For the second day in a row, blog-hosting giant WordPress.com suffered a distributed denial-of-service attack that it was able to cut off quickly.
Despite the fact that Facebook famously said that it needs Terabit Ethernet, the wait for the technology could last years, experts say.
The hactivist group Anonymous used a series of simple technical and social exploits to crack the network of security-technology firm HBGary Federal, giving the company a schooling that other network security pros can learn from.
Wikileaks defenders Anonymous are firing both barrels at a security researcher who promised to name people in the group. Aaron Barr vowed he’d expose organizers...
A British hacker admits he stole 400 billion virtual poker chips worth somewhere between $285,000 and $12 million in real dollars.
As Super Bowl Sunday approaches, we take a look at science and technology that could redefine football as we know it.
Sure you can make your cell number your primary number, but it could cost you.
Researchers have found a cheaper, faster way to process SSL/TLS with off-the-shelf hardware, a development that could let more Web sites shut down cyber threats.
A Web hack that can endanger online banking transactions is ranked the No. 1 new Web hacking technique for 2010 in a top 10 list selected by a panel of experts.
Children five years old and younger are acquiring at least some computer skills at rates higher than they pick up more traditional childhood activities.
There's a gap between reports of malware generated from social networking sites and the potential threat businesses perceive, according to a report.
Buying public cloud services passwords is not the only malicious use these resources might offer.
Patients may soon be able to cut health care costs by running blood tests off their iPhones and Droids and having the results automatically forwarded to their doctors.