Internet transition to speedier IPv6 accelerating
The transition to the next-generation Internet protocol IPv6 is set to speed up this year as web addresses under the previous system IPv4 run out, a senior industry figure said at a meeting about the future ...
Tool makes scanning the internet for illegal images possible
Researchers at the University of Twente have developed a system that makes it possible to scan traffic on the Internet for illegal photographs. The system can, for example, help trace child pornography on ...
'Heartbleed' hits 1.5 million users of UK parenting website
British parenting website Mumsnet is the latest organisation to have been hacked due to the "Heartbleed" bug, founder Justine Roberts revealed on Monday.
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.
Cell phones catapult 'Shangri-La' Bhutan into modern age
Sitting in his office in Bhutan's sleepy capital, newspaper editor Tenzing Lamsang muses on the dramatic impact of cell phone technology on a remote Himalayan kingdom known as the "last Shangri-La".
Brazil's Congress approves internet legislation (Update)
The lower house of Brazil's Congress has approved legislation meant to ensure the privacy of Internet users and to guarantee what is called "Internet neutrality," that all content be treated equally by carriers. But it dropped ...
18% of US Internet users had data stolen, survey finds
Some 18 percent of US Internet users have had important personal data such as bank account information stolen and the problem appears to be getting worse, a survey showed Monday.
Google launches digital tour of Cambodia's Angkor Wat
Cambodia's Angkor Wat has been digitally mapped for the first time, allowing people to visit the World Heritage Site from the comfort of their armchair using Google Street View.
Research project focuses on the interaction between cyclists and drivers
As an important contribution to traffic safety, the communication between cyclists and motor vehicle drivers is currently being examined by a scientific project under way in Vienna. Both infrastructure and ...
Facebook rolls out location-sharing feature (Update)
Facebook users in the U.S. will soon be able to see which of their friends are nearby using a new feature the company is launching on Thursday.