He sent emails he thought were infected with viruses to Department of Energy employees involved in developing nuclear weapons.
Law-enforcement officials say they’re running out of ways to spy on criminals and terrorists. Maybe they’re not looking in the right places.
The Bay Area will host this year’s big game in the league’s newest venue, an arena chock-full of technology and networking equipment.
If you work for a government agency, your taco emoji are federal records.
Children who grew up in a time of rapid innovation may be better equipped to learn how to use new devices later in life—or they might be as resistant to new tech as many seniors are today.
When American Internet companies do business abroad, they are sometimes forced to do a repressive government’s dirty work.
The technology that keeps your text messages private had its start on the banks of the Tigris River, 3500 years ago.
Hackers are taking over devices and demanding ransoms to give them back. What happens when they get ahold of your house?
Protecting your data usually means navigating a miserable user experience.
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On Tuesday night, Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio clashed over NSA surveillance—but they can’t tell the public what they’re arguing about.
Organizations in nearly every industry are losing health data to theft, hacking, and carelessness.
Pick your favorite: “bleep” or “bloop.”
The “hacktivist” group Anonymous took down the Trump Tower website for about an hour.
In the 1950s, a group of scientists spoke out against the dangers of nuclear weapons. Should cryptographers take on the surveillance state?
The Central Asian country will require “back doors” that will allow the government to surveil and censor Internet traffic.
By linking data security with terrorism, the president seemed to hint at a policy shift.
But law enforcement wants easier access to them.
Months after it announced that it was hacked, the agency has finally put together an inventory of its own servers.
Censoring the web isn't just illiberal—it’s bad policy.