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How the Right and Left Saw James Comey's Senate Testimony Today

When former FBI director James Comey spoke, both sides of the political spectrum heard very different things.

James Comey's Senate Testimony Raised As Many Questions as Answers

Former FBI director James Comey's Senate testimony did not disappoint---and raised as many questions as it answered.

Ai Weiwei Gets Artsy-Fartsy About Surveillance

A new exhibition in New York puts the surveillance state on display.

Banned From the US? There's a Robot for That

At the world's biggest human-computer interaction conference, researchers threatened by Trump's travel ban use telepresence robots to bridge the divide.

Security News This Week: OneLogin Had One Very Bad Breach

Each weekend we round up the news stories that we didn’t break or cover in depth but that still deserve your attention.

Dangerous 'Fireball' Adware Infects a Quarter Billion PCs

A widespread adware infection hides the ability to inflict far worse than spammy browser tweaks.

Researchers Sniff Out Stingrays With Ridesharing Cars

University of Washington researchers put sensors in 15 ridesharing cars, and uncovered new evidence of how stingrays are being used and how to detect them.

Don't Buy Into Putin's Latest Misdirection on Election Hacking

Vladimir Putin says "patriotic" Russian hackers may meddle in elections, but he's just creating more noise.

Inside Google's Global Campaign to Shut Down Phishing

It's not easy keeping billions of devices safe from phishing attacks. Here's how Google pulls it off.

Silk Road Creator Ross Ulbricht Loses Life Sentence Appeal

An appellate court puts the final seal on Ulbricht's life sentence, rejecting arguments about corrupt investigators and the injustice of his harsh sentence.

Tuesday's Interceptor Missile Defense Test Only Proves So Much

The Pentagon successfully tested its interceptor missile defense against an ICBM, but that doesn't mean the US is ready for a strike.

Pokémon Go Cheaters Get a 'Shadowban' From Developer Niantic

A new "shadowban" leaves Pokémon Go bot runners stuck in a sea of Pidgeys.

How to Spring Clean Your Digital Clutter to Protect Yourself

You don't have to get your hands dirty to do the most important spring cleaning of the year.

Security News This Week: Bug Bounties Pay But Piracy Doesn't

Each weekend we round up the news stories that we didn’t break or cover in depth but that still deserve your attention.

1Password's Clever New Way to Protect Your Data at the Border Could Also Add Risk

1Password's new Travel Mode feature should keep sensitive data safew from border patrol---but could also raise suspicions.

Russian Hackers Are Using 'Tainted' Leaks to Sow Disinformation

A group of security researchers present the most systematic analysis yet showing Russian hackers mix fakes in with their hacked revelations.

This Android malware features a 'dangerous' new attack

Dvmap uses new techniques to infect devices - and has been downloaded over 50,000 times.

3 Ways Social Media Can Improve Your Google Search Ranking

Although Google has always been reserved about how its search ranking algorithm works, there is no doubt that it takes social media into account! One example of how this is in top-ranking websites. These websites always have a strong social media presence. Show More Summary

EU seeks new powers to obtain data "directly" from US tech firms

European officials are pushing for more streamlined access to data stored overseas, amid an ongoing terror threat across the 28 member-state bloc.

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