Instead of a hard cutoff, the messaging app will gradually degrade and eventually cease to function if you don’t accept the changes.
Stopping payments would go a long way to stopping ransomware. But the choice is never quite so easy.
The so-called Frag Attack vulnerabilities could let hackers steal data or compromise connected gadgets.
Thousands of would-be investors are joining Discord groups that promise big earnings by manipulating the crypto market.
Your smartphone or wearable could help you out in a truly dangerous situation. Here are some options to consider.
The premise is convenient. But the ecommerce giant’s record on privacy isn't exactly inspiring.
As the White House gets involved in the response, the group behind the malware is scrambling.
Emails from the Epic Games lawsuit show Apple brass discussing how to handle a 2015 iOS hack. The company never directly notified affected users.
There's a battle raging over how advertisers can target us on the web—or whether they should be able to target us at all.
The tech giant wants to push its billions of users—and the rest of the industry—to enable multifactor authentication by default.
An attack has crippled the company’s operations—and cut off a large portion of the East Coast’s fuel supply—in an ominous development for critical infrastructure.
Plus: A Peloton data leak, Russian hacker details, and more of the week’s top security news.
The secret campaign, backed by major broadband companies, used real people’s names without their consent.
Sending its users to PayPal has created all sorts of problems that Twitter should have caught ahead of time.
The company’s ex-vice president of IT faces 20 years in prison for creating a pay-to-play environment with technology vendors.
A family-run psychotherapy startup grew into a health care giant. It was a huge success—until the data breach and the anonymous ransom notes sent to clients.
The company tells Apple users that tracking helps keep those platforms “free of charge,” but opting out now doesn't mean paying up later.
Warrantless searches, tracking troops, and more of the week’s top security news.
Regulators in the EU and competitors have raised concerns about the company's proposals to rewrite the rules of online advertising.
A task force counting Amazon, Cisco, and the FBI among its members has proposed a framework to solve one of cybersecurity's biggest problems. Good luck.