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Security Researcher Installs Ransomware on a Canon 80D DSLR: Report

Researcher at Check Point Research managed to install a ransomer on a Canon EOS 80D DSLR, as a proof of concept that digital cameras are vulnerable to attacks too....

Security Researcher Installs Ransomware on a Canon 80D DSLR: Report

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Researchers hacked a Canon DSLR with Bitcoin demanding ransomware Bitcoin demanding ransomware knows no bounds, and the latest potential victim? DSLR cameras. A group of security researchers have managed to exploit vulnerabilities in a Canon EOS 80D digital camera to hold its owner’s photos to a Bitcoin ransom, The Inquirer reports. The researchers from cybersecur...
17:00, 2019-08-12

The Canon EOS 7D DSLR line has reportedly been scrapped Rumors of a new 32MP APS-C Canon DSLR have been rife lately, with many hoping the camera manufacturer would finally revive its aging – and very popular – EOS 7D line. After all, it’s been over four years since the 7D Mark II was launched.However, anyone hoping to see this popula...
05:34, 2019-05-30

Even DSLR cameras are vulnerable to ransomware Cameras are among the few devices that don't connect to the internet, so you'd think they'd be immune to hackers. However, researchers have discovered that some DSLRs and mirrorless cameras are actually vulnerable to ransomware attacks, of all things......
13:00, 2019-08-12

Hackers could use Wi-Fi to install ransomware on DSLR cameras Digital cameras with built-in Wi-Fi let people quickly send images to other devices. But a vulnerability in the process could leave people’s cameras exposed...
12:00, 2019-08-12

Security researcher spots a macOS malware vulnerability that's not yet patched Watch out for this potential vulnerability if you're opening up apps on a Mac: a security researcher has worked out a way that malware makers can bypass the macOS Gatekeeper protections to run malicious code.Filippo Cavallarin details the security hole on his website and explains how it gets ar...
17:00, 2019-05-26

Security researcher demos a modified iPhone charging cable that can hijack your computer As far as iPhone and Mac hacks are concerned, a California-based security researcher who goes by the name MG recently came up with one of the more clever and intriguing workarounds we’ve seen to date. Whereas most exploits that make the news tend to rely on unsuspecting users clicking on a mal...
12:17, 2019-08-14

Security Researcher’s ‘NULL’ Vanity Plates Cause Glitch That Lands Him $12,000 in Parking Tickets You can’t put a price tag on the value of sticking it to the man—specifically, trying to own an official surveillance system. Except maybe when you are owned right back.Read more......
20:51, 2019-08-13

Hackers could use Wi-Fi to install ranomware on DSLR cameras Digital cameras with built-in Wi-Fi let people quickly send images to other devices. But a vulnerability in the process could leave people’s cameras exposed...
22:34, 2019-08-11

Best DSLR cameras under Rs 50,000 in India for July 2019 If you are looking to practice beginner level photography and need a feature-rich DSLR,  cameras under Rs 50,000 can suffice. Fortunately, Canon, Nikon and now Sony do have their best offerings in the price range in India. These companies have some real value for money DSLR cameras under R...
15:00, 2019-07-08

Leave your DSLR at home: The Huawei P30 Pro is the only camera a traveller needs A few weeks ago, when my colleagues were busy listening to Mark Zuckerberg yanking about a ‘Privacy-first future’ of Facebook, I was exploring the streets of Europe, drinking fresh beer. The iPhone Xs, with my main SIM card, was one of the phones I was carrying for the trip. But, I had to decide wha...
16:34, 2019-05-24

US elections need massive security overhaul for 2020: report A sweeping overhaul of America’s electoral infrastructure is needed in order to prevent foreign interference as the 2020 elections loom, a group of security researchers has concluded. Former Facebook chief security officer Nick Stamos – who witnessed the sinister social media campaign orchestr...
04:17, 2019-06-11

Report: Zuckerberg security chief accused of misconduct SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A business news site is reporting that Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s personal security chief faces accusations of sexual misconduct. In a detailed report Thursday, Business Insider cites legal letters reportedly written by former employees of Zuckerberg’s household ...
05:17, 2019-05-31

Report: Syria holding 2 Lebanese security agents BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon’s state-run National News Agency says Syrian troops are holding two Lebanese security agents who crossed by mistake into the neighboring country. NNA reported Tuesday that the two members of the State Security Department were captured two days earlier while on a hiking tr...
12:34, 2019-06-18

India To Consider Security, Economy Before Deciding On Huawei: Report The government will take a call on whether to allow participation of Chinese telecom giant Huawei in the 5G trials based on the country's economic and security interests, according to sources....
01:34, 2019-07-05

UK government won't rush 5G security report despite growing operator unrest Culture Secretary Jeremy Wright has said a security review of the UK’s 5G supply chain is a complex project and will not be rushed despite new warnings from mobile operators that further delay of the report’s publication is leading to uncertainty.Speaking at 5G World in London, Wright ...
16:00, 2019-06-12

Google’s Pixel 4 is reportedly getting a 90Hz display and a ‘DSLR-like’ camera attachment Pretty much all of the Pixel 3’s hardware specs were leaked well before its launch last year. Google tried to get ahead of the story for its next phone by posting photos of the upcoming Pixel 4 in June, far ahead of its official unveiling. But alas, it couldn’t prevent the handset’s specs from leaki...
13:17, 2019-08-08

Nikon's D6 flagship sports DSLR could arrive in time for the 2020 Olympics Nikon may be axing some of its DSLRs but, if the rumor mills are to be believed, not all of them. One of the new models we can look forward to is a potential replacement for the three-year old Nikon D5.We’ve been hearing whispers of the Nikon D6 for a while now, but nothing concrete. Yet, Nik...
05:17, 2019-07-04

Top secret: Trump's revamp of U.S. security clearances stumbling - officials, report At a time when the United States says China is aggressively spying on its government, a push by President Donald Trump to fix the system that determines who can and cannot be trusted with secrets is behind schedule and disorganized, according to U.S. officials and an internal agency report....
14:00, 2019-06-19

Report on tanker attacks to be presented to U.N. Security Council: Sky News Arabia The United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia and Norway will present to the U.N. Security Council on Thursday the results of a joint probe into attacks targeting four tanker vessels off the UAE coast last month, UAE-owned channel Sky News Arabia reported....
12:17, 2019-06-06

Realme X Gets System Improvements, July Android Security Patch: Report Realme X is now reportedly receiving its first firmware update for users in China. The update brings along the July Security Patch alongside other system-wide improvements....
14:34, 2019-07-23

US Press Secretary Bruised After Brawl With North Korea Security: Report New White House press secretary Stephanie Grisham was bruised Sunday in a scuffle between North Korean security and members of the U.S. press pool covering President Donald Trump's meeting with North......
05:00, 2019-07-01

Mark Zuckerberg’s Security Chief Is Accused of Racism and Sexual Misconduct, a Report Says (SAN FRANCISCO) — Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s personal security chief faces accusations of sexual misconduct and making racist and homophobic comments, according to a report Thursday by a business news site. In a detailed article, Business Insider cited legal letters reportedly writte...
09:00, 2019-05-31

High Security Cell Ready For Nirav Modi In Mumbai Prison: Report Authorities at the Arthur Road jail in Mumbai have kept barrack number 12 ready if fugitive diamond merchant Nirav Modi is extradited from the UK in connection with the Punjab National Bank (PNB)......
14:34, 2019-06-11

IPCC report warns climate change threatens global food security A United Nations panel on climate change said in a new report Thursday humans risk a worldwide crisis if they don't improve the way they use land to produce sufficient amounts of food....
14:51, 2019-08-08

The best lenses for Canon RF mount Many photographers keep a cheap compact 50mm lens in their bags, but that is not what Canon has made here. The Canon RF 50mm F/1.2 is over 2 pounds and costs more than $2,000, but what you're getting for that is an incredible sharp lens with an ultra......
18:00, 2019-05-22

Notre Dame security guard delayed response after going to wrong building when fire first broke out: report A security guard in charge of protecting Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris was working only his third day and sent his fellow colleague to the wrong building to check on the alert when the fire first broke out....
00:51, 2019-07-19

World food security increasingly at risk due to 'unprecedented' climate change impact, new UN report warns More than 500 million people today live in areas affected by erosion linked to climate change, the UN warned on Thursday, before urging all countries to commit to sustainable land use to help limit greenhouse gas emissions before it is too late....
15:51, 2019-08-08

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s personal security chief accused of sexual harassment, racism: report Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's personal security chief has been accused of sexual harassment and making racist and homophobic comments, according to a news report....
17:34, 2019-05-31

DC mayor says city's security fund bankrupt in letter to Trump, blames July 4th parade: report Washington, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser wrote a scathing letter to President Trump on Tuesday, asking the federal government to fully reimburse the city for his Fourth of July military celebration. ...
02:34, 2019-07-11

Canon PowerShot G5 X Mark II announced Canon's PowerShot G5 X found a lot of love among enthusiasts wanting a DSLR-like shooting experience inside a far more compact form, but the company has now updated the model with a second-generation follow-up – and it's a fair bit different. We've already spent some time with...
06:51, 2019-07-09

Canon RF 24-240mm f/4-6.3 IS USM finally confirmed Canon already showed its RF lens hand back in February when it revealed that it had six new lenses under development, and the first of these, the RF 85mm f/1.2L USM arrived just recently. Now, it's the turn of the RF 24-240mm f/4-6.3 IS USM to make its official entrance.The RF 24-240mm f/4-6.3 ...
06:51, 2019-07-09

Most Google Chrome extensions have barely any installs Despite the fact that there are 188,620 extensions available on the Chrome Web Store, most of these extensions are either dead or dying down as only very few have active installations.A recent scan of the entire Chrome Web Store, conducted by Extension Monitor, has revealed that almost 50 percent of...
03:34, 2019-08-06

Ukrainian Catholic Church in US installs new leader PHILADELPHIA (AP) — An Eastern Catholic diocese in Pennsylvania has installed a new leader. The Ukrainian Catholic Archeparchy of Philadelphia has named the Rev. Borys Gudziak as the metropolitan archbishop, which makes him the head of the Ukrainian Catholic Church in the United States. Gudziak is a...
21:51, 2019-06-04

Facebook suspends app pre-installs on Huawei phones SAN FRANCISCO – Facebook is no longer allowing pre-installation of its apps on Huawei phones, the latest blow for the Chinese tech giant as it struggles to keep its business afloat in the face of a US ban on its purchase of American parts and software. Customers who already have Huawei phones ...
23:17, 2019-06-07

Google Says Huawei Ban Threatens US National Security by Forcing Chinese Tech Giant to Create Insecure OS: Report Google is warning the U.S. government that its ban on Chinese tech giant Huawei actually puts America’s national security at risk by forcing Huawei to produce an insecure operating system that could be exploited by bad actors, both governments and lone hackers alike. That’s the claim in a new repor...
16:00, 2019-06-07

WWII researcher: Sea wreck must be plane of US MIA pilot ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A researcher says wreckage on the ocean floor near a Japanese island must be from a fighter-bomber that crashed in 1945 with an American pilot who is still listed as missing in action. Researcher Justin Taylan said this week that the aircraft lies on coral reef about 70 feet (21)...
00:51, 2019-05-25

Step back: researcher says 10,000 steps a day isn’t optimal for everyone Ten-thousand steps a day – it's the magic number cited by manufacturers of fitness trackers, but is there any science behind it? According to a Harvard University professor, not really....
16:51, 2019-06-08

Canon turns to crowdfunding for its latest IVY REC camera Crowdfunding platforms such as Kickstarter have become a popular way for individuals and companies to raise enough money to bring projects to life, but it tends to be startups and smaller companies that rely on this route. So news that Canon is relying on crowdfunding website Indiegogo for a new con...
21:00, 2019-07-02

Exomoons could be home to extraterrestrial life, researcher says An astrophysicist at the U.K.'s University of Lincoln says that exomoons, moons which orbit planets outside of our solar system, could contain liquid water and therefore, support life....
20:34, 2019-06-05

Canon's G7 X III can shoot vertical video for your Instagram Canon has unveiled a pair of PowerShot cameras that are well suited for YouTube and Instagram creators, even more so than its high-end EOS R cameras. The G7 X III and G5 X II, successors to the PowerShot G7 X II and G5 X, both pack 20-megapixel 1-inc......
14:17, 2019-07-09

UA researcher finds motivations for ‘sexting’ complicated TUCSON – A new study out of the University of Arizona is looking into the motivations for why people are sexting. Morgan Johnstonbaugh, a UA sociology doctoral student, said that sharing nude or semi-nude photos is becoming more common for young people, but the reasons why are more complicated...
22:34, 2019-08-16

British eco researcher dies after yacht capsizes A British eco researcher died off the coast of South Africa when the yacht she was aboard was slammed by an furious storm. Sara King, 34, was sailing to Madagascar to research plastic pollution Monday afternoon when the vessel began to capsize about 240 miles east of South Africa, the Telegraph repo...
16:51, 2019-07-03

Apollo 11: The unofficial gaming universe canon It's the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, and that makes us want to look back at the unofficial canon of the space program gaming universe.Read More...
00:51, 2019-07-20

I Pitted Canon's 'Affordable' EOS RP Against My Beloved Sony A7 III The $1,300 Canon RP is not the best camera made or even the slickest mirrorless camera. It will win no awards for dynamic range or color rendition, and if you’ve got strong feelings about the number of megapixels available in post-production, it will leave you uninspired. But the Canon RP is the che...
10:00, 2019-05-22

Exclusive: Facebook suspends app pre-installs on Huawei phones Facebook Inc is no longer allowing pre-installation of its apps on Huawei phones, the latest blow for the Chinese tech giant as it struggles to keep its business afloat in the face of a U.S. ban on its purchase of American parts and software....
12:34, 2019-06-07

Cathedral installs slide to give views of the ceiling The Norwich Cathedral in the U.K. has ambiance, history, stained glass windows, and also a huge slide in the middle of the catherdral.       ...
02:00, 2019-08-15

Fun or folly? Another English cathedral installs a fairground attraction When Bishop Herbert started building a new cathedral in the English city of Norwich in 1096, it was unlikely he ever envisaged it would play host to a 50-foot helter skelter....
17:17, 2019-08-09

Guy Installs Manhole Covers Instead of Wheels and the Results Are Hilarious Manhole covers are round and tires are round, so it only makes sense to wonder whether the former can be used as a substitute for the latter, right? Wrong. That makes no sense at all. But YouTuber Garage 54 ENG is in the business of conducting nonsensical experiments, so watch him bolt steel drainag...
21:34, 2019-07-10

Zoom flaw could leave Mac cameras vulnerable, says researcher Zoom is disputing claims by a researcher its video conferencing software includes a security flaw leaving cameras on Mac computers vulnerable.       ...
04:51, 2019-07-10

