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Internet Insecurity
Internet Insecurity

Google’s Confusing Gmail Security Alert Looks Exactly Like a Phishing Attempt

Security researchers say the legitimate email is training people to have bad email hygiene.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
1.16.18
Tedium
Tedium

The Wildly Popular Christmas Game That Got Mistaken for Spyware

How 'Elf Bowling,' the incredibly popular viral game from 1999, became an early victim of what we might now call “fake news.”
Ernie Smith
12.26.17
Tedium
Tedium

The 80s Software Program That Made Email Famous

Even as die-hard Eudora users held on, it couldn’t. Did we lose something great?
Ernie Smith
12.6.17
Internet Insecurity
Internet Insecurity

Gmail vs ProtonMail: Which is More Secure?

Which email provider is more suited for the paranoid user?
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
10.19.17
gone phishin
gone phishin

New Bitcoin Scam Targets Hurricane Irma Anxiety

This sucks.
Jordan Pearson
9.13.17
Complaints
Complaints

'No-Reply' Email Addresses Are a Plague

"If you’re allowed to send me an email, I’m allowed to send you an email."
Michael Byrne
8.28.17
Internet Insecurity
Internet Insecurity

Senator Asks DHS To Enable Email Security Feature to Prevent Phishing

Democratic Sen. Ron Wyden continues his crusade to get US government agencies to adopt basic cybersecurity hygiene.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
7.18.17
malware
malware

This Worm Virus Forced Windows Users to Watch 'Homestar Runner'

404 DooDoo Error.
Samantha Cole
7.17.17
Another Day Another Hack
Another Day Another Hack

Hackers Steal 6 Million User Accounts for Cash-for-Surveys Site

The data includes email addresses, passwords and physical addresses.
Joseph Cox
6.14.17
When Spies Come Home
When Spies Come Home

The Dirty Hackers Who Steal Passwords for Jealous Lovers

Phishing really is a threat when the hackers are closer to home.
Joseph Cox
6.7.17
The Internet of Shit
The Internet of Shit

‘World’s Most Secure’ Email Service Is Easily Hackable

A service that claims to be the only way to do email in a secure way is actually riddled with flaws, opening it up to hackers, according to a researcher.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
4.27.17
STARTL...WHAT?
STARTL...WHAT?

The Pentagon Still Doesn’t Encrypt Its Emails

And Democratic Senator Ron Wyden wants to know why not.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
3.31.17