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Hackers Subvert Security Checks Like the Browser Padlock

Recent attacks have shown that cybercriminals have co-opted techniques and tools that people commonly use to distinguish real communications and websites from f...

Hackers Subvert Security Checks Like the Browser Padlock

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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

Microsoft tips new Edge browser features, election security tech SEATTLE—Much of the news coming out of this year's Microsoft Build developer conference has already been announced, including Windows 10 updates, the next HoloLens 2, and specific new capabilities for Azure, artificial intelligence, mixed reality, cl...
22:13, 05/06/2019

Expert advocates using 401(k) savings to fatten Social Security checks Today's retirees have high debts and low savings. Nobel laureate Richard Thaler thinks buying into an annuity-type program through the Social Security Administration can help solve that. But other experts are not so sure....
14:51, 04/28/2019

ITF 'satisfied' with Islamabad security plan as India advises more checks Tennis chiefs are satisfied with the current safety plan in place for next month's Davis Cup tie between Pakistan and India in Islamabad even after the latter asked for another round of security assessment....
11:52, 08/13/2019

Consider survivor benefits, life expectancy when collecting Social Security checks Not everyone's an expert on Social Security. But planning ahead and understanding survivor benefits can avoid budget disaster after a spouse's death.       ...
22:00, 08/07/2019

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

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

How to protect your router and home security cameras from hackers When it comes to digital security, lack of knowledge and complacency can result in serious consequences, including identity theft, financial fraud and a massive loss of privacy. You try to be vigilant with your computers because they contain so much ...
14:39, 08/14/2019

'Bug bounty': Apple to pay hackers more than $1m to find security flaws Expanded program, announced at Black Hat conference, comes as governments and tech firms compete for informationApple will pay ethical hackers more than $1m if they responsibly disclose dangerous security vulnerabilities to the firm, the company anno...
09:52, 08/13/2019

Protect your online identity now: Fight hackers with these 5 security safeguards Having your identity stolen can be a nightmare, and cleaning up the mess can take months. You can make life difficult for a would-be identity thief by locking down these five key aspects of your online life....
16:26, 06/18/2019

AV-Comparatives found a flaw in a macOS security feature that allowed unidentified apps to run (bypassing Gatekeeper checks) In spring of 2019, AV-Comparatives ran a team-building event, in which their research team was asked to find security bugs on macOS. This was actually planned as a nice afternoon with co-operative activities and some pizza, but it happened that they ...
21:00, 05/20/2019

Security bugs in popular Cisco switch brand allow hackers to take over devices The three vulnerabilities are as bad as it gets in terms of security flaws -- an authentication bypass, a remote code execution, and a command injection....
04:39, 08/07/2019

Security firm releases flawed blockchain into the wild to help educate hackers Despite their supposed security, there are still many exploitable vulnerabilities that can compromise a blockchain. But one security firm thinks it can fix that, and it believes the key to developing more secure blockchains is to start with a really ...
23:13, 07/26/2019

HackerOne Reveals Which Security Bugs Are Making Its Army of Hackers the Most Bank As far back as 2015, major companies like Sony and Intel have sought to crowdsource efforts to secure their systems and applications through the San Francisco startup HackerOne. Through the “bug bounty” program offered by the company, hackers once v...
23:39, 06/11/2019

Security flaws in a popular smart home hub let hackers unlock front doors When is a smart home not so smart? When it can be hacked. That’s exactly what security researchers Chase Dardaman and Jason Wheeler did with one of the Zipato smart hubs. In new research published Tuesday and shared with TechCrunch, Dardaman an...
16:39, 07/02/2019

Hackers Reportedly Break Into SyTech, a Contractor for Russia's Federal Security Service Hackers breached servers at a contractor for Russia’s Federal Security Service (FSB), SyTech, and stole about 7.5 terabytes of data after gaining access to the company’s entire network earlier this month, ZDnet reported on Saturday.Read more......
02:13, 07/22/2019

‘Please break things’: Hackers lay siege to voting systems to spot weaknesses in security In three years since its inception, Def Con’s Voting Village has become a destination not only for hackers but also lawmakers and members of the intelligence community....
10:13, 08/13/2019

Google warns Bluetooth Titan security keys can be hijacked by nearby hackers Enlarge (credit: Google) Google is warning that the Bluetooth Low Energy version of the Titan security key it sells for two-factor authentication can be hijacked by nearby attackers, and the company is advising users to get a free replacement devic...
12:39, 05/16/2019

Security firm: North Korean hackers shifted focus from causing chaos to acquiring money A group of suspected North Korean hackers seem to have shifted their focus to earning hard currency for the impoverished country since 2016, a global cybersecurity firm said Thursday....
11:52, 05/23/2019

7-Eleven Japan shut down a mobile payments app after only two days because hackers exploited a simple security flaw and customers lost over $500,000 FlickrCC/Mike Mozart On July 1, 7-Eleven Japan launched a mobile payment app, called 7pay, that had the security flaw of allowing anyone to reset any other user's password, ZDNet reported. Bad actors accessed 900 customers' accounts and ripped them...
18:14, 07/06/2019

Has your browser been sluggish? It may have been hijacked Unrelated search results, homepage differences and slower browsing sessions are just a few of the signs that your browser has been hijacked.       ...
13:52, 08/10/2019

You can now try out Microsoft’s Edge browser for macOS Microsoft has officially announced a preview of its Microsoft Edge browser for the macOS. Microsoft originally unveiled plans for the browser at its annual BUILD developers conference held on May 6. The browser is based on Google’s open-source Chromi...
15:13, 05/21/2019

Get Paid to Watch Ads in the Brave Web Browser Brave, a chromium-based web browser that boasts an ad-free browsing experience, will now pay users to watch ads. That’s right—the ad-blocking browser will now be running ads, but in a more thoughtful way than we’re accustomed to....
19:13, 04/28/2019

Microsoft vs. Google: Why this browser war isn't about privacy At Microsoft's just-concluded Build developers conference, questions about privacy and trust took center stage. Yet despite multiple opportunities, the company took almost no jabs at its arch-rival Google. Why is Microsoft so hesitant to use privacy ...
00:26, 05/11/2019

Privacy browser Tor is now available on Android, but not coming to iOS With online privacy becoming an increasingly rare luxury these days, most all browsers offer some sort of "incognito" mode that's supposed to help bypass various "surveillance" methods employed on the web. The demand for online anonymity has spawned ...
13:26, 05/22/2019

Opera's New Web Browser Lets You Set CPU, RAM Limits Opera Software has released a new web browser targeted at gamers. Opera GX lets users control CPU and RAM usage using a new panel built inside the browser....
20:52, 06/12/2019

Read this before installing extensions to your web browser Some extensions are actually useful shortcut tools, while others are snooping software that tracks your habits, without you having any say so about it.       ...
13:39, 07/22/2019

Another browser is offering a free VPN - but with a catch Downloading a separate VPN app to protect your devices online can be an added hassle for consumers which is why Opera recently added a free VPN to its browser.However, Tenta, another company that includes a free VPN service with its Tenta Browser, ha...
03:39, 06/27/2019

Brave web browser is really fast at blocking ads Google recently unveiled "Manifest V3," a new suite of proposed Chromium browser changes that would make it a lot harder to block ads. Now, the third-party browser Brave, which uses Chromium technology, has essentially defied Google by unveiling ext...
16:00, 07/01/2019

You installed a browser extension. It’s selling everything you do. The Washington Post’s Geoffrey A. Fowler explains why installing extensions — that seemingly helpful piece of software — to your web browser might be bad idea....
15:13, 07/18/2019

How to allow pop-ups in a Google Chrome browser, from all websites or specific ones only Pop-ups can be mostly terrible, but sometimes they're necessary, and that likely means you have to manually allow them to appear within your browser. Google Chrome's default is to block all pop-ups from appearing. You have the option to either allow ...
00:13, 05/14/2019

All the New Details About Microsoft's Rebooted Edge Browser Microsoft is rebuilding its Edge browser using the same Chromium foundation blocks that sit underneath Chrome, and thanks to this week’s Build 2019 conference, we now know a lot more about what the revamped browser has to offer. Here are the details ...
16:52, 05/07/2019

Microsoft's Web Browser for Macs Has Leaked Online Mac users who are tired of Chrome, Firefox, and Safari just got a new (if not totally official) way to browse the web. Monday evening, a Twitter user named h0x0d posted download links for developer builds of the macOS version of Microsoft’s Edge brow...
19:13, 05/07/2019

The privacy-focused Tor browser is now officially on Android After a long wait, privacy-focused browser Tor is finally on Android with a stable release. Last September, the Tor project team launched an alpha version to test the waters, but according to a new blog post, the browser is finally ready for action: ...
10:39, 05/22/2019

Microsoft's reworked Edge browser is available to try on Windows 7 Microsoft has expanded the reach of its Chromium-based Edge browser to one of its most important audiences: namely, people who have to (or want to) use older versions of Windows. The company has released Canary channel preview builds of Edge for Win...
13:52, 06/20/2019

A web browser you forgot existed might soon be faster than Chrome Mozilla has dramatically changed the look and feel of its browser since the introduction of Firefox Quantum two years ago now — a release that prefaced the arrival of other new features that promote privacy and speed, like an extension that mak...
04:00, 05/22/2019

Minecraft Classic can now be played for free in your web browser If you fancy a bit of retro gaming action, then you can now play the original Minecraft in a web browser – for free and without needing to install anything.To celebrate the 10th anniversary of the release of the immensely popular game, develop...
11:13, 05/08/2019

Firefox Reality VR browser is now available for Oculus Quest The multi-platform web browser has just been released for Oculus' premium standalone VR headset, promising safe browsing and superior performance.Read More...
12:00, 07/26/2019

Play the original 'Minecraft' in your browser, for free Minecraft is celebrating its 10th birthday by making its Classic version easily playable on web browsers. You don't need to download any files to make it work, and you don't have to pay a cent for access. Since Classic was only the second p...
12:00, 05/09/2019

Get $10 off a $50 spend when you install the Amazon Assistant browser extension Ahead of Amazon Prime Day, Amazon is offering $10 off a $50 order if you install the Amazon Assistant browser extension. The deal is open to Amazon Prime users who have never used Amazon Assistant, or haven't used it for a year.Amazon Assistant ...
15:00, 07/02/2019