Canon EOS RP Full-Frame Mirrorless Camera Review The Canon EOS RP boasts of a light-weight design, familiar controls and a flip-out touchscreen display. But is it competitive enough to ward off the premium APS-C cameras at its selling price? Find......
15:34, 2019-06-06

Canon is crowdfunding a tiny, rugged clip-on camera Canon may be late to the clippable camera party, but it's still convinced it can bring something new to the table. The company is preparing a crowdfunding campaign for the Ivy Rec, a clip-on rugged camera that's designed to capture your hikes and ot......
22:51, 2019-07-03

ASU researcher launches cancer ‘vaccine’ trial in dogs PHOENIX- A researcher at Arizona State University is using dogs to test his preventative cancer “vaccine.” Stephen Johnston, director of the Center for Innovations in Medicine, has already tested the concoction on hundreds of mice with promising results. “As soon as the tumor arise...
16:01, 2019-05-21

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark III is a 4K-shooting vloggers delight Canon's PowerShot G7 X Mark III and PowerShot G5 X Mark II models have been among the company's worst-kept secrets for some time, with leaked images and specs of both recently surfacing. But the wait is now officially over, as full specs, pricing and availability have been confirmed.The Po...
06:51, 2019-07-09

Cancer researcher becomes first woman to win 4,000km cycling race Fiona Kolbinger, 24, rode from Bulgaria to France in 10 days, two hours and 48 minutesA German cancer researcher has become the first woman to win one of the world’s toughest cycling races in her first ultra-distance event.Fiona Kolbinger, 24, from Dresden, said she was “so surprised to win” the Tra...
21:34, 2019-08-06

Fake Office 365 site installs malware as browser update Microsoft users have been warned to watch out for a fake Office 365 site which is pushing malware disguised as a software update.The site, discovered by researchers at MalwareHunterTeam, is designed to resemble a Microsoft-owned site, and even contains links that direct to pages hosted on Microsoft ...
20:51, 2019-07-19

Next major Windows 10 update’s only cool feature will be… how fast it installs? You may have already installed Microsoft’s latest major update on your Windows device, but don’t get your hopes up for any stellar features for the next major upgrade. They call them feature releases, and the Windows 10 May 2019 Update that was recently released is the newest one. Coming...
16:00, 2019-07-02

Google Play hosted 205 harmful apps with over 32M installs last month alone It seems Google is losing the battle against sketchy Android software big time. The company hosted over 205 harmful apps on the Play store in July only. The kicker: these apps were downloaded over 32 million times in total in the past month alone. The bulk of the suspicious software – 188 to be exac...
07:34, 2019-08-02

British cathedral installs 50-foot helter-skelter attraction Mini-golf inside a church? Hold my Holy wine, says the Norwich Cathedral, another British place of worship making headlines this week for installing its own out-of-the-normal attraction inside their hallowed halls....
04:17, 2019-08-09

Dropbox silently installs new file manager app on users’ systems This is what Dropbox looks like now. It used to be a folder, now it's a file manager. [credit: Ron Amadeo ] Hey Dropbox users, how has Dropbox been for you lately? Major changes are coming ...
21:17, 2019-07-18

Researcher hacks macOS using plugins for secretly whitelisted apps Apple's macOS allows certain apps to automatically click on security dialog boxes for users, creating a risk that malicious plugins could seize access.Read More...
17:51, 2019-06-03

Vader Immortal Finally Makes Alderaanian Wolfcats Canon The first episode of VR game Vader Immortal was released earlier this week and I’m happy to share this news with Star Wars fans around the world. Finally, Alderaanian Wolf-Cats are truly canon, once and for all. What a relief. Also, some other Easter Eggs and references are in Vader Immortal’s first...
00:17, 2019-05-27

Alberta researcher suggests planning ahead for sudden evacuation "Would you be prepared to leave your home for up to a week within the next half hour, and to make sure you take all the things with you that are essential?"...
21:34, 2019-05-25

Swimmer missing in Hudson is internationally-regarded AIDS researcher Charles Van Der Horst vanished on the New Jersey side of the bridge Friday afternoon during the 8 Bridges Hudson River Swim, which stretches from the Rip Van Winkle Bridge in Catskill to the Verrazzano Bridge....
00:34, 2019-06-16

Google researcher details iOS exploit that can take over an iPhone with a text message As a general rule, if you avoid clicking on suspicious links that might pop on your phone — whether they’re sent via text message or appear as an in-browser pop-up ad — the odds of your device becoming infected with malware is slim to none. That notwithstanding, security researcher...
02:34, 2019-08-09

Insect migration studied with the help of tiny ‘fanny packs’: researcher A new study by University of Guelph researchers, in connection with the Nature Conservancy of Canada, has equipped a pair of insect species – monarch butterflies and common green darner dragonflies – with tiny radio-transmitting 'fanny packs' that will help researchers track their migration....
12:51, 2019-07-07

Sweden installs automatic 'alco-barriers' for drivers at ferry port Selected drivers arriving from Denmark and Germany will be required to undergo breathalyser tests Gothenburg port in Sweden has installed the country’s first automated sobriety check to prevent drivers over the alcohol limit from venturing on to its road network.Resembling petrol pumps, the “alco-ba...
04:17, 2019-08-14

238 Google Play apps with >440 million installs made phones nearly unusable Enlarge (credit: NurPhoto | Getty Images) If the prevalence of abusive Google Play apps has left you numb, this latest report is for you. Carefully concealed adware installed in Google-approved apps with more than 440 million installations was so aggressive that it rendered mobile devices nearly u...
07:34, 2019-06-05

Mount Everest expedition installs highest weather stations on Earth Scientists installed the two highest weather stations in the world in an expedition to Mount Everest that wrapped up this week. A team led by the National Geographic Society and Tribhuvan University installed the two weather monitoring stations at 8,......
23:17, 2019-06-13

Greek Police Have Arrested a Suspect in the Killing of an American Researcher on Crete Greek police have arrested a suspect in the murder of an American molecular biologist, who they say was run down by a local man during her daily walk, put in the trunk of his car, raped and abandoned in a nearby tunnel. The national police held a press conference on Tuesday afternoon where they conf...
21:51, 2019-07-16

Database Leaks 42.5 Million Records From Chinese Dating Apps: Researcher As many as 42.5 million records of users of different dating apps were found in a single Chinese database that doesn't have a password protection, a security researcher has said....
20:34, 2019-05-30

Canon Stabs Tradition in the Back With Camera That Supports Vertical Video Canon’s G7 X line has long been a favorite of photographers who wanted a travel-friendly camera that could still capture high-quality images. But with the rise of smartphones and the decline of point-and-shoots, Canon began pushing its compact cameras towards vloggers, who I’ve seen use cameras like...
13:34, 2019-07-09

Canon and Toshiba Fined $5 Million for Evading Premerger Notification Laws Faced with accounting irregularities that surfaced in 2015, Toshiba designed a scheme to sell its medical system subsidiary to Canon for around $6.1 billion in 2016 while evading notification rules, according to a civil complaint filed by the Justice Department....
10:17, 2019-06-11

In crisis-hit Argentina, cancer researcher turns to game show for funds Amid a swirling economic crisis and protests over budget cuts for research in Argentina, one scientist has found a novel way to fundraise: winning money on a television game show....
14:38, 2019-05-21

Canon Stuck a Smartphone Lens Into a Flash Drive For This Tiny Clip-on Camera Now that the optics and sensors in smartphones produce images on par with what you’d get from an affordable point and shoot camera, Canon has decided to just go with the flow and build a tiny barebones shooter that looks about as small as a USB flash drive that it’s decided to bring to life via crow...
16:51, 2019-07-03

Apps with 440 million installs eluded Google Play Protect to make Android phones unusable According to Ars Technica, adware named BeiTaAd was hidden in 238 apps found in the Google Play Store. The apps, which had more than 440 million installs, played ads to help the hackers collect revenue. And with the hundreds of millions of screens at their disposal, the scheme certainly paid off han...
11:51, 2019-06-05

Apps with 440 million installs eluded Google Play Protect to make Android phone unusable According to Ars Technica, adware named BeiTaAd was hidden in 238 apps found in the Google Play Store. The apps, which had more than 440 million installs, played ads to help the hackers collect revenue. And with the hundreds of millions of screens at their disposal, the scheme certainly paid off han...
07:51, 2019-06-05

The Bitter, the Sweet, and the Book: Beyoncé’s Seminal Work Enters the Literary Canon With The Lemonade Reader In the three years since Beyoncé seamlessly merged black feminism and pop culture with the release of Lemonade, much has been said—and written—about the impact of her semi-autobiographical visual album, which traced a direct lineage from ancient African religion and folklore to Gullah culture to New...
18:17, 2019-06-11

Why ransomware is still a pressing threat What changes have you observed in the ransomware landscape? At the start of the year we made a prediction that in 2019, synergistic threats will multiply, requiring combined responses. For context, attacks are usually centred on the use of one threat, with bad actors concentrating their efforts on i...
10:51, 2019-06-14

US city votes to pay ransomware demand Ransomware can bring even the largest organizations to a halt and the same can be said for local governments whose systems have been infected. However, one city in Florida is preparing to pay hackers $600k in bitcoin in the hope of having its systems restored.The city of Riviera Beach was infected w...
19:00, 2019-06-21

Baltimore’s bill for ransomware: Over $18 million, so far Enlarge / Baltimore City Hall, where the ransomware battle continues. (credit: Alex Wroblewski/Getty Images) BALTIMORE—It has been a month since the City of Baltimore's networks were brought to a standstill by ransomware. On Tuesday, Mayor Bernard "Jack" Young and his cabinet briefed press on the ...
20:17, 2019-06-05

A tale of two cities: Why ransomware will just get worse Enlarge / Baltimore, Maryland; Riviera Beach, Florida. Both got ransomware, and the outcomes were... the worst of times, and the worst of times. Earlier this week, the city of Riviera Beach, Florida, faced a $600,000 demand from ransomware operators in order to regain access to the city's data. T...
07:34, 2019-06-22

Why You Should Use Windows Defender's Ransomware Prevention A crucial security feature in Windows Defender comes disabled by default: Ransomware Protection. That’s surprising, since ransomware is a serious threat that locks down your device and blocks you from accessing your data until you pay your attacker. It’s even more surprising when you consider that R...
01:34, 2019-08-17

A city in trouble: is ransomware here to stay? Since the beginning of May, Baltimore has been crippled by a huge ransomware attack that has held many of the city’s IT systems hostage. The attack has ‘shut down’ thousands of government computers, causing everything from water bill payment disruptions to  real estate sale...
10:51, 2019-06-20

Florida city gives in to $600,000 bitcoin ransomware demand Riviera Beach, a city in Florida, is set to pay hackers $600,000 in bitcoin with the hope of having its systems restored. Hackers took over the systems several weeks ago, when a police department employee opened a malicious email that allowed them to......
18:17, 2019-06-20

Ransomware attacks are on the rise and the criminals are winning Ransomware attacks, which see which see individuals and organisations locked out of their data unless they pay up, are on the rise and raking in huge profits...
17:51, 2019-07-05

New Ransomware Found Exploiting Former Windows Zero-Day Flaw Researchers at cybersecurity firm Kaspersky have uncovered new encryption ransomware named Sodin (Sodinokibi or REvil) that exploits a recently discovered Windows vulnerability to get elevated......
16:00, 2019-07-06

Baltimore ransomware nightmare could last weeks more, with big consequences Enlarge / Days after Mayor "Jack" Young took over for disgraced Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh, ransomware took down Baltimore City's networks. It may be weeks or months before things return to normal—and "normal" wasn't that great, either, based on the city's IT track record. (credit: Alex Wroblews...
14:38, 2019-05-21

The price of being a ransomware hero: Chips with Everything podcast Jordan Erica Webber chats to Fabian Wosar, a renowned anti-ransomware expert, who has worked on thousands of cases during his career. The victims that Fabian helps love him. The ransomware hackers he thwarts – not so much. He talks about the sacrifices he has made for the job he loves Continue readi...
18:17, 2019-07-31

Georgia courts (mostly) shrug off ransomware attack Enlarge / The latest victim of an apparent wave of Ryuk ransomware has managed to fend off paying attackers, but not everyone is getting away unscathed. (credit: Getty Images) A spokesman for Georgia's Administrative Office of the Courts has confirmed that the AOC's information technology team dis...
02:34, 2019-07-03

“We need to up our game”—DHS cybersecurity director on Iran and ransomware Enlarge / Christopher Krebs, director of the Department of Homeland Security's Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, at a recent Senate hearing. Krebs issued a warning earlier this week on a surge in Iranian state-sponsored "malicious cyber activity." (credit: Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call ...
00:34, 2019-06-29

Ransomware: Why cities have become such a big target for cyberattacks - and why it'll get worse A number of US cities have paid ransoms of hundreds of thousands of dollars after getting caught out by hackers -- and if the business model is working, cybercriminals will keep exploiting it....
18:17, 2019-07-24

Best free anti-ransomware software 2019 Of all the malware attacks you can experience, ransomware has to be one of the worst. While some paid-for anti-virus programs will protect against ransomware, most free ones do not. The result is that most PC's are likely vulnerable to this particularly nasty form of attack.Ransomware became bi...
21:00, 2019-05-30

Ransomware attacks in US cities are using a stolen NSA tool The ransomware attacks in Baltimore and other US cities appear to have a common thread: they're using NSA tools on the agency's home soil. In-the-know security experts talking to the New York Times said the malware in the cyberattacks is using the NS......
21:51, 2019-05-25

Eurofins Scientific detects ransomware in some of its IT systems Food and biopharma product testing company Eurofins Scientific said on Monday that some of its IT systems were affected by a form of ransomware during the weekend....
10:17, 2019-06-03

Sensor Tower: Brawl Stars hits $275 million in revenue, 100 million installs in 6 months Brawl Stars has brought in $275 million in revenue and seen 100 million installs since its December 12 launch, mobile research firm Sensor Tower says.Read More...
23:51, 2019-06-14

Whitehats use DoS attack to score key victory against ransomware crooks Enlarge / A diagram showing how a DoS shut down an ongoing ransomware campaign. (credit: Intezer) Whitehats used a novel denial-of-service hack to score a key victory against ransomware criminals. Unfortunately, the blackhats have struck back by updating their infrastructure, leaving the fight wit...
03:51, 2019-07-11

Ransomware, “wiper” malware attacks have more than doubled, IBM team says Enlarge / RYAZAN, RUSSIA - JUNE 28, 2017: The silhouette of a young man against a red background with a projected message related to the Petya ransomware; on 27 June 2017 a variant of the Petya ransomware virus hit computers of companies in Russia, Ukraine, and other countries in a cyber attack. Ale...
21:17, 2019-08-05

