Cybersecurity is the protection of information systems—ranging from vast networks and an individual computer—from hackers who would steal, surveil, or otherwise cause damage. Cybersecurity is a multibillion-dollar industry with continued big growth prospects for the foreseeable future.
Federal judge bans Georgia’s outdated voting machines–but not until 2020
The court stops short of requiring a paper ballot backup in 2019.
Kim Dotcom thinks video game chats can outsmart the NSA. They can’t
Pro-tip: Never use video games to hold sensitive conversations.
Law enforcement using Google location history to find potential suspects
Google's 'Sensorvault' is a treasure trove of information for law enforcement.
Website secretly filmed 1,600 hotel guests for fetish live stream
South Korea police made arrests this week.
‘International criminals’ behind security breach at Citrix
Citrix serves 400,000 companies and organizations throughout the world.
China’s wildly popular propaganda app is quizzing and tracking citizens
'Mom is already approaching 50, her eyes aren’t so good anymore...'
AT&T, T-Mobile to stop selling location of customers to third parties
It all started with a fake bounty hunt.
The evolution of evil chatbots is just around the corner
Thanks to advances in machine learning, chatbots can now be exploited by hackers to deceive unsuspecting victims into handing over sensitive information.
Dark Web marketplaces are selling children’s Social Security numbers, addresses
They also have their own twisted set of ethics—like, no reselling.
Facebook shared your DMs with tech giants like Netflix and Spotify (updated)
These are among 150 companies granted unique access to users' personal data.
USPS fixes ‘catastrophic’ bug that exposed 60 million users’ data
The agency reportedly ignored it for more than a year.
Japan’s cybersecurity chief doesn’t use computers—which at least means he’s never been hacked?
Ah, another government at its most competent.
Report: 81,000 private Facebook messages for sale online
The hackers claimed to have access to 120,000 accounts.
Gabe Gundacker on voicing Stephen Miller, Donald Trump Jr.
On this week's 'We're All Gonna Die' podcast, internet privacy with EPIC's senior counsel, 'Our Cartoon President,' and noise rock from Cherubs.
Turns out, Pentagon weapons are surprisingly easy to hack
GAO report finds that weapons are woefully underprepared in the face of a cyberattack.