Bluetooth’s Complexity Has Become a Security Risk

Bluetooth is the invisible glue that binds devices together. Which means that when it has bugs, it affects everything from iPhones and Android devices, to scooters, and even physical authentication keys used to secure other accounts. The order of magnitude can be...

How Hackers Broke WhatsApp With Just a Phone Call

You’ve heard the advice a million times. Don’t click links in suspicious emails or texts. Don’t download shady apps. But a new Financial Times report alleges that the notorious Israeli spy firm NSO Group developed a WhatsApp exploit that could inject...

A Cisco Router Bug Has Massive Global Implications

The Cisco 1001-X series router doesn’t look much like the one you have in your home. It’s bigger and much more expensive, responsible for reliable connectivity at stock exchanges, corporate offices, your local mall, and so on. The devices play a pivotal...

DOJ Says Chinese Hackers Attacked Anthem, but Not Why

The hack of health insurance giant Anthem Inc. has loomed large in the public consciousness since it first came to light in 2015—not just as one of the biggest breaches of all time, but also as a potential example of the Chinese government’s longstanding cyber...