Instagram on Tuesday announced a feature called "face filters," the latest effort to steal the thunder from upstart Snap, which is the parent company of Snapchat.
Instagram's face filters allows users to...
Tuesday, May 16, 2017 at 09:42 AM CDT
Experts See Possible North Korea Links to Global Cyberattack
Cybersecurity experts are pointing to circumstantial evidence that North Korea may be behind the global "ransomware" attack: the way the hackers took hostage computers and servers across the world was similar to...
Monday, May 15, 2017 at 08:39 PM CDT
Computer Expert Who Foiled Cyberattack Says He's 'No Hero'
A young British computer expert credited with cracking the WannaCry cyberattack told The Associated Press he doesn't consider himself a hero but fights malware because "it's the right thing to do."
In his first...
Monday, May 15, 2017 at 06:34 PM CDT
Huge Cyberattack Ebbs as Investigators Work to Find Culprits
The global cyberattack that took computer files hostage appeared to slow on Monday as authorities worked to catch the extortionists behind it — a difficult task that involves searching for digital clues and...
Monday, May 15, 2017 at 05:49 AM CDT
Lyft, Waymo Agree to Work on Self-Driving Car Technology
In the race to the self-driving future, Lyft has agreed to work with Waymo, the self-driving car company owned by Google's parent company, to bring autonomous vehicles to the masses, both companies told NBC News...
Monday, May 15, 2017 at 05:48 AM CDT
5 Ways to Become a Smaller Target for Ransomware Hackers
This weekend's global online extortion attack reinforces the need for businesses and other large organizations to update their computer operating systems and security software, cybersecurity experts said.
Sunday, May 14, 2017 at 04:34 PM CDT
An Alert Researcher, Teamwork Helped Stem Huge Cyberattack
The cyberattack that spread malicious software around the world, shutting down networks at hospitals, banks and government agencies, was thwarted by a young British researcher and an inexpensive domain...
Monday, May 15, 2017 at 06:38 PM CDT
Elon Musk Moves Forward With 'Boring' Traffic Remedy
Billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk can claim a perhaps unparalleled string of visionary company creations -- PayPal, SpaceX, Tesla, The Boring Company.
The Boring Company?
"We're trying to dig a hole under LA,"...
Saturday, May 13, 2017 at 05:43 PM CDT
Global 'WannaCry' Ransomware Cyberattack Seeks Cash for Data
A global "ransomware" cyberattack, unprecedented in scale, had technicians scrambling to restore Britain's crippled hospital network Saturday and secure the computers that run factories, banks, government...