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In 2012, around 2.5 million Californians were victim of a corporate data breach. But more than half of those affected could've been protected had their data been encrypted.
Another leaked batch of top secret slides relating to the U.S. National Security Agency's PRISM data collection program sheds further light on how non-U.S. data is collected from various tech firms, and how under law U.S. data is filtered out — albeit not always.
Norton published findings that Facebook's Android app has sent millions of people's phone numbers to its servers upon launch, without users even logging into the app.
The networking giant has fixed a number of vulnerabilities that could allow hackers to remotely execute commands or disrupt critical processes.
A four-year hacking spree inflicted on South Korea is apparently down to a single hacking group called the "Dark Seoul Gang."
The computer and server maker is working hard on a fix to a security flaw in one of its enterprise systems, that could allow unauthorized access to corporate data.
According to the firm who found the bug, Facebook's email to six million users affected by its shadow profiles leak left out some numbers - and non-user contacts were also leaked.
What are the most common, and serious, database vulnerabilities that businesses should be aware of?
Have you see those "warning" pages Google throws up when you're about to hit a malware-infested site? The search giant is now adding those flagged figures to its ongoing disclosure report.
Before Microsoft acquired Skype in 2011, the voice calling service was already ditching its "near impossible to wiretap" peer-to-peer model in favor of the cloud.
A new "two-man rule" will be put into place to stop administrators from having access to entire governmental systems.
The security researchers who found Facebook's 'shadow profiles' bug have rung the alarm that Facebook is compiling "frightening" dossiers on everyone possible.
Facebook said Friday it fixed a bug that exposed contact info for over six million accounts. The admission revealed its 'shadow profile' data collection activities, and users are furious.
More secret and classified materials have been leaked by a U.K. newspaper. This time, the top secret guidelines that authorizes data collection of "non-U.S. persons" are on show.
Eagerly-awaited documentary High Tech, Low Life released this week online. The film chronicles life on the edge for two bloggers under China's increasing surveillance and propaganda directives.
The software giant's bug bounty program will aim to fix security flaws, bugs, and vulnerabilities even before products are released.
Oracle has released critical patch updates containing 40 security fixes across Java SE products.
The first flagship BlackBerry 10 phone contains a "critical" bug that could allow hackers to crack open the device and pilfer files and data.
AMENDED: In a classified briefing, the U.S. National Security Agency confirms that it can and does listen to phone calls of both U.S. residents and foreign nationals — without needing a court order, according to a report.
A leading figure in digital advertising says the ad industry is complicit in the NSA mass-data spying program, PRISM.