Americans eye ways to skirt online snooping: survey
Americans have been stepping up efforts to keep their data private since the revelations about vast US government surveillance programs, a survey showed Monday.
PayPal buys cybersecurity firm, creates Israel hub
Online payments group PayPal announced Tuesday it was acquiring Israeli cybersecurity firm CyActive and establishing a new security hub in Israel.
Hackers threaten phone in your pocket, experts warn
The boom in smartphones among often careless users has made happy hunting for hackers, whose virus attacks and hijacking of unprotected mobiles are multiplying, experts warn.
Cyber thugs taking data hostage
Marriage therapist Valerie Goss turned on her computer one day and found that all of her data was being held hostage.
Stolen SIM card keys could be powerful spy tool (Update)
It would be another powerful tool in the arsenal of US and British spy services: encryption keys for a large share of the SIM cards used for mobile phones.
Dutch SIM card maker investigating reported UK-US hack
A Dutch company that makes SIM cards for cellular phones says it is investigating reports that it was hacked by Britain's electronic spying agency in cooperation with the U.S. National Security Agency. ...
Many perils for online love seekers
Advice for people seeking love on the Internet for Valentine's Day: keep looking, but watch for scams and other risks.
Georgia Tech releases 2015 Emerging Cyber Threats Report
In its latest Emerging Cyber Threats Report, Georgia Tech warns about loss of privacy; abuse of trust between users and machines; attacks against the mobile ecosystem; rogue insiders; and the increasing involvement of cyberspac ...
How to leak sensitive data from an isolated computer (air-gap) to a near by mobile phone
Tomorrow at MALCON 2014, security researcher Mordechai Guri with guidance of Prof. Yuval Elovici from the cyber security labs at Ben Gurion University in Israel will present a breakthrough method ("AirHopper) ...
Microsoft beefs up security protection in Windows 10
Samsung phones cleared for US government use
Samsung Electronics Co. said Tuesday some of its Galaxy mobile devices were approved by the National Security Agency for use with classified U.S. government networks and data, a boost to the company's efforts to expand in ...
New privacy battle looms after moves by Apple, Google
A new battle is brewing over privacy for mobile devices, after moves by Google and Apple to toughen the encryption of their mobile devices sparked complaints from law enforcement.
China blocks 'privacy' search engine DuckDuckGo
China has begun blocking the privacy-protecting search engine DuckDuckGo, which avoids storing user data or tracking online activity, according to the company and security researchers.
Google to boost Android encryption, joining Apple (Update)
Google and Apple on Thursday said they are hardening encryption tactics on devices powered by their mobile operating systems and tossing away the keys.