SplashData's annual list shows people still using easy-to-guess passwords
Hackers throw campus info caution to the wind
Hacker tricks Apple app pay system, posts YouTube how-to
Team Prosecco dismantles security tokens
Hotmail in hot water over password flaw, rushes fix
Researchers discover new quantum encryption method to foil hackers
A research team led by University of Toronto Professor Hoi-Kwong Lo has found a new quantum encryption method to foil even the most sophisticated hackers. The discovery is outlined in the latest issue of Physical Review Le ...
Shoplifters hit up Chrome Store for Facebook data
Security firm finds 300,000 home routers hacked
Apple readies security fix for Mac after iOS flaw
Apple said Monday it was developing a security fix for its Mac OS X computer operating system after a patch released for its iPhones and iPads to thwart hacker attacks.
California leaders push for smartphone kill switch (Update)
Legislation unveiled Friday in the state of California would require smartphones and other mobile devices to have a "kill switch" to render them inoperable if lost or stolen—a move that could be the first ...
Hackers steal data from 2.9mn Adobe customers
Software titan Adobe Systems warned that hackers stole credit card numbers and other information relating to nearly three million customers.
Tech titans see opportunity in cybersecurity
With its PC sales slowing, Hewlett-Packard Co. is grappling for a piece of the exploding cybersecurity market as a key part of CEO Meg Whitman's plan to turn around the struggling company.
Privacy fears cause more to cover online tracks
Amid growing fears about online surveillance and data theft, Americans are increasingly taking steps to remove or mask their digital footprints on the Internet, a study showed Thursday.
NSA chief talks at hackers' conference in Vegas (Update)
The head of the U.S. National Security Agency defended the government's much-criticized surveillance program against hecklers among a crowd of computer systems analysts Wednesday, but also had a challenge ...