Efforts to stop Mirai, a malware found infecting thousands of IoT devices, have become a game of whack-a-mole, with differing opinions over whether hackers or the security community are making any headway.
Has the CIA ever spied on you? That’s a key question swirling around Tuesday’s WikiLeaks document dump that allegedly detail the U.S. agency’s secret hacking tools.
WikiLeaks plans to share details about what it says are CIA hacking tools with the tech companies so that software fixes can be developed. But will software companies want it?
WikiLeaks has attracted plenty of haters over its controversial disclosures. But the site may be in a unique position to help tech vendors better secure their products
Confide, a messaging app reportedly used by White House staff, apparently had several security holes that made it easier to hack.
Thanks to WikiLeaks, antivirus vendors will soon be able to figure out if you have been hacked by the CIA.
Chinese smartphone maker ZTE has agreed to pay US$892 million to the U.S. government for illegally selling networking technology to Iran.
Consumer Reports, a major source for gadget reviews in the U.S., plans to start rating tech products on data security and privacy.
One bug in Slack, the popular work chat application, was enough for a security researcher to design a hack that could trick its users into handing over access.
The internet pioneer, which reported a massive data breach involving 500 million user accounts in Sept., actually knew an intrusion had occurred back in 2014, but allegedly botched a proper response.
More than 130 Android apps containing some malicious coding managed to infiltrate the Google Play store, possibly because the developers’ tools that built them were tainted, according to security researchers.
Did a toymaker ignore warnings about a data breach? That’s a key question swirling around Spiral Toys, a company behind a line of smart stuffed animals that security researchers worry can be easily hacked.
Sixty-three-year-old Bob Zhang is worried about the future of tech jobs in the U.S. Will the high-paying positions be a thing of the past?
If you own a stuffed animal from CloudPets, then you may have been hacked.
Google is asking developers to take over its effort to make end-to-end email encryption more user friendly, raising questions over whether it’ll ever become an official feature in the company’s products.