Trusted identities could let people authenticate themselves for tax credits, benefits, car tax payments, passport applications and even student loans through the one-stop gov.uk website.
Passwords remain a brittle security blanket when wielded by many consumers, a new survey finds. Despite routine web breaches, six out of ten continue to reuse the same few passwords over and over.
Typical forms of nuisance behavior include creating homescreen shortcuts, altering default search engines and using up memory and processor cycles
Most data breaches are caused by mundane events such as employees losing, having stolen or simply unwittingly misusing corporate assets, a Forrester report has found.
Internet users who make offensive comments on social networks should not be prosecuted unless there has been a clear breach of the law, UK Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) Keir Starmer QC has said.
Security firm Sophos has been had to issue an embarrassing apology after the companyâs antivirus program suddenly started classifying every and any software update â including the companyâs own â as âShh/Updater-Bâ malware.
A hacktivist has successfully stolen data including email addresses from three UK police websites in an attack apparently in support of Wikileaks' Julian Assange.
A 'troll' arrested on suspicion of aiming a torrent of abuse at a fellow Facebook user has turned out to be a 32-year-old Birmingham policeman, it has been revealed.
Malware writers are interested in Linux after all.
Legal conflicts over the ownership of Internet domains could hit a record this year with Chinese cybersquatters a major factor behind the spike.
Many customers will have paid a hefty premium for the pocket knives on the basis that each came with a flip-out secure USB stick as a feature.
Many antivirus suites still can't completely protect against malware attacks against two recent and serious Microsoft vulnerabilities, researchers find.
Mitt Romney's Twitter account is among those filled with apparently fake followers, an analysis reveals.
Pair bragged about their attacks on eBay and Priceline; arrested in Cypress, they face extradition to the U.S.