Few festival fans guard against smartphone loss: survey

Ninety-two percent of music festival goers are more likely to bring a smartphone to an event than cash or ID, but many fail to guard against loss or theft, an industry survey Wednesday indicated.

British PM urges Google to boost fight against child porn

British Prime Minister David Cameron on Saturday demanded that Google and other search engines do more to rid the Internet of child pornography, warning that lives were being put at risk through the "disgusting" material ...

Hackers target websites of Czech phone operators

Hackers targeted the websites of telephone operators in the Czech Republic on Thursday after similar attacks this week affected major banks and leading media companies.

Taiwan civil servants fall for sex video trap

Nearly 1,000 civil servants in Taiwan must take classes in cyber security after falling for a trap set up by their employer to test Internet safety, an official said on Wednesday.

Malware may knock thousands off Internet on Monday

Despite repeated alerts, tens of thousands may still lose their Internet service Monday unless they do a quick check of their computers for malware that could have taken over their machines more than a year ago.

Automakers embrace high-tech in safety drive

Automakers displaying the latest technology at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) are relying on sensors, digital cameras and connectivity in a drive towards a common goal -- eliminating accidents.

Spanish brickie finds Facebook hacking flaw

A Spanish builder stumbled on an online loophole that enables users to send Facebook messages in other users' names, prompting an alert by authorities, he said Wednesday.

Former US official to head cybersecurity at Sony

Japanese electronics giant Sony, which suffered a huge data breach this year, named a former top US Department of Homeland Security official on Tuesday to lead its cybersecurity efforts.

Internet safety not a lost cause for parents

Evenings at the Svanascini home in Palos Heights, Ill., Kathy, Mike and their two teenage sons are as likely to be huddled around their laptops as they are the television set.

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