8 tips to protect your identity beyond the computer

When it comes to identity theft, you need to protect the mailbox at your house as much as your email inbox, according to a new report from the Center for Identity at The University of Texas at Austin.

India: French submarine data leak no security threat

India said Wednesday that the leak of documents from a leading French builder of Scorpene submarines designed for India's navy was investigated and did not pose any security compromise because sensitive information was blacked ...

No slowdown in sight for cyber attacks, experts say

Cyber attacks are accelerating at a pace that suggests the Internet - already a risky environment - is likely to pose a steadily growing threat to individuals and companies for years to come.

US works to secure networks as hackers advance

(AP) -- It will take several more years for the government to fully install high-tech systems to block computer intrusions, a drawn-out timeline that enables criminals to become more adept at stealing sensitive data, experts ...

Security needs drive cyberforensics

Cyberforensics, the science of finding and securing digital evidence buried deep within company networks, is fast emerging as a global industry.

On the hunt for naked Wi-Fi hotspots with a wireless detective

To my untrained eyes, it was a bright and clear Silicon Valley day as we sat in the parking lot of a North San Jose high-tech company. But Dr. Amit Sinha, Motorola engineer and Wi-Fi detective, knew we were surrounded by ...

Report: China-based hackers stole India secrets

(AP) -- China-based hackers stole Indian national security information, 1,500 e-mails from the Dalai Lama's office and other sensitive documents, a new report said Tuesday.

Investigation detects cyber espionage network

(PhysOrg.com) -- The Information Warfare Monitor - a joint effort of the SecDev Group (Ottawa) and the Citizen Lab (University of Toronto) - detected a cyber espionage network involving over 1,295 compromised computers in ...

Researchers: Cyber spies break into govt computers

(AP) -- A cyber spy network based mainly in China hacked into classified documents from government and private organizations in 103 countries, including the computers of the Dalai Lama and Tibetan exiles, Canadian researchers ...