Honda Hackers May Have Used Tools Favored by Countries

A computer virus hit the Japanese automaker Honda this week, disrupting its internal computer networks, forcing it to shut factories across the globe and leaving employees cut off from email or internal servers.
While Honda has declined to name the attackers or the tools they use..

China’s Coronavirus Tracking Apps Stir Privacy Fears as They Linger

At the height of China’s coronavirus outbreak, officials made quick use of the fancy tracking devices in everybody’s pockets — their smartphones — to identify and isolate people who might be spreading the illness.
Months later, China’s official statistics suggest that the worst o..

What Pandemic Scams Are People Falling For

Never have we been so attractive as targets for fraudsters and scammers as we are right now.
That’s because the uncertainty around the coronavirus pandemic has created more opportunities for robocallers, hackers and other thieves.
For one thing, millions of people are filing new ..

The F.B.I.’s Director, a Critic of Strong Encryption, Once Defended It

The F.B.I.’s Director, a Critic of Strong Encryption, Once Defended ItChristopher Wray has said tough encryption offered by companies like Facebook and Apple blinds law enforcement. But his law firm defended it five years ago.
F.B.I. Director Christopher Wray in July 2019.Credit…

‘Pure Hell for Victims’ as Stimulus Programs Draw a Flood of Scammers

‘Pure Hell for Victims’ as Stimulus Programs Draw a Flood of ScammersTrillions of dollars in stimulus funds have created a rush among criminals to take the money from those who need it the most.
“It is a little relief, and then you find out it isn’t happening,” said Krystle Phelp..

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Zoom Rushes to Improve Privacy for Consumers Flooding Its Service

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Continue reading the main storyZoom Rushes to Improve Privacy for Consumers Flooding Its ServiceThe features that allowed companies to hop on videoconferences also made it easy for trolls to hijack meetings and harass students.
Taking classes via the Zoom app. The co..

The Lesson We Are Learning From Zoom

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The Lesson We Are Learning From ZoomThe popular app offered the simplest path to videoconferencing in a pandemic. That doesn’t make it the right path to take.
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April 8, 2020Ever since many o..

How to Keep ‘Zoombombers’ Out of Your Meetings

As Zoom’s user base has grown in recent weeks, reports of “Zoombombing,” or “Zoom raiding,” have spread across the internet.
Public school classes, Alcoholics Anonymous meetings, yoga sessions and other virtual gatherings have been derailed by participants. Some of the these Zoom..