When we're being watched, we conform. We don't speak freely or try new things. But social progress happens in the gap between what’s legal and what’s moral.
Robert Mueller's work as special counsel may seem imperiled by the acting attorney general, but there's plenty of reason for optimism.
In its second annual “Privacy Not Included” guide, the nonprofit highlights internet-connected gifts that value your privacy—and the ones that may not.
On tiny Plum Island, DARPA stages a real-life blackout to put its grid recovery tools to the test.
For two hours Monday, Google internet traffic rerouted through China, Russia, and elsewhere. Here's why.
Corporations have taken the lead over nations on governing the internet: The initiative might not have counted the US as a signatory, but did include Microsoft, Facebook, Google, and others.
The US has worst rate of gun violence among all developed countries, and still we fail to regulate.
Keep your data private and the environment protected.
Compromised crypto, flawed SSDs, and more of the week's top security news.
In an expansive on-the-record interview with WIRED, the principal deputy director of national intelligence made her pitch for public-private partnerships.
Researchers found that they could compromise DJI's single sign-on tokens, similar to the issue behind Facebook's massive breach this September.
Americans watched their voting technology break down right in front of their eyes—or on social media—Tuesday, but it's too soon to tell if the problems reached historic proportions.
WIRED is looking out for the biggest stories, the most common hoaxes, and the likeliest sources of confusion as they emerge throughout the day.
Ninety-four district election officers. Thirteen hundred electoral jurisdictions. Multiple law enforcement agencies. The fight to keep the midterms safe has an unimaginable scope.
Facebook took down Donald Trump’s ad for violating its policies, but you can still watch the video on his profile.
The Know-It-Alls: Our in-house experts answer questions about your interactions with technology.
Georgia's secretary of state is also its GOP gubernatorial candidate. And he just claimed that Democrats committed "cyber crimes."
If you're not careful, websites can grab all kinds of permissions you don't realize or intend. Take back control in your browser.
A CIA debacle, a new side channel attack, and more security news this week.
The data appears to have been stolen with malicious browser extensions, and not by exploiting an issue with Facebook’s platform.