Following the dark path of drug dealers on the dark web

How investigators took down two dark net powerhouses.   Let’s say you sell illegal drugs on the Internet. Maybe fentanyl, a powerful painkiller that’s lead addiction, overdoses and death. You…

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Multi-million-dollar lottery hack revealed, investigators say

Former lottery security guy did indeed tamper with random number generator, according to court documents. The Tipton family got really lucky, but only on certain days of the year, it seems….

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Why can’t someone stop poisoned ads from showing up on my computer?

Big malvertising campaigns are hitting popular websites in waves. Why can’t this attack ad tsunami be stopped? Maybe you just blinked—total time: less than half a second.  Some things move…

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New Trump hotel attack shows giant security gap in how you pay with plastic

Malicious hackers may have hit Trump’s credit card payment system a second time, and in the same way. It used to be that you worried a thief could steal your credit…

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Digital ‘stay off my lawn’ could be putting you at risk, experts say

How criminals—or even people just looking for some illegal peace and quiet—could use jammers to bring down parts of America’s infrastructure. It was a quiet day in church. Except for…

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Tales from the inside: how employees got busted trying to take the goods

Is your co-worker pulling off cyber info heists at the desk right next you?  She was a technical writer for a company, and put in long hours. The problem is,…

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