Privacy Gaffe Blamed on Facebook's iOS Software Development KitZoom has apologized for sharing large sets of user data by default with Facebook, blaming the social network's software development kit, which it has removed from its iOS app. With COVID-19 driving unprecedented levels of remote working, video conferencing software is under the privacy and security microscope.
Your smartphone can act as your security key to authenticate your Google credentials on the web. Learn how to set that up on an Android device or an iPhone.
The source code of one of today's most profitable and advanced ransomware strains is up for sale on two Russian-language hacking forums.
Digital surveillance and smartphone technology may prove helpful in containing the coronavirus pandemic -- but some activists fear this could mean lasting harm to privacy and digital rights.
30 minutes ago Health Data Breach Tally Spikes in Recent WeeksInfoRiskToday View Synopsis+1
Will Hacking Incidents, Other Breaches Continue to Rise During COVID-19 Pandemic?The total number of health data breaches - and individuals affected - on the 2020 tally has more than doubled in recent weeks. Here are the details.
46 minutes ago Vulnerabilities Expose Lexus, Toyota Cars to Hacker AttacksSecurityWeek View Synopsis+1
Vulnerabilities in Lexus and Toyota cars could be exploited by hackers to launch remote attacks against affected vehicles, researchers at China-based Tencent Keen Security Lab discovered.
COVID-19 is fueling new dark web conversations about cybercriminal activity, says cyber intelligence company Sixgill.
Sophisticated state-supported actors are following cybercriminals in exploiting the coronavirous pandemic and posing an "advanced persistent threat" (APT), French defence technology giant Thales warned Monday.
These TechRepublic Premium resources offer a comprehensive solution from responding to a data breach to explaining company-wide security responsibilities.
1 hour ago Top 5 remote access threatsTechRepublic View Synopsis+1
When working from home, it's important to understand the security risks. Tom Merritt lists five remote access threats so you can secure your system.
Microsoft on Monday announced several new features for its Edge web browser, including one that will alert users if the credentials they have saved to autofill have been compromised as a result of a third-party data breach.
Malicious USB Devices Accompanied by Fake Gift Cards to Entice Would-Be VictimsThe FBI warns that the notorious FIN7 cybercrime gang has a new trick up its sleeve: Mailing victims a $50 gift card portrayed as good for redeeming items listed on an accompanying USB storage device, which in reality downloads Griffon backdoor software to give attackers remote access.
Several of Microsoft's YouTube accounts appear to have been hacked.
Microsoft is readying several new capabilities for its new Edge browser, including a password monitor and vertical tabs.
Over the past three weeks, we've been conducting Twitter polls that gave us an interesting view in how our readers are responding to COVID-19.