What is the dark web really like?
The dark web conjures images of a huge, parallel economy to the world wide web and Main Street. The reality is both more mundane and insidious.
French Open banks on AI for players’ online safety
The French tennis open Roland Garros began on Sunday in Paris. But in the time of social media, how can players resist online pressure and preserve their mental health?
Microsoft issues warning over Chinese hackers
State-sponsored Chinese hackers have infiltrated critical U.S infrastructure networks, the United States, its Western allies and Microsoft said Wednesday while warning that similar espionage attacks could be occurring globally.
How Russia is waging a global cyberwar
The leaked “Vulkan files” are the first insight into Putin’s cyberwarfare. They link the Kremlin to hacks around the world and could help experts prepare for coming attacks. Here’s what’s in them.
How a former troll now fights hate speech
For years, Goran Jevtic from Austria trolled political opponents on the web. He made fun of them, threatened them, collected and published private information about them. But then he had a change of heart.
Hundreds of dark web drug dealers arrested
Dark web drug dealers were targeted by an international police operation that saw almost 300 people arrested and millions of dollars in drugs seized.
How hackers use AI for more dangerous attacks
Palo Alto Networks SVP of Unit 42 Wendi Whitmore joins Caroline Hyde and Ed Ludlow to discuss why she is worried that hackers can use generative AI for more efficient attacks. Plus, what was top of mind at the 2023 RSA cybersecurity conf...
What a NATO-led cyber war game looks like
Teams from NATO nations and partners trained to defend against coordinated cyber attacks in the annual "Locked Shields" exercise. Mart Noorma and Carry Kangur are with NATO's Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence, which organize...
Russian hack downed Ukraine's satellite internet
When Viasat's network was hacked at the start of Putin's invasion of Ukraine, the Ukrainian government scrambled to connect troops and the satellite internet industry got a wakeup call. Bloomberg's Katrina Mason tells us more.
OpenAI offers reward for discovering vulnerabilities
How would you like to make up to $20,000? And all for using ChatGPT. OpenAI, the company behind the famous chatbot, says it is offering up to that amount for users. They want people to to discover and report vulnerabilities in its artif...
US reviews intel sharing after leak
U.S. national security agencies are reviewing how they share their most sensitive secrets inside the U.S. government, and dealing with the diplomatic fallout from the release of dozens of confidential documents, three U.S. officials said.
Dozens arrested over Genesis cybercrime network
One of the most dangerous marketplaces selling personal identities to hackers online was shut down, in an operation involving law enforcement from 17 countries.
Europol shuts down notorious cybercrime site
Europe's policing agency, Europol says more than 100 people were arrested in the operation across 17 countries. The so-called Genesis Market offered more than two million identities for sale. Prices for stolen data ranged from 70 US cent...
Internal strife roils Biden's cyber team
Bloomberg's Katrina Manson joins Caroline Hyde and Ed Ludlow to discuss how National Cyber Director Chris Inglis resigned primarily due to clashes with another top official, according to sources and correspondence.
China targets US chipmaker Micron
China has opened a new front in its escalating tech battle with the US. It's launching a cybersecurity review of imports from America's largest memory chip maker Micron.
Microsoft brings AI to cybersecurity
Microsoft Corp., extending a frenzy of artificial intelligence software releases, is introducing new chat tools that can help cybersecurity teams ward off hacks and clean up after an attack. Microsoft Security CVP Vasu Jakkal speaks on "...
How to keep your phone secure?
As more and more of your life is on your handset, keeping it secure becomes an even bigger headache. Here are the three things you need to know about smartphone security, according to cybersecurity reporter William Turton.
How an anchor took down an online troll
After one man’s relentless online harassment made her fear for her son's safety, veteran broadcaster Jody Vance had her abuser identified, arrested and charged with criminal harassment.
Latitude reports 7.9 million customer details stolen
Latitude Financial Services says 7.9 million customers have had their driver's licence numbers stolen. More than 53,000 passport numbers have also been taken in the latest cyber attack, to grip Australia and New Zealand. A further six mi...
Audio deepfakes: Scammers using AI calls
Artificial intelligence (AI) is being used to recreate the sound of family members' voices in order to scam people out of thousands of euros.
TikTok hearing zeroes in on data access
Feroot co-founder and CEO Ivan Tsarynny joins Caroline Hyde to discuss security and privacy concerns around TikTok and other US-based social media companies, and why forcing ByteDance to sell the app wouldn't solve privacy issues.
US to seek crypto mogul Kwon extradition
US prosecutors will seek the extradition on fraud charges of Terraform Labs co-founder Do Kwon after his arrest in Montenegro. Kwon helped create the TerraUSD stablecoin which collapsed last May triggering a $40 billion cryptocurrency im...
Cybersecurity Risks of OpenAI and ChatGPT
Palo Alto Networks Senior Vice President for Unit 42 Wendi Whitmore joins Caroline Hyde and Ed Ludlow to discuss ChatGPT's latest bugs and the cybersecurity concerns surrounding OpenAI's product. Plus, a look at cybersecurity trends from...
TikTok desperately tries to regain trust
With all this discussion about TikTok and data collection, the platform has launched a security measure to counter the fears. Project Clover will see a separate security company monitor the data flows. This will make it harder for TikTok...
Should you delete TikTok?
The number of governments and organizations banning TikTok is expanding in Canada, with the government of Quebec and the Bank of Canada the latest to bar the app over concerns about data security. That is making many individual users que...
'It's wrong': China hits out over TikTok bans
The White House gave government agencies 30 days to ensure that did not have the Chinese-owned app on their devices. This follows similar moves by the E.U. and Canada over the past few weeks. A spokesperson for China's foreign ministry s...
Explained: How TikTok gathers personal info
Social media apps like TikTok can use your device as a conduit to other people's personal information, says Michel Juneau-Katsuya, a former senior intelligence officer with the Canadian Security Intelligence Service.
Canada bans TikTok on government-owned devices
The move comes after the European Commission, some U.S. States, and Australia, imposed similar bans on federal employees. There are concerns over the proximity of TikTok to the Chinese government, and its hold of user data around the wor...
Russian cyberattacks losing their bite
As the war dragged on, Russian hackers were unable to compensate for failures on the battlefield, not least because of the support Ukraine has received, including in cyberspace.