Microsoft brings tracking prevention to its Edge browser Recently Mozilla has updated Firefox with features that block companies from tracking you across different websites, and now Microsoft is testing similar tech in its Chromium-based Edge browser. Insider beta testers with the latest Canary release on....
07:39, 06/28/2019

Samsung Internet Browser update introduces major UI changes Samsung announced important new changes are coming to its mobile browser. Apart from the usual bug fixes and performance enhancements, the latest Samsung Internet Browser update brings many UI changes.For example, there's a new notification manager t...
21:00, 05/31/2019

Google's Chrome Browser May Soon Get Media Controls in the Toolbar Google is working on to add a play and pause button on its Chrome browser's toolbar that will help users pause or resume a video playing in the browser....
09:52, 07/08/2019

You can test Mozilla’s new fast and secure Android browser now Mozilla has announced the first preview of a completely redesigned version of Firefox brower for Android, and you can test it right away. Firefox Preview has been built from the ground up using Mozilla’s own GeckoView rendering engine and will ultima...
08:52, 06/28/2019

Get £10 off a £25 spend when you install the Amazon Assistant browser extension Ahead of Amazon Prime Day, Amazon is offering £10 off a £25 shop if you install the Amazon Assistant browser extension. The deal is open to Amazon Prime users who install Amazon Assistant for the first time between July 1 and July 14.Amazon...
18:39, 07/02/2019

Firefox virtual reality web browser comes to SteamVR this summer Mozilla's Firefox Reality browser has been available through a number of platform-specific VR portals, but it'll soon be available in a relatively neutral form. The developer has revealed that it's working with Valve to bring Firefox R...
20:52, 04/30/2019

Uninstall These Eight Browser Extensions That Stole Data from Millions A massive data leak was recently discovered by cybersecurity researcher Sam Jidali, revealing private information for 45 major companies and millions of individuals. Dubbed “DataSpii” by Jidali and his team, the leak was perpetrated by innocent-loo...
05:26, 07/20/2019

Opera Reborn 3: No modern browser is perfect, but this may be as close as it gets When Opera Software unveiled a new look and feel for its browser earlier this year, the company made a big deal of the impending changes. "We put Web content at center stage," the Opera team declared on its blog. And early previews of the design appe...
17:26, 05/19/2019

Opera releases new browser specially built for gamers Opera has released a new version of its web browser specially designed for gamers. Opera GX includes a raft of features tailored to game fans, including Twitch integration, optimization tools and Razer Chroma-style customizable colors.Opera teased th...
21:13, 06/11/2019

Waste away the hours on free-to-play 'Diablo' in your web browser If you were too young to play the original Diablo when it was new or just don't want to buy it again to indulge in some nostalgia, you're in luck. Game developer Rivsoft has made the classic action RPG available to play in a web browser usi...
06:13, 08/01/2019

If Your Firefox Extensions Aren't Working, Update Your Browser If your Firefox browser add-ons have suddenly stopped working, are now “unsupported” without any warning, or you can’t install any new ones, don’t worry: Mozilla is aware of these bugs and is working on fixing the issue. Resist the urge to adopt any...
02:13, 05/07/2019

Ableton teaches synthesizer basics from the comfort of a browser From creating grungy music with drone motors to perfecting DIY digital setups and recreating 60-year-old music machines, there are plenty of cool things you can do with synthesizers. But synths can be hard to understand, and if you're unfamiliar...
17:39, 06/25/2019

My browser, the spy: How extensions slurped up browsing histories from 4M users Enlarge (credit: Aurich Lawson / Getty) When we use browsers to make medical appointments, share tax returns with accountants, or access corporate intranets, we usually trust that the pages we access will remain private. DataSpii, a newly documente...
18:52, 07/18/2019

Google plans new browser tools on privacy, ad transparency Alphabet Inc unit Google in the coming months plans to introduce new internet browser tools to limit how users' web activity is tracked by advertising companies and give them greater insight into why certain ads are shown to them, the company announc...
02:00, 05/08/2019

Opera unveils a new browser built specifically for gamers As Krystian Kolondra explains it, the just-announced new gamer-specific browser his company unveiled today was designed for the subset of 1.2 billion PC gamers in the world who spend “a lot of time building their setups.” Kolondra is exec...
12:26, 06/12/2019

Now's the Best Time to Try Microsoft's Chromium-Based Edge Browser Microsoft’s speedy Chromium-based Edge browser has been available in both developer and canary builds (not mention leaked versions) for months. Now that the company has officially launched a more stable “beta” channel of the browser, you might want t...
13:39, 08/22/2019

Ultra-private Tor browser officially arrives on Android VPNs and incognito modes can help, but if you want to jump to a whole 'nother privacy level, there's the infamous Tor Browser. It has finally come out of beta and arrived on Android in a stable release, the Tor Project announced. That will ...
12:39, 05/22/2019

Microsoft releases first test version of its Edge browser for Mac Last month, Microsoft released a preview of its new, Chromium-powered Edge browser for Windows 10. Now, you can test drive the browser with macOS, too. For the most part, the macOS Canary build comes with the same features you'll find in the Win...
21:13, 05/20/2019

Preview of Firefox's new Android browser available in Google Play Store Mozilla announced today that the new Firefox browser for Android, once code-named "Fenix," is now available from the Google Play Store under the title "Firefox Preview." The new browser is driven by Mozilla's "GeckoView" engine, a modified version of...
02:13, 06/28/2019

Play This Devious Browser Game That Makes Pop-up Windows Infuriating in a Whole New Way Despite being 43 years old, Breakout still manages to be an addictive game, challenging your reflexes as much as the latest first-person shooters do. A browser-based game called Brickception manages to make the game even harder with a pop-up window t...
03:39, 06/11/2019

Certificate issue disabling add-ons in Firefox and Tor Browser finally fixed Mozilla forces third party add-ons to be digitally signed, though an expired certificate disabled these, causing confusion among users of Firefox and the Tor Browser over the weekend....
19:52, 05/06/2019

Apple's Webkit Browser Engine to Get New Privacy Feature for Ad Tracking Apple said Webkit will launch a new technology to track advertising clicks and whether they lead to a product purchase while preserving the privacy of users....
07:26, 05/23/2019

Opera officially launches its blockchain-ready browser for the iPhone Earlier this year, Opera launched its cryptocurrency and blockchain-ready browser for Android and PC users. Today, it’s finally launching its equivalent for iPhone, Opera Touch. With the launch, Opera Touch for iOS provides the same Web 3.0 and crypt...
13:39, 06/26/2019

Opera will support ‘multiple blockchains’ in its browser, starting with TRON Opera will soon be adding native support for the TRON blockchain in its cryptocurrency-focused browser. Among other things, the new integration will make it possible to natively use TRON-powered dapps and tokens within the browser. Opera will also ad...
14:26, 05/15/2019

| Google offers Europeans choice to download rival web browser Google began prompting Android users in Europe with the choice of downloading an alternative to its own Chrome web browser and search engine, in a bid to fend off antitrust scrutiny by European competition regulators....
16:39, 04/28/2019

Firefox Reality VR web browser arrives on Oculus Quest headsets Mozilla just expanded the reach of its Firefox Reality VR browser to one of its bigger platforms yet: the Oculus Quest. Owners of Facebook's stand-alone headset can surf sites, watch videos and dive into VR experiences through a browser that bot...
02:26, 07/26/2019

Hiber raises $800,000 for user-generated browser game platform Swedish startup Hiber said it has raised a round of funding for its browser-based game platform that enables players to build and share their own games.Read More...
09:39, 08/08/2019

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

Don't Ask the Internet for Form Checks Thanks to the internet, you can now learn even complex, difficult lifting skills without an in-person coach. Watch some youtube videos, read some articles, then try it and video yourself. Not sure if you’ve done it right? Just post on your favorite r...
12:13, 07/09/2019

The best online YouTube downloader 2019: save videos straight from your browser With a free online YouTube downloader, you can save videos directly from your web browser, without any additional software.If you download videos regularly then desktop software is the best option, offering better speeds and the ability to save sever...
19:13, 05/20/2019

Firefox browser blocks sites and advertisers from tracking you online by default Like Apple's Safari, Firefox’s tracking prevention stops ad networks from identifying your browser with cookies that follow you across the internet.        ...
11:00, 06/05/2019

Chromium-based Edge: What's coming next in Microsoft's open-source browser Microsoft's next version of its Edge browser is currently in a bare-bones preview release for developers. At its Build developers conference, the company unveiled a few enterprise-friendly features it plans to include in the final release of the new ...
22:26, 05/06/2019

Mozilla urges Firefox users to update browser immediately due to vulnerability Following the discovery of a zero-day vulnerability in its browser, Mozilla is urging Firefox users to immediately update to the latest version of its desktop app − that includes Firefox ESR, which is intended for use by system administrators ...
05:52, 06/19/2019

Google, Apple, and Mozilla block Kazakhstan government’s browser spying Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | Thomas Jackson) Major browser makers are blocking the use of a root certificate that Kazakhstan's government has used to intercept Internet traffic. Mozilla and Google issued a joint announcement today saying that "t...
14:26, 08/22/2019

Chrome browser will make it harder for companies to track you online – unless they’re Google Chrome browser will make it harder for companies that are not Google to track you online Google is about to make a move that will prove that it’s also getting a lot more serious about privacy than you’d expect from a company that collects...
13:52, 05/07/2019

Mozilla to Launch Premium Firefox Browser With Ad-Free News for $5 a Month No one likes ads, and Firefox is banking on that hatred. On Friday, Mozilla announced a forthcoming premium version of its Firefox browser with ad-free news articles—and offer some other features—for $5 a month.Read more......
03:26, 07/09/2019

Trump says he wants to strengthen gun background checks President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he wanted to strengthen background checks for gun purchases, a policy response to two recent mass shootings that was notably absent from proposals he put before the American people in televised remarks on Mond...
16:26, 08/07/2019

Instagram Now Fact-Checks, but Who Will Do the Checking? Facebook said it will expand its fact-checking program to Instagram. But the system is already overwhelmed, and may not be able to handle more information....
18:13, 08/16/2019

The most-read fact checks so far in 2019 Our most-read fact checks have dug into President Trump’s pumped-up immigration numbers, Sen. Kamala Harris’s spin on the Republican tax cuts, the special counsel’s Russia investigation and the Democrats’ Green New Deal....
09:39, 07/01/2019

