Google, Environmental Groups Partner To Track Illegal, Unregulated FishingTechnology developed in the Bay Area could lead to the end of illegal, unregulated and unreported fishing around the world. Susie Steimle reports. (5/17/17)
On The Hunt With Symantec For The WannaCry Virus HackersBay Area security firm Symantec is on the hunt for the people behind the global WannaCry cyberattack. Some clues point to North Korea. Melissa Caen reports. (5/16/17)
Cyber Scammers Target Consumers With Fake Facebook CouponsCyber scammers are trying to trick people by offering supposedly free coupons. Julie Watts reports. (5/15/17)
Dozens of Countries Hit By Global Cyber Extortion AttackDozens of countries were hit with a huge cyberextortion attack Friday that locked up computers and held users' files for ransom at a multitude of hospitals, companies and government agencies. It was believed to the biggest attack of its kind ever recorded. Andria Borba reports. (5-12-17)
Netflix Reportedly Refuses To Give Into Hackers Demands For RansomLen Ramirez reports on Netflix not paying ransom to hacker group threatening to leak 'Orange is the New Black.' (5-1-2017)
ConsumerWatch: Laws To Protect Kids From Spy ToysFrom dolls that talk to Teddy Bears that send messages, Internet-connected products pick up a lot of personal information. California could become the first state to require so-called smart devices to come with additional security and privacy protection. Julie Watts reports. (4-20-17)
Talking Politics: New Gas Tax / Trump PivotsKPIX 5's Phil Matier is joined by Melissa Caen and former S.F. mayor Willie Brown for a rousing discussion of the week's top politics news. (4-9-17)
New Amazon Office Complex In East Palo Alto Draws ProtestersEast Palo Alto is rolling out the red carpet for Amazon which is opening a new office complex on University Ave. but protesters gathered outside the facility on Thursday evening to shame the company for buying out the community. Betty Yu reports. (3-30-17)
Facebook Launches Fake News AlertFacebook is trying to filter out fake news by asking users to pause before they post. Kiet Do put the new tool to the test. (3-23-17)
Stanford Researchers Discover The Truth About Trolls On Social MediaStanford researchers Justin Cheng and Michael Bernstein talk about the results of a new study on trolling and the reason why we do it with Bay Sunday's Kenny Choi.
Google Takes 'Street View' Inside an Active VolcanoGoogle sent a crew inside the crater of a South Seas volcano to capture amazing 360-degree views of a bubbling lava lake. Jonathan Mann reports. (3-19-17)
Russian Agents Charged In Massive Yahoo Data BreachTwo Russian intelligence agents and two hackers were charged in a devastating breach that affected at least a half billion Yahoo accounts. Kiet Do reports. (3/15/17)
Uber CEO Apologizes For Disrespectful Interaction With DriverUber CEO Travis Kalanick was caught on video swearing and being rude to his Uber driver. Betty Yu reports. (2/28/17)
Prisoner-Produced Podcast Makes San Quentin Inmates' Stories Available WorldwideA podcast produced entirely inside California's notorious San Quentin, mostly by the inmates themselves, is getting national attention. Juliette Goodrich reports. (1-29-17)
ConsumerWatch: Privacy Fears Over Family Tree WebsiteImagine your home address, family information and the names of all your known relatives available to anyone online. Julie Watts reports on a website that exposes your sensitive personal data for free. (1-13-17)
Calabama Connect: Women In California And Alabama Together To Discuss Politics OnlineA project took 25 women from the Bay Area and 25 from Alabama, put them in a private Facebook room and let them talk politics. Melissa Caen reports. (1-12-17)
Hackers Shut Down SF Muni's Computer SystemA major computer hack gave free rides to Muni riders all day Saturday. Cate Cauguiran shows us the message the hackers sent.
Cyber Attackers Hack Muni's Fare System In San Francisco'You Hacked, ALL Data Encrypted,' was the message at SF Muni stations across the city. Cate Cauguiran reports passengers were getting free rides all day on Saturday.
Jon Cohen, CEO Of Survey Monkey With Post-Election Insights On PollstersBay Sunday's Kenny Choi talks to Jon Cohen, CEO of Survey Monkey about the role of pollsters in the 2016 election.
Fremont Makes Traffic Changes To Thwart App-Directed Shortcut SeekersFremont has had it with drivers using the Waze traffic app to take shortcuts through town and clogging city streets. Kiet Do reports. (11-11-16)
ConsumerWatch: FCC Gives A Boost To Consumers' Internet PrivacySome are calling it a big victory for Internet privacy. Your Internet service provider will have to follow new rules starting next year and, as Julie Watts reports, your private information should stay a little more private. (10-28-16)
Homeland Security, FBI Investigate Massive Cyber AttacksThe denial-of-service attacks struck in waves, disrupting a number of major websites. The attacks have ended -- for now. Mark Sayre reports from Silicon Valley. (10-21-16)
Crippling Nationwide Cyber Attack Hits Major Silicon Valley Websites and ServicesBay Area-based companies including Twitter, Netflix and Reddit were impacted by the attacks. Many internet-based companies were disrupted for much of the day. Jackie Ward reports. (10-21-16)
US Gives Control Of Internet Website Address List To ICANNThe official list of website addresses was put into the hands of ICANN Saturday, a non-profit organization based in Los Angeles.Andrea Borba explains why some think the switch is a bad idea.