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Security

Checkout this section for curated News, Articles & Videos related to Security, reported worldwide by trusted media sources.

Checkout this section for curated News, Articles & Videos related to Security, reported worldwide by trusted media sources.

It’s Time to Stop Sharing Your Passwords With Your Partner

Go ahead, give them the keys to your heart—but anything more could make a cybersecurity mess.


Trump’s Election Attack Ends December 14—Whether He Knows It o...

Despite the Trump campaign’s fight to overturn the election, the wheels of American democracy keep turning.


This Bluetooth Attack Can Steal a Tesla Model X in Minutes

The company is rolling out a patch today for the vulnerabilities, which allowed one researcher to break into one in 90 seconds and drive away.


Google Is Testing End-to-End Encryption in Android Messages

For now, the security measure will be available only to people using the beta version of the app.


Secret Service Investigates 700 Cases of Covid Relief Fraud

Ransomware as a service, exposed SMS photos, and more of the week's top security news.


A Facebook Messenger Flaw Could Have Let Hackers Listen In

The vulnerability was found through the company's bug bounty program, now in its tenth year.


Telegram Still Hasn’t Removed an AI Bot That’s Abusing Women

A deepfake bot has been generating explicit, non-consensual images on the platform. The researchers who found it say their warnings have been ignored.


Ghostery’s New Search Engine Will Be Entirely Ad-Free

The tracker-blocking company will soon launch a privacy-friendly desktop browser as well.


Firing Christopher Krebs Crosses a Line—Even for Trump

The president dismissed the widely respected cybersecurity agency director Tuesday night for pushing back against election disinformation.


Forget Imposters. Among Us Is a Playground for Hackers

The blockbuster game of deception has security holes that let cheaters run wild.


Microsoft's Making a Secure PC Chip—With Intel and AMD's Help

The Pluton security processor will give the software giant an even more prominent role in locking down Windows hardware.


Donald Trump Could Still Launch Nuclear Weapons at Any Time

The president's responsibility for the US nuclear arsenal is a Cold War anachronism. The Trump era shows why it needs reform.


7 Simple Tech Tips to Keep Your Family Safe This Holiday

Does your great-aunt Winifred ask for tech support every year? Even if you aren't traveling this year, send your loved ones this advice to show you care.


A Ransomware Gang Bought Facebook Ads to Troll Its Victim

Covid-19 research hacking, the Pentagon's Photoshop antics, and more of the week's top security news.


The OS Big Sur Launch Might Have Slowed Down Macs Everywhere

The issues affected users that didn't upgrade their software, and other Apple services, too.


The iOS Covid App Ecosystem Has Become a Privacy Minefield

An analysis of nearly 500 Covid-related apps worldwide shows major differences in how much data they expect you to give up.


The Scammer Who Wanted to Save His Country

Last fall, a hacker gave Glenn Greenwald a trove of damning messages between Brazil’s leaders. Some suspected the Russians. The truth was far less boring.


The GOP Keeps Proving There's No Election Fraud

Through numerous legal and other challenges, the Trump campaign and its allies have consistently undermined their argument.