The U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is mulling over whether to reimburse consumers for online scams and fraud, but this regulatory change could lead to an increase in first-party fraud, cautioned Karen Boyer, senior vice president of financial crimes at M&T Bank.
A hacking group with apparent ties to Russia or Belarus has been using "simple yet effective attack techniques and tools" to gain access to multiple governments' email systems as part of apparent cyberespionage operations in support of Russia's invasion of Ukraine, researchers warn.
A slew of top tech executives and artificial intelligence researchers called for a minimum half-year pause on advanced artificial intelligence systems. Tech giants already have fallen into a race to see who can be the quickest to incorporate AI into their products.
Airbus has halted efforts to buy a 29.9% stake in Atos' $5.76 billion Evidian cybersecurity, big data and digital business. The aircraft manufacturer walked away from the transaction after determining it "does not meet the company's objectives in the current context and under the current structure."
A top Pentagon technology official on Wednesday emphasized the U.S. Department of Defense's embrace of zero trust. "We've committed to implementing zero trust across the DOD by 2027, which is an ambitious yet critical milestone," Department of Defense CIO John B. Sherman told a Senate panel.
The Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday said that starting immediately, medical device makers must include cybersecurity plans with new product applications. Beginning on Oct. 1, the FDA intends to issue "refuse to accept" determinations for submissions lacking the cyber requirements.
Cisco plans to purchase its second cloud security startup in two months to deliver context, prioritization and remediation recommendations for cloud-native resources. The networking giant said its proposed buy of Lightspin will allow clients to identify and address key cloud security risks.
There's much national security ado about how much user data gets collected by the Chinese-owned, wildly popular video-sharing app TikTok. But as France's ban of "recreational apps" from government-issued devices highlights, a bigger-picture approach for combating surveillance is required.
Credential harvesting attackers are taking advantage of a distributed file protocol to distribute customized phishing links. Because the system, the InterPlanetary File System, is designed to be resilient against content takedowns, scammers are using it to deliver phishing emails at scale.
Third-party risk is a key threat in the entertainment industry, where sensitive content and key assets are scattered among multiple entities across the supply chain. Shemaroo Entertainment's Dilip Joshi discusses risks, implementation challenges, budgeting and regulatory compliance in this sector.
A U.S. federal judge sentenced a Nigerian national to four years in prison for running several cyber-enabled schemes aimed at defrauding U.S. citizens out of more than $1 million. The men were arrested four years ago and extradited to Arizona in 2022 from Malaysia and the United Kingdom.
Lawmakers urged Director Jen Easterly to devise metrics that quantify how effectively the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency uses federal money to cut cyber risk. Rep. Dave Joyce wants CISA to more precisely measure the return on taxpayer spending given the agency's rising budget.
Blue Shield of California is notifying more than 63,000 customers that their data was potentially exfiltrated in a compromise involving Fortra's GoAnywhere secure file transfer software and one of the health plan's covered mental health providers for minors.