computer security

Bits: Mike and Nicole’s Week in Tech: United’s Troubles and Burger King’s ‘Hack’

Bits: Mike and Nicole’s Week in Tech: United’s Troubles and Burger King’s ‘Hack’

Burger King introduced a commercial that prompted voice-activated Google Home devices to describe its burgers — until Google made sure Google Home ignored it.
Bits: Mike and Nicole’s Week in Tech: United’s Troubles and Burger King’s ‘Hack’

Bits: Mike and Nicole’s Week in Tech: United’s Troubles and Burger King’s ‘Hack’

Burger King introduced a commercial that prompted voice-activated Google Home devices to describe its burgers — until Google made sure Google Home ignored it.

Spain Arrests Russian Thought to Be Kingpin of Computer Spam

Western cybersecurity researchers have identified the man being held, Peter Levashov, as the spammer known as Peter Severa, though some doubt he is the same person.

Spain Arrests Russian Thought to Be Kingpin of Computer Spam

Western cybersecurity researchers have identified the man being held, Peter Levashov, as the spammer known as Peter Severa, though some doubt he is the same person.

Tech Tip: Ditching Pop-Up Ads and Scareware Alerts on the iPad

Closing browser tabs or shutting down the whole browser app can stifle that annoying pop-up that won’t leave the screen.
Tech Tip: Ditching Pop-Up Ads and Scareware Alerts on the iPad

Tech Tip: Ditching Pop-Up Ads and Scareware Alerts on the iPad

Closing browser tabs or shutting down the whole browser app can stifle that annoying pop-up that won’t leave the screen.

Tech Tip: Escaping the Scareware Alert

If intrusive pop-ups from your browser claim your computer has a virus, odds are someone is trying to scam you.
Tech Tip: Escaping the Scareware Alert

Tech Tip: Escaping the Scareware Alert

If intrusive pop-ups from your browser claim your computer has a virus, odds are someone is trying to scam you.
In Wake of Attack, U.K. Officials to Push Against Encryption Technology

In Wake of Attack, U.K. Officials to Push Against Encryption Technology

Amber Rudd, Britain’s home secretary, has said that officials want technology companies “to recognize that they have a responsibility to engage” with terrorism investigations.
In Wake of Attack, U.K. Officials to Push Against Encryption Technology

In Wake of Attack, U.K. Officials to Push Against Encryption Technology

Amber Rudd, Britain’s home secretary, has said that officials want technology companies “to recognize that they have a responsibility to engage” with terrorism investigations.
In Wake of Attack, U.K. Officials to Push Against Encryption Technology

In Wake of Attack, U.K. Officials to Push Against Encryption Technology

Amber Rudd, Britain’s home secretary, has said that officials want technology companies “to recognize that they have a responsibility to engage” with terrorism investigations.
Cornell Law to Start Program on Roosevelt Island

Cornell Law to Start Program on Roosevelt Island

The Bloomberg Center at Cornell University’s new Cornell Tech campus on Roosevelt Island in New York City.
C.I.A. Developed Tools to Spy on Mac Computers, WikiLeaks Disclosure Shows

C.I.A. Developed Tools to Spy on Mac Computers, WikiLeaks Disclosure Shows

An Apple store on Fifth Avenue in Manhattan last year.
C.I.A. Developed Tools to Spy on Mac Computers, WikiLeaks Disclosure Shows

C.I.A. Developed Tools to Spy on Mac Computers, WikiLeaks Disclosure Shows

An Apple store on Fifth Avenue in Manhattan last year.
C.I.A. Developed Tools to Spy on Mac Computers, WikiLeaks Disclosure Shows

C.I.A. Developed Tools to Spy on Mac Computers, WikiLeaks Disclosure Shows

An Apple store on Fifth Avenue in Manhattan last year.
Tech Fix: Crossing the Border? Here’s How to Safeguard Your Data From Searches

Tech Fix: Crossing the Border? Here’s How to Safeguard Your Data From Searches

Outbound travelers waiting to pass through a security screening area in December at Reagan National Airport in Arlington, Va.