Private emails from the campaign of the leading candidate in France's presidential election, Emmanuel Macron, have been posted online by an unknown source. The politician confirmed the leak in a state
DOJ accuses four people of a 2014 Yahoo hack, Reid Hoffman joins Microsoft's board of directors, a new process for visualizing chips and solving Uber's navigation problem. All this on Crunch Report.
The U.S. Department of Justice is ready to indict four people related to a hack of Yahoo affecting "hundreds of millions" of users, according to a Bloomberg report.
A day after the world got confused whether or not the Switch was truly hacked, a group of programmers have released PegaSwitch, a "toolkit" that allows for limited code execution, allowing users to ex
The vice president's personal email was hacked last year, and it turns out that the hackers may have had access to official state business which Pence reportedly conducted on it. But wait — put down
Yahoo shares tumbled 6% on Thursday as investors feared that the latest Yahoo hack could spell bad news for its sale to Verizon. This is the second major hack revelation in recent months and there’s
The U.S. Election Assistance Commission, which is responsible for testing and certifying voting systems, among other things, was hacked around the time of the election, security outfit Recorded Future
Among the many exasperating lapses detailed in the New York Times' lengthy report on Russia's apparent interference with the 2016 election, one in particular stands out — the scale of its repercussi
Did someone order their chicken extra risky? KFC has alerted members of its Colonel's Club loyalty system in the U.K. that its website had been targeted and several accounts potentially compromised.
Facebook builds a censorship tool so it could not be banned from China anymore, Twitter suspends Jack Dorsey's Twitter account, your headphones can be hacked to listen to you, MIT creates artificial m
It looks like those 500 million hacked Yahoo accounts may affect its sale to Verizon (TechCrunch’s parent). At a company public policy round table in DC this afternoon, Verizon general counsel Craig
The hacker who claimed responsibility for the Democratic National Committee email leak claims to have breached the Clinton Foundation’s servers and retrieved a number of files potentially damagi
Akamai released its quarterly State of the Internet reports today, one detailing quality of access and the other attacks on companies and infrastructure. The slow march continues towards a better and
The systems underlying our elections process are more important than ever this year, and the bad guys know it too. FBI director James Comey said at a House Judiciary Committee hearing today that "bad
Some people are simply the worst. For reasons that are my own fault, I’ve recently been involved in series of conversations that I’d really rather not be having. Enter Phoney.club, a mob
Everyone knows waiting on hold for a representative sucks, and only a few companies have systems that will call you back when a representative is ready. The result is hours wasted and very often you&
The apparently government-sponsored hackery aimed at activist Ahmed Mansoor last week prompted a quick response from Apple, with a patch for iOS arriving the day of the news. Turns out the three (!) z
Dropbox disclosed earlier this week that a large chunk of its users’ credentials obtained in 2012 was floating around on the dark web. But that number may have been much higher than we original
It's an open secret that the Internet of Things (if we must call it so) is pretty terrible, whether in standards, interoperability or security. Good security, though, you don't really expect in a smar
Late last week we reported that Bitfinex, a popular Hong Kong-based Bitcoin exchange was hacked, losing about $70M worth of customer’s bitcoin. The loss caused the price of Bitcoin to drop about