A group of hackers posted a fresh cache of stolen HBO files online Monday, and demanded a multimillion-dollar ransom from the network to prevent the release of entire television series and other sensitive...
Monday, Aug 7, 2017 at 02:53 PM PDT
UK Cybersecurity Expert Still in Custody After Las Vegas Arrest
A British cybersecurity researcher has a date in federal court on Tuesday in Milwaukee, but he was still being held Monday at a U.S. lockup in Nevada, authorities said.
Marcus Hutchins, a hacker who won acclaim...
Tuesday, Aug 8, 2017 at 08:38 AM PDT
Mystery Solved: Why a Va. Driver Dressed as a Car Seat
A van that appeared to have no driver made headlines when it was spotted in Arlington, Virginia, last week. But when News4's Adam Tuss saw the van on Monday and looked inside, he saw that it did have a driver: a...
Monday, Aug 7, 2017 at 10:35 AM PDT
Netflix Buys Comic Book Publisher in 1st Acquisition
Netflix says it made its first acquisition, comic book publisher Millarworld, with plans to turn its characters into new films and shows for the video streaming service.
Millarworld's graphic novels "Kick-Ass,"...
Monday, Aug 7, 2017 at 10:41 AM PDT
Texas Professors Work to Stop Spread of 'Fake News'
A team of professors from the University of Texas at Arlington is working to create a program that will help stop the spread of fake news.
“What we’re talking about – the President uses that term to refer to...
Friday, Aug 4, 2017 at 08:33 PM PDT
Judge Sets $30K Bail for Hacker Who Helped Stop Cyberattack
A Las Vegas federal judge set bail of $30,000 on Friday for a celebrated young British cybersecurity researcher accused by U.S. prosecutors of creating and distributing malicious software designed to steal...
Wednesday, Aug 2, 2017 at 03:49 AM PDT
Email Prankster Says He Duped White House Officials
An online prankster showed emails to CNN alleging that he was able to trick top White House officials into thinking they were chatting with other members of the administration, NBC News reported.
Monday, Jul 31, 2017 at 09:25 AM PDT
With Uber in Turmoil, Lyft's Ridership Surpasses All of 2016
Ride-hailing service Lyft carried more passengers through June this year than it did in all of last year as it capitalized on missteps at Uber.
The company says ridership through June surpassed the 162.5...
Monday, Jul 31, 2017 at 11:43 AM PDT
Group Files Complaint Over Google's Tracking of In-Store Purchases
A watchdog group on Monday is expected to file a legal complaint with the Federal Trade Commission against Google over a new program that links customers' web activity to in-store purchases.
Saturday, Jul 29, 2017 at 04:59 PM PDT
Companies Say Apple Removed Their Privacy Apps From China
China appears to have succeeded in eliminating software programs that enable its people to view an uncensored internet.
Companies that let people avoid the government filters said Saturday that their programs...