Day of Action: Help California Pass a Gold Standard Net Neutrality Bill

In December of 2017, contrary to the will of millions of Americans, the FCC made the decision to abandon net neutrality protections. On the first day of business in the California state legislature, State Sen. Scott Wiener introduced a bill that would bring back those…

Yet Another Lesson from the Cambridge Analytica Fiasco: Remove the Barriers to User Privacy Control

Last weekend’s Cambridge Analytica news—that the company was able to access tens of millions of users’ data by paying low-wage workers on Amazon’s Mechanical Turk to take a Facebook survey, which gave Cambridge Analytica access to Facebook’s dossier on each of those turkers’ Facebook friends—has…

Hackers used SWIFT-based attacks to steal millions from banks

… as two more SWIFT-based attacks, which stole millions of … a separate attack, hackers attempted three SWIFT-based attacks on the City … forged documents. These SWIFT-based attacks were “initiated by … own security and preventing hackers from misusing the … VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE…

Four ways Canada can own the artificial intelligence century

Artificial intelligence is already present in millions … tests, opening the door to artificial intelligence–based customer service, medical diagnoses … VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE Four ways Canada can own the artificial intelligence century

Nigerian Fraudster Admits Role in 2 Million Dollar Fraud Scheme

In early 2018, a Nigerian fraudster responsible for the theft of millions of dollars from companies in the United States pleaded guilty to fraud and identity theft charges. The fraudster, a 31-year-old named Adeyemi Odufuye, admitted that he worked with others to trick unsuspecting employees…

Stop the Senate from Extending NSA Spying

Many were shocked to learn that the U.S. indiscriminately vacuums up the communications of millions of innocent people – both around the world and at home – through surveillance programs under Section 702, originally enacted by the FISA Amendments Act. This warrantless, suspicionless surveillance violates…

Millions could be hacked through flawed chips

HACKERS could steal information from millions of desktop computers, laptops, or even tablet computers thanks to unprecedented security flaws discovered in computer chips dating back to 1995, it has been revealed. The two vulnerabilities could even expose information stored on smartphones, and will force computer…

Millions could be hacked through flawed chips

HACKERS could steal information from millions of desktop computers, laptops, or even tablet computers thanks to unprecedented security flaws discovered in computer chips dating back to 1995, it has been revealed. The two vulnerabilities could even expose information stored on smartphones, and will force computer…

Multi-Stage Cyber Attacks Net North Korea Millions in Virtual Currencies: Researchers

Multi-Stage Cyber Attacks Net North Korea Millions in Virtual Currencies: Researchers More SINGAPORE/SEOUL (Reuters) – A series of recent cyber attacks has netted North Korean hackers millions of dollars in virtual currencies like bitcoin, with more attacks expected as international sanctions drive the country to…

Multi-stage cyber attacks net North Korea millions in virtual currencies – Tech News | The Star Online

SINGAPORE/SEOUL: A series of recent cyber attacks has netted North Korean hackers millions of dollars in virtual currencies like bitcoin, with more attacks expected as international sanctions drive the country to seek new sources of cash, researchers say.  North Korea’s government-backed hackers have been blamed for…