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This is the second such suit, with shareholders asking why execs sold $40m+ of their shares while downplaying the ransomware attack.
Google has again been reprimanded for not spotting fake extensions impersonating popular brands in its Chrome Web Store.
Researchers have discovered a way to use wireless earbuds as a biometric authentication system.
The tech-support scammers were allegedly part of a network of crooks in the US and India who conned about 7,500 victims.
WannaCry still hasn't died out, more than two years after the original attack. We went live to find out why...
From the Simjacker phone hack to IBM's cloud-based quantum computer - and everything in between. It's the weekly security roundup.
A researcher has just published a zero-day security bug in one of the web's most popular database administration software packages.
IBM has boosted its growing stable of quantum computers with a new 53-quantum bit (qubit) device, the most powerful ever offered for commercial use.
It's not just China: at least 75 out of 176 countries globally are actively using AI technologies for surveillance purposes, research shows.
France finance minister: Libra won't be allowed onto European soil.
This year, the Air Force presented vetted hackers with a plane's subsystem, which they duly tore up. Next year, it will be a satellite.
Of the 2,300 archiving systems looked at, 590 were accessible from the internet, exposing 24 million medical records from 52 countries.
The government, alleging that Snowden violated NDAs with the CIA and NSA, isn't looking to stop the book's publication or distribution.
The latest Naked Security Podcast is live - listen now!
An in-depth study of reported bugs has produced a list of the top 25 bug categories in software today - with some old familiar names topping the list.
WannaCry never went away - it just became less obvious.
Mozilla, Creative Commons and Coil are teaming up to launch a $100m fund to drive out advertising and advocate privacy across the web.
Included are deep details on 7 million minors, one grownup named Julian Assange, and perhaps a few million deceased Ecuadorians.
Don’t be lulled into a false sense of security by that shiny new router or network-attached storage (NAS) device - the chances are that it’s no more secure than its predecessors.
Casey Viner got into a spat over a $1.50 wager in a Call of Duty World War II game that led to the fatal shooting of an innocent man.