FTP is now a 40-year-old protocol

One of the most important protocols on the Internet is marking 40 years since its debut in April 1971, when it was referred to simply as RFC 114.

Skyfire attempts to bypass Apple's mobile Flash ban

Skyfire has submitted an iOS version of its popular mobile browser to Apple's App Store. The browser - which exploits Cloud-based technology - is designed to bypass Club Cupertino's rather heavy-handed mobile Flash ban.

ThoughtCrime protects users from Big Brother Google

Thoughtcrime Labs and The Institute For Disruptive Studies have launched an anonymizing proxy service to protect users from the Lidless Eye of Big Brother Google.

Google launches web security scanner

Google has launched an open source scanner that allows web app developers to probe nascent applications for security vulnerabilities.