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The purveyors of the Cryptolocker Trojan have lowered their ransom demands in light of the soaring value of their preferred currency, Bitcoins, a security firm reports.
Attackers could force phones from Google's Nexus line to reboot or fail to connect to the mobile Internet service by sending a large number of special SMS messages to them.
A vulnerability in Windows XP and Windows Server 2003 is exploited with a flaw in Adobe Reader in a new attack, researchers at FireEye said.
The Dutch Protection Authority says Google spins an invisible web of our personal data without user consent.
A new worm is targeting x86 computers running Linux and PHP, and variants may also pose a threat to devices such as home routers and set-top boxes based on other chip architectures.
Black Friday & Cyber Monday are two of the biggest online shopping days of the year. Scammers are out in force and shoppers using their smartphone might be the most vulnerable.
Europe's Home Affairs Commissioner plans to keep a close eye on data-sharing deals with the U.S.
The European Union will not set up a Terrorist Finance Tracking System (TFTS) due to concerns about data security.
The European Commission said Wednesday it will not suspend the safe harbor agreement with the U.S. despite calls from the European Parliament.
A response to NSA surveillance, the UN panel's resolution aims to protect human rights, including the right to privacy, in a digital age.
Using a new twist on the old techinque of wire tapping, the NSA may have tapped fiber-optic cables to gather information without anyone knowing about it.
Kaspersky Lab researchers warn that attackers could start to aggressively distribute this malware in the near future.
Data Protection Authorities should immediately suspend changes to Google's terms of service, privacy advocates in Europe say.
The security vendor has seen an uptick in infections as well as command-and-control servers.
Atrax, sold for $250, offers a variety of other potent plugins besides its ability to mine and steal virtual currency.