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The scenario was always hypothetical but the fact such a thing was even possible until this week has left some in the Bitcoin community feeling alarmed.
Netflix phishing scammers are at it again, sending emails that try to steal sensitive details from subscribers.
US government recommended six months behind bars. That’s one month for every million people that viewed a part of the pirated movie, apparently.
The new preventative cybersecurity powers include potentially acting against countries considered friendly toward the US - a risky move, some say.
The young men behind the powerful IoT device botnet have been working undercover with law enforcement since they were first fingered.
Western Digital has failed to patch a serious security vulnerability in its MyCloud NAS drives that it was told about more than a year ago, researchers have alleged.
What happens if your browser doesn't tell you the truth about the identity of the website you're looking at?
One year to the day after iOS 11 appeared, Apple yesterday released its replacement, iOS 12.
Another day, another poorly configured MongoDB database.
A third party app can use Grindr’s distance data to pinpoint a users location down to a room within a house.
The social network is trying to protect candidates, elected officials and their staff from "hackers and foreign adversaries".
It’s only September and yet 2018 is well on its way to being remembered as the year of fixing flaws we didn’t realise were possible in hardware we’d never heard of.
Millions of documents have been stolen from top UK universities and are being sold over WhatsApp for as little as £2.
New Mexico's AG filed a lawsuit accusing a popular app maker, plus Google's and Twitter's ad platforms, of illegally collecting kids' data.
Senators have discovered that the State Department is breaking the law by not using multi-factor authentication in its emails.
Your web browser goes with you everywhere on the web. But how much do you trust it?
The social network is expanding its effort to stamp out fake news.
The romance and business email compromise scammer pled guilty to fraud amounting to $25m.
Like a good junior programmer, Facebook's AI is cutting its teeth with a bit of bug fixing.
From the hidden camera found in an AirBnb room and the smart TVs now admitting to viewers they spied on them to Google Chrome creating passwords for you, and more!