Reddit Launches Public Bug Bounty Program

Reddit has launched a public bug bounty program, an acknowledgment of its increased growth and visibility.

AI Wars: 96% of Companies Using AI to Combat AI-Powered Cyberattacks

A new report shows that AI is increasingly being used in a defensive capacity, to combat AI-powered cyberattacks.

Data for 500 Million Facebook Users Found Online

Data for some 500 million Facebook users has been found online, in the latest incident involving the social media giant.

Senator Markey and Rep. Lieu Reintroduce Cyber Shield Act, Target IoT Security

Senator Edward J. Markey and Congressman Ted W. Lieu have reintroduced the Cyber Shield Act legislation to tackle Internet of Things (IoT) security.

Intel and Microsoft Working For DARPA On Usable Homomorphic Encryption

Intel and Microsoft are working with the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to develop a usable form of homomorphic encryption.

Mystery Malware Found On M1 and Intel Macs

A new malware discovered on some 30,000 Macs — both Intel and Apple’s M1 variety — has researchers stumped.

Biden Administration Reviewing WeChat Ban

The Biden administration is reviewing an attempted ban of WeChat, amid a broader review of the previous administration’s actions against Chinese platforms.

Google Releases Chrome 88 to Fix Zero-Day Vulnerability

Google Chrome users should immediately update to version 88, as the update fixes a vulnerability that is being actively exploited.

SolarWinds Attack More Widespread, 30% Of Victims Did Not Use Software

A troubling detail has come to light as part of the SolarWinds investigation, namely that 30% of victims didn’t use the software in question.

SolarWinds Hack Was Supply Chain Attack, Says Datadog CEO

Datadog CEO Olivier Pomel discusses how the SolarWinds hack signals an increased focus by hackers to target software earlier in its development.