Baltimore ransomware attack will cost the city over $18 million Fresh off dealing with chaos caused by last month's ransomware attack, the city of Baltimore has a new problem to deal with -- the $18 million in damages that came with it....
17:34, 2019-06-06

GandCrab ransomware shuts down after netting authors billions The operators behind the GandCrab ransomware have announced that they are closing up shop after almost a year and a half in which they claimed to have earned $2bn from ransom payments.GandCrab rose in popularity among cybercriminals after the operators began to market their services on underground c...
22:51, 2019-06-18

Cybersecurity experts warn Baltimore over ransomware attacks Cybersecurity experts say Baltimore is playing with fire as a deadline to pay thousands of dollars in ransom to hackers holding several of the city’s servers hostage has come and gone. It has been two weeks since a cyberattack crippled Baltimore’s computer network. The internet thieves w...
16:34, 2019-05-21

Florida LAN: Someone clicks link, again, giving Key Biscayne ransomware Enlarge / Key Biscayne, Florida, is the third Florida local government to get hit by ransomware within a month. (credit: Alicia Vera/Bloomberg via Getty Images) A third Florida local government has reported that it has been struck by ransomware. Key Biscayne joins Lake City as a victim of Ryuk, a ...
00:34, 2019-06-29

Baltimore IT head apologizes for ransomware attack response BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore’s chief information technology official has apologized to city leaders for the response to a cyberattack that has crippled the city for a month. The Baltimore Sun reports Frank Johnson offered his “sincere apologies” to city council members Friday during ...
02:34, 2019-06-09

This new ransomware is targeting network attached storage devices NAS devices are often used to store critical data and back-ups - but many are exposed to the open internet and the cybercriminals behind eCh0raix are taking advantage....
00:00, 2019-07-11

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark III and G5 X Mark II images and specs surface Convincing images of the Canon PowerShot G7 X III and PowerShot G5 X Mark II models have leaked, along with lists of specs for both cameras.While neither model has been officially announced by Canon, the images, first seen on Japanese camera-leaking site Nokishita, are either leaked press shots or v...
16:00, 2019-07-02

China: US an ‘initiator’ of security concerns, undermines global security with 'power politics' China accused the United States on Wednesday of undermining global stability with unilateral policies and “power politics” as the Defense Ministry issued the first comprehensive outline of its policies since President Xi Jinping came to power more than six years ago....
19:00, 2019-07-24

‘Regional security and integration’ in Central Africa under threat, Security Council warned Recurrent and often deadly clashes between pastoralists and farmers in several countries in Central Africa continue to cause “serious concern”, threatening “regional security and integration”, a senior UN official warned the Security Council on Tuesday....
23:51, 2019-06-04

Four security forces members killed in shooting in Iraq: security official Four security forces members were killed and four wounded in shooting in the Iraqi town of Tarmiya, 25 km (15 miles) north of Baghdad, Security Media Cell said in a statement early on Tuesday....
03:34, 2019-06-04

Home security sale at SimpliSafe: save 15% and get a free security camera If you want to beef up your home security and save money, then you've come to the right place. SimpliSafe is offering 15% off a home security system and including a free security camera that normally retails for $99. This limited-time offer ends at midnight on July 31. SimpliSafe is a well-kno...
19:17, 2019-07-23

Inside a Google Titan Bluetooth security key – high security, low durability The Google Titan Bluetooth two-factor security key might be the best way to protect your account from hackers and phishing attacks, but the hardware itself is a big disappointment....
15:17, 2019-06-12

| 5G rollout poses no security threats - State Security Agency Minister of State Security Ayanda Dlodlo says information shared with 'strategic investment partners' in the rollout of 5G in South Africa would be governed by adequate existing laws and regulations....
23:34, 2019-08-03

Canon EOS M5 Mark II rumored to launch alongside the EOS M6 Mark II Rumors of the arrival of two new APS-C mirrorless cameras from Canon began back in October 2018, but there hasn’t been much noise about the EOS M5 Mark II and the EOS M6 Mark II... until now.The rumor mill has picked up whispers of Canon announcing updated models of the aging EOS M5 flagship ...
08:34, 2019-07-25

Baltimore ransomware perp pinky-swears he didn’t use NSA exploit Enlarge / Oh, Baltimore. (credit: Alex Wroblewski/Getty Images) Over the past few weeks, a Twitter account that has since been confirmed by researchers to be that of the operator of the ransomware that took down Baltimore City's networks May 4 has posted taunts of Baltimore City officials and docu...
20:00, 2019-06-04

Phishing, ransomware are top cyber attacks on financial services firms There's been a massive increase in the number of cyber incidents reported to the regulator. But many are the fault of internal failures, not hackers....
16:17, 2019-07-01

Leading forensics firm reportedly pays ransomware demand Eurofins Scientific, the leading forensic services outfit in the UK, has paid out to criminals who hit the company with a ransomware attack, according to a report.While Eurofins Scientific wouldn’t be drawn to comment on whether the ransom had been paid or not – only stating that it wa...
06:51, 2019-07-09

23 state agencies across Texas succumb to a ‘coordinated ransomware attack’ It seems like not a day goes by without a major company being hacked or a government-run institution exposed to ransomware attacks. Now, state agencies in Texas have succumbed to a coordinated ransomware attack that has impacted at least 23 local government entities across the state. The Texas Depar...
13:34, 2019-08-19

Ransomware attack in Texas targets local government agencies Ransomware attacks against local governments are still a clear problem, and Texas is discovering this first hand. The state has revealed that 23 government entities reported a ransomware attack on the morning of August 16th. Most of these were "sma......
21:51, 2019-08-18

Ransomware attack on Baltimore continues to hold the city hostage Earlier this month, hackers successfully deployed a piece of ransomware that, for about two weeks now, has effectively shut down a range of key public services in the city of Baltimore. All told, the ransomware in question has locked down approximately 10,000 government computers. The hackers respon...
00:17, 2019-05-23

Ransomware Hits Georgia Courts As Municipal Attacks Spread Almost every month in 2019 so far has seen reports of a local government falling prey to ransomware, but this series of attacks belies an even broader threat....
12:00, 2019-07-02

Owners must protect their businesses from ransomware before it's too late | Gene Marks Attackers are targeting small businesses and even forcing some to close for not paying up – but there are precautions owners can take to reduce the oddsRansomware is a multibillion-dollar a year business and when you look at it from the aspect of the hacker you can certainly understand why. It’s the...
16:00, 2019-05-21

New ransomware infections are the worst drive-by attacks in recent memory Enlarge (credit: Malwarebytes) An ongoing operation that’s installing ransomware and other malware on the computers of unsuspecting website visitors is one of the most potent drive-by attack campaigns researchers have seen in recent memory. The attacks install three pieces of malware using an expl...
05:51, 2019-06-28

Baltimore Officials Estimate Damage From Ransomware Attack At Over $18 Million, Likely to Rise Early last month, hackers infected somewhere around 10,000 Baltimore, Maryland city computers with a “file-locking” ransomware variant called RobbinHood. Those hackers demanded a ransom of 13 bitcoin (at the time worth around $76,000, and today around $100,000) that would go up over time if it was n...
10:17, 2019-06-06

Cyber Attacks Cost $45 Billion In 2018 As Ransomware Hits Hard An estimated two million cyber attacks in 2018 resulted in more than $45 billion in losses worldwide as local governments struggled to cope with ransomware and other malicious incidents, a study......
23:17, 2019-07-09

Eternally Blue: Baltimore City leaders blame NSA for ransomware attack Enlarge / Baltimore: An IT disaster area? (credit: Cyndi Monaghan via Getty Images) The mayor and city council president of Baltimore are pushing for the ransomware attack that brought Baltimore's city government to a standstill to be designated a disaster, and officials are seeking federal aid t...
20:51, 2019-05-28

Cybersecurity experts warn Baltimore to stop 'playing' with ransomware attacks Cybersecurity experts say Baltimore is playing with fire as a deadline to pay thousands of dollars in ransom to hackers holding several of the city's servers hostage has come and gone. ...
14:38, 2019-05-21

Ransomware attack cripples at least 20 local Texas agencies, state government says At least 20 local government entities across Texas have been taken hostage by a coordinated ransomware attack, the Texas Department of Information Resources announced Friday....
04:51, 2019-08-18

These firms promise high-tech ransomware solutions—but typically just pay hackers Enlarge / Cryptolocker was one of the ransomware pioneers, bringing together file encryption and bitcoin payment. (credit: Christiaan Colen / Flickr) This story was originally published by ProPublica. It appears here under a Creative Commons license. From 2015 to 2018, a strain of ransomware...
14:38, 2019-05-21

Cybersecurity officials warn state and local agencies (again) to fend off ransomware Enlarge / Georgia State Police and Capitol Police had their laptops taken offline by ransomware in the latest of many attacks on state and local government agencies. (credit: Scott Olson / Getty Images) Yesterday, the Georgia Department of Public Safety revealed that laptop computers in state poli...
20:34, 2019-07-31

Game Over for GandCrab: New free decryption tool allows victims to unlock all versions of this ransomware Shortly after those behind GandCrab announced they are retiring, researchers have released a new tool which nullifies all versions of the ransomware....
15:00, 2019-06-17

City ransomware attacks and huge payouts mean a once-private corporate problem has gone public These attacks have given the public the opportunity to examine the problems associated with ransomware, where corporations -- not obligated to disclose these attacks -- have mostly handled them behind closed doors....
18:51, 2019-06-27

Florida city reportedly fires IT director after being forced to pay $460G in ransomware attack A Florida city fired an information technology employee following a 400,000 malware payout to hackers in a cyber attack, which targeted their servers, phones, and emails— although the city insurer covered most costs. ...
00:17, 2019-07-03

Google bots shut down Baltimore officials’ ransomware-workaround Gmail accounts Enlarge / Oh, Baltimore. (credit: Alex Wroblewski/Getty Images) In the wake of the ransomware attack that has kept city networks and infrastructure shut down now for over two weeks, Baltimore officials—including the mayor and city council members—set up Google Gmail accounts as a backup communicat...
20:00, 2019-05-24

Amazon home security systems: the Blink home security camera gets a price cut Secure your home and snag a killer with the best-selling Blink Indoor Home Security System at Amazon. For a limited time, you can get the two-camera kit on sale for $111.99. That's a $28 discount and the best price we've seen for the top-rated home security system. The Blink home security...
23:17, 2019-06-13

Tulsi Gabbard to report for active duty with National Guard for two weeks: report Presidential candidate Tulsi Gabbard will take a two-week hiatus from the campaign trail to report for active duty in Indonesia with the National Guard, the Democrat announced on Monday....
07:00, 2019-08-13

Ryuk, Ryuk, Ryuk: Georgia’s courts hit by ransomware Enlarge / Court systems in Georgia are down due to a ransomware attack. Surprise. (credit: Rivers Langley / SaveRivers / Wikimedia) Georgia's Judicial Council and Administrative Office of the Courts is the victim of the latest ransomware attack against state and local agencies. And this looks like...
00:34, 2019-07-02

Why IoT security should be top of your list What are some of the most pressing threats businesses are facing today?The biggest cybersecurity threats facing businesses today are phishing and business email compromise attacks, while ransomware continues to remain a concern.Conventional awareness and training programs are partially effective, me...
18:34, 2019-05-30

What happens when Social Security goes broke? Even though Americans fear Social Security won't be around in the future, isn't going to go belly-up and suddenly stop paying out benefits.        ...
19:00, 2019-05-30

Car security: how to keep your car and driveway protected Tips & advice 26 Jun, 2019 From simple to hi-tech, we look at some of the best ways to help prevent you from having your car or its contents stolen...
19:17, 2019-06-27

How to Get Through Airport Security Faster When you’re late for a flight⁠—or trying to make a tight connection⁠—getting through airport security as quickly as possible is key. Beyond enrolling in TSA Pre-Check, Global Entry or Clear, you can get through an airport security line faster by booking your flight at the right time and organizing y...
17:51, 2019-07-16

Tackling 5G's security challenges 5G has tremendous potential to transform our lives, with the promise of enabling a truly connected world where smart cities, autonomous cars and smart factories are not just an aspirational concept but a reality. According to recent research from Ericsson, 5G will reach 40% population coverage and 1...
14:00, 2019-07-23

The Best Web Browsers for Privacy and Security Your web browser knows a lot about you, and tells the sites you visit a lot about you as well—if you let it. We’ve talked about which browsers are best at ad-blocking, but in this guide, we’re going to focus on the browsers that you’ll want to use to better conceal everything you’re up to from all t...
15:17, 2019-08-08

Use Your Android Device As a Security Key on iOS If you’re one of those chaos-embracing individuals who own and use both Android and iOS devices, Google is now letting you use your Android smartphone as a physical security key for signing into your Google account on iOS....
10:51, 2019-06-14

Want a stable job? Here are the positions with the best and worst job security 24/7 Wall St. reviewed unemployment rates by occupation from the Bureau of Labor Statistics to identify the gigs with the best, worst job security.       ...
04:17, 2019-07-24

Airport security lines are about to get shorter The TSA just added more PreCheck airlines to its expedited screening program. Buzz60’s Sean Dowling has more.       ...
20:00, 2019-08-16

King for a Day upsets Maximum Security Weenedin action failed to answer the question of who's the best 3-year-old in American racing as Maximum Security couldn't hold the lead in the Pegasus Stakes....
08:34, 2019-06-17

VLC player has 'critical' security flaw Popular media software VLC Media Player has a critical software vulnerability that could put millions of users at risk, security researchers have warned.Researchers from German firm CERT-Bund say they have detected a major safety flaw in the video player, which has been downloaded billions of times ...
19:17, 2019-07-23

Best home security systems of 2019 The one crime statistic that is falling across the US year-on-year is burglary, and that's because homeowners are turning to home-based security systems that can help prevent crime. It's not just about trying to deter opportunists, but also making sure that even determined burglars will ha...
18:00, 2019-06-22

NordVPN ups security with new encryption tool NordVPN is known for providing VPN services to users around the world and now the company is expanding its offerings with the announcement of a new tool for securing files stored locally or in the cloud.The company's new cybersecurity tool called NordLocker will secure files stored on a user&ap...
07:17, 2019-05-31

Securing the new reality: why AR and VR security should be a top priority Organisations and consumers alike are excited by the new services and experiences promised by Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR). In hospitals, for example, medical students are already using AR headsets to improve the depth and effectiveness of their training. Looking to the future, me...
12:34, 2019-05-24

The Foods You Can Bring Through Airport Security Ever since TSA really tightened their restrictions on liquids, pastes and gels, enacting the “3-1-1" rule, there has been some confusion over whether or not certain food items are permitted to pass through airport security....
00:51, 2019-07-18

