At 1:07 p.m. on Tuesday, the Twitter feed of the Associated Press told us that Barack Obama had been injured in an explosion at the White House. The tweet was fake.
Do you have an anti-virus app on your Android phone yet? If not, a new study conducted by security firm NQ Mobile suggests you’re playing with fire.
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