Under new laws, employers in Illinois and California cannot ask for usernames and passwords to the personal social media accounts of employees and job seekers.
McAfee is being held on charges that he entered the country illegally in an attempt to escape authorities in Belize
Lawyers for Jammie Thomas-Rasset argue that the $222,000 damage award is unconstitutional
The U.S. Patent Office has delivered a 'non-final' rejection of a Verizon patent application for a controversial technology that would serve targeted ads to TV viewers based on what they're doing or saying in front of their sets.
McAfee is wanted for questioning by police in Belize in connection with a murder in that country several weeks ago
The Internet shutdown in Syria probably took very little to accomplish considering the country's limited Internet infrastructure and international connectivity, network analysts said Friday.
The co-chairman of the Ohio Green Party and editor of FreePress.org, Bob Fitrakis, on Monday filed a federal lawsuit over software that was allegedly installed on central vote tabulation machines.
As the clock winds down to what could turn out to be an extremely close presidential race, some election watchdogs are keeping a wary eye on paperless electronic voting machines that are scheduled to be used in several key states and jurisdictions around the country.
An international gang of cyber crooks is plotting a major campaign to steal money from the online accounts of thousands of consumers at 30 or more major U.S. banks, security firm RSA warned.
Apple has received rare praise from a leading rights advocacy group for incorporating important new privacy enhancing features in its recently released iOS 6 operating system.
The campaign is the second one targeted at oil companies to be discovered by SecureWorks this year.
With opposition growing to reported plans by President Obama to issue an Executive Order to bolster cybersecurity for the nation's critical infrastructure, the question now is whether the White House will plow ahead or drop the idea quietly in an election year.
Dallas law enforcement authorities have arrested self-professed Anonymous spokesman Barrett Brown in what appears to have been a dramatic raid of his apartment late Wednesday night.
AntiSec, a splinter group of hacking collective Anonymous, had announced that it had accessed more than 12 million Apple UDIDs.
A federal judge has rejected BancorpSouth's plan to use contractual agreements with customers as a shield against liability claims stemming from an online heist of some $440,000 that was illegally wire-transferred from the account of one of the bank's commercial customers in March 2010.