A major Silk Road drug dealer was flipped by the government just months before Silk Road was shutdown and Ross Ulbricht was arrested.
Twitter has overtaken Facebook as the social media network that is most important to teens, according to Piper Jaffray's semi-annual teen market research report.
As tuitions rise and the job market still slumps, many young college graduates are wrestling with the question of how to make their increasingly expensive educations pay off.
"AN ENTIRELY DIFFERENT CLASS OF ANIMAL COMING SOON."
When he was five years old, Saroo Brierley got lost on a train in India and was separated from his family.
A group of Chinese scientists at Shanghai’s Fudan University have a bright idea: A lightbulb that produces its own Wi-Fi signal. According to Xinhua, the technology is called Li-Fi, and the prototype actually works better than the average connect
The line between public and private has blurred in the past decade, both online and in real life, and Alessandro Acquisti is here to explain what this means and why it matters. In this thought-provoking, slightly chilling talk, he shares details of r
I had a conversation the other day with the best and most knowledgeable computer guy I know. After discussing privacy threats, he made this statement: Everybody buying a Windows computer today is a traitor to humanity.
"Apple's claim that they can't read end-to-end encrypted iMessage[s] is definitely not true," researchers from QuarksLab wrote in a white paper summarizing their findings. "As everyone suspected: yes they can!"
The operator of the popular file-sharing service isoHunt, which the courts have declared a massive copyright scofflaw, is shutting down to settle a long-running lawsuit from the Motion Picture Association of America, according to court records lodged
The world's oceans are a vast, untapped information reservoir.
Founder and creator of the Daily Paul website - America's second-finest news source following the Onion - Michael Nystrom today announced in a low-cost internet press release that he would be willing to fix the Obamacare enrollment website for $80, p
The NSA is harvesting hundreds of millions of contact lists from personal e-mail and instant messaging accounts around the world, many of them belonging to Americans. The collection program intercepts e-mail address books and “buddy lists”
Those interested in doing an intimate tour of the Museo Lamborghini car museum would have traditionally had to trot to Lamborghini's headquarters in Sant'Agata Bolognese, Italy.
“You don’t have to know Jeremy to help, you just have to care” ~ Jeremy’s friend Grace said that at the #FreeHammond/#FreeBB fundraiser in NY in August. It is doubtless true. Jeremy Hammond is a prisoner pending sentencing for computer hacking
To make matters worse (for Levison), whose company existed to provide “secure” communications from the government, the order forbid him from informing his other customers of the government’s demands, and their communications would be revealed.
The 29-year-old man accused of masterminding the notorious Silk Road drug forum will soon be on his way to New York.
"Rather than try a brute force that makes sense to a computer but not to people, let's use human beings because people typically make these long passwords based on things that humans use," Dustin remembered thinking. "I basically utilized the
Closing down the Silk Road and arresting its alleged operator has left the FBI in uncharted territory.
Since I started working with Snowden’s documents, I have been using a number of tools to try to stay secure from the NSA. The advice I shared included using Tor, preferring certain cryptography over others, and using public-domain encryption wherever
Last month, we told you how the food delivery service Eat24 used porn sites to advertise its offerings to the stay-at-home crowd without paying the higher advertising fees demanded by other publishers.
Obamacare is going to crash and burn from technical issues more than political concerns, it seems. You’ve probably already heard that virtually no one can sign up using the online Obamacare exchanges. The web forms are broken. The code is buggy. The
An online dating website which bills itself as “The World’s Largest Sugar Daddy Dating Website” says it has recorded a 50 percent jump in average daily sign-ups since the start of the government shutdown.
“Dread Pirate Roberts”, clean-cut Ross William Ulbricht wore jail-issued red shirt and pants and ankle restraints before a U.S. magistrate judge. He conferred with his court-appointed attorney, then scanned the packed courtroom gallery before facing
The targets of the new program include persons “not committing a crime… We’re not going to go after you, but we are going to take down the language off of Facebook, because there’s no redeeming societal value and it’s clearly hurting somebody.”
The National Security Agency and its UK counterpart have made repeated and determined attempts to identify people using the Tor anonymity service, but the fundamental security remains intact, as top-secret documents published on Friday revealed.
The company doesn't think hackers got decrypted credit/debit card numbers
Scanning a smartphone for malware with a charger offers more protection than security apps ever can.
What does come as a surprise is the government has attained the level of sophistication necessary to break Tor, to identify the users behind the curtain, to track their virtual existence back to the real world, where people have names, live in rented
The company behind IBM’s storage cloud is indeed on the way out.