Don't-Miss Security Stories
A security researcher has poured through file dumps of leaked Adobe password info, and surprise! Millions of people use utterly atrocious passwords.
A new encryption tool promises to help users skirt some of the legal and copyright taboos of 3D printing.
Privacy International has filed complaints against U.K. telecommunications companies for assisting British intelligence agency Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ) with mass interception of telephone and Internet traffic that passes through undersea fiber optic cables.
Bitcoin is vulnerable to an attack that could have devastating effects on the virtual currency, but it can be fixed with a software update, according to researchers from Cornell University.
Google Chairman Eric Schmidt spoke out about the recent NSA revelations with some pretty harsh rhetoric.
Government officials say a recent bill to stop the NSA's bulk collection of telephone records would hurt the agency's ability to catch terrorists.
Users who removed the original malware infection, intentionally or not, are asked to pay five times more to recover their files.
McAfee says small and midsize businesses are suffering from a false sense of security, based on a recent study that showed a high degree of confidence that their data and devices were safe from attackers, despite industry research and evidence to the contrary.
The shuddering effectiveness of the DNS reflection DDoS attack on Spamhaus this March is a forewarning of a growing criminal interest in the technique, new figures from mitigation firm Prolexic have suggested.
Microsoft continues to try to scare Windows XP users into upgrading, saying the chance that malware will infect their PCs could jump by two-thirds.
A version of Chrome designed for early testing by developers will display a small warning note letting users know when it prevents malware from being downloaded.
If it exists, badBIOS infects your machine's BIOS -- the small bit of firmware that prepares your machine before booting the operating system.
The Finnish government's computer networks have been breached by malware for years.
The co-founder of Liberty Reserve, a now defunct virtual currency that was widely favored by the criminal underground, pleaded guilty on Thursday to money laundering and other charges.
A new variant of a Trojan program that targets online banking accounts also contains code to search if infected computers have SAP client applications installed, suggesting that attackers might target SAP systems in the future.