Encrypted WhatsApp Blocked In Brazil, Telegram Downloads Explode
Last year WhatsApp activated end-to-end encryption, the most advanced form of data protection.
Fire Challenge Gone Wrong: Internet Stunt Results In Skin Grafts For UK Boy
It's a trend where people pour flammable liquid on themselves, set it on fire and put out the flame after a few seconds.
Are Movie Theaters Safe? Exhibitors Plan Show Of Force For 'Star Wars' Security
As more Americans fear possible terrorist attacks against soft targets, theater chains have asked fans to leave masks and lightsabers at home.
Seven Pirate Bay Websites Suspended, But Free Torrent Downloads Are Everywhere
It doesn't look like the suspensions are limiting visitors' access to illegal movie downloads.
Best Headphones Gift Guide 2015: Skip The Beats And Go With Audio-Technica's Awesome ATH-M50X Or SoundPEATS Budget Option
Consider leaving Beats off your shopping list this year.
US To Review Visa Applicants' Social Media Posts After San Bernardino Shooter Openly Praised Jihad
The news comes amid questions over how U.S. reviewers of visa applications missed the online postings of San Bernardino shooter Tashfeen Malik.
Drone Registration Rules Unveiled: How To Register Your New UAV Free Before The February Deadline
The U.S., which receives about 100 reports per month from pilots who can see drones from the cockpit, will begin registering the aircraft Dec. 21.
Weak MacKeeper Security Exposes At Least 13 Million Users' Sensitive Information: Researcher
After a class-action lawsuit and a promise to cease "scare ads," a security researcher says MacKeeper still has no respect for users' information.
WikiLeaks' Julian Assange Will Be Interrogated On Rape Charges By Swedish Police Inside Ecuadorian Embassy
Julian Assange hasn't left the Ecuadorean Embassy in London in three years over fears of arrest and extradition over rape accusations.
How To Shoot Down A Drone: Ray Guns, Nets And Malware Are Being Used To Knock Drones Out Of The Sky
Here are some of the best ways to win the dogfight brewing in the skies over your neighborhood.
Turn Off uTorrent Ads: How To Avoid Another Malware Scam By Blocking Sketchy Advertisements
It's at least the fourth time uTorrent has been flagged for enabling sketchy activity in 2015.
Are Hoverboards Safe? Delta, American Airlines Just Banned Them On All Flights After Explosion Videos Go Viral
Travelers will not be permitted to bring the self-balancing devices in their checked or carry-on luggage.
Torrent Sites Like The Pirate Bay Expose 12 Million Computers To Malware Every Month: Study
Thirty-three percent of piracy sites included in a new study distributed malware. Hopefully that movie was worth it.
Hackers Will Steal Health Records From One-Third Of US Customers Next Year, Thanks To Bad Cybersecurity
A single health record often demands $10 on the digital black market, or $9 more than access to a victim's credit card.
Variety Jones, Key Silk Road Mentor, Arrested In Thailand
Roger Thomas Clark was detained in Thailand after a joint law enforcement operation.
US Surveillance Wasn't Designed To Stop Domestic Terrorism, Even The San Bernardino Shooters
The techniques developed to catch major international terrorists were not made to spot home-grown terrorists like the couple that killed 14 in San Bernardino.
Original Pirate Bay Domain Suspended After Prolific Torrent Uploader Flips On Scene Group
The change will be inconsequential to most Pirate Bay users.
Kristin Cavallari's Brother, Michael Cavallari, Missing; Abandoned Car Found Off Utah Interstate
One airbag was deployed and the car was still running when police arrived on the scene.
Obama Couldn't Stop San Bernardino Shooters, But Expect More ISIS Details From Sunday Speech
The president has failed to pass meaningful gun control legislation, but could fight the Islamic State in other ways.
Jimmy Carter's Cancer Is Gone; Former US President Made Surprise Announcement During Sunday School Lecture
Family members have said the former U.S. president has maintained a busy schedule since doctors found melanoma spots during the summer.
London Police Investigating Leytonstone Stabbing As 'Terrorist Incident'
The victim suffered “serious” knife wounds but is expected to survive, police said.
Best Drone Gift Guide 2015: Parrot's Kid Camera Drones Are The Best Budget Option, But Phantom Quadcopters Reign Supreme
The only thing more fun than flying a drone is watching one crash -- as long as it's not yours.
Malware Spree Hits IcePorn, XBabe And Hundreds Of Other Porn Sites Thanks To Sketchy Ads
Hundreds of sites rely on infected advertising that could lock users out of his or her (well, probably his) computer.
300 American ISIS Supporters Help Islamic State Recruitment, Propaganda On Twitter
Fifty-six Americans have been arrested on ISIS-related charges this year, according to the Wall Street Journal.
VTech Admits 6.4 Million Kids Affected In Massive Data Breach; Hong Kong Regulators Investigating Toy Maker
The Hong Kong-based toymaker previously said the breach affected 200,000 children.
Chinese Hackers Used Dropbox To Monitor Hong Kong Activists, Journalists: FireEye
Cybersecurity researchers stopped short of directly linking the Chinese government to the attacks but said Beijing had the means and motive.
Nearly 40,0000 Fake Cyber Monday Sites, Selling Headphones To Handbags, Taken Down In International Police Effort
Beats headphones, cell phones and handbags were among the goods used to try to trick customers this year.
Hackers Love Black Friday Too. Here's How To Protect Yourself Online During The Holiday Shopping Season.
Nearly half of all holiday shopping is expected to take place online. Here are four ways to stay safe from cybercrime.
Hilton Hotels Confirms Credit Card Breach, Chain Mum On Impacted Locations
Trump Hotels, Mandarin Oriental and the White Lodging hotel chain also confirmed breaches this year.
ProtonMail Leads Encryption Companies Committed To User Privacy After Paris Terrorist Attacks Inspire Security Debate
It’s still unclear how much of a role encryption played in the planning of the Paris attacks, though members of the Islamic State group reportedly use several encrypted apps.