Throughout history, communications have mainly been ephemeral. We need to be sure we can preserve that freedom.
The New York Times, BBC, and AOL recently served up malware with their ads, causing some experts to say blocking ads is a good way to stay secure.
The downside of Obama’s effort to rein in Chinese industrial espionage could be advanced ransomware attacks on U.S. companies.
WhatsApp could be the next target in the Department of Justice’s war on encryption, and the service has a weakness that makes wiretapping easy.
Cyberattacks are a fact of life across the world, as intruders breach more and more organizations each day. Why are we so vulnerable? And what can we do to make our systems more secure?
A selection of the most interesting and intriguing arXiv papers from the past week.
The Snowden revelations and other missteps have harmed government relations with technology companies. Now the director of Britain’s GCHQ intelligence agency hopes to patch things up.
Does #foodporn encourage unhealthy relationships with food or more positive ones? The results of the first global study may surprise you.
The rapidly increasing number of interconnected devices and systems today brings both benefits and concerns. In this column and a new MIT Professional Education class, the head of MIT’s open and digital learning efforts discusses how to successfully navigate the IoT.
The FBI’s demands on Apple have got security experts thinking about how to make it harder for the government to secretly coerce software companies.