The IRS may stand on the side of the law that says warrants are not necessary to access personal emails.
U.K. hacker Ryan Ackroyd will be sentenced in May with three other Lulzsec hackers after he pleaded guilty to one of his charges today.
After robbers stole broke into Walmart's video service Vudu's offices in March, the company reset customer passwords today.
"Most app makers are trustworthy," the ad says. "However, in the wrong hands, who knows what they'll do with your info?"
A team at UC Berkeley has discovered an mass-marketable way of measuring brainwaves and using them to replace passwords.
The proposed changes to the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act spurred more than just angry tweets. The EFF and others are calling for people to rise up and flood congressmen with CFAA reform demands.
Florida's House subcommittee unanimously voted in favor of a bill that would make posting revenge porn a felony punishable by up to five years in prison and a $5,000 fine, which could set a powerful precedent.
Wikileaks, scorge of the federal government that they are, has released a brand new collection of data files from the `70s today that show the country's dealings with the rest of the world.
According to two Italian security researchers, there's a thriving market for fake Twitter accounts, with more than two dozen services offering to sell accounts for prices averaging $18 per 1,000.
Clicked on any weird links in Skype lately? Your computer might be mining Bitcoins for a hacker.
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Coinbase warned users about phishing attacks in a blog post this week after personal information is exposed in search engine results.
Why not be a little creative? For $1,000, we'll hack the DOJ. For $5,000, the FBI. And, for a platinum-level contribution of $10,000, we'll hack the CIA and finally reveal the truth about Area 51.
Google is resisting a national security letter (NSL) from the FBI demanding that it offer up private information about its users.
North Korea's state-run news agency Uriminzokkiri's website and social networks have been compromised by Anonymous today, less than a day after the hacktivist group declared open season on the country.
After an outage yesterday that help cause Bitcoin prices to plummet, No. 1 Bitcoin market Mt. Gox said it is experiencing a major distributed denial of service attack by people aiming to destabilize the currency or profit from it.
California Assembly Member Bonnie Lowenthal has introduced the "Right to Know Act 2013," which would force businesses to tell consumers what personal data they have and where it is being shared.