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FTC warns of potential penalties for firms that fail to fix Log4j software flaws

by Tonya Riley • 3 weeks ago

The agency says the warning applies to future vulnerabilities too.

The Log4j flaw is the latest reminder that quick security fixes are easier said than done

by AJ Vicens • 1 month ago

The complexity of addressing the Log4j vulnerability is immense.

Former Ubiquiti employee charged with stealing data, extorting employer

by Tonya Riley • 2 months ago

The defendant posed as a whistleblower to leak misleading stories about the breach to the press.

Facebook files suit against Ukrainian man who allegedly scraped data about 178 million users

by Tonya Riley • 3 months ago

The case is the latest salvo in an ongoing legal dispute between tech companies and outsiders who gather accessible information.

Peanut butter and ProtonMail: US charges underscore evolution of espionage in digital age

by Jeff Stone • 3 months ago

Like Russia's use of social media to influence American voters and Chinese recruiting strategies, espionage has gone fully digital.

White House rolls out pipeline, supply chain security initiatives as companies pledge billions in cyber spending

by Tim Starks • 5 months ago

Companies also will offer cyber tools and training after a private sector cybersecurity summit at the White House.

New CISA director wants to spend less time cleaning up after big hacks, more time preparing for them

by Sean Lyngaas • 5 months ago

“We live in the glassiest of houses and we always need to keep that in mind,” Jen Easterly said in an interview.

Facebook, other platforms scramble to secure user accounts in Afghanistan

by Tonya Riley • 5 months ago

They're still struggling to moderate the Taliban's presence on their platforms, however.

Researchers nab wannabe ransomware scammer trying to convince victims to help hack their employer

by Tim Starks • 5 months ago

The would-be perpetrator appeared to be associated with the DemonWare ransomware outfit.

New Internet Explorer, Chrome zero-days highlight a growing market

by Tonya Riley • 6 months ago

Hackers are going after Internet Explorer, even on its deathbed.