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Should firms be exempt from lawsuits stemming from data sharing, and should citizen privacy become a victim?
As is with most cases, "classified information" — the alternative buzzword for "national security" — is cited as the reason why the controversial "privacy killer" CISPA will be amended in secret. But it's OK; it's only people's privacy at risk here.
Microsoft will later on this month fix nine flaws in total, including two critical vulnerabilities in Internet Explorer and all versions of Windows.
The masterminds allegedly behind a cybercrime ring which fleeced people of nearly 50 million euros have been arrested.
One U.S. law enforcement agency is struggling to snoop on messages sent by Apple devices, claiming they "cannot be intercepted." But lack of transparency on Apple's part may mean the technology giant is facing an influx of search warrants — and yet we don't know about it.
As California considers going above and beyond what the EU gives its citizens in data access request rights, technology and Web firms in Silicon Valley will likely fight any hopes of such rights hopping across the Atlantic.
Just how are Java attacks getting through?
Weeks after US privacy groups called on Microsoft to disclose law enforcement requests to Skype, amid controversy over China surveillance and snooping, the software giant did. While China appears low in the table, the devil is in the details.
Is President Obama's view on cybersecurity producing the desired effect?
The latest Apple iOS software fix, designed to fix a nasty bug in which unauthorized users could bypass the lock screen and access user data, contains yet another major flaw.
Another day, another lock screen flaw. Some Samsung devices running Android 4.1.2 can allow a 'total bypass' of the device's lock screen.
Probably for the better, the Justice Department has reversed its decision to fight for greater access to email accounts and private messages on social networks. Well, kind of.
As a US House committee prepares to meet to discuss changing outdated email privacy laws, the US government will today tell lawmakers that it wants greater powers to access email data, along with social networking data, such as Facebook and Twitter private messages.
The Obama Administration may consider cybersecurity a hot topic, but telecom firms aren't happy with some proposed changes.
After stealing the data of over 120,000 iPad users including NYC Mayor Bloomberg, one U.S.-based hacker has found himself in jail.
North Korea had laid the blame for cyberattacks at the feet of its southern counterpart and the United States.
Will talks between Presidents Obama and Xi Jinping shed light on accusations that China is a source of cyberattacks?
CEOs from various industries have agreed that cyberattacks are a threat, but a "soft touch" is required.
Whether connected or not, the timing was ironic.
Intelligence officials believe so, saying that cyberattackers are the main threat against the United States in the modern era.