Thefts of iPhones in New York, San Francisco and London declined after Apple added a remote-disabling feature. Now Google and Microsoft have promised to offer the feature in their mobile operating systems.
Two months after the OpenSSL flaw known as Heartbleed was discovered, remediation efforts have slowed. But several security experts laud businesses' rapid response to the threat, noting that they've installed related fixes more quickly than usual.
A DDoS attack and subsequent data breach that led to the shuttering of source code hosting firm Code Spaces offers an eye-opening reminder to be aware of attacks used as a diversionary tactic to draw attention away from devastating hacking.
In this week's breach roundup, read about the latest incidents, including the arrest of a suspected member of the NullCrew hacktivist group in connection with an attack against a third-party supplier for Bell Canada.
A privacy activist's case against Facebook for allegedly sharing Europeans' personal data with the NSA in violation of EU data protection rules has been referred to the European Court of Justice for review.
The U.K. government's legal justification for spying en masse on British residents' online communications - Google searches, Facebook posts, Webmail - is questioned by privacy and Internet law experts as part of a case triggered by Edward Snowden's leaks.
While P.F. Chang's China Bistro has warned customers that their card information may have been compromised in a data breach, several fraud experts say they have yet to see a related increase in fraud. Learn the latest developments.
A new study shows the accuracy of facial recognition algorithms has markedly improved over the past three years, though one of the report's authors suggests they're not at the level to be a highly reliable form of authentication.
The hacktivist group Rex Mundi is claiming it breached the servers of Domino's Pizza in France and Belgium, downloading approximately 600,000 customer records. Find out what information was potentially exposed.
AT&T is notifying an undisclosed number of its customers that their Social Security numbers and other personal information was compromised after employees of a third-party service provider accessed customer accounts without authorization.
A hacker who goes by the handle Guccifer was indicted by a federal grand jury for allegedly breaking into the personal online accounts of high-profile victims, including a family member of two former U.S. presidents.