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It may sound paranoid, but the next time you enter into a highly confidential meeting, leave your smart watch behind. It's possible the device could be spying on you.
The U.S. response to election-related hacks that the Obama administration now blames on the Russian government could include sanctions against that country.
U.S. officials are publicly blaming the Russian government for several high-profile hacks against political groups that they claim were meant to interfere with the upcoming election.
The U.S. Federal Communications Commission will push forward with controversial privacy regulations that would require broadband providers to get customer permission before using and sharing geolocation, browsing histories, and other personal information.
What Yahoo was looking for with its alleged email scanning program may have been signs of code used by a foreign terrorist group.
The FBI has arrested a U.S. government contractor for allegedly stealing classified documents, which may involve hacking tools from the National Security Agency.
Hacker Guccifer 2.0 now claims to have hacked the Clinton Foundation, but the documents posted show Democratic campaign data from organizations already compromised.
Yahoo has called a Reuters article about a secret email scanning program "misleading," and said no such system exists.
Voting officials can take several steps to improve security, even a couple that can still happen this year.
The question on the mind of many U.S. voting security experts is not whether hackers could disrupt a U.S. election. Instead, they wonder how likely an election hack might be and how it might happen
Can you really hack an election? Maybe, but that depends on your goals.
How do you disrupt an election? Hacking a voter registration database could very well do just that.
Reports of a secret Yahoo program to search through customers' incoming emails has spurred other tech companies to deny ever receiving a similar request from the U.S. government.
WikiLeaks is promising to release secret documents relating to the U.S. election, at a time when questions are already arising over whether Russian hackers are feeding the site information.
Yahoo has reportedly searched through all of its users' incoming emails with a secret software program that's designed to ferret out information for U.S. government agencies.