New clues indicate that APT28 may be behind a mysterious intrusion that US officials disclosed last week.
The president's assault on electoral integrity threatens to undermine the democratic process. We unpack each falsehood, mischaracterization, and lie.
The president’s televised encouragement of white supremacy and political violence was a reminder that social media didn’t create these problems.
Prosecutor Andrew Weissmann's Where Law Ends doesn't fill the hole at the center of the Trump-Russia probe, but does help explain why it's there.
“All computers are completely shut down,” one United Health Services employee told WIRED.
Government officials have increasingly sounded alarms on the risks of foreign interference and disinformation campaigns leading up to—and after—November 3.
Many of the updates to Google's mobile OS are behind the scenes—but they can help you control your app permissions and keep your data safe.
Plus: A cruel phishing test, ransomware hits Russia, and more of the week's top security news.
Ad trackers follow you everywhere online—but it doesn’t have to be that way.
The campaigns primarily targeted countries outside the US. But the same mechanisms could be used in “hack and leak” operations like those that roiled the 2016 campaign.
On July 15, Twitter melted down. On Election Day, that's not an option.
After a girl reported a suspicious TikTok profile, researchers detected aggressive adware in apps that had been downloaded 2.4 million times.
On Day 2 of WIRED’s virtual conference, hacker Matt Mitchell cautions that law enforcement routinely trawls social media to surveil protestors.
Operation Disruptor is an unprecedented international law enforcement effort, stemming from last year’s seizure of a popular underground bazaar called Wall Street Market.
So-called single sign-on options offer a lot of convenience. But they have downsides that a good old fashioned password manager doesn't.
Mike Postle was on an epic winning streak at a California casino. Veronica Brill thought he had to be playing dirty. Let the chips fall where they may.
The latest update for your iPhone and iPad will make them safer than ever.
Indictments against Iranian hackers, a Veterans Affairs data breach, and more of the week's top security news.
The outage resulted in a significant delay in treatment. German authorities are investigating the perpetrators on suspicion of negligent manslaughter.
Poll workers, who skew elderly, are in short supply during the pandemic. Meet some of the young people trying to make up the gap.