‘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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Vivaldi web browser now syncs Razer gaming peripherals to match the color of the site you’re on What do you reckon to a world in which you have chameleon peripherals such as a mouse and keyboard that change color to match the websites you’re looking at in your browser? If this floats your distinctly multi-colored boat, then hold onto you...
11:13, 05/08/2019

How to add bookmarks and favorites on an iPhone's Safari browser for quick access to your preferred webpages K303/Shutterstock You can easily bookmark or favorite a webpage on an iPhone if you want to regularly return to a particular page. Just tap the "Share" button at the bottom of a page and then tap "Add Bookmark" to create a bookmark in your iPhone's ...
03:39, 07/07/2019

With Chromium-based Edge, has Microsoft finally found a viable browser strategy? For more than a decade, Microsoft’s browser developers have been wandering in the wilderness. Will the move to an open-source engine and a renewed focus on privacy finally bring Edge into the mainstream?...
00:00, 08/22/2019

NRA warns Trump after he endorses background checks In the wake of last weekend’s mass shootings, President Trump told lawmakers and aides privately that he is open to endorsing background checks — but the NRA chief warned him that a bill would be unpopular among his supporters, according ...
20:00, 08/08/2019

UK's Johnson in Paris: we will not set up border checks in Ireland British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Thursday that under no circumstances would the United Kingdom set up border checks on the boundary between EU member Ireland and the British region of Northern Ireland....
14:26, 08/22/2019

Trump says he wants stronger gun checks, but reneged in past WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump claimed on Monday he wants legislation providing “strong background checks” for gun users, but he provided no details and has reneged on previous promises to strengthen gun laws after mass shootings. Trump twe...
19:52, 08/05/2019

Remembering Woodstock: Naked men, bounced checks and LSD Jason Stone played hooky from summer camp and tripped on LSD-spiked watermelon, Graham Nash was so high his memories of performing are hazy, and Robin Naylor, at 15, saw her first naked man....
12:13, 08/14/2019

Foursquare President Checks In on Those Who Give Him Insight David Shim, who became president in June after the acquisition of his startup Placed, prides himself on overcoming obstacles and looks to those who have helped him along the way....
19:39, 07/27/2019

Trump again appears to back away from gun background checks Advisers warned the president that there is little support for significant action on gun control among Republican voters — and even among some Democrats....
04:39, 08/20/2019

U.K. Age Checks for Online Porn Sites Are Delayed Rules requiring users to prove they are over 18 were postponed because officials failed to adequately notify the European Commission about the changes....
16:52, 06/20/2019

TÜV SÜD pulls out of dam safety checks after Brazil disaster Germany's TÜV SÜD has pulled out of conducting safety assessments of dams after the collapse of a Brazilian dam it had vetted killed almost 250 people in January, the industrial inspection firm's chief executive told Reuters....
18:13, 08/19/2019

Care.com to Enhance Screening Checks for Caregivers Online child-care marketplace Care.com plans to overhaul its business model to include in-depth background checks for caregivers following heightened scrutiny of its vetting practices....
00:39, 05/10/2019

Citigroup fined $1.25M for inadequate background checks when hiring Citigroup hired three convicted criminals over a seven-year period after failing to run adequate background checks on more than 10,000 employees, an industry watchdog said. The Wall Street giant headed by CEO Michael Corbat agreed to pay $1.25 millio...
05:00, 07/30/2019

McConnell says gun background checks will be ‘front and center’ in fall “Background checks and red flags will probably lead the discussion,” McConnell told WHAS-AM in Louisville. He noted “there’s a lot of support” publicly for background checks....
07:13, 08/09/2019

California to require background checks for ammo purchases SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Starting Monday, California will require criminal background checks for every ammunition purchase. Gov. Gavin Newsom touted the state’s latest attempt to deter gun violence at a news conference Tuesday, saying it will ...
01:26, 06/26/2019

Germany's Seehofer wants tougher checks on Swiss border German Interior Minister Horst Seehofer wants enhanced controls for travelers arriving from Switzerland following the killing of a boy at Frankfurt's railway station. Opposition politicians accused him of populism....
21:00, 08/02/2019

African Americans need 24-hour blood pressure checks NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Measuring blood pressure outside the clinic using 24-hour monitoring equipment is important for identifying and managing hypertension in African-Americans, a new study shows....
15:39, 08/20/2019

Trump says he has ‘tremendous support’ from GOP on ‘meaningful’ background checks President Trump said he believes he has GOP support for more extensive back ground checks. Evan Vucci / AP NBC News- President Donald Trump on Friday said he had “tremendous support” for possible new measures to tighten background checks on gun buyer...
06:52, 08/10/2019

'Grand Hotel' checks out as summer TV for 'The Bachelor' crowd Reality TV used to aspire to replicate the rhythms of scripted drama, albeit for considerably less money. Now dramas are being developed that seem to approximate the simple (or if you prefer, "guilty") pleasures of unscripted shows....
22:39, 06/17/2019

Kit Harington checks into wellness center post-‘Thrones’ LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Game of Thrones” star Kit Harington has checked into a wellness retreat to work on what his representative says are “personal issues.” A representative for Harington said Tuesday the British actor was utili...
04:13, 05/29/2019

Russia says tightening checks on wine imports from Georgia Russia's state consumer watchdog said on Monday it is tightening checks on the quality of Georgian alcohol imports arriving in Russia after observing an increase in cases of sub-standard wine....
11:13, 06/24/2019

Trump says wants lawmakers to take meaningful steps on gun background checks U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is on board with taking legislative action to address gun background checks, adding that there was tremendous support for common sense action....
00:52, 08/10/2019

Trump says ‘serious discussions’ taking place on background checks President Trump said Friday that “serious discussions are taking place” among congressional leaders about background checks to keep firearms out of the hands of “mentally ill or deranged people.” “Serious discussions are taking place between House an...
16:13, 08/09/2019

Gas line checks cause traffic delays on eastside intersection TUCSON – Tucson fire and police departments are assisting Southwest Gas Corp with traffic control on Tucson’s eastside Thursday morning. TFD says they working line checks east of Speedway Boulevard and Kolb Road. Motorists are asked to consider...
14:13, 08/16/2019

China plans to toughen emission checks on steel mills China will continue to enforce production restrictions in heavy industry in winter this year and will tighten its emission assessment on steel mills when granting exemptions from curbs already in place, an environment ministry official said on Saturd...
10:26, 07/13/2019

Mexican manufacturers demand background checks for migrant labor Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has promised thousands of jobs to migrants waiting on the northern border for U.S. asylum, but some employers are refusing to hire them unless the government screens for potential criminals....
04:00, 07/03/2019

Trump Reverses Course on Gun Control Again, Says He Backs Tighter Background Checks (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump on Wednesday once again backed tighter background checks for gun purchases, but said he wants to be careful that closing what he calls “loopholes” doesn’t clear the way for more gun contro...
22:00, 08/21/2019

Britney Spears checks out of mental health facility, reports say Amid speculation by fans that the 37-year-old singer was being held against her will at the facility, Spears returned to social media this week.        ...
14:47, 04/28/2019

New Jersey suspects swiped $450K in checks after looting mailboxes: DOJ Four New Jersey men were charged Wednesday for stealing $450,000 in checks from dozens of mail collection boxes, the Department of Justice announced Wednesday. The Paterson men — Aneuris Henriquez-Lopez, 24, Eleazer Peralta, 19, Fernando Santiago, 26...
23:39, 08/21/2019

China starts first round of intensified anti-pollution checks China's environment ministry has deployed nearly 1,000 inspectors to 25 cities and provinces across the country for its first round of "intensified anti-pollution inspections"....
13:52, 05/15/2019

McConnell: Background checks, red flag laws will be ‘front and center’ Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Thursday that strengthening background checks and red flag laws will “lead the discussion” on addressing gun violence in the wake of two mass shootings that left at least 31 people dead. McConnell’s remarks...
09:39, 08/09/2019

Trump Calls for ‘Strong Background Checks’ After Mass Shootings President Trump’s comments, made in an early morning Twitter post, come as the country mourns two deadly mass shootings over the weekend in Texas and Ohio....
13:52, 08/05/2019

Kit Harington Checks Into Treatment Center to Work on "Personal Issues" Kit Harington is putting his health first. The 32-year-old Game of Thrones star has checked into a wellness retreat. "Kit has decided to utilize this break in his schedule as an......
04:26, 05/29/2019

Arizona man admits burying mom in yard to keep collecting her checks, officials say Daniel Shannon, 66, is facing multiple charges after authorities found his mother's body buried on his property.        ...
00:13, 05/24/2019

$6.5M lottery ticket nearly trashed when granddaughter checks wrong numbers An Oregon Lottery player said he almost missed out on a $6.5 million lottery jackpot when his granddaughter checked the numbers for the wrong drawing....
13:00, 08/06/2019

President Donald Trump on 'meaningful' background checks: 'I really want to see it happen' Before heading to his resort in New Jersey Friday, President Donald Trump called for meaningful background checks for gun purchases -- following what he said was a "great talk" with the top two Democrats in Congress....
06:00, 08/10/2019

Texas man checks missile launcher in luggage, still caught his flight, TSA says A Texas man was stopped at BWI Airport on Monday when TSA agents found a missile launcher in his checked luggage, authorities said.       ...
17:52, 07/30/2019

Proactive checks on crypto risks needed, global watchdog FSB says Regulators need to step up risk assessments of the cryptocurrency sector as current rules are patchy, and quick technological change may lead to gaps in policies on digital money, the global financial stability watchdog said....
12:52, 05/31/2019

Trump says he is convinced Senate leader wants background checks bill President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he was convinced that Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell wants to move legislation to toughen background checks for gun purchases, expressing optimism that Congress will act on the issue....
19:39, 08/13/2019

After massacres, Trump urges gun background checks, immigration reform U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday tied any potential action on gun control after two mass shootings over the weekend killed 29 people to immigration reform, and sought to blame the nation's rising violence and divisions on the media....
16:13, 08/05/2019

Philippines checks for African swine fever as pig deaths rise The Philippines has set up a crisis management team to determine if the deadly African swine fever virus has reached the country after officials detected a rise in pig deaths in some areas....
15:26, 08/19/2019

Fiction: A Heroine Checks In to the Psychiatric Ward, and Takes Notes The depressed protagonist of Binnie Kirshenbaum’s novel “Rabbits for Food” has trouble connecting with others, but she is alert to the sanity of the insane....
23:26, 05/13/2019

