FCC Commissioners Say the Agency Won’t Tell Them About Phone Location Data Investigation
Ajit Pai’s FCC cares more about the privacy of its investigation than the privacy of consumers, one says.
AT&T Contractors and a Verizon Employee Charged With Helping SIM Swapping Criminal Ring
The indictments show that sometimes stealing phone numbers to hack accounts is an inside job.
‘They Would Go Absolutely Nuts’: How a Mark Cuban-Backed Facial Recognition Firm Tried to Work With Cops
Suspect Technologies tried to convince police to hand over a database of driver license photos, and pitched a product that would scan for people of a certain ethnicity.
An Adult Model Explains How to Take the Best Nude Selfies
Whether you're a professional or just looking to sext, here's the stuff you'll need to upgrade your nude selfie game.
Senators Introduce Bill That Would Ban Websites From Using Manipulative Consent Forms
Platforms have a problem with informed consent. A new Senate bill might change that.
Major Vulnerability Potentially Impacted 150 Million Smartphone Users Worldwide
Researchers discovered a since-patched vulnerability in an app pre-installed on smartphones made by Xiaomi.
Why The ASUS Supply Chain Hack Is a Big Deal
This week, CYBER speaks to Kim Zetter about her blockbuster scoop on a daring, sophisticated supply chain attack against computer giant ASUS.
Hackers Hijacked ASUS Software Updates to Install Backdoors on Thousands of Computers
The Taiwan-based tech giant ASUS is believed to have pushed the malware to hundreds of thousands of customers through its trusted automatic software update tool after attackers compromised the company’s server and used it to push the malware to machines.
Facebook’s Phone Number Policy Could Push Users to Not Trust Two-Factor Authentication
Users are angry that Facebook is letting others, including advertisers, look up users via the phone numbers they provided to enable two-factor authentication.
Amazon’s Home Security Company Is Turning Everyone Into Cops
Neighbors, a social media crime-reporting app owned by Amazon, creates a digital ecosystem in which you are encouraged to assume the worst about your neighbors—and people of color are once again being harmed.
Another Day Another Hack
We Asked a Hacker Who Spoke to a Guy Through His Nest Cam Why He Did It
The Anonymous Calgary Hivemind has been systematically hacking into smart home security cameras to warn their owners.
Amazon Sent 1,700 Alexa Recordings to the Wrong Person
Home assistants are continuously recording and constantly uploading details of your everyday life, and sometimes, these recordings can end up in the wrong hands.