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 ...
Google Hold'em Poker: Does Google Have An OS Up Their Sleeve?
Microsoft Gets Patent for Patently Offensive Audio Content
Informatics researchers throttle notion of search engine dominance
Search engines are not biased toward popular Web sites, and may even be egalitarian in the way they direct traffic, say Indiana University School of Informatics researchers. Their study, "Topical interests and the mitigation ...
More questions than answers over the Net
As Congress debates whether to adhere to network neutrality, the consensus within the technology realm is as elusive as a definition of the issue itself.
Latest weapons in spam battle are images
Like all wars, the campaign against junk e-mail -- spam -- is marked along the way with victories and casualties. It's an "ever-escalating battle," the senior director of marketing at anti-spam company Commtouch, ...
The Web: Reaching an inflection point
Is the Web becoming "disruptive" once again? That is, is it vigorously stirring things up as it did when it first came on the commercial scene back in the mid-90s? Experts tell UPI's The Web that the second generation of ...
'Cyberblackmail' on the rise
As illegal moneymaking schemes go, it's certainly not a new one: Crooks steal something of value from their victims and then demand ransom for its safe return. The 21st-century twist in the tale is that now it's not just ...
Lots of options available to VoIP users
The Internet phone industry is growing at an exponential rate and today boasts more than 4 million users, more than doubling in the past year. But as the number of users increases, so does the number of providers.
Networking: Is that bank's URL legitimate?
Computer-security professionals at the weekend were working on what is being described as a just-emerging IT problem -- the kind which, if the pros are correct, potentially could imperil all e-commerce across ...
Microsoft joins move to encrypt Web traffic
Microsoft is joining the movement to encrypt traffic that flows across its networks, citing "serious concerns" about government surveillance.
Google steps up its battle for Internet 'cloud'
Google is stepping up its efforts to move into the Internet "cloud," taking on rivals like Amazon and Microsoft in competition for business customers.
Facebook delivers more news in News Feed
Facebook is boosting its efforts to put more news in its News Feed.
Israeli hacking school trains cyber warriors
Three hooded hackers hunch over their computer screens in the control room at Israel's new state-of-the-art "Cyber Gym", where IT and infrastructure company employees train to defend against cyber attacks.