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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 fake ones, such as the padlock in a browser window....

Hackers Subvert Security Checks Like the Browser Padlock

Source: wsj.com

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 t...
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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...
15:36, 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 othe...
09:24, 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 asses...
23:12, 08/12/2019

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.       ...
10:36, 08/07/2019

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 ...
13:00, 06/22/2019

Apple to pay hackers more than $1m to find security flaws Expanded ‘bug bounty’, 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...
15:36, 08/12/2019

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 ...
07:36, 05/31/2019

WhatsApp security flaw could let hackers alter your chats Hackers could be able to doctor WhatsApp messages due to a flaw in the messaging app's security protection, experts have warned.Researchers from Check Point have revealed that vulnerabilites in W...
04:36, 08/08/2019

'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 secu...
18:24, 08/12/2019

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...
02:36, 08/14/2019

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 act...
11:24, 05/20/2019

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 onlin...
07:24, 06/18/2019

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....
17:48, 08/06/2019

This Bluetooth security flaw could let hackers track your Windows, iOS, and macOS devices Researchers from Boston University (BU) have discovered a flaw in the Bluetooth communication protocol that could expose most devices to third-party tracking and leak identifiable data. According to t...
01:36, 07/18/2019

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 ...
06:48, 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 boun...
10:00, 06/11/2019

‘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....
17:36, 08/12/2019

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 publish...
14:12, 07/02/2019

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...
13:00, 05/15/2019

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 mo...
20:12, 07/21/2019

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....
00:24, 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 actor...
16:00, 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.       ...
05:24, 08/10/2019

Opera built a browser just for gamers With over a billion PC gamers on the planet, it's about time someone launched a gaming-friendly browser -- and that's exactly what Opera has done. The previously hinted at Opera GX goes into...
09:00, 06/11/2019

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. T...
02:24, 05/21/2019

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 incl...
15:24, 06/26/2019

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.       ...
05:36, 07/22/2019

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 technolo...
14:00, 07/01/2019

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...
04:00, 05/22/2019

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 Go...
20:12, 05/10/2019

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 ...
10:36, 04/28/2019

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....
13:48, 06/12/2019

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 bl...
01:48, 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 rele...
00:00, 06/20/2019

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 ce...
08:12, 05/09/2019

Mozilla's new Firefox logo shows it's more than just a browser The iconic Firefox logo has fronted Mozilla's services since 2003 -- now, 16 years later, it's getting a complete makeover. In a blog post published today, the company reveals that it's...
07:12, 06/11/2019

Spend your lunchtime playing Diablo in your web browser There goes any chance of you leaving your desk this lunchtime – Blizzard's original Diablo game from 1996 can now be played in a web browser.Hosted by the Blizzard-loving developers at Riv...
02:12, 07/31/2019

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...
11:24, 07/25/2019

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 fr...
13:48, 05/13/2019

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 re...
08:12, 05/07/2019

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03:00, 05/08/2019

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 pro...
14:48, 05/21/2019

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 ...
10:24, 05/19/2019

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 th...
12:12, 04/30/2019

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. Insid...
02:00, 06/28/2019

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 ...
00:12, 05/21/2019

You can now test Mozilla’s new fast and secure Android browser 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 Mozill...
00:36, 06/28/2019

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 acces...
07:12, 07/27/2019

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 t...
20:12, 06/11/2019

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...
13:48, 05/06/2019

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...
19:36, 05/31/2019

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...
04:24, 07/02/2019

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 ...
18:24, 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...
08:48, 06/25/2019

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 sta...
00:48, 05/22/2019

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 ...
17:36, 07/19/2019

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....
04:00, 07/08/2019

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 Raze...
10:12, 06/11/2019

| 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 compet...
09:36, 04/28/2019

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...
07:00, 08/07/2019

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 t...
11:36, 07/19/2019

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 M...
16:00, 06/27/2019

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....
10:36, 05/06/2019

Microsoft’s Edge browser arrives for macOS in 2 beta versions Fifteen years after Microsoft walked away from the Mac browser scene, it's back with Edge -- currently in semi-stable beta forms for curious testers.Read More...
08:24, 05/07/2019

