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NSO CEO claims Facebook wanted NSO surveillance tool to spy on users

A new shocking revelation comes from the disputed from NSO Group and Facebook, NSO CEO claims Facebook tried to buy an Apple spying software in 2017. Reading this post you could have a better idea of the value of your privacy. In October 2019, WhatsApp sued the Israeli surveillance firm NSO Group accusing it of carrying out malicious attacks against it
Publish At:2020-04-08 10:45 | Read:679 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Digital ID Security Social Networks Facebook h

Twitter discloses privacy issue that caused caching of files sent via DMs in Firefox

Twitter discloses a privacy issue in the way the Mozilla Firefox cached private files sent or received via DM for up to 7 days. Twitter admitted that the private files sent via Twitter DMs were cached inside the users’ Firefox browsers for up to seven days, even if users have logged off. The problem is related to the way the Mozilla Firefox web b
Publish At:2020-04-04 15:17 | Read:395 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Digital ID Security Social Networks Firefox in

Tor Browser 9.0.7 addresses a flaw that could allow unmasking Tor users

The Tor Project released Tor Browser 9.0.7 that definitively addresses a vulnerability that allowed to execute JavaScript code on sites it should not. The Tor Project released Tor Browser 9.0.7 that permanently addresses a severe bug that allowed JavaScript code to run on sites it should not.
Publish At:2020-03-25 12:17 | Read:420 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Digital ID Hacking information security news i

Revista Factum suffered week-long cyber attacks for denouncing corruption by the president of El Salvador

Revista Factum was under prolonged cyber attacks for denouncing corruption, the government of El Salvador had banned it. The government of El Salvador had banned Factum Magazine from attending its press conferences and was subjecting them to a smear campaignThe alleged perpetrator of the attacks has been identified as a computer engineer acting, from the
Publish At:2020-03-09 15:16 | Read:460 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Digital ID Hacking DDoS it security it securit

Australia’s privacy watchdog sues Facebook over Cambridge Analytica scandal

Aussie privacy watchdog sues Facebook over alleged “systematic failures” exposing Australians to Cambridge Analytica privacy scandal. Australia’s privacy watchdog, the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner, sues Facebook for alleged “systematic failures” exposing more than 300,000 Australians to the Cambridge Ana
Publish At:2020-03-09 11:28 | Read:601 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Digital ID Social Networks Cambridge Analytica

Facebook sues Namecheap to protect people from domain name fraud

Facebook has filed a lawsuit against domain registrar Namecheap and its Whoisguard privacy protection service over fraudulent domains Facebook announced this week that it has filed a lawsuit against domain registrar Namecheap and its Whoisguard privacy protection service because it has refused to provide information on a series of fraudulent domains. Frau
Publish At:2020-03-08 08:55 | Read:640 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Digital ID Security Social Networks Facebook F

Iranian government blocked Wikipedia Farsi due Coronavirus outbreak

The Coronavirus outbreak is a global emergency, in the last hours Iran is one of the countries with the highest number of infections and Wikipedia Farsi was blocked as fears spread. The NetBlocks internet observatory, which tracks disruptions and shutdowns, revealed that Iran has blocked access to the Farsi (Persian) language edition of the Wikipedia onl
Publish At:2020-03-04 10:04 | Read:426 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Digital ID Censorship coronavirus covid19 Iran

Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram blocked in Turkey as Idlib military crisis escalates

Network data collected by the NetBlocks internet observatory confirm that Turkey has blocked access to social media as Idlib military crisis escalates Network data collected by the NetBlocks internet observatory confirm that the Turkish authorities have blocked access to social media following allegations of an attack on Turkish troops in Idlib, Syria on
Publish At:2020-02-28 11:50 | Read:508 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Digital ID Intelligence Security Social Networ

Google sued by New Mexico attorney general for collecting student data through its Education Platform

New Mexico sues Google for allegedly using the Google for Education platform to gather personal and private data from children. Google is facing a new lawsuit for allegedly using the Google for Education platform to gather personal and private data from students with an age of less than 13 years. The lawsuit was filed by the state of New Mexico Attorne
Publish At:2020-02-23 10:15 | Read:678 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Digital ID Laws and regulations Google for Edu

IOTA cryptocurrency shuts down entire network after a coordinated attack on its Trinity wallet

IOTA Foundation behind the IOTA cryptocurrency was forced to shut down its entire network following a cyber attack that resulted in the theft of funds. Hackers have exploited a vulnerability in the official IOTA wallet to steal funds from the users. In response to the incident, the IOTA Foundation, the nonprofit organization behind the IOTA cryptocurrenc
Publish At:2020-02-16 08:00 | Read:740 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Digital ID Hacking crypocurrency C

Helix Bitcoin Mixer operator charged for laundering over $300M worth of Bitcoin

An American was charged with money laundering while operating the dark web Helix Bitcoin mixer service between 2014 and 2017. Larry Dean Harmon (36), from Akron, Ohio, was charged with laundering more than $310 million worth of Bitcoin while he was operating a Darknet-based cryptocurrency laundering service between 2014 and 2017. According to three-co
Publish At:2020-02-15 17:31 | Read:448 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Digital ID Cybercrime Darkweb Deep

Crypto AG was spied for US, German intelligence agencies for decades

Swiss authorities are investigating into allegations the company Crypto AG, a Switzerland-based maker of encryption devices, was a front company for the CIA and German intelligence. According to a joint report published by Germany’s ZDF public broadcaster and The Washington Post the Swiss-based firm Crypto AG was operating for CIA and the German Intellige
Publish At:2020-02-12 10:53 | Read:975 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber warfare Digital ID Intelligence Crypto A

South Korean Woori Bank is accused of unauthorized use of customer data

Unauthorized use of customer information by Woori Bank, ‘crime act’ for customers. The bank changed 23,000 passwords in 2018 without consent. It is controversial that Woori Bank changed the passwords of 23,000 customer dormant accounts without consent in July 2018. The accounts are deactivated if there is no transaction for one year after t
Publish At:2020-02-11 08:35 | Read:522 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Digital ID banking hacking news it

The Altsbit exchange will exit in May following a hack

The Italy-based cryptocurrency exchange Altsbit announced that it has suffered a security breach that led to the theft of its customer’s funds. Crypto-currency exchange Altsbit recently disclosed a security breach, the company claimed that hackers have stolen almost all its customers’ deposits.  Dear users,Unfortunately we have to notify
Publish At:2020-02-11 05:23 | Read:585 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Digital ID Hacking Altsbit exchang

Estonia suspends security digital certificates for up to 760,000 state-issued electronic ID-cards over Identity-Theft ri

It has happened, one of the most cyber-savvy states, Estonia decided to block Electronic ID Cards over identity theft risk. On Thursday, Estonia announced that it would suspend security digital certificates for up to 760,000 state-issued electronic ID-cards that are using the buggy chips to mitigate the risk of identity theft. The decision comes after IT sec
Publish At:2017-11-05 16:20 | Read:5510 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Digital ID Security

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