After a major telephone outage in the Netherlands took down the nation’s emergency phone number yesterday, police forces took the streets to ensure people could contact emergency services through them.
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The IoT Cybersecurity bill, which was introduced in March, passed through the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs last week and is now headed to the full Senate for a vote.
Users’ data might be more at risk than they realize. A new study shows that three quarters of mobile application have insecure data storage issues, putting passwords, financial information, personal data, and correspondence at risk.
After a Facebook user discovered that the old Nest owners were able to see screenshots from their Nest’s new home, even after factory resets, Google quickly stepped in to resolve the security issue.
Two laptops overheated while being screened Tuesday at the Daniel K. Inouye International Airport. The overheating caused popping sounds and smoke, bringing about false reports of an active shooter.
Police use new autonomous data machine with 360-degree HD video as an extra set of eyes for areas where police are not consistently present.
After three weeks of city data being encrypted in Riviera Beach, Florida, city officials have unanimously voted to pay the hefty ransom to regain access.
Through the BlueKeep vulnerability, it is possible to achieve remote code execution on vulnerable devices. Since the virus can spread, if it’s not contained, it could trigger a much bigger problem.
In March, the department announced that 350,000 clients had been affected by a data breach in January 2019. On Tuesday, they updated the number and announced that 645,000 clients had been affected.