Consumer advocates are asking the FCC to make carriers get users' consent before sharing their data—or better, anonymize it.
NEWS ANALYSIS: Zeus's new variant could be the next logical evolution of crimeware, security researchers say.
NEWS ANALYSIS: Is anyone surprised that the U.S. National Security Agency is using Google cookies to track people? Can Web users do anything to defend their privacy?
Piracy on the Internet is alive and well as The Pirate Bay file sharing torrent site continues to avoid extinction.
Currently, about 40 percent of IT staffing for security management goes to contractors. That percentage is expected to hit about 60 percent by 2017.
The new open-source browser release gets five critical security updates and finally delivers click-to-play functionality for some plug-ins, with more to come in the weeks ahead.
Following the introduction of two-factor authentication, Microsoft now offers its Web and cloud-services account holders more security management options.
December's Patch Tuesday fixes a critical flaw that was left out of the November update and leaves yet another flaw unpatched that is still being exploited.
Microsoft researchers build a tool, called Telepathwords, to help users avoid common mistakes in creating their passwords.
MIDAS is a lightweight, scalable tool that helps identify a broad range of potential indicators of compromise on a Mac host.
The companies intend to develop tools to help organizations inspect the software inside network-enabled devices and protect them from attack.
NEWS ANALYSIS: AOL, Facebook, Google, LinkedIn, Microsoft and Yahoo get together to demand government surveillance reform.
NEWS ANALYSIS: A noted security researcher says it's easy to hijack a widely-used, but poorly-secured, airborne drone using an autonomous skyjacking drone of his own.
Two senators say Huawei's participation in a South Korean networking project raises security concerns in the United States.
Security researchers discovered credentials for Facebook, Yahoo, Google and other services on a botnet group's collection server, underscoring the danger of compromised user systems.