WikiLeaks source Bradley Manning was sentenced to 35 years in prison today for his role in leaking more than 700,000 documents to the site, a far cry from the 90-year sentence he could have received.
Facebook is still refusing to pay the researcher who hacked his way onto Mark Zuckerberg’s wall, so the Internet is stepping in.
The NSA’s seemingly unfettered access to American digital communications could put a very serious hurt on the emerging cloud industry.
Editor's Pick Do not forward e-mail or links you receive from OKCupid — you may be handing out direct, unprotected access to your account.
Yet another example of how the very idea of surveillance affects us.
That’s not how data works, folks.
The Department of Homeland Security named McAfee chief technology officer Phyllis Schneck to the position of Deputy Undersecretary for Cybersecurity today. She is the third appointed to the position since its creation in 2011.
A group of researchers successfully slid malware past Apple’s safeguards and into the iOS App Store — a scary exposure for the operating system often touted as one of the safest in the industry.
Spurned by Facebook’s security team, an IT researcher took his Facebook vulnerability discovery all the the way to the top.
Outbrain announced today that an employee fell for a phishing attack, giving a group of pro-Syrian regime hackers access to its systems.
You might think that the NSA and other shadowy three-letter agencies are the world’s biggest cloud cheerleaders: all your data, all the time, in the cloud where Prism and XKeyscore can, apparently, access it.
“Germany is a country of freedom.”
“We’re a human-run agency operating in a complex environment with a number of different regulatory regimes, so at times we find ourselves on the wrong side of the line,” said an anonymous NSA official.
IBM acquired security company Trusteer today in order to create a security-focused software lab in Israel.
A group of pro-Syrian regime hackers attacked the Washington Post this morning, redirecting posts to the group’s website.
Earlier this month, the ITIF estimated U.S. cloud companies could lose $35 billion by 2016 because of NSA spying. But what’s the impact on the world’s cloud services?
Editor’s Pick Just because you expect your e-mail to be private, that doesn’t make it so.
Edward Snowden’s Prism revelations are making it a bit tougher for the NSA to execute its digital vision.
Arkami, a security identification startup, has raised a cool $1.8 million in funding to help grow its products such as myIDkey, the company announced today.
The Pirate Bay’s new “censorship-free,” more secure web browser — appropriately dubbed PirateBrowser — already has over 100,000 downloads just days after launching.
If you’re a bug hunter for companies such as Google and Facebook, the last few weeks have been good to you. Google announced today that it has officially given out over $2 million to people who poke holes in its systems on purpose.
It looks like the House Intelligence Committee kept information secret about two intelligence collection documents that were released in 2011 to all members of congress.
Salesforce has exerted leadership in cloud for more than a decade, and shows no sign of slowing down. That’s why we’re excited to announce that Salesforce COO George Hu will be speaking at CloudBeat 2013.
“I don’t really understand the logic behind it,” Kingman said. “Unlocking is completely legal in pretty much every other country at the minute, except for the U.S.”
Marketers are bringing the tracking cookie-like advertising to the physical world.
The shutdown of privacy focused email services Lavabit and Silent Circle has inspired Kim Dotcom and his file-sharing service Mega to launch their own secure e-mail app.
Apple’s new phone could include a convex home button that will act as a fingerprint sensor, according to an analyst report, and could open up all kinds of fun possibilities.
Guest Post Ever since Black Hat USA wrapped up last week, I’ve been thinking about the irony of attendees going into heightened security mode during the conference itself – like never connecting to open Wi-Fi or encrypting all information stored on your laptop – then likely slipping back into a more lax mode throughout the rest of the year.
The National Security Agency can search for U.S. citizens’ names and other information under the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act, according a document Edward Snowden leaked to The Guardian.
President Barack Obama laid out a four-step plan to help the American public understand the government’s surveillance programs, saying he, too, would be skeptical if he wasn’t on the inside.
Fewer admins mean fewer people that could possibly abuse classified data.
Apple CEO Tim Cook, Google exec Vint Cerf, AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson, and other technology leaders secretly met with President Barack Obama on Thursday to talk about the NSA and tech surveillance,
Guest Post For companies looking for newer, better sources of revenue, the government’s open data programs could be the answer.
The privacy-focused e-mail service that former-NSA contractor Edward Snowden reportedly used was shut down today after the founder left a note saying he’s gagged from talking about why it’s now offline.
The Obama administration says that the NSA isn’t reading your e-mail. But one newspaper reports that this may not be true.
Sponsored Post V-Key focuses on securing native applications and mobile websites by providing security layers, rather than the device itself, providing security without annoying the end customers.
President Obama has canceled a meeting with Russia’s Putin citing political issues including Edward Snowden’s asylum.
The government may soon help your business get insurance against hackers.
Sentinal Labs knows everything your computer is doing and can tell when that flow is being disrupted by something malicious.