Some Twitter users were surprised Monday when they clicked a button to share content from third-party websites but instead downloaded a mysterious torrent file.
Apple's Touch ID authentication system can be defeated using a well-honed technique for creating a latex copy of someone's fingerprint, according to a German hacking group.
Police in Austin, Texas, set up sting operations with cars they have under surveillance, watching for thieves to break into them. Marcus J. Carey's Web service, HoneyDocs -- born in the same city -- uses the same concept, only with computer files.
A German newspaper says that a branch of the NSA has been collecting global financial data, including credit card transactions and data from SWIFT, a cooperative owned by around 8,000 financial institutions.
A serious cross-site scripting vulnerability at Nasdaq's website could have been used to elicit personal details from website users. The flaw was fixed Monday, though Swiss-based High-Tech Bridge said Nasdaq waited two weeks before addressing the vulnerability.
Dropbox takes a peek at some kinds of uploaded files. That's normal, the web storage service says.
The FTC's review comes as Facebook's proposed policy changes cause controversy.
Trend Micro predicts where hackers will look for weak points in the mobile OS.
Auction giant eBay wants to know how you feel about Bitcoin.
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.