Feds say they have dark net drug dealer ‘NarcoBoss’

ICE says he sold fentanyl online on AlphaBay, leading to overdoses, some fatal.   You can find reviews for restaurants, dentists, movie theaters — even drug dealers on the dark…

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What is a firewall?

You have many firewalls in your life, from computers to cars.  They are designed to do the same thing—protection. “A firewall is a wall that keeps the bad things out,…

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The Internet turned on itself in Friday’s big attack

When computers could not get through, they kept trying, adding to the massive Internet traffic jam.   You may have tried to get onto Twitter. Or Netflix. Or Amazon. But…

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It’s not over—expect more Internet blitz attacks 

The kind of attack that disrupted major web platforms like Twitter, Amazon and Reddit on Friday will happen again, experts say.   First, there was celebration. “I CAN FINALLY GET BACK ON TWITTER…

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The hunt for phones & money after used tech scheme shutdown

Will unhappy customers get their devices back—or maybe even refunds for their phones & laptops?   Boxes and boxes of used phones, sent by mail, are stacked in a warehouse…

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Chatting with the White House bot

Why you, too, will end up talking with government bots now or in the future.   Have a question about your Social Security? Want to tell something to your congressperson? Want to…

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