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.
A major tussle is emerging in the debate over how government agencies can gather and use information posted publicly on social networks like Facebook and Twitter.
The FBI said its proposed plans to monitor social media sites to improve real-time situation awareness will be fully vetted by the agency's Privacy and Civil...
The FDA says it monitored the private email accounts of nine agency whistleblowers starting in 2010 to determine whether any of them leaked confidential information to the public.
The FBI Tuesday reaffirmed its rule that all cloud products sold to to U.S. law enforcement agencies must comply with the FBI's Criminal Justice Information Systems (CJIS) security requirements.
A federal lawsuit filed in Massachusetts could test the question of whether individuals who leave their wireless networks unsecured can be held liable if someone uses the network to illegally download copyrighted content.
Whistleblowers say their private e-mails were extensively monitored after complained about irregularities at the FDA; did they have a reasonable expectation of privacy?