Security

Minor convictions for ex-CIA coder in hacking tools case

A former CIA software engineer accused of stealing a massive trove of the agency's hacking tools and handing it over to WikiLeaks was convicted of only minor charges Monday, after a jury deadlocked on the more serious espionage ...

Internet

Scientists develop method to detect fake news

Social media is increasingly used to spread fake news. The same problem can be found on the capital market—criminals spread fake news about companies in order to manipulate share prices. Researchers at the Universities ...

Internet

What could a world without Twitter look like?

After another chaotic week of mass staff departures and policy reversals, Twitter's future seems highly uncertain, with users—and everybody else—increasingly asking one question: What would a world without the so-called ...

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