Google relents—adds system password prompt before displaying web passwords
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.
Security holes in smartphone apps (w/ Videos)
(Phys.org) —Popular texting, messaging and microblog apps developed for the Android smartphone have security flaws that could expose private information or allow forged fraudulent messages to be posted, ...
Researcher says Samsung will release patch for lockscreen hole
HTC settles US charges of security flaws on devices
Taiwan-based electronics maker HTC settled charges with US regulators that it failed to provide adequate security for smartphones and tablet computers sold to Americans, officials said Friday.
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.
Flash in Windows 8 RTM build is missing latest fix
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.
Security flaws could taint 2012 US election: report
Security flaws in voting technology in a number of US states could taint the outcome of the 2012 election, a study concluded Wednesday, saying it was "highly likely" some systems will fail.
Facebook fixes photo privacy bug
Facebook has fixed a bug that allowed the viewing of some private photographs of other members and which was reportedly used to access personal pictures of founder Mark Zuckerberg.
D.C. hacking raises questions about future of online voting
For the upcoming election, Washington, D.C., was preparing to allow some voters to send their ballots in over the Internet. It's a good thing election officials tested the system first.
Report: 'Smart' meters have security holes
(AP) -- Computer-security researchers say new "smart" meters that are designed to help deliver electricity more efficiently also have flaws that could let hackers tamper with the power grid in previously ...
Microsoft patches 34 security holes, many critical
(AP) -- Microsoft Corp. issued a record number of security patches for its software Tuesday as part of its regular monthly update.
Security flaws allow global cellular eavesdropping
Security flaws in a system used by telecoms companies to manage cross-border cellular connections could open the door to wide-ranging surveillance of mobile phone traffic.