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Google Adds Security Audit Badges for VPNs in Play Store
Google Adds Security Audit Badges for VPNs in Play Store
Google is introducing an Independent Security Review badge to Google Play, the official app store on Android, to signal to users which apps are secure to download and use on their Android phones. Apps that receive a badge have suc...
Major Retailer Ace Hardware Faces Devastating Cyber Attack
Major Retailer Ace Hardware Faces Devastating Cyber Attack
Ace Hardware was struck by a severe cyber attack that left its systems down. The popular company is scrambling to restore them. Ace Hardware is the world’s largest cooperatively owned hardware store. Its global sales have surpasse...
Bitwarden Adds Passkey Support to its Password Manager
Bitwarden Adds Passkey Support to its Password Manager
In a significant move towards enhancing online security, Bitwarden has initiated the integration of passkey support into its password manager. The latest browser extension update is poised to offer a more secure and user-friendly...
Canada Bans WeChat, Kaspersky on Government Devices
Canada Bans WeChat, Kaspersky on Government Devices
The Canadian government has banned the instant messaging service WeChat and well-known antivirus suite Kaspersky on all government-issued phones, citing security and privacy concerns. The apps will be uninstalled and users will no...
Iranian Hacker Group Wage Cyber Espionage Campaign In The Middle-East
Iranian Hacker Group Wage Cyber Espionage Campaign In The Middle-East
The Israeli cybersecurity firm, Check Point, recently discovered a cyber espionage campaign being waged by threat actors with ties to Iran’s Ministry of Intelligence and Security (MOIS). These attacks come as the war in Israel wa...
Tesla Wins First Major US Lawsuit Regarding Its Autopilot Feature
Tesla Wins First Major US Lawsuit Regarding Its Autopilot Feature
Tesla won the first of a series of lawsuits filed in the US over its Autopilot feature. The Autopilot feature is Tesla’s touted self-driving feature, which despite being lauded as a revolutionary feature, has drawn a lot of legal...
Fitbit Accused Of Unlawful Data Sharing Practices, Faces GDPR Complaints
Fitbit Accused Of Unlawful Data Sharing Practices, Faces GDPR Complaints
The privacy group noyb has filed three different lawsuits over Fitbit’s unlawful data sharing practices. Fitbit is a popular health and fitness company that specializes in smart watches. They were purchased by Google in 2021. The...
First-of-its-kind VPN Lawsuit Was Filed Against The Russian Kremlin
First-of-its-kind VPN Lawsuit Was Filed Against The Russian Kremlin
There are over 150 VPNs that are currently blocked in Russia, but until now, none of them have challenged the Kremlin in a legal battle to secure the right to use a VPN. The company spearheading the fight, HideMyName, began the la...
Stanford University Investigating Cybersecurity Attack Claimed by Akira Ransomware Group
Stanford University Investigating Cybersecurity Attack Claimed by Akira Ransomware Group
Stanford University is looking into what it described as a “cybersecurity incident” after a ransomware group claimed it attacked the school. The attack, which happened last week on Oct. 27, cost the university 430 GB worth of data...
CISA Introduces Enhanced Version of Logging Made Easy for Cybersecurity
CISA Introduces Enhanced Version of Logging Made Easy for Cybersecurity
In a move towards bolstering cybersecurity for resource-strapped organizations, the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) has unveiled an updated release of Logging Made Easy (LME). Originally designed and manage...