Paul Wagenseil is a senior editor at Tom's Guide focused on security and privacy. He has also been a dishwasher, fry cook, long-haul driver, code monkey and video editor. He's been rooting around in the information-security space for more than 15 years at FoxNews.com, SecurityNewsDaily, TechNewsDaily and Tom's Guide, has presented talks at the ShmooCon, DerbyCon and BSides Las Vegas hacker conferences, shown up in random TV news spots and even moderated a panel discussion at the CEDIA home-technology conference. You can follow his rants on Twitter at @snd_wagenseil.
Nearly a dozen Android apps were set up to steal users' Facebook passwords and usernames, and were installed nearly 6 million times.
Personal data 'scraped' from 700 million LinkedIn user profiles is being sold online. Even though the data is theoretically public, it's useful for spammers, stalkers and phishers.
An online petition demanding monthly stimulus checks of $2,000 has gathered nearly 2.5 million signatures.
More than 100 Dell laptops and desktops moels can be hacked over the air thanks to flaws in the way the machines handle firmware updates, but fixes are available.
Brave Search, which promises to be a privacy-focused search engine that doesn't track or profile users, has entered public beta testing that anyone can try out.
This fully loaded pre-built gaming rig with an RTX 3080 Ti GPU and Ryzen 9 5900X CPU is on sale at NewEgg for $600 off.
A Wi-Fi hotspot name containing specific character strings will permanently disable Wi-Fi connections on an iPhone until the user manually clears all network settings.
Carnival, the world's largest cruise-ship operator, said it had been hit by its second data breach in the past 18 months.
CVS Health had more than a billion user-visit records exposed online, and some visitors accidentally added their own email addresses to the data.
Peloton has patched a flaw that could have let attackers seize complete control of an exercise bikes. Here's how to make sure your Peloton has the update.
Intuit has sent notifications to TurboTax customers that their accounts may have been hacked due to password reuse.
The Civilized Cycles Model 1 is very comfy and very pricey, making it worth a look for urban commuters.
Volkswagen of America said 3.3 million prospective and actual Audi customers had sensitive data exposed or stolen.
More than a terabyte of data stolen from 3.2 million PCs was found online, including 26 million usernames and passwords.
Chrome has been updated to fix 14 security flaws, including one 'zero-day' under attack and linked to a Microsoft flaw revealed yesterday. Make sure to update your browser right away.
Microsoft's latest round of security updates includes fixes for six different 'zero-day' flaws already under active attack, so it's best to update Windows now.
Nearly 2 percent of the top 1,000 iOS apps in Apple's App Store were scams, the Washington Post reported.
Microsoft Teams will soon make end-to-end encryption available for one-to-one voice calls.
An online petition calling for recurring stimulus checks surpassed 2.3 million signatures on June 3. Its creator wants to hit 3 million.
The UC browser made by Chinese tech giant Alibaba sends tons of private user information to Chinese servers even when it's in incognito mode, researchers found.
NortonLifeLock is adding a cryptocurrency miner and wallet to its flagship Norton 360 antivirus program, and early adopters can start using it today.
A new twist on malware infection involves a fake streaming site that wants to charge you $40 a month.
The latest version of Chrome brings fixes for 32 security flaws as well as gravity detection on laptops and copy-and-pasting of files into Gmail.
The gaming chat service Discord is an essential part of a young hacker's skill set, even as the platform tries to crack down on cybercrime, a security researcher said.