HP TippingPoint, the long-time organizer of the annual Pwn2Own hacking contest, has revamped the challenge for the second year running and will offer cash awards exceeding half a million dollars, more than five times the amount paid out last year.
Another previously unpublicized flaw in Java threatens the security of millions of PCs that may still have the application running on it.
A draft bill to exclude terms of service violations from the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA) is to be introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives.
In the time since the credit card-size Raspberry Pi computer went on sale, hardware hackers have customized the PC to be everything from a game console to a mini Linux laptop to a supercomputer. We give you the best of the Pi community's hacks.
This piece of malware has been stealing data from diplomatic, government, and scientific research computer networks for more than five years.
Federal anti-hacking law is applied too broadly in alleged data theft cases, critics say
Distributed Denial of Service events and other cyber-attacks are an unfortunate inevitability of doing business on the Web.
A hacker on the XDA Developers forum has posted a jailbreak tool that lets users run desktop apps on Windows RT.
Dutch government aims to shape ethical hackers' disclosure practices by publishing guidelines encouraging bug-finders to disclose security vulnerabilities in a responsible way.
While no DDoS attacks have yet been linked to mobile devices, one analyst is convinced it's only a matter of time before one spreads via smartphones.