“Groups of North Korean cyber combatants are composed of computer geniuses with an average age of 20. They are chosen at a very early age and are trained to be cyber combatants.” Through a report on ‘North Korea’s cyber warfare skills and actual state’ that was introduced to a reporter from The….
this year. Bloomberg reported last month that the board commissioned an investigation into the activities of Sullivan’s security team. This project, conducted by an outside law firm, discovered the hack and the failure to disclose, Uber said. Here’s how the hack went down: Two attackers accessed a….
Credit Eric Thayer/Getty Images. 1. The F.C.C. unveiled a plan to repeal net neutrality rules , which require broadband providers to give consumers equal access to all content on the web. The F.C.C. chairman appointed by President Trump, Ajit Pai, above, said the change would allow the government to stop “micromanaging the internet.
Compromised data from the October 2016 attack included names, email addresses and phone numbers of 50 million Uber riders around the world, the company told Bloomberg on Tuesday. The personal information of about 7 million drivers were accessed as well, including some 600,000 U.S. driver’s license numbers.
At the time of the incident, Uber was negotiating with US regulators investigating separate claims of privacy violations. Uber now says it had a legal obligation to report the hack to regulators and to drivers whose license numbers were taken. Instead, the company paid hackers $SU100,000 ($132,000) to delete the data and keep the breach quiet.
MANILA: It may have been the twice yearly ASEAN summit, but much of the attention and focus in the Philippines and all across Asia Pacific was on non-ASEAN personalities and matters. Naturally, the greatest impact of the summit fell on residents of Metro Manilla.
Thomson Reuters On Tuesday, Cisco announced that it will share “cybercrime” data with the international police network Interpol. The data includes information and analysis about security threats that Cisco already aggregates through an existing research arm, Cisco Talos. The company said it won’t share information about customer vulnerabilities.
Uber faced a data breach in 2016 that affected some 57 million customers, including both riders and drivers, revealing their names, email address and phone numbers. That affected group included 50 million riders, and 7 million drivers, and around 600,000 driver’s license numbers for US drivers were….
The crackdown on the flow of online information continues in China. The country likes to monitor internal communications and many apps and programs that have solid encryption methods have been drawing a wary eye from Beijing. It appears Skype may be the latest casualty.
A German telecoms regulator has banned the sale of smartwatches marketed at children, warning they are an invasion of privacy. The Federal Network Agency called on parents who own such devices to destroy them. Technology such as smart watches that don’t have adequate levels of security could….