Russian state hackers suspected in targeting Biden campaign firm

WASHINGTON – Microsoft recently alerted one of Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden’s main election campaign advisory firms that it had been targeted by suspected Russian state-backed hackers, according to three people briefed on the matter. The hacking attempts targeted staff … Read more…

Coronavirus tracing apps could be used by hackers to access your personal data, report says

Cybercriminals could trace your device or access sensitive personal data through contact-tracing apps built for the coronavirus pandemic, a new report says. In a report released Thursday, cybersecurity firm Check Point noted that U.S. developers are working on contact tracing … Read more…

Mass move to work from home in coronavirus crisis creates opening for hackers: cyber experts

As people disperse to their homes to work and study because of the coronavirus pandemic, taking their laptops and company data with them, cyber security experts say hackers will follow, seeking to take advantage and infiltrate corporations. Reuters: Technology News … Read more…

How to defend your smart home devices from hackers after Black Friday buys: Cyber strategist

Between Black Friday and Cyber Monday smart devices are headed into millions of homes. It's time to learn about the vulnerabilities you may be letting in if you irresponsibly implement gadgets, putting your personal privacy and safety at risk. Commentary … Read more…

Microsoft says Russian hackers launching new cyberattacks against anti-doping agencies

Russian hackers are targeting anti-doping organizations after the country was banned from the 2020 Olympics, according to a new report. Microsoft said this week that it has been tracking cyberattacks from a group known to be linked to Russia, known … Read more…

Cybersecurity firms say high-tech upgrades, self-driving tech make new cars easy targets for hackers

As auto makers roll out ever more sophisticated features to make your daily commute easier, the upgrades are also making your new car more vulnerable to cyberattacks, according to a new report. Tech BEST DEAL UPDATE: Shop the latest electronics … Read more…