Security experts warn of new 'almost indestructible' TDL-4 botnet threat
Security researcher discovers badBIOS malware that jumps using microphone and speakers
'Password fatigue' haunts Internet masses
Looking for a safe password? You can give HQbgbiZVu9AWcqoSZ mChwgtMYTrM7HE3ObVWGepMe OsJf4iHMyNXMT1BrySA4d7 a try. Good luck memorizing it.
Major study assesses sea level changes due to ice sheet losses
(Phys.org) —Improved satellite measurements and computer simulations of ice sheets are creating a more accurate picture of the current and future rise in global sea level, according to an international ...
US power grid costs rise, but service slips
America's power grid is like an old car. It gets the job done, even if its performance is slipping. But the repair bills go up every year and experts say only a major overhaul will reverse its decline.
Report: Stuxnet cyberweapon older than believed (Update)
The sophisticated cyberweapon which targeted an Iranian nuclear plant is older than previously believed, an anti-virus company said Tuesday, peeling back another layer of mystery on a series of attacks attributed by many ...
Security experts warn of risky attacks on tech-loaded cars
Neuroscience joins cryptography
Computer forecasting matched rises, ebbs in Afghanistan violence
In August 2010, shortly after WikiLeaks released tens of thousands of classified documents that cataloged the harsh realities of the war in Afghanistan, a group of friends - all computer experts - gathered at the New York ...
Bigger US role against companies' cyberthreats?
(AP) -- A developing Senate plan that would bolster the government's ability to regulate the computer security of companies that run critical industries is drawing strong opposition from businesses that say ...
Science fiction-style sabotage a fear in new hacks
When a computer attack hobbled Iran's unfinished nuclear power plant last year, it was assumed to be a military-grade strike, the handiwork of elite hacking professionals with nation-state backing.
Hackers claim to breach NATO security
A group of computer hackers on Thursday claimed to have breached NATO security and accessed hoards of restricted material.
More Internet predators are challenging agents
(AP) -- Eric Szatkowski is a Wisconsin Justice Department special agent, but on that Sunday afternoon he entered an online chat room as a 14-year-old boy. He claimed he was into weightlifting, AC/DC and muscle magazines. ...
Trainee cyber-criminals wanted to help solve skills shortage
The world is already short of computer security experts, but by 2017 that shortfall is going to have reached about two million. Criminal hackers cause damage running to billions of pounds every year – just ...