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Contractors Listening to Siri, Alexa, Google Assistant, & Skype Audio – Apple & Google Suspend Their Programs But Microsoft Refuses to Back Down

Last month, a damning investigative report from The Guardian revealed that human contractors were reviewing Siri recordings for Apple, including sensitive personal information that is often picked up by “accidental activations” of Siri. This ultimately led to revelations that all tech giants, including Amazon, Google, and Microsoft had similar programs. In …

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Research Firm Says 32 Million Patient Records Breached This Year

Over 32 million patient records have been breached in the first half of this year, more than double the 15 million last year, according to the latest Protenus Breach Barometer report. The Protenus Breach Barometer, a cyber incident tracker service from research firm Protenus, says there were 285 incidents worldwide …

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UK to toughen telecoms security controls to shrink 5G risks

Amid ongoing concerns about security risks posed by the involvement of Chinese tech giant Huawei in 5G supply, the U.K. government has published a review of the telecoms supply chain, which concludes that policy and regulation in enforcing network security needs to be significantly strengthened to address concerns. However, it …

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Huawei reportedly helped North Korea build out 3G network in secret

A new report could ultimately prove another bombshell in Huawei’s ongoing conflicts with the U.S. government. New documents obtained by The Washington Post tie the Chinese hardware giant to North Korea’s commercial 3G wireless network. If proven, the ties would be yet more fodder for the U.S., which has already …

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