Security

Change Healthcare stolen patient data leaked by ransomware gang

This is the second group to demand a ransom payment from Change Healthcare to prevent the release of stolen patient data in as many months.

Government spyware is another reason to use an ad blocker

Spyware makers are reportedly working on targeting individuals with stealthy data-stealing malware using online banner ads.

Security engineer jailed for 3 years for $12M crypto hacks

Shakeeb Ahmed, a cybersecurity engineer convicted of stealing around $12 million in crypto, was sentenced on Friday to three years in prison. In a press release, the U.S. Attorney for the Southern Dis

Roku says 576,000 user accounts hacked after second security incident

Roku said it discovered malicious hackers compromised more than half a million user accounts while investigating an earlier spate of account hacks.

How Ukraine’s cyber police fights back against Russia’s hackers

On February 24, 2022, Russian forces invaded Ukraine. Since then, life in the country has changed for everyone. For the Ukrainian forces who had to defend their country, for the regular citizens who h

US think tank Heritage Foundation hit by cyberattack

Founded in 1973, the Washington DC-based Heritage Foundation and supports and lobbies on conservative issues.

US says Russian hackers stole federal government emails during Microsoft cyberattack

CISA said the latest theft of government email — blamed on Russian government hackers — presents "a grave and unacceptable risk" to U.S. federal agencies.

Meta will auto-blur nudity in Instagram DMs in latest teen safety step

Meta said on Thursday that it is testing new features on Instagram intended to help safeguard young people from unwanted nudity or sextortion scams. This includes a feature called “Nudity Protec

US government urges Sisense customers to reset credentials after hack

The U.S. cybersecurity agency said it was responding to a "recent compromise" at the data analytics giant, which provides business intelligence to critical infrastructure companies.

Simbian brings AI to existing security tools

Simbian is a cybersecurity platform that effectively controls other cybersecurity platforms as well as security apps and tooling.

Apple alerts users in 92 nations to mercenary spyware attacks

Apple sent threat notifications to iPhone users in 92 countries on Wednesday, warning them that they may have been targeted by mercenary spyware attacks. The company said it sent the alerts to individ

AT&T notifies regulators after customer data breach

The legally required disclosure came a week after AT&T confirmed a cache containing millions of customers' data that leaked online was genuine.

Proton picks up Standard Notes to deepen its pro-privacy portfolio

By adding Standard Notes to its portfolio of apps, Proton will deepen its reach with an engaged community of pro-privacy users.

Microsoft employees exposed internal passwords in security lapse

The tech giant secured a cloud storage server that was inadvertently spilling Microsoft internal data and credentials to the open internet.

X adds support for passkeys globally on iOS

X, formerly Twitter, is rolling out support for passkeys, a new and more secure login method compared with traditional passwords, to all iOS users globally. The option debuted in January, but only for

Ransomware gang’s new extortion trick? Calling the front desk

Ransomware gangs are increasingly calling up victim organizations to extort and intimidate rank-and-file employees.

Chrome Enterprise goes Premium with new security and management features

With Chrome Enterprise, IT departments get the ability to manage employees' browser settings, the extensions they install and web apps they use.

Google injects generative AI into its cloud security tools

At Cloud Next, many of the announcements had to do with Gemini, Google's flagship family of generative AI models.

AI data security startup Cyera confirms $300M raise at a $1.4B valuation

Artificial intelligence continues to be a big threat, but it’s also a huge promise in the world of cybersecurity. Today, one of the startups tackling both the opportunity and the challenge is an

Sprinto raises $20M to bring automation to security compliance management

Sprinto, a startup offering a security compliance and risk platform, has raised $20 million in new investment led by Accel.
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