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Man arrested for allegedly selling hacked military info to terrorists

Ardit Ferizi of Kosovo was arrested in Malaysia on terrorism charges and is set for extradition to the US.

By October 16, 2015


Call of Duty live tweeted a fake terrorist attack

Social media campaign for Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 featured reports of fictional terrorist attack; Activision declines to comment following widespread criticisms.

By September 29, 2015


How smartphones offer Syrian refugees a lifeline

Startups and nonprofit organizations are offering high-tech assistance to the hyper-connected wave of Syrian refugees.

By November 27, 2015


Presidential candidate suggests microchips for Syrian refugees

Transhumanist Party candidate Zoltan Istvan says implanting technology in those fleeing unrest in the Middle East could allow us to aid the humanitarian effort and protect our borders from terrorists.

By November 20, 2015


On encryption, Clinton tells Silicon Valley to be a team player

Democratic presidential candidate tells tech companies they need to help track down terrorists but stops short of calling for weaker encryption. It's a balancing act between security and privacy.

By November 19, 2015


Lord of the Paranoids: New Yahoo security exec on protecting a billion-plus accounts

Bob Lord, Yahoo's new security chief, will lead a team called the Paranoids. Like all security executives, he has a tough job.

By November 21, 2015


Islamic State militants will aim to kill via cyberattacks, says UK chancellor

The future direction of cybersecurity investment and legislation is a high priority for politicians in the wake of the Paris terror attacks.

By November 17, 2015


New 'X-Files' trailer shows Mulder and Scully in pursuit of the truth

The truth is still out there & FBI agents Mulder and Scully plan on uncovering it in this new footage, which includes flashbacks, explosions, familiar faces and a possible dead alien, from the upcoming "X-Files" revival show.

By September 28, 2015


Apple, Microsoft tussle with feds over access to user data

Tech companies say that user data requested by the government is encrypted and therefore inaccessible. But the government doesn't like that response.

By September 8, 2015


UK data retention scheme ruled unlawful

The UK High Court has ruled that Britain's DRIPA data retention scheme is "inconsistent" with European law. The government warns losing access to metadata could cost lives.

By July 20, 2015