What Americans really think the government should do to fix Social Security Social Security is in need of some changes before 2035 in order to continue to pay out benefits as promised. Americans weigh in on what they'd like to see the government do to fix that....
19:34, 2019-07-08

This Social Security scam is just evil The Federal Trade Commission said there’s been a significant surge in scams in which impostors claim they are calling on behalf of a government agency....
17:00, 2019-08-12

Google brings Titan Security Key to the UK Google has revealed it is bringing its Titan Security Key to a range of new markets, including the UK.The physical key offers increased security for users, providing two-factor authentication (2FA) and will now be coming The company says that the physical security keys have entirely cut out phi...
02:17, 2019-08-01

That WhatsApp Security Flaw Isn't as Bad as It Sounds A security alert of sorts went out this week for WhatsApp users, which suggested that the platform has a security flaw that allows someone to “Use the ‘quote’ feature in a group conversation to change the identity of the sender, even if that person is not a member of the group,” and to “Alter the te...
08:17, 2019-08-10

Mac Security Review/Test 2019 We have reviewed and tested eleven security solutions on Apple’s macOS Mojave. Read our Mac Security Test & Review 2019 to see which security solutions have been approved. Relevance of Mac security software  The closed Apple ecosystem reduces the risk of malware. This does not mean that Mac use...
19:34, 2019-06-27

Mobile Security Review 2019 AV-Comparatives’ latest Mobile Security Report 2019 is now available! 11 security products for Android have been thoroughly tested and reviewed! https://www.av-comparatives.org/tests/mobile-security-review-2019...
01:51, 2019-08-01

Here Are the Best Account Security Methods, According to Google Everywhere you turn, someone is handing out advice about account security and privacy. And while it never hurts to be reminded about all the ways you can protect your critical data, have you topped to wonder whether any of the various security measures you’re taking are actually effective?...
22:34, 2019-05-22

Phishing is the top security threat for businesses A security service developed by the telecommunications firm Telefónica, in collaboration with McAfee and Allot, has revealed that the majority of the threats (89%) it has blocked so far are related to phishing.During the first two months in which it was deployed, the security service also disco...
00:34, 2019-08-14

Social Security sent out some wrong estimates. What you need to know A very limited number of paper statements that showed estimated benefits in retirement ended up wrong. Here's why and what consumers need to know.       ...
18:17, 2019-08-09

Reinventing application security with AppWANs Effective security today will not resemble security of the past decades.  It must support not only traditional endpoints, data centers and offices, it must be extended for a new world of cloud-delivered apps, mobile, and  IoT connected networks.  The conundrum:  Much of the conve...
10:51, 2019-06-10

iMessage security flaws uncovered Security researchers have urged iPhone users to update their device software immediately following the discovery of vulnerabilities in iMessage.Researchers from Google's Project Zero discovered five flaws Apple's mobile messaging software that could leave its devices vulnerable to attack.O...
11:17, 2019-08-01

Update Your Firefox Browser Right Now to Fix a Serious Security Bug On the heels of the Firefox 67.0 release, Mozilla has rolled out Firefox 67.0.3, which fixes a major security bug. According to the Mozilla Security board, hackers have reportedly been using the bug to take over PCs running unpatched versions of Firefox 67.0. All Firefox users should update to the l...
05:00, 2019-06-19

Mexico to tighten security at 68 border crossings MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico’s President Andrés Manuel López Obrador says that officials will tighten security at 68 border crossings where controls are lax. He made the comment in a Friday morning presser, although there was no visible increase in the number of soldiers and personnel in the bord...
19:34, 2019-06-14

Kashmir: Is the UN Security Council reluctant to get involved? Although the Security Council told India and Pakistan to resolve the Kashmir dispute bilaterally, it didn't call a formal meeting or issue a statement. Some analysts dubbed the response "lukewarm."...
09:34, 2019-08-17

Here's when you can get full Social Security benefits Social Security supports tens of millions of Americans with benefits that they need to make ends meet in retirement.       ...
15:17, 2019-08-06

Blink vs Arlo: which home security system is best for you? Blink or Arlo? That's a question many will be asking, especially as Amazon Prime Day approaches, so we've created this guide to help you decided which is right for you.Blink - a home security brand owned by Amazon - offers affordable, easy-to-fit surveillance cameras for indoors and out. F...
10:17, 2019-06-09

Trump administration to brief senators on election security Officials from President Donald Trump’s administration will brief senators on election security on Wednesday amid bipartisan agreement that Russia interfered in the 2016 election, according to a senior Senate aide. Wednesday’s briefing, requested by Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.), wil...
22:34, 2019-07-08

Homeland Security agent shoots himself in leg at gun range A Homeland Security agent shot himself in the leg Wednesday while letting off some rounds at a gun range in The Bronx, cops said. The agent was at the Rodman’s Neck Outdoor Range in Pelham Bay Park when he accidentally pumped a bullet into his left leg, according to police. The incident happen...
02:51, 2019-07-25

Why risk is suddenly part of the security conversation The question is no longer “how do I get to 100 percent security?” It’s “how do I galvanize my resources to reduce the risk of a successful breach?”Read More...
22:51, 2019-07-03

Hackers take down Iranian social security website TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s semi-official ILNA news agency says hackers took down the website belonging to the country’s non-governmental Social Security Organization. ILNA reported Friday that the website had been down for an unspecified amount of time the previous day, but has since bee...
16:17, 2019-05-31

Firmware security has barely improved over last decade A new survey of over 6,000 firmware images has found no improvement in firmware security over the last 15 years as well as lax security standards for the software running connected devices from Linksys, NETGEAR and other major hardware vendors.The survey was carried out by chief scientist at the Cyb...
07:00, 2019-08-17

Email security still a major worry for businesses As email-based threats have grown in number as well as severity, new research from the security firm Barracuda has revealed that 94 percent of organizations see email as their top security vulnerability.To compile its new You've got mail, The rise of email threats report, the firm surveyed 280 ...
08:51, 2019-07-06

Libya: UN Security Council calls for ceasefire The 15-member bloc has called on warring factions in Libya to cease fighting and enter talks. The body also strongly condemned Tuesday's airstrike on a migrant detention center near Tripoli....
04:34, 2019-07-06

The Windows 10 security guide: How to safeguard your business How do you configure Windows 10 PCs to avoid common security problems? There's no software magic bullet, unfortunately, and the tools are different for small businesses and enterprises. Here's what to watch out for....
16:34, 2019-06-28

Lizzo says security 'slapped and manhandled' her team The music festival Summerfest is investigating after a performer, Lizzo, said a security guard "tackled and attacked" her team after a performance in Milwaukee on Thursday night....
19:17, 2019-06-28

| After Christchurch, US mosques bulk up security during Ramadan Mohamed Bahi's computer mouse on the screen jumped from one room to the other. It was one day until the start of Ramadan, and he was finalising the new security equipment at the Brooklyn mosque where he expected 200 to 300 attendees every night during the month....
09:17, 2019-05-25

Schumer predicts McConnell will take up election security Mitch McConnell rarely budges in the face of political pressure. But Chuck Schumer thinks election security is an exception.The Senate minority leader predicted on Thursday that the majority leader will buckle and take up federal election security, a once-bipartisan issue. But though Democrats have ...
06:00, 2019-08-02

Apple to pay hackers more than $1m to find security flaws Expanded ‘bug bounty’, announced at Black Hat conference, comes as governments and tech firms compete for informationApple will pay ethical hackers more than $1m if they responsibly disclose dangerous security vulnerabilities to the firm, the company announced at the Black Hat security conference in...
21:51, 2019-08-12

| Ethiopia says army to take over security in troubled south Ethiopia has announced that soldiers and federal police will take over security in a restive southern region following days of violence that has left at least 18 people dead....
15:17, 2019-07-23

Egypt: The security situation remains tense Lufthansa and British Airways canceled flights to Cairo over the weekend, citing security concerns. Although they were reticent with details, the situation in Egypt, and particularly in North Sinai, is indeed unstable....
02:17, 2019-07-23

Trump can't buy Greenland, but it is crucial to US national security Greenland might not be for sale, but the ice-covered island is strategically crucial to American national security and will likely play an important role as the United States, Russia, and China compete in the Arctic....
04:34, 2019-08-17

UN: 5,287 killings in Venezuela security operations in 2018 The U.N. human rights chief says in a new report that Venezuela’s government has acknowledged nearly 5,300 killings during security operations last year, saying the deaths stemmed from “resistance to authority.”...
21:00, 2019-07-04

Trend Micro: Prepare for the age of IIoT security With the world becoming more connected thanks to the rollout of the Internet of Things (IoT), the need to ensure the security of this new smart landscape is paramount.This is especially true in the rapidly-growing area of the Industrial IoT, or IIoT, where manufacturers, utility companies and other ...
17:34, 2019-06-07

2 first-timers among 5 nations elected to Security Council UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Estonia and the Caribbean island nation of St. Vincent and the Grenadines have been elected to the U.N.’s most powerful body for the first time alongside Niger, Tunisia and Vietnam. The 193 states of the General Assembly chose new members Friday for the Security Council. ...
19:34, 2019-06-07

UN Security Council has its first meeting on Kashmir in decades According to a UN diplomat, council members failed to even come up with a statement to the press -- the lowest level of Council action. UN diplomats said countries disagreed on wording of a statement, with some fearing any comment would escalate tensions or would show bias towards Pakistan by simply...
04:34, 2019-08-17

4 cities in the USA where you can live on Social Security benefits alone If you're looking to Social Security to carry you through your retirement, try these cities where you don't need to be wealthy to live well.       ...
13:51, 2019-06-18

AV-Comparatives Security Survey 2019 published Every year AV-Comparatives conducts a security survey asking users their opinion and preference on security products. In our global survey we ask users on various security related topics. The opinions and preferences from the end user community provide us with valuable feedback. The results help us ...
14:32, 2019-05-21

UK to launch European security mission over Iran row The British government has said it will create a new mission with European allies amid rising tensions with Iran. The UK's outgoing foreign minister said Britain "will always defend" freedom of navigation....
18:34, 2019-07-22

Doing this one thing with your Social Security could mean losing $100,000 in retirement Americans will lose $111,000 per household by taking Social Security benefits too early into their retirement, rather than using their own savings.       ...
07:34, 2019-06-28

Innovation and security score big in New Zealand Budget Venture capital, connecting businesses with government, computers in homes, and national security initiatives will all secure funding in the country's 2019-20 Budget....
08:51, 2019-05-30

On election security, these members bring a fresh(man) take WASHINGTON (AP) — For eight weeks, a group of freshman members of Congress have been quietly meeting to tackle a problem they feel their more senior colleagues haven’t done enough to address: election security. The six Democrats and one Republican call themselves Task Force Sentry, a title tha...
19:34, 2019-06-28

China's ZTE Follows Huawei With Brussels Cyber-Security Lab ZTE opened a cyber-security lab in Brussels on Wednesday, aiming to boost transparency four months after bigger telecoms equipment rival Huawei did the same to allay concerns about spying....
15:34, 2019-07-11

Wyze’s $20 security cams can now identify people I’m a huge fan of Wyze’s security cameras. I’ve used them for a few months. They’re dead simple, and delightfully cheap. And now they’re getting a little bit cleverer, thanks to a software update that lets them identify people through artificial intelligence. The feature is available to the most rec...
00:17, 2019-07-10

Walmart scoring execs against one another on security performance The company has created a scorecard that provides every executive within Walmart with a real-time overview of how they're performing against their peers....
04:34, 2019-07-18

You can now use your Android phone as a 2FA security key for Google accounts on iOS Now, Android phones running Android 7.0 Nougat or newer can act as 2FA security keys for Google accounts on iPhones and iPads running iOS 10.0 and up.Read More...
00:51, 2019-06-13

Poland proposes tightening 5G security standards Poland has proposed tightening its cyber security standards and could ban certain products or suppliers from key parts of a future 5G network, the country's digital ministry said in a document published on Wednesday....
22:51, 2019-07-17

Maximum Security beaten in first start since Derby DQ OCEANPORT, N.J. (AP) — The Triple Crown series was marked by the unexpected and the whacky 3-year-old season continued when Maximum Security returned to racing for the first time since being disqualified in the Kentucky Derby. Sent off as the overwhelming 1-20 favorite, Maximum Security simply got b...
00:51, 2019-06-17

There's another macOS update to fix Zoom security exploits Apple is still working to plug the holes created by a security exploit recently discovered in video conferencing app Zoom. According to The Verge, Apple quietly pushed out a security update for macOS that removes vulnerable software installed automat......
11:34, 2019-07-17

Security tokens aren’t yet worth the hype Security tokens could be a boon to the average retail investor by fractionalizing assets and providing high liquidity. But the market is still immature.Read More...
02:51, 2019-08-19

Zimbabwe: Between land ownership and food security A land dispute in Zimbabwe has highlighted a major hurdle in the country’s new agricultural policies. There is a need for better food security and an economic upturn, but also for a more transparent land reform....
02:51, 2019-06-05

EU readies sanctions on Venezuelan security officials The European Union is preparing new sanctions against Venezuelan security forces involved in human rights violations, the bloc's foreign policy chief said on Tuesday, following the death in custody of a navy captain amid allegations of torture....
22:34, 2019-07-16

Google uncovers security flaws in iMessage Researchers from Google's Project Zero have shared the details of five flaws they discovered in Apple's iMessage software that could leave its devices vulnerable to attack.One of the vulnerabilities they uncovered was so severe that only way to save a targeted iPhone would require deleting...
02:17, 2019-08-01

3 things that'll cause your Social Security benefits to go down The average Social Security beneficiary today receives $17,532 a year Here are three things that will cause a reduction to your benefits.        ...
21:17, 2019-06-03

UN Security Council to meet on North Korea North Korea has conducted two ballistic missile tests in less than a week in violation of UN resolutions. The missile tests come as the US and North Korea are trying to restarted stalled denuclearization talks....
04:51, 2019-08-01

Increased immigration may be a boon for social security Before you think I’m against immigration, let me state once again my feelings on the issue. I am very much pro-immigration. The US should allow lots of new people into this country in hopes that they become good, tax-paying citizens. Why? Because it’s the right thing to do. But if you would rather h...
04:17, 2019-07-16

China and U.S. clash again on trade and regional security China and the United States clashed again this weekend on trade and security, accusing each other of destabilizing the region and potentially the world....
23:51, 2019-06-03

Do you have to file for Social Security at full retirement age? Many people don't even know their full retirement age for Social Security purposes. Here's what that number means and what the rules around it entail.       ...
17:51, 2019-06-16

VPN security flaws could open up your network to attacks New security flaws discovered in three popular corporate VPN tools by researchers at Devcore could allow attackers to steal confidential information directly from companies' networks.The firm's Orange Tsai and Meh Chang first discovered the security flaws which affect corporate VPNs from P...
22:17, 2019-07-24

