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The Equifax hack proved China is trying to steal your stuff — and America’s political dysfunction is letting them take it

OPINION: If our political system weren't so broken, companies like Equifax might actually have security in place to prevent a Chinese military hack.
The lobby of the CIA Headquarters Building in Langley

Leaked documents reportedly show the CIA secretly bought an encryption company and used it to spy on clients — while turning a profit

The CIA secretly listened in on communications by spies, diplomats, military officials, calling it "the intelligence coup of the century."
Open Raven co-founder and chief product officer Mark Curphey

New data security startup Open Raven just launched out of stealth to tackle the next big security challenge: helping companies find where their data a...

Open Raven was founded by two security veterans who have worked at companies like Microsoft and Tenable. Here's how it plans to prevent data breaches.

These email apps are scraping information from your inbox and selling the data for a profit

The apps are primarily interested in tracking receipts and shipping emails that show people's consumer behavior.
China's PLA at its 70th anniversary parade in October. The US said members of China's military hacked Equifax and stole the personal information of nearly 150 million Americans.

US says China’s military was behind 2017 Equifax hack that left personal information of 145 million Americans exposed

The Equifax breach, one of the largest hacks in history, led to a congressional inquiry and the resignation of CEO Richard Smith.

This rogue hacker digs up unreleased features on Instagram, Facebook, and Spotify — and she often finds out about them before other employees at...

Jane Manchun Wong reverse-engineers popular apps to find new features before companies announce them.

All it takes to fool facial recognition at airports and border crossings is a printed mask, researchers found

Researchers said they fooled facial-recognition tech across three continents but were unable to fool some software, including Apple's Face ID.

Clearview AI, the controversial company building a searchable database of peoples’ faces, is reportedly planning a ‘rapid international ex...

A facial-recognition startup that sells Google and Facebook images to police may be looking to build surveillance tools for foreign governments, too.

A vulnerability lets hackers gain entry to people’s computers using Philips Hue smart bulbs. Here’s how to protect against it.

Philips Hue has listed the risk as "high" severity and is urging users to update their devices immediately.

Silicon Valley startups backed by Bill Gates and Andreessen Horowitz are using the US-Mexico border to test new surveillance technology

The rise in border surveillance experiments reflects companies' efforts to capitalize on an increase in federal funds flowing to the border.