Facial Recognition Goes Mainstream
Restaurants, airlines and others want to use the technology in everyday commerce. If, that is, customers let them.
Google, T-Mobile Tackle 911 Call Problem
Android phones will soon send Google Maps-like location data to emergency call centers.
Forget Passwords. It's Time for Passphrases.
Two researchers say they have come up with a system that makes passphrases more secure and practical.
Amazon Forecast to Be No. 3 Digital Advertising Player in 2018
Th tech giant is expected to surpass Verizon’s Oath and Microsoft, according to new eMarketer estimates, according to research firm eMarketer.
You Need a VPN. Here's How to Choose the Right One.
Everybody’s snooping on your internet traffic. The key is to stay hidden.
A Solution to Unreadable Online User Agreements
We click on them without thinking and without fully understanding what we’re agreeing to. It’s time to fix that.
How Hackers Talk Their Way Into Getting Company Secrets
With ‘social engineering’ schemes, cybercriminals trick employees into handing over valuable information.
Three Ideas for Solving the Cybersecurity Skills Gap
One possibility is to create a Cybersecurity Peace Corps.
Apple Leads With Its Pricier iPhones This Year
For the second straight year, Apple is starting to sell its new iPhone models at different times—but this time, the lag reflects a staggered...
World Economic Forum Takes On China Tech Regulation
As China’s technology industry and government tangle over regulation, the World Economic Forum—best known for its annual Davos meeting—is stepping...
The Cyberthreats That Most Worry Election Officials
How attacks could be attempted—and what officials are doing to make sure they don’t affect the midterms.
AI Is the New Weapon Against Cyberattacks
As hackers get smarter and more determined, artificial intelligence is going to be an important part of the solution.