Government organizations and educational institutions, in particular, are increasingly in hackers’ crosshairs as severe web vulnerabilities spiral upward. Remote code execution (RCE), cross-site scripting (XSS), and SQL injection (SQLi) are all top software offenders. All three increase or hov...

The state of Florida has amended its Telemarketing Act, creating what is being called the “Mini-TCPA.” Florida’s new law changes electronic and telemarketing in significant ways — even if you’re not in Florida.

The Linux Foundation and the Open Source Software Security Foundation brought together over 90 executives from 37 companies and government leaders from the NSC, ONCD, CISA, NIST, DOE, and OMB to reach a consensus on key actions to take to improve the resiliency and security of open-source software.

Among the provisions of the Digital Services Act approved in an agreement between the European Council and European Parliament are transparency measures on the algorithms used by online platforms and services to recommend content and products to users.

The massive takedown of RaidForums might have little real impact against the large volume of hackers operating worldwide, since many of Raid's members could flock to alternative platforms.

At one time, the U.S. dominated industries like oil and gas, consumer electronics, automobiles, and trains. Except for Apple clawing back some of one of those markets, control and leadership now belongs to others.

IT security firm NeoSystems last week announced it would host a panel of experts from the private and public sectors Tuesday centered around the cybersecurity implications of the ongoing conflict in Ukraine. TechNewsWorld sat in on the Zoom-delivered panel discussion.

Under the new Critical Infrastructure Defense Project, companies in particularly vulnerable industries -- such as hospitals and water and power utilities -- will have access to the full suite of Cloudflare's Zero Trust solution, CrowdStrike's endpoint protection and intelligence services, and Ping I...

Government agencies have discovered a deadlier new home and office network device killer malware that replaces weaker VPNFilter code. U.S. and U.K. governments published a joint report Wednesday detailing a new malware strain developed by Russia's military cyber unit deployed in the wild since 2019....

Russian state-sponsored cybercriminals lurked for the last two years in numerous U.S Cleared Defense Contractors' networks stealing sensitive, unclassified information along with proprietary and export-controlled technology. The Federal Bureau of Investigation, Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Secur...

Russian authorities on Friday reported that they shut down the REvil ransomware operations and arrested a dozen or more gang members. The Federal Security Service of the Russian Federation said it quashed the REvil ransomware gang after U.S. authorities reported on the leader.

A proposed law barring high-tech companies from favoring their own products over those of their competitors -- a practice called self-preferencing -- would harm consumers, competition and innovation, according to a report released Monday by The Schumpeter Project on Competition Policy at the Informa...

For years, affiliate marketers, social media companies, online marketplace platforms, and search engines alike have enjoyed the seemingly ubiquitous tax-free landscape from their digital activities afforded to them by the United States' Internet Tax Freedom Act of 1998. However, that could all be ch...

Facebook is putting its plans to launch a version of Instagram for kids on hold. The move comes following a report in the Wall Street Journal that Instagram is harmful to young people and congressional pressure to scrap the project. Although Instagram is putting Kids on hold, Adam Mosseri, the head ...

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