computer security

Bits: Daily Report: Explaining Yahoo’s Unexpected Jump in Traffic

Bits: Daily Report: Explaining Yahoo’s Unexpected Jump in Traffic

Marissa Mayer, Yahoo’s chief executive, did not give a reason for the site’s traffic bump.

Tech Tip: Donate Your Computer’s Spare Time to Science

With the right software, you can give your computer’s spare processing power to a research project (and maybe make the world a better place).
Tech Tip: Donate Your Computer’s Spare Time to Science

Tech Tip: Donate Your Computer’s Spare Time to Science

With the right software, you can give your computer’s spare processing power to a research project (and maybe make the world a better place).

Tech Tip: Donate Your Computer’s Spare Time to Science

With the right software, you can give your computer’s spare processing power to a research project (and maybe make the world a better place).

Tech Tip: Donate Your Computer’s Spare Time to Science

With the right software, you can give your computer’s spare processing power to a research project (and maybe make the world a better place).
A New Era of Internet Attacks Powered by Everyday Devices

A New Era of Internet Attacks Powered by Everyday Devices

Dyn DNS, a company that essentially acts as a giant internet switchboard, was bombarded with messages that overloaded its circuits.
A New Era of Internet Attacks Powered by Everyday Devices

A New Era of Internet Attacks Powered by Everyday Devices

Dyn DNS, a company that essentially acts as a giant internet switchboard, was bombarded with messages that overloaded its circuits.
A New Era of Internet Attacks Powered by Everyday Devices

A New Era of Internet Attacks Powered by Everyday Devices

Dyn DNS, a company that essentially acts as a giant internet switchboard, was bombarded with messages that overloaded its circuits.

As Artificial Intelligence Evolves, So Does Its Criminal Potential

The next generation of online attack tools used by criminals will add machine learning capabilities pioneered by A.I. researchers.

As Artificial Intelligence Evolves, So Does Its Criminal Potential

The next generation of online attack tools used by criminals will add machine learning capabilities pioneered by A.I. researchers.
Bits: Daily Report: Hackers Have New Tools to Bring Down Websites

Bits: Daily Report: Hackers Have New Tools to Bring Down Websites

Dyn DNS, a company that essentially acts as a giant internet switchboard, was bombarded with messages that overloaded its circuits.
N.S.A. Appears to Have Missed ‘Big Red Flags’ in Suspect’s Behavior

N.S.A. Appears to Have Missed ‘Big Red Flags’ in Suspect’s Behavior

The National Security Agency headquarters in Fort Meade, Md., from which Harold T. Martin III took a large trove of classified information.
N.S.A. Appears to Have Missed ‘Big Red Flags’ in Suspect’s Behavior

N.S.A. Appears to Have Missed ‘Big Red Flags’ in Suspect’s Behavior

The National Security Agency headquarters in Fort Meade, Md., from which Harold T. Martin III took a large trove of classified information.
N.S.A. Appears to Have Missed ‘Big Red Flags’ in Suspect’s Behavior

N.S.A. Appears to Have Missed ‘Big Red Flags’ in Suspect’s Behavior

The National Security Agency headquarters in Fort Meade, Md., from which Harold T. Martin III took a large trove of classified information.
Why Light Bulbs May Be the Next Hacker Target

Why Light Bulbs May Be the Next Hacker Target

The Internet of Things, activated through apps, promises tremendous convenience to homeowners. But it may also prove irresistible to hackers.
Why Light Bulbs May Be the Next Hacker Target

Why Light Bulbs May Be the Next Hacker Target

The Internet of Things, activated through apps, promises tremendous convenience to homeowners. But it may also prove irresistible to hackers.
Beware, iPhone Users: Fake Retail Apps Are Surging Before Holidays

Beware, iPhone Users: Fake Retail Apps Are Surging Before Holidays

The shoe retailer Foot Locker Inc. has three iPhone apps. But that did not stop an entity calling itself Footlocke Sports Co., Ltd. from offering 16 shoe and clothing apps in the App Store.
Beware, iPhone Users: Fake Retail Apps Are Surging Before Holidays

Beware, iPhone Users: Fake Retail Apps Are Surging Before Holidays

The shoe retailer Foot Locker Inc. has three iPhone apps. But that did not stop an entity calling itself Footlocke Sports Co., Ltd. from offering 16 shoe and clothing apps in the App Store.