The Low Threshold for Face Recognition in New Delhi
Police in India's capital say they only require an 80 percent accuracy rate for matches, raising new alarm bells for civil liberty advocates.
The Android 13 Privacy Settings You Should Update Now
Google’s new mobile operating system has arrived. Take back some control with these privacy and security tips.
A Single Flaw Broke Every Layer of Security in MacOS
An injection flaw allowed a researcher to access all files on a Mac. Apple issued a fix, but some machines may still be vulnerable.
The US Offers a $10M Bounty for Intel on Conti Ransomware Gang
The State Department organization has called for people to share details about five key members of the hacking group.
This Anti-Tracking Tool Checks If You’re Being Followed
The Raspberry Pi-powered device can scan for phones around you. If it keeps spotting the same one, it’ll send you an alert.
How Tor Is Fighting—and Beating—Russian Censorship
Russia has been trying to block the anonymous browser since December—with mixed results.
Russia Is Quietly Ramping Up Its Internet Censorship Machine
Since Vladimir Putin blocked Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter in March, Russia has been pushing away from the global internet at a rapid pace.
The Unsolved Mystery Attack on Internet Cables in Paris
As new details about the scope of the sabotage emerge, the perpetrators—and the reason for their vandalism—remain unknown.
Amazon Handed Ring Videos to Cops Without Warrants
Plus: A wild Indian cricket scam, an elite CIA hacker is found guilty of passing secrets to WikiLeaks, and more of the week's top security news.
A Privacy Panic Flares Up in India After Police Pull Payment Data
Nonprofit donors had their information given to law enforcement without consent, highlighting limited data protections in the world’s largest democracy.
Russian ‘Hacktivists’ Are Causing Trouble Far Beyond Ukraine
The pro-Russian group Killnet is targeting countries supporting Ukraine. It has declared "war" against 10 nations.
Will These Algorithms Save You From Quantum Threats?
Quantum-proof encryption is here—decades before it can be put to the test.
Gun Database Breach Leaks Details on Thousands of Owners
Plus: Indian hacker-for-hire groups, Chinese student espionage efforts, and more.
‘Supercookies’ Have Privacy Experts Sounding the Alarm
A German ad-tech trial features what Vodafone calls “digital tokens.” Should you be worried?
How to Move Your WhatsApp Chats Across Devices and Apps
It's never been easier to switch between iPhone and Android—and to get your messages out of the Meta ecosystem entirely.