Uber to pay $148 million to states for 2016 data breach

The incident revealed sensitive information on 57 million users, and the company kept the hack secret for more than a year.

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Researchers implicate online card-skimming group in British Airways hack

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

The same group may have been behind the ticketmaster breach in the UK.

Automotive companies are warming up to vulnerability disclosure programs

by Sean Lyngaas • 4 months ago

The automotive industry is looking to step up its collaboration with cybersecurity researchers to identify software and hardware bugs after a watershed 2015 hacking demo.

The fear over WannaCry is still very real

by Greg Otto • 8 months ago

The incident at Boeing looks like a tempest in a teapot. But the sting of WannaCry will be with us for years to come.

DMARC 2.0? New BIMI standard will help fight spoofing and phishing

by Shaun Waterman • 8 months ago

Major email service providers are teaming up with large corporations like to develop a new email security standard.

Hoping to fill a global void, private companies push for 'cyber norms'

by Chris Bing • 9 months ago

Private technology companies are hoping to fill a void left by governments that have continued to face international road blocks to create cyber norms.

Tesla falls victim to cryptomining scheme, minor breach

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 9 months ago

Hackers used exposed elements of Tesla's cloud environment to mine cryptocurrency. They also gained access to sensitive company information.

Why GDPR is flipping the thought process around data ownership

by Greg Otto • 9 months ago

In a new podcast, CyberScoop gets experts to separate fact from fiction when it comes to GDPR.

Senators grill Uber CISO over 2016 breach, extortion incident

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 9 months ago

During the hearing, the lawmakers questioned Uber’s chief security officer while also receiving an education from experts on how bug bounty programs are supposed to operate.

Experts: Time is running short to meet GDPR requirements

by cyber_admin • 11 months ago

"Thousands of companies have no idea they're directly covered by this law."

Israeli autonomous car cybersecurity firm Upstream Security raises $9 million

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 11 months ago

Protecting cars from cyberattacks is a "huge challenge," an investor said.

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