Instagram Has Two-Factor Authentication Now, So Turn It On

Instagram Has Two-Factor Authentication Now, So Turn It On

It takes just a few minutes to secure your Instagram account. Here’s how to do it. The post Instagram Has Two-Factor Authentication Now, So Turn It On appeared first on WIRED.

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WikiLeaks Reveals How the CIA Can Hack a Mac’s Hidden Code

WikiLeaks Reveals How the CIA Can Hack a Mac’s Hidden Code

The leak shows how physical access hacks can plant undetectable spying code deep in a Macbook’s firmware. The post WikiLeaks Reveals How the CIA Can Hack a Mac’s Hidden Code appeared first on WIRED.

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The Clever ‘DoubleAgent’ Attack Turns Antivirus Into Malware

The Clever ‘DoubleAgent’ Attack Turns Antivirus Into Malware

The bug potentially puts every Windows antivirus program at risk, but also hints at more fundamental problems with relying on AV. The post The Clever ‘DoubleAgent’ Attack Turns Antivirus Into Malware appeared first on WIRED.

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Don’t Buy the Latest Trump Surveillance Hype

Don’t Buy the Latest Trump Surveillance Hype

Rep. Devin Nunes made some unprecedented statements today. But even if they’re true, they don’t prove what the White House wishes they did. The post Don’t Buy the Latest Trump Surveillance Hype appeared first on WIRED.

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Good News: Android’s Huge Security Problem Is Getting Less Huge

Good News: Android’s Huge Security Problem Is Getting Less Huge

According to Google’s own stats, only half of Android devices received a security update any time in 2016. The post Good News: Android’s Huge Security Problem Is Getting Less Huge appeared first on WIRED.

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A Cybersecurity Arsenal That’ll Help ‘Protect Your Election’

A Cybersecurity Arsenal That’ll Help ‘Protect Your Election’

Google and Jigsaw are helping protect elections from DDoS attacks and more. The post A Cybersecurity Arsenal That’ll Help ‘Protect Your Election’ appeared first on WIRED.

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Russia? Nah. The House GOP Goes After Leakers Instead

Russia? Nah. The House GOP Goes After Leakers Instead

After FBI Director James Comey confirmed an investigation into the Trump campaign’s ties to Russia, the GOP focused instead on leaks. The post Russia? Nah. The House GOP Goes After Leakers Instead appeared first on WIRED.

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Trump’s TSA Budget Fails to Cut the Obvious: Air Marshals

Trump’s TSA Budget Fails to Cut the Obvious: Air Marshals

Opinion: The Trump administration should direct more funding to TSA programs that prevent actually terrorism—not the air marshals. The post Trump’s TSA Budget Fails to Cut the Obvious: Air Marshals appeared first on WIRED.

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The FBI Has Been Investigating Trump’s Russia Ties Since July

The FBI Has Been Investigating Trump’s Russia Ties Since July

Breaking with DOJ tradition, Comey makes official the Russia investigation Trump has long decried as “fake news.” The post The FBI Has Been Investigating Trump’s Russia Ties Since July appeared first on WIRED.

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Phishing Scams Even Fool Tech Nerds—Here’s How to Avoid Them

Phishing Scams Even Fool Tech Nerds—Here’s How to Avoid Them

Phishing is a bigger threat than ever, here are some things you can do to defend yourself. The post Phishing Scams Even Fool Tech Nerds—Here’s How to Avoid Them appeared first on WIRED.

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Hey Activists: You Need to Think Twice Before Livestreaming Protests

Hey Activists: You Need to Think Twice Before Livestreaming Protests

Opinion: Livestreaming can document human rights abuses, but it can carry security risks. The post Hey Activists: You Need to Think Twice Before Livestreaming Protests appeared first on WIRED.

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Security News This Week: A Funny Thing Happens When the US Accuses the UK of Spying

Security News This Week: A Funny Thing Happens When the US Accuses the UK of Spying

Just another week in crazy town. The post Security News This Week: A Funny Thing Happens When the US Accuses the UK of Spying appeared first on WIRED.

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