Answers to your questions about massive cyberattack
Here are some answers to questions about perhaps the biggest cyberattack ever, which recently targeted Spamhaus, an anti-spam group based in Geneva and London. It ended up slowing down or blocking access to numerous Interne ...
ICANN clears 27 non-English domain name suffixes
(AP)—The agency in charge of Internet addresses says it's given preliminary approval for 27 new suffixes—all in Chinese, Arabic and other languages besides English.
Website offline where stolen credit reports posted
The website where hackers had published what it said were credit reports for Michelle Obama, the attorney general, CIA director, FBI director and other politicians and celebrities has been shut down by Russian Internet officials. ...
'Bad neighbourhoods' on the internet are a real nuisance
Of the 42,000 Internet Service Providers (ISPs) surveyed, just 20 were found to be responsible for nearly half of all the internet addresses that send spam. That just is one of the striking results of an extensive study by ...
Mid-2013 expansion for Internet names targeted (Update)
Hundreds of Internet address suffixes to rival ".com" should be available for people and businesses to use by the end of the year, the head of an Internet oversight agency said Monday.
Research points the way to an Internet more resilient to attacks
It's startling to ponder the numerous ways our society relies almost completely upon on the Internet to conduct the business of everyday life. Commerce, communication and even national security all require a functioning ...
Online scammers using 'FBI message' to demand money
The FBI warned computer users on Thursday to ignore a fake message, purportedly from its officers, that freezes people's screens and demands that they pay a fine for visiting inappropriate websites.
8.7 million mobile customers hacked in S. Korea
South Korean police have arrested two hackers who stole personal data of 8.7 million customers of the nation's second-biggest mobile operator, the company said Sunday.
BitTorrent's popularity leads to mass copyright litigation
Last year, Robin Mason got letters alleging her computer was flagged for downloading a pornographic movie and that she was being sued in federal court. She said she was also informed she could make the embarrassing case go ...
Privacy gaffe discovered in Internet address bids (Update)
(AP) The organization in charge of introducing new Internet addresses to rival ".com" briefly suspended access to some of the documents on its website after a privacy gaffe.
ICANN resumes bids for new Internet suffixes
(AP) -- The organization overseeing a major expansion of Internet addresses has reopened its system for letting companies and organizations submit proposals.
ICANN targets May 22 to resume name expansion
(AP) -- The organization behind a major expansion of Internet address suffixes hopes to resume taking proposals on May 22 following a technical glitch that shut down its computer system for weeks. ...
Man linked to 'Anonymous' pleads not guilty (Update)
(AP) -- An Ohio man linked to the hacker collective "Anonymous" pleaded not guilty Monday to charges of breaching the websites of the Utah Chiefs of Police Association and the Salt Lake City Police Department.
British PM faces backlash over 'snooping' plans
British Prime Minister David Cameron is facing a growing backlash from within his own party over plans to extend the government's powers to monitor people's email exchanges and website visits. ...