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Google's plan to reward developers for coming up with proactive security improvements for open-source software program aims to improve tools widely used across the Internet.
General Keith Alexander, the director of the National Security Agency, says his agency needs to restore trust in order to defend the U.S. against cyberthreats.
The popular mobile messaging application WhatsApp Messenger has a major design flaw in its cryptographic implementation that could allow attackers to decrypt intercepted messages, according to a Dutch developer.
Network Solutions is investigating an attack by a pro-Palestinian hacking group that redirected websites belonging to several companies.
After arresting four men for drug offenses in connection with their involvement in Silk Road, U.K.'s new National Crime Agency promises that more arrests related to the Internet underground market will follow.
Russian authorities have arrested the main developer of the notorious Blackhole exploit kit, one of the most popular attack tools used to infect Web users with malware.
Eric Schmidt is saying crazy things again, but this time, his zaniness highlights a key point: Android's security problem is vastly overblown
The declassification and release of documents in a case that Yahoo believes will prove it resisted government demands for data collection will likely be delayed after the government said its staff cannot work on it during the shutdown of the U.S. government.
Privacy groups have raised £25,000 (US$40,200) to take the U.K. government to the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) over its use of Internet and telecommunications networks to systematically spy on its citizens.
Two former traders and a third man have been indicted in New York State Supreme Court for allegedly stealing source code and trading strategy files from a brokerage company with headquarters in the Netherlands.
Actual technologists should be appointed to server on a group reviewing the nation's surveillance technologies, IT-related groups say.
Under a proposed rule, when personal data is processed by a company in more than one member state, one single supervisory authority should be responsible for monitoring the activity.
Facebook has announced new changes to the way Graph Search discovers information, including the fact that status updates, photos, check-ins, and comments are now included in search results. This new stream of information offers criminals developing phishing campaigns all-new attack surfaces to exploit.
Hosting provider LeaseWeb became the latest high-profile company to have its domain name taken over by attackers, highlighting that DNS (Domain Name System) hijacking is a significant threat, even to technically adept businesses.
Most malware is mundane, but these innovative techniques are exploiting systems and networks of even the savviest users