Tags covid-19

Senator hammers Facebook, Instagram over COVID-19 misinformation

by Tim Starks • 1 month ago

Sen. Mark Warner says he is particularly disturbed about how Instagram's algorithm appears to be promoting vaccine misinfo.

Scammers exploit COVID-19 vaccine confusion for fraud efforts

by Tim Starks • 2 months ago

Amid a rush to receive COVID-19 vaccines, spearphishing and shady domain registrations are on the uptick.

Robocalls keep spamming Americans, in part because of their cyber tools

by Tim Starks • 2 months ago

Robocalls are back on the rise after a pandemic reprieve, and scammers are learning new tricks.

Former NSA contractor Reality Winner loses appeal, will remain imprisoned

by Joe Warminsky • 5 months ago

Winner was convicted in 2018 of illegally leaking top secret information to a news organization.

A look inside Congress’ biggest cyber bill ever

by Tim Starks • 5 months ago

The NDAA enacts many of the recommendations of the Cyberspace Solarium Commission, including creation of a a White House cyber director.

Russian, North Korean hackers targeted COVID-19 vaccine researchers — and some attacks got through, Microsoft says

by Tim Starks • 6 months ago

Three groups targeted seven prominent companies in Canada, France, India, South Korea and the United States, Microsoft said.