As a rule, if a sensational headline about some dangerous new hacking threat seems too scary to be true, it probably is.
A new UC Berkeley study suggests that the traditional method of computer authentication can be readily replaced with “pass-thoughts,” allowing you to gain access to your computerized accounts simply by thinking.
Facebook has retooled its privacy settings time and time again to make them more user friendly, so customizing your settings is a fairly straightforward procedure.
When it rains, it pours: Electronic Arts, currently grappling with game-breaking SimCity server issues as well as the surprise resignation of CEO John Riccitiello, might have to add “millions of players at risk of being hacked” …
In a story in this week’s magazine, TIME profiles Wan Tao, once one of China’s most feared hongke, or red hackers, cyberwarriors motivated by patriotism to attack foreign digital victims.
Reuters reports that Apple has revealed it was “attacked by the same hackers who targeted Facebook” last month.
Who broke into as many as a quarter-million Twitter accounts, and why?
The scientific evidence for disabling electronics on planes during takeoff and landing is scant to nonexistent, so why are we still being asked to disable our laptops, tablets and cellphones?
Who is allowed to read through your e-mails — or update your Facebook page — when you die? In many states across the U.S., there are no clear answers to such basic legal questions
Planning for digital assets is something that anyone crafting a will—or power of attorney—should consider these days, particularly given that laws vary state by state and an increasing number of families are finding themselves locked out of their loved one’s accounts.
Digital eye glasses like Google’s Project Glass, and my earlier Digital Eye Glass, will transform society because they introduce a two-sided surveillance and sousveillance. Here is some history and my future predictions.
If any of your passwords are on this list, then shame on you — and go change them now.