TrickBot really is on the run after Microsoft, Cyber Command disruption

As new servers have sprung up, Microsoft's coalition has tamped them back down.

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Why social media disinformation represents such a security threat

by Jeff Stone • 21 hours ago

Media literacy could be the key to fending off the next generation of information operations.

Alleged KickassTorrents founder Artem Vaulin jumped bail in Poland

by Jeff Stone • 1 day ago

Vaulin had been released in Warsaw in 2017.

Anti-stalkerware group still working to protect domestic abuse victims

by Shannon Vavra • 2 days ago

Eva Galperin and Chris Cox weigh in on the road ahead for stamping out stalkerware.

Google offers details on Chinese hacking group that targeted Biden campaign

by Sean Lyngaas • 5 days ago

"[W]e’ve seen increased attention on the threats posed by APTs in the context of the U.S. election," Google's Shane Huntley said.

Twitter updates hacked materials policy following blowup over New York Post story

by Tim Starks • 5 days ago

Twitter won't remove content or block links in certain circumstances going forward.

Joker's Stash claims 3 million cards stolen from Dickey's Barbecue

by Sean Lyngaas • 6 days ago

The incident underscores how scammers target chokepoints for sensitive data — and how they continue to turn to Joker’s Stash to try to sell it off.

Barnes & Noble cyber incident could expose customer shipping addresses, order history

by Shannon Vavra • 6 days ago

Email addresses and phone numbers may be exposed as well.

New York regulator faults Twitter for lax security measures prior to big account breach

by Sean Lyngaas • 6 days ago

The attacker used "vishing," a social engineering scam on the rise.

TikTok unveils bug bounty program, scraps with US government in court over looming ban

by Tim Starks • 6 days ago

The video-sharing app is expanding its existing vulnerability disclosure program.

Facebook, Twitter aim to slow spread of New York Post article amid disinformation concerns

by Jeff Stone • 7 days ago

Researchers have advised caution around amplifying materials that appear to be hacked.

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