According to a report from Bloomberg, Google and Mastercard have signed a secret deal so that Google could track retail sales using Mastercard transaction data. This is yet another proof that Google's true customers are its advertising partners.
CS Digest Section: Data Security
Security researcher finds over 3,000 TechNet pages flooded with tech support scams pushing shady phone numbers for cryptocurrency exchanges and social media platforms.
In a set of rulings today, the European Court of Human Rights found that the mass surveillance scheme used by the GCHQ-the United Kingdom's signals intelligence agency-violated the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR), unlawfully intruding on the private and family life and freedom of expression of British and European citizens. And the case included
A company which manages online payments for US government agencies and states has become central to a security incident leading to the potential exposure of 14 million records.
The term "security operations" is often interpreted to be synonymous with a security operations center (SOC). In fact, a web search on security operations results mostly in links to SOC content. But that's a narrow view. How you view security operations will make a difference in how fast your organization can deliver software and mitigate breach damage. A
T-Mobile has revealed that hackers may have stolen the personal information of some of its customers.
The "Five Eyes" intelligence alliance wants tech companies to give them access to data and communications, saying "privacy is not absolute."
A critical remote code execution vulnerability was recently addressed in packagist.org, a large PHP package repository, a security researcher reveals.
Earlier this week a security researcher released exploit code for a Windows zero-day affecting the Task Scheduler ALPC interface. Today, cyber-security firm Acros Security published a temporary fix (called a micropatch) that prevents exploitation of that particular zero-day.
Academics and private sector researchers have revealed details today about three new vulnerabilities affecting Intel CPUs.