Category Archives: Security

The Bold Plan to Create Cyber 311 Hotlines

Small businesses and community nonprofits are often sitting ducks for hackers. But across the United States, programs are springing up to connect these vulnerable organizations with fresh-faced defenders: college students.Local businesses and other small organizations are facing an onslaught of cyberattacks, but federal agencies like the FBI and the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA)…
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Apple Expands Its On-Device Nudity Detection to Combat CSAM

In December, Apple announced that it was killing a controversial iCloud photo-scanning tool the company had devised to combat child sexual abuse material (CSAM) in what it said was a privacy-preserving way. Apple then said that its anti-CSAM efforts would instead center around its “Communication Safety” features for children, initially announced in August 2021. And…
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