Homeland Security backs Apple and Amazon’s denials of Chinese microchip hack

Homeland Security backs Apple and Amazon’s denials of Chinese microchip hack

The US Department of Homeland Security issued a statement following reports that Chinese spies infiltrated servers used by Amazon and Apple: “We have no reason to doubt the statements from the companies named in the story”

Facebook pilots new political campaign security tools — just 50 days before Election Day

Facebook has rolled out a “pilot” program of new security tools for political campaigns — just weeks before millions of Americans go to the polls for the midterm elections. The social networking giant said it’s targeting campaigns who “may be particularly vul…

This is what Americans think about the state of election security right now

A wide-ranging new poll yields some useful insight into how worried the average American feels about election threats as the country barrels toward midterms. The survey, conducted by NPR and researchers with Marist College, polled 949 adult US residents in ea…

Security experts say Chrome 69’s ‘forced login’ feature violates user privacy

A new feature in the latest version of Google Chrome that logs users into the browser when they sign in to a Google site has come under fire. Until recently, it was the user’s choice to log-in to the browser. Now, any time that you sign in to a Google site in…

Check Your Credit Report After Experian’s Credit Freeze Glitch

If you froze your credit at Experian after Equifax’s infamous 2017 data breach, take heed: According to a report from NerdWallet, the credit bureau’s system for verifying PINs to unfreeze credit had a major security flaw, leaving people vulnerable to scammers…

Keep hackers at bay: Norton Security Deluxe is on sale for $29.99 and covers 5 devices

The threats against your devices and identity are more present than ever. Whether it’s phishing scams or malware that can kill your computer, you never know when something nefarious could hit your computer or phone. One good way to keep yourself safe online i…

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