security
In WannaCrypt’s Wake, a New Rapidly Spreading Ransomware Attack Appeared Today

A week after WannaCrypt induced worldwide panic, another vicious ransomware attack kicked off. Read More >>

politics
Chelsea Manning Free After Seven Years in Military Prison

After seven years in prison, Chelsea Manning was released early Wednesday morning from the Fort Leavenworth disciplinary barracks in Kansas. Read More >>

privacy
Why This Man Is Risking Jail by Refusing to Surrender Passwords at Heathrow Airport

Muhammad Rabbani wasn’t shocked last winter when he was stopped by British authorities at Heathrow airport. It would’ve been more astonishing had he simply walked up to the passport counter, declared his business and been allowed to pass. Read More >>

security
Over 560 Million Passwords Discovered by Security Researchers in an Anonymous Online Database

A trove of more than 560 million login credentials has been exposed by a leaky database, researchers revealed on Tuesday, including email addresses and passwords stolen from as many as 10 popular online services. Read More >>

microsoft
This Week’s Massive Ransomware Attack Was Mostly Preventable — Here’s How To Avoid It

Ransomware may be mostly thought of as a (sometimes costly) nuisance, but when it hinders the ability of doctors and nurses to help people with an emergency medical problems, that qualifies as armed robbery. Read More >>

ransomware
There’s a Massive Ransomware Attack Spreading Globally Right Now [Updated]

A ransomware attack is quickly spreading across the globe rendering vital systems inaccessible. Read More >>

fbi
Dark Web Child Porn Kingpin Sentenced to 30 Years in Prison

A Florida man whom the Federal Bureau of Investigation says created the “world’s largest child pornography website” has been sentenced to 30 years in prison. Read More >>

hacking
FBI’s Disturbing Hacking Powers Challenged in Court Over Child Pornography Case

Arguments were heard in an appeals court on Wednesday involving a controversial government hacking case in which the FBI participated in the distribution of child pornography. This is the most recent legal test of the FBI’s ability to hack any computer, anywhere. Read More >>