COVID contact tracing apps bring privacy pitfalls around the world – CNET

Two presentations at the Defcon security conference find that government apps consume an unhealthy amount of…

Coronavirus creates new election threats, experts warn at Black Hat – CNET

"We have to engage now" to get this right, security luminary Matt Blaze says.

Protect yourself from phishing scams so you don’t fall prey to the next Twitter hacker – CNET

Humans are still our biggest cybersecurity weakness. Here's how to be smarter when it comes to…

Facebook labels new viral Nancy Pelosi video as “partly false” – CNET

The video is selectively slowed down and spliced together, fact checkers said in a report.

Tablets spike in popularity during pandemic lockdown, report finds – CNET

The surge in remote learning and working appears to have given the devices a big boost.

How Congress could take on ‘monopoly power’ in Big Tech – CNET

Lawmakers told Apple, Google, Facebook and Amazon their clout could be illegal. What could Washington do…

Tech titans face video glitches in Congressional testimony – CNET

A tiny Jeff Bezos and a choppy Mark Zuckerberg graced the House of Representatives in Wednesday's…

Instacart user data for sale on the dark web, report says – CNET

The data appears to involve more than 270,000 accounts.

Facebook explores simulations in fight against real world bad guys – CNET

The company's new research project analyzes bots with bad intentions.

Cloudflare DNS outage makes websites unreachable – CNET

The internet infrastructure giant helps connect web users to the right website. That went awry on…