Apple patches against alleged NSO Group zero-click exploit used on activists
Apple released its iOS 14.8 update Monday.
Olympus investigating reported ransomware attack with BlackMatter hallmarks
The Japanse company said it held up data transfers in some business areas as security personnel look into the matter.
WhatsApp adds end-to-end encryption to chat backups, locking up data in the cloud
The feature gives users a safer way to back up messages.
A spyware app designed to monitor Kurdish targets attracted more than 1,400 downloads
The identity of the spies remains unclear, though the hacking tool is capable of collecting vast amounts of data.
Pro-Beijing operatives used social media to try promoting NYC protest
China's efforts to sway online opinions in its favor have ramped up.
ProtonMail said Swiss court order left no choice but to log activist's IP address
ProtonMail received more than 3,500 orders from Swiss courts in 2020, up from 17 in 2017.
Under fire from privacy advocates, Apple delays controversial photo scanning plan
The company said it plans to make improvements to the controversial features.
FBI warns of 'large increase' in sextortion attacks, with $8 million in reported losses in 2021
The FBI bulletin confirms what many cybercrime researchers may have already feared: Sextortion scams are prevalent, and profitable.
WhatsApp hit with $267 million GDPR fine for bungling user privacy disclosure
Facebook is appealing the decision.
SolarWinds hackers targeted Autodesk in latest confirmed fallout from cyber-espionage campaign
The company detected a compromised server that was quickly taken offline, it told the Securities and Exchange Commission.