Simple passwords key to celebrity iCloud hacking
Cyber-security expert Gerome Billois explains how a "targeted attack" on some iCloud accounts—the Apple online service that stores all types of content—led to the release of nude celebrity photos.
Uninvited access to security camera systems pinned down
Security expert claims iOS 7 doesn't encrypt email attachments
'Sabpab' Trojan seeks out Mac OS X
Chip and pin terminals shown to harvest customer info
Facial recognition software could reveal your social security number
Google relents—adds system password prompt before displaying web passwords
Security experts raise flags over WhatsApp
The Facebook deal for WhatsApp drew attention for its whopping price tag, but has also brought out fresh criticism over security for the billions of messages delivered on the platform.
Flash in Windows 8 RTM build is missing latest fix
NSA denies exploiting 'Heartbleed' vulnerability
The US National Security Agency on Friday denied a report claiming it was aware of and even exploited the "Heartbleed" online security flaw to gather critical intelligence.
Voting machines remain worry in US election
Few want to even think about it, but the 2012 US election result could be clouded by problems with voting machines ... again.
Massive breach at eBay, which urges password change (Update 2)
US online giant eBay said Wednesday cyberattackers broke into its database containing customer passwords and other personal data in what could be one of the biggest breaches of its kind.
No reward for hacking Zuckerberg Facebook page
A researcher who hacked into Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg's profile to expose a security flaw won't get the customary reward payment from the social network.
Wired reporter hack reveals perils of digital age
The perils of modern dependence on Internet-linked gadgets and digitally-stored memories remained a hot topic on Friday in the wake of a hack that wiped clean a Wired reporter's devices.