Researchers from North Carolina State University have developed a software algorithm that detects and isolates cyber-attacks on networked control systems – which are used to coordinate transportation, power and other infrastructure across the United States.
The results of a large-scale, analysis of BitTorrent file-sharing of computer games, focusing on using open methodologies are to be published in the International Journal of Advanced Media and Communication and bust some of the common myths about digital piracy.
Troops operating in forward locations without telecommunication infrastructure often rely on a mobile ad hoc network (MANET) to communicate and share data.
Viber can best be described as an Android messaging app designed to compete with Skype.
Online exchanges that trade hard currency for Bitcoin reportedly have a 45 percent chance of failing - often taking their customers’ money with them. The above-mentioned claim is based on a new computer science study that applied survival analysis to examine the factors that prompt Bitcoin currency exchanges to close.
Apple has confirmed that it keeps Siri-related data for up to two years after the information is anonymized.
Michigan State researchers have concluded that Twitter can easily teach people about social movements such as Occupy Wall Street - and even encourage them to participate.
Researchers at the University of California, Davis have determined that popular texting, messaging and microblog apps developed for the Android smartphone are hobbled by security flaws that could expose private information or allow forged fraudulent messages to be posted.
The US Navy has confirmed that it will be deploying a prototype laser weapon in the Persian Gulf.
Security researchers say they have positively identified a spam message campaign on Skype designed to spread malware with Bitcoin mining capabilities.
A number of prominent military officials believe cyber warfare is one of biggest threats the United States is facing today.
Cupertino has taken steps to bolster its security system for Apple ID accounts linked to popular services like iCloud and iTunes.
US intelligence officials have ranked the specter of cyber-attacks as a major threat on par with concerns over terrorism and North Korea.
Former US Secretary of State Colin Powell has had a few juicy things to say about ex-president George Bush over the last couple of days - or the person using his Facebook account has, at any rate.
A senior White House official has demanded that China stop hacking US computer systems and agree to a set of international rules on behavior in cyberspace.
Google's rapidly evolving web-centric Chrome OS managed to stave off hordes of hackers this past weekend at Mountain View's Pwnium (3) hack event.
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) is currently working on an initiative that would allow large drones to take off and land from the surface of small warships - rather than gigantic aircraft carriers.
As Apple likes to keep reminding us, Android is the biggest target for mobile malware - and, according to F-Secure, it's getting more so all the time.
A British hacker jailed for computetr fraud managed to hack into his own prison's computer system during an IT lesson.
Cloud-based note-taking service Evernote has admitted it's been hacked, threatening the personal information of its 50 million users.