You can fight robocallers… with your own robot

How “hang on, there’s a bee on me” is defeating scam telemarketers at their own game.   “Roger” just woke up from a nap, so he’s a little out of…

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After free beer hack, tech will get more secure—eventually

Company left rewards system vulnerable to hackers looking to sip & sup for free.   Free beer! Now that we have your attention, we’d like to tell you about the fallout from the…

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Do driverless cars already have serious security holes?

Security researchers try to get autonomous car makers to focus on safety at every speed. You may like the idea of hopping in a car or bus without a driver and…

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Spy game: Did you just strap a secret listening device to your wrist?

  Attackers may soon be eyeing your smartwatch as a way to get into your business and your bank account, cybersecurity experts say.  That new smartwatch helps you count your…

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‘Ransomwear’: holding your watch and other wearable tech hostage

Will hackers try out ransomware on your smart clothes and implanted medical devices? Your $350 Apple watch is right there on your wrist. But malicious hackers have locked it up with…

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“Victim” sends infectious gift to scammers

Researcher turns tables, gives ransomware to tech support scammers.  If you get a call from a tech support scammer, you might hang up—and shake your head in disgust. But a…

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