Millions of Hewlett Packard Co.'s LaserJet printers contain a security weakness that could allow attackers to take control of the systems, steal data from them and issue commands that could cause the devices to overheat and catch fire.
Homeland Security investigates the cyberattack, while separately a hacker claims access to system at Houston utility.
Some tech firms and activists fear SOPA gives content owners too much power to go after websites accused of copyright theft or sale of counterfeit goods.
Twitter and Facebook are enabling the Central Intelligence Agency to get reliable, real-time assessments of public sentiment during rapidly changing events.
The U.S. Supreme Court Tuesday will begin hearing arguments in a landmark case involving the government's authority to use GPS tracking devices in criminal investigations without first obtaining a court order.
A coalition of technology trade groups Monday joined the growing chorus of voices opposing a recently filed anti-piracy bill that they contend is far too heavy-handed.
Whistleblower site Wikileaks today announced that it was temporarily suspending operations due to financial constraints.
A report charges that the U.S. Social Security Administration puts thousands at risk of identity theft by accidentally releasing personal data.
President Obama Friday issued an executive order that aims to reform rules for the sharing and securing data by federal agencies.
Researchers at the Argonne National Laboratory this week showed how an electronic voting machine model that's expected to be widely used to tally votes in the 2012 elections can be easily hacked using inexpensive, widely-available electronic components.
Rejecting a federal judge's compromise plan, Oracle says it will continue its claim of intellectual property theft against its software rival.
The Department of Homeland Security warns about storm-related phishing attacks and other malicious cyberactivity.
Anonymous claims responsibility for publication of personal data of security officers for the Bay Area transit service, in retaliation for how the service handled a recent protest.
Two security researchers Wednesday unveiled a remote controlled, unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) that is capable of cracking Wi-Fi passwords, exploiting weak wireless access points and mimicking a GSM tower to intercept cell phone conversations.
Cofer Black warns that government officials shouldn't dismiss warnings of imminent cyberattacks.