Ever wonder why so many people like certain Facebook pages, no matter how boring or badly updated they are? They could well be the subject of "like farming", the process of artificially inflating the number of Facebook page ...
Aiming to wrest control of India's booming taxi market, two cab-hailing smartphone apps—Uber and Ola—are promising hundreds of millions in new investment while also facing off with one another in court.
Two of Scotland's leading politicians illustrate an interesting phenomenon on Twitter. In the wake of the Scottish National Party's surge in popularity following the independence referendum, Nicola Sturgeon and Alex Salmond ...
A Tokyo court has ordered Facebook to disclose the IP addresses used by fake accounts that were posting revenge porn, a lawyer said Tuesday, in the first such case in Japan.
The Vietnamese developer behind the smash-hit free game Flappy Bird has pulled his creation from online stores after announcing that its runaway success had ruined his "simple life".
New technology launched today by Royal Holloway University, will help protect people from the cyber attack known as "phishing," believed to have affected 37.3 million of us last year, and from online password theft, which ...
Twitter has agreed to remove six fake accounts which purport to be Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's following a request from the Indian government, the premier's spokesman said on Thursday.
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.
(PhysOrg.com) -- Researchers at the Stanford Security Laboratory create a computer program to defeat audio captchas on website account registration forms, revealing a design flaw that leaves them vulnerable to automated attacks.
Facebook said a bug in a system designed to detect fake profiles had disabled a number of legitimate accounts on the social network.