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Pentagon's initiative for Black cyber students met with cautious optimism

by Shannon Vavra • 5 days ago

The program sounds good. But does it have teeth?

How hackers took over Facebook accounts to steal $4 million, promote scams

by Sean Lyngaas • 4 weeks ago

“We anticipate more platform-specific malware to appear," Facebook researchers said.

TikTok scrubs ads promoting diet pills, fake apps after Tenable report

by Jeff Stone • 2 months ago

Revelations about the company's apparent moderation misses coincide with acquisition talks.

Researchers to Supreme Court: Terms of service violations shouldn't be CFAA crime

by Sean Lyngaas • 4 months ago

Researchers worry that corporations' "terms of service" could have too much sway over the implementation of a federal anti-hacking law.

Zoom has partially fixed two new flaws, with other security hurdles ahead

by Shannon Vavra • 5 months ago

Cisco Talos researchers uncovered two new flaws in Zoom, only one of which is fully fixed, according to Talos.

Making changes to cyber risk management under new working conditions

by CyberScoop Staff • 5 months ago

If you haven’t re-evaluated your strategy to mitigate cyber risks, you should do it now. Home devices introduce new risks to enterprise resources, a cyber expert says in a new podcast.

Hackers seize on software flaw to breach two victims, despite patch availability

by Sean Lyngaas • 6 months ago

LineageOS and Ghost — makers of open-source software — grappled with security incidents over the weekend.

Cybercriminals, nation-states increasingly tailoring coronavirus spearphishing campaigns

by Shannon Vavra • 8 months ago

Nefarious actors have been sending lures about coronavirus to spread malware for weeks, but hackers are starting to tailor their forgery emails more to local outbreaks to better trick victims.

Another Amazon-owned camera has a multitude of flaws

by Sean Lyngaas • 11 months ago

Tenable researchers have found no less than seven vulnerabilities in a popular Amazon-owned security camera.

Newly reported flaws in cameras, locks add to scrutiny of smart-home security

by Jeff Stone • 1 year ago

Patches are available for both vulnerabilities, and hackers would need physical access in both cases to carry out an attack.

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