Don't-Miss Security Stories
Popular source code repository service GitHub has recently been hit by a brute-force password-guessing attack that successfully compromised some accounts.
Hackers reportedly stole 42 million customer records including email addresses and clear-text passwords from Cupid Media, a network of dating websites.
Online gaming company settled civil complaint that it secretly installed bitcoin-mining code on subscribers' computers, netting more than $3,700 worth of virtual currency.
Three prominent U.S. senators have questioned, in a court filing, the NSA claim that its bulk collection of phone records is required for intelligence purposes.
The operation sold unwanted business listings, calling them yellow page listings, to U.S. businesses and organizations, the FTC said.
The company completed its planned switch to SSL certificates with 2048-bit keys ahead of schedule.
The European Parliament is demanding that E.U. citizens have legal recourse when their personal data is transferred to the U.S. before it OKs any data-sharing deal with the United States.
The defendants are alleged to be part of a New York cell that used bogus payment cards to withdraw millions of dollars from more than 100 ATMs in a matter of hours, according to federal prosecutors in New York.
Attackers compromised a staging server by exploiting a known vBulletin "install" directory vulnerability, according to vBulletin Solutions.
A private FBI memo suggests that the hacktivist group may have compromised the security of several government agencies.
By March, Yahoo users will have the option to encrypt all data flow to and from the Web company's services.
Attackers are actively exploiting a known vulnerability to compromise JBoss Java EE application servers that expose the HTTP Invoker service to the Internet in an insecure manner.
Luxembourg's data protection authority cleared Microsoft and its subsidiary Skype of data protection violations related to the U.S. National Security Agency's Prism spying program, the agency said Monday.
ICANN has set up a panel, consisting of people in government, civil society, the private sector, the technical community and international organizations, to address concerns about the governance of the Internet.