Don't-Miss Security Stories
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.
A crowd of about 5000 people, chanting "stop spying, stop lying" and "hey, ho, mass surveillance has got to go," marched through Washington, D.C., Saturday to protest the U.S. National Security Agency's mass surveillance programs unveiled in press reports this year.
A thriving industry of paid-for user comments pollutes social networks with fake opinions. Let the reader beware.
Convicted computer hackers could be recruited to join the government's new Joint Cyber Reserve, the unit's chief has said.
Hundreds of global organizations have been infected by a Russian botnet as part of a cybercrime campaign that could be connected to the mysterious traffic spike that hit the Tor anonymity system in August, security firm Websense says.
Microsoft's integration of Windows Defender into Windows 8 seems to have little effect on the desire of users to install standalone security software, new figures from security management firm OPSWAT have shown.
Some people think a lot can go wrong if you have your emails pass through LinkedIn's servers with the company's new Intro technology.
The non-profit site will keep less user data and adopt the secure HTTPS protocol by default.
According to a new study by Raytheon, far too few are interested in a career in cyber security.
Attackers compromised two php.net servers, injecting malicious code into the website, so The PHP Group is resetting passwords for the official website of the PHP programming language. It's also changing php.net's SSL certificate.
Four out of five European Union member states surveyed carry out wide-scale telecommunications surveillance, according to a report from the European Parliament's research department.
European Union leaders have given themselves wiggle room in implementing new data protection laws, while pledging to introduce them in a “timely” fashion.
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