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.
Microsoft's new service agreement gives the company the ability to share a user's data with all of its cloud-based services.
Google may have a self-driving car in the lab.
But Chinese automotive company BYD has a car you can buy today ... with an actual, real, operational remote control.
Guest Post Last night's changes to Microsoft's Services Agreement mean only bad things for users.
Facebook is working on new ad technology that will allow businesses you already buy from, but are not connected with on Facebook, match your email address and your Facebook identity.
By merging their customer records and your Facebook information, companies will be able to market to you better on Facebook ... because they'll know much more about you.
Oracle patched the hole in Java 7 that allows hackers to secretly download malware to your computer today, in an uncharacteristic update to its software. But it seems the company knew about the issue far longer than the rest of us.
For secrets, there's nowhere safer than the inside of your head, right? Wrong. Commercially sold electrode-headsets, often used in gaming, can be hacked to extract your ATM pin number, birthday month, location, and more.
YouTube could make more money. Video search could get much, much better. And that laborious process of tagging every video you upload to YouTube with all the keywords you can possibly think of might finally be over ... all because of technology based on a recently awarded Google patent that enables automated object recognition.
Twenty-year-old Raynaldo Rivera may spend the next 15 years of his life in jail if he is found guilty of hacking into Sony Pictures. The FBI arrested the alleged LulzSec hacker in Arizona yesterday.
A new vulnerability in Java 7 may let hackers attack Apple computers, bringing back memories of the recent Flashback trojan that may have been stealing up to $10,000 a day in ad revenue.
VentureBeat interviews a security researcher for Fortune 500 companies about Facebook and its bug bounty reward program.
Microsoft denies claims that its SmartScreen security software allows it to profile Windows users.
Evernote made the promise that it will never use your personal information for data mining and analysis. But what if there's an acquisition? And how do their investors feel about the missed revenue opportunity?
A security researcher says that Windows 8 has some security kinks to iron out. But the reality is likely more complicated.
Mocana wants to be a huge,public security company one day. It thinks of itself as the new kid, beating out old guys who have trouble moving away from the PC. Looks like it's the new, rich kid, too, as the company announced $25 million in its fourth round of funding today.
DriveSavers gets some data back for a Wired writer who was hacked.
Over 500,000 credit card numbers in Australia were discovered compromised today, stolen through a hack on a business' point of sale system.
As security takes the spotlight, hackers are often touted as being both smarter and faster than the average white hat. Google isn't afraid to admit this, and wants to pay up to $2 million in prizes for that devastating exploit -- no matter what hat you wear.
Looks like the Gauss virus is giving researchers at Kaspersky Lab a hard time. The security firm is reaching out to the community for anyone who can help decrypt the malware's payload.