Cybersecurity news


This PrivacySavvy news category is an infosec source of the latest cyber attacks, hacking, and security news.

US Govt’s trusted quantum-resistant encryption algorithm has a flaw, researchers find

Kinyua Njeri (Sam Kin) Last Updated: March 7, 2023
A research group has exposed a weakness in CRYSTALS-Kyber, an encryption algorithm that the U.S. National Institute of Standards and…
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GoDaddy was hacked as attackers installed malware on its servers

Nwachukwu Glory Last Updated: September 26, 2023
GoDaddy, arguably the leading web hosting company, has revealed a multi-year security breach that allowed unknown third parties to access…
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Google Fi breach exposes customers’ data

Abeerah Hashim Last Updated: March 5, 2023
Google has confirmed a recent data breach affecting Google Fi phone network customers. It is likely related to a security…
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The US House of Representatives prohibits TikTok use by lawmakers and staff

Abeerah Hashim Last Updated: March 5, 2023
TikTok has gained popularity across different countries, allowing users to upload and share video content with others. However, the United…
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Twitter to bring end-to-end encryption back to Direct Messages again

Nwachukwu Glory Last Updated: November 18, 2022
Since Elon Musk’s arrival, Twitter has been going through various changes that he hopes will improve the platform. For example,…
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Australia’s telecom firm Telstra Employees’ Data leaked On The Dark Web

Abeerah Hashim Last Updated: October 6, 2022
Telstra reported that there was a data breach that involved thousands of its employees’ names and email addresses which was…
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Coinbase is reportedly selling users’ Geo-location data to ICE through Tracer tools

Nwachukwu Glory Last Updated: July 5, 2022
One of the unique things about cryptocurrency operations is anonymity. As a result, investors, traders, and participants enjoy transacting without…
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U.S. to step up Kaspersky security probe following the Ukraine war

Abeerah Hashim Last Updated: May 12, 2022
The United States present administration has increased its security probe against Russian cybersecurity software, Kaspersky Labs, and its products. The…
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Google to integrate passwordless authentication to Chrome and Android

Abeerah Hashim Last Updated: September 21, 2022
Google plans to deploy significant development in its authentication and security within its platforms. The internet giant revealed a couple…
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Cloudflare saves cryptocurrency platform from a record DDoS invasion

Abeerah Hashim Last Updated: April 28, 2022
Cloudflare, an American internet security company, blocked a deadly attack against a crypto platform. The company announced it on Wednesday…
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