Yahoo today launched Genome, a new tool that allows online advertisers take advantage of the company's extensive experience with big data analytics.
Having passed the U.S. House of Representatives, the controversial legislation goes next to the Senate and faces a presidential veto threat unless it is modified to address privacy concerns.
A recent data breach that exposed the Social Security numbers of more than 280,000 people served as yet another reminder of the well-recognized, but often discounted, risks associated with using weak and default passwords.
Two senior lawmakers this week sent a letter to the Federal Aviation Administration demanding information on how the agency will ensure that privacy rights are protected when it issues drone licenses to government, law enforcement and private organizations.
The Anonymous hacking collective has launched a new site that it claims will allow users to post material without fear of being tracked down.
Advocacy groups want stronger rules but the industry prefers to retain its current self-regulation.
Questions remain over a computer intrusion at Global Payments Inc. that exposed data on at least 1.5 million credit and debit card holders.
Default or simple passwords, ineffective or nonexistent firewalls offered easy targets for security breaches, a Verizon report finds.
An in-class project on advanced search techniques led to the discovery of a major data breach at the University of Tampa in Florida last week.
Facebook, Apple, Twitter, Yelp and 14 other companies have been hit with a lawsuit accusing them of distributing privacy-invading mobile applications...
For the second time this week, hackers associated with the Anonymous hacking collective have taken down a website in retaliation for the arrests of several members of its hacking collective.
A website claiming to be the official blog of Anonymous took credit for Wednesday's attack, blaming church policies.
Hackers claiming to belong to the Anonymous hacking collective early Wednesday defaced Panda Security's PandaLabs website in apparent response to arrests.
Internet voting systems are inherently insecure and should not be allowed in the upcoming general elections, a noted security researcher said at the RSA Conference 2012 being held here this week.
Articles by Jaikumar Vijayan