Going rogue in the digital age
I have something to hide. More than a few things, actually. Everyone does—including you. Here's how to do it online.
How I created a new digital identity—and you can too
Even the most privacy conscious leave digital breadcrumbs back to their identity. Here's how to keep your online trail clean.
The thrilling life of the world’s most fearless travel blogger
From bloody Afghan rituals to kinky Bangkok fetish cages, Steven McDonald treads where travel books don't go.
How a drug cartel used encryption and a fake website to launder millions
La Corporacion attempted to use encryption to hide its communications, but it was already too late.
The best privacy and security iPhone apps
These three apps are simple to use and incredibly effective.
Leaked emails show Clinton advisors favored malware over encryption backdoors
Backdoors were off the table, but malware wasn't.
New WikiLeaks dump releases 1,800 Clinton emails
Nearly 9,000 of the 50,000 total emails have been published so far
Russia sends mixed signals on DNC hack while Obama plans ‘proportional response’
'No, we did not deny this. They did not prove it.'
GoFundMe campaign aims to raise $5 million for new Trump leaks
The rumored tapes allegedly include Trump using the n-word.
Donald Trump to Hillary Clinton: ‘You’d be in jail’ if I were president
Clinton has a new reason to worry about a Trump presidency.
U.S. government officially blames Russia for DNC hack
This is the first time U.S. authorities have publicly blamed Russia for the high-profile hack.
What was the Yahoo email-scanning tool, really?
Reporting on the Yahoo surveillance scandal raises more questions than answers.
Police documents reveal how law enforcement keep Stingray use secret
A fill-in-the-blank DOJ warrant enables police to hide Stingray capabilities from judges and the public.
3 arrested for allegedly smuggling military-grade electronics to Russia
The technology could have been used in military devices.
U.S. scanning of Yahoo emails ‘would be illegal,’ NSA chief says
The details on Yahoo's reported scanning of users' emails remain murky.
Hacker group defaces BuzzFeed after report on alleged member
First Mark Zuckerberg, now BuzzFeed News.