Misleading warnings for iPhone feature
When you update your iPhone software, the Apple "Namedrop" feature is automatically turned on. Police departments across the country have issued warnings about this new feature. Cyber security analysts say these warnings are misleading.
The growing cyber threat to global shipping
The cyberattack that paralyzed several major Australian ports was a sharp reminder of what governments and experts say is a growing threat to shipping, the lifeblood of the global economy. The attack on DP World's ports was the latest in...
Optus customers hit by major outage, CEO denies cyberattack
Optus services have been down since early this morning, with the telecommunication company saying it has yet to identify the root issue behind the outage.
FBI hosts tech security summit in Palo Alto
Leaders of the "Five Eyes" intelligence partnership will launch the first Emerging Technology and Securing Innovation Security Summit in Palo Alto, California. This group includes the top intelligence leaders of the U.S., the U.K., Canad...
Modern cars raise data privacy concerns
Modern cars contain numerous trackers, cameras and microphones - also in the interior. What manufacturers want to know – and are allowed to sell – about the occupants, is shocking.
Student loan scams surge as payments resume
Current and former college students have been uncertain about student loans for the past few years. Now that loan payments are about to resume after a 3-year pause, scammers are targeting them, claiming to offer help.
Meta's Threads app raises data privacy concerns
New concerns about Facebook’s latest social media creation Threads has now raised questions about data privacy for its users. To investigate these new concerns John Patterson a social media and marketing expert is talking to The Nine anc...
Prigozhin-owned 'troll farm' shut down by Kremlin
A social media "troll factory" owned by Russian mercenary boss Yevgeny Prigozhin to allegedly influence public opinion in the United States and other countries, has reportedly been disbanded. It's the latest fallout from the stunning mut...
Pentagon leak suspect pleads not guilty
An Air National Guardsman accused of leaking U.S. military secrets pleaded not guilty on Wednesday to six federal counts of willful retention and transmission of classified information relating to national defense, a court filing showed.
Alarming rise in cryptocurrency scams
Criminals are cashing in on a growing scam which is costing hundreds of millions of dollars in Britain. Detectives are alarmed by rising cryptocurrency fraud. Legal experts are calling for stricter international regulation of digital cur...
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?
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.
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...
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.
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...
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.
EU bans TikTok amid spying fears
The European Commission has banned its staff from using TikTok on their work phones, saying the move aimed to protect it against cyberattacks amid fears Beijing is harvesting data to focus on political targets.
Russia waging 'hybrid war' in Moldova
Moldova's leader warns Russia is conducting a hybrid war in the country including increased cyber attacks. The EU Commission proposed €145 million in new funding last week to support the country's economy and energy security.
Former Alameda CEO testifies against Bankman-Fried
Former Alameda Research CEO Caroline Ellison said she and FTX co-founder Sam Bankman-Fried knowingly misled lenders about how much the trading firm was borrowing from the cryptocurrency exchange. Ellison gave her first public account of ...
SEC charges Alameda CEO Ellison with fraud
Two top associates of disgraced crypto executive Sam Bankman-Fried have pleaded guilty to criminal charges and are cooperating with US prosecutors leading the investigation into FTX's collapse. Joanna Ossinger reports on Bloomberg Televi...
Senator Lummis says FTX committed fraud
Senator Cynthia Lummis, a Republican from Wyoming, says FTX committed fraud. She's on "Balance of Power."
Feds outline charges for FTX founder Bankman-Fried
A federal indictment was unsealed on Tuesday against Samuel Bankman-Fried, the founder and former CEO of cryptocurrency exchange FTX. U.S. Attorney Damian Williams and FBI Assistant Director in Charge Michael Driscoll spoke about the cha...
Musk ends Twitter's Trust and Safety Council
Twitter has dissolved its Trust and Safety Council, the advisory group of around 100 independent civil, human rights and other organizations that the company formed in 2016 to address hate speech, child exploitation, suicide, self-harm a...
Bankman-Fried "willing" to testify to congress
Sam Bankman-Fried said Friday in a series of tweets that he is willing to testify before the House Committee on Financial Services on Dec. 13 during a hearing about cryptocurrency exchange FTX's collapse into bankruptcy. Sonali Basak rep...
Coinbase manager charged with insider trading
Coinbase was the victim in this fraud case, says Akin Gump partner, Ian McGinley. This is one of the first cases of insider trading in the crypto world, following a similar case in the NFT space earlier this Summer.
Cyber warfare, the 'hidden frontline' in Ukraine
Experts say the war in Ukraine has become a virtual testing ground for Russian and Ukrainian experiments in cyber-warfare. And this will have implications for global security, as Al Jazeera's Charles Stratford reports from Kyiv, Ukraine.
Hackers steal $100 million from crypto bridge
Hackers made off with around $100 million from a so-called cryptocurrency bridge with a hack of Harmony's Horizon bridge on Thursday. Justina Lee reports on Bloomberg Television.