More than 1.1 million health insurance customers have been left vulnerable by a vast data breach, after criminals gained access to a CareFirst database in a "sophisticated cyberattack."
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Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks are on the rise, according to cloud service provider Akamai, with more than double the number reported from this time a year ago.
Mobile applications increasingly want access to various functions on your smartphones and tablets, such as your location and contacts book. But some of these app permissions should not be granted.
Tens of thousands of HTTPS websites, mail servers and other internet services could be left vulnerable by a flaw that would allow criminals to snoop and modify encrypted data.
Researchers have developed a system to protect password databases, allowing hackers to believe they have cracked the file, only to be given fake credentials.
Google and Apple have signed a letter to President Barack Obama urging him to reject any proposal that would grant police access to encrypted phone data.
Two popular Grand Theft Auto V modifications have been found to contain unwanted additional malware, according to The Escapist.
Windows expert Aryeh Goretsky discusses threats to Windows past, present and future. Will Windows 10 mean hackers have to work harder?
Australians were tricked out of around AUS$82 million (US$66 million) during 2014, with online dating scams accounting for the biggest losses.
The British government has passed legislation amending the Computer Misuse Act to prevent GCHQ, the police and intelligence services from prosecution over any hacking into mobile phones and computers.
Apple has filed a court objection against the sale of RadioShack customer data for those who had purchased its products, reports Ars Technica.
Aryeh Goretsky and David Harley talk to Sabrina Pagnotta about the internet's impact on security research.
A year after Google introduced its controversial 'right to be forgotten' feature, the search giant has published some statistics about its implementation.
A quick-thinking Florida mother used an online takeaway order to raise the alarm, after her partner took the woman and her three children hostage.
A Russian hacking group planned on launching cyberattacks against several banks around the world, according to SC Magazine.
Not all apps are worth your time and money. We Live Security looks at five signs the app you’re about to download could be risky, and worth investigating further.
The website of celebrity TV chef and food activist Jamie Oliver has been compromised with malware for the third time this year, potentially infecting the computers of the site's visitors.
Hackers advertise their nefarious services to potential customers for as little as $90 for Gmail and $350 to access a target's Facebook account, reports The Daily Mail.
When you see what this Facebook clickbait really links to, your jaw will drop.
This guide offers you five informative tips on how best to avoid ransomware in your email, which is a common way for extortion-based malware to propagate itself.