Google faces a $5 billion lawsuit for tracking 'private' internet use, Zoom revenues soar but it faces criticism for denying free users encryption, and lastly Microsoft rolls out the new Chromium Edge browser for Windows 10.
Today's podcast reports on a new ransomware threat, a warning for GitHub users, an arrest of a hacker and Apple security updates available
Bell Canada chooses Ericsson for its 5G ambitions, China’s new digital currency makes a ton of noise, and the former CEO of Reddit slams the social media platform for amplifying hate, racism, and violence.
DivvyCloud discusses the changing nature of identity access management (IAM) - and what kind of challenges and opportunities that is creating for businesses.
K-pop fans spam Dallas police 'snitch' app with videos and memes to support protesters, we take a glance at today’s most desirable skills, and Apple puts a call out to developers to find a serious bug in its system.
Today's podcast covers a report on the lack of DMARC implementations, possible problems with a Win10 feature update and fake game app ads
The anonymous hacker group returns, SpaceX successfully launches the first commercial flight into space and the ship’s main controls scream Star Trek, and a list of well-known websites that port scan their visitors circulates on Reddit.
Today's podcast pulls facts from a detailed report on the depths of cybercrime
People are trying to find the best ways to combat Zoom fatigue, law enforcement in the UK try to halt sales of a device that says it can protect you from 5G via quantum technology, and Trump is very mad with Facebook and Twitter.
Huawei’s Meng Wanzhou loses the first challenge in extradition case, Twitter fact checks one of President Donald Trump’s tweets, and new reports suggest Facebook knew its algorithms divided users but the tech giant didn’t care.
TikTok is booming during the lockdown, trainers open up about moving their clients to a virtual setting, and the demand for VPNs in Honk Kong surge after Beijing proposes tough new national security laws.
GitLab conducts an interesting exercise to test its employees' cybersecurity chops, virtual escape rooms are gaining popularity, and a growing number of adults join the millions of school-age and university students who have been studying at home during lockdowns.
Today's podcast reports on problems with North Dakota's COVID app, why you should watch for suspicious spreadsheet attachments and a hack at Mathway
Facebook’s work from home policies come with a catch, Apple’s latest iOS update includes coronavirus contact tracing, and researchers say a lot of the noise on Twitter around reopenining America is coming from bots.
Today's podcast describes a sophisticated attack on a security firm, two recent email scams, and a how a crooks used a smartphone take-overs to try to hack a crypto bank
Shopify is following Twitter’s footsteps and telling its employees they can work from home indefinitely, a ransomware gang executives a nasty attack against a law firm in New York City, and a medical repair database goes viral on Reddit
LinkedIn’s latest Workforce Confidence Index shows the impact remote work has Canadian workers, Apple Glass details leak,
Threatpost talks to Verizon DBIR co-author Gabriel Bassett about the top takeaways from this year's Data Breach Investigations Report.
Today's podcast reports on common factors behind data breaches, holes in two American COVID aid websites, a data breach at the EasyJet airline and more
Shopify and Facebook team up after Canada’s competition bureau slaps Facebook with a small $9M fine, and social media gets chatty about email etiquette during the pandemic.
Apple unveils its reopening plans, thousands of students take their anger to social media after they get Google Classroom notifications on a holiday, and hey look, it’s another preposterous COVID-19 conspiracy theory making its rounds on social media.
Today's podcast notes IT departments may have more time than they think to detect ransomware, describes how a ransomware gang recruits partners and tells how a Norwegian fund was victimized for $10 million
Threatpost editors discuss recent ransomware attacks and contact-tracing app privacy concerns.
Today's podcast reports on a strain of Android malware that knows how to hide, more CashApps scams and a report shows how easy it is to buy data that can helps attackers track your smart phone
Uber says all of its drivers and passengers have to wear masks, longer workdays for people working remotely is leading to burnout, and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell wants the FBI to collect records on Americans' web-browsing and search histories without a warrant.
Facebook finally acknowledges its content moderator’s mental health deterioration, Google Play Music will get merged with YouTube Music later this year, two key executives leave Google Pixel phone development.
Today's podcast reports on ransomware attacks on an ATM manufacturer, a law firm and a state court, why you need to keep an eye on your laptop, a bad Android app and more
Twitter tells its employees to work from home forever while announcing the launch of a misinformation index, and Tesla CEO Elon Musk stands his ground as he defines local shutdown orders.
Outlets are reporting massive drops in cable and satellite subscribers, new facial recognition tech is giving everyone the heebie-jeebies, and reports about Apple looking to set up more production plants in India has turned heads on social media.
Today's podcast reports on COVID-related online classified ad scams, online coupon fraud and a new Windows email support scam
Tesla sues Alameda County to try and force the reopening of their factory in California, a group of teen hackers are accused of stealing millions of dollars worth of cryptocurrency, and Goole and Facebook double down on work from home policies.