Palmer Luckey’s startup will build a ‘virtual’ border wall

  • July 2, 2020
It’s no secret that Palmer Luckey’s Anduril Industries has been developing a “virtual wall” to heighten national security — he’s been at it for the better part of three years. That work (for better or worse) has finally paid off. According to a new…

Another 53 iOS apps besides TikTok are grabbing clipboard data

  • June 28, 2020
TikTok may be ending its nosy clipboard reading on iOS, but that doesn’t mean other app developers are mending their ways. Security researcher Tommy Mysk told Ars Technica in an interview that an additional 53 apps identified in March are still indis…

DOJ accuses WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange of recruiting hackers

  • June 25, 2020
The Justice Department is levelling more accusations against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange — though not new charges. Officials have filed a superseding indictment against Assange that maintains the earlier 18 counts of computer intrusion and Espio…

Facebook experiments with adding Face ID to Messenger inbox

  • June 12, 2020
Facebook is testing a new feature for Messenger that allows users to better protect their messages from prying eyes. When enabled, users will need to authenticate their identity using Face ID, Touch ID, or their passcode before they can view their in…