Researchers ID 'smishing' vulnerability in Android
(Phys.org)—Mobile security researchers have identified a new vulnerability in popular Android platforms, including Gingerbread, Ice Cream Sandwich and Jelly Bean. The vulnerability has been confirmed by ...
Sony redo of PlayStation Store links games, movies
(AP)—Sony Corp. is revamping its PlayStation Store as it prepares a common storefront across devices from its game console to its Web-connected TVs, Blu-ray players and phones.
Twitter says government requests rising in 2012
Twitter said Monday in its first "transparency report" that the number of government requests for user information or to block content is rising in 2012.
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. ...
Google lets users monitor their online activity
Google on Wednesday began letting people get monthly reports summarizing what they have been up to at the Internet titan's free online services.
US authorities hit Megaupload with more charges
The US authorities have filed additional copyright infringement and fraud charges against Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom and other employees of the file-sharing site shut down last month.
Music service gives Myspace second wind
Faded online social network Myspace said Monday it was getting a second wind due to the popularity of a freshly launched online music player.
Yahoo! awarded $610 million in spammer case
Yahoo! on Wednesday said that a judge ordered spammers to pay $610 million for running a larcenous lottery scheme using the Internet pioneer's name.
Bug forces Google to pull Gmail app
Google unveiled an email application for Apple's iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch on Wednesday but was forced to pull it just hours later because of a bug.
Google faces more government demands for user info
Google is dealing with more government demands to turn over information about its users as more people immerse themselves online.
Unauthorized access hits Sony PlayStation accounts
Sony said Wednesday intruders staged a massive attempt to access user accounts on its PlayStation Network and other online entertainment services in the second major attack on its flagship gaming site this year.
Cuba reports 16 percent online in some capacity
(AP) -- About 16 percent of Cubans are online in some capacity with access to email, the island's intranet or the worldwide Web, a government agency says.
Sony probes new claim that hackers stole user data
(AP) -- Sony Pictures said Thursday it is investigating a statement from hackers claiming to have stolen more than 1 million pieces of user information.
Sony, Epsilon execs support data breach bill
(AP) -- Top executives from Sony and online marketing firm Epsilon told lawmakers Thursday that they support federal legislation that would require companies to promptly notify consumers if their personal information is ...