A McAfee vice president and seasoned technology executive will head the Department of Homeland Security's cybersecurity office, the agency announced Monday.
A Facebook engineer blamed language difficulties and documentation issues for a delay in fixing a bug that let a security researcher post directly to founder Mark Zuckerberg's Timeline, which is restricted if two users aren't friends.
Google said Thursday it will by default encrypt data warehoused in its Cloud Storage service. Users can choose if they want to hold the encryption keys themselves
Google is distributing patches for a cryptography flaw in Android that may affect hundreds of thousands of applications.
Several Bitcoin wallet applications have been upgraded following a serious cryptography problem in Android that could allow attackers to steal the virtual currency.
An analytics company is trying a novel approach to evaluating risk: by putting a price on it.
An email provider reportedly used by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden shut down on Thursday, citing an ongoing court battle that it could not discuss.
The last member of a $5 million global credit-card fraud ring was sentenced on Thursday in New York state court, ending an eight-year investigation and prosecution.
There's a broad belief that bitcoin might just be the virtual currency that takes off in a big way. To do that, it will need to become a lot easier to use.
The Tor Project is advising that people stop using Windows after the discovery of a startling vulnerability in Firefox that undermined the main advantages of the privacy-centered network.
A large number of websites shielded by an anonymizing service vanished from the Internet on Saturday, an action that may be linked with an arrest of a man in Ireland.
Twitter has revised its guidelines around abusive behavior following bomb and rape threats made against several prominent female users of the service in the U.K.
Facebook turned on a key security feature by default on Wednesday that scrambles data sent by users to the company's servers, following similar moves in recent years by Web services such as Google and Twitter.
Trend Micro has found two malicious browser extensions that hijack Twitter, Facebook and Google+ accounts.
What if the NSA took your text message metadata and made a flowing, colorful diagram with a timeline?