McAfee founder wanted in connection with island murder

Anti-virus software pioneer John McAfee is wanted by police in Belize after the murder of his American neighbor.

Twitter in hack SNAFU

Twitter acknowledges unintentionally resetting a significant number of account passwords after an unknown number of users were compromised.

NBC, Lady Gaga websites hacked

Several NBC sites were hacked over the weekend, in the run-up to Guy Fawkes' Night.

TSA barcode flaw could let terrorists bypass security

A vulnerability in the system for US domestic airline boarding cards could tell terrorists when it's safe to take unauthorized items on board.

Most-hacked passwords revealed

It's probably no surprise that 'password' isn't the cleverest password to choose for, say, your online banking. But if you thought 'Jesus' would save you from being hacked, think again.

Web tracking firm collected personal data

A web analytics company has agreed to settle Federal Trade Commission (FTC) charges that it used its web-tracking software to collect personal data.

Iran wages cyber war from Hizballah bunker



Suspected Iranian hackers have targeted a number of US banks and financial institutions over the past few weeks in a sustained digital offensive.

Medical equipment riddled with malware

Viruses and other malware are running rampant through medical technology, security experts have warned.

The Pirate Bay seeks refuge in the cloud


The Pirate Bay has set sail for the cloud, where the site is now serving its file hungry BitTorrent users from several providers scattered around the world.

Google works on malware scanner as FBI issues Android warning

Google's reported to be developing a malware scanner for Google Play - with excellent timing, as the FBI's Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) has just issued a warning about increasing levels of malware targeting Android phones.

Mozilla pulls Firefox 16 over security concerns

Just a day after its release, Firefox 16 has been pulled after the discovery of a serious security flaw.

BAD, bad piggies!

Fake Bad Piggies games sold in the Google Chrome web store may have infected 80,000 users with malware.

Skype users targeted by ransomware worm

Security researchers are warning of a new Skype worm, spreading through instant messages in English and German to infect users with the Dorkbot ransomware.

Huawei and ZTE are security threat, Congress warns

A Congressional report due to be released later today is expected to recommend that Chinese telecoms firms Huawei and ZTE pose a potential security threat to the US.

US banks attacked by enigmatic cyber assailants


The websites of US banks have under heavy digital attack for more than a week by unknown cyber assailants.

The security risks of BYOD



There are many of us who have absolutely zero interest in using a slow and outdated PC at work. This sentiment has given rise to the concept of BYOD, or bring your own device to work. 



Twitter DMs deliver malware

Twitter users are receiving direct messages, purportedly from friends, alerting them to Facebook videos in which they are said to feature.

Facebook denies revealing private messages

Facebook has denied reports that users' private messages from several years ago have been appearing on their public timeline.

DHS wants robotic tuna

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS)  is charged with protecting all borders of our country from all threats. 



Virgin Mobile login leaves customers open to hacks

Virgin Mobile USA customers are vulnerable to hackers, says one user who says he's been unable to get the company to take the issue seriously.