Apple rushes out an iPhone software upgrade after three apparent flaws may have allowed eavesdropping on conversations.
Joint investigation by the Australian and Canadian privacy commissioners finds infidelity website fabricated security qualifications, was storing passwords in plain text.
A little-known feature of many modern smartphones is their ability to duplicate video on the device's screen so that it also shows up on a much larger display — like a TV. However, new research shows that this feature may quietly expose users to a simple and cheap form of spying.
The absurdity of teaching people to use passwords that are hard for humans to use but easy for computers to guess was beautifully captured in the much-loved web comic by Randall Munroe of Xkcd.
Apple plans to offer rewards of up to $261,280 to researchers who find critical security bugs in its products, joining dozens of firms that already offer payments for help uncovering flaws.
Hackers are still defeating Apple's security safeguards to remotely wipe their victim's devices — deleting family photos and other precious files — despite iCloud's two-factor security upgrade.
Millions of people count on password managers to safeguard their accounts, but the systems can still be vulnerable.
Not even porn could beat Pokemon Go in Google search trends - and marketing experts say it isn't going away any time soon.
Cyber criminals have adopted a "gold rush" mentality after successfully using ransomware to extort money from businesses, United States security software firm Symantec has warned.
It was once the best way to give websites pizazz, but these days Flash content is rarely there for your benefit.
Facebook Inc on Friday said it began testing end-to-end encryption on its popular Messenger application to prevent snooping on digital conversations.
And taping over your webcam isn't one of them, says Google's cybersecurity chief Gerhard Eschelbeck.
Telegram is a messaging app that promotes itself as a safe, secure option. Here's the unfortunate truth.
Mark Zuckerberg does it and you probably should too: Tape over your laptop's video and audio portals for basic, cheap security.
Leaderless cryptocurrency experiment has been hacked and will be closed down.
Adobe has patched its problematic web plug-in for just the latest of a string of critical security flaws.
The Facebook boss' Twitter and Pinterest accounts were compromised this week. Here's how you can do better.
Hackers change chat history, potentially spreading malware or engaging in fraud.
A destructive scam email has successfully targeted 10,000 Australians since it was detected this week, a security analyst says.
Charging smartphones over USB is extremely convenient but security vendor Kaspersky Lab cautions that not every USB port is safe to use.
360 million accounts from when Myspace was cool have been compromised.
A 2012 data breach that was thought to have exposed 6.5 million hashed passwords for LinkedIn users instead likely impacted many more.
Finnish whiz kid isn't even old enough to sign up for an account, according to Facebooks terms of service.
Security breach results in some users' email addresses being compromised.
Even if a crook skims your card or buys your card number online, how do they make purchases on the web without the CVV?