The year 2014, in many respects, was all about digital security. It wasn’t just tech pundits or early adopters who were victimized – Snapchat, Target, and Sony Entertainment all showed us that no one immune.
AdWeek recently reported that Snapchat is asking brands for $750,000 per day to run its new “my story” ads. Some would argue that Snapchat’s unique ad format, engagement tactics, demographics, and immediacy
Here’s the thing about passwords, it doesn’t really matter how secure your password is if you’re susceptible to being socially engineered. The sad truth is that all of us can be manipulated into giving
Hacker Says Attacks On 'Insecure' Progressive Insurance Dongle In 2 Million US Cars Could Spawn Road Carnage
Corey Thuen has been braving the snow and sub-zero temperatures of Idaho nights in recent weeks, though any passerby would have been perplexed by a man, laptop in hand, tinkering with his aptly-named Toyota
WhatsApp revealed last week that it had more than 700 million monthly users, putting the messaging app in first place among its competitors, including Facebook Messenger and WeChat. But there's also proof
Google has updated its text, video and voice messaging app Hangouts, adding all the new features added to the Android version last month – including intelligent, one-tap location sharing. Google promised
Line launches music-streaming company with record labels to help monetize its mobile messaging user-base
Following its foray into mobile payments, popular messaging app Line has now confirmed more details for its upcoming music-streaming service. While we knew the service was coming, details have been pretty
Along with messaging, voice and video calls, Viber is adding games to its mobile app, with social features that allow users to connect with their contacts over adventures and puzzles. Three titles will
FBI says November's hack was advanced enough to breach 90 percent of companies' defenses Sony Pictures, hit by a cyberattack that allowed hackers to steal sensitive data that includes financial documents,
Your voice (or fingerprint or iris) is your passport to the online world Passwords are a pain. They're incredibly important for the security of our data, and yet they're hard to remember and keep track
Messaging app Yik Yak is a big hit with US college students and venture capital investors alike, having grown rapidly on campuses since its launch in late 2013, culminating in a recent $61m funding round.
Telegram, the messaging app startup created by a team headed by Pavel Durov (who created VK.com), has hit some major numbers, according to a blog post by the company today. It now claims to have over million
A number of American security professionals must have quickly switched from lazy Thanksgiving mode to high alert on Monday after receiving a flash warning from the FBI. A five-page document was sent out
Weeks before the State Department’s Nov. 16 shutdown of its unclassified email system in the face of unprecedented hacking attacks, auditors took the department’s management to task for ignoring warnings