Microsoft suggests new approach for users to manage web passwords
Security firm finds 300,000 home routers hacked
Quantum physics could make secure, single-use computer memories possible
(Phys.org) —Computer security systems may one day get a boost from quantum physics, as a result of recent research from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). Computer scientist Yi-Kai ...
Bank account-draining Zeus gets lots of action in 2013
Hacker 'command' servers seized in US: Microsoft (Update)
Microsoft on Monday said that cyber crime "command" servers in two US states were seized in an ongoing campaign to sever online crooks from infected computers used as virtual henchmen.
Battling Botnets With An Awesome OS
(PhysOrg.com) -- Despite security software, patches and updates, your computer remains threatened by attack and takeover from hackers and cyber-criminals who will turn your PC into their networked robot -- or "bot" -- creating ...
Gambling for good can increase low income saving by 25 per cent
Low income households could increase their savings by over 25 per cent if bank accounts with a regular lottery prize for depositors were introduced in Australia, University of Sydney economists have found.
US agency warns consumers about Bitcoin risks
Federal regulators are warning consumers about the risks of using virtual currencies such as Bitcoin.
Bank-stealing malware returns after US crackdown
Malicious software used to steal millions from bank accounts has re-emerged a month after US authorities broke up a major hacker network using the scheme, security researchers say.
US disrupts hacking schemes that stole millions
A band of hackers implanted viruses on hundreds of thousands of computers around the world, secretly seized customer bank information and stole more than $100 million from businesses and consumers, the Justice Department ...
Without safeguards, smart home can be a dumb choice, expert says
Smart technology can perform all sorts of tasks in our homes. Turn on our lights. Unlock our doors. Crank up our thermostats. And quite possibly, give someone access to our valuables or our bank accounts.
US charges nine in million-dollar bank hacking case
US officials said Friday that nine people, including three Ukrainians and a Russian, were charged in a scheme that stole millions of dollars by hacking into online bank accounts.
People who die can be virtually immortal in social media
The Facebook page of Bill Watkins' mother lights up at least twice a year, on her birthday and on the anniversary of her death.
Russian man who created SpyEye pleads guilty (Update)
A Russian man pleaded guilty to a conspiracy charge Tuesday after federal authorities say he created a computer program that has been used to drain bank accounts.