Despite Washington’s recent attempts to expand cybersecurity rules and disrupt hacking gangs, ransomware continues to proliferate and executives report unease about their companies’ ability to ward off the threat.
Federal officials allege the social-media company deceptively used phone numbers and emails, collected for security purposes, for targeted advertising.
Russia’s invasion points to a sharper “dividing line” between democratic countries with rules to protect privacy and more authoritarian nations that could misuse data, according to one official.
The Justice Department urged prosecutors to narrow their enforcement of the nation’s main anti-hacking law in a bid to protect legitimate researchers who probe technology for security flaws.
Drivers of Porsche cars can switch on privacy mode to stop the auto maker from tracking their data, or they can consent to having their data used for specific services.
Breaking into the cybersecurity field requires more experience and credentials than what some boot camps provide, students and security chiefs said.
Authorities in Sweden and Finland have raised alert levels for cyberattacks, concerned they face increased hacking risks because of the war in Ukraine and the two Nordic countries’ subsequent applications to join NATO.
Insurers significantly increased premiums for cyber coverage over the course of 2021, as a string of high-profile attacks and government action helped boost demand for products, data collected by industry bodies shows.
Security firm Hacken relocated to Lisbon and is now launching cyberattacks against Russia.
Lobbying groups and companies are expressing concern over public disclosure requirements.
Email security company Abnormal Security Corp. has raised $210 million in a Series C funding round led by Insight Partners.
Clearview AI has agreed to limit the sale of its face-scan database in a legal settlement with civil-rights groups, a victory for privacy advocates who called the software maker’s technology a tool for mass surveillance.