Amazon Tries To Make Up For Lost Lobby Time With Carney
March 02 2015 2:20 PM EST
Unlike Facebook and Google, Amazon has largely avoided hiring Washington insiders to lead its public campaigns.
'House Of Cards' Proves 'Piracy' Needs No Translation
March 02 2015 11:15 AM EST
Frank Underwood's motivations in this season have been the subject of debate on torrent sites throughout the world.
StingRay Tracker Knocks Out Cell Networks: FBI
March 02 2015 8:43 AM EST
The suitcase-sized technology also intercepts sensitive details about a cellphone without the owner's knowledge, or a warrant.
TalkTalk Customers Fleeced In Phishing Scam
February 27 2015 9:28 AM EST
U.K. phone company TalkTalk emailed many of its 4 million customers, warning them about a data breach at a third-party contractor.
Twitter Beefs Up Security
February 27 2015 9:24 AM EST
The microblogging service has boosted the number of employees charged with protecting users from harassment.
Jeff Bezos Adds Jay Carney To Shopping Cart
February 26 2015 2:50 PM EST
The former White House press secretary was rumored to take over Apple's lobbying arm before he joined Amazon's shop.
Privacy Advocates Seek Probe Into Samsung Voice Collection
February 26 2015 10:29 AM EST
Samsung sought to clarify its position after a privacy outcry, though consumer advocates have now called on the government to intervene.
Facebook Rolls Out Tools To Prevent Suicide
February 26 2015 9:05 AM EST
Suicidal thoughts often surface on the social network, which unveiled new tools to intervene.
Why Do Cops Keep 'StingRay' Surveillance Secret?
February 25 2015 3:22 PM EST
Sen. Bill Nelson of Florida sent a letter to the FCC this week asking why the public isn't allowed to know if cops use StingRay technology.
Can Internet Fame Put This Man In The Kentucky Governor's Mansion?
February 25 2015 11:51 AM EST
Fark.com founder Drew Curtis has no political experience, but he's hoping his outsider status will help him tap into a frustrated electorate.
18.8M Others May Have Lost Personal Information In Anthem Hack
February 25 2015 9:17 AM EST
Reported in early February, the Anthem hack was the largest yet to hit an American health insurance company.
Dutch SIM-Maker Denies Security Breach
February 25 2015 8:23 AM EST
Germalto provides SIM cards, which were reportedly hacked, to Verizon, AT&T and numerous international telcos.
Belgium, Netherlands Become Next Battleground For Popcorn Time
February 24 2015 9:24 AM EST
By replicating Netflix's clean interface and deep movie catalog, Popcorn Time has quickly become the bane of international copyright enforcers.
Google Removes Adult Content From Blogger Platform
February 24 2015 8:08 AM EST
Sexually explicit material traditionally has been available on Blogger if site administrators hid it behind a pop-up warning.
Most Companies Are Vulnerable To Hackers, Tech Pros Say
February 23 2015 3:20 PM EST
Instead of investing in better cybersecurity, more companies are simply advising employees to watch what they say in corporate emails.
Silicon Valley Police Want New Tech To Monitor Cell Phones
February 23 2015 11:28 AM EST
Dozens of police agencies throughout the U.S. deploy "Stingray" surveillance, though exactly in what ways remain unclear.
And The Most Pirated Film Is ...
February 23 2015 8:37 AM EST
Almost every movie that was up for an Academy Award has been available online for months — often posted illegally.
How Fingerprints, Typing Tendencies Are Replacing Passwords
February 20 2015 3:00 PM EST
Security and encryption companies report an influx of business requests from companies aiming at better protection.
Lenovo Admits Superfish Was A Huge Gaffe
February 20 2015 9:25 AM EST
Lenovo received "minor compensation" for letting a third party install dangerous software, a spokesman said.
Hackers Roosting In State Department Network
February 20 2015 8:14 AM EST
Moscow is rumored to be behind the attack after similar malware was used to break into the White House networks last year.