These are the best stories on hacking, information security, privacy, and surveillance from this year that we wish we had reported and written ourselves.
The Wachowskis' masterpiece steered countless people into cybersecurity, and changed hacking culture forever.
iCloud, Steam, Minecraft, and several others are all vulnerable to a vulnerability that is trivially easy for hackers to exploit.
Amazon Web Service’s outage this week has shown the world just how much the internet relies on it, and why that’s a bad thing.
The online trading company said a hacker obtained email addresses of 5 million users, and full names of 2 million users.
“Bluntly, UAE sends assassination teams to deal with people they don’t like. [...] Even ransomware groups are subject to political pressure."
The sanction could prevent NSO Group from purchasing products and services from U.S. companies such as Amazon, Microsoft, and Dell.
Hackers hit Iran's infrastructure for the second time in four months, after disrupting the country's train system.
A day after it was revealed that the US and its allies hacked the infamous REvil ransomware gang, a competing gang published an anti-government rant on its website.
Sinclair is still struggling to go back to normal operations. Channels can’t air ads, employees had no email access for days, and there’s a lot of confusion.
A still unknown ransomware group hacked the controversial TV giant Sinclair, causing disruptions at several channels across the United States.
A St. Louis Post-Dispatch journalist found 100,000 Social Security numbers exposed in a government website, and reported the flaw to the government.