Snapchat, the photo and video self-destructing app, has a hole in it that allows people to save and store that embarrassing content you’re hoping gets deleted.
New Android trojan app will make you think it’s taking you to the Google Play store, but in the background could use you to take down websites.
Editor's Pick Folia Grace recently conducted research with analysts and enterprise customers about upcoming trends the cloud.
Congress decided to kill an amendment to an older piece of legislation that would have prevented authorities from viewing a person’s email messages without obtaining a warrant.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is asking for your opinion on whether or not event data recording devices, or black boxes, should be installed in all cars.
After a family photo is tweeted, one Zuckerberg learns that Facebook’s privacy settings aren’t always clear.
A news outlet in Iran says that the Stuxnet virus attacked two of its facilities — a power plant and the Culture Ministry — and believes the U.S. and Israel are behind the strike.
After a hacker published around 300,000 Verizon customers’ information, the telecommunications company is saying there was no hack.
A new trojan called Stabuniq is infecting financial institutions across the United States, according to Symantec who revealed the threat today.
Soon, Netflix subscribers in the U.S. will be able to connect their accounts with their Facebook profiles thanks to new legislation that was just passed by the senate.
The Defense Intelligence Agency is looking for anyone who can break into a phone and exploit it.
Guest Post Looking at the latest DDoS attack statistics from CloudFlare’s network, it seems that hackers love the holidays.
Twitter temporarily took down YourAnonNews, a popular account belonging to hacktivist group Anonymous.
Samsung acknowledged today that the CPU used in many of its phones, including the massively popular Galaxy S III, is vulnerable to a particular type of hack that can give attackers full access to your phone.
Instagram tweeted today saying it has “more to share very soon.” Its community has been outraged after the photo-sharing app changed its terms of service yesterday.
The Federal Communications Commission wants people to get smarter about their phones as we head into the holiday season — a time for giving gadgets.
The startup was formed by three chip and security companies.
A Swedish businessman is in jail today after aiding cyber criminals who used scareware to trick victims into paying $129 for fake antivirus software.
Project Blitzkrieg, a fraud campaign aimed at banks in the U.S., might be more than just a scare tactic, according to McAfee Labs.
Microsoft is investigating vulnerabilities in Internet Explorer that would allow hackers to potentially gain access to any private information you enter on-screen.
Sponsored Post Ping Identity spoke with VentureBeat about why passwords are one of the weakest points in our cloud security and how best to manage your identity online.
Julian Assange, who is currently in exile in London’s Ecuadorian embassy, plans to run for senate after launching a new, Wikileaks-based political party in Australia.
The FBI, with the help of Facebook’s security team, arrested a number of people involved with the Yahos malware, which affected over 11 million people.
Internet “Explorer” has a whole new meaning today. The big question: who’s exploring who?
With the latest update to its popular anti-tracking plugin, Abine aims to fix the mess that Do Not Track as so far failed to.
A Nokia engineer who has previously pointed out security holes in Microsoft’s Windows 8 has now posted a detailed step-by-step explanation of how to hack Windows 8 games.
The CIA’s venture arm, IN-Q-Tel, strikes strategic partnership with mobile security company Tyfone.
Editor’s Pick With the holidays approaching, smartphone theft is on the rise — as I discovered recently when I was mugged at knifepoint for my iPhone 5.
Onity, which makes hotel key card readers, may be recalling its locks. The locks, which can be hacked and unlocked, recently lead to a hotel room robbery in Texas.
Richard Stallman, the grand old man of open source software and president of the Free Software Foundation, is calling Canonical’s Ubuntu Linux “spyware” and calling on the open source community to uninstall the software, shun the company, and “give Canonical whatever rebuff is needed to make it stop.”
Biometric company Validity Sensors raises $10 million to bring fingerprint scanning to mobile devices
Hacktivist Christopher Weatherhead was convicted today of “conspiracy to impair” the operations of a number of payments companies in 2010.
Attackers breached insurance provider Nationwide’s systems in October, stealing the mother lode of personally identifiable information. The company says law enforcement is currently searching for the hackers.
Zenprise has been acquired by Citrix, which may come as a surprise to Silicon Valley insiders who expected an initial public offering from the red-hot mobile security startup.
If someone is trying to break into your enterprise, it’s likely because they want your data. Companies are calling for cloud encryption, and Andreessen-Horowitz is joining the chorus by investing $30 million into cloud encryption company CipherCloud.
The House unanimously passed a Senate resolution calling on the U.S. government to oppose UN control of the Internet.
Security researchers at Sophos released their Security Threats in 2013 report, looking at the most at risk countries for malware.
You’re going to find Lookout Mobile on more phones in Europe. The company announced a partnership with French telecommunications company Orange, which will start preloading the software onto its Android phones starting in 2013.