Security News This Week: Yeah, About That Carrier Steaming Toward North Korea

Security News This Week: Yeah, About That Carrier Steaming Toward North Korea

Each weekend we round up the news stories that we didn’t break or cover in depth but that still deserve your attention. The post Security News This Week: Yeah, About That Carrier Steaming Toward North Korea appeared first on WIRED.

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The US Takes On the World in NATO’s Cyber War Games

The US Takes On the World in NATO’s Cyber War Games

Last year, the US finished last in Locked Shields, NATO’s cyber war games. This year, it had its eye on redemption. The post The US Takes On the World in NATO’s Cyber War Games appeared first on WIRED.

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A Big Change in NSA Spying Marks a Win for American Privacy

A Big Change in NSA Spying Marks a Win for American Privacy

The NSA won’t collect the emails of US citizens just because they mention a foreign target. That’s a big deal. The post A Big Change in NSA Spying Marks a Win for American Privacy appeared first on WIRED.

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Amazon’s ‘Echo Look’ Could Snoop a Lot More Than Just Your Clothes

Amazon’s ‘Echo Look’ Could Snoop a Lot More Than Just Your Clothes

Amazon put Alexa inside a camera—one that could know more about you than you realize. The post Amazon’s ‘Echo Look’ Could Snoop a Lot More Than Just Your Clothes appeared first on WIRED.

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An Obscure App Flaw Creates Backdoors In Millions of Smartphones

An Obscure App Flaw Creates Backdoors In Millions of Smartphones

Researchers at the University of Michigan expose how an obscure feature of thousands of apps can give hackers remote access into your phone’s most sensitive guts. The post An Obscure App Flaw Creates Backdoors In Millions of Smartphones appeared first on WIRED.

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A Clever Plan to Secure the Internet of Things Could Still Have Big Drawbacks

A Clever Plan to Secure the Internet of Things Could Still Have Big Drawbacks

Relying on companies to secure IoT at the device level hasn’t worked. Cloudflare has a different approach. The post A Clever Plan to Secure the Internet of Things Could Still Have Big Drawbacks appeared first on WIRED.

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Meet the Brilliant Young Hackers Who’ll Soon Shape the World

Meet the Brilliant Young Hackers Who’ll Soon Shape the World

They are young but not selfish. Brilliant but not dorky. Engaged but not political. The current class of college-age hackers will shape our future. The post Meet the Brilliant Young Hackers Who’ll Soon Shape the World appeared first on WIRED.

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Uber Didn’t Track Users Who Deleted the App, But It Still Broke the Rules

Uber Didn’t Track Users Who Deleted the App, But It Still Broke the Rules

Uber took a known industry practice and managed to turn it into something deeply suspicious. The post Uber Didn’t Track Users Who Deleted the App, But It Still Broke the Rules appeared first on WIRED.

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How to Stop Services Like Unroll.me From Snooping on Your Gmail

How to Stop Services Like Unroll.me From Snooping on Your Gmail

By now you’ve probably let lots of services and apps into your Gmail and more. Time for some spring cleaning. The post How to Stop Services Like Unroll.me From Snooping on Your Gmail appeared first on WIRED.

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Just a Pair of These $11 Radio Gadgets Can Steal a Car

Just a Pair of These $11 Radio Gadgets Can Steal a Car

A technique that allows thieves to silently unlock and drive away cars is getting cheaper and easier than ever. The post Just a Pair of These $11 Radio Gadgets Can Steal a Car appeared first on WIRED.

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All About the US Missile Defense That’ll Protect South Korea—And Tick Off China

All About the US Missile Defense That’ll Protect South Korea—And Tick Off China

As South Korea builds up its missile defense, China keeps a close eye. The post All About the US Missile Defense That’ll Protect South Korea—And Tick Off China appeared first on WIRED.

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Security News This Week: A Coachella Smartphone Thief Forgot About ‘Find My iPhone’

Security News This Week: A Coachella Smartphone Thief Forgot About ‘Find My iPhone’

Each weekend we round up the news stories that we didn’t break or cover in depth but that still deserve your attention. The post Security News This Week: A Coachella Smartphone Thief Forgot About ‘Find My iPhone’ appeared first on WIRED.

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