The Dutch government will be phasing out the use of Kaspersky software products on government networks, according to a letter to parliament by Justice Minister Ferdinand Grapperhaus.
Last week, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) released another National Terrorism Advisory System Bulletin as an extension of the alert the agency issued in November, 2017. This latest alert expires on September 14, 2018.
Ransomware has infected the servers of the Riverside Fire and Police department for the second time in a month.
Yesterday, we reported on how IBM banned the use of USB drives in order to protect their intellectual property. Today, we have a school who has banned USB drives for a completely different reason; to stop kids from charging their Juul e-cig vaporizers in classrooms.
A US senator has asked the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and US telcos to investigate who and how many third-party companies have access to the geo-location data of US phone owners.
The number of people who reported ransomware infections to US authorities has gone down last year, according to a yearly FBI Internet crime report.
Halifax Regional Police announced today they would not be pressing charges against a 19-year-old teenager accused of hacking government systems.
Roskomnadzor, Russia's telecommunications watchdog, blocked last week, on Thursday, May 3, 2018, access to over 50 VPN and proxy services.
A network of surveillance cameras in various locations throughout Newark, NJ will enable people to monitor these locations for criminal activity. The program, the Citizen Virtual Patrol, has been described by local leaders as "a block watch on steroids".
Chinese government officials have accidentally admitted over the weekend that they can access deleted WeChat messages, a Chinese news site has reported. The admission came over the weekend from an anti-graft commission from the Chinese province of Anhui investigating reports of corruption among government officials.
A smart city can be described as a city that incorporates the capabilities of web connectivity, analytics, mobile solutions, sensors, data collection and other technology. This can include surveillance systems utilized by law enforcement, smart congestion-mitigating traffic systems, LED streetlights, and smart grids.
The UK Department of Health and Social Care has announced that it will transition all National Health Service (NHS) computer systems to Windows 10.
Child sexual exploitation impacts everyone around the world. As predators are increasingly using the internet to find victims, law enforcement have also been employing technology in order to apprehend suspects. Thankfully, a new algorithm may allow law enforcement to find these predators before they can cause harm.
Margot Lee Shetterly delivered a keynote address at the RSA Conference last week. The topic of her speech was "Hidden Figures: The Untold Story of the Black Women Who Helped Win the Space Race," a reference to her bestselling book by the same name.
The US Food & Drug Administration plans to ask Congress for more funding and regulatory powers to improve its approach towards medical device safety, including on the cybersecurity front.
A 19 year old teenager was charged with 'unauthorized use of a computer' after downloading over 7,000 records from the Nova Scotia Freedom-of-Information web portal. The teenager whose name has not been released, has been accused of stealing documents from the portal, with many of them being publicly accessible and redacted.
An industry group of 34 high-tech companies led by Microsoft, have signed today a tech accord, agreeing to defend customers at all costs from cybercriminal and nation-state cyber-attacks, but also not to provide any technical aid to governments looking to launch cyber-attacks on other countries, companies, or individual users.
According to Thales e-Security's 2018 Data Threat Report—Federal Government Edition, US federal agencies are experiencing more data breaches than other sectors.
Roskomnadzor, Russia's telecommunications watchdog, banned today over 1.8 million IP addresses belonging to Amazon and Google's cloud infrastructure.
A joint alert issued by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), and the United Kingdom's National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) warns that Russian state-sponsored cyber actors are actively targeting home and enterprise routers.