Texas-Based IT Firm SolarWinds In The Spotlight After Government Hack Brings Unwanted AttentionIt took only days for people to learn about the Texas-based software company SolarWinds and a malware hack that impacted some of the biggest government agencies in the U.S. and around the world.
Texas-Based Company At Center Of Hack That Penetrated Several U.S. Government AgenciesIt's being called a global cyberespionage campaign that penetrated several U.S. government agencies. The hackers accessed the departments after malware was slipped into a software update by the Texas-based company SolarWinds.
1st Elections Security Test Comes With Super Tuesday VotingTuesday’s presidential primaries across Texas and 13 other states mark the first major security test since the 2018 midterm elections.
Small Dallas County City Of Wilmer Still Operating Despite Ransomware AttackThe small North Texas city of Wilmer is among nearly two dozen across the state that have been paralyzed by a major cyber attack.
'Cesspool Of Hate': Cloudflare Cuts Off Security Service To 8chan Forum After El Paso ShootingA cybersecurity provider has cut off service for an online message board accused of hosting extremist content that's believed to be linked to the alleged gunman in the deadly shooting of 20 people in El Paso.
Evite Gives Details On Data Breach After Hacker Tries To Sell InformationOfficials with Evite say they traced the malicious activity to an incident where user account information in "an inactive data storage file" was accessed.
Tech Giant Huawei Asks Texas Court To Rule Security Law UnconstitutionalCentering its fight in Texas, Chinese tech giant Huawei is challenging the constitutionality of a U.S. law that limits its sales of telecom equipment.
Experts Warn Users To Not Send Sensitive Info Through Facebook MessengerCybersecurity experts are advising users against using Facebook Messenger to send sensitive information after revelations by The New York Times that Facebook allowed large tech companies to access personal user data.
U.S. Election Integrity Depends On Security-Challenged FirmsA trio of companies — including Austin's Hart InterCivic — sell and service more than 90 percent of the machinery on which votes are cast and results tabulated.
Apple To Close iPhone Loophole Used By Police To Access DevicesApple will make a method -- often used by police -- for getting data off iPhones much less powerful with a software update.
Russian Hackers Hunt Hi-Tech Secrets, Exploiting U.S. WeaknessRussian cyberspies pursuing the secrets of military drones and other sensitive U.S. defense technology tricked key contract workers into exposing their email to theft.
Cyber Monday Shoppers Expected To Click "Buy" More This YearGet ready to shop ‘til you drop without ever getting up from your desk or maybe even leaving your house. It’s Cyber Monday and retailers are trying to entice you to click the "buy" button online.
Facebook Security Boss: Corporate Network Run Like "A College Campus"Facebook's security chief has told employees that the social media giant needs to improve its internal security practices to be more akin to a defense contractor.
Researchers Find Vulnerability Affecting Wi-Fi SecuritySecurity researchers have discovered a Wi-Fi network vulnerability that could allow attackers to steal sensitive information or spread malicious software.
It's Time To Redouble Your Cybersecurity StepsThe WannaCry ransomware was a harsh reminder of how difficult it can be to keep your data and devices safe. But you can take steps to safeguard yourself.