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 ...

Policymakers should be fostering the use of artificial intelligence in making workforce decisions, not inhibiting it, according to the Center for Data Innovation. In a report released Monday, the global think tank called on governments to encourage AI adoption and establish guardrails to limit harms...

The U.S. government is moving quickly and aggressively to address cybersecurity vulnerabilities affecting both the federal government and the private sector. Information technology companies that are directly and indirectly involved in providing IT products and services to the federal government wil...

In addition to its condemnation of China, the White House announced that the U.S. Justice Department has filed charges against four Ministry of State Security hackers allegedly engaged in a multiyear campaign targeting foreign governments and entities in key sectors, including maritime, aviation, de...

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