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Trump-Themed Dating App Reportedly Leaks Personal Data Hours After Launch Trump-Themed Dating App Reportedly Leaks Personal Data Hours After Launch

Mere hours after Fox News revealed the existence of a new Trump-centric dating app, a security researcher has apparently uncovered evidence that “Donald Daters” is leaking sensitive user information online.

Widespread Cable, Internet, and Radio Outages Mark Hurricane Michael's Path of Destruction Widespread Cable, Internet, and Radio Outages Mark Hurricane Michael's Path of Destruction

The Federal Communications Commission on Friday released an update regarding areas suffering wireless, cable, and radio service outages due to Hurricane Michael, which made landfall near Bay County, Florida, on Wednesday.

MindBody Exposes Data Belonging to Millions of FitMetrix Users MindBody Exposes Data Belonging to Millions of FitMetrix Users

The fitness company behind FitMetrix, a popular performance-tracking app, reportedly left the personal data of more than 100 million users exposed.

Google Not Sure Which Google+ Users Had Personal Data Exposed Google Not Sure Which Google+ Users Had Personal Data Exposed

Following a report Monday alleging that Google kept secret a data breach potentially impacting hundreds of thousands of Google+ users, the company is offering only a meager defense of why it kept silent for so long.

Democrats Drop 'Internet Bill of Rights' to Entice Voters Sick of Facebook's Crap Democrats Drop 'Internet Bill of Rights' to Entice Voters Sick of Facebook's Crap

Silicon Valley has pissed off a great number of people, particularly in 2018, so promising to grab Mark Zuckerberg by the short hairs and rein in his company’s misuse of personal data seems like a pretty good way to rally the troops. It’s not Facebook alone, of course, but every company trading in the intimate details…

U.S. Charges Seven Russians With Hacks Linked to Olympic Doping Scandal U.S. Charges Seven Russians With Hacks Linked to Olympic Doping Scandal

U.S. prosecutors on Thursday announced charges against seven Russian intelligence officers accused of cyberattacks against agencies investigating Russian doping and the poisoning of a former British spy.

Capitol Police Arrest Intern Over Doxing of U.S. Senators Capitol Police Arrest Intern Over Doxing of U.S. Senators

The U.S. Capitol Police on Wednesday announced the arrest of a suspect accused in the online doxing of “one or more” U.S. senators.

California Net Neutrality Law Spurs Lawsuit by Wireless and Broadband Providers California Net Neutrality Law Spurs Lawsuit by Wireless and Broadband Providers

A coalition of industry groups representing the nation’s biggest telecom providers filed a federal lawsuit on Wednesday seeking to overturn California’s newly minted net neutrality law.

Alphabet's New App Aims to Tackle Government Censorship Caused by DNS Poisoning Alphabet's New App Aims to Tackle Government Censorship Caused by DNS Poisoning

The Alphabet incubator tasked with tackling “some of the toughest global security challenges,” from online extremism and cybersecurity to government censorship, has rolled out new tool aimed at defending against attacks on free speech around the globe.

Lawsuit Threats Target FCC's New 5G Rules That Kneecap Local Control Lawsuit Threats Target FCC's New 5G Rules That Kneecap Local Control

The Trump administration’s ambitious plan to speed up 5G deployment across the country—namely by curbing the decision-making power of local governments in its construction—is headed for its first legal hurdle. Several U.S. cities are poised to seek relief from the courts, arguing, in part, that the regulations passed…

California Net Neutrality Bill Signed Into Law California Net Neutrality Bill Signed Into Law

California Governor Jerry Brown on Sunday signed into law Senate Bill 822, legislation that seeks to reestablish net neutrality as the core principle by which internet service providers treat all data carried over their networks within the state.

50 Million Facebook Accounts Affected in Massive Security Breach 50 Million Facebook Accounts Affected in Massive Security Breach

An estimated 50 million Facebook user profiles were affected by a security breach, the company confirmed in a blog post today. The breach could have allowed attackers to take over the accounts of affected users, as well as login into a vast number of external sites using Facebook’s single sign-on feature. The full…

Republican Senators Doxed While Interviewing Kavanaugh Republican Senators Doxed While Interviewing Kavanaugh

At least three U.S. senators were targeted by a troll (or trolls) on Thursday as they heard testimony from Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and the woman who has accused him of sexual misconduct, Dr. Christine Blasey Ford.

Ransomware Behind Port of San Diego Cyberattack, Officials Say Ransomware Behind Port of San Diego Cyberattack, Officials Say

The Port of San Diego is investigating a cyberattack involving ransomware that has impacting multiple services, limiting its ability to process parking permits and records requests and perform other business functions, authorities said.

Uber to Pay Record $148 Million Fine for Concealing 2016 Data Breach Uber to Pay Record $148 Million Fine for Concealing 2016 Data Breach

Uber will pay a $148 million fine as part of a settlement reached with state law enforcement officials over allegations it attempted to conceal a 2016 data breach affecting millions of its users, the company said.

Tech Execs Offer Senate Help Writing a Toothless National Privacy Law Tech Execs Offer Senate Help Writing a Toothless National Privacy Law

Executives at six of the nation’s largest internet and technology companies gathered Wednesday on Capitol Hill for a data-privacy hearing called in response to growing concerns over the comparatively inadequate protections offered to consumers under U.S. law.

Twitter Bug That 'May Have' Exposed Direct Messages Probably Didn't Expose Anything Twitter Bug That 'May Have' Exposed Direct Messages Probably Didn't Expose Anything

Some Twitter users received an alert on Friday warning that a bug “may have” allowed their direct messages and protected tweets to be viewed by developers who weren’t authorized to see them. But the conditions needed for that to happen seem so far-fetched, it’s unlikely any users at all were actually affected. 

White House: We're Going to Cyber Harder White House: We're Going to Cyber Harder

With the launch of a new national cyber strategy, President Donald Trump has authorized the increased use of “offensive cyber operations” against U.S. adversaries, National Security Adviser John Bolton told reporters on Thursday.

EU Antitrust Cop Investigating Whether Amazon Misuses Seller Data for Profit EU Antitrust Cop Investigating Whether Amazon Misuses Seller Data for Profit

The European Union is informally investigating how Amazon uses the data it collects from third-party sellers hosted on its website, Europe’s antitrust chief said Wednesday.

Nancy Pelosi Hints She's 'Sure' Governor Brown Will Sign California's Net Neutrality Bill Nancy Pelosi Hints She's 'Sure' Governor Brown Will Sign California's Net Neutrality Bill

Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi on Tuesday added her voice to a chorus of California legislators and advocates calling on Governor Jerry Brown to sign Senate Bill 822, legislation that seeks to reenact for California’s 40 million residents the net neutrality protections stripped away by the Federal Communications…

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