Google has removed an application from its Play store that purported to be AdBlock Plus, a well-known application that blocks online ads.
One of the largest botnets in existence has lost access to more than a quarter of the infected machines it controlled.
The tech groups endorse the Surveillance Transparency Act in the Senate and the Surveillance Order Reporting Act in the House, both of which would allow companies to publish information about the number of surveillance requests they receive from U.S. agencies.
Security-savvy mobile-device users are increasingly casting a skeptical eye on public Wi-Fi, and now the vendor consortium behind the wireless standard wants to make logging in via that coffee shop network a bit safer.
After dodging the cops in Belize and succumbing to the heat in Guatemala, eccentric millionaire is spitting in the eye of another authority with D-Central, a device intended to circumvent NSA drag-nets.
A recently announced and yet-to-be-patched vulnerability that affects all versions of Microsoft Internet Explorer (IE) has been exploited in targeted attacks against organizations in Taiwan since the beginning of July, according to security researchers.
Which is scarier: The fact that malware can get cozy in your hardware, or the fact that it was completely undetectable until now?
Cisco Systems has patched 10 vulnerabilities that could impact the availability of devices using various versions of its IOS software.
Employees of the U.S. National Security Agency spied on "unfaithful" husbands, boyfriends and girlfriends using surveillance technology of the agency, according to a letter from the NSA to a U.S. Senator.
The NSA intends to collect all U.S. telephone records and put them in a searchable "lock box" in the interest of national security, General Keith Alexander, the NSA's director, told Congress.