Morale at the US spook agency the NSA has plummeted, according to an officialish survey.
According to a report in ReadWrite:
Have a Google, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, or Yahoo account? If so, you might want to change your password, stat. According to cybersecurity firm Trustwave, hackers using a nasty piece of work called the Pony Botnet Controller have stolen usernames and passwords for nearly two million accounts. The firm determined that a malicious keylogger installed on users’ computers was to blame.
In addition, CNN reported that the accounts hacked were:
Fox News, the unmitigated authority in open source technology, gave its viewers the gift of knowledge yesterday with its explanation of GitHub. Thanks Fox News!
Big content is effectively censoring Google in a way that the Chinese goverment can only dream of and no one appears to be stopping them.
Search engine Google is in hot water after a privacy watchdog saw orange and ruled that its method of bringing in personal data from its many different online services violates Dutch data protection law.
Spies in the land of the free were looking at what sort of porn people were downloading so that they might have a weapon with which to blackmail them.
British Prime Minster David Cameron has found support for his internet crackdown from the People's Republic of China.
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PM Tony Abbott and Indonesia's President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono are embroiled in a diplomatic row over Australia’s spying activities revealed by Edward Snowden (Reuters)Indonesia has suspended military and intelligence cooperation with Australia in an escalating diplomatic row sparked by reports that Canberra spied on President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono.Yudhoyono ordered Indonesian security forces to halt joint military exercises, intelligence exchange and anti-people-smuggling operations with Australia until Canberra provided an official response to allegations that his phone, that of
As Bitcoin becomes an increasingly popular form of digital cash, the cryptocurrency is being accepted in exchange for everything from socks to sushi to heroin.
It is a myth that the US government wants to arrest Julian Assange, according to an unnamed top US cop.
It appears that Cisco Microsoft and IBM are paying the price for the US government's addiction to spying on the Internet.
Your boss is the greatest threat to the Internet. Executives with an internet porn habit are not only infecting their systems with malware, but are keeping reporting of the viruses secret to hide their red-faces.
Hackers have stolen the full card details of at least 376,000 people in a cyberattack on Irish marketing company Loyaltybuild. Loyaltybuild runs reward schemes for companies across Europe, including one for the Irish supermarket chain SuperValu. Some 70,000 SuperValu customers have had their full card details stolen, confirmed ...
Recent revelations about NSA spying have given fresh impetus to the dream of a purely German Internet. Deutsche Telekom believes it could introduce a system safe from prying foreign surveillance, but some criticize the plan as pointless.Even before it emerged that the National Security Agency had wiretapped her ...
A hacker in your living room: researchers have shown how internet-connected TVs can be remotely manipulated. Smart TVs are bringing smartphone-like features to the telly, but their makers aren\\'t quite baking-in the same security that Apple and Google have in their mobile platforms.Stick an embedded computer, operating system,
Facebook has scanned millions of email address and password pairs hackers dumped online from Adobe\\'s user account database – so that it can force its social networkers to change their passwords if they used the same logins details for both websites.In early October, Adobe warned of \\'sophisticated attacks\\' ...
(Editors note: In this guest essay, Rohit Sethi, Vice President of consultancy Security Compass, examines the implications of HTTPS, the protocol for secure network communications, coming under attack.)HTTPS is vulnerable to attack, and we can expect the situation to worsen over time. In two to five years, serious ...
British spooks used spoof sites of Slashdot and LinkedIn to distribute spying malware, a German newspaper has claimed.