Friday, June 22, 2018

Sweden Drops Assange’s Rape Case—But He’s Not Walking Free

For seven years, the specter of sex crime accusations have loomed over WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. Fighting extradition to Sweden kept...

Hackers Are Trying to Reignite WannaCry With Nonstop Botnet Attacks

Over the past year, two digital disasters have rocked the internet. The botnet known as Mirai knocked a swath of major...

Another Ransomware Nightmare Could Be Brewing in Ukraine

Just as the reverberations from last week’s WannaCry ransomware outbreak have started to slow, a new threat has already cropped up....

The Silk Road Creator’s Life Sentence Actually Boosted Dark Web Drug...

Two years ago this week, Ross Ulbricht was sentenced to life in prison without parole for running the Silk Road, an...

Think Before You Tweet In the Wake of an Attack

Monday night, a suicide bomber took the lives of at least 22 people—including an 8-year-old girl—at an Ariana Grande concert in...

Chelsea Manning Walks Back Into a World She Helped Transform

Today, Chelsea Manning walked out of the military prison that held her for seven years, and into a world largely remade...

High-Profile Extortion Hacks Aren’t Paying Off

This week, Disney CEO Bob Iger reportedly revealed to employees that a hacker claimed to have stolen the new Pirates of...

A WannaCry Flaw Could Help Some Windows XP Victims Get Files...

Since the WannaCry ransomware ripped through the internet late last week, infecting hundreds of thousands of machines and locking up critical...

If Nothing Else, Robert Mueller Could Bring Clarity to Trump’s Russia...

Rarely do political happenings solicit praise from both senator Chuck Schumer and denizens of far-right Twitter like Bill Mitchell. But the...

Why Governments Won’t Let Go of Secret Software Bugs

It’s been three days since WannaCry ransomware attacks began rippling across the world, affecting more than 200,000 people and 10,000 organizations in 150...