US 'concerned' over reported Chinese global censorship tool
The United States expressed concern Friday over reports China has used a powerful censorship tool dubbed "Great Cannon" to attack websites around the world.
Mozilla says HTTPS is the way forward for the Web
Doxxing, swatting and the new trends in online harassment
Imagine this: there's a knock at your door. "Pizza delivery!" It's the fifth time in the last hour that you've had to say to a delivery-person: "No, I really didn't order anything." That's irritating.
Rights groups call for action over reported US-UK phone hack
Rights organizations on Friday called for urgent steps to be taken to protect private calls and online communications after allegations that U.S. and British agencies hacked into the networks of a major SIM ca ...
Internet Explorer 11 vulnerability allows policy bypass
Don't get hacked! Research shows how much we ignore online warnings
Say you ignored one of those "this website is not trusted" warnings and it led to your computer being hacked. How would you react? Would you:
Software catches vulnerabilities on websites before they're exploited
Hacking is often done with malicious intent. But the two MIT alumni who co-founded fast-growing startup Tinfoil Security have shown that hacking can be put to good use: improving security.
Erdogan passes law tightening Turkey's grip on Internet
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has approved a bill giving telecoms authorities more power to monitor online users and block websites, the latest move tightening state control over the Internet.
Facebook awards 'Internet Defense Prize'
Facebook awarded a $50,000 Internet Defense Prize to a pair of German researchers with a seemingly viable approach to detecting vulnerabilities in Web applications.
New programming language accommodates multiple languages in same program
Computer scientists at Carnegie Mellon University have designed a way to safely use multiple programming languages within the same program, enabling programmers to use the language most appropriate for each function while ...
Researcher finds over 300,000 servers still Heartbleed-vulnerable
Survey: 'Heartbleed' spooks 39 pct of Web surfers
A new survey has found that most Americans who recently learned about a major breakdown in Internet security have been trying to protect themselves but a group nearly as large is unaware of the threat.
Internet co-creator Cerf debunks 'myth' that US runs it
The Google executive considered to be one of the fathers of the Internet on Thursday debunked what he called the "myth" that it is controlled by the United States.
Tech Tips: Add 2nd layer of protection online
If the Heartbleed security threat teaches us anything, it's that passwords don't offer total protection.