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 d...
10:24, 07/25/2019

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 t...
16:12, 06/10/2019

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...
01:00, 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...
05:00, 05/15/2019

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 ...
15:12, 07/08/2019

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 ...
14:36, 07/08/2019

Vivaldi browser syncs Razer Chroma lights with website colors If you use the Vivaldi browser with a Razer Chroma-enabled device, you'll find your surroundings lit up with a different color based on the website you're visiting. The browser's latest...
00:12, 05/08/2019

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...
09:00, 05/06/2019

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 th...
05:48, 05/07/2019

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.        ...
08:48, 06/04/2019

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, of...
08:48, 05/20/2019

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, w...
22:36, 06/18/2019

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....
11:36, 08/16/2019

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 befor...
12:12, 08/07/2019

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 Democr...
00:24, 07/01/2019

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 "Ad...
14:48, 07/05/2019

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...
03:00, 05/08/2019

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 chie...
09:36, 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....
13:24, 05/09/2019

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....
19:36, 08/13/2019

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....
12:00, 07/27/2019

Trump speaks with Sen. Murphy about gun background checks President Trump spoke to another Democratic senator about moving forward on legislation regarding background checks in the aftermath of two mass shootings in Dayton and El Paso. Speaking with reporter...
08:24, 08/14/2019

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 s...
09:24, 08/05/2019

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....
06:48, 06/20/2019

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 w...
09:24, 08/08/2019

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 policie...
17:00, 07/24/2019

‘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 senio...
14:48, 06/04/2019

Home security sale at SimpliSafe: save 15% and get a free security camera If you want to beef up your home security and save money, then you've come to the right place. SimpliSafe is offering 15% off a home security system and including a free security camera that norm...
11:24, 07/23/2019

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....
02:48, 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....
10:36, 05/07/2019

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....
18:00, 06/03/2019

Man arrested after allegedly rushing Phoenix airport security checkpoint, injuring security officers Two security officers with the Transportation Security Administration were injured Tuesday when a man allegedly attempted to rush a security checkpoint in the Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport....
15:12, 06/18/2019

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 rollin...
10:24, 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....
09:12, 07/27/2019

Ireland will need no-deal Brexit checks, just not at border: minister Ireland will prevent physical checks and infrastructure along its border with British-run Northern Ireland in a no-deal Brexit but will need to take "some action somewhere" to protect the EU single ma...
11:00, 07/09/2019

Trump says there is an ‘appetite’ for background checks after mass shootings President Trump gave a green light to background check legislation on Wednesday, saying he thinks there is an “appetite” for the measure after the mass shootings over the weekend. “I...
08:12, 08/07/2019

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 ...
08:36, 08/09/2019

Ireland flags need for no-deal Brexit checks, just not at border Ireland will not impose any restrictions along its now open border with British-run Northern Ireland if Britain quits the EU without a deal but will need to take "some action somewhere" to protect the...
13:24, 07/09/2019

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 hi...
13:48, 08/02/2019

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 Boulev...
16:48, 08/15/2019

Russia says tightening checks on wine imports from Georgia Russia said on Monday it was tightening checks on the quality of Georgian wine imports, deepening tensions between the ex-Soviet neighbors after a visit by a Russian lawmaker sparked angry protests in...
03:48, 06/24/2019

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 viol...
15:48, 06/25/2019

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.” “Ser...
09:24, 08/09/2019

Delek says pipeline checks done, gas exports to Egypt by year end Israel’s Delek Drilling said it has completed testing of a subsea natural gas pipeline to Egypt, but it did not begin commercial sales by the end of June as it had initially hoped....
01:24, 07/02/2019

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 ...
15:00, 08/09/2019

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 heade...
15:24, 07/29/2019

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 ...
18:48, 05/28/2019

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....
23:00, 08/08/2019

'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"...
13:00, 06/17/2019

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.       ...
13:48, 07/30/2019

$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....
16:12, 08/05/2019

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....
10:48, 05/13/2019

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 plac...
02:24, 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 governm...
18:36, 07/02/2019

