Zaid Shoorbajee

Zaid Shoorbajee

Reporter

Zaid Shoorbajee is a reporter for Scoop News Group, parent of CyberScoop.
Government

Wyden asks White House to get more involved in boosting election cybersecurity

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 5 days ago

Wyden says leaving the matter to states "is irresponsible and a total abdication of the federal government’s primary role in matters of national security."

Technology

Facebook patches security flaw based on 19-year-old bug; other sites may still be vulnerable

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 6 days ago

Researchers from the U.S. and Germany found a workaround that makes an old bug still applicable to major websites, with the ability to intercept passwords and other private information.

Government

U.K. cyber agency tells government to handle Russian anti-virus software with caution

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 2 weeks ago

The guidance stops short of banning any software outright, but warns that national agencies should avoid using Russian anti-virus software in the interest of national security.

Technology

Uber security executives leave company amid lawsuit and breach investigation

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 2 weeks ago

Two security employees are resigning, and another is taking medical leave. All three were apparently working at Uber during the October 2016 breach.

Government

Senator questions DHS about surveillance technology used in U.S. by foreign spies

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 3 weeks ago

A Senator is asking for the agency to provide information about foreign surveillance on U.S. soil.

Government

Senators introduce election cybersecurity bill to improve information sharing

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 2 months ago

Two Senators on the Intelligence Committee introduced a bill that would let states receive classified information about election threats and help them identify new threats.

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