It’s been a busy week — it’s tough to keep up with all the cybersecurity news. We’ve collected some of the biggest cybersecurity stories from the week — from TechCrunch and afar — to keep you up to date with the latest hacks, privacy breaches and security stories you need to know. Facebook now says […]... TechCrunch · 4 weeks
Fox drafts in ex-BAE exec ‎for cybersecurity role  Sky News · 3 weeks
A former executive at BAE Systems' cybersecurity division is being drafted in by Liam Fox to aid British companies' efforts to defend foreign governments and central banks against cyberattacks. more
You may get a chance to see the northern lights this week  CBC · 5 days
The northern lights made a particularly bright — and surprise — display overnight on Monday. If you missed it, there's good news: you may... more
The US Marine Corps has formed an auxiliary volunteer cybersecurity force  THE VERGE · 3 days
US Marine Corps Commandant General Robert Neller told a security forum back in April... more
Cybersecurity insurance startup Coalition raises $40M in Series B funding  TechCrunch · 1 week
Coalition, a cybersecurity insurance company, has raised $40 million in its latest round of funding. Fintech investment giant Ribbit Capital led the investment with participation from Greenoaks Capital... more
Hundreds of Orpak gas station systems can be easily hacked thanks to hardcoded passwords  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
Homeland Security’s cybersecurity agency says a popular gas station software contains several security vulnerabilities that require “low skill” to exploit.... more
Here’s everything you missed at TC Sessions: Robotics + AI  TechCrunch · 3 weeks
Last week we held our third annual robotics event at UC Berkeley. It’s my favorite TechCrunch event, and this year’s was our best show to date. We had... more
CrowdStrike, a cybersecurity unicorn, files to go public  TechCrunch · 5 days
The SaaS endpoint protection firm submitted documents to the SEC on Tuesday afternoon. more
After breach, Stack Overflow says some user data exposed  TechCrunch · 2 days
After disclosing a breach earlier this week, Stack Overflow has confirmed some user data was accessed. In case you missed it, the developer knowledge sharing site confirmed Thursday a breach... more
After systems breach, Stack Overflow says some user data exposed  TechCrunch · 2 days
After disclosing a breach earlier this week, Stack Overflow has confirmed some user data was accessed. In case you missed it, the developer knowledge sharing site confirmed Thursday... more
Google says its AI could detect early signs of cancer - CNET  CNET · 2 weeks
Its technology could catch things missed by trained oncologists, the company says. more
Cybercriminals are ramping up fraud attacks on social media, says report - CNET  CNET · 3 weeks
Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp and other social media platforms are easy for cybercriminals to use, according to cybersecurity firm RSA. more
Cybercriminals ramping up fraud attacks on social media, says report - CNET  CNET · 3 weeks
Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp and other social media platforms are easy for cybercriminals to use, according to cybersecurity firm RSA. more
Game of Thrones season 8: The subtle details you probably missed from episode 5 - CNET  CNET · 5 days
While King's Landing burned, there were more than a few smart throwbacks to earlier episodes. more
British cyber expert pleads guilty to creating malware  ABC NEWS · 4 weeks
A British cybersecurity researcher credited with stopping a worldwide computer virus in 2017 has pleaded guilty to developing malware to steal banking information more
British cyber expert pleading guilty to creating malware  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
A British cybersecurity researcher credited with stopping a worldwide computer virus in 2017 is scheduled in Wisconsin federal court to plead guilty to developing malware to steal banking information more
Week-in-Review: Tesla’s losses and Elon Musk’s new promises  TechCrunch · 3 weeks
What a complicated week for Tesla. The electric car-maker announced this week that it had lost more than $700 million in the first quarter of 2019, an unpleasant surprise for investors that... more
WhatsApp flaw let spies take control with calls alone  ABC NEWS · 5 days
WhatsApp says a vulnerability in the popular communications app let mobile phones be infected with sophisticated spyware with a missed in-app call alone more
Use of facial recognition tech 'dangerously irresponsible'  BBC · 6 days
Police forces have missed several chances to make facial recognition fit for purpose, finds BBC probe. more
WhatsApp Exploit Allowed Hackers to Snoop on Phones  Gadgets 360 · 5 days
WhatsApp says a vulnerability in the popular communications app let mobile phones be infected with sophisticated spyware with a missed in-app call alone. more
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