UPDATE 1-FINRA fines Citigroup for loose background checks The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority said on Monday it has fined Citigroup's Global Markets business $1.25 million for failing to perform proper background checks on thousands of employees betw...
10:12, 07/29/2019

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"....
07:24, 05/15/2019

North Carolina sheriff won’t stop school-day license checks GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — The new sheriff in one of North Carolina’s most populated counties says he won’t quit doing traffic stops even though activists say they could be targeting immigran...
05:00, 05/22/2019

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.        ...
10:00, 04/28/2019

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......
19:12, 05/28/2019

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...
03:36, 05/31/2019

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....
03:36, 08/19/2019

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 migran...
00:48, 06/17/2019

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....
18:24, 08/13/2019

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.        ...
16:24, 05/23/2019

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....
10:48, 05/29/2019

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...
16:36, 08/08/2019

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...
17:12, 08/13/2019

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 Democr...
12:36, 08/09/2019

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 crash...
05:36, 06/30/2019

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) u...
11:48, 07/02/2019

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 f...
14:24, 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 ...
15:00, 07/29/2019

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 lat...
23:48, 08/07/2019

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....
16:36, 07/10/2019

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 violen...
05:48, 08/05/2019

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 Swede...
14:24, 08/14/2019

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 ...
04:24, 06/06/2019

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....
20:12, 08/09/2019

Fact check: Would stronger background checks have stopped El Paso and Dayton? In the wake of two mass shootings that left 31 dead, President Donald Trump tweeted Monday morning that "Republicans and Democrats must come together and get strong background checks," suggesting that...
10:12, 08/06/2019

Democrats push McConnell to take up background checks bill – live updates Chuck Schumer appears with Republican Pete King to demand that Mitch McConnell take up bill on guns that has passed the HouseSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 5.22pm BST A coalitio...
09:48, 08/06/2019

Trump says Mitch McConnell 'totally on board' with background checks – live Senate majority leader’s team says McConnell only committed to a ‘discussion’ on the issue while president also takes swipe at BidenSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 5.41pm BST Her...
10:12, 08/09/2019

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....
15:48, 08/05/2019

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 w...
13:36, 08/16/2019

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....
08:00, 08/15/2019

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......
14:48, 05/07/2019

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....
17:12, 06/11/2019

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....
03:00, 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 wo...
13:00, 05/03/2019

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....
17:24, 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 ...
15:12, 08/16/2019

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 ...
21:36, 08/04/2019

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...
09:24, 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 ...
06:36, 08/05/2019

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.        ...
10:12, 07/18/2019

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 ...
04:12, 07/30/2019

Trump calls for ‘strong background checks’ after massacres, suggests pairing gun legislation with immigration reform The president made a similar call to strengthen background checks after a mass shooting last year at a Florida school and has since threatend to veto bills passed by House Democrats seeking to do so....
05:48, 08/05/2019

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.        ...
07:48, 05/07/2019

Trump suggests tightening background checks alongside immigration reform in wake of mass shootings President Trump called Monday for tightening gun background checks in the wake of back-to-back mass shootings that shocked the nation, while also suggesting linking the push to immigration reform. ...
07:24, 08/05/2019

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...
06:00, 08/14/2019

Brooke Mueller, Charlie Sheen's ex, checks into trauma center after video of her allegedly doing drugs leaks Charlie Sheen’s ex-wife, Brooke Mueller, checked herself into a trauma center after a video leaked allegedly showing the 41-year-old actress doing drugs in a van....
13:24, 08/09/2019

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.”...
22:36, 08/08/2019

Get £10 off a £25 spend at Amazon 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 fo...
04:24, 07/02/2019

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....
10:12, 06/07/2019

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 you...
10:48, 07/15/2019

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....
08:48, 05/14/2019

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 unkno...
22:00, 08/12/2019

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....
00:36, 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 connec...
13:00, 05/23/2019

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 wa...
17:36, 06/24/2019

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, foun...
16:48, 06/05/2019

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...
12:00, 06/13/2019

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 h...
02:12, 07/08/2019

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 in...
05:36, 06/25/2019

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...
09:48, 04/28/2019

Hackers make jailbreaking iPhones a thing again In the iPhone's early days, hackers would "jailbreak" the iPhone in order to install third-party apps that weren't available through the App Store. It's been a while since anyone seriou...
11:36, 08/19/2019

