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4 Tips for a More Secure Lock Screen

The lock screen on your phone and tablet is all that stands in the way of an unwanted visitor and everything in your digital life, so best be sure there are as few chinks in the armor as possible. Here are the settings on the latest versions of Android and iOS to be aware of if you want to make sure your lock screen… » 8/28/15 9:21am Yesterday 9:21am

American Drones Are Killing ISIS Hackers Now

ISIS talks a big talk when it comes to hacking, and United States forces just showed they’re not going to put up with it. The Obama administration just announced that a drone strike has killed the organization’s top cyber-terrorist, Junaid Hussain. At least one American leader says the rest of the ISIS hackers should… » 8/27/15 4:05pm Thursday 4:05pm

Taxpayers Are Suing the IRS Over That Huge Hack, Of Course 

Pretty much any time thousands of people get their personal information stolen because a company failed to secure itsservers, you can count on a lawsuit. That’s the case the recent IRS hack that exposed over 300,000 taxpayers’ info. Some of those taxpayers are now suing the IRS for the screw up. » 8/26/15 10:05am Wednesday 10:05am

It Looks Like Ashley Madison Execs Hacked a Competing Dating Site in 2012

Karma’s a bitch. Hackers recently leaked the inbox of Ashley Madison CEO Noel Biderman (pictured above). Turns out Noel and his cronies have done some hacking of their own. The emails reveal that the company’s CTO hacked into a competing dating site back in November 2012. Biderman even asked him to steal emails. » 8/24/15 5:45pm Monday 5:45pm

Ashley Madison Hackers Break Their Silence

The hackers who stole countless gigabytes of Ashley Madison user data finally spoke up. In an interview with Motherboard, the Impact Team said that “Nobody was watching” when they broke into Ashley Madison’s servers repeatedly over the past few years. “[We] got in and found nothing to bypass,” said one of the hackers. » 8/21/15 5:40pm 8/21/15 5:40pm

JFK Now Tracks Passengers' Cellphones to Predict Airport Wait Times

The worst part about air travel isn’t the cramped airplane cabins, the terrible food, or the awkward security pat-downs–it’s all the waiting and lining up you have to do at the airport. So New York’s JFK is now using a new cellphone tracking system to predict just how long you’ll be standing around. » 8/20/15 9:11am 8/20/15 9:11am

"Sound Proof" Could Kill Annoying Two-Step Authentication Codes

Whether your employer requires it or you’re just a paranoid stonewall of personal security, two-step authentication simply does a better job at protecting your online life. But it adds a bit of hassle, too. Now, researchers are testing how to use ambient noises in your environment to confirm your identity, instead of… » 8/17/15 12:40pm 8/17/15 12:40pm

Spooks Keep Finding Classified Information in Hillary's Private Emails

Hillary Clinton’s email scandal isn’t going away any time soon. The Associated Press is now reporting that the intelligence community found classified information in two of the 40 randomly selected emails from the 30,000 that Clinton handed over to investigators. Think about those numbers. » 8/14/15 11:40am 8/14/15 11:40am