Robert Hackett

Robert Hackett

Robert Hackett is a writer at Fortune, writing frequently about technology.

New McDonald's Happy Meal Boxes Turn Into Virtual Reality Headsets
McDonald's

New McDonald's Happy Meal Boxes Turn Into Virtual Reality Headsets

Sorry, but these spiffy new packages are currently only available in Sweden.
Google Leads $75 Million Investment in Phone Fraud Startup
Fraud

Google Leads $75 Million Investment in Phone Fraud Startup

Pindrop, founded in 2011, is a voice security company that combats fraud by analyzing and assigning risk to phone calls.
Michael Dell: Encryption Backdoors Are a 'Horrible Idea'
Dell

Michael Dell: Encryption Backdoors Are a 'Horrible Idea'

Here's the Dell CEO's reasoning.
Apps

Kardashian-Jenner Sisters' New Websites Have a Massive Security Flaw

Nearly 900,000 users' data was exposed.
Hackers Release Second Wave of Ashley Madison Data
Ashley Madison

Hackers Release Second Wave of Ashley Madison Data

This leak is larger than the first and appears to contain the emails of the CEO who runs Ashley Madison's parent company.
'Venom' Vulnerability: Serious Computer Bug Shatters Cloud Security
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'Venom' Vulnerability: Serious Computer Bug Shatters Cloud Security

Security researchers have discovered a critical flaw that allows attackers to move freely across virtual machines.
How Much Do Data Breaches Cost Big Companies? Shockingly Little.
Security

How Much Do Data Breaches Cost Big Companies? Shockingly Little.

From Sony to Target, big companies that were hacked felt barely a dent to their bottom line, an analysis reveals.
What You Need to Know About Anthem's Massive Data Breach
Hackers

What You Need to Know About Anthem's Massive Data Breach

Personal information for up to 80 million current and former customers of the second largest U.S. insurer are at risk.
This Company Wants to End Web Anonymity
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This Company Wants to End Web Anonymity

A customer identity management company wants to I.D. you, and has raised an additional $35 million to do it.