Law enforcement officials and lawmakers asking the technology industry to provide backdoors into encryption products is not anything new, but U.S. Attorney General William Barr did something past officials hadn't done before: Barr specified that the backdoors and workarounds should be in encrypted messaging apps.
Equifax settled the various lawsuits from federal and state regulators and consumers related to its 2017 data breach for up to $700 million. Hefty price tag not withstanding, the data for 147-million victims is still out there and there's not much consumers can do about it.
Four years after an intrusion, Slack has discovered new details about the incident and moved to reseat many users' passwords.
The EFF's Privacy Badger browser extension is now blocking Google Analytics through a change to detect cookie sharing.
There has been a lot of discussion about protecting voting systems so that ballots can’t be changed or manipulated over the past two years, but the attacks Microsoft warned about are not related to the voting process.
A researcher found that some AWS authentication cookies remain valid for up to 12 hours even after a user has changed the password and logged out.
Credit rating agency Moody's weighed in on the security of natural gas pipeline operators, urging that mandatory cybersecurity standards would harden the sector against potential attacks.
Zoe Lindsey, Dennis Fisher and Pete Baker break down the espionage classic Spy Game.
EPIC, a privacy rights organization, has filed a complaint asking the FTC to look into Zoom's actions after the disclosure of several vulnerabilities in its Mac client.
The United States Conference of Mayors unanimously agreed to not pay any more ransoms following ransomware attacks against municipal networks.
Zoom executives promise to improve their security response process as Apple pushes a silent update to remove the Zoom web server from Macs.
While European regulators are showing they are serious about the new privacy and data security regulations as they slap hefty fines against Marriott and British Airways for not properly safeguarding consumer data, fines aren’t the only way GDPR has changed how organizations view online privacy and data security.
A vulnerability in the Zoom client for Macs allowed an attacker to force a victim join a meeting with video enabled.
A bug in iOS can allow an attacker to brick an iPhone by sending one malicious iMessage.
Attackers are exploiting a Microsoft Outlook flaw from 2017 in targeted attacks.