A secret program called Auroragold allows NSA agents to find and even introduce vulnerabilities into cell phone systems that they can exploit to monitor calls and texts.
World-renowned British physicist Stephen Hawking warns that increasing development of artificial intelligence could pose a serious threat to the very existence of humanity.
CNet poll also finds techies planning to spend $710 on holiday shopping this year, most of that online.
A light-up bow whose arrows are advertised as flying up to 145 feet and the “Catapencil” — a pencil with a miniature slingshot-style launcher on its end — are on an annual list of unsafe toys released Wednesday by a Massachusetts-based consumer watchdog group.
AT&T Mobility, the nation’s second-largest cellular provider, says it’s no longer attaching hidden Internet tracking codes to data transmitted from its users’ smartphones. The practice made it nearly impossible to shield its subscribers’ identities online.
An overwhelming majority of Americans feel a complete lack of control over the privacy of their personal information, with 91 percent of U.S. adults agreeing that consumers “have lost control” over how companies and the government collect and use their personal data.
Officials say HealthCare.gov has gotten cybersecurity upgrades ahead of a Nov. 15 start for the second open enrollment season under President Barack Obama’s health care law.
A cyberattack similar to previous hacker intrusions from China penetrated computer networks for months at USIS, the government’s leading security clearance contractor, before the company noticed, officials and others familiar with an FBI investigation and related official inquiries told The Associated Press.
U.S. safety regulators are warning owners of more than 4.7 million vehicles that have been recalled for air bag problems to get them repaired immediately.
The defense contractor promises nuclear fusion generators would be much smaller, about the size of a semi-truck.