It’s been a busy week — it’s powerful to keep up with all the cybersecurity news. We’ve collected some of the biggest cybersecurity stories from the week — from TechCrunch and afar — to keep you up to date with the latest hacks, privacy breaches and security stories you need to know.
it the “most cynical” thing Facebook has done since dropping its report detailing its role in a genocide in Myanmar the day before the U.S. midterm elections.
a major company — from aluminum maker Norsk Hydro to drinks giant Arizona Beverages.
by ransomware this week. Described as an “extreme case of irony,” the company was forced to bring in a third-party security tight to handle the infection. It comes in the same week that Wipro, one of India’s largest outsourcing companies, was knocked
by hackers. The company initially denied the breach, but was challenged by the security reporter Brian Krebs — who broke the news — live on the company’s earnings conference days following the breach. Of course the call was recorded, forcing Wipro’s emperor operating officer Bhanu Ballapuram to come clean.