E.U. Authorities Crack Encryption of Massive Criminal and Murder Network
Four-year investigation shuts down EncroChat and busts 746 alleged criminals for planning murders, selling drugs and laundering money.
Ring Doorbell’s Police Partnerships Questioned Over Racial Bias
Amazon has placed a moratorium on police use of its facial recognition platform - but a congressman asked if that extends to its Ring smart doorbell in a new inquiry.
Facebook Privacy Glitch Gave 5K Developers Access to ‘Expired’ Data
Facebook has fixed a privacy issue that gave developers access to user data long after the 90-day "expiration" date.
REvil Ransomware Gang Adds Auction Feature for Stolen Data
An anonymous bidding mechanism enhances the REvil group's double-extortion game.
AWS Facial Recognition Platform Misidentified Over 100 Politicians As Criminals
Comparitech’s Paul Bischoff found that Amazon’s facial recognition platform misidentified an alarming number of people, and was racially biased.
TikTok To Stop Clipboard Snooping After Apple Privacy Feature Exposes Behavior
App will stop reading users’ device cut-and-paste data after a new banner alert in an Apple update uncovered the activity.
Nationwide Facial Recognition Ban Proposed By Lawmakers
Lawmakers proposed a new bill that would ban the use of facial recognition by law enforcement nationwide.
New Bill Targeting ‘Warrant-Proof’ Encryption Draws Ire
The Lawful Access to Encrypted Data Act is being decried as "an awful idea" by security experts.
Experts Denounce Racial Bias of Crime-Predictive Facial-Recognition AI
An open letter signed by experts in the field from MIT, Microsoft and Google aim to stop the ‘tech to prison’ pipeline.
News Wrap: Malicious Chrome Extensions Removed, CIA ‘Woefully Lax’ Security Policies Bashed
Insider threats, the CIA's bad security policies, and malicious Chrome extensions were the topics of discussion during this week's news wrap podcast.
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