Privacy Experts: Facebook’s $5B Fine Unlikely to Do Much

Privacy Experts: Facebook’s $5B Fine Unlikely to Do Much

The $5 billion fine that the Federal Trade Commission has slapped on Facebook for privacy violations may be the largest ever levied by the agency,…

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Is Your WhatsApp Being Weird? You May Need to Check For Hidden Malware

Is Your WhatsApp Being Weird? You May Need to Check For Hidden Malware

With over 2.5 billion monthly active users that have accumulated since its fruition, Android has seen massive growth over the last 10 years. With so…

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Facebook $5 Billion U.S. Privacy Settlement Approved by FTC

Facebook $5 Billion U.S. Privacy Settlement Approved by FTC

U.S. officials approved a record $5 billion privacy settlement with Facebook Inc. to resolve the Cambridge Analytica data scandal, people said, prompting an immediate outcry from lawmakers…

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Crashed UAE Military Spy Satellite Raises Possibility Of Enemy Cyberattack

Crashed UAE Military Spy Satellite Raises Possibility Of Enemy Cyberattack

An investigation has been launched by the European Space Agency (ESA) and French aerospace group Arianespace into the failed launch of a rocket carrying a military spy satellite…

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25 Million Android Phones Infected With Malware That ‘Hides In WhatsApp’

25 Million Android Phones Infected With Malware That ‘Hides In WhatsApp’

As many as 25 million Android phones have been hit with malware that replaces installed apps like WhatsApp with evil versions that serve up adverts,…

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Bug in Anesthesia Respirators Allows Cyber-Tampering

Bug in Anesthesia Respirators Allows Cyber-Tampering

A vulnerability in GE Healthcare’s Aestiva and Aespire anesthesia devices would allow an unauthenticated cybercriminal on the same network as the device to modify gas…

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5 ways compliance hurts security

5 ways compliance hurts security

Most of us in the IT security business know that compliance isn’t the same as security. Compliance is an auditing, paperwork, checklist mentality. Security is…

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7 Ways the Hidden World of the Darknet Is Evolving

7 Ways the Hidden World of the Darknet Is Evolving

The darknet isn’t as hidden as it used to be. The seamy digital underbelly of the internet, according to some sources, may be shrinking or entering the…

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More than two million major cyberattacks hit globally last year

More than two million major cyberattacks hit globally last year

Last year saw more than two million major cyberattacks strike businesses across the world. The latest figures by the Internet Society’s Online Trust Alliance claim that these…

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Zoom defends use of local web server on Macs after security report

Zoom defends use of local web server on Macs after security report

The very least that a user can do to protect themselves. Video conferencing company Zoom has defended its use of a local web server on…

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