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Interview With Max Azarov – Novakid
Interview With Max Azarov – Novakid
Aviva Zacks of Safety Detectives interviewed Max Azarov, co-founder and CEO of Novakid. She asked him how his company protects the safety of its primary users—children. Safety Detectives: What motivated you to start your company?...
TikTok Pauses Privacy Policy Update in Europe After Facing Scrutiny from Regulators
TikTok Pauses Privacy Policy Update in Europe After Facing Scrutiny from Regulators
Popular video-sharing platform TikTok agreed on Tuesday to postpone a controversial privacy policy update. This update would have allowed the platform to show targeted ads based on users’ activity on TikTok without their permissio...
Colin Thierry by Colin Thierry Published on July 13, 2022
Interview With Johannes Wiklund – Jotform
Interview With Johannes Wiklund – Jotform
Aviva Zacks of Safety Detectives recently interviewed Johannes Wiklund, Head of Information Security at Jotform. She asked him about how his company handles security. Safety Detectives: Can you tell me about your company’s service...
Aviva Zacks by Aviva Zacks Published on June 27, 2022
Disneyland Social Media Accounts Hacked
Disneyland Social Media Accounts Hacked
A hacker posted a series of offensive messages on Disneyland’s Facebook and Instagram accounts last week. The hacker identified himself as a “super hacker” called “David Do.” He used racist and other offensive language in a series...
Colin Thierry by Colin Thierry Published on July 12, 2022
North Korean Government Hackers Hit US Health Services with Ransomware
North Korean Government Hackers Hit US Health Services with Ransomware
The FBI and other US agencies warned that North Korean government-backed hackers targeted multiple health organizations with ransomware attacks in 2021. These attacks caused disruptions in health services for “prolonged periods,”...
Colin Thierry by Colin Thierry Published on July 12, 2022
Interview with Paul Martini – iboss
Interview with Paul Martini – iboss
Aviva Zacks of Safety Detectives recently interviewed Paul Martini, CEO and co-founder of iboss. She asked him about how his company is providing network security. Safety Detectives: What motivated you and your brother Peter to st...
Aviva Zacks by Aviva Zacks Published on July 11, 2022
Apples Unveils 'Lockdown Mode' to Combat Spyware
Apples Unveils 'Lockdown Mode' to Combat Spyware
Apple announced plans on Wednesday to introduce new ways to combat spyware in its upcoming OS upgrades for mobile and desktop, in an effort to protect users who may be at risk of cyberattacks. The latest beta versions of iOS and m...
Colin Thierry by Colin Thierry Published on July 8, 2022
Hackers Steal Data from Marriott in Data Breach
Hackers Steal Data from Marriott in Data Breach
Hotel chain Marriott fell victim to another data breach last month by organized hackers who said the company has very poor cyber defenses. Marriott has experienced several major breaches over the past few years, with some resultin...
Colin Thierry by Colin Thierry Published on July 7, 2022
Hacker Claims to have Leaked Data of 1 Billion Chinese Citizens
Hacker Claims to have Leaked Data of 1 Billion Chinese Citizens
A cybercriminal named “China Dan” claimed to have stolen personally identifiable information of 1 billion Chinese citizens. According to an announcement on a dark web marketplace, the threat actor said that the database contained...
Colin Thierry by Colin Thierry Published on July 6, 2022
Israeli Authorities Took Over Servers of Breached Company for Not Cooperating
Israeli Authorities Took Over Servers of Breached Company for Not Cooperating
Israel’s Privacy Protection Authority took over the servers of an Israeli company after it failed to respond to several of its traveling booking websites being hacked by an Iranian threat actor. After Iranian hackers compromised m...
Colin Thierry by Colin Thierry Published on July 6, 2022