FCC Partners With FTC to Patrol the Internet Following Repeal of Net Neutrality

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and Federal Communications Commission (FCC) announced on Monday their intent to enter into a Memorandum of Understanding under which both agencies would coordinate online consumer protection efforts following the adoption of the Restoring Internet...

Security Researchers Find Massive Compilation of Stolen Credentials on Dark Web

Security researchers 4iQ say they have discovered an aggregate of stolen data on the dark web comprising of a single file with a database of 1.4 million clear text credentials, which would make it the largest known such database...
blockchain

Australia’s ASX Turns to Blockchain for Equity Transaction Settlement

Australia’s ASX Ltd said Thursday it would replace CHESS using distributed ledger technology (DLT). CHESS (Clearing House Electronic Subregister System) is the system used by ASX to record shareholdings and manage the clearing and settlement of equity transactions in...

Mobile Device Holiday Safety Tips

It’s that time of the year again. It’s the holiday season, and this means lots of travel as people take time off to celebrate and reconnect. Mobile devices are a huge part of our lives, ranging from smart phones...
cyber

NIST Publishes Update to Cybersecurity Framework

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has released the second draft of the proposed update to the Framework for Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity. This second draft update aims to clarify, refine, and enhance the Cybersecurity Framework, amplifying its...

New Jersey Considers Legislation to Regulate the Use of Drones in the State

New Jersey lawmakers are proceeding with legislation that would make it illegal for anyone to operate unmanned aircraft systems while impaired. The legislation cleared an Assembly committee on Monday and is up for a vote in the full Senate...
internet

Internet Association to FCC: Delay Net Neutrality Vote

The Internet Association (AI) on Wednesday sent a letter to FCC to Chairman Ajit Pai calling for the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to delay or vote against the draft Restoring Internet Freedom Order. According to the association, whose more than...

SEC’s Cyber Unit Files Charges in Initial Coin Offering Fraud

The Securities and Exchange Commission on Monday announced that it has obtained an emergency asset freeze to halt a fast-moving Initial Coin Offering (ICO) fraud that raised up to $15 million from thousands of investors since August by falsely...
net neutrality

Senators Urge FCC to Delay Vote Aimed at Repealing Net Neutrality Rules

A group of senators have written a letter to FCC Chairman Ajit Pai expressing their concern regarding his proposal to “dismantle” current net neutrality rules. Twenty eight senators signed the letter in which they expressed the view that a...
cyberattack

FBI, International Partners, Dismantle Andromeda Botnet

Europol said Monday the FBI worked in close cooperation with the Luneburg Central Criminal Investigation Inspectorate in Germany, Europol’s European Cybercrime Centre (EC3), the Joint Cybercrime Action Task Force (J-CAT), Eurojust and private-sector partners to dismantle one of the...

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