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Mobile Experts Disagree on Who Should Protect Privacy

Users of mobile apps need more information about the ways those apps use their personal information, a group of experts agreed Thursday, but they didn't agree on...

Hottest IT Skill? Cybersecurity

U.S. corporations are ramping up their hiring of cybersecurity experts.

Hackers Blackmail Belgian Bank With Threats to Publish Customer Data

Hackers claimed to have breached the systems of the Belgian credit provider Elantis and threatened to publish confidential customer information if the bank does...

Microsoft Opens New York Research Lab, Hires Mainly Yahoo Researchers

Microsoft is opening Thursday a research lab in New York city that aims to benefit from interaction with the academic and tech communities in the metropolitan...

Privacy Group Calls for New Hearings on Google StreetView Snooping

U.S. lawmakers should reopen an investigation into the snooping on Wi-Fi networks by Google's Street View cars because of information in a U.S. Federal...

How Online Black Markets Work

Understanding how the market thrives--unregulated and untraceable--can give you a better sense of the threats (or resources) that affect you and your business.

Symantec: Small-company Security Problems Can Threaten Large Corporate Nets

Symantec says stepping-stone attacks exploit business-partner relationships.

Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA): A FAQ

Having passed the U.S. House of Representatives, the controversial legislation goes next to the Senate and faces a presidential veto threat unless it is modified to address privacy concerns.

Google Drive Privacy Policies Slammed

Privacy advocates and users voice concerns about Google's terms of use for its new Drive storage services, including what happens to your data if you ditch the Drive.

Should You Worry About Google Drive Privacy?

The wording of the terms of service for Google Drive seems to suggest Google owns any content you upload, and has many up in arms.

Google Drive Problem Is a Public Cloud Problem, Says Privacy Expert

The bottom line for enterprises: The public cloud is neither private nor secure.

Most of the Internet's Top 200,000 HTTPS Websites Are Insecure, Trustworthy Internet Movement Says

Ninety percent of the Internet's top 200,000 HTTPS-enabled websites are vulnerable to known types of SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) attack, according to a report...

15 Free (or Almost Free) Wi-Fi Security Testing Tools

Attempting to "hack" into your own wireless network can help you better understand Wi-Fi security vulnerabilities and how to protect against them.