Online sales could hit $189 billion this holiday season

Klaus Vedfelt/Getty Images The holidays will look different for many people this year amid the coronavirus pandemic, including the way we shop for gifts. Online sales during the holiday shopping season, which runs from Nov. 1 to Dec. 31, are expected to grow 33% year over year to a record-breaking $189 billion, according to a […]

Election 2020: Your cybersecurity questions answered

A voting machine used in California for early voting on Oct. 26. Frederic J. Brown / AFP / Getty Images As millions of Americans head to the polls for the US presidential election, security officials are working around the clock to ensure that cyberattacks and...

Facebook removes fake accounts targeting the US ahead of elections

James Martin/CNET Facebook pulled down two networks of fake accounts targeting the US ahead of the presidential election, the social network said Tuesday, adding that the campaigns were small and caught early. Facebook’s latest account takedowns come after the...

Trump campaign website defaced in apparent hack

President Donald Trump’s campaign website was the victim of an apparent hack Tuesday. Drew Angerer/Getty Images President Donald Trump’s campaign website was “defaced” on Tuesday, the campaign said. Screenshots shared on social media showed the...

Republican-controlled FCC doubles down on net neutrality repeal

(From left) FCC Commissioner Michael O’Rielly, Chairman Ajit Pai and Commissioner Brendan Carr reiterated their repeal of the net neutrality rules in a vote Tuesday, as they reviewed issues brought up in a 2019 federal court decision that told the agency to...