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....
14:24, 07/16/2019

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....
03:48, 05/11/2019

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 a...
12:24, 07/17/2019

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 SyTec...
13:48, 07/21/2019

‘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! ...
02:48, 06/03/2019

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 ...
07:00, 07/17/2019

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...
19:36, 08/12/2019

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...
02:27, 08/11/2019

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 w...
05:12, 06/23/2019

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 securit...
23:48, 05/03/2019

‘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...
11:48, 06/17/2019

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...
11:48, 05/17/2019

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'...
12:24, 05/21/2019

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 off...
10:00, 06/06/2019

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 we...
23:36, 05/07/2019

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.”...
00:24, 05/08/2019

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 demand...
15:36, 06/28/2019

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 cr...
10:48, 06/06/2019

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 thei...
06:36, 06/15/2019

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 Manha...
08:12, 07/31/2019

Hackers stole $40 million from a major Bitcoin exchange Binance, one of the world's largest cryptocurrency exchanges, announced that it lost $40 million (7,000 Bitcoins) in a "large scale security breach." The company said that hackers accessed a hot ...
06:36, 05/08/2019

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.        ...
11:48, 05/08/2019

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 Austr...
03:36, 06/04/2019

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...
13:48, 05/08/2019

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 Intell...
00:12, 08/06/2019

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 r...
17:48, 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-rese...
14:12, 05/09/2019

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...
22:12, 07/16/2019

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....
07:48, 08/07/2019

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...
11:24, 05/02/2019

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-engi...
21:12, 05/08/2019

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 n...
16:24, 06/25/2019

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....
15:12, 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...
22:36, 07/18/2019

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....
14:24, 06/14/2019

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...
03:00, 06/25/2019

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 ov...
14:26, 08/11/2019

Automakers warm up to friendly hackers at cybersecurity confab Carmakers and suppliers increasingly recognize the need to collaborate with so-called white hat hackers -- cybersecurity experts who specialize in discovering vulnerabilities to help companies and oth...
01:52, 08/12/2019

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       ...
15:12, 07/25/2019

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 ...
01:24, 06/09/2019

Radiohead bypasses hackers to publish its 'OK Computer' demos Radiohead has turned the tables on a hacker after a hacker breached Thom Yorke's computer to get hold of demos the band recorded between 1995 and 1998. "We got hacked last week," writes the band&...
07:12, 06/11/2019

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....
06:12, 08/11/2019

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: ...
00:36, 07/20/2019

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,...
12:12, 07/09/2019

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...
02:31, 04/30/2019

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....
02:24, 07/07/2019

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 ...
08:48, 04/29/2019

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....
01:24, 06/12/2019

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 pro...
08:12, 08/10/2019

Ohio Gov. DeWine proposes 'red flag' law, expanding background checks for gun sales Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine proposed a "red flag" law to remove guns from potentially violent people and universal background checks for gun sales.        ...
11:24, 08/06/2019

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-spo...
21:00, 07/17/2019

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 ...
16:12, 06/10/2019

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 weaknes...
04:48, 05/15/2019

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 ...
07:24, 07/16/2019

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...
09:36, 05/22/2019

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 cou...
00:24, 06/11/2019

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, ...
07:24, 06/11/2019

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 rece...
06:48, 06/22/2019

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 t...
21:24, 06/24/2019

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 hacker...
16:12, 06/10/2019

Bulgarian tax agency says hackers stole millions of financial records Hackers have stolen the personal and financial data of millions of Bulgarians by breaking into the tax agency's systems, the government said on Tuesday....
06:24, 07/16/2019

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 att...
03:24, 06/07/2019

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 accep...
03:24, 06/14/2019

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...
18:48, 07/09/2019

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 ove...
12:36, 05/14/2019

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...
22:12, 05/13/2019

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....
17:24, 05/14/2019

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.       ...
06:48, 07/05/2019

