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Avoid the Scammers: 12 Tips for Public Wi-Fi Hotspot Security

Public Wi-Fi hotspots can be a hacker's paradise. Following these basic security tips can mean the difference between safe surfing and an ID theft or data-loss nightmare.

UnitedHealth May Have Paid Ransomware Gang $22M to Fix Prescription Fiasco

UnitedHealth Group has not confirmed a payment, but an affiliate of the ALPHV/Blackcat gang disclosed the number in a forum while complaining about being swindled out of their cut.

DocuSign Taps User Data to Train AI Models, Offers Vague Privacy Promises

A new FAQ says 'we may use your data to train DocuSign's in-house, proprietary AI models.'

US to Investigate Chinese Connected Cars as Potential Security Threat

The Biden administration says 'China’s policies could flood our market with its vehicles, posing risks to our national security.'

Biden White House Targets Data Brokers With Executive Order

The US plans to issue an executive order to push for better data protections, with the goal of preventing Americans' personal data from ending up in the hands of foreign intelligence.

US Warns ALPHV Ransomware Group Is Back and Targeting Healthcare Sector

Federal officials issue the warning amid reports that the cyberattack on Change Healthcare is connected to the ALPHV/Blackcat ransomware group.

White House to Developers: Using C or C++ Invites Cybersecurity Risks

The Biden administration backs a switch to more memory-safe programming languages. The tech industry sees their point, but it won't be easy.

Cloudflare Is Building a Firewall for AI, Plans to 'Fight AI With AI'

Research suggests new AI security threats are on the horizon. Cloudflare is developing an AI Firewall and is using its own AI tools to defend against AI-powered cyberattacks.

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