Don't-Miss Security Stories
Privacy geeks the world over rely on TrueCrypt to encrypt their most private data, but the program's bones have never been thoroughly poked over. That's changing soon.
Attackers are exploiting security holes found in older versions of Office and Windows, plus current versions of Lync. A fix is available, however.
A significant increase this weekend in TCP traffic with source port zero detected could be part of reconnaissance efforts in preparation for more serious attacks, according to security researchers from Cisco Systems.
Microsoft offers Azure customers ability to transfer their data offline to and from Azure storage accounts using hard disk drives.
Email as it is today can never be truly secure, so the makers of Lavabit and Secure Circle want to drag email into tomorrow via their Dark Mail Kickstarter campaign.
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.