Google says it's detected cyberattacks targeting opponents of a Chinese-backed bauxite mining project in Vietnam.
A pair of security researchers hijacked the entire SMS database of an iPhone in 20 seconds flat at the CanSecWest Pwn2Own hacking contest in Vancouver yesterday.
A convicted hacker was reportedly paid $75,000 a year by the US Secret Service to operate undercover and inform on bank card thieves.
They're a tech-savvy bunch in Seattle, but they're still more at risk of cybercrime than anywhere else in the US, according to a report from Symantec.
Free is always a good price. How about free anti-virus software? How about free anti-virus software that works in the cloud?!
Google has launched an open source scanner that allows web app developers to probe nascent applications for security vulnerabilities.
Despite warnings, the IRS is continuing to put taxpayer information at risk, according to a report from the Government Accountability Office.
Secpoint has introduced a new "portable penetrator" that offers browser-based wireless vulnerability scanning of large networks across hundreds of IP addresses simultaneously.
There's a new phishing scam targeting Facebook users, potentially giving the scammers access to all of a user's usernames and passwords.
In times of economic hardship, it's good to know one sector of the economy is booming. So hats off to American cybercriminals, who apparently doubled their takings in 2009.
Apple will reportedly offer a multitasking "solution" for third-party apps with the release of its long-awaited iPhone OS 4.0.
Well, you can't say there isn't a need for it. After scam after scam, Twitter is introducing a service to foil the phishers.
The United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT) has identified a "backdoor" in Energizer's DUO USB battery charger software that allows unauthorized remote system access.
Big Brother really is watching you, and checking your emails for evidence you may be plotting a cyber attack on the US government, according to a declassified summary of project Einstein, the US National Security Association’s program to protect the States from cyber warfare.
The most widely used software encryption technique has a major weakness, University of Michigan computer scientists have discovered.
In a move which surely smacks of just a touch of desperation, the Department of Homeland Security is asking Joe Public how to best raise awareness of the importance of cybersecurity.
An accused ATM skimmer swallowed a Kingston flash drive during a federal raid in a desperate attempt to destroy potentially incriminating evidence.
Another day, another botnet. This time, it has the rather pretty name of Mariposa - it means butterfly - and is believed to be one of the world's largest.
You can tell this idea came from a country where they're not big on plastic surgery. Scientists at the UK's University of Bath reckon that noses are a better way of identifying people than iris or fingerprint scans.
The Aurora attacks on Google which prompted it to threaten to pull out of China were carried out by a bunch of amateurs, according to security firm Damballa.