WikiLeaks founder asks the United States to stand down

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange appeared on the first-floor balcony of Ecuador's London embassy on Sunday where he asked the United States to end its "witch-hunt" against the whistle-blowing organization.

Shamoon malware stalks, corrupts and deletes

A number of security firms have positively identified a new piece of malware stalking the energy sector.

WikiLeaks founder Assange wins asylum bid

The Ecuadorian government has agreed to grant asylum to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange who is currently residing at the country's embassy in London.

Kaspersky wants your help cracking malware payload

Kaspersky Lab is asking for help cracking an encrypted 'warhead' in the Gauss malware which it identified last week.

Facebook lied about Verified Apps, says FTC

The FTC says it believes Facebook misled developers and the public over security by failing to adequately review and verify applications.

WikiLeaks returns after sustained DDoS attack

The whistle-blowing WikiLeaks website is back online after coming under heavy and sustained DDoS attack for over a week.

Orwellian Trapwire may be tracking you

Trapwire - designed by former CIA agents - can best be described as an advanced CCTV surveillance system.

Blizzard confirms massive hack

Blizzard president Mike Morhaime has confirmed that an unnamed team of hackers managed to breach's digital perimeter.

Gauss is new virus on the digital block

Security researchers say they have positively identified a new computer virus plaguing networks in the Middle East.

Wikipedia back online after cables cut

Wikipedia is back up for the masses after suffering a major service outage earlier this morning.

Wozniak sees "horrible problems" with the cloud

Apple co-founder Steve "Woz" Wozniak isn't exactly bullish about the overhyped cloud. 

Reuters hacked by pro-Assad activists

Reuters has been hacked, twice, by Syrian pro-government activists.

Ecuador looks to protect WikiLeaks founder

A high-ranking Ecuadorian official has confirmed that his country intends to protect Julian Assange's life and his right to freedom.

Anonymous vows action after logo trademarked

Hacktivists linked to Anonymous have issued a call to action under the auspices of "Operation AnonTrademark" after a French company trademarked a logo commonly associated with the collective.

Claim: WikiLeaks founder could face death penalty

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is currently holed up at the Ecuadorian embassy in London.

WikiLeaks suspect in torture claim

WikiLeaks suspect Bradley Manning is asking several military psychiatrists to testify at an upcoming pretrial hearing that he was held in custodial conditions so harsh they amounted to torture. 

Ecuador: US WikiLeaks extradition would be "evil"

The Ecuadorian government is reportedly attempting to prevent the "evil" extradition of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to the United States. 

No: it isn't you, it's Twitter malware

A malware attack is currently spreading across Twitter, claiming to link to an online photo of the recipient.

Mac malware hijacks video and audio data

Morcut malware - aka Crisis - was apparently specifically coded to spy on infected Mac OS X users by hijacking video and audio data.  

Jacking hotel rooms with an Arduino microcontroller

Black Hat 2012 kicked off in Las Vegas with a bang as Mozilla software dev Cody Brocious talked about jacking and cracking hotel room doors with an Arduino microcontroller.