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.
Articles by Jaikumar Vijayan