Users running Internet Explorer 8 â€” an estimated 23 percent of all IE users â€” should update their systems with an out-of-band emergency patch to prevent a zero-day flaw.
After six malicious takeovers of his Skype account, a frustrated security researcher has posted his attempts to get Skype's help. Here's how to protect yourself.
The wire service's feed has been taken offline and AP corporate says tweets 'reporting' a bombing are bogus. Read this article by Eric Mack on CNET News.
Perhaps there's something in China's allegations that the United States is just as bad.
What's being described as a massive hack in fact took advantage of an easily exploited loophole - the new kind of social engineering.
When the Soviet Union launched the first satellite in 1957, it set off an intellectual arms race that led to more than $1 billion of federal investment in science education.
Hackers are human beings, just like you and me.This simple but integral fact provides the foundation for cyber security as we know it. Because no matter how many firewalls they can build and zombie computers they can route their attacks through,...
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After one of the world's most famous newspapers points the finger at Symantec for failing to protect its network against a four-month long Chinese cyberattack, the security firm returns fire.
In a 'frequently asked questions' page, the search giant explains what exactly happens when a government agency or law enforcement requests your personal or private data.
Faced with rising cyberattack numbers and becoming the target of Anonymous heckling, the Pentagon has decided to boost its cybersecurity team.
It is not only online threats that the country's infrastructure has to deal with, but also tainted USB drives, according to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.