Joe Warminsky

Joe Warminsky is the news editor for CyberScoop and FedScoop.

Government

Grindr faces fine of nearly $12 million in Norway for alleged privacy violations

by Joe Warminsky • 15 hours ago

The California-based app Grindr is accused of sharing user data without explicit consent.

Technology

Fake Twitter personas, bogus blog delivered North Korea-linked malware to researchers

by Joe Warminsky • 2 days ago

The goal was to spy on the work of cybersecurity researchers by exploiting their natural inclination to collaborate.

Government

Vault 7 suspect Joshua Schulte says pretrial conditions are 'worse than death'

by Joe Warminsky • 3 days ago

Joshua Schulte has asked a federal judge to force the Bureau of Prisons to improve conditions at the Metropolitan Correction Center in New York.

Financial

Intel says financial graphic was 'hacked,' forcing early release of 2020 report

by Joe Warminsky • 6 days ago

The infographic was circulating outside the company before the release of its 2020 financial results, so it pushed them out a few minutes before the stock market closed.

Technology

A phishing campaign's collateral damage: Stolen passwords were publicly searchable

by Joe Warminsky • 7 days ago

The attackers made a mistake by not securing files once they were posted to sites set up to receive stolen data, say researchers from Check Point and Otorio.

Healthcare

Health insurer Excellus penalized $5.1M by HHS for data breach

by Joe Warminsky • 1 week ago

The incident dates back to the era of well-publicized hacks on corporations such as Target, Sony and Home Depot.

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