Carnegie Mellon University aims to build a talent pipeline into the cyber workforce by introducing computer security skills to middle and high school students through picoCTF, a free, online hacking contest that starts March ...
Computer scientists in Italy are working on a new concept for remote and distributed storage of documents that could have all the benefits of cloud computing but without the security issues of putting one's sensitive documents ...
In 2015, two researchers remotely hacked a Jeep Cherokee being driven by a reporter who documented how the researchers controlled everything from the car's radio and media console to its brakes and steering.
Is antivirus software already dead? That's certainly what George Candea believes, and he's not the only computer security expert who says so. "Large enterprises and government agencies often deploy antivirus software to satisfy ...
A computer scam making the rounds could cost you hundreds of dollars or the ability to access your most precious pictures and sensitive files.
A judge has rejected an attempt by Britain's security services to force an alleged hacker to hand over the passwords to his encrypted computers.
A cyber security team at the US Department of Homeland Security is advising people to remove QuickTime media software from Windows computers to avoid being hacked.
Three Virginia Tech computer scientists are unveiling a novel approach to discovering stealth attacks on computers at the annual ACM Conference on Computer and Communications Security.
Russian online security specialist Eugene Kaspersky says cybercriminals will one day go for bigger targets than PCs and mobiles, sabotaging entire transport networks, electrical grids or financial systems.
Dutch police revealed Thursday they have arrested two young hackers who infiltrated a type of malware known as "ransomware" to access thousands of computers worldwide, before demanding money to unlock the machines.