Hacking any system as complex as a car requires digging up not just one vulnerability but a series of exploitable bugs that create a path through the target's maze of defenses. So when researchers at the Chinese firm Tencent revealed they could bur
Yahoo Inc was sued on Friday by a user who accused it of gross negligence over a massive 2014 hacking in which information was stolen from at least 500 million accounts.
Earlier today we reported that based on a ReCode announcement, some 200 million Yahoo user accounts (yes, apparently Yahoo has that many users) may have been hacked.
Foreign hackers, suspected to be agents of a hostile foreign government, have stolen sensitive information from at least 500 million Yahoo accounts, the company announced Thursday.
For the third time, a federal judge has ruled that a mass hack by the FBI -- which ensnared thousands of computers based on only one warrant -- was illegal.
Soon, one of the most important cryptographic key pairs on the internet will be changed for the first time.
The researchers were able to remotely control the braking system, sunroof, door locks, trunk, side-view mirrors and more
Hysteria over the government's tendency to eavesdrop on peoples' conversations and personal lives has been at an all-time high since Edward Snowden blew the whistle on the National Security Agency's activities in 2013. One person you might not
Two separate teams of scientists funded by the Pentagon's research arm have revealed significant breakthroughs in the field of quantum teleportation which could have a major impact on cybersecurity and encryption.
Finding proof that an electronic miscount or a hacker had determined the results of a Wisconsin election would be a big, big scandal. But here's an even bigger scandal: No one has any proof election results haven't been miscounted or hacked.
Digital devices and software programs are complicated.
We've made a huge change here at WIRED. We're now encrypting everything that moves between our servers and your browser. Stories. Videos. Ads. Everything. That means no one can tinker with our content before it reaches you.
Hacker Guccifer 2.0 released more Democratic National Committee documents in the latest leak Tuesday.
Private correspondence of Colin Powell, former Secretary of State and a retired four-star general who served under three Republican presidents has been leaked on Tuesday. The e-mails came through the hacker group DC Leaks who dumped a new trove of do
Michael Anti (aka Jing Zhao) has been blogging from China for 12 years. Despite the control the central government has over the Internet -- "All the servers are in Beijing" -- he says that hundreds of millions of microbloggers are in fact creating
Just like any regular tech company, vendors such as Hacking Team or NSO Group, which sell software designed to spy on computers and cellphones, have to convince potential customers that their product is worth the thousands of dollars, or sometimes mi
Want to invisibly spy on 10 iPhone owners without their knowledge?
Anything with a chip in it is vulnerable to attack. Your contactless credit card, your office key card, your passport--as more of our most valuable possessions get an electronic component, more opportunities open up to hackers.
A Romanian hacker nicknamed "Guccifer" who helped expose the existence of a private email domain Hillary Clinton used when she was U.S. secretary of state was sentenced on Thursday to 52 months in prison by a federal court in Alexandria, Virginia.
Anything with a chip in it is vulnerable to attack.
FBI Director James Comey warned again Tuesday about the bureau's inability to access digital devices because of encryption and said investigators were collecting information about the challenge in preparation for an "adult conversation" next ye
Scandal: Leaked documents released a few days ago provide juicy insider details of how a fabulously rich businessman has been using his money to influence elections in Europe, underwrite an extremist group, target U.S. citizens who disagreed with him
I have now seen a bleary eyed John McAfee pose for selfies with hacker fan boys at a strip club in Las Vegas.
Welcome to New World Next Week -- the video series from Corbett Report and Media Monarchy that covers some of the most important developments in open source intelligence news. In this week's episode: