A web service, Hash Hunters, lets users offer a reward payable in Bitcoin to people who can convert a password hash into the original password.
Facebook users could have deleted photos from someone else's account, as a result of a flaw spotted by 21-year-old Arul Kumar. But he notified the social network and reaped the rewards.
Silent Circle, a company specializing in encrypted communications, released a messaging application for Android devices on Wednesday that encrypts and securely erases messages and files.
Ankur Nandwani wanted to pay for content, but not for a subscription, so he designed Bitmonet, a way to pay quickly for one-off access to sites with paywalls.
The Australian Sex Party, a political organization, has a hard time getting some love from Google.
Dylan Wheeler, who claimed in February to have breached Microsoft's and Sony's networks, has not been charged with hacking.
The website of a Syrian telecommunications provider redirected to AT&T's website and then T-Mobile's on Wednesday, an apparent prank by a hacker who has been probing the country's Internet infrastructure for several days.
On the surface, Bitcoin seems to be a great way to hide cash. Actually, it's a terrible way to launder money.
Twitter, The New York Times and other prominent websites were struck by a powerful cyberattack that continued affecting other websites into Tuesday evening, directing visitors to a site purportedly controlled by the Syrian Electronic Army (SEA).
In new jobs after graduating from university, Eric Perriard and Tom Wright found their employers could articulate grandiose strategies for their businesses. But there was little connection to how the average employee could help out.
Amazon Web Services resolved service problems on Sunday that caused issues for several websites, including Airbnb's booking site and Twitter's Vine video application, which rely on its computing platform.
Mozilla is developing a protocol that aims to let security tools and Web browsers work better together.
At least three U.S. banks have lost millions of dollars after fraudsters gained control of payment applications that control wire transfers.
A malicious software tool perhaps most famously used to hack RSA's SecurID infrastructure is still being used in targeted attacks, according to security vendor FireEye.
An advertisement circulating on Facebook and Twitter for a desktop version of the photo-sharing application Instagram is a scam, according to security vendor Symantec.