Monday, May 25, 2020

A passwordless server run by NSO Group sparks contact-tracing privacy concerns – TechCrunch

As countries work to reopen after weeks of lockdown, contact-tracing apps help to understand the spread of the deadly coronavirus strain, COVID-19. While most governments lean toward privacy-focused apps that use...

How to View and Delete Your Location History on Facebook

If you have the Facebook mobile app installed on your phone, chances are it’s storing a lot more of your location history than you realize. While this data is private...

Bridgecrew announces $14M Series A to automate cloud security – TechCrunch

In today’s grim economic climate, companies are looking for ways to automate wherever they can. Bridgecrew, an early-stage startup that makes automated cloud security tooling aimed at engineers, announced a...

DARPA snags Intel to lead its machine learning security tech – TechCrunch

Chip maker Intel has been chosen to lead a new initiative led by the U.S. military’s research wing, DARPA, aimed at improving cyber-defenses against deception attacks on machine...

7 Ways to Prevent Drones Infringing on Your Privacy

A lot of people are hyped about drones these days. And while it’s true that drones are set to transform the future in amazing ways, what we can’t forget is that drones...

How to Securely Erase Your SSD Without Destroying It

A solid-state drive (SSD) is one of the best upgrades you can make to your PC. An SSD was once a trade-off between disk space, cost, and the speed boost,...

Cyber insurer Chubb had data stolen in Maze ransomware attack – TechCrunch

Chubb, a major cybersecurity insurance provider for businesses hit by data breaches, has itself become a target of a data breach. The insurance giant told TechCrunch it was investigating a...
How Surveillance Could Save Lives Amid a Public Health Crisis

How Surveillance Could Save Lives Amid a Public Health Crisis

For each new transmission of coronavirus, imagine the “tick tick tick” of a stopwatch. At least 2 million adults in the US could require hospitalization over the course of...
Coronavirus Sets the Stage for Hacking Mayhem

Coronavirus Sets the Stage for Hacking Mayhem

The novel coronavirus has impacted the global economy, daily life, and human health around the world, changing how people work and interact everyday. But in addition to the pressing threat...
A Critical Internet Safeguard Is Running Out of Time

A Critical Internet Safeguard Is Running Out of Time

Keeping the internet safe may sometimes feel like a game of Whac-A-Mole, reacting to attacks as they arise, then moving on to the next. In reality, though, it's an ongoing...

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