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Queen's Super-Secret Heathrow Security Plans Found in the Middle of the Street

Queen's Super-Secret Heathrow Security Plans Found in the Middle of the Street

Who thinks that it’s totally okay to store transportation security plans for the Queen on an unencrypted USB stick?

Big Brother Screen in Piccadilly Wants to Get to Know You--Really, Really Well

Big Brother Screen in Piccadilly Wants to Get to Know You--Really, Really Well

The screen scans cars as well as pedestrians—making judgments about age, gender, income and even mood and language.

Bad Vibrations: Sex Toy Hacking and the IoT

Bad Vibrations: Sex Toy Hacking and the IoT

It's easy to hack a sex toy, intercepting a feed from the device's camera or taking control of it directly.

Tax Chief Says Don't Worry About Equifax: Only 45M of You Could Be Newly Affected

Tax Chief Says Don't Worry About Equifax: Only 45M of You Could Be Newly Affected

“Our estimate is a significant percent of those taxpayers already had their information in the hands of criminals.”

Baby Monitor Camera Stalks Mom and Newborn

Baby Monitor Camera Stalks Mom and Newborn

“I sat down to feed her and the camera turned to focus on us.”

Puppy Scams Show the Best Side of Human Nature

Puppy Scams Show the Best Side of Human Nature

At least 80% of the sponsored advertising links that appear in an internet search for pets may be fraudulent.

Nudie Pics Hop a Ride on Thomas the Tank Engine

Nudie Pics Hop a Ride on Thomas the Tank Engine

One can almost hear the adolescent giggling in the air.

Dentists Drill Down on Cryptocurrency

Dentists Drill Down on Cryptocurrency

Dentacoin can be earned for reviews and engagement, and used to pay for treatments.

The Boy Next Door, Botnet Herder

The Boy Next Door, Botnet Herder

DaddyL33T, the author of an IoT botnet and master of a website housing a whole zoo of malware code, is only 13.

AI is Penning the Next Game of Thrones Book—and It's Magnificent

AI is Penning the Next Game of Thrones Book—and It's Magnificent

Ex.: "The next morning he awoke another hundred feet above the winesink beside the temple with a battering wall..."

Trump's Cybersecurity Advisors Flee the Ship, Citing Inadequate Attention to Major Threats

Trump's Cybersecurity Advisors Flee the Ship, Citing Inadequate Attention to Major Threats

The mass exodus comes after those advisors' own 'cyber-9/11 warning'.

House Robot Stabs Tomato to a Pulpy Death

House Robot Stabs Tomato to a Pulpy Death

What happens when a robot is forced to ignore its programming and goes all Chucky on the fruit bowl?

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