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By Valdis Krebs | Who is mining, mapping and measuring the tracks you leave behind on the Internet.
These hackers warned the Internet would become a security disaster. Nobody listened. | The Washington Post
Published on June 22, 2015
The seven young men sitting before some of Capitol Hill’s most powerful lawmakers weren’t graduate students or junior analysts from some think tank. No, Space Rogue, Kingpin, Mudge and the others were hackers who had come from the mysterious environs of cyberspace to …Security
Yesterday, news broke that Google has been stealth downloading audio listeners onto every computer that runs Chrome, and transmits audio data back to …Google
I am a strong independent woman who has been fortunate to have a privileged upbringing. One would assume, I live a more secure life. Yet, I have …Facebook
Our gadgets know where we are and what we've been doing. But our thoughts are safe. Right?
Technology that reads your mind seems like a dream. Or a …The Brain
Worried about hackers getting your personal information? There are six simple ways for you to protect your information online.Security
Journalist Adrian Chen joins Shad to discuss his reporting on an alleged "pro-Kremlin troll farm" in St. Petersburg.Russia
If it’s not already a maxim, it should be: Every big hack discovered will eventually prove to be more serious than first believed. That’s holding to …Security
Cyber-attacks linked to China appear to have resulted in the theft of security-clearance records with sensitive data about millions of American military and intelligence personnel.
To truly understand just how rigorous and intrusive the process to get security clearance for the federal government …Intelligence
China is building a massive database of Americans' personal information as part of an evolving cyber-espionage operation targeting US government agencies and health insurance companies, US officials and analysts told The Washington Post.
To that end, last month's massive breach of Office of …Asia
Anyone with a computer has probably been a victim of a phishing attempt, where hackers pose as a trustworthy entity and try to get your username, …Security
The hackers who stole personal data on 4 million government employees from the U.S. Office of Personnel Management sneaked past a sophisticated …Security
Image Nicole Keplinger, 22, had long seen ads on Facebook promising financial relief, but she always ignored them and assumed that they were scams. …Privacy
Leading into Google I/O, one session caught everyone’s attention. Google ATAP — the company’s skunkworks division tasked with creating cool new things we’ll all actually use — teased their session with talk of a new wearable that would “literally” blow our socks off.
Project Soli is that wearable, …Google
TV news, think-tank pundits, and politicians all want you to see threats around every corner. Don't fall for it.
The mystery of how Facebook finds people you may know has baffled users for years. Photo: Bloomberg
Last week, a Redditor named easyjet decided to …
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AS MEMBERS OF CONGRESS struggle to agree on which surveillance programs to re-authorize before the Patriot Act expires, they might consider the …Surveillance
When I started working on understanding social systems, privacy really wasn’t on my mind. (I generally want to write down equations, understand the …Wi-Fi
In an official statement issued today, the IRS announced that it has shut down an online service to obtain tax records after determining that …Internal Revenue Service
Different kinds of information evoke varying levels of sensitivity among Americans. Social security numbers are universally considered to be the most …
NEW YORK -- A former National Security Agency official turned whistleblower has spent almost a decade and a half in civilian life. And he says he's …
A federal appeals court in New York ruled Thursday the National Security Agency’s dragnet collection of U.S. phone records is illegal in a decision …
Your new book is called Future Crimes. How is crime changing?
In the old days, you buy a gun or a knife, you go hide in a dark alley until some sucker …
Who says bipartisanship is dead?
Jeb Bush's appeared on Michael Medved’s conservative talk radio to praise Obama's massive expansion of GWB's domestic surveillance program, and had some genuinely insightful things to say about how Obama is helping to destroy the fundamentals of democracy while …
Sony doesn't like pirates—except, perhaps, when Sony feels like pirating.
Hacked Sony Pictures Entertainment emails, published in full on Thursday by …