Just five months after the company's launch, SlickLogin has announced its acquisition by Google. The Israeli security start-up has developed a method of authenticating your smartphone using an inaudible sound wave transmitted from your computer.
The NSA claimed in a recent document that Edward Snowden pulled a fast one on at least one fellow NSA employee in order to gain access to the classified documents he's gone on to leak - or gush, as the case may be. Snowden has denied such claims in the past, and according to his legal people, he still does, and this new charge amounts to the NSA's habit of scapegoating.
With three other Silk Road copycat sites having run off with users' funds since the original Silk Road was shut down, the dark web is turning into a glum place to shop for drugs, firearms and forged IDs.
Hackers gained unauthorised access to crowdfunding site kickstarter.com earlier this week. Compromised details include usernames, email addresses, mailing addresses, phone numbers and password hashes. Kickstarter users should change their passwords immediately.