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Security Researcher Installs Ransomware on a Canon 80D DSLR: Report

Researcher at Check Point Research managed to install a ransomer on a Canon EOS 80D DSLR, as a proof of concept that digital cameras are vulnerable to attacks t...

Security Researcher Installs Ransomware on a Canon 80D DSLR: Report

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Researchers hacked a Canon DSLR with Bitcoin demanding ransomware Bitcoin demanding ransomware knows no bounds, and the latest potential victim? DSLR cameras. A group of security researchers have managed to exploit vulnerabilities in a Canon EOS 80D digital camera to hold its owner’s photos to a Bitcoin ransom, The...
03:26, 08/13/2019

Is Canon readying a 32MP DSLR? Is the Canon EOS 7D Mark III on the way? Canon hasn't updated its EOS 7D line for over four years, but now it appears that a successor to the respected but aging EOS 7D Mark II may well be on the way.Japanese camera rumors site Nokishita has spo...
05:13, 05/09/2019

CHEAP: Slap yourself. The Canon EOS 5DS DSLR Camera is 64% off Welcome to CHEAP, our series about things that are good, but most of all, cheap. CHEAP! If you’re a photography nerd, you surely want to have a good DSLR camera in your arsenal. But deals for top quality cameras aren’t easy to come to by. Don’t worry...
16:00, 08/20/2019

CHEAP: Shield thy eyes! Canon’s EOS 5DS DSLR Camera has 64% off Welcome to CHEAP, our series about things that are good, but most of all, cheap. CHEAP! If you’re a photography nerd, you surely want to have a good DSLR camera in your arsenal. But deals for top quality cameras aren’t easy to come to by. Don’t worry...
17:13, 08/20/2019

Canon's EOS 90D DSLR and mirrorless EOS M6 Mark II pack 32.5-megapixels Photographers interested in mid-range models have a couple of new options now, since Canon has officially announced the EOS 90D DSLR and mirrorless EOS M6 Mark II. The announcement confirms specs that leaked last week, with both cameras sharing quite...
08:00, 08/28/2019

Canon leaks its EOS 90D DSLR and mirrorless EOS M6 Mark II cameras Canon's Australian website appears to have accidentally leaked a pair of important new cameras, the EOS M6 Mark II mirrorless and EOS 90D DSLR. Promo videos for the cameras spotted by Canon Rumors (and quickly pulled by Canon) show impressive sp...
15:13, 08/20/2019

Canon unveils its 32-megapixel 90D DSLR and mirrorless M6 Mark II cameras Canon just announced two new cameras with 32.5-megapixel crop sensors: the 90D and the M6 Mark II. Both snappers share the same features with differences in design. While the 90D carries on with Canon’s familiar D-series body design, the M6 Mark II h...
08:00, 08/28/2019

New Canon DSLR incoming? Mysterious camera gets teased on social media Canon UK ambassador and renowned wildlife and aviation photographer Andy Rouse has been posting images he took “using some new kit” on his Twitter and Instagram accounts, raising suspicions that a new Canon camera could be released in t...
05:39, 05/14/2019

Hackers could use Wi-Fi to install ransomware on DSLR cameras Digital cameras with built-in Wi-Fi let people quickly send images to other devices. But a vulnerability in the process could leave people’s cameras exposed...
00:13, 08/13/2019

Security researcher spots a macOS malware vulnerability that's not yet patched Watch out for this potential vulnerability if you're opening up apps on a Mac: a security researcher has worked out a way that malware makers can bypass the macOS Gatekeeper protections to run malicious code.Filippo Cavallarin details the securi...
18:13, 05/26/2019

Exclusive: High-security locks for government and banks hacked by researcher Hackers could crack open high-security electronic locks by monitoring their power, allowing thieves to steal cash in automated teller machines, narcotics in pharmacies and government secrets, according to research to be presented Friday at the annual...
22:39, 08/06/2019

Security Researcher’s ‘NULL’ Vanity Plates Cause Glitch That Lands Him $12,000 in Parking Tickets You can’t put a price tag on the value of sticking it to the man—specifically, trying to own an official surveillance system. Except maybe when you are owned right back.Read more......
19:40, 08/13/2019

Security researcher demos a modified iPhone charging cable that can hijack your computer As far as iPhone and Mac hacks are concerned, a California-based security researcher who goes by the name MG recently came up with one of the more clever and intriguing workarounds we’ve seen to date. Whereas most exploits that make the news te...
05:39, 08/14/2019

Security Researcher Marcus Hutchins, Who Helped Stop WannaCry, Sentenced to Supervised Release The security researcher who is credited with helping stop the WannaCry ransomware attack in 2017, Marcus Hutchins, was sentenced to time served and a year of supervised release this week after he pleaded guilty to unrelated malware charges earlier th...
10:26, 07/27/2019

Canon EOS 90D vs Canon EOS 80D: 13 key differences you need to know Canon has been rumored to be working on an EOS 90D for some time, and now that marketing materials for the model appear to have been released ahead of its announcement we're starting to get a better idea of exactly how the model improves on the ...
18:52, 08/25/2019

Pentax KP J Limited DSLR now official Fancy adopting the Pentax KP for your shooting but find the body a bit dull? Good news: Ricoh Imaging has confirmed its latest Pentax KP J model, just a day after images of the new DSLR leaked out.The camera, which looks set to be a Japan-only releas...
12:13, 06/13/2019

Mirrorless vs DSLR cameras: 10 key differences So you want to get into photography and you're looking for a decent camera that you can build a system around. Do you go for a mirrorless camera or a DSLR?At one point, that was easy question to answer: you had to buy a DSLR if you wanted to get...
11:13, 08/21/2019

Hackers could use Wi-Fi to install ranomware on DSLR cameras Digital cameras with built-in Wi-Fi let people quickly send images to other devices. But a vulnerability in the process could leave people’s cameras exposed...
12:00, 08/11/2019

Nikon's beastly D6 will be its 'most advanced DSLR to date' Nikon has announced that it's working on its next professional flagship camera, the D6, promising its "most advanced DSLR to date." The company didn't reveal any specs (other than a photo), but it's bound to be a big leap ahead of the ...
12:00, 09/04/2019

India To Consider Security, Economy Before Deciding On Huawei: Report The government will take a call on whether to allow participation of Chinese telecom giant Huawei in the 5G trials based on the country's economic and security interests, according to sources....
23:52, 07/04/2019

US elections need massive security overhaul for 2020: report A sweeping overhaul of America’s electoral infrastructure is needed in order to prevent foreign interference as the 2020 elections loom, a group of security researchers has concluded. Former Facebook chief security officer Nick Stamos – who wit...
21:26, 06/10/2019

Report: Zuckerberg security chief accused of misconduct SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A business news site is reporting that Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s personal security chief faces accusations of sexual misconduct. In a detailed report Thursday, Business Insider cites legal letters reportedly written by...
02:13, 05/31/2019

Leave your DSLR at home: The Huawei P30 Pro is the only camera a traveller needs A few weeks ago, when my colleagues were busy listening to Mark Zuckerberg yanking about a ‘Privacy-first future’ of Facebook, I was exploring the streets of Europe, drinking fresh beer. The iPhone Xs, with my main SIM card, was one of the phones I w...
14:13, 05/24/2019

Troop Deployment In J&K Based On Security Situation, Says Centre: Report The Home Ministry said today that the deployment of paramilitary forces in Jammu and Kashmir was based on the security situation there and requirements of rotation, and that such things are not......
07:52, 08/02/2019

Facebook suspends app pre-installs on Huawei phones SAN FRANCISCO – Facebook is no longer allowing pre-installation of its apps on Huawei phones, the latest blow for the Chinese tech giant as it struggles to keep its business afloat in the face of a US ban on its purchase of American parts and s...
22:52, 06/07/2019

Most Google Chrome extensions have barely any installs Despite the fact that there are 188,620 extensions available on the Chrome Web Store, most of these extensions are either dead or dying down as only very few have active installations.A recent scan of the entire Chrome Web Store, conducted by Extensi...
21:00, 08/05/2019

Best DSLR camera 2019: 10 great cameras to suit all budgets For quite some time now, if you've wanted to get serious about your photography your best option is to have invested in a DSLR camera. These cameras are designed for users at all technical levels, and they have traditionally offered three main a...
11:30, 04/30/2019

UAE to present tanker attack report to U.N. Security Council members: diplomats The United Arab Emirates will present to U.N. Security Council members on Thursday the results of an investigation into attacks targeting four oil tanker vessels off the UAE coast last month, two diplomats said....
18:26, 06/06/2019

Social Security's latest report reveals a glaring omission The latest report on Social Security's trust funds reveals that there is a lack of public representation on the governing body.        ...
19:52, 05/06/2019

US Press Secretary Bruised After Brawl With North Korea Security: Report New White House press secretary Stephanie Grisham was bruised Sunday in a scuffle between North Korean security and members of the U.S. press pool covering President Donald Trump's meeting with North......
14:00, 07/01/2019

Apple fires back at Google report over iPhone security flaws On Friday, Apple said in a sharply worded statement that the attacks identified by Google were through websites targeted toward Uighurs, a Muslim ethnic minority in China....
21:13, 09/06/2019

Top secret: Trump's revamp of U.S. security clearances stumbling - officials, report At a time when the United States says China is aggressively spying on its government, a push by President Donald Trump to fix the system that determines who can and cannot be trusted with secrets is behind schedule and disorganized, according to U.S....
13:13, 06/19/2019

Exclusive: Facebook suspends app pre-installs on Huawei phones Facebook Inc is no longer allowing pre-installation of its apps on Huawei phones, the latest blow for the Chinese tech giant as it struggles to keep its business afloat in the face of a U.S. ban on its purchase of American parts and software....
08:26, 06/07/2019

Guy Installs Manhole Covers Instead of Wheels and the Results Are Hilarious Manhole covers are round and tires are round, so it only makes sense to wonder whether the former can be used as a substitute for the latter, right? Wrong. That makes no sense at all. But YouTuber Garage 54 ENG is in the business of conducting nonsen...
00:39, 07/11/2019

Cathedral installs slide to give views of the ceiling The Norwich Cathedral in the U.K. has ambiance, history, stained glass windows, and also a huge slide in the middle of the catherdral.       ...
01:52, 08/15/2019

Fun or folly? Another English cathedral installs a fairground attraction When Bishop Herbert started building a new cathedral in the English city of Norwich in 1096, it was unlikely he ever envisaged it would play host to a 50-foot helter skelter....
17:00, 08/09/2019

Best beginner DSLR cameras 2019: 10 cheap DSLRs perfect for new users Ready to make the step up from your smartphone or point-and-shoot camera to something a bit more powerful? You've landed in the right place: these are the best beginner DSLRs you can buy right now in 2019.An entry-level, beginner DSLR is the nat...
23:13, 08/23/2019

Google’s Pixel 4 is reportedly getting a 90Hz display and a ‘DSLR-like’ camera attachment Pretty much all of the Pixel 3’s hardware specs were leaked well before its launch last year. Google tried to get ahead of the story for its next phone by posting photos of the upcoming Pixel 4 in June, far ahead of its official unveiling. But alas, ...
14:00, 08/08/2019

IPCC report warns climate change threatens global food security A United Nations panel on climate change said in a new report Thursday humans risk a worldwide crisis if they don't improve the way they use land to produce sufficient amounts of food....
14:26, 08/08/2019

UN Security Council To Hold Closed-Door Talks On Kashmir Today: Report The UN Security Council (UNSC) is to hold closed-door consultations on the Kashmir developments on Friday at the request of China, a diplomat at the Security Council told IANS today....
21:52, 08/15/2019

Mark Zuckerberg’s Security Chief Is Accused of Racism and Sexual Misconduct, a Report Says (SAN FRANCISCO) — Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s personal security chief faces accusations of sexual misconduct and making racist and homophobic comments, according to a report Thursday by a business news site. In a detailed article, Busi...
05:00, 05/31/2019

High Security Cell Ready For Nirav Modi In Mumbai Prison: Report Authorities at the Arthur Road jail in Mumbai have kept barrack number 12 ready if fugitive diamond merchant Nirav Modi is extradited from the UK in connection with the Punjab National Bank (PNB)......
14:52, 06/11/2019

Dropbox silently installs new file manager app on users’ systems This is what Dropbox looks like now. It used to be a folder, now it's a file manager. [credit: Ron Amadeo ] Hey Dropbox users, how has Drop...
20:26, 07/18/2019

Fake Office 365 site installs malware as browser update Microsoft users have been warned to watch out for a fake Office 365 site which is pushing malware disguised as a software update.The site, discovered by researchers at MalwareHunterTeam, is designed to resemble a Microsoft-owned site, and even contai...
19:13, 07/19/2019

Google Play hosted 205 harmful apps with over 32M installs last month alone It seems Google is losing the battle against sketchy Android software big time. The company hosted over 205 harmful apps on the Play store in July only. The kicker: these apps were downloaded over 32 million times in total in the past month alone. Th...
19:26, 08/01/2019

China Installs AI Surveillance In Prison To Make Escape "Impossible" The Yancheng prison in China has installed cameras in every cell in an attempt to use AI or artificial intelligence to govern inmates. The "smart jail" system involves a network of surveillance......
19:00, 05/06/2019

