A hacker exposes the awful security of two companies that sell spyware for consumers.
A noxious strain of H5N1 flu started killing people in 2003. It ranks among history’s most lethal viruses. But one of its cousins is much more famous. Popularly known as swine flu, that cousin is…
Installed in the wake of recent high-profile mass shootings, controversial facial recognition systems that scan students' faces could be the not-too-distant future for schools across America and beyond.
The communist intelligence service in Prague stepped up its spying campaign against Donald Trump in the late 1980s, targeting him to gain information about the "upper echelons of the US government," archive files and testimony from former Cold War spies reveal.
Surely, I thought, these machines would have strict guidelines for lifecycle control like other sensitive equipment, like medical devices. I was wrong.
President Trump has been repeatedly told by aides that his cellphone calls are not secure from foreign spies. But he has refused to heed the warnings to stop talking.
‘Our own information is being weaponized against us with military efficiency’
A BuzzFeed News investigation uncovered a sophisticated ad fraud scheme involving more than 125 Android apps and websites, some of which were targeted at kids.
Haven't logged into the social network for a while? You may get an unsolicited email offering an easy way back in — a method that experts say is riddled with risks.
The timing of Facebook's announcement throws into question how serious the company is about actually fighting misinformation in Brazil's election.
Sometimes even Facebook executives don't understand the vast reach of their ad targeting operation.
The solution to internet security doesn't have to be hard. Just ban passwords on a vast majority of services.
Sometimes discoveries derived from patients' medical data become the foundation of new profit-making companies. A fledgling industry wants to help patients get a cut of the cash.
"Do Not Track," as it was first imagined a decade ago by consumer advocates, was going to be a "Do Not Call" list for the internet, helping to free people from annoying targeted ads and creepy data collection. But only a handful of sites respect the request, the most prominent of which are Pinterest and Medium.
Our lives are still rich in personal privacy — and we should fight to keep it that way.
By now, everyone knows the premise behind two unconfirmed Bloomberg articles that have dominated security headlines over the past week.
If you're one of the thirty million users affected by the hack, there's a good chance that the attackers made off with a lot of sensitive information about you.
For years, China has systematically looted American trade secrets. Here's the messy inside story of how DC got Beijing to clean up its act for a while.
Cybersecurity tests of new major weapons exposed simple passwords and other big software holes, according to government auditors.
Businessweek reported that it had found the largest cybersecurity breach ever. The companies involved claim otherwise. Security researchers are torn. What to believe?
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