How Did the Pentagon Quantify This Bizarre Statistic on 'Russian Trolls'?

How Did the Pentagon Quantify This Bizarre Statistic on 'Russian Trolls'?

Pentagon Chief Spokesperson Dana W. White and Joint Staff director Lt. Gen. Kenneth F. McKenzie Jr., at a press briefing on Saturday.Photo: Getty Images As Donald Trump’s administration, backed by France and the UK, launched a series of missile attacks on Syrian installations allegedly used within the manufacturing or deployment of chemical weapons this weekend—and […]

Uber Escapes With No FTC Fines Over 2016 Data Breach It Paid $100,000 to Cover Up

Uber Escapes With No FTC Fines Over 2016 Data Breach It Paid $100,000 to Cover Up

Photo: AP The Federal Trade Commission is not going to impose fines on ride-sharing large Uber over the huge knowledge breach it paid hackers $100,000 to cowl up, CNN Money reported this week. According to CNN, the FTC has agreed to develop a previous settlement regarding Uber’s knowledge practices and a breach in 2014 to […]

Facebook's Largest Black Lives Matter Page Was Allegedly an Australian Scam

Facebook's Largest Black Lives Matter Page Was Allegedly an Australian Scam

What gave the impression to be the largest “Black Lives Matter” web page on Facebook was really “a scam with ties to a middle-aged white man in Australia,” CNN Tech reported on Monday, and it managed to boost over $100,000 whereas sending a few of that cash to Australian financial institution accounts. Just as troubling, […]

Here Is Facebook's Dubious Plan to Prevent Its 2016 Election Catastrophe From Happening Again

Here Is Facebook's Dubious Plan to Prevent Its 2016 Election Catastrophe From Happening Again

Mark Zuckerberg.Photo: AP Pressure has been mounting on Facebook and its management to make huge privateness adjustments within the wake of the Cambridge Analytica scandal—during which it misplaced management over intensive knowledge on what it now says are 87 million users—and after weeks of hedging and minor tweaks across the margins, the corporate has begun […]

Good News, We're Getting Two Congressional Hearings With Mark Zuckerberg for the Price of One

Good News, We're Getting Two Congressional Hearings With Mark Zuckerberg for the Price of One

Photo: AP Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg—who has (reluctantly) turn out to be the face of the corporate’s response to the Cambridge Analytica data-sharing scandal—will testify not simply in entrance of the House Energy and Commerce Commitee subsequent week as beforehand reported, however a joint listening to of the Senate as effectively. Per CBS News, Zuckerberg […]

Most White House e mail domains may very well be weak to phishing

The prime protection towards e mail phishing and spoofing, says the report, known as the Domain Message Authentication Reporting & Conformance (DMARC). Only one of many domains from the EOP (Max.gov) has absolutely applied this method. Seven domains have applied DMARC on the lowest stage (“none”), which doesn’t forestall supply of e mail from spoofed […]

McAfee finds that gamers are strong candidates for cybersecurity jobs

McAfee finds that avid gamers are sturdy candidates for cybersecurity jobs

To beat cybercriminals, McAfee suggests in a brand new report that avid gamers would be the key candidates for cybersecurity jobs. The Santa Clara, California-based cybersecurity firm mentioned it did a survey of 300 senior safety managers and 650 safety professionals at main companies. And 78 p.c of respondents mentioned that the present era getting into […]

Panera Bread's Website Reportedly Left Millions of Customer Records Unprotected

Panera Bread's Website Reportedly Left Millions of Customer Records Unprotected

Photo: AP Even your rattling bread bowl is now a safety threat. Panera Bread left the knowledge of as much as 37 million clients who signed up for supply and different companies together with “names, email and physical addresses, birthdays and the last four digits of the customer’s credit card number” in plain textual content […]