Online testing firm agrees to security audit after inquiry from senator

It’s another case of privacy and security risks emerging in technology that is key to adapting to the coronavirus pandemic.

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No honor among thieves: Scammers target stolen credit card hubs

by Tim Starks • 3 days ago

Swarmshop and Carding Mafia were victimized in March.

Fake job listings help suspected Iranian hackers aim at targets in Lebanon

by Shannon Vavra • 3 days ago

They're using fake job documents to target victims.

European cops collected data from encrypted chat service for weeks prior to cocaine bust

by Jeff Stone • 3 days ago

Sky CC appears to be the latest encrypted service to be compromised by European authorities.

What gets lost in ‘cyber Pearl Harbor'-style rhetoric

by Shannon Vavra • 3 days ago

Leon Panetta and Ciaran Martin weigh in.

Ransomware disrupted production at two manufacturing sites in Italy, investigators say

by Sean Lyngaas • 4 days ago

The hackers encrypted the computer servers that would cause the organization the greatest damage.

Wine scams spiked during COVID-19 lockdown

by Tim Starks • 4 days ago

The malicious wine-related activity "must be stopped at all costs."

Hackers are abusing Discord, Slack file-sharing to distribute malware

by Shannon Vavra • 4 days ago

Links from Slack and Discord may not be as benign as they look.

Emerging hacking tool 'EtterSilent' mimics DocuSign, researchers find

by Shannon Vavra • 5 days ago

The tool is the latest evidence that the hacking economy is a commodity market.

Suspected Chinese spies cover tracks in efforts to breach Vietnamese government

by Sean Lyngaas • 6 days ago

The research shows how alleged Chinese hackers may collaborate in their efforts to infiltrate Southeast Asian governments.

533 million Facebook users’ personal data leaked online

by Shannon Vavra • 6 days ago

This leak places several important data points all in one place.