AppleCare+ now covers two incidents of accidental damage per year

Amid all the Watch and iPad news Apple just dropped, it quietly updated its AppleCare+ policies to make them more generous. The service will now cover two incidents of accidental damage every 12 months, instead of two incidents every 24 months. As Ma...

Security firm details how hackers stole $1.3 million in wire transfers

The security company Check Point Research has revealed details of a cyber heist from private equity firms that once again relied on a time-worn tactic: simple email phishing. The story started when a cybercrime gang known as the “Florentine Banker” t...

A hacker stole and leaked the Xbox Series X graphics source code

AMD has been having a particularly rough few months, apparently. The chip designer has revealed that a hacker stole test files for a "subset" of current and upcoming graphics hardware, some of which had been posted online before they were taken down...

Justice Department charges Huawei with stealing trade secrets, again

The US Justice Department has charged Huawei and two US subsidiaries with racketeering conspiracy and conspiracy to steal trade secrets. A 16-count superseding indictment, filed yesterday in Brooklyn, New York, adds to previous US charges filed again...

Former NASA engineer thwarts porch pirates again with ‘Glitter Bomb 2.0’

YouTuber and former NASA engineer Mark Rober is at it again with the Glitter Bomb 2.0 designed to give porch pirates some stinky karmic justice. After experiencing a package theft last year, Rober decided to exact revenge by creating the original gli...

DOJ charges two Russians with using malware to steal millions

Officials are offering a $5 million reward for information that leads to the capture of Maksim Yakubets of Moscow. Yakubets is one of two Russian nationals charged with cybercrimes that resulted in tens of millions in losses. The $5 million reward is...

Walmart uses AI camera tech to track checkout theft at 1,000 stores

Walmart's early use of AI at its stores isn't just for the sake of convenience. The retailer has confirmed to Business Insider that it's using camera-based computer vision tech to deter theft and losses at its checkouts (including self-checkouts) in...