Venmo gets more private—but it’s still not fully safe

Until it offers privacy by default, it remains a liability for many of its users.

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An explosive spyware report shows limits of iOS, Android security

Amnesty International sheds alarming light on an NSO Group surveillance tool.

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Saudi Aramco confirms data leak after $50 million cyber ransom demand

World’s largest oil producer says some company files were compromised.

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AT&T nightmare: Woman had to wait 3+ months for broadband at new home

AT&T, the only ISP available, kept canceling installs until she contacted news media.

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Kaseya gets master decryptor to help customers still suffering from REvil attack

REvil ransomware struck as many as 1,500 networks, but a master key is now available.

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Ars AI headline experiment finale—we came, we saw, we used a lot of compute time

Turns out it's really hard to make a machine-learning model to evaluate headlines.

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Home and office routers come under attack by China state hackers, France warns

Compromised routers give the hackers anonymity in ongoing large-scale attacks.

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Lyft ditches Google Maps for Here, partners with Argo AI

Argo and Ford will deploy driverless cars on Lyft's network in Miami and Austin.

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Two-for-Tuesday vulnerabilities send Windows and Linux users scrambling

Both OSes have flaws that allow attackers with a toehold to elevate access.

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Apple under pressure over iPhone security after NSO spyware claims

Apple urged to work with rivals after alleged surveillance of journalists, activists.

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Our AI headline experiment continues: Did we break the machine?

In part three of four, we look at what's gone right, and what's gone... less than right.

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US warns China over state-sponsored hacking, citing mass attacks on Exchange

US: Chinese state-backed hackers perpetrated "massive cyber espionage operation."

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“Clickless” exploits from Israeli firm hacked activists’ fully updated iPhones

NSO Group says its spyware targets only criminals and terrorists. Critics disagree.

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Dish switching network to AT&T after calling T-Mobile anticompetitive

10-year deal will make AT&T the primary network provider for Dish MVNO business.

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Hackers got past Windows Hello by tricking a webcam

Researchers used infrared photos and third-party hardware to best facial-recognition tech.

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Facebook catches Iranian spies catfishing US military targets

Hackers posed as recruiters, journalists, and hospitality workers to lure their victims.

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Disable the Windows print spooler to prevent hacks, Microsoft tells customers

The third serious Windows print flaw in 5 weeks prompts new Microsoft warning.

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TSMC signals global chip crunch may be easing

Semiconductor group says carmakers can expect upturn in supplies over coming weeks.

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For years, a backdoor in popular KiwiSDR product gave root to project developer

Users are rattled after learning their devices and networks were exposed.

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Feeding the machine: We give an AI some headlines and see what it does

In part two of our series, we attempt to learn the ways of the machine.

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iOS zero-day let SolarWinds hackers compromise fully updated iPhones

Flaw was exploited when government officials clicked on links in LinkedIn messages.

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Amazon bought Facebook’s satellite team to help build Starlink competitor

Amazon's Project Kuiper got some new employees as Facebook ended satellite project.

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AT&T will let unlimited-data customers pay more to avoid the slow lane

AT&T says users can soon "stay in the fast lane" on its priciest unlimited plan.

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How much do you pay your ISP? Consumer Reports wants to see your bill

Your bill and a speed test can help Consumer Reports analyze Internet prices.

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SolarWinds 0-day gave Chinese hackers privileged access to customer servers

Hackers IDed as DEV-0322 have a fondness for defense contractors and software-makers.

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Microsoft discovers critical SolarWinds zero-day under active attack

Flaws allow attackers to run malicious code on machines hosting Serv-U products.

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Is our machine learning? Ars takes a dip into artificial intelligence

In the first part of a new series, we look at matching the problem to the tool.

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