Should I pay for antivirus protection?

We’re answering your questions about security. Here’s one from our #AskArcher show. “Should I be paying for my desktop computer to have virus protection? Or is there anything free available?”…

Read More

Code Red: how the new U.S. cyber attack directive will work

White House lays out color-coded plan to deal with growing threat. A cyber strike team has frozen all connected cars in their tracks. You sit—jammed—on the freeway, hearing report after…

Read More

Will robocops return to patrol at shopping center after incident?

Patrol bot maker pulled the plug after robot was accused of running down a toddler.  The future of robot policing is in limbo after a collision between a toddler and a 300-pound…

Read More

Unlocking your phone after you’re dead—using your fingerprints

Death may not stop police from getting you to unlock your phone from the grave. It is a first for a biometrics lab in Michigan. They are recreating a dead…

Read More

Could Pokemon Go cheaters threaten your cybersecurity?

Some say the rise in “location-spoofing” could lead to more GPS attacks on cell towers, drones and more. It’s not enough to play the game. Some fans of Pokemon Go are cheating their…

Read More

“Airbnbeware”—warning about hack on people at vacation rentals

Researcher sounds alarm about how attackers could ruin your stay this summer. From the U.S. to Spain to Russia, you’ll find Wi-Fi in homes you rent through Airbnb and other…

Read More