Chrome Extension Malware Has Evolved
While helpful and creative, Chrome extensions have also become a new playground for hackers intent on stealing your data.
Strava Data Heat Maps Expose Military Base Locations Around the World
The US military is reexamining security policies after fitness tracker data shared on social media revealed bases and patrol routes
Dutch Spies Snooped on Russia's Elite Hackers, and More Security News This Week
The Doomsday Clock, #ReleaseTheMemo, and more of the week's top security news.
Robert Mueller's Russia Investigation Includes at Least One Facebook Employee Interview
As special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation grows, at least one Facebook employee who worked alongside the 2016 Trump campaign has been pulled into the probe.
Your Sloppy Bitcoin Drug Deals Will Haunt You for Years
Scouring the blockchain, researchers found years-old evidence tying Silk Road transaction to users' public accounts.
How #ReleaseTheMemo Relies on Basic Misunderstandings of FISA Law
Congressman Devin Nunes has fired up his fellow Republicans over a mysterious memo, taking advantage of a secretive legal process to sow confusion.
Bob Lord Is the DNC's New Chief Security Officer
At Yahoo, Bob Lord led the response to two massive cyberattacks. Now he's bringing that know-how to the Democratic National Committee.
The Doomsday Clock Ticks Closer to Midnight Over Nuclear War Fears
As the so-called Doomsday Clock ticks even closer to midnight, a reminder of just how easy it is to slip into nuclear war.
Meltdown and Spectre Patches From Intel and Others Have a Rough Start
In the haste to address the Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities that shook the computer industry, several clumsy patch attempts have had to be pulled.
Tinder's Lack of Encryption Lets Strangers Spy on Your Swipes
Thanks to Tinder's patchwork use of HTTPS, researchers found they could reconstruct someone's entire experience in the app.