Weirdness is a clue about fraudulent email messages. But it takes more than a sense that something’s wrong to get people to investigate.
A tool made for tracking criminals and terrorists has potentially been used against politicians, dissidents and journalists. Here’s how the spyware works.
It’s reported the Pegasus spyware can capture a user’s keystrokes, intercept communications, track their device and tap into their camera and microphone.
A UN working group on cybersecurity is making incremental progress in highlighting the importance of including and protecting civilians.
We believe fitness trackers keep us healthy, and connected toys keep children safe – but such devices are easily abused.
In its inaugural contest, the Tianfu Cup produced an iPhone hack that was allegedly used to spy on China’s Uyghur minority.
Fragmented authority for national cyber defense and the vulnerabilities of private companies that control software and infrastructure stack the deck against US cybersecurity.
Passwords have been around for decades and we’re still getting it wrong.
The courts have given the government the authority to hack into private computers unannounced. The action addresses a clear threat, but it also sets an unsettling precedent.
Universities are a prime target for cyber attacks and the weakest links in their defences are all the non-expert users of their systems. Teaching everyone basic cyber hygiene is vital.
If you’re reluctant to share your password, or broadcast a team password in Slack in a groupchat, your instincts are correct. But mocking those who ‘do the wrong thing’ is unlikely to help.
Companies today collect vast amounts of our personal data. What measures can governments and regulators take to reduce the inherent risks and keep our data?
Ransomware is quietly developing into one of the most disruptive – and lucrative – forms of cybercrime.
Fragmented authority for national cyber defense and global supply chains for building software stack the deck against US cybersecurity.
Sophisticated fake social media personas created by North Korean hackers offered to collaborate with cybersecurity researchers. Several US researchers fell for it.
Cybersecurity risks are evolving rapidly. How can they be more effectively assessed and managed ?
A scholar of cyber conflict sets out why retaliation doesn't prevent future attacks, and explains what might have a better chance.
Cyberwarfare is more like cancer than bombs and bullets. Cybersecurity experts are just beginning to make their diagnosis of the Sunburst hack.
America’s public schools often lack the adequate security to protect their students’ most sensitive data from being linked on the web.
The outdated Microsoft operating system was recently dumped online in a huge leak. Hackers can now scour it for bugs to exploit.