US Justice Department officials announce charges and arrests related to an international computer intrusion campaign tied to the Chinese government.
The department also sanctions Andrii Derkach, a member of Ukraine's parliament, for efforts to interfere with the 2020 election.
Campaigns use cellphone data to raise money, find and persuade new voters and encourage their base to vote.
Endless pop-up ads siphon off data paid for with federal subsidies in the Lifeline program, researchers found.
This week's major tech stories include Samsung's new 2-in-1 with an 11th-generation Intel chip, iOS' Covid-19 notifications and Facebook's takedown of a network of troll accounts.
Chris Krebs, who heads the Department of Homeland Security's cybersecurity agency, says that low-tech solutions might be the key to a secure election.
Absentee voting is resilient and secure, US cybersecurity officer Chris Krebs says, because it generates an auditable paper trail.
Hackers accessed data from millions of Uber users in 2016, but it wasn't revealed to the public until 2017.
The hacker's message is urgent and aimed directly at you. We'll teach you how to keep from getting duped.
A new report suggests some August smart locks setups could be decoded to hack into your home's Wi-Fi.
How to sell a $1,000 phone during a pandemic, what Trump's TikTok ban is really about, and why skateboarding can provide some sanity during quarantine.
Two presentations at the Defcon security conference show that government apps consume an unhealthy amount of data.