FTC warns of potential penalties for firms that fail to fix Log4j software flaws
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
The complexity of addressing the Log4j vulnerability is immense.
Former Ubiquiti employee charged with stealing data, extorting employer
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
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
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
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
“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
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
The would-be perpetrator appeared to be associated with the DemonWare ransomware outfit.
New Internet Explorer, Chrome zero-days highlight a growing market
Hackers are going after Internet Explorer, even on its deathbed.