The Australian Federal Police raided the Sydney home on Wednesday of an academic fingered by two technology publications of possibly being the programmer behind the virtual currency bitcoin.
A major UK newspaper is cleaning up its website after a criminals tried to deliver ransomware to thousands of its readers.
Mozilla has ended its ambitious entry into the smartphone race, saying Tuesday it will no longer support its Firefox OS.
A former Secret Service agent was sentenced Monday to 71 months in prison for stealing bitcoins from vendors on the Silk Road, the now-shuttered underground marketplace he was investigating.
Hackers based in Iran have been using malware to spy on individuals, including potentially dissidents and activists in the country, according to new research from Symantec.
FireEye says it has discovered a type of malware designed to steal payment card data that can be very difficult to detect and remove.
A three-year-old vulnerability in a software component used in millions of smart TVs, routers and phones still hasn't been patched by many vendors, posing a risk, according to Trend Micro.
Microsoft said Thursday it aided law enforcement agencies in several regions to disrupt a four-year-old botnet called Dorkbot, which has infected one million computers worldwide.
Let's Encrypt, the project offering free digital certificates for websites, is now issuing them more broadly with the launch of a public beta on Thursday.
The much-lauded encryption app Signal has launched a beta program for a desktop version of the app.
The U.S. and China have reached an agreement on how to begin cooperating on cybersecurity, an issue that has caused high tension between the two nations over the last few years.
Symantec has seen a curious fusing of two pernicious online threats, which could cause a big headache if encountered by users.
Educational toy maker VTech said Wednesday that 11.6 million accounts were affected by a mid-November cyberattack, including those of 6.4 million kids
Huawei isn't planning on patching several flaws in seven models of WiMax routers that are not being supported anymore by the company, according to a security researcher.