After remaking their security procedures following the 9/11 attacks to stop airline hijackings, carriers are now faced with rising threats targeting computers and electronic equipment critical to their operations and safety.
Sep 11, 2021
An international team of researchers is promoting the idea of using firmware to stop ransomware attacks before they can encrypt user data stored on a solid-state drive (SSD). The group presented their ideas back in 2018 at ...
Sep 10, 2021 report
Security researcher Mark Green, (who goes by MG) has revealed to the Vices team at Motherboard that he and his team have upgraded their version of a hacked Lightning cable in a way that allows a hacker to record keystrokes ...
Sep 06, 2021 report
Child sexual abuse material is rampant online, despite considerable efforts by big tech companies and governments to curb it. And according to reports, it has only become more prevalent during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Sep 03, 2021
Despite growing opposition, the U.S. government is on track to increase its use of controversial facial recognition technology.
Sep 02, 2021
Researchers from the Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD) released 16 new security vulnerabilities, with the codename BrakTooth, affecting a wide range of Bluetooth classic (BR/EDR) implementations. The report, ...
Sep 01, 2021
China's new data security law takes effect from Wednesday—the latest effort to tighten oversight of the country's mammoth tech sector.
Sep 01, 2021
In 2021, an investigation revealed that home loan algorithms systematically discriminate against qualified minority applicants. Unfortunately, stories of dubious profit-driven data uses like this are all too common.
Aug 30, 2021
Microsoft says it has fixed a flaw in its cloud computing platform that cybersecurity researchers warned could have enabled hackers to take over a cloud-based database product used by many big companies.
Aug 28, 2021
Microsoft says it has warned thousands of its cloud computing clients of a recently discovered flaw that left their data vulnerable for an extended period.
Aug 27, 2021