DOJ Indicts John McAfee for Tax Evasion

Anti-virus software entrepreneur John McAfee has been arrested in Spain and faces extradition to the US where he has been charged with tax evasion. The DOJ has levied a number of counts of tax evasion against McAfee, saying that he “willfully attempted...

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Senators Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Punish Theft of U.S. Technology

A bipartisan pair of U.S. senators on Thursday introduced bipartisan legislation to mandate strong economic penalties on firms and individuals involved in stealing American...

California Regulator Classifies Lyft, Uber Drivers as Employees

California's leading industry regulator said in an order Tuesday that ride-hail drivers are employees under AB5, the state’s new gig-work law, marking a significant development in...

FBI Warns on Increase in Exploitation of Mobile Banking Apps by Criminals

The FBI on Wednesday warned that malicious cyber actors were targeting mobile banking apps. As the public increases its use of mobile banking apps,...

Department of State Issues RFI on Clear Path For 5G Newtworks Traffic Through U.S. Diplomatic Facilities

The Department of State is seeking information from industry vendors on how they would implement a 5G Clean Path plan. Secretary Pompeo announced April 29...

U.S. Senators Press Trump Administration to End Weaponization of Facial Recognition Technology

Severeal U.S. senators on Wednesday pressed Trump administration officials to end federal law enforcement’s weaponizing of facial recognition technology against peaceful protesters exercising their First...

Lawmakers Query Juniper Networks on Use of NSA Algorithm With Backdoor Which Led to Breach

Some members of the U.S. House on Wednesday asked Juniper Networks to explain how an NSA-designed algorithm, which leading cybersecurity experts believe contains an encryption backdoor, appeared...

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We Are at The Edge of Realizing the Potentials of Bug Bounties and Crowdsourced Security – Hackerone

More organizations are taking advantage of bug bounty programs to strengthen their security postures. It simply makes sense – crowdsource the best cyber talent at scale to find those security gaps before the bad actors find them, and exploit...

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Virtru is Like a Spell Check for Security: We Take Privacy Very Seriously – Virtru CEO

John Ackerly is the cofounder, CEO of Virtru Corporation. He spent the earlier part of his career working as the lead policy adviser on technology issues at the White House, and Policy Director at the Department of Commerce. Ackerly...

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EU Watchdog to Establish Taskforce to Investigate TikTok; Question’s Use of Clearview’s Facial Recognition Tech

An EU taskforce will examine the practices of Chinese video app TikTok, and sent a strong warning with regard to the use of Clearview...

Just Eat Takeaway to Create World’s Largest Food Delivery Outside China With $7.3 Billion Grubhub Acquisition

European food-ordering firm Just Eat Takeaway.com said on Wednesday it is acquiring U.S. peer Grubhub Inc in an all-stock deal that, when completed, would...

Republican Senators Urge FCC to Clarify Section 230 Following Trump’s Executive Order

Four Republican senators have requested that the Federal Communication Commission (FCC) take a fresh look at Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act and...

DHS Warns of Windows 10 Vulnerability to Cyberattack Due to Exploit Code in the Wild

The Department of Homeland Security's cybersecurity advisory division has warned Windows 10 users of the possibility of a wave of cyberattacks due to the...

Ford, Volkswagen Partner on Electric Vehicles, Autonomous Driving

Ford Motor Company and Volkswagen AG on Wednesday announced that are collaborating in the production of midsize pickup trucks and commercial and electric vehicles. According...

Nintendo Revises Number of Hacked Accounts: Says About 300,000 Accessed

Japanese gaming giant Nintendo has admitted that an additional 140,000 user accounts were accessed by unauthorized means, pushing the number up to about 300,000....

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