Don't-Miss Security software Stories
Microsoft's three finalists in its hacking contest successfully detected and defeated a common exploit; a winner will take the $250,000 prize.
Google isn't likely to track users or mine data, but apparently its privacy language doesn't actually preclude it.
Google is "surprised" that the U.K. Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) reopened its investigation into the way the company's Street View cars gathered...
LinkedIn has been hit with a potential class-action lawsuit alleging it failed to meet "industry standard" security practices.
The permission dialog boxes in iOS 6 will most likely result in less, rather than more, privacy protection for iPhone and iPad users.
Researchers from Fujitsu Laboratories, Japan's National Institute of Information and Communications Technology (NICT) and Kyushu University have set a new...
The U.S. Congress doesn't need to protect privacy of Web and mobile users, because self-policing efforts are generally working, a security firm's CEO says.
This versatile utility not only safeguards your data, but also backs it up or shreds it. It can even lock your USB and external drives.
Facebook has acquired Face.com, the facial recognition software company whose products power Facebook's photo tagging suggestions, according to a blog post.
The U.S. National Telecommunications and Information Administration will step up work on an effort to develop mobile privacy standards on July 12, when the...
After last week's breach of the LinkedIn site, analysts are debating whether the attack will cause long-term damage to the social network.
This time, it's not payment card data but personal information on merchant applications.
To make sure the IT department keeps its mitts of your personal files, run a file-shredding utility to permanently destroy the data.