The best and scariest hacks out of Def Con 2019
In addition to bluetooth butt plugs, Def Con hackers took on voting machines, iPhone cables and Google Home, among others for the 2019 convention.
Federal judge bans Georgia’s outdated voting machines–but not until 2020
The court stops short of requiring a paper ballot backup in 2019.
How to protect yourself following the Capital One hack
More than 100 million Americans and 6 million Canadians were affected.
Why companies need to improve their relationships with ethical hackers
Companies need to take the help wherever it comes from.
It’s time to secure your smart home
Make your smart home more secure with these six simple tips, including changing a few settings on your router and enabling a guest network. Here's how to do it.
Equifax might not give you that $125 (updated)
The credit reporting firm is finally paying for the 2017 hack that leaked millions of users' data.
Apple temporarily disables Apple Watch app that enabled eavesdropping
Apple says it doesn't believe the bug was exploited in the wild.
Report: CBP contractor hack was vast, revealed plans for border surveillance
CBP first acknowledged the hack earlier this month.
Hackers got control of Dylan Sprouse’s Twitter account, posted offensive content
Sprouse has regained control of his account.
What is buffer overflow, an old vulnerability that’s causing new problems?
There are ways to mitigate buffer overflow hacks, but they are not perfect.
Financial service company left 885 million private records exposed online
Anyone with a link to a document could change one digit in the URL to view other files.
How to use Tor, the network that lets you browse the web anonymously
It's the best way to surf the internet securely.
Rami Malek reveals that he’s not great at typing
The 'Mr. Robot' star and his castmates reflect on their groundbreaking series at Tribeca.
Why Barrett Brown burned his National Magazine Award—and what he’s planning next
It came as a result of the Snowden archives getting shut down.
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.