Cybersecurity

Facebook could see a substantial fine from the FTC

Facebook could see a substantial fine from the FTC

Last March, we learned that Facebook allowed Cambridge Analytica to access personal information of 87 million users, the social media…
Tesla’s Model 3 to be the prime target at this year’s Pwn2Own contest

Tesla’s Model 3 to be the prime target at this year’s Pwn2Own contest

The famous Pwn2Own is a famous contest where security researchers can show off their skills and earn money by finding…
Alert: A Google Chrome exploit is causing crashes in Windows 10

Alert: A Google Chrome exploit is causing crashes in Windows 10

We’ve seen Windows 10 see its fair share of issues in the past, and now there is a new level…
HealthCare.Gov Suffers Data Breach, Exposing Data For 75,000 Consumer

HealthCare.Gov Suffers Data Breach, Exposing Data For 75,000 Consumer

HealthCare.Gov website has experienced a data breach where roughly 75,000 individuals were exposed, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Service…
Authorities have taken down the world’s largest DDoS-for-hire service

Authorities have taken down the world’s largest DDoS-for-hire service

Authorities in twelve countries have taken down WebStresser, which is believed to be the world’s largest service for paid DDoS…
UK is reportedly preparing for a Russian-backed cyberattack

UK is reportedly preparing for a Russian-backed cyberattack

Tensions between the UK and Russia continue to rise, both sides are now preparing themselves for cyberattacks. According to The…
Best Buy customer data may have also been exposed

Best Buy customer data may have also been exposed

Yesterday, we learned that both Sears and Delta had personal and financial information exposed for thousands of their customers. This…
Customers payment data may have been exposed from Sears and Delta

Customers payment data may have been exposed from Sears and Delta

Why don’t we add another event of exposed customer data to the long list of companies? We will add Sears…
Intel will not be patching older chips for Spectre

Intel will not be patching older chips for Spectre

It appears that Intel has made the commitment to not update older chips with Spectre vulnerabilities. The company updated its…
Most White House email domains appear to be vulnerable to phishing

Most White House email domains appear to be vulnerable to phishing

We can all agree that privacy in the government is of great importance and if there are issues, they need…
Privacy groups are asking tech companies to sign user data ‘security pledge’

Privacy groups are asking tech companies to sign user data ‘security pledge’

After the Facebook-Cambridge Analytica data sharing that occurred where thousands of people were affected, a number of organizations including Color…
Boeing production plant apparently hit with WannaCry ransomware attack

Boeing production plant apparently hit with WannaCry ransomware attack

According to a report from the Seattle Times, a Boeing production plan in Charleston, South Carolina was the victim of…
Netflix has opened its public bug bounty program

Netflix has opened its public bug bounty program

Today, Netflix has announced that it’s public bug bounty program. Prior to opening this program, the company carefully had a…
Orbitz experienced data breach, exposing 880,000 payment cards

Orbitz experienced data breach, exposing 880,000 payment cards

Today, Orbitz announced that it has discovered evidence of a data breach they experienced (via Gizmodo). Between October and December…
Yahoo’s bid to reject data breach lawsuit has been denied

Yahoo’s bid to reject data breach lawsuit has been denied

Yahoo, and its parent company Verizon, will now have no choice but to face the US lawsuits against it over…
A new malware in Middle East will take control of your device

A new malware in Middle East will take control of your device

Researchers have discovered a new malware in the MENA region called “Slingshot.” This malware attacks and infects its victims through…
Efforts to combat Russian meddling aren’t going well, says US general

Efforts to combat Russian meddling aren’t going well, says US general

It appears that efforts to combat Russian meddling aren’t going very well. Despite Mueller’s investigation indicting 13 Russian nationals who…
GitHub survived biggest DDoS attack every recorded

GitHub survived biggest DDoS attack every recorded

GitHub, a web-based code distribution and version control service, apparently got hit by a massive denial of service attack on…
Equifax apparently finds another 2.4 million people affected by the data breach

Equifax apparently finds another 2.4 million people affected by the data breach

Things just seem to be getting worse for Equifax. After experiencing a huge data breach, it appears that the company…
Report: Russia appeared to be behind the cyberattack during the opening ceremonies at 2018 Winter Olympics

Report: Russia appeared to be behind the cyberattack during the opening ceremonies at 2018 Winter Olympics

It appears that Russian hackers were behind a cyberattack against the 2018 Winter Olympic Games opening ceremony, reports The Washington…
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