BitGlass experiment highlights the speed at which stolen credit card information is disseminated
Google's safe browsing system targets 'unwanted software'
Get ready to see more red warning signs online as Google adds ammunition to its technological artillery for targeting devious schemes lurking on websites.
The hacking tools that terrorise the internet
Hacking is a state of mind. Traditionally, hackers like to discover, understand and share the secrets they expose. They like to laugh at the dumb things they find. They're not necessarily in it for the money, ...
Increased fragmentation of 'dark Web' poses great security challenge
It would not be surprising to see the dark Web's criminal underbelly become more fragmented, and therefore more complicated to investigate given wide-spread online surveillance by states and the recent arrests of cybercriminals. ...
Twitter 'in talks with Google to boost online presence'
Twitter has reached a deal with Google to make its short messages more visible on the Internet, Bloomberg said Thursday.
ShadowCrypt research project shows encryption approach
New web privacy system could revolutionize the safety of surfing
Researchers from UCL, Stanford Engineering, Google, Chalmers and Mozilla Research have built a new system that protects Internet users' privacy whilst increasing the flexibility for web developers to build web applications ...
Suddenly, the sun is eerily quiet: Where did the sunspots go?
The sun has gone quiet. Almost too quiet. A few weeks ago it was teeming with sunspots, as you would expect since we are supposed to be in the middle of solar maximum-the time in the sun's 11-year cycle when ...
Google's Street View address reading software also able to decipher CAPTCHAs
Instagram photo-sharing service goes down
Popular photo-sharing site Instagram was not working Saturday, as frustrated users quickly turned to social network Twitter and other web sites to share their complaints.
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.
Shape Security develops world's first "botwall"
Apple buys analytics firm for $200 mn: report (Update)
Apple has acquired social media analytics firm Topsy for more than $200 million, The Wall Street Journal reported Monday.
Venezuela asks Twitter to block accounts posting dollar rate
Venezuela on Tuesday asked Twitter to block the accounts of users who are posting the unofficial dollar exchange rate—illegal in a country that has had strict currency controls since 2003.