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The U.S. Government is on Hiatus, Cybersecurity Threats Are Not

The U.S. Government is on Hiatus, Cybersecurity Threats Are Not

Guy Franklin of SOSA discusses the lasting effects of the government shutdown.

Investigation: Ring Employees Allegedly Accessed Users

Investigation: Ring Employees Allegedly Accessed Users' Security Camera Footage

An investigation published by The Intercept found that some Ring employees were giving access to users' security camera feeds.

Marriott Breach: Unencrypted Passport Numbers, Payment Cards Leaked

Marriott Breach: Unencrypted Passport Numbers, Payment Cards Leaked

Marriott's mega-breach is somehow better, and worse.

Weather Apps Under Fire for Collecting, Selling User Data

Weather Apps Under Fire for Collecting, Selling User Data

Several weather apps have been found to harvest and use data from its users.

Hacking Back: Revenge is Sweet, But is it Legal?

Hacking Back: Revenge is Sweet, But is it Legal?

Before you go ahead hack backing intruders, you should proceed with caution.

Cybersecurity Top of Mind for Gamers in 2019

Cybersecurity Top of Mind for Gamers in 2019

McAfee has released the results of a survey that show gamers are particularly worried about cybersecurity when it comes to the future of gaming.

Worst Data Breaches of 2018

It seemed like data breaches were everywhere in 2018, affecting everyone from a Canadian cannabis store to Chili's to the U.S. Postal Service. Here are a few of the biggest data breaches of the year.

Wave of Bomb Threats Linked to Group of Spammers

Wave of Bomb Threats Linked to Group of Spammers

Last weeks wave of Bomb Threats has been linked to the same group of spammers responsible for mass sextortion scams.



Facial Recognition Kiosk at Taylor Swift Concert Brings Up Data Security and Privacy Issues

Facial Recognition Kiosk at Taylor Swift Concert Brings Up Data Security and Privacy Issues

Data security and privacy experts discuss the issues of facial recognition at Taylor Swift's May 18th concert.

Facebook Bug Exposes 6.8 Million Users

Facebook Bug Exposes 6.8 Million Users' Photos

Facebook continues to face criticism of the information they share with third-party app developers.

NY Times Report Shows Scary Side of Location Data

NY Times Report Shows Scary Side of Location Data

A new report from the New York Times details how personal and invasive smartphone location data can get.

Google Plus to Shutter Early Due to Second Data Breach

Google Plus to Shutter Early Due to Second Data Breach

As a result of the latest breach, the company now plans to shutter Google Plus by April 2019, and cease access to its APIs in the next 90 days.

Marriott Breach Investigators Hone In on Suspects

Marriott Breach Investigators Hone In on Suspects

Private investigators believe Chinese hackers may be to blame in the Marriott hack.

Bug Found in Surveillance Cameras Makes Feeds Vulnerable

Bug Found in Surveillance Cameras Makes Feeds Vulnerable

Researchers have uncovered a vulnerability which can be used to completely compromise Nuuo surveillance cameras and feeds.

Mozilla and ThingsCon Launch IoT Security Certification Mark

Mozilla and ThingsCon Launch IoT Security Certification Mark

Mozilla and ThingsCon announced Thursday the launch of the Trustable Technology Mark, designed to help customers tell if an Internet of Things-connected device is designed with strict privacy and security measures.

Cybersecurity: Simple Tips to Protect Yourself

Cybersecurity: Simple Tips to Protect Yourself

Simply employing the most basic of information security rules will make you and your business more safe and secure.

Quora Says 100 Million Users Breached in Security Incident

Quora Says 100 Million Users Breached in Security Incident

The names, email addresses and passwords of 100 million users of Quora have been made vulnerable.

As Many as 500 Million Potentially Affected by Marriott Data Breach

As Many as 500 Million Potentially Affected by Marriott Data Breach

"The company has not finished identifying duplicate information in the database, but believes it contains information on up to approximately 500 million guests who made a reservation at a Starwood property," Marriott said in a statement.

Shifting Towards the Cloud

Shifting Towards the Cloud

Video surveillance has dramatically changed in recent decades. Open, IP-based network technology has largely replaced the closed, proprietary world that long dominated the security industry.

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Dunkin' Donuts Reward Program Users' Data Made Vulnerable

The coffee chain says hackers might have accessed customer info through a data breach.

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