• Cybersecurity Defenders: Channel Your Adversary's Mindset

    Black Hat Europe Speakers Urge Attendees to Know Attacker Tools and TechniquesA clear theme Wednesday throughout the first day of the Black Hat Europe conference was the importance of approaching the design and defense of networks and systems by thinking like the enemy.

  • FaceApp Could Pose 'Counter-Intelligence Threat': FBI

    Authorities Raise Concerns About Potential Russian Access to DataThe Federal Bureau of Investigation warns that the photo-editing app FaceApp and other applications developed in Russia could be a "potential counter-intelligence threat" to the U.S.

  • GOP Federal Privacy Bill Would Supersede CCPA

    Sen. Roger Wicker Seeks Single Set of National RequirementsAfter several moves by Democrats to introduce federal privacy legislation, Republican Senator Roger Wicker on Tuesday unveiled a draft consumer privacy bill, the United States Consumer Data Privacy Act of 2019, that would override various state laws on privacy, including the California Consumer Privacy Act.

  • FBI Warns of Smart TV Dangers

    Cameras, Microphones and Security Flaws - A Bad RecipeThe FBI has a new suspect in its sights, and there's one in nearly every home: smart TVs. It warns consumers to be wary because the devices can pose privacy and security threats - an unsecured smart TV could be the avenue hackers use to gain access to a home network.

  • FDIC Issues Guidance to Areas in Illinois Impacted by Severe Storms

    The FDIC has announced a series of steps intended to provide regulatory relief to financial institutions and facilitate recovery in areas of Illinois affected by severe storms, straight-line winds, and tornadoes.

  • FDIC: Institutions Encouraged to Work with Borrowers Impacted by Shutdown

    Five federal regulatory agencies encourage financial institutions to work with customers affected by the federal government shutdown.

  • FFIEC: Statement on End of Microsoft Support for Windows XP

    The FFIEC on Oct. 7 issued a joint statement concerning Microsoft's discontinuation of support for its Windows XP operating system as of April 8, 2014.