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The poorly thought-out and crude surveillance technique could have a devastating effect on the country's internet security.
A new password-stealing attack helps hackers to target other sites and services.
The hack was a catastrophic loss of data for parents and children, and could have been prevented had lessons from other breaches been learned.
The notorious Darkode hacking forum is back -- but has been given a scathing review by security researchers.
A bill that has more than two-thirds support in the House finally gets its debate date.
The company said most Windows PCs are "automatically protected."
Firms including Netflix, AT&T and Yahoo are being sued for daring to encrypt their websites.
The largest website takedown operation to date is part of a crackdown on IP theft, counterfeit goods and online piracy.
One security expert questioned why some data was collected by VTech in the first place.
Analysis: "Backup" laws exist in forms of executive orders that can keep the program alive.
The FBI can use national security letters (NSLs) to force companies into turning over sensitive user data without a warrant, according to filings.
Updated: Almost every American has been affected by at least one data breach this year.
Books on hacking, defense, and attacking are very hit and miss. Matthew Monte's new title Network Attacks and Exploitation: A Framework surpasses the "hit" category for a home run.
A serious security flaw in VPN protocols used by companies en masse exposes the real IP addresses of users.
A list of hundreds of companies and what they offer in return for vulnerability reports has been released.
If you rely on Tor to hide your online activity, you might want to remember few good things in life are free.
An 18-year-old is being accused of blackmail relating to the devastating cyberattack.
It's not clear how many accounts are affected.
A man and woman are in hot water for offering a service which made malware undetectable.
Let's hope Yahoo is on top of its malvertising problem, then.