Wrenching Hero Installs $120 Lawnmower Engine Into Dodge Ram Pickup The only gasoline internal combustion engines that most people have in their households are either in cars or lawnmowers. That naturally leads to the thought: What if you took the tiny mower motor and installed it into an automobile? That’s what one ...
22:52, 05/11/2019

British cathedral installs 50-foot helter-skelter attraction Mini-golf inside a church? Hold my Holy wine, says the Norwich Cathedral, another British place of worship making headlines this week for installing its own out-of-the-normal attraction inside their hallowed halls....
14:00, 08/09/2019

Security Council discusses chemical weapons use in Syria following latest global watchdog report The UN Security Council met behind closed doors on Wednesday, to discuss the latest findings of the global chemical weapons watchdog in Syria, which concluded that there were “reasonable grounds” that a chemical attack took place during the crucial b...
15:52, 04/28/2019

Report: Air Force calls diversion of funds for border wall a national security risk The U.S. Air Force, in a report revealed Friday, said the planned $3.6 billion diversion of military funds for a border wall is a risk of national security....
03:52, 09/14/2019

Trump’s plan to pay for border wall with Air Force funds risks national security, report says President Donald Trump’s plan to pay for his proposed border wall by taking funds from more than four dozen Air Force military construction projects poses various national security risks for the U.S. armed forces, according to a report compiled...
08:26, 09/15/2019

De Blasio's security chief accused of covering up 2015 car crash to avoid bad 'optics': report New York Mayor Bill de Blasio’s chief of security covered up a 2015 car crash involving him to protect his image and avoid bad “optics,” a report alleges....
20:39, 04/30/2019

Sweden installs automatic 'alco-barriers' for drivers at ferry port Selected drivers arriving from Denmark and Germany will be required to undergo breathalyser tests Gothenburg port in Sweden has installed the country’s first automated sobriety check to prevent drivers over the alcohol limit from venturing on to its ...
22:00, 08/13/2019

Mount Everest expedition installs highest weather stations on Earth Scientists installed the two highest weather stations in the world in an expedition to Mount Everest that wrapped up this week. A team led by the National Geographic Society and Tribhuvan University installed the two weather monitoring stations at 8,...
00:52, 06/14/2019

Dropbox silently installs new file manager app on users’ systems [Updated] This is what Dropbox looks like now. It used to be a folder, now it's a file manager. [credit: Ron Amadeo ] Update 4:06pm ET: Dropbox says ...
13:39, 07/27/2019

238 Google Play apps with >440 million installs made phones nearly unusable Enlarge (credit: NurPhoto | Getty Images) If the prevalence of abusive Google Play apps has left you numb, this latest report is for you. Carefully concealed adware installed in Google-approved apps with more than 440 million installations was so a...
07:00, 06/05/2019

World food security increasingly at risk due to 'unprecedented' climate change impact, new UN report warns More than 500 million people today live in areas affected by erosion linked to climate change, the UN warned on Thursday, before urging all countries to commit to sustainable land use to help limit greenhouse gas emissions before it is too late....
15:39, 08/08/2019

Wyden Blasts Senate Russia Report for Failing to Back 'Mandatory' Election Security Standards Citing what he called the “ongoing crisis,” one of the U.S. Senate’s staunchest proponents of sweeping election-security reforms renewed a call Thursday for Congress to immediately intervene and impose mandatory security standards on election systems...
02:00, 07/26/2019

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s personal security chief accused of sexual harassment, racism: report Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's personal security chief has been accused of sexual harassment and making racist and homophobic comments, according to a news report....
17:13, 05/31/2019

Notre Dame security guard delayed response after going to wrong building when fire first broke out: report A security guard in charge of protecting Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris was working only his third day and sent his fellow colleague to the wrong building to check on the alert when the fire first broke out....
20:52, 07/18/2019

Google Is Giving the Boot to a Major Play Store Developer With More Than 600 Million Installs Google has begun purging the Play Store of apps made by DO Global, a Chinese firm that makes Android apps and is partially backed by Baidu, after a BuzzFeed News report indicated it was committing massive ad fraud.Read more......
23:39, 04/28/2019

Google Says Huawei Ban Threatens US National Security by Forcing Chinese Tech Giant to Create Insecure OS: Report Google is warning the U.S. government that its ban on Chinese tech giant Huawei actually puts America’s national security at risk by forcing Huawei to produce an insecure operating system that could be exploited by bad actors, both governments and l...
15:00, 06/07/2019

The best lenses for Canon RF mount Many photographers keep a cheap compact 50mm lens in their bags, but that is not what Canon has made here. The Canon RF 50mm F/1.2 is over 2 pounds and costs more than $2,000, but what you're getting for that is an incredible sharp lens with an ...
19:52, 05/22/2019

Canon RF 85mm f/1.2L USM now official Canon has officially announced details of the Canon RF 85mm f/1.2L USM, the first of six new lenses for the RF mount.Said to have the highest resolution of a Canon lens launched to date, the wide-aperture RF 85mm f/1.2L USM is designed for users of t...
16:13, 05/08/2019

I'm Ana Humphrey, Exoplanet Researcher, and This Is How I Work This is our first “How I Work” with a student—and what a student. Ana Humphrey was this year’s winner of the Regeneron Science Talent Search, the nation’s oldest and most prestigious science and math competition for high school seniors. She was award...
12:26, 05/02/2019

Canon announces 120MP sensor – but it's not quite what it seems Canon's next move in the mirrorless world continues to be subject to rampant speculation, with rumors of a high-resolution alternative to its EOS R and EOS RP models going nowhere. So official confirmation that the company has developed a 1...
15:52, 06/21/2019

Canon RF85mm f/1.2 L USM images leak out Images of the Canon RF85mm f/1.2 L USM have leaked out, suggesting its announcement is imminent.Canon had already confirmed earlier this year that it was working on the lens, and that it would be made official at some point during 2019 along with fiv...
11:13, 05/08/2019

Canon RF 24-240mm f/4-6.3 IS USM finally confirmed Canon already showed its RF lens hand back in February when it revealed that it had six new lenses under development, and the first of these, the RF 85mm f/1.2L USM arrived just recently. Now, it's the turn of the RF 24-240mm f/4-6.3 IS USM to m...
11:13, 07/09/2019

Canon EOS M6 Mark II gets its first set of rumored specs If rumors of the second generation EOS M5 and EOS M6 snappers launching on August 28 are true, we may be seeing a compact mirrorless camera with a pretty remarkable spec sheet.Canon Rumors has managed to lay their hands on a batch of specs for the po...
08:39, 07/26/2019

Canon PowerShot G5 X Mark II announced Canon's PowerShot G5 X found a lot of love among enthusiasts wanting a DSLR-like shooting experience inside a far more compact form, but the company has now updated the model with a second-generation follow-up – and it's a fair bit d...
11:13, 07/09/2019

How relevant is the Canon EOS 90D when mirrorless cameras are better than ever? Whether it was down to a simple slip of the finger or tactical leaking, Canon Australia was kind enough to furnish the internet with details of its upcoming Canon EOS 90D ahead of the official announcement.The leak put an end to the idea that Canon w...
18:52, 08/25/2019

Apps with 440 million installs eluded Google Play Protect to make Android phone unusable According to Ars Technica, adware named BeiTaAd was hidden in 238 apps found in the Google Play Store. The apps, which had more than 440 million installs, played ads to help the hackers collect revenue. And with the hundreds of millions of screens at...
09:52, 06/05/2019

Apps with 440 million installs eluded Google Play Protect to make Android phones unusable According to Ars Technica, adware named BeiTaAd was hidden in 238 apps found in the Google Play Store. The apps, which had more than 440 million installs, played ads to help the hackers collect revenue. And with the hundreds of millions of screens at...
02:39, 06/06/2019

Sorry, It Looks Like a Researcher Didn’t Just Crack the Voynich Manuscript After All A university in the United Kingdom is backpedaling after publishing an article claiming that one of their scientists helped crack the famously indecipherable Voynich manuscript, according to a statement.Read more......
22:00, 05/17/2019

Step back: researcher says 10,000 steps a day isn’t optimal for everyone Ten-thousand steps a day – it's the magic number cited by manufacturers of fitness trackers, but is there any science behind it? According to a Harvard University professor, not really....
13:26, 06/08/2019

Exomoons could be home to extraterrestrial life, researcher says An astrophysicist at the U.K.'s University of Lincoln says that exomoons, moons which orbit planets outside of our solar system, could contain liquid water and therefore, support life....
19:13, 06/05/2019

WWII researcher: Sea wreck must be plane of US MIA pilot ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A researcher says wreckage on the ocean floor near a Japanese island must be from a fighter-bomber that crashed in 1945 with an American pilot who is still listed as missing in action. Researcher Justin Taylan said this week that ...
03:00, 05/25/2019

British eco researcher dies after yacht capsizes A British eco researcher died off the coast of South Africa when the yacht she was aboard was slammed by an furious storm. Sara King, 34, was sailing to Madagascar to research plastic pollution Monday afternoon when the vessel began to capsize about ...
16:52, 07/03/2019

UA researcher finds motivations for ‘sexting’ complicated TUCSON- A new study out of the University of Arizona is looking into the motivations for why people are sexting. Morgan Johnstonbaugh, a UA sociology doctoral student, said that sharing nude or semi-nude photos is becoming more common for young peopl...
14:13, 08/16/2019

Canon's G7 X III can shoot vertical video for your Instagram Canon has unveiled a pair of PowerShot cameras that are well suited for YouTube and Instagram creators, even more so than its high-end EOS R cameras. The G7 X III and G5 X II, successors to the PowerShot G7 X II and G5 X, both pack 20-megapixel 1-inc...
12:00, 07/09/2019

I Pitted Canon's 'Affordable' EOS RP Against My Beloved Sony A7 III The $1,300 Canon RP is not the best camera made or even the slickest mirrorless camera. It will win no awards for dynamic range or color rendition, and if you’ve got strong feelings about the number of megapixels available in post-production, it will...
04:39, 05/22/2019

Apollo 11: The unofficial gaming universe canon It's the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, and that makes us want to look back at the unofficial canon of the space program gaming universe.Read More...
00:39, 07/20/2019

CHEAP: Holy snap! Here’s 64% off the Canon 80D megakit Welcome to CHEAP, our series about things that are good, but most of all, cheap. CHEAP! If you want a good DSLR camera, you’ve gotta be prepared to shell out a huge sum of money on just the body alone. Then, you have to spend even more on accessories...
16:39, 09/10/2019

Canon patents a lens cap you can't possibly lose Any photographer worth their salt knows that at some point, they’re going to be losing lens caps – either while out in the field or somewhere at the bottom of their bag. Most of us have spares, but for those who don’t Canon may h...
10:39, 07/23/2019

New meme takes aim at the canon with four squares and a line The canon of great art, as most first-year arts students will excitedly tell you, is mostly bullshit. This doesn’t mean that classic works of literature, film, or music are worthless, but that the rigid confines of institutionally determined lists of...
04:39, 09/12/2019

Canon turns to crowdfunding for its latest IVY REC camera Crowdfunding platforms such as Kickstarter have become a popular way for individuals and companies to raise enough money to bring projects to life, but it tends to be startups and smaller companies that rely on this route. So news that Canon is relyi...
18:00, 07/02/2019

MH370 researcher believes three hijackers 'still alive' after mid-air TAKEOVER A TRIO of hijackers who allegedly took over flight MH370 may still be alive five years after the plane went missing, according to claims made in a new book....
01:39, 05/19/2019

Loch Ness monster could be a giant eel, researcher claims After months of speculation surrounding a study into whether the Loch Ness monster was real, the researcher behind it has claimed it could be a giant eel and not a giant plesiosaur from a long-lost era....
07:13, 09/06/2019

U.S. charges Kansas researcher over ties to Chinese university A researcher at the University of Kansas was indicted on federal fraud charges on Wednesday for allegedly concealing ties to a Chinese university while doing research funded by the U.S. government, the U.S. Justice Department said....
12:00, 08/22/2019

ASU researcher launches cancer ‘vaccine’ trial in dogs PHOENIX- A researcher at Arizona State University is using dogs to test his preventative cancer “vaccine.” Stephen Johnston, director of the Center for Innovations in Medicine, has already tested the concoction on hundreds of mice with pr...
01:26, 05/21/2019

French Researcher Hacks Into Moscow's New E-Voting System A French researcher has exposed a security breach in an electronic voting system to be used in next month's municipal elections in Moscow, potentially giving hackers access to voters' choices....
12:26, 08/29/2019

Researcher claims life may still exist on Mars, but it’s probably hiding As far as we know, there’s no life that currently exists on Mars. Missions to the Red Planet have yielded tantalizing clues that life may have existed at some point in the past, but no living organisms have ever been spotted by any rover or oth...
15:52, 05/12/2019

Cancer researcher becomes first woman to win 4,000km cycling race Fiona Kolbinger, 24, rode from Bulgaria to France in 10 days, two hours and 48 minutesA German cancer researcher has become the first woman to win one of the world’s toughest cycling races in her first ultra-distance event.Fiona Kolbinger, 24, from D...
19:00, 08/06/2019

Zoom flaw could leave Mac cameras vulnerable, says researcher Zoom is disputing claims by a researcher its video conferencing software includes a security flaw leaving cameras on Mac computers vulnerable.       ...
04:26, 07/10/2019

Canon is crowdfunding a tiny, rugged clip-on camera Canon may be late to the clippable camera party, but it's still convinced it can bring something new to the table. The company is preparing a crowdfunding campaign for the Ivy Rec, a clip-on rugged camera that's designed to capture your hi...
19:26, 07/03/2019

