Web 3.0: user-generated networks?
European researchers took the concepts of Web 2.0, like user-generated content and social networking, into the real world. They hope to create user-generated physical networks so internets could be set up, ...
WOWD, the real-time search engine
Hackers claim 12 million Apple IDs from FBI (Update 2)
A hacker group has claimed to have obtained personal data from 12 million Apple iPhone and iPad users by breaching an FBI computer, raising concerns about government tracking, but the FBI said it never had ...
Experts speak out against 'Net neutrality'
Several experts weighed in against Net neutrality, calling it unnecessary regulation that hinders market forces at Tuesday's Wireless Communications Association International forum.
Flame spy virus gets order to vanish: experts
US computer security researchers said Sunday that the Flame computer virus that smoldered undetected for years in Middle Eastern energy facilities has gotten orders to vanish, leaving no trace.
Lightbeam from Mozilla shines light on online tracking
What does Google want with DeepMind?
All eyes turned to London this week, as Google announced its latest acquisition in the form of DeepMind, a company that specialises in artificial intelligence technologies. The £400m pricetag paid by Google ...
Microsoft (?) Site Hacked
Beware: Partner sites may not reach your own security standards, as Microsoft recently learned.
Experts uncover weakness in Internet security
Independent security researchers in California and researchers at the Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica (CWI) in the Netherlands, EPFL in Switzerland, and Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e) in the Netherlands have found ...
Report: China hackers stole key Google program
(AP) -- Computer hackers stole a program that controlled access to most of Google Inc.'s services when they attacked the Internet company late last year, according to a report published late Monday.
Internet upgraded to foil cyber crooks
The Internet has undergone a key upgrade that promises to stop cyber criminals from using fake websites that dupe people into downloading viruses or revealing personal data.
Female-Name Chat Users Get 25 Times More Malicious Messages
A study by the University of Maryland's A. James Clark School of Engineering found that chat room participants with female usernames received 25 times more threatening and/or sexually explicit private messages than those ...
Canada's privacy body to look into Facebook 'Like' button
Canada's privacy commissioner said Wednesday that Facebook has addressed her concerns but she was opening a new probe of the sharing of the social networking site's "Like" button with other websites.
US surveillance flap shines light on Web 'anonymizers'
News of a massive surveillance effort led by the secretive National Security Agency has sent Web users scrambling to find new ways to avoid tracking.