​People In Kentucky Are Getting Ankle Monitors For Breaking Quarantine Measures

​People In Kentucky Are Getting Ankle Monitors For Breaking Quarantine Measures

As many parts of the world remain on lockdown to help stop the spread of the novel coronavirus, authorities in Kentucky have introduced news measures to ensure people are following orders - by making them wear ankle monitors.

Massive data leak exposes medical records, mugshots and IDs of more than 36,000 US inmates

Massive data leak exposes medical records, mugshots and IDs of more than 36,000 US inmates

JailCore was left unsecure and unencrypted on an Amazon server, impacting locations in Florida, Kentucky, Missouri, Tennessee and West Virginia The bucket was discovered by vpmMentor on January 3rd, but was not closed until nearly two weeks later.

Hacker Ordered to Pay Back Nearly £1 Million to Phishing Victims

Hacker Ordered to Pay Back Nearly £1 Million to Phishing Victims

Grant West , a 27-year-old resident of Kent, England, targeted several well-known companies around the world since 2015 to obtain the financial data of tens of thousands of customers and then sold that data on underground forums in exchange for Bitcoins or other cryptocurrencies.

US attorney general says encryption creates security risk

US attorney general says encryption creates security risk

Gail Kent, Facebook’s global public policy lead on security, recently said that allowing the government’s ability to gain access to encrypted communications would jeopardize cybersecurity for millions of law-abiding people who rely on it.

Face recognition tech presents a surveillance issue and Amazon is running amok

Face recognition tech presents a surveillance issue and Amazon is running amok

Kent Walker, the company's general counsel and senior vice president of global affairs, made it clear that Google — unlike Amazon and Microsoft — will not sell a face recognition product until the technology's potential for abuse is addressed.

How Cheap Mobile Ads Tell Hackers Your Location

How Cheap Mobile Ads Tell Hackers Your Location

Geolocated mobile ads can be used as inexpensive spy tools to track and locate individuals or groups of people, a security researcher said at the DerbyCon security conference in Louisville, Kentucky, earlier this month.