Security

Newly discovered vulnerability raises fears of another WannaCry

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - A newly found flaw in widely used networking software leaves tens of thousands of computers potentially vulnerable to an attack similar to that caused by WannaCry, which infected more than 300,000 computers worldwide, cybersecurity researchers said on Thursday.<p>The U.S. …

Information Security

Leaked CIA cyber tricks may make us WannaCry some more

In early May, within a narrow 24-hour window, the spread of WannaCry — a semi-autonomous piece of criminal software designed to encrypt victims’ hard …

Cybersecurity

Aly Raisman Calls Out ‘Very Rude’ Man For Shaming Her Body While Going Through Airport Security

Olympic gymnast Aly Raisman just took to social media to call out the man who was rude to her while she was going through airport security. The …

Airport Security

Trump Immigration Ban Remains Frozen After Appeals Court Ruling - Bloomberg

President Donald Trump’s executive order barring U.S. entry from six mostly Muslim countries was put on continued hold by a federal appeals court …

Border Security

You Could Soon Be Unloading A Lot More From Your Bag At Airport Security

The Transportation Security Administration and airlines, alike, have implemented processes at airports designed to take some of the burden out of the …

Airport Security

Your Data Is Way More Exposed Than You Realize

To get a handle on your online privacy, first understand how much of your data is already out there, and how it can be weaponized<p>Privacy wasn’t a concern for her until it was too late.<p>The woman, who agreed to share her story if she weren’t to be identified, told me she left home one midnight, after …

Privacy

First on CNN: AG Sessions did not disclose Russia meetings in security clearance form, DOJ says

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Attorney General Jeff Sessions did not disclose meetings he had last year with Russian officials when he applied for his security clearance, the Justice Department told CNN Wednesday.<p>Sessions, who met with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak at least two times last year, didn't …

Government

Opinion: Europe's Strict New Privacy Rules Are Scary but Right

Most Popular<p>Apple defies industry logic.<p>Apple is the only major tech company with a default assumption that consumers don't want to be tracked or …

Privacy

How To Stop Hackers By Thinking Just Like Them

In the modern world of cybersecurity, there is always a way in, always a way to learn more about the environment, always a way to gain power and greater access. Cybereason, an Israeli cybersecurity company, takes the approach that it is better to watch what hackers will do than to solely focus on …

Cybersecurity

Senate Intel briefed on cyber firm with odd Trump-Russia ties

Rachel Maddow reports on the Senate Intelligence Committee being briefed on Kaspersky Lab, a Russia-linked cyber firm that happens to have paid money …

Kaspersky Lab

TSA Plans to Make Screening Process Take Longer, Helping Terrorists Attack Long Lines

Unfortunately airport security checkpoints don’t stop terrorists.<p>The TSA has never caught a terrorist.<br>• When the TSA does catch something, like toy …

Airport Security

Are You Ready? One Year Until GDPR Implementation

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) enforcement will begin one year from Thursday, yet a quarter of companies polled by Guidance Software say …

Privacy

Target Settlement: Company Will Pay $18.5M For Credit Card Data Breach

U.S. retailer Target agreed to pay $18.5 million as part of a settlement over a 2013 data breach that resulted in the theft of credit and debit card …

Data Breach

Jeff Sessions Effectively Cuts Funding for Sanctuary Jurisdictions

Attorney General Jeff Sessions ordered the Justice Department in a Monday memo to require that U.S. jurisdictions comply with immigration enforcement …

Border Security

Google is secretly tracking your credit card purchases

Google is always seeking new ways to improve its services—and there is nothing wrong with that, especially if things are done without breaking any …

Privacy

John McAfee Says Bitcoin Boom to Put MGT in the Black - Bloomberg

Guess who’s jumping on the bitcoin bandwagon?<p>John McAfee, the pioneering and controversial anti-virus software developer, who took over as the chief …

Cybersecurity

Border Wall Showdown: American Families Fight to Keep their Land

Ranchers along the Texas-Mexico border fear the Trump administration will take their land to build a border wall. And the government is already using eminent domain to take the land it needs.

Border Security

One year until The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR): The business world speaks out about the biggest ever overhaul of data legislation

Exactly one year from today, “the most lobbied piece of legislation in history” – the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) – will be …

Privacy

Eugene Kaspersky says he is willing to give source code to US amid AG and DNI concerns

Obama slights Trump with ‘wall’ remark in Germany

Former President Barack Obama jabbed his successor, President Donald Trump, over immigration during a speech in Germany on Thursday.<p>Obama made the slight while appearing with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in front of a massive crowd at the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin.<p>Obama’s comment came the same …

Border Security

Russian postal service hit by same cyber attack that brought chaos to NHS

Russia's postal service was hit by Wannacry ransomware last week and some of its computers are still down, three employees in Moscow said, the latest …

Cyberattack

Kaspersky willing to give US anti-virus 'source code' to disprove Russia spying claims

Software CEO claims 'sometimes it smells like some guys are not happy with our success.'<p>Eugene Kaspersky, the founder and chief executive of the …

Cybersecurity

Samba vulnerability could lead to the next WannaCry

A security vulnerability in the popular Samba networking utility could leave unpatched machines open to an attack similar to WannaCry. A single line …

Information Security

Dead People Are Posting Anti-Net Neutrality Comments to the FCC Website

“Friends of recently-deceased individuals…confirmed their friends could not have posted the comments posthumously.”<p>As the war over the fate of America's free and open internet lumbers on, it appears that opponents of net neutrality will do anything in their power to turn control of the internet …

Net Neutrality

AVG Support Number UK 0800-756-3354 Avg Help Number UK

Important Security Tips:<p>Freebies always look lucrative but it doesn’t make them safe and always remember this before downloading any software from …

Malware

Five Queensland hospitals affected after cyber attack

Queensland Health has fought off a cyber-attack on the systems of Cairns Hospital, but those security measures are now impacting IT services.

Cyberattack

Trump’s budget proposal would likely lead to more immigration from Central America, not less

At first glance, US president Donald Trump’s 2018 budget proposal released earlier this week suggests he is determined to stop illegal immigration.<p>After all, Homeland Security, which includes immigration enforcement, is one of the few departments that would receive an increase in funding under the …

Immigration

Cloak & Dagger is a newly-discovered Android exploit that lets hackers hide malicious activity

Researchers from Georgia Institute of Technology have released a full report on a new attack vector that affects Android up to version 7.1.2. The exploit, called Cloak & Dagger, uses Android’s design and screen behaviors against users, effectively hiding activity behind various app-generated …

Information Security

Free course: The GDPR Attack Plan

You know what people really like? Government regulation!<p>...crickets...<p>Ok, maybe not so much, but this one is actually really important. The General …

General Data Protection Regulation

Is IoT Botnet Malware Mirai Recruiting Bitcoin Mining Slaves?

It seems that Mirai, the notorious malware that is responsible for the botnet which hit a series of major websites a few months ago, is back with a …

Information Security