Security breached at Russian rocket plant

A young Russian blogger has revealed a total lack of security at a military rocket facility near Moscow.

Many Android phones vulnerable to hackers

North Carolina State University researchers say that many Android phones include apps that can be used by hackers to bypass Android's security features.

New system could improve software reliability and security

Computer scientists at Columbia Engineering say they've developed a system that makes multithreaded programs run more stably and efficiently.

iPhone 4's Siri gives access to locked phone

The hugely-popular Siri voice-activated personal assistant in the iPhone 4S has a big security flaw - it responds to commands even when the phone is password-locked.

Software remotely puts phones under lockdown

New software could help keep sensitive information safe, by preventing certain data to be accessed outside a particular room.

Prof finds security problems with Android apps

A Syracuse University professor says he's uncovered a security flaw in Android apps using the WebView platform.

On BlackBerry Messenger and the London riots

Every time anything newsworthy happens, concerned citizens take to social networks like Facebook and Twitter, spreading text, images and videos.

Navy tests robotic jet skis

Why use a regular old jet ski or patrol boat to monitor a habor when you can deploy an awesome looking sawed off robotic jet ski?

iPhone iris scanner ready to track criminals

Law enforcement officials across the nation are preparing to adopt a new facial-scanning device designed specifically for the iPhone.

Google+ starts to raise security concerns

Scammers are already exploiting Google+, using a version of the old survey trick by claiming to offer downloadable invites to the service.

Facebook rolls out facial recognition for all

There are billions of photographs floating around Facebook that could potentially be tagged with your name.

Pirate-fighting robot aims to make the seas a safer place

This time two weeks ago, I was sitting in a rather delightful beach bar on the south coast of Sri Lanka with a bunch of chaps who were very generous with the beers.

Rogue apps infiltrate Twitter disguised as banned Lady Gaga video

No matter how badly you want to see the "banned Lady Gaga" video, do not click the links floating around Twitter.

Army readies apps marketplace for deployment

The Army is planning to launch its very own version of an apps store where soldiers can download military-specific software for mobile devices. 

Open source safest for healthcare IT, study claims

Open source software is actually more secure than its often more expensive alternatives, say researchers at the University of Warwick and UCL Medical School.

Intel says 2015 will be the Cloud computing tipping point

Intel, like many other industry heavyweights, believes we are navigating towards a cyber future that will be heavily dominated by Cloud-based  computing.

Tweet Viewer stalks the cyber ether

A new worm is spreading through the murky Twitter ether, tempting gullible users with the promise of identifying those pesky Tweet "stalkers."

Facebook to release phone numbers, addresses to third-party developers

Facebook is reportedly moving forward with plans to provide third-party developers and external websites with access to the home addresses and cellphone numbers of its members.

Infamous cyber criminal evades harsh prison sentence

In 2008, popular electronic payment service RBS WorldPay admitted to being hacked by a gang of cyber criminals who stole sensitive information to create cloned debit cards.

Facebook fixes another security flaw

Facebook says it's repaired a security vulnerability discovered by a pair of doctoral students at Indiana University.