Content delivery services provider Akamai Technologies plans to buy Prolexic Technologies, a distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) mitigation specialist, for US$370 million in cash.
What's more brazen than a toolbar sucking up your system resources to mine for Bitcoins? A toolbar that announces its plans to hog your CPU in its terms of service agreement.
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.
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.
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.
There are many website issues surrounding Obamacare, but one could compromise our personal data.
The U.S. National Security Agency reportedly hacked into over 50,000 computer networks around the world as part of its global intelligence gathering efforts, and also taps into large fiber optic cables that transport Internet traffic between continents at 20 different major points.
The company's new technology should make it impossible for an organization to eavesdrop on encrypted traffic today and decrypt it at some point in the future, it said Friday.