Security

Bill Gates Says Apple Should Cooperate With the FBI
Bill Gates

Bill Gates Says Apple Should Cooperate With the FBI

'This is a specific case where the government is asking for access to information,' he says.
Claire Zillman
Entrepreneur Readers Chime in on Apple's Refusal to Unlock Shooter's iPhone
Apple

Entrepreneur Readers Chime in on Apple's Refusal to Unlock Shooter's iPhone

Should tech companies build backdoors to give the government access to customer data? We posed the question on Twitter and collected some of the best responses here.
Stephen J. Bronner
What Donald Trump, Mark Cuban and Other Leaders Said About Apple's Refusal to Unlock an iPhone
Apple

What Donald Trump, Mark Cuban and Other Leaders Said About Apple's Refusal to Unlock an iPhone

The four-digit pin code to a terrorist's iPhone 5C has become the flashpoint for a long-simmering conflict.
Philip Elmer-DeWitt
Why Apple Is Going to War Over the FBI's 'Backdoor' Order
Apple

Why Apple Is Going to War Over the FBI's 'Backdoor' Order

The order involves the iPhone 5C that belonged to San Bernardino shooter Syed Rizwaan Farook.
4 Steps to Better Protect Your Ideas
Intellectual Property

4 Steps to Better Protect Your Ideas

Brainpower is good. Brainpower you own is far better.
From Chihuahuas to Ninja Climbing Claws: The 5 Wackiest Items Confiscated by TSA in 2015
Travel

From Chihuahuas to Ninja Climbing Claws: The 5 Wackiest Items Confiscated by TSA in 2015

The Transportation Security Administration says it had a busy year in 2015.
Geoff Weiss
Despite Social Media's Popularity, Most Americans Don't Want to Give Up Private Data
Privacy Concerns

Despite Social Media's Popularity, Most Americans Don't Want to Give Up Private Data

Clearly, the latest report from Pew shows we're conflicted, because we're still all on Facebook.
Laura Entis
Create a Back-Up Plan for Your Data
Data Security

Create a Back-Up Plan for Your Data

Don't wait until Armageddon strikes.
Robert Siciliano
The Biggest Cybersecurity Threat at Your Office Could Be You (Infographic)
Security

The Biggest Cybersecurity Threat at Your Office Could Be You (Infographic)

Companies lost between $375 and $575 billion last year on hack attacks, according to cybersecurity firm Digital Guardian.
Geoff Weiss
Soon, Your Driver's License May Not Be Enough to Get You on a Domestic Flight
Business Travel

Soon, Your Driver's License May Not Be Enough to Get You on a Domestic Flight

You may have to bring extra documentation to the airport depending on how your state is complying with new security standards.
Nina Zipkin
Meet the Bomb-Proof 'Fly-Bag' That Could Suppress an Explosion on an Airplane
Security

Meet the Bomb-Proof 'Fly-Bag' That Could Suppress an Explosion on an Airplane

The technology shows how a plane's luggage hold may be able to contain the force of a bomb.
Children's Photos Among Data Stolen in Hack of Toy Maker VTech
Security

Children's Photos Among Data Stolen in Hack of Toy Maker VTech

A vigilante hacker's breach of 5 million accounts for the Hong Kong-based Internet-connected toy maker brings parents' worst nightmares into reality.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
EU Cracks Down On Bitcoin, Anonymous Payments Systems to Curb Terrorism Funding
Security

EU Cracks Down On Bitcoin, Anonymous Payments Systems to Curb Terrorism Funding

EU interior and justice ministers will gather in Brussels on Friday for a crisis meeting in the wake of the Paris attacks.
Cyber Attacks

4 Types of Mobile Monsters and What We Can Learn From Their Horror Stories

System bugs wreaked havoc on mobile devices in 2015, but they could have been prevented.
Andrew Blaich