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SolarWinds hack spotlights a thorny legal problem: Who to blame for espionage?

by Tim Starks • 4 weeks ago

It could take years for the cases to play out in court.

Zoom pushes new tools meant to counter 'Zoombombing'

by Tim Starks • 2 months ago

The announcement comes after U.S. authorities ordered Zoom to increase their security mechanisms.

Zoom settles charges with FTC over deceptive security practices

by Shannon Vavra • 3 months ago

The FTC has a long security to-do list for Zoom.

Former Uber CSO criminally charged with covering up 2016 data breach

by Jeff Stone • 5 months ago

The incident appears to be the first instance of an executive being charged in connection with a breach.

Twitter prepares to pay up to $250 million for using security data for advertising

by Jeff Stone • 6 months ago

The company also said its most recent breach could affect advertisers' opinion.

Lawmakers call for FTC investigation of data brokers enabled by online ad industry

by Sean Lyngaas • 6 months ago

“[T]here is no effective way to control these tools absent intervention by regulators and Congress,” the lawmakers said of data brokers.