T-Mobile’s New Data Breach Shows Its $150 Million Security Investment Isn’t Cutting It
The mobile operator just suffered at least its fifth data breach since 2018, despite promising to spend a fortune shoring up its systems. Powered by...
The Small but Mighty Danger of Echo Chamber Extremism
Research shows that relatively few people exist in perfectly sealed-off media bubbles—but they’re still having an outsize impact on US politics. Powered by WPeMatico
Welcome to the Era of Internet Blackouts
New research from Cloudflare shows that connectivity disruptions are becoming a problem around the globe, pointing toward a troubling new normal. Powered by WPeMatico
Davos 2023: CBDCs Are the Future of Central Bank Money but They Are Still Not Ready
A World Economic Forum (WEF) panel comprised of central bankers and global tech providers has profiled central bank digital currencies (CBDCs) as the future of central bank money, presenting them as one of the solutions for limitations in the payments sector today. However, they have also stated these present several limitations still to be addressed. WEF Panel Explains Advantages of CBDCs A central bank digital currency panel, part...
Ransomware Revenue Drops as Victims Pay Less Often, Chainalysis Reports
While the number of ransomware hits may not have decreased significantly, the revenue from such attacks has fallen sharply last year, according to Chainalysis. The blockchain forensics firm believes that to a large extent the trend can be attributed to more of the targeted organizations refusing to pay the perpetrators. Chainalysis Registers Significant Decline in Revenue From Ransomware Attacks Over the course of 2022, ransomware...