CHEAP: Click! Snap! Develop! There’s $450 off the Canon EOS 7D Mark II kit Welcome to CHEAP, our series about things that are good, but most of all, cheap. CHEAP! Some DSLRs are good at taking still photos, while some excel at video capturing. But if you need both of them, don’t look beyond the Canon EOS 7D Mark II. The com...
14:26, 08/28/2019

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark III is a 4K-shooting vloggers delight Canon's PowerShot G7 X Mark III and PowerShot G5 X Mark II models have been among the company's worst-kept secrets for some time, with leaked images and specs of both recently surfacing. But the wait is now officially over, as full specs, p...
11:13, 07/09/2019

Canon EOS RP Full-Frame Mirrorless Camera Review The Canon EOS RP boasts of a light-weight design, familiar controls and a flip-out touchscreen display. But is it competitive enough to ward off the premium APS-C cameras at its selling price? Find......
14:39, 06/06/2019

U.S. seeks extradition of Chinese researcher in drug secrets theft The United States wants Switzerland to extradite a Chinese researcher accused of helping his scientist sister steal secrets worth $550 million from drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline , Swiss documents released on Monday show....
13:00, 07/08/2019

Swimmer missing in Hudson is internationally-regarded AIDS researcher Charles Van Der Horst vanished on the New Jersey side of the bridge Friday afternoon during the 8 Bridges Hudson River Swim, which stretches from the Rip Van Winkle Bridge in Catskill to the Verrazzano Bridge....
02:00, 06/16/2019

Researcher discloses second Steam zero-day exploit after being shut out of bug bounty program A second zero-day vulnerability has been publicly disclosed in the Steam gaming client by security researcher Vasily Kravets after he said he was banned from its bug-bounty program. The revelations come two weeks after another zero-day previously dis...
10:00, 08/22/2019

A Cognitive Researcher Explains How Male and Female Brains Aren’t So Different The British cognitive researcher Gina Rippon tells TIME why male and female brains aren’t so different, explored in her book Gender and Our Brains A popular notion has it that a human being’s most important sex organ is the brain. You say...
15:52, 09/05/2019

Researcher hacks macOS using plugins for secretly whitelisted apps Apple's macOS allows certain apps to automatically click on security dialog boxes for users, creating a risk that malicious plugins could seize access.Read More...
15:52, 06/03/2019

Artist, researcher displays Newfoundland’s connections to slave trade An art installation at this year's Bonavista Biennale is shining a light on a dark corner of Newfoundland's history - slave ships that were built on the island during the 1700s....
16:13, 09/09/2019

Valve says turning away researcher reporting Steam vulnerability was a mistake Enlarge (credit: Timothy Brown / Flickr) In an attempt to quell a controversy that has raised the ire of white-hat hackers, the maker of the Steam online game platform said on Thursday it made a mistake when it turned away a researcher who recently...
08:52, 08/23/2019

Google researcher details iOS exploit that can take over an iPhone with a text message As a general rule, if you avoid clicking on suspicious links that might pop on your phone — whether they’re sent via text message or appear as an in-browser pop-up ad — the odds of your device becoming infected with malware is slim ...
02:00, 08/09/2019

Researcher Still Finding Christchurch Attack Videos on Facebook, Instagram As of yesterday, there were at least two videos of the shootings available on Instagram and two videos available on Facebook, according to Eric Feinber....
16:26, 05/17/2019

Alberta researcher suggests planning ahead for sudden evacuation "Would you be prepared to leave your home for up to a week within the next half hour, and to make sure you take all the things with you that are essential?"...
00:52, 05/26/2019

Insect migration studied with the help of tiny ‘fanny packs’: researcher A new study by University of Guelph researchers, in connection with the Nature Conservancy of Canada, has equipped a pair of insect species – monarch butterflies and common green darner dragonflies – with tiny radio-transmitting 'fanny packs' that wi...
19:52, 07/07/2019

Canon EOS 90D: new specs and possible release date stoke the rumour mill New specs that purportedly belong to an upcoming Canon EOS 90D DSLR have emerged.Rumors of a 32.5MP APS-C sensor inside the successor to the EOS 80D have been with us since registration details from Canon and rumored specs emerged earlier in the year...
12:26, 07/23/2019

Nikon Z6, Fujifilm X-T3, Canon EOS RP and others grab the gongs at the EISA Awards Many of the biggest photo players have scooped awards for their most recent products and innovations at this year's Expert Imaging and Sound Association (EISA) Awards.Each year, 55 journalists and editors from a raft of magazines and websites ac...
17:00, 08/15/2019

Vader Immortal Finally Makes Alderaanian Wolfcats Canon The first episode of VR game Vader Immortal was released earlier this week and I’m happy to share this news with Star Wars fans around the world. Finally, Alderaanian Wolf-Cats are truly canon, once and for all. What a relief. Also, some other Easter...
22:13, 05/26/2019

Greek Police Have Arrested a Suspect in the Killing of an American Researcher on Crete Greek police have arrested a suspect in the murder of an American molecular biologist, who they say was run down by a local man during her daily walk, put in the trunk of his car, raped and abandoned in a nearby tunnel. The national police held a pre...
18:00, 07/16/2019

China CO2 emissions to peak in 2022, ahead of schedule: government researcher China's emissions of climate-warming greenhouse gases are likely to peak by 2022 even without the introduction of tougher policies, well ahead of an original target of "around" 2030, a senior government researcher said on Thursday....
18:13, 09/05/2019

In crisis-hit Argentina, cancer researcher turns to game show for funds BUENOS AIRES — Amid a swirling economic crisis and protests over budget cuts for research in Argentina, one scientist has found a novel way to fundraise: winning money on a television game show. Marina Simian, a biologist for Argentina’s Nation...
02:39, 05/11/2019

Researcher wins big on TV show, plans to use funds for underfunded cancer project Argentina's investment in science and technology is 0.5 percent of Gross Domestic Product (GDP), one percentage point less than what the Macri campaign promised during the 2015 election campaign....
11:00, 05/09/2019

Database Leaks 42.5 Million Records From Chinese Dating Apps: Researcher As many as 42.5 million records of users of different dating apps were found in a single Chinese database that doesn't have a password protection, a security researcher has said....
16:26, 05/30/2019

Fresh rumors that Canon will release a pro-level EOS R mirrorless camera emerge Just a few days after Nikon confirmed it was working on a Nikon D6 DSLR, fresh rumblings that Canon is crafting its own pro-level camera have emerged.First spotted by Canon Rumors, a Japanese business newspaper claims in a Google-translated article t...
05:39, 09/07/2019

Canon and Toshiba Fined $5 Million for Evading Premerger Notification Laws Faced with accounting irregularities that surfaced in 2015, Toshiba designed a scheme to sell its medical system subsidiary to Canon for around $6.1 billion in 2016 while evading notification rules, according to a civil complaint filed by the Justice...
09:52, 06/11/2019

Canon Stabs Tradition in the Back With Camera That Supports Vertical Video Canon’s G7 X line has long been a favorite of photographers who wanted a travel-friendly camera that could still capture high-quality images. But with the rise of smartphones and the decline of point-and-shoots, Canon began pushing its compact camera...
04:52, 07/09/2019

Researcher creates wearable that predicts outbursts in people with autism 1 minute in advance A Northeastern University professor has developed a wearable for people with autism, accurately predicting aggressive outbusts before they happen.Read More...
02:00, 08/22/2019

Patents reveal Canon's wireless charging interest and possible return of eye-controlled focus Patent applications by the big camera players always get people excited, as they give a glimpse of what tech and features may end up making it into a future release – and if two applications filed by Canon end up bearing fruit, we may be seein...
20:13, 08/06/2019

Sensor Tower: Brawl Stars hits $275 million in revenue, 100 million installs in 6 months Brawl Stars has brought in $275 million in revenue and seen 100 million installs since its December 12 launch, mobile research firm Sensor Tower says.Read More...
23:00, 06/14/2019

83MP Canon EOS R full-frame mirrorless camera rumored to arrive by early 2020 Ever since the launch of the Canon EOS R and the EOS RP, speculation has been rife about another pro-level full-frame mirrorless camera being in the pipeline. Instead, Canon shifted focus and brought us the EOS 90D and the EOS M6 Mark II.However, it ...
04:39, 09/11/2019

The Bitter, the Sweet, and the Book: Beyoncé’s Seminal Work Enters the Literary Canon With The Lemonade Reader In the three years since Beyoncé seamlessly merged black feminism and pop culture with the release of Lemonade, much has been said—and written—about the impact of her semi-autobiographical visual album, which traced a direct lineage from ancient Afri...
20:00, 06/11/2019

New ransomware spreads via SMS While Android ransomware has been declining since 2017, ESET researchers have discovered a new ransomware family that uses victims' contact lists to spread further via SMS messages containing malicious links.The new ransomware, referred to as An...
06:13, 07/30/2019

Dentist offices across the U.S. hit with ransomware Hundreds of dentist offices around the United States were hit with ransomware this week according to multiple reports from ZDNet, CNN and security researcher Brian Krebs. The incidents are the result of an apparent vulnerability in software provided....
14:00, 08/30/2019

Dentist offices across the US hit with ransomware Hundreds of dentist offices around the United States were hit with ransomware this week according to multiple reports from ZDNet, CNN and security researcher Brian Krebs. The incidents are the result of an apparent vulnerability in software provided....
18:52, 08/30/2019

Why ransomware is still a pressing threat What changes have you observed in the ransomware landscape? At the start of the year we made a prediction that in 2019, synergistic threats will multiply, requiring combined responses. For context, attacks are usually centred on the use of one threat...
11:26, 06/14/2019

Baltimore’s bill for ransomware: Over $18 million, so far Enlarge / Baltimore City Hall, where the ransomware battle continues. (credit: Alex Wroblewski/Getty Images) BALTIMORE—It has been a month since the City of Baltimore's networks were brought to a standstill by ransomware. On Tuesday, Mayor Bernard ...
19:26, 06/05/2019

A city in trouble: is ransomware here to stay? Since the beginning of May, Baltimore has been crippled by a huge ransomware attack that has held many of the city’s IT systems hostage. The attack has ‘shut down’ thousands of government computers, causing everything from water ...
13:00, 06/20/2019

Why You Should Use Windows Defender's Ransomware Prevention A crucial security feature in Windows Defender comes disabled by default: Ransomware Protection. That’s surprising, since ransomware is a serious threat that locks down your device and blocks you from accessing your data until you pay your attacker. ...
01:26, 08/17/2019

A tale of two cities: Why ransomware will just get worse Enlarge / Baltimore, Maryland; Riviera Beach, Florida. Both got ransomware, and the outcomes were... the worst of times, and the worst of times. Earlier this week, the city of Riviera Beach, Florida, faced a $600,000 demand from ransomware operato...
02:26, 06/22/2019

US city votes to pay ransomware demand Ransomware can bring even the largest organizations to a halt and the same can be said for local governments whose systems have been infected. However, one city in Florida is preparing to pay hackers $600k in bitcoin in the hope of having its systems...
19:26, 06/21/2019

Somalia security remains a concern, head of UN Mission warns Security Council Despite “encouraging” developments, insecurity across Somalia remains a serious concern, James Swan, head of the UN Mission in Somalia (UNSOM), warned the Security Council, in his first briefing to the world body since taking office....
22:52, 08/21/2019

China: US an ‘initiator’ of security concerns, undermines global security with 'power politics' China accused the United States on Wednesday of undermining global stability with unilateral policies and “power politics” as the Defense Ministry issued the first comprehensive outline of its policies since President Xi Jinping came to power more th...
21:52, 07/24/2019

‘Regional security and integration’ in Central Africa under threat, Security Council warned Recurrent and often deadly clashes between pastoralists and farmers in several countries in Central Africa continue to cause “serious concern”, threatening “regional security and integration”, a senior UN official warned the Security Council on Tuesd...
05:26, 06/05/2019

Inside a Google Titan Bluetooth security key – high security, low durability The Google Titan Bluetooth two-factor security key might be the best way to protect your account from hackers and phishing attacks, but the hardware itself is a big disappointment....
13:52, 06/12/2019

Four security forces members killed in shooting in Iraq: security official Four security forces members were killed and four wounded in shooting in the Iraqi town of Tarmiya, 25 km (15 miles) north of Baghdad, Security Media Cell said in a statement early on Tuesday....
02:39, 06/04/2019

Amazon home security systems: save on the all-new Blink XT2 Security Camera Beef up your home security and score a rare discount on the all-new Blink XT2 Smart Security Camera from Amazon. For a limited time, you can get the outdoor/indoor smart camera system on sale for $79.99. That's a $20 discount and the best price ...
17:39, 08/20/2019

Security Ministry approves roll-out of tasers across security forces, police Officers will "be able to deal with situations" which do not require the use of force "without employing firearms," new Security Ministry decree declares....
01:26, 05/08/2019

Ransomware: Why cities have become such a big target for cyberattacks - and why it'll get worse A number of US cities have paid ransoms of hundreds of thousands of dollars after getting caught out by hackers -- and if the business model is working, cybercriminals will keep exploiting it....
15:52, 07/24/2019

Johannesburg power body hit by ransomware attack City Power, responsible for powering South Africa's financial capital Johannesburg, said on Thursday it had been hit by a ransomware virus that had encrypted all of its databases, applications and network....
20:52, 07/25/2019

