clear the threat of being hacked by China remains, but probably not via Huawei Technologies Co.
U.S. Disappointed as Johnson Gives Huawei Partial 5G Role

U.S. Disappointed as Johnson Gives Huawei Partial 5G Role

U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson risked a rift with President Donald Trump as he gave Huawei Technologies Co. the green light to help develop Britain’s next-generation broadband networks.

Russian hacker behind an elite crime forum pleads guilty to multiple charges

Last week, a well-connected Russian cybercrime boss, Aleksei Burkov, pleaded guilty to running an online criminal marketplace and a site that sold stolen credit and debit card data. What's even more
NFL and teams hacked on Twitter, just days before the Super Bowl

NFL and teams hacked on Twitter, just days before the Super Bowl

The league and more than 12 teams had their accounts compromised by OurMine, a group behind several high-profile Twitter hacks.
NFL and teams hacked on Twitter, just days before the Super Bowl

NFL and teams hacked on Twitter, just days before the Super Bowl

The league and more than 12 teams had their accounts compromised by OurMine, a group behind several high-profile Twitter hacks.
The cost of Avast's Free Antivirus: Companies can spy on your clicks

The cost of Avast's Free Antivirus: Companies can spy on your clicks

Your antivirus should protect you, but what if it's handing over your browser history to a major marketing company? Relax. That's what Avast told the public after its browser extensions were found
Mother of Jailed Israeli Backpacker Hopes for Russia Pardon

Mother of Jailed Israeli Backpacker Hopes for Russia Pardon

The mother of an Israeli woman imprisoned on drug-smuggling charges in Russia said she’s hopeful President Vladimir Putin will pardon her daughter.
Facebook Gives Unintelligible Response to Jeff Bezos Hack, Deciding to Blame iOS

Facebook Gives Unintelligible Response to Jeff Bezos Hack, Deciding to Blame iOS

The news that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman personally sent malware to Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, which led to the compromise of massive amounts of data from Bezos’ phone, has taken the tech
Medical marijuana dispensary breach leaves thousands of users exposed

Medical marijuana dispensary breach leaves thousands of users exposed

The breach has affected over 85,000 users, including more than 30,000 personally identifiable sensitive records.
Cybersecurity Best Practices: 7 Ways to Secure Your Data in 2020

Cybersecurity Best Practices: 7 Ways to Secure Your Data in 2020

Did you know that 44% of businesses plan to increase tech spend in 2020? In fact, Gartner predicted that global spending on cybersecurity would reach $170.4 billion by 2022. Given the onslaught of