Ilya Gridneff NSW's top crime-fighting agency has admitted it is being outsmarted by criminals who use BlackBerry phones and online telephone services such as Skype to prevent their illicit conversations being...
Shoppers will soon be able to pay in-store via their PayPal account using a new app that takes a human approach to facial recognition technology.
Sylvia Pennington Twitter has cemented its influence in business but who do you entrust your company Twitter image to?
Adam Turner With just a little bit of effort and carefully clever passwords, you can protect yourself from hackers.
Ben Grubb NATHANIEL CAREW makes a living protecting computer systems. In his spare time, he hacks into Google.
Sam Laird Facebook is reportedly looking to open a membership option for kids younger than 13.
Michael Lallo News website Crikey has been hacked with editors warning readers not to visit its home page until it has been fixed.
Carolyn Cummins DOTCOMS are back. A decade after they fled from their large, funky offices leaving North Sydney a ghost town, they are now back filling the office void caused by the shrinking corporate sector.
Ainslie MacGibbon The young people may not listen but every school and institution dealing with them advises careful consideration of what information they post online.
Vincent Morello Police expect to make more arrests over one of Australia's biggest online hacking attacks, which they say could spread to companies overseas.
Asher Moses EVEN if David ''Evil'' Cecil is guilty, he is not necessarily a hacking mastermind. Computer security professionals say breaking into websites and computer networks is now as simple as downloading...
Saffron Howden AN UNEMPLOYED truck driver with the online moniker ''Evil'' hacked into one of the national broadband network's service providers and had control of its entire system for at least six weeks, police...
Stored inside a series of ordinary brick buildings beside a sprawling wasteland on the edge of San Francisco Bay are intimate details of your life, relationships and opinions.
One morning this week, Facebook told me a friend had used a dating application the night before, one called Are You Interested? It told not just me, but all those it recognises as his friends.
Jonathan Watts Depending on your perspective, Lanxiang vocational school in Jinan in eastern China is either the heart of a secretive global hacking conspiracy or a second-rate educational factory that is best...
John Garnaut, Sanghee Liu BEIJING: Chinese cyber warfare experts have denied charges their country was behind a fresh wave of cyber attacks on Gmail accounts, and say that it is China that stands ''naked'' against American...
Salvador Rodriguez The hacker group known as LulzSec appears to be back after many months of laying low, claiming to have exposed the accounts of nearly 171,000 members of the military.
A surge in Galaxy smartphone sales fuelled earnings at Samsung Electronics to a record high in the first quarter.
Catherine Armitage GOOGLE, Yahoo, Facebook and other commercial organisations that mine data on people's private activities should be required to regularly ''send us a report on what they have got on us'', the English...