The worldwide hacker group Anonymous may have played a role--even unwittingly--in the theft of personal data from the Sony PlayStation Network.
Anonymous says it has nothing to do with the network trouble crippling Sony's PlayStation site, despite having declared a cyber jihad against the company.
Researchers have found a way to get around the persistent problem of remembering strong passwords -- break them in two.
The biggest users are the biggest targets of online scammers, security research reports.
Anonymous is looking for personal details.
An online bank-theft gang caught after an international investigation face more than 30 years in prison.
Identity theft has saddled thousands of children with debt, sometimes for years before they ever discover their personal information has been stolen, a study says.
Microsoft researchers have designed a scheme for measuring whether licensed radio frequencies are actually being used so unlicensed devices can use it.
When Anonymous attacked HBGary Federal back in January, it set off a chain of events that has spawned widespread fascination, fear, anger and some paranoia among the security industry, government, law firms, Congress and even Anonymous itself.
Iran's apparent theft of valid SSL certificates may be an attempt to trap Iranians who use the Internet to duck the government's restrictions, a security expert says.
Large businesses should reassess the risks posed by compromised RSA SecurID technology.
The international collective known as Anonymous is trying to figure out just what the U.S. Air Force wants with software that can create and manage phony personas.
Interstate trucking company Boyd Bros. Transportation was losing experienced freight agents because it couldn't support home workers, but replacing the firm's 20-year-old phone system brought unified communications features that let it hang on to these veteran employees and save money at the same time.
A new phishing scam that targets bank and PayPal passwords and other consumer data that criminals use to loot private accounts is designed to beat security built in to Firefox and Chrome Web browsers.
Wireless networks can serve mobile devices up to 76% faster through the novel use of accelerometers, GPS locators, gyroscopes and compasses.