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Teen falls to his death while taking an extreme selfie, report says

Technically Incorrect: In Russia, a so-called daredevil teen tries to take a picture while hanging from a rope off the side of a building. The rope snaps.

By October 5, 2015


Fiat Chrysler waited 18 months to tell regulators about hacking risk

The automaker reportedly didn't disclose the security flaw in its Uconnect infotainment system because it felt the issue did not pose a safety concern.

By August 5, 2015


Android Stagefright vulnerability leaves handsets at risk

A security research company claims to have found a vulnerability baked into Google's Android operating system that could leave devices open to attack. CNET's Lexy Savvides reports on how Google has addressed the issue and how users can minimize the risk.

By July 27, 2015


Most Android phones at risk from simple text hack, researcher says

Last year, more than 1 billion Android devices shipped around the globe. Security firm Zimperium says this vulnerability could affect 95 percent of them.

By July 27, 2015


Gone in a flash? Facebook says Adobe's plug-in is a security risk no longer worth taking

Steve Jobs' 2010 appeal for a Flash-free world echoes again from Facebook and from Firefox maker Mozilla after revelations of just how vulnerable Adobe's animation software actually is.

By July 13, 2015


Conquer the Seven Kingdoms in 'Game of Thrones' Risk game

The classic board game Risk gets a "Game of Thrones" makeover complete with 650 pieces -- including a Daenerys Targaryen card.

By July 8, 2015


Elon Musk-backed group gives $7M to explore artificial intelligence risks

The Future of Life Institute, which aims to protect humanity from the possible negative effects of artificial intelligence, awards the cash to 37 research teams.

By July 1, 2015


Apple recalls Beats Pill XL speakers on risk of overheating

The voluntary recall stems from problems with the battery in the Beats Pill XL speakers, which in rare cases, may overheat and pose a fire risk, says Apple.

By June 3, 2015


Shock risk causes Shark to recall four of its vacuum cleaners

Different versions of the Shark Rotator Powered Lift-Away could potentially have a safety issue.

By May 8, 2015


Black Ops 3 dev says three-year production allowed for risk-taking

The next Call of Duty game's various new Titanfall-like movement abilities might not have made the cut on a two-year development cycle, Treyarch says.

By April 30, 2015