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.
Snapchat, the disappearing-message service popular with young people, has been quiet following a security breach that allowed hackers to collect the usernames and phone numbers of millions of its users.
Usernames and partial phone numbers for more than 4.5 million Snapchat users appeared online Tuesday.
A new report by an Internet security firm shows that some of the most popular Wi-Fi routers are easy to hack, but it seems to be more of an international issue than at home.
It’s a sentiment that, reportedly, is shared by a number of Silicon Valley executives; but one that few, if any, have shared publicly.
Internet hackers took over fast food chain Burger King’s Twitter feed early Monday. Changing the Burger King logo and user name to that of competitor McDonald’s, the hacker or hackers were posting throughout the morning.