Criminals are hijacking home and office routers and printers to help them overwhelm websites with traffic.
Privacy bosses at Google and Facebook say letting the U.S. government unlock encrypted customer data would make law enforcement less accountable.
A research team finds that gene editing isn’t yet reliable enough to engineer the human species.
A company that makes robots designed to work closely with humans has a new version that addresses the limitations of its first effort.
The secretary for homeland security and the president’s cybersecurity advisor echo the NSA and FBI’s concerns about encryption.
A startup has a smartphone-assisted gadget that can determine your glasses prescription, with help from a remote optometrist.
Researchers are investigating whether recalling text messages, calls, and Facebook likes could be a useful log-in strategy.
Fully autonomous weapons should be outlawed before they are developed, says a human-rights scholar.
Apple helped IBM create a service that can analyze medical data collected by iPhone apps, and could deliver personalized health advice.