Security

Security

Rackspace Is Getting Into the Cybersecurity Business

If companies aren't concerned with security and compliance, they should be.
Data Breach

In Government Hack, the Number of Fingerprints Stolen Has Jumped to 5.6 Million

Hackers who stole security clearance data on millions of Defense Department and other U.S. government employees got away with about 5.6 million fingerprint records, some 4.5 million more than initially reported, the government states.
Election 2016

Anti-Virus Pioneer and Ex-Fugitive John McAfee Announces 2016 Presidential Bid

McAfee will be running as a member of the self-started 'Cyber Party,' with a platform that touts his unique tech proficiencies.
Legal

Should U.S. Tech Companies Be Forced to Hand Over Data Held Overseas?

A New York Court of Appeals is set to hear a case brought by Microsoft in response to a search warrant for emails that are on a server in Ireland.
Security

This Video Doorbell Lets You Answer Your Door With Your Smartphone

Richard Branson didn't care that Ring tanked on Shark Tank. He invested millions anyway.
Uber

California Prosecutors Say Convicted Criminals Passed Uber's Background Checks

The ridesharing service is accused of having brought on drivers who have previously been convicted of murder and sex crimes.
Privacy Concerns

Hackers Release the Personal Information of Adultery Seekers Who Joined Ashley Madison

It's not a good day for members of the dating site, which boasts the slogan 'Life is short. Have an affair.'
Security

This $30 Device Can Break Into Almost Any Keyless Door in Your Car or Home

Samy Kamkar's 'Rolljam' device can steal codes from keyless items. Sweet dreams, readers.
Android

Samsung, Google to Release Monthly Android Security Patches

In response to the Stagefright hacking software that leaves the Android system vulnerable, companies are pushing for fast fixes.
Hacks

Report: Chinese Hackers Attack U.S. Travel Industry

American Airlines and the reservation processing company Sabre Corp. have been targeted in the latest round of security breaches.
Microsoft

Microsoft Offers Up to $100,000 to People Who Identify Security Bugs

Having just released Windows 10, the tech giant is looking to pay out big bucks to bug hunters.
Facebook

Someday, Your Facebook Friends May Determine Whether You Get a Loan

Facebook's latest patent suggests lenders could approve or deny loans based on a user's social connections.
Security

Hackers Can Steal Your Information Through Sound Waves, Researchers Say

Researchers found that hackers can breach devices and steal the data by pointing an antenna and picking up those vibrations.
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