ProtonMail, Encrypted Email From 'Mr. Robot,' Downed By DDoS Even After Paying Ransom
ProtonMail joins Runbox and VFEMail as the encrypted email services forced offline this week.
Insurance Companies Are Treating Hackers Like Natural Disasters, And That's Good For Your Personal Data.
Top insurance carriers are hiring companies that can predict the fallout from a data breach, just like they do with natural disasters.
CIA Director's Hackers Target FBI Deputy Next In Retaliation For Investigation
The group, which calls itself Crackas With Attitude, says it's hacking into accounts in retaliation for an FBI investigation.
YIFY Went Down After MPAA Pressure, But That Isn't Stopping Imitation Sites
Weeks after the piracy site went down, imitators are trying to boost their own image.
Police Using Stingray Cell Phone Surveillance Would Be Required To Obtain Warrant Under New House Bill
The bill comes after the head of the IRS told a Senate committee that the agency uses stingrays with a court order, not a warrant.
Tor Unveils Instant Messaging Service Meant To Shield User Chats From Snoopers
The Internet browser endorsed by Edward Snowden now offers a chat service.
Actual Drivers At Fault In All Driverless Car Crashes: Autonomous Vehicle Researchers
Researchers cautioned driverless cars still have a long way to go before full safety ramifications are understood.
'Star Wars' Emails Offering Free 'Force Awakens' Movie Tickets Is A Phishing Scam Test
More than 10,000 people received the email, intended to test employees' phishing awareness.
'Walking Dead' Torrent Downloads Lead Halloween Piracy Surge Along With 'The Shining' And 'Poltergeist'
Pirates are stealing classic and modern horror films and TV shows like "The Walking Dead," "Insidious," "Poltergeist" and "The Shining."
The FBI Tells Ransomware Victims To Just Pay Up For Access To Their Data, 'The Ransomware Is That Good'
Attackers encrypt a user's data and typically give them between 72 hours and one week to pay up.
New DMCA Exemptions Mean You Can Now Hack Your Own Car
The auto industry has said, in effect, that drivers own the steel in their cars, but not the software. But the U.S. government has ruled differently.
YIFY's Downtime Will Mean Fewer Quality Movie Torrents On Kickass Torrents, The Pirate Bay
YIFY is one of the few places where pirated movies are uploaded before they're indexed on the Pirate Bay.
TalkTalk 'Not Legally Required' To Encrypt Customer Data After Multiple Hacks, CEO Says
The hackers demanded the equivalent of $123,000 in exchange for not reselling stolen data on a dark net forum.
Facebook Search Update Demands Privacy Boost: Here's How To Hide Your Posts From Public Views
Users will be able to search through 2 trillion old posts. Don't let your teenage years come back to haunt you.
Popcorn Time Shut Down: The 'Netflix For Pirates' Follows Kickass Torrents Warning, Goes Offline For Good
This comes after Popcorn Time developers left in an exodus over a financial dispute.
How To Stop Ransomware, The Cyberattack That Holds Your Computer Hostage Until You Pay
Attacks by hackers holding access to computers for ransom are typically traced back to Russia or Eastern Europe, where technical skills are in heavy supply, but jobs aren't.
Cocaine, Meth For Sale On The Silk Road 3.0, The Latest Attempt To Reboot The Online Bazaar Founded By 'Dread Pirate Roberts'
“There is is no judgment, censorship or repercussion here," said a message on the site. "We are truly free.”
Kickass Torrents Is Infected With So Much Malware It's Starting To Look Like The Pirate Bay
Kickass Torrents, the most popular piracy website in the world, is spreading more than free movies and TV shows.
Surveillance Cameras Hacked: Shopping Mall CCTV Systems Hijacked, Redirected At Cloud Servers
Your first step after buying a new Internet-enabled product should always be to change the password.
SpaceX Lawsuit Alleges Elon Musk's Rocket Company Forced Hourly Employees To Work 'Off The Clock'
It's the latest in a number of suits filed against the California company over alleged labor law violations.
Medical Websites Targeted By 26% Of All Malware In 2015, Digital Assault On Healthcare Ramps Up
A new report on cybersecurity says 26.6 percent of all malware attacks in 2015 were aimed at healthcare sites.
Amino Says It's The First App To Use Health Insurance Data To Benefit Consumers, But Privacy Advocates Are Still Nervous
The startup is patching together available insurance data to help patients suffering from rare maladies find the right doctor.
Credit Card Hackers Figured Out How To Break Chip-And-PIN Security Years Ago
Criminals in France figured out how to dupe the PIN verification on chip-and-PIN credit cards being rolled out in the U.S., researchers said.
US Air Force Beefs Up Nuclear Surveillance With Five New Squadrons, Including One That Can See Underground
At least one squadron will be able to detect underground nuclear tests, one of North Korea's favorite tactics.
Failing To Protect 'Internet Of Things' Data Is Biggest Threat To Tech, Says Symantec, Cisco, RSA Security
In the "Internet of Things" era, customers just won't do business with companies they don't trust with their data.
EA Games Denies Hack, But You Should Probably Change Your Password Anyway
Hackers often repost user credentials that are already available to boost their own reputations.
McDonald's All-Day Breakfast Is Giving Franchise Owners Heartburn
Small restaurants have complained about a lack of grill space and unrealistic expectations.
FBI Investigating Possible Russian Hack On Dow Jones, First Discovered More Than A Year Ago: Report
The breach is believed to have been the work of hackers with connections to Russia.
German Hostage Released: Aid Worker Kidnapped On Kabul Street
The unnamed victim is said to be happy and relieved after regaining her freedom.
Russian Air Force Says It Hit 49 Islamic State Targets In Syria, But US Intelligence Questions Moscow's Impact
The U.S. and its allies have accused Russian aircraft of bombing Syrian rebels, who are in many cases backed by the West.