“We need to up our game”—DHS cybersecurity director on Iran and ransomware Enlarge / Christopher Krebs, director of the Department of Homeland Security's Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, at a recent Senate hearing. Krebs issued a warning earlier this week on a surge in Iranian state-sponsored "malicious cyb...
09:52, 06/29/2019

Ransomware attacks in US cities are using a stolen NSA tool The ransomware attacks in Baltimore and other US cities appear to have a common thread: they're using NSA tools on the agency's home soil. In-the-know security experts talking to the New York Times said the malware in the cyberattacks is us...
21:13, 05/25/2019

Baltimore ransomware nightmare could last weeks more, with big consequences Enlarge / Days after Mayor "Jack" Young took over for disgraced Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh, ransomware took down Baltimore City's networks. It may be weeks or months before things return to normal—and "normal" wasn't that great, either, based on ...
00:00, 05/21/2019

The price of being a ransomware hero: Chips with Everything podcast Jordan Erica Webber chats to Fabian Wosar, a renowned anti-ransomware expert, who has worked on thousands of cases during his career. The victims that Fabian helps love him. The ransomware hackers he thwarts – not so much. He talks about the sacrific...
07:26, 07/29/2019

Johannesburg power company hit by ransomware attack The company supplying South Africa's Johannesburg with electricity has been attacked by a ransomware virus. The virus has "encrypted all our databases" representatives of City Power said online....
19:26, 07/25/2019

Hackers behind Texas ransomware attacks want $2.5 million The threat actor behind the coordinated ransomware attack against multiple Texas local governments may have gained access to its computer systems via a third-party software provider. According to NPR, which first reported the development, the attacke...
23:39, 08/23/2019

Ransomware attacks targeting US cities on the rise https://pmd.cdn.turner.com/cnn/big/us/2019/05/10/ransomware-attacks-marquardt-dnt-tsr-vpx.cnn_2603699_768x432_1300k.mp4 _____ Crippling ransomware attacks targeting US government entities are on the rise. CNN’s Alex Marquardt reports. Source:...
21:52, 05/12/2019

As Ransomware Rages, Debate Heats Up on Response At least 170 county, city or state government systems have been hit since 2013, with 22 incidents this year, according to the US Conference of Mayors, which adopted a resolution opposing ransomware......
15:39, 07/15/2019

Rash of ransomware continues with 13 new victims—most of them schools Enlarge (credit: PhotoAlto / Frederic Cirou / Getty Images) As investigations into a massive, coordinated ransomware attack against local governments in Texas continues, 13 new victims of ransomware attacks have been publicly identified. Most of t...
06:00, 08/31/2019

Ransomware attacks are on the rise and the criminals are winning Ransomware attacks, which see which see individuals and organisations locked out of their data unless they pay up, are on the rise and raking in huge profits...
18:39, 07/05/2019

Ransomware remains a huge threat to businesses Cybercriminals have changed their tactics when launching ransomware attacks after finding that those targeting businesses offer a much higher return on investment than attacks against consumers, according to new research from Malwarebytes.In the past...
22:26, 08/08/2019

Best free anti-ransomware software 2019 Of all the malware attacks you can experience, ransomware has to be one of the worst. While some paid-for anti-virus programs will protect against ransomware, most free ones do not. The result is that most PC's are likely vulnerable to this part...
21:39, 05/30/2019

Florida city gives in to $600,000 bitcoin ransomware demand Riviera Beach, a city in Florida, is set to pay hackers $600,000 in bitcoin with the hope of having its systems restored. Hackers took over the systems several weeks ago, when a police department employee opened a malicious email that allowed them to...
16:52, 06/20/2019

How One Texas County Stopped a Ransomware Attack Lubbock County was one of 23 local government systems in Texas hit by a ransomware attack earlier this month. It appears to be the only one that thwarted the hackers, saving the county potentially hundreds of thousands of dollars....
16:26, 08/30/2019

AI Helps Companies, Cities Fight Ransomware As companies and municipalities struggle to deal with ransomware attacks that lock down computers and hold data hostage, many organizations are turning to artificial intelligence to quickly detect the malware and stop it from spreading....
06:13, 08/16/2019

New Ransomware Found Exploiting Former Windows Zero-Day Flaw Researchers at cybersecurity firm Kaspersky have uncovered new encryption ransomware named Sodin (Sodinokibi or REvil) that exploits a recently discovered Windows vulnerability to get elevated......
08:39, 07/07/2019

Eurofins Scientific detects ransomware in some of its IT systems Food and biopharma product testing company Eurofins Scientific said on Monday that some of its IT systems were affected by a form of ransomware during the weekend....
10:26, 06/03/2019

Georgia courts (mostly) shrug off ransomware attack Enlarge / The latest victim of an apparent wave of Ryuk ransomware has managed to fend off paying attackers, but not everyone is getting away unscathed. (credit: Getty Images) A spokesman for Georgia's Administrative Office of the Courts has confir...
01:39, 07/03/2019

Manmohan Singh's Top Security (SPG) Cover Withdrawn, Given CRPF Security Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's top Special Protection Group (SPG) security has been withdrawn. He will have Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) cover, the home ministry has decided....
09:39, 08/26/2019

Global security officials to hammer out united 5G security approach Global cooperation is key to ensuring the security of 5G networks, cyber security officials said on Thursday at a meeting in Prague aimed at hammering out how to combat threats as nations begin rolling out next-generation telecoms equipment....
20:13, 05/02/2019

| 5G rollout poses no security threats - State Security Agency Minister of State Security Ayanda Dlodlo says information shared with 'strategic investment partners' in the rollout of 5G in South Africa would be governed by adequate existing laws and regulations....
20:52, 07/27/2019

Baltimore ransomware attack will cost the city over $18 million Fresh off dealing with chaos caused by last month's ransomware attack, the city of Baltimore has a new problem to deal with -- the $18 million in damages that came with it....
15:26, 06/06/2019

Baltimore IT head apologizes for ransomware attack response BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore’s chief information technology official has apologized to city leaders for the response to a cyberattack that has crippled the city for a month. The Baltimore Sun reports Frank Johnson offered his “sincere apolo...
23:26, 06/08/2019

How insurance companies are fueling a rise in ransomware attacks Enlarge / Lloyd's of London. (credit: Mark Towning / Flickr) On June 24, the mayor and council of Lake City, Florida, gathered in an emergency session to decide how to resolve a ransomware attack that had locked the city's computer files for the pr...
23:39, 08/28/2019

Crippling ransomware attacks targeting US cities on the rise Targeted ransomware attacks on local US government entities -- cities, police stations and schools -- are on the rise, costing localities millions as some pay off the perpetrators in an effort to untangle themselves and restore vital systems....
04:39, 05/11/2019

Ransomware attacks are expensive threat for cities and states These frequent attacks have exposed the soft underside of the nation’s cybersecurity preparedness as hackers snarl basic services for millions of Americans....
04:00, 08/24/2019

Ransomware Is Putting a Damper on Our Smart City Future Last month, we found out that hackers took down a county government in California. Around the same time, a city in Maine lost control of all its data. These followed New York state’s capital, Albany, admitting that hackers had crippled the city’s tec...
00:26, 05/15/2019

U.S. officials fear ransomware attack against 2020 election Intelligence officials are concerned that foreign hackers in 2020 not only will target voter registration databases but attempt to manipulate, disrupt or destroy the data....
00:00, 08/27/2019

Whitehats use DoS attack to score key victory against ransomware crooks Enlarge / A diagram showing how a DoS shut down an ongoing ransomware campaign. (credit: Intezer) Whitehats used a novel denial-of-service hack to score a key victory against ransomware criminals. Unfortunately, the blackhats have struck back by up...
02:00, 07/11/2019

US officials fear ransomware attack against 2020 election Intelligence officials are concerned that foreign hackers in 2020 not only will target voter registration databases but attempt to manipulate, disrupt or destroy the data....
00:52, 08/28/2019

Ransomware Attack Hits 22 Texas Towns, Authorities Say The state declined to say which towns were affected by the coordinated cyberattack. But one expert said it could signal more such attacks in the future....
07:13, 08/21/2019

Experts warn of more ransomware attacks on local governments Experts worry that many local governments are sitting ducks for ransomware attacks, as municipalities often lack the funding to keep their security systems up to date....
07:13, 08/21/2019

CEOs pay ransomware. Don't deny mayors that option. But once your government network got hacked, don’t let it happen again, writes Richard A. Clarke, a former White House counterterrorism coordinator.       ...
23:52, 07/25/2019

Paying ransomware pirates only encourages more criminal hackers Follow the FBI’s advice: Don’t pay hacking ransoms. Invest taxpayer dollars in training programs, spam filters and other cybersecurity: Our view       ...
23:52, 07/25/2019

Local governments are still woefully unprepared to fight ransomware Our state and local governments found themselves under siege in 2019 from William Plunketts for the internet age. But rather than pistols and roadblocks, this new generation of bandits come armed with encryption algorithms and demands for bitcoin. Ca...
20:52, 07/26/2019

Cybersecurity experts warn Baltimore over ransomware attacks Cybersecurity experts say Baltimore is playing with fire as a deadline to pay thousands of dollars in ransom to hackers holding several of the city’s servers hostage has come and gone. It has been two weeks since a cyberattack crippled Baltimor...
07:13, 05/21/2019

Ransomware 'Hero' Hutchins Freed After Guilty Plea A British cybersecurity expert who admitted writing and selling malware was spared prison Friday by a judge who said the misconduct was outweighed by his help in stopping a worldwide computer virus in......
14:00, 07/27/2019

Ransomware, “wiper” malware attacks have more than doubled, IBM team says Enlarge / RYAZAN, RUSSIA - JUNE 28, 2017: The silhouette of a young man against a red background with a projected message related to the Petya ransomware; on 27 June 2017 a variant of the Petya ransomware virus hit computers of companies in Russia, U...
22:39, 08/05/2019

A ransomware attack is holding Baltimore's networks hostage A ransomware attack brought Baltimore city government's computers to a halt yesterday. The hackers are reportedly holding the city's files hostage, demanding up to 13 Bitcoins (about $76,280) to free the city's systems. As of this afte...
22:00, 05/08/2019

Ransomware attacks on local governments won’t ebb anytime soon, experts say Many city agencies targeted by hackers have had to scramble to get police, 911 systems and fire departments back online. Experts worry that many local governments are sitting ducks, as municipalities often lack the funding to keep their security syst...
03:13, 08/21/2019

Baltimore's Government Held Hostage by Ransomware Attack For the second time in just over a year, Baltimore has fallen victim to a major cyberattack. Last year, hackers targeted the city’s 911 emergency system, but this time around, the city government’s files are being held hostage by ransomware.Read more...
01:52, 05/09/2019

GandCrab ransomware shuts down after netting authors billions The operators behind the GandCrab ransomware have announced that they are closing up shop after almost a year and a half in which they claimed to have earned $2bn from ransom payments.GandCrab rose in popularity among cybercriminals after the operato...
03:39, 06/19/2019

How Ransomware Attacks Are Forcing Big Payments From Cities, Counties Somewhere, likely far from U.S. shores, cybercriminals are reaping handsome rewards by wielding malicious software called Ryuk to attack places as random as LaPorte County, Ind., and Lake City, Fla....
10:00, 07/26/2019

Florida LAN: Someone clicks link, again, giving Key Biscayne ransomware Enlarge / Key Biscayne, Florida, is the third Florida local government to get hit by ransomware within a month. (credit: Alicia Vera/Bloomberg via Getty Images) A third Florida local government has reported that it has been struck by ransomware. Ke...
09:52, 06/29/2019

Ransomware Attack Hits 23 Texas Towns, Authorities Say The state declined to say which towns were affected by the coordinated cyberattack. But one expert said it could signal more such attacks in the future....
13:52, 08/20/2019

New ransomware strike kicks 23 Texas agencies offline Authorities are examining a new ransomware attack in Texas that has taken nearly two dozen government agencies offline -- the latest in a string of brazen digital hijackings against municipalities nationwide....
15:13, 08/20/2019

Johannesburg ransomware attack leaves city without power South Africa's largest city and financial capital Johannesburg has been hit by a ransomware attack that infected an electricity provider and left some of its residents without power.The ransomware infection affected City Power which provides pre...
20:00, 07/25/2019

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark III and G5 X Mark II images and specs surface Convincing images of the Canon PowerShot G7 X III and PowerShot G5 X Mark II models have leaked, along with lists of specs for both cameras.While neither model has been officially announced by Canon, the images, first seen on Japanese camera-leaking ...
15:00, 07/02/2019

The Amazon fires aren't a natural disaster. 'Bolsonaro has created the perfect conditions for this perfect storm,' one researcher said. Eraldo Peres/AP So far this year, Brazil has experienced more than 84,000 fires — more than double the 2018 total of 40,000. Some 20,000 of these fires started in the past few weeks, many of them in the Brazilian Amazon. Most of the blazes wer...
23:39, 08/29/2019

A ransomware revival leads to 2.2 billion stolen credentials on the dark web in Q1 In a new report, McAfee Labs said cybercriminals were focusing in on attacking weak IoT devices and extracting huge troves of data from large companies....
02:26, 08/29/2019