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 sai...
09:36, 06/25/2019

Radiohead Defies Hackers, Releases Trove of Stolen Music Radiohead on Tuesday released an 18-hour trove of private recordings from their 1997 album "OK Computer" after getting hacked by someone seeking a ransom of $150,000 for the music....
02:24, 06/12/2019

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...
01:12, 06/19/2019

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 hel...
09:36, 05/18/2019

Hackers hit Bulgaria, send data from Russian email: government Hackers stole thousands of Bulgarians' personal financial data and distributed it from a Russian-based email in an attack possibly related to the purchase of new F-16 fighter jets from the United Stat...
01:12, 07/16/2019

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 ...
03:00, 06/20/2019

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 Unite...
04:12, 07/16/2019

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 ser...
05:48, 07/16/2019

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 rev...
08:36, 05/20/2019

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 c...
02:36, 07/09/2019

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 po...
19:00, 07/09/2019

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 m...
05:00, 07/18/2019

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 ...
16:00, 08/12/2019

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....
20:24, 08/12/2019

Cyber insurance is worth the hype — if you let hackers write your policy I read Rami Sass’ recent piece here on Podium about how cyber insurance is overhyped. While he raised great questions about the current pricing models and fear-driven tactics used to sell coverage, I ...
01:48, 05/09/2019

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....
09:00, 07/30/2019

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....
04:24, 05/09/2019

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....
09:00, 05/01/2019

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 f...
16:12, 07/30/2019

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 Int...
09:48, 08/06/2019

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......
03:24, 04/30/2019

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....
08:48, 08/13/2019

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 f...
11:24, 07/31/2019

Wyden at DEF CON: Mitch McConnell Wants Foreign Hackers to Help Republicans Win Elections Before a crowd of hacking conference goers, Senator Ron Wyden on Friday took aim at Mitch McConnell, the Senate majority leader, accusing him of blocking election security legislation because, he said...
02:36, 08/10/2019

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.     &#...
14:24, 08/12/2019

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 divisi...
23:24, 07/31/2019

Hackers launch phishing attack disguised as DocuSign document Hackers are turning to disguising phishing attacks as legitimate DocuSign documents in order to steal user credentials from all major email providers.The Cofense Phishing Defense Center has identified...
02:12, 08/09/2019

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....
19:36, 08/13/2019

Door-to-door checks after tornado damage in Missouri capital A tornado has caused heavy damage in Missouri's capital city as severe weather swept across the state overnight, causing three deaths and trapping dozens of people in the wreckage of their homes....
12:48, 05/23/2019

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 em...
18:24, 05/19/2019

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 separat...
09:24, 07/08/2019

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 dev...
12:00, 07/24/2019

Iranian hackers wage cyber campaign against U.S. amid ongoing tension In recent weeks, hackers believed to be working for the Iranian government have targeted U.S. government agencies, as well as sectors of the economy, including oil and gas, sending waves of spear-phis...
07:36, 06/22/2019

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, t...
14:48, 06/05/2019

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 see...
13:36, 06/20/2019

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 rec...
12:48, 06/22/2019

Hackers target Monroe College, demand $2 million in bitcoin as ransom Monroe College is “under cyberattack” by hackers who demanded approximately $2 million in bitcoin, police and school officials said Thursday. The school’s computer programs were hack...
12:24, 07/11/2019

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...
18:00, 07/02/2019

Brazil President Bolsonaro's cellphones targeted by hackers: Justice Ministry Cellphones used by President Jair Bolsonaro were a target of cyber attacks, the Brazilian Justice Ministry said in a statement on Thursday, after being briefed about the incident by the federal police...
07:00, 07/25/2019

North Korean hackers caught phishing for South Koreans’ cryptocurrency Hackers from North Korea are making headlines again, this time for going after the funds of users of South Korean cryptocurrency exchange UpBit. The hackers allegedly sent a phishing email to UpBit us...
07:00, 05/31/2019

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. ...
21:48, 07/31/2019

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 f...
15:00, 06/26/2019

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 looki...
09:12, 06/28/2019

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 lin...
09:24, 06/25/2019

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-thin...
19:48, 08/05/2019

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....
02:48, 06/26/2019

These hackers broke into 10 telecoms companies to steal customers' phone records Researchers at Cybereason say a nation-state-backed intelligence operation has compromised at least 10 global telco companies - to such an extent the attackers run a "de factor shadow IT department"....
04:24, 06/25/2019

