Kaspersky fights spying claims with code review plan – TechCrunch

Shared from TechCrunch Russian cybersecurity software maker Kaspersky Labs has announced what it’s dubbing a “comprehensive transparency initiative” as the company seeks to beat back suspicion that its antivirus software has been hacked or penetrated by […]

New Bluetooth vulnerability can hack a phone in ten seconds – TechCrunch

Shared from TechCrunch Security company Armis has found a collection of eight exploits, collectively called Blueborne, that can allow an attacker access to your phone without touching it. The attack can allow access to both […]

Equifax breach disclosure would have failed Europe’s tough new rules – TechCrunch

Shared from TechCrunch U.S. consumers hearing the news yesterday of a massive Equifax data breach, which the company revealed potentially affects 143 million consumers, and includes data such as names, addresses, dates of birth, social security […]

EU defense ministers take part in first cyber war game – TechCrunch

Shared from TechCrunch European Union defense ministers have been taking part in a simulated cyber attack exercise today for the first time to practice strategic decision making and crisis-management under pressure of a (mock) cyber-attack […]

More political headbanging on encryption threatens privacy – TechCrunch

Shared from TechCrunch The UK’s Home Secretary has yet again cranked up the pressure on messaging giants over use of end-to-end encryption to secure communications sent via popular services like WhatsApp — implying she would […]

Callsign pulls in $35M Series A for its adaptive authentication platform – TechCrunch

Shared from TechCrunch London-based Callsign has closed a $35 million Series A, led by Accel and early stage investor PTB Ventures, for an authentication platform which uses deep learning technology to power adaptive access control for […]