Texas says no to ransom demand as it recovers from a ‘coordinated ransomware attack’ Texas officials have said that none of the municipalities impacted by the crippling ransomware attack last month have yielded to the ransom demand. In its first update since August 20, the Texas Department of Information Resources (DIR) — which is le...
14:13, 09/09/2019

23 state agencies across Texas succumb to a ‘coordinated ransomware attack’ It seems like not a day goes by without a major company being hacked or a government-run institution exposed to ransomware attacks. Now, state agencies in Texas have succumbed to a coordinated ransomware attack that has impacted at least 23 local gov...
10:13, 08/19/2019

Ransomware attack on Baltimore continues to hold the city hostage Earlier this month, hackers successfully deployed a piece of ransomware that, for about two weeks now, has effectively shut down a range of key public services in the city of Baltimore. All told, the ransomware in question has locked down approximate...
01:13, 05/23/2019

Baltimore ransomware perp pinky-swears he didn’t use NSA exploit Enlarge / Oh, Baltimore. (credit: Alex Wroblewski/Getty Images) Over the past few weeks, a Twitter account that has since been confirmed by researchers to be that of the operator of the ransomware that took down Baltimore City's networks May 4 has ...
19:26, 06/04/2019

Zero-day attackers deliver a double dose of ransomware—no clicking required Enlarge (credit: Cisco Talos) Attackers have been actively exploiting a critical zero-day vulnerability in the widely used Oracle WebLogic server to install ransomware, with no clicking or other interaction necessary on the part of end users, resea...
12:39, 05/02/2019

Phishing, ransomware are top cyber attacks on financial services firms There's been a massive increase in the number of cyber incidents reported to the regulator. But many are the fault of internal failures, not hackers....
21:39, 07/01/2019

Exclusive: U.S. officials fear ransomware attack against 2020 election The U.S. government plans to launch a program in roughly one month that narrowly focuses on protecting voter registration databases and systems ahead of the 2020 presidential election....
21:39, 08/26/2019

Owners must protect their businesses from ransomware before it's too late | Gene Marks Attackers are targeting small businesses and even forcing some to close for not paying up – but there are precautions owners can take to reduce the oddsRansomware is a multibillion-dollar a year business and when you look at it from the aspect of the...
18:52, 05/01/2019

Ransomware attack in Texas targets local government agencies Ransomware attacks against local governments are still a clear problem, and Texas is discovering this first hand. The state has revealed that 23 government entities reported a ransomware attack on the morning of August 16th. Most of these were "sma...
02:02, 08/19/2019

Ransomware strike takes down 23 Texas local government agencies Enlarge / They did. (credit: Getty Images) Early on August 16, a total of 23 local government organizations in Texas were hit by a coordinated ransomware attack. The type of ransomware has not been revealed, and Texas officials asserted that no sta...
21:00, 08/19/2019

Ransomware Hits Georgia Courts As Municipal Attacks Spread Almost every month in 2019 so far has seen reports of a local government falling prey to ransomware, but this series of attacks belies an even broader threat....
05:00, 07/02/2019

New ransomware infections are the worst drive-by attacks in recent memory Enlarge (credit: Malwarebytes) An ongoing operation that’s installing ransomware and other malware on the computers of unsuspecting website visitors is one of the most potent drive-by attack campaigns researchers have seen in recent memory. The att...
00:52, 06/28/2019

Leading forensics firm reportedly pays ransomware demand Eurofins Scientific, the leading forensic services outfit in the UK, has paid out to criminals who hit the company with a ransomware attack, according to a report.While Eurofins Scientific wouldn’t be drawn to comment on whether the ransom had...
00:13, 07/09/2019

Ransomware: The key lesson Maersk learned from battling the NotPetya attack Protection is important - but it's equally as important to ensure your recovery process is strong, says head of cybersecurity compliance at the shipping giant....
14:00, 04/29/2019

“RobbinHood” ransomware takes down Baltimore City government networks Enlarge / Most of Baltimore City's networks were shut down as a ransomware attack took down mail servers and other systems at a number of city departments on May 7. (credit: Alex Wroblewski / Getty images) Systems at a number of Baltimore’s city go...
00:00, 05/09/2019

Canon EOS M5 Mark II rumored to launch alongside the EOS M6 Mark II Rumors of the arrival of two new APS-C mirrorless cameras from Canon began back in October 2018, but there hasn’t been much noise about the EOS M5 Mark II and the EOS M6 Mark II... until now.The rumor mill has picked up whispers of Canon annou...
05:00, 07/25/2019

Cybersecurity experts warn Baltimore to stop 'playing' with ransomware attacks Cybersecurity experts say Baltimore is playing with fire as a deadline to pay thousands of dollars in ransom to hackers holding several of the city's servers hostage has come and gone. ...
00:13, 05/21/2019

Ransomware attack cripples at least 20 local Texas agencies, state government says At least 20 local government entities across Texas have been taken hostage by a coordinated ransomware attack, the Texas Department of Information Resources announced Friday....
09:26, 08/18/2019

These firms promise high-tech ransomware solutions—but typically just pay hackers Enlarge / Cryptolocker was one of the ransomware pioneers, bringing together file encryption and bitcoin payment. (credit: Christiaan Colen / Flickr) This story was originally published by ProPublica. It appears here under a Creative Commons license...
22:52, 05/16/2019

Eternally Blue: Baltimore City leaders blame NSA for ransomware attack Enlarge / Baltimore: An IT disaster area? (credit: Cyndi Monaghan via Getty Images) The mayor and city council president of Baltimore are pushing for the ransomware attack that brought Baltimore's city government to a standstill to be designated a...
00:39, 05/29/2019

Vectra: Ransomware attacks are spreading to cloud, datacenter, and enterprise infrastructure Ransomware is spreading to wider targets, such as cloud, datacenter, and enterprise infrastructure, according to a report by security firm Vectra.Read More...
09:39, 08/08/2019

Back to school: With latest attack, ransomware cancels classes in Flagstaff Enlarge / School's out in Flagstaff because of ransomware. (credit: Getty Images) As students returned to school across the country over the past two weeks, school districts are facing an unprecedented wave of ransomware attacks. In the past mont...
00:26, 09/06/2019

Experts: Ransomware hackers count on confusion, panic to bilk victims The decision by a South Florida city last week to pay cyber terrorists $600,000 to retake control of government computers has drawn substantial criticism from the public and law enforcement....
15:39, 06/26/2019

Texas ransomware attacks show big gaps in cyber defenses — expect more like them Local governments often share service providers, making many vulnerable at once, and ransomware can be used to mask more targeted activity by nation-states....
10:52, 08/23/2019

Baltimore hit by ransomware attack, forcing officials to shut down city's servers Baltimore Mayor Bernard "Jack" Young said Wednesday that IT teams were working to recover from a devastating cyberattack the day before that had forced officials to shut down most of the city's Internet servers. ...
01:13, 05/09/2019

Cyber Attacks Cost $45 Billion In 2018 As Ransomware Hits Hard An estimated two million cyber attacks in 2018 resulted in more than $45 billion in losses worldwide as local governments struggled to cope with ransomware and other malicious incidents, a study......
19:13, 07/09/2019

Baltimore Officials Estimate Damage From Ransomware Attack At Over $18 Million, Likely to Rise Early last month, hackers infected somewhere around 10,000 Baltimore, Maryland city computers with a “file-locking” ransomware variant called RobbinHood. Those hackers demanded a ransom of 13 bitcoin (at the time worth around $76,000, and today aroun...
08:13, 06/06/2019

Cybersecurity officials warn state and local agencies (again) to fend off ransomware Enlarge / Georgia State Police and Capitol Police had their laptops taken offline by ransomware in the latest of many attacks on state and local government agencies. (credit: Scott Olson / Getty Images) Yesterday, the Georgia Department of Public S...
01:26, 07/31/2019

Ransomware Attackers and Insurance Companies Are Forming a Human Centipede of Profits Ransomware incidents—cyberattacks in which bad actors demand payment in exchange for encrypted files—are a frighteningly common fixture of our modern era. But more troubling is that the number of attacks may be hiking due, in part, to the insurance c...
20:52, 08/28/2019

While one Texas county shook off ransomware, small cities took full punch Enlarge / They did. (credit: Hemera Technologies/Getty Images) Few details have emerged about the coordinated ransomware attack that struck 22 local governments in Texas last week. But five local governments affected by the attack have been identi...
14:26, 08/22/2019

US eyes ransomware threat to voter databases prior to 2020 election The U.S. government is ramping up its efforts to protect voter registration databases from ransomware attacks in the run-up to the 2020 presidential election....
12:00, 08/28/2019

City ransomware attacks and huge payouts mean a once-private corporate problem has gone public These attacks have given the public the opportunity to examine the problems associated with ransomware, where corporations -- not obligated to disclose these attacks -- have mostly handled them behind closed doors....
23:26, 06/26/2019

Florida city reportedly fires IT director after being forced to pay $460G in ransomware attack A Florida city fired an information technology employee following a 400,000 malware payout to hackers in a cyber attack, which targeted their servers, phones, and emails— although the city insurer covered most costs. ...
22:13, 07/02/2019

Google bots shut down Baltimore officials’ ransomware-workaround Gmail accounts Enlarge / Oh, Baltimore. (credit: Alex Wroblewski/Getty Images) In the wake of the ransomware attack that has kept city networks and infrastructure shut down now for over two weeks, Baltimore officials—including the mayor and city council members—s...
03:13, 05/25/2019

Game Over for GandCrab: New free decryption tool allows victims to unlock all versions of this ransomware Shortly after those behind GandCrab announced they are retiring, researchers have released a new tool which nullifies all versions of the ransomware....
16:52, 06/17/2019

Ransomware gang breach data backup software used by hundreds of US dental offices Hundreds of dental offices across the US have been crippled by a ransomware attack targeting a remote data backup service offered by a third-party. PerCSoft and Digital Dental Record (DDR) — the two Wisconsin-based software companies — provide a solu...
19:39, 08/30/2019

Amazon home security systems: the Blink home security camera gets a price cut Secure your home and snag a killer with the best-selling Blink Indoor Home Security System at Amazon. For a limited time, you can get the two-camera kit on sale for $111.99. That's a $28 discount and the best price we've seen for the top-ra...
21:13, 06/13/2019

Tulsi Gabbard to report for active duty with National Guard for two weeks: report Presidential candidate Tulsi Gabbard will take a two-week hiatus from the campaign trail to report for active duty in Indonesia with the National Guard, the Democrat announced on Monday....
16:39, 08/13/2019

Report: Boeing Insiders Called FAA Hotline to Report Issues With 737 Max Jets At least four current or former Boeing employees called a Federal Aviation Administration hotline to report issues with the company’s 737 Max line of jets on April 5, the day after Ethiopia’s minister of transportation released a preliminary report o...
15:26, 04/28/2019

Ryuk, Ryuk, Ryuk: Georgia’s courts hit by ransomware Enlarge / Court systems in Georgia are down due to a ransomware attack. Surprise. (credit: Rivers Langley / SaveRivers / Wikimedia) Georgia's Judicial Council and Administrative Office of the Courts is the victim of the latest ransomware attack aga...
00:26, 07/02/2019

Symantec Needs Security at the Top The software maker announced new leadership in conjunction with a disappointing fourth-quarter earnings report. Following the news, Symantec’s market value fell 15%, erasing the stock’s gains for the year....
21:13, 05/10/2019

Why IoT security should be top of your list What are some of the most pressing threats businesses are facing today?The biggest cybersecurity threats facing businesses today are phishing and business email compromise attacks, while ransomware continues to remain a concern.Conventional awareness...
21:39, 05/30/2019

Car security: how to keep your car and driveway protected Tips & advice 26 Jun, 2019 From simple to hi-tech, we look at some of the best ways to help prevent you from having your car or its contents stolen...
11:26, 06/27/2019

Controlling security within IIoT The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) is a merging of both information technology (IT) and operation technology (OT), combining business-critical technology with nation-critical infrastructure.  Customers looking to move into IIoT all require...
12:26, 08/22/2019

Tackling 5G's security challenges 5G has tremendous potential to transform our lives, with the promise of enabling a truly connected world where smart cities, autonomous cars and smart factories are not just an aspirational concept but a reality. According to recent research from Eri...
16:13, 07/23/2019

5G comes with unique security risks A former chairman of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission is asking policymakers to consider ways to improve mobile security as the nation moves toward fifth-generation, or 5G, networks....
06:00, 09/13/2019

Blockchain security for your business The rapid evolution of blockchain and distributed ledger technology has led many companies to investigate use cases in line with their respective industries. In exploring enterprise blockchain solutions, businesses face the crucial task of determinin...
11:39, 05/07/2019

Maximum Security Will Not Run In Preakness LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The owner of Maximum Security says the horse will not run in the Preakness and will appeal his disqualification as the Kentucky Derby winner. Gary West confirmed the decision by phone to The Associated Press. He says “the...
16:26, 05/06/2019

What is the Huawei UK security threat? What has 5G got to do with it? In a tech world previously dominated by Apple and Samsung, few would have guessed that Huawei would go on to become the largest telecommunications equipment vendor in the world....
18:39, 05/16/2019

The Best Web Browsers for Privacy and Security Your web browser knows a lot about you, and tells the sites you visit a lot about you as well—if you let it. We’ve talked about which browsers are best at ad-blocking, but in this guide, we’re going to focus on the browsers that you’ll want to use to...
15:39, 08/08/2019

