The US now hosts more child sexual abuse material online than any other country

To support MIT Technology Review’s journalism, please consider becoming a subscriber. Besides “bad press” there isn’t much punishment for platforms that fail to remove CSAM quickly, says Lloyd Richardson, director of technology at the Canadian Center for Child Protection. “I think you’d be hard pressed to find a country that’s levied a fine against an […]

Five Eyes: Expect more cyberattacks as the Ukraine conflict drags on

Peter Griffin, Editor. 26 April 2022, 11:46 am Russian aligned cybercrime groups are moving into top gear to support their government as the war in Ukraine rages, according to the Five Eyes intelligence and security alliance. A join cybersecurity advisory from the Five Eyes Nations’ cybersecurity agencies, including New Zealand’s National Cyber Security Centre, warns […]

Can the blockchain reduce student loan debt?

“Even so, it’s really up to the end user, the developer, and the borrower or lender to really assess the stability and riskiness of the smart contract,” says Reid Cuming, Compound’s vice president and general manager. “I think we’re still in a state where there’s a lot of room for improvement here.” Anyone who knows […]

Hackers are exploiting 0-days more than ever

Enlarge / VPNfilter had a total of nine modular tools discovered thus far by researchers, potentially turning thousands of routers into a versatile attack platform. reader comments 6 with 6 posters participating Share this story Previously unknown “zero-day” software vulnerabilities are mysterious and intriguing as a concept. But they’re even more noteworthy when hackers are […]