It’s a rare occurrence for a large corporation to lose a lawsuit to the federal government and have it result in a hefty fine. But when it does happen, it’s a NYT-alert worthy moment. Cases like Toyota’s, in which
Thomas Hicks, a Democrat, is chairman of the U.S. Election Assistance Commission. Matthew Masterson, a Republican, is vice chairman, and Christy McCormick, a Republican, is a member of the commission.
Recent reports regarding the ability of foreign hackers to change
Early Monday morning, Politico reported that Wikileaks founder Julian Assange’s internet connection had been “cut” by a “state party.” This announcement was delivered via Twitter from other portions of the Wikileaks organization, which reassured its followers it had “activated the
Over the past two weeks, hackers launched two of the biggest digital attacks in Internet history, targeting a French Internet provider and one of the foremost computer-security journalists in the United States.
What’s perhaps more unusual is not the size
Russian government hackers began targeting a British citizen journalist in February 2015, eight months after he began posting evidence documenting alleged Russian government involvement in the shoot-down of a Malaysian jetliner over Ukraine.
And then in February, a group that
As credit cards become more secure for in-person use through technology such as EMV, some scammers and fraudsters turn to the Internet to continue using cards for unauthorized purchases.
With some reports indicating that online fraud attempts increased by as
From sinner to saint, the Russian Federation is sought out to aid the World Anti-Doping Agency
A month after the closing ceremonies of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach is seeking the help
BALTIMORE, Sept. 22, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — The National Cyber Security Hall of Fame has released the names of seven visionaries who will be inducted into the Hall of Fame at a gala and inductee ceremony on Thursday, October 20, at
Though Blackberry (BBRY) may have a die-hard fan base in love with the raised keyboard, extra security and overall feel of a BlackBerry device as compared to smart phone industry leaders like the Apple’s (AAPL) iPhone, those fans have
Apple has released firmware updates for its AirPort wireless base stations in order to fix a vulnerability that could put the devices at risk of hacking.
According to Apple security, the flaw is a memory corruption issue stemming from DNS
POLICE are urging people to beware when buying cars online after reports of buyers being duped after using online websites.
Investigators have been told that vehicles are being offered for sale on sites such as eBay, Gumtree and Carsales.
Security researchers Symantec have found clues in the malware used to hack into international financial messaging network Swift, which suggest a link to the Sony Pictures hack in 2014.
At least three banks have reported financial attacks based on the
Reddit has reset 100,000 passwords after hackers stole people’s credentials from other sites to take over their accounts.
The social network alerted its user base yesterday to the fact it had sent out the reset notices over the past fortnight,
Over the course of 2015, countless data breaches occurred within hospital networks, health insurers, physicians’ offices, and other organizations in the healthcare industry. In fact, Community Health Systems, Premera and Anthem were just a few of the most notable names
A report from Javelin Strategy & Research finds the number of identity fraud victims remained steady at 13.1 million in 2015 when compared with 2014, however it is still the second highest number of victims since Javelin began conducting its
However it is not surprising more than 11.5 million documents have been leaked including the financial arrangements of prominent figures, including friends of Russian President Vladimir Putin, relatives of the prime ministers of Britain and Pakistan and Chinese President Xi
NEW YORK– There’s a vibrant underground market for tools to hack you, but one company is making offers out in the open.
Last year, Zerodium publicly offered $1 million for a powerful, new hack that would remotely sneak into an
ISLAMABAD – Former provincial minister Mian Zahid Hussain – who head Pakistan Businessmen and Intellectuals Forum (PBIF) – has said that the number of internet users in the world has surpassed three billion while another one billion mobile internet would
The paucity of women in math and science extends to the data security realm. Women make up 14 percent of federal government cyber personnel, according to a May (ISC)2 global information security workforce study. The number was even lower in
Reports said that Microsoft will pay $320 million to buy an Israeli cyber security company.
That’s according to financial newspaper Calcalist, which predicts the acquisition will mean Microsoft will use the company as a base for cyber security in Israel.