Hackers dumped troves of personal information stolen from the adultery website Ashley Madison this week. Millions of names, email addresses and partial credit card numbers were released, raising alarms about how much privacy any of us enjoy online. Hari Sreenivasan discusses the fallout with Neil Richards of Washington University and Julia Angwin of ProPublica. Continue reading
Google now allows you to download an archived list of everything you have ever searched for.
Sony Pictures’ controversial comedy, “The Interview” will now be available to rent or buy online beginning today, the studio announced. The movie is set to be released across several digital platforms, including YouTube, Google Play, Microsoft’s Xbox Video and on … Continue reading
Some cyber security experts are skeptical of assertions that North Korea is responsible for a massive hack on Sony. To examine the debate, Gwen Ifill gets assessment from Dmitri Alperovitch of CrowdStrike and Marc Rogers of CloudFlare. Continue reading
A massive Internet failure in North Korea has many wondering if retaliation for the Sony hack is underway. Just days after President Obama warned that the U.S. would respond “proportionally” to a cyber-attack on the entertainment company, The New York Times reported that nation’s links to the Internet went completely dark this morning. Judy Woodruff talks to David Sanger of The New York Times. Continue reading
After profiling visionary individuals like Benjamin Franklin and Steve Jobs, biographer Walter Isaacson has turned his attention to a whole group of creative minds, weaving the tale of the many inventive thinkers who launched the digital revolution. Judy Woodruff sits down with Isaacson to discuss his latest book, “The Innovators,” and what set these people apart. Continue reading
When tech writer Mat Honan’s iCloud account was hacked, he lost control over his emails, phone, and personal computer, losing correspondence, photos of family members and more. Jeffrey Brown gets a lesson in protecting personal information online from Mat Honan of Wired magazine and Peter Pachal of Mashable. Continue reading