TSA pokes fun at attempt to get knife-shaped gun through security TSA agents may have been confused as how to classify this weapon when a passenger tried to bring a knife-shaped gun through airport security.       ...
13:00, 2019-08-18

Turns out it's not baby boomers who have taken the most from Social Security New research from the Center for Retirement Research at Boston College finds that it was the earliest beneficiaries who received more money than they paid in to Social Security....
23:34, 2019-06-10

Digital transformation could be causing security risk Rapid deployment of digital transformation technologies could be leaving businesses at risk according to a new report which highlights a growing security gap among European organizations.Of the companies surveyed in the 2019 Thales Data Threat Report – Europe Edition, almost a third (29%) sai...
06:01, 2019-05-22

PSA: Your Android phone is now a security key for signing in to Google on iOS Google has announced that it’s now possible to log into your Google accounts from your iPhones and iPads using your Android phone as a hardware authentication key. The development comes almost more than a month after the internet giant made it easy for Google users to sign in to their accounts on th...
18:00, 2019-06-13

Size and security key to Samsung's latest smartphones Samsung has unveiled two new entries in its Galaxy Note smartphone range, with the top model boasting the biggest screen and battery ever packed into one of its handsets....
18:17, 2019-08-08

Here's where the presidential candidates stand on Social Security Medicare has become a buzzword so far in the 2020 race. Yet another important benefits program,Social Security, has largely been absent from the discussion. This roundup shows where the leading candidates stand....
16:17, 2019-07-06

No love lost between security specialists and developers GitLab finds 68% of security professionals feel that less than half of developers can spot security vulnerabilities, but most people feel it's a programmer's job to write secure code....
02:00, 2019-07-19

FaceApp security concerns: Russians now own all your old photos The eerie FaceApp photo filter, which uses AI to digitally age your face, has gone viral, with millions on social media sharing their sagging simulacrum, including celebs such as Drake, the Jonas Brothers and Kevin Hart. However, experts warn that the free “old age filter,” created in 20...
23:51, 2019-07-17

Online lender backed by Nas says it was hit by security breach A Silicon Valley tech company backed by rapper Nas was hit by a security breach earlier this year that revealed it had been lax with users’ sensitive personal information, including bank account numbers, The Post has learned. Earnin, which is also backed by tech investor Andreesen Horowitz, discover...
05:51, 2019-08-08

Hackers are turning our AI security systems against us — but they can be stopped With the use of AI growing in almost all areas of business and industry, we have a new problem to worry about – the “hijacking” of artificial intelligence. Hackers use the same techniques and systems that help us, to compromise our data, our security, and our lifestyle. We’ve already seen hackers tr...
20:51, 2019-06-22

Security flaws found in many major kernel drivers At this year's DefCon security conference, security researchers from Eclypsium revealed in a presentation that they have discovered common design flaws in over 40 kernel drivers from 20 different hardware vendors.The design flaws found in the drivers could allow low-privileged applications to u...
01:17, 2019-08-13

Monero security flaw could’ve seen XMR stolen from cryptocurrency exchanges Privacy-focused altcoin Monero has suddenly disclosed nine security vulnerabilities — including one that could have allowed hackers to steal XMR from cryptocurrency exchanges. Until March, rogue Monero miners were hypothetically able to create “specifically-crafted” blocks to force Monero wallets in...
00:34, 2019-07-05

Huawei asks court to deem US security law unconstitutional SHENZHEN, China (AP) — Chinese tech giant Huawei has filed a motion in U.S. court challenging the constitutionality of a law that limits its sales of telecom equipment. The action Wednesday is the latest in an ongoing clash between Huawei and the U.S. government, which claims the Chinese telecom com...
06:51, 2019-05-29

Democratic 2020 hopefuls AWOL on national security Democratic insiders have concluded that President Trump is unusually vulnerable on national security for a Republican, an assessment based on extensive research, but warn the party's leading 2020 contenders are squandering this unique political opening....
16:17, 2019-05-30

D-Link agrees to new security monitoring to settle FTC charges Enlarge (credit: Penn State / Flickr) Router and webcam maker D-Link has agreed to implement a new security program to settle charges it failed to safeguard its hardware against well-known and preventable hacks and misrepresented its existing security regimen. Tuesday’s agreement settles a 2017 co...
03:34, 2019-07-03

Godrej Eve PT, Eve Mini, and Eve Cube Security Cameras Review Godrej's Eve range of security cameras aim to leave a mark in the smart home segment, but do they offer enough value for the asking price? We find out in our review....
22:51, 2019-07-01

Security bolstered as challenge to Indonesia vote begins JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Authorities bolstered security in the Indonesian capital as hearings began in a court challenge to the results of April’s presidential election. The losing candidate Prabowo Subianto claims there was massive electoral fraud and is asking the Constitutional Court to in...
11:17, 2019-06-14

Saudi security say 2 Italians injured in apparent attack DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia’s Interior Ministry says two Italians were wounded in the coastal city of Jiddah earlier this month in what appears to have been a premeditated attack targeting their cars. Interior Ministry spokesman Maj. Gen. Mansour al-Turki told The Associate...
14:17, 2019-06-18

DHS issues hacking security alert for small planes The DHS issued an alert for small planes. Modern flight systems are vulnerable to hacking if someone manages to gain physical access to the aircraft.       ...
18:17, 2019-07-31

Universal Security Instruments recalls smoke alarms TUCSON – Universal Security Instruments issued a recall for some of their smoke alarms over activation concerns. According to Golder Ranch Fire District, the department received several of the recalled alarms as part of a grant program. The alarms were installed in homes with their district. Golder ...
02:34, 2019-07-16

VLC Media Player Hit by Critical Security Flaw, Fix Underway A critical security flaw has been spotted in VLC media player that can allow a malicious party to remotely execute harmful code or crash the media player....
14:51, 2019-07-24

Equifax to Study Alternatives to Social Security Numbers The company agreed to revamp its cybersecurity practices and fund a study to explore how U.S. consumers could be identified, as part of a settlement with state prosecutors over its 2017 data breach....
16:17, 2019-07-24

Broadcom Said to Be in Talks to Buy Symantec, the Security Software Maker If an agreement is reached, it will underline how much Broadcom, a semiconductor giant, has had to change its acquisition strategy after a humbling takeover defeat last year....
02:51, 2019-07-04

Possible Security Threat To Jammu And Kashmir BJP Leaders, Say Officials An intelligence input has been passed on to the Jammu and Kashmir police about a possible threat to some BJP leaders including its president Ravinder Raina, officials said Saturday....
20:51, 2019-06-08

US national security adviser in UAE amid tensions with Iran President Donald Trump’s national security adviser, a longtime hawk on Iran, is visiting the United Arab Emirates amid heightened tensions across the Persian Gulf...
05:17, 2019-05-29

California county eyes security contract for men-only club SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — An annual retreat staged in California by an elite club that has included powerful U.S. political and business leaders is facing scrutiny for excluding women. The criticism of the Bohemian Club comes after female supervisors from Sonoma County questioned whether they should allo...
23:17, 2019-06-10

Social Security Scams Add to Capital One Hack Concern The FTC has so far this year received nearly 73,000 consumer complaints involving Social Security Administration impostors, with reported consumer losses of $16.94 million....
22:17, 2019-07-31

Unprecedented security plan set for Champions League final Spain says it will deploy unprecedented security measures for Saturday's 'high risk' Champions League final in Madrid        ...
16:34, 2019-05-28

Microsoft warns users about email security scam Security researchers at Microsoft have issued a warning concerning an ongoing spam wave which utilizes malicious RTF documents to infect users' systems with malware.According to the company, the spam wave is specifically targeting European users as the emails are sent in various European langua...
22:17, 2019-06-10

Europe's 5G delayed by trade war and security reviews, says Tele2 CEO The rollout of 5G services across Europe has being slowed by U.S. sanctions against Huawei and as European governments review the impact of using Chinese equipment, the head of Swedish telecoms group Tele2 said....
20:17, 2019-07-01

Mnuchin defends using tariffs to solve security problems The White House has had no problem leveraging American economic heft to bring other countries to heel — and it may continue to do so, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin told CNBC....
12:34, 2019-06-10

FireEye acquires Verodin for identifying gaps in security The acquisition is expected to accelerate billings and revenue growth, adding an estimated $20 million to FireEye's billings in 2019 and more than $70 million to billings in 2020....
05:51, 2019-05-29

US Homeland Security discusses asylum agreement in Guatemala The acting head of the U.S. Homeland Security Department is holding discussions behind closed doors in Guatemala on an agreement that would force many asylum seekers to file claims in the Central American country instead of the United States...
05:17, 2019-08-01

Security pros divided over NSA’s responsibility for Baltimore hack The National Security Agency came under fire after a report detailed how hackers who locked up Baltimore’s computer networks for the past two weeks relied partly on a leaked NSA hacking tool....
20:51, 2019-05-28

Apple reveals new privacy and security features for iPhones Apple renewed its focus on privacy at its annual developer conference, as well introducing a period tracker for the Apple Watch and announcing new software...
15:51, 2019-06-04

963 Terrorists, 413 Security Personnel Killed In 5 Years In J&K: Centre Over 960 terrorists and 413 security personnel have been killed in Jammu and Kashmir in the last five years, Union Minister of State for Home G Kishan Reddy said in the Lok Sabha on Tuesday....
14:00, 2019-07-16

Zoom will remove server behind Mac webcam security hole Zoom is acting quickly on the security flaw that let intruders hijack Mac users' webcams. The video conferencing firm is releasing a patch on July 9th (that's today, if you're reading in time) that removes access to the local web server behind the v......
09:17, 2019-07-10

U.S. to approve Huawei sales where there is no threat to national security The U.S. government said it will issue licenses to companies seeking to sell goods to China’s Huawei where there is no threat to national security.Read More...
09:17, 2019-07-10

Cyprus: US sees regional partnership important to security NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Cyprus’ government spokesman says a partnership between Greece, Cyprus and Israel in which the U.S. is participating is seen by Washington as contributing to security and stability in the eastern Mediterranean. The three countries have forged an energy-based partnership ...
16:00, 2019-06-06

FaceApp security concerns: Experts say Russians might own your old photos The viral FaceApp photo filter, which allows you digitally age yourself by a few decades, but experts are warning that the app poses several security risks for the millions who use it....
20:51, 2019-07-17

Mexico: Security lax at 68 border crossings, vows to tighten Mexico’s president acknowledged Friday that controls are lax at dozens of crossings at the country’s southern border, vowing to correct the situation amid U.S. pressure to crack down on migration from Central America...
20:51, 2019-06-14

Where's Security? Man Grabs Sen. Kamala Harris' Microphone at Forum A protester interrupted Senator Kamala Harris’ speech on Saturday, snatching the microphone from the presidential candidate and beginning his rant before being escorted from the stage....
18:34, 2019-06-02

Make Sure Your Driver's License Can Get You Through Airport Security in 2020 The REAL ID act is scheduled to fully go into effect until October 1, 2020. That means that, depending on the state you live in, next year your driver’s license may no longer be acceptable identification for getting through airport security....
00:51, 2019-07-18

ECB's Villeroy: regulators will not sacrifice security in drive for innovation The world's financial regulators will not sacrifice customers' security for the sake of innovation, Bank of France head and European Central Bank policymaker Francois Villeroy de Galhau said on Thursday....
10:01, 2019-07-18

Security Personnel Killed In Encounter With Maoists In Jharkhand A jawan was killed and four others were injured in an encounter between the Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) and Maoists in forests of Taldangal in Dumka district on Sunday, a senior police officer said in......
08:17, 2019-06-02

Kushner denies discussing his security clearance with Trump Donald Trump's son-in-law and White House adviser Jared Kushner denied that he spoke with the president about his security clearance, according to an interview with the Axios news outlet that comes amid a congressional investigation of the issue....
20:51, 2019-06-03

Marvel Stadium to review 'intimidating' AFL security measures Guards patrolling aisles causes fan backlashAFL say it is still looking for ‘right balance’Marvel Stadium management will review security procedures after the AFL venue’s chief executive Michael Green conceded some fans felt intimidated by the more-visible security presence.With crowd behaviour in t...
09:51, 2019-06-16

Get a call from the Social Security Administration? It could be an imposter scam _____ Con artists tell lies — it’s how they make a living. Calling people and pretending to be with a government agency — IRS, Social Security, ICE, DEA, or the local sheriff’s department — is a ruse that’s been lucrative for years. But these imposter scams have now hit an all-time high. Here are a ...
20:51, 2019-07-14

US says national security demands easier mining rules WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration wants to ease rules on mining and prospecting on federal lands — and even offshore — in the name of national security. The Commerce Department recommended sweeping changes Tuesday in mining policies. President Donald Trump had asked for the proposals, sayin...
01:34, 2019-06-05

Business Security Test March-June 2019 The first half-year report of our 2019 Enterprise main-test series containing a Real-World Protection, Malware Protection and Performance Test has been released. Also product reviews are included. Please read the report for details....
18:51, 2019-07-13

Somali security forces end al-Shabab hotel siege An al-Qaida-linked extremist attack on a hotel in the Somali city of Kismayo has killed at least 26 people, including two journalists and a UN worker. The hotel is often visited by lawmakers and government officials....
21:51, 2019-07-13

Britain has not made a decision on Huawei in 5G: security minister Britain has not made a final decision on whether to use technology from China's Huawei in its 5G network, security minister Ben Wallace said on Tuesday....
10:51, 2019-06-04

UN Security Council to discuss Sudan’s military crackdown KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — The U.N. Security Council is set to discuss Sudan after its ruling military conducted a deadly crackdown on pro-democracy protesters. The United Kingdom and Germany requested the closed-door session, set for Tuesday afternoon. Witnesses and protest leaders say Sudanese securit...
09:51, 2019-06-04

Germany pushes climate change as security risk Floods, drought and mass migration: all factors why Germany has made the UN's response to climate change its priority at the Security Council. But political roadblocks at home and abroad could complicate action....
02:51, 2019-06-05

Venezuelan authorities arrest 2 Guaidó security guards Venezuelan authorities have detained two members of opposition leader Juan Guaidó’s security team and accused them of trying to sell weapons belonging to the state...
04:51, 2019-07-14

NFL notebook: Security guard presses charges against Elliott Security guard Kyle Johnson has pressed charges against Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott over a May 19 incident in Las Vegas, Fox 5 Las Vegas reported....
05:34, 2019-07-14

Security tight in Tiananmen 30 years after students 'died for nothing' Tourists thronged Beijing's Tiananmen Square on Tuesday amid tighter-than-usual security, although most visitors approached by Reuters said they were unaware of the bloody crackdown on student-led protests 30 years ago or would not discuss it....
08:51, 2019-06-04