How Online Gun Sales Can Exploit a Major Loophole in Background Checks Federal law doesn’t require private gun sellers to make background checks so millions of guns are sold without them. The internet has made these sales much easier....
19:00, 08/15/2019

Kit Harington checks into wellness retreat after 'Game of Thrones' finale "Game of Thrones" star Kit Harington has reportedly checked into a wellness retreat to deal with "personal issues," after the blockbuster series came to an end....
17:00, 05/29/2019

Mexico Reinforces Checks Amid U.S. Pressure Over Migrant Flow COMITAN, Mexico (AP) — Mexican authorities increased immigration enforcement along well-traveled routes for migrants in southern Mexico over the weekend, checking identifications, pulling migrants off public transport and intercepting four truc...
06:00, 06/17/2019

AOC knocks fellow Dems for refusing to pass 'accountability' checks on CBP funding Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y. has taken aim at her fellow lawmakers, including those in her own party, for failing to pass measures that would monitor how Customs and Border Protection (CBP) uses congressional funding....
23:00, 07/02/2019

Past Flip-Flops Cloud Trump’s Position on Background Checks Whether the president’s support is real or another momentary reversal will determine if Congress passes the first new federal gun control measures in years....
02:52, 08/10/2019

This keyboard app spell-checks gender bias to challenge how we talk to girls Language is not gender-neutral, and it’s time to identify and challenge the societal structure that systematically stops all women from thriving — one of these structures is gendered language and the patriarchal ideas built into it. One project hopin...
14:39, 06/06/2019

BTCC checks all crash structures after heavy crashes in 2019 season British Touring Car Championship technical chiefs inspected the crash structures of all car types ahead of racing at Oulton Park to make sure they conform correctly following recent high-profile crashes...
13:13, 06/30/2019

Trump calls for background checks, immigration reform after mass shootings President Trump on Monday called on lawmakers on both sides of the aisle to pass legislation requiring strong background checks for firearms purchases — and accused the media of fostering “the anger and rage that has built up over many ye...
17:52, 08/05/2019

Ain't No Way: Estate Conflict Reveals Aretha Franklin Once Kept $750,000 in Uncashed Checks in Her Purse The battle over Aretha Franklin’s estate has gotten capital M-MESSY, requiring a long, drawn-out court hearing this week in which deep familial divisions—and some pretty shocking details about the late great singer’s finances—were on full display....
04:00, 08/08/2019

Trump urges gun background checks after mass shootings roil nation U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday called on lawmakers to pass strong gun background checks after two mass shootings over the weekend killed 29 people and sought to blame the nation's rising violence and divisions on the media....
15:26, 08/05/2019

France likely to use border checks as 'political tool' after no-deal Brexit: UK's Hammond France is likely to threaten delays on its border with Britain to exert political leverage if there is a no-deal Brexit, British finance minister Philip Hammond said on Wednesday....
01:00, 07/11/2019

Democratic leaders assail Trump's apparent reversal on background checks Chuck Schumer and Nancy Pelosi are lamenting President Donald Trump's apparent about-face on enhanced backgrounds for firearm sales, with Schumer calling the move "not only disappointing but also heartbreaking."Trump told reporters this weekend he wi...
21:52, 08/19/2019

Denmark mulls tighter border checks with Sweden after Copenhagen bombing A Swedish man has been arrested and an arrest warrant issued for another over the bombing of a government agency in Copenhagen. Denmark said it was considering strengthening border controls with Sweden in response....
07:26, 08/15/2019

Exclusive: Checks to be ordered after 2017 Airbus A380 engine explosion Investigators probing an engine explosion on an Air France A380 in 2017 are studying a possible manufacturing flaw with a key part in a move likely to trigger checks on dozens of Airbus superjumbos worldwide, people familiar with the matter said....
16:52, 08/21/2019

Fact-checks on fake news rarely reaches most affected communities BRUSSELS – The European Union has called on Facebook and other platforms to invest more in fact-checking, but a new study shows those efforts may rarely reach the communities worst affected by fake news. The analysis by big-data firm Alto Data ...
23:13, 07/11/2019

How to pay your bills using ACH transfers, so you can avoid processing fees and ditch checks forever 10'000 Hours/Getty Images Learning how to withdraw money with account and routing numbers is easy, and setting up ACH withdrawals could help you avoid card transaction fees and kick paper checks out of your life for good. You'll need to provide your...
02:39, 07/30/2019

NRA spent $1.6 million lobbying against tougher background checks in run-up to latest mass shootings Calls for tougher background checks and gun control in general have increased yet again in the wake of three mass shootings in California, Texas and Ohio that have left more than 30 people dead....
02:39, 08/06/2019

Trump vows ‘urgent resolve’ on background checks after mass shootings, provides no details Trump suggested Monday that a background check bill could be paired with his long-sought effort to toughen the nation's immigration system. But he didn't say how....
17:26, 08/05/2019

Phone Checks at Hong Kong’s Border Worry Travelers to Mainland China The searches are raising concerns that Beijing is trying to identify travelers sympathetic to the territory’s protest movement and further control what its people see about the unrest....
15:00, 08/15/2019

Japan warns of stricter checks on exports to South Korea, grants first nod since July Japan warned it could expand strict checks on exports to South Korea, after earlier granting approval for the shipment of a high-tech material to its neighbour for the first time since imposing tighter curbs last month....
06:26, 08/08/2019

Jay Cutler Checks Out a Location for His Future Butcher Shop--and Kristin Cavallari Approves! Did Jay Cutler just find his butcher shop? Maybe! Kristin Cavallari's husband takes a big step toward making his store owner dreams a reality in this clip from Sunday's Very......
00:52, 05/08/2019

McConnell claims background checks will be 'front and center' of Senate debates – live Senate leader has staunchly opposed the idea in the pastAndrew McCabe sues over firing, says it was part of ‘Trump’s unconstitutional plan’Sign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 12.27am BST The transportation department has issued new ...
01:39, 08/09/2019

Beto O'Rourke gun plan calls for mandatory buybacks, universal sale checks Democrat Beto O'Rourke, having resumed his campaign, detailed a plan Friday to curb gun violence by imposing a national gun licensing system and registry, and a mandatory buyback program for assault weapons....
22:13, 08/17/2019

Dan Crenshaw fact-checks NYT writer who wrongly accused him of not supporting 9/11 victims fund Rep. Dan Crenshaw, R-Tex, had a sharp response to a New York Times writer who accused him of not supporting the 9/11 Victims Compensation Fund, urging the liberal journalist to "check his facts."...
04:52, 06/12/2019

Facebook Fact-Checks Fake Viral Video Of "Drunk" Nancy Pelosi Facebook has decided to show fact-check results of a viral tampered video, instead of removing it,slowed down intentionally to show US Speaker Nancy Pelosi talk in a slurred tongue....
21:26, 05/25/2019

Federal Tories to strengthen police checks of candidates following Rick Dykstra case A lawyer was hired by the Conservatives in March 2018 to probe how Rick Dykstra was allowed to continue on as a candidate in the 2015 election after the party learned he was accused of assaulting a woman who worked for another MP....
22:13, 05/03/2019

New 2020 Land Rover Defender: Prince Harry checks-out lightly disguised prototype News 9 May, 2019 The new Land Rover Defender has gained the royal seal of approval in a revealing new livery designed to promote the 2020 Invictus Games...
18:13, 05/09/2019

Trump Suggests ‘Marrying’ Background Checks With Immigration Reform After Weekend Bloodshed Across America President Donald Trump on Monday suggested Congress should consider “marrying” gun control legislation with immigration reform, following two mass shootings in which 29 people were killed in less than 24 hours — one of which happene...
21:52, 08/05/2019

Democrats demand McConnell convene Senate to pass background checks after mass shootings As the nation reeled Sunday morning from news of a second mass shooting in the span of 13 hours, Democratic lawmakers began demanding that Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell take action this week on long-stalled gun control legislation they argue...
09:26, 08/05/2019

Push for 'red flag' laws, background checks gains steam in wake of mass shootings The push for so-called "red flag" laws and stronger background checks is gaining steam amid apparent support from President Trump and Democrats in Congress in the wake of the two mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton, though it presents a delicate cha...
05:00, 08/17/2019

White House pushes back after NRA claims Trump said universal background checks off the table The White House pushed back late Tuesday on claims by the National Rifle Association (NRA) that President Trump said universal background checks were off the table, amid an ongoing push for legislative action following two deadly mass shootings earli...
04:00, 08/21/2019

Top Democrats renew call for Senate to come back into session to pass background checks legislation Top congressional Democrats renewed calls on Monday for the Senate to reconvene and pass background check legislation in the wake of two mass shootings over the weekend....
03:00, 08/06/2019

SCAM ALERT: Bogus money orders and cashier’s checks are being sent to potential victims through the mail (NBC News)   Bogus money orders and cashier’s checks are being sent to potential victims through the mail. The legitimate-looking documents are being sent with a letter, offering to pay consumers for becoming a so-called mystery shopper. Justin Pritc...
11:00, 07/30/2019

Watch live: Trump visits Ohio, Texas, says he favors stronger background checks Protesters and supporters greeted President Donald Trump on his arrival in Dayton, Ohio, Wednesday, where he was to meet with law enforcement, families and survivors of the deadly shooting attack that killed nine people....
18:26, 08/07/2019

Congolese soldiers to force hand-washing, fever checks after Ebola emergency declaration The World Health Organization has declared a global health emergency over the long-simmering Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.        ...
21:39, 07/18/2019

Hackers Won't Let Up in Their Attack on U.S. Cities Local governments are facing a growing threat of cyberattacks and escalating ransom demands, as an attack in Baltimore has crippled thousands of computers for a month....
21:52, 06/07/2019

Prison guards watching Jeffrey Epstein reportedly fell asleep through checks and falsified records The two prison guards assigned to monitor registered sex offender Jeffrey Epstein fell asleep during their shift and failed to check on Epstein for three hours the night he died of an apparent suicide, multiple sources told The New York Times. They a...
13:00, 08/14/2019

Giannis Antetokounmpo checks stat sheet before answering question about Marcus Smart's return Giannis Antetokounmpo needed to check the stat sheet before answering a question about Marcus Smart's impact in his return to the Celtics' lineup.        ...
16:39, 05/07/2019

