Poland and Lithuania said Thursday they were looking into the potential security risks of using a Russian-made face-editing app that has triggered a viral social media trend where users post "aged" selfies. read more
How Cyber Weapons Are Changing the Landscape of Modern Warfare
Ukrainian civil war a bonanza for dodgy malware hosting firms A growing crop of so-called bulletproof hosting companies are using the ongoing civil war in Ukraine to host Magecart malware without fear of the police coming knocking.…
Users and organizations continue to patch the Windows vulnerability tracked as BlueKeep and CVE-2019-0708, but over 800,000 systems are still exposed to attacks. read more
Biometric Authentication is No Longer Just the Stuff of Spy Movies or Reserved for Military-Grade Installations read more
Google is announcing much higher bug bounty payouts for Chrome, Chrome OS and Google Play.
Bosses stick up for suspect, claim he's being framed for pinching 5m folks' data A 20-year-old infosec bod has been arrested in Bulgaria after most of the country's population had their personal and financial details stolen.…
Slack announced on Thursday that it’s resetting passwords for accounts that users have not secured after the data breach suffered by the company back in 2015. read more
The chart-topping Russian-made FaceApp, which allows users to see how they will look as they age, found itself in the eye of a political storm in the US Wednesday, with one senator urging an FBI investigation into its "national security and privacy risks". read more
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Latest call to halt creepy tech likely to fall on deaf ears Updated The UK government should slap a "moratorium on the current use of facial recognition technology, with "no further trials" until there is legal framework in place, a Parliamentary committee has warned today.…
Flashpoint security researchers have discovered a new malware framework that managed to gather over one billion fraudulent ad impressions in the past three months. read more
California’s state auditor raised alarms Tuesday about information security in some state offices and called for additional oversight and regular assessments. read more
The Glamoriser Smart Bluetooth straightener offers up yet another example of how not to add a risky product to the Internet of Things (IoT).
Google's throwing in the towel on XSS Auditor and putting its trust in Trusted Types instead.