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FTC Seeks to Clamp Down on Commercial Surveillance
The U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced on Thursday that it is considering new rules to clamp down on commercial surveillance and the lax data security practices of...
Australian Court Fines Google $42.7M for Privacy Misconduct
The Australian competition watchdog announced today that Google has been fined $42.7 million ($60m Australian) for unlawfully collecting users' personal Android location...
Ransomware Gang Hacks Cisco, Steals 2.75 GB of Data
Cisco revealed a cyber breach earlier this year, one where hackers stole an employee's credentials to access the company's corporate network. Threat actors used this access to...
Cloudflare Thwarts ‘Sophisticated’ Real-Time Phishing Attack
American cloud computing and security company Cloudflare on Tuesday said it thwarted a “sophisticated phishing” attack that targeted 76 of its employees within one...
Attackers Use Open Redirects to Steal Microsoft 365 Credentials
Security researchers have found that cybercriminals are abusing open redirect vulnerabilities in reputable company domains to make their phishing emails more convincing. Between...
DuckDuckGo Browser to Block Microsoft Trackers Following Backlash
Following a backlash from users and privacy advocates, search engine DuckDuckGo has announced that it will start blocking Microsoft's trackers on third-party websites. While...
Nomad Offers 10% Bounty for $200M Loot From Bridge Hack
US-based cryptocurrency company Nomad on Thursday said it is offering a 10 percent bounty and the chance to avoid prosecution if hackers return at least 90 percent of the tokens...
How to Watch the 2022 MotoGP British Grand Prix for Free
Premier motorcycle racing revs back up this weekend as the iconic Silverstone circuit readies itself to host the MotoGP British Grand Prix. The 2022 MotoGP Grand Prix of Great...
Hackers Exploit Slope Blunder to Breach Solana, Steal Over $4M
Cybercriminals have swiped more than $4 million worth of cryptocurrency assets from over 9000 wallets on the Solana ecosystem. According to Solana, the breach, which began early...