Cybercriminals could run DDoS attacks on Next Generation 911 systems by using anonymized phones to issue repeated emergency calls that cannot be blocked by the network.
Two major Japanese defense contractors recently admitted to data breaches back in 2015 and 2018 when they were infected with malware and possibly had their files stolen.
A new bill on consumer privacy proposed in Maryland gives residents the right to opt out of certain types of personal data transfers to third parties.
A five-year cyber espionage campaign has been running in Asia Pacific where attackers will infiltrate a government body and use stolen data to launch targeted phishing attacks against other governments.
Serious questions over facial recognition technology has motivated 40 groups headed by EPIC to draft a letter to the PCLOB recommending that federal agencies suspend the use of facial recognition surveillance systems.
U.S. government-funded Android phones are found to contain unremovable pre-installed malware that leaves the phone vulnerable to invasive advertising and auto-installation of apps without user’s permission.
Facebook with its fair share of data security scandals and the government’s past of secretly monitoring of citizens’ communication. Who does US citizens trust more with their data?
New Senate report reveals that the government’s biggest targets are not keeping pace with threats. Seven of eight federal agencies were found to have not made any meaningful improvements to their security since 2019.
Tax information of five million Bulgarians were exposed in a massive data breach at country's national tax agency. Not only do the government need to worry about the leaked data, they are also subjected to GDPR penalties.
All U.S. government agencies are expected to create annual action plans in 2019-2020 to support the new Federal Data Strategy. What are the possible privacy and security implications?