UK 5G could be delayed over security worries The UK's 5G rollout could be delayed following new warnings from the Culture Secretary.Politicians and the mobile industry have been waiting months for a final decision on whether Huawei will be allowed to supply operators with 5G radio equipmen...
13:52, 05/09/2019

Use Your Android Device As a Security Key on iOS If you’re one of those chaos-embracing individuals who own and use both Android and iOS devices, Google is now letting you use your Android smartphone as a physical security key for signing into your Google account on iOS....
01:52, 06/14/2019

What happens when Social Security goes broke? Even though Americans fear Social Security won't be around in the future, isn't going to go belly-up and suddenly stop paying out benefits.        ...
18:13, 05/30/2019

Won't Come Under Any Pressure When It Comes To National Security: PM Modi Prime Minister Narendra Modi, a day after the 20th anniversary of the Kargil victory, said India's security has been impregnable and will continue to remain so....
21:39, 07/27/2019

Best home security systems of 2019 The one crime statistic that is falling across the US year-on-year is burglary, and that's because homeowners are turning to home-based security systems that can help prevent crime. It's not just about trying to deter opportunists, but also...
17:00, 06/22/2019

Mi Home Security Camera 360° Review Mi Home Security Camera 360°, priced at Rs. 2,699, brings an impressive set of features an attractive price point. But is it worth buying? Find out in our review....
22:13, 05/11/2019

70% of adults over age 50 get this wrong about Social Security Social Security is a key ingredient in the recipe for sustainable retirement income, yet few older adults understand how to maximize those benefits, according to a study from Nationwide Retirement Institute....
05:39, 05/09/2019

Google brings Titan Security Key to the UK Google has revealed it is bringing its Titan Security Key to a range of new markets, including the UK.The physical key offers increased security for users, providing two-factor authentication (2FA) and will now be coming The company says that th...
01:26, 08/01/2019

WordPress revamped with new security features WordPress is getting some much needed new security features in its latest update, WordPress 5.2, which is rolling out now to websites around the world.The world's most popular content management system (CMS) is adding support for cryptographical...
05:13, 05/09/2019

More than 20,000 Linksys routers hit by serious security exploit Update: Linksys has released the following statement about the security exploit:"Linksys responded to a vulnerability submission from Bad Packets on 7th May 2019 regarding a potential sensitive information disclosure flaw: CVE-2014-8244 (which was fi...
19:13, 05/20/2019

Here Are the Best Account Security Methods, According to Google Everywhere you turn, someone is handing out advice about account security and privacy. And while it never hurts to be reminded about all the ways you can protect your critical data, have you topped to wonder whether any of the various security measur...
10:39, 05/23/2019

The Latest: SKorea says it’s discussing 5G security with US BEIJING (AP) — The Latest on trade tensions between the U.S. and China (all times local): 6:10 p.m. South Korea says it’s discussing security issues regarding its 5G, or fifth generation, cellphone networks with the United States following a re...
12:52, 05/24/2019

Reinventing application security with AppWANs Effective security today will not resemble security of the past decades.  It must support not only traditional endpoints, data centers and offices, it must be extended for a new world of cloud-delivered apps, mobile, and  IoT connected netw...
12:13, 06/10/2019

What Americans really think the government should do to fix Social Security Social Security is in need of changes before 2035 to continue to pay out benefits as promised. Americans weigh in on what they think the government should do....
20:52, 07/08/2019

Security teams are drowning in data IT security teams have more information at their disposal than ever before. However, the sheer amount of data is not helping to solve problems.So how can you avoid this problem and keep your teams focused on the biggest priorities? The answers lie in...
11:00, 06/07/2019

King for a Day upsets Maximum Security Weenedin action failed to answer the question of who's the best 3-year-old in American racing as Maximum Security couldn't hold the lead in the Pegasus Stakes....
16:26, 06/17/2019

Three endpoint security lessons from a galaxy far, far away On May 4, Star Wars Day 2019, fans are reminded of an epic battle between light and dark. Unfortunately, this is an everyday struggle for those of us who work in cybersecurity - protecting the organization from the next potential data breach. Be...
19:52, 05/06/2019

The Foods You Can Bring Through Airport Security Ever since TSA really tightened their restrictions on liquids, pastes and gels, enacting the “3-1-1" rule, there has been some confusion over whether or not certain food items are permitted to pass through airport security....
01:39, 07/18/2019

VLC player has 'critical' security flaw Popular media software VLC Media Player has a critical software vulnerability that could put millions of users at risk, security researchers have warned.Researchers from German firm CERT-Bund say they have detected a major safety flaw in the video pl...
16:13, 07/23/2019

Want a stable job? Here are the positions with the best and worst job security 24/7 Wall St. reviewed unemployment rates by occupation from the Bureau of Labor Statistics to identify the gigs with the best, worst job security.       ...
21:13, 07/23/2019

NordVPN ups security with new encryption tool NordVPN is known for providing VPN services to users around the world and now the company is expanding its offerings with the announcement of a new tool for securing files stored locally or in the cloud.The company's new cybersecurity tool calle...
21:39, 05/30/2019

Mac Security Review/Test 2019 We have reviewed and tested eleven security solutions on Apple’s macOS Mojave. Read our Mac Security Test & Review 2019 to see which security solutions have been approved. Relevance of Mac security software  The closed Apple ecosystem reduces th...
18:26, 06/24/2019

Update Your Firefox Browser Right Now to Fix a Serious Security Bug On the heels of the Firefox 67.0 release, Mozilla has rolled out Firefox 67.0.3, which fixes a major security bug. According to the Mozilla Security board, hackers have reportedly been using the bug to take over PCs running unpatched versions of Fire...
00:52, 06/19/2019

Mobile Security Review 2019 AV-Comparatives’ latest Mobile Security Report 2019 is now available! 11 security products for Android have been thoroughly tested and reviewed! https://www.av-comparatives.org/tests/mobile-security-review-2019...
19:13, 07/25/2019

UK consumers are still worried about biometric security Despite the fact that more businesses are using biometrics as a means of authentication, over half of consumers (56%) are worried that the shift to biometrics to authenticate online payments will lead to an increase in the amount of identity fraud.Th...
20:26, 06/03/2019

UK says 5G roll out could be delayed by security concerns The roll-out of 5G networks in Britain could be delayed, Culture Secretary Jeremy Wright said, adding that he would not trade off the economic benefit of using cheap kit with security risk....
22:39, 05/08/2019

How to Protect Yourself From the New macOS Security Vulnerability Mac users take heed: A recently disclosed vulnerability present in the macOS Gatekeeper—otherwise known as the “Cavallarin” exploit—has reportedly been leveraged by adware creators. It’s times like these when we’re reminded of the best advice for kee...
03:00, 06/26/2019

You Can Now Use an Android Phone as a Physical Security Key on iOS Google now lets iOS users sign in to their Google accounts using an Android phone as a physical security key for two-step verification. Here's how the feature works....
13:26, 06/13/2019

Social Security sent out some wrong estimates. What you need to know A very limited number of paper statements that showed estimated benefits in retirement ended up wrong. Here's why and what consumers need to know.       ...
17:26, 08/10/2019

To save Social Security’s promise, it can’t be for everyone Every year, we are treated to an annual report by the trustees of our nation’s Social Security fund, and every year, the estimated date of its insolvency shifts. What remains the same is that the money is going to run out....
12:13, 05/02/2019

Many top printers have major security flaws Researchers at the NCC Group have discovered significant vulnerabilities in six commonly used enterprise printers which could open up organizations to potential attacks and data breaches.The vulnerabilities were uncovered after the team tested multip...
22:26, 08/08/2019

Airport security lines are about to get shorter The TSA just added more PreCheck airlines to its expedited screening program. Buzz60’s Sean Dowling has more.       ...
21:52, 08/15/2019

That WhatsApp Security Flaw Isn't as Bad as It Sounds A security alert of sorts went out this week for WhatsApp users, which suggested that the platform has a security flaw that allows someone to “Use the ‘quote’ feature in a group conversation to change the identity of the sender, even if that person i...
12:39, 08/10/2019

People are still the biggest security threat New research from Proofpoint has revealed that more than 99 percent of cyberattacks require human interaction to execute.To compile its Human Factor report, the cybersecurity firm conducted an 18-month analysis of data collected across its global cus...
23:13, 09/09/2019

Engadget is diving into security this week It seems not a week goes by where Engadget doesn't report on a data breach. Banks. Hotels. Credit monitoring. Medical records. Your smart home. Slack. Here at Engadget, we felt we needed to do more than just summarize the bleak facts of each new...
17:13, 08/26/2019

U.S. security adviser Bolton: 'We want to be helpful on Brexit' U.S. national security adviser John Bolton told British officials in London that President Donald Trump's administration wanted to be helpful about Brexit and was ready to move fast on drawing up a trade deal between the two countries....
20:54, 08/12/2019

Do all seniors pay taxes on their Social Security benefits? Whether you'll be taxed on your benefits in retirement depends on where you live and what your total income looks like.       ...
18:26, 08/22/2019

Kentucky Derby: What was lost on Maximum Security This Kentucky Derby was costly for Maximum Security bettors. How costly? Try $9 million dollars. Maximum Security, who closed as one of the favorites at 9-2, looked like he was the victor when he crossed the finish line first, but an objection was fi...
05:39, 05/05/2019

No love lost between security specialists and developers GitLab finds 68% of security professionals feel that less than half of developers can spot security vulnerabilities, but most people feel it's a programmer's job to write secure code....
19:00, 07/18/2019

Akamai Bets on 'Zero Trust' Approach to Security Akamai Technologies aims to expand its security business, in part by convincing companies that building walls around information-technology systems will no longer keep hackers, bots and malware out....
13:39, 05/02/2019

Walmart scoring execs against one another on security performance The company has created a scorecard that provides every executive within Walmart with a real-time overview of how they're performing against their peers....
09:13, 07/18/2019

FaceApp security concerns: Russians now own all your old photos The eerie FaceApp photo filter, which uses AI to digitally age your face, has gone viral, with millions on social media sharing their sagging simulacrum, including celebs such as Drake, the Jonas Brothers and Kevin Hart. However, experts warn that th...
04:26, 07/18/2019

Hackers are turning our AI security systems against us — but they can be stopped With the use of AI growing in almost all areas of business and industry, we have a new problem to worry about – the “hijacking” of artificial intelligence. Hackers use the same techniques and systems that help us, to compromise our data, our security...
19:26, 06/22/2019

Maximum Security owner to appeal; no Preakness The owners of Maximum Security plan to file an appeal contending that their horse should be declared the rightful winner of the 2019 Kentucky Derby, owner Gary West told the "Today" show on Monday. Maximum Security will also skip the Preakness, West ...
17:52, 05/06/2019

Poland proposes tightening 5G security standards Poland has proposed tightening its cyber security standards and could ban certain products or suppliers from key parts of a future 5G network, the country's digital ministry said in a document published on Wednesday....
22:26, 07/17/2019

France ramps up security measures for May Day protests French authorities announced tight security measures for May Day demonstrations, saying there was a risk that “radical activists” could join yellow vest protesters and union workers in marches across the country...
20:39, 04/30/2019

There's another macOS update to fix Zoom security exploits Apple is still working to plug the holes created by a security exploit recently discovered in video conferencing app Zoom. According to The Verge, Apple quietly pushed out a security update for macOS that removes vulnerable software installed automat...
03:26, 07/17/2019

AP Debrief: Bolton out as nat'l security adviser President Donald Trump on Tuesday abruptly forced out John Bolton, his hawkish national security adviser with whom he had strong disagreements on Iran, Afghanistan and a cascade of other global challenges. (Sept. 10)       &...
09:39, 09/11/2019

| After Christchurch, US mosques bulk up security during Ramadan Mohamed Bahi's computer mouse on the screen jumped from one room to the other. It was one day until the start of Ramadan, and he was finalising the new security equipment at the Brooklyn mosque where he expected 200 to 300 attendees every night durin...
07:26, 05/25/2019

Sorry, readers. Your Bluetooth device is a security risk Security researchers say to turn Bluetooth off when you're not using it because it's an easy way for hackers to get to your personal information.       ...
18:26, 08/22/2019

Michigan mosque ups security in wake of attacks A Michigan mosque takes measures to increase security due to what an official says is a “downward spiraling trend” of hate crimes and hateful rhetoric. (April 30)        ...
08:26, 04/30/2019

Do you have to file for Social Security at full retirement age? Many people don't even know their full retirement age for Social Security purposes. Here's what that number means and what the rules around it entail.       ...
18:39, 06/16/2019

| Ethiopia says army to take over security in troubled south Ethiopia has announced that soldiers and federal police will take over security in a restive southern region following days of violence that has left at least 18 people dead....
20:13, 07/23/2019

Maximum Security beaten in first start since Derby DQ OCEANPORT, N.J. (AP) — The Triple Crown series was marked by the unexpected and the whacky 3-year-old season continued when Maximum Security returned to racing for the first time since being disqualified in the Kentucky Derby. Sent off as the overwhe...
00:52, 06/17/2019

Your Social Security checks could get bigger next year. Here's how much One new estimate pegs the Social Security cost-of-living adjustment at 1.6% next year. That means the average benefits would go up by about $23.40 per month....
21:26, 09/12/2019

Egypt: The security situation remains tense Lufthansa and British Airways canceled flights to Cairo over the weekend, citing security concerns. Although they were reticent with details, the situation in Egypt, and particularly in North Sinai, is indeed unstable....
00:00, 07/23/2019

