A logo of US company Microsoft is displayed during the Vivatech technology startups and innovation fair, at the Porte de Versailles exhibition center in Paris, on May 22, 2024. (Photo by JULIEN DE ROSA / AFP / Getty Images)

Microsoft rolls back ‘dumbest cybersecurity move in a decade’ 

Changes to the AI feature dubbed Recall come as Microsoft navigates the fallout of a string of high-profile security breaches. 
A woman passes by flags of the European Union outside the European commission headquarters in Brussels, on May 23, 2024, ahead of the upcoming European Parliament elections. (Photo by Kenzo TRIBOUILLARD / AFP / Getty Images)

Phones of journalists and activists in Europe targeted with Pegasus

The notorious Israeli spyware was used to target journalists often working in exile from their authoritarian home countries, report finds. 
CONCORD, NEW HAMPSHIRE – JANUARY 23: Mae Hougo (L), a volunteer for U.S. Rep. Dean Phillips (D-MN), and Chuck Willing, a volunteer with the President Joe Biden write-in campaign, stand outside the polling place at The Barn at Bull Meadow during the New Hampshire presidential primary on January 23, 2024 in Concord, New Hampshire. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Democratic operative behind Biden AI robocall says lawsuit won’t ‘get anywhere’

Steve Kramer tells CyberScoop he hasn’t seen the lawsuit filed against him over the New Hampshire primary robocall, but it won’t be successful.
U.S. House Intelligence Chairman Rep. Mike Turner (R-OH) (L) and House Intelligence Ranking Member Jim Himes (D-CT) speak following a briefing with National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan at the U.S. Capitol on February 15, 2024 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Kevin Dietsch/Getty Images)

House hurtles toward showdown over expiring surveillance tools

At issue is Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act, which authorizes snooping that some consider vital to security and others view as an out-of-control privacy…