IT security in America's Water Wonderland deemed so-so in tech audit
Network security for the US State of Michigan has been rated as "moderately sufficient" in an audit of its Department of Technology, Management, and Budget (DTMB).?
Undercover investigation reveals dodgy tactics and sparks search warrant
Updated Controversial data analytics firm Cambridge Analytics has been hit with an emergency data seizure order following an extraordinary series of events Monday night that revolved around a TV undercover expose.?
Freebie tool restored after 4 weeks offline
The systems of freebie open-source code scanning tool Coverity Scan were hacked and abused to run a cryptocurrency mining operation, its operator has confirmed.?
Social network plans to 'take action' against all who misused data
Updated Chris Wylie, the whistleblower who has alleged the knowingly improper use of Facebook data by Cambridge Analytica, says The Social Network? has suspended his account.?
50 million profiles leaked and ?politically weaponized? against US voters
Analysis Facebook has ?suspended? any business with controversial analytics firm Cambridge Analytica (CA) and its holding company, following claims by CA?s former director that the social media ad slinger?s data was purloin...
It's the week in security
Roundup The lingering fallout of security flaws in AMD processor chipsets has dominated the news this week, and it ain't over yet.?
Study examines the cutting edge of cybercrime
Crooks are increasingly turning to Monero over Bitcoin, according to a new study on the economics of cybercrime.?
Britons never, never, never shall be wage slaves. Oh wait
Cyber security professionals in Germany earn on average 17 per cent more than their UK counterparts.?
And how it works doesn't leak. Gulp!
A secretive unlocking tool offered to cops and government agents has some computer security bods worried over its privacy implications.?
Alert adds detail to 'Dragonfly' cyber-attack disclosed last year
The US Department of Homeland Security and the Federal Bureau of Investigation on Thursday issued an alert warning of ongoing cyber-attacks against the West's energy utilities and other critical infrastructure by individuals acting...