Privacy News, Articles and Updates
Threat actors are upping the ante with "doxware" by implementing features to ransomware that could leak a victim's data if ransoms aren't paid.
A research team offered evidence that the account of John Podesta, the chairman of Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign, was hacked by the top military foreign-intelligence service of the Russian Federation.
Security pros at the school noticed an uptick in phishing attacks two weeks ago.
An independent research has found a second vulnerability in Samsung Pay that could allow attackers to intercept payment data.
Unlike populating a fingerprint database, which is done with the full knowledge of an individual, capturing faces can be done without a subject's knowledge.
Hackers exploited security vulnerabilities and weak passwords to burrow their way into a number of e-commerce sites, including that of the National Republican Senatorial Committee.
Katy Independent School District (ISD) in Texas is alerting select students that their information may have been compromised by a third-party vendor.
Police monitoring activists profiled by color will no longer be able to mine data on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram using a tool from Geofeedia.
New global research from Dell reveals the lack of awareness among SMBs and large enterprises of the requirements of the EU's GDPR, going into effect in under two years
Yahoo users attempting to switch email accounts to rival providers are having a hard time of it as its automatic email forwarding function was disabled following the announcement of a massive breach.
During Sunday's presidential debate, Donald Trump said Hillary Clinton doesn't know if Russia is behind hacks of the DNC and others.
Connected car threats endanger corporate and municipal vehicle fleets; experts make policy recommendationsOctober 11, 2016
The National Association of Fleet Administrators (NAFA) on Monday published a new white paper containing a series of recommended policies that organizations can implement to reduce risks associated with automotive cyberthreats.
An FOI disclosure from the NHS has shown nearly 30 NHS trusts to be the victims of ransomware attacks in the past 12 months.
Ministers have been banned from wearing Apple watches - and presumably any other sort of 'smart' watch or device - during Cabinet meetings in an overabundance of caution over hacking attacks.
New study found UK consumers use fewer mobile apps out of cybersecurity concerns.
Without users noticing, a new attack enables malware to switch on Apple webcams.
As the holiday shopping season approaches, the newest iteration of point-of-sale malware FastPOS appears to have improved its evasion efforts by using modular architecture.
A team of researchers discovered a new method that allows actors to deanonymize Tor users by exploiting the domain name system.
Harold T. Martin III, 51, who worked for Booz Allen Hamilton, was arrested after an FBI search of his home and car uncovered an abundance of highly classified documents, which Martin was not authorized to have
Facebook Messenger quietly added the opt-in option to use encrypted messages in its latest update.
At the behest of a directive handed down by U.S. intelligence officials, Yahoo built a custom software program in secret to dig through the emails of all of its customers.
Google and Dropbox are the latest U.S. tech giants to register with the Privacy Shield.
Tesla has releases a major firmware update in response to a video posted by a group of Chinese researchers that displayed a series of vulnerabilities the electric car company's vehicles.
Over three-quarters (77 percent) of IT decision makers worldwide are now more concerned about the impact of data hoarding than they were a year ago.
Facebook has been banned from collecting and storing the data of German users on its messaging app, WhatsApp.
The campaign fulfills a CNAP mandate to promote internet safety and security.
The Swiss intelligence service received permission to begin tapping phones and monitoring emails following a vote in the nation's parliament and approval by a public referendum.
Eleven cities are organizing local legislation intended to make the procurement and use of surveillance technologies by local police departments more transparent.
The version of Allo that Google released on Wednesday will indefinitely store messages until they are manually deleted by the user.
Independent Security Researcher Troy Hunt spotted a database containing the information of nearly 324,000 Regpack accounts.