‘Coordinated Ransomware Attack’ in Texas Hits 23 Local Governments

Texas is currently fighting an unprecedented wave of ransomware attacks that has targeted local government entities…

Steam Security Saga Continues with Vulnerability Fix Bypass

A bypass for a recent Steam vulnerability that could allow malware or a local attacker to…

Mozilla Firefox Bug Let Third-Parties Access Saved Passwords

Mozilla patched a vulnerability in the Firefox web browser with the launch of the 68.0.2 release…

Facebook collected and transcribed users’ audio without permission

“The future is private.” Clearly, Facebook still has a way to go. Facebook has become the…

This hacker’s iPhone charging cable can hijack your computer

Most people don’t think twice about picking up a phone charging cable and plugging it in.…

2020 and the black-box ballot box

One of the scarier notions in the world today is the prospect of American voting machines…

Tesla Model 3 owner implants RFID chip to turn her arm into a key

Forget the keycard or phone app, one software engineer is trying out a new way to…

How safe are school records? Not very, says student security researcher

If you can’t trust your bank, government or your medical provider to protect your data, what…

Hundreds of exposed Amazon cloud backups found leaking sensitive data

How safe are your secrets? If you used Amazon’s Elastic Block Storage snapshots, you might want…

Why AI needs more social workers, with Columbia University’s Desmond Patton

Sometimes it does seem the entire tech industry could use someone to talk to, like a…

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