After a girl reported a suspicious TikTok profile, researchers detected aggressive adware in apps that had been downloaded 2.4 million times.
Mike Postle was on an epic winning streak at a California casino. Veronica Brill thought he had to be playing dirty. Let the chips fall where they may.
A group known as Barium allegedly attacked hundreds of targets around the globe—and manipulated in-game goods and currency.
The US government has detained thousands of wireless earbuds on suspicion of being fake Apple goods—despite crystal clear branding from an established company.
Plus: Predictive policing taken even farther, Amazon surveillance of private Facebook groups, and more of the week’s top security news.
Mozilla has rewritten the app to rely on its own infrastructure rather than Google’s. But will its privacy and UI tweaks convince people to make the switch?
We Build the Wall raised millions. Now the DOJ says its operators—including the former Trump aide—skimmed hundreds of thousands off the top.
Apple’s new operating system hasn’t been released to the public yet, but its new permission notifications are already shaming developers into cleaning up their acts.
A WIRED investigation found dozens of channels belong to children apparently under 13 and anonymous chat participants sending inappropriate messages their way.
By tearing down bootleg network switches, researchers found ample opportunity for malice—but no signs of a backdoor this time.
IBM’s X-Force security team obtained five hours of APT35 hacking operations, showing exactly how the group steals data from email accounts—and who it’s targeting.
Dozens of people have come forward over the past week, many pointing to a culture that they say enabled rampant predatory behavior.
After releasing over a million hacked law enforcement files, DDoSecrets got banned from Twitter. But it has no plans to slow down.
Kenton Varda gets dozens of messages a day from Spanish-speakers around the world, all thanks to a Gmail address he registered 16 years ago.