Facebook said it will release a feature that lets users see if they liked pages associated with the Internet Research Agency, a Russian troll outfit.
Citing that country’s strict laws against unauthorized video and audio recording, Germany’s government has banned smart watches marketed to children and ordered parents to destroy the devices, which it labeled illegal surveillance tools.
A new guide from Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government is offering guidance to political campaigns that wish to keep hackers at bay.
In this week’s podcast, after a string of reports about North Korea’s growing forays onto sensitive corporate networks, we speak with Adam Meyers of CrowdStrike about the widening net of North Korean offensive hacking and how the Hermit Kingdom is playing the part both of cyber criminal and nation-state actor. Also: we unpack the cost of the Equifax breach with Accenture and talk to Flashpoint about the turmoil on the deep, dark web following the shutdown of the AlphaBay marketplace.
China is doing a better job finding and disclosing information on software security holes…except when those vulnerabilities are high risk and might be used in targeted attacks. That, according to a report out Thursday by the firm Recorded Future.