Privacy issues in the Philippines have become headline news as 2017 gets underway. In January, the National Privacy Commission (NPC) in that country issued a statement placing the blame for a data breach that put the personal information of millions of voters at risk squarely at the feet of the Commission on Elections (COMELEC) and its Chairman Andres Bautista.
700 scam websites pretending to offer online streaming services are taking advantage of the recent pandemic lockdowns to steal personal data and credit card information.
Data dump containing 269 GB of police files from hundreds of U.S. law enforcement agencies and the FBI is found to be tied to a breach at a shared third-party vendor.
Checkout bots are gaining popularity in coronavirus pandemic to snap up delivery time slots through Chrome extensions including those that may contain security vulnerabilities.
While there is no evidence at present of a rash of "juice jacking attacks on public USB charging stations, or even any novel exploits of this nature, appropriate precautions should still be taken.
Report finds that the vast majority of app developers are pushing vulnerable code, and that truly secure applications capable of repelling a determined attacker are few and far between.
Slack debuted its long-awaited direct messaging feature but within just a few days it was gone, pulled due to a technical oversight that created major security concerns.
Recent creative crypto scams illustrate some specific things that investors need to be prepared for. A scam involving Squid Game demonstrates how FOMO can catch investors, and a Google Ads scheme used phishing techniques to steal wallets.
Attacker exploiting new Intel chip vulnerability will need to go through multiple complex steps and have physical access to the device to gain full access to the system.
A new "combination file" offered on the dark web that makes connections between Clubhouse and Facebook users is a threat to create a spike in specific attack types, namely phishing and account takeover attempts.