Features by Chester Wisniewski
Posted In: nsa, FBI, surveillance, Internet
The National Security agency is tapping the servers of nine large U.S. tech companies, including Google, Apple, Yahoo, and Facebook, according to new reports.
Posted In: cybersecurity, cybercrime, China, hacking
How should the U.S. government and companies protect themselves against hackers? One answer is to hack right back.
Posted In: hackers, hacking, spear phishing, China
'Spear phishing', a form of targeted hacking, is drawing a lot of attention. How can you protect yourself?
Posted In: airplanes, hacking, smartphone, cybersecurity
Can a plane's cockpit be hacked? One researcher, who used a smartphone to hack the cockpit of a virtual airplane, says yes. The FAA says its unlikely, if not impossible.
Posted In: Internet, Egypt, Tech
The Egyptian Navy says it caught three men trying to cut a big Internet cable that runs under the Mediterranean causing slow downs in the country and as far away as Pakistan.
Posted In: big data, computer security
At the RSA computer security conference in San Francisco last week, a key theme was not what companies can and should do with customer data, but what crooks might do with it if they hacked in.
Posted In: Tech, computers, software
Last week NASA lost direct contact with the International Space Station while updating their computer software. NASA may have learned their lesson, but have you?
Posted In: Tech, Google, apple, online privacy
When you buy from a digital storefront such as Google Play, how far and wide is that information shared?
Posted In: Tech, cybersecurity, passwords, hacking
Marketplace Tech contributor Chester Wisniewski of the computer security firm Sophos says change your password and lie.