I can’t recall ever seeing the U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) jumping in and warning users of Microsoft Windows to check if their systems are fully patched and, if not, to update now or risk a “devastating”
Monday’s Late Show was filled with surprises for those viewers only casually familiar with the Wikipedia entries of guests Vanessa Bayer and Wanda Sykes. Former SNL star Bayer, for example, was so ill
Three weeks ago we learned that the City of Baltimore was being held to ransom, its computers incapacitated by “file-locking” malware, disrupting the city’s Public Works, Transportation, Police and Health
For nearly three weeks, Baltimore has struggled with a cyberattack by digital extortionists that has frozen thousands of computers, shut down email and disrupted real estate sales, water bills, health
AOC shocked to agree with GOP's Freedom Caucus on surveillance tech: 'Check the sky for flying pigs'
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said she checked to see if pigs could fly after she found a rare moment of common ground with House Republicans on Wednesday over the protection of Americans from surveillance.
Law enforcement officers on the doorstep threatening to “come back with a warrant” is a cliché of police procedural dramas. Things are much less dramatic in real life: The officers ask if they can take
The National Security Agency revealed the identities of many more citizens, permanent residents and corporations who were mentioned in intelligence reports last year, in a process known as “unmasking”
The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) has called on Facebook to address the proliferation of undercover law enforcement accounts on the social networking site following a Guardian report that revealed
This includes programs that are still alive in some form today. If you thought the DEA's mass surveillance was irresponsible, you're not the only one. The Justice Department's Inspector General has released
(CNN) — A former National Security Agency contractor accused of the largest security breach in US intelligence history is expected to plead guilty on Thursday, his lawyer told CNN. Harold "Hal" Martin,
TORONTO — The first of the “Snowden refugees” to find safe haven has an ask for Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau: Help the others. At a news conference Tuesday in Toronto, Vanessa Rodel, a Filipino
The National Security Agency has halted a counterterrorism program that relied on U.S. telecom carriers to turn over records of domestic calls and text messages so analysts could scrutinize them for clues,
BEIJING (AP) — The Chinese database Victor Gevers found online was not just a collection of old personal details. It was a compilation of real-time data on more than 2.5 million people in western China,