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US tech firms losing business over PRISM: poll

Revelations about the US government's vast data collection programs have already started hurting American technology firms, according to an industry survey released this week.

Cybercrime costs up to $500 bn: study

Cybercrime costs the global economy between $100 billion and $500 billion annually, according to a study released Monday which acknowledged more data is needed for precise estimates.

SKorea cyber attack part of long campaign: US study

The massive cyber attacks on South Korean banks and broadcasters earlier this year were part of a broad campaign of cyber espionage which dates back at least to 2009, a US security firm has concluded.

Dell panel warns of 'risk' if buyout plan fails

The special committee set up by Dell to evaluate options for the troubled computer giant warned Friday of "substantial downside risk" if shareholders reject a buyout plan led by founder Michael Dell.

Feature stops apps from stealing phone users' passwords

Imagine downloading a NetFlix app to your phone so that you can watch movies on the go. You would expect the app to request your account's username and password the first time it runs. Most apps do.

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