Your city is getting smarter — but maybe not safer

All over the world, cities are putting in new technology to become smart cities. But that doesn’t necessarily mean you will be more secure. We go to one of the world’s…

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Why isn’t your phone secure? Government starts asking questions

Two federal agencies call on phone company and wireless carriers for answers about slow security updates that leave people at risk. “Why does it take so long for my phone to…

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Encryption & the next president

The tech industry urges the remaining presidential candidates to put cybersecurity & other tech issues on the front burner. “Boycott Apple,” declared presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump at a rally…

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Search is on for live accounts—like yours—in mysterious billion-password hacker stash

Update: Yahoo sent a statement at 1:25 pm on May 6. Our security team has investigated and we don’t believe there is any significant risk to our users based on…

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Do you speak GIF?

Expect to see more GIFs in use at work, at home, and by attackers who want to get into your computer. Nikita Kronenberg speaks GIF—the short, stylized video clips that…

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Like the Olympics? You’re ripe for cyber attack

Experts show how you can steer clear of scams during the Olympic Games, in Brazil or even here at home.   You were lucky enough to get tickets to the…

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