Amid frequent customer data exposures, Amazon Web Services is pushing to spot errors and promote access control.
Buried in media scholar Jonathan Albright's research was proof of a massive political misinformation campaign. Now he's taking on the the world's biggest platforms before it's too late.
You may not have heard of Safe Browsing, but it's made the web more secure for over a decade. Here's its story, from the people who built it.
A new facial recognition tool by RealNetworks aims to keep kids safe in school. But privacy experts fear the unchecked surveillance of kids could go awry.
Senators Mark Warner and Marco Rubio both cast President Trump's appearance in Helsinki as a major setback in the fight against Russian interference in elections around the world.
By refusing to acknowledge Russia's role in election interference, Trump has given it the green light to continue.
Cops in LA, NYC, and beyond are using software from Elucd to figure out how the sentiments of the people they protect.
The special counsel has collected a mountain of evidence in the Trump-Russia investigation, but so far only a tiny amount of it has been revealed in official indictments. Here are nine areas where we should expect answers as the...
Drone plans for sale, a Silk Road arrest, and more security news this week.
The 12 Russian intelligence officers accused of hacking the DNC allegedly used $95,000 worth of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies to fund their operation.
The special counsel has unleashed an international, geopolitical bombshell.
In at least one instance, DEA agents sold an encrypted BlackBerry to a suspected drug smuggler—and kept the encryption key.
By not informing the US government of two industry-wide hardware flaws, Intel may have inadvertently given ammo to China's hackers.
Mail.ru also ran hundreds of apps on Facebook at a time when the platform’s policies allowed app developers to collect their users' friends' data.
The bug serves as a reminder of China-friendly censorship code hidden in all iOS devices.
Cody Wilson makes digital files that let anyone 3-D print untraceable guns. The government tried to stop him. He sued—and won.
There haven't been as many hacks and attacks compared to this time last year, but that's where the good news ends.
From hacking protections to smarter two-factor authentication, Apple's iOS 12 will lock down your iPhone better than ever.
Election meddling reports, an abundance of bugs, and more of this week's top security news.
It's never a bad time to audit your app permissions. In fact, it's more important than ever.