Student denies PayPal cyber-attack

Student Christopher Weatherhead was one of four British hackers to attack PayPal in support of Wikileaks, a court heard yesterday.

Facebook and FTC settle privacy violation charges

Facebook and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) have clinched a deal to settle charges that the popular social networking site deceived users by sharing their private information.

UK man charged with using BBM to organize water fight

Two British men have been given four years in jail for using Facebook to unsuccessfully incite a riot - and another's been charged over a Blackberry message calling for a water fight.

Canada and US pay most for cellphone plans

The US is amongst the most expensive countries on the world for cellphone service, a study from a non-profit public policy institute has found.

FCC calls for end to 'bill shock'

The Federal Communications Commission will tomorrow propose new legislation requiring mobile phone companies to warn subscribers if their bills are about to go through the roof.

Three charged over massive fake anti-virus scam

Three men have been charged over a $100 million scam involving fake anti-virus software.