China tightens security on 30th anniversary of Tiananmen Chinese authorities have stepped up security around Tiananmen Square in central Beijing, a reminder of the government’s attempts to quash any memories of a bloody crackdown on pro-democracy protests 30 years ago...
05:17, 2019-06-04

US Senator Asks FBI to Probe FaceApp Over Security Concerns US Senate minority leader Chuck Schumer called on the FBI and the Federal Trade Commission to conduct a national security and privacy investigation into FaceApp, a face-editing photo app developed in......
10:17, 2019-07-18

Is Huawei a Security Threat? Vietnam Isn’t Taking Any Chances As the world splits along U.S.-China fault lines, telecom companies in Vietnam appear to be quietly avoiding the Chinese tech giant in their 5G plans....
17:17, 2019-07-18

ECJ hears landmark case over Facebook data security Are EU citizens protected enough from US surveillance when Facebook transfers their personal data? The job of answering that question now lies with Europe's top court, despite Facebook's bid to block the case....
21:51, 2019-07-09

These Social Security tricks could boost your benefits for life If you expect to be dependent on Social Security benefits when you retire, you'll need to be smart about claiming them.        ...
17:51, 2019-06-07

Taliban Attack Security Checkpoint and Hospital in Pakistan At least nine people were killed, including six police officers, and 30 others wounded in a two-pronged assault in the northwest of the country, officials said....
17:00, 2019-07-21

AFL 'devastated' that fans feel intimidated by security measures League CEO denies a crackdown on crowd behaviour‘I want our supporters to feel safe,’ says Gil McLachlan AFL chief executive Gillon McLachlan says he is devastated that some fans feel uncomfortable amid a perceived security crackdown at venues. McLachlan again denied ordering a greater security focu...
12:51, 2019-06-18

7-Eleven Japan's weak app security led to a $500,000 customer loss 7-Eleven Japan's mobile payment app had such poor security measures, the company had to shut it down just a couple of days after its release. In an announcement explaining the issue, the company admitted that hackers were able to break into 900 users......
00:17, 2019-07-07

UK mobile operators ignore security fears over Huawei 5G Firms pushing ahead with Chinese tech giant to set up new networkHuawei is helping develop 5G networks for all four of the UK’s major mobile phone operators – even though the government has yet to confirm whether the controversial Chinese technology company will be permitted to build the next genera...
16:34, 2019-07-06

Eastern DRC: Distressed calls for security from Ituri residents According to unverified videos, youths in Bunia carried the severed head of a woman through the streets. The message: They want an end to the violence. The government, however, denies that these videos are real....
20:00, 2019-07-22

U.S. Promises Security Aid, but No Funds, to Guatemala to Curb Migration In Guatemala, the homeland security secretary offset requests for restoring funding cuts by offering hands-on assistance from United States agents and investigators....
19:51, 2019-06-01

The PureCam Connected Car Security System is a dashcam with extras Thanks to a rash of YouTube videos of traffic stops, wild crashes and wacky antics, dashcams are becoming more and more popular with drivers. But does the world need one that shoots at 1080p and beams every minute of your drive back to a central storage device and can work as a Wi-Fi hotspot? PureGe...
02:00, 2019-07-23

Hackers Subvert Security Checks Like the Browser Padlock Recent attacks have shown that cybercriminals have co-opted techniques and tools that people commonly use to distinguish real communications and websites from fake ones, such as the padlock in a browser window....
18:00, 2019-08-16

Security Personnel Administer Oxygen To Over 161 Amarnath Pilgrims In J&K ITBP personnel this morning administered oxygen to over 161 people who were feeling breathless at the Baltal axis.These people were devotees who had gathered at Baltal as they were undertaking......
07:17, 2019-07-23

U.S.-China set to clash at security summit despite "constructive" talks Chinese and U.S. defense chiefs held "constructive" talks on Friday but were expected to clash over China's growing global security role at a weekend Asia security summit....
18:17, 2019-05-31

ArcelorMittal's Ukraine mill says searched by security service The Ukrainian arm of the world's biggest steelmaker said on Saturday that the state security service had searched its plant in Kryvyi Rih, a week after new Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy criticized the management....
19:51, 2019-07-20

Shock Over 2-Year-Old's Murder In UP, Probe Under National Security Act On Sunday, stray dogs appearing to carry human body parts alerted the police in Uttar Pradesh's Aligarh to a horrific crime. A search revealed the mutilated body of a two-year-old girl, whose family......
08:17, 2019-06-07

BHA will consider concerns over CCTV security weaknesses at Kempton Park • Issues raised after atenolol found on Crowned Eagle• No suggestion Kempton failed to fulfil its obligationsThe British Horseracing Authority said on Thursday that it will “consider” concerns raised by its independent disciplinary panel after it highlighted the fact that CCTV cameras at Kempton Par...
20:51, 2019-07-18

Serious Security Flaw With Teleconferencing App Could Allow Websites to Hijack Mac Webcams On Monday, security researcher Jonathan Leitschuh publicly disclosed a serious zero-day vulnerability in conferencing software Zoom—which apparently achieves its click-to-join feature, which allows users to go directly to a video meeting from a browser link, on Mac computers by installing a local we...
13:34, 2019-07-09

The Latest: Virginia shooting suspect had security pass VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — The Latest on the shooting in Virginia Beach (all times local): 9:20 a.m. Authorities in Virginia would not say whether the man believed to have opened fire on co-workers at a city municipal building was facing any sort of disciplinary action related to his employment. Vir...
16:00, 2019-06-01

The price of a cup of coffee may be the answer to fixing Social Security Can Social Security's solvency be extended through a plan that includes payroll tax hikes that amount to less than a cup of coffee? Supporters of the Social Security 2100 Act say yes....
20:34, 2019-08-17

Facebook, Google, Twitter to testify on election security Elections officials and leaders at tech companies Facebook, Google and Twitter are set to testify later this week at a House Committee on Oversight and Reform hearing on election security, lawmakers announced Monday....
15:17, 2019-05-21

Homeland Security requests 1,000 additional troops at border The Trump administration wants to send 1,000 more troops to the US-Mexico border “to provide supplemental holding and port of entry enforcement support” to Border Patrol agents, officials said Monday. The Department of Homeland Security made the request last week and is waiting to get ap...
03:17, 2019-07-09

Google flags U.S. national security risks from Huawei ban: FT Alphabet Inc's Google has warned if the U.S. administration moves ahead with sweeping ban on Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, it risks compromising national security, the Financial Times reported on Thursday....
07:17, 2019-06-07

U.S. intelligence chief creates election security position Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats, who has drawn criticism from President Donald Trump for assessments that countered his policies, said on Friday he was creating a new position to focus solely on U.S. election security....
03:00, 2019-07-20

India doubts Huawei’s 5G security promises, but U.K. carriers all buy in Despite U.S. concerns over Huawei's telecom gear, the heads of foreign allies are at best mixed on whether to ban the inexpensive, ready-to-go hardware.Read More...
23:17, 2019-07-08

Google flags U.S. national security risks from Huawei ban - FT Alphabet Inc's Google has warned if the U.S. administration moves ahead with sweeping ban on Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, it risks compromising national security, the Financial Times reported on Thursday....
08:17, 2019-06-07

The pointless puppetry of national security's parliamentary processes When is the government not the government? When is an opposition party not an opposition? Whenever Australia considers giving spooks and cops more powers, that's when. So, frequently....
15:00, 2019-08-16

Lizzo says security guard manhandled 2 staffers in Milwaukee MILWAUKEE (AP) — Singer-rapper Lizzo says a security guard tackled two members of her staff to the ground and used hurtful language just moments after her performance at Milwaukee’s Summerfest. Lizzo late Thursday tweeted the guard “slapped and manhandled” her hair stylist and styl...
19:34, 2019-06-28

Drones could be used in terror attacks, EU security chief fears As drones become smarter, they could be harnessed by terrorists to carry out deadly attacks, the EU commissioner has warned. One scenario involves the aircraft spreading biological agents over a football stadium....
12:17, 2019-08-03

India imposes security lockdown in disputed Kashmir An indefinite security lockdown has been imposed in Indian controlled Kashmir as tensions have soared along the highly militarized frontier between India and Pakistan in the disputed Himalayan region...
23:51, 2019-08-04

Kashmir leaders placed under arrest amid security crackdown Public gatherings are banned, schools are closed and internet services cut as tensions rise in disputed region Prominent politicians in Indian-administered Kashmir have been placed under house arrest, while communications to Kashmir valley have been cut off following a security crackdown and fears o...
10:00, 2019-08-05

5 Chinese Supercomputer Companies Blacklisted by US Over Security Fears United States is blacklisting five Chinese organisations involved in supercomputing with military-related applications, citing national security as a justification for denying its Asian geopolitical......
08:17, 2019-06-22

India orders students, tourists out of Kashmir for security Thousands of Indian visitors and students are fleeing Indian-controlled Kashmir after the government ordered tourists and Hindu pilgrims visiting a Himalayan cave shrine “to curtail their stay” in the disputed territory, citing security concerns...
08:17, 2019-08-04

Airport security bins are gross; these antimicrobial replacements might help Airport security bins carry more viruses and germs than other areas of an airport, according to one study.        ...
14:17, 2019-05-22

Key US official on Mideast peace addresses Security Council A key architect of the long-awaited U.S. plan for Israeli-Palestinian peace is warning that "nothing can be meaningfully fixed" until Gaza's Hamas rulers and Palestinian Islamic Jihad renounce their vows to destroy Israel and stop carrying out violent acts....
21:34, 2019-05-22

Huawei: we've been good for Android, our phones will still get app and security updates Fair or not, the new White House administration restrictions on US companies doing business with Huawei all of a sudden took an ominous turn as Google announced it will have to chop access to Android in compliance. Google says that "while" it is reviewing the requirements that Trump's admin imposed ...
18:51, 2019-05-21

Democrats or Republicans: Which party has the best plan to fix Social Security? Changes will soon need to be made, so it's time to consider which line of thinking should be applied to Social Security.       ...
14:51, 2019-08-05

Social Security statements could be coming back to your mailbox The Social Security Administration may have to send annual statements via snail mail again. Advocates for the change say not enough people are accessing that information online, which can hurt their retirement....
12:51, 2019-06-28

Encounter Breaks Out Between Security Forces, Terrorists In J&K's Sopore An encounter broke out between security forces and terrorists in Sopore town, Baramulla, in Jammu and Kashmir today. No loss of life and injuries have been reported so far in the incident....
19:00, 2019-06-11

Pak Says Will Move UN Security Council On Kashmir With China's Support Pakistan says it will move the United Nations Security Council with China's support with a motion to condemn India for its decision to strip Jammu and Kashmir of its special status....
19:34, 2019-08-10

Trainer Weighing Whether Maximum Security Races This Weekend OCEANPORT, N.J. (AP) — The trainer of Maximum Security plans to decide Thursday whether the colt will race this weekend in his first start since finishing first in the Kentucky Derby and being disqualified. Jason Servis was uncertain Wednesday whether to run Maximum Security on Sunday in the Pegasus...
11:34, 2019-06-13

Google’s new password security upgrade might work best on the Pixel 4 Google has a brand new security feature that every Android user out there should be using, as long as they operate devices with built-in fingerprint sensors running at least Android 7. But what’s exciting is that the feature will really shine once the Pixel 4 launches, as Google’s device...
12:17, 2019-08-14

'Bug bounty': Apple to pay hackers more than $1m to find security flaws Expanded program, announced at Black Hat conference, comes as governments and tech firms compete for informationApple will pay ethical hackers more than $1m if they responsibly disclose dangerous security vulnerabilities to the firm, the company announced at the Black Hat security conference in Las ...
06:34, 2019-08-13

VMware talks up multi-cloud era, need to transform security Laws of physics, economics, and land will drive enterprises towards hybrid cloud environments, says VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger, who also urges the need to transform security, which has become too complex for businesses to manage....
03:51, 2019-05-24

Oil shippers boost security after mysterious attacks in Gulf DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A series of attacks on oil tankers near the Persian Gulf has ratcheted up tensions between the U.S. and Iran — and raised fears over the safety of one of Asia’s most vital energy trade routes, where about a fifth of the world’s oil passes through its na...
11:51, 2019-06-20

Arsenal withdraw Özil and Kolasinac due to ‘further security incidents’ • Duo will not feature against Newcastle on Sunday• Özil and Kolasinac were targeted by carjackersMesut Özil and Sead Kolasinac will not play for Arsenal at Newcastle on Sunday after concerns about their security caused the club to withdraw them from contention.Arsenal said police were investigating...
01:51, 2019-08-10

Germany pressures Huawei to meet security requirements German Economy Minister Peter Altmaier, on a visit to China, told Huawei's CEO that all operators must fulfill security requirements. Germany has stood out against US pressure to ban the company from 5G deals....
16:51, 2019-06-21

Broadcom to buy Symantec's enterprise security business for $10.7 billion Chipmaker Broadcom Inc is buying Symantec Corp's enterprise security business for $10.7 billion in cash, the antivirus software maker said on Thursday....
22:51, 2019-08-08

Steam gamers warned of Windows 10 security risk Valve's popular PC gaming platform Steam is vulnerable to a hugely damaging zero-day security vulnerability, experts have warned.According to new findings, around 72 million Windows users are at risk of having their systems taken over by an attacker who could then install malware, steal data, c...
23:17, 2019-08-10

Egypt says security forces killed 17 Islamic militants Egypt’s Interior Ministry says security forces killed at least 17 suspected Islamic militants in raids on hideouts in the capital of Cairo and in Fayoum province...
23:17, 2019-08-08

How to protect your router and home security cameras from hackers When it comes to digital security, lack of knowledge and complacency can result in serious consequences, including identity theft, financial fraud and a massive loss of privacy. You try to be vigilant with your computers because they contain so much personal information, but chances are you don’t ha...
08:51, 2019-08-14

Yubico recalls government-grade security keys due to bug Yubico is recalling a line of security keys used by the U.S. government due to a firmware flaw. The company issued a security advisory today that warned of an issue in YubiKey FIPS Series devices with firmware versions 4.4.2 and 4.4.4 that reduced th......
23:17, 2019-06-13

| Ghana security forces free two kidnapped Canadians Two young Canadian women freed from their kidnap ordeal by Ghanaian security forces were unharmed, the government says, after the development volunteers were snatched at a golf club in the city of Kumasi last week....
08:00, 2019-06-13

Canada says Microsoft and Facebook will do more to help ensure security of election Microsoft Corp and Facebook Inc have agreed to help boost the security of Canada's October election by removing fake accounts and cracking down on bots, a top government official said on Monday....
23:17, 2019-05-27

