Sydney man charged with selling personal details of customers online in joint international operation

A 21-year-old Sydney man has been arrested and charged following a joint international cybercrime investigation by the Australian Federal Police (AFP) and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) involving online subscription service credentials stolen from Australian customers, and others around the world. The investigation began after the FBI referred information to the AFP in May 2018…

Facebook Data Deals Are Under Criminal Investigation

Photo: Drew Angerer (Getty) Facebook is under criminal investigation for massive data deals between the social media giant and many of the world’s biggest technology firms, according to a Wednesday evening report on the New York Times. Facebook confirmed the investigations in a statement. “We are cooperating with investigators and take those probes seriously,” a Facebook spokesman told…

Disclosing vulnerabilities to protect users across platforms

On Wednesday, February 27th, we reported two 0-day vulnerabilities — previously publicly-unknown vulnerabilities — one affecting Google Chrome and another in Microsoft Windows that were being exploited together. To remediate the Chrome vulnerability (CVE-2019-5786), Google released an update for all Chrome platforms on March 1; this update was pushed through Chrome auto-update. We encourage users to verify…