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.
Authorities Warn Of 'Sextortion' Phishing Scam Using Real PasswordsThe newest "sextortion" phishing scam circulating online is targeting victims with threats of exposing their use of porn and actual passwords.
Facebook: Most Users Data Scraped By 'Malicious Actors'Facebook's acknowledgement that most of its 2.2 billion members have probably had their personal data scraped by "malicious actors" is the latest example of the social network's failure to protect its users' data.
Russian Hacking Defendant Appears In Shackles, Agrees To Remain In CustodyA Russian citizen accused of hacking into records of three Internet technology companies appeared in shackles in federal court in San Francisco Wednesday and agreed to remain in custody for the time being.
Congress' Challenge: How To Tame Industry Giant FacebookFacebook isn't just a company. It's a behemoth, with 2.1 billion monthly users, $40 billion in revenue and more than 25,000 employees worldwide.