There's a hole in the protection surrounding some of the internet's supposedly secure websites. A group of researchers has discovered that cyber criminals and other hackers can attack websites that use the "https" security ...
Microsoft said Thursday its Bing search engine would be reconfigured to give more prominence to "mobile-friendly" websites, an acknowledgment of the growing importance of smartphones and other mobile devices.
Federal regulators said a respected Internet privacy company gave its seal of approval to commercial websites and mobile apps but failed to check whether they were indeed meeting standards for safeguarding customers' data.
As the US steps back from overseeing the group entrusted to essentially run the Internet, states and corporations are grabbing for the reins.
The head of the Internet regulator says a push from China and Russia for governments to control the web will be "dead on arrival" but that he hopes a consensus will emerge before the US cedes its oversight role.
Movie and music piracy thrives online in part because crafty website operators receive advertising dollars from major companies like Comcast, Ford and McDonald's.
Indonesia has ordered a ban on popular video-sharing website Vimeo after accusing it of hosting pornographic content, sparking social media fury on Tuesday.
Internet service providers can be legally required to deny their customers access to websites which infringe copyright, a European Union court ruled on Thursday.
The US government announced Friday it was giving up its key role overseeing the Internet's technical operations, handing over those functions to "the global multi-stakeholder community."
Some of Australia's most popular websites are also those that pose the greatest privacy threat, a new index created by University of Canberra cyber security experts has found.