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.
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.