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Bitcoin Fog Case Could Put Cryptocurrency Tracing on Trial

Tools to trace cryptocurrencies have, over just the last several years, allowed law enforcement agencies to convict dark web black market administrators, recover...

You Pay More When Companies Get Hacked

Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine has been ongoing for more than 150 days, with no end to the conflict in sight. While Ukrainian...

How Tor Is Fighting—and Beating—Russian Censorship

For years, the anonymity service Tor has been the best way to stay private online and dodge web censorship. Much to the ire...

The January 6 Secret Service Text Scandal Turns Criminal

As the United States midterm elections near, lawmakers and law enforcement officials are on high alert about violent threats targeted at election officials...

Gun Database Breach Leaks Details on Thousands of Owners

Your car is a data gold mine. Each trip you make produces a lot of data—from your location to your use of infotainment...

The Post-Roe Privacy Nightmare Has Arrived

The United States Supreme Court yesterday struck down Roe v. Wade, the monumental 1973 decision that guaranteed the right to abortion in the...

Google Warns of New Spyware Targeting iOS and Android Users

In hearings this week, the notorious spyware vendor NSO group told European legislators that at least five EU countries have used its powerful...

How China Hacked US Phone Networks

How do you smuggle information into the USSR right under the nose of the KGB? Create your own encryption system, of course. That’s...

DuckDuckGo Isn’t as Private as You Think

After another week of dismally tragic news and moral failures by the powerful, it's good to know that you can at least depend...

Google May Owe You a Chunk of $100 Million

Not to freak out anyone, but there's a serious flaw in all supported versions of Microsoft Windows that allows attackers to take over...

The Hacker Gold Rush That’s Poised to Eclipse Ransomware

Ransomware attacks, including those of the massively disruptive and dangerous variety, have proved difficult to combat comprehensively. Hospitals, government agencies, schools, and even...

AlphaBay Is Taking Over the Dark Web—Again

Versus responded by immediately announcing its retirement. “We will say that there was a clear agenda behind the way this was originally handled,”...

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