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US lawmakers have introduced a bill that proposes banning federal law enforcement agencies from using facial recognition and biometric surveillance technology. The Facial Recognition and Biometric Technology Moratorium Act of 2020 was introduced yesterday by Senators Ed Markey and Jeff Merkley.  If passed into law, the wide-sweeping bill would make federal funding for state and local law
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Rebekah Vardy is suing Colleen Rooney after the latter accused the former of leaking private information to a British tabloid. The women, who are both married to British soccer players and used to socialize together, fell out last year. Their public spat took place over Twitter. In a lengthy post published on October 9, Rooney stated that
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by Danny Bradbury Security researchers have discovered a handful of game-changing vulnerabilities that spell trouble for dozens of connected device vendors and their customers. On Tuesday this week security company JSOF unveiled 19 CVEs – four of them critical remote code execution flaws – in a low-level networking software library that render millions of devices
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A PC gaming service is taking action to eradicate a growing number of racist bots from one of its leading shoot-em-up titles. Valve said it has introduced new anti-spam measures to the game Team Fortress 2 in an attempt to “mitigate the use of new and free accounts for abusive purposes.” Earlier this month, Kotaku reported that
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A man from Michigan has been charged with hacking into a medical center’s database and stealing the personal information of 65,000 employees. Federal prosecutors unsealed a 43-count indictment yesterday accusing Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) IT specialist Justin Sean Johnson of illegally accessing data held by the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC).  Johnson allegedly
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Nearly half (46%) of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) regularly share confidential files via email, including financial and employee data in spreadsheets, according to a new study from the Lanop Accountancy Group. This is despite the fact that 60% have not upgraded their organizations’ cybersecurity capabilities since shifting to remote working during COVID-19. In a survey
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A high-performance submarine cable is being built to enhance communications in the Asia Pacific region.  Stretching 9,400 kilometers, the Asia Direct Cable (ADC) will connect China (Hong Kong SAR and Guangdong Province), Japan, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam. The ADC has been designed to enable vast amounts of data to be transmitted across the
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The life of a Houston business owner has been threatened after cyber-criminals hacked into her company’s social media account and posted racist messages. Founder and CEO of Infinity Diagnostics Center Jessica Hatch said her company’s Instagram account was compromised on Thursday afternoon by an unknown malicious hacker. After gaining access to the account, the threat actor uploaded
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The Tennessee city of Knoxville has been forced to shut down its computer network after falling victim to a ransomware attack. Cyber-criminals mounted their attack on the county seat of Knox County in the early hours of Thursday, June 11. No information has been shared so far on how threat actors were able to compromise
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Cybersecurity firm OPORA has announced seed funding of $7m led by Jerusalem Venture Partners (JVP) and private investors. OPORA was founded by Yuval Diskin, the former head of Israel’s Internal Security Agency, and uses pre-attack adversary behavior analytics to deliver pre-emptive adversary threat protection against the most persistent, organized and largely uncontested cyber-criminals operating today.