Malware may knock thousands off Internet on Monday
Despite repeated alerts, tens of thousands may still lose their Internet service Monday unless they do a quick check of their computers for malware that could have taken over their machines more than a year ...
Study shows bandwidth caps create user uncertainty, risky decisions
Recently, many U.S. Internet service providers have fallen in line with their international counterparts in capping monthly residential broadband usage. A new study by a Georgia Tech researcher, conducted ...
New Internet standard gives global network room to grow (Update)
A new Internet standard giving the global network more room to grow came into effect Wednesday, a move that users probably won't notice.
US tracked email of Wikileaks volunteer: report
US authorities have obtained a secret court order to force search giant Google and a small Internet provider to hand over information from email accounts of a volunteer for whistleblower website WikiLeaks, ...
Chinese cyber spying may justify sanctions, US panel says
A US panel raised the specter of sanctions against China, warning Congress that Beijing has not curbed its rampant spying on American interests, a major national security concern.
Canada vows no limits on Internet downloads
Canada's industry minister vowed Thursday to overturn a regulatory ruling that effectively put an end to small Internet service providers offering unlimited downloads.
Stolen-data trove offers look inside a botnet
(AP) -- Getting hacked is like having your computer turn traitor on you, spying on everything you do and shipping your secrets to identity thieves.
White House threatens veto over net neutrality
The White House warned on Tuesday that President Barack Obama would veto a resolution introduced in the Senate that seeks to overturn "net neutrality" rules aimed at ensuring an open Internet.
Venezuela asks Twitter to block accounts posting dollar rate
Venezuela on Tuesday asked Twitter to block the accounts of users who are posting the unofficial dollar exchange rate—illegal in a country that has had strict currency controls since 2003.
New anti-censorship scheme could make it impossible to block individual sites
A radical new approach to thwarting Internet censorship would essentially turn the whole web into a proxy server, making it virtually impossible for a censoring government to block individual sites.
Kermit helps households monitor and manage their internet speed
For years, the relationship between Internet service provider and home user has been a simple, all-you-can-eat model: Pay a flat monthly fee and enjoy all the broadband you want, every byte of which streams ...
EU court rules against web filters to block file sharing
Internet service providers cannot be forced to install filters aimed at preventing people from illegally downloading music and other files, the EU's top court ruled Thursday.
Engineers work to ease Internet data flow as demand for video grows
(PhysOrg.com) -- Netflix, YouTube, Hulu and Skype have become household names as demand soars for movies, television shows, amateur videos, and video calls delivered via the Internet and mobile networks. As ...
ISPs, movie, music, TV groups in copyright deal
Major US Internet Service Providers (ISPs) and music, movie and television industry associations unveiled a long-awaited agreement on Thursday aimed at curbing online copyright infringement.