Meta removes accounts of spyware company Cytrox after Citizen Lab report on gov't hacks

Citizen Lab has released a new report highlighting widespread government use of the “Predator” spyware from North Macedonian developer Cytrox. Researchers found that Predator was used to attack two people…

France Orders Clearview AI to Delete Data

France Orders Clearview AI to Delete Data France's data protection regulator has ordered American facial recognition software firm Clearview AI to stop illegally processing images. In a statement released today, the CNIL said…

Log4j flaw: This new threat is going to affect cybersecurity for a long time

If there ever was any doubt over the severity of the Log4j vulnerability, director of US cybersecurity and infrastructure agency CISA, Jen Easterly, immediately quashed those doubts when she described…

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…

Singapore-South Korea digital economy deal to sync up on data, payments

Singapore has finalised negotiations with South Korea on a digital economy agreement that will see both nations collaborate across several areas, including cross-border online payments, data flows, cryptography, and artificial…

Mozilla rolls out GPC for all Firefox users, but enforcement limited to two states

Mozilla has expanded its implementation of Global Privacy Control (GPC) to all users after rolling it out on a limited basis in October.  The feature – which tells websites not…

Experts Meet to Share Info on Crypto Crimes

Experts Meet to Share Info on Crypto Crimes Around 2000 public and private sector experts joined forces this week at a virtual conference designed to promote information sharing in the…

What Is a Virtual Patch and Why You Need It

Software vulnerabilities are one of the biggest nuisances for cybersecurity because cybercriminals love to exploit them. Read on to find out how you can be one step ahead by applying…

Israeli govt pledges greater oversight of cyber exports after NSO tools used to spy on US officials

The Israeli government’s Defense Exports Control Agency sent out a notice late on Monday indicating it would be enforcing stricter rules governing the export of offensive cyber tools. The announcement…

Security experts question new DHS/TSA cybersecurity rules for rail companies

On Thursday, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) released new rules for the US’s freight railroad and passenger rail transit industry. The rules make it mandatory for companies to have…