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...
22:24, 07/01/2019

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...
15:36, 05/16/2019

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 conduct...
07:36, 08/14/2019

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...
09:48, 05/22/2019

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, i...
21:36, 06/24/2019

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, w...
10:12, 05/16/2019

Cryptocurrency hackers sneak malware into Oracle servers to mine Monero Security researchers have identified yet another cryptocurrency mining malware. This time it’s installing itself on enterprise application servers, and using a clever trick to remain hidden. If that w...
07:24, 06/11/2019

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.       ...
16:48, 06/19/2019

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....
15:36, 06/26/2019

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 h...
07:24, 06/19/2019

Report: How hackers can alter your WhatsApp files before the receiver opens the message On Monday, researchers found that WhatsApp has a vulnerability that allows hackers to intercept and alter messages sent between users with malware.       ...
08:12, 07/15/2019

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...
04:12, 06/12/2019

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...
23:36, 05/07/2019

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...
21:24, 07/16/2019

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 t...
11:24, 05/09/2019

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...
23:24, 06/03/2019

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 nea...
11:12, 07/16/2019

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....
01:36, 05/14/2019

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 ...
11:00, 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...
11:36, 07/15/2019

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 ...
15:48, 06/27/2019

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 re...
09:12, 06/26/2019

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 ...
06:24, 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....
04:36, 06/25/2019

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 t...
17:48, 05/29/2019

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 aga...
08:48, 06/25/2019

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 ...
04:12, 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...
14:12, 06/20/2019

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...
06:12, 05/01/2019

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 ...
09:00, 06/05/2019

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 affec...
20:24, 05/07/2019

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 ...
08:24, 06/20/2019

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......
15:12, 05/13/2019

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...
09:48, 07/30/2019

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...
16:24, 06/25/2019

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.        ...
22:48, 07/25/2019

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...
10:00, 05/25/2019

'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."        ...
18:24, 05/28/2019

Child abuser claims ‘hackers’ set him up over ‘Game of Thrones’ card game: warrant A Connecticut father overheard on a livestream threatening to throw one of his sons out of a window told police that jealous “hackers” must’ve set him up over a “Game of Thrones” card game he’s ...
09:12, 05/15/2019

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....
09:48, 05/14/2019

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.        ...
19:48, 06/27/2019

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 co...
10:36, 05/30/2019

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 ...
11:24, 05/10/2019

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 t...
16:12, 08/07/2019

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....
10:24, 05/16/2019

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...
07:24, 05/06/2019

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 ...
04:48, 05/09/2019

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.        ...
05:00, 05/30/2019

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 solutio...
04:00, 05/07/2019

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...
09:24, 06/27/2019

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 ...
14:24, 06/13/2019

Phishing is the top security threat for businesses A security service developed by the telecommunications firm Telefónica, in collaboration with McAfee and Allot, has revealed that the majority of the threats (89%) it has blocked so far are relat...
13:13, 08/13/2019

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) an...
23:48, 07/31/2019

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...
03:48, 08/10/2019

Why is hospital security lagging behind banks? A recent MIT study revealed that the healthcare sector “has lagged behind other industries in protecting its main stakeholder (ie, patients)”. One healthcare security professional h...
07:48, 05/16/2019

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 inform...
08:48, 05/20/2019

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....
05:00, 06/13/2019

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 ...
19:24, 05/08/2019

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....
00:12, 06/17/2019

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 th...
14:12, 06/25/2019

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 pa...
17:36, 07/17/2019

Mets' Callaway: Can't worry about job security Amid increasing speculation that he is on the hot seat, Mets manager Mickey Callaway said he would "continue to lead this team to something special."...
20:24, 05/18/2019

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 clo...
13:00, 05/30/2019

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 organiz...
06:00, 05/06/2019

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...
12:12, 05/22/2019

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 Ins...
11:36, 05/08/2019

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.       ...
08:36, 08/09/2019

