Machine learning, enabled by finely tuned algorithms and a plethora of data, "artificial intelligence" is quickly growing in influence among security professionals, cybercrime rings, and data-probing government agencies. Here’s how.
As the new president establishes his cabinet, and issues (and holds back on) security-focused executive orders, questions abound about his cybersecurity intentions—and how he might follow through on them.
With nothing more than a boarding pass bar code, someone could steal your airline miles, access your personal data, stalk you, and even cancel or register your flight to himself, a security researcher demonstrates.
Regardless of whether the Mirai botnet disrupts the U.S. election, IOT device exploits will continue to contribute to a less stable Internet until stronger security protocols are implemented, security experts say.
Hardly a modern invention, encryption has been in use for almost 4,000 years. Take a brief journey through history as we highlight some of the seminal moments in the development of coded communications.
Security researcher Marie Moe has a personal and potentially dangerous connection to the Internet: Following a medical emergency, Moe was outfitted with a pacemaker, in which she has discovered cybersecurity vulnerabilities, she reveals at hacker conference CCC.