Pentagon Launches Bug Bounty Program To Improve US Government Cybersecurity
The Defense Department hopes a new program will help seal government computer networks.
Apple Helps DJI Launch New Phantom 4 Drone, Which Avoids Obstacles Automatically
It’s the Chinese manufacturer’s latest product to be unveiled in the United States, and the first with help from Apple.
US Military Launches Cyberattacks Against ISIS To Complement Airstrikes, Radio Jamming
Defense Secretary Ash Carter said the military wants to accelerate the use of digital weapons as a way to interrupt the terrorist group’s online infrastructure.
How To Protect Yourself On Public Wi-Fi: Free, Open Internet Can Be Awesome, But It’s A Huge Security Risk
As free wireless access becomes commonplace, more people are learning the hard way that their data is at risk.
Apple Asks: Why Hasn’t The FBI Asked NSA To Break iPhone Encryption?
Covertly breaking the code wouldn’t set the legal precedent the FBI wants, cybersecurity experts say.
Hospital Hackers With USB Sticks Could Disable Alarms, Prescribe Fatal Overdoses
Stolen patient records are just the beginning for cyberattackers with healthcare access.
Apple Files Motion To Dismiss FBI’s iPhone Request, Citing First Amendment Rights
Apple CEO Tim Cook and others warn that granting the government access to customers' iPhone data would violate First Amendment rights — and lead to more requests.
Popcorn Time Update: Mysterious 'Hail Hydra' Download Revives Pirate Movie Torrent Service
It's not clear if it's safe to download the "Hail Hydra" software, however.
ACLU Backs Apple, Explains How Hackers Would Exploit An FBI iPhone Backdoor
The American Civil Liberties Union plans to file legal papers in defense of the tech company before a March 3 deadline.
Apple To Argue Congress, Not Courts, Should Determine Outcome Of FBI Legal Battle
The company spent nearly $5 million on lobbying Capitol Hill in 2015.
Ransomware Hackers A Bigger Threat Than Ever, Forcing Hospitals And Police To Pay Hostage Fees
The only way to prepare for an attack? Start backing up your computer regularly.
Pirate Bay, Kickass Torrents Keep Spreading Movie Downloads, Skip Web Block, With HTTPS Web Connections
UK web subscribers can still access a range of illicit sites if they have a trusted web connection.
No One Knows What Will Replace Safe Harbor, But Max Schrems Says It Won’t Be ‘Privacy Shield’
A new trans-Atlantic data-transfer plan also falls short, Max Schrems — who got an EU court to toss out provisions of the old plan — said Monday.
FBI Confirms Changing Syed Farook's iCloud Password In Attempt To Access Recent Messages
It's the agency's response to Apple's charge of a botched investigation in the ongoing conflict over access to Syed Farook's smartphone.
Hoverboards Can Now Be Seized Over Explosion Risk, US Govt Warns
None of the popular models on the market currently meet the necessary safety standards, the government said.
Elon Musk's Hyperloop Test Track Will Open 'Summer 2016,' After Expectations Pegged SpaceX Test Competition For June
An MIT team won top honors at a previous competition to help design the high-speed transit system.
Could One iPhone Backdoor Really Expose Apple Inc.’s iOS Owners To Greater Security Risk?
Apple’s refusal to unlock an iPhone seems to be rooted more in principle than on technical grounds.
Pirate Bay To Kanye West After 'The Life of Pablo' Torrent Downloads Skyrocket: 'Good Luck Suing Us!'
“Our legal department will be waiting,” a website staffer said, after hearing West might sue over non-Tidal downloads of his new album.
Apple Has Unlocked iPhones Before, And The US Supreme Court Might Decide It Needs To Again
The U.S. says it doesn't want a “backdoor,” just the contents of a single iPhone. But Apple's CEO argues that unlocking one iPhone effectively unlocks them all.
Hackers’ Ransom Attack On California Hospital More Proof Healthcare Cybersecurity Is Floundering
A California hospital faces an approximately $3.5 million demand from hackers as the price of regaining access to patient records.
The Pirate Bay Is Ruining Kanye West's Plan By Fueling Thousands Of Free 'Life Of Pablo' Torrent Downloads
"The Life of Pablo" has been stolen 500,000 times, by one estimate.
The Machines Are About To Become Self-Aware And They May Not Like Us Very Much
Roman Yampolskiy, leading AI researcher at the University of Louisville, says its time to start planning for self-aware machines that don't like us very much.
Torrents Time Movie Streamer, Available On The Pirate Bay And Popcorn Time, Haunted By Serious Security Flaws
You probably don't want torrent sites to know where you live.
'Huge' Vulnerabilities In Apps Like uTorrent Expose Mac Security Flaws In El Capitan, Yosemite
Attackers could intercept a user's connection and redirect them to a nefarious page.
Dridex Hacker Latest ‘Gray Hat’ To Seek Justice; Internet Vigilantes Target ISIS, Botnets, Other Online Threats
Part of the Dridex botnet is spreading antivirus software instead of being used to steal banking information.
Torrents Time's Debut On Kickass Torrents, Other Piracy Sites Leads To Legal Warning
Torrents Time isn't flinching, though, as the site's administrators vow to press on.
The Pirate Bay, Kickass Torrents Follow Popcorn Time Into Free Movie Streaming With 'Torrents Time' Download
Kickass Torrents, the Pirate Bay and others follow Netflix's movie streaming model.
North Korea Launches Rocket Capable Of Delivering Nuclear Warhead Ahead Of Earliest US Prediction
The U.S. Congress is expected to approve new sanctions on North Korea that would impact Chinese companies.
Feds Investigating Brett Favre’s RX Pro, Other Pain Cream Companies, For Healthcare Fraud: Report
The health insurer covering U.S. military personnel may have been the biggest victim of the purported healthcare fraud.
‘Hacked’ NASA Drone Footage Was Freely Available Online Before AnonSec Involvement
Hackers calling themselves AnonSec are coming under more scrutiny.