Congress is once more trying its hand at national cybersecurity regulation as Lawmakers have just advanced a new bill, the “Lawful Access to Encrypted Data Act,” which calls for an end to “warrant-proof” encryption that’s disrupted criminal investigations. This means that if passed, the bill will require tech companies to give legislators lawful access to […]
According to ZDNet US Secret Service says hackers are breaching MSPs to orchestrate ransomware attacks, point-of-sale intrusions, and business email compromise (BEC) scams. The US Secret Service sent out a security alert last month to the US private sector and government organisations warning about an increase in hacks of managed service providers (MSPs). MSPs provide remote […]
As internet traffic continues to surge, Adam Davenport, director of interconnection strategy at GTT, explores the steps that must be taken to better protect consumers and businesses against route leaks and hijacks. Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, more and more people have relied on the internet to stay connected while keeping their distance. As a result, […]
EDP Renewables North America (EDPR NA) confirmed a Ragnar Locker ransomware attack that affected its parent corporation’s systems, the Portuguese multinational energy giant Energias de Portugal (EDP).
As reported by The Register, more than 240 website subdomains belonging to organizations large and small, including household names, were hijacked to redirect netizens to malware, X-rated material, online gambling, and other unexpected content. These big names are said to include Chevron, the Red Cross, UNESCO, 3M, Getty Images, Hawaiian Airlines, Arm, Warner Brothers, Honeywell, Autodesk, […]
As reported by NBC, the U.S. is “looking at” banning TikTok and other Chinese social media apps, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told Fox News on Monday. His comments come amid rising tensions between the U.S. and China and as scrutiny on TikTok and Chinese technology firms continues to grow. When asked in a Fox News […]
It was reported over the weekend that breaches occurred in five dating apps, leaking PI on more than 1 million users, attributed to misconfigurations of various servers: Amazon buckets, ElasticSearch, and MongoDB.
Employers who have suddenly shifted a large percentage of their workforce to remote due to Covid-19 no doubt will shudder by the findings of a new Frauhofer Institute study that concluded no home router was without security vulnerabilities. The German tech think tank analyzed 127 home routers from seven manufacturers sold in Europe and found that 46 […]