Intelligence Expert: How Twitter and Facebook Are Being Co-Opted by Governments for Control

Sophisticated automated bots are being increasingly used on Twitter and Facebook by foreign governments as a method to silence dissent and to target journalist, according to Sam Wooley, Digital Intelligence Lab director.

Rapid7 CEO: We Have Not Designed Our Technology Ecosystem to be 100% Secure

The recent massive data breach at Facebook have brought to focus that if one of largest technology companies in the world can have their data compromised then any company, large or small, is vulnerable.

Cybersecurity is Rapidly Changing

“It’s time we bring this to all defenders, not just customers of a certain organization. Carbon Black is on a mission to make the world safe from cyber attacks.

Microsoft Warns of Rising Tech Support Scams, Calls for Industry-Wide Cooperation

Incidents of tech support scams targeting susceptible PC users are increasing, Microsoft warned. The company received 153,000 reported complaints from consumers in 2017, 24 percent higher than the prior year, according to its detailed security report released on Friday. Image…

Apple & Cisco Team Up to Offer Cybersecurity Insurance

Apple and Cisco are forging a new path in their partnership. The two companies announced on Monday that they are working with insurance company Allianz and Aon, a premier risk evaluator, to assist their customers in having the best cyber…

Alphabet Takes Aim at Cybercrime with its Launch of ‘Chronicle’

As internet users are becoming more aware of online threats, cybersecurity is becoming a serious challenge for internet firms as they scramble for ways to dampen their users’ fears over online vulnerability. To take advantage of this need for more…

Amazon Web Services Acquires Cybersecurity Startup Sqrrl

Cybersecurity will always remain a big issue that computing companies such as Amazon Web Services will have to address every time they court potential clients. After all, these clients will want assurance that their sensitive data will remain secure when stored…

Nvidia Says Its New Patch is Immune to Recently Discovered Spectre Bug

Last week, Nvidia ran into some problems with the recently revealed “Meltdown” and “Spectre” bugs. When the manufacturer announced that it would be releasing a new patch to address the memory-related vulnerabilities, some outlets misinterpreted the statement as an indirect…

Google Chrome Improves Protection Against Phishing Attacks

Google has fittingly chosen October to make several security-related announcements. Dubbed as the Cybersecurity Awareness Month, the search giant announced that it will introduce a host of security enhancements to Chrome and Gmail for a more secure online browsing. For…

Microsoft Azure Wins Big, Lands Deal With Cybersecurity Firm Symantec

Cybersecurity expert Symantec is looking to cut down on its data center costs by moving some of its workload to Microsoft Azure. The deal between the two companies, which was revealed on Monday, would see Symantec delivering its Norton product…