Sunday, July 21, 2019

How a trivial cell phone hack is ruining lives

On a Tuesday night in May, Sean Coonce was reading the news in bed when his phone dropped service. He chalked it up to...

Alphabet’s cybersecurity company Chronicle will join Google Cloud

Alphabet's cybersecurity company Chronicle announced today that it's joining Google and will become part of Google Cloud. The cybersecurity company launched in January 2018, and...

Critical Security Warning For iPhone Users

New research regarding the vulnerabilities and threats in mobile applications has found that iPhone and iPad users are not as secure as they might...

You should update Firefox right now to fix a critical bug

If you have Firefox on your computer, you should update it right now. Mozilla has released security updates Firefox 67.0.3 and Firefox ESR 60.7.1 to...

US recommends Windows users patch against worm vulnerability

Microsoft Windows users who haven't patched their OS (or are using an unsupported version) are at risk of attackers exploiting a vulnerability known as...

Instagram tests easier ways to recover hacked accounts

Instagram might offer a little more reassurance if your account is ever hijacked. The social network is testing a new in-app account recovery process that...

The US planted offensive malware in Russia’s power grid

The US appears to be acting on its promise to aggressively respond to cyberwarfare threats. New York Times sources say Cyber Command has planted...

How to stop the ‘woke’ social-media censors

There is nothing like a social-media war to inspire nuttiness from all sides, and the latest is the furor over YouTube’s decision to “demonetize”...

Major voting machine maker backs away from paperless models

Voting machine security is still a sore point, but at least some vendors are starting to change their tune. ES&S chief Tom Burt has declared that his...

The Cybersecurity Market Is Consolidating

A flurry of deal-making activity has struck the cybersecurity industry. CrowdStrike is preparing for an imminent initial public offering that could value the company at...

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