In the span of three days, news broke that high-ranking security at executives at three of the Internet's most important tech firms —Google, Facebook, and Twitter— announced plans to leave their respective companies.
The Securities and Exchange Commission announced today that they have charged a former Equifax CIO, Jun Ying, of alleged insider trading. According to the complaint, Ying exercised all of his vested Equifax stock options and then sold those shares for proceeds close to 1 million dollars before the disclosure of Equifax's data breach.
UK domain registration and hosting provider 123 Reg is not having a good day. Yesterday, 123 Reg had a hardware failure that led to their client's losing data. To make matters worse, their backups appear to b e from August 2017, with left customers complaining about missing files and lost development work.
The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) released a statement yesterday, warning high-ranking executives not to trade stocks before the disclosing breaches, major vulnerabilities, and other cybersecurity related incidents.
Facebook has bought Confirm, a Boston-based government ID verification service, which Facebook will most likely use to confirm the identities of suspicious accounts in its fight against fake accounts used to spread political propaganda.
In the ongoing battle between Kaspersky Labs and the U.S. government, the antivirus provider has sued the U.S. Department of Homeland Security for failing to provide them basic due process. In a lawsuit filed today, Kaspersky has stated that the DHS has harmed their reputation n the U.S. without any evidence of wrongdoing.
Starting today, Twitter has begun to enforce portions of their updated rules that deal with hate groups and those who promote violent speech against certain groups of people. This enforcement has come to be known as the "Twitter Purge" as many far-right Twitter users and organizations expect to have their account banned.
Facebook announced today that they are going to begin fighting back against spammy posts that use "engagement baiting" to increase reach by encouraging people to like, share, or comment.
The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has taken action against the fourth Initial Coin Offering (ICO) in the past four months, effectively signaling the end of an era on the cryptocurrency market where shady ICOs have dominated this year's news cycle.
During an earnings call detailing the Q3 2017 financial results, Equifax execs said the company incurred $87.5 million in expenses related to the massive data breach it suffered earlier in the year and which it publicly disclosed in September 2017.
Avira has announced a new security solution called SmartThings that aims to protect consumers from the lack of security found in most Internet of Things devices.
Comodo, the Internets' leading Certificate Authority (CA), has sold a majority stake in its SSL issuance business for an undisclosed amount to Francisco Partners, a San Francisco-based venture capital firm.
In a move that's bound to rock the DDoS mitigation industry, Cloudflare announced yesterday its intention to offer DDoS protection at no extra costs during a DDoS attack's peak.
According to a new law voted in 2016 and which came into effect starting June 1, 2017, foreign companies activating in China could be forced to provide access to their source code to a state agency that has been recently linked to China's nation-state cyber-espionage campaigns.
In the face of devastating penalties prepared by Google, Symantec announced plans to sell its SSL issuance certificate business to rival company DigiCert.
Avast, today's largest vendor of security software, has acquired Piriform, a UK-based company that is behind many successful desktop and mobile apps, such as CCleaner, Recuva, Speccy, and Defraggler.
US-based and international courier delivery service FedEx admitted on Monday that some of its systems were significantly affected by the NotPetya ransomware, and some of the damage may be permanent.
Lloyd's of London, one of the world's largest insurers, warns that a well executed cyber attack could cause damages around to world ranging from $53.1 billion to $121.4 billion, according to a report the company released today.