Don't-Miss Security Stories
Online gaming can be a nasty business, with some sore losers targeting others to take out their frustrations. Skype recently took action to make that harder.
A vendor of audio visual networking equipment replaced one serious security vulnerability with another in a long line of products, despite being warned of the dangers.
An Austrian airplane component maker for Boeing and Airbus said earlier this week a cybercrime-related fraud has caused it €50 million (US$54 million) in damages.
The United Nations is using an iris-scanning biometric ID system to streamline the delivery of money to Syrian refugees in Jordan.
When Google tells us it blocked 780 million bad ads last year, is that a sign that things are getting better?
Cisco released security updates to fix a hard-coded root password in its Modular Encoding Platform D9036 and a vulnerable CGI script in the Cisco Unified Computing System (UCS) Manager and the Cisco Firepower 9000 Series appliances.
There are already fingerprint readers out there promising easy integration with Windows Hello. Synaptics' solution builds it into peripherals you're already using.
Google has developed a patch for a recently reported vulnerability in the Linux kernel and shared it with Android manufacturers.
The fight for privacy is moving to U.S. states with 16 states and the District of Columbia introducing legislation on Wednesday that address issues such as requiring permission before student data is shared for non-educational purposes and the requirement of warrants before using cell-tower simulators to intercept phone calls.
A number of Ukrainian power companies are seeing fresh cyberattacks following ones in December that briefly knocked out power for tens of thousands of customers.
FireEye has acquired Texas-based iSight Partners for $200 million, a deal that executives say will give FireEye stronger intelligence on cybercriminal and hacking groups before they strike.
Facebook has added the option to route traffic from its Android mobile app over the Tor anonymity network.
A software utility that helps users download the latest drivers for their Intel hardware components contained a vulnerability that could have allowed man-in-the-middle attackers to execute malicious code on computers.
AV-Comparatives' annual security roundup tested all the major suites on elements such as real-time protection, file detection, and malware removal.
Intel Authenticate is a preview technology designed into the latest Intel "Skylake" with vPro processors, intended to make signing in to your PC simple but exceedingly secure.
Intel has quietly built what it calls Authenticate technology into its Skylake with vPro chips for businesses, combining multiple means of authentication for greater security.
A protocol designed and promoted by the British government for encrypting voice calls has a by-design weakness built into it that could allow for mass surveillance, according to a University College London researcher.