A draft of a White House executive order on cybersecurity has leaked out, but it's pretty vague.
Editor's Pick Any time anyone can make something suck less, there's a good chance of finding a valid business model. Even when you're competing with Google.
The good news is that only 1.5 percent of Android apps are malicious. The bad news is that malware is up 216 percent in just three months.
Editor's Pick Jack Dorsey confessed something on stage here at Techonomy Detroit today: He hacked into the world's largest dispatch company's email system in order to get a job.
In Mark Zuckerberg’s eyes, the Facebook phone might not make sense for his company, but search we can actually expect.
Around the time Facebook announced that it was going public, Zuckerberg uploaded a photo of his desk to, what else, …
Highlighting deficiencies in the default Android security, Verizon is introducing its own security app.
The Pirate Bay co-founder Gottfrid Svatholm has finally arrived home after nearly eight months abroad, but he wasn't greeted with a very warm welcome.
Last week Anonymous claimed it plucked 12 million unique identifiers associated with iPhones from an FBI laptop. Today, however, a Florida publishing company says it was actually its servers that were hacked.
Anonymous member Topiary, otherwise known by his real name Jake Davis, is out on bail and not allowed to be on the Internet. But, according to him, life is much more fulfilling without it.
Companies like Google have to be especially cautious when it comes to security. They build out whole departments dedicated to protecting its internals, so it's no wonder the search giant bought its own little security company today, VirusTotal.
Toll fraud -- no, it's not driving through the E-Z pass lane when you pay cash. It's a growing threat to your smartphone, one of the biggest of the year, according to a recent study by security company Lookout Mobile.
In many hacking cases, there are unexpected parties who are affected. In the case of Mitt Romney's tax returns being held ransom for $1 million Bitcoins, the hacker probably didn't expect to improve the market for Bitcoins overall, but that's exactly what happened.
Editor's Pick Ready for the most outlandish story of your morning? Here we go. Today, a hacker allegedly stole Mitt Romney's tax returns, is demanding $1 million in Bitcoins for silence, and sent a USB drive and letter to the GOP and Democratic party offices in Williamson County, Tennessee as proof.
Apple may have a patent on unlocking a smartphone via gestures, but Google just won a patent for unlocking any computing device just by looking at it.
Editor's Pick Can you predict when a war will break out? Well, the scientists are trying, and they're getting awfully close.
The future of the top U.S. Bitcoin echange is in doubt after $250,000 in virtual currency was stolen last night.
As CNet reports, an unidentified hacker found and absconded with an unencrypted backup of virtual wallet keys, taking 24,000 bitcoins, each worth just over ten U.S. dollars. It's the virtual equivalent of leaving your wallet on the cafe table as you go to use the restroom.
The Federal Bureau of Investigations says Anonymous is lying about retrieving 12 million UDIDs, or the unique identifiers associated with Apple mobile devices, from an agency laptop.
Popular blogging platform Wordpress just released a new plugin to make live-blogging super simple for everyone. Unfortunately, the plugin also makes it unbelievably easy to completely and utterly destroy your entire liveblog without even knowing it.
Mobile malware has exploded this year, growing almost 700 percent over 2011 numbers. Almost all of it, perhaps 85 percent, targets smartphones running Android.
Aiming to draw attention to alleged FBI surveillance programs, hackers have leaked one million Apple Unique Device Identifiers.