Is the world any more private today than it was a year ago?
It’s wildfire season again here in California.
Two years ago exactly, someone began hacking Equifax. Today, it’s starting to feel some pain.
Google revealed a bug on Tuesday that left enterprise G Suite passwords stored incorrectly for the last 14 years so that they were encrypted but unhashed. It’s a bug that could have allowed Google employees to access credentials — but Google was quick to point out no such access was detected.
Mozilla launched a new version of Firefox on Tuesday spotlighting its speed and privacy features as the San Francisco-based open source upstarts continue to compete against Google Chrome’s global browser dominance.
In the middle of a rapidly intensifying fight between the United States and Beijing over Chinese telecom giant Huawei, the Department of Homeland Security warned companies on data security risks if they use commercial drones made in China, according to reports from CyberScoop and Politico.
The merger of T-Mobile and Sprint looks increasingly inevitable on Monday after Ajit Pai, the chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, said he’ll recommend approving the $26.5 billion deal due in large part to the idea that it will hasten 5G deployment around the United States. But critics say that reasoning…
It’s easy to be a security pessimist.
The best buttons on the internet are all children of the “delete” key.
What’s the absolute easiest way to unify America today? Go anti-robocall.
Last year, Amnesty International spotted a long-running campaign against journalists and human rights activists in the Middle East.
In the same week that San Francisco voted to become the first city in the United States to ban government use of face recognition surveillance, two New York State legislators introduced a bill to ban the use of facial recognition surveillance by residential landlords.
San Francisco on Tuesday became the first city in America to ban the use of facial recognition technology by police and other government agencies.
An entire class of vulnerabilities in Intel chips allows attackers to steal data directly from the processor, according to new reports from a group of cybersecurity researchers from around the world. Intel, Apple, Google and Microsoft among other tech giants have released patches to address the flaws.
Last month, we found out that hackers took down a county government in California. Around the same time, a city in Maine lost control of all its data. These followed New York state’s capital, Albany, admitting that hackers had crippled the city’s technology operations, which means just about everything important in…
Everyone with WhatsApp on their phone should update to the latest version of the app as soon as possible, the company said on Tuesday.
Six officials in San Francisco this week could change the legal landscape for facial recognition technology in the heart of America’s technology industry.
Let’s use a crime spree to teach a lesson.
Have you ever been to billionaire’s row in San Francisco? It’s an exceptionally rich part of San Francisco filled with enormous tech wealth, the kind of place where you can make a living out of digging through the trash of the rich.