Cloudflare Chief Executive Officer Mattew Prince discusses the company's Athenian Project, a free service offered to U.S. state and local governments to help prevent hackers from interfering with the 2018 mid-term elections. From Bloomberg Technology.
Yahoo announced Thursday that its network was hacked back in 2014, with the data of at least 500 million users stolen. This latest revelation -- which is linked to a "state-sponsored actor" -- is unsettling enough. But what could happen if an entire city like New York was hacked? That's the dramatic premise laid out in a recent magazine article. "CBS This Morning: Saturday" co-host Vinita Nair spoke with the writer. From CBS This Morning.
On Wednesday night, Russian hackers released another batch of Olympians' medical records stolen from the World Anti-Doping Agency. That and other breaches at the DNC, state election systems, and an alleged NSA hack raise concerns about vulnerabilities in U.S. computer networks. One security expert tells CBS News cybercrime is now more lucrative than the illicit drug trade. Michelle Miller reports. From CBS This Morning.
It's become apparent that anyone — hackers or the government — could be spying on what you're doing online. Take back your privacy with these simple steps. From Tech Insider.
At the Black Hat security conference in Las Vegas, Laurie Segall talks to CrowdStrike CEO George Kurtz about the DNC hack, and learns how electronic voting machines could be vulnerable to hackers. From CNNMoney.
Government officials are confident that Russian intelligence was behind the recent hack of Democratic National Committee emails, which raises questions about the security of the U.S. electoral system. NBC’s Stephanie Gosk reports for TODAY that while voting machines are not connected to the internet, any part of the electoral process handled online is potentially vulnerable to hackers. From TODAY.
Box CEO Aaron Levie is only 31 years old, but he is already a Silicon Valley veteran. Levie and his classmates founded the cloud storage and file sharing site in 2005 and ran it from a California garage. Box went public last year and is now valued at $1.5 billion. Levie joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss the company and why he thinks the country needs a new set of laws that would protect information in the digital world. From CBS This Morning.
April 18 marks day one of the U.S. Department of Defense's pilot program, "Hack the Pentagon." For the first time, the government is offering hackers money to find vulnerabilities within the DOD. From Newsy.
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