Google Pledges Not to Use AI for Weapons or SurveillanceGoogle pledged Thursday it won't use artificial intelligence in applications related to weapons or surveillance that violates international norms.
Hacker Gets 5 Years for Russian-Linked Yahoo Security BreachA young computer hacker who prosecutors say unwittingly worked with a Russian spy agency was sentenced to five years in prison Tuesday for using data stolen in a massive Yahoo data breach.
Intel CEO: Fixes On The Way For Serious Computer Chip Security FlawsIntel has big plans to steer toward new business in self-driving cars, virtual reality and other cutting-edge technologies. But first it has to pull out of a skid caused by a serious security flaw in its processor chips.
Uber: No Evidence Hackers Took Rider Credit Card Numbers An outside cyber security firm hired by Uber after a massive data theft found no evidence that rider credit card, bank account or Social Security numbers were downloaded by two hackers.
'Hacker-For-Hire' Pleads Guilty To Yahoo BreachA Canadian man has pleaded guilty to charges stemming from a massive breach at Yahoo that authorities say was directed by two Russian intelligence agents.
Data Often Left Unsecured As More Companies Rely On Cloud-Based SystemsIt's part of our mobile-connected lifestyle: storing much of our personal information on the cloud as backup to keep it safe. But the cloud has leaks that have put millions of Americans’ private information at risk.
Former Yahoo CEO Grilled By Congress About Security BreachFormer Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer has told lawmakers that the threat from state-sponsored hackers has changed the playing field so dramatically that even the best-defended companies can fall victim.
Girl Scouts To Give Out Cyber Security Merit BadgesThere is a new line of defense going up against the dark web world of hacking. And it's not some new high-tech startup in the Silicon Valley.
Log In, Look Out: Cyber Chaos May Grow At Workweek's StartEmployees booting up computers at work Monday could see red as they discover they're victims of a global "ransomware" cyberattack that has created chaos in 150 countries and could wreak even greater havoc as more malicious variations appear.
Microsoft Says Updates Protect Windows Users From Alleged NSA MalwareMicrosoft said the company had already built defenses against nine of the 12 tools disclosed by TheShadowBrokers, a mysterious group that has repeatedly published NSA code.
Hackers Release NSA Tools That Could Compromise Millions Of PCsMalicious code published Friday appeared to exploit previously undiscovered weaknesses in older versions of Microsoft's Windows operating system.
Yahoo Waited 18 Months Before Investigating Massive Security BreachA regulatory filing raised further questions about why it took Yahoo so long to realize the severity of a 2014 hacking attack.