Adjudicator says any security defence of US auto tariffs at WTO "very difficult" The United States will find it "very difficult" to defend President's Donald Trump's proposed car tariff against any challenge at the World Trade Organization, a veteran trade adjudicator who has ruled on a related case told Reuters....
23:17, 2019-05-27

Maximum Security to race for 1st time since Kentucky Derby OCEANPORT, N.J. (AP) — Maximum Security will race this weekend for the first time since being disqualified in the Kentucky Derby. The Jason Servis-trained colt was among six 3-year-olds entered Thursday for the $150,000 Pegasus Stakes at Monmouth Park on Sunday. The 1 1/16-mile race in New Jersey wi...
20:17, 2019-06-13

Adjudicator says any security defense of U.S. auto tariffs at WTO 'very difficult' The United States will find it "very difficult" to defend President's Donald Trump's proposed car tariff against any challenge at the World Trade Organization, a veteran trade adjudicator who has ruled on a related case told Reuters....
20:17, 2019-05-27

Security Firm Deploys AI as 'Virtual Coach' for Guards Allied Universal, a provider of facility services and security that was founded in the 1950s, is using artificial intelligence to help its guards better patrol buildings and sites....
16:00, 2019-08-14

| 'Further security incidents' rule Ozil, Kolasinac out for Arsenal Arsenal stars Mesut Ozil and Sead Kolasinac will miss their side's Premier League opener at Newcastle on Sunday after "further security incidents" involving the pair....
22:17, 2019-08-09

U.S. official: Must stand with Saudi Arabia as key security partner The United States must stand with Saudi Arabia as a key security partner, a U.S. State Department official said on Thursday when asked about an English court ruling that Britain broke the law by allowing certain arms sales to Saudi Arabia....
01:17, 2019-06-21

Ohio city estimates security for KKK rally cost $650,000 DAYTON, Ohio — An Ohio city is estimating it spent about $650,000 on security for a rally attended by a small group of Ku Klux Klan members and hundreds of protesters. Dayton City Manager Shelley Dickstein says the city spent about $250,000 on personnel and about $400,000 on materials ahead of Satur...
20:34, 2019-05-27

This tiny flashing kit can break your bad online security habits The number of cyber attacks is estimated to have risen by 67% over the last five years, with the majority of these data breaches being traced back to human error. The potential risks of such attacks are vast and can have a serious impact on both organizations and individuals. But protecting ourselve...
21:17, 2019-05-24

Arsenal leave out Ozil and Kolasinac due to 'further security incidents' "Arsenal\u0027s Mesut Ozil and Sead Kolasinac, who escaped unhurt after an attempted carjacking last month, are not in the squad for their Premier League opener at Newcastle United due to \"further security incidents\"."...
21:17, 2019-08-09

Lebanon vows to restore security after deadly shootout The Lebanese government vowed on Monday to restore security to an area of a deadly shooting that has stirred fear of renewed strife on Mount Lebanon, one of the bloodiest theaters of the 1975-90 civil war....
14:17, 2019-07-01

Russia could take new U.S. troop deployment to U.N. security council: lawmaker Russia could raise the topic of a new U.S. troop deployment in the Middle East at the U.N. Security Council, lawmaker Vladimir Dzhabarov, deputy head of parliament's foreign affairs committee, said on Friday, RIA news agency reported....
20:17, 2019-05-24

Google’s Titan Security Keys are now available to G Suite users Google has just announced several updates to its enterprise cloud platform with an aim to improve users, data, and app security. The new enhancements were unveiled at Google Cloud Next ’19 conference in Tokyo this week. First off, Google has expanded the scope of Advanced Protection Program (APP) to...
14:34, 2019-08-01

Democratic senator blocks Homeland Security nominations Democratic Sen. Jacky Rosen is blocking two of President Donald Trump's Department of Homeland Security nominees, citing "inhumane and substandard" conditions for children at the department's facilities, according to her office....
05:17, 2019-06-28

Germany commits to ensuring security for Jews with skullcaps BERLIN (AP) — Chancellor Angela Merkel’s spokesman has stressed Germany’s responsibility to ensure security for all Jews wearing skullcaps anywhere in the country without having to fear an anti-Semitic attack. Steffen Seibert’s comments came after the government’s anti-Semiti...
16:34, 2019-05-27

Trump's criticism of U.S.-Japan security pact could be headache for Abe President Donald Trump's call for changes to the decades-old U.S.-Japan security treaty could complicate Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's drive to revise Japan's pacifist constitution....
12:34, 2019-07-01

A$AP Rocky: My security guard 'begged' accuser to leave A$AP Rocky has given evidence at his assault trial in Sweden, telling the court he was followed by his accuser and that his security guard "begged" the man to leave....
17:17, 2019-08-01

Advisors help clients tackle the complexities of Social Security More financial advisors are helping their clients with Social Security. The decisions are a lot more complicated than whether to file earlier or later....
01:00, 2019-05-22

Future Security Challenges Could Be "Grave": Ajit Doval Stressing on the need to enhance the capabilities and professionalism of security forces, National Security Advisor (NSA) Ajit Doval on Wednesday said these measures were essential as future......
16:17, 2019-05-22

Mark Zuckerberg’s security chief accused of sexual harassment Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s personal security chief has been accused of sexual harassment and making racist and homophobic comments, according to a news report. Citing legal letters, Business Insider reports that the security chief has been accused by two former employees of Zuckerberg̵...
23:00, 2019-05-31

76ers' Ben Simmons says he felt 'singled out' by security at Australian casino Philadelphia 76ers guard Ben Simmons said he felt "singled out" after he and two black friends were asked for identification at an Australian casino....
04:17, 2019-08-07

Tapp Lock – Innovative finger-print security-technology Introduction: Whenever you need to secure your stuff, you are to have a lock which is convenient to use being light weight and, certainly, secure. TAPP is the only padlock which possesses the property of being used without key, combination code or a smart phone. TAPP padlock is encrypted with finge...
15:17, 2019-05-21

Amit Shah, S Jaishankar To Be Part Of Cabinet Committee On Security There will be two new faces in the all-powerful Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS) with the induction of BJP president Amit Shah as the home minister and career diplomat S Jaishankar as the external......
14:17, 2019-05-31

Security forces use tear gas to disperse students in Sudan's Khartoum Security forces fired tear gas to disperse dozens of students demonstrating against the ruling military council at a financial academy in the heart of Sudan's capital Khartoum on Thursday, a Reuters witness said....
21:51, 2019-06-27

How organizations face risks by relying too much on cloud vendors for security Many enterprises are too dependent on cloud vendors to secure their critical online data rather than adopting security as a shared responsibility, according to a survey from CyberArk....
20:51, 2019-06-27

Harassment, Racism Complaints Against Mark Zuckerberg's Security Chief The head of personal security for Mark Zuckerberg was on leave Friday pending a probe into complaints of sexual harassment and racism, some of it involving the Facebook chief's wife....
23:34, 2019-05-31

Security officials: Yemeni separatists control city of Aden Yemeni separatists have wrested control of the port city of Aden — and the grounds of the presidential palace — from forces loyal to the internationally backed government, security officials said Saturday...
02:34, 2019-08-11

House Passes Election Security Package, With an Eye on Mitch McConnell House Democrats are trying to push Senator Mitch McConnell, the majority leader, to allow the consideration of election security bills in his own chamber....
01:51, 2019-06-28

Security firms demonstrate subdomain hijack exploit vs. EA/Origin Israeli security firms Check Point and CyberInt partnered up this week to find, exploit, and demonstrate a nasty security flaw that allows attackers to hijack player accounts in EA/Origin's online games. The exploit chains together several classic types of attacks—phishing, session hijacking, and cr...
23:00, 2019-06-27

Apple will provide jailbroken iPhones to researchers investigating iOS security A report a few months ago revealed there’s a booming black market for developer iPhones that can be used to hunt down undiscovered iOS vulnerabilities. While they cost thousands of dollars each, the investment might be worth it to hackers looking to sell their iPhone security-cracking discover...
03:51, 2019-08-07

Watch: Security camera catches baboons using backyard pool A South African family who suspected rude neighbors were trespassing in their backyard pool set up a security camera that identifies the culprits -- local baboons....
21:51, 2019-05-21

Maximum Security survives Kentucky Derby deja vu to win Haskell OCEANPORT, N.J. — Maximum Security captured the $1 million Haskell Invitational and, unlike the Kentucky Derby, survived a steward’s inquiry Saturday night. It capped a long day that included a major delay triggered by intense heat and safety concerns for the horses and riders that led to the cancel...
09:51, 2019-07-21

Expedited airport security programs are just another cash grab for airlines In addition to charging for checked bags, unchecked bags, extra legroom and priority boarding, many airlines are now marketing a private tech company that uses fingerprints and iris scans to verify a traveler’s identity at security checks, allowing them to bypass TSA lines....
03:00, 2019-08-11

Huawei: Honor 20 series will receive security updates despite restrictions Leaked Honor 20 rendersAs a result of the Trump administration’s latest restrictions, Google confirmed yesterday evening that it’d be immediately revoking Huawei’s access to Android updates, the Google Play Store, and Google apps. Earlier today, both companies reassured customers that existing Huawe...
18:51, 2019-05-21

Security start-up Cybereason raises $200 million from Japan's SoftBank Boston-based security start-up Cybereason said Tuesday it raised $200 million in fresh funds from Japan's SoftBank Group Corp and its affiliates....
11:00, 2019-08-06

The Newest TikTok Celebrities: Security Guards Passing the Time Millions of fans of the social-media app are fascinated with #securitylife, where guards’ videos are more popular than #lawyers, #dentists and #senators; ‘The Glamma’...
14:38, 2019-05-21

Facebook's former security chief says Mark Zuckerberg has too much power and needs to step down as CEO (FB) Getty Alex Stamos, Facebook's former security chief, suggested Tuesday that Mark Zuckerberg should hire someone to replace him as the company's CEO, according to CNBC. The move would allow Zuckerberg to focus on what he likes best and signal a culture change at the company, Stamos said. Visit Busin...
07:17, 2019-05-22

Ukrainian president appoints man with ties to oligarch as security chief Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelenskiy has picked as a top security chief a man who Reuters has reported as having ties with tycoon Ihor Kolomoisky, an appointment that underscores links between the two....
09:17, 2019-05-31

Microsoft launches Azure Security Lab for greater cloud protection To improve the security of its Azure cloud computing service, Microsoft is launching a new lab as well as increasing bug bounty rewards.At this year's Black Hat USA security conference, the company unveiled its new Azure Security Lab which is made up of a set of dedicated cloud hosts that secur...
21:00, 2019-08-06

Iran says it is responsible for Gulf security, calls on US forces to leave "We call on U.S. forces to finish their presence in the region as they are the main source of crisis and instability," a senior Iranian security official was quoted as saying by state TV....
17:00, 2019-06-17

Google says Huawei's Android replacement could be dangerous to U.S. national security Looking for some U.S. company to defend it against the Trump administration, Huawei has found an ally in Google. The Financial Times reports that Google has complained to the White House that keeping Huawei away from its U.S. supply chain will be detrimental to U.S. national security. A trio of sour...
22:00, 2019-06-07

More cars given poor security ratings for keyless car theft vulnerability News 20 Jun, 2019 Latest Thatcham security test gives ‘Poor’ ratings to the Volvo S60, DS 3 Crossback, Mazda 3 and Toyota RAV4 due to keyless flaws...
11:17, 2019-06-20

British Airways suspends Cairo flights as security precaution Services to Egyptian capital halted for seven days to allow for security review, says airline British Airways has suspended all flights to Cairo for seven days as a security precaution.The airline made the surprise announcement last night that all flights into the Egyptian capital were halted. Conti...
00:00, 2019-07-21

Mamata Banerjee Promises Better Security At Meet With Striking Doctors Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today suggested 10-point security measures for safety of doctors in hospitals that would prevent a recurrence of attacks by relatives of patients....
16:17, 2019-06-17

Scottish Cup win could help boost job security of either Lennon or Levein | Ewan Murray Celtic and Hearts meet in the final for the first time since 1956 and victory for either manager could help quieten the doubtersIt is a quirk of football north of the border that two of its most high-profile clubs, Hearts and Celtic, will on Saturday be brought together in a Scottish Cup final for t...
14:34, 2019-05-24

Acting homeland security secretary defends border conditions _____ WASHINGTON (AP) — Acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan on Sunday defended conditions at U.S. Border Patrol stations following reports of crowded and unsanitary conditions that have heightened debate about President Donald Trump’s immigration policy, a trademark issue for his re-e...
00:34, 2019-07-08

Slack tightens security to stop people from stealing data Slack is integral to the way many businesses operate, but the messaging service has had problems in the past with security issues. Today, Slack is adding features which the company says will help admins lock down their workspaces to prevent people fr......
23:00, 2019-08-06

Microsoft admitted to private Linux developer security list Linux developers recognize Microsoft's contributions to Linux and security -- by letting the company's Linux developers in its closed linux-distro security list....
22:17, 2019-07-08

Monzo tells users to change PINs after security blunder British digital bank Monzo has apologised and urged 480,000 customers to change their PINs after realising that some of them were being stored inappropriately....
13:51, 2019-08-06

| Finch plays down Smith and Warner World Cup security concerns Australia one-day captain Aaron Finch said everything had been put in place to protect disgraced pair Steve Smith and David Warner during the World Cup....
05:00, 2019-05-24

Thinking about retirement? Answer these 3 questions before claiming Social Security Retirement: Don't even think about claiming Social Security benefits until you've answered these key questions.       ...
21:51, 2019-07-10

U.S. Blacklists More Chinese Tech Companies Over National Security Concerns The move to place five additional Chinese actors on the “entity list” heightens tensions just as American and Chinese officials try to get trade talks back on track...
20:34, 2019-06-21

Two Canadian women abducted in Ghana rescued by security forces Eight people arrested in connection with kidnapping of Lauren Tilley and Bailey Chitty, authorities saySecurity forces have rescued two Canadian women who were abducted in Ghana earlier this month and arrested eight people in connection with their kidnapping, authorities said on Wednesday.The pair w...
05:51, 2019-06-13

AITA On Sticky Wicket Ahead Of Talks With ITF Security Consultants ITF though has agreed to address AITA's concern and will ensure that its security consultants speak with them. Bhupathi will also be part of the tele-conference, scheduled for Monday....
06:00, 2019-08-19

Chad declares state of emergency in 3 regions due to security problems Chad's Council of Ministers on Monday declared a state of emergency in three provinces amid fighting between rival ethnic groups, a government spokesman said in a statement....
19:17, 2019-08-19

Poland plans tighter 5G security standards, may curtail Huawei Having already allowed Huawei gear into its early 5G networks, Poland is now mulling tightened security rules that could block the company in some areas.Read More...
20:17, 2019-07-17

