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Every Android device is vulnerable to newly discovered bugs

With two new "Stagefright" vulnerabilities discovered, almost every Android device ever released is vulnerable to malicious hackers. Fixing the bug isn't simple.

By October 1, 2015


New credit cards aim to protect consumers, banks from hackers

A chip implanted in new cards is designed to stop cybercrime. Starting Thursday, stores that haven't upgraded their card-reading terminals will be on the hook for fraudulent charges.

By September 30, 2015


Ashley Madison puts $377,000 bounty on hackers' heads

Police suspect two suicides are related to the release of information stolen from the relationship-cheating website.

By August 24, 2015


Wreaking havoc: Ashley Madison breach shows hackers' shifting motives

Hackers claiming a moralistic purpose have a long tradition on the Internet, but they're causing much more damage than ever before.

By August 21, 2015


Data breach hits roughly 15M T-Mobile customers, applicants

A hack of Experian, the company that handles credit checks for the wireless carrier, results in the loss of T-Mobile customers' Social Security numbers, birth dates and names.

By October 1, 2015


Why you'll want to install that new iPhone operating system ASAP: Protection from hackers

Though smartphones have yet to become a major target for hackers, even the iPhone has known security flaws. Updating your software is one of the best ways to stay safe.

By September 19, 2015


Low Latency 135: Elite hacker Barbie

The newest Barbie doll has Wi-Fi and can talk back.

By September 18, 2015


Hackers could use baby monitors to watch your kids too, security experts warn

Some video-streaming baby monitors aren't safe from hackers, a security researcher finds, and it doesn't matter how much you paid either. Experts say this is part of a trend indicating poor security in Net-connected household devices.

By September 2, 2015


Hackers might have stolen IRS data on more than 300,000 households

More taxpayers than originally thought had personal information stolen in a hack that used a surprisingly simple method.

By August 17, 2015


Tesla hackers explain how they did it at Defcon

At the digital security conference, Kevin Mahaffey and Marc Rogers explain how they hacked a Tesla Model S -- and why you shouldn't be too alarmed.

By August 9, 2015