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Police story differs from videos of man dragged from United flight

Two officers blame 69-year-old passenger for his injuries.

AV provider Webroot melts down as update nukes hundreds of legit...

False positives affect Windows Preview, Facebook, and more.

Stop asking people for their passwords, rights warriors yell at US...

File request under: 'Trash can' Civil and digital rights groups are leading a campaign to stop the US Department of Homeland Security's demanding access to foreigners' social media accounts when entering America.…

Why smart enterprises are thinking AI

TGI Friday's may have a reputation as a casual restaurant and watering hole, but its messaging to customers was hardly conversational.

The well-known chain sent out regular blasts through traditional broad-reach media and, more recently, social media, ...

DMCA “safe harbor” up in the air for online sites that...

Etsy, Kickstarter, Pinterest, and Tumblr say site moderation hangs in the balance.

Twitter sues the US government for demanding it unmask an ‘alt’...

Twitter is suing the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and alleging the government is misusing an investigative tool as part of an internal witch-hunt to uncover who is behind a Twitter account critical of the immigration service.The lawsuit, filed on Thursday in California, comes on the heels of a report that visitors to the U.S. could soon be routinely asked to hand over email and social media account passwords to the immigration service.[ Have a tech story to share? If we publish it, we’ll send you a $50 American Express gift card — and keep you anonymous. Send it to offtherecord@infoworld.com. | We've all been there: 7 hardware horror stories from the help desk. | Follow Off the Record on Twitter and subscribe to the newsletter. ]In its lawsuit, Twitter says that U.S. Department of Homeland Security and U.S. Customs and Border Protection have demanded it hand over information regarding the @alt_uscis Twitter account.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here

Lawmakers propose law requiring warrants to search electronics at US border

"Americans' constitutional rights shouldn’t disappear at the border."

Russian hacking goes far beyond 2016 pro-Trump effort

As the Senate Intelligence Committee held its first public hearings examining Russian hacking yesterday, lawmakers received a stark warning that the intrusions have been far broader in scope than the intelligence community's finding that Russian hac...

Senator: Russia used ‘thousands’ of internet trolls during US election

The Russian government used "thousands" of internet trolls and bots to spread fake news, in addition to hacking into political campaigns leading up to the 2016 U.S. election, according to one lawmaker.Disinformation spread on social media was design...

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It's typical list price of $129.99 has been reduced 38% to $79.99 on Amazon.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here

Ever visited a land now under Islamic State rule? And you...

Uncle Sam turns up the heat on visa hopefuls US embassies have been told to examine social media accounts of visa applicants who have ever set foot in Islamic-State-controlled areas.…

Bitcoin rise fuels social media scams

The price of a single bitcoin passed that of an ounce of gold for the first time this month, and scammers were quick to get in on the action with Ponzi schemes and phishing sites spread via social media.Victims are lured in with fake bitcoin wallets, fake bitcoin search services, fake surveys about bitcoins, too-good-to-be-true money making offers, and classic pyramid scams now dressed up with bitcoins, according to a report released this week.[ 18 surprising tips for security pros. | Discover how to secure your systems with InfoWorld's Security Report newsletter. ]“The same characteristics that make bitcoin attractive to people who want to make money distributing ransomware make it attractive to scammers,” said Philip Tully, senior data scientist at security vendor ZeroFox, which published the report.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here