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The director of the NSA told the hearing that ending the agency's bulk collection of U.S. telephone records would set U.S. intelligence back to pre-2001 levels.
A security breach at Adobe earlier in October will impact at least 38 million users, according to Krebs on Security—and that number could grow because a recent file dump of usernames and hashed passwords taken from Adobe.
The legislation introduced by a bipartisan group of more than 85 lawmakers would end the bulk collection of U.S. telephone records.
Europe’s Justice Commissioner warned Tuesday that data privacy concerns could derail a major E.U.-U.S. trade deal.
The U.S. Supreme Court should review a U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) data collection program despite the U.S. government's argument that privacy group EPIC lacks legal standing to challenge the case, the group said Monday.
As Microsoft makes another push to get users off of Windows XP, the company says that it will begin turning on Windows Defender to protect PCs that are left unprotected.
The privacy-aware geolocation project will use publicly available cell tower and Wi-Fi signals.
The Briton allegedly worked with others in Australia and Sweden to plant backdoors and steal confidential data.
A California-based artificial intelligence startup claims to have written software that cracks CAPTCHA images with 90% accuracy.
The NSA and members of President Barack Obama’s administration have defended the data collection and surveillance programs as necessary to protect the U.S. against terrorism.
A malicious software program found in ATMs in Mexico has been improved and translated into English, which suggests it may be used elsewhere, according to security vendor Symantec.
Buffer, a service for scheduling social media posts, said Sunday it has strengthened its security after spammers gained access to its network.
The millennial generation, those of us who were born and raised alongside the Internet, should be wise enough to avoid account hijackings and other scams, but no. In fact, one out of four millennials have admitted to having at least once incident where an online account was hacked.
On Monday, Google announced a beta service that will offer DDoS protection to human rights organizations and media, in and effort to slow the amount of censorship that such attacks cause.
An alarming growth in malware signed with fraudulently obtained keys and code-signing certificates in order to trick users to download harmful code is prompting Microsoft and Symantec to push for tighter controls in the way the world's certificate authorities issue these keys used in code-signing.