China will set up cybersecurity police units at Internet companies, in Beijing’s latest move to tighten control over the country’s online forums and prevent “spreading of rumors.”
The US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) said a controversial new surveillance bill under consideration in the Senate could "sweep away important privacy protections."
The government is warning about a medical infusion device with cybersecurity vulnerabilities that could put patients at risk
The FDA tells hospitals to stop using an infusion pump after learning it could be a cybersecurity risk
WASHINGTON -- Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) is worried Congress is moving too fast when it comes to cybersecurity. The Oregon Democrat, a staunch privacy advocate, also understands why his colleagues are concerned about the increasing threat cyberattacks pose to the U.S. Show More Summary
When I saw this I got a cold chill up and down my spine. Watch what you say online, kids, or you might find yourself targeted by some high-powered cybersecurity firm. Just ask anyone who ever volunteered for the #StopRush effort or in...Show More Summary
WASHINGTON -- Senators aren’t leaving for summer vacation yet. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky) said Monday night he'll ask lawmakers to hammer out a major cybersecurity bill before they leave town for a four-week break. McConnell...Show More Summary
In the wake of two high-profile car hacking reports, a new Kelley Blue Book survey suggests consumers are increasingly concerned about automotive cybersecurity, and those concerns could influence new purchases.
Mac users have always been a little bit smug when it comes to cybersecurity. Apple even brought up its product's resistance to viruses and malware in the famous line of Mac vs. PC commercials from the mid 2000s. "You're lucky you don't have to deal with this stuff, Mac," John Hodgman's biohazard suit-clad PC tells a Mac played by Justin Long. Read full article >>
Cybersecurity researchers have warned that hackers can hijack cars and even rifles. Now, federal regulators are warning that a pump used to deliver medicine to patients is at risk of being breached.While computers can make medical devices more accurate, they are also vulnerable to the same sort of coding bugs that end up in other software. Show More Summary
The cover of a report by a cybersecurity firm that identified Black Lives Matter organizers as "threat actors." ZeroFox Documents from a "crisis management" report produced by the cybersecurity firm ZeroFox indicate that the firm monitored Black Lives Matter protesters during the Freddie Gray protests in Baltimore earlier this year. Show More Summary
William Turton was transcribing interviews at The Daily Dot office when he got information that Planned Parenthood’s website had been hacked. It was 8:22 p.m. on a Sunday evening. He started reporting. Around six hours later, he got another tip that New York Magazine’s website was facing a cyber attack. Show More Summary
John McAfee built one of the largest antivirus companies and has since become a bit of a legend. Here's a look inside the life of an eccentric millionaire. Produced by Jacqui Frank. Original reporting by Cale Guthrie Weissman. Follow BI Video: On Facebook Join the conversation about this story »
In the wake of the OPM hack, Congress wants to push for more information sharing over insecure networks. That’s wrong, and there’s a better way.
It's time to put an end to lazy corporate security.
Cybersecurity specialist Wang Qi gets more than a little irritated at how Chinese society often views IT geeks like himself - as socially inept and isolated guys who dress like penniless slobs. "In fact, some think we don't deserve to...Show More Summary
WASHINGTON (By David Morgan, Reuters) — The cybersecurity issues that led Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV to recall 1.4 million vehicles last month could pose a problem for cars and trucks from other automakers, the top U.S. auto safety regulator said on Friday. Mark Rosekind, who heads the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, said his watchdog […]
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The cybersecurity issues that led Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV to recall 1.4 million vehicles this month could pose a problem for cars and trucks from other automakers, the top U.S. auto safety regulator said on Friday. Show More Summary
It’s no secret that American businesses and the government are under constant attack from hackers around the world. That’s just the nature of living in the 21st century. But a new audit says that America is even less prepared to defend against these attacks than we thought. More »
While the number of cyber-attacks against the US continues to grow, the Federal Bureau of Investigation appears to be unable to hire an adequate number of computer scientists to providing top-notch cybersecurity for the country.