Civil liberties organizations have kicked off a week of Internet-wide protests against the proposed Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act of 2011 (CISPA).
Google co-founder Sergey Brin said he believes the principles of openness and universal access associated with the early days of the Internet are under "greater threat" than ever before.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has finished shooting 12 episodes of "The World Tomorrow," a TV talk show slated to debut this week on Russia's RT news network.
The US and China have quietly conducted a series of "war games" to help prevent an abrupt military escalation between Washington and Beijing that could be sparked by hostile actions in cyberspace.
Two teenage boys have been arrested in the UK over the hacking of Scotland Yard's anti-terrorist hotline.
Anonymous has claimed responsibility for downing the websites of USTelecom and Tech America as part of a wider campaign to protest the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act of 2011.
The Pentagon is apparently interested in learning how to hack into video game consoles.
Julian Assange, the founder of the whistle-blowing WikiLeaks website, recently told a UK-based inquiry that he is the victim of "extensive press libels."
Accused LulzSec hacker Cody Kretsinger - aka "Recursion" - has entered a guilty plea in a California federal court.
A Texas resident was recently charged with participating in a series of hacks that targeted government and law-enforcement websites under the banner of an Anonymous offshoot known as "CabinCr3w."
More than 600,000 Apple Macs - half of them in the US - are believed to be infected with the Flashback trojan.
Hackers linked to the Anonymous collective have claimed responsibility for defacing a number of Chinese government and business websites.
The owner of Pastebin - long used by hackers to dump leaked data - has said he plans to start hiring staff to examine the site for dodgy content.
Scientists at Sandia National Laboratories and defense contractor Northrop Grumman have formulated plans for a new generation of nuclear-powered drones.
As many as one and a half million American credit card numbers have been stolen from payment processing company Global Payments.
The British government is planning to give itself the power to monitor phone calls, texts, emails and website visits, in a move that has outraged privacy campaigners.
The Australian government has once again criticized WikiLeaks for its supposedly "reckless, irresponsible and potentially dangerous" disclosures of classified data.
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.