Booby-trapped touchscreens can log passwords, install malicious apps, and more.
From his tiny sanctum in London, the founder of WikiLeaks has interfered with the world’s most powerful institutions.
Researchers planted a working hacker "exploit" in a physical strand of DNA.
ICE's Homeland Security Investigations division hosted an "industry day" for technology companies interested in building a new tool for "extreme vetting."
The so-called "Email Prankster" has fooled the likes of Eric Trump and Anthony Scaramucci.
An HBO executive thanked the hackers for alerting the company to an unknown security vulnerability.
"MDZhB" has been broadcasting since 1982. No one knows why.
John Sotos, the Chief Medical Officer at Intel, has a wild, scary thought experiment: What if, by investing in hacking the human genome for good, we’ve opened it up to be hacked for evil?
In addition to losing 755 staff, the US Embassy will lose access to a bucolic summer home used for barbecues.
It’s cyber deja vu time in Hollywood. HBO just confirmed that hackers broke into their servers and stole an unknown quantity of data. Now, unreleased episodes of "Ballers" and "Room 104" have appeared online as well a script that looks an awful lot like next week’s "Game of Thrones" episode.
The Transportation Security Administration, the only line of defense between us and an influx of Satanic fidget spinners, just announced new airport screening policies that are designed to make...
One smart gun model's protections turn out to be easily overcome — by cheap magnets.
The self-balancing scooter isn't quite so steady when hackers take charge.
Someone impersonating you to an AT&T or Verizon employee isn't the only thing you need to worry about. Meet Signaling System 7, a hacker's best friend.
Anyone could have taken over any Myspace account if they had the account owner’s listed name, username, and date of birth. Whoops!
Welcome to What We Learned This Week, a digest of the most curiously important facts from the past few days. This week: Two-factor authentication isn't number 1, working from home is bad now and Airbnb is killing the mountain town.
My new sous-vide circulator comes with an internet connection, which is convenient both for me and for any teenage hackers creating a botnet.
Customer records for at least 14 million subscribers, including phone numbers and account PINs, were exposed.
If hackers want to find out where you are, they will. So embrace location sharing, or at least, within reason.
It was supposed to be a one-stop security fix. Now it's a mess.
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