Google pays $7M fine to settle Wi-Fi privacy case (Update 2)
Google will pay a $7 million fine to settle a multistate investigation into a snoopy software program that enabled the Internet search leader to intercept emails, passwords and other sensitive information ...
Feature stops apps from stealing phone users' passwords
Imagine downloading a NetFlix app to your phone so that you can watch movies on the go. You would expect the app to request your account's username and password the first time it runs. Most apps do.
Persona Beta 2—identiy bridging solution—released by Mozilla
Neuroscience joins cryptography
Password breach spreads beyond LinkedIn
More websites admitted security breaches Thursday after LinkedIn said some of its members' passwords were stolen, and experts warned of email scams targeting users of the social network. ...
New scheme uses shared visual cues to help people remember multiple passwords
(Phys.org) —It turns out that the way to keep track of your many passwords to online accounts is the same as how to get to Carnegie Hall—practice, practice, practice. So researchers at Carnegie Mellon ...
Player information swiped in hack of Ubisoft system
Videogame titan Ubisoft on Tuesday warned that hackers swiped names, email addresses and other information about users of its online gaming community.
Some LinkedIn, eHarmony passwords leaked online (Update 3)
(AP) Business social network LinkedIn and online dating service eHarmony said Wednesday that some of their users' passwords were stolen and millions appear to have been leaked onto the Internet.
Kingston Unveils the World’s First 256GB USB Flash Drive
Kingston Technology, the independent world leader in memory products, announced the launch of the world's first 256GB USB flash drive, the Kingston Technology DataTraveler 300. It allows users to carry around ...
Nvidia: 400,000 coded passwords may have been hit
U.S. semiconductor maker Nvidia Corp. says up to 400,000 users of its forums have had their encrypted passwords compromised in attacks dating back to early July.
Yahoo confirms theft of 450,000 users' passwords (Update)
Some 450,000 Yahoo users' email addresses and passwords have been leaked because of a security breach, the company confirmed Thursday, adding that just a small fraction of the stolen passwords were valid.
More Sony websites hacked, 8,500 Greek accounts hit
Sony on Tuesday said its websites in three countries had been hacked with 8,500 Greek user accounts compromised, in a blow to efforts to restore confidence after a huge data breach affecting millions.
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.