Future Firefox takes tougher stance on mixed content
Mozilla might be fine with mixed company, but it's not fond of mixed content. A new tool to block unsecured content on secure sites makes its debut in the latest update to Firefox Aurora.
Google security: You (still) are the weakest link
At its I/O conference, two of Google's top-level security experts say the company is intensely focused on the issue, but passwords remain a thorny problem.
Google Glass spurs privacy questions from Congress
Several congressional members send a letter to Google CEO Larry Page about concerns such as whether Google will use facial recognition technology with Glass.
New Mac spyware found in the Oslo Freedom Forum
One surprise is that the new spyware found on Oslo Freedom Forum members' systems has a valid Apple Developer ID.
LulzSec case in U.K. brings sentences for 4 men
Core members of LulzSec have been sentenced for their campaigns -- and according to the defense, some of the victims were "thoroughly deserving" of what happened to them.
Apple, Samsung, others urged to help thwart mobile phone thefts
The New York State attorney general is asking Apple, Samsung, Google, Motorola, and Microsoft what they're doing to crack down on the costly and sometimes violent thefts of mobile phones.
Bloomberg reporters had access to certain client data
The editor in chief of Bloomberg News has admitted that reporters were able to access limited client information, an error he calls "inexcusable."
Bloomberg: Yes, reporters had access to client data
The editor in chief of Bloomberg News has admitted that reporters were able to access limited client information via Bloomberg terminals, an error he calls "inexcusable."
Microsoft warns of new Trojan hijacking Facebook accounts
Malware focusing on the social network's users in Brazil masquerades as a legitimate Google Chrome extension and Firefox add-on.
U.S. charges 8 in $45M global cybercrime scheme
New York-based cell used information gleaned from two hacks to create bogus debit cards to quickly steal millions from bank machines in Manhattan.
Senators propose law to go after foreign cybercriminals
After a slew of U.S. companies' Web sites were hacked, a group of bi-partisan senators is looking at getting a new law passed that combats cyber-theft by foreign governments and hackers.
Apple ordered by German court to change its privacy rules
The iPhone maker can no longer ask for "global consent" to use customer information or tap in to location-based data. But the court ruling applies only to Germany.
How hackable is your password? McAfee offers password tips
The security vendor is out with a few rules and reminders for creating strong passwords designed to thwart the bad guys.
U.S. says Chinese government behind cyberespionage
Annual report to Congress alleges a steady campaign of hacking designed to acquire information about the U.S. government's foreign policy and military plans.
Google's Schmidt: Don't worry too much about 'Big Brother'
The executive chairman of Google says that even though everyone will be using wearable computing devices someday, companies won't be tracking peoples' every move because it's bad business.
Google's Schmidt: The Internet needs a delete button
Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt says mistakes people make when young can haunt them forever.
Traces of malware activity detected in App Store game
A suspicious iframe link has been detected in an App Store program. Here's why you shouldn't worry.
Samsung Galaxy S4 earns Pentagon security nod
The Pentagon gives official approval to any Samsung device protected by the Knox security software, which for now includes just the Galaxy S4.
Samsung Galaxy S4 wins Pentagon security approval
The Pentagon has given the official nod to any Samsung device protected by the Knox security software, which for now includes just the Galaxy S4.
Smartphone safety lagging, Consumer Reports finds
The magazine releases its annual "State of the Net" report, and some findings offer a rude awakening for smartphone users.
Apple, Verizon earn poor marks in EFF privacy report
They're among a number of companies that disappoint with their privacy practices, according to the Electronic Frontier Foundation -- which likes what it sees from Twitter and others.
Airbnb starts verifying user profiles
The company that matches property owners to travelers looking for a place to stay now tags vetted users with verified ID badges.
Twitter warns of additional hacks, threats
Company says the "attacks will continue," particularly against high-profile media companies.
See how beautiful a DDoS attack can look
Using the Web app Logstalgia, a developer has managed to capture on video a visual impression of what happens during a DDoS attack.
Startups, programmers rally against SOPA in SF (photos)
Hundreds gather in front of City Hall in San Francisco to protest the Stop Online Piracy Act.