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The U.S. Federal Trade Commission should stop mobile messaging service WhatsApp from sharing user data with parent company Facebook in violation of earlier privacy promises, several privacy and digital rights groups said.
Microsoft's decision to force Windows 10's patch and maintenance model on customers running the still-popular Windows 7 has patch experts nervous.
Vint Cerf is considered a father of the internet, but that doesn't mean there aren't things he would do differently if given a fresh chance to create it all over again.
A hacker's attempt to sell user data he claimed was stolen from Yahoo actually led the company to uncover a far more severe breach.
Thursday's confirmed breach at Yahoo means that a treasure trove of stolen data is very likely circulating on the black market -- potentially putting millions of internet users at risk.
Verizon, now in the process of finalizing its $4.8 billion purchase of Yahoo, only learned of the massive data breach at Yahoo just two days ago.
When Yahoo said on Thursday that data from at least 500 million user accounts had been hacked, it wasn't just admitting to a huge failing in data security -- it was admitting to the biggest hack the world has ever seen.
A massive breach at Yahoo stole account details from at least 500 million users and is being blamed on state-sponsored hackers.
The site that leaked Colin Powell's stolen emails has also allegedly obtained a scan of Michelle Obama's passport.
Yahoo is reportedly preparing to confirm a data breach that affects hundreds of millions of accounts.
A U.S. lawmaker has introduced two bills to protect voting systems from hacking, amid fears that Russian cyber spies may be interfering with this year's presidential election.
More than 840,000 Cisco networking devices from around the world are affected by a recently discovered vulnerability that's similar to one exploited by a hacking group believed to be linked to the U.S. National Security Agency.
Be careful with what you torrent. A new tool on the black market is helping hackers distribute malware through torrent files in exchange for a fee.
Aside from new and interesting features, macOS Sierra 10.12 has a large number of important security fixes.
Russia has tried to influence U.S. elections since the 1960s during the Cold War, U.S. Director of National Intelligence James R. Clapper said Tuesday.