Cyber News

Hackers Amp Up COVID-19 IP Theft Attacks

3 months 3 weeks ago
Attackers are targeting the healthcare sector for its intellectual property (IP), as critical research of COVID-19 therapeutics are developed and biotech firms begin to mass-produce vaccines.

Study Finds Best US Mobile Internet Connectivity in Northeast

3 months 3 weeks ago
Eight of the top 10 states for mobile Internet coverage are in the Northeast, according to an analysis released by consumer product and services comparison website WhistleOut. However, the best mobile Internet coverage isn't in a state at all -- but in the District of Columbia. To rank the states, 75 percent of the score was based on median mobile download speeds and 25 percent by 5G coverage.
John P. Mello Jr.

A Google Docs Bug Could Have Allowed Hackers See Your Private Documents

3 months 3 weeks ago
Google has patched a bug in its feedback tool incorporated across its services that could be exploited by an attacker to potentially steal screenshots of sensitive Google Docs documents simply by embedding them in a malicious website. The flaw was discovered on July 9 by security researcher Sreeram KL, for which he was awarded $3133.70 as part of Google's Vulnerability Reward Program. <!-
Ravie Lakshmanan

Data questions remain as UK exits EU

3 months 3 weeks ago
Last week’s Brexit deal solidifies the terms under which the United Kingdom will leave the EU. But the issue of data transfers remains open, with great potential for confusion among privacy officers.