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.       ...
14:00, 08/15/2019

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...
08:24, 06/22/2019

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....
05:12, 05/11/2019

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....
11:24, 07/08/2019

Securing the new reality: why AR and VR security should be a top priority Organisations and consumers alike are excited by the new services and experiences promised by Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR). In hospitals, for example, medical students are already u...
02:48, 05/24/2019

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.       ...
10:36, 07/23/2019

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...
11:24, 07/23/2019

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-r...
08:12, 07/25/2019

5G security: does more data mean increased risk? It’s easy to overhype 5G, but it’s not an exaggeration to suggest the arrival of the next generation network represents the most significant development in the history of mobile communic...
07:36, 06/05/2019

Is security lagging behind in the technology race? In March of last year, the UK’s National Audit Office (NAO) reported extensive failings in the Government’s plans to protect the nation’s critical infrastructure from cyber-attack...
05:00, 05/14/2019

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....
12:00, 07/27/2019

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....
08:36, 05/08/2019

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 vulnerabi...
12:12, 08/08/2019

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 mone...
03:48, 05/02/2019

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 foc...
02:24, 06/07/2019

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 so...
16:12, 06/24/2019

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 numbe...
03:48, 08/08/2019

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...
04:12, 04/30/2019

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 Califor...
11:36, 06/11/2019

'Nearly all' Intel chips have major security flaw Researchers have warned thatr Intel hardware may have another major security vulnerability, potentially putting millions of devices around the world at risk.The security team at Bitdefender claim that...
04:36, 08/08/2019

Bombs hit Bangkok during major security meeting Six small bomb blasts wounded at least four people in Bangkok on Friday, as the Thai capital hosted a Southeast Asian security meeting with top diplomats from the United States, China and other world ...
02:36, 08/02/2019

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....
23:36, 05/29/2019

Security firms losing out on top tech talent Just as businesses fight to attract and retain top talent, so to do cybercriminals and new research from Symantec has revealed that almost half (48%) of cybersecurity leaders in France, Germany and th...
14:12, 06/25/2019

Apple ups bug bounty rewards in security push Apple is expanding the scope and the financial rewards of its bug bounty programme, offering up to $1 million to security researchers that find flaws in its full range of products.The company launched...
07:24, 08/09/2019

Bought a used Nest security cam? The previous owner can spy on you If you are thinking about buying a used Nest cam, you may want to hold off on that purchase. According to a new report by the Wirecutter, some users who sold their Nest cam devices are able to access ...
08:00, 06/20/2019

For under $15, you can become a certified Microsoft network or security expert You can school up on all aspects of Microsoft offerings and earn company-approved certification with the Microsoft Network and Security Fundamentals Certification Bundle. It’s on sale now for hundreds...
08:48, 04/29/2019

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....
02:12, 05/02/2019

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 wi...
13:00, 08/01/2019

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 ...
20:36, 07/15/2019

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 cros...
22:12, 05/04/2019

| 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 ...
22:24, 05/24/2019

Synagogue got money to boost security just before attack 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 improve...
16:00, 05/02/2019

Maximum Security jockey suspended 15 days Maximum Security jockey Luis Saez was suspended 15 racing days for failure to control his mount, a ride that resulted in the first horse to be disqualified from first place due to a race riding incide...
10:36, 05/13/2019

Michigan mosque ups security in wake of attacks A Michigan mosque takes measures to increase security due to what an official says is a “downward spiraling trend” of hate crimes and hateful rhetoric. (April 30)     ...
22:12, 04/29/2019

How the cloud is evolving to improve enterprise security Microsoft's executive vice president Jason Zander sat down with Dan Patterson to discuss cloud migration and how it benefits security in the enterprise....
11:12, 04/29/2019

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...
05:48, 05/01/2019

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.       ...
19:00, 08/06/2019

Arsenal's Ozil, Kolasinac won't play over security Arsenal's Mesut Ozil and Sead Kolasinac, who escaped unhurt after an attempted carjacking last month, are not in the squad for the team's Premier League opener at Newcastle United on Sunday due to "fu...
11:48, 08/09/2019