Democratic Party’s network security still lags behind GOP, researchers find Enlarge / The Democratic National Committee (DNC) has improved its information security since 2016, but it still has some weaknesses that could be exploited by attackers, researchers at SecurityScorecard found. The Republican National Committee is still a little ahead but has problems of its own. (c...
00:00, 2019-05-23

Photo editor FaceApp goes viral again, prompting security concerns By Kalhan Rosenblatt, NBC  A photo editing app has introduced a few new wrinkles to the faces of celebrities — and to the ongoing discussion around personal digital security. FaceApp, a more than 2-year-old app created by a Russia-based developer, has seen a recent spike in use due to some celebriti...
23:34, 2019-07-17

De Blasio’s security detail makes heroic rescue on FDR Drive Three members of Mayor de Blasio’s security detail made a heroic rescue on Wednesday morning when they helped stop a woman from jumping off the FDR Drive, sources said. Two NYPD detectives and one police officer were traveling northbound on the FDR at around 10 a.m. when they spotted a woman w...
00:34, 2019-05-23

ITF 'satisfied' with Islamabad security plan as India advises more checks Tennis chiefs are satisfied with the current safety plan in place for next month's Davis Cup tie between Pakistan and India in Islamabad even after the latter asked for another round of security assessment....
09:34, 2019-08-13

Sudan Security Forces Open Fire at Protest Site Several people were killed, according to witnesses and local media reports, as talks between protest leaders and the country’s military rulers collapsed this week....
13:17, 2019-06-03

Huge scope of Australia's new national security laws reveals itself The Australian Federal Police's hunt for journalists' working files highlights more of the wide-ranging powers granted by the controversial Assistance and Access Act....
13:51, 2019-06-06

Judge tosses suit by ‘intimidating’ cop booted from de Blasio security Justice Julio Rodriguez III says in his decision that Alex Pelepelin — then 51-years-old — didn’t prove that he faced adverse consequences as a result of the reassignment....
01:51, 2019-06-06

Why hasn’t the Trump campaign paid all its police security bills? WASHINGTON — “Do we love law enforcement or what?” President Donald Trump asked a cheering crowd during his “Make America Great Again” political rally Oct. 12 in Lebanon, Ohio. “Thank you, law enforcement!” the president later told officers, who he called “h...
02:34, 2019-06-14

Portugal suspends visas for Iranians, cites security reasons Portugal has suspended the issuance of entry visas for Iranian nationals for unspecified security reasons, Foreign Minister Augusto Santos Silva told a parliamentary committee on Tuesday....
21:00, 2019-07-16

Top intelligence, homeland and cyber officials to brief Congress on election security The briefing comes as Republicans and Democrats are at odds over next steps and expecting Robert Mueller’s testimony on Russian interference in the 2016 elections....
21:17, 2019-07-10

Health Ministry Forms Panel To Consider Central Law For Doctors' Security The Union Health Ministry has formed a 10-member committee to examine the "pros and cons" of bringing a central legislation against assault on doctors on duty and violence in clinical establishments....
15:17, 2019-07-10

Cathay Pacific's new boss puts emphasis on safety and security Cathay Pacific Ltd needs to focus on safety and security, its customers and the completion of a three-year financial turnaround plan, the airline's new chief executive told staff on Monday....
17:00, 2019-08-19

| High-security Ebola burials spark dismay, anger in DRC People in Ebola-hit eastern DRC are struggling to come to terms with high-security burials that are part of a hard-pressed strategy to roll back the disease....
14:34, 2019-05-22

Eye On China, US Seeks $30 Million For South Asia Security Project With an eye on countering increasing Chinese influence in key South Asian countries, the Trump administration has sought $30 million for what it has described as "Bay of Bengal" security initiative to......
06:17, 2019-06-13

Social Security Administration imposes hiring freeze with some exceptions The goal of the freeze is to “marshal all resources to improve public service,” suggesting a shift of money and positions to customer service operations....
19:17, 2019-08-09

Mozilla blocks UAE bid to become an internet security guardian after hacking reports Firefox browser maker Mozilla is blocking the United Arab Emirates' government from serving as one of its internet security gatekeepers, citing Reuters reports on a UAE cyber espionage program....
01:51, 2019-07-10

US Blocks More Chinese Tech Firms On National Security Concerns The US Commerce Department blacklisted five Chinese tech entities Friday in a new move against Beijing's supercomputing industry likely to raise tensions ahead of a meeting between President Trump and......
11:51, 2019-06-22

Security Stepped Up After Punjab Sacrilege Accused Killed In Jail Security was stepped up and Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh promised strong action after a man, accused in a 2015 sacrilege case, was killed inside a prison on Saturday evening, risking an......
11:34, 2019-06-23

With federal ban looming, Chinese security cameras still in use at US military bases Chinese-made surveillance cameras are still operating at U.S. military bases and facilities across the country with only a few weeks to go until the devices are to be federally banned....
23:00, 2019-07-18

U.S. to provide licenses for sales to Huawei if national security protected The U.S. Department of Commerce will issue licenses to U.S. companies seeking to sell to Chinese telecoms equipment giant Huawei Technologies Co Ltd where there is no threat to national security, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said on Tuesday....
19:17, 2019-07-09

National Security A Top Priority For Modi Government: President Kovind President Ram Nath Kovind today flagged national security as one of top-most priorities of the Narendra Modi government, saying all possible steps will be taken to ensure the country's security, as......
15:34, 2019-06-20

Maximum Security returns to the races for first time since Kentucky Derby DQ Maximum Security, disqualified from victory in the Kentucky Derby, returns to action in Sunday's Pegasus Stakes at Monmouth Park while older horses slug it out in the Stephen Foster at Churchill Downs on Saturday....
04:17, 2019-06-15

1 Million Computers Still Vulnerable to Major Windows Security Exploit Microsoft has warned that nearly one million computers globally are still at risk of malware attack similar to WannaCry that spread worldwide in 2017 causing billions of dollars in damage....
15:51, 2019-06-01

Zoom security flaw could let websites turn on your Mac’s webcam without permission A serious zero-day vulnerability has been disclosed in Zoom video conferencing app on the Mac. Security researcher Jonathan Leitschuh, in a Medium post, detailed the flaw that could let websites hijack your Mac‘s camera and “forcibly” join you to a Zoom call without your permission. About four milli...
12:34, 2019-07-09

US's National Security Advisor Wants Britain To Leave European Union The United States wants Britain to leave the European Union as it would strengthen the NATO military alliance and show respect for the result of 2016's referendum, U.S. National Security Advisor John......
10:34, 2019-06-01

Women and minorities receive less from Social Security. Politicians are looking to change that Congressional Democrats took to the Hill on Wednesday in the latest push for Social Security reform. Their mission: to help get women and minorities better financial coverage through benefits....
19:34, 2019-06-27

East Harlem security guard slashed by drunk man: cops A drunkard carrying a bottle of Heineken slashed a store security guard in the face during a Saturday morning squabble inside an East Harlem clothing store, according to cops and a store manager....
01:00, 2019-06-02

Chuck Schumer calls on FBI, FTC to probe FaceApp over security risks Senate minority leader Chuck Schumer called on the FBI to investigate the Russia-based company behind a smartphone application that ages one's appearance in photographs over potential security and privacy risks....
18:34, 2019-07-18

Iraq boosts security measures at base where US trainers stay A top Iraqi air force commander says security measures have been increased at one of the country’s largest air bases that houses American trainers, following an attack last week...
14:34, 2019-06-22

The evolving security risks, and business rewards, of AI and machine learning The same kind of algorithms designed to identify threats and micropatterns in malicious activities in real time can be leveraged to wage attacks.Read More...
18:00, 2019-06-06

UN Security Council Chief Refuses To Comment On Pak Letter On Article 370 UN Security Council or UNSC President Joanna Wronecka on Thursday refused to comment on Pakistan's letter to the world body regarding abrogation of Article 370 by India that granted a special status......
05:34, 2019-08-09

Why hasn't the Trump campaign paid all its police security bills? Ten city governments from Arizona to Pennsylvania say the president's political committee has yet to pay hundreds of thousands in security bills....
17:34, 2019-06-13

Broadcom buys Symantec's enterprise security portfolio for $10.7 billion The deal gives Broadcom ownership of Symantec's entire enterprise security business as well as the Symantec brand name. Symantec will restructure and cut 7% of its workforce....
23:17, 2019-08-08

U.N. Ebola chief to tackle security, political issues in Congo The United Nations named an Emergency Ebola Response Coordinator on Thursday to help improve efforts to contain a 10-month epidemic in the Democratic Republic of Congo that has killed more than 1,200 people....
12:17, 2019-05-23

Woman: Hand-licking former UN Security Council president raped me twice A Rwandan woman says she was raped twice by a United Nations ambassador — who allegedly licked her hand and made other creepy advances before having his way with her in a Manhattan hotel, according to a new lawsuit. The then-21-year-old accuser says she was working as a summer intern for the UN when...
17:00, 2019-06-15

Chip-Based E-Passports With Advanced Security Features to Be Issued Soon Plans are afoot to issue e-passports with advanced security features such as a chip storing personal details of an applicant embedded in the physical passport booklet, the government informed......
17:51, 2019-07-18

US officials: Arctic thawing poses national security concern WASHINGTON (AP) — Senior U.S. and military officials are warning Congress about the potential threat to national security from melting ice in the Arctic. Officials from the Office of National Intelligence and the Pentagon say climate change will open the Arctic to more ship traffic and commercial ac...
17:51, 2019-06-05

Cuts to Social Security would hurt older, single women most of all The Social Security program is approaching insolvency, and the demographic to be hit hardest by any reduction in benefits will be women, who tend to earn less, claim benefits earlier and outlive men....
19:34, 2019-06-27

Trader Arrested Under National Security Act For Alleged Milk Adulteration A 38-old-year trader was arrested in Madhya Pradesh on Saturday under the National Security Act (NSA) for alleged milk adulteration, an official said....
16:51, 2019-08-03

Iran says it is in charge of security of Strait of Hormuz: state radio Iran said on Friday it was responsible for maintaining the security of the Strait of Hormuz in the Gulf, state radio reported, adding that blaming Tehran for attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman was alarming....
11:51, 2019-06-14

Central Review Of VIP Security Cover Frees 1,300 Personnel, Including NSG Security cover given to several leaders from across party lines was downgraded and in some cases, taken off the central list after a review by the Ministry of Home Affairs, shedding nearly 1,300......
22:34, 2019-07-24

Evernote security flaw could have exposed data of millions of users Security researchers have discovered a critical flaw in the Evernote Web Clipper Chrome extension which could allow potential attackers to access a users' personal information from third party services online.The vulnerability, a Universal Cross-site Scripting (UXSS) referred to as CVE-2019-125...
10:51, 2019-06-14

The Transportation Security Administration is now allowing some forms of marijuana on flights The Transportation Security Administration is now allowing some forms of marijuana on flights. New regulation allows for FDA-approved medical marijuana and products that contain CBD oil to be placed in carry on’s or checked bags. Forms of marijuana that include THC are still illegal to bring o...
14:34, 2019-05-29

U.S. sees European maritime security effort in Gulf as 'complementary' The United States believes a proposed European initiative to bolster maritime security in the Gulf would complement ongoing U.S. efforts there instead of being a "stand-alone" operation, the top U.S. general said on Wednesday....
02:34, 2019-07-25

Homeland Security secretary: Mexico’s guard border deployment is ‘new’ The acting secretary of Homeland Security on Sunday heralded Mexico’s decision to send thousands of its national guard troops to the Guatemalan border as a new development, disputing a report that said the concession that averted new tariffs had been agreed upon months ago. “All of it is...
19:34, 2019-06-09

Creepy security footage has people wondering if Dobby is real Dobby is … free? Last week, Facebook user Vivian Gomez of La Junta, CO posted home security footage of someone or something who looks uncannily similar to Dobby, the skittish, big-eared “house elf” of the Harry Potter series. “So I woke up Sunday morning and saw this on my ca...
17:51, 2019-06-11

Two blasts in Nepal kill 3 and injure 5, security on high-alert At least three people were killed and five injured in two explosions in Nepal’s capital on Sunday — with police suspecting an outlawed communist group as being behind the attacks. The two blasts occurred about an hour apart in separate neighborhoods in Kathmandu, police official Shyam La...
21:51, 2019-05-26

Massive biometric security flaw exposed more than one million fingerprints A biometrics system used by banks, UK police and defence companies has suffered a major data breach, revealing the fingerprints of more than one million people as well as unencrypted passwords, facial recognition information and other personal data....
14:34, 2019-08-14

NSA Ajit Doval To Go On Amarnath Yatra Tomorrow, Security Tightened National Security Advisor Ajit Doval is on a visit to Jammu and Kashmir. However this time the reason for the visit is religious. He is on Amarnath yatra....
22:34, 2019-07-24

Thousands of Indians flee Kashmir after security advisory: official Thousands of Indians have started leaving the disputed region of Kashmir after the local government issued a security alert related to possible militant attacks in the area, a senior government official said on Saturday....
15:34, 2019-08-03

D-Link agrees to 10-year security assessment to settle FTC lawsuit D-Link has settled a two-year-old lawsuit filed by the FTC over its products' insufficient security, and it has agreed to a few conditions to put the issue to bed. To start with, the company is required to implement a comprehensive software security......
22:51, 2019-07-03

Security guard speaks after Ezekiel Elliott shove: ‘out of control’ The security guard who was shoved over by Ezekiel Elliott at a music festival last week has spoken, and he isn’t happy with the Cowboys running back. Kyle Johnson told CBS LA that although he didn’t press charges initially, he’s now unsure of whether he’ll have Elliott arrest...
01:34, 2019-05-30

Forget Mueller: Our pants are still down on election security, and Facebook can't save us Blaming Facebook, focusing on the Mueller-Barr feud, impeachment talk and debating obstruction of justice and impeachment mean we're still not talking about election security. Look out, 2020....
00:00, 2019-05-30

Glastonbury festival security guard found dead in tent Police say man in his 60s had been working for G4S on site and his death is not suspiciousA security guard has been found dead in his tent at Glastonbury festival, police say.The man in his 60s was discovered at 5pm on Sunday. He had been working on the site but is not believed to have worked in the...
00:00, 2019-07-02

Security guard wants 'sincere' apology from Cowboys RB Ezekiel Elliott The security guard whom Ezekiel Elliott shoved to the ground earlier this month at a Las Vegas music festival says he isn't satisfied with the apology he received from the Dallas Cowboys star....
22:51, 2019-05-29

White House: Google’s work in China is not a security risk Earlier this month, Facebook board member and billionaire investor Peter Thiel accused Google of working with China's government. Today, The Wall Street Journal reports that Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said that he and President Trump have no n......
18:34, 2019-07-24