Mysterious Malware Reportedly Infects Nearly 30,000 Macs WorldwideNearly 30,000 Macs worldwide have been infected with mysterious malware, according to researchers at security firm Red Canary.
FireEye Hack: Silicon Valley Cybersecurity Firm Says It Was Hacked By Nation State With 'World-Class Capabilities'Prominent U.S. cybersecurity firm FireEye said Tuesday that it was hacked by what could only be a government with “world-class capabilities.”
Report: Weak Security Allowed Hackers To Bring Twitter 'To Its Knees;' Federal Oversight RecommendedA new report released Wednesday on the recent hacking of several celebrity Twitter accounts revealed that a 17-year-old hacker and his accomplices gained access by exploiting Twitter's cybersecurity weaknesses.
Russian Hacker Who Targeted Bay Area Tech Companies Sentenced To Over 7 Years In PrisonA Russian man convicted of stealing 117 million LinkedIn passwords in 2012 in addition to hacking into two other Bay Area tech companies has been sentenced to more than seven years in prison, authorities confirmed on Wednesday.
Wells Fargo Tells Employees To Delete TikTok From Company DevicesWells Fargo has banned the social media app TikTok from company devices amid what it says are concerns about security.
Zoom Responds To Privacy Backlash, Giving All Users End-To-End EncryptionThe hugely popular video conferencing platform will begin rolling out end-to-end encryption to all its users next month.
Google Chrome Users May Have Been Impacted By Massive Spying Campaign, Report SaysGoogle Chrome extensions downloaded more than 32 million times were used to spy on the popular browser's users in a massive global surveillance campaign, according to a new report.
Zoom Buys Keybase To Shore Up Security Amid 'Zoombombing'Zoom Video Communications is buying security firm Keybase in an effort to shore up security for its video meetings.
Bay Area Startup Says Russian Military Unit Is Hacking Ukrainian Gas CompanyA Russian military unit has conducted sustained cyberattacks against the Ukrainian gas company at the center of the Trump impeachment, according to Area 1 Security, based in Redwood City.
Twitter Cyberattack On Epilepsy Foundation Posted Strobing Images That Could Trigger SeizuresAttackers sent videos of flashing and strobing lights to people on Twitter last month as part of a cyberattack which deliberately targeted people with epilepsy.
Cybersecurity Expert Explains How Online Thieves Aim To Score On Busy Cyber MondayCyber Monday is shaping up to be one the largest single shopping days in history this year with an estimated $9.4 billion dollars to be spent this holiday season, a $1.5 billion increase from the previous year, according to Adobe.
Microsoft Warns Windows 10 Users To Update Immediately Over 'Critical' VulnerabilitiesMicrosoft is warning Windows 10 users to update their operating system immediately because of two "critical" vulnerabilities.
Newly Discovered Security Flaw In Intel Chips Could Affect MillionsIntel has revealed another hardware security flaw that could affects millions of machines around the world.
Hundreds Of Millions Of Facebook Records Exposed On Amazon Cloud ServersA vast collection of data on Facebook users was exposed to the public until recently on Amazon's cloud computing service, researchers have found.
California Has New Cybersecurity Agency To Combat Election Tampering, Fake InfoCalifornia is creating an office of elections cybersecurity to combat cyber threats and false information online.