Costly DQ: Maximum Security bettors lost about $9M LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Bettors who wagered on Maximum Security in the Kentucky Derby only to see the colt get disqualified for interference will receive refunds. Twinspires.com, Churchill Downs’ online wagering service, tweeted that it will giv...
20:52, 05/05/2019

Equifax to pay at least $575 million in FTC settlement over security breach Equifax will pay at least $575 million in a settlement stemming from one of the biggest data security failures ever.       ...
20:26, 07/22/2019

UK to launch European security mission over Iran row The British government has said it will create a new mission with European allies amid rising tensions with Iran in the Strait of Hormuz. The UK's foreign minister said Britain "will always defend" freedom of navigation....
19:52, 07/22/2019

Opinion: You may not like it, but disqualifying Maximum Security was the best call Maximum Security was the best horse in the Kentucky Derby, but deserved the stewards' disqualification, columnist Tim Sullivan writes.        ...
00:00, 05/06/2019

Empowering CISOs to strengthen password security While the number and severity of cyber-attacks increases year by year, it seems that companies are failing to see the lessons learned by streamlining their security policies. Weak passwords and clumsy habits are far too prevalent and businesses must ...
15:00, 04/30/2019

Kashmir protesters clash with security forces People in India-administered Kashmir have once again taken to the streets to protest against New Delhi's decision to scrap the state's special status. The region has been in a state of lockdown in recent weeks....
03:13, 08/24/2019

Bought a used Nest security cam? The previous owner can spy on you If you are thinking about buying a used Nest cam, you may want to hold off on that purchase. According to a new report by the Wirecutter, some users who sold their Nest cam devices are able to access images from their old cameras even after performin...
15:52, 06/20/2019

3 things that'll cause your Social Security benefits to go down The average Social Security beneficiary today receives $17,532 a year Here are three things that will cause a reduction to your benefits.        ...
17:00, 06/03/2019

Yubico launches world's first multi-OS security key Yubico is making it easier for users to secure their accounts on every device they use with the launch of its new YubiKey 5Ci.The company's new security key features both USB-C and Lightning connectors on a single device which makes it the perfe...
02:52, 08/22/2019

EU readies sanctions on Venezuelan security officials The European Union is readying new sanctions against Venezuelan security forces involved in human rights violations, the bloc's foreign policy chief said on Tuesday, following the death in custody of a navy captain amid allegations of torture....
16:13, 07/16/2019

Increased immigration may be a boon for social security Before you think I’m against immigration, let me state once again my feelings on the issue. I am very much pro-immigration. The US should allow lots of new people into this country in hopes that they become good, tax-paying citizens. Why? Because it’...
05:13, 07/16/2019

The Windows 10 security guide: How to safeguard your business How do you configure Windows 10 PCs to avoid common security problems? There's no software magic bullet, unfortunately, and the tools are different for small businesses and enterprises. Here's what to watch out for....
23:39, 05/15/2019

Trump administration to brief senators on election security Officials from President Donald Trump’s administration will brief senators on election security on Wednesday amid bipartisan agreement that Russia interfered in the 2016 election, according to a senior Senate aide. Wednesday’s briefing, requested by ...
20:13, 07/08/2019

Security tokens aren’t yet worth the hype Security tokens could be a boon to the average retail investor by fractionalizing assets and providing high liquidity. But the market is still immature.Read More...
05:00, 08/19/2019

Innovation and security score big in New Zealand Budget Venture capital, connecting businesses with government, computers in homes, and national security initiatives will all secure funding in the country's 2019-20 Budget....
10:52, 05/30/2019

Security Forces "Maintaining Pressure On Terrorists," Says J&K Top Cop The Jammu and Kashmir police is maintaining pressure on terrorists to isolate them so that they cannot mislead the general public, Director General of Police Dilbagh Singh has said....
15:52, 08/18/2019

Restrictions continue in Kashmir despite security ease Restrictions have continued in much of Indian-administered Kashmir, despite India’s government saying it’s gradually restoring phone lines and easing a security lockdown that’s been in place for nearly two weeks...
15:26, 08/18/2019

Here's where the presidential candidates stand on Social Security Medicare has become a buzzword so far in the 2020 race. Yet another important benefits program,Social Security, has largely been absent from the discussion. This roundup shows where the leading candidates stand....
17:13, 07/06/2019

Libya: UN Security Council calls for ceasefire The 15-member bloc has called on warring factions in Libya to cease fighting and enter talks. The body also strongly condemned Tuesday's airstrike on a migrant detention center near Tripoli....
23:26, 07/05/2019

Email security still a major worry for businesses As email-based threats have grown in number as well as severity, new research from the security firm Barracuda has revealed that 94 percent of organizations see email as their top security vulnerability.To compile its new You've got mail, The ri...
22:39, 07/05/2019

TSA pokes fun at attempt to get knife-shaped gun through security TSA agents may have been confused as how to classify this weapon when a passenger tried to bring a knife-shaped gun through airport security.       ...
21:52, 08/17/2019

Firmware security has barely improved over last decade A new survey of over 6,000 firmware images has found no improvement in firmware security over the last 15 years as well as lax security standards for the software running connected devices from Linksys, NETGEAR and other major hardware vendors.The su...
22:13, 08/16/2019

UN: 5,287 killings in Venezuela security operations in 2018 The U.N. human rights chief says in a new report that Venezuela’s government has acknowledged nearly 5,300 killings during security operations last year, saying the deaths stemmed from “resistance to authority.”...
20:52, 07/04/2019

Trump can't buy Greenland, but it is crucial to US national security Greenland might not be for sale, but the ice-covered island is strategically crucial to American national security and will likely play an important role as the United States, Russia, and China compete in the Arctic....
12:13, 08/17/2019

Kashmir: Is the UN Security Council reluctant to get involved? Although the Security Council told India and Pakistan to resolve the Kashmir dispute bilaterally, it didn't call a formal meeting or issue a statement. Some analysts dubbed the response "lukewarm."...
09:52, 08/17/2019

Why risk is suddenly part of the security conversation The question is no longer “how do I get to 100 percent security?” It’s “how do I galvanize my resources to reduce the risk of a successful breach?”Read More...
21:13, 07/03/2019

The security challenges faced by open banking Open Banking was brought in by the Competition and Markets Authority in order to address how banks dealt with consumer financial information. It was born alongside a new regulation - the second ‘Payment Services Directive' (PSD2) - which ...
12:52, 05/30/2019

AV-Comparatives Security Survey 2019 published Every year AV-Comparatives conducts a security survey asking users their opinion and preference on security products. In our global survey we ask users on various security related topics. The opinions and preferences from the end user community provi...
16:26, 05/01/2019

Lizzo says security 'slapped and manhandled' her team The music festival Summerfest is investigating after a performer, Lizzo, said a security guard "tackled and attacked" her team after a performance in Milwaukee on Thursday night....
00:52, 06/29/2019

This is the world’s first iPhone-ready security key for 2FA authentication If you’ve been looking for a way to further improve security when it comes to managing all of your online accounts, and you happen to be an iPhone user, then you need to check out this tiny security key. Called the YubiKey 5Ci and made by Yubic...
13:13, 08/21/2019

Security firms losing out on top tech talent Just as businesses fight to attract and retain top talent, so to do cybercriminals and new research from Symantec has revealed that almost half (48%) of cybersecurity leaders in France, Germany and the UK believe their teams are falling behind in the...
04:13, 06/26/2019

Microsoft is making its Office 365 security better for businesses In an effort to help security teams deal with the barrage of critical alerts they receive daily, Microsoft has made its Automated Incident Response in Office 365 Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) available to all enterprise customers.The software gian...
04:39, 09/11/2019

Maximum Security won't run in Preakness after Derby disqualification Owner Gary West says Maximum Security won't run in the Preakness after his disqualification from Kentucky Derby victory; calls Churchill Downs "greedy" for allowing 20 horses in the race....
00:26, 05/07/2019

Huawei poses security threat to UK, says former MI6 chief Report calling for 5G ban in UK comes as Netherlands said to be investigating Huawei espionageHuawei should be completely banned from supplying 5G mobile networks in the UK because its operations are “subject to influence by the Chinese state”, accor...
16:26, 05/16/2019

China's ZTE Follows Huawei With Brussels Cyber-Security Lab ZTE opened a cyber-security lab in Brussels on Wednesday, aiming to boost transparency four months after bigger telecoms equipment rival Huawei did the same to allay concerns about spying....
22:00, 07/11/2019

Hackers take down Iranian social security website TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s semi-official ILNA news agency says hackers took down the website belonging to the country’s non-governmental Social Security Organization. ILNA reported Friday that the website had been down for an unspecified ...
14:13, 05/31/2019

UK ships in Strait of Hormuz put on 'heightened security' The Department for Transport has issued new guidance to all British-flagged commercial ships to go to a heightened state of security in the Strait of Hormuz, Sky News understands....
16:39, 07/11/2019

Maximum Security disqualification appeal denied Maximum Security's disqualification as the Kentucky Derby winner is not subject to appeal, the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission announced Monday, but the horse's owner said the matter is not settled just yet....
04:00, 05/07/2019

Uber and Lyft drivers are striking over pay and job security Ridesharing drivers for have acted on promises to go on strike over labor conditions. Workers for Uber, Lyft and other companies in 10 cities (including Chicago, New York City and LA) are staging actions to demand better pay and job security. The e...
22:00, 05/08/2019

Can't wait until 70? This is the next best age to claim Social Security benefits Waiting until 70 to claim retirement benefits is generally best. But if you cannot delay that long, there is another option that's almost as good....
00:00, 08/21/2019

UN Security Council to visit Colombia in July The U.N. Security Council will be heading to Colombia in July for a firsthand look at implementation of the 2016 peace agreement between the government and the country’s main rebel group...
00:26, 06/27/2019

Health care, security top US Democratic debate From expanding health care to fighting climate change, US Democratic candidates have fought to make a name in the crowded presidential race. Only one candidate called the Iran deal "wrong" and vowed to stay out of it....
08:00, 06/27/2019

Wyze’s $20 security cams can now identify people I’m a huge fan of Wyze’s security cameras. I’ve used them for a few months. They’re dead simple, and delightfully cheap. And now they’re getting a little bit cleverer, thanks to a software update that lets them identify people through artificial inte...
23:13, 07/09/2019

Doing this one thing with your Social Security could mean losing $100,000 in retirement Americans will lose $111,000 per household by taking Social Security benefits too early into their retirement, rather than using their own savings.       ...
15:13, 06/28/2019

UN Security Council has its first meeting on Kashmir in decades According to a UN diplomat, council members failed to even come up with a statement to the press -- the lowest level of Council action. UN diplomats said countries disagreed on wording of a statement, with some fearing any comment would escalate tens...
02:39, 08/17/2019

New Intel security flaws could slow some chips by nearly 20% Intel Corp and a group of security researchers on Tuesday said they had found a new set of security flaws in its processors that will be difficult to fix and are related to problems found last year....
01:13, 05/15/2019

Turns out it's not baby boomers who have taken the most from Social Security New research from the Center for Retirement Research at Boston College finds that it was the earliest beneficiaries who received more money than they paid in to Social Security....
01:00, 06/11/2019

Synagogue got money to boost security just before attack A gunman fired his semi-automatic rifle at Jewish worshippers after walking through a Southern California synagogue's front entrance — a spot that religious leaders determined last year needed improved security....
00:00, 05/03/2019

Maximum Security jockey suspended 15 days Maximum Security jockey Luis Saez was suspended 15 days for failure to control his mount in the Kentucky Derby, a ride that resulted in the first horse to be disqualified from first place in the race's 145-year history....
18:00, 05/13/2019

Uncle Sam wants hackers to help it bolster US national security The annual "hacker" conference known as DEF CON has been a target for undercover domestic intelligence agencies, and even foreign spies allegedly posing as documentary crews and trying to blend in with the Sin City crowd....
13:26, 08/31/2019

The Latest: Widodo says he won’t tolerate security threats Indonesia’s President Joko Widodo says authorities have the volatile situation in the capital Jakarta under control following riots by supporters of his rival in last month’s presidential election...
12:26, 05/22/2019

Americans overestimate their understanding of internet security The number of consumers creating a website to have their own online presence is on the rise but a new survey from Google has revealed that many people drastically overestimate their understanding of internet security and online safety.After introduci...
02:00, 05/17/2019

Google uncovers security flaws in iMessage Researchers from Google's Project Zero have shared the details of five flaws they discovered in Apple's iMessage software that could leave its devices vulnerable to attack.One of the vulnerabilities they uncovered was so severe that only wa...
01:26, 08/01/2019

Blink vs Arlo: which home security system is best for you? Blink or Arlo? That's a question many will be asking, especially as Amazon Prime Day approaches, so we've created this guide to help you decided which is right for you.Blink - a home security brand owned by Amazon - offers affordable, easy-...
14:52, 06/09/2019

Iceland can barely believe Pence’s security detail KEFLAVIK AIRPORT, Iceland — US Vice President Mike Pence’s arrival in Iceland with military jets and armed personnel set eyes popping Wednesday in a nation consistently ranked as the world’s most peaceful. The size and standards of the vice president...
02:52, 09/06/2019

