As South Korea builds up its missile defense, China keeps a close eye. The post All About the US Missile Defense That’ll Protect South Korea---And Tick Off China appeared first on WIRED.
A Romanian spammer is in part behind a sudden surge in fake Twitter followers in recent weeks. But it's not something Twitter seems to want to deal with.
Facebook will be paying publishers to produce videos so they can promote their new ad products! Testing for mid-roll Facebook ads began last fall, and then earlier this year. Produced videos will have to be at least 90 seconds long, so that at least one ad can be dropped in the middle of play. Show More Summary
Each weekend we round up the news stories that we didn't break or cover in depth but that still deserve your attention. The post Security News This Week: A Coachella Smartphone Thief Forgot About 'Find My iPhone' appeared first on WIRED.
No one wants murder videos on Facebook. But no one wants Facebook to censor their baby videos, either. The post Want to Stop Facebook Violence? You Won't Like the Choices appeared first on WIRED.
Why is this? Because social media is becoming an increasingly crucial element in brand strategy! Even as consumers’ behaviors fluctuate with other forms of digital media and devices, their need for social media has gown constant. Thus,...Show More Summary
Encrypted calling is tricky to get right, but that's changing fast. The post Encrypted Chat Took Over. Let’s Encrypt Calls, Too appeared first on WIRED.
Several major banks don't use case-sensitive passwords.
Easy to use tools available free on the internet are one of the routes into online crime for some youngsters warn police.
This post was based on analysis by Yashashree Gund and RaviKant Tiwari. There is a lot of speculation in the news about surveillance from home appliances, personal electronics, or other Internet of Things (IoT) devices. Although some...Show More Summary
Not only was LastPass using a password hash in its two-factor authentication scheme, but 2FA could be disabled by an attacker, a security researcher has found.
No matter your feelings on Assange or WikiLeaks, espionage charges against the group would represent a serious blow to press freedom. The post The US Charging Julian Assange Could Put Press Freedom on Trial appeared first on WIRED.
Announcing WIRED's new installation of SecureDrop, a better way to securely send us sensitive tips and leaks. The post A New Way to Securely Send Information to WIRED appeared first on WIRED.
It's an unprecedented spike given that the FISA court has only turned down 21 government requests in three decades.
The fingerprint reader aims to target in-store fraud by reducing the need of PIN codes and signatures.
Fake 'System Update' app downloaded by over a million users since first appearing in 2014.
Over 20 models are impacted, exposing thousands of household devices online to exploit.
Does it make sense for a company that makes $60bn a year from online ads to turn the world's most popular browser into an ad blocker?
If vendor data breach apathy has set in, we're all in trouble.
Juliusz Brzostek, director of Poland's NC Cyber, explains what the country's cybersecurity center has been up to in its first nine months of operation.