White House hosts open-source software security summit in light of expansive Log4j flaw

Written by Tim Starks Jan 13, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP Tech giants and federal agencies will meet at the White House on Thursday to discuss open-source software security, a response to…

If hackers are exploiting the Log4j flaw, CISA says we might not know yet

Written by Tim Starks Jan 10, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP Federal officials cautioned Monday that, while the widespread Log4j vulnerability hasn’t led to any major known intrusions in the U.S., there…

US Senate passes Bill to ban goods produced from Uyghur forced labour

The US Senate on Thursday unanimously passed a Bill banning the import of all goods, including technology, produced in the Chinese region of Xinjiang to penalise the Chinese government for…

Meta takes down 7 hacking-for-hire operations that targeted 50,000 users

Written by Tonya Riley Dec 16, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP Meta removed seven “surveillance-for-hire” organizations that used Facebook to target at least 50,000 individuals across 100 countries for surveillance operations, some…

Ransomware in 2022: We're all screwed

Ransomware is now a primary threat for businesses, and with the past year or so considered the “golden era” for operators, cybersecurity experts believe this criminal enterprise will reach new…

Grindr Fined €6.5m for Selling User Data Without Explicit Consent

Grindr Fined €6.5m for Selling User Data Without Explicit Consent Dating app Grindr has been fined €6.5m (£5.5m) for selling user data to advertisers without their explicit consent. The fine…

A List of Vulnerable Products to the Log4j Vulnerability

Two days ago, we wrote a post about the Log4j vulnerability that is currently wreaking havoc on the cyberthreat landscape. The flaw stands for an open-source Java logging library. By…

UK's New Cyber Strategy Designed to Boost Position as 'Global Cyber Power'

UK's New Cyber Strategy Designed to Boost Position as 'Global Cyber Power' The UK government has published a new national cyber strategy to bolster the nation’s defensive and offensive capabilities…

Government Experts in Last Minute Seasonal Scam Warning

Government Experts in Last Minute Seasonal Scam Warning The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) has made one final plea to consumers ahead of the busiest shopping weekend before Christmas to…

Australia to establish youth advisory council for countering online child exploitation

Australia will create a new panel consisting of Australian youths and young adults that will provide consultation to industry and government about how to approach regulating online platforms. “Young people…