Install the iOS 12.4.1 Update to Fix Apple's Big Security Mistake A quick heads up for iOS 12 users: This week’s iOS update, version 12.4.1, includes an important fix for a security gaffe discovered in iOS 12.4. We highly recommend you perform the system update if you haven’t already—unless, of course, you’re tryin...
20:52, 08/27/2019

Bolster Your Home Security With This New Alexa Feature We normally bring up AI assistants and smart speakers in the context of keeping your conversations and home life separate from the vigilant ears of these digital helpers (and those who may be listening in) but it turns out, they can serve as security...
20:52, 05/14/2019

UN Security Council to meet on North Korea North Korea has conducted two ballistic missile tests in less than a week in violation of UN resolutions. The missile tests come as the US and North Korea are trying to restarted stalled denuclearization talks....
08:39, 08/01/2019

Digital transformation could be causing security risk Rapid deployment of digital transformation technologies could be leaving businesses at risk according to a new report which highlights a growing security gap among European organizations.Of the companies surveyed in the 2019 Thales Data Threat Report...
02:00, 05/22/2019

For under $15, you can become a certified Microsoft network or security expert You can school up on all aspects of Microsoft offerings and earn company-approved certification with the Microsoft Network and Security Fundamentals Certification Bundle. It’s on sale now for hundreds of dollars off, just $14.99 from TNW Deals....
16:52, 04/29/2019

3 ways you can lose your Social Security benefits Save yourself hassles and regrets by learning more about Social Security and how to get the most out of the program.       ...
14:52, 09/14/2019

Zimbabwe: Between land ownership and food security A land dispute in Zimbabwe has highlighted a major hurdle in the country’s new agricultural policies. There is a need for better food security and an economic upturn, but also for a more transparent land reform....
02:39, 06/05/2019

California officials OK security deal for men’s-only retreat SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A secretive men’s-only retreat hosted by an elite club that has included former U.S. presidents and business leaders will receive security protection from a Northern California county, despite criticism from female members ...
20:26, 06/11/2019

PSA: Your Android phone is now a security key for signing in to Google on iOS Google has announced that it’s now possible to log into your Google accounts from your iPhones and iPads using your Android phone as a hardware authentication key. The development comes almost more than a month after the internet giant made it easy f...
09:26, 06/13/2019

Schumer predicts McConnell will take up election security Mitch McConnell rarely budges in the face of political pressure. But Chuck Schumer thinks election security is an exception.The Senate minority leader predicted on Thursday that the majority leader will buckle and take up federal election security, a...
03:00, 08/02/2019

Owlcam will bundle 911 Assist with its security dashcam Last year, Owlcam debuted its first cloud-connected dashcam. It was unique because not only did it record your trips, but it also doubled as a real-time security camera for your vehicle. The cost of the Owlcam was $349, and that includes a one-year t...
19:39, 05/14/2019

As Far Right Rises, a Battle Over Security Agencies Grows A struggle in Austria over control of sensitive institutions of the state, including its intelligence agency, threatens to redefine Europe’s postwar democracies....
02:00, 05/08/2019

How the cloud is evolving to improve enterprise security Microsoft's executive vice president Jason Zander sat down with Dan Patterson to discuss cloud migration and how it benefits security in the enterprise....
03:13, 04/30/2019

NHS offers Singapore advice on healthcare security Having gone through the mayhem of Wannacry, UK healthcare agency National Health Service underscores the importance of investing in and building up cybersecurity defences as well as ensuring the leadership team recognises the importance of security....
04:13, 04/29/2019

Joining US In "Maritime Security Mission" In Gulf: UK Britain on Monday said it would join the United States in an "international maritime security mission" to protect merchant vessels in the Strait of Hormuz amid heightened tension with Iran....
20:39, 08/05/2019

AP Exclusive: Synagogue just got money to improve security A gunman fired his semi-automatic rifle at Jewish worshippers after walking through a Southern California synagogue's front entrance — a spot that religious leaders determined last year needed improved security....
19:39, 05/02/2019

2 first-timers among 5 nations elected to Security Council Estonia and the Caribbean island nation of St. Vincent and the Grenadines have been elected to the U.N.’s most powerful body for the first time alongside Niger, Tunisia and Vietnam...
22:00, 06/07/2019

Homeland Security agent shoots himself in leg at gun range A Homeland Security agent shot himself in the leg Wednesday while letting off some rounds at a gun range in The Bronx, cops said. The agent was at the Rodman’s Neck Outdoor Range in Pelham Bay Park when he accidentally pumped a bullet into his ...
05:39, 07/25/2019

VPN security flaws could open up your network to attacks New security flaws discovered in three popular corporate VPN tools by researchers at Devcore could allow attackers to steal confidential information directly from companies' networks.The firm's Orange Tsai and Meh Chang first discovered the...
05:00, 07/25/2019

U.N. Security Council calls for ceasefire in Libya The United Nations Security Council called on all parties to the Libya conflict on Friday to commit to a ceasefire and return to U.N.-led mediation, said Indonesian U.N. Ambassador Dian Triansyah Djani, president of the 15-member body for May....
20:52, 05/10/2019

Maximum Security goes from running for minimum to Derby Maximum Security running in Kentucky Derby, last year the now-undefeated colt could have been claimed for $16,000        ...
20:52, 05/03/2019

Online lender backed by Nas says it was hit by security breach A Silicon Valley tech company backed by rapper Nas was hit by a security breach earlier this year that revealed it had been lax with users’ sensitive personal information, including bank account numbers, The Post has learned. Earnin, which is also ba...
15:39, 08/08/2019

Size and security key to Samsung's latest smartphones Samsung has unveiled two new entries in its Galaxy Note smartphone range, with the top model boasting the biggest screen and battery ever packed into one of its handsets....
03:13, 08/08/2019

Google researchers discovered serious iOS security flaws Six critical security vulnerabilities that were patched in the iOS 12.4 update released earlier this month were originally discovered by security researchers at Google. Natalie Silvanovich and Samuel Groß, two members of Google's Project Z...
22:39, 07/30/2019

VMware updates networking and security portfolio The company says its enhanced networking and security portfolio delivers greater automation, compliance, visibility, and scale across the data centre, cloud, branch, and edge....
18:00, 08/27/2019

Sudan protesters say security attempted to break up sit-in KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — The organizers of the protests that drove former Sudan president Omar al-Bashir from power say security forces have attempted to forcefully break up a sit-in in the Darfur region. The Sudanese Professionals Association, which h...
18:39, 05/04/2019

You can now use your Android phone as a 2FA security key for Google accounts on iOS Now, Android phones running Android 7.0 Nougat or newer can act as 2FA security keys for Google accounts on iPhones and iPads running iOS 10.0 and up.Read More...
18:26, 06/12/2019

Secretary Pompeo could also be national security adviser Just one day after President Donald Trump dismissed national security adviser John Bolton, administration officials are discussing the possibility of replacing Bolton with his chief rival, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. Under this scenario, the coun...
08:00, 09/13/2019

Here's when you can get full Social Security benefits Social Security supports tens of millions of Americans with benefits that they need to make ends meet in retirement.       ...
22:13, 08/06/2019

Suicide Bombers Attack Security Forces in Tunisia Twin bombings in the capital, Tunis, hit a security patrol and a police station, injuring other several police officers and passers-by, officials said....
14:00, 06/27/2019

Lizzo says security guard manhandled 2 staffers in Milwaukee Singer-rapper Lizzo says a security guard tackled two members of her staff to the ground and used hurtful language just moments after her performance at Milwaukee’s Summerfest...
22:52, 06/28/2019

D-Link agrees to new security monitoring to settle FTC charges Enlarge (credit: Penn State / Flickr) Router and webcam maker D-Link has agreed to implement a new security program to settle charges it failed to safeguard its hardware against well-known and preventable hacks and misrepresented its existing secur...
06:26, 07/03/2019

World's biggest email server hit with security flaw A security bug has been discovered in millions of Exim servers that could be exploited to give potential attackers the ability to run malicious code with root privileges.The Exim team revealed in a recent advisory that all of its servers running vers...
23:13, 09/09/2019

Democratic senator blocks Homeland Security nominations Democratic Sen. Jacky Rosen is blocking two of President Donald Trump's Department of Homeland Security nominees, citing "inhumane and substandard" conditions for children at the department's facilities, according to her office....
14:39, 06/28/2019

Multicloud deployments are twice as likely to fall victim to security breaches Increasing the number of clouds increases the attack surface of your organization, with multicloud users more likely to experience breaches, a Nominet report finds....
23:13, 09/03/2019

Social Security statements could be coming back to your mailbox The Social Security Administration may have to send annual statements via snail mail again. Advocates for the change say not enough people are accessing that information online, which can hurt their retirement....
09:00, 06/28/2019

Google uncovers Bluetooth vulnerability in Titan Security Key Google says that it's uncovered a vulnerability in Bluetooth-enabled models of its Titan Security Key. It's offering affected customers a refund.Read More...
21:13, 05/15/2019

The FIDO Alliance wants to bring password-less security to IoT devices The FIDO Alliance's mission is to reduce our reliance on passwords, so it doesn't come as a surprise that it's working to remove password use from internet of things devices. In fact, it's hoping to strengthen IoT security altoget...
12:00, 06/27/2019

| Zimbabwe deploys security forces over banned march Troops and police were out in force in Zimbabwe's second city of Bulawayo on Monday blocking a planned opposition march, three days after brutally dispersing a banned protest in the capital Harare....
19:39, 08/20/2019

Rep. Seth Moulton mounts presidential bid on patriotism, security Massachusetts Rep. Seth Moulton is launching a presidential bid in 2020 aimed at challenging what he views as President Donald Trump's largest flaws....
14:53, 04/28/2019

Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's Security Downgraded Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and his wife will be given CRPF ''Z+'' VIP security after the government withdrew Special Protection Group (SPG) protection to him, officials said today....
20:52, 09/02/2019

Frankfurt show tightens security after anti-car vandalism Entrance controls will be tightened at this year's Frankfurt show because there may be "spontaneous rioting" by anti-car protesters, said the organizers....
09:39, 08/30/2019

Why one PC developer turned down the security of Epic’s exclusivity offer Enlarge / Artist's conception of DARQ's developers sadly walking away from Epic Games Store exclusivity. If you've been following the PC gaming space in recent months, you know Epic has been throwing a lot of money around to secure exclusives big ...
19:00, 08/19/2019

The price of a cup of coffee may be the answer to fixing Social Security Can Social Security's solvency be extended through a plan that includes payroll tax hikes that amount to less than a cup of coffee? Supporters of the Social Security 2100 Act say yes....
01:26, 08/18/2019

Possible Security Threat To Jammu And Kashmir BJP Leaders, Say Officials An intelligence input has been passed on to the Jammu and Kashmir police about a possible threat to some BJP leaders including its president Ravinder Raina, officials said Saturday....
01:13, 06/09/2019

Tensions Over Kashmir Rise as India Tightens Security The Indian government is coming under more criticism for its restrictions in the disputed region, and Pakistani leaders warn that India is risking war....
15:39, 08/30/2019

Google says it can't fix a security flaw affecting all computer chips A critical security flaw called Spectre affecting nearly every computer is here to stay. According to Google there isn’t any software that can fix it...
21:13, 04/28/2019

Maximum Security arrives at trainer's NJ barn Maximum Security is back at Monmouth Park in New Jersey. The first Kentucky Derby winner disqualified for interference in the race's 145-year history arrived at the track shortly before 6 a.m. Tuesday. (May 7)       &#...
06:13, 05/08/2019

Sudanese union says 6 killed in clashes with security forces Sudanese security forces shot and killed six people, including an army officer, in overnight clashes with protesters behind the uprising that drove President Omar al-Bashir from power last month, a medical union said Tuesday....
10:52, 05/14/2019

Google flags U.S. national security risks from Huawei ban: FT Alphabet Inc's Google has warned if the U.S. administration moves ahead with sweeping ban on Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, it risks compromising national security, the Financial Times reported on Thursday....
08:26, 06/07/2019

Google unveils 'unprecedented' iPhone security flaw The vulnerability had given attackers access to "almost all of the personal information" on the device. Researchers told DW that only "a very resourceful and determined actor" could execute such a sophisticated attack....
13:00, 08/31/2019

Democratic 2020 hopefuls AWOL on national security Democratic insiders have concluded that Trump is unusually vulnerable on national security for a Republican, an assessment based on proprietary polling and focus groups. But they warn that the leading Democratic candidates, most of whom prefer to dis...
07:39, 05/30/2019

Experts share their (mostly) hassle-free security tips It seems like every day another big corporation discloses a breach. Equifax, Capital One, Marriot, and a whole host of other companies have leaked the personal data of millions of their customers. That pilfered information could be used to steal iden...
18:52, 08/30/2019

Maximum Security pointing toward Haskell Invitational at Monmouth OCEANPORT, N.J. — A weary Maximum Security arrived Tuesday at Monmouth Park, where his trainer plans to race the colt in the $1 million Haskell Invitational in July. The first Kentucky Derby winner disqualified for interference in the race’s 14...
07:13, 05/08/2019

General strike launched in Sudan after security crackdown Shops are closed and streets are empty across Sudan on the first day of a general strike called by protest leaders demanding the resignation of the ruling military council...
21:39, 06/09/2019

FBI, DHS task forces to address election security are now permanent In response to questions after a speech Friday in front of the Council on Foreign Relations, FBI director Christopher Wray called Russian efforts using social media to influence elections in the US "pretty much a 365-days-a-year" threat. According to...
21:39, 04/28/2019