Users of the popular anonymous social media app Secret have been offering random confessions to their friends with the understanding that they won’t know who it is, a premise that was shattered by hackers who demonstrated that Secret is not secret.
Russian hackers have stolen 1.2 billion user names and passwords in a series of Internet heists affecting 420,000 websites, according to a report published Tuesday.
Is Tweetdeck still safe after a security vulnerability Wednesday allowed random code to be tweeted out on accounts from journalists, celebrities, and even a top White House communications aide? There are a few critical steps you can take to make sure your Twitter account is as secure as possible, including changing your password, and more importantly, revoking access to apps that use Twitter.
The firm iSight Partners uncovered an espionage campaign which targeted more than 2,000 U.S. military and political leaders.
George Gascon is looking to create a high-tech crime unit to combat the increasing problem of cybercrime in the city.
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has warned of a massive hack of Microsoft Corp’s Internet Explorer, advising the public to use different browsers.
Crooks have already used the HeartBleed bug to break into a major corporation’s network system. While it’s unclear whether the bad guys stole anything, statistics show cybercrime is on the rise, the crooks are changing tactics, and the playing field has exploded.
Microsoft ends support for the persistently popular Windows XP on Tuesday, and the move could put everything from the operations of heavy industry to the identities of everyday people in danger.
Google is buying an Israeli start-up company that uses sound-based technology, in hopes of doing away with online passwords as we know them.
Our technology analyst says the White House has developed standards it hopes will help key industries protect themselves from hackers.