EU Takes Aim at China and Huawei in 5G Cybersecurity Report

EU Takes Aim at China and Huawei in 5G Cybersecurity Report

A European Union report assessing risks to its planned 5G cybersecurity networks says that foreign states and state-backed actors represent the biggest threat, and it all but named Chinese firm Huawei as ...
US Homeland Security Wants Subpoena Power to Get Data from ISPs about Vulnerable Systems

US Homeland Security Wants Subpoena Power to Get Data from ISPs about Vulnerable Systems

The US Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), in charge of leading national cybersecurity and infrastructure resilience programs, wants a change to federal law that would allow it to inspect systems behind ...
Thunderbird Will Start Using OpenPGP Encryption in 2020

Thunderbird Will Start Using OpenPGP Encryption in 2020

The developers of Thunderbird, one of the most-used free email clients in the world, plan to implement OpenPGP support in 2020. Thunderbird used to be made by Mozilla, but the company dropped ...
Ransomware Is Still the Leading Online Threat in Europe, According to Europol

Ransomware Is Still the Leading Online Threat in Europe, According to Europol

The volume of ransomware attacks is declining, but law enforcement agencies are observing a more targeted approach from criminals seeking lucrative victims. The latest Europol report shows how companies became more exposed ...
Developer Hacks Back Against Ransomware Attackers and Steals Decryption Keys

Developer Hacks Back Against Ransomware Attackers and Steals Decryption Keys

A victim of Muhstik ransomware paid the attackers to decrypt his data, and then undertook a different kind of payback – he took revenge by hacking into the server and stealing the ...
Twitter Used Private Security Information to Better Target Ads

Twitter Used Private Security Information to Better Target Ads

Twitter used people’s private information to help third-party advertisers target the right users by mistake, the company said in an announcement. The social media firm claims that it stopped this practice, but ...
Instagram App Ads Tool to Prevent Phishing Scams

Instagram App Ads Tool to Prevent Phishing Scams

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Instagram sends emails to users, but not all emails that purport to come from Instagram are genuine. Phishing is still a common way to gain access to social network accounts, and Instagram ...
Small City of Cornelia Dodges Ransom Again in Its Third Ransomware Attack of 2019

Small City of Cornelia Dodges Ransom Again in Its Third Ransomware Attack of 2019

The small city of Cornelia in the US state of Georgia, best known among tourists for building a 2.4-ton sculpture of a red apple, is now becoming known for a more heroic ...
Alabama hospitals pay criminals for decryption key after ransomware attack

Alabama hospitals pay criminals for decryption key after ransomware attack

Alabama Hospitals Pay Criminals for Decryption Key after Ransomware Attack Alabama’s DCH Health System chose to pay a ransom after a ransomware attack last week prompted the shutdown of three hospitals, denying ...
eGobbler infects more than 1 billion ads in worldwide campaign

eGobbler infects more than 1 billion ads in worldwide campaign

The eGobbler malvertising threat actor has made a return, this time exploiting a WebKit vulnerability used primarily by iPhone’s Safari browser. Security researchers from Confiant estimate up to 1.16 billion impressions have ...
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