Can hackers tell what you’re texting or searching just by listening? Hackers may soon be able to discern information from the sounds of typing. A 2019 study of the budding phenomenon, obtained by Cornell University and not yet published in a peer-reviewed journal, found that Android phones and tablets are able to pick...
02:26, 06/06/2019

Why we should be worried about the suspected WhatsApp hackers For most people, most of the time, hacks are like natural disasters. They arise, seemingly out of nowhere, then die down, leaving devastation in their wake....
18:00, 05/14/2019

DOJ Says Chinese Hackers Attacked Anthem, but Not Why For years, China was rumored to be behind the health insurance company's massive data breach, but now the Justice Department is noticeably silent on the hackers' motives and affiliation....
02:39, 05/11/2019

How Hackers Can Steal Your Data at Airports Ever wonder if it’s a bad idea to surf the web using a heavily trafficked public wifi network at an airport? For the most part, it’s safe; your information probably isn’t at risk as long as you connect to the right network. On the other hand, you mig...
07:39, 05/24/2019

Hackers Go Pro, Seeking Bounties for Bugs The market for pointing out flaws in software has become more structured: Companies are willing to shell out huge sums to researchers who find zero-day vulnerabilities, or those that are totally unknown to developers....
09:52, 08/13/2019

U.S. and Iran's Hackers Are Trading Blows The loud saber rattling and increasing tension in the Persian Gulf is being felt acutely in cyberspace. Following reports that the U.S. carried out cyberattacks against Iran, a senior U.S. official warned this weekend about hacking attempts from Iran...
03:00, 06/25/2019

NRA Head Reportedly Called Trump to Warn Him That Pushing Firearm Background Checks Wouldn’t Play Well With His Base Vladimir Putin’s most beloved Russian operative walked onto the White House lawn and told the press that he was “all in favor” of “background checks like we’ve never had before.”...
02:00, 08/09/2019

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

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

Here’s how digital forensics experts track down hackers As society becomes increasingly data driven, the importance of ensuring this data’s security and fidelity grows exponentially. While prevention is still the best medicine though, tracking down those who have already entered your system is also vital....
13:52, 06/23/2019

Hackers broke into a contractor for Russia's spy agency The Russian government is used to perpetrating hacks, but it just became a target -- and the data says a lot about its goals. A hacking group nicknaming itself 0v1ru$ infiltrated the servers of SyTech, a contractor for the FSB intelligence agency on...
21:52, 07/21/2019

Businesses' Core Functions Are More Vulnerable to Hackers Companies are connecting behind-the-scenes business software to the internet, meaning that the systems that run their accounting, supply chains and other core functions are increasingly vulnerable to hackers....
16:00, 07/17/2019

Hackers target Office 365 business accounts New research from Barracuda has revealed that account takeover attacks are one of the fastest growing email security threats as hackers set their sights on Microsoft Office 365 accounts.The IT security company recently analyzed account takeover attac...
04:00, 05/04/2019

Report: Hackers using telecoms like ‘global spy system’ LONDON (AP) — Boston-based cybersecurity firm Cybereason says in a report that hackers are breaking into telecoms firms to gain sweeping access to VIPs’ call records, location data and device information. It’s a tactic that effectively tu...
13:52, 06/25/2019

A Bluetooth vulnerability could give hackers your location Your FitBit and other Bluetooth gadgets could be giving away your location data. Researchers from Boston University (BU) detected a vulnerability in several high-profile Bluetooth devices that could allow third-parties to determine your location and....
05:26, 07/18/2019

Why Rewards for Loyal Spenders Are ‘a Honey Pot for Hackers’ Companies are seeking more personal data from faithful customers in exchange for points, miles and other perks. But protections for loyalty accounts have not kept pace....
14:26, 05/11/2019

How hackers use tricks to make money from your clicks Online clicks are worth big money. Now hackers are using a cunning set of click-tricks to make money from people visiting websites without them realising...
14:49, 04/28/2019

Ransom hackers hit Georgia courts after cities pay $1M Hackers behind a series of repeating cyberattacks in a number of U.S. cities -- holding hostage computer systems for hundreds of thousands of dollars -- are keeping up the assault after at least two have paid them off....
23:39, 07/08/2019

Slack fixes bug that could have let hackers intercept downloads Slack has fixed a bug that could have allowed hackers to intercept and redirect downloads in the Windows desktop version of the messaging app. However, it seems no Slack users were affected before the service fixed the vulnerability....
23:00, 05/17/2019

‘All we know is MONEY!’: US cities struggle to fight hackers Baltimore this month joined Atlanta, San Diego and Newark in the list of US cities hit by ransomware attacks as the cyber intrusions are expected to continue“We won’t talk more, all we know is MONEY! Hurry up!”This was the ransom note that confronted...
10:52, 06/03/2019

Hackers Made an App That Kills to Prove a Point Medtronic and the FDA left an insulin pump with a potentially deadly vulnerability on the market—until researchers who found the flaw showed how bad it could be....
22:26, 07/16/2019

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

‘Pokémon Go’ creators sue ‘hackers’ over illegal knockoffs Gotta catch ’em all —without getting caught. Niantic, the software development company behind “Pokémon Go” and upcoming “Harry Potter: Wizards Unite,” is suing a group it claims has created knockoff versions of the games...
03:13, 06/18/2019

See if Amazon Prime Day 'Deals' Are Actually Deals With These Browser Extensions Amazon Prime Day is here. If you’re not boycotting the site, and are instead planning a big shopping frenzy, there’s a good chance you’ll be able to find some kind of discount for lots of items on your must-have list....
20:39, 07/15/2019

Remote-Based App Exposed Thousands Of Vehicles To Hackers A hacker who goes by the handle Jmaxxz has exposed a series of vulnerabilities in a remote-based automobile app that may have exposed around 60,000 cars to hackers....
23:26, 08/12/2019

Hackers take over the London Metropolitan Police's Twitter account Late on Friday night, the Twitter account of London's Metropolitan Police Service began tweeting unusual announcements. "XEON IS THE BEST FIGHTER IN SCOTLAND," it proclaimed, alongside the challenge: "what you gonna do call the police?"...
09:52, 07/20/2019

Hackers Could Be Using DMs to Hijack Twitter Accounts, Quick Heal Says With the Twitter accounts of Amitabh Bachchan and Adnan Sami getting hacked, security researchers have warned that users should think twice before clicking on the links received in the Twitter Direct......
07:13, 06/12/2019

Hackers could read non-corporate Outlook.com, Hotmail for six months Enlarge (credit: Getty / Aurich Lawson) Late on Friday, some users of Outlook.com/Hotmail/MSN Mail received an email from Microsoft stating that an unauthorized third party had gained limited access to their accounts and was able to read, among oth...
12:13, 05/02/2019

Automakers warm up to friendly hackers at cybersecurity conference At a conference where hackers can try their hand at picking locks and discover cyber vulnerabilities in a makeshift hospital, they can also endeavor to break into the control units of cars and take over driving functions....
16:15, 08/12/2019

Hackers could use self-driving cars to cause mayhem, study warns In their simulations, the researchers discovered the tipping point at which the number of stalled cars totally halts traffic for a large population. In one test, the team froze traffic in all of Manhattan....
22:13, 07/31/2019

Magecart hackers target popular poker software Magecart credit card skimmers typically target users through their web browser when shopping online but new research from Malwarebytes has discovered that cybercriminals were able to compromise poker software to do so as well.Poker Tracker is a softw...
19:39, 08/22/2019

How hackers can permanently lock you out of your accounts | Dylan Curran Some hackers use malicious code, but most just hide in plain sight. It can be devastatingly effectiveWhen their computer or social media account is hijacked by an unknown entity, most people probably picture something like this: a faceless man hunche...
10:39, 06/09/2019

Bitcoin bandits: Hackers steal equivalent of $40M from Binance Hackers used a range of attack methods to steal 7,000 bitcoin from Binance, a one of the world's largest cryptocurrency exchanges on Tuesday.        ...
03:52, 05/09/2019

Hackers behind dangerous oil and gas intrusions are probing US power grids Enlarge / Power Lines in Page, Arizona (credit: IIP Photo Archive) In a new troubling escalation, hackers behind at least two potentially fatal intrusions on industrial facilities have expanded their activities to probing dozens of power grids in t...
23:26, 06/15/2019

Hackers stole cash from 100 Amazon sellers in 'serious' fraud Amazon and its sellers are now believed to be the victim of a substantial fraud campaign. A newly public legal filing obtained by Bloomberg has revealed that Amazon reported a "serious" campaign that compromised the accounts of roughly 100 sellers b...
22:00, 05/08/2019

Bitcoin hackers steal over $40M in ‘well-orchestrated’ cyber breach Hackers stole more than $40 million worth of Bitcoins in a single transaction on one of the world's biggest crypto-currency exchange, the company has admitted....
05:52, 05/09/2019

Cybersecurity report: Hackers targeting U.S. power grid A group of hackers has targeted the U.S. power grid over the past several months but has so far been unable to trigger any outages or other incidents, a cybersecurity firm said in an analysis Friday....
03:13, 06/15/2019

Chinese hackers reportedly used NSA malware tools for attacks An unidentified group of hackers referred to as Shadow Brokers posted several NSA hacking tools online in 2016 and 2017. But a new report reveals that some of the NSA’s malware tools were reverse-engineered long before that by Chinese hackers who the...
20:52, 05/08/2019

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

Hackers hid malware in a fake trading app to steal your cryptocurrency Security researchers have uncovered a knock-off cryptocurrency trading website designed to steal the funds of unwitting victims. Cybercriminals have created a website that imitates the Cryptohopper cryptocurrency trading platform to distribute malwar...
18:39, 06/06/2019

Hackers Swipe More Than $40 Million of Bitcoin From Cryptocurrency Exchange Binance, one of the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges, said hackers stole more than $40 million worth of bitcoin from its platform in what it called a “large scale security breach.”...
11:39, 05/08/2019

N4T Investigators: Hackers stealing money from bank accounts TUCSON – Cybercriminals are gaining access to bank accounts and stealing money. A victim from Oro Valley recently had tens of thousands of dollars stolen from a credit union account. They did not want to be identified. Police believe this man opened ...
09:39, 07/19/2019

