We asked ex-FBI pros how their peers gutted Hive
The FBI spent months entrenched in the systems of a top-five ransomware syndicate. We asked people familiar with such operations how the Bureau managed to pull it off.Read more about We asked ex-FBI pros how their peers gutted Hive
Netflix will annoy you into paying up for your account
With Netflix’s crackdown on password sharing set to begin in the coming months, many are still wondering what it is going to look like. It seems that the plan is to keep bothering you with prompts to verify devices – until you run out of patience.Read more about Netflix will annoy you into paying up for your account
LockBit’s ethical guidelines: can hacking gangs ever be the good guys?
Ransomware groups such as LockBit have ethics policies, pledging to avoid certain sensitive victims - what's really going on?Read more about LockBit’s ethical guidelines: can hacking gangs ever be the good guys?
AI in the office: How ChatGPT could change the way we use Microsoft Office
Despite Google's position as the leading search engine and the growing popularity of Google Docs, a collaboration between Microsoft and ChatGPT could alter the digital landscape and change how we work forever.Read more about AI in the office: How ChatGPT could change the way we use Microsoft Office
Top 5 cyber news of the week
Law enforcement has scored a victory this week by dismantling the Hive ransomware gang. Meanwhile, Riot Games confirmed ransomware after the source code of its popular game leaked online.Read more about Top 5 cyber news of the week
EU warns of long-haul fight against Kremlin as information war escalates
As the conflict in Ukraine approaches the threshold of its second year, the EU has warned of the “longer-term challenge” to combat online disinformation, having detected more than 200 Russian campaigns in the past year targeting the country it attacked last February.Read more about EU warns of long-haul fight against Kremlin as information war escalates
Big Tech continues mass layoffs in Silicon Valley's firing epidemic
It has been a notoriously tough couple of weeks in the tech industry, with Amazon laying off 18,000 employees, Google a further 12,000, and Microsoft following the worrying trend with 10,000. But what does this mean for Silicon Valley and the tech industry?Read more about Big Tech continues mass layoffs in Silicon Valley's firing epidemic
Will ChatGPT sink Google?
The AI-powered chatbot tool is rewriting the world – but what happens in the future, and could there be competition with tech giants like Google?Read more about Will ChatGPT sink Google?
This AI app will bring your relatives back to life. It’s spooky
With the help of artificial intelligence (AI) powered apps, you can create a virtual avatar that will interact with your loved ones after your death. Spooky or cute? I’ve decided to try out HereAfter AI – even though I’m not planning to die just yet.Read more about This AI app will bring your relatives back to life. It’s spooky
Week of breaches: PayPal, Nissan, and T-Mobile compromised
We might call it the week of the breaches – a handful of well-known brands admitted to being hacked, leaving tens of millions of customers exposed.Read more about Week of breaches: PayPal, Nissan, and T-Mobile compromised
Threema app rises to overtake WhatsApp
As concerns grow about snooping on messages, encrypted alternative Threema is coming into the conversation.Read more about Threema app rises to overtake WhatsApp
EU's proposal to combat online child abuse would put kids in more danger, expert says
No one argues – nor should they – that fighting online child abuse is not vital. But the European Union is choosing a risky direction that would endanger end-to-end encryption, Callum Voge, a tech policy researcher, says.Read more about EU's proposal to combat online child abuse would put kids in more danger, expert says
Tech totalitarianism: are we close to the point of no return?
Recently health sects have come to light in France, spreading disinformation in the post-COVID world – but as any internet watcher will know, that is just the tip of the iceberg. Cybernews reached out to an intelligence expert to get his views on where the information wars are taking us.Read more about Tech totalitarianism: are we close to the point of no return?
Netflix gets ready for account-sharing crackdown
Netflix is about to end password-sharing early this year as it sees the practice as a major problem eating into subscriptions. From a business standpoint, it’s only rational – however, there’s also the risk of an angry exodus of consumers.Read more about Netflix gets ready for account-sharing crackdown
What's wrong with hybrid work and how to fix it
Two years ago, businesses worldwide were forced to go from working in an office to working at home at scale almost overnight. However, we now find ourselves in a post-pandemic world where everything has changed again.Read more about What's wrong with hybrid work and how to fix it
Using tech in 2023 to turn goals into reality: our top app picks
Here are a few tips on how using apps and other digital resources allows you to keep on track and avoid getting in your way on your journey to success.Read more about Using tech in 2023 to turn goals into reality: our top app picks
Cybernews weekly: hacks you might have missed
Do not fool yourself – if you are online, you are not safe. Hackers are targeting pretty much everything – from your love life to your favorite fast-food restaurant.Read more about Cybernews weekly: hacks you might have missed
Which is more of a threat to the West: AI-written fake news or human trolling?
The artificial intelligence (AI) text generator ChatGPT3 could be used by state-backed threat actors to scale up their disinformation campaigns, research warns – but other analysts say it is ultimately the human factor that is more dangerous and disruptive to internet communities.Read more about Which is more of a threat to the West: AI-written fake news or human trolling?