Forget about malware. A new ransomware can affect over 500 million Android devices worldwide without any user interaction on the part of the victim. Paying the ransom won't free your device, so here's what you need to do.
Director of National Intelligence James Clapper has made claims that Jonathan Snowden's whistleblowing and public release of national security data accelerated encryption development and distribution by many years.
Microsoft may want to look to fix a newly discovered security hole, after it was found that a simple tweak to regsvr32 allows anyone to bypass protections put in place by system administrators using AppLocker,
The DMCA was designed to stop the distribution of pirated digital content, but its language forces cybersecurity experts to work under constant threat of legal action from companies that don't want their vulnerabilities known.
Apparently encryption isn't enough to protect our privacy. As part of an experiment, 60 Minutes enlisted hackers in Berlin who were able to easily break into a congressman's iPhone after finding out only his phone number.
Research from German security firm G Data reveals that the U.S. hosts more malicious websites than any other country in the world, representing a clear threat to Internet users who may find themselves duped.
Google did a bang-up job keeping its users safe in 2015, by scanning more than 400 million handsets a day and keeping a vigilant eye on its Play Store, making sure that no more than 0.15 percent of all users experienced some form of…