Global wave of Flame cyber attacks called staggering
Stanford Libraries unearths the earliest US website
Some of the earliest pages from the World Wide Web have been restored and are once again browsable, providing a glimpse of how the web once operated. Stanford Libraries has made these pages available with ...
NSA website down, spy agency investigating: US official
The National Security Agency's website went down Friday and the US spy service known for hacking into computer networks said it was investigating the outage, a spokesperson said.
Expert: Wikipedia won't go away, so learn how to use it
The popularity of Wikipedia makes it important that users learn to use the online collaborative encyclopedia as a starting point for their research rather than as the final word, says a Purdue University communications ...
Next generation internet will arrive without fanfare, network architects say
Someday soon, the world will migrate away from the old, original Internet to a new, next-generation Internet with far better security, greater mobility and many other improved features, but most of us will ...
Stock exchange for 'grid' computing?
You might soon be selling your spare computer power over the internet, or perhaps buying in extra resources to solve a tricky problem. In either case, network administration used to be a stumbling block – until European ...
The power of graphics processing units may threaten the world’s password security system
It’s been called revolutionary - technology that lends supercomputer-level power to any desktop. What’s more, this new capability comes in the form of a readily available piece of hardware, a graphics processing unit ...
HTML5 spec editor slams Google & gang's DRM bid
Research shows impact of Facebook unfriending
Two studies from the University of Colorado Denver are shedding new light on the most common type of `friend' to be unfriended on Facebook and their emotional responses to it.
Microsoft joins Google in US spying suit
Microsoft says that a battle to shed light on secret US government requests for Internet user data will play out in court after failed peace talks.
Growing backlash to government surveillance
From Silicon Valley to the South Pacific, counterattacks to revelations of widespread National Security Agency surveillance are taking shape, from a surge of new encrypted email programs to technology that ...
Online world as important to Internet users as real world?
Is the online world as important to Internet users as the real world? Large numbers of Internet users hold such strong views about their online communities that they compare the value of their online world to their real-world ...
Is Big Data turning government into 'Big Brother'? (Update)
With every phone call they make and every Web excursion they take, people are leaving a digital trail of revealing data that can be tracked by profit-seeking companies and terrorist-hunting government officials.