Guest Post We all know we've got a cyber security problem. But while new attack vectors like BYOD and the cloud are making things tougher, there might be a reason for optimism.
National Security Letters allow the government to secretly request information about you from companies you're associated with. A judge ruled them unconstitutional today.
While on the phone congratulating China's new president Xi Jinping on his appointment, President Obama reportedly slipped in some conversation around cyber security and intellectual property theft.
Matthew Keys, the social media deputy editor, was indicted today for giving Anonymous hackers access to his former employee's servers.
Endgame, the security software solution that looks at "billions" of data points to give you actions to take while an attack is happening, received $23 million in funding today and a new board member -- the former director of the NSA.
Guest Post It’s incredible to witness the secrecy the papal conclave is able to maintain in an era of over-sharing, data breaches, social postings and texting. Why is it with all of our encryption tools and safety nets, virus protection and firewalls, that breaches still happen?
After the U.S. national security adviser said that China needs to acknowledge the cyber attack issue between the two countries, China said it will happily begin discussions.
Tom Donilon, U.S. national security adviser, explained that Chinese hacking is top of mind for the administration in a speech today.
The recent hack on Facebook was traced back to one infected website called iPhoneDevSDK.com, but now it seems there may have been up to three infected websites involved.
The moral of the story: Keep the illegal stuff to your personal email accounts, kids.
After two years, Google may soon pay $7 million to settle a lawsuit that says Google siphoned off private information from personal Wi-Fi connections while collecting its Street View information.
A Google developer discovered a number of attacks that could be aimed at Apple App Store, all fixable if Apple turned on HTTPS for all network activity regarding the marketplace. Apple finally took that action today.
“Luckily for the plaintiffs, Apple has provided more than enough evidence itself to suggest to the court that it has not fully complied with the court’s order,” Grewal wrote. “In light of Apple’s performance in this case, the court cannot rely on its representations that this time it really has or will produce all responsive documents.”
Google, Microsoft, and Mozilla all patched up their browsers before the Pwn2own competition in Vancouver today, but the "hackers" still got in and in some cases were able to grab hold of the whole operating system as a result.
Android malware has reached a new, dangerous high -- at least if you believe F-Secure.
The robots are looking over your shoulder, and you don't even recognize it. Enter MyPermissions, flush with a million clams and ready to smack those apps down.
Raspberry Pi is being hit with a distributed denial of service attack, which has taken the company's website offline. The Internet is asking, "Why these guys?"
Editor's Pick Many of us don't know how many accounts we have online, though it's likely hundreds. Not knowing where you information is puts us at risk for losing that information.
Oracle has issued an emergency patch for its Java software after a string of high-profile hacking incidents at companies including Apple, Facebook, Twitter, and Microsoft.