There are plenty of reasons to declutter your online traces. Here's how to tidy up.
The Project Zero reverse engineer shuts down some of the world's most dangerous exploits—along with antiquated hacker stereotypes.
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The message is meant to deter any similar attack against US infrastructure.
A secret experiment in 2007 proved that hackers could devastate power grid equipment beyond repair—with a file no bigger than a gif.
A report finds 50,000 cases where law enforcement agencies turned to outside firms to bypass the encryption on a mobile device.
In an interview with WIRED, Facebook's chief privacy officers argue that the company has turned a corner. Again.
From targeted misinformation to manipulated data, these are the cybersecurity concerns election officials worry about most.
An AI tool that ‘removes’ items of clothing from photos has targeted more than 100,000 women, some of whom appear to be under the age of 18.
The Department of Justice has named and charged six men for allegedly carrying out many of the most costly cyberattacks in history.
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The company's flip-flopping on the policy after banning a shady New York Post story highlights the challenges facing social media in 2020.
Nice looking website you've got there. It'd be a shame if someone DDoS'd it.
In an interview with WIRED, dean of the Columbia Journalism School Steve Coll says the media has learned some important lessons since 2016 about covering stolen email leaks.
Despite the operation's short-term effects, it sets new precedents for the scope of Cyber Command's mission.
From arrests to surveillance, governments are using the novel coronavirus as cover for a crackdown on digital liberty.
Meet General Paul Nakasone. He reined in chaos at the NSA and taught the US military how to launch pervasive cyberattacks. And he did it all without you noticing.
Researchers found they could stop a Tesla by flashing a few frames of a stop sign for less than half a second on an internet-connected billboard.
Privacy advocates warn that the Ring Always Home Cam and Amazon One both normalize aggressive new forms of data collection.
The company has patched the vulnerabilities and paid the team of white-hat hackers $288,000.