With warshipping, hackers ship their exploits directly to their target's mail room
By Zack Whittaker | Aug 7, 2019
Why break into a company’s network when you can just walk right in — literally?
The life of a white-hat hacker
By Zoe Schiffer | Aug 8, 2019
Ethical hackers work to expose security risks. That doesn't mean companies always like them.
It's not just Equifax: Here's every major security breach and data hack so far
By Shelby Brown | Aug 5, 2019
We've started a running list, and the results are sobering.
The Secret Scripts Amazon Give to Cops to Promote Ring Surveillance Cameras
By Caroline Haskins | Aug 6, 2019
Documents obtained by Motherboard reveal that Ring provides 46 standardized comments that cops can post on social media, and several documents with scripted responses to possible questions from the public.
Capital One Data Breach Compromises Data of Over 100 Million
By Emily Flitter and Karen Weise | Jul 29, 2019
A software engineer in Seattle hacked into a server holding customer information for Capital One and obtained the personal data of over 100 million people, federal prosecutors said on Monday, in one of the largest thefts of data from a bank.
Apple contractors 'regularly hear confidential details' on Siri recordings
By Alex Hern | Jul 26, 2019
Apple says the data “is used to help Siri and dictation … understand you better and recognise what you say”.
California Police Are Sharing Facial Recognition Databases to ID Suspects
By Dave Gershgorn | Aug 1, 2019
New emails reveal how a private technology company is working to change law enforcement as we know it
How to stop Apple from potentially listening to your Siri recordings
By Michael Potuck | Jul 29, 2019
A report from The Guardian last week highlighted privacy concerns about Siri recordings being listened to by its contractors.
How U.S. video game companies are building tools for China’s surveillance state
By James B. Cutchin | Jul 22, 2019
Last October, software developers at Riot Games in Santa Monica fielded an unusual request.
My browser, the spy: How extensions slurped up browsing histories from 4M users
By Dan Goodin | Jul 18, 2019
Have your tax returns, Nest videos, and medical info been made public?