Hackers stole the personal data of 57 million customers and drivers from Uber Technologies Inc., a massive breach that the company concealed for more than a year. This week, the ride-hailing company ousted Joe Sullivan, chief security officer, and one of his deputies for their roles in keeping the hack under wraps. Compromised data from…Details
British spies have been citing a controversial security company, which is run by a former KGB-trained intelligence expert, to help warn the public about cyber and hacking attacks. Source: British spies citing controversial security company run by a former KGB-trained intelligence expertDetails
The Trump administration publicly released on Wednesday its rules for deciding whether to disclose cyber security flaws or keep them secret, in an effort to bring more transparency to a process that has long been cloaked in mystery. Source: Trump administration releases rules on disclosing cyber flawsDetails
Russian cyber attacks have targeted Britain’s energy networks, telecommunications and media as part of efforts to “undermine the international system”, a senior security official has revealed. Ciaran Martin, CEO of the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC), said Russia is among the hostile threats posing a growing threat, alongside that from “rampant criminality”. Source: Russian hackers…Details
Hikvision, a company 42%-owned by the Chinese government, sold devices that monitor U.S. Army base and Memphis streets. That has sparked concerns about cybersecurity.