Well, guess what? Facebook's new messaging service might not be all that great for security, Sophos has warned.
The US government is considering emulating an Australian program that allows internet service providers to alert customers who have fallen victim to spambots.
There's no privacy nowadays for even the tiniest members of society, with a survey revealing that eight out of ten children have some sort of online presence before they reach two years old.
A new prototype Android extension automatically detects apps that are trsnsmitting private data - and finds that as many as half of popular applications do.
Oops: Twitter says it had already identified and fixed the security flaw that left the site in chaos yesterday - but then messed up that fix with a later update.
US Senators Mark Pryor (D-AR) and Jay Rockefeller (D-WV) have moved to pass legislation that would ensure the "robust" protection of sensitive healthcare data.
The FBI has said that it has opened an investigation into the AT&T security breach that compromised iPad owners' email addresses.
The leaking of 114,000 private email addresses by Goatse Security was carried out through a simple attack on badly-designed software, according to Praetorian Security Group.
Twitter is testing a new URL shortening feature that it says will improve security - and that could also give Twitter a lot more saleable information on its users.
A British team has developed a low-cost laser that can detect hidden explosives from a much greater distance than existing devices.
Australia's attorney general has called for a police investigation of Google's collection of Wifi data by Street View cars.
Microsoft has responded angrily to claims that Google is banning Windows from staffers' machines.
Banknotes could get a lot prettier, thanks to a new nanotechnology technique which mimics the iridescent colors found on butterflies' wings.
Three men have been charged over a $100 million scam involving fake anti-virus software.
Even without cookies, the vast majority of browsers leave unique signatures that can be used to track a user's online activity, according to the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF).
Respects to Lauren Weinstein. We don't often do How To videos, but this one is mandated.
Facebook has added two new security features. They don't do anything more to keep users' personal information safe, but they do make it harder for scammers to exploit any information they get hold of.
German internet users face a 100-euro fine if they leave their wireless connection unsecured, following a ruling from the country's top criminal court.
Twitter is back to normal after fixing a rather embarrassing security glitch that allowed users to forcibly add celebrity members of the popular social networking site to their "followers" list.
Hackers have reportedly targeted a number of websites powered by the popular WordPress platform.