How Trump Hollowed Out US National Security

Acting director of national intelligence Richard Grenell is just the latest in a cascade of temporary or vacant personnel in critical government...

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The US Blames Russia's GRU for Sweeping Cyberattacks in Georgia

By calling out Russia for digital assaults on its neighboring country, the US hopes to head off similar efforts at home.

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Bluetooth-Related Flaws Threaten Dozens of Medical Devices

Hundreds of smart devices—including pacemakers—are exposed thanks to a series of vulnerabilities in the Bluetooth Low Energy protocol. 

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Hundreds of Millions of PC Components Still Have Hackable Firmware

The lax security of supply chain firmware has been a known concern for years—with precious little progress being made.

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YouTube Gaming's Most-Watched Videos Are Dominated by Scams and Cheats

YouTube is littered with bot-driven videos promising big in-game riches—that also try to steal your personal information.

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Over 500 Chrome Extensions Secretly Uploaded Private Data

A researcher discovered that hundreds of extensions in the Web Store were part of a long-running malvertising and ad-fraud scheme.

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