The head of US Cyber Command says the Pentagon needs private-sector cooperation in reporting computer network attacks to stop the "greatest [unauthorized] transfer of wealth in history."
WikiLeaks may have made a profound impact on the public consciousness by releasing classified documents, but one academic doubts the organization's long-term ability to bring about "radical transparency."
Social game site RockYou is in hot water with the Federal Trade Commission over a hack that exposed millions of email addresses and passwords to hackers.
Hackers associated with the newly resurrected LulzSec claim to have breached the digital perimeter protecting MilitarySingles.com, a dating website targeted at military personnel.
In what it describes as its 'most complex effort to disrupt botnets to date', Microsoft has helped seize hundreds of web addresses to shut down several Zeus-based botnets.
A major controversy has erupted over recent reports that a growing number of employers are demanding potential hires turn over Facebook passwords to HR reps.
A senior defense official has acknowledged that the US Department of Defense (DoD) is "capability-limited" within the cyber realm.
Hacktivists such as Anonymous will be pleased to hear that they're the biggest security threat to govermnents and companies, accounting for well over half the 174 million user records stolen last year.
The Pentagon is currently formulating new rules of engagement for the execution of military ops in cyberspace.
A new YouTube video purportedly recorded by hackers associated with LulzSec claims the group will resume operations on April 1.
As many as half the apps in the Google Play market could be risking users' security and privacy.
Julian Assange may be forced to wear an intrusive ankle bracelet in the UK as he fights extradition to Sweden, but the WikiLeaks founder says he is still determined to run for a seat in Australia's senate next year.
A security researcher has positively identified an FBI affidavit for a search warrant ordering Google to crack open a screen-locked Android phone.
The BBC has revealed that it was the target of a sophisticated cyber-attack believed to have originated in Iran.
New York City prosecutors have once again subpoenaed the Twitter records of an Occupy Wall Street protester who was arrested in October 2011 during a mass demonstration on the Brooklyn Bridge.
A documentary chronicling the rise of the hacktivist collective Anonymous has premiered at SXSW in Austin, Texas.
The UN special rapporteur on torture has formally accused the US military of cruel, inhuman, and degrading treatment towards Pfc. Bradley Manning.
Well, we hope you've all been good boys and girls lately: porn site Digital Playground has been hacked by a new hacktivist group, which says it's stolen the financial and personal details of tens of thousands of customers.
A teenage student has been crowned Britain's cyber-security champion, following a competition helpd by government intelligence organization GCHQ.
Chinese spies created a fake Facebook profile of US Navy admiral James Stavridis and used it to cosy up to his colleagues around the world.