Hungry Hackers Use McDonald's App to Steal $1,500 in Fast Food It’s unclear if there is one mysterious Hamburglar hacker or multiple scammers, but for months, users of the Canadian McDonald’s app, “My McD’s,” have been complaining about someone gaining access to their accounts to fuel their feeding frenzies. Rea...
03:26, 04/30/2019

The Microsoft Outlook hackers are stealing victims’ Bitcoin Earlier this month, hackers accessed the emails of numerous Microsoft Outlook users after snatching the credentials of one of the company’s customer support reps. But now it turns out the hackers were also able to steal users’ cryptocurrency. One aff...
13:00, 04/30/2019

Huawei Gear Far More Vulnerable to Hackers Than That of Rivals, Report Says Telecommunications gear made by China’s Huawei Technologies is far more likely to contain flaws that could be leveraged by hackers for malicious use than equipment from rival companies, according to new research....
07:52, 06/26/2019

Microsoft: Russian hackers are using IoT devices to infiltrate networks A state-sponsored Russian hacking group has been taking advantage of Internet of Things devices' poor security measures to infiltrate corporate networks, according to Microsoft. The company has revealed that researchers from Microsoft's Thr...
20:13, 08/06/2019

A Flaw in Teleconferencing App Zoom Could Have Let Hackers Access Your Webcam. Here’s How to Fix it A series of security flaws in popular video-conferencing service Zoom left its users vulnerable to spying, denial of service attacks from unauthorized sites, and the potential installation of malware, according to a report from security researcher Jo...
21:13, 07/09/2019

Hackers hit global telecoms companies in espionage campaign Hackers broke into the systems of more than a dozen global telecoms companies and took large amounts of personal and corporate data, researchers said.Read More...
19:39, 06/25/2019

Hackers steal student data from Australia's top university A "sophisticated operator" has broken the cyber defenses of the Australian National University (ANU) and stolen years' worth of sensitive student data. Many of ANU's ex-students now work for the Australian government....
15:00, 06/04/2019

Microsoft: Russian government hackers are targeting IoT devices Microsoft today warned that Russian government hackers have been using video decoders, printers, and internet of things devices to breach computer networks. In a blog post, the Microsoft Threat Intelligence Center wrote that the “devices became point...
08:39, 08/06/2019

Hackers breached 3 US antivirus companies, researchers reveal Enlarge / An infographic from Advanced Intelligence showing the hacking group Fxmsp's breach-selling business model. (credit: AdvIntel) In a report published Thursday, researchers at the threat-research company Advanced Intelligence (AdvIntel) reve...
17:52, 05/10/2019

Chinese government hackers suspected of moonlighting for profit One of the most effective teams of Chinese government-backed hackers is also conducting financially-motivated side operations, cybersecurity researchers said on Wednesday....
03:13, 08/08/2019

Canada elections chief says hackers aim to keep people from voting Hackers seeking to interfere in Canada's federal election this October want to undermine trust in voting and the democratic process rather than manipulate the result, says Canada's chief electoral officer....
18:26, 06/06/2019

A City Paid a Hefty Ransom to Hackers. But Its Pains Are Far From Over. Weeks after Lake City, Fla., was hit by a cyberattack, the phones are back on and email is working, but the city has not yet recovered all its files....
12:00, 07/07/2019

Hackers broke into Sprint accounts through Samsung's website Sprint's security team is having a very, very lousy 2019. On top of the earlier Boost Mobile breach, the carrier has revealed that hackers obtained "unauthorized access" to an unspecified number of Sprint accounts through Samsung's "add a ...
08:52, 07/17/2019

Hitting the Books: How legendary hackers wound up working for the CIA Welcome to Hitting the Books. With less than one in five Americans reading just for fun these days, we've done the hard work for you by scouring the internet for the most interesting, thought provoking books on science and technology we can find...
12:26, 08/11/2019

Another Florida city gives in to hackers’ demands and pays $460,000 ransom Florida municipalities are proving to be a juicy and lucrative target these days for hackers who’ve been launching cyber attacks on computer systems, government phones and the like before demanding big ransom payments as a condition for leaving...
21:26, 06/28/2019

NYT: Chinese hackers detected and repurposed NSA malware for attacks An unidentified group of hackers that are referred to as Shadow Brokers posted several NSA hacking tools online in 2016 and 2017. But a new report reveals that some of the NSA’s malware tools were reversed-engineered long before that by Chinese...
10:26, 05/08/2019

Opera jumps into gaming with Opera GX browser – whatever that is You may not have heard of it, but Opera is a web browser competing with the likes of Chrome and Firefox to be the best browser. It may not have much going for it in terms of market share, but it's a quality browser. Now, it seems the company beh...
23:13, 05/21/2019

Hackers are stealing personal medical data to impersonate your doctor When it comes to health, prevention is the best cure. Now it’s becoming apparent it is time to extend this philosohphy to medical data as well. While personally identifiable information — full names, social security numbers, home addresses, dates of ...
22:00, 06/11/2019

Army fights fake news with propagandists and hackers in one unit Cyber and intelligence experts unite to battle disinformation as character of warfare changesComputer hackers and propaganda specialists working in the British army are to be placed in a single division, as part of a reorganisation designed to reflec...
08:13, 08/01/2019

Hackers steal 100,000 traveler photos from border patrol database US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officials on Monday said that one of its subcontractors had been breached in a “malicious cyberattack,” exposing images of travelers coming in and out of the country. Less than 100,000 people had their informati...
09:13, 06/11/2019

Fancy Bear hackers used IoT devices to hack corporate networks A state-sponsored hacking group from Russia is targeting IoT devices in order to breach corporate networks which are then used to pivot to more high-value targets.According to the Microsoft Threat Intelligence Center, attacks have been observed in th...
20:13, 08/06/2019

Here's how hackers are making your Tesla, GM and Chrysler less vulnerable to attack GM, Chrysler and Tesla pay 'white hat' hackers to break into cars' systems. It's how they find and correct flaws, aiming to keep drivers safer.       ...
21:39, 07/05/2019

India Set To Get Defence Cyber Agency to Fight Pak, Chinese Hackers In a bid to bolster its capabilities to tackle threats emanating from hackers, mostly from China and Pakistan, India is all set to have Defence Cyber Agency (DCA) by next month. This agency will be......
12:13, 04/30/2019

Uniqlo hackers access data from more than 460,000 accounts at its online store Fast Retailing, the company behind the Uniqlo chain of apparel stores, announced Monday that the data of more than 460,000 customers on its online shopping sites were accessed by hackers from April 23 to May 10....
07:13, 05/14/2019

Zoom Backtracks, Says It Will Actually Fix Major Flaw That Could Let Hackers Hijack Mac Webcams After initially defending their decision to install insecure local web servers on Mac users’ machines that posed a major security risk and could be hijacked by attackers, teleconferencing app Zoom has backtracked and has said it will quickly remove t...
04:13, 07/10/2019

North Korea hackers ‘Venus-121’ behind attack on activists, firm says A South Korean cybersecurity firm has identified a North Korea hacking group that recently launched a spear-phishing attack while impersonating employees of Seoul's unification ministry....
16:39, 05/01/2019

Hackers steal traveler photos and license plates from US Customs If you were wondering why it can be risky for governments to collect traveler images en masse on connected systems... well, here's why. US Customs and Border Protection has confirmed that hackers stole traveler images from a subcontractor, incl...
01:26, 06/11/2019

Hackers reportedly stole nearly $10M worth of Ripple (XRP) in GateHub hack Another day, another cryptocurrency heist. Hackers have breached over 100 Ripple (XRP) Ledger wallets managed by service provider GateHub. If that wasn’t bad enough, additional reports suggest the attackers have siphoned off more than $10 million wor...
19:00, 06/07/2019

Hackers Stole U.S. Customs and Border Protection's Traveler Photos License plate images and photos of individuals who traveled in and out of the United States were taken in a malicious hack impacting U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), according to a report in the Washington Post. The agency learned last month...
03:39, 06/11/2019

Researchers worry that hackers could turn connected cars into roadblocks As carmakers continue to pack their newest models with all manner of “smart” technology, researchers are concerned that connected vehicles will become an increasingly irresistible target for hackers. A new study by scientists with the Geo...
03:52, 07/31/2019

DHS report warns airplane hackers could affect flight controls U.S. security officials issued a warning Tuesday that small airplanes are also vulnerable to hacking, and the openings might allow criminals to alter key instrument readings to produce false data in flight....
01:26, 07/31/2019

Iranian hackers wage cyber campaign amid tensions with US WASHINGTON (AP) — Iran has increased its offensive cyberattacks against the U.S. government and critical infrastructure as tensions have grown between the two nations, cybersecurity firms say. In recent weeks, hackers believed to be working for the I...
20:52, 06/22/2019

Raspberry Pi 4 gets Kali Linux, a distro aimed at ethical hackers Following hot on the heels of the Raspberry Pi 4 hitting the shelves, specialist security distro Kali Linux – which is used by ethical hackers – has been made available for the compact computer board.You can grab Kali Linux for the Rasp...
13:13, 07/09/2019

Hackers were told to break into U.S. voting machines. They didn’t have much trouble. In three years since its inception, Def Con’s Voting Village has become a destination not only for hackers but also lawmakers and members of the intelligence community....
04:26, 08/14/2019

Global Telecom Carriers Attacked by Suspected Chinese Hackers Hackers believed to be backed by China’s government have infiltrated the cellular networks of at least 10 global carriers, swiping users’ whereabouts, text-messaging records and call logs, according to a new report....
04:52, 06/25/2019

Hackers breached Bulgaria’s tax agency and leaked the data of 5M people Bulgaria has suffered what has been described as the biggest data leak in its history. The stolen data, which hackers emailed to local media on July 15, originates from the country’s tax reporting service – the National Revenue Agency (NRA). The brea...
01:13, 07/17/2019

Permission to intrude: hiring hackers to bolster cyber defences It’s no news that data breaches and cyberattacks are on the rise, with hacks becoming increasingly sophisticated. Businesses are struggling to keep up with rapidly shifting cybercriminal motivations, tactics and appetites for destruction. ...
10:52, 05/21/2019

Hackers steal millions of Bulgarians' financial records: tax agency Hackers have stolen the financial data of millions of Bulgarians from the country's tax agency, the government said on Tuesday, in an attack that one researcher said may have compromised nearly every adult's personal records....
16:13, 07/16/2019

Hackers hit Bulgaria, leak data from Russian email: government Hackers stole millions of Bulgarians' personal and financial data and distributed it from a Russian-based email in an attack one minister linked to the purchase of new F-16 fighter jets from the United States, the government said on Tuesday....
13:13, 07/16/2019

Zoom for Mac made it too easy for hackers to access webcams. Here’s what to do [Updated] Enlarge / Artist's impression of wireless hackers in your computer. (credit: TimeStopper / Getty Images) Update 7:23pm ET: As this post was being reported, Zoom developers reversed their previous position and issued an update that changes the conte...
02:00, 07/10/2019

Hackers made $32K in 7 weeks by fixing bugs in cryptocurrency projects In the past seven weeks, white hat hackers earned at least $32,150 by fixing security flaws in popular cryptocurrency and blockchain platforms like TRON, Brave, EOS and Coinbase. According to data reviewed by Hard Fork, 15 blockchain-related firms ha...
20:26, 05/20/2019

Cybereason: Hackers stole cellphone records in global spy campaign Hackers have been able to steal cellphone records from more than a dozen wireless providers as part of a massive spying program that targeted dozens of people and businesses, cybersecurity experts said in a new report....
00:26, 06/26/2019

Hackers can hijack your digital photos for ransom, experts warn Hackers and malware and ransomware have for years targeted personal computers and computerized networks, but cybercriminals may soon turn their attention to hijacking your photos, analysts say....
23:13, 08/13/2019

Russian hackers breached two Florida counties in 2016, governor says Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis said Tuesday that Russian hackers breached voter databases in two of the state's counties before the 2016 presidential election....
21:26, 05/14/2019

Amazon Hit by Extensive Fraud With Hackers Siphoning Seller Funds Amazon was hit by an "extensive" fraud, revealing that unidentified hackers were able to siphon funds from merchant accounts over six months last year....
11:13, 05/09/2019

These Dummy iOS Lightning Cables Let Hackers Remotely Access Your Devices Hardware hacks might not get as much attention as the latest security breaches, but they can be just as devastating. You’re probably picturing an attacker sneakily using a dummy USB key to infiltrate a computer, but as a recent report from Vice descr...
07:00, 08/13/2019

Hackers can bypass £30 limit on contactless cards, study finds Researchers have discovered that the £30 limit on Visa contactless cards can be bypassed, potentially enabling criminals to empty out victims' bank accounts without touching the card....
13:00, 07/30/2019

Office gear like printers and phones may not look like computers, but they are vulnerable to hackers Office phones, printers, building control systems and more — these may not sound like computers but they can all be hacked, according to cybersecurity pros....
23:26, 08/12/2019

Campaigns Remain Vulnerable as Signs of Russian Hackers Re-Emerge Many 2020 presidential campaigns face challenges in rebuffing cyberattacks despite taking steps to beef up security, an issue brought into fresh focus by President Trump’s comments that he might accept information from foreign governments that was da...
13:00, 06/14/2019

Why some of the world's top cybersecurity hackers are paid millions to use their powers for good There is a shortfall of cybersecurity workers that could reach as high as 3.5 million unfilled roles by 2021. A start-up called Synack provides crowdsourced security and hires freelance hackers to help companies find vulnerabilities....
21:52, 05/18/2019

WhatsApp vulnerability allows hackers to install spyware on your phone with one call Facebook shared a security advisory on Monday, May 13th warning WhatsApp users that an “advanced cyber actor” has been spreading spyware through the app by taking advantage of a buffer overflow vulnerability. All that it took to install t...
17:39, 05/14/2019

New vulnerabilities may let hackers remotely SACK Linux and FreeBSD systems Enlarge (credit: JIP) The Linux and FreeBSD operating systems contain newly discovered vulnerabilities that make it easy for hackers to remotely crash servers and disrupt communications, researchers have warned. OS distributors are advising users t...
06:52, 06/19/2019

Hackers Are Holding Baltimore's Government Computers Hostage, and It's Not Even Close to Over On May 7, hackers infected about 10,000 of Baltimore city government’s computers with an aggressive form of ransomware called RobbinHood, and insisted the city pay 13 bitcoin (then $76,280, today $102,310) to cut the computers loose. The hackers clai...
20:52, 05/22/2019

A rogue Raspberry Pi helped hackers access NASA JPL systems NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) suffers from multiple cybersecurity weaknesses despite the advances it has achieved in space technology, according to the agency's Office of Inspector General (PDF). Investigators looked into the resea...
13:52, 06/20/2019

Could nation-state hackers target your email? Microsoft thinks so Microsoft has shown off the first voting system to make use of its ElectionGuard technology, which is designed to prevent tampering with elections, while revealing some alarming statistics about how many normal people – not just business custo...
15:39, 07/18/2019

Microsoft warns 10,000 customers they’re targeted by nation-sponsored hackers Enlarge / United Nations HQ in New York. (credit: Javier Carbajal) Microsoft said on Wednesday that it has notified almost 10,000 customers in the past year that they’re being targeted by nation-sponsored hackers. According to a post from Microsoft...
07:13, 07/18/2019

WiFi can be a free-for-all for hackers. Here's how to stop them from taking your data It's easy to hop on Wi-Fi networks while you're out, but you are opening yourself – and your data – up to unknown attacks. Try these four suggestions.       ...
03:00, 08/13/2019

WhatsApp attack allowed hackers to install surveillance tech A recently discovered security flaw in the popular messaging app WhatsApp has been exploited to secretly install spyware onto users' devices.As the software suffers from a buffer overflow weakness, hackers can take over the application to run ma...
13:26, 05/15/2019

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

Hackers turn tables on account hijackers by stealing forum data Online account hijackers received a taste of ironic punishment this week. KrebsOnSecurity has learned that hackers stole the database from the popular hijacker forum OGusers on May 12th, obtaining email addresses, hashed passwords, IP addresses and....
10:13, 05/20/2019

Hackers can turn headphones into ‘acoustic weapons,’ cybersecurity expert warns Speakers on your phone, computer and other internet-connected devices could be hacked and used to wreak havoc on your eardrums, warns a new investigation. A cybersecurity expert claims to have conducted a malware test that found everyday items like h...
08:39, 08/14/2019

WhatsApp Exploit Allowed Hackers to Snoop, Users Urged to Update App WhatsApp says a vulnerability in the popular communications app let mobile phones be infected with sophisticated spyware with a missed in-app call alone....
00:13, 05/15/2019

Baltimore: government computers crippled by attack as hackers demand bitcoin Attack on city computers prevents employees from sending email and knocked out bill pay websites, as hackers demand $76,000Hackers have seized control of government computers for the city of Baltimore, demanding ransom and leaving the city locked out...
21:39, 05/22/2019

Florida City Fires IT Employee After Paying $460,000 Bitcoin Ransom to Hackers Lake City, Florida paid out a bitcoin ransom worth $460,000 to hackers who disabled the city’s computer systems with sophisticated ransomware last month, hot on the heels of a $600,000 ransom paid out in similar circumstances by Riviera Beach, Florid...
07:13, 07/02/2019

Hackers abuse ASUS cloud service to install backdoor on users’ PCs Enlarge (credit: Jeremy Brooks / Flickr) ASUS' update mechanism has once again been abused to install malware that backdoors PCs, researchers from Eset reported earlier this week. The researchers, who continue to investigate the incident, said they...
19:52, 05/16/2019

Microsoft catches Russian state hackers using IoT devices to breach networks Enlarge / A script used to maintain network persistence. (credit: Microsoft) Hackers working for the Russian government have been using printers, video decoders, and other so-called Internet-of-things devices as a beachhead to penetrate targeted co...
11:00, 08/06/2019

Iranian hackers wage cyber campaign against U.S. amid ongoing tension Tensions spiked this past week after Iran shot down an unmanned U.S. drone -- an incident that nearly led to a U.S. military strike against Iran Thursday evening....
18:39, 06/22/2019

Sprint says hackers used Samsung’s website to access customer account data In late June, hackers managed to access an unknown number of Sprint accounts by exploiting a security loophole on Samsung’s “add a line” website, according to a new report from ZDNet. According to Sprint, which sent out a letter to ...
06:39, 07/17/2019

Iranian Hackers Wage Cyber Campaign Amid Ongoing Tensions With the U.S. WASHINGTON — Iran has increased its offensive cyberattacks against the U.S. government and critical infrastructure as tensions have grown between the two nations, cybersecurity firms say. In recent weeks, hackers believed to be working for the ...
06:52, 06/23/2019

In systemic breach, hackers steal millions of Bulgarians' financial data Bulgaria's finance minister apologized to the country on Tuesday after admitting hackers had stolen millions of taxpayers' financial data in an attack that one researcher said may have compromised nearly every adult's personal records....
01:52, 07/17/2019

Hackers hit global telcos in espionage campaign: cyber research firm Hackers have broken into the systems of more than a dozen global telecoms companies and taken large amounts of personal and corporate data, researchers from a cyber security company said on Tuesday, identifying links to previous Chinese cyber-espiona...
09:13, 06/25/2019

Hackers steal data from telcos in espionage campaign: cyber firm Hackers broke into the systems of more than a dozen global telecom firms and stole huge amounts of data in a seven-year spying campaign, researchers from a cyber security company said, identifying links to previous Chinese cyber-espionage activities....
19:26, 06/25/2019

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

Iranian state hackers reload their domains, release off-the-shelf RAT malware Enlarge / Iran's hacking groups are scaling up, hitting Saudi companies and other organizations, according to a Recorded Future report. (credit: Getty Images) A new report from the threat research firm Recorded Future finds that activity from APT33...
03:26, 06/27/2019

Hackers Strike Another Small Florida City, Demanding Hefty Ransom For the second week in a row, a small Florida city has agreed to pay cyber criminals hundreds of thousands of dollars after a ransomware attack crippled city systems....
12:13, 06/27/2019

Binance hackers suddenly move $8 million worth of stolen Bitcoin More than $8 million worth of Bitcoin stolen from cryptocurrency exchange Binance has suddenly moved. Earlier today, a combined 707.1 BTC was sent from one of the hacker‘s Bitcoin wallets to a separate pair of addresses. The two transfers, for 706.1 ...
22:00, 07/08/2019

Government hackers reportedly broke into Russian search company Yandex According to a Reuters report, hackers working for Western intelligence agencies reportedly broke into Yandex, the company often referred to as "Russia's Google." The hackers were allegedly looking for technical information that would indicate h...
17:52, 06/28/2019

US Cyber Command warns of nation-state hackers exploiting Outlook The recent surge in state-backed hacking campaigns isn't dying down any time soon. US Cyber Command has reported that unnamed state actors are making "active malicious use" of a 2017-era Outlook vulnerability (long since patched) to escape the ...
07:00, 07/03/2019

Florida city agrees to pay hackers $600,000 in bitcoin to get its computer files back Everyone knows that crime doesn’t pay, or at least that’s what we’re all led to believe. For hackers who broke into the computer systems of a Florida city a few weeks back, crime seems to be paying rather well, and the local governm...
02:39, 06/21/2019

Hackers steal $41 million worth of bitcoin from Binance cryptocurrency exchange Hackers stole bitcoin worth $41 million from Binance, one of the world's largest cryptocurrency exchanges, the company said on Wednesday, the latest in a string of thefts from cryptocurrency exchanges around the world....
11:52, 05/08/2019

Binance hackers shift stolen bitcoin, identity still unclear: researchers Hackers who stole bitcoin worth over $40 million from the major Binance cryptocurrency exchange have moved the tainted coins to a number of digital wallets, researchers said on Thursday, potentially throwing up clues to those behind the heist....
08:13, 05/10/2019

Hackers exploit Mozilla Firefox bug reportedly affecting Coinbase users Mozilla has warned hackers are exploiting a critical “zero-day” exploit in its Firefox browser — and cryptocurrency owners are most at-risk, ZDNet reports. Details of the bug are scarce, but Mozilla has described it as a “type confusion vulnerability...
20:39, 06/19/2019

Army to train cyber spies to combat hackers and digital propaganda The British Army will adapt to better tackle the threat of cyber warfare, including hackers, digital propaganda and misinformation, the Ministry of Defence (MoD) has said. ...
04:39, 08/01/2019

Akamai: Hackers have carried out 12 billion attacks against gaming web sites in 17 months Hackers have targeted the gaming industry by carrying out 12 billion credential stuffing attacks against gaming websites in the 17 months ended March 2019.Read More...
14:26, 06/12/2019

Android vulnerability lets hackers hijack your phone with malicious videos If you use a phone running any version of Android between 7.0 and 9.0 (Nougat, Oreo, or Pie), you ought to immediately install the latest security update – or risk getting your handset hijacked by devious video malware. The culprit is a vulnerability...
17:39, 07/24/2019

Florida city pays hackers $600,000 in ransom to save computer records The hackers apparently got into the city’s system when an employee clicked on an email link that allowed them to upload malware.       ...
05:39, 06/20/2019

Software firm may have exposed North Carolina to election hackers in 2016 Voting system security is problematic enough, but one company might have unintentionally laid out a welcome mat for hackers. Politico claims VR Systems, a voting software firm targeted by Russians, took a gigantic risk in 2016 by using remote access...
22:13, 06/05/2019

Hackers access student data at top Australian university going back 19 years Australia's top-ranked university said on Tuesday hackers breached its cyber defenses late last year to obtain sensitive data, including students' bank account numbers and passport details going back 19 years....
13:00, 06/04/2019

Baltimore didn’t pay Bitcoin ransom so hackers leaked sensitive data on Twitter Officials investigating the Bitcoin-fueled ransomware attack that hit Baltimore City last month believe the hackers have leaked government documents on Twitter. A Twitter account claiming to be owned by the hackers appears to have been used to leak t...
23:00, 06/05/2019

Reuters: Chinese hackers used the cloud to steal trade secrets from enterprise customers A report a few days ago revealed that hackers linked with China’s government were stealing data from more than a dozen global telecom companies for years. Cybersecurity company Cyberreason said at the time that a hacking group labeled APT10, as...
02:26, 06/28/2019

Hackers Attack Indian Healthcare Website, Steal 68 Lakh Records: FireEye FireEye said on Thursday that hackers broke into a leading India-based healthcare website, stealing 68 lakh records containing patient and doctor information....
15:39, 08/22/2019

Hackers stealing cell records from global telcos to ‘spy on high-profile targets’ An ambitious group of suspected state-backed hackers has been burrowing into telecommunications companies in order to spy on high-profile targets across the world, a US cybersecurity firm said in a report published Tuesday....
18:26, 06/26/2019

Florida city pays hackers $600K in bitcoin to get computer systems back A small city in Florida has agreed to pay nearly $600,000 in bitcoin ransom to hackers that took control over its computer systems in a ransomware attack, according to reports. The Riviera Beach City Council on Monday unanimously approved its insuran...
17:39, 06/20/2019

The Zoom bug that could've let hackers spy on video meetings tapped into people's deepest tech fears A big, public reaction to what should have been a minor fix in the Zoom collaboration tool says more about consumers' growing discomfort about the realities of the video and audio tools that now surround us....
16:13, 07/14/2019

Symantec reveals WhatsApp and Telegram exploit that gives hackers access to your personal media Cybersecurity firm Symantec found an exploit that could allow WhatsApp and Telegram media files to be exposed and manipulated by malicious actors.Read More...
14:13, 07/15/2019

Hackers linked to China stole private data from wireless telcos around the world For a few years now, high-ranking US intelligence officials warned that Huawei is a security threat for America and its allies. Its networking equipment can allegedly be used for spying operations against the West, and Huawei has been contesting thes...
23:13, 06/25/2019

As Bitcoin surges, hackers rush to spread cryptocurrency malware on Google Play An unfortunate consequence of Bitcoin’s price revival in recent weeks is the resurgence of cryptocurrency malware on Google Play. ESET security researchers, have verified that there were at least two apps on Google Play specifically designed to steal...
19:13, 05/23/2019

Suspected Chinese State Hackers Attack Global Telecom Carriers: Cybereason Suspected Chinese hackers have infiltrated into the networks of over a dozen telecommunication providers in Europe, Asia, Africa, and the Middle East, Cybereason said....
18:52, 06/25/2019

European police trial sending young hackers to remedial classes instead of jail European authorities are mulling over the idea of giving a second chance to young hackers instead of sending them straight to the clink – but only if they haven’t previously engaged in cybercrime. At the International Conference on Cybersecurity held...
13:39, 07/24/2019

Nation-sponsored hackers likely carried out hostile takeover of rival groups’s servers Enlarge If nation-sponsored hacking was baseball, the Russian-speaking group called Turla would not just be a Major League team—it would be a perennial playoff contender. Researchers from multiple security firms largely agree that Turla was behind...
12:39, 06/20/2019

Hackers, farmers, and doctors unite! Support for Right to Repair laws slowly grows Enlarge / Manufacturers would prefer it if iFixit guides (like the one pictured on a Motorola Xoom from 2011) didn't exist. (credit: iFixit) Kelsea Weber is apologetic for being hard to get ahold of. “We were all busy tearing down the iPhone XS,” s...
19:13, 06/20/2019

Hackers actively exploit WordPress plugin flaw to send visitors to bad sites Enlarge / A redirection from a site still running a vulnerable version of the plugin. Hackers have been actively exploiting a recently patched vulnerability in some websites that causes the sites to redirect to malicious sites or display misleadin...
00:26, 05/31/2019

Anonymous comes to town: the hackers who took on high school sexual assault in Ohio – documentary The sleepy rustbelt town of Steubenville, Ohio, was once best known for high school sports and as the birthplace of Dean Martin. But when a teen sexual assault committed by two members of the football team surfaced, the shadowy hacker group Anonymous...
19:13, 05/01/2019

Hackers steal over $40 million worth of bitcoin from one of the world's-largest crypto exchanges Binance warned that "hackers may still control certain user accounts and may use those to influence prices" but said it would cover the incident "in full," meaning users' funds would not be affected....
05:13, 05/08/2019

Trump: 'I have an appetite for background checks' President Donald Trump on Wednesday once again backed tighter background checks for gun purchases, but said he wants to be careful that closing what he calls "loopholes" doesn't clear the way for more gun control. (Aug. 21)    &#...
16:52, 08/22/2019

Hackers target major UK supermarket’s Twitter with phoney Bill Gates Bitcoin scam Hackers took control of British multinational retailer Tesco’s Twitter account yesterday, urging followers to send Bitcoin to a wallet address and promising to return twice the value received. Luckily, though, Tesco’s followers did not fall for the B...
00:39, 06/26/2019

Opportunistic hackers delete files from Iomega network drives, demand Bitcoin ransom Nefarious hackers are wiping files on publicly accessible storage devices and leaving just a Bitcoin ransom note behind. According to users on the BleepingComputer forums, files on their Lenovo Iomega NAS (network attached storage) devices are allege...
15:52, 07/30/2019

Antivirus Makers Confirm—and Deny—Getting Breached by Hackers Looking to Sell Stolen Data [Updated] Symantec and Trend Micro are two of the three top U.S. antivirus companies that a group of Russian-speaking hackers claim to have compromised, Gizmodo has confirmed.Read more......
03:52, 05/14/2019

Hackers stole unreleased Radiohead music, asked for $150K ransom—so the band released it online Hackers tried to extort English rock band Radiohead for $150,000, threatening to release archived music that the band never intended to be published. So, the band decided to release it themselves....
17:39, 06/11/2019

Baltimore mayor open to paying off hackers who paralyzed city, despite once likening it to 'rewarding bank robbers' The mayor of Baltimore said this week that he’s open to paying off the hackers who paralyzed the city’s computer systems and are now demanding about $100,000 to restore the data, despite once likening the payoff as “rewarding bank robbers for robbing...
03:13, 05/26/2019

Gun rights advocates sue over California's 'absurd' law requiring background checks for ammo sales The lawsuit is in response to a recent California law requiring background checks ahead of all ammunition purchases.        ...
15:00, 07/26/2019

'Game of Thrones' star Kit Harington checks into wellness retreat for 'personal issues' "Game of Thrones" star Kit Harington is taking time away from the spotlight to work on "some personal issues."        ...
05:26, 05/29/2019

Baltimore won't pay hackers' ransom, sets aside $10M in emergency funding to recover from cyberattack While a second Florida city paid hackers a ransom, the city of Baltimore is shelling out $10 million to recover from a similar computer system attack.        ...
02:52, 06/28/2019

After FBI briefing, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis says Russian hackers accessed voter databases in 2 Florida counties TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — After FBI briefing, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis says Russian hackers accessed voter databases in 2 Florida counties